11440 Clay Road, Building A
Houston, TX 77041
Phone: (832) 467-1200
Fax: (832) 467-1399
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Apart from offering prayers, Muslim community celebrates festivals and attends seminars held here.
Sit under the trees for shelter while admiring the spring migrants, such as singing hummingbirds and colorful warblers, and listening for the faint whisper of the rolling creek. Edith Moore herself lived on this land for 43 years. In 1978 she donated a small section to the Houston Audubon Society for use as a nature preserve for birds. Her husband even built the little log cabin that was renovated to house the headquarters, bookstore, and gift shop of the Audubon Society. Donations are appreciated.
Gul Masjid is the worship house of the Muslim community of Houston. Muslims offer their prayers and respect to Islam and lectures and sermons are delivered on the same. Encouraging the youth to participate in the religious activities is the sole aim of the masjid.
Houston Farm and Ranch was founded in 1947 to promote agriculture and ranching in the local community. With time, more and more people became involved in it. Various events like dog shows and games keep it alive with activity. A golf club—with an interesting name, Hold Them and Hit Them—offers golfing facilities. Houston Farm and Ranch raises money for youth and education through these activities. Also check-out the Hot Sauce festival celebrated here. The Highland games and Celtic festival is another event held here.
Karbach Brewing has been brewing and serving Houston since 2011. The brewery turns out craft brews in several categories: the "starting lineup" of regular year-round beers, the "seasonal lineup", limited release beers and their "F.U.N Series." Favorites from Karbach around the city include the Hopadillo IPA, Weekend Warrior Pale Ale and Karbachtoberfest to name just a few. Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons come in to the brewery for a tour. Admission price gets you a souvenir glass and four drink tickets. In addition to the brews, open house days also see food trucks come in to the drinking area so you can soak up a little of that beer.
Being home to a number of cowboys, it is not surprising that Houston recently added a horseracing track to its list of attractions. Built in 1994, Sam Houston Race Park hosts ten races a day and can house 20,000 spectators. It also has a video theater that features simulcast viewing of other races, boxing matches and sports games. Looking for ways to spend your winnings? You will not have to look any further than the on-site gift shop, sports bar and cafe.
If you are looking for live action and wild, exciting adventure, then Laser Quest is the place to be. The amazing laser games make you feel as if you are playing adult hide and seek. Capture the escaped prisoner, capture the flag, cops and robbers, and and enjoy this space adventure. Your imagination is the key. You will be given sophisticated and futuristic laser tag equipment and be turned loose in a specially designed, multi-level maze with ramps, catwalks, swirling fog and sound effects. Choose the specifics of your game after you arrive.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Apart from being the worship house, it is a place where ideas and thoughts are exchanged. Be it meetings, seminars or lectures, the sole aim being encouraging the community to learn more about Islamic principles.
New Jerusalem Ministries is a church whose sole purpose and life's work is to promote the growth of individual spirituality to attain salvation. The church is also home to the Lewis Christian Academy which has a new worship center, library, programs, summer camps, classrooms, lecture facilities and much more. The church strives to involve and teach the practice of the Biblical Doctrine and has an active community. The church also has an active schedule of Mentoring Programs, Field trips and Youth choirs for children.
Al-Noor Mosque located on the 6443 Prestwood Drive is more than just a place of worship. It aims to unite and take the feeling of brotherhood a step further. Special Sunday classes are organized for the youth. It organizes lectures and seminars and also celebrations of the Muslim festivals.
Featuring two ice rinks, this fun spot is best known as the practice facility for the Houston Aeros and Olympic gold-medalist Tara Lipinski. Many locals stop by here at Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex, just to see the players train and watch amateur teams play. Call ahead to hear what is scheduled for the day. Those who are more athletic and would enjoy brushing up on their skating or hockey skills can get into a little action. Lessons in figure skating and hockey are also available.
Standing stoically among 18 acres of oak trees, Williams Water Wall (also known as Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park) has amazed visitors since its 1985 opening. The Water Wall sends 78,500 gallons of water down its face every three hours, utilizing a recycling mechanism that continues the torrent until the lights are turned off at the end of the day. Visible from many of downtown Houston's buildings, this attraction has become something of an icon with locals. Perfect for a romantic stroll, picnic, or reflective moment, Williams Water Wall is a great stop in the area.