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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
Sept. 22 Butterflies in the Brazos Planting Day Bee Creek Park
Sept. 22 Mom & Son Jersey Jam Lincoln Recreation Center
Sept. 27 Fall Dance Southwood Community Center
Sept. 28  Food Truck Fridays Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site
Oct. 2 National Night Out Block Party     Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 6 Fishing's Future: Family Angling Stephen C. Beachy Central Park
Oct. 18-19 Michael Jackson "Thriller" Presentation Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 19-20 Lick Creek in the Dark Lick Creek Park
Oct. 25 Fall Fest American Pavilion at Veterans Park
Oct. 25 Monster's Bash & Haunted House Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 25 Fall Dance Southwood Community Center
Oct. 26 Food Truck Fridays Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site
Oct. 31 Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek Wolf Pen Creek Park
Nov. 3 Toddler 2K & Baby Crawl Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site
Nov. 9 Movies in the Park "Coco" Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
Nov. 22-Jan. 1  Christmas in the Park: Lights On Stephen C. Beachy Central Park
Nov. 29 Fall Dance Southwood Community Center
Dec. 2 Jingle Bell Fun Run Before the B/CS Christmas Parade
Dec. 8 Age of Elegance Lincoln Recreation Center
Dec. 12 Holiday Open House Southwood Community Center
Dec. 13 Fall Dance Southwood Community Center


EVENT DETAILS

BUTTERFLIES IN THE BRAZOS PLANTING DAY • SEPT. 22

Help plant nectar producing plants and milkweed to create a waystation for monarchs along the park trail at Bee Creek Park, 1900 Anderson St. in College Station. All are welcome! Suggested items to bring: water/hydration (will not be provided on site), work shoes/boots gloves, sunscreen, shovel/garden and rake. Nectar producing plants or host plants for butterflies are not required but appreciated. For more information and suggested plants to bring visit cstx.gov/monarchs.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • Sept. 22 • 8 a.m.-12 p.m. • Bee Creek Park

MOM & SON JERSEY JAM • SEPT. 22
Sons and motherly figures are invited to throw on their favorite sports jersey and spend the afternoon playing games, taking pictures in the photo booth and entering to win door prizes. Light refreshments available.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • Sept. 22 • 4-6 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

FALL DANCES • SEPT. 27, OCT. 25, NOV. 29 & DEC. 13 
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Dances are held monthly. Door prizes and light refreshments will be available. No registration needed.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29 & Dec. 13 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS • SEPT. 28 & OCT. 26 
Join us for good food, yard games and music. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Cash/credit will be accepted. Pets are welcome. Food trucks will be announced the Wednesday prior through Facebook.com/CityOfCollegeStation and Twitter (@CityofCS). For more information, call 979.764.3486 or email parks@cstx.gov.

All Ages • Free • Fri. • Sept. 28 & Oct. 26 • 5-8 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTY • OCT. 2
Celebrate National Night Out with us! We’ll have bounces houses, music, board games, refreshments and food. Admission is free. This is a great opportunity to interact with your neighbors and meet local police officers. National Night Out is an annual campaign that promotes neighborhood integrity, teaches crime prevention and strengthens police-community partnerships.

All Ages • Free • Tue. • Oct. 2 • 6:30-8 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

FISHING’S FUTURE: FAMILY ANGLING • OCT. 6 
All ages are invited learn basic fishing skills, environmental stewardship, ethical angling and how the sport of fishing can be utilized to help strengthen families. Admission is free! Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, tackle and lunch. A limited amount of supplies will be available. Individuals over 17 years old will need a valid fishing license with a freshwater endorsement to fish during the event. The non-profit organization, Fishing’s Future, was founded in 2007 on South Padre Island, Texas by Master Angler Shane Wilson. To register, visit fishingfuture.org or call 979.764.3486.

All Ages • Free • Fri. • Oct. 6 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Pond

MICHAEL JACKSON “THRILLER” DANCE PRESENTATION • OCT. 18-19
Interested in learning the steps to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”? All ages are invited to learn this classic dance sequence step-by-step by Ray Brooks of POP Entertainment! Participants will show off their dance moves in full costume at the Monster’s Bash on Thursday, Oct. 25. Registration is required.

