Bellaire - Meyerland - West University Edition | March 2021


March-April events


FARMERSMARKETS As warmer weather arrives, check out these local farmers markets oering goods from local artisans and producers. RICE VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET First and third Sundays of every month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2504 Amherst St., Houston







MARCH 10 CONVERSATIONSWITH LATINX ENTREPRENEURS General Assembly, a website oering training in tech, data, design, business and more, will host a virtual panel discussion with Houston leaders as they share stories about their heritage, failures and success. Panelists will include Lina Mateus Forero, founder & CEO of Digi-Clicks & Simply Mom To Be; Alex Moreno, partner success manager of The Ion; and Luciana Alvear, CEO of TechKnowBot. 6-7 p.m. Free. The Evelyn Rubenstein Community Center is hosting the 17th Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival, which shines a spotlight on Jewish and Israeli culture, art and history. All lms are viewable through the community center’s online platform within the set viewing window listed with the lm from 7 a.m. on the rst day through 11:59 p.m. on the last day. Select lms also include a Q&A with the director. Access to three lms costs $25. 11 ‘DUSKNIGHT DAWN: NOTES ON COURAGE’ Brazos Bookstore will host a virtual webinar where participants will get the opportunity to chat with Anne Lamott, author of “Dusk Night Dawn,” which explores issues of life and faith by breaking them down into digestible questions for readers to ponder. The rst 150 tickets sold will include a signed copy of the book. 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. 713-523-0701. 12 VIRTUAL HOT PILATES Evelyn’s Park oers a virtual high-intensity interval training workout all from the comfort of your own home. THROUGHMARCH 11 17THANNUAL HOUSTON JEWISH FILMFESTIVAL “Power Flower” is a new immersive large-scale installation of brightly colored, cut and painted organic forms at Rice University’s M.D. Anderson Biology Building. It is open to visitors as part of the university’s public art initiative. Free; paid visitor parking is available on the Rice campus. 6100 Main St., Houston. 713-348-2787.

Participants can expect an hourlong, full-body workout designed to strengthen muscles, increase exibility, and improve overall health. The class is little to no impact and is safe for all ages and skill levels. Participants only need a yoga mat and water. Free to attend via Facebook Live link. 5 p.m. 18 SISTERHOOD JUDAISM THROUGH THE ARTS Congregation Emanu El is hosting a virtual Judaism Through the Arts program as it explores the Art Nouveau ornamental style that ourished between 1890 and 1910. Museum of Fine Arts Houston curators will present the Art Nouveau aspects of a Gustav Klimt-inspired painting by Hermen Camarasa and stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiany. 1-2 p.m. Free (registration required). 713-529-5771. 20 MEET THE ANIMALS The Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center oers an interactive session aimed at giving participants an in-depth introduction to reptiles, including their behavior and ecology. To ensure better social distancing, sessions are limited to 10 participants. Advance registration is required. 1-1:45 p.m. $5. 7112 Newcastle St., Bellaire. 20 RUNHOUSTON! MINUTEMAID PARK Registration is open for the virtual portion of the race, which is open to participants of all ages. The race is part of the Run Houston! series created to showcase unique venues throughout the Houston area. Each race in the series features a family-friendly atmosphere and oers a 5K and 10K, as well as a 1K run for children. $30 before 11:59 p.m. March 7. Houston Zoo will unveil “Prehistoric Beasts,” an exhibit of animatronic predators and their real, modern-day descendants, on view through Sept. 6. Animals include an 8-foot-tall Terror Bird, a sabertooth tiger with 11-inch- long canines, T-Rex’s larger cousin the Gigantosaurus and more. $29.95 (adult), $25.95 (child). 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-533-6500.

APRIL 10 KEEP HOUSTON BEAUTIFUL DAY Keep Houston Beautiful, the city’s leading organization in beautication, litter reduction and recycling education, will host the 2021 iteration of Keep Houston Beautiful Day, dedicated to removing litter and debris from neighborhoods and parks, sprucing up community gardens, planting trees and general beautication eorts. Groups of 20 or fewer per location or individuals are welcome to register. Deadline to register The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston hosts its rst exhibition devoted exclusively to internationally celebrated Cuban American artist Carmen Herrera, who turned 105 in May. The exhibition, “Carmen Herrera: Structuring Surfaces,” showcases more than 30 works from the 1960s to the present, including paintings, drawings, prints, wall structures and objects. Price included with general admission tickets. 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston. THROUGHAUGUST ‘POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION’ The Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts “Pompeii: The Exhibition,” which explores the lives of residents of Pompeii before and after the catastrophic is March 26. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. THROUGHAPRIL 25 STRUCTURING SURFACES eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 A.D. Visitors go back in time to when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city through a media-rich, object-based, immersive experience. Adult tickets $30 (nonmembers), $15 (members); children $21 (nonmembers), $15 (members). 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-639-4629. Levy Park hosts the Prelude Concert Series, a 45-minute music experience geared toward babies, toddlers and preschoolers as well as grownups. The performances come from the Prelude Music Classes for Children’s curriculum, which focuses on creativity, self-expression and development. 4:30 p.m. Free. 3801 Eastside St., Houston.




BELLAIRE OPEN AIR MARKET Last Sunday of every month, noon-4 p.m. Evelyn’s Park, 4400 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire


BRAESWOOD FARMERS MARKET Check Facebook page for weekly markets, including two new locations: A 5130 Bellaire Blvd, Houston B 8620 Stella Link Rd, Houston farmersmarket




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URBAN HARVEST FARMERS MARKET Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon 2752 Bualo Speedway, Houston farmers-market



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