Calendar

Jul
28
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm
Aug
25
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm
Sep
23
Sat
2017
ArCH Tour Docent Training
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Architecture Center Houston is recruiting volunteers to train and serve as docents for our walking and bicycle tours. Training will take place Saturdays, 8:00 AM to noonSeptember 23 through October 14, 2017. Tours are offered Saturdays, 10:00 AM to noon, and select Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, September through May. Docents are asked to lead 3 to 6 tours during the season or more, if they are interested. Additional time is required for preparation and practice. This varies for each individual and can be done on their own schedule.

Content and public speaking skills are covered in training. An architecture background is not required, but a strong interest is preferred. Qualified volunteers are able to practice and lead a 2 hour tour for groups of 10 – 15 people.

Please direct inquiries to david@aiahouston.orgClick here for more information and to register online. 

Sep
29
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm
Sep
30
Sat
2017
ArCH Tour Docent Training
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Architecture Center Houston is recruiting volunteers to train and serve as docents for our walking and bicycle tours. Training will take place Saturdays, 8:00 AM to noonSeptember 23 through October 14, 2017. Tours are offered Saturdays, 10:00 AM to noon, and select Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, September through May. Docents are asked to lead 3 to 6 tours during the season or more, if they are interested. Additional time is required for preparation and practice. This varies for each individual and can be done on their own schedule.

Content and public speaking skills are covered in training. An architecture background is not required, but a strong interest is preferred. Qualified volunteers are able to practice and lead a 2 hour tour for groups of 10 – 15 people.

Please direct inquiries to david@aiahouston.orgClick here for more information and to register online. 

Oct
6
Fri
2017
Volunteers Needed for Bike Around the Bay: Registration Deadline @ Royal Purple Raceway
Oct 6 all-day

Galveston Bay FoundationVolunteers work behind the scenes and among the action at the Galveston Bay Foundation’s annual Bike Around the Bay event, providing vital support to the 1,400 cyclists that participate in this 2-day, 180-mile ride around Galveston Bay. Many different volunteer opportunities are available at this event, including cheer squads, morning muscle, breakpoint support, and more!

Bike Around the Bay is on Saturday, October 21 – Sunday, October 22, 2017, and locations and times vary for the volunteer opportunities. Register by October 6, 2017, to volunteer for this event at www.volunteerhou.org.

Oct
7
Sat
2017
Hermann Park Conservancy’s 4th Annual Park to Port Bike Ride @ Hermann Park
Oct 7 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Park to Port Bike Ride gives cyclists a unique perspective of Houston. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along the Bayou Greenway trail on Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston. There will be a turn-around party at Brady’s Landing Restaurant, sponsored by Port Houston, with snacks, music, and activities. Riders will then return along the same path, heading west, to Hermann Park for a post-ride celebration where there will be music, food, drinks and more. For a complete map of the route, click here.

Riders can also turn around at MacGregor Park for a shorter ride.

Registration

Online registration has ended. On-site registration will be available the day of the event. Individual registration is $35.

Program

6:30 AM: Registration opens
7 – 9 AM:
 Rolling start at Bill Coats Bridge in Hermann Park
9 – 10:30 AM: Brady’s Landing Turn-Around Party, sponsored by Port Houston
10:00 AM – 12 AM: Post-ride celebration at Bill Coats Bridge in Hermann Park

Parking

Free parking is available for riders at the John P. McGovern Campus Lot, located at 2450 Holcombe, Entrance #81, on the corner of Holcombe and Almeda. For a map to the lot, click here. For a map from the parking lot to registration and the starting point, click here.

For further event details, please visit www.hermannpark.org/calendar/park-to-port-bike-ride/.

ArCH Tour Docent Training
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Architecture Center Houston is recruiting volunteers to train and serve as docents for our walking and bicycle tours. Training will take place Saturdays, 8:00 AM to noonSeptember 23 through October 14, 2017. Tours are offered Saturdays, 10:00 AM to noon, and select Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, September through May. Docents are asked to lead 3 to 6 tours during the season or more, if they are interested. Additional time is required for preparation and practice. This varies for each individual and can be done on their own schedule.

Content and public speaking skills are covered in training. An architecture background is not required, but a strong interest is preferred. Qualified volunteers are able to practice and lead a 2 hour tour for groups of 10 – 15 people.

Please direct inquiries to david@aiahouston.orgClick here for more information and to register online. 

Oct
14
Sat
2017
ArCH Tour Docent Training
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Architecture Center Houston is recruiting volunteers to train and serve as docents for our walking and bicycle tours. Training will take place Saturdays, 8:00 AM to noonSeptember 23 through October 14, 2017. Tours are offered Saturdays, 10:00 AM to noon, and select Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, September through May. Docents are asked to lead 3 to 6 tours during the season or more, if they are interested. Additional time is required for preparation and practice. This varies for each individual and can be done on their own schedule.

Content and public speaking skills are covered in training. An architecture background is not required, but a strong interest is preferred. Qualified volunteers are able to practice and lead a 2 hour tour for groups of 10 – 15 people.

Please direct inquiries to david@aiahouston.orgClick here for more information and to register online. 

45th Annual BikeHouston Moonlight Ramble @ Avenida de las Americas, Discovery Green
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 12:00 am

The BikeHouston Moonlight Ramble is Houston’s oldest charity bike ride. It draws more than 2,000 cyclists, many of whom join us each year and add the latest commemorative Ramble T-shirt to their collection. This fun night-time bike ride is suitable for most ages and abilities.

Before the ride, join us for music, food and drinks, and last-minute bike tune-ups. Show us your wildest bike decorations and costumes! After the ride, the party continues with music, beer from Saint Arnold, snacks and prizes for the best-illuminated bike, best costume and more.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Pre-ride festival: 8 p.m.

Join us for music, food, and drinks at the pre-ride festival at Discovery Green! Visit our sponsor booths, give your bike a tune-up with our bike shop sponsors, or buy vintage Moonlight Ramble shirts, jerseys, and other once-a-year goodies. BikeHouston volunteers will also be in the crowd looking for the best-illuminated bike, best costume and more to win prizes after the ride.

The festival is located on Avenida de las Americas and Discovery Green.

Ride: 9 p.m.

Ride through historic Houston neighborhoods and see the city like never before! This 10-mile course will include rest stops with music and snacks, and HPD officers will be stationed at intersections for traffic control. BikeHouston volunteers will be posted throughout the route to guide you along your way.

The ride will leave at 9 p.m. and begin and end along Avenida de las Americas. Ambitious cyclists may ride the loop twice, but the course closes at 11 p.m. All riders must wear helmets and have front and rear lights on their bikes.

Post-ride party: 10 p.m. to midnight

After the ride, meet us back at Discovery Green for more music, beer from Saint Arnold, snacks, prizes and other surprises.

 

PRICING AND MEMBERSHIP

  • October registration (ends Oct. 13): $25 for members, $45 for nonmembers
  • Day-of registration (Oct. 14): $35 for members, $60 for nonmembers
  • Registration for Ramble volunteers: Free
  • Members, check your email for the member price code.

Each registration period also includes a VIP option, which provides access to the VIP tent at the post-ride party, a pre-Ramble dinner, and a limited-edition Ramble jersey and T-shirt.

All non-member registrations include a membership to BikeHouston and will help support better, safer biking in Houston, as well as provide access to discounts at select Houston businesses.

For riders who register after Sept. 30, T-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis the night of the ride.

Volunteer for the Ramble HERE.

For more information: visit bikehouston.org/ramble2017.