Labor day weekend perks and adventures


Travel: Find out study abroad opportunities to countries like Spain, Russia, Mexico, Italy, France and more. Learn about course credits, qualifications and internships from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion of the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library.

Movie: The Student Program Board will be showing “Fast & Furious 6” from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lynn B. Eusan Park.


Religion: The Muslim Student Association is hosting a weekly prayer from 1 to 2 p.m. at the A.D. Bruce Religion Center.

Off-Campus: Representing traditional Chinese acrobatics, the Golden Dragons — a team of skilled acrobats who started more than 25 years ago — will perform dances and theatrical techniques at 8 p.m. at the Miller Outdoor Theatre.


Off-Campus: A Thousand Colors, the Raven Charter, the Blackout Heist and Catch Fever are performing at 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald’s. Tickets are $5 and available online.

Fashion: Luxury brand dresses and beautiful evening gowns may not always fit your budget, but Rent the Runway is having its semi-annual online clearance sale. Several dresses will sell for 50 to 70 percent lower than the retail price. The sale ends on Labor Day, so visit their website at


Off-Campus: To celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema and Bollywood, the Indian Performing Arts will be presenting dances, music, magic and drama at 8 p.m. at the Miller Outdoor Theatre.

Off-Campus: Director Jem Cohen will feature shorts, performances and music videos in his latest film, “Museum Hours.” The film takes place in Austria and shows the development of a museum guard and an American who explore the city and art. Watch the screening at 5 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts. Tickets are $9.


Religion: The Baptist Student Ministry is holding an old-fashioned barn dance, Howdy Party, with line and square dancing, bingo and country desserts. It will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at the BSM Building on Calhoun Road.

Food: More than 170 restaurants across Houston teamed up to fight hunger in the city. Together, the restaurants raised more than $1.2 million in 2012. Houston Restaurant Weeks 2013 ends on Labor Day, so check out for menus and prices.

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