The Houston Nature Center offers a variety of summer programs, and a plethora of owl programs for every age.

Summer programs begin at 7 PM at the Houston Nature Center on Saturday evenings unless indicated otherwise.  If you’d like to receive a more detailed description two weeks in advance of each program, send an e-mail to and you’ll be added to the e-mail list.


Schedule a program with Alice the Great Horned Owl for your school or organization. 

© Lee Grippen

Programs are available at the Nature Center as well as off site.

We have a special brochure about our programs. The brochure is available as a web page and as a pdf document.

Program brochure as a web page

Program brochure as a pdf

© Alan Stankevitz

© Alan Stankevitz

Join us for the only full-weekend, all-owl annual event in the world!  You’ll find everything from live owls to owl experts to owl face-painting and owl-themed food.   There are programs geared for serious birders as well as all kinds of fun for families with young kids.  Check out the festival website at .

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