HOUSTON — Celebrate Houston's 183rd Birthday Saturday, August 31st.

The Heritage Society (THS) and Mister McKinney's Historic Houston are throwing a party downtown that's free for all to enjoy.

It's happening in Connally Plaza behind THS offices at 1100 Bagby from 4 pm to 8 pm. Free parking is available in THS parking lot between Allen Parkway and Dallas Street.

Also, just in time for Houston's Birthday, on Thursday, Aug. 29th at 3 pm a brand-new radio show launches called "The Houston Hour with Mister McKinney and Catherine Anspon."

The weekly radio show airs every Thursday at 3 pm on 90.1 FM KPFT. It will focus on arts, entertainment, local history, current events in H-Town and all things Houston!