Enjoy free performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” April 29-30 at the Lick Creek Amphitheater

Enjoy free performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” April 29-30 at the Lick Creek Amphitheater

The Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe performs “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Shakespeare in the Park on April 29-30 at the Lick Creek Park Amphitheater. Admission is free but registration is required. Activity booths open at 5 p.m. with the performances starting at 6:30. Continue reading Enjoy free performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” April 29-30 at the Lick Creek Amphitheater

New Midtown parking lot, trailhead provide easy access to the beautiful Lick Creek Greenway Trail

New Midtown parking lot, trailhead provide easy access to the beautiful Lick Creek Greenway Trail

One of the best places in our area to enjoy walking and biking is the Lick Creek Greenway Trail, which runs from Creek View Park to Lick Creek Park. Last month, the parking lot and trailhead were completed near the electrical substation on Midtown Drive to make the beautiful trail even more accessible. Continue reading New Midtown parking lot, trailhead provide easy access to the beautiful Lick Creek Greenway Trail

Explore the glorious wonders of the universe at the Lick Creek Nature Center’s Star Party

Explore the glorious wonders of the universe at the Lick Creek Nature Center’s Star Party

At the Lick Creek Nature Center’s Star Party, you can experience the nighttime sky while soaking in the remarkable away-from-it-all atmosphere of Lick Creek Park. The free, family-friendly event is Friday, Feb. 25, from 7-10 p.m. and features not only stargazing but space-themed crafts and activities. Continue reading Explore the glorious wonders of the universe at the Lick Creek Nature Center’s Star Party

Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

If you think you have to travel a few hours for a memorable campout with your family, think again. You can enjoy stargazing, storytelling, night hikes — and, of course, hot dogs and s’mores — in College Station’s beautiful Lick Creek Park. Join us at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, or Friday, Oct. 22, for Lick Creek Park in the Dark, a classic overnight experience at our area’s premier nature preserve. Continue reading Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

Relish the bountiful birdwatching opportunities at Lick Creek Park

Relish the bountiful birdwatching opportunities at Lick Creek Park

Whether you’re a beginner toting your first pair of binoculars or an expert searching for your nemesis bird, Lick Creek Park ranks among the region’s most outstanding birding destinations. If you’ve been considering joining the ranks of the 47 million American birders, the Lick Creek Nature Center has two appealing options to get you started. Continue reading Relish the bountiful birdwatching opportunities at Lick Creek Park