All Ages • $10 • Thu.-Fri. • Oct. 18-19 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

LICK CREEK IN THE DARK • OCT. 19-20
Enjoy a hot dog dinner, learn camping basics, go on a night hike and watch a movie under the stars at Lick Creek Park on Oct. 19-20. Campers must bring their own tent, supplies, snacks and drinks. Electricity will not be provided. Other suggested items include: sleeping bag, flashlights, tent lantern, bug spray and folding chairs. Limited spots are available. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+). Pets are not permitted.

REGISTRATION: ENDS OCT. 12
Late Registration ($5 Late Fee): Oct. 13-19
2-12 years: $6 • 12+ years: $8 • Lick Creek Park

FALL FEST • OCT. 25
Older adults are invited to enjoy free food, lively music, a cakewalk, door prizes and much more! No registration is required.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Oct. 25 • 5-7 p.m. • American Pavilion at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (3101 Harvey Rd.)

MONSTER'S BASH & HAUNTED HOUSE • OCT. 25
Put on your Halloween costume and join the fun and games! Activities will include a haunted house, carnival games, joy jumps, thriller performance and more. Refreshments and candy will be available for children.

All Ages • Free • Thu. • Oct. 25 • 5:30-8 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

TRICK OR TREAT AT WEREWOLF CREEK • OCT. 31
Wolf Pen Creek Park will transform into a five acre, trick-or-treating paradise. Free attractions include: candy booths, carnival games, face painting, a petting zoo, joy jumps, live entertainment, a costume contest and more. Interested in hosting a free candy booth or volunteering? Register by Oct. 19. Space is limited.

All Ages • Free • Wed. • Oct. 31 • 5-9 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Park

TODDLER 2K & BABY CRAWL • NOV. 3
Little ones are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes and compete in friendly competition. There will be separate tracks for each age division. One adult will be allowed on the track with their participant. 1st- 3rd places will receive medals. Other activities include health and wellness vendors and children’s activities. Participant shirts are guaranteed to participants who register by Oct. 12.

DIVISIONS
15 feet Sensory Mat Crawl for Early Crawlers
25 feet Raceway Crawl for Advanced Crawlers
Early or Strong Walkers Dash
Toddler 1K (.62 miles) or 2K (1.2 miles)

REGISTRATION: ENDS OCT. 12 • Late Registration: ($10 Fee): Oct. 13-31
Ages 5 & under • $5 • Sat. • Nov. 3 • 8 a.m.-12 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site

MOVIES IN THE PARK: "COCO" NOV. 9
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater to enjoy watching “Coco” on our 32-foot inflatable, high-definition screen. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the movie starts at sundown. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Pets are welcome.

All Ages • Free • Fri. • Nov. 9 • 5-9 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK: LIGHTS ON • NOV. 22-JAN. 1
Enjoy viewing more than one million lights, for free, that will decorate the beautiful 47-acre Stephen C. Beachy Central Park from 6-11 p.m. each day starting on Thanksgiving and ending New Year’s Day.

All Ages • Free • Daily • Nov. 22-Jan. 1 • 6-11 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park

JINGLE BELL FUN RUN • DEC. 2
Two-mile fun run before the B/CS Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 2. Dogs are welcome. The run starts at the corner of University Drive and South College Avenue and ends at the corner of Texas Avenue and Elm. It’s not timed and a shuttle will be available at the end of the route. 

REGISTRATION: ENDS NOV. 18
Late Registration ($20 entry): Nov. 19-25 & shirt not guaranteed
All Ages • $15 • Sun. • Dec. 2 • 1:15 p.m. • Before B/CS Christmas Parade

AGE OF ELEGANCE • DEC. 8
Enjoy an evening of fashion and fellowship while enjoying music, entertainment, light refreshments and door prizes. Interested in modeling for the fashion show? Email awilliams@cstx.gov or stop by the Lincoln Recreation Center before Nov. 30.

Ages 50+ • Free • Sat. • Dec. 8 • 6-9:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE • DEC. 12
You’re invited to enjoy holiday treats, browse information tables highlighting available programs, take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and more.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Dec. 12 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center


MORE INFORMATION: 979.764.3486 
For more information, call 979.764.3486, email parks@cstx.gov or visit the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.

Last updated: 9/17/2018 8:09:45 AM