Feb. 28 to Mar. 19 -
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™
Here we go again. Time to saddle
up and prepare for the arrival of the world’s largest livestock
show and rodeo. The 2006 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has
lots to offer.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is Houston's version of Mardi
Gras, the Super Bowl, and the running of the bulls in Spain, all
The Show features live rodeo action sanctioned by the PRCA (ProRodeo),
a world class livestock show, horse show, Go Texan Events, carnival,
concert star entertainment, exhibitors and so much More!
March 10 to 12 - 71st Annual Azalea Trail
Azalea. The name given to the
various spectacular flowering shrubs (genus Rhododendron) of
the Heath family that are in full bloom each Spring in Houston,
These showy flowers flourish at six Houston locations in varying
shades of pink, purple, white, red and yellow and are a magnificent
sight to behold.
River Oaks Garden Club, founded in 1927, has made many contributions
to the Houston community in the areas of conservation, horticulture
and civic beautification. More ...
March 18 - Guaranty
Bank Tour de Houston
March 18, 2006, the City of Houston is proud to sponsor The "Guaranty
Bank Tour de Houston" Bike Ride.
This BP MS 150 Recommended
Ride allows riders to complete a 20, 40 and 70 mile bike ride through
historic neighborhoods of Houston. Mayor Bill White, Council Member Carol Alvarado and Texas
State Senator Rodney Ellis, will kick off the event starting
at 7:30 a.m. for The "Guaranty Bank Tour de Houston" will begin
and end at Hermann Square in front of City Hall, located downtown
in the 900 block of Smith Street. More
March 19 - K9 Fun Run
April 8 - Mutt Strut
25th annual fun run for dogs
and their owners, sponsored by the Houston Humane Society.
Shotgun start begins at noon on March 19 at Sam Houston Park.
9th Annual Mutt Strut, sponsored by the Houston
SPCA. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. on April 8 at Fish Plaza.
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Houston Municipal Art
complement the artistic endeavors of the private sector, the City
of Houston's ongoing vision to emphasize public art continues to
expand the opportunities for citizens to enjoy art in public spaces.
In 1999, the City of Houston established an ordinance mandating
that 1.75% of qualified Capital Improvement Project monies be set
aside for civic art. All new permanent and temporary art proposals
and restoration projects, which are located on city property, are
administered through the Municipal Art Office.