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Old Sixth Ward Yard Sale

Neighborhood wide yard sale

Saturday, March 26th

8 AM – 12 PM

MECA at Dow School

1900 Kane Street, Houston, TX

Behind building on Lubbock Street

Heights Kids’ Day of Music


Saturday, March 26th

10 AM – 2 PM

MECA Students perform at 1 PM

Love Park

1000 W. 12th St., Houston, TX

Pre-register for your FREE wristband HERE to skip the registration line.

Milonga Del Arrabal

Get Tickets Here

Saturday, April 2nd

MECA at TBH Center

333 S. Jensen Dr, Houston, TX

6 PM – Tango Introductory Class

7 PM – Chacarera Class

8 PM – Milonga del Arrabal

10:30PM – Dance Exhibition by

Florencia Blanco & Facundo De La Cruz

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To schedule your appointment today, visit: https://bit.ly/MECASummerCamp

June 13 – August 5, 2022

Monday – Friday

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

MECA at Dow School

1900 Kane St. Houston, TX 77007

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The Annual Historic Old Sixth Ward Yard Sale is this Saturday, March 26, 2022from 8 AM – Noon.

MECA will have its’ garage door open on the Lubbock Street side with historic objects, furniture, books, and education items for sale. All proceeds will benefit MECA programs.

Education Coordinator

MECA is seeking an Education Coordinator who will provide the following services to youths and adults:

  • Administer tutoring and mentoring services (Elementary – High school level)
  • Monitor student academic progress & counseling services in college readiness
  • Provide counseling services related specifically to college selection, applications, and enrollment
  • Maintain accurate student data and assist in data-driven program evaluation
  • Coordinate MECA’s participation in national & state-wide educational programs
  • Assist in scheduling & conducting academic success student meetings & workshops
  • Assist in coordinating workshops (SAT and PSAT, financial aid, and college essay writing) and meetings for parents & students
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with target schools, counselors, community leaders, and college/university personnel
  • Contact parents to encourage active participation in outreach activities that will support their student’s success
  • Recruit students from target schools and maintain continuous participation through high school graduation

This is a 30 hour a week position and the qualified candidate must speak Spanish

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Esmeralda Salinas | Program + Support Services Director

Email: lizsalinas1@yahoo.com

  • Minutes from downtown Houston
  • Minimum 1 year lease
  • Access to warming kitchen
  • Shared bathrooms
  • 24 hour alarm access
  • Located in the historic Old Sixth Ward

The studio is located inside the Historic Dow School built in 1912. Each room has individual climate control window unit.

For more information, room size, and monthly rates contact

Lizeth Gonzalez at lizeth@meca-houston.org

MECA’s work to provide year-round, high quality arts education, social services and vigorous academic support is made possible by generous contributions from the following donors:

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