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Houston Sunday, May 18 Events

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

Cantare Houston Singers - Judas Maccabeus
. 7:30pm on Sat, 5pm on Sun. Handel’s 1750 version of the oratorio in historically-informed style with CANTARE Houston’s superb choral singers, orchestra, guest soloists, and the Houston Children’s Chorus, all under the direction of Kevin Riehle. Houston events at the Hobby Center. Call 281-649-3479 for more info.

Buffalo Batou Kayak Tour. 9am-1pm. Paddlers will venture into the lushness of the bayou, exploring the urban oasis of Houston. Join us for one of our unique afternoon-guided paddling trips. Houston events at Downtown, in Buffalo Bayou. Call 713.752.0314 for more info.

Baby Expo. Houston events at Reliant Center - Hall A. Call 877-959-BABY for more info.

St. Thomas Scottish Festival. May 18, at the Toyota Center. The highly acclaimed, five-time Juvenile World Champions from the St. Thomas Episcopal School will perform an array of Scottish favorites as well as some contemporary pieces in conjunction with this year’s theme “Legend of the Glen.”

Great Romantics. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 832-202-2882 for more info.

Houston Roller Derby. 5pm. Houston Roller Derby consists of four women teams, the Burlesque Brawlers, the Bayou City Bosses, the Machete Betties, and the Psych Ward Sirens. Houston events at Verizon Wireless Theater. Call 713-230-1600 for more info.

14th Annual Festival of Greece. Houston events at 1100 Eldridge Pkwy. Greek food, wine, music, dancers, and carnival games. Call 281-451-5999 for more info. Admissions: $3, Kinds 12 and under Free. Event ID:5/18

Stages Theatre - Mr. Marmalade. Grown-up actors portray children in this look at a precocious 4-year-old girl with an alarmingly adult imagination and a suicidal 5-year-old playmate next door. The title character, her imaginary friend, comes replete with cell phone, personal assistant and hectic schedule - representing the adult preoccupations that intrude on childhood innocence in contemporary society. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID: 6/1

Houston Symphony - Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto. Houston events at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Call 713-224-7575 for more info. Event ID: 5/18

Friends of the Houston Library 2008 Annual Book Sale. 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Houston events at the Convention Center. Friends of the Houston Public Library invite the community to the 30th Annual Bargain Book Sale. More than 80,000 books will be available to the public at “bargain” prices, with proceeds benefiting the Houston Public Library. Preview sale for members. Call 832-393-1387 for more info. Event ID: 5/18

Pasadena Strawberry Festival.  The multi-cultural event draws a crowd of more than 35,000 to enjoy the strawberries, entertainment, food, activities and fun. Location: Fairmont Parkway @ Red Bluff. Call 281-991-9500 for more info. Event ID:5/18

Broadway in Houston - The Wedding Singer. Houston events at the Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. Call 713-622-7469 for more info. Event ID:5/18

Houston Fine Arts Events

Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius. Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest geniuses the world has ever known. More than 500 years ago, Da Vinci designed flying machines, robots, submarines, underwater breathing gear and solar powered industries. This remarkable internationally acclaimed exhibition displays over 60 models of Da Vinci's famous machines, inventions and designs based on ancient codices. At the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Event ID:9/1

Where Clouds Disperse: Ink Paintings by Suh Se-ok.  Over his 40-year career, Suh Se-ok has incorporated his traditional training with his Modernist sensibility to create dynamic works that embody his artistic vision. He has been especially transfixed by the figurative form and has continually explored and perfected it until it evolved into powerful formal gestures of simple lines that comprise his definitive pictorial vocabulary. Location: Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info.

Pompeo Batoni: Prince of Painters in Eighteenth Century Rome Exhibition. Houston events at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

Sesame Street Presents: The Body. Get to know what’s under your skin at Sesame Street Presents: The Body, an amazing new educational exhibition featuring Elmo, Oscar, Grover and the rest of your Sesame Street friends! Run, jump and play your way through a new interactive exhibition all about the human body. This exhibit will cover everything from fingers and toes to your ishy-squishy insides. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info.


5/18

星期日

  • 味全華夏杯乒乓球單打比賽 9am. 832-618-8722.地點 5905 Sovereign Dr. 中國人活動中心
  • 申遠方個人獨唱音樂會.7pm.281-731-7310. 地點:7502 Fondren Rd.
  • 免費學英語。3:30pm。713-732-6265. 地點﹕2140 First Colony Blvd.,Sugar Land
  • 國際體育舞蹈中心舞會。8:30-12pm。9730 Town Park

 

 

 

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