The Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education and Recreation Center in Baytown is now taking registrations or the highly popular “Wade Into Wetlands” Summer Science Camps sponsored by Chevron Phillips. This is the 16th summer for the award winning program for 6 to 15-year-old youth entering grades 1-10.
Looking for a hobby that takes you out of doors, is fun for the entire family and can be done with very little expense or expertise? The Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway Drive, continues its monthly Nurture Nature Series with a special presentation on "geocaching," Saturday, March 7 at 10 am.
The Baytown Nature Center’s highly popular program, “Full Moon Hike,” which entices visitors to explore the grounds by the light of the moon, will be held this Saturday, March 7. Participants should meet at 6 pm at the Visitor’s Center parking lot at 6213 Bayway Drive. The hike is included with general nature center admission, which is $3 for ages 13 and above.
Due to software upgrades, the City of Baytown Utility Billing Office and Permit Counter will be closed to the public February 12 – 16 (Thursday – Monday). Both locations will close Wednesday at their normal time (4 p.m. for Utility Billing and 4:30 p.m. for the Permit Counter) and reopen on Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Residents and business owners located in the City’s first Revitalization Incentive Zone (RIZ) can still build on plans to make improvements to their home and/or business using special incentives offered by the City. The goal of the program is to promote increase in economic development, rehabilitation of affordable housing, and an increase in property values within the RIZ. The zone is located in the south-central portion of the city, south and east of Hwy 146 and north of Business 146/Alexander Drive.
Spring break will be here soon and the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street in Baytown has the perfect solution for any possible boredom during the week. For students in grades four through six, “Spring Into Nature” camp offers a week full of discoveries, field trips, fun and learning. The camp is held March 16-20, from 8 am – 4 pm.
The City of Baytown Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will host a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class at the Baytown Emergency Operations Center (205 E Wye Dr.) beginning February 17. This nine-week course will take place each Tuesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
City offices, including City Hall, Municipal Court, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, and the Health Department will be closed on Monday, January 19, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Sterling Municipal Library will be closed both Sunday and Monday.