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.)

Please see the speakers and their topics for the 2023 Spring Session below: 

March 23     Tim Pylate, Executive Director, Armand Bayou Nature Center, examines and    reviews the benefits of Greenspace and notes its many aspects that can improve our lives.

March 30     Sandra Yates, Head, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library, discusses the Center archives and the Texas Medical Center.

April 6          Edward M. Emmett, Fellow, Baker Institute, Rice University, uses his experience with transportation and interstate commerce to explore the past, present and future roles of highways.

April 13        Arthur “Tim” Garson, MD, Clinical Professor, Fertitta Family College of Medicine, University of Houston, discusses the use of telemedicine and its usefulness in the practice of medicine.

April 20        Malcolm McCorquodale, President, Houston Genealogical Forum, explains the Forum and its purpose to provide a range of subjects for genealogical research success.

April 27        Bill Wertzner, Volunteer, USS Texas, shares his stories of the USS Texas, veterans he has known, and interactions with visitors in his years as a docent and volunteer.

May 4           Matt Lanza, Managing Editor, Space Center Weather, forecasts the coming hurricane season, shares thoughts on the 2022 season, and talks about Houston’s fascinating weather.