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Parks Department Administrative Offices

313 W. Mulberry
Angleton, TX 77515
979-864-1541
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SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS 2014

 

JANUARY

Saturday, 25 January. 9 a.m. - noon - Dunes Day.  Re-cycle Christmas Trees into beneficial sand dunes along the Brazoria County coastline.  Volunteers meet at Surfside Beach to rebuild, restore, and strengthen our dunes.  For more information, contact James at 979-864-1541

FEBRUARY

To be announced.

MARCH

Monday, 02 March, 2 p.m. - Texas Independence Day Celebration.  Bring the family to the Austin Statue at Hwy 288 and Hwy 35 for a celebration with a guest speaker, historical characters, musket volleys, music, and refreshments.   Free event sponsored by local groups.  For information, call the Department Office at 979-864-1541.

Saturday, 08 March, 7 p.m. - Dinner and a Movie at San Luis Pass County Park.  Join us for a wiener and marshmallow roast followed by a relaxing outdoor movie under the stars.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

APRIL

Saturday, 19 April, 2-4 p.m. - Easter Egg Hunt at San Luis Pass County Park.  Candy and prizes provided.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

Saturday, 26 April - Texas Adopt-A-Beach Spring Clean-Up.  Volunteers gather at 9 a.m. in Surfside and Quintana for a general beach clean-up.  Dress for the weather and bring along some water.  Supplies provided; lunch afterward.  For more information, contact James at 979-864-1541 (Surfside) or Patty at 979-233-1461 (Quintana).

MAY

Thursday, 15-18 May - Third Annual Fishing Tournament at San Luis Pass County Park.  Starts at noon on Thursday and runs through 9 a.m. on Sunday.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

Monday, 25 May - Happy Memorial Day!  Enjoy free chili cheese dogs all day at San Luis Pass County Park.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

JUNE

Saturday, 14 June, 2 p.m. - Fish Print at San Luis Pass County Park.  Learn the ancient Japanese art of Gyo Taku (literally fish impression).  Bring your own T-shirt, towel or similar item to print; all other materials provided.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

Monday-Thursday, June 23-26, 9 a.m. - noon - Nature Camp at Camp Mohawk County Park.  Outdoor nature-related programming with the Brazoria County Master Naturalists.  Ages 7-12.  $30 per camper; limited space available.  Pre-registration required.  For information or to register, call 979-864-1541 or e-mail jamesg@brazoria-county.com.

JULY

Saturday, 12 July, 2-4 p.m. - Balloon Art with Miss Mai at San Luis Pass County Park.  Learn how to twist and tie balloons and make cool stuff!  All materials provided.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

AUGUST

Saturday, 02 August - KidsFest at Bates Park, Angleton.  Rack up on school supplies and fun at this FREE back-to-school program for children ages 3-11.  For more information, call the Brazoria County Parks Dept. at 979-864-1541.

Saturday, 09 August, 7 p.m. - Dinner and a Movie at San Luis Pass County Park.  Join us for a wiener and marshmallow roast followed by a relaxing outdoor movie under the stars.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, 20 September - Texas Navy Day Celebration.  Celebrate the Republic of Texas Navy at Surfside Jetty Park.  Interact with costumed interpreters and watch period artillery at work.  Flag raising at 8 a.m.; infantry drill at various times; 10 a.m. cannon school; ceremony at 4 p.m.  For information, call 979-864-1541.

Saturday, 20 September, 2-5 p.m. - Make Wreathes or Gulf Green Luminaries at San Luis Pass County Park.  Design a Natural Wreath/Luminary from Basura Bonita (Beautiful Trash) collected off the beach.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

Saturday, 27 September - Texas Adopt-A-Beach Fall Clean-Up.  Volunteers gather at 9 a.m. in Surfside and Quintana for a general beach clean-up.  Dress for the weather and bring along some water.  Supplies provided; lunch afterward.  For more information, contact James at 979-864-1541 (Surfside) or Patty at 979-233-1461 (Quintana).

OCTOBER

Saturday, 11 October - Outdoor Adventure at Resoft County Park.  Family activity including Archery and Kayak instruction and a Survival Skills presentation.  Also features fishing, wiener roast, and overnight camping.  Space is limited.  Registration deadline is 11 Sept., 2014.  Contact Resoft County Park at 281-581-1551.

Saturday, 25 October - Food Fair at San Luis Pass County Park.  Bring your favorite foods to share and enjoy.  All day in the Tarpon Room all day.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

NOVEMBER

Monday, 03 November - Stephen F. Austin Birthday Celebration.  Bring the family to the Austin Statue at Hwy 288 and Hwy 35 for a celebration with a guest speaker, historical characters, musket volleys, music, and refreshments.   Free event sponsored by local groups.  For information, call the Department Office at 979-864-1541.

DECEMBER

Wednesday, 31 December - New Years Eve Party at Quintana Beach County Park.  Come enjoy a safe New Year's Eve Party the whole family can attend.  Potluck dinner, bingo, and board games begin at 6 p.m.  Registered campers only.  For more information or reservations, contact Quintana Beach County Park at 979-233-1461.

 

SEASONAL

Small Watercraft Club. Join the fun with Brazoria County Parks, Brazoria County 4-H Clubs, and Sea Center Texas as we learn about canoes and kayaks. From basic watercraft safety and skills to short trips on local waterways, this growing club is a good fit for family activity and learning. Dates, times, and locations vary by season. For more information call 979-864-1541 or e-mail jamesg@brazoria-county.com