CRAWFISH FESTIVAL PARADE REGISTRATION
Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
The third annual Crawfish Parade needs you to come celebrate Hurricane Harvey’s Heroes. The Grand Marshal is Jim “Mattress Mack” McInvale. Sign up today to join the cheerleaders, marching bands, zombies, roller derby girls, drill teams, and more. Last day to sign up is Feb 9. Information: Debbie@houstonhighwaycu.com
HAPPENINGS ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN WRITER’S GROUP
Adolf Hoepfl Garage
Have you written something you would like to see published? Have you written something you like to share with a small group of experienced writers? Join the writer’s group. All ages are welcome. Meetings are the first Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The next meeting will be Feb. 9. Meetings are in the Liberty Room of Adolf Hoepfl Garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. For information and guidelines for reading your work, email Kathryn van der Pol at Kathryn@adolfhoepfl.com.
ARBOR GATE FIELD TRIP
Heights Garden Club
The Heights Garden Club will be visiting Arbor Gate 3, 15635 FM2920 in Tomball. Arbor Gate is an inspired collection that includes unusual plants, artisan-created decorative pieces, and a constantly changing array of items. There will be a short talk on perennials and pruning, followed by guided tour of the nursery. The field trip will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 10. For those that would like to carpool or caravan, meet at the parking lot at “The Church at 1548 Heights Boulevard” between 9 and 9:15 a.m. Information: heightsgardenclub.com, 303-263-6025.
You’ve Got Maids
You’ve Got Maids, America’s Finest Maid Service™, is pleased to announce that it will be opening a location in Houston, with local entrepreneurs Moylam and Raul Wong. The team will be celebrating the new venture on Feb. 10 and 14, and welcomes the community to join in the festivities. The events will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 10 and Feb. 14, at 1431 N. Durham Dr. Valet parking is available. Information: 713-505-1613, houston.youvegotmaids.com.
Winter Street Studios
The Center for Success and Independence, a non-profit founded by long-time Heights residents, Dr. Marylou Erbland and Robert Woods, is hosting the annual gala, Bejeweled 2018, Feb. 10. The proceeds from the gala will fund scholarships for teens and their families who are unable to afford treatment at the Center. The gala will be 7 p.m. Feb. 10, at Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street. Tickets are $100. Sponsorships are available. Information: http://tcsi.org/donate/bejeweled-2018/.
HEART-TO-HEART SENIOR LUNCHEON
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights
Come enjoy a heart-healthy lunch and hear from a panel of affiliated heart specialists from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 12. The luncheon will be at Memorial Hermann Greater-Heights, South Tower Classrooms, 1635 North Loop West.
Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters
The Scholarship Dinner and Auction for Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17, at the Jr. League of Houston. This evening benefits the Delphian Scholarship Foundation Fund, which awards scholarships to qualified students at the University of Houston and U of H Downtown.
SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL CONCERT
Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program
Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program welcomes everyone 50 years of age and better to enjoy the magical music of the ‘50s and ‘60s during the Shake Rattle and Roll Winter Concert Feb. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. Light refreshments are included. Register online at www.hcp4.net/sap/events. A $10 prepaid, non-refundable fee covers the cost of the event. Checks are payable to Fun4Seniors and should be mailed to 1731 Hugh Road, Houston, Texas 77067.
WALTRIP RAM BAND FISH FRY
Waltrip High School
The Waltrip Ram Band is having the annual Fish Fry from 5-9 p.m. Feb. 23. Dinner will be served in the cafeteria. Various bands will perform throughout the evening. Dinner tickets are $10 and door prize tickets are $2. Dinner includes fish, tater tots, and salad. Information: www.waltripramband.org.
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SPINSTERS OF BLACKMEAD
Theatre Suburbia presents the regional premiere of C. P. Stancich’s Sherlock Holmes and the Spinsters of Blackmead, an exciting new look at Sherlock, his compatriots and all with a twist. The show opens Feb. 23, and runs through March 24, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays, at 3 p.m. (March 11 and 18, only) at Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West. Reservations are encouraged. Tickets are $16 Adults, $13 Students and Seniors, and $13 Sunday Matinees. Information: theatresuburbia.org, 713-682-3525.
Mercer Botanic Gardens
The community is invited to shop at March Mart Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the East Side Gardens. Purchase a TMS membership to gain VIP early access to the sale Friday, March 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. or Saturday, March 17 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Early shoppers have the best chance of taking home Mercer’s rarest plants not available at local nurseries. Visit themercersociety.org or call 713-274-4107 to get a TMS membership or upgrade an existing membership.