Greater Heights Area Community Fund
This annual event hosts the presentation of scholarships to local high school students. 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.
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.
CLAYTON LIBRARY CENTER FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
In Clayton Library’s monthly orientation, the process of research and discovery in the beginning steps of a family history project is covered. Come examine the resources available at the library. No reservations required. Adults/teens welcome. The Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research Houston Public Library is located at 5300 Caroline St. Information: 832-393-2600, houstonlibrary.org/clayton.
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.
HEALTHY AGING BRAIN
St. Joseph Medical Center
Richard Kuehn, LPC-S, Clinical Program Director of the
Center for Behavioral Health at St. Joseph Medical Center, will discuss the “Healthy Aging Brain,” May 24, at a complimentary senior breakfast seminar. The event is from 8-9:30 a.m. in the basement-level cafeteria at the hospital’s Heights campus located at 1917 Ashland St. Reservations can be made by calling 713-969-5376 by May 22.
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
HAPPY TRAILS AND HOT DOGS
The Friends of Woodland Park
The Friends of Woodland Park will be hosting their fifth annual Happy Trails and Hot Dogs event from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 3. The park is located at 212 Parkview. Activities will include guided nature tours and the popular pop-up playground by Bayou City Play. Dedication of the recently installed B-cycle station will be held at noon. The White Oak Bayou Association fish-off competition which will open for registration at 8 a.m. The Houston Avenue replica trolley in the park will be yarn-bombed to celebrate National Yarn Bomb day. Free hot dogs, chips, and root beer floats will be provided. Information: www.friendsofwoodlandpark.org
WHITE OAK BAYOU FISH OFF
White Oak Bayou Association
The fishing competition will be held in partnership with the Friends of Woodland Park Happy Trails and Hot Dogs Day. The event will be held June 3 at Woodland Park. Registrations begins at 8 a.m., weighing and judging begins at noon. Trophies will be awarded to Little Anglers (12 and under) and Big Anglers (over 13) for the Biggest, Ugliest and Most Unusual fish. Entry fees are $3 for adults, $5 per family/group or free with $10.00 with a White Oak Bayou Association annual membership. Hot dogs, sodas, and activities for kids will be provided. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
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.