ART ON THE AVENUE
Winter Street Studios
With nearly 500 original works from more than 250 local artists, Art on the Avenue is Houston’s ultimate “buy local” fundraiser. Now in its 21st year, the event has grown to become the city’s largest silent charity art auction, benefiting the community revitalization efforts of non-profit community development organization Avenue. The preview party will be from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 9 with tickets $100 in advance; $125 at the door (include admission to Saturday auction); the auction and party is from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 11 and the cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The event will be at Winter Studios, 2101 Winter Street. Information: avenuecdc.org/art-on-the-avenue/.
A TASTE OF OAK FOREST
Oak Forest Homeowners Association
A Taste of Oak Forest is OFHA’s premier event. Give back to the neighborhood while experiencing some great food from local restaurants, paired with fine wines and craft brews. Houston’s own Sonny Boy Terry will be performing. There will be a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are $65 per person. Reserved party tables for eight are available for $500/table. The event will be 7-10 p.m. Nov. 11, at Hope Episcopal Church, 1613 W. 43rd St. Information: myoakforest.org.
SAL CHILI COOK-OFF
American Legion Post 560
The Sons of the American Legion will celebrate Veterans Day with their 26th annual chili cookoff, from noon-8 p.m., Nov. 11. The American Legion Post 560 is located at 3720 Alba Rd. Proceeds benefit Camp Hope. Information: 713-682-9287, www.txlegion560.org.
REAL MEN COOK FUNDRAISER
Buffalo Soldier Museum
In recognition of World Hunger Awareness, the Phenomenal Pearls Educational and Charitable Foundation (PPECF) and the 100 Black Men Houston Metropolitan Chapter will host a Real Men Who Cook fundraiser Nov. 12, from 2-6 p.m. at the Buffalo Solider Museum, 3816 Caroline St. Men will prepare their best entrees, appetizers, side dishes and desserts for guests to sample. Ticket prices start at $20 for adults, $10 for students, $8 for children (12 and under). Vendor booth space is available for $100 per table. Information: 713-943-8920.
Weingarten Realty will host a recycling drive from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 14, at 2600 Citadel Plaza Dr. Information: weingarten.com/recycle, 713-866-6920.
WOBA ANNUAL MEETING
Historic Heights Fire Station
The White Oak Bayou will hold their annual meeting from 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 14, at the Historic Heights Fire Station, 107 W. 12th St. Special guest will be Gary F. Zika, Federal Projects Department Manager for Harris County Flood Control. Pizza and refreshment will be served. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or email email@example.com.
2017 GREATER HOUSTON SENIOR FEST
Hilton Garden Inn
Seniors, caregivers and families are invited to the Fun Fiesta themed expo and health fair, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15. Along with numerous quality resources and vendors catered to seniors, there will be guest speakers, entertainment, networking opportunities, light lunch and giveaways. Admission is free. Hilton Garden Inn Houston/Galleria Area is located at 3201 Sage Rd. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 855-238-7274.
Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella Blvd., will hold their first annual Beaujolais Nouveau Party and dinner featuring the freshest of the region, and some aged favorites. A reception with the newest wine will be followed by dinner and some of the region’s best, from our friends at Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants, and paired with a Beaujolais inspired menu from Chef Mark Schmidt. The cost is $75 per person. The party will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Information: 713-861-8666, www.rainbow-lodge.com.
Waltrip Ram Golf Team
Get your teams together to support the Waltrip Ram Golf Team at Delmar Lanes, 3020 Mangum Rd., on Nov. 18. Bowling time slots are noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. A team of 4-5 bowlers for $125 will include one large pizza and soft drinks. There will be drawings and prizes awarded. Please arrive 15 minutes before bowling time to allow for shoes and warm up. Hartz Krispy Chicken, 1215 Pinemont will hold a fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 15. Information: 832-331-5431, 832-212-4685.
SPJST Lodge 88
The SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., will host the Moonglow Orchestra, Big Band music, from 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Nov. 18. The cost is $15 per person. Dress code of evening attire is required. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Enjoy complimentary dance instruction before all Saturday night dances, starting at 7:30 p.m. and during intermission. Reservations held only 30 minutes past start of dance. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS
Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West, presents Norm Foster’s delightful holiday romp, A Snow White Christmas. The show will run through Dec. 2 Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (Nov. 19 and 26 only). Reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $16 adults, $13 students and seniors, and $13 Sunday matinees. Information: 713-682-3525, www.theatresuburbia.org.
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.