March 31st, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 3.31.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: Road Show Blondes Send Off Extravaganza, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Texas Hold ‘Em and All You Can Eat Spaghetti, The Beetles, Wild Moccasins, Third Annual Houston Indie Book Festival, Froberg’s Family Farm, Recycling Saturdays, Easter Orange Hunt, Ouisie’s Table Brunch, AIGA Houston’s 50 Books/50 Covers at the Museum of Printing History, Sergey Rachmaninoff’s Birthday Celebration, Live it BIG Fest on Washington Avenue

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Road Show Blondes Send off Extravaganza

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Lucky’s Pub
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? Yes, but you’re there in support of Jayme Lamm and Aimee Woodall as they bring awareness of teen suicide to cities from Houston all the way to New York City. They’re raising money for the Jed Foundation, not to be confused with the Jedi Foundation.
Can I drink there? Yes, do.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston

Anytime.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston, Main Office
Where: Gulfton Neighborhood, South West Houston, also located in Bay Area, Fort Bend, Montgomery County and Baytown.
Can I eat there? That’s relative to where you go.
Can I drink there? No, you’re a role model .
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Free Texas Hold ‘Em and All You Can Eat Spaghetti at Noah’s Ark

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Noah’s Ark Bar & Grill
Where: Bacliff, South Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, you can. It’s all you can eat spaghetti. Can a great seafood restaurant conquer Italian? How about you partake and let us know.
Can I drink there? Yes, do.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Beetles at the Continental Club

Thursday, April 1 , 2009, show starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Continental Club, right next door to The Big Top
Where: The Fourth Ward
Can I eat there? Yes, or you might try Tacos A Go-go , just a stones throw away.
Can I drink there? Yes, just don’t end up like these guys.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Wild Moccasins Tour Kick-Off at Walter’s On Washington

Thursday, April 1, 2010 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Walter’s On Washington
Where: Washington Ave. / Memorial
Can I eat there? No, but keep this in mind, 1st 100 people will get a free copy of the Wild Moccasins 2009 EP “Microscopic Metronomes” [note: listed on our Bestus Prospectus 2009] and a free poster of their 2010 Album “Skin Collision Past”
Can I drink there? Yes,  you may, don’t imbibe so much “your mouth’s become the achilles heel.” Know what I’m sayin’?
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

NANO Fiction, Gulf Coast Journal, and The Menil Collection to Host the Third Annual Houston Indie Book Festival

Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 10 a.m., closing at 5:00 p.m.

Menil Park
Where: Montrose
Can I eat there? No, this is supporting local and independent writers, publishers and book shops. There’s a wealth of creative talent in our area. Look for it [Note: Free T-shirt if you know who this is in the link. No Google]
Can I drink there? No, but listen for, “Houston’s best and brightest writers to read from their work on the hour every hour.”
From where did we Scoop this event? Here and here (Facebook).

Froberg’s Family Farm & Your Next Meal or Four

Every Day,
April 2nd or 3rd, 2010, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Froberg’s Family Farm
Where: Alvin, South Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, but our Auntie Em suggests, neh, she insists taking the produce home for supper that same day. I’d listen. Look alive, strawberries are in season. YUM!
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Recycling Saturday’s at Discovery Green

Saturday,
April 3, 2010, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Discovery Green Andrea and Bill White Promenade [Intersection of Mc Kinney and Crawford]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? No, this early Saturday morning is about dropping off, reducing waste, the opposite of consumption.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Easter Orange Hunt & Trophy Workshop

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 2:00 p.m.

Orange Show Monument
Where: The Third Ward
Can I eat there? Yes, oranges. Enjoy the Men of Houston Morris Dancers.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Ouisie’s Table Easter Brunch

Sunday, April 4, 2010, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ouisie’s Table [Make Reservations! (713) 528-2264]
Where: River Oaks
Can I eat there? Yes, eat, eat and eat some more.
Can I drink there? Yes, please do.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

AIGA Houston Presents 50 Books / 50 Covers

Thursday, April 8, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception. Continues through May 29, 2010

The Museum of Printing History
Where: Montrose
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Sergey Rachmaninoff’s Birthday Celebration at the Russian Cultural Celebration

Friday, April 9, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Russian Cultural Center Our Texas [2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? No, you’re there to celebrate and experience the music of Rachmaninoff.
Can I drink there? Yes, Champaigne will be served.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Live It BIG Fest on Washington Avenue

Saturday, April 10, 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

20+ Bars Up and Down Washington Avenue [Parking: Washington Wave Parking Lots, the South West Corner of Houston and Memorial & 230 T.C. Jester]
Where: Washington Ave / Memorial
Can I eat there? Yes, you’re there raise money for select small and start-up charities, by purchasing food and drink.
Can I drink there? Yes, it’s for a few good causes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Birth of Cool at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

January 30, 2010 through April 18, 2010, Tuesday through Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Brown Foundation Gallery
Where: The Museum District
Can I eat there? No, this is about seeing the work of Barkley L. Hendricks and experiencing culture through his paintings.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Thanks to Paul, Afrodet, and Aaron for their contributions on this week’s Scoop. We hope you enjoyed this week’s Scoop of things to do in Houston, just a weekly reminder of what makes this city great.

— Richard

Comments

Retha — Sunday, April 4, 2010 9:22 am

Dear Friends, Happy Easter!!!

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