Thursday, July 19- Saturday, July 21: HITS Theater presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
- The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was the winner of the 2005 Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical and Best Featured Actor
- Three days only, Thurs/Fri/Sat at 7:30 pm and one matinee Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
- The show centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups.
- Tickets are $15 general admission; $5 students. Call or e-mail to reserve tickets: (713) 861-7408 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, July 20, 5:30 pm-11:30 pm: Casino night and Texas Hold’em Tourney to support the Foster YMCA
- Check in begins at 5:30, casinos open 7:00 pm
- Hosted by Marek Brothers- 2115 Judiway 77015
- Join the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA for a night of casino games and Texas hold 'em poker benefiting the Partners Campaign. Enjoy a great evening of food and fun while supporting a great cause. All proceeds will help local children attend summer day camp programs who would normally not have the option.
- EVENT FEES:
- Casino Entrance (Pit Boss): $50, Includes one entrance to the Casino, drink tickets and food. Click Here to Register
- Texas Hold 'em Entrance (The High Roller): $125, Includes $3,500 in casino chips, drink tickets and food.Texas Hold 'em Grand Prize: 2 Night Stay in Las Vegas. Click Here to Register
- Texas Hold 'em Entrance (The Card Shark): $75, Includes $3,000 in casino chips, drink tickets and food.
- Don’t gamble? There is also a Bunco Tournament! Bunco Entrance (3 of a Kind): $50
- Includes one Bunco registration, drink tickets and food.
- Click Here to Register
- Child Care available at the Foster Family YMCAClick Here to Register for Child Care
- Event fees are non-refundable and benefit the Y Partners Campaign
- Must be 21 or over to attend this event
Saturday, July 21,6-8pm: Hello-Lucky celebrates Lisa Chow and Her Band of Curious Mischief Makers
- “Tiptoeing that fine line between real life ending and imagination beginning, Lisa Chow's drawings and paintings introduce viewers to a whimsical world ruled by a cautious little Girl and her not-so-imaginary friend, Rabbit. Together, Girl and Rabbit spend their days tea sipping and flower picking and ship sailing and adventure taking.”
- In her upcoming Hello-Lucky exhibition, Chow displays a collection of miniature portraits which introduce a new group of characters joining Girl and Rabbit in their explorations- A band of curious mischief makers.
- Work on view through Saturday September 1, 2012
- 1025 Studewood
Tuesday, July 24, 7 pm: The Houston Heights Woman's Club general meeting
- Join the HHWC for their next General Meeting at the Historic ClubhouseThe program includes standard Club business, plus a speaker from The Women's Institute of Houston
- Refreshments and a door prize raffle
- Interested in membership? Please join the meeting for more information
IN OTHER NEWS
Welcome A 2nd Cup Coffee to the neighborhood
- What could be special about another coffee shop in a neighborhood that has some pretty awesome places to get coffee? This one is a non-profit. Coffee for a cause!
- From their Facebook page: “We will be a money-making engine to fund after-care solutions for survivors of human-trafficking, including housing, mentoring, tutoring, job-skills, and other life skills for reintegration into society. “
- 1035 E 11th, next to the Vineyard Church
Call for artists from G Gallery
- G Gallery is seeking artists who use dogs as subject matter in their work for inclusion in an exhibition to be presented from September 1-30, 2012.
- Work in all media will be considered and submissions (artist resume; images of work with title, date, size, medium; contact info) should be sent with subject line DOG PARK to email@example.com no later than August 5, 2012.
- For more info visit www.ggalleryhouston.com.
More retail coming to White Oak!
One Green Street, an eco-conscious store with everything from makeup to matresses, is taking over the beautiful cottage that used to house The Artful Corner.