Houston Heights Woman’s Club
The Houston Heights Woman’s Club welcomes all our Greater Heights area neighbors to an informal Open House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept, 16. Ice cream and light refreshments will be served. The open house will be at the HHWC Clubhouse, 1846 Harvard St. The Club was organized in 1900 to support literary and scientific undertaking and to promote fine arts. Membership ensures the continued maintenance and preservation of the 100-year-old clubhouse while engaging in social activities and volunteer opportunities in support of charitable causes. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2-1-1 TEXAS/UNITED WAY HELPLINE
In times of disaster and every day, the 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is our community’s go-to resource. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, HELPLINE specialists connect callers with the help they need, from emergency shelter and evacuation information to help with basic needs, like food. During times of disaster, 2-1-1 maintains up-to-date information on shelters and other essential resources. Need help? Dial 2-1-1.
Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West, presents Paul Elliott’s hilarious Southern comedy, Exit Laughing. Noted as a cross between Steel Magnolias and The Golden Girls, this fast paced comedy is guaranteed to leave you laughing. Exit Laughing premiers Sept. 15, and runs through Oct. 14, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and 3 p.m Sundays (Oct. 1 and 8). For reservations, call 713-682-3525 or visit www.theatresuburbia.org.
GREATER HOUSTON STAMP SHOW
Humble Civic Center
The 70th Annual Greater Houston Stamp Show will be held Sept. 15-17, at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway (77338). The show will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. The event features free admission and parking, 30+ dealers, 1,200+ pages of exhibits, beginner’s booth, door prizes, and meetings/presentations/U.S. Post Office sales. Information: www.houstonstampclub.org/HoustonStampShow.html.
The Book Scene
Husband and wife team authors, Kenneth and Tyria Jones will be signing their books from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. There will be food, fun and prizes. The Book Scene is located at 1820 W. 43rd St. Information: 713-869-6117.
FOURTH ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES
Houston Assembly of Delphians
Houston area Delphians present the first of four Distinguished Speakers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season. Dr. Abdel Takriti, inaugural Arab-American Educational Chair in Modern Arab History at the University of Houston, will share “The Birth of the Modern Middle East, and the Future of Arab-American Relations.” The event will be 5 p.m. Sept. 23, at the West University Community Center, 6104 Auden St. Information: 713-773-4380.
MELANOMA WALK AND FUN RUN
MD Anderson Cancer Center
The 10th Annual AIM for the Cure Melanoma Walk and Fun Run 5K will be held at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mays Clinic – 1180 Pressler St., Sept. 23. Registration/sign-in is 6 p.m., The Check Points perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by the opening ceremony, and 8 p.m. is the walk/run. There will be education and awareness information, sunscreen application demonstrations, massages, food vendors and children’s activities. Register online at: www:AIMatMelanoma.org by Sept. 1 to receive a free t-shirt. Wear anything that glows since this is an evening event. Information: email@example.com, 713-745-1804.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights
When you lose someone you love, you are left to pick up the pieces and try your best to go on. Having a strong support system can help you on your grief journey and be an important part of building a strong support system. Classes will be held Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Sept. 26. The group meets in the South Tower Classrooms at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights, located at 1635 North Loop West. Information: 713-222-2273 (CARE).
SEPTEMBER 2017 VOLKSMARCH
Houston Happy Hikers
Come out and participate in this non-competitive, non-timed walk through down the jogging trail in the middle of Heights Blvd. Next, hike along White Oak Bayou for over a mile to enjoy the open air then into the neighborhood of the Heights. The starting point address is 375 W. 19th St. The walk will be from 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 30. The fee is $3. There is no pre-registration. New walkers can purchase an AVA New Walker Packet for $5 at the start point. Information: 832-646-4319, houstonhappyhikers.com.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Odd Fellows Lodge #225
The Houston Heights Odd Fellows Lodge #225 is hosting its second National Night Out celebration, from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3. Neighbors are invited to come to the lodge, located at 115 E. 14th St. Bring the kids to this family event. There will be hotdogs and refreshments, free fingerprinting and child ID kits, HFD staff and firetruck, art cars, moonwalk and horseshoes for adults. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook.com/OddFellowsLodge225.
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.
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.
MANNA 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.