A diverse group of food trucks will be selling a variety of gourmet foods and sweets. Live Music will be provided by The Zydeco Dots. The event will be at the SPJST Hall, 1435 Beall St., from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 11. Tickets are $20 for two adults (includes $5 towards beer/wine); single adult ticket, $12; $4 for teens 13-18; and free for kids 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased online. Information: www.eventbrite.com.
FREE TAX SERVICES
M.D. Anderson Family YMCA
M.D. Anderson Family YMCA has partnered with University of St. Thomas VITA Tax program to provide free tax services this season. No appointments are necessary and service is first come, first served. Services are provided on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. until April 11. Information: Adriana.firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-697-0648.
HEIGHTS GARDEN CLUB
Come see the Bee Garden at 1826 Columbia, at 10 a.m. April 11. Micki Fine and John Pavlicek turned the empty lot next door to their home into a pollinator refuge with colorful flowers and two bar top hives. The meeting is free. Information: email@example.com.
FOREST WEST CHILI COOK OFF
Forest West Community Center
Do you have the best chili recipe? Find out at the Forest West chili cook off April 11. Watch as contestants make their chili from scratch, or come to the community center as the winners are selected. Judging starts at 3 p.m. Information: 713-459-8572.
LOOK GOOD…FEEL BETTER SEMINAR
Memorial Hermann Northwest
Memorial Hermann Northwest is proud to host Look Good…Feel Better, from 10 a.m.-noon, April 13, in South Tower, Classroom C. This free program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment. Call to register. Information: 713-222-CARE (2273).
SPIRIT NIGHT AT CHIC-FIL-A
Boy Scout Troop 604
Boy Scout Troop 604 is having a Spirit Night at Chic-Fil-A, 925 N. Loop West, from 5-8 p.m. April 16. The troop will earn money from dine-in sales. An indoor/outdoor garage sale will be at the Scouthouse, 4301 Donna Bell, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2. All money raised will help send the Scouts to summer camp.
SONS OF LEGIONNAIRES STEAK NITE
American Legion Post 560
Come by for a great meal at the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba. Steak dinners will be served April 17, from 6 p.m. until sold out. Entertainment will be Ron and Reta Rebstock. Information: 713-682-9287, www.americanlegionpost560.org.
DIALYSIS SUPPORT GROUP
Oaks Christian Church
The Houston Dialysis Patient Peer Support Group meets at 3 p.m. April 19, and meets the third Thursday of every month. The support group is free and open to all dialysis patients, family members, and care-givers. Meetings are held at Oaks Christian Church, 1216 Bethlehem, 77092. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-252-0666.
HEIGHTS KIDS’ DAY OF MUSIC
The Heights Kids’ Day of Music is a free event that will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 18, at Love Park, 1000 W. 12th St. There will be a main stage with performances every 40 minutes. A secondary stage will showcase local and non-profit businesses. Information: email@example.com, www.heightskidsdayofmusic.com.
MOVIE IN THE PARK
Leather Apron Foundation
The Leather Apron Foundation is hosting a Movie in the Park at Durham Elementary School in the field next door to Shepherd Park on April 25. The movie “Big Hero 6,” a Walt Disney animated action/comedy, rated PG, will be shown. The event is free. Food Trucks are scheduled to be on site to sell dinner and snacks beginning at 6:30 p.m. No alcohol is allowed.
MISSING IN HARRIS COUNTY DAY
Community of Faith Church
Missing in Harris County Day is April 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at
The Community of Faith Church, 1024 Pinemont. The event is co-hosted by HCSO, HPD, and the Institute of Forensic Sciences. It is open to the community with children’s activities, food, and a classic rock band.