Category: Events

GCBO Co-sponsoring Rice University Course – Discover the variety of birds in the Texas Gulf Coast from the yellow-crowned night heron to the peregrine falcon, with a guided birdwatching field trip.

As a world-renowned region for birding, the Texas Gulf Coast is home to a great number and variety of beautiful birds. The roseate spoonbill, the yellow-crowned night heron, the American avocet, the scissor-tailed flycatcher and the peregrine falcon are just a few examples of birds that can be found either in Houston or within a short drive. In this introduction to birding—one of the… Read more »

Shape your organizational culture – Discover strategies based on latest research

How does a value-based culture impact both employee and organizational performance? Explore the ethical dimensions that shape culture at our Organizational Ethics and Values workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This course incorporates the latest research on ethical or value-based organizational culture to understand its importance and positive impact on employees and organizational performance. In this course, we’ll review the conceptual underpinnings of ethical and value-based… Read more »

Announcing The Big Show 2018

Announcing The Big Show 2018!   The Big Show 2018 Saturday, September 15 – Sunday, November 11, 2018 Lawndale is pleased to announce the artists, programming, and events for the 2018 iteration of The Big Show, our ambitious annual exhibition of new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale. For the 2018 exhibition, juror Evelyn C. Hankins selected 53 works from 501 artist… Read more »

Last festival of the Summer – Labor Day weekend

The last festival of the summer will be buzzing with artists, great music, local craft beer, food trucks and dozens of hands-on creative activities for the whole family. Arts Alive kicks off Saturday morning with the 1/2K by the Bay Beer Run.  That is correct, this is a 0.5K. There is no need to be a marathoner, but participants must be 21 or over… Read more »

Deep in The Heart of Caring Annual Fundraiser Tickets go on Sale September 1st

Slip on your fancy cowboy and cowgirl duds and come on out to the Deep in the Heart of Caring on October 13, 2018 at Schwertner Ranch Event Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale on September 1st. This annual fundraiser draws hundreds of neighbors under the wide-open country sky for an evening of live and silent auctions, a live… Read more »

TECH IMPACT’S 2018 TECH FORWARD CONFERENCE AIMS TO TRANSFORM NONPROFITS THROUGH THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY

Tech Impact, a national nonprofit organization and leading expert in nonprofit technology, announced its second annual Tech Forward Conference, a three-day event bringing together nonprofit leaders and industry experts to discuss how technology can transform nonprofit organizations and the sector as a whole. Taking place from September 30 – October 2 in Austin, TX, Tech Impact and its conference partners, TechSoup, NetSuite, and Microsoft,… Read more »

Going Beyond the Game: Teams Volunteer in the Community

Do you know a high school or middle school athletic team that has volunteered at the Food Bank? Visited older adults in assisted living? Shared their time with special needs students? Our high school and middle school coaches are working hard to help our youth learn key values that will serve them well in life. They teach more than the basic skills of their… Read more »

Registration is open until August 15 for the nation’s largest community giving day that turns 10 in September, highlighted by 10 days of giving and volunteering, new technology, and more counties and nonprofit counties

Turning 10 is a big deal, especially for the nation’s biggest community day of giving, which this year will occur September 20. Communities Foundation of Texas will mark North Texas Giving Day’s milestone year with a slew of newness and improvements, ranging from a new platform that enables personalized crowdfunding, an ambassador program to spread the word and increase participation, four new qualifying counties… Read more »

Reserve your seat for Houston Habitat’s annual “Building a Dream” Luncheon! Tuesday, October 23, 2018

When we celebrated our 30th anniversary at the “Building a Dream” luncheon last year, who knew we would have so much fun? Of course, there was the traditional meet and greet and networking, but we also taking photo at the “step and repeat” screen, and enjoyed an entertaining talk with Dr. Tererai Trent of Zimbabwe. This year, we celebrate one of our own –… Read more »

This Saturday, July 21 from 1 – 4 PM: Family Day at Lawndale!

This Saturday afternoon, enjoy a day of FREE fun at Lawndale!     Family Dayin collaboration with Asia Society, CAMH, and MFAHSaturday, July 21 1 – 4 PM FREE Come on out to Lawndale on Saturday, July 21 from 1 – 4 PM for a summer Family Day, featuring hands-on activities inspired by our 2018 Artist Studio Program exhibition, In Real Life, and Elaine… Read more »

Adult writers, journey by train into the heart of Deep Ellum!

