District H News
Love Your Pet Conference at Moody Park
In addition to highlighting the importance of spaying and neutering, Council Member Cisneros' Love Your Pet Conference will also focus on improving overall animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. The Love Your Pet Conference will have fun activities for kids, a student art exhibition, pet resources, and informative presentations. Visit this website for more info.
When: Saturday, February 16th, 10 am - 1 pm
Where: Moody Park Community Center, 3725 Fulton Street
Houston Hispanic Forum's Career & Education Day 2019
Don't miss this FREE family event (including lunch and childcare) to talk to colleges and universities and explore careers in arts and humanities, business/industry, multidisciplinary studies, public services, and STEM. Financial aid assistance with FAFSA and TASFA completion on site. Visit this website for more info.
When: Saturday, February 16th, 9 am - 3 pm
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas
2nd Ward: Family Day At Houston Maritime Museum
All are invited to discover the ancient maritime civilizations of Italy, Greece, and Phoenicia! Families will be able to decipher Latin words, learn about the process of dyeing cloth, and decorate their own amphorae. There's even a special kid's presentation at 1 pm! Don't miss the Houston Maritime Museum's Family Day, which offers free admission to all.
When: Saturday, February 23rd, 1 pm - 4 pm
Where: 2311 Canal Street, Suite 101
Walk A Shelter Dog, Fall In Love!
BARC, the Parks Department, and  Council Member Karla Cisneros  have teamed up to host BARC in the PARK as part of  Love Your Pet Month . Adoptable shelter pets will be transported by the adoptions trailer Council Member Cisneros funded and will be available to be taken on walks by community members in the park. Don’t miss out on the chance to walk a dog and maybe even take one home for just $20!
When: Saturday, February 23rd, 11 am - 2 pm
Where: Stude Park, 1031 Stude St.
Apply By the 3/1 Deadline: Summer Food Service Program
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) 2019 Summer Food Service Program for youth ages 1 to 18 will operate from June 3 through August 9. Churches, non-profits, apartment complexes, learning centers, and schools are encouraged to apply by the March 1st deadline. To learn more about this federally-funded program, dial 713-676-6832 today to speak with the program manager or visit this website to apply.
Youth: Need A Job This Summer? Applications Now Open
The Mayor's Hire Houston Youth (HHY) program is seeking applicants AND employers for Summer 2019. HHY links government institutions, businesses, community organizations, and schools to offer summer internship and job opportunities to youth ages 16 to 24.  Visit this website to apply . Visit this website to register as an employer. Apply by March 23, 2019!
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!