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Trees for Houston Offers Trees for School Program

trees for houstonTrees for Houston is sponsoring its Trees For Schools Program to provide and plant much needed trees on Houston area school campuses. Providing far more than shadier sidewalks, this program fosters a sense of pride and cooperation both in the students and in their surrounding communities. Participating schools are identified and selected based on recommendations from parents, teachers, principals, and district administrators. Once the candidate school has been selected, the campus grounds are surveyed in order to determine both the adequate number and appropriate species of trees...
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CASE for Kids to support after-school programs

case for kidsCoordinated by Harris County Department of Education (HCDE), the CASE for Kids Division (The Center for After-School, Summer and Expanded Learning) is to strengthen, support and sustain after-school programs and out-of-school time activities. CASE believes a quality out-of-school time program provides avenues for opportunities for youth to excel, explore, and expand their horizons before school, after school, on weekends, and during the summer. CASE for Kids City Connections, is a new initiative funded directly by the City of Houston to support organizations that address the need for youth services outside...
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Houston Bar Association LegalLine Program – Free Legal Hotline

The Houston Bar Association offers a FREE legal hotline called LegalLine on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The LegalLine Program has been available to Houston area residents since 1985. This hotline service allows constituents to access an attorney free of charge. For more information about the LegalLine Program, contact Lucy Fraga Fisher Cain with the Houston Bar Association at 713-759-1133 or via e-mail at lucyf@hba.org....
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Theater District Open House – August 24

Theater DistrictIf you are a lover of the fine arts, visit the Alley Theatre, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Jones Hall, and the Wortham Theater Center at this year's annual Theater District Open House! Grab an event program when you arrive and check out what's happening throughout the day. Performances will be offered on stage at several of the Theater District's venues, downtown restaurants will offer bites to eat and backstage tours from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 24th. There will also be an opportunity to purchase season subscriptions...
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