Brazos River Roundup

Brazos River Roundup

Upper Basin


1-2 – POSSUM KINGDOM: Red Bull Cliff Diving at Possum Kingdom Lake is a two-day event at Hell’s Gate featuring cliff diver’s plunge into the water from extreme heights. For tickets or more information, visit https://www.possumkingdomlake.com/news-and-events/176.html.

2 – GRANBURY: 1st Saturday Bird Walk begins at 7 a.m. at the Acton Nature Center located at 6500 Smoky Hill Ct. Bring your binoculars and enjoy the great outdoors while spotting different birds. For more information, please call (817) 326-6005 or visit https://www.visitgranbury.com/event/1st-saturday-bird-walk/10597/.

2 – ABILENE: Abilene Outdoor Adventure Day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Nelson Park located at 2070 Zoo Ln. This family-friendly event gives opportunities to learn about environmental conservation, plant education and angler education. For more information, please contact Jeff White at (325) 734-5306.

17 – WEATHERFORD: PapaPalooza from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Heritage Park located at 378 Jack Borden Way. Adults and children are welcome to come enjoy the many activities including a dunking booth, bounce houses, petting zoo and live music. For more information, please call D’Ann Dagen at (817) 913-7300 or email her at PapaPaloozaPC@gmail.com.


Central Basin

6 – ROUND ROCK: Household Hazardous Waste Collection from 3 - 6 p.m. at Deepwood Recycling Center located at 310 Deepwood Dr. This event allows residents to safely dispose of paint or other household chemicals.  For more information, please call (512) 218-5559 or visit https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/household-hazardous-waste-collection-4/2018-06-06/.

8-10 – SALADO: Texas History Days in Salado is a weekend event for the whole family featuring music, storytellers, native plants and carriage rides. For contact information, please visit https://www.texashistorysalado.com/.

16 – STEPHENVILLE: Father’s Day Sunset Safari Dinner & Tour from 5:30-9 p.m. Located at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center at 2299 CR 2008. Show dad some love and join us on a sunset tour complete with dinner and special gifts to celebrate Father’s Day. For more information, or to make your reservation, please call (254) 897-2960.

25 – WACO: Yoga Lunch Break from 12-1:00 p.m. at Central Library located at 1717 Austin Ave. This is a relaxing hour-long session and beginners are welcome to attend. Bring your mat, towel and water. For more information, please call (254) 750-5941 or visit http://www.calendar.wacolibrary.org/event/3605107.


Lower Basin

2 – LAKE JACKSON: National Fishing Day from 8-10 a.m. at Sea Center Texas located at 302 Medical Dr. Bring your rod and reels and relax during this catch and release fishing at the fish hatchery for a morning of free fun. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will attend to assist first- time anglers. For more information, please call (979) 292-0100 or visit https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishing/sea-center-texas/.

10 – COLLEGE STATION: Sprinkler Spruce Up Workshop from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the College Station Utilities Meeting and Training Facility located at 1603 Graham Rd. It’s a free workshop where you can learn how to program your sprinkler, detect irrigation leaks and cut your water bills in half. Please contact Jennifer Nations for more details at (979) 764-6223 or visit https://blog.cstx.gov/tag/sprinkler-spruce-up/.

16 – BRYAN: Composting at Home from 10-11 a.m. at Clara B. Mounce Public Library located at 201 E. 26th St. The event is free of charge and a Master Gardner will provide gardening and composting tips for the public. For further information, please contact Debbie Callaway at (979) 209-5623 or visit http://www.theeagle.com/calendar/general_events/composting-at-home-it-s-way-easier-than-you-think/event_c3a192a8-592b-11e8-97b0-308d99b2945c.html.

29 – BRENHAM: Aqua Cardio Class is from 9-9:45 a.m. at the City of Brenham Aquatic Center located at 1800 E. Tom Green St. Come out and try a class to improve range of motion, balance and coordination while toning the body. For further information, please contact Jane Moorhead at (979) 337-7250 or visit http://chamber.brenhamtexas.com/events/details/aqua-cardio-class-06-29-2018-53475.

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.