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. Information: 713-703-1412.
The Book Scene
Come out and support local mystery author Laurie Elvebak, who will read and sign copies of her award winning Nikie Alexander Mysteries, as well as enjoy food and fun at The Book Scene, 1820 W. 43rd St., from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 25. Information: 713-869-6117, www.thebookscene.xyz/events.
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.
DAVE WILSON GUEST SPEAKER
Heritage Republican Women
Dave Wilson, a trustee with Houston Community College System, will be the guest speaker this month. The meeting will be held at the Candlelight Church of Christ, 4215 Watonga, at 7 p.m. March 2. Light refreshments will be served. Men are also welcome to attend. Information: 713-688-3256, 713-682-0496.
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, email@example.com.
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.
GOSWAMI ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE
Come meet the dedicated teaching staff at Goswami Academy, tour the classrooms and learn about the core of the school’s values and education standards. There will be children’s activities, refreshments and other fun surprises. The school serves grades Pre-K-6. The open house will be held from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 11, at ISKCON Houston, 1320 W. 34th St. Information: 713-714-2250, www.goswamiacademy.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.
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 event will honor Memorial Hermann partner, H-E-B, and celebrate the 30th anniversary of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Proceeds will benefit the hospital’s specialty programs and services. The gala will be held at the Hilton Americas – Houston, 1600 Lamar St. For sponsorship and ticket information, call 713-242-4450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: www.circleoflifegala.org.
Reagan High School class of 1957
The John H. Reagan Class of 1957 will have their 60th reunion May 6-7, at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, 3000 N. Loop W. Fwy. If you have not received an information packet, please contact Kay Potter Cella at email@example.com or 281-658-5111.