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Cooking with Honey

Learn how to make a surprisingly savory honey grilled cheese sandwich and mint-infused honey lemonade in this fun, relaxed cooking class.

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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.

Wonderland Tea Party

You are cordially invited to attend the Queen’s Wonderland Tea Party! Enjoy creating your own tea blend from our selection of native varieties

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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.

Plant-A-Palooza

Join us for Plant-A-Palooza where we'll be planting Arboretum-grown native plants to increase the health and diversity of our ecosystems.

Spring Native Plant Propagation

Many native plants aren’t available at nurseries, so at the Arboretum we grow them! Come learn about different methods of plant propagation.

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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!

Mystery on the Trails

Can you solve the mystery on our trails? Head out on the trails to examine nature crime scenes and figure out “whodunit”.

Sip & Stroll

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

Earth Day Celebration

This Earth Day we’re celebrating Earth’s Heroes! Join us for free family fun and meet some real local superheroes: wildland firefighters, park rangers, wildlife rehabilitators, and other incredible conservation professionals. Enjoy interactive booths, nature hikes, fun displays in the Discovery Room, and learn how to be a hero for our planet.

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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!

Blackberry Celebration

What’s better than making homemade jam? In this class we’re celebrating blackberry season by working together to make blackberry citrus freezer jam. We’ll also learn about wild blackberries and (weather permitting) go on a berry-picking hike.

Art & Nature: Earth, Wind, Fire, Water

Explore the connections between art and nature as we use the world around us for creative inspiration. Students will practice different art techniques while incorporating the four natural elements of earth, wind, fire, and water into their designs.

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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.

Wetland Happy Hour Hike

Unwind with a walk in the wild! Join us for a fun, relaxed stroll through our wetlands and enjoy some Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer.

Sip & Stroll

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

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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.