This weekend in Houston there are plenty of diversions in and around the city. I've got the latest scoop on where to find some magnificent music, a wonderful chance to learn belly dancing and a tip on a hot fishing spot for outdoorsman.
We can all do some small things to reduce our carbon footprints. One key things is to shop closer to home. For many of us that could be as simple as a weekly visit to the Midtown Farmers market.
It's best to get there early on Saturday mornings before the crowds arrive. There's an eclectic selection of locally produced, fresh fruits, veggies and other goods at this urban farmers market.
TROUT FEST AT AMERICAN LEGION PARK
Saturday, morning January 30 from 9am-11am is a good time for you to catch some fresh trout for dinner. You can join the action at the recently stocked lake at American Legion Park, 4015 Lexington Blvd. Bait will be provided while it lasts and If you catch the largest trout you will get the added bonus of being awarded a prize.
Stepping Competition Comes To Houston
Looking for some cool evening entertainment this weekend in Houston? Take a look at some of these hip events scheduled for this weekend.
The Sprite Step Off, comes to Texas Southern University, Houston Texas. It showcases the richness of the multicultural college experience and creativity of Greek letter organizations Stepping teams.
This dynamic form of self-expression was primarily performed on Historical Black Colleges and Universities for years and is finally breaking into primetime.
The Step Off selects regional winners to compete in a final showdown. This year's Sprite Step Off will culminate with the National Finals held on February 20, 2010 in Atlanta, GA.
The 9th Annual Trinity Jazz Festival
It's time again for the 9th Annual Trinity Jazz Festival. World-renown saxophonist Kirk Whalum will take the stage at historic Trinity Church in Midtown Houston.
Other activities at the festival includes a free Master Class/Clinic and a Jazz Mass.
Tickets to the January 29-31, 2010 event are available on-line at the official webiste: www.trinityjazzfest.net
Classes In Houston
2 Days of Belly Dancing classes with Jill Parker
The class start introduce student to an essential exercise of yoga & conditioning.It is created for you to bring into your own practice, safely building muscle awareness, isolation, flexibility, grace & postural alignment, ever important elements of stunning performance.
This weekend in Houston you can register for a new class that not only will make you smarter it can possibly make you richer. It teaches you how to buy and sell on Ebay.
Everyone will learn how to register for a trading account online, safe trading practices,and everything you wanted to know about Ebay but didn't know who to ask.
Pre-registration is required. For additional information, you can call the Fort Bend County Parks & Recreation Department at (281) 403-8637.
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