Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Family Fun Days at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a fantastic place for outdoor enthusiasts and beginners alike! This spring, celebrate the wonders of nature while spending quality time with your family at our Family Fun Days. Learn something new, enjoy family time, and embrace nature!

Are You Interested in Camping?

February 15, 9:00 – 11:00am
Fee: FREE, registration required

Do you dream of becoming an avid camper, but don’t know how to start? This fun and interactive class will jumpstart you and your family’s camping adventures! Learn about great camping opportunities all over Texas (the Bob Jones Nature Center Spring Family Campout, just to mention one!), how to pitch a tent, build a fire, general trail and outdoor safety, and much more!
Register here.

Night Hike

March 28, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Fee: Resident: $3, Non-Resident: $5

Who comes out to play at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve after dark? Bring the entire family for a fun and exciting night hike, star gazing, s’mores, and more!
Register here.

Celebrate Earth Day

April 25, 9:00 – 11:00am
Fee: FREE, registration required

To celebrate Earth Day 2020 we are participating in the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge–a global project to study the plants and animals that live right in your backyard. Participation is easy, all you have to do is take pictures of the plants and animals we see on our hike and share them to the iNaturalist app. We want to know more about the plants and animals who call BJNCP home, and we need your help!
Register here.

Refresh & Reconnect

May 16, 9:00 – 11:00am
Fee: Resident: $3, Non-Resident: $5

Spending time outside is not only refreshing, but it’s actually good for you! Join us for a morning of yoga and hiking to celebrate the wonders of nature.
Register here.


Learn more about Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve here.

Celebrate a Candylicious Valentine’s Day at the 2019 Sweetheart Dance

Southlake’s annual family-friendly Valentine’s dance will be held at Legends Hall on Saturday, February 9.

You are cordially invited to the Sweetheart Dance, Southlake’s Valentine’s Day celebration for the whole family!

Where: Legends Hall at The Marq (285 Shady Oaks Dr.)

When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Resident Fee: $14 per person

Non-Resident Fee: $18 per person

Children under 2 are free!

This year’s theme is “Sweets for my Sweet,” so get ready for a candylicious evening of dancing, refreshments and activities for all ages. The festivities will include:

  • A live DJ
  • Limo rides
  • Photobooth with complimentary photos
  • Candy bar with a wide selection and plenty of take-home boxes
  • Valentine’s-themed crafts
  • Chick-fil-A, Nothing Bundt Cakes and other snacks

Registration is required, and parents must register with children. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, please call Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8019.