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The Houston Symphony announces October concert programs

The Houston Symphony announces October concert programs for its Classical, Bank of America POPS, and BBVA Family Series as in-person performances for subscribers and weekly livestreaming to ticketed home audiences continue. The lineup offers such audience favorites as Haydn’s Piano Concerto No. 11 with pianist George Li, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with violinist James Ehnes, and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings, alongside inspirational new works by contemporary composers like Anna Clyne, Philip Herbert, and Gabriela Ortiz. Part […]

Cross Creek Ranch Plans October Home Tour

(Fulshear, TX – Sept. 24, 2020)     —      Cross Creek Ranch is opening to the public in October during the Cross Creek Ranch Cruisin’ Home Tour. Visitors are invited on a home tour designed with social distancing in mind. Tour maps can be downloaded from the website or picked up at the Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. The maps take visitors to model homes and signature amenities within the community. Model […]

Katy ISD Coordinator Honored for Promoting Health and Physical Education

KATY [September 24, 2020] – The Katy Independent School District Health & Physical Education Department strives to promote healthy and fitness-focused students that lead to great learners.  District Coordinator H.C. Grimet has been an advocate for enhancing the physical, mental, emotional and social development of all district students, at their campuses and through extracurricular activities.  His important contributions, which have enabled students to develop individual knowledge and lifetime skills as well as a “can-do” attitude, have […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Family Houston present “The Ups and Downs of Virtual Learning” workshop Sept. 30

HOUSTON, September 23, 2020 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, (BGCGH) in conjunction with Family Houston, presents the first in a series of family engagement workshops titled “The Ups and Downs of Virtual Learning.” Scheduled for Sept. 30 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., the Zoom virtual workshop will provide much needed guidance from Family Houston experts to stressed out parents on how to navigate virtual learning during these uncertain times. Since April, Boys & Girls […]

Nam’s Family Violence Center Prepars For Domestic Violence Awareness Month During Covid-19

HOUSTON, TX — October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The COVID-19 health crisis has caused a tremendous spike in incidents of abuse. Even as lockdown restrictions are lifted, we know that the abuse will not simply end, that this remains a critical time for survivors, and that education, awareness, and bystander intervention are desperately needed. This October, the Family Violence Center (FVC) at Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) has scheduled virtual events to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness […]

CBD Oil for OCD: Dosage & How to use?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, better known as OCD is more common than you think. While most of us use the term as a joke for ourselves and people around us, a study by the National Institute of Mental Health revealed that 1.2% of all adults in the US have been diagnosed with this mental condition, out of which, more than 80% are seriously suffering because of this impairment. Since OCD is an anxiety disorder, there have […]

CBD Oil for Aspergers

Living with Asperger’s is quite challenging. Whether you are a child or an adult, you might have to stay on therapy and/or medication for the rest of your life. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot live a long and happy life because of this condition. If you don’t believe that, then here’s a list of a few celebrities, who are suffering with Asperger’s syndrome—Anthony Hopkins, Dan Aykroyd, and Daryl Hannah. So, now do you […]

Katy ISD Providing Free Meals to all Katy Area Students

KATY [September 17, 2020] – Through an extended waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA), Katy ISD will begin providing free meals to all Katy area students beginning, Monday, September 21. Students can receive breakfast and lunch at no cost through December 31, or pending available funds through the USDA and TDA. “All students are eligible for one breakfast and one lunch meal per day per federal guidance,” said […]

YMCA OF GREATER HOUSTON TO CLOSE FACILITIES DUE TO TROPICAL STORM BETA

  For the safety of members, staff and the community, facilities will close today Tuesday, Sept. 22  The YMCA of Greater Houston is actively monitoring the inclement weather effects of Tropical Storm Beta and its impact on Houston and surrounding areas. With the safety of our members, staff, and community being paramount, and in an abundance of caution, the following locations and programs will be closing today, Tuesday, Sept. 22:  All Greater Houston area YMCA locations will close […]

Stay Home during Tropical Storm Beta (Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.)

Residents are urged to continue taking protective measures to ensure their safety. As many roadways remain flooded, the smart choice is to avoid driving unless absolutely necessary. Likewise, if your home has taken in water, STAY WHERE YOU ARE. You are far safer at home than trying to walk though flooded roads or open spaces. Once darkness falls, it will be impossible to see danger from deep water, wildlife, and debris. Call 9-1-1 only if […]