Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Heights Happenings: March 9- March 16, 2011

TONIGHT (and every Wednesday night): Night ride with Blue Line Bike Lab
  • Join Blue Line on their weekly night ride, starting from the shop at 7 PM and returning around 9 PM
  • There are 2 groups of riders, one fast group and one slower group averaging about 12-14 MPH.
  • Apparently, there is usually some sort of beer drinking afterward for people who are interested.
  • 3302 White Oak
Saturday, March 12, 11 AM- 3 PM: The Inaugural event for Craftacular
  • The wonderful folks at Hello Lucky are always looking for new ways to get handcrafted and local goodies to the masses. This Saturday marks the 1st Craftacular, curated by Hello, Lucky and co-sponsored by Davis Hardware, will feature many favorite local artists and crafters.
  • This month will include works by Garrett Arnold (yes, Garrett from Antidote- awesome drawings), Tupelo Grease Co (tees), Melissa Bauman (craft supply crazy), Robert Mader (frames), Sarah Huffman (amazing found sculpture work), Lisa Chow (prints, cards), Camella Clements (soap), Erica Bogdan (drawings and cards) and more.
  • The event will take place in the Davis Hardware lot, 1028 Studewood, on the Second Saturday of the month
Saturday, March 12, 6:15 PM: Rouse House house concerts presents Seth Glier
  • Seth’s current CD, The Next Right Thing, debuted last month in the iTunes top 100. His current single, Lauralee, has begun receiving major radio airplay. Saturday night is an outstanding opportunity to see a rising star!
  • Due to guidance from ASCAP and BMI, Rouse House cannot accept payments prior to the party. They respectfully suggest an honorarium of $15 per person, which can be paid by cash. All proceeds go to the performing artist. CDs are usually available for sale during intermission.
  • Guests should arrive between 6:15 and 7:15 pm. There will be a potluck dinner prior to the concert. Rouse House provides coffee and lemonade but you are welcome to bring what ever you would like. We have wine glasses for those who wish to bring wine.
  • Music will begin at 7:30 pm.
  • To RSVP, please email Visit Rouse House's Facebook page for more information and link to their blog, where you can see clips of Seth Glier.


Saturday, March 12, 10 AM- 1 PM: MaterniTea Party at Young and Restless
  • Join other mamas-to-be for an informational get together, with subjects ranging from how a doula can help you in pregnancy, birth, and beyond; breastfeeding, midwives, diapering, and childbirth methods. This month's speaker will be Shannon Stellhorn. Shannon will be discussing the benefits and advantages to cloth diapering.
  • Also, enjoy checking out the consignment shop and their large supply of new and used cloth diapers! Light refreshments will be served and samples and other goodies may be available.
  • The party are FREE and open to anyone interested in attending. Spouses, partners or other support persons welcome!
  • Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your space. 7138617647
  • 3468 Ella Blvd


Saturday, March 26, 8 AM- 1 PM: Trash Bash at Moody Park!
  • Join the community to clean up Little White Oak Bayou. The organizers are hoping to draw over 500 volunteers to help with this clean up project!
  • Free lunch and t-shirts, plus DJ entertainment and door prizes.
  • Great for youth groups, church groups, corporate groups, and families. Organized by MD Anderson Family YMCA of Greater Houston
  • Email to pre-register your group!
  • Moody Park (3725 Fulton)

Saturday, March 26, 10AM - 12PM: Crochet necklace class with The Crochet Dude at Texas Art Asylum
  • Houston's own Drew Emborsky, crochet pattern designer, blogger, author, and TV star, will be in the house to teach you how to make a fabulous crocheted necklace.
  • Don't miss this opportunity to rub crochet elbows with this local craft celebrity! Enjoy his unique style, and learn some great new techniques.
  • Drew is generously donating all proceeds from this workshop to The Center for Recycled Art, so it's all for a good cause, too.
  • Art Asylum classes have been selling out, so get your spot ASAP. $50 and you bring a G or H crochet hook. They provide everything else. Register via this link
  • 1230 Houston Avenue.

The Heights Association's Education Committee is proud to be hosting their 6th Annual Youth Art Show. Artwork by neighborhood talent is still being accepted for the April 1st show. To participate, please note the following.
  • Prizes to be awarded include gift certificates for art supplies and /or ribbons.
  • Judging by Heights Fine Art Professionals
  • All work must be two dimensional - no crafts or sculpture.
  • All work must be matted or mounted.
  • Limit two works of art per artist.
  • Open to any child who EITHER lives OR goes to school within the Houston Heights' boundaries - grades Pre-K through 12th.
  • Event will be held at The Historic Fire Station at 12th and Yale from April 1- 3, 2011.
Art Drop Off and Registration:
March 31st - 9:00AM to 6:00PM
April 1st - 5:00PM to 7:00PM
April 3rd - 4:00PM to 6:00PM
  • For more information please go to or call Sheila Tybor @ 713-880-1031 or Karen Derr @ 713-875-7050

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