Upcoming activities at Garden Oaks Baptist
“Let’s Get Crafty” is scheduled at Garden Oaks Baptist Church at 1-3:30 p.m. March 17. Come and learn/participate in making Macrame. No materials are needed.
The youth and guests are invited to attend “Friday Night Live” from 7-10 p.m. March 16. This is an event for those in grades 6 through 12. It will take place in the youth area known as “The Vineyard” and will consist of fun, games, fellowship and snacks.
The church is located at 3206 N. Shepherd. For information call 713-864-4447.
Kartoberfest at St. James
The community is welcome to come to St. James Church, 1602 W. 43rd St., and see exotic cars, Model A’s and Porsches from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 17. Buy a $10 raffle ticket to win a 2002 Jaguar XK8 convertible and other prizes. Tex-Mex, barbecue and drinks will be served. Bring your children to play in the bounce house.
All proceeds support the ministries of St. James and their Family Life Center.
Call 713-686-1577 for information or to register your exotic car for display.
Cruisin’ for Christ Car Show at St. Stephen’s
All are welcome to attend the 2018 Cruisin’ for Christ Car Show this Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date will be March 24). All types of vehicles are welcome. Registration is $10 per vehicle; $20 the day of the show. Proceeds will benefit the Playground for All Abilities at Oak Forest Park.
Admission to the show is free. There will be activities for kids and a White Glove Tour for the hearing and sight impaired. Boy Scout Troop 604 will have lunches available for purchase.
An Easter Egg Hunt open to all in the community will be held Saturday, March 24, at 3 p.m. at Oak Forest Park, 2100 Judiway. Bring a basket!
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.
All Saints TALC Program Resumes Following Spring Break
All Saints Third Age Learning Center will resume its activities and lunch program March 19, following being closed for spring break. TALC will also be closing on Thursday and Friday, March 29 and March 30, in observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday.
A movie day will be April 6, and will feature the WWII drama, “The Darkest Hour” starring academy award winner Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. The movie begins at 10 a.m. and lemonade and popcorn will be furnished.
TALC will host a Spring Party at 10:30 a.m. April 13, featuring a spring hat contest, refreshments, door prizes and music by the Strummin’ Saints Ukulele Band.
All Saints Catholic Community is located at 215 E. 10th St. For information and lunch reservations, call 713-248-1277.
Knights of Columbus and Guadalupanas hold Lenten Fish Frys
The All Saints Knights of Columbus council is hosting Lenten Fish Fries in the parish hall. Dinners are served March 16, from 5-8 p.m.; and from 3-8 p.m. Good Friday, March 30. The Guadalupanas will hold their Fish Fry from 4:30-7 p.m. March 23.
Plates include fish, hushpuppies, fries, slaw, green beans, sauces, and tea/lemonade. Adult plates are $10 and children under 10 are $5. Cookies will also be available.
All Saints Catholic Community is located at 215 E. 10th St. Call 713-304-1626 for information.
Enjoy Music for the Soul at St. Andrew’s
Music for the Soul is a weekly spirit-lifting concert series featuring a great selection of performing artists and an eclectic variety of musical styles. Hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1819 Heights Blvd., the concerts are free and kick off at 6 p.m. Charlie and The Regrets will perform March 21, supporting Lord of the Streets. Donations to each artist’s chosen charity will be gratefully accepted.
Call 713-861-5596 or visit www.saecheights.org for information.
Senior Time Event at First Church Heights
Senior Time Event is held the last Tuesday of every month in the fellowship hall. Come and visit with other seniors and listen to interesting guest speakers and enjoy breakfast from 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 27. This month’s guest speaker is Moiya Press-Jackson, Dispute Resolution Center and she will discuss “Managing Conflict with Style.”
First Church Heights is located at 201 E. 9th St. Call 713-861-3102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Family friendly rugby at St. Pius X Kubiak Stadium
Arrows RFC, Houston’s Catholic Men’s Rugby Club, welcomes the community to enjoy an evening of family-friendly Rugby. On Easter Monday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m., high school boys from Strake Jesuit, St. Pius X, and St. Thomas will unite as the Arrows Schoolboys to host their brothers from Fordham Prep, a Jesuit school of the Bronx, NY. Join us at Kubiak Stadium (at St. Pius X High School) for this free, fun-filled evening that includes two rugby matches and a dinner social to follow. The match will be held at St. Pius X High School Kubiak Stadium, 811 W. Donovan St.
For information, visit www.arrowsrugby.com/schoolboysmatch.
Maundy Thursday service at St. Matthew’s
Come to the 6 p.m. Wednesday Lenten meals and short lessons, leading up to Easter. A free, simple meal will be served, followed by a few songs of praise and short Lenten lessons. Come, enjoy, and receive a blessing. A Maundy Thursday service will be available to the community March 29, 7 p.m., followed by a 6 p.m. Friday Tenebrae Service.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is located at 4300 N. Shepherd Dr. Call 713-697-0671 or visit the Facebook page or the website at www.stmatthewsmethodist.org.
Stations of the Cross at Hope Episcopal
Hope Episcopal Church, 1613 W. 43rd St., will have the Stations of the Cross each Friday at 6 p.m. during Lent. There will be a soup supper afterward. Everyone in the community is welcome.
Call 681-6422 for information.