SUPER ADOPTION EVENT
Friends For Life
Come adopt a new furr-ever family member at the Super Saturday Adoption Event, this Saturday May 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at Friends For Life, 107 E. 22nd St.
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Celebrate Daylilies – Texas style with a daylily Horticulture and design show and plant sale. The show will be from 1-3 p.m., and the sale is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 12. Admission is free. Gethsemane Lutheran Church is located at 4040 Watonga. Information: 281-578-1321.
MAY GARDEN TOUR
Heights Garden Club
This month’s tour will be at Dee Melancon’s garden. This garden has seen several re-dos from the last two years of freezing temperatures. It went from very tropical to more cold hardy plants. Come tour this beautiful and colorful garden at 721 Algregg, 10 a.m. May 12. Information: heightsgardenclub.com.
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 runs through May 12, with Friday and Saturday performances at 8:30 p.m. at Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West. Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, and $13 for Sunday Matinees. Information: www.theatresuburbia.org, 713-682-3525.
N. SHEPHERD COMMUNITY
El Tapatio, 4550 N. Shepherd
Come on over and meet community leaders at the North Shepherd Community Alliance, the fastest growing business networking group in the North Shepherd area. Next meeting is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. Matthew McKenzie, founder of Avid Coffee Co., operates a travelling coffee truck at two regular locations: Monday – Friday at 2211 W. 43rd St. and Saturdays at 2120 Ella Blvd. This is a free event with dinner sponsored by NSCA and Moon Shepherd Baker Insurance. Please call Kathryn van der Pol, NSCA President to RSVP or for further information at 713-695-5071.
TOUR DE OAK FOREST
Oak Forest Homeowners Association
Come out May 19, and be a part of the annual Tour de Oak Forest sponsored by Oak Forest Veterinary Hospital. Participants can register online or the day of the event starting at 8 a.m. The ride will be from 9:30-11 a.m. and is approximately 10 miles. Food trucks will be available. The cost is $15 per person (children 10 and under are $10). Proceeds benefit the OFHA School Initiative’s Program. Information: www.ofha.org, 713-688-6342.
WOOD WINDOW WORKSHOP
The Wood Window Workshop hosted by AIA Houston is from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19 and 20, at The Church, 1548 Heights Blvd. This exciting wood window workshop will be led by a respected preservationist and craftsman, Steve Quillian. Through demonstrations and hands-on experience, participants will learn about the basics behind window restoration methods. Space is limited. Early registration through May 4. Registration is non-refundable but is transferable. Lunch is included. Information: 713-520-0155, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 EDUCATION LUNCHEON
Greater Heights Area Community Fund
This annual event hosts the presentation of scholarships to local students, educator of the year and students entering military service. Emcee and special guest is Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, guest speaker is Richard Voorhies, Commander of American Legion GO Post 560. The luncheon will be from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 21, at Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, 3000 N. Loop W. Information: 713-861-6735, email@example.com.
TEXAS WINE DINNER
Join Doug Lewis for a very special wine dinner to discover a new generation of Texas wines from the Texas Hill Country, perfectly paired with Chef Mark’s Lodge Fare. The cost is $89. The dinner is 6:30 p.m. May 22. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-861-8666 for reservations.
Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave., will hold a poetry reading by Houston Heights Poet Dennis Herrell. The book is “About Women.” The reading will be 7 p.m. May 23. Call 713-869-7600 for information.
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 BBQ, Zydeco entertainment, fellowship and fun. Information: 713-899-8048.
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 2018-19 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.