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Houston After Dark

Learn about the weird and wonderful wildlife that roams Houston streets when the sun goes down and it gets dark!

Prairie Wildflowers

Celebrate National Prairie Day by learning some common wildflower species, how to identify them, and how they fit in our prairie ecosystems.

Secrets of the Swamp

When you think of swamps, you probably think of mud and mosquitoes – but Houston’s swamps are more mysterious and fascinating than you think!

Painting with Plants

You’ve tried watercolors, oils, and acrylics, but have you ever tried painting with daisies or other natural dyes?

All About Butterflies

Join us as we learn about our native butterflies, explore Arboretum habitats, and make seed balls to grow your own butterfly habitat at home! 

Honey Moon

Learn how bees make honey, how much we rely on bees, and what you can do to help our hard-working pollinators.

Fantastic Creatures

Come learn about the fantastic creatures that dwell here at the Arboretum and compare them to magical beasts.

Scales & Tails Happy Hour

Enjoy a meet & greet with our reptile animal ambassadors and a ton of hands-on activities exploring what makes reptiles so special.

Drink the Rainbow

Cool off this summer with a rainbow of DIY drinks! In this hands-on class we’ll explore the delicious world of color chemistry.

Woodland Wizards

We are celebrating Harry Potter's birthday with our own Woodland Wizards program! Come dressed as your favorite witch, wizard, or muggle!

Possums & Popsicles

Grab a frozen treat, enjoy a refreshing beverage, and get up close and personal with live wild animals from TWRC.

DIY Dairy

Learn how to make queso fresco-style cheese and home-“churned” butter! You’ll also get ideas for how to use your creations in tasty recipes.