Saturday Adventure Series

Join us for family-friendly educational programs on select Saturdays during March through May! These programs are free! With a wide range of topics, there is something for everyone.

First come, first served. Register online to secure your place in the program. If you have questions or need assistance with your registration, please contact Wendy Elliott via email at welliott@shangrilagardens.org or via phone at 409-670-9113. See details below for more information. Once all spots have been claimed, registration will close.

Upcoming Programs

Shangri La’s Wilderness Wonders! – April 27

Come explore the lesser known areas of Shangri La! Join us for a naturalist-guided hike to explore the ecology and natural history of Southeast Texas. We will be hiking 1.5 miles on rough terrain in the natural areas of Shangri La, so please wear closed toe shoes.

*Please note that Shangri La’s natural areas are not handicap or stroller accessible.

Rainbow of Wildflowers! – May 4

Wildflowers come in a rainbow of colors but did you know they also have a rainbow of functions? Find out how important wildflowers really are to our environment and discover the creatures that rely on them. We will also sample some of the many different flavors of honey that are made with these flowers.

Yoo, hoo! It’s Bamboo! – May 11

Join us for an exciting exploration of bamboo! Discover fascinating facts about this incredible plant and embark on a leisurely hike to explore Shangri La’s bamboo grove. Get creative as we craft a one-of-a-kind wall hanging and a cute succulent.

Ladybugs and Gentlemen Bees – May 18

This family-friendly program begins with story time in the Children’s Garden, followed by some fun facts about our local beneficial insects! We will explore the many benefits of having ladybugs and honey bees in our garden, followed by the release of live ladybugs and a sampling of several varieties of honey!

Blowing in the Wind! – May 25

Embark on a whirlwind adventure with a program all about wind! Join us as we explore the fascinating science behind this natural force through interactive experiments and engaging activities. Don’t let this opportunity blow away! Come join us for a breezy experience that will leave you feeling windswept with excitement!