• BARC Fixin' Houston Clinic Fundraiser

    BARC Fixin' Houston Clinic Fundraiser

    Want to help support BARC? Join us for a fundraiser to support our new Fixin’ Houston Clinic on Thursday, November 6 from 6pm to 7:30pm at Saint Arnold's Brewery. We will have live music, raffle prizes, snacks and more! Visit www.barchoustonblog.com to learn more and buy tickets.

  • Liftoff Houston Business Plan Competition

    Liftoff Houston Business Plan Competition

    Houstonians that participate in this competition will have an opportunity to pitch their business plan at our pitch event for a chance to win a $10,000 cash prize along with great in-kind prizes to start their business!

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  • 2014 Art Car Parade

    2014 Art Car Parade

    Mayor Parker served as Grand Marshal of the 2014 Art Car Parade on May 10. More than 250 rolling works of art turned concrete into a colorful canvas to celebrate the artist in everyone! Mobile masterpieces motored down Allen Parkway in the world’s oldest and largest Art Car Parade.

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    Find your city of Houston Career via Facebook

    Being part of the city workforce is more than just doing a job – it's like being part of a family. Join our family as we work toward making Houston a better place to live. Follow us on Facebook for job tips, notices and more.

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    Grade Our Work!

    Whether it's new sidewalks, pothole patches or street repairs, we always strive to get the job done right, but we are human and there may be times when we make mistakes. Did we get it right on your street? Grade our Work with a call to the 3-1-1 Citizens Helpline or a comment to the Public Works and Engineering's Facebook page. Just click this graphic!

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Farmers Market at City Hall
Wednesdays, September 17 to December 24

City Hall Farmers MarketThe City Hall Farmers Market is back for the 2014 Fall Season, running September 17 through December 24.Mark your calendar for the market every Wednesday from 11 am to 1:30 pm. Over 35 vendors offer prepared lunch items and fresh, local produce for you to enjoy sitting by the reflection pond, at your desk, or at home. Don’t forget to bring a reusable bag! Located this fall in the plaza area of the Central Library, 500 McKinney Street.

For more info, visit www.greenhoustontx.gov or follow GreenHoustonTx on Twitter and Facebook .... More ...

Miller Outdoor Theatre September Schedule
September 2014

Miller Outdoor TheatreLeave the neckties and heels at home. Expect quality entertainment from around the world without the daunting dress code of a traditional theater. Miller Outdoor Theatre offers audiences a relaxed atmosphere, allowing guests to enjoy one another’s company as well as a great performance.


Located on nearly eight acres in the heart of Hermann Park, Miller Outdoor Theatre is the only free open-air theatre of its kind in the United States ... More ...

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown
October 11 and 12

Bayou City Art FestHundreds of Artists, 19 Disciplines, 14 Non-Profits, Music, Food, Beverages, Creative Zones – and Downtown Houston!  Bayou City Art Festival – Downtown is presented each fall by Art Colony Association. Hundreds of artists are joined by music, food and fun. Over the past 43 years, the festivals have raised over $35 million benefitting arts education for children, adults, local arts and community service organizations and Houston parks throughout Greater Houston ... More ...

Wings Over Houston 2014
November 1 and 2

Wings Over HoustonAmong the highlights of the Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2, at Ellington Airport. Wings Over Houston Airshow is a non-profit event produced by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). ... More ...

Veterans Day Celebration
November 11

Veterans Day CelebrationOn Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the City of Houston will show support of our Armed Forces as we celebrate the Annual Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration.


On behalf of Mayor Annise Parker, we wish to extend a special invitation for you to participate in the parade by entering your marching unit, band, military vehicle or float.


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Annise D. Parker, Mayor
Annise D. Parker, Mayor ... Photo by Deborah Wallace

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