Neighborhood Centers Inc. is pleased to announce that the new Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center is now open! This vibrant four-acre, five-building village center supports neighbors in the Gulfton/Sharpstown area who are working to achieve the dream of a better life.
You are invited to experience the new center first hand at a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 25, The World in Your Neighborhood. The entire community is invited to attend this free family event.
The theme reflects the rich international culture of the Gulfton/Sharpstown community and the celebration will offer a sample of the area’s diverse sights, sounds and tastes to all who attend.
Schedule of Events
View all the free performances and activities. Click on the performances that have links to learn more about the organization. Schedule is subject to change.
Information Booths & Cultural Exhibits (all 12:00-4:00pm)
Free activities for all ages include:
||Dance Lessons (Zumba, Tango, Salsa, Capoeria)|
||Storytelling by Houston Grand Opera|
||Jump Rope Contests|
||Water Duck Fishing|
|METRO Photo Booth
A Taste of the World - Free! Try food from Mexico, Africa, Jamaica, Italy and Vietnam.
Also hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and paletas.
Directions & Parking
Because of construction on Hillcroft, Baker-Ripley may be best accessed from Sands Point Dr. off of 59 South, or Rookin St. off of Bellaire Blvd.
Additional Ways to Join the Fun!
Follow the Grand Opening excitement on:
Underwritten by ARAMARK.