Except for the December Annual Party, the monthly meetings of the Houston Rose Society begin at 7:30 pm at the Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park. The December meeting is held at a local hotel that is announced in the November Rose Ette.
The address of the Houston Garden Center is:
1500 Hermann Drive, , Houston, TX 77044
Phone: (713) 529-3960
The Houston Garden Center is just east of the Houston Museum of Natural Science and just north of the Hill at Hermann Park where the plays and concerts take place. Plenty of free parking is available.
Directions for those coming from Interstate 10
1a. If you are going eastbound on I 10 take the Studemont Exit (No. 767A). Stay on the feeder road until you come to the first light. That is Studemont. Go right on Studemont (southbound).
1b. If you are going westbound on I 10 take the Heights/Yale/Studemont exit (No. 766) and go to the light for Heights and do a U turn under the freeway. You are now going eastbound on the feeder. Stay on the feeder road until you come to the first light. That is Studemont. Go right on Studemont (southbound).
2. Stay on Studemont for approximately four miles. During the four miles the street will change names from Studemont to Montrose. Stop lights you will go through include (in order) Center Street, Washington Avenue, Allen Parkway, Dallas, West Gray, Westheimer, Hawthorne, West Alabama, Richmond and Banks.
3. The next stop light will be for Bissonnet. You will go to the left (eastbound). You will go through the stop lights for Main Street, Fannin and San Jacinto. (Bissonnet changes names to Binz at Main Street.)
4. You will come to a stop sign at Caroline. Take a right (southbound). Go to the third stop sign where Caroline dead ends into Hermann Loop Drive. (The Museum of Natural Sciences will be the building on your right.)
5. Take a left (eastbound) and a short distance later you will take another left (northbound) into the parking lot for the Garden Center. About 100 yards into the parking lot you will see the Main Building on your left. It is labeled "Houston Garden Center." That is where we meet. Park and come on in.
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