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
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October 25, 2019 -
Gathering at Bait Al-Arab (ACC)
Arab American Cultural & Community Center Ladies'
Night Out Group at Bait Al-Arab (ACC)
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: From 6 pm-9 pm
Location: Arab American Cultural & Community Center, 10555
Stancliff Rd, Houston 77099
Arab ladies of Houston Hosting Katie Wiseman, M.Ed., founder
of the Get Fit Gang Fitness Program
Moving our bodies is essential to quality of life. Join us
for a night of movement and engaging dialogue to discover
ways to increase strength, bolster your immune system and
learn how strength can help you to become your absolute
best! With an innovative fitness program that can help
strengthen your body,
Presented by Katie Wiseman, M.Ed., founder of the Get Fit
Gang Fitness Program©
If you are interested in actually participating in some
movement that evening, dress in exercise clothes and bring a
yoga mat if available.
Don't miss a night full of fun, and entertainment.
TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT, please click
Kids between age of 3 and 10 will have to be in a separate
room with the babysitter, No exceptions please! Babysitting
will be charged $5.00/child .
TO RESERVE A SEAT TO YOUR CHILD, please click
The ACC does not bear responsibility for any harm that could
happen to your child who is not baby seated.
To book a table for the Bazaar, please contact (832)
October 31, 2019 (deadline) - ACC 2019-2020 Scholarship
The Arab American Cultural and Community Center is
pleased to announce the annual College Scholarship Program
for Arab American students who seek or currently attend a
College or University. The
application period will run from Tuesday, September 3rd,
2019 to Thursday, October 31st, 2019.
To apply for The Arab-American Cultural & Community Center
Scholarship Program, please submit the following items in a
neat package in a clear binder in the order:
1. Complete the attached application form. Must be enrolled
in accredited Senior High School, College, or University.
And of Arabic origins.
2. Submit prove of enrollment in accredited Senior High
School, College, or University in USA.
3. Submit two letters of recommendation from either your
teachers and/or employers. These should state how long you
have been acquainted, what the nature of the relationship
is, comments about your character and abilities, and any
other information you would like the committee to consider.
4. Prepare and attach an essay of at least 500 words (typed,
double-spaced, 12 point font, no more than two pages long),
describing your career goals, your reasons for choosing
these goals and what you have done thus far to prepare
yourself and how you hope to give back to your community one
day. Please state any previous volunteer work for the ACC or
any other non-profit organization.
5. Attach an official transcript of your grades from your
high school and college (if you have begun taking classes).
6. A Signed commitment pledge to volunteer for the Arab
American Center in Houston for at least 10 hours during the
semester in which the scholarship was awarded.
Mail or bring in your packet to:
The Arab-American Cultural & Community Center
10555 Stancliff Road
Houston, TX 77099
Attn: Scholarship Program
Application Submissions Deadline: Package must be received
by October 31st, 2019.
Scholarship recipient will be notified starting November
Scholarship will be paid into 2 payments. Last payment made
after the volunteering hours have been completed to
Click here to download ACC Scholarship Application Pack.
For more information, please email:
Disclaimer: The ACC is a nonprofit, nonpolitical and
non-religious institution with the sole mission to serve the
Arab American community through cultural programs, outreach
and social services; promoting Arab heritage and fostering a
greater understanding of Arab Culture among the Houston
community at large by serving as a liaison and resource
November 9, 2019 -
Shop The Arabian Bazaar
The Palestinian American Cultural Center of Houston
in partnership with the Arab American Cultural & Community
Center present "Shop The Arabian Bazaar".
Discover and support Arab-Owned businesses and help
strengthen the Arab community in Houston.
We invite you to join us at our 1st Arabian Bazaar where
local business will showcase their products to Houstonians!
Discover Arab-owned businesses and shop local. While you’re
there, grab a bite from local food trucks serving delicious
food and desserts!
Join us as we strengthen the Arab community in Houston.
Date: November 9, 2019
Time: 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Arab-American Cultural & Community Center, 10555
Stancliff Rd., Houston, 77099
Entry fee: FREE , Parking: FREE
If you are interested in being a vendor, please email us at
email@example.com or DM us on social media! Limited
November 9-10, 2019 -
Islamic Arts Festival
The 6th annual Islamic Arts Festival will be held on the 9th
and 10th of November 2019. Islamic Arts Festival is the
biggest of its kind in the Americas! See over 10,000 sq feet
of a variety of Islamic Art. This year the Festival will
also feature “Refugee Art” from overseas and locally.
The two day Islamic Arts Festival is the largest and oldest
festival of its kind in North America and attracts over 5000
people each year. The art show will feature the art of over
40 artists. In addition there will be live interactive
sessions on calligraphy, henna tattoo, Ebru, painting,
Arabesque pattern coloring and lots of children’s
activities. Have a fun day with the family with kids
activities, halal food trucks and great art.
Date: November 9-10, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 5:30pm
Location: Masjid AlSalam,
16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring, TX 77379
The event is free and
everyone is welcome for this fun filled family oriented
For more information, visit
November 16, 2019 -
The National Arab Orchestra Presents: Building
Bridges Through Music featuring Abeer Nehme
The Houston Arab communities and organizations
cordially invite you to the premier of the National Arab
Orchestra (NAO) featuring Abeer Nehme and the Houston Youth
The NAO is a nonprofit institution established in Michigan
in 2009, with the mission of preserving and integrating Arab
culture through music education and performance. Orchestra
members are musicians from both Arab and non-Arab
backgrounds from across the nation. The National Arab
Orchestra has performed in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago,
Detroit, Flint, Jacksonville, Miami, and San Antonio.
A sample of previous shows around the country:
NAO Previous Concert.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Stude Concert Hall, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX
To contact us, please email us:
Houston@ArabOrchestra.org or call/WhatsApp at:
To reserve your seat for this outstanding performance,
December 8, 2019 - CAIR-Houston
18th Anniversary Gala
For 18 years, CAIR-Houston has worked for you in
every corner of this city to combat Islamophobia, promote
justice, and enhance the understanding of Islam. As a
leading voice for the Houston Muslim community, CAIR-Houston
establishes and maintains working relationships with local,
state, and federal government institutions and their
Join CAIR-Houston and over 500 Houstonian ambassadors,
influencers, and community leaders for our fundraising event
on December 8th at the Hyatt Regency located in the heart of
Houston. The gala will help raise funds for our chapter
programs and initiatives geared towards educating,
empowering, and advocating for the protection of civil
rights for the Greater Houston community.
Date: December 8, 2019
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, 1200 Louisiana St., Houston, TX
We invite you to attend, sponsor, and help us celebrate
local heroes and build a better community together.
Click to RSVP!
March 21-22, 2020 -
10th Annual Houston
Celebrating 10 years of Palestinian heritage and culture in
Date: March 21-22, 2020
Location: The Water Works, Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine
St, Houston, TX 77007
The Houston Palestinian Festival is presented by The
Palestinian American Cultural Center.
www.pacchouston.org for more information.
Hall of Ancient Egypt
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
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.
For more information,
Click here for a list of Past Events.