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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…

Houston’s First Botanic Garden More Than Just A Stroll In The Park

More than just a green space, botanic gardens provide an educational experience far beyond just a stroll in the park. The curated plant collections and gardens contribute to research and conservation while also promoting a healthier local ecosystem. Though Houston is an ecologically diverse urban area, it is one of only two major U.S. cities…

Blue Star Certified Apartments Highlight Safe and Healthy Communities In the District

The Hobby District is proud to announce that Dover Place Apartments, located at 4137 Dover Avenue, has been designated as a new Blue Star Certified Apartment Complex. The Blue Star program, created as a joint effort between the Houston Police Department and the Houston Apartment Association, helps apartment managers identify and reduce elements of crime in…

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