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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 grasslands.

Wild About Wetlands

Texas wetlands are so much more than just swamps or ponds – they are one of our most valuable local resources!

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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.

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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.

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.

Wild Tea

In this class discover how simple it is to prepare herbal tea using wild plants and garden herbs from your own backyard!

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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.

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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!

Plantable Paper Making

Just in time for the holidays, enjoy an evening of creativity! Make recycled paper that you can turn into cards, gift tags, or ornaments.

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Bubble Science

Curious about bubbles? From smoldering lava to foaming snails and spittlebugs, bubbles pop up in some pretty cool places.

Coffee Chocolate Truffles

Join us for this fun and messy class to learn how to make beautiful and delicious coffee chocolate truffles (and some tea truffles too).

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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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Blood Drive

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

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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.

Homemade Holidays

With materials like grapevine, branches, berries, and pinecones, you will create a wreath, ornaments, and homemade holiday gifts.

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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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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.

Gingerbread House for Birds

Assemble a house made of recycled cardboard "gingerbread" and decorate it to create a beautiful house for your backyard birds!

Starry Night

Enjoy tasty treats and warm beverages as you explore the night sky with star-themed crafts, constellation lore, and a hike to the Meadow.