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HypnoBirthing

at Sakinah Birth - Katy 1002 Avenue A, Katy, Texas 77493

What Is HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method? The HypnoBirthing Philosophy is simple: Birth is instinctive and can be experienced in a calm, joyful and more comfortable manner. Fear, anxiety, and anguish do not have to accompany pregnant women and their birthing experiences. Why HypnoBirthing? HypnoBirthing is a comprehensive and evidence-based childbirth...

Sunday Jan 12th, 11am - 1:30pm

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$300

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Lecture - Secrets from a Watery Grave: USS Houston

at Houston Museum of Natural Science - Medical Center 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

Lecture - Secrets from a Watery Grave: USS Houston and HMAS Perth In the early morning of March 1, 1942, under a clear sky and a full moon, the Japanese Imperial navy sank the USS Houston and the HMAS Perth in the battle of Sunda Strait. During the battle, 696 US sailors and marines aboard the Houston and 375 Australian sailors aboard the Perth,...

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Lecture - Women After All: Sex, Evolution

at Houston Museum of Natural Science - Medical Center 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

Lecture - Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy Recent human history has upset the natural balance of the sexes that evolved with hunter-gatherer societies, whose culture gave women a prominent place, invented the working mother and respected women's voices around the fire. A world of war has fostered extreme male dominance,...

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Lecture - Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

at Houston Museum of Natural Science - Medical Center 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

Complete with full-color reconstructions of the beasts--many never before depicted--along with photographs of amazing fossils from around the world, Dr. Donald Prothero will take us on a journey to the Paleozoic, 65 million years ago after the mass extinction of the dinosaurs. Here mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form. Spectacular beasts...

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$18

Lecture - The Soldiers of the American Revolution

at Houston Museum of Natural Science - Medical Center 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

The difficulties the patriots of the American Revolution endured is hard to comprehend. Due to lack of a strong central government and primitive, pre-industrial conditions, the American soldiers of the Revolution suffered from a chronic lack of weapons, clothing and even food. This evening historian John Keahey, while in character, will explain each...

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$18

BTS - Amending America: The Bill of Rights

at Houston Museum of Natural Science - Medical Center 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

Rooted in English tradition, the Bill of Rights is a part of the remarkable story of American independence--the ideals colonists had come to expect from government combined with the then-novel idea of limiting government. These ideals and the men leading the way were what made the Constitution, as observed by John Adams, "admirably calculated to preserve...

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$39

Transgender Education for Business Success

at Springboard Ventures, Inc. - Briarforest Area 11490 Westheimer Rd Ste 600, Houston, Texas 77077

In this world of diversity, we as business owners and employees need to understand who we are serving and working with. This workshop brings knowledge and understanding of what it means to be a transgender person. Shelley Roth shares their personal and heartfelt story with the goal of making a difference through education.

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$25

Global Perspectives Workshop: Portrait of Colombia

at World Affairs Council of Greater Houston - Midtown 1801 Allen Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77019

Come learn about the geography, history, culture and economy of Colombia through the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston! Colombia is nicknamed the "gateway to South America" because it sits in the northwestern part of the continent where South America connects with Central and North America.  It is the fifth largest country in Latin America...

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$12

Global Perspectives: Portrait of Romania & Bulgaria

at World Affairs Council of Greater Houston - Midtown 1801 Allen Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77019

Full Course Name Global Perspectives Workshop for Educators: Portrait of Romania & Bulgaria Come learn about the geography, history, culture, and economy of Romania and Bulgaria through the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston! This unique workshop will combine personal discussions by those native to these countries as well as expert speakers...

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$12

Greek Mythology

at Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies - Rice / Museum District 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005

Tour the dramatic world of Greek mythology with English professor Louis Markos. Beginning with an examination of the Greek pantheon, Dr. Markos will lead participants through a fast-paced yet in-depth exploration of ancient stories of gods and heroes, love and war, triumph and tragedy — stories that have inspired poets and writers for centuries....

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$145

3 sessions

The History of Victorian England

at Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies - Rice / Museum District 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005

For much of the past century, we have pictured Victorians as people who lived sober, prudent lives in overstuffed houses filled with overstuffed furniture. Literature and history commonly depict Victorians as people who revered religion, family, country and social convention. However, modern scholarship has brought this stereotypical portrait into...

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$225

8 sessions

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The Future of Human Evolution

at Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies - Rice / Museum District 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005

What is the future of human evolution? Scott Solomon, biologist and writer, will review our evolutionary past, examining the ways in which we are continuing to evolve and considering our future as a species. This course will draw on research from fields as diverse as genetics, demography, psychology, microbiology and medicine. Participants will examine...

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$190

6 sessions

Houston: Then and Now

at Evelyn Rubenstein JCC - Westbury 5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, Texas 77096

Understanding our city’s history is important. How we grow from an uncivilized, muddy, mosquito-ridden backwater to the nation's fourth largest city is a great American story. Take a seat and learn about the people whose determination and imagination made it happen.  Houston 100 Years Ago paints a full picture of life in the Bayou City 100 years...

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$42

4 sessions

Democracy and Disagreement

at Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies - Rice / Museum District 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005

If the 2016 U.S. presidential election taught us anything, it is that there may be no limit to the degree of disagreement possible within a democracy. As diversity of perspectives is a hallmark of democracy, such disagreement is both natural and understandable. Yet how we respond to these divisions can have significant implications for the stability...

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$175

5 sessions

Houston History Tour

at Segway Tours of Houston - Downtown 501 Texas Ave, Houston, Texas 77002

Suggested for individuals looking for a tour with indepth discussion of the most prominent historical sites in the downtown district. As the name suggests this tour focuses on the people whose actions have influenced the city and the places where formative events occurred.This tour is taken at a slower pace than the other tours and may not include...

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$80
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