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May 11, 2011

Third Annual Metal & Muscle Expo

Friday, May 13, 2011,    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2011, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de Las Americas
Houston 77010

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the U.S. Paralympic Military Sports Program, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, will host a free program to introduce local athletes and veterans returning from active duty with physical and sensory disabilities to the many options they have for an active life. Team sports demonstrations will include sitting volleyball, power soccer, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair basketball. Individuals can test their prowess in judo for the blind, power lifting, air gun competition, discus, javelin and shot put. Exhibitors will have displays of services available locally.

For more information contact estella.espinosa@houstontx.gov or charles.french@houstontx.gov.