Category: Events

Attend a nationally-recognized training program. In your own backyard. February 11-13, 2020

For accounting and financial professionals working in a nonprofit organization, the Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) training provides a crash course in every aspect of nonprofit financial management. Program graduates leave with the know-how and action plans they need to make an impact in their organizations right away.

Call for Proposals: 2020 Houston Common Field Convening

Lawndale is thrilled to announce our partnership with Common Field and to share… Open Call for Proposals: 2020 Houston Common Field Convening in partnership with Art League Houston, Aurora Picture Show, DiverseWorks, Galveston Arts Center, Lawndale, L.O.C.C.A: Law Office for Citizenship and Art & The BioArt Bayou-torium, Mystic Lyon, the Resistance Healing Clinic, and Rothko Chapel Deadline to Submit Proposals Monday, October 28, 11:59 PM… Read more »

Don’t Miss Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Opening Nov. 3rd Soirée “MENAGE À TROIS”

  Our November 3rd “Soirée Special”concert is almost here ready to open our EIGHTH SEASONof intimate and exclusive performances with a threesome of incredible musicians in their program Menage à Trois.   CPMF is proud to present acclaimed Austin-based pianist RICK ROWLEY and in-demand Houston Symphony cellist ANTHONY KITAI who join CPMF’s artistic director violinist Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio for a scintillating program of trios, solos and duos, with music… Read more »

A Letter to the Community

On behalf of Lawndale, I am delighted to announce that our ambitious fall slate of exhibitions and programs marks the beginning of Lawndale’s 40th anniversary celebration. For four decades, Lawndale has been serving Houston artists and audiences with groundbreaking exhibitions and programs that address the critical, cultural, and aesthetic issues of our time.    As we celebrate this milestone, we consider Lawndale’s future and… Read more »

Announcing… Nicole Kidman! In 2020!

Join us at the 27th Genesis Annual Luncheon!Friday, May 8th, 2020 | Hilton Anatole  | Dallas, TX  Join us on May 8th to hear from keynote speaker and Academy Award winning actress Nicole Kidman! Australian actress Nicole Kidman first came to the attention of American audiences with her performance in the 1989 psychological thriller “Dead Calm.”  More recently, Kidman’s critically acclaimed  portrayal of Celeste in “Big Little… Read more »

13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit

A Reset for Collective Impact: SOS will reframe obesity in the context of complex global systems that are shaping three worldwide crises: obesity, under-nutrition, and climate change. We anticipate it will reset the agenda for future summits as well as national-level work on these issues. Proceedings from the summit, including insight shared during interactive sessions will be published post-Summit. SOS participants will be at… Read more »

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza will be returning this year on two separate weekends: September 14th and 21st

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza will be returning this year on two separate weekends: September 14th and 21st from 8 am to 12 noon.   Taking place at the peak of hummingbird migration, XHX is a once a year opportunity to see these amazing birds up close. Watch as we carefully catch and band these tiny travelers and sign up to symbolically adopt one! XHX will… Read more »

Be the Light of Caring Campaign Coincides with Fundraising Event

“Be the Light of Caring” is the name of The Caring Place’s latest fundraising campaign. The campaign will end on October 5, the same day as the organization’s signature fundraising event, Deep in the Heart of Caring.  Funds raised through this campaign will help neighbors in need pay utility bills this year.   The Caring Place recognizes not all of its supporters can attend the… Read more »

January 2019 Exhibitions & Public Programs

Sunday Brunch with Lawndale Sunday, January 27 11 AM – 1 PM Tickets: $100 // $75 (Lawndale Members)  Artworks: $300 (per work) Support Lawndale’s vibrant exhibitions and programs while feasting on Bloody Marys, mimosas, and art! At this new fundraiser, nineteen 8 x 10″ artworks created and donated by artists in the Lawndale community will be exhibited anonymously and can be purchased for $300,… Read more »

The Writer’s Garret Spring Open House

You’re invited to kick off the new year with The Writer’s Garret! Join us on Saturday, January 26th, 1pm-4pm, as we celebrate the goals we’ve accomplished in 2018 and preview the exciting new projects that lie ahead this year for WINS, Rail Writers, Write to Heal, spring workshops, and more. Join us for live music, readings, drinks, and refreshments! Free & Open to the Public! 1250… Read more »

