Guided Firefly Hike & Prayer with Eyes Wide Open

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena

You are invited to join a private two-hour guided firefly hike and practice of a spiritual discipline, prayer with eyes wide open. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the prairie, forest, and bayou at night, and see the mating dance of fireflies, as a spiritual experience! You'll also learn about fireflies, which are truly …

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Hire Houston Youth Job and Resource Fair

Acres Homes Multi-Service Center 6719 W Montgomery Rd, Houston

Mayor Turner’s Houston Hire Youth (https://hirehoustonyouth.org/about-hire-houston-youth/) program returns providing summer jobs and internships to Houston youth ages 16-24. A series of job and resource fairs will take place throughout the city, continuing on Saturday, May 14 at Acres Homes Multi-Service Center. Applicants are invited to attend for employment resources and “on the spot” interviews. The …

Free

Bay Day Festival: a Galveston Bay Foundation event

Kemah Boardwalk 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah

The Bay Day Festival is a one-day celebration of all things Galveston Bay, complete with live animal exhibits, stage performances and presentations, nature crafts and more. Bring your family to this fun and educational event. Admission to the Bay Day Festival is FREE! * Kemah Boardwalk parking fees may apply. To enjoy Kemah Boardwalk rides …

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Itzhak Perlman: Mozart + Tchaikovsky 4

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

Join Houston Symphony as Artistic Partner Itzhak Perlman leads the orchestra in one of the best loved masterpieces of all time—Tchaikovsky’s fiery, fateful Fourth Symphony. Plus, hear Perlman perform the beautiful music of Mozart.

$29

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Robert Jones Jr.

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Robert Jones, Jr.. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Robert will discuss The Prophet. The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password will be automatically emailed …

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Pretty Things

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Pretty Things. This program of Houston-born ballets showcases Houston Ballet’s continued tradition of supporting the world’s most respected choreographers, featuring works by Jorma Elo, Christopher Bruce and Trey McIntyre. Elo’s ONE|end|ONE reflects the dance maker’s quirky and unexpected movements to create an atmosphere of playfulness. Bruce’s Hush is a comic and moving …

$25
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Skyline Sips & Sounds

Hilton Americas – Houston 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX

Sip on premium craft cocktails and enjoy breathtaking views of downtown at R24, the newest sky-high bar concept at Hilton Americas located on the hotel's 24th floor. Enjoy live music every Friday throughout the month of May from AJ Santana on May 6th, Adrian Michael on May 13th and Chelsea Beech on May 20th.

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Houston Symphony Music Director Designate Juraj Valcuha Conducts Beethoven 9

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

Music Director Designate Juraj Valcuha leads orchestra, chorus, and vocal soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Come together in Jones Hall and experience one of classical music’s most moving, uplifting, and inspiring journeys, a rallying cry to hope, humanity, and universal fellowship culminating in the exuberant “Ode to Joy.” An internationally acclaimed conductor, Juraj Valcuha …

$29

How Long Will Our Aquifers Last?

online United Kingdom, London

Groundwater is, as famously quoted by the Texas Supreme Court in 1904, “secret, occult, and concealed.” Sometimes referred to as “hidden water,” it is out of sight and, therefore, unfortunately, out of mind. However, groundwater comprises 98.7 percent of all the fresh, unfrozen water on Earth. About 40 percent of all surface-water flows in the …

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Covenant House Texas – Night of Broadway Stars

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Some of Broadway’s finest stars are coming to Houston on May 26 in support of Houston youth experiencing homelessness. Covenant House Texas, a shelter providing housing and support services for these youth, will host their inaugural Night of Broadway Stars to raise funds and awareness for the safety and comprehensive care Covenant House Texas provides …

$200
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Houston Ballet presents Pretty Things

Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas St, Houston, TX

Originally set to open in March 2020, audiences will finally see Pretty Things come to the stage after a two-year wait. The mixed repertoire, triple-bill program includes three works created in Houston by Houston Ballet dancers: Christopher Bruce’s Hush, Jorma Elo’s ONE|end|ONE and the world premiere of Trey McIntyre’s Pretty Things. In his new work, …

$25
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The Best of John Williams: Star Wars & More

Jones Hall 615 Lousiana, Houston, TX

Join The Houston Symphony and enjoy themes from all your blockbuster favorites—Jaws, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and more—as the Houston Symphony and Chorus celebrate the master of film scores, John Williams.

