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Nature Events in The Woodlands Area 2024

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Get outdoors and connect with nature at one of these local events! Take a gardening class, volunteer at a litter cleanup event, join the Great Texas Birding Classic, go on a bug scavenger hunt, and more!




March 2024

March 2-3, 2024 – Father-Son Campout – Spend quality father-son time at this new addition to The Woodlands Township’s Campout Series! Enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation activities during the day and a fireside dinner in the evening. This overnight event will focus on getting back to the basics and enjoying nature. Time: Check-in Noon on Saturday. Check-out 10:00am on Sunday. Location: Rob Fleming Recreation Center. Learn More

March 6, April 3, & May 1, 2024 – Gardening with Bob & Plant Swap – Bob, a Master Gardener, will be sharing his best tips and tricks to help you create a beautiful lawn at the South Regional Library. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, this event is perfect for anyone looking to enhance their green thumb skills. During the event, there will also be a plant swap where you can bring your extra plants and exchange them with other gardening enthusiasts. Time: 1:00pm. Address: 2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands. Learn More

March 9, 2024 – Arts in the Park – Enjoy an afternoon outdoors with family and friends at Arts in the Park! This FREE event features local vendors selling original artwork, live stage entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and more! Artists 18 and younger are encouraged to create their very own masterpiece and enter the Youth Art Contest. Time: 2:00 – 6:00pm. Location: Northshore Park. Learn More

March 9, 2024 – Backyard Composting Class – Learn from Montgomery County Master Gardeners the simple, cost-effective way to enrich your yard and garden with compost made in your own backyard. No registration is required for this FREE class! Time: 10:00-11:30am. Location: Parks, Recreation and Environmental Services, 8203 Millennium Forest Dr., The Woodlands. Learn More

March 9, 2024 – Volunteer Day at Rob Fleming Recreation Center: Let’s Tackle Trash – Join The Woodlands Township at the Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park to collect litter and conduct an audit for the Keep Texas Beautiful Texas Litter Database. Participants will hear local audit results and learn about how litter damages local ecosystems. Walk-up registration the morning of the event is welcome. Time: 9:00- 11:30am. Address: 6055 Creekside Forest Dr, Spring, TX 77389. Learn More

March 9, 2024 – Creekwood Fishing Derby – Bring your fishing poles to the 17th Annual Creekwood Fishing Derby and The Woodlands Township will provide the bait! T-Shirts are given on first come, first served basis. Prizes will be awarded for longest, heaviest, and smallest fish caught. All ages welcome to this free event. Time: 8:00-10:00am. Location: Creekwood Pond. Learn More




March 14, 2024 – Teen Craft: Faerie Door – The South Regional Library is hosting Teen Craft: Faerie Door, where participants will create faerie doors for outdoor or indoor decoration. Add a bit of whimsy to your garden or room this spring! Ages 13-17 only. Time: 5:30-7:00pm. Address: 2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands. Learn More

March 16, 2024 – Soggy Doggy Swim Day – Calling all dog lovers! Bring your dog for a splash in the pond, doggy crafts, trick competitions, and a fetching game! All pets must be on a leash while not swimming, and up-to-date on shots. Time: 10:00am–Noon. Location: Creekwood Pond. Learn More

March 17 & April 21, 2024 – Fly Casting: Group Lessons – This class will cover basic casting fundamentals and provide a groundwork for understanding fly rods & reels, basic types and other components of fly fishing. You will need comfortable, seasonable clothing, sun glass, sunscreen and be prepared to have some fun! Ages 14+. Time: 1:00-4:00pm. Location: Rob Fleming Park – Fountain Pond. Learn More

March 23, 2024 – The Woodlands Garden Club Spring Plant Sale – The Woodlands Garden Club will be selling plants from members’ own gardens, herbs, floral arrangements, and crafts. Purchases can be made by cash or check; no credit cards. Knowledgeable garden club members are on hand to answer your questions and give advice about plants that tend to do well in our area. Proceeds go to the club’s education programs and community projects. Time: 9:00am-1:00 pm (or sell out). Location: The Woodlands Farmers Market. Learn More

March 23, 2024 – Earth Day GreenUp – Team up with family and friends to help keep our community beautiful while enjoying the outdoors at Earth Day GreenUp! Remove litter from pathways, greenbelts and waterways and be part of the Great American Clean up that improves the health and beauty of our environment. Time: 8:00-11:00am. Location: Designated parks in The Woodlands. Learn More

March 27, 2024 – Walking Book Club – Exercise your mind and body by taking book discussions on the move. Start at the South County Regional Library, walk the waterway, and return to the library for light refreshments. Seating is limited and registration is required. The featured book for March is Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Time: 11:30am. Address: 2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands. Learn More




April 2024

April 8, 2024 – Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – Looking for a fun place to view the solar eclipse? Head to the Mitchell Library’s Large Meeting Room to enjoy on-theme snacks, solar eclipse activities, and a photo booth to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event! All attendees will be provided with solar-viewing glasses to safely view the eclipse! Hang out inside and then pop outside to see the show! Time: 2:00-3:00pm. Address: 8125 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands. Learn More

April 13, 2024 – Gardening with Native Plants Class: Spring Landscape – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent Allison Schwarz will share her expertise in growing native plants in the home landscape. Allison teaches not only landscaping but also water conservation and coordinates the local Master Gardener association. The webinar is FREE, but registration is required. Time: 9:00-11:00am. Learn More

April 13, 2024 – Pollinator and Bug Scavenger Hunt – Search for and learn about common pollinators and bugs using a trail map, scavenger hunt and educational signage. Ages 4+. Time: 11:00am-1:00pm. Location: Rob Fleming Recreation Center. Learn More

April 20, 2024 – Great Texas Birding Classic – The Great Texas Birding Classic is an annual competition held across Texas to determine which team can identify and count the most birds during a specific window of time. This is the biggest birdwatching tournament in the state and for the third year in a row, The Woodlands Township has a registered team! Residents are invited to join the team to help spot and identify birds. New to birding? Township team members will be your guide. Bring a lawn chair and binoculars, or borrow a pair from the Township, and join the watch. All ages are welcome. Time: 6:30-10:30am. Location: Lakeside Park, The Woodlands. Learn More




April 24, 2024 – Read ‘n Row – Calling all young adventurers and families! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable literary voyage at the Riva Row Boat House. A staff member will read the book of the season, then participants will climb aboard tandem kayaks with fellow adventurers. Echoing the theme of the book, paddle down the lower waterway in search of hidden treasures. Time: 6:00pm. Address: 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands. Learn More

April 26, 2024 – Moonlight Paddle – Join Riva Row Boat House staff for this unique opportunity to see Lake Woodlands by moonlight – on a kayak! Kayaks will be decorated with lights to help illuminate the way. Participants will paddle out to Lake Woodlands and watch the moon rise over the water (weather permitting). Time: 8:15 – 9:45pm. Address: 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands. Learn More

April 27, 2024 – Sterling Ridge Village Association Fishing Festival – Kids and adults gather together and spend a morning fishing and enjoying nature at the annual Sterling Ridge Fishing Festival. There will be awards for biggest fish and most fish caught in three age groups. Time: 9:30am-Noon. Location: Pepperdale Park, 17 N. Pentenwell Cir. Learn More

April 27-28, 2024 – Camp Terramont – Get away without leaving The Woodlands at Camp Terramont! Camp out and enjoy crafts, games and outdoor activities. Dinner, breakfast, snacks, and all activities included, just bring your tent and sleeping bags! Preregistration required. All Ages. Location: Terramont Park, 8500 Terramont Dr, The Woodlands. Learn More




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