You’re invited on a journey to discover the musical, artistic, and literary history  of Deep Ellum. Come along for the ride! SIGNUPS NOW OPEN Rail Writers: Deep Ellum Blueswith Lisa HuffakerSaturday, August 4th | 3:30-8:30pmAges 21 and up | FREE (ONLINE SIGNUP REQUIRED)   On this journey aboard the DART rails into Deep Ellum and beyond, singer, poet, and teaching artist extraordinaire Lisa Huffaker guides… Read more »

San Antonio Named Site for 2025 NCAA® Men’s Final Four®

The NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Committee announced today that San Antonio will be the site for the 2025 NCAA® Men’s Final Four®. San Antonio was one of seven cities vying for the marquee event in 2023-2026 cycle, including Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, North Texas and Phoenix. San Antonio has hosted four Men’s Final Four’s, most recently this past spring. “This is great… Read more »

NEWS FROM TEXAS STATE: Meadows Center hosts Independence Day celebration at Spring Lake

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will host a Fourth of July tour and fireworks viewing party at Spring Lake for guests of all ages to enjoy a unique, fun-filled celebration of American independence. The program will include: Sunset Glass-Bottom Boat Cruises | July 4, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Spring Lake is even more majestic when experienced at sunset. Hop… Read more »

Cocktails & Connections at Hotel Valencia

Join us for COCKTAILS & CONNECTIONS Benefitting our women’s division Dress for Success San Antonio   Summer is the Season of Success! Join us on July 12th @6 pm at Hotel Valencia’s Naranja Bar for Cocktails & Connections.   Your $25* ticket gives you exclusive access to our Pop-Up Boutique – a preview of our Semi-Annual Fall Sale, one complimentary drink, tasty bites from… Read more »

Exhibitions Opening and Public Programs

Exhibitions Opening Opening Reception: May 25, 2018  6 – 8 PM Join the event on Facebook! 2018 Artist Studio Program Exhibition featuring Regina Agu, Shannon Crider, and htx people project: In Real Life May 25 – July 29, 2018 John M. O’Quinn Gallery     This annual exhibition showcases the work of Lawndale’s Artist Studio Program participants. The Artist Studio Program is a nine-month… Read more »

The Big Show 2018 | Submissions Now Open

The Big Show is an ambitious annual exhibition of new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale.   Juror Evelyn C. Hankins, PhD Senior Curator Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden      Evelyn C. Hankins has been a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden since 2007. While at the Hirshhorn, she has also organized an array of projects, including Mark… Read more »

Texas Christian Community Development Network in Fort Worth on June 7th

If you’re in Tarrant County, come hang out with us in Fort Worth on June 7th. We’ll be hosting Growing & Developing Our Community-Fort Worth, an event on Christian community development on June 7th at 9 a.m. at Southside City Church, 2100 W Louden St | Fort Worth, TX 76110. Hear from TxCCDN Executive Director, Rucker Preston, Darrel Auvenshine, and Dametra Stevenson, about Christian community… Read more »

Join TPR and the McNay for Considering Art with Susan Stamberg & Vincent Valdez

  Join TPR and the McNay Art Museum for Considering Art: A Conversation with Susan Stamberg & Vincent Valdez on Friday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m.     The first woman to host a national nightly news program, National Public Radio’s Susan Stamberg has won every major award in broadcasting, and has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of… Read more »

49th Annual Special Olympics Texas Summer Games Returns to Arlington, May 24-27

Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) 48th annual Summer Games will return to The University of Texas at Arlington and surrounding area venues from Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27. All events are free and open to the public. The four-day event is SOTX’s largest competition of the year, featuring more than 3,000 athletes from all around the state of Texas.   Competitors will participate… Read more »

Member Appreciation Reception this Saturday!

Join Us For The Member Appreciation Reception! The Cibolo Nature Center & Farm and Texas Public Radio have one big thing in common-WE LOVE OUR MEMBERS! If you haven’t joined yet, be sure you do this week to attend out Member Appreciation Reception before the Moondance Concert on Saturday. All current members invited and free to attend the reception, but please RSVP by May… Read more »