School is out for the summer leaving parents wondering what their kids will do this summer? Answer: Summer Camp! There are tons of programs and camps in Houston for children of all ages! Here are some fun choices for summer camp:
The Houston Zoo is featuring new animals this summer created from Legos!
Like the ones you’re used to here at the Houston Zoo, these animals are colorful and fun to observe, but these are also distinctly different. These animals don’t require any food or any clean-up. How is this possible? The new animals are made entirely of LEGO bricks!
This season make outdoor spaces greener than ever, reduce household emissions, reduce noise, and burn calories!
Use a push mower! Gas-powered landscape tools, such as mowers and trimmers, generate more than 5 percent of urban air pollution.
Apply weather stripping. A 1/8-inch gap along the front door's threshhold is the draft equivalent of having a two-inch hole in the wall. Home sealing of windows and doors can reduce your energy bill by 10 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Kickoff National CPR Awareness Week by registering for a life-saving CPR class and receive a CPR Anytime® kit to take home and train your family. According to the American Heart Association, 70 percent of Americans report feeling helpless to act in a cardiac emergency.
On May 4th from 8:30am until 4:30pm at Allen’s Landing in downtown Houston will host and welcome the community to the thrilling tradition of dragon boat racing!
The Texas Dragon Boat Association “promotes the tradition of dragon boating, increase awareness of Asian and Asian-American culture, and enhance cross-cultural understanding.” Expect over 30 teams racing throughout the day with colorful cultural performances, educational cultural booths, delicious cuisine, and fun games for the whole family.
This year make spring cleaning a breeze with these top tips from the experts!
On May 18th the Ninth Annual Impact A Hero anticipates more than 3,000 runners including 50 wounded heroes and their families. Texans center Chris Myers, the honorary chairman, several of his coaches, and teammates will participate with America’s wounded heroes. The Texans will be sponsoring the Kids Area. Funds raised help by providing emotional & financial support for our wounded veterans and their families.
Timing is everything in lawn and garden care. Here are some tips you might not have read about to keep the lawn in tip top shape!
Our friends Westin Homes, the builder of the 2013 Project Playhouse, has created a playhouse theme that is “out of this world!”
Westin has partnered with HomeAid Houston, a 501c3 charity of the Greater Houston Builders Association, the Houston Astros and the Astros Foundation, to construct a playhouse for this seventh annual fundraiser that salutes the Astros new mascot, Orbit. Orbit is a lime-green outer-space creature wearing an Astros jersey with antennae extending into baseballs. He was originally the team’s mascot from the 1990 through the 1999 seasons.
Earth Day Houston, developed by Air Alliance Houston, is the Houston area’s premier celebration of our planet at Discovery Green.
The FREE community one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to do their part to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Earth Day Houston showcases more than 30 green non-profits, each educating visitors on how they can make Houston greener.