Animals take core theatre in and around a Heights


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This tokay gecko and many other exotic, and not so outlandish internal class of reptiles will be on arrangement this weekend.

The Houston Heights Association Bike Rally and Scavenger Hunt is subsequent weekend, and a Norhill Bungalow Home Tour a weekend after that (click on both of those links for some-more information and to register), though if you’re looking for something to do this weekend amid a amazingly soppy continue forecast, gripping to an animal thesis seems to be a thing to do.

First, Zion Lutheran Church, 3606 Beauchamp, will horde their annual Blessing of a Animals eventuality opposite a travel from a church underneath a pavilion of a parking lot Saturday, Sept. 29 during 10 a.m.  Pet-owners are speedy to move whatever pet they’ve got, cats, dogs, rabbits, frogs, we name it. And if your pet is aggressive, bashful or sensitive, we can possibly move it in a pet conduit or only come with a picture.

And a discerning note, St. Andrew’s Episcopal, 1819 Heights Blvd., will be holding their Blessing of a Animals eventuality subsequent weekend on Saturday, Oct. 6, during 10 a.m.  St. Andrew’s will also collect donations of pet food and reserve for aniMeals on Wheels. At final year’s event, some-more than 4,000 lbs of food were collected for a pets of Meals On Wheels participants.

A accumulation of pet-related and area businesses will also attend in a food expostulate and blessing, including Yuppie Dog Day Care, Natural Pawz, All About Doody, Houston Pet Talk, Houston Dog Park Association and Beck’s Prime.

For some-more information, hit St. Andrew’s during 713-861-5596 or revisit

Don’t worry. This is only a simple, and non-poisonous corn snake.

But, behind to this weekend, we don’t customarily use this blog space for events outward of a Heights, though in this case, a eventuality is too cold not to mention. The East Texas Herpetological Society‘s 22nd Annual Conference, Breeder Expo Educational Exhibit will be hold during a Brookhollow Crowne Plaza, 12801  Northwest Freeway, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30.

This is THE place to go to find out about that dark, speckled lizard we might have seen crawling in your garden a other day or to find out what kind of turtle we saw crawling in a swale along a street.

Saturday, there will be talks and lectures by herpetologists and herpetoculturists via a day. And on Sunday, a breeder expo/sale and educational exhibits will be front and center.  Check this out from a ETHS’ release:

From 11  a.m.- 5 p.m., visitors have a event to see, squeeze and learn about their favorite live reptiles and amphibians, and all a accoutrements required to  their good health. Items accessible for sale, from around a country, will embody approximately 2,000-3,000 live serf innate snakes, turtles, lizards,  frogs, and invertebrate equipment, caging, books, T-shirts, jewelry…. There will be no vicious or dangerous animals authorised during a expo and Houston city  ordinances demarcate a sale or arrangement of snakes that will achieve a length of 8 feet or longer.

The cost for Sunday’s Breeder Expo and Sale are $8 for adults, $4 for children underneath 12 and giveaway for infants. The educational vaunt featuring live amphibians and reptiles of a area will be free.  On Saturday, a cost for a discussion is $40 for adults, with children underneath 12 free.
For some-more information, revisit revisit a East Texas Herpetology Web site during

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