District H News
I-45 North Houston Highway Improvement Project: Community Meeting
Join Council Member Cisneros and community leaders at an upcoming meeting hosted by TxDOT which will focus specifically on the Environmental Impact Statement's analysis along I-45 from north of Pierce Elevated and I-10 to just north of the I-10/610 North Loop Interchange. RSVP here.
When: 6/8/19, 10 am - 11:30 am
Where: Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South st.
Council Member Cisneros to Host First of 5 TechConnect Fairs June 14th
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 next week's event. Click here for details on the 2019 TechConnect Fairs.
When: Friday, June 14th, 1 pm - 4 pm
Where: Eastwood Community Center, 5020 Harrisburg
Use SNAP Benefits At Farmer's Market Across City
Urban Harvest has launched a SNAP incentive program to provide affordable access to fresh, local food by partnering with other organizations to bring 12 farmers markets and farm stands that currently accept SNAP benefits. Using your SNAP benefits will get you FREE Double UP Food Bucks to spend on fruits and veggies (up to $20). Find the location nearest you and more info here .
Near Northside: Houston Basics
The Children's Museum of Houston is hosting a program for parents and grandparents of children birth -3 years old, teaching them 5 simple and powerful ways to help children become happy and successful.
When: June 6th, June 13th, June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, all from 10 am - 11 am
Where: Holy Name Catholic Church, 1920 Marion St.
First Ward: Sawyer Yards Announcement
Enjoy the summer nights while shopping unique art! Starting this month, Sawyer Yards' Second Saturday Market event moves to evening hours from 6 to 10 pm. Spring Street Studios will keep their standard hours from 12-7 pm and Sabine Street Studios will open 12-7 pm. More info here.
Summer Reading Program Underway
Now through August 1st, kids ages 5-12 and teens 13-18 are invited to Explore the Unknown by participating in the Houston Public Library's Summer Reading Program where they will earn reading and activity badges and unlock awesome prizes!  More info here .
Extreme Weather Ready Expo This Weekend
The largest of its kind in the nation, the annual Houston/Galveston Extreme Weather Ready Expo aims to prepare residents for extreme weather situations through presentations, interactive exhibits, weather forecasting and more. This event is FREE and family-friendly. Register here.
When: 6/8/19, 10 am - 3 pm
Where: George R Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas,
Subcommittee on Education Meeting on June 12th
Join Council Member Cisneros as the City Council Economic Development Subcommittee on Education hears from Dr. Raymund Paredes (Commissioner of Higher Education for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board) and Mike Temple (Director of Workforce Solutions) as they speak to the skills needed and the resources available for young people entering the workforce. All are invited to the networking reception immediately after the meeting. More info on on the Subcommittee is here.

Subcommittee Meeting: 6/12/19, 2 pm in the Council Chamber (2nd Floor of 901 Bagby)
Networking Reception: 3 pm in the Legacy Room (1st Floor of 901 Bagby)
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!