Sunday, July 25, 6:30 PM: United Nations Safe Planet Campaign screening of "Submission: In Defense of the unborn"
LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE
See the trailer for documentary HERE. This film discusses the effects of chemicals on the unborn babies, among other environmental topics.
Learn about the new Campaign and hear from Michael Stanley-Jones, the director, on the importance of this movement and the responsible management of hazardous wastes and chemicals. Mr. Stanley-Jones is traveling from Geneva, Switzerland to attend the event.
There will also be a short film "Safe Planet Presents: Body Burden" starring Ed Begley Jr. to start off the evening.
Hosted by Gallery MSquared at The Houston Heights Theater339 W 19th Street (No seating provided, bring your own. No food allowed)
Tuesday, July 27, 2 PM: City Council Public Meeting
This meeting with focus in part on the issue of the proposed Walmart development in the West End, bordered by Heights Blvd and Yale. It is an opportunity to speak directly to City Council. At the meeting, the public has the floor with the ability to have up to 3 minutes each to speak to city council about your opinions on the development.
If you are interested in speaking you must call the City Secretary at 832-393-1100 and put your name on the agenda. Be sure you tell them your topic is "Wal-Mart." To be most effective, we should have as many people as possible show up. There is no need to sign up just to be present, but if you want to address the council, you must call the number above.
Wednesday, July 28, 7 PM: Divisional PIP (Positive Interaction Program) meeting for the Central District
"The Positive Interaction Program holds monthly PIP meetings featuring speakers from different divisions (Burglary and Theft, Homicide, K-9, Helicopters, etc.) explaining how their division operates. This is done so citizens will know what to expect, should they ever need the police."
Thursday and Friday, July 22-23, 8:30 PM: Discovery Green's Art Series presents HOME
Talento Bilingue de Houston brings this stunning visual portrayal of Earth with aerial footage from 54 countries and over 120 locations. Narrated by Glenn Close, the film begins with the creation and evolution of the animal species on Earth.
Friday's show presented in SPANISH
Saturday's show presented in ENGLISH
IN OTHER NEWS:
I hope you have Saturday, August 7th marked on your calendar already for White Linen Night