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Here's what to do in Houston this week

Photo: Adam Baker/Flickr
Photo: Adam Baker/Flickr (Photo: Adam Baker/Flickr)

Looking to mix things up this week? From a choreography workshop to a chili cook off, here's a rundown of options to help you get social around town.

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Dance with choreographer Darrin Henson 

From the event description:

Join Darrin Henson in celebration of the 20th anniversary of creating "Bye Bye Bye". This one-day intensive will include classes from the entertainment expert himself. Learn the original choreography and hear the stories about his personal journey with the stars he helped to create. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Planet Funk Academy, 5731 Logan Lane
Admission: $109

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Buffalo Bayou plant walk

From the event description:

Join herbalist and ecotherapy facilitator Madeleine Sophia to learn about local medicinal plants and how to best prepare them as food and medicine. We will explore the importance of ethical harvesting, how to connect with the plants through observation and deep listening, and the medicinal properties of several herbs that grow along the bayou.

When: Saturday, Feb. 22, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Johnny Steele Dog Park, 2929 Allen Parkway
Admission: $10; $15; $20

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St. Philip's Boot Scoot-n-Chili cook-off

From the event description:

Cowboy boots and hats will be the order of the day with plenty of line dancing and Texas two-steppin'! In addition, there will be games for the kids and some of the best chili around! All are invited to this fun event.

When: Saturday, Feb. 22, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: St Philip's United Methodist Church, 5501 Beechnut St.
Admission: Free

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Doomsday Wrestling 50: A threat from beyond the S

From the event description:

Violence has never been this funny! The absurd action of Doomsday Wrestling returns to tickle (and break) your funny bone!

When: Saturday, Feb. 22, 9-11 p.m.
Where: Numbers Night Club, 300 Westheimer Road
Admission: $16

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Poetry Lounge Sundays 

From the event description:

Satisfy your craving for sophisticated entertainment at the longest running open mic poetry set in the city! Poetry Lounge is the upper echelon of spoken word in the South, proving itself for nearly two decades as the most entertaining, thought-provoking, provocative and exclusive party in Houston.

When: Sunday, Feb. 23, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main St.
Admission: $15 (General Admission)

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