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2022 Alfresco Gala

Join us for the Alfresco Gala, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center's most important fundraising event of the year!

Blackberry Celebration

In this class we’re celebrating blackberry season by working together to make small batch blackberry jam for you to enjoy.

Water & Fire: Agua & Fuego

Houston Grand Opera brings life to the words of Jorge Argueta’s “Agua, Agüita (Water, Little Water) & Fuego, Fueguito (Fire, Little Fire).

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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. 

Goats at the Arboretum

The beloved goats from Rent-A-Ruminant Texas will be back at the Arboretum this spring helping us mow down invasive species!

Sweeping the Savanna

Springtime in the savanna is buzzing with activity! Butterflies, bees, and beetles use this restored habitat for food and shelter. 

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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.

DIY Pollinator Container Garden

Make a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day and for your local pollinators! We've got all the supplies you'll need for cheerful container garden.

Savanna Happy Hour Hike

Unwind after a hard day with a fun, relaxed happy hour stroll through our savanna and enjoy some Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer.

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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.

Family Owl Prowl

Looking for a family adventure? Head out on our nighttime trails to prowl for owls and meet owl ambassadors from the Wildlife Center of Texas!

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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. 

Sip & Stroll

Enjoy a quiet evening out on the Arboretum trails and sip a delicious beverage while surrounded by nature.

Native Bees of the Arboretum

Learn the buzz about Houston’s native bees! Hike our trails to observe our native bees in action and build bee houses to bring home.

Adult Owl Prowl

Enjoy a unique night out in nature! In this fun, relaxed event, you can enjoy refreshments while you meet live owl ambassadors.

Water in Harmony

Ocean Music Action is proud to offer 'Water in Harmony': a program of music and activities to encourage care of our oceans and waterways.

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!