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Houston Saturday, August 11 Events

Check out what there is to do in Houston this summer on our Houston Attractions Guide.

Hotel Association Hosts the Ultimate “Garage Sale”. Two large area hotels declared they needed to get rid of their excess stuff, the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston decided to pitch the ultimate hotel garage sale. On Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11, the Hilton Americas ~ Houston and the Four Seasons Houston are reducing inventories of everything from furniture and electronics to barware and linens. The hotels want everything to sell so there’ll be bargains galore!

Shop for:
•• Furniture such as sofa sleepers, couches, headboards, and mattresses
•• Fixtures including lamps
•• Glassware including champagne glasses and barware
•• Assorted linens
•• Electronics such as 27” TV’s, clock radios, CD Players, etc.

The garage sale is open to the public and admission is free. It will be on Friday, August 10th from 1pm to 5pm and on Saturday, August 11th from 9am to 3pm.

For information, please call 713-223-9595.

Romeo & Juliet. 8:30pm. Perhaps the greatest love story ever told, this classic tells of the uncompromising hostility of two families who forbid the natural growth of a youthful, committed love. Houston events at Miller Theater, In Hermann Park, 100 Concert Drive. Call 281-FREE-FUN for more info.

Stages Theatre - Late Nite Catechism. Sit up straight, spit out your gum and be quiet – or pay the price! This riotously funny international hit comedy takes audiences back to their school days with a show that’s part interactive catechism class, part stand-up comedy routine. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:9/30

Mixers, Elixirs and IMAX Summer Social Series. 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.,The perfect Friday night party, with live music, where social butterflies mingle with science buffs and dance under Tyrannosaurus Rex, one of the largest land carnivores of all time. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713.639.IMAX for more info. Event ID: Fri., thru Aug.24

Houston Fine Arts Events

RED HOT - Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection. Drawn from the extraordinary holdings of Houston collectors Robert, Jereann, and Holland Chaney, the exhibition focuses on artists who emerged after the political and economic upheavals of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Showing at Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Event ID:10/10

The David Whiney Bequest. This exhibition celebrates the extraordinary bequest of works of art from the collection of David Whitney (1939–2005) to The Menil Collection. A curator, writer, art collector, and former trustee of The Menil Collection and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Whitney was a pioneer in modern and contemporary art scholarship. Houston Fine Arts events at Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross. Call 713-525-9400 for more info. Event ID:10/28

Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan. Now thru Sept. 9th. At four times the size of the state of Texas, Kazakhstan is an enormous country, the ninth largest in the world. However, this vast and beautiful nation is virtually unknown to most Americans. Discover the fascinating history, mythology and craftsmanship of the highly sophisticated culture that roamed its wide plains, verdant forests and towering mountains more than 2,000 years ago. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713-639-IMAX for more info. Event ID: 9/9

Jelly Belly® presents CANDY UNWRAPPED. Bring your taste buds to The Health Museum this summer and explore some sweet science! Jelly Belly® Presents CANDY UNWRAPPED exposes the science of sweets and sours with biology, chemistry, physiology and psychology of sugar. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info. Event ID:9/3

The Great Wall of China: Photographs by Chen Changfen. thru Aug.12, 2007. Born in 1941, Chen Changfen became a professional photographer at 18, and six years later, in 1965, photographed the Great Wall of China for the first time. Although he has continually photographed the wall over the last 30 years, the project was most actively pursued after the Cultural Revolution when he needed a restorative project. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. At Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet.



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  • ”癌症病患的健康飲食要點“講座。2-4pm。地點﹕希望診所。7001 Corporate. #120
  • 古典音樂欣賞講座。2-4pm。蕭邦藝文書館。713-776-8916 (詳情參閱首頁新聞)
  • 全僑健康日。9:30am-2pm。僑教中心。(詳情參閱首頁新聞)
  • 休士頓台灣長春會月會。10am-1pm。地點:台灣人活動中心
  • 西南華人浸信柔道會, 2-4 pm , 地點: 12525 Sugar Ridge Blvd., 281-495-1511
  • 免費英語會話班, 10-11am ﹐地點﹕陽花園 Club House, 713-271-5600
  • 國際體育舞蹈中心舞會。8:30-12pm。9730 Town Park

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