Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
Bring the grandchildren and participate in multigenerational activity stations created for sharing family stories and memories. No reservations required. Appropriate for all ages. The class will be from 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 8. The libary is located at 5300 Caroline St. Information: 832-393-2600, www.houstonlibrary.org/clayton.
AARP MONTHLY MEETING
AARP Chapter 1265
The monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m., Sept. 10, in the community room at 1520 Candlelight Ln. The special guest is Kyle Trahan, a United Healthcare representative. He will discuss insurance options. The meeting is open to anyone 50 or older, and will be preceded by a meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. Georgia Lewis is president. Information: 832-654-4744.
TASTE OF OREGON
Oregon produces some of the best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in this country. But that’s not all! Join us in tasting through some Oregon gems, each paired with a tasty bite from Chef Mark from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 12. The cost is $35 per person before Sept. 11, and $40 the day of event. Rainbow Lodge is located at 2011 Ella Blvd. Information: 713-861-8666, www.rainbowlodge.com.
TIMBERGROVE TYKES DRESS UP PARADE
Drane Ct. cul-de-sac (Section 5)
If you/your child would like to participate in the parade, please meet in the Drane Ct. cul-de-sac at 6 p.m. Sept. 13. This is a dress-up/costume parade. Your child does not have to decorate their vehicle/stroller. There is no costume category, any dress up/décor is permitted. Neighbors are encouraged to sit in their driveways/yards and cheer on the parade. Information: Courtney.email@example.com
HOUSTON FEDERATION OF GARDEN CLUBS
The First Christian Church
Join members of The Houston Federation of Garden Clubs at their first meeting of the year at 10 a.m. Sept. 14, at The First Christian Church, 1601 Sunset Blvd. Jim Blackburn will speak on the topic of Neutralizing Our Individual Carbon Footprints. Blackburn is a professor at Rice University and an Environmental Lawyer. There will also be a plant sale. Entry is free and refreshments will be available. Information: Houstonfederationgardenclubs.org.
Theatre Suburbia presents Ripcord by David Lindsay-Abaire. Set at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility in suburban New Jersey, the show follows the infuriatingly chipper Marilyn and the cantankerous Abbey as they are forced to share the same room. The show opens Sept. 14, and runs through Oct. 13, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (Sept. 30 and Oct. 7 only) at Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West. Tickets are $18 adults, $15 students and seniors, and $16 Sunday matinees. Reservations strongly encouraged. Information: 713-682-3525, www.theatresuburbia.org.
POP UP GALLERY
Arka Art and Franquiz Art
Meet and mingle with the artists while enjoying wine and light refreshments from 6-10 p.m. Sept. 15, at Arka Art, 4715 Main St. The gallery now promotes more than 10 artists from the Houston area. RSVP at www.facebook.com/events/477755849407373/.
OLDIE & GOODIE CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Come out to the 9th Annual Oldie & Goodie Classic Car Show, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16, at Adolf Hoepfl Garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. The event is free to the community and there will be music, food and fun for the whole family. Participants will receive food and T-shirt. Registration is $20 if paid in advance, and $25 the day of the event. Registration is at 12:30 p.m., followed by the 1 p.m. show. Proceeds benefit Battleship Texas Foundation. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-695-5071.
GHACC ANNUAL GALA
Junior League of Houston
This year’s event will be held at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Sept. 21. Back again is the ever-popular wine pull, a live and silent auction, dancing, and a casino. The pre-gala reception is 6:30 p.m. Call or visit the website to purchase seats or a table or for silent auction donations. Information: heightschamber.org, 713-861-6735.
NEUROPATHY ALLIANCE OF TEXAS SUPPORT GROUP
Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
Anissa Hunter is a Houston-based holistic practitioner, committed to helping clients obtain a balanced life. She began her own therapeutic journey 14 years ago while on active military duty. After sustaining a severe injury, she realized that pain medication was not going to heal her. The meeting is from 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Dr. Information: email@example.com, 512-553-9130.
THE CEILING CAN’T HOLD US GALA
Friends For Life
Friends For Life announces ‘The Ceiling Can’t Hold Us’ annual gala, Friday, Oct. 12, at Silver Street Studios to celebrate 16 years. The gala will celebrate accomplishments with entertainment, silent auction, catering by chef David Cordúa, an open bar, Houston’s own ‘Maggie in the Mornings’ as emcee, and some very special VIP dogs. Information: friends4life.org/gala.
HEIGHTS ROTARY BOOK SALE
Heights Neighborhood Library
The community is welcome to come out to the annual Heights Rotary Book Sale, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. The sale will be at Heights Neighborhood Library, 1302 Heights Blvd.
FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET
Eleanora’s Market, 2120 Ella Blvd., will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday. There will be local growers, makers, designers, artisans and food producers. Information: eleanorasmarket.com.
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.