Shops at Oak Forest Summer Block Party
Local businesses are welcome to participate in the second annual Shops at Oak Forest Summer Block Party, which will be held Saturday, June 6 from 2-6 p.m. at 43rd/Ella. Contact Elyssa Horvath, event coordinator, by May 1, for information on sponsorships which range from $50 to $500. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 832-771-8030.
American Legion Post 560
Come by for a great meal at the American Legion Post 560, 3720 Alba. Barbecue dinners will be served May 2, from noon until sold out. Information: 713-682-9287, www.americanlegionpost560.org.
2015 COMMUNITY FIELD DAY
The Oaks Business Association
The Oaks Business Association is sponsoring a Community Field Day, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2, at Oak Forest Park. There will be games, a DJ, two bouncy houses, face painting, dunking booth, rock wall, bull riding, vendor booths, and food trucks. Vendor booths and sponsorships are available. Information: 281-300-2581, 281-723-5707.
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. May 2. The cost is $15 per person. There will be a dress code. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Reservations held only 30 minutes past start of dance. Information: 713-869-5767, lodge88.org.
MERCY KILLERS – THE PLAY
Health Care for All Texas
What might a man do if his cancer-stricken wife has her health insurance revoked and they become trapped in the labyrinth of the health-care system? Written and performed by Michael Milligan. The performance will be 2 p.m. May 3, at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1900 Bering Dr. Pay what you can. Information: http://mercykillerstheplay.com/performance-schedule/
AARP MONTHLY MEETING
AARP Chapter 1265
The monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m., May 4, in the community room at 1520 Candlelight Dr. The special guest is The Sunshine Band. The meeting is open to anyone 50 or older, and will be preceded by a meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. There will be no meetings for June through August. Next meeting will be Sept. 14. Information: 713-681-1133.
COMMUNITY MOVIE NIGHT
White Oak Conference Center
Please join Councilmember Brenda Stardig and the District A community for movie night on May 8. Madagascar will play on the big screen at the White Oak Conference Center, 7603 Antoine Dr. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a mobile petting zoo, a food market, face painting, and games. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. Information: 832-393-3010.
Pat H. Foley
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and honor the most important person in our lives. It can also be a sad time when that person is no longer here. Pat H. Foley, 1200 W. 34th St., will be holding a High Tea honoring mothers living and past at 1 p.m. May 9. Bring your mother if she is here, or bring her photo. There will be food, entertainment and door prizes. Call to reserve a spot as seating is limited. Information: 713-869-6261.
FOOD, WINE AND FUNDRAISING: A NIGHT OUT IN BROOKE SMITH
Enjoy a casual outdoor evening at a local establishment, Lemond Catering, 612 Archer St. 77009, to benefit new landmark signs for the neighborhood. The event will be from 6:30-10 p.m. May 16. Tickets are available for $50 and include lite bites, two adult beverages, keepsake wine glass, participation in silent auction, and opportunity to sample brews from Town in City Brewery. Guests must be 21 and older. Information: 361-319-9712, email@example.com.
Christ the King Catholic Church
Christ the King Catholic Church, 4419 N. Main St., will honor all centenarians in the area, from 3-4 p.m. May 26. A representative of Ellen Cohen’s office, Janae Williams Winfield, senior director of constituent services and community affairs, will give out certificates. All nonagenarians (people in their nineties) are also welcome. The event will have a patriotic theme and is open to all in the community.
Call 713-869-1449 for information.
MANNA (Ministry Assistance of the Near Northwest Alliance), is having a bowling fundraising event from 7-11 p.m., May 30, at Delmar Lanes, 3020 Mangum Road. Bowling teams are needed to sign up and all sizes of sponsorship are available. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets can be purchased online. Sign up no later than May 16. Information: 713-504-5486, http://sparesometimeformanna.eventbrite.com/
Pat H. Foley & Company
Stop by for a special guided tour as renovations begin and meet the staff. There will be refreshments. Tours will be at 3 p.m. every Friday. Pat H. Foley & Company is located at 1200 W. 34th St. Information: 713-869-6261, www.pathfoleyfuneraldirectors.com.
THE OAKS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETING
St. James Lutheran Church
The Oaks Business Association meets every odd month on the third Wednesday, at 7 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, 1602 W. 43rd St. Social networking events are the second Wednesday of the even months. David Lorms is president. Information: 713-688-8669, DavidL2490@aol.com.
OAK FOREST RUNNING CLUB
Oak Forest Chill
This free social running club, part of the Oak Forest Homeowners Association, meets at 3542 Oak Forest Drive at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Brother’s Pizzeria provided post-run food. Information: 281-685-9929.
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.