ANNUAL JUNE PICNIC
The Pinemont Apartments
The Pinemont Apartments, 6000 Pinemont Dr., will hold their annual June picnic from noon-2 p.m. June 9. Each household is encouraged to invite five family members for catered BBQ, Live Zydeco entertainment, fellowship and fun. Information: 713-899-8048.
Heights Garden Club
The Heights Garden Club is having a garden tour from 10-11 a.m. June 9, at the Eskelson Residence, 636 E. 12th St. The tour is free and open to the community. The cottage garden with flowers the size of dinner plates and sidewalk vegetable garden featured on this double lot have engaged neighbors for years. Information: heightsgardenclub.com.
PICNIC IN THE PARK
Montie Beach Park
Come out to Montie Beach Park Splash Pad from noon-2 p.m. June 10. Bring your own lunches and drinks. Don’t forget sunscreen and towels. The park is located at 915 Northwood St. (77009).
Skyline District Sam Houston Area Council
Cub Scouts can learn new skills and make new friends at Twilight camp, open to Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade for the 2018-2019 school year. The camp will be from 5:30-8:45 p.m. June 11-14, at KC Hall, 607 E. Whitney St. The registration fee is $66.50 for the first Scout and $65 for each additional Scout and includes a t-shirt, patch, water bottle and program supplies. Volunteers are needed. Information: skyline.shac.org/twilight-camp, 713-659-8111.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
The June Stroke survivors group will address the topic of “returning to driving after stroke.” Join us to meet other stroke survivors and families and discuss the assessment process for returning to driving. The meeting is open to all stroke patients, stroke survivors and caregivers. The meeting will be from 3-4 p.m. June 14, 1635 North Loop West, Classroom C in the South Tower. Information: 713-222-2273.
HCDE HEAD START JOB FAIR
Harris County Department of Education Head Start is hosting an interview fair to recruit teachers, teaching assistants, family service providers and other staff members. The recruitment event will be held June 14, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 6300 Irvington Blvd. Qualifications for Head Start Teaching Assistant, Early Head Start Teacher and Head Start Teacher include experience working with young children and an interest in early childhood education. Those who hold child development associate (CDA) degrees are strongly encouraged to apply. Information: www.hcde-texas.org, 713-696-8287.
HOUSTON ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
Cherie Flores Garden Pavillon
“Organic Rose Protocols and Plant Health” is the topic of the Houston Rose Society meeting, 7 p.m. June 14, at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavillon, 1500 Hermann Dr. Daniel Millikin will be discussing the best organic practices for your roses. The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m., beginning with a 7:00 p.m. social time. Remember to bring a special rose from your garden for Grow and Tell. Free Admission. Information: www.houstonrose.org.
FOCUS ON DIABETES SEMINAR
The Lighthouse of Houston
The Lighthouse of Houston kicks off a series of free seminars on a variety of health topics with “Focus on Diabetes,” to be held June 15, from 8:30–11:30 a.m. at the Lighthouse Community Services Center, 3602 West Dallas.
The event will feature a wide range of expertise, with presentations by an ophthalmologist, registered dietitian, podiatrist, low vision doctor and behavioral health specialist. Call to reserve a spot. Information: 713-284-8422.
N. SHEPHERD COMMUNITY ALLIANCE MEETING
El Tapatio Restaurant
Come on over and meet community leaders at the North Shepherd Community Alliance, the fastest growing business networking group in the rapidly developing North Shepherd area. Craig and Cindy Loper will discuss their recent documentary on the history of the Texas Navy. This is a free event with dinner sponsored by the North Shepherd Community Alliance and Moon Shepherd Baker Insurance. The community is welcome. The meeting will be from 6-8 p.m. June 20. Call Kathryn Van Der Pol at 713-695-5071 to RSVP or for further information.
NOON LECTURE SERIES
The Heritage Society Tea Room
The Noon Lecture Series presents Re-examining Confederate Monuments in Texas by Ron Goodwin, from noon-1 p.m. June 21, at The Heritage Society Tea Room, 1100 Bagby St. in Sam Houston Park. The cost is free for members, $5 for non-members. Guests may bring a lunch or purchase one for $12. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a box lunch. Information: 713-655-1912, ext. 103, email@example.com.
AMATEUR RADIO FIELD DAY
Oak Forest Amateur Radio Club
Members of the Oak Forest Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, at 11 a.m. June 23-24, at the Oak Forest Masonic Lodge, 4721 Watonga. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. The event is open to the public. Information: 281-782-4197, www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West, presents the Conor McPherson’s “The Birds,” based on a story by Daphen Du Maurier; a gripping, unsettling, and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse. The presentation will run through June 30. Start times are Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (June 17 and 24, only). Reservations are encouraged. Tickets are $16 adults, $13 students and seniors, and $13 Sunday matinees. Information: www.theatresuburbia.org, 713-682-3525.
GALVESTON HARBOR TOUR
Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program
Board the Seagull II for a narrated tour of Galveston Bay and the Port of Houston, View birds and marine life, and more. The tour is 8:30 a.m. July 12. Lunch is available for purchase on your own at one of the many local eateries on the Strand. An $8 prepaid, non-refundable fee covers the cost of this trip. Transportation is provided from Oaks Presbyterian Church, 1576 Chantilly Lane. Information: www.hcp4.net/sap/events, 281-893-3726.
SUMMER IN PARIS LUNCHEON
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church
Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program invites all senior adults ages 50 years of age and better to St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, located at 2003 W. 43rd St., for a summer lunch in Paris. Ben’s Chuck Wagon is catering chicken cordon bleu with cream gravy sauce, mashed potatoes, French peas, rolls, dessert, and iced tea. $10 per person. Information: www.hcp4.net/sap/events, 281-893-3726.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
The Houston Rose Society
The Houston Rose Society will hold its annual Ice Cream Social and Summer Celebration from 7-9 p.m. July 12. Come join the fun. There will be vendors, door prizes and make-your-own ice cream sundaes with lots of toppings to choose from. Admission is free. Bring your favorite ice cream topping or finger food. This event will be held at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, 1500 Hermann Dr. Information: www.houstonrose.org.
HAPPENINGS ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN WRITER’S GROUP
Adolf Hoepfl Garage
Have you written something you would like to see published? Have you written something you like to share with a small group of experienced writers? Join the writer’s group. All ages are welcome. Meetings are the first Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meetings are in the Liberty Room of Adolf Hoepfl Garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. For information and guidelines for reading your work, email Kathryn van der Pol at Kathryn@adolfhoepfl.com.
MAKING OF AMERICA BOOK CLUB
Adolf Hoepfl Garage
If you enjoy American history and the people who shaped it, this is an opportunity to meet with other like-minded readers. We will be reading Constitutional Sound Bites, America’s Founding Documents and First Principles in a 21st Century Presentation by David Shestokas. Meetings are 6:30 p.m., the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month in the Liberty Room at Adolf Hoepfl Garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. Information: Kathryn@adolfhoepfl.com, 713-516-4282.
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.