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In this digest: Artists in action, EaDo street art, and no-appointment COVID vaccines
Donkeeboy and Donkeemom are bringing “The Donkeeshow” to East End Backyard this weekend. Stop by on Friday at 6 p.m. for an artist talk and tacos, or swing by Saturday at noon to catch the muralists working on an onsite art installation.
Led by the colorful creativity at Graffiti Park, Houston is in the running for the nation’s “Best Street Art.” Do your part to help the Bayou City claim the title by casting a vote in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award. Voting ends April 26.
Anyone age 16 or older can now get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at NRG Park with or without an appointment. To better accommodate busy schedules, vaccinations are also now available from noon to 9 p.m. Walk-ins and drive-ups are welcome via Gate 16A off Main Street.
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Catch Houston’s favorite party band, Houston Ensemble, on Saturday, April 24. Music starts at 5 p.m., but come early and check out all the delicious beers on tap.
Start planning your dumpling order now (and don’t forget dessert dumplings). The next pre-order window opens on May 2.
Bigger isn’t always better. Plan your mini or micro wedding in one of four themed suites—Wonderland, the 70s, Disco or Roaring 20s—at this EaDO venue. Give your special day the perfect location.
Make a day of it at the beer park on Walker Street. Start with Yoga and Brunch, wrap up with beer and shopping. Stop by on Sunday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fight Hunger. End Waste. Roots is featuring zero-waste fish dumplings through the end of April and will donate $1 from each dish purchased to support Second Servings Houston.
Celebrate Earth Day in style. Order from the nation’s only 501c3 nonprofit design house, located right here in EaDo. This is the best time to support sustainability, up-cycling and redesigning waste textiles into luxury items.