El Gato Coffee House
Do you frequently find yourself staying in on a Friday night watching movies with your cat? We agree that it a great way to spend a Friday night, but do you know what is even better? Spending your evening cuddling with LOTS of cats AND helping them prepare for adoption. Come watch the inspiring cat documentary about the cats of Istanbul. El Gato Coffee House is located at 508 Pecore St. The movie is from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 832-968-3006.
GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION
Baskin-Robbins, 1354 W. 43rd St., will hold their family friendly grand re-opening celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony and features a DJ, prize wheel and live entertainment and $1.50 scoops! The celebration will be from noon-4 p.m. Nov. 18. The ribbon cutting is at 1 p.m. Information: 713-290-0877.
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.
Dance Heights, 1987 W. T.C. Jester, will hold a Country Social, Nov. 18. Intro 2 Step workshop with Linda Cook will be from 83:28 PM 11/14/2017:30-9:30 p.m. The social will be from 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m. The cost for the workshop and social is $20, the social only is $10 (cash or credit). Liquor is BYOB. No coolers please. Information: 713-838-6148, www.facebook.com/danceheights.
2ND ANNUAL WINTER MARKET
Texas Spray Tan, Spa and Boutique
Fall into the Holiday Season at the 2nd Annual Winter Market hosted by local vendors. Free admission, all ages welcome. We will have Big Judy’s food truck, a cakewalk, raffles for free products, silent auction baskets, specials on spa services and more. Proceeds will support The Skin Cancer Foundation and Hurricane Harvey Relief. The event will be at Texas Spray Tan, Spa and Boutique, located at 7352 Senate Ave., from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18. Information: 832-865-2663, facebook.com/events/120824275265099/
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. 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.
THANKFUL FOR SALSA SOCIAL
Dance Heights, 1987 W. T.C. Jester, will hold a Thankful for Salsa Social, Nov. 25. Edwardo and Tami will have an Intermediate Salsa and Dip Pattern workshop from 9-10 p.m. The social will be from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. The cost for the workshop and social is $20, the social only is $10 (cash or credit). Liquor is BYOB. No coolers please. Music provided by DJ Saoko. Information: 832-896-7777, www.facebook.com/danceheights.
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.
FREE INTRODUCTION TO MODERN SQUARE DANCING
Memorial Drive Lutheran Church
Healthy, social fun, square dancing is friendship set to music.
Fairbees Square Dance Club welcomes the community to experience the fun and fellowship of Square Dancing at two free fun night events on Jan. 11, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., and Jan. 18, from 7- 8 p.m. No prior dance experience needed, no partner required, older children and teenagers welcome. Classes are held at Memorial Drive Lutheran Church, in the fellowship hall, 12211 Memorial Dr. (77024). Park rear of church. Information: 713-957-2762, 281-495-2397.
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.