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Colonies March 2018

BLOOD DRIVES CORNERSTONE

BLOOD DRIVES CORNERSTONE UMC SPRING BLOOD DRIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 11 TH , 8AM-12:30 PM Come join us on Sunday, March 11 th at the Gulf Coast Blood Center Mobile Unit in our parking lot at 18081 West Rd, 77095 from 8AM to 12:30 PM. This will be a special T-Shirt Drive! PLEASE go online and sign up at www.giveblood.org for Cornerstone United Methodist Church - or you may sign up in the church Lobby on March 4 th between 8:30 AM and Noon. Thank you in advance for your Commitment to Life!! For more information about the Blood Drive please contact Michele Moura at mmoura56@gmail.com. ST. CUTHBERT EPISCOPAL CHURCH BLOOD DRIVE St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, March 18 th beginning at 8:30 AM. A mobile unit will be in the parking lot until 12:30 PM. To donate, you must be at least 17 years of age, at least 110 lbs. and in good general health. In our previous blood drive we had 20 donors, some of them first timers. That means 60 lives were saved! It only takes about 15 minutes, so please stop by. Save a life - donate blood. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road (at Queenston). For more information, visit us at www.st.cuthbert.org. THEATRE, ARTS & MUSIC THE HOUSTON CHORAL SOCIETY “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY” The treasured music and lyrics of some of Broadway’s greatest songs are presented in the Houston Choral Society’s A Night on Broadway concert Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 PM, at The Foundry Church. Under the direction of Dr. Kevin M. Klotz, HCS Artistic Director, this concert features brilliant arrangements of Broadway classics. DISCLAIMER: Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect to opinions of Krenek Printing Co. or its employees. Krenek Printing is not responsible for the accuracy of any facts stated in articles submitted by others. The publisher also assumes no responsibility for the advertising content with in this publication. 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Published by: KRENEK PRINTING CO. www.krenekprinting.com Ticket prices are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors/students/veterans and $10 for children ages 5 and younger. Group rates are available. Tickets are available online at www.houstonchoral.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door. The Foundry Church is one of the premiere choral venues in Houston with extraordinary acoustics. It is located in northwest Houston at 8350 Jones Road, Houston, TX 77065 with easy access from Highway 290. For more information, please visit the HCS website at www.houstonchoral.org. CYPRESS SYMPHONIC BAND Cypress Symphonic Band will hold their spring concert at 7 PM on March 24, 2018 at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 18081-C West Road, Houston, TX 77095-5585. ‘Monsters, Myths, Legends, Heroes:’ a concert featuring music from popular films like “Robin Hood” (Michael Kamen), “Edward Scissorhands” and “Beetlejuice” (Danny Elfman); dramatic marches like “March to the Scaffold” (Hector Berlioz); some opera music with an “Excerpt from ‘Prelude to Parsifal’” (Richard Wagner): our 2017-2018 ‘Calls for Scores’ winners Christopher Lowry and Arthur J Michaels and many others. Tickets are $8 on the door; $6 advance purchase (children under 12 free) and can be purchased from our website https://cypresssymphonicband.org/tickets. We will feature Cy Hope - Devine Virtuosos: www. cy-hope.org/programs/devine-virtuosos-cy-hope-music-initiative as our local charity spotlight. STAGEWORKS THEATRE 10760 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070 Website: www.stageworkshouston.org. MILDRED’S UMBRELLA THEATER CO. MAINSTAGE SEASON All Shows at 1824 Spring Street #101, Houston TX 77007 DARK MATTER By: Don Nigro March 29 th -31 st , April 5 th -7 th and April 12 th -14 th at 8 PM Special matinee: April 8 th at 3 PM Pay-What-You-Can night: April 9 th at 8 PM After this production, Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company (MU) will be saying goodbye to their longtime home in Spring Street Studios and moving to Montrose, where The Classical Theatre Company has generously provided the company a new home in their Chelsea Market performance space. In addition to the move, MU will be producing a shorter season of two mainstage plays plus the annual Museum of Dysfunction short play festival in order to accommodate a greater focus on developing programs that engage the community in different ways. MORE INFO/RESERVATIONS: www.mildredsumbrella.com, info@mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409. CYPRESS CREEK FACE Box Office: 281-440-4850 www.CypressCreekFACE.org Please call for the location for these concerts: THE 2017-18 STAR-LIT! SERIES - 8 PM Saturday, March 10, 2018: The Celtic Tenors Saturday, April 14, 2018: The 5 Browns Saturday, May 19, 2018: The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass THE CHAPARRAL MANAGEMENT FAMILY SERIES - 3 PM Saturday, April 21, 2018: Cirque-tacular 20 March 2018 | The Colonies Community Newsletter

