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June 22, 2017
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Houston City Highlights - February thru March 2006

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Feb. 28 to Mar. 19 - Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™
2006 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 in one.

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 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, Texas.

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

Guaranty Bank Tour de Houston On Saturday, 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
Sheltie Puppies

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.

Office of Communications Feature:
Houston Municipal Art

To 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.

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