ECONOMIC FORECAST LUNCHEON
Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
Reserve a table and invite clients to hear from one of the nation’s leading economists about the economic outlook for Houston and beyond. Dr. Bill Gilmer, a professor of Economics at the University of Houston, will discuss business, employment, interest rates, energy and real estate. The event will be from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 26, at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, 3000 North Loop West. Information: 713-861-6735, heightschamber.org.
MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR
Heights Young Professionals
Meet, network, socialize and make direct connections with area professionals. This month’s event will be hosted by Texas American Title, 2233 Yale, from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 26. Complimentary beer provided by Silver Eagle Distributors. The cost is $20 for non-members at the door. Register online. Information: email@example.com, heightschamber.org, 713-861-6735.
American Legion Post 560
The American Legion Post 560 is asking the community to create hand-made Valentine cards to honor veterans and active duty military. The deadline is Jan. 27, to ensure timely sorting and distribution. The post will be open from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 27, to receive Valentines. Look for the giant mailbox inside the post, located at 3720 Alba Rd. Information: 281-507-6321, txlegion560.org.
Oaks Dads’ Club
The event will take place at the baseball/softball facility at 3410 E. TC Jester Blvd., Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. The gates will open for the cook teams to start setting up on Friday afternoon and families are invited out to the grounds at 7 p.m. to enjoy company, taste testing, music, drinks and more. Saturday, Jan. 28, is the big plate sale and event. Tickets are $10 each. A grounds only ticket can be purchased for $3 each. There will be a bounce house, activities for the kids, local booth vendors, celebrity judging for cook-teams, a team corn hole tournament at noon, and free beer booth 12-3 p.m., sponsored by Saint Arnold. Information: odcsports.com.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Adolf Hoepfl Garage
Car enthusiasts across greater Houston are gearing up for the seventh annual Adolf Hoepfl Garage Car Show to be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 28. Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. with trophies being awarded after 2:30 p.m. All car enthusiasts are encouraged to register. Early registration is $20 and includes an event T-shirt and a goody bag. Interested individuals may also register on event day for $25. This year, participants will take a cruise down to Heights Boulevard before the show. Adolf Hoepfl and Son Garage is located at 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. Information: 713-695-5071, www.adolfhoepfl.com.
DWAYNE BOHAC TO SPEAK
Heritage Republican Women
State Representative Dwayne Bohac will speak on the top seven issues facing the Texas Legislature, with an emphasis on education. The meeting will be held at Candlelight Church of Christ, 4215 Watonga, at 7 p.m. Feb. 2. Light refreshments will be served. Men are also welcome to attend. Information: 713-688-3256, 713-682-0496.
AARP MONTHLY MEETING
AARP Chapter 1265
The monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 6, in the community room at 1520 Candlelight Ln. This month’s guest speaker will be Charlsie Prevost with Rachelle Lanier of Senior Healthcare Solutions, and will discuss the vital nature components for cellular health. 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.
VALENTINE’S DAY SHOW
Houston City Dance
Back by popular demand – Houston City Dance will present an adults-only Valentine’s show Feb. 11. Come and enjoy tap, jazz, and contemporary works ranging from tongue-in-cheek to steamy in an intimate dinner theater setting with live music by the award winning jazz band Free Radicals. The 5:30 p.m. show will include drinks and lite bites. The 9:30 p.m. show will include drinks and dessert. This is a show for lovers that ignites all the senses. The cost is $50 for couples and $30 for singles. Houston City Dance is located at 1307 Clay St. Information: houstoncitydance.com, 713-529-6100.
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.