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June 2018
Jun 21

Blanket Bingo – Pride Edition!

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It’s Pride Week and Downtown District and BBP are raising our rainbow flags! Be entertained by the lovely Violet S’Arbleau, Miss Gay Texas America 2017, who will co-host the evening alongside John Mills McCoin, your favorite zany announcer. 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!

Jun 23

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.

July 2018
Jul 04

SOLD OUT: Bubbly and Fireworks

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4th of July boat tour on Buffalo Bayou

Enjoy Perfect views of Houston’s Spectacular Fireworks Show! Avoid the crowds and view the city’s fireworks extravaganza while floating along Buffalo Bayou and enjoying bubbly, provided by Barefoot Wine, Refresh & Bubbly, local brew from Saint Arnold Brewery and hearty dinner bites.

Jul 07

“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.

Jul 13

Twilight Tour

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These 30-minute twilight boat rides are a great way to spend the 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Jul 14

“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.

Jul 14

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.

Jul 19

Blanket Bingo

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This popular event is back at Market Square Park! Join BBP and the Downtown District for Blanket Bingo. 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!

Jul 21

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.

Jul 21

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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