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El día de los Niños / El día de los Libros at the Houston Public Library

April 10, 2014

Children of all ages are invited to join the Houston Public Library (HPL) for entertaining and educational festivities in celebration of El día de los Niños / El día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) during April 2014. The programs are provided in partner... Read More »

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April 15, 2014

City of Houston Issues One Bin For All Request for Proposals

Mayor Annise Parker today announced the issuance of a Request for Proposals and creation of an advisory committee for the One Bin for All waste management and diversion project. The City of Houston invites submittals from short-listed firms that participated in an earlier Request for Qualifica... Read More »

April 15, 2014

$10 Microchips at BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions April 15 - April 20

HOUSTON, TX– BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions is celebrating National Pet ID week by reducing pet microchip prices to $10 from Tuesday, April 15 - Sunday, April 20 at its adoption facility and wellness center located at 3200 Carr Street, Houston 77026 ... Read More »

April 14, 2014

5th Annual Children’s Book Celebration at the Houston Public Library

Children of all ages are invited to enjoy the fun and exciting activities scheduled for the Houston Public Library’s, Books Alive! 5th Annual Children’s Book Celebration . It’s going to be a full day of exciting performances and hands-on arts and cr... Read More »

April 10, 2014

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Houston Airport System Sign Letter of Intent to Explore Dream Chaser® Teaming Opportunities at the Houston Spaceport

Sparks, Nev., April 10, 2014 – In a joint news conference held today at the Rice University Space Institute , Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced plans to explore potentia... Read More »

April 10, 2014

$10 Small Breed Dog Adoptions at BARC This Saturday, April 12

HOUSTON, TX– BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions is celebrating small breed dogs this Saturday, April 12 with $10 adoption fees (puppies excluded). More than 40 small dogs are looking for permanent homes at BARC, and BARC's team is doing everything possibl... Read More »

April 9, 2014

World Café Presentation at the Houston Public Library; "A Conversation about Literacy & Libraries: Brazil and Beyond'

Houston’s community is invited to the World Café presentation “A Conversation about Literacy and Libraries: Brazil and Beyond.” Attendees will hear from the Cultural Affairs representative with the Consulate General of Brazil, Ana Claudia de Faria Rodrigues, and Editor-in-Chief of “Publishing Per... Read More »

April 9, 2014

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces Financial Empowerment Forum

“Banking GPS” Workshops Scheduled for April 23 The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities announces the second of a three-part Financial Empowerment Forum series for citizens with disabilities presented in partnership with Bank on Houston. "Banking GPS” is the theme of three workshop ... Read More »

April 8, 2014

El día de los Niños / El día de los Libros at the Houston Public Library

Children of all ages are invited to join the Houston Public Library (HPL) for entertaining and educational festivities in celebration of El día de los Niños / El día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) during April 2014. The programs are provided in partnership by: Arte Público Press, Instit... Read More »

April 8, 2014

Mayor Annise Parker Issues Statement About National Equal Pay Day

We are stronger when we band together for the greater good and support Equal Pay in Texas and the nation. In 2014, it is so hard to believe that there are women who are not paid the same wages and salaries with similar backgrounds and education as their male counterparts. There is simply no excu... Read More »

April 8, 2014

MEDIA ALERT: News Briefing on Suspect Identified in Multiple Sexual Assault Cases

At 2 p.m. TODAY (Tuesday, April 8), investigators will discuss details of an investigation that resulted in charges being filed against a suspect believed responsible for multiple sexual assaults in the southeast Houston area since 1992. The news briefing will be held in the first floor Medi... Read More »