Arab Voices Community Calendar/Announcements
 
   

The events listed below are not necessarily endorsed or sponsored by Arab Voices. Listing them on this site is a service to the community to be aware of activities and events in the Greater Houston Area. To include an event on this calendar, send e-mail to info@arabvoices.net.
 
 
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  Last updated July 18, 2017

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July 3-August 10, 2017  -  Summer of Hope

The new Summer of Hope (SoH) program provides free English language and life skills training to the Syrian refugee children living in Houston.
   
For more information, click here.
    
 


 

July 15-27, 2017  -  Know Your Homeland Camp2

Join the Palestinian American Council in Palestine this Summer!

July 15, 2017 - July 27, 2017
 
Ages: Above 15 years old (unless accompanied with a parent)

Cost: Pay only your ticket
  
For more information and/or to register, visit www.pac-usa.org
    
 


 

July 24, 2017  -  Israel / Palestine Presentation: Two Houston Quakers Visit Israel / Palestine
 
Ever wonder how the $10 million we give to Israel every day is used? Can there ever be peace in Israel / Palestine? What should America's role be there?
 
Two Quakers have recently returned from an interfaith delegation to Palestine and Israel. They will share photos and stories from their experiences after staying with families, meeting with Israeli and Palestinian peace activists and non-governmental organizations and experiencing life on both sides of the separation barrier.
 
Date: Monday, July 24, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Live Oak Friends Meeting, 1318 West 26th St., Houston, Texas, 77008

No charge

Come and join us, experience life today in the area and learn about the struggles and hopes for the region.

For questions, call Alex @ 832-463-1128.
    
 


 

October 14, 2017  -  ACC Annual Unity & Friendship Gala
 
More info will be posted as it becomes available.
 
  


 

October 28, 2017  -  Houston Egyptian Festival
 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
 
Where: Discovery Green, Downtown Houston
 
For more information, visit http://egyptfesthouston.com/.
 


 

November 12, 2017  -  CAIR-Houston's Annual Banquet
 
"Living our faith: Defending freedom"
 
Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 4 pm - 8 pm
Location: Hilton Houston Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056
 
For more information, visit www.cairtexas.com.
 


 

Hall of Ancient Egypt
Permanent Collection
 
Safely ensconced in the Sahara desert, and drawing its lifeblood from the river Nile, ancient Egyptian civilization flourished for more than three millennia. A quintessential example of what archaeologists call a primary civilization,” ancient Egypt did not rely on inspiration from others to develop its own architecture, writing and religion—all of Egyptian culture was developed “in house.”

The themes of writing, religion, natural resources and of course mummification will be explored in this new permanent exhibition hall.

When: Members Preview: May 24-30, 2013; Public Opening: May 31, 2013
Location: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston 77030

Ever since the late 18th century, the Western world has been exploring Egypt. This hall will present artifacts collected during these early days of investigations, and will also compare old-style archaeology with 21st-century approaches, such as using satellite imagery and remote sensing to locate and map ancient settlements. The Museum’s own mummy, Ankh Hap, will be moved to his new surroundings in time for the opening on May 24, 2013.

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