Birding trip, jazz luncheon among upcoming local events
The following events are scheduled to take place during the upcoming days in and around the area:
French playwright Yasmina Reza, pictured, has enjoyed a good deal of success in the U.S. See her acclaimed play "ART" 7:30 p.m. at the Texas Repertory Theatre Co., 14243 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston. Runs through May 27, with performances 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Regular tickets are $35 for adults, $31.50 for seniors and military and $17.50 for students with ID. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 2012 Birding Trip
Join a birding trip led by birding guide and naturalist Glenn Olsen 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at four different birding sites in or near Houston. Participants must wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sack lunch, drinking water, binoculars, insect repellant and an umbrella. Reservations are required. $10 for prepaid registration. For more information, call 281-893-3726 or visit www.hcp4.net/senioradult.
Pizzazz with Jazz 2012: The Centrum Arts League will host its annual Pizzazz with Jazz Luncheon featuring a style show by Scruples and a presentation by the "Human Lie Detector," Alice Weiser, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Garden Room at Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston. $50 per individual ticket. For more information, call 281-440-4850 or 281-440-0014.
Chamber Membership Luncheon: The May 2012 Chamber Membership Luncheon, featuring Anthony Potoczniak of the Kinder Institute at Rice University, will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Pavilion at Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston. $25 per person with advanced reservation, $30 at the door without reservation. For more information, call 281-440-4160 or email AlyssaW@HoustonNWChamber.org.
Relay for Life: Join the team from St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage and be part of this fundraising event for cancer awareness 7 p.m. at Klein Oak High School, 22603 Northcrest Drive, Spring. $10 per participant. For more information, call 832-534-5156 or email email@example.com.
Farmers Market: Buy fresh local produce, from herbs to veggies to salsas to handmade crafts and a lot more, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of FM 2920 and Cherry Sts., Tomball. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Marketing: Attend this two-hour workshop and learn how to turn social media sites into powerful business tools 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the Earl Elliott Room of Barbara Bush Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. Free. To register or for more information, call 281-376-4610 or email email@example.com.
Book Club: The Paranormal Book Club will meet to discuss "Graveminder" by Melissa Marr, 7-9 p.m. in Conference Room L212 at Tomball College and Community Library, 30555 Texas 249, Tomball. Light refreshments will be served. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 832-559-4200.
Slaid Cleaves: Listen to the music of Folk/Americana singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves as he performs 6 p.m. at Main Street Crossing, 111 W. Main St., Tomball. $20 plus a $3 service fee for advance tickets. Call 281-290-0431.
'Beauty and the Beast': Come and watch the stage version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" presented by the Christian Youth Theater-Houston 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Lone Star College, 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball. The play will continue through May 20, with performances on Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15 at the door, $12 in advance, $10 a person for a group rate in advance. For more information, call 832-487-8770 or visit www.cythouston.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave Matthews Band: Rockers the Dave Matthews Band will perform with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes 7 p.m. at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. $75 pit, $75 reserved, $40.50 lawn. For more information, call 281-363-3300.
Casino Night: Come and enjoy an exciting evening of casino games, museum exhibits, cocktails, a silent auction and camaraderie 5-9 p.m. at the National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.nmfh.org or email email@example.com.
18th Annual Golf Classic: The National Museum of Funeral History's 18th annual Golf Classic will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kingwood Clubhouse, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. For more information, visit www.nmfh.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ribbon Cutting: Join Cypress Creek EMS in celebrating the grand opening of its newest station 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 18826 North Eldridge Parkway, Tomball. Free. For more information, call 281-378-0800 or email email@example.com.
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