Community Calendar

Blood donors can win IW Marks jewelry

IW Marks, NewsRadio 740 KTRH and the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center are teaming up to give away a piece of IW Marks jewelry in March. Anyone who donates or attempts to donate blood at the Memorial City Neighborhood Donor Center, 845 Frostwood Drive, will be entered to win. For information or to make an appointment, call 1-888-482-5663 or visit

Divorce course for women March 18

“Taking Control,” a free course for women before, during and after divorce featuring help with legal, financial and emotional issues, will be held from 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. March 18 at 1330 Post Oak Blvd., 19th floor. Speakers this month are attorney Trey Yates and Chad Scott. For information and reservations, call Sylvia at 713-822-2931.

Author to hold seminar

Vickie L. Milazzo will speak at the Unity Church of Christianity, 2929 Unity Drive, from 2-5 p.m. March 19. Based on her new book, “Inside Every Woman,” her topic will be “Using the 10 Strengths You Didn’t Know You Had to Get the Career and Life You Want Now.” To register for the seminar, call 713-787-3490 or visit

Moore to speak on future of business

Hank Moore, corporate strategist, business consultant and author, will give a speech to members of the Houston Business Cabinet titled “The Future Has Moved … And Left No Forwarding Address” on March 21 at the Doubletree Guest Suites, 5353 Westheimer Road. HBC’s “Next Level Business Series” breakfast meeting is open to any Houston-area business professional. Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m., and the presentation will be from 7:45-8:30 a.m.

Networking opportunities will be available following the presentation. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For information, visit

Business seminar at The Houstonian

Haynes and Boone LLP, an international corporate law firm, will help small- and mid-cap companies with strategies for making a public offering in a seminar on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market from 7-9 a.m. March 22 at The Houstonian Hotel, 111 North Post Oak Lane.

Registration information is available under the “upcoming seminars” section of the Haynes and Boone Web site,

Experts to dispel myths on fitness

24 Hour Fitness will hold a free health seminar, “Fitness Myths Revealed,” at the Post Oak 24 Hour Fitness Super Sport, 1550 Post Oak Blvd., from 7-8 p.m. March 22. Certified personal trainers will demystify common assumptions and be available to answer fitness and nutrition-related questions. Experts will be on hand to schedule free fitness assessments for seminar attendees.

ComedySportz looks for funny people

ComedySportz-Houston will hold auditions for troupe members, ages 18 and up, at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at the ComedySportz Arena, 901 Town & Country Blvd. Auditions will consist of improvisational games and exercises.

Participants should wear comfortable clothes. For information, call 713-868-1444 or visit

HTCH to offer nutrition information

Houston Town & Country Hospital, 1120 Business Center Drive, is celebrating National Nutrition Month by inviting the public to learn more about dietary choices and how they affect diabetes and blood pressure. Clinical Dietitian Emily Lepow speak one-on-one to visitors in the hospital atrium cafe and will give two talks, “Reducing Blood Pressure with Diet” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23 and “Increasing Awareness of Diabetes” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30. For information, call 713-467-4824.

Neighborhood to hold blood drive

The fourth annual Briargrove Park Blood Drive will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 25 at the Briargrove Park Clubhouse, 2301 Seagler Road. The first 100 donors will be given a T-shirt by John Daugherty Realtors. For information, call Jay Kraker at 713-974-0397 or visit the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Web site at

Singles party at Canyon Café

Houston Single Source will host a singles party from 6-10 p.m. March 31 at the Canyon Cafe, 5000 Westheimer Road. There will be drink specials and free appetizers. The event is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. For information or to RSVP, visit

Bridal trunk show April 1-2

Bridal designer Anne Barge and bridal salon Louise Blum will host a Bridal Trunk Show by appointment only April 1-2 at the store, 1801 Post Oak Blvd. Barge will be on hand to help brides find their dream gowns. Call 713-622-5571 to make an appointment.

Free cancer workshop in April

“Building a Spiritual Toolbox When Dealing with Cancer” is a free workshop for anyone touched by cancer. The Rev. Dr. David Peterson, pastor of Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, will give a presentation followed by smaller breakout discussion groups from 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 2.

There is no charge, but an RSVP is requested. The church is located at 11612 Memorial Drive. For information about the workshop or to RSVP, call Pat Weatherspoon-Hall at the CanCare office, 713-461-0028.

HBBA to hold spring market

The Houston Bar Association Auxiliary will hold its 7th annual “Head Over Heels Spring Market” on April 4 at the Houston Country Club, 1 Potomac Drive. Shopping hours will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and lunch will be served in two seatings at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Individual tickets to the market, including lunch, are $45. Shopping-only tickets are available for $10. Table sponsorship levels are available for $400, $600 and $1,000.

Reservations must be made by March 31 by calling Andi Durham at 281-351-7557.

Store to hold ‘tee’ party

Ken and Sherry Levy, owners of Dimensions, 6100 Westheimer Road, will host a Michael Stars Tee Party from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. April 6-7 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 8.

A buy-one-get-one-free T-shirt deal will be offered to the first 150 people; everyone buying a T-shirt will receive a Michael Stars gift.

Designs of Hope Gala to be help April 9

The Designs of Hope Gala benefiting UNICEF programs providing care and support for orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS, will be at 6 p.m. April 9 at the InterContinental Houston, 2222 West Loop South. Tickets for the gala range from $250-$5,000. Tables of 10 can be purchased for $2,500-$50,000. For information, call 713-963-9390.

Join in on a ‘Spring Greens Celebration’

Urban Harvest and the Bayou City Farmers’ Market will host a Spring Greens Celebration from 8 a.m.-noon March 25 in the parking lot at 3000 Richmond Ave. at Eastside St.

The event will celebrate the start of the spring season and will feature locally-grown, fresh spring produce of all kinds. Many kinds of greens and lettuces will be available for tasting and for sale, as well as such spring vegetables as radishes, sugar snap peas, green onions, baby carrots and beets.

Plant starts of vegetable and herb varieties suited to the area will be available for sale. Chefs will demonstrate recipes using spring produce, providing samples to taste and recipe cards to take home. For information, visit


Pesl sells broilers at FFA sale

Memorial High School freshman Paige Pesl sold her Grand Champion broilers for $2,500 to Richard Cox of Cox & Perkins at the 28th annual Spring Branch FFA Project Show and Sale.

MHS students chosen for All-State Choir

Chris Heflin and Marlen Nahhas were named to the All-State Choir. Stuart Bermack, Camille Doyken, Daniel Jung, Sally Jung, Jim Powers, Benjamin Reinhardt, Justin Wang and Ji-Sook Yim were named to the All-State Orchestra.

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