This list of events and actions around Houston is maintained by the Kaleidoscope group. These events are not at Houston Zen Center, so follow the links below for more information.

Wed. 10/10 – Open Letter with artist Mark Menjivar, Asst. Professor of Art at Texas State University, is a community dialogue around capital punishment. “Participants will be invited to respond to letters written by prisoners on death row...”. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross, 77006. 7:00PM. Suggested donation $10.

Sun. 10/14 – 13th Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi Peace Walk: 1000 Lights for Peace. A 5K walk beginning at Miller Outdoor Theater, Hermann Park. Check-in 4:00 PM. Walk 5-8 PM. Optional donation, $20/walker; $10/students. Register

Wed. 10/17 – Wild About Houston: A Green Film Festival. “A screening of short, local, environmental films that tell the story of local environmental issues...”. Rice Media Center, 2030 University Blvd, near Stockton & University. 6:30 PM conversation, 7:00 PM film. Free.

Thurs. 10/18 – Our Children: A Community Forum about Mass Incarceration, Juvenile Justice & Electoral Politics. St. John’s Downtown, 2019 Crawford, 77003. 6:30 – 9:00 PM. Hosted by Project Curate.


Last Day to register to vote – Tuesday, October 9

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Election Day – Tuesday, November 6

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