THE 2017-2018 PROMENADE SERIES Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 3 PM: Dons & Divas: Dido and Aeneas Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 3 PM: ROCO: “Magical Inspirations” featuring Scott St. John, violin Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 3 PM: Javier Chaparro and Triple Take THE FREE CHILDREN’S SERIES - 10 AM Saturday, May 12, 2018: Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist! KATY VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (KVPAC) www.kvpac.org 2501 S Mason Rd., Suite 290, Katy, TX 77450 Season Tickets, including all new FLEX Packages, are on-sale now to lock-in the best price and choice seat. Pre-Sale Show Tickets are $15 Adults and $12 Seniors. Tickets increase by $3 at the door. Group rates are available at www. kvpac.org or in person. For Katy audience members who seek an evening at the theater, they can look to Encore Players as a source to enjoy the theater in their own home town without the long commute or high cost involved with heading to one of downtown Houston’s theaters. Katy Visual & Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) is a non-profit arts education organization helping artists find their light since 2001. SPRING BRANCH AFRICAN VIOLET CLUB 39 TH ANNUAL SPRING SHOW AND SALE Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center 2020 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77004 Saturday, March 3, 2018: Show 1-5 PM, Sale 9 AM-5 PM Sunday, March 4, 2018: Show & Sale, 10 AM-3 PM Free Admission Violets of all types such as standards, miniatures, semi-miniatures and trailers will be available. Other Gesneriads such as Episcias and Streps and supplies such as potting soil, pots and fertilizers will also be featured. Club members will be available to answer general questions on growing African Violets. Free parking available at Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center. For further information, contact Karla Ross, 281-748-8417, kjwross@yahoo.com. WIRED Electrical Services Residential & Commercial Award Winner Master #100394 • TECL #22809 Joel Muller 281-304-9488 11740 Barker Cypress www.joelmuller.com Hablamos Español Providing Insurance and Financial Services Home Office: Bloomington, Illinois 61710 ELECTRICIAN $20 Off Any Service Call! 1 Not to be combined with any other discount or offer. 24/7 Service 5 Year Warranty* 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! P Mount Flat Screens P Generators P Lighting P Add Circuits P Panel Replacement P Cable/Phone 713-467-1125 281-897-0001 www.wiredes.com Family Owned & Operated CAF HOUSTON WING’S WARBIRD WEEKEND AND OPEN HOUSE On Saturday and Sunday, April 14 th & 15 th from10 AM until 5 PM, those big, old airplanes with the mighty round engines will be flying again as the Commemorative Air Force’s Houston Wing presents its 2018 Warbird Weekend and Open House at Hangar B-5, West Houston Airport. Get up close and feel the prop wash and hear the noise as radial engines power these historic WWII aircraft. See some of the old planes your father, grandfather or grandmother learned to fly for World War II. Admission is $15 per CAR at the gate or $10 per car if ticket is purchased in advance online (check our website or facebook page for details) and earns you a day of aircraft and military vehicle displays, museum exhibits and fun. Warbird rides will also be available for purchase. The Colonies Community Newsletter | March 2018 21