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Is one of your 2019 goals to move more? Trade your sneakers for skates and hit the ice! The ICE at Discovery Green will be open until January 27th.
For those with an affinity for The Royal Family, "Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol" exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is a must-see. The exhibition features portraits of British royalty spanning 500 years will be open until January 27th.
Calling all theater buffs! Memorial Hermann Mischer Neurosciences Broadway at the Hobby Center will show The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, from January 15-17th.
Cirque du Soleil presents Luzia, a visual homage to Mexico named after the Spanish words for “light” and “rain.” Luzia is showing now at Sam Houston Race Park through February 24th.
Soft rock duo Air Supply performs at The Stafford Centre on Thursday, January 17th.
Join the fight to end human trafficking in Houston with E.S.S.I. (Empower, Stand, Serve, Impact) on Friday, January 18th at the St. Regis Hotel. The evening will benefit United Against Human Trafficking.
Houston Grand Opera hits a high note with Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas with Soprano Ana María Martínez. The Wortham Theater Center will host showings on Friday, January 18th, Sunday, January 20th, Saturday, January 26th and Wednesday, January 30 with tickets ranging from $20-270.
Memorial Park Conservancy, Trees for Houston and Houston Parks – HPARD have joined forces to present Memorial Park Arbor Day on Saturday, January 19th at Memorial Park. The largest volunteer event of the year at the Park kicks off at 9:00am.
Support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation at the 2019 Crystal Winter Ball on Saturday, January 19th. The event will also honor the 2019 ABC13 Women of Distinction.
Space Center Houston presents “Planet Pioneers” closing day on Sunday, January 20th. Space Center’s fall exhibit challenges attendees to explore, adapt, and survive on a mission to colonize a new planet through exciting hands-on challenges.
Justin Timberlake returns to Toyota Center with The Shadowboxers for his third Man of the Woods show in Houston on Tuesday, January 22nd.
Football fanatics will enjoy Conversation with Gridiron Greats on Friday, January 25th at The Post Oak Hotel. Speakers include Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback Joe Montana his Co-Captains Spencer Tillman and Hall of Fame Defensive Back Ronnie Lott of the San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XXXIV. The 2019 Lombardi Award will also be presented.
The Astros Foundation presents the fourth annual Diamond Dreams Gala on Friday, January 25th at Minute Maid Park with a special performance by Earth Wind & Fire. A limited number of concert only tickets are also available.
Texas Children’s Hospital presents the 2017 musical hit The Greatest Showman for family movie night at Levy Park on Friday, January 25th. Moviegoers can also enjoy food and beverages for purchase from Coffee Q.
Houston Grand Opera Presents rarely performed The Pearl Fishers as Second Offering in Winter Repertoire on Friday, January 25th and Sunday, January 27th at the Wortham Theater Center.
The professional men and women singers of the Houston Chamber Choir invite you to Hear the Future at their 20th anniversary celebration on Sunday, January 27th. The Choir will perform at South Main Baptist Church and be joined by area high school singers including Kinder HSPVA Chorale from Houston ISD, Tompkins High School Chorale from Katy ISD North Shore High School Chorale in Galena Park ISD. The event is free to the public.
Haydeh Davoudi, Julie Kuo, Andrea Medina & Luvi Wheelock will be chairing our 6th Annual "Advocate Through Art Party" benefiting The Children’s Assessment Center (The CAC) set for Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Millon Air. The Advocates for The Children’s Assessment Center are busy planning this fabulous event, featuring a live and silent art auction, music, cocktails and more! Don’t miss your chance to be part of the festivities!
CHILDREN AT RISK and Attack Poverty Spring Party 2019
Sunday, March 24, 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: The Ballroom at Bayou Place
Chairs: Tracy and Harry Faulkner, Theresa Hildreth, and Joy Winkler Chapman
Chef Chair: David Cordua
Details: CHILDREN AT RISK and Attack Poverty are partnering to end child hunger and kick off spring for the 3rd annual Spring Party. Guests will be treated to a culinary contest featuring the hottest chefs in Houston.
Contact: Alyssa Purcell | 713.869.7740 | APurcell@childrenatrisk.org | www.childrenatrisk.org
The Immunization Partnership’s Community Immunity Spring Luncheon 2019
When: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:30a
Where: River Oaks Country Club
Chairs: Andrew N. Van Chau and Diana Tully
Details: Hundreds of community leaders, vaccine advocates and supporters will join us for the 10th anniversary of the Community Immunity Luncheon, benefiting The Immunization Partnership (TIP). Each year, The Immunization Partnership hosts this special event to remind community leaders about the importance of immunization issues, raise funds to support our programs, and honor those who have dedicated their careers to advancing immunizations and immunization rates.
Contact: Ashtyn Hooper| 281.769.3086 | firstname.lastname@example.org | immunizeusa.org