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Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

From September 3, 2022 through February 20, 2023, visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with eleven life-size animatronic dinosaurs. During the 16th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit,Read More


Preschool Nature Explorers


Encourage your preschooler's love of nature! Preschoolers will have the opportunity to explore all that the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary has to offer. In each class, your child will be engaged in hands-on learning experiences that promote a connection to nature. Pre-registration required. Classes meet once weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) fromRead More


Water Is Alive Presents “Mitigation not Litigation” at a Story Collider Event

The Wild Detectives 314 W Eighth St, Dallas, TX

This event is an evening of scientists telling stories. We will present five stories including a story about how Virginia, the founder of Water Is Alive, was inspired by air pollution to work together with government entities and corporations to improve industrial practices with natural solutions. Water Is Alive is researching and developing the fermentationRead More


2022 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit and Champions Awards Dinner

AT&T Conference Center, University of Texas at Austin 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX

During this three-day Summit, TCiNN will bring together health, education, built environment, faith, conservation, and community leaders to shape an even brighter future for the children of Texas. Over 250 community leaders from across the state will gather to strengthen the network and develop opportunities and policies that will connect more children and families inRead More


2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually. TheseRead More


Stewardship Saturday

William Prairie FM359 and Hepplewhite Drive, Brookshire, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary!


Unplugged Adventure: Holiday Hike

William Prairie FM359 and Hepplewhite Drive, Brookshire, TX

Following Stewardship Saturday, Outreach Assistant Ranger will host a Holiday Hike at our native remnant prairie, Williams Prairie from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Our native prairies bring surprises and delight year-round, including during the holiday season! We’ll start off our hike by noticing the shades of the prairie, the bright hues of the greensRead More


Art in the Park: Winter Pastels

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Meet at the Outdoor Salado Classroom. Once gathered, the group will head out onto the trails on the east side of the park to find inspiration. Using pastels and clipboards, we will create several small pastel drawings out in the park. Encounter the tree that inspired Mayor Phil Hardberger, explore the Borrow Pit, and learnRead More


Zip Line Day

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23-ft. tree to our zip platform and then proceed to a 487-ft. zip line. Purchase one ticket ($12 each) for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-registration is required.


Archaeology in Mills and Surrounding Counties

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

A multi-layered and hands-on presentation, Archaeology in Mills and Surrounding Counties will be presented by the Texas Archaeological Society (TAS) Steward for Mills County, Del Barnett and several TAS archaeologists. At the presentation, attendees will witness a flint knapping demonstration, hear about the artifacts and exciting new discoveries in Mills, Lampasas, and San Saba counties,Read More


Wildlife Weekend

Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo, TX

Wildlife Weekend is a monthly event! We partner with WildWest Wildlife Rehabilitation to bring the wild indoors!


CIVN’s 4th Annual Toy Giveaway and Holiday Party

Snookies 4041 Wheatland Rd., Dallas, TX

Come and Join Commissary is Very Necessary along with Tribe Victory LLC and many other vendors as we celebrate a successful year together. The toy give away is sponsored by Toys For Tots and each child will receive a free Christmas Gifts.