The City of Baytown’s annual Nurture Nature Festival returns to the Baytown Nature Center (6213 Bayway Drive), Saturday, November 1 from 10 am to 4 pm. Come experience the reptiles, birds, fish and native plants that can be found in the Baytown area. This free, family-friendly event also showcases the superb nature center, the City’s largest park and natural area.
The City of Baytown’s Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center and Baytown Nature Center will host a free service learning club for high school teens with an interest in conservation.
Effective October 6, the service to obtain certified copies of Birth and Death Certificates provided by the Baytown Municipal Court will be moved to the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall, 2401 Market Street. Business hours are 8 am to 5 pm.
Looking for a sweet treat with no tricks? Baytown Blue Santa is currently taking pre-orders for its fall Caramel Apple Fundraiser. Apples will be sold in front of the Baytown Police Department (3200 N. Main Street), from 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, October 26.
The Baytown Nature Center will host an informative and fun “Family Camping 101” at the October 4 Nurture Nature Session. Texas Parks and Wildlife trainers will demonstrate campsite selection, basic equipment, camping safety and etiquette, and awareness of natural surroundings. The session runs from 10 am – noon, and is free with regular admission to the Center.
The City of Baytown’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), in conjunction with the Baytown/Chambers County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), wants you to “Get Wrapped up in Health & Safety” at the Fifth Annual Baytown Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, October 11. The event will be held from 10 am – 2 pm at Goose Creek Memorial High School (6001 East Wallisville Road).
The 9th Annual Gritofest, one of the area’s most popular festivals celebrating Hispanic heritage, will be held Saturday, October 4, at Baytown’s Bicentennial Park (1001 Market Street). This family friendly outdoor concert will feature musical entertainment, mariachis, kid’s activities, contests, food and craft vendors, and more!
Sterling Municipal Library is taking its show on the road by hosting its first-ever Pop-Up Library on Tuesday, September 16 at the Comfort Suites (7209 Garth Road). Story times, crafts, and digital media orientations will be held between 10 am-2 pm. Library staff will be on hand to issue library cards and to share the innovative programs and services available at the Library with visitors.
If you’ve ever wondered what the world looks like from inside of a police car, wanted to know more about real-life CSI (crime scene investigation), or get a better understanding of what guides the use of force, Baytown’s Citizens’ Police Academy is the place for you. The 10-week course will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm – 9pm, beginning September 17.