Climbing in New Territory


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  • Sowing Seeds
    Nestled on 4 acres of cultivated land, Sowing Seeds offers a bevy of hands-on gardening classes for plant appreciators of all ages. Best Mother Nature by creating small, portable, container gardens that can survive without her tear-filled downpours, or kids can get crafty by combining rocks, plants, and tiny garden accents to create fanciful mini landscapes. Salsa-making sessions show apprentices how to grow all the veggies needed to craft a fresh batch of savory dip, and include Sowing Seeds' very own salsa recipes. Herb Gardening 101 sends sprouting gardeners home with a seed selection of a variety of popular flavor-enhancing plants. Composting classes teach eco-friendly folks how to turn waste such as food scraps, paper, and grass clippings into organic, nutrient-packed soil that can improve the health of plants and act as a rejuvenating face mask for aging garden gnomes.
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    6831 Fenske Lane
    Needville, TX US
  • Urban Movement
    Originally developed in France and named art du deplacement, modern-day parkour teaches students how to embrace the full range of natural human movement while imparting a greater sense of control and self-discipline. Urban Movement's parkour classes cater to adults and children as young as 6, giving and give them the skills they need to navigate through natural or manmade areas while overcoming physical obstacles with graceful, fluid, and efficient movements. With their emphasis on running, jumping, climbing, rolling, and more, these indoor and outdoor classes help students develop greater strength, stamina, and balance, as well as mental fortitude and self-confidence. Urban Movement welcomes attendees of virtually any skill and fitness level, creating a safe and supportive environment where people can learn to appreciate, and master the art of parkour.
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    400 Rusk St.
    Houston, TX US
  • The Houston Zombie Walk
    In an effort to raise money for wildlife relief efforts, The Houston Zombie Walk of 2011 rounds up costumed participants for a mile-long loop around downtown. At 5 p.m. on September 24, the gates will open at Jones Plaza, where entertainment options include three bands, a zombie dance crew, a Halloween DJ, and cooking demonstrations that show ideal pairings for brains. The walk itself lasts from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., and participants may bring controlled canines. After the plaza closes at 10 p.m., revelers can continue on to zombie-friendly bars that serve up drink specials and host headless can-can dancers.
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    600 Louisiana Street
    Houston, TX US
  • Heroes & Villains Adventure Run
    Superman, Super Mario, and Wonder Woman race through the woods with The Joker and the villain from the Scream movies closing in. As the heroes dodge mud pits, the villains lunge for the colored flags dangling from their belts. This isn't a video game or the plot to your weird cousin's fantasy novella?this is the Heroes & Villains Adventure Run. Participants pick a side?heroes or villains?and then don the appropriate costumes, sprinting along the 5k path and around obstacles such as wire crawls and wobbly logs. At the end of the run, everyone celebrates the nuanced nature of human behavior during the Epic Party, which features revelry set to live DJ tunes.
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    7575 N Sam Houston Pkwy West
    Houston, TX US
  • Space City Rock Climbing
    Within Space City Rock Climbing's 5,000-square-foot gym, a team of seasoned climbers recreate a variety of scalable surfaces?vertical faces, overhangs, or a neighbor's brick siding among them?to challenge climbers of every experience level. While climbing, 23 belay stations sit atop 25-foot-high routes, giving guests an opportunity to sharpen their top-roping skills. For a different kind of challenge, the gym's walls also provide opportunities for lead climbing and bouldering. When not supervising open climbs, Space City's staff organizes camps and group events including birthday parties and lock-ins. A family-friendly operation, Space City's facility caters to kids with Moonwalk inflatable bounce houses and slides.
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    201 Hobbs Rd
    League City, TX US
  • Glamour Avenue Parties
    Celebrations with Glamour Avenue Parties offer a customized twist on the traditional birthday via themes for each event to suit the guest-of-honor's personality. Pop-star parties give girls a chance to don hair extensions and glitter tattoos while learning dance routines, and glamour parties include makeup and glitzy nail polish. Beyond the existing party packages, guests can pay an additional price and customize their own events, stylizing centerpieces, decorating chairs, and creating custom invitations around a child's favorite cartoon or investment-banking superstar. Glamour Avenue caters on-location celebrations for girls ages 6?14.
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    Spring, TX US
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