To-Do list: 14 events in the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area in September 2019

Houston Museum  of Natural science

Houston Museum of Natural science

September offers several ways to appreciate art, visit museums, connect with community members and get active in Bellaire, Meