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Houston Arts Alliance Grants Workshop

ATTENTION: INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS, ARTS ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY CENTERS, AND COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS WITH ARTS AND CULTURE PROGRAMMING Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is the city’s designated local arts and culture agency. HAA invests in Houston as a place to visit, live, work, honor, and create. They do this in part by commissioning, conserving and promoting public art and…

3rd Annual Park to Port Bike Ride

The third annual Park to Port Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, October 15. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along the Bayou Greenway trail on Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston. Riders can enjoy a turn-around party, sponsored by the Port of Houston Authority, with snacks, music…

2016 Fire Fest

The 2016 Houston Fire Department Fire Fest is around the corner. Join HFD to help raise awareness on Fire and Life Safety. There will be numerous live fire and rescue demonstrations throughout the day, Safety Skills Zone, Kids Zone, antique cars and engines, vendors, food trucks, and much more! Houston Fire Fest is a free…

CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow

The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow this October 22nd and 23rd at Ellington Airport is presented by the volunteer efforts of the Houston Wing, Gulf Coast Wing , and Tora! Tora! Tora! of the Commemorative Air Force, with support from the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, the Texas Flying Legends Museum, Collings Foundation-Houston based…

2016 Wicked Music Show Case

Join fellow music lovers on Saturday, October 22, for the 2016 Wicked Music Showcase featuring 50 bands at 5 venues in the East End. For a list of bands, venues, purchase tickets, and more information, visit eastendhouston.com/wickedmusic.

Jones Hall Turns 50

In October 1966, Jones Hall was dedicated as our city’s first performing arts center, designed to be home to the Symphony, the Opera, the Ballet, and the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA). Given as a single gift to the city by Houston Endowment, Jones Hall put Houston’s performing arts on the national and international…

Fire Fest Is Back And Better Than Ever, Oct. 15

Saturday October 15, 2016 10am-5:00pm HFD’s Val Jahnke Training Facility 8030 Braniff, Houston, Texas 77061 (Just south of Hobby Airport) Admission is FREE! • Be there at the beginning for the parade of antique fire trucks and classic cars • Thrill to the exploits of firefighters as they perform a series of live fire and…

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, or Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Since 1968, during the month of September we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. This September, I would like to honor Retired Assistant…

Neighborhood Glass Recycling Locations

The City of Houston Solid Waste Department and Strategic Materials Inc. have partnered to offer residents a more convenient way to recycle glass with drop off boxes at locations throughout Houston with the goal of continuing to expand the program. The first locations are now open: Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center – 2208…