WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2ND
Eco-Challenge. Oct. 2 – Oct. 23, 2019, online The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites Houstonians of all faiths to join their team for this year’s Eco-Challenge. This online event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: waste, food, health, transportation, energy, community, nature, water, simplicity, or a custom challenge of your own. Create a new environmental stewardship habit over the course of the 3 weeks of the challenge!! Join the team at
SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH
Marva’s Holistic Fair. 10:00am-5:00pm. Psychics, tarot readers, palmists, healers, vendors of all sorts. Admission Free. LaQuinta Inn-Galleria on 610 West Loop North between San Felipe and Post Oak, 77027. psychicfairs.com 713-444-3581
Native American Drumming. 11am. Sponsored by Daniel Antoon and Dr. Homer Garcia. Learn history and meaning of drumming. Drums and rattles available to use. Suggested fee $5.00. First Spiritualist Church of Houston 2115 Turner Dr, Houston, TX 77093.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 6TH
Bayou Bikers 8:00am Bayou Bikers meet at Market Square Park on the first Sunday of the month for 25- to 40-mile bike rides exploring the bayous of Houston. Rides are open to all. Market Square, 301 Milam, 77002. 713-845-1000
Blessing Ceremony. 9:00am-3:30pm. Free. CHUNG TAI ZEN CENTER OF HOUSTON, 12129 Bellaire Blvd., 77072 www.cthouston.org 281-568-1568
The Ecological Crisis & The Response of Faith: An Interfaith Discussion on Action & Advocacy. 4 p.m. People of all faiths are invited to learn about our present ecological crisis and consider how our faiths can enable us to respond. What is our present ecological crisis? What specific issues are central? Using the United Nations’ Global Environmental Outlook, issued earlier this year, the speaker will address these questions. All attendees, of all faiths, will then engage in facilitated discussions of how our faiths both inform and enable our response to this crisis, thru both personal and collective action and advocacy. FREE. Register at EventBrite.com 1st Unitarian Universalist Church 5200 Fannin St. Houston, Texas 77004 firstuu.org Contact Lisa Brenskelle with any questions at email@example.com.
1000 Lights for Peace. 6pm. Come celebrate the 150th Birthday of Gandhi, Beginning with a 5K Walk for Peace at Miller Outdoor Theatre, the evening concludes with a ceremony where all present have the opportunity to light a candle representing their pledge for peace. Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Drive 77030. FREE/Ticketed Event. milleroutdoortheatre.com
TUESDAY OCTOBER 8TH
Body By Broadway. 6:30pm partnership with Theatre Under the Stars and DEFINE body + mind, sing, squat and plank along to some of your favorite Broadway tunes. Enjoy a FREE, hour-long sweat sesh while unleashing your inner Broadway star at the park. Market Square, 301 Milam, 77002. 713-845-1000
SATURDAY OCTOBER 12TH
A Night at Market Square. 6 pm. Join us for our annual Historic Market Square neighborhood block party!! We honor Hispanic heritage through a traditional Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Learn more about the significance of this day through art installations and community activities along with great live music by David Beck's Tejano Weekend and El Tule. Market Square, 301 Milam, 77002. 713-845-1000
SUNDAY OCTOBER 13TH
Full Moon Drumming. 7:30pm. Join us in honoring the Hunter Moon. Drums and rattles available for use. Suggested fee $5.00. First Spiritualist Church of Houston 2115 Turner Dr, Houston, TX 77093.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 17TH
Blanket Bingo. 6-9 pm. This ain't your grandma's bingo! Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission includes one bingo packet (approx 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Market Square, 301 Milam, 77002. 713-845-1000 marketsquarepark.com
SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH
YOUniverSOUL Fest. 10am-8pm. YOUniverSOUL Fest is a one-day mindfulness festival empowering attendees to live their best lives through the 9 Limbs of YOUniverSOUL Fest – Yoga + Art + Enlightenment + Movement + Music + Healing + Community + Environment + Children. Kids 12 and under can attend for free.Midtown Park 2811 Travis Street, Houston, Texas 77006. For more information, please visit
Native American Drumming. 11am. Sponsored by Daniel Antoon and Dr. Homer Garcia. Learn history and meaning of drumming. Drums and rattles available to use. Suggested fee $5.00. First Spiritualist Church of Houston 2115 Turner Dr, Houston, TX 77093. firstspiritualistchurchofhouston.org
The 9th Annual Houston Halloween Fest. 5-10pm. The festival is open to the public with a $10 donation to enter. Children 11 and under FREE with a ticketed adult. Featuring entertainment and activities for the entire family including live music on the Bud Light stage, food trucks, business & art vendors, beer tents supporting Pup Squad Animal Rescue, HZW special FX blood splatter zone, kids costume contest, photo ops and more. The Houston Heights. West 19th St, Houston, TX 77008.
Electric Satsang with Dwain Briggs 6:30pm. Music, Mantras, & Meditation. Love donation of $10.00 suggested. First Spiritualist Church of Houston 2115 Turner Dr, Houston, TX 77093. firstspiritualistchurchofhouston.org
SUNDAY OCTOBER 20TH
Half-day Retreat. 9:00am-12:40pm. Chan/Zen Meditation Classes guided by Ordained Zen Masters of Chung Tai Chan Monastery. Free. CHUNG TAI ZEN CENTER OF HOUSTON 12129 Bellaire Blvd., 77072 firstname.lastname@example.org 281-568-1568
TUESDAY OCTOBER 22ND
Body By Broadway. 6:30pm partnership with Theatre Under the Stars and DEFINE body + mind, sing, squat and plank along to some of your favorite Broadway tunes. Enjoy a FREE, hour-long sweat sesh while unleashing your inner Broadway star at the park. Market Square, 301 Milam, 77002. 713-845-1000 marketsquarepark.com
FRIDAY OCTOBER 25TH
Critical Mass-Houston. Assemble at 6:30 pm. Roll at 7:15pm. A casual bike ride starting from downtown Houston and going wherever. Cars rule the road every day, but one day a month we get together to celebrate our love for bicycles and have fun riding. Free. Guadalupe Plaza Park, 2311 Runnels St., 77003.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 26TH
The Witches’ Ball. 8pm-1am. The Witches’ Ball is a Halloween masquerade party where you can join our magical community in raising money for local charities that make an impact on Galveston Island! This year your attendance will be supporting the Galveston Island Humane Society and Artist Boat! Galveston Scottish Rite Cathedral, 2128 Church Street, Galveston, Texas 77550. Tickets may be purchased at The Witchery, 2116 Postoffice Street in Galveston or over the phone at 409-515-0669.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 27TH
Meditation Workshop. 10:00am-11:00pm. Open to everyone - especially for beginners to meditation. The master will give a brief introduction to meditation and guide the participants to do meditation. Free, donations welcome. CHUNG TAI ZEN CENTER OF HOUSTON, 12129 Bellaire Blvd., 77072 email@example.com 281-568-1568
BCO & HTXO 12th Annual Haunted Hike. 6pm. Get your spook on with BCO & HTXO as we slither our way through the deep, dark forest trails. Taunt the forest trolls with us on Halloween night in Memorial Park! For those who make it out of the forest in one piece, we’ll calm our nerves with pizza and beverages (bring $5 for pizza and BYOB beverages. Memorial Park Rugby Field Parking Lot, North Picnic Lane , Houston, TX 77007. RSVP at for additional information, please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org