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Arbor Day

Join us for Arbor Day - a fun, free celebration of trees! Enjoy informative booths and tree hikes on our trails, grab a tree craft to make at home, visit the Discovery Room to learn how trees help humans, and learn about local tree species from our Botany Display.

The Wonders of Wetlands

Come explore the Houston Arboretum’s wetlands in honor of World Wetlands Day and learn ways to help protect our local wetlands!

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Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards.

Tapas on the Trails

Enjoy tasty Mediterranean tapas-sized dishes and perfectly paired wines and beer at our most popular event of the year, Tapas on the Trails!

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Family Full Moon Hikes

Explore the Arboretum trails at night while the full moon is at its brightest. Hit the trails as the sun is setting and watch night fall.

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Educator Workshop Happy Hour

You work hard to make sure your students are having fun while learning, and we think educator workshops for teachers should be the same!

Bunnies & Bagels

Hop on over to the Arboretum for bagels and bunnies! Discover fun facts about our native rabbits and search for signs of them on our trails.

Backyard Birds

Cardinals, jays, robins, and chickadees visit nearly every home in Houston. What secrets lurk beneath the fluff of these backyard birds?

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Art & Nature

Explore the connections between art and nature as we use the colors, patterns, and designs in the world around us for creative inspiration.

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Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards.

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Seasonal Picnics

Join us for monthly all-inclusive lunchtime picnics at the Arboretum! Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the trees. 

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Repeating Patterns in Nature

Learn about repeating patterns in nature and the math behind them, but don’t worry – you don’t need to be a math whiz for this class!

Pup Crawl & Pet Expo

Bring your favorite furry friend to the best pup crawl around! Enjoy four beer stops, local pet vendors, and more!  

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Family Full Moon Hikes

Explore the Arboretum trails at night while the full moon is at its brightest. Hit the trails as the sun is setting and watch night fall.

Birding is for Everyone

In this class, we’ll learn about the many ways you can get into birding that don’t require expensive equipment or even leaving your house.

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Yoga on the Lawn

Join us one Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

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Seasonal Picnics

Join us for monthly all-inclusive lunchtime picnics at the Arboretum! Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the trees. 

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.