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Parks Department Administrative Offices

313 W. Mulberry
Angleton, TX 77515
979-864-1541
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SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS 2015

 

JANUARY

Saturday, 24 January, 9 a.m. - noon - Dunes Day.  Volunteers meet at Surfside Beach to rebuild, restore, and strengthen our dunes.  For more information, contact James at 979-864-1541

MARCH

Monday, 02 March - Texas Independence Day Celebration.  Join volunteers and students at 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.

APRIL

Saturday, 04 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, 18 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, 14-17 May - Fifth 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.

Sunday, 24 May - Happy Memorial Day!  Enjoy free chili cheese dogs, washer tournament, limbo, and more fun at San Luis Pass County Park.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

JUNE

Monday-Thursday, June 29-July 2, 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, 04 July - Happy Independence Day!  Enjoy free chili cheese dogs, washer tournament, limbo, and more fun at San Luis Pass County Park.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

AUGUST

Saturday, 01 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.  Hours are 9 a.m. - noon.  For more information, call the Brazoria County Parks Dept. at 979-864-1541.

SEPTEMBER

Sunday, 06 September - Happy Labor Day!  Enjoy free chili cheese dogs, washer tournament, limbo, and more fun at San Luis Pass County Park.  Registered campers only; for information or reservations, call 979-233-6026.

Saturday, 12 September, 1-3 p.m. - Basic Field Archery at Resoft County Park.  Learn the basics of field archery with instructor Olan Steve.  All equipment provided.  Space is limited.  To pre-register, contact Camp Mohawk County Park at 281-581-2319.

Saturday, 19 September - Texas Navy Day Celebration.  Celebrate the Republic of Texas Navy at Surfside.  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, 26 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

Friday & Saturday, 2-3 October, 9am - 5pm -
Texas WingNuts Fly-in at Quintana Beach County Park. Powered paragliding exhibition. For more information about the TXWingNuts go to http://www.txwingnuts.com/

Saturday, 17 October, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Basic Field Archery at Camp Mohawk County Park.  Learn the basics of field archery with instructor Marvin Hall.  All equipment provided.  Space is limited.  To pre-register, contact Camp Mohawk County Park at 281-581-2319.

NOVEMBER

Tuesday, 03 November - Stephen F. Austin Birthday Celebration.  Join volunteers and students at 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

Thursday, 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 and board games begin at 6 p.m.  Cannon fire every hour by the Brazoria Historical Militia. (weather permitting) 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.

Searching for Sea Life. Random Saturdays, June - August 10-11:30 a.m. 
Quintana Beach County Park. Help park rangers drag the seine (net) through the surf and discover sea life native to the Gulf of Mexico. Open to the public. Program dates dependant on weather and surf conditions. For information, contact the park at 979-233-1461.