Summer Camp, Adult-Style: Week Five

Houston, the dog days of summer are upon us - we can feel it in the air you can wear. Check out our latest summer camp picks to perk you up on this dreary day! Bayou City Outdoors & REI present "Summertime Dogs 101 – Hikes, Health & Happy Paws": Tuesday, July 9 Desperate times call for desperate measures. Did you know that there are more than 25 official dog parks in Houston and the surrounding areas for your furry friends to frolic? (The small patch of grass outside of your apartment doesn’t count, sorry.) Bayou City Outdoors and REI will be hosting Linda Oliva, who has been a veterinarian in Houston for over 25 years, to discuss summer safety for our canine companions. ARC Workshop: Funding Strategies for Independent Artists: Wednesday, July 10 Fresh Arts Is the starving artist stereotype hitting a bit too close to home? Join Fresh Arts’ Executive Director Jenni Rebecca Stephenson and Jerry Ocha of Two Star Symphony for an overview workshop on strategies and resources for individual artists seeking funds to support their professional art career. Meet the Faces of Discovery Green: Thursday, July 11 Discovery Green Discovery Green has been chosen as one of four featured charities for July at OKRA Charity Saloon. This Thursday, you can meet the faces behind the fun at a special happy hour event. Representing the park will be President Barry Mandel, Programming Director Susanne Theis and the staff that makes Discovery Green one of Houston’s most vibrant public spaces. Don’t miss this chance to eat, drink and do good! Lawndale Art Center's "The Big Show" 2013: Friday, July 12  Lawndale Art Center The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center's annual open-call, juried exhibition that helps emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure. For this year's exhibition, a total of 83 works by 67 artists were selected by juror Duncan Mackenzie, Artist/Critic/Writer and Co-Founder of Bad At Sports for the exhibition from 922 works submitted by 366 artists. Join Houston’s up-and-coming artists for the opening reception this Friday and enjoy complimentary beverages provided by Bombay Sapphire World Bazaar and Saint Arnold Brewing Company. Summerland Tour: Sunday, July 14 Holy ‘90s nostalgia! Alt-rock veterans Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge will be rocking out Proof’s patio this Sunday FOR FREE. Bust out your plaid and jelly bracelets and get ready to rock! Isn’t that “Wonderful?”

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