Community

Help Us Help You: New Digital Media Request Form

In an effort to better serve our local business owners and community stakeholders, we have created a user-friendly digital media request form. This form will help us publicize community events and support local businesses by providing event promotion and social media coverage for received requests. Your form submission will be promoted on Hobby District’s social…

Jet Tech – Summer Aviation Maintenance Camp

Aviation Institute of Maintainence is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Airframe & Powerplant school in the Hobby District hosting a summer Jet Tech program. This 1-week aviation learning experience is designed to introduce high school seniors, juniors and 2018 grads to the aviation industry from the technical side. Camp participants work on real aviation…

H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program

HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County…

Fourth of July Sparkler

Red, White & Boom!

Houston has no shortage of options for celebrating 4th of July, whether you’re looking for family activities or a night out on the town. Throw on some red, white and blue and check out all the awesome events going on around the city. From fireworks displays, concerts and barbecues to parades and bar specials, don’t…

Keyur Amin, Hobby Area District Board Member

We’re proud of the diverse experiences and backgrounds of our board members, because we know how important representation is for our business owners and Hobby Area residents. This month we want people to get to know more about Keyur Amin, who runs his family-owned Gateway Ace Hardware store and is working hard in his first…

Aviation Day Camp, June 25

Join us on June 25th for a full day of fun at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum. Students will learn the principles of flight and aviation history. Camp will be from 10am-3pm with a behind the scenes tour of the Museum including the Hobby Airport control tower. Students will get up close and personal with…

Summer Camps and Activities in the Hobby Area District

Summer is almost here, which means sun, fun, and—if you have children—the need to find entertaining and educational activities to fill those long, school-free days. To help out, we’ve put together a list of upcoming opportunities in or near the District, along with contact information for each organization. BakerRipley’s Leaders Day Camp BakerRipley offers day…

Inside District I Newsletter

With summer around the corner, remember that the City of Houston offers a number of free programs to keep our kids and young people productive over the summer break! Summer Jobs – This summer, city departments are opening their doors to provide job opportunities for young people (ages 16 to 24) to earn while they…

No Museum Necessary: Public Art In Hobby District

Public art—works that live outside of museums or private spaces—benefit communities in more ways than one. They inspire us, make us think, and on a basic level reflect a community’s personality while beautifying it at the same time. The Hobby Area District is grateful for its public artworks, and in particular is proud to be…

Get More Than Books Out Of Mancuso Neighborhood Library

In honor of National Library Week, we’d like to feature our own community’s public library, the Mancuso Neighborhood Library. Located at 6767 Bellfort near Nunn St., the library can be reached via METRO’s Bus Route 73. Libraries aren’t just a place to borrow books—they also serve as a great resource for the community. Mancuso Library’s…