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Oct
21
Sat
2017
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway | Baytown | Texas | United States

Join the Galveston Bay Foundation for their 11th annual Bike Around the Bay, a two-day 170-mile fully supported ride around Galveston Bay. This unique cycling event takes riders in a complete loop around the largest estuary in Texas (and one of the biggest in North America)! All proceeds from this signature fundraising ride directly benefit GBF and its mission to preserve and protect the Bay.

All cyclists of all skill levels are welcome. Riders are given the option to complete the entire two-day route from Baytown to Galveston and back or one day only. Pick whichever option works for you. The route is fully supported with SAG wagons and frequent breakpoints along the route that provide drinks, snacks, bike mechanics and first aid.

New this year to Bike Around the Bay is the opportunity to participate in a 45-minute yoga and stretching session at the finish of day 1. Participants will focus on static yoga stretches to help open and increase flexibility. After riding 96.3 miles, this session will allow your body to recover and will help enhance performance for day 2 and prevent injuries. It’s free, so remember to RSVP at checkout.

Register today to ride in Bike Around the Bay 2017 on Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22, 2017. If you can’t come out and bike, please consider making a generous donation to help them reach their goal!

Oct
23
Mon
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
24
Tue
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
25
Wed
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
26
Thu
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm
Oct
31
Tue
2017
GOMA Texas Hurricane Harvey Mini-Grant Program Deadline
Oct 31 all-day

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is a partnership of the five Gulf States, federal agencies, academic organizations, businesses, and other non-profits in the region. Our goal is to significantly increase regional collaboration to enhance the environmental and economic health of the Gulf of Mexico.

The Texas Mini-Grant Program is a public-private partnership, administered by GOMA and funded by agencies, businesses, and private organizations, to provide funding for projects that address immediate needs as a result of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Mini-grants can be used to fund immediate needs in the following priority areas: water quality or water quantity, wildlife or fisheries, natural habitats, and resilience.

Award values range from $5,000 to $10,000 and will be provided to the recipient upon execution of a grant agreement. Applications should be submitted via email to Laura Bowie at Laura.Bowie@gomxa.org by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm
Dec
5
Tue
2017
Youth Making Ripples Film Submission Deadline
Dec 5 all-day

Image result for youth making ripples logoThe Youth Making Ripples Contest is an ocean conservation-inspired film festival and competition which challenges K–12 students to produce short ocean documentaries (< 5 min.) about problems that face the ocean, and possible solutions to these issues. The website provides film maker resources, examples of previous winning films, and submission details. Students can win small scholarships and participate on the annual shark tagging expedition. The deadline for submission is December 5th, 2017.

The 2018 Youth Making Ripples Film Festival will take place on January 25, 2018 and will be hosted by the Mote Marine Laboratory. A portion of the festival will focus specifically on plastic pollution and feature Motes new exhibit called “Sea Debris: Awareness through Art”. Check back soon for details and information.

Dec
29
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm