Celebrating 100 Years of Texas State Parks, Black History Month with Special Events Throughout February

After a January kickoff with record attendance at First Day Hikes across the state, Texas State Parks’ Centennial Celebration continues with a new round of special community events this month. In February, state parks in North Texas, East Texas, Huntsville and San Antonio will host a variety of events, including several that commemorate Black History Month. Everyone is warmly welcomed to join in the fun. At Ray Roberts Lake State Park in North Texas, find out how […]

Texas State Parks Photo Contest Launches in Honor of 100-Year Celebration

Point, focus, shoot! In honor of its 100-year birthday celebration, Texas State Parks is hosting a photo contest throughout 2023 with the chance to win park passes, H-E-B gift cards and even a curated state park experience. The contest will have four seasonal prize winners before the public votes on the grand prize winner at the end of the year. “We can’t wait to see the parks through our visitors’ eyes,” said Whitney Bishop, social media coordinator […]

100 Houston Children to Celebrate the Holidays at 6th Annual Year of Joy Holiday Ice Skating Party

The 6th annual H-E-B Year of Joy Holiday Ice Skating Party,  the city’s only free  ice-skating party for children from underserved communities, takes place  4 – 6 p.m. Tues., Dec., 14, at Green Mountain Energy Ice at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney. Some 100 children from Third Ward and surrounding areas will enjoy holiday fun on ice. This year, the children participating represent Hype Freedom School, Southside Community Center, Blackshear Elementary and Sehah Youth and Fitness Center. The event is being held in partnership with Discovery Green […]