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7:00 PM19:00

LITH Holiday Masquerade Bash

Join Co-Chairs Karen Stowers and Lynnette Crocker for the 

2019 Holiday Masquerade Bash!

Friday, October 25th, 2019 7 pm – 11 pm
at 1111 Studewood

This will be a relaxed, casual neighborhood event.Proceeds support Lights in the Heights and WHCA.

The event will feature: Local area foods, wine and beer, live and silent auctions, a stunning downtown view.

 Valet parking available

Tickets are available now. Quantities are limited!

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11:00 AM11:00

Travis Elementary School Fall Carnival

Travis Elementary School is hosting their fall carnival, Spooktacular, on Saturday, October 26th.  There are games & activities for children of all ages. The carnival is Travis PTA's biggest fundraiser of the year, where 80% of the net proceeds go directly to the teacher classrooms! Your family or business can help as a sponsor of this event by clicking here.  

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5:00 PM17:00

Friday Night Lights

Kick off your Lights in the Heights weekend at Friday Night Lights on Friday, December 13 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm on Norhill Esplanade. At this festive event, neighbors can gather around the campfire and toast marshmallows or enjoy dinner from a local food truck under the glow of Jurassic Christmas displays.

Lights in the Heights merchandise will be on sale all night, so be sure to grab your private party signs and keepsakes.

Enjoy the lights around the neighborhood by hopping on the famed hayride, starting at 5:30. Children can take part in a 30-year-old neighborhood tradition at the craft tent and decorate a luminaria.

And while you are enjoying all the fun, keep your ear out for sleigh bells because Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 6:30.

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6:00 PM18:00

National Night Out 2019


National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. 

Woodland Park Community Center
212 Parkview, Houston TX, 77009
Tuesday, October 1st
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Members of the WHCA board will be on-hand to answers questions about the civic association and discuss matters facing the neighborhood.

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10:00 AM10:00

Houston Heights Woman’s Club Open House

What: Houston Heights Woman’s Club’s Open House with the Heights Neighborhood Library

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019; 10:00 am – 12 noon

Where: HHWC Clubhouse, 1846 Harvard Street

Wear: No need to dress up - this is a come as you are event.


Or visit our website

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6:00 PM18:00

White Linen Night In The Heights presented by MHGH

The Original. White Linen Night in The Heights is back for your favorite white hot party of the year! Stay tuned for announcements of LIVE music, new sponsors, new artists and more for Houston’s favorite night out of the summer.

Skip the hassle of parking—Ride with our presenting sponsor Uber and get 2 free rides up to $10 off. Drink, have fun, and leave the driving to Uber!

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11:00 AM11:00

Happy Trails & Hot Dogs at Woodland Park

The Friends of Woodland Park (FWP) is holding its annual “Happy Trails and Hot Dogs” free family event in the park on Saturday May 18th.  And once again we are holding it in conjunction with our friends/co-sponsors the White Oak Bayou Association (WOBA); who will hold their fun loving “Fish Off” event.  As in the past the free lunch provided  will run from 11AM until 1:00 PM and will include hot dogs with all the fixings, chips, plus St. Arnold’s root beer and root beer floats:  all while they last.  We will also serve lemonade and water. 

Back by popular demand FWP will have Bayou City Play as our guest and they will once again entertain children and adults alike with their inspired creative play events and materials.
Our guest list is expected to include Whole Earth Provisions, the Audubon Society, Wendy Wright (our remarkable community birder), and others.

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Lemonade Day Houston

Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. It began right here in Houston, Texas in 2007. Since then it has grown from 2,700 kids to over 55,000 kids in Houston. 

The foremost objective of Lemonade Day is to empower youth to take ownership of their lives and become productive members of society – the business leaders, social advocates, volunteers, and forward thinking citizens of tomorrow. 

