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An urban park in the heart of downtown Houston. In less than four years, the site that became Discovery Green was transformed from an undeveloped, concrete eyesore into a beautiful and vibrant destination adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Discovery Green exemplifies a successful public-private partnership between the City of Houston and Discovery Green Conservancy. Find out more!

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Amazing Houston Comic Con
Sept 4 - 6, 2015
George R Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX

Meet your favorite creators and celebrities at this 3-day event, filled with a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more. There is something for everyone at the Amazing Houston Comic Con, from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day! Details.
Houston Fine Art Fair
September 9 - 12, 2015
NRG Center 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX

Leading galleries, from around the world, including Texas, California & New York as well as Latin America, will offer a wide array of paintings, drawings, print editions, installations, sculpture, & photography. Details.
5th Annual Houston History Conference
daily thru September 13, 2015
MD Anderson Library 114 University DR, Houston, TX

Titled “On the Cusp: Houston in the 1860s,” the morning sessions will feature Houston in the 1860s. The afternoon sessions will discuss any topic on the history of the greater Houston area, in any time period. Produced by the Houston History Association (HHA), the conference will create awareness through presentations and discussions with Houston leadership, scholars, academics and the public. Details.
Pearland International Festival 2015
September 19, 2015
Independence Park 3919 Liberty Dr Pearland TX

The Festival is going to be filled with live music, cultural dancing performances, activities, international food and vendor booths, children's entertainment, a kids zone, as well as the “Taste of Pearland” VIP tent with wine and fine art. Details.
Running of the Bulls
Sunday, September 20, 2015 8:15am
NRG Park 1 Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

Presented by HEB, the competitive run is chip-timed and is open to participants of all ages and fitness levels. In order to have racing time recorded, competitors must register for the competitive run. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age bracket.Benefits Houston Texans Foundation and Houston Methodist. Details.
2015 Houston Signature Chefs Auction
October 16, 2014
Silver Street Studios 2000 Edwards Houston, TX

This high-profile event attracts over 800 Houston philanthropists, including executives from many of the top socially-responsible corporations in Texas. Top local chefs prepare food for the guests while premium wine tasting and exclusive live auction items are also included -- a truly unique fine dining event. Details.
Couture for the Cause “A White Haute Affair”
Saturday, October 17, 2015 7:00 p.m.
The Home of Randy and Brenda Bartley

Great food, entertainment, a spectacular fashion show, and much more, provide for this premier event to be one of a kind. And as we come together to party for a cause, the American Cancer Society will continue to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people to stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against a disease that has taken too many lives. Details.
Wings Over Houston Airshow
October 17 - 18, 2015
Ellington Airport 510 Ellington Field, Houston, TX

One of Houston's largest non-profit civic events, the proceeds are used to sponsor the Wings Over Houston Scholarship Program for college students studying for careers in aviation, Aviation Career Education (ACE) Summer Academy for high school juniors and seniors interested in aviation, Commemorative Air Force aircraft restoration and flying historical programs, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Rotary Club, and many other area non-profit groups. Details.
The Bash: A Halloween Happening
October 24, 2015
Hotel ZaZa 5701 Main St, Houston, TX

Founded in Houston in 1947, Easter Seals Greater Houston provides a wide variety of needed services to individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities and their families in the five counties surrounding the Houston area. Details.
The Monster Mash 5k/10k & Kids
October 31, 2015
Sam Houston Race Park 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX

Post race food and beverages are served inside the pavilion with Halloween themed music playing in the background. Awards are given to the top three finishers in each five year age category. Overall winners and top costumes are also awarded during the ceremony with door prizes being randomly drawn from the list of race numbers. Details.
The Houston Heart & Stroke Walk
November 7, 2015
NRG Park 8400 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX

Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke — the nation’s No.1 and No.4 killers. Thank you, our walkers, donors and volunteers who help fight heart disease and stroke. You are why we have the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Life is why is why we have our mission. Details.
Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's
November 7, 2015
Minute Maid Park 400 Hamilton St, Houston, TX

Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Details.
Chili Cookoff for Kids
Saturday, November 7, 2015 12:00 p.m.
Little Woodrows - Midtown 2306 Brazos S Houston, TX

Join us when Houston's most popular restaurants will battle for bragging rights in the YPC Chili Cook-Off!Participants will get to sample creations by chefs from all over Houston while raising money for Child Advocates' fight against child abuse. Details.
Marcus Luttrell's Patriot Tour 2015
November 13, 2015
Redneck Country Club 11110 W Airport Blvd, Stafford, TX

Team Never Quit presents Patriot Tour 2015 Featuring Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, Chad Fleming, David Goggins and special guest Pete Scobell For his 2015 Patriot Tour, Marcus Luttrell, Navy SEAL and author of Lone Survivor, Service and the inspiration behind the Hollywood Blockbuster Lone Survivor, brings his Patriot Tour to twenty cities across the U.S. with a number of special guests and performers. Details.
2015 Step Out: Houston
Saturday, November 21, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Minute Maid Park 501 Crawford St. Houston, TX

We Step Out to do our part to Stop Diabetes and take steps to improve our health! Participants are changing the future and making a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes. You can too! Details.
2015 TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot
Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, November 26, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Dillard's by the Galleria Houston, TX

Bring your family and friends together and join us for a fun and healthy Thanksgiving tradition that everyone will love. Proceeds benefit the families served by Neighborhood Centers Inc. Details.

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