Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Heights Happenings: Dec 16-22, 2009

Saturday, December 19, 9 AM: Trails to Rails Ribbon Cutting

  • For real this time: Celebrate the opening of the wonderful 5 mile long trail through the Heights. The trail runs along Nicholson from 26th Street south to 7th Street and from Shepherd east along 7th Street, to Spring Street and White Oak Bayou under I-45, where it connects to the proposed Heritage Corridor West Trail near downtown providing a connection to the University of Houston and other downtown bikeways and destinations.
  • This is the 5th trail COH has opened in 2009 for an additional 15 miles of city bikeways.
  • Ride your bike to this event, details and directions are provided on the flier
  • Click Here: for MKT Rails to Trail Ribbon Cutting invitation (.PDF)
  • For more information contact Dan Raine, Bicyclist Pedestrian Coordinator, Houston Bikeway Program, at or call at (713) 837-0136

Sunday, December 20, Noon- 6 PM: Gift wrap-ternoon at Sew Crafty

  • Actually enjoy wrapping your gifts this year! Join Sew Crafty for a Wrap-ternoon and get all your gifts wrapped in style.
  • $20 gets you all you can wrap access for the whole afternoon! SC will provide all materials (craft paper, ribbon, stamps, tape) – just bring yourself and your gifts!
  • No instruction is provided, but they do have plenty of tutorials to get your creativity going!


Thursday, December 17, 6:30 PM: Silver Blades on the Silver Screen: How The Grinch Stole Christmas

  • See this fantastic holiday remake starring Jim Carrey while skating the rink downtown at Discovery Green. The 7,200 square-foot skating surface of Kinder Lake features skate, snack and gift shops, as well as the Snow Box—a special, toddler-friendly rink.
  • Movie = Free. Skating = Fee

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 9 AM- 1 PM: COH Electronic Waste Neighborhood Collection Event

  • Get rid of the broken stuff you replaced at Christmas in an environmentally friendly wayat HCC’s Northline Campus Parking Lot 8300 Block of Fulton (between Garrotsville and Deerfield ) Houston, TX 77022
  • Items accepted include the following electronics ONLY: TVs, Computers, monitors, keyboards, cell phones, microwaves, CPUs, VCRs, etc.
  • For more information call 832-393-3226 or 281-999-5879, visit the City of Houston website at:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the shout out ladies!! Hope your holidays are going well so far!