HERITAGE REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETING
Join Heritage Republican Women for our monthly meeting Oct. 5, as we host Councilman Mike Knox to discuss alternatives to the “Harvey Tax,” and a panel discussion with HISD School board Candidates Gretchen Himsl, John Luman, Sean Cheben, and Elizabeth Santos. From 7-8:15 p.m. at Candlelight Church of Christ 4215 Watonga Blvd.
The Book Scene
Dr. Samuel Axelrad will sign and discuss his book, Peaceful Bones, an inspiring story during the Vietnam war, Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. There will be refreshments and prizes. The Book Scene is located at 1820 W. 43rd St. Information: 713-869-6117.
SENIOR ADVANTAGE BINGO
St. Joseph Medical Center
Join members of the Senior Advantage Program at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 2-3:30 p.m. for Bingo and light refreshments. The fun takes place in the basement-level cafeteria of the hospital at 1917 Ashland St. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling 713-969-5376 by Monday, Oct. 9.
Held the second Wednesday of each month, senior Bingo is free and part of St. Joseph’s Senior Advantage Program. Membership is open to all seniors 55 and older. Join by calling 713-969-5376 or visit sjmctx.com/senioradvantage.
Waltrip Ram Band
The Waltrip Ram Band is hosting a Spirit night at McDonald’s, 12020 Northwest Frwy., from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10. The band will be performing from 7-8 p.m. Anyone who mentions the band raises money for the band. Information: 713-545-0892.
Sinclair Elementary School
Come out at 10 a.m. Oct. 7, for the grand opening of the annual Sinclair Elementary Pumpkin Patch. It will be a fun day of coffee and cobwebs for all. There will be Katz Coffee, donuts, face painting, scavenger hunt and games. The event is sponsored by Pamela Efferson Properties and Payless Insulation. Pumpkin patch is open daily from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through Oct. 27. Sinclair Elementary is located at 6410 Grovewood Ln.
FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS
Do you have trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous(FA) will offer a free public information session offering a solution for those who struggle with food obsession. The information session will be held Oct. 7, from 1:30-3 p.m. at The Church of St. John the Divine, 2450 River Oaks Blvd. FA has free meetings throughout the Houston metro area. Information: 713-456-0822.
53RD CLASS REUNION
Reagan HS Class of 1964
The reunion will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the SPJST Lodge at 1435 Beall St. Email Theresa Rhea Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit classreport.org/usa/tx/houston/rhs/1964/.
40TH CLASS REUNION
Scarborough HS 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.
DENIM AND DIAMONDS FUNDRAISER
Dust off your boots, and ride on over to MANNA’s 4th Annual BBQ and auction. The event will be from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 14, at the Anheuser Busch Brewery, located at 775 Gellhorn 77029. Gatlin’s BBQ will be serving up their award winning barbeque again this year for one fun-filled evening of dinner, dancing, and a silent auction. Information: https://manna-4th-annual-bbq.eventbrite.com.
2ND ANNUAL HOPE RUN
Dan’s House of Hope Run
Come out for the 2nd Annual Hope Run 5K fun run/walk in support of Young Adult Cancer fighters Sunday, Oct. 15 at T.C. Jester Park. Medals to top finishing women and men. Registration is from 7-8 a.m. Runners start at 8 a.m. with walkers to follow. Information: http://danshouseofhope.org.
REACHING NEW HEIGHTS: TOOLS FOR A HEALTHIER RELATIONSHIP
Most people do not know how to ‘do’ relationships. When asked about couples we admire because of their strong relationship, many of us are at a loss to identify the characteristics or practices we should use. Angela Soper, LCSW, will lead this seminar and teach concrete tools for becoming ‘that couple.’ The seminar will be from 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 21, at 1548 Heights Blvd. There is no charge for the seminar, but a $10 donation to the Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry is suggested. Register at Bit.ly/soperseminar. Information: 832-653-3335.
WALK FOR SICKLE CELL
The Sickle Cell Association of Texas
The 2017, 5th annual 3K Walk for Sickle Cell, happening at 9 a.m. Oct. 21, at MacGregor Park, will provide the community sickle cell trait testing, live music, participation from community leaders, breakfast items, vendor communication, and tons of family-friendly activities. Proceeds help children in Houston suffering from sickle cell disease attend Camp Cell-A-Bration. Tickets are $25 for individual, children ages 6-15, $15 and children under 5 free, children with sickle cell disease free. Information: 713-481-1295, www.walkforsicklecell.org.
HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE BALL
“Till Death Do Us Part” Halloween Masquerade Ball presented by The Wilde Collection, will be 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 28, Rockefellers Hall, 3620 Washington Ave. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-931-1904.
ASK A GERMAN ASTRONAUT
Houston Liederkranz Hall
Come to the Houston Liederkranz, 5100 Ella Blvd., for an entertaining and educational afternoon with astronaut Hans Schegel. Physicist Schlegal is a two time European Space Agency and NASA pioneer. Accordion music will be provided by Gene Hackemack.
The event will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. RSVP to email@example.com or call 281-356-3260.