UNDERDOGS AND UNDERCATS: PHOTO EXHIBIT
Friends for Life
Come to the Friends for Life Animal Shelter, 107 E. 22nd St., from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 16, to admire the Underdogs and Undercats photo series and meet the photo team behind this unique photoshoot. Carolyn Levy, Katie Weintritt, Matt Weintritt and Lauren Evans will be available to answer questions about the setup and experience of working with animals. There will be light bites and drinks. Please rsvp to email@example.com.
American Legion Post 560
Come by the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba Rd., for a delicious steak dinner and live entertainment, Feb. 17 (third Friday of each month). Steaks will be served from 6 p.m. until sold out. The cost is $15 per plate. Information: 713-682-9287, facebook.com/AmLegionPost560/, www.txlegion560.org.
Target and Non-profit KaBOOM
The presentation of Imagination Playground to the Child Care Council of Greater Houston Day Care Center will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 21, at the West End Multi Service Center, 170 Heights Blvd. Imagination Playground is an innovative design in play equipment that encourages creativity, communication and collaboration in play. Call 713-266-6045 for reservations.
ROUND UP 2017
Leather Apron Foundation
Come out to this year’s 4th Annual Round Up 2017 on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 6 – 10 p.m. at the SPJST Lodge, 1435 Beall. This annual event features live music by Darwin Macon Band and a BBQ dinner, as well as face painting, live and silent auctions, and a children’s raffle! Bring the entire family for an evening of fun – rain or shine! Tickets are $35 at the door, kids ages 5-12 are $10, kids 4 and under are free. Information: facebook.com/events/216181045513577/.
FIREFLY FIELD DAY
Friends of Woodland Park
The Friends of Woodland Park will be hosting Firefly Field Day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 25. Bayou City Play will set up their popular temporary play installation which provides opportunities for children to explore and be creative. Firefly Field is a sculptural installation designed by local Woodland Heights artist Dylan Conner. A short welcome and introduction of Firefly Field will be held at 11 a.m., followed by special guest Karla Cisneros. Snacks and lemonade will be served. The event will be at Woodland Park, 212 Parkview St. Information: friendsofwoodland park.org.
DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES
Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters
Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson will discuss the dynamic changes in the virtual learning and information environment, and the vast resources available at the Houston Public Library to meet these 21st century demands. The meeting will be from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 25, at the West University Community Center, 6104 Auden. This is a complimentary event and guests are welcome.
Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
This year’s Crawfish Festival is Saturday, March 4. Exhibitor booths start at $100 and sponsorships start at $250. For details on participation in the parade, selling goods or to sponsor this year’s Crawfish Festival, contact Jill Johnston at the Chamber office. Information: 713-861-6735, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP MONTHLY MEETING
AARP Chapter 1265
The monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m., March 6, in the community room at 1520 Candlelight Ln. This month’s guest speaker will be Scotts and Associates of Houston Inc., and they will discuss retirement and wealth management. The meeting is open to anyone 50 or older, and will be preceded by a meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. President is Georgia Lewis, vice president is Terrell Holiday. Information: 713-682-4022.
URBAN BALLET CONCERT
Houston City Dance
Houston City Dance, 1307 Clay St., will present their Urban Ballet Concert at 8 p.m. April 13 and 14, and 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 15. The cost is $25 for adults and $20 for students. Information: houstoncitydance.com, 713-529-6100.