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Upcoming Events

Blanket Bingo

Blanket Bingo

Thursdays, September 18 and October 16

Time: 6–7pm (DJ Set) / 7pm (Bingo Begins)
Location: Market Square Park (Travis at Congress Avenue)
Cost: $10 (9 games); $1 for daubers and additional games; CASH ONLY

The stakes are high for Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park benefiting Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. Come early as there are only 375 Bingo cards available for purchase.

Volunteer Opportunity—We are looking for Bingo fans to help hold up letters and numbers during the 7–9 pm shift. To sign up, please contact Sylvana Loc at or 713.752.0314 ext. 104.

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presented by Houston Arts Alliance

Date: Saturday, September 13
Time: 11 am–1 pm
Location: Allen‘s Landing (start) to
901 N. York Street (end)
Cost: Free for spectators; $25 per boat

Afloat!, the first in a series of parades organized as part of Houston Arts Alliance’s three-month Transported + Renewed program, is a celebration of all things on the water. Adventure seekers are invited to join in a spectacular boat procession featuring Dragon Boats, kayaks, fishing boats and other floatable modes of transport from Allen‘s Landing to Houston's East End.

Boat aficionados can become part of the parade by registering their boat at Registration deadline extended to September 9, 2014. Spaces limited.

Participants are encouraged to embrace their creative side by decorating their boats and donning costumes. Awards for the “Funkiest Floater” and “Cutest Crew” will be presented at the post-parade party at the finish line, located at 901 N. York Street.

Walking Tour

Dates and Times:

Friday, September 19 (6-7 pm)

Friday, October 24 (5:30-6:30 pm)

Location: Meet in front of Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark (103 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007)

Cost: Free; reservations requested

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Katy Prairie Conservancy for a docent led walking tour of Buffalo Bayou Park to view and discuss the many improvements and changes along Buffalo Bayou Park. For reservations, contact Sylvana Loc at or 713.752.0314 ext 104.

KBR Kids Day on Buffalo Bayou

Date: Saturday, October 18

Time: 11am–3pm

Location: Sabine Promenade (150 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77002)

Cost: Free

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Works of Wortham 2014 Buffalo Bayou Ball

Buffalo Bayou Ball: Works of Wortham

Thursday, November 6

Time: 6:30 pm (Cocktails) / 8:00 pm (Seated dinner)
Location: Sabine Promenade
Gala Co-Chairs: Jacquelyn & Collin Cox / Marsha & Charlie Parker

Save the date for Buffalo Bayou Partnership's gala honoring The Wortham Foundation. Enjoy views of downtown's waterfront and the transformational Buffalo Bayou Park.

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Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at or 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

2015 Chevron Houston Marathon & Aramco Houston Half Marathon

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Consider joining Team Buffalo Bayou! Run for a Reason gives runners the opportunity to reach the finish line while supporting local non-profits. There are many ways you can become involved:

Fundraising for Registration: Half and Full Marathon spots available! Raise a minimum of $650 on behalf of Buffalo Bayou Partnership, pay your registration fee ($125 for the full marathon or $115 for the half marathon), and receive a guaranteed entry plus team perks! Click here for a commitment form and return to We will send you a confirmation email with a link to set up your personal, online fundraising page.

HERO Entries: Make an upfront, tax-deductible donation of at least $350 to Buffalo Bayou Partnership, plus the cost of registration, to secure a guaranteed race entry. You will receive perks like a custom back bib, tech cap, pass for private race bathrooms, and much more! Click here to sign up.

Already running the Half or Full Marathon? Join Team Buffalo Bayou by donating and/or fundraising!

Sidewalk Squad Donor: Highly visible opportunities starting at $5,000, with a large portion of your donation being tax-deductible. Contact Leigh McBurnett at for more details!

Your generous support is much appreciated and will help Buffalo Bayou Partnership continue to revitalize and transform Buffalo Bayou, Houston's most significant natural resource!

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Looking for a unique gift?

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From ties to coffee to dog items for your furry friend!

For additional questions, please contact or 713.752.0314 ext. 101.

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Photos courtesy of Jim Olive and Mike Herrera