Houston Super Bowl LI kicks off touchdown tours

WHAT:                      

The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and The Mayor’s Office of Special Events are partnering to share the excitement of the Super Bowl with Touchdown Tour community events across the city. All Touchdown Tour events are free and open to the public, and will be held on select Saturdays through January 14, 2017. This Saturday, November 12, the Touchdown Tour will visit Finnigan Park. Mayor Turner will be in attendance to address guests at 12:00 p.m. Houston Texans Cheerleaders will also be in attendance to pump up the spirit! Attendees will enjoy live entertainment by R&B and Top 40 band, Hybrid 7, “neighborhood tailgating” complete with food and beverages, games and other special guest appearances to promote fun and healthy community activities.

“Lead On,” the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s health and wellness Legacy Initiative, will kick off at John Marshall Middle School on Friday, November 11. Local celebrities and special guests including retired NFL player, Ellis Wyms (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), will be playing flag football with students to encourage students to participate in 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Media must check in at the John Marshall Middle School administrative office upon arrival.

“Read On,” the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s early literacy Legacy Initiative, will be in the community at Nathaniel Q. Henderson Elementary School on Friday, November 11. Local celebrities and special guests including retired NFL players, J.J. Moses (Houston Texans) and Sammy Davis (San Diego Chargers), will be in attendance to promote a culture of literacy through book readings to students. Media must check in at the Nathaniel Q. Henderson Elementary School administrative office upon arrival.

WHEN:                     

Play On Legacy Initiative Event

Friday, November 11, 2016

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Read On Legacy Initiative Event

Friday, November 11, 2016

9 a.m.-11 a.m. 

Touchdown Tour Community Event

Saturday, November 12, 2016

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE:                  

Play On Legacy Initiative Event

John Marshall Middle School

1115 Noble Street

Houston, TX 77009

Read On Legacy Initiative Event

Nathaniel Q. Henderson Elementary School

701 Solo Street

Houston, TX 77020

 

Touchdown Tour Community Event

Finnigan Park

4900 Providence Street

Houston, TX 77020

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INFORMATION:       

For more information on the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, please visit http://www.housuperbowl.com/. For more information on the Mayor’s Office of Special Events, please visit http://www.houstontx.gov/specialevents/ 

Touchdown Tour Schedule Dates

All events will be scheduled from 10A – 2P 

Date                             Location                                  Address

Nov. 19                        Kingwood High School             2701 Kingwood Drive

                                                                                    Kingwood, TX 77339

Dec. 3                          Moody Park                              3725 Fulton

                                                                                    Houston, TX 77009

Dec. 10                         Blueridge Park                          5600 Court Road

                                                                                    Houston, TX 77053

Jan. 7                           Burnett Bayland Park                6000 Chimney Rock

                                                                                    Houston, TX 77081

Jan. 14                          Alief Community Park              11903 Bellaire Blvd.

                                                                                    Houston, TX 77072