[Organizer's description:] BCO presents Boats, Bats & Brew
October 22 – 7 PM – 10 PM
Meet at Fonde Center Parking Lot
110 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007
Boats, Bats & Brew
Grab your kayak or canoe and let's paddle up to the bats (but not too close :)) It will be a sunset paddle that will end in the dark, so please be prepared. Lights, water shoes, pfd - let's go play!
Meet at 7:00 PM in the parking behind the Fonde Center close to the bayou. (leaving at 7:45 PM) located at 110 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007 - parking details below
"There is something amazing going on underneath the Waugh Drive Bridge near Buffalo Bayou. About 250,000 of Houston’s best-kept secrets have been quietly residing within the crevices of Waugh Drive Bridge for a number of years. “The Waugh Bridge Bat Colony” consists of Mexican free-tailed bats that emerge nightly to stretch their wings & feed on area insects."
Bring your own kayak or canoe. BCO has some loaner boats available, please contact the office if you need one (you do need to be a BCO Member to borrow a boat) Austin Canoe and Kayak does overnight rentals, call 713-660-7000 to get a boat.
The bats generally start leaving the bridge somewhere between 8:15 and 8:30. We will get on our boats this evening to enjoy and watch their amazing life on the water.
And what about the brews...?
We'll bring some beverages to share after we pack up and then maybe head out to somewhere close by.
Parking: The Fonde Center is located on Sabine @ Memorial - the large parking lot is behind and towards Buffalo Bayou. Directions: If you are traveling East on Memorial Dr. take the Sabine St exit and pass Sabine St and take the first right into the parking lot. If you are traveling West on Memorial Dr: Turn left on Houston Ave. Pass under Memorial and take the right hand turn into the parking lot on your right. The parking lot is connected to the Fonde Community Center’s Parking Lot located at 110 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007. Once in the parking lot: drive to the rear of the lot near the water. We meet in the parking lot behind the Fonde Center close to the bayou.
Please bring a headlamp, water shoes, mosquito spray and quick dry clothes (no jeans).
RSVP at http://bit.ly/1VJllMJ Additional info call 713-524-3567 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org