SPRING ARTISAN MARKET
Animal Justice League
A Spring Artisan Market will be held at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 2003 W. 43rd St., from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13. Proceeds benefit the Animal Justice League. There will be food trucks and vendors. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heights Neighborhood Library
There is an art exhibit featuring students from Waltrip High School, Houston Heights High School and Hamilton Middle School at the Heights Neighborhood Library, 1302 Heights Blvd., through May 19. The theme of the exhibit is Diversity: The Strength of Our Human Family. It can be viewed during regular library hours. There will be a reception for only the students and their guests from 12:30-1 p.m. May 13. Information: 832-341-1568, 713-408-1551.
WORKOUT FOR A CAUSE
Bayou City Crossfit
Get a great CrossFit-style workout for a great cause, geared for all fitness levels. The workouts are one-hour sessions, for ages 18+, at 9 and 10 a.m. May 13. A $20 suggested donation is requested and can be made online or at the door. The proceeds benefit the Playground for All Abilities. Bayou City Crossfit is located at 3622 Golf Dr. Information: houstonparksboard.org/projects.
Heights Garden Club
Tour Donald Burger’s garden at 10 a.m. May 13, at 702 Mosby Circle. This location in the Heights exemplifies a Southern garden full of heirloom, native, and perennial plants that provides a habitat for birds, butterflies, and bees. The Daylily Tour in Brazoria is May 14. The first stop is a private garden belonging to Loris Garrett, with 1,300 varieties, some hybridized by the owner. The second stop will be the Crainer’s Daylily Farm, followed by a sack lunch. The group will leave at 7:45 a.m. Please RSVP at email@example.com for more details.
Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West Dr., presents “Dead Giveaway,” a dark comedy murder mystery by local playwright Pat Cook. The show runs through May 13, at 8:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. May 7. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, and $13 Sunday matinees. Information: 713-682-3525, theatresuburbia.org.
Greater Heights Area Community Fund
This annual event hosts the presentation of scholarships to local high school students desperately seeking the community’s help to continue their education. The event will feature scholarship award presentations, Educator of the Year awards and recognition of students entering into military service. Guest speaker will be Harris County Sheriff, Ed Gonzalez. Seats are available for $65, and tables of 10 start at $500. The event will be held at Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, 3000 N Loop W Fwy., from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 18. Information: 713-861-6735, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girl Scout Troop 21
The 4th annual Girl Scout Troop 21 bake sale will be from noon-2 p.m. May 21, at 859 Azalea. Baked goodies can be dropped off May 20 and placed in the cooler on the porch. Bark Bites will also be selling dog goodies. Troop 122017 Brownies of Garden Oaks Montessori and St. Rose of Lima will also be providing goodies and have a lemonade stand.
DINNER WITH WINE
Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella, is excited to host James Watkins from Paul Hobbs Wines. He’s bringing his wines from their famous Napa Valley vineyards including a selection of very exclusive Cabernet. The cost for the dinner is $145 and will be at 6:30 p.m. May 23. Call to make a reservation. Information: 713-861-8666, rainbow-lodge.com.
FREE VEIN SCREENING
St. Joseph Medical Center
St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights, in partnership with Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Vein Surgeons of Texas, is providing free vein screenings May 24, from 9-11 a.m. in the basement-level of the hospital located at 1917 Ashland St. Walk-ins are welcome or RSVP for the free screenings. Information: 281-888-0809, email@example.com.
OFHA MOVIES IN THE PARK
Celebrate the beginning of summer. Food trucks arrive at 6:30 p.m., “Bubble Party” at 8 p.m. followed at 8:30 p.m. by the movie “Trolls.” The free event will be held May 27, at Candlelight Park. Information: myoakforest.org/events,
50TH CLASS REUNION
Waltrip High School class of 1967
The Waltrip High School class of 1967 will hold their 50th class reunion June 3, at the Crown Plaza – Brookhollow Hotel, 12801 Northwest Frwy. The theme is “50 Shades of Red and Gray.” All former Waltrip classmates are welcome to attend. Ticket prices are $45 per person but will increase to $60 on May 16. Please RSVP to Libbey Hilliard at 512-415-5241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.