Nature Center Invites Families To Free Arbor Day Party

January 14, 2010

Families are invited to the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to celebrate Arbor Day with hiking, arts and crafts, games and more.

The event on Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is free, except a few special activities. The Arbor Day party will include a tree seedling giveaway, kids’ zip lining, a puzzle hike, paper making, face painting, hay rides and more.

The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a 155-acre nature preserve located in Memorial Park, at 4501 Woodway Dr. It is home to more than 75 varieties of native trees, 160 species of birds, 16 species of turtles, 10 species of frogs and 33 kinds of butterflies. Visitors can explore and enjoy five miles of walking trails to experience nature. For more information, call 713-681-8433 or visit www.houstonarboretum.org.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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