Theatre Under The Stars ​to Hold Local Houston Auditions for ​SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is holding dance auditions for the upcoming holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, which TUTS is bringing to Houston with Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP).

FREE Backpacks this Saturday @ Tidwell Park

Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis - along with Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston and DJ Mr. Rogers- hosts a Back to School Block Party at Tidwell Park!

League-Leading Astros Celebrate Legends Weekend During Upcoming Homestand

The Houston Astros return home tomorrow to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (August 16-17) and continue the homestand against the Oakland A’s (August 18-20) and Washington Nationals (August 22-24). With just 42 games remaining in the regular season, Houston leads ...

Mayor Turner Requests Study of Confederacy Statues

Mayor Sylvester Turner has asked top staff members to study whether statues related to the Confederacy should be removed from city property.

UNCF Mayor’s Luncheon in Houston Helps Deserving Students in Pursuit of a Higher Education

UNCF unites the community for a great cause—education—as it hosts the fifth anniversary Mayor’s Luncheon at the downtown Hyatt Regency on August 18, 2017. Networking and registration starts at 1 p.m. The luncheon will begin promptly at noon.

Lemonade Day Today with Houston Courts

Youth entrepreneurs participating in the Houston Courts summer program will host their own Lemonade stands today Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The youth have been mentored by FedEx volunteers over the last four weeks covering Lemonade lessons, developing strong customer service ...

Texas Southern University to House Official NAACP Archives

Texas Southern University will soon be home to Texas NAACP official records. On August 17 at 10:00 a.m., Texas NAACP officers will designate TSU as the official depository for its records to preserve the organizations history and to ensure scholars ...

Houston Media Personality Announces College Tour For Freshmen Girls

Radio/Television Personality and founder of JJ’s I’m Me Foundation, JJ Simmons is thrilled to launch the first I’m Me Tour: College Edition at the Texas Southern University August 26-27, 2017. The 2-day experience will include workshops, motivational sessions, guest speakers, ...

Parks Soccer for Success Program Receives $175,000 U.S. Soccer Foundation Grant

The U.S. Soccer Foundation (The Foundation) recently awarded a $175,000 grant to the Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s Soccer for Success program. Funds will be used to provide field equipment and player kits to 1,500 participants and provide for instruction ...

Weigh In On What's Next for METRO and Transit In the Region

The first phase of the METRONext listening tour is wrapping up next week with three community open houses. The tour started in July. METRO wants to know what transit upgrades people would like to see in their communities.

The Ensemble Theatre Annual Black Tie Gala: “Live It! Love It! Celebrate!”

The Ensemble Theatre celebrates the Grand Finale of its 4oth Anniversary at the 2017 Annual Black Tie Gala: Live It! Love It! Celebrate! This event is held to honor the artists, companies, organizations, and individuals whose unparalleled support enables The ...

Higher Concentrations of Streetlights Do Not Guarantee Safety

Higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee fewer nonviolent crimes in Houston neighborhoods, according to a new report from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

The 2nd Annual International Powder Fest Hits Houston!

WalletHub named Houston as one of the top 10 most diverse cities in America. The International Powder Fest Houston (IPFH), called “The Most Diverse Color Festival in the World,” chose Houston as the ideal setting to reflect the event’s theme ...

Children’s Museum of Houston Is Tickled Pink for Trolls Character Appearances and Groovy Dance Performance

Ever had a bad hair day? It’s time to own it and let the good times roll at the Children’s Museum of Houston. The Trolls are on their quest to show that happiness comes within yourself. You’re invited to sing, ...

Council Member Dave Martin Hosts Fall Town Hall Meeting For Kingwood Residents

Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center located at 4102 Rustic Woods Drive.