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View of City Hall and Hermann Park at the Bayou City Art Festival 2019

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 5:43 pm   /   Events, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Bayou City Art Festival The Bayou City Art Festival is a biannual event.  Each spring, it is held in Memorial Park, and every fall, this festival graces the streets of downtown Houston.  This juried art show features artists from places near and far. The wide variety of art in this outdoor environment has almost every […]

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Willow Fork Park

Willow Fork Park in Katy, TX: A WFDD Beauty!

Posted: October 12, 2019 at 4:41 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

The Willow Fork Drainage District Park The Willow Fork Park in Katy, Texas, is one of the exceptional parks within the Willow Fork Drainage District.  Unlike Exploration Park, which primarily attracts children and their families, this park is one for all ages.  The beautiful thirty-two acres have a lake, paved trails, disc golf,  a playground, […]

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Matzke Park

Matzke Park: Family-Friendly Environs in Houston

Posted: August 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Matzke Park Adjacent to Matzke Park are the campuses of two Cypress-Fairbanks schools.  Those are Matzke Elementary and Bleyl Middle School.  The elementary school honors a long-time first-grade teacher by the name of Ernestine Matzke.  She taught school for a total of 48 years!  Forty-four of them were in Cy-Fair schools.  This park also honors […]

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Tri-County Marker in Thomas Park

Thomas Park in Katy, TX: A Tri-County Park

Posted: July 6, 2019 at 9:25 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

Thomas Park This Katy, Texas park may be small, but Thomas Park is the exact spot where three counties meet. Those counties are Harris County (to the east), Fort Bend County (to the southwest), and Waller County (to the north). A three-sided brick monument marks the location with the names of each county facing in […]

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Exploration Park

Exploration Park in Katy, TX: Willow Fork Drainage District Beauty!

Posted: December 31, 2018 at 10:56 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

Much thought & planning went into the parks & interconnected trails of the Willow Fork Drainage District. The public has much to gain from those efforts. Children & their parents can be particularly grateful for the creation of Exploration Park where they can have fun playing, & learn at the same time.

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