MHGH UNIFY STROKE
UNIFY Stroke Discussion Group is open to all stroke patients, stroke survivors and caregivers. The meeting will be held from 3-4 p.m., April 12 (the 2nd Thursday of every month), in the South Tower, First Floor, Classroom C at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, 1635 North Loop West. Please register to attend this free event by calling 713-222-2273.
THE WIZARD OF OZ
St. Pius X High School
Theatre SPX and the SPX Fine Arts Department presents “The Wizard of Oz” April 12, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., and at 2:30 p.m. April 15. General admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults. St. Pius X High School is located at 811 W. Donovan St. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS
A family, a pregnancy, and a revealing pre-natal test. If your parents knew everything about you before you were born, would you be here? That is the question posed in Jonathan Tollin’s controversial dramedy, “The Twilight of the Golds.” The show opens April 13, and runs through May 12, with Friday and Saturday performances at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (April 29 and May 6, only) at Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, and $13 for Sunday Matinees. Information: www.theatresuburbia.org, 713-682-3525.
Do some spring cleaning and help the Waltrip Ram Band too! The Roaring RamBand is hosting a rummage sale, Saturday from 7 a.m.-noon, April 14, at the school located at 1900 W. 34th St. Donated items can be dropped off at 7 a.m. If interested in renting a space, the cost is $25. Contact email@example.com for information. Band students will also be having a car wash and selling concessions. If you have a musical instrument collecting dust, there will be an instrument drive.
HEIGHTS GARDEN CLUB TOUR
Melly McCutcheon’s Garden
Heights Garden Club Tour will be at 10 a.m. April 14, at Melly McCutcheon’s garden, 1128 Harvard. She is a third generation gardener from Georgia. Her garden reflects a blend of her mother’s whimsy and her grandmother’s taste for formal flower beds. Information: heightsgardenclub.com.
RUN THE GROVE 5K
West 11th Street Park
The Run the Grove 5K will begin and end at West 11th Street Park, located at 2400 West 11th St. in the heart of Timbergrove Manor. This year’s event will honor the memory of Dr. Lorraine Cherry and it is suggested to dress up as woodland creatures (both children and adults) as part of a tribute to her. The run will be April 14, and begins with registration at 7 a.m., followed by the 8 a.m. run. The kids fun run begins at 9 a.m. Information: www.tmnaonline.org/run-the-grove.
FIELD OF DREAMS
Join Friends of Field and Field PTO at O Athletik’s premier facility for Skills and Drills for kids with former Dynamo players (ages 4 and up), and family dodgeball and bubble soccer. There will be light bites and drinks including beer and wine for adults. Kids get a soccer ball and goodies. Proceeds will benefit Field Elementary’s playscape initiative. The event will be from 2-5 p.m. April 22, at O Athletik, 767 N. Shepherd Dr. The cost is $40 for adults, $20 for children (ages 4+), and littles (ages 0-3) are free. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-816-2870.
HARVEY AFTERMATH UPDATE
Norhill Neighborhood Assoc.
Join your neighbors to hear guest speaker Mark Collette, investigative reporter for the Houston Chronicle and co-writer of the seven–part series “Developing Storm”, at 6:30 p.m. April 24, at Proctor Plaza Community Center, 803 W. Temple. Collette will address the Norhill Neighborhood Association monthly general meeting and some of the big questions about Harvey. Neighboring communities of Norill are welcome. Information: facebook.com/pg/Norhill.org/posts/
KAGAN CELLARS CALIFORNIA WINE DINNER
Woodland Heights residents, Mark Ellenberg and Emily Trout have been making stellar California wine since 2008. Join us as we welcome Kagan Cellars (and our neighbors) for a very special wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 26, where Mark and Emily will launch the brand new 2014 vintage of their award winning Stagecoach Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. The cost is $100 per person (includes dinner and wine). Reserve a spot by calling 713-861-8666 or email email@example.com.