Weird Church Words series at St. Stephen’s The November worship series, “Weird Church Words,” continues this Sunday, Nov. 18, at the 8:30 a.m. Celebration Service and the 11 a.m. Traditional Service. This series focuses on the history and reasons behind the elements of worship, and why they matter. Following the 11 a.m. service on Nov. 18, “Feast!” will be held at Cottonwood, 3422 N Shepherd Dr. “Feast!” is a fun fellowship event held on the third Sunday of the month at a family-friendly restaurant in the area. All are welcome. St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church is located at 2003 W. 43rd St. For information, call 713-686-8241 or visit www.stsumc.org and the church’s Facebook page. Post-Thanksgiving dinner at St. Matthew’s St. Matthew’s will host a Post-Thanksgiving Dinner … [Read more...] about News from the Pews – Nov. 17
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Darlene’s Flower and Gift Shop Come experience the magic of Christmas at Darlene’s Flower and Gift Shop, located at 10570 Northwest Frwy. The Open House will run through Nov. 17. Enjoy refreshments and register for a $100 gift certificate. Shopping hours for the event are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. During the week of open house, customers can take 20 percent off their purchase. Information: 713-680-2350. PAINTING WITH CATS El Gato Coffeehouse Looking to get crafty on a Sunday afternoon? What better way than with cats? The class will be 11 a.m. Nov. 18. During this class we will be painting and penciling the art piece displayed in the event picture and having fun in the best environment possible. All materials will be supplied and … [Read more...] about Calendar of Events – Nov. 17
Church at Northwest Crossing holds free dinner The Church at Northwest Crossing, 6722 W. Little York, will hold a free Thanksgiving dinner from 5-6 p.m. Nov. 11. Come out for free food, fun, fellowship and giveaways. Call 832-723-4388 for information. The Gathering Place at St. Stephen’s The Gathering Place, a ministry for persons with Alzheimer’s and other types of memory loss, and their caregivers, will meet Monday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Volunteers lead guests in fun activities and serve lunch so that caregivers can take a break. All who are grieving the loss of a loved one are welcome to attend a free GriefShare seminar, “Surviving the Holidays,” Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 201. Refreshments will be served and all participants will receive … [Read more...] about News from the Pews – Nov. 10
Cosi fan tutte 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 Lambert Hall – 1703 Heights Blvd. Opera in the Heights’ latest production of Mozart’s Così fan tutteset in a penthouse high atop New York City, is Mad Men meets The Dick Van Dyke Show. This take on the opera depicts the story of two sisters, Fiorgiligi and Dorabella, modern single women in the late 1950s, who are pursued by two traveling salesmen with ardent intentions. Also showing on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. 5th anniversary party 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 Harold’s Restaurant & Taproom – 350 W. 19th St. Harold’s Restaurant & Taproom and Torchy’s Tacos are turning five. To celebrate, they are closing off the back parking lot and filling it up with food, booze, fun, and games. They’ll have … [Read more...] about Entertainment Calendar – Nov. 10
Dear Tabby, Cancer has impacted our family several times and I often worry about our four-legged family members getting cancer as well. Is there anyway we can lessen our pet’s chances of getting cancer? Concerned about Cancer in Cottage Grove Dear Concerned, November happens to be Pet Cancer Awareness Month, because, unfortunately, our pets aren’t immune to the horrible disease. All pets, regardless of size and breed, are at risk for developing cancer. However, there are certain breeds of dogs that have higher instances of the disease than others. Some Breeds Are More Susceptible to Cancer Certain breeds, such as golden retrievers, Rottweilers, and German shepherds are considered at-risk breeds and have a higher risk of getting cancer. According to the Veterinary Cancer … [Read more...] about Dear Tabby: Cancer – is your pet at risk?