Free Events in Houston

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According to research from Stanford University, laughter is just as good for your heart as spending 15 minutes on a stationary bike. That's why on every smart professionals daily list of things to do, you'll find fun Houston Events.

Here's some cool, fun and best of all, free events taking place this week in Houston Tx, that are sure to add excitement to any ho-hum schedule.

Origins Of Green Building Design: University of Houston

For thousands of years, green buildings and designs, dwellings made use of indigenous sustainable materials and techniques well suited to local climates, dominated the landscape of every society.
Archaeologist Charles Adams shares the details of his investigation into adobe and how this practical material is ideal for hot, dry regions.

Later, Professor Patrick Peters discusses techniques and materials that are suitable for hot, humid climates.

Get more information from Hines College of Architecture, The University of Houston.

How To Grow Your Own ......In Houston

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The Houston Camellia Society presents a course entitled " Camellias 101". Hal Vanis, a knowledgeable "Camellia Expert" and Nurseryman from TX, will teach you the "do's and don'ts" about camellia growing.

You can RSVP a spot for the event at Houston Garden Center
1500 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Could the landscape in your yard benefit from a fruit tree or two? Prior to the Urban Harvest fruit tree sale on Saturday, January 17, 2009. There will be a presentation about picking and planting the fruit trees that will be available at the sale.

You'll learn how to plant, prune and care for fruit trees from instructor Heidi Sheesley, proprietor of Treesearch Farms.

Get more details from Urban Harvest
2311 Canal St., Ste. 122
Houston, TX 77003

Outdoor Clubs and Activities In Houston Tx

Can you use a quick "101" on snow sports? Learn about the equipment, the necessary fashions and layers it takes to turn the snow slopes into a place for playing around and pleasure this season!

Class-7:00 PM with 8:00 PM gear demonstrations.
REI, 7538 Westheimer Rd at Hillcroft, Houston, TX

Details and RSVP at or call 713-524-3567


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