What’s Up Houston?

By | July 16, 2015

Houston is an utterly amazing place brimming with unique organizations, things to do and places to visit. This series of classes features guest speakers who tell us about these organizations, events and fun and educational places we can visit with possible volunteer opportunities.

This class meets from 10 am until 11 am on the Thursdays
(when LEOH is in session.)

The schedule of speakers for the 2022 Fall Session
is given below: 

September 22:
Mary Cohrs, Director, Bellaire Library, presents part 2 about the City of Bellaire and its recent history.  It includes Loop 610, the recall election, and attempts at annexation.

September 29:
Frances Bock,
Master Gardener, Harris County Master Gardeners, discusses the pros and cons of choosing container gardening and popular types of containers.

October 6:
Sarah Pella, DVM,  Veterinarian, Meyerland Animal Clinic, talks about veterinary medicine, new treatments, and the special bonds of pets and owners, especially seniors.

October 13:
Arthur “Tim” Garson, MD,  UH College of Medicine, discusses the use of telemedicine (devices such as video or phones) and its usefulness in the practice of medicine.

October 20:
Joe Powers,
President, Houston Beekeepers Association, tells us that the Association encourages and promotes beekeeping throughout the Houston Metro area.

October 27:
Tom Jackson, Trustee, Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, talks about contributions of the Irish to the American Revolution; and its 250th anniversary.

November 3:
DeAndra Ramsey, Executive Director, Nature Discovery Center (Bellaire), notes that the Center strives to connect people to nature by providing space to explore Texas native flora and fauna.