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– Next mtg Apr 21, 2-4 pm

Posted by cjkrebs on March 25, 2013

kay3wkeastereggersLots of excitement on our end.

Next meeting will be Sunday April 21, 2-4 pm. We’ve made a lot of progress with the city, and we’ll be talking all about it! Location TBA.

Media coverage

Most recently, we’ve had stories about us on Channel 2 and in the neighborhood newspaper the Leader. This year we’ve also appeared in SwampLot, Houston Press, and CultureMap. Kyrie O’Connor continued Houston Chronicles vocal support of urban hens as well.

Upcoming Events:

April 6, 10 am – 2 pm. We’ll be at the Arboretum helping them celebrate Earth Day… with hens! Come visit with us at this free, family event: http://www.houstonarboretum.org/event/earth-day-free-family-event

Other events:

March 29 – An Easter Egg hunt for real eggs, plus arts and crafts projects? Located just outside Houston! What fun! Ring in Easter with MyChickenDiaries as they host two easter egg hunts this Friday! See the left column of http://www.mychickendiaries.com/kids.html

March 30 – Galveston coop tour! Check out our neighbor’s inaugural tour-de-coops. Not only can you take notes for your own coop, proceeds benefit the Seawall Interpretive Trail beautification project. Details at: http://www.ibcgalveston.com/blog/2013/02/hold-on-to-your-hens/

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