This November: Solana d’Lamant memorial, publishing tips, FREE poetry workshops for DISD, and more

 November is a time to reflect on the things we hold dear. At The Writer’s Garret this month, we honor the memory of a dear poet and friend, give the gift of poetry to Dallas children, and celebrating new chances to write with you. November means FREE poetry workshops for YOUR Dallas ISD school! The Dallas Public Library’s annual Express Yourself Youth Poetry Competition… Read more »

November 2018 Exhibitions and Public Programs in Houston

Lawndale Lending Library Pop-Up Exhibition BRAVERY IS CONTAGIOUSby Sarah Fisher Yours, Mine, and Ours: Selections from the Lawndale Lending Library Collaboration with Houston Community College – Central Monday, October 29 – Friday, November 9, 2018HCC Central Campus Art Gallery (3517 Austin Street, Houston, TX 77004)   Reception Thursday, November 1 6 – 8 PM Join the event on Facebook!   Get a sneak preview of the… Read more »

Get your tickets for one of Dallas’ best holiday concerts!

FALL INTO WINTER featuring members of Dallas Bach Society   November 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center     Single tickets are now available!   Part of the Deloitte concert series, CCGD’s ‘Fall into Winter’ will feature music of the Renaissance and Baroque time periods, as well as many traditional holiday favorites. In addition to the music of J. S.… Read more »

Green happenings at Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

Green Happenings     Here are some things going on this month, both here at the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm and in the community at large that we thought you might be interested in.     Become a Member Today!       Fall Wildlife Field Research Week    Wildlife Field Research Week was October 8-13, and included prairie vegetation, riparian woody plant, small… Read more »

Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Nov. 4 Soiree: Albéniz to Weber

Our NOVEMBER 4th “Soirée Special” concert is almost here and seats are filling up quickly as we begin our SEVENTH Soirée Season of intimate and exclusive performances. We open our season with an incredible group of musicians: pianist DANIEL ANASTASIO, San Antonio Symphony’s Principal Clarinet ILYA SHTERENBERG, and San Francisco cellist JONAH KIM who join artistic director and violinist STEPHANIE SANT’AMBROGIO in a program that will take you… Read more »

9th Annual Over the Edge Event at Embassy Suites to Benefit Special Olympics

Special Olympics Texas today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 9th Annual Over the Edge event, which is set to take place once again at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Houston on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Raising funds to support the organization’s more than 59,000 athletes, Over the Edge will provide an adrenaline rush for a good cause… Read more »

Don’t Miss Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Nov. 4 Soiree: Albéniz to Weber

  Our NOVEMBER 4th “Soirée Special” concert is almost here ready to inaugurate our SEVENTH Soirée Season of intimate and exclusive performances. We open our season with an incredible group of musicians: pianist DANIEL ANASTASIO, San Antonio Symphony’s Principal Clarinet ILYA SHTERENBERG, and San Fransisco cellist JONAH KIM who join artistic director and violinist STEPHANIE SANT’AMBROGIO in a program that will take you “from Albéniz to Weber.” From a… Read more »

Fall Native Plant Sale October 12 & 13

What’s in Season: October American witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) We swear we didn’t choose witch hazel because of Halloween — it’s just an added bonus that this striking tree blooms around the same time little kids are donning pointy hats and toting cauldrons and brooms. But Hamamelis virginiana — best known by its fragrant, lime-yellow, crepelike petals — does have a few tricks up its… Read more »

UPCOMING: Difficult Dialogues Public Forum on the Environment with Dr. Eric Klinenberg (10/16)

  RSVP Humanities Institute / Planet Texas 2050 Fall 2018 Difficult Dialogues Public Forum on the Environment Guest Speaker: Dr. Eric Klinenberg, “Climate Change, Social Infrastructure, and Inequality” The University of Texas Humanities Institute and Planet Texas 2050 will hold a Difficult Dialogues public panel on “Climate Change, Social Infrastructure, and Inequality,”featuring Eric Klinenberg, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for… Read more »