Commemorate a year of growth at Hurricane Harvey anniversary benefits & social events around Houston

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Photo courtesy of City Acre Brewing Co.

Acknowledge the resilience of Houston by attending one of these Hurricane Harvey anniversary benefits and events in Houston from Friday, August 17 through Monday, August 27, 2018.

See art inspired by the hurricane, donate money to help communities rebuild, and spend time with others discussing and processing Hurricane Harvey one year later.

Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Benefits & Events in Houston 

  • We Survived Harvey Anniversary Party at City Acre Brewing Co. | Friday, August 17 | No Cover – City Acre Brewing Co. hosts an all-day Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Party with plenty of food, beer and more. $1 from every beer sale will go to Habitat for Humanity to help those who are still displaced from Harvey. 11am to 11pm.
  • National Geographic Photo Camp Pop-Up Exhibition at Houston Center for Photography | Friday, August 17 | FREE – In partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Houston Center for Photography reflects on Hurricane Harvey a year later and celebrate the work of 20 Houston-area students who will show work about life after the storm. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Hurricane Harvey, A Year Later: Moment of Decision at Congregation Emanu El | Wednesday, August 22 | FREE –Congregation Emanu El and the Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research host Hurricane Harvey, A Year Later: Moment of Decision. Members of the community are invited to join the Director of Kinder Institute, William Fulton as he gives a presentation reviewing what Houston has done and what could possibly be done moving forward post-Harvey to prevent a similar episode from happening. 6:30pm to 8pm.
  • We Survived, Changed: A Harvey Retrospective at The Hardy & Nance Studios | Friday, August 24 | No Cover – As one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, join the Hardy & Nance Studios and they reflect on the disaster and its impact with artwork from local artists. A portion of all profits will go to the Rebuild Texas Fund. 5pm to 10pm.
  • Peoples’ Tribunal on Hurricane Harvey Recovery at Texas Southern University | Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25 | FREE – The Peoples’ Tribunal on Harvey Recovery will feature testimonies of residents, community leaders, and experts on Hurricane Harvey’s flooding and the slow and ongoing recovery effort at TSU. Friday at 6pm; Saturday at 9am.
  • Houston Hometown Heroes at Children’s Museum of Houston | Saturday, August 25 – A year after Hurricane Harvey, the Children’s Museum of Houston remembers hometown heroes who went out of their way to make our city and communities a better place. Watch stories about people’s impressive drive to make a difference. Included with general admission to the museum. 10am.
  • The Harvey Experience at Constellation Field | Saturday, August 25 | FREE – Join Fort Bend Recovers in commemorating the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. The Harvey Experience will display original, works of art created and submitted by Fort Bend County residents of all ages and backgrounds that have been impacted by Harvey. Noon to 2pm.
  • Harvey Healing Days: Resiliency Celebration at Discovery Green | Saturday, August 25 | FREE – Celebrate the resilience of Houston a year after Hurricane Harvey with a day of creating and interacting with local artists and musicians at Discovery Green park. 2pm to 5pm.
  • Processing Harvey Through Writing at Writespace | Saturday, August 25 – Share your story a year after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston at this writing workshop at Writespace. This event is limited to 20 people. Tickets are $5 per person. 2pm to 4pm.
  • Hurricane Harvey Recovery Yoga Benefit at Evereve | Sunday, August 26 – Help fund the recovery of Friendswood and the surrounding areas one year after Harvey by practicing yoga with FriendswoodYogaLady at Evereve at Baybrook Mall. 100% of class proceeds and 15% of retail sales go to Harvey Recovery efforts. Donations will be accepted. There will be a class at 10am and 11:30am.
  • Houston Over Harvey: One Year Commemoration at Axelrad | Monday, August 27 | FREE – Axelrad and CrowdSource Rescue co-host a Harvey commemoration event to give space for Houstonians to come together on the one-year anniversary of the storm. They will be raising money for ongoing recovery efforts in Kashmere Gardens and the Fifth-Ward area. Musical guests include Deep Cuts, Swimwear Department, and DJ Fredster. 7pm to 11pm.
  • Harvey Disaster – One Year Later: Challenges & Innovation Discussion at Station Houston | Wednesday, August 29 | FREE  French American Chamber of Commerce and the Quebec Office in Houston host a two-part panel discussion revisiting lessons learned from Harvey and the role that companies and tech startups play in managing such crises. Complimentary snacks and drinks will be available. Free RSVP requested. 5:30pm to 8pm.

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