$29

A ZOOM Conversation with Feminist Activist Artists Guerrilla Girls

Online Event

Join us on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm EST for a ZOOM Conversation with feminist activist artists Guerrilla Girls. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, The Guerrilla Girls will discuss their book, Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly The event is free, open to the public and conducted via …

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Originals

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Originals. Known for innovation and forward thinking, Houston Ballet fosters artists both on and offstage. Originals showcases a returning Houston Ballet original ballet by Stanton Welch and the premiere of a new one-act ballet by Houston Ballet Principal Dancer Melody Mennite. Welch’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is set to …

$25

40th Anniversary Fiesta Pearls of Wisdom

River Oaks Country Club 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, TX

The Pearls of Wisdom Dinner is a fundraising event benefitting Vita Living. Held at River Oaks, about 250 guests enjoy a silent auction, featured speaker, dinner and special recognition. This year Vita Living is celebrating our 40th anniversary with a "40th Fiesta" theme at the dinner.

$2,500

Opening Reception for Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

Join the Moody and artist Baseera Khan as we celebrate the opening of the summer 2022 exhibition, Baseera Khan: Weight on History. The event is free and open to the public, registration is appreciated but optional. The first solo exhibition in Houston for the Texas-born, New York-based multidisciplinary artist features new and recent work, including …

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Houston Oyster & Seafest

105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007-8322, United States

The Houston Oyster & Seafest will serve as an introduction to Galveston Bay Foundation's Oyster Shell Recycling Program. We are excited to highlight many of the restaurants we partner with currently as well as raise funds to continue our Houston expansion. The festival will feature signature oyster and seafood dishes from several of Houston's hottest …

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Houston Ballet presents Originals

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Known for cultivating dancer-choreographers, Houston Ballet fosters artists both on and offstage for Originals. The program will feature the premiere of Floreciente, a one-act ballet by Principal Dancer Melody Mennite set to music by Rene Aubry, Ezio Bosso and Max Richter; the world premiere of Principal Dancer Connor Walsh’s A Joyous Trilogy (in flight), with …

$25

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Nawaaz Ahmed

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Nawaaz Ahmed. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Nawaaz will discuss his latest book, Radiant Fugitives. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password will be …

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Pride Happy Hour with Pride Chorus Houston

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

Enjoy a special performance from the Pride Chorus Houston at 6 p.m. bookended by happy hour tunes from the DJ GNDRBNDR starting at 5 p.m. Complimentary specialty cocktails will be provided by Social Beer Garden and attendees can see the current exhibition, Baseera Khan: Weight on History during this free after-hours event. About the Performers: …

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Sylvia

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Sylvia. After two glorious and critically acclaimed premieres in Houston and Sydney, Stanton Welch’s Sylvia makes a fierce return to the Wortham Theater Center stage for story ballet bliss. Welch brings his own interpretation to the classic story of the strong mythological heroine, the huntress Sylvia, and her love for a mortal …

$25

2nd Edition of International Conference on Diabetes and Obesity

Berlin, Germany Berlin, 10785, Berlin, Germany

With the amalgamation of speakers from Diabetes Conference 2020 is privileged to announce its “Diabetes Meet 2022” which will be held from June 20-21, 2022 at Berlin, Germany. We cordially welcome all the eminent researchers, students, and delegates to take part in this upcoming Diabetes Conference to witness invaluable scientific discussions and contribute to the …

$599
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Rosalie Italian Spritz Garden

C. Baldwin Hotel 400 Dallas St., Houston

Warm weather means patio season in Houston, and downtown now has a new al fresco destination. Houstonians can take in the city's spring breeze at the idyllic, new Rosalie Italian Spritz Garden, every Wednesday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm through the end of June. Patrons can enjoy a rotating Spring drink menu featuring premium craft cocktails, take in live …

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La Sylphide

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents La Sylphide. Become entranced by a magical world of fairies and forbidden romance with August Bournonville’s La Sylphide. The oldest ballet in existence, La Sylphide tells the story of a young Scottish farmer who becomes spellbound by a beautiful, winged creature. As the Scotsman abandons his bride-to-be, he offends not only the …

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Creation Care 101 Class & Weekly Discussion Group

online United Kingdom, London

Interested to connect your Christian faith to care for the earth? Want to learn how your church can live the faith through caring for creation? Or, want to improve your own stewardship? Join a free online course this summer, Creation Care 101, and participate in a weekly online discussion group the week following the class …

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