Heres how you can safely have fun on Fourth of July in the Houston area this weekend
Fourth of July is on Saturday and there are still ways to have fun safely despite increases in coronavirus cases in the Houston area. Heres a list of ways you can safely celebrate:While you may want to hit the trails early in the morning or in the evening because of the heat, Houston does have lots of options to consider. This list provides lots of options to consider in the Houston area. bicycle (Pixabay)If you are looking for a more laid back activity, you may want to consider fishing. Here is what to bring on a fishing trip and here are easy ways to get a fishing license.
Get up close and personal at these 9 Texas drive-thru safaris
Drive-thru safaris offer the opportunity to visit and engage with animals from the comfort of your car, limiting interactions with others. Here are nine drive-thru safaris to visit in Texas:18075 FM 974, Bryan, TexasAdmission costs $16.37 per kid ages 3-12 and seniors citizens ages 65 and older, and $21.19 each for adults. 1200 CR 4405, Jacksonville, TexasAdmission costs $11.95 per kid ages 3-12, $16.95 each for adults, and $14.95 each for seniors citizens ages 65 and older. 13440 US-287, Grapeland, TexasAdmission costs $12.95 plus tax per person. 1782 N Hwy 59, Jefferson, TexasAdmission costs $6 per child and $12 per adult.
SUPPORT LOCAL: How you can support these institutions in Sugar Land whose mission is to help the community
How you can support: Help eradicate adult illiteracy in Fort Bend by donating supplies, making an online donation, or volunteering as a tutor or office assistant when the center reopens. Box 17748Phone: (832) 819-2005The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is dedicated to helping preserve, collect and communicate the citys rich history. How you can support: Help them equip a student by making a monetary contribution. https://bit.ly/2wQZAXp Posted by Fort Bend Education Foundation on Friday, April 3, 2020Since 1998, SLCAF has worked to promote the cultural, performing and visual arts in Sugar Land and preserve, renovate, and restore the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, according to its website. How you can support: You can help their efforts by sponsoring an auditorium chair, volunteering or making a donation.
Find comfort in the sights and sounds of Texas: De-stress with these 35 soothing nature videos
Are you struggling with stress and need a quick diversion? Take a beat. Embark on a virtual visit into nature and explore a corner of the Lone Star State different than your own with these soothing videos. Whether you listen to birds chirp in a field of bluebonnets , watch the sun rise in West Texas or take virtual walk along Jamaica beach, these videos will offer you a calming break during a stressful time. Find comfort in these sights and sounds of Texas.
HERE 2 HELP: 5 ways your kids can help local food pantries in the Houston area
HOUSTON There are ways for you to help kids help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. As hunger continues to be one of the issues to tackle during the pandemic, you can teach kids to help donate to pantries all over the Houston area. And when full, you can have your kids bring the jar to donate to the local food pantry. Talk to your kids about volunteering at a local food bank, such as the Houston Food Bank. How to helpHere are some of the following food banks and food pantries where you can find more information on how to donate/give to those in need:Houston Food Bank - 713.223.3700Pearland Neighborhood Center - 281.485.1987Galveston County Food Bank - 409-945-4232East Spring Branch Food Pantry - (713) 464-0852Heights Interfaith Ministries - (713) 861-6155
Find comfort in nature using these 6 biking trails in Houston
Address: 3600 Allen Pkwy, Houston, TX 77019Phone: 713-752-03142. Terry Hershey Park TrailsVisitors review: I love the Terry Hershey Park bike trails. Memorial Park TrailsVisitors review: Memorial park is part of my bike route for the last 25 years. From paved trails for the smooth riders to trails for mountain biking in the southwest section of the park. Address: 2300 Walker, Houston, TX 77003Phone: 832-395-7000
Kids out of school today? Here are 20 not-so-typical things to do with kids in Houston
Travis Spark Park This Houston park was designed by kids and has dinosaur bones, a rock wall and very cool play structure. Barbara Fish Daniel Nature Play Area at Buffalo Bayou Park Right along Buffalo Bayou, next to the Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark is the Barbara Fish Daniel Nature Play Area at Buffalo Bayou Park! Also, very close by in the Buffalo Bayou Park is the Waugh Bat Colony and at dusk you can see hundreds of thousands of bats emerge! Fire Truck Park When Southsides first fire truck was retired in 1970, it was kept in this park, making it the Fire Truck Park. Mysterious Red Button on Buffalo Bayou Have you heard about the Big Bubble in the Buffalo Bayou?