June 26: Space Center Camping

Families can spend the night and participate in space-related activities. Dinner and breakfast are provided, and a second-day visit to Space Center Houston is included with the ticket. 5 p.m.-9 a.m. $69.95 (per person). Space Center Houston, 1601 E. NASA Parkway, Houston. 281-244-2100. www.spacecenter.org

July 3: Astronomy in the Park

Amateur astronomers can gather to see the stars, moon and any visible planets along with a 100-foot solar system model and astronomy clips displayed on a laptop. If residents have their own telescopes, they are encouraged to bring them. 7-10 p.m. Free. Rustic Oaks Park, 5101 Orange Blossom Court, League City. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

July 3: Fireworks Extravaganza

League City hosts a fireworks display with live music, fireworks and inflatables. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. 4-10 p.m. Free. Chester L. Davis Sportsplex, 1251 League City Parkway, League City. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

July 4: Citizen Appreciation Day

This Fourth of July, League City families can come for activities such as face painting, a petting zoo, moonwalks and swimming in the open Hometown Heroes pool. The event features live entertainment along with complimentary food served by members from League City City Council and the League City Parks Board, the mayor and city staff. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

July 4: Kemah Boardwalk Fourth of July

Visitors to the Kemah Boardwalk can enjoy live music and a fireworks display over Galveston Bay along with Uncle Sam stilt walkers and live music. 9:30 p.m. Free (admission), $25 (event parking). Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah. 281-535-8100. www.kemahboardwalk.com

July 10: Nature with Kristine

Anyone interested in learning more about nature can join Texas Master Naturalist Kristine Rivers for small animal spotting in the morning or to listen for nature sounds in the afternoon. 9-11 a.m., 3-5 p.m. Free. Dr. Ned and Fay Dudney Clear Creek Nature Center, 1220 Egret Bay Blvd., League City (morning class); Ghirardi WaterSmart Park, 1910 Louisiana Ave., League City (afternoon class). 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

July 17: Jeep Meet-Up

On the third Saturdays of each month, “Jeepeople” are welcome to gather for live music, brunch and lunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission). Voodoo Hut, 511 Bradford Ave., Kemah. 281-549-6164.