Upper Brazos River Basin

4 – ABILENE: Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Dog Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Located at Nelson Park, Camp Barkley Dog Park, the event is free and open to the public. Bring your pet for a fun afternoon complete with beads and costumes. Contact Jeff White at (325) 734-5306 for further information.

4 – GRANBURY: 1st Saturday Bird Walk begins at 7 a.m. at 6500 Smoky Hill Ct. Participants are encouraged to bring their binoculars. This event is free of charge.  For more information, please call (817) 326-6005.

18 – WEATHERFORD: Art in Action from 11- 4 p.m. at the Weatherford Farmer’s Market located at 217 Fort Worth Hwy. Come participate to win prizes for your artwork in this friendly competition. Call (817) 596-3801 or view the application below http://dywrtq0392fi0.cloudfront.net/images/stories/art_in_action/2017/Art_in_Action_Brochure_March_2017.pdf.

19 – LUBBOCK: Night Hike at the Lubbock Lake Landmark from 7-9 p.m. Make sure to wear appropriate shoes and pack water. The event is free.  Call (806) 742-1116 or visit the website for more information. http://www.depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/lll/publicprograms.html.

25 – MINERAL WELLS: 2nd Annual Denim and Diamonds Dinner from 6 -10 p.m. is located at Four River Ranch.  The cost is  $50 per person complete with a BBQ dinner and silent auction. For more information, please contact Susan Baer at (940) 325-7919 or susanbaer@mowppc.org.

Central Brazos River Basin 

8 – MOTHER NEFF STATE PARK: Spring Break Hike will start at 10 a.m. as you hike the park with a ranger. Park entrance fee is $2 per person. Children 12 and under get in free. Please contact Jeremy Gann at (254) 853-2389 or jeremy.gann@tpwd.gov.

18 – TEMPLE: 5th Annual Kites for Kids from 1-4 p.m. at 19501 FM 2484. This event promises to be fun-filled for the entire family including kite-flying, face painting, bounce houses and mini-golf. For more information, please call (254) 554-5555.

18-19 – WACO: Heart of Texas Airshow from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the TSTC Campus Airport located at 3801 Campus Dr.  The event promises to thrill spectators as jets, warbirds and helicopters whirl through the air. Food and vendors will be in attendance throughout the day. For more information visit www.heartoftexasairshow.com.

24 – AUSTIN: The Comptroller’s Freshwater Mussel Work Group Meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Stephen F. Austin building located at 1700 Congress Ave. For more information, please contact Meghan Hope at (512) 936-8554.

25 – STEPHENVILLE: Free Community Fit Body Boot Camp Session from 8-8:30 a.m. located at the Stephenville Fit Body Boot Camp will help you break a sweat while burning fat and toning your entire body. Be sure to bring plenty of water and wear comfortable clothes and athletic shoes. Call (254) 431-9890 for more details.

Lower Brazos River Basin

4 – BRENHAM: Texas Independence Day Celebration from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 23400 Park Road 12, celebrates the 181st Anniversary of Texas Independence. Food, live music, crafts are just some of the activities that are free to the public to enjoy. Call (936) 878-2214 or visit www.wheretexasbecametexas.org.

5 – BRYAN: Red Wasp Film Festival from 2-5 p.m. is free and will be held at Coulter Airfield. Submissions are open to all filmmakers for the following categories: Narrative Short Film, Animated Shorts, and Documentary Short Film. For more information, call (979) 696-2787 or visit www.redwasp.org.

11 – CLUTE: St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 1 p.m. Dress in green and get free beads in this annual event where proceeds go to EMS and VFD of Surfside Beach. For further details, please contact (979) 864-3414 or visit www.beachblarney.com.

11 – SUGAR LAND: Movie Under the Moon from 7-9 p.m. is free and will be held at the Sugar Land Town Square. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie the whole family will love. Visit http://sugarlandtownsquare.com/play/upcoming-events/ for more information.

17 – COLLEGE STATION: Crawfish Boil 2017 from 6-8:30 p.m. will be at the Brazos County Expo Complex. Tickets are $50 for individuals or $100 per couple. Contact Kim Dyer at kim@bcschamber.org.

If your group or organization would like to add a future event to the Brazos Basin calendar, please contact Ace Fuller at 254-761-3115.