The Houston Arboretum and Nature Centers outdoor laboratory is a great way for your little naturalist to learn about the animal world. During February classes, the Tadpole Troopers (three-, four- and five-year-olds) investigate all things armadillo, while the Naturalist Explorers (five-to-eight-year-olds) explore the ways animals use speed to their advantage. Class times vary. February 13 to 21. 4501 Woodway Drive. For information, call 713-681-8433 or visit www.houstonarboretum.org. $13 to $30.
Sat., Feb. 14, 9-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m., 2009