Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Heights Happenings: April 7- Apr 13, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 6-8 PM: Join Hello, Lucky for the opening of Word! Holler! A text based exhibit
  • Work by artists Randall Garrett (Santa Fe), Sara Huffman and Teresa O'Connor
  • Hello, Lucky has a facebook page. You can become a fan HERE
Saturday, April 10, 11 AM- 3PM: Hamilton Middle School Spring Thing
  • This annual event is a day of fun, games, food, great music and local entertainment.
  • SPRING THING provides a great excuse to get oudoors, enjoy the spring weather and to see Heights neighbors and friends. They'll have inflatables and booths to entertain kids of ALL ages.
  • All proceeds from the Carnival go directly back to the teachers and school groups for student education and enrichment, as well as school improvement projects.

Thursday, April 15, 7-10PM: Screening of Food, Inc at Heights Theater
  • Sponsored by Whole Foods Market this local screening of Food Inc. at the Heights Theatre will benefit Keep Heights Green, a local tree planting and reforestation initiative focused solely on the Greater Heights area.
  • Tickets are currently available through the Whole Foods Market Bellaire Concierge, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily or at the door the day of the event. Just $8 for the movie, goody bag, entertainment and light hors d'oeuvres.

The Houston Planning Commission is examining off-street parking issues and whether changes to Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances are needed. Some of the topics that will be discussed include, but are not limited to shared parking, parking management areas, types of occupancy and intensity of use (i.e. bars, types of restaurants, etc.), parking incentives for development along transit corridors or for restoration of historic buildings, lifts and valet parking, just to name

a few.

The community meetings are as follows:

Wednesday, April 7 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Havens Center

1827 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77098

Wednesday, April 14 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center

2020 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004

Wednesday, April 21 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

United Way of Greater Houston

50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007

You may access the existing parking ordinance at; choose Chapter 26 in the left window.

If unable to attend one of the meetings, comments and ideas may be submitted by email or by mail to Dipti Mathur, City of Houston Planning Department, P.O. Box 1562, Houston, TX 77251. The process may be followed on the Planning and Development Department's website at

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