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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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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

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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.

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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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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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

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!

Teen Trail Team

Work closely with Arboretum staff members on an outdoor project to help maintain important native habitat on site.

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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.

Frogs & Fairytales

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Calling all Princes, Princesses, and frogs to join us at the Houston Arboretum as we celebrate World Frog Day!

Armadillo Adventures

Join us to experience the story of Sandy, an armadillo with a passion for music and dreams of performing on stage.

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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. 

Summer Teen Volunteer Open House

Interested in being a Summer Camp or Teen Trail Team Volunteer? Come and join us in the Nature Center for this informational Open House

Happy Hour on the Playscape

Admit it – you’ve always wanted to play on our Nature Playscape! Embrace your inner child at our March Evergreen Happy Hour.

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Spring Plant Sale

April 1 & 2 from 9 am - 4 pm Spring is one of the best times to garden in Houston, so get ready during our Spring Plant Sale! A variety of Texas natives will be featured, including perennial and annual wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. Attract butterflies, bees, and other

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Spring Plant Sale

April 1 & 2 from 9 am - 4 pm Spring is one of the best times to garden in Houston, so get ready during our Spring Plant Sale! A variety of Texas natives will be featured, including perennial and annual wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. Attract butterflies, bees, and other

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Put your observation skills to the test in our family-friendly Spring Scavenger Hunt! Work as a team to complete the hunt!

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Black Swan Yoga

Join us at the Arboretum for a free, all levels vinyasa flow with a special instructor from Black Swan Yoga.