Each child that registers receives free materials that teach them the lessons of Lemonade Day like creating budgets, setting profit-making goals, serving customers, repaying investors, and giving back to the community. Along the way, they acquire skills in goal-setting, problem solving, and gain self-esteem critical for future success. They keep all the money they make and are encouraged to spend some, save some and share some.

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12:00 PM12:00

Cigna Sunday Streets

Cigna Sunday Streets Houston is an initiative to promote and improve the health of Houstonians. Cigna Sunday Streets Houston opens a stretch of streets normally reserved for cars and other vehicles to allow cycling, walking, dancing, socializing and provides a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active. Come out and enjoy Houston! Be sure to tag us in your pictures and videos #SSHTX!!!.

2019 Spring Routes
12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

March 24 -- Heights
Location: West 19th Street between North Shepherd Dr. & Yale St.

April 28 -- Midtown
Location: Gray St. between Baldwin St. & Brazos St., Brazos St. between Gray St. & McGowen St.

May 19 -- Alief
Location: Beechnut St. between S. Dairy Ashford Road & S. Kirkwood Rd.

Thank you to Cigna for their support and promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

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3:30 PM15:30

Friday Night Lights - on Sunday, Dec 16th!

A portion of the family fun originally planned for the FNL event last week has been rescheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, December 16th.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting Woodland Heights at the Norhill Esplanade on Sunday afternoon, December 16 from 3:30-5:30. Neighbors wishing to participate in Operation: Stocking Stuffer can bring an unwrapped, unopened new toy to the event where the donation boxes will be set up. There will be s’mores and the final sale of LITH merchandise for 2018.

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7:00 PM19:00

LITH Judging

The judging committee will be rolling down the route Thursday evening on the 6th, so make sure to have your decorations lit if you would like to participate. If you’re ON the route, you’re automatically in the running. If you’re OFF the route, you’ll need to nominate your house or your neighbors by emailing so the judges can be sure to include you in the competition. This year there will also be a BEST BLOCK competition (on-route only), so get busy stringing up those lights with your neighbors! Good luck to you all!

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12:00 PM12:00

Greater Northside Management District Urban Design Workshop

Dear Greater Northside Stakeholders,

Greater Northside Management District (GNMD) would like to invite you to our Urban Design Workshop with the University of Houston - Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) on November 9, 2018, at 12 PM at BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South Street. The purpose of this Urban Design Workshop is to develop the strategic vision and place-based urban design strategies for opportunity areas related to connectivity, identity, and economic development for the District. We are excited to receive a design standard toolkit for the District designed by CDRC composed from stakeholder workshops.

Please RSVP to for lunch count.

Greater Northside Urban Design Workshop
Greater Northside Management District/Community Design Resource Center
November 9, 2018, at 12PM
Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South Street

Thank you,

Greater Northside Management District
615 North Loop East, Suite 104 NEW ADDRESS
Houston, Texas 77022
(713) 229-0900 – Office
(713) 695-6555 – Fax NEW EMAIL NEW WEBSITE

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2:00 PM14:00

Woodland Park 3rd Annual Scout Clean Up Day

Sunday, November 4th 2-4 PM
212 Parkview St, Houston 77009

Join us as we help to clean up a local treasure. All Scouts, friends, family and neighbors are welcome.

To register your group, please email Lauren Lindsay: and complete the online waiver on the FWP website: All materials provided and fun patches available for purchase.

We hope to see you there!

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2:30 AM02:30

Trinity Concert Series Hymn Festival

Trinity Downtown presents the Hymn Festival featuring James Marriott, Director of Musical Arts at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis who will play on Trinity’s recently renovated 50 rank Holtkamp/Reuter pipe organ. The concert will take place on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:30pm, 800 Houston Ave and will feature exciting arrangements of many inspiring church hymns. The audience will be encouraged to sing along and will be joined by the voices of the Trinity Sanctuary Choir and the Houston Lutheran Chorale. Admission is free. Freewill offerings are appreciated.

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