District H News
Council Member Cisneros to Host Second of 5 TechConnect Fairs June 21st
Learn to code, participate in engaging, interactive tech activities, and enjoy  FREE FAMILY FUN  at the first of five annual TechConnect Fairs. Microsoft, Timbergrove , and the Houston Public Library will join Council Member Cisneros at this week's event. View the details on other upcoming 2019 TechConnect Fairs here.
When: Friday, June 21st, 1 pm - 4 pm
Where: Independence Heights Community Center, 603 E 35th St.
Public Meeting: North Houston Highway Improvement Project
All are encouraged to join Council Member Cisneros in offering your feedback on the I-45 Expansion Project at a public meeting tonight hosted by the City of Houston and TxDOT. Find more info here.
When: 6/20/19, 6-8 pm
Where: Harris County Department of Education, 6300 Irvington Blvd.
2nd Ward: Family Day at the Houston Maritime Museum
Bring the whole family for free to the Houston Maritime Museum at their monthly Family Day celebration this Saturday, where there will be demonstrations by local artists and art activities in the Kid's Cove.
When: 06/22/19
Where : Houston Maritime Museum, 2311 Canal St.
Drivers Wanted!
The Solid Waste Department is holding hiring events throughout the city to hire qualified applicants for sideloader operator, senior sideloader operator, and senior refuse truck driver positions. More info here. Upcoming hiring event in District H is below.
When: Friday, 6/28/19, 9 am - 1 pm
Where: Workforce Solutions Facility, 4450 Harrisburg, Ste. 100
Northside Regional Bikeways: Ribbon Cutting
Join Council Member Cisneros, Mayor Turner, and Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Commissioner Garcia for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the competition of a new network of high-comfort bicycle lanes on Hardy, Elysian, Kelley and Lyons streets. Learn more here.
When: 6/27/19, 10 am
Where: 4250 Elysian St. (Corner of Elysian and Egypt)
Homebuyer Fair
Speak with lenders to find payment assistance programs, learn how the mortgage and home-buying process works, meet realtors, and learn what down payment assistance programs you are eligible for at Avenue's First Time Homebuyer Fair. Advanced registration is required and the services are free.
When: 6/22/19, 9 am -1 pm
Where: BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South Street.
Near Northside: Fitness, Food, and Family Fun
Join the community for a fun walk, a ZUMBA session, a food fair, and learn how exercise can help treat and prevent diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and obesity.
When: 6/22/19, 10 am - 12 pm
Where: Castillo Park
Auditions for Spanish-Speaking Child Actors
The Houston Grand Opera is seeking children ages of 7-12 years of age, who are fluent Spanish speakers and have previous stage experience, for a new holiday opera scheduled to play this December. All interested and qualified candidates may register here. For questions, please contact Mark Lear. Audition date/details below.
When: 7/9/19
Where: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave .
Northline: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Resource Fair
Don't miss out on free services health screenings, legal advice, a food fair, workforce opportunities, and extra-curricular activities that will be provided to the community at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church this Saturday. For questions, send an email here.
When: 06/22/19 from 10 am - 1 pm
Where: St. Charles Borromeo Church, 501 Tidwell Rd.
New Spanish Radio Show Hosted By HPD
Comunidad y Confianza”, Houston Police Department's first radio show for Houston’s Spanish-speaking community, launched this past Tuesday morning. Hosted by officers Robles and Pantoja, the show will air live every Tuesday at 9 am on: 98.3 FM, 1590 AM, HPDs Facebook live and CCBA radio (Internet TV).
Register For Back to School Resources
You have until July 12, 2019 to register your child for a spot at the Mayor's Back to School Fest on August 3, 2019. The largest Back to School Fair in the City, this event will have free immunizations, free dental screenings, haircut vouchers, school supplies/backpacks, a free round trip courtesy of METRO, fun demos and giveaways. Don't miss out! Register here.
Download the 311 app to your Android or iPhone . When you see an issue in your neighborhood,  use the app to report it . You can even include photos! If you prefer to talk directly to a representative about your issue, or want to request information about City resources, birth certificates, elections, and more, call 713-837-0311. Remember: Always call 911 in the case of an emergency!