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Notice of Public Hearing for the 2017 Annual Action Plan

March 23, 2017 • Continue Reading »

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department has prepared the Draft 2017 Annual Action Plan, which serves as the annual application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for federal entitlement grants, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

Public Hearings to be held:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
City Hall Annex
900 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002


Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Acres Homes Multi-Service Center
6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77091

Mayor Turner honors Wildcat basketball team during City Hall ceremony

March 23, 2017 • Continue Reading »

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Larry V. Green, District K, recognized the Westbury Christian boys basketball team in front of City Council downtown on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, and proclaimed it “Westbury Christian School Boys Basketball Day” in honor of the team’s fifth consecutive TAPPS state title, and the 21st since the WCS boys basketball team won its first TAPPS state title in 1991.

Summer High School Studio Art Intensive at Art League Houston

March 16, 2017 • Continue Reading »

The Summer High School Studio Art Intensive at Art League Houston is a rigorous, four-week summer program and in-depth studio art experience for high school students, ages 14-17. Participants will receive six hours of coursework each day in a variety of mediums, beginning with drawing and painting and expanding to less traditional forms. Led by established local and national artists and educators, projects will go beyond techniques traditionally taught in high school art classes, teaching students practical skills necessary to develop as artists. In addition to studio classes, guest speakers (practicing artists, curators, and arts administrators) will meet with participants throughout the program to will share stories and provide insight into the art world. Participants will also spend two days visiting various art spaces and cultural institutions around Houston, gaining insight into the local arts climate in Houston. The program will conclude with a final exhibition and celebration of the work produced for friends, family, and instructors. Each participant will receive an individual portfolio sessions to help prepare for portfolio reviews when applying to colleges and art schools. This program is limited to 16 students. Participants must be able to commit for the full duration of the program.


9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, June 5 – 30, 2017


$400. Each student will be responsible for providing their own supplies. A limited amount of supplies will be provided by Art League Houston. Tuition assistance is available!


Applications must be submitted online through Submittable only. In addition to basic information, applicants will be asked a few short answer questions and will be required to submit between three to five images of their work. Artwork examples in any medium are welcome. Click HERE to apply!


Applications are due no later than Sunday, April 29 at 11:59 PM.


All applicants will receive notification of the status of their application by Friday, May 5, 2017.


Accepted applicants will receive further information and access in the form of emails. Please be patient during the processing of applications. Once admitted, participants will be required to submit payment, complete a health record form, and a signed release and consent form. These forms will be distributed prior to the intensive and are required in order for each participant to be admitted into the program.


Email Zachary Gresham, Education Programs Director at

Cigna Sunday Streets – Celebrate the Streets of Houston

March 16, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Northfield I & II Subdivision Newsletter, March 2017

March 16, 2017 • Continue Reading »

The January-February 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

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5th Annual GHRCF Golf Tournament, April 24

March 16, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sweetwater Country Club

4400 Palm Royale Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479 (Map)

Tournament Format
Four Person Scramble
Par is your Partner
Mulligans available at registration
Closest to the Hole
Longest Drive
Drinks and Snacks on Course
Lunch and Awards after play

Tournament Schedule:
Registration 7:30 AM
Shotgun Start 8:30 AM
Lunch 1:30 PM

To sign up or learn more visit GHRCF
Download Registration Form
Download Info

Tax preparation at HCC-Brays Oaks campus

March 13, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Community Wide Giveaway, March 25

March 13, 2017 • Continue Reading »

District K Neighborhood 101 Workshop – Estate Planning & Law

March 13, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Save the Date: #FundTXPubED, March 29

March 10, 2017 • Continue Reading »