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Houston Events Calendar January 2013

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Tuesday, January 1
Jones Hall: Shen Yun

Shen Yun is a breathtaking mix of acrobatics, dance and music. This group of talented performers retell the traditional stories of China in an exhilarating fashion.

615 Louisiana
713.227.3974

Wednesday, January 2
Children's Museum Houston: Mommy Mingle

Free coffee. Free breakfast. Adult conversation. Just a great way for any mom, dad or caregiver to spend the morning. Oh, and the little ones are welcome as well...there'll be plenty of room for them in the TotSPot.

Thursday, January 3
Russian Cultural Center: Russian Holiday Bazaar

Embrace the upcoming season by attending the Russian Holiday Bazaar. Score hard-to-find items like Lomonosov figurines, nesting dolls, flasks, golden Khokhloma and more. Festival begins at 8:30 a.m.

2337 Bissonnet
713395.3301

Friday, January 4
Reliant Center: Houston International Boat, Sport and Travel Show

This is not your grandpa's boat show. More boats, more gear and more exciting things for the kiddos to do including Fish-o-Rama where kids can catch live fish.

One Reliant Park
832.667.1400

Saturday, January 5
Toyota Center: H Town Throwdown

Crossfit Redefined and the Houston Aeros present this first annual fitness competition. Both men and women will compete in two-person teams. To participate or be a spectator, visit their website.

1510 Polk St.
Houston, TX 77002
713.758.7200

Sunday, January 6
Armand Bayou Nature Center: Natural History Demonstration

Discover everything you'd ever want to know about animals native to the Armand Bayou on this guided tour. Demonstration included in cost of admission. Learn more about ABNC.

8500 Bay Area Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77507
281.474.2551

Monday, January 7
Uncle Albert's Pub: Wild Bingo With a DJ

Free pool, free jello shots and bingo make this hidden gem a great place to be on a Monday night.

6172 Barker Cypress
281.550.1814

Tuesday, January 8
Georgia's Market Downtown: Historic Downtown Pub Crawl

Visit some of the city's oldest standing buildings while mingling with fellow Houstonians and soak in all the tales of haunts and scandal that go along with them. Crawl begins at Georgia's Market at 6 p.m.

420 Main
Houston, TX 77002
713.225.0990

Wednesday, January 9
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center: Tai Chi

Join instructor Greg Illich as he leads the class through a gentle, meditative series of movements designed to increase flexibility, relieve stress, and promote general well-being.

4501 Woodway Dr.
Houston, TX 77024
713.681.3665

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Thursday, January 10
Half Price Books (Deerbrook): Journaling at Half Price Books

Got a library of unfinished journals? Visit Half Price books in Humble and let Andi Klemm offer tips on how to get started and follow through with journaling. Event begins at 7 p.m.

FM 1960 Bypass Rd. W
Humble, TX 77338
281.540.3950

Friday, January 11
House of Blues: B.B. King in Concert

See this blues legend perform at 8 p.m. I will most definitely be in attendance.

1204 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77002
713.652.5837

Saturday, January 12
Onion Creek: Bayou City Outdoors Farmer's Market Ride

Start the new year off right by supporting local farmers and getting a bit of exercise in s well. Bike with like-minded individuals and shop for produce, jams and more along the way. Don't have a bike? Call a week in advance and pick up a loaner bike.

3106 White Oak Dr.
713.524.3567

Sunday, January 13
Cha Champagne and Wine Bar: Steak Night

Not in the mood for a home-cooked Sunday dinner? Grab a group and enjoy fire-grilled steak from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

810 Waugh Dr.
Houston, TX 77019

Monday, January 14
Toyota Center: WWE Raw

See your WWE favorites John Cena, Ray Mysterio and The Big Show run amuck at the Toyota Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets begin as low as $20.

1510 Polk St.
713.758.7200

Tuesday, January 15
The Usual Pub: Steak Night

If the steak wasn't enough to lure you in, how about $1 Lone Stars and $3 wells? We'll see you there.

5519 Allen St.

281.501.1478

Wednesday, January 16
Mercer Lounge: Ladies Night


Host your girls' night out at Mercer and enjoy no cover and awesome drink specials for the entire night.

3302 Mercer St.

713.627.1132

Thursday, January 17
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: Martini Madness!

Sip bottomless martinis from unique, hand-crafted martini glasses and munch on hors d'oeuvres courtesy of Sorrel Urban Bistro. Live jazz by Jeremy Dorsey Trio will set the scene.

4848 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
713.529.4848

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