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Saturday SEAM Series: Astonishing Astronomy

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, TX

Join Headwaters at the Comal for an evening event to stare at the stars! Learn about the different constellations and how they've been used and studied through the years. Come create star charts and hunt for the big dipper, little dipper, and Orion! This program is aimed at students in the Kindergarten-3rd Grade range andRead More


Night Hike

Heard Museum 1 Nature Pl, McKinney, TX

Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Metro Area: Dallas


Before the Smores: Coyotes in the City

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join the JBS Wetland Center in November when Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Biologist Rachel Richter will be presenting about this highly adaptive native Texas mammal. Enjoy a cool-weather boardwalk, campfire songs and s'mores. Younger guests will have a coyote craft to take home, and guests over 21 can enjoy a Coyote Margarita for anRead More


Exploration Green Moth Night

Exploration Green Conservancy 16205 Diana Lane, Houston, TX

Discover what species of moths and other night-flying insects are out and about in Exploration Green! Exploration Green had a great response to Moth Night 2021 so we are bringing it back in 2022! In fact, we are hoping this will be the first of several Moth Nights this summer, to give people more optionsRead More


Nature in Your Park – Moth Night

Crawford Park 401 Strauss Road, Cedar Hill, TX

Celebrate National Moth Week with Audubon Texas as we explore nocturnal winged insects at Crawford Park. Your hosts are the Indian Trail Master Naturalist chapter, the Cedar Hill Parks & Rec Department, and the Zula B. Wylie Library. We will learn about being a community scientist and how moths are important for birds, bats, nativeRead More


40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: Harvest Moon Celebration at Kachina Prairie

Kachina Prarie 1816 West Baldridge St, Ennis, TX

Join TLC and members of the Texas Master Naturalist, Indian Trail Chapter for a Harvest Moon Celebration at Kachina Prairie, a 30-acre preserve owned by the City of Ennis and permanently protected by Texas Land Conservancy. Kachina Prairie is a rare, undisturbed part of the Blackland Prairie eco-region, and this family-friendly event will highlight nativeRead More


40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: Night Hike and Sky Party at Cathedral Oaks

Wimberley, TX Wimberley, TX

Join us for a Hill Country night hike outside of Wimberley to explore the critters of the night, including bats with a bat detector! Following the hike there will be casual stargazing and refreshments! Bring a flashlight for the hike and a camp chair for after. We'll have some red keychain lights for the stargazing.Read More


Tuesday Twilights at the Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin, TX

We’re staying open late every Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Nov. 1, to make more hours for wildflowers! Make it a date night, a picnic with friends, or come for some solo solace in nature. Each evening will feature live music from local musicians, a rolling lineup of Austin’s favorite food trucks, and take-and-walk adult beveragesRead More


Fall Family Campout

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

The Fall Family Campout will offer groups an evening of fantastic discovery after hours! Our programs include team-building activities, the opportunity to experience Texas wildlife, and more. Experience what it’s like to be a member of the Heard’s nightlife. And, enjoy a night that your group will never forget! Spots are limited, so be sureRead More


Stars & S’mores

Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth, TX

FOR FRIENDS MEMBERS ONLY. Spend a night of family fun at Stars & S’mores at the Nature Center. A variety of entertaining activities will be available for all ages, and the makings for s’mores will be provided next to a roaring fire. After roasting your marshmallows on a stick and enjoying your s’mores, take aRead More


Night Hike

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

During our Night Hikes, attendees are encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of the night with Heard Trail Guides.


Star Party!

Around the Savanna 8400 Northwest Military Highway, San Antonio, TX

Come observe the night sky and learn about constellations and the planets with the San Antonio Astronomical Association! Take turns looking through a telescope to see the stars, planets, and moon in the cool night air. Please bring your own flashlight, dress for the weather, and a chair, and park in the Urban Ecology CenterRead More


Holidays at the Heard

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

Bundle up your family, get out of the house, and experience the most unique family-friendly holiday event in North Texas. On December 9 and 10, 2022 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Holidays at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will bring the beauty of the holiday season into nature.