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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Upcoming Events

May 2022

May 25

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. 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 28

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

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Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

May 28

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

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Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

May 29

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

June 2022

Jun 04

Busy Bees on Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Did you know there are about 35,000 honeybees in a hive?  Get up close and watch bees in action through an observatory beehive.  Learn the role of bees in a colony, how honey is made, the life span of a bee, and so much more!  Robby Robinson, BBP’s Field Operations Manager, who has nearly 50 years of experience beekeeping, will share his knowledge about raising bees along Buffalo Bayou.

Jun 04

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 04

History Boat Tour

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Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Jun 05

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 10

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Jun 11

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 11

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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.

Jun 11

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jun 12

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 16

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

Location:

This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Jun 18

Monthly Volunteer Workday

https://buffalobayou.org/support/volunteer/

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 an individual or a small group, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Jun 18

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 18

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Jun 19

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 23

Lunch and Learn: The Buzz About Bees

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Most people think “honeybee” when they hear the word “bee”, but did you know that honeybees are not native to North America? In fact, they are only one among nearly 4,000 bee species on this continent and Texas alone has nearly 800 species of native bees!

Jun 24

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Jun 24

Pollinator Walks Along Buffalo Bayou

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Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other creatures transfer pollen among flowers, enabling the incredible diversity of plants on our planet to flower and fruit. Dr. Gabriela Sosa, BBP’s Conservation Manager, and a representative from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will lead you on a walk to identify those native plants and flowers that attract the necessary pollinators that the Buffalo Bayou ecosystem relies on.

Jun 25

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

Jun 25

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jun 26

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Location:

Find your center and practice meditation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. Offered in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul, this meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity.

July 2022

Jul 02

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jul 08

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Jul 08

Lunch and Learn: Gardening for Bees and Pollinators

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Pollinators such as bees and monarch butterflies are under threat. One of the ways to you can help is by planting a pollinator garden.  Paul Winski, Horticulture Agent of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will show you the steps needed to create a bee-friendly habitat in your own backyard.

Jul 09

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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 16

Monthly Volunteer Workday

https://buffalobayou.org/support/volunteer/

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 an individual or a small group, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Jul 16

Pollinator Walks Along Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other creatures transfer pollen among flowers, enabling the incredible diversity of plants on our planet to flower and fruit. Dr. Gabriela Sosa, BBP’s Conservation Manager, and a representative from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will lead you on a walk to identify those native plants and flowers that attract the necessary pollinators that the Buffalo Bayou ecosystem relies on.

Jul 16

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Jul 21

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

Location:

This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Jul 22

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Jul 23

Busy Bees on Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Did you know there are about 35,000 honeybees in a hive?  Get up close and watch bees in action through an observatory beehive.  Learn the role of bees in a colony, how honey is made, the life span of a bee, and so much more!  Robby Robinson, BBP’s Field Operations Manager, who has nearly 50 years of experience beekeeping, will share his knowledge about raising bees along Buffalo Bayou.

Jul 30

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

August 2022

Aug 06

Busy Bees on Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Did you know there are about 35,000 honeybees in a hive?  Get up close and watch bees in action through an observatory beehive.  Learn the role of bees in a colony, how honey is made, the life span of a bee, and so much more!  Robby Robinson, BBP’s Field Operations Manager, who has nearly 50 years of experience beekeeping, will share his knowledge about raising bees along Buffalo Bayou.

Aug 10

Lunch and Learn: Beekeeping 101

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Interested in beekeeping, but need some information to get started? Shannon Dietz with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will show you the way. You’ll learn the basics of beekeeping including gear and tools needed, beehive components, and harvesting honey.

Aug 12

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Aug 13

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 18

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

Location:

This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Aug 20

Screening: Bee Movie

Location:

“Bee” one with nature and bring the whole family to help us celebrate National Honeybee Day at Buffalo Bayou Park. We’ll “bee-gin” the free festivities with bee-friendly crafts for kids, an observatory beehive to watch bees in action and a pop-up bee-inspired market. Tunes by a DJ will provide the perfect backdrop to do your “bee waggle” dance.

As the night falls, settle in for the screening of Bee Movie, the story of Barry the Bee who ventures outside of the hive for the first time and discovers a whole new world.

Aug 20

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Aug 26

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Aug 27

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

September 2022

Sep 09

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Sep 10

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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.

Sep 15

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

Location:

This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Sep 17

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Sep 17

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Sep 23

Sunrise Yoga

Location:

https://buffalobayou.org/event/sunrise-yoga-4/all/

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with The Breathing Room for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Sep 24

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

October 2022

Oct 01

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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.

Oct 15

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Oct 15

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Oct 20

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

Location:

This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Oct 29

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

November 2022

Nov 05

Transforming Urban Spaces Bus Tour

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership is best known for award-winning parks, but the organization’s work extends beyond green spaces and trails. Join us for Transforming Urban Spaces, a bus tour of our unique historic and industrial sites throughout the 10-mile stretch from Shepherd Drive to the Port of Houston Turning Basin.

Nov 12

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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.

Nov 19

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Nov 19

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

December 2022

Dec 03

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  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.

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