SPJST Lodge 88
The SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., will host the Jeff Woosley and The Dancehall Kings, Country Western music, from 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. March 31. The cost is $15 per person. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Enjoy complimentary dance instruction before all Saturday night dances, starting at 7:30 p.m. and during intermission. Reservations held only 30 minutes past start of dance. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
The community is welcome to attend Bubblefest 2017, at Sabor del Northside Castillo Park – Quitman and Fulton. The free event will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1. The festival will celebrate culture, food, music, and art of the Northside. The children’s area will feature huge bubble pits, crafts, and games. Bring your friends. Information: email@example.com, 713-869-9070.
AARP MONTHLY MEETING
AARP Chapter 1265
The monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m., April 3, in the community room at 1520 Candlelight Ln. The meeting is open to anyone 50 or older, and will be preceded by a meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. Information: 713-681-1133.
DAY OF SERENITY
The Forum at Memorial Woods
Live well, stress less! The Forum at Memorial Woods, 777 N. Post Oak Rd., will hold a Day of Serenity, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6. There will be a hot tea bar upon arrival. Guest speakers featured are Robert Landau, who will discuss how to manage stress; and Simone Oliver, who will lead a meditation. RSVP to 713-956-0870 or email ecollins @5ssl.com.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE
Katherine Smith Elementary School
Katherine Smith Elementary School, 4802 Chrystell Ln., will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8. Information: myoakforest.org.
TOUR THE ART COMPOUND
Heights Garden Club
Come view the property of prominent artist Dixie Friend Gay, owner of the garden, house and art studios located on an acre of land off a tributary of White Oak Bayou in the Clark Pines neighborhood. The garden is a collection of native and tropical plants intermixed with beautifully placed art and found objects. Features of the garden include a beautiful mixed-media gate by the artist, artfully designed meandering plant beds and a goldfish pond. The event will be at 10 a.m. April 8, at 1901 W. 14th St. Information: www.heightsgardenclub.com.
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.
American Legion Post 560
Come by the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba Rd., for a delicious steak dinner and entertainment, April 21. 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.
SPRING FLING 2017
K-9 Angels Rescue
K-9 Angels Rescue is excited to host the 2017 Spring Fling event at Cottonwood, 3422 N. Shepherd Dr., from 6-9 p.m. April 26. The proceeds will benefit the K-9 Angels Rescue. There will also be a band, a silent auction and some exciting raffle prizes. To donate or for information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-294-6398.
SPJST Lodge 88
On tour from the Czech Republic, Stribrnanka will perform April 29, at the SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 5 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. performance and dance. Advance tickets for the dinner and dance are $20, dance only $12. Tickets at the door for the dance only is $15. Call 713-869-5767 for reservations and more information.
DARE TO DREAM, DARE TO DANCE
Studio Nia Moves
Studio NiaMoves is celebrating 10 years at 508 Pecore St. in the Heights. Come by April 29, from 7-10:30 p.m. for Dare to Dream, Dare to Dance – a celebration and gala benefiting The Center For Success and Independence. TCSI offers adolescent trauma therapy and treatment for teen substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues. Gala features local belly dance stars, Bollywood dance, show-stopping hoopers, silent auction, food, DJ and dancing. Tickets may be purchased at www.niamoves.com/d2d2.html.
K-9 FUN RUN AND WALK
Houston Humane Society
Houston’s oldest dog run and walk! Register as an individual or start a team, and raise funds for Houston Humane Society’s life saving programs. Come for the race, stay for the party in the park. The walk will be held at Lynn Eusan Park, at the University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd., from 8 a.m.-noon, April 29. To register, visit HoustonHumane.org or call 713-433-6421.
CIRCLE OF LIFE GALA
Memorial Hermann Foundation
Memorial Hermann Foundation will host the annual Circle of Life Gala, “Celebration,” from 7-9:30 p.m. April 29. The gala will be held at the Hilton Americas – Houston, 1600 Lamar St. For sponsorship and ticket information, call 713-242-4450 or email email@example.com. Information: www.circleoflifegala.org.