GO TEXAN MEETING
The Houston Association of Retired Teachers (HART) will “Go Texan” at its March 10, meeting at Bethany United Methodist Church, 3511 Linkwood. Put on your best western duds, boots and hat and arrive at 9:30 a.m. for social time followed by the 10 a.m. meeting. Mary Ann Dolezal, TRTA District IV Health Care Chair, will be the guest speaker and provide important information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise. It’s time to renew your membership in HART ($10) and TRTA ($35)for 2017-18. Information:
The Book Scene
Come out and meet Science Fiction author Larry Rhodes, who will read and sign copies of his book Graphene and other titles, at The Book Scene, 1820 W. 43rd St., from 1-3 p.m. March 11. Information: 713-869-6117, www.thebookscene.xyz/events.
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.
SPJST Lodge 88
The SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., will host the Red Ravens, Polka and variety of music, from 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. March 11. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Reservations held only 30 minutes past start of dance. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
OFHA GENERAL MEETING
Candlelight Park Community Center
The Oak Forest Homeowners Association will hold their general meeting from 7-8 p.m. March 13, at the Candlelight Park Community Center, 1520 Candlelight Ln. The topic of discussion will be the OFHA ByLaws. The Spirit Sponsor is Papa Murphy and Sweet Frog (43rd at Ella Blvd.). All day March 22, mention OFHA for a portion of sales to be donated to OFHA. Information: myoakforest.org, 832-212-7819.
PLANT AND SEED SWAP
Heights Garden Club
Come join the Heights Garden Club for their Plant and Seed Swap, at 7 p.m. March 15, at the Heights Fire Station, 107 W. 12th St. If you have no plants or seeds to bring, you can still join us. Wear a little green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy refreshments, door prizes and socializing with fellow gardeners. Information: www.heightsgardenclub.com.
American Legion Post 560
Come by the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba Rd., for a delicious steak dinner and live entertainment, March 17 (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.
SPRING SALES EVENT
Just Between Friends
Find all you need for your growing family at Just Between Friends Spring 2017 Sales Event. Items for sale include: Children/teen/maternity clothing, shoes, accessories, cribs, changing tables, swings, Port-a-cribs, strollers, toys, bassinets, high chairs, movies, exersaucers/walkers, books, maternity/nursing items, crib/twin bedding, games, and office/household furniture. The sale will be March 23-25, and is located at 5280 W. 34th St. Information: centralhouston.jbfsale.com.
TOWN HALL TALKS
Belmont Village Hunters Creek
Belmont Village Hunters Creek, 7667 Woodway Dr., will feature guest speaker Jeff Friedman, CEO of Distinctive Life, from 10-11 a.m. March 25. Friedman will discuss making plans for end-of-life care and funeral planning. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. Call 713-781-1505 to make a reservation.
NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
“Sherlock Holmes: John Watson’s Body,” will be showing through March 25, at Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West Dr. The performances will be at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 3 p.m. March 12 and 19. Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 students and seniors, and $13 for Sunday matinees. Reservations are encouraged. Call or visit website for tickets and reservations. Information: 713-682-3525, www.theatresuburbia.org.
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 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.
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.