FAMILY HISTORY WRITING WORKSHOP
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
The Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, 5300 Caroline St., will hold a three part series of workshops on writing family stories with guest speaker Devon Noel Lee. Class size is limited. Reservations are required. The workshops will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, July 15 and 22. The monthly orientation will be held from 2-4 p.m. July 15. Information: 832-393-2600.
American Legion Post 560
Come by the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba Rd., for a delicious steak dinner and entertainment, July 21 (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.
American Legion Post 560
The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 560, 3720 Alba Road, will host their monthly Fish Fry and live entertainment Friday, July 28 (fourth Friday of each month) from 6 p.m. until sold out. Information: 713-682-9287, facebook.com/AmLegionPost560/, txlegion560.org, www.txlegion560.org.
ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING OPEN HOUSE
Lone Star College Victory Center
The Academy for Lifelong Learning Open House will be from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at Lone Star College Victory Center, 4141 Victory Dr. Come meet the instructors and speakers, visit with fellow members, get catalogs and parking permits, and register for membership and classes. The Academy for Lifelong Learning provides free classes and social opportunities for senior adults (50+). Membership is just $20/year for this campus. Information: http://lonestar.edu, pamela.J.Gardner@Lonestar.edu, 281-810-5680.
40TH CLASS REUNION
Scarborough High School class of 1977
The G. C. Scarborough class of 1977 will have their 40th reunion at 7 p.m. Oct. 7, at The Spot Club located at 1732 W. 18th St. Please join the facebook page G C Scarborough High school class of 1977 or email Roger Souders at email@example.com.
FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET
Eleanora’s Market, 2120 Ella Blvd., will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday starting June 3. There will be local growers, makers, designers, artisans and food producers. Information: eleanorasmarket.com.
Adult coloring is held every Thursday from 1-2:30 p.m., in the meeting room at Fairbanks Library, 7122 Gessner Rd. There are new coloring books and pages to pick through and colored pencils or bring your own. No need to register, just show up. Information: 713-466-4438.
Memorial Herman Greater Heights
Let us help prepare you to welcome your new baby through our classes at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, 1635 N. Loop W. Classes include: Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, Sibling Class, New Moms and Babies Group, and Maternity Facility Tour. Call or visit the website for a full listing of classes. Information: 713-222-CARE, memorialhermann.org.
WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL IN THE HEIGHTS
Heights Boulevard/East 11th St.
Tie into the history of both Houston and the greatest generation by paying a visit to the World War II Memorial on Heights Boulevard, just south of the intersection of East 11th Street. There are free parking spots along the street on Heights Boulevard.
The Mainstream Connection
The Mainstream Connection, 415 E. Crosstimbers St., offers Citizenship Classes. If you are a resident or just want to begin taking this class, please call for additional information. The office is open Monday through Friday, and offers assistance with Resident renewal forms (I-90) and Citizenship, (N-400) Applications and the I-130. Notary Public services available. Information: 832-831-1688, www.tmc-Houston.org.
THURSDAY NIGHT BINGO
SPJST Lodge 88
Bingo at SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., is held every Thursday night (unless otherwise noted, or announced). Bingo pads are $5 each. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Early bird special starts at 7 p.m. with regular bingo games beginning at 7:30 p.m. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
AseraCare Hospice. 1235 N. Loop W., Suite 215, is in need of compassionate and caring volunteers to accompany terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are needed to minister in presence and companionship. All volunteers are trained and orientation is given prior to meeting patients and families. Interested individuals 18 and older please. Information: 713-864-2626, fax 713-864-9476.
LEGALLINE: FREE LEGAL ADVICE
Houston Bar Association
The Houston Bar Association offers free legal advice over the phone through LegalLine from 5-9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month. Consejos Legales for Spanish speakers is the first Thursday of every month from 6-8 p.m. Information: 713-759-1133, www.hba.org.
Laughter Yoga utilizes breathing and play-based exercises for health and wellness by people of all professions/ages/abilities. Meet from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at 1302 Heights Blvd. Information: www.houstonlaughteryoga.com.