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YMCA: Upcoming Events

September 27, 2016 • Continue Reading »

rocketsY Rewards – Houston Rockets

Bring your family and friends to the Toyota Center as the Houston Rockets take on the Shanghai Sharks on Sunday, October 2, the New York Knicks on Tuesday, October 4 and the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, October 15. Use promo code: ymca.

If you have any questions or need assistance ordering, contact Andrew Cornutt at 713-758-7563 or andrewc@rocketball.com. Don’t forget to mention YMCA when you call.

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zumbaZUMBA® Fest

Join us this Friday, September 30 for ZUMBA® Fest at select Y locations.

This exhilarating, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning fitness party is a free event and open to the public. So bring a friend and come shimmy, shake and dance the night away!

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September Membership Special

Offer Ends Friday

Now is the time to find YOUR PERFECT FIT at the YMCA. Whether you need to restart an exercise routine or you’re looking to take your workout to the next level, the Y can help YOU find what YOU need.

Join the YMCA as a Facility Member by September 30, and pay NO JOINING FEE – a savings of up to $125.

Already a facility member? Earn a free month of membership for each friend you refer.

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Triumph of the Human Spirit: Works from Houston’s Refugee and Immigrant Artists

human-spiritCome out and support Houston’s refugee and immigrant artists at the YMCA International Services art show and auction on Friday, October 7 from 6-9 pm on the St. John’s School Campus, 2401 Claremont Lane, Houston, TX 77019.

Proceeds from the sale of all artwork will be shared equally between the artists and YMCA International Services, where the funds will be used to support programming.

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Northfield I & II Subdivision Newsletter, September 2016

September 26, 2016 • Continue Reading »

The September edition of the Northfield I & II Subdivision News is available for download. It contains 12 pages of community events and information that are occurring around the area. If you have community news that you would like to place in our newsletter, feel free to contact vlsanders5@sbcglobal.net.

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Celebrate with us: National Night Out, Oct. 4

September 23, 2016 • Continue Reading »

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Dept. of Neighborhoods Workshop, Sept. 24

September 22, 2016 • Continue Reading »

Attend this informative workshop to learn everything you need to know about the NEW Dept. of Neighborhoods.

The City’s Dept. of Neighborhoods has a new Director with a revived vision from Mayor Turner. Come meet the new Director and her executive team. Learn what the NEW Dept. of Neighborhoods has in store with being a more interactive and proactive department among District K communities.

Westbury High School
(Lecture Room)
11911 Chimney Rock Rd., 77035
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Seats are still available, but RSVP is required.

Questions? Contact District K council office @ 832-393-3016 or Donald.Perkins@houstontx.gov

Sims Bayou Greenway – Groundbreaking Celebration, Oct. 13

September 18, 2016 • Continue Reading »

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Open Mic Night at India House on Saturday, Oct. 1

September 18, 2016 • Continue Reading »

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A day with Mitch and Alan – with butterfly release

September 16, 2016 • Continue Reading »

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Now’s the time… Sign Up or Renew your Farm Share for Fall!

September 15, 2016 • Continue Reading »

We can feel the leaves rustling and the winds changing as we begin to plant radishes, kale, beets, broccoli, carrots and lettuces to welcome the impending cool season. Now’s the time to Join or Renew your Farm Share! The new 20-week season begins the week of October 8th. Join in the delight of eating with the seasons and knowing your neighborhood farmer.

Renown local Chef Monica Pope will be hosting an exclusive cooking demo event for 15 lucky Farm Share members this November! Sign Up or Renew your Farm Share by September 30 to be entered for a chance to win and participate!

Sign Up Today!

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Citizens Advisory Council Meeting and PIP Meeting, Sept. 20

September 15, 2016 • Continue Reading »

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YMCA: Upcoming Events

September 13, 2016 • Continue Reading »

Y Rewards – Battle of the Piney Woods

t-shirtThe Sam Houston State Bearkats take on the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks for the 91st edition of the Battle of the Piney Woods on Saturday, October 1!

T-Shirt packs are now on sale. Get your ticket and Under Armour T-shirt starting at just $22. Are you bringing the kiddos? The Papa John’s Family Pack includes four tickets, four pizzas and four sodas for just $75.

Call 832-667-2390 or visit BOTPW.com.

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Enter to Win a Fitbit Alta

win fitbitWe’re here to help you get back to your best you as we celebrate women’s health this month.

This is your last chance to enter to win a free Fitbit Alta with seven interchangeable bands and a $100 Y Gift Card!

You must have a Facebook account in order to enter the contest. Contest ends Monday, September 19.

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Thank You for Making YMCA Operation Backpack a Success

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Healthy Weight and Your Child – National Childhood Obesity Month

healthy-weightOur Healthy Weight and Your Child program creates a safe, fun and active environment for children and families to explore and adopt proven methods to living a healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Weight and Your Child empowers 7-13-year-olds, with the support of their families, to reach a healthy weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

Families will work with trained leaders and learn about topics, including:

  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • Portion control
  • Internal and external triggers
  • Food label reading
  • Goal setting and rewards

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Preparing for Success

preparing-for-successRecreate test-day conditions, understand which subject areas your child needs to focus on and get ready for the day when the scores really count with our free SAT/ACT Practice Exam hosted in conjunction with The Princeton Review. Practicing early and often is the first step in helping your child succeed.

The practice exam is open to all high school students and takes place from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, September 17. Register for the practice exam at one of these locations:

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