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October 2017

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code

October 1 @ 9:00 am - November 6 @ 7:00 pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Making its debut in Houston, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code features cutting-edge interactives, 3D models, custom animations and engaging videos of real-life stories; the exhibition examines both the benefits and the challenges that genomics presents to modern society.

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Mindfulness Meditation Classes

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Classes for adults, kids, and teens have different days and times. Check Health Museum Website for details.
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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250

Join The Health Museum for a Learning Mindfulness series this fall! Dr. Ann Friedman, a psychologist and certified mindfulness instructor, will teach techniques that will help each participant to pay attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity, and kindness. Mindfulness is something we do naturally, however, daily, past, and future events occupy our minds, taking us away from being fully present in our present experiences. During Mindfulness Medication Classes, all participants will learn techniques on how to pay attention…

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Tai Chi for Beginners

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - November 16 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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20 - 100

The Health Museum is now offering Tai Chi classes for Beginners with instructor Kai Lewis. Lewis is trained in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, meditation, and other South East Asian martial arts. Tai Chi encourages stress reduction through a variety of gentle and flowing moving exercises. The series of smooth and focused breathing patterns allows one’s mind and body to release stressful thoughts and body tensions. In these classes, participants will learn practices that will help alleviate stress and encourage peaceful…

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Cheers to Your Health: STEAMPunk

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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The Health Museum invites Houstonians to celebrate and toast to its educational programming in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) at its largest fundraiser of the year, Cheers to Your Health: STEAMPunk. The Texas Medical Center member institution is Houston’s most interactive science learning center and the only Smithsonian Affiliate in the Houston Museum District, and this year celebrates its 21st anniversary as the most visited museum of its kind in the nation. Since first opening its doors in…

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The War on Rats: (Mis)representing the Bubonic Plague

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Join Dr. Melissa Bailar, PhD. and Rice University Professor, for an evening of discussion on “The War on Rats: (Mis)representing the Bubonic Plague” at The Health Museum. Dr. Bailar will discuss various literary works that have influenced public perception and medical intervention in regards to the Bubonic Plague, a local outbreak that struck Galveston, Texas and Europe in the 14th and 18th centuries. It was not until the Bubonic Plague hit Galveston in June of 1920, that doctors deemed the…

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November 2017

The New Warrior Training Adventure GBTQ Gateway

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - November 5 @ 3:30 pm
Land of My Grandfathers, 1047 Diserens rd
North Zulch, 77872
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$750

Whether you identify as Gay, Bi, Trans, Questioning, Queer, or Curious, the New Warrior Training Adventure GBTQ Gateway provides a path to discovering and integrating your authentic masculine power. We welcome you! WHAT IS IT: The New Warrior Training Adventure weekend is a real time hero’s journey, and the challenge of a lifetime for many men. This is not a retreat, a conference, or a workshop. We invite men to join us for a safe, cutting edge sex, alcohol, and…

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Community Bike Safety Course

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of St. Thomas – Houston, 3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006-4626 United States
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Free

Nervous about biking in Houston? Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church and Bike Houston invite you to a free Community Bike Safety Course where you’ll gain the confidence to cycle safely around town. The course takes place on Sunday, Nov. 5 beginning at 1 p.m. with 90 minutes of classroom instruction at the University of St. Thomas. 90 minutes of drills in the university garage follow the classroom instruction, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., and then we’ll take a leisurely…

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