MAKING OF AMERICA BOOK CLUB
Adolf Hoepfl Garage
The Making of America Book Club is starting a new book beginning Jan. 11. If you enjoy American history and the people who shaped it, this is an opportunity to meet with other like-minded readers. We will be reading Constitutional Sound Bites, America’s Founding Documents and First Principles in a 21st Century Presentation by David Shestokas. Meetings are 6:30 p.m., the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month in the Liberty Room at Adolf Hoepfl Garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr. Information: Kathryn@adolfhoepfl.com, 713-516-4282.
ROBERTO CORTAZAR – A 30 YEAR SURVEY
Clark & Associates
Clarke & Associates, 301 E. 11th St., is proud to host the inaugural Houston 2018 exhibition of a 30 year survey of work by the well-known Mexican artist, Roberto Cortázar. The opening reception will be from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 13, and the exhibition runs through April 2. Information: 713-254-2998, www.clarkeassoc.com.
SPJST Lodge 88
The SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., will feature Mollie B and Squeezebox, Polka and variety music, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 14. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Reservations held only 30 minutes past start of dance. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
ANNUAL ART SHOW
Assistance League of Houston
Assistance League of Houston will open its annual juried art show at 6:30 p.m. and award prizes at 7 p.m., Jan. 17, at Williams Tower Gallery, located at 2800 Post Oak Blvd. Featuring the works of emerging Texas artists, the art show is called Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art. Information: 281-550-8860, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.assistanceleague.org/houston
ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
Lone Star College-North Harris
Lone Star College-North Harris, Community Education Building, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Dr., will hold a Open House from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 18. Meet the instructors, visit with other members, get a new catalog and parking permits and register for membership and classes. The Academy for Lifelong Learning provides free classes and social opportunities for senior adults 50 and older. Membership is just $20/year for LSC-North Harris and LSC-Victory Center. Information: 281-765-7947, lonestar.edu/all.
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.
Aldine Library, 11331 Airline Dr., will hold their open house from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 19. There will be games and prizes for kids, representatives from organizations and businesses around the community, and examples of some of the digital offerings on display. There will also be food and a book sale. Information: 832-927-5410.
ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
Lone Star College-Victory Center
The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Lone Star College-Victory Center, 4141 Victory Dr., will hold an Open House from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 25. The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a membership community that offers free and low-cost classes, events and activities for adults age 50 and older. Choose from technology, health and wellness, financial planning, community service projects, literary discussion groups, genealogy, arts and crafts and more. Information: 281-810-5680, www.lonestar.edu/all.htm.
GHACC ECONOMIC FORECAST LUNCHEON
Reserve a table and invite your clients to this valuable luncheon. Hear from one of the Nation’s leading economists about the economic outlook for Houston, our state, our nation and our world. Dr. Gilmer will discuss business, employment, interest rates, energy and real estate. The luncheon will be at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, 3000 N. Loop West, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 25. To purchase tickets or to sponsor, call 713-861-6735 or heightschamber.org.
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES CONFERENCE AND RESOURCE FAIR
Family to Family Network
Save the date. The Success for Children with Disabilities 13th Annual Conference and Resource Fair, hosted by Family to Family Network and Region 4, will be held Jan. 27, at Houston Community College Northwest – Spring Branch Campus, 1010 Sam Houston Pkwy. The conference is 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and the resource fair is from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Information: familytofamilynetwork.org.