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April 2018
Apr 28

SOLD OUT: “Looking Back” History Tour

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Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of “Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginnings” or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Apr 28

White Oak to Buffalo Bayou Trail Connection Grand Opening

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Celebrate the completion of the USDOT TIGER funded project at Johnny Goyen Park at University of Houston-Downtown.

Apr 28

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

May 2018
May 05

Wellness Walk

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

May 08

Talking Color: Celebrating Carlos Cruz-Diez in Houston

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Public Art of the University of Houston System, along with the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, host this public talk which will delve into the eminent artist and his iconic works of kinetic and optical art.

May 12

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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Second Saturdays and Twilight Tours

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

May 17

Blanket Bingo

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This popular event is back at Market Square Park! Join BBP and the Downtown District for the first Blanket Bingo event of the year. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of fun, music and great prizes! $10 admission includes one bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Proceeds benefit BBP and Historic Market Square Park. Get there early as cards sell out quickly!

May 19

FULL – Volunteer Workday

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Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer days at Buffalo Bayou Park happening the third Saturday of each month. Whether volunteering as a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Questions? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Leticia Sierras, by email volunteer@buffalobayou.org or phone 713.752.0314 ext.206.

May 19

“From Port to Port” Boat Tour

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Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

May 19

Ecology Walking Tour

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Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

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