Category Archives: Events

Mayor’s Annual Back2School Fest – Registration required

Mayor's 7th Annual Back 2 School Fest

Location: George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 Serving 25,000 pre-registered children from Houston area school districts Free: • Backpacks • School Supplies • Immunizations • Vision Screenings • Dental Screenings • Other Free Services Due to limited supplies, this event is open only to pre-registered students in grades K-5 who reside in the City of Houston and qualify for free or reduced cost lunch. To Pre-register, Please Call: 713-837-0311 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit www.houstontx.gov/btsf/registermystudent.html Thank you to our 2017 Back To School Sponsors: Shell; University of Houston; Kroger; Undies For Everyone; Texas Barber College; Staples; Walgreens;...
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Children’s Museum August Happenings

Children’s Museum of Houston expands beyond the limits of your imagination during Sci-Fi Summer Don’t miss an action-packed live production every day! Open seven days a week, NOW to Labor Day

HOUSTON (July 14, 2017) – The Children’s Museum of Houston’s “Sci-Fi Summer” will take you to infinity and beyond! From NOW through Labor Day weekend, you’re invited to take off on an out-of-this world adventure where imagination and reality collide. Come and explore the endless possibilities of time, space and mind-boggling discoveries where there are no limits to where you’re going, even if it means doing it all over again. The future...
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Check it out! Red Cross/Houston Fire Department Kick Off Partnership, July 15

Volunteers and leaders from the American Red Cross of Greater Houston and the Houston Fire Department (HFD) will be going door-to-door in historic Third Ward this Saturday, July 15, to install free 10-year lithium ion battery smoke alarms and educate residents about fire safety. It marks the first installation in which the Red Cross and HFD are teaming up, with the goal of working together to install 3,000 free smoke alarms in Houston homes over the next 12 months. “Working smoke alarms are your first line of defense in a fire and when combined with an escape plan can double your...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, July 17

citysealAttached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Monday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).
  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Karla Cisneros, Vice-Chair
  2. Municipal Setting Designation -- Sunrise Montrose Apartments LLC (1302 Montrose Blvd.)
    • Mark Wooten, Program Coordinator, Planning & Development Services Division, Public Works Dept.
  3. Municipal Setting Designation -- Hirsch Rd. Properties (10100 and 10120 Hirsch Rd.)
    • Mark Wooten, Program Coordinator, Planning & Development Services Division, Public Works Dept.
  4. Municipal Setting Designation -- Milner Road Building, LLC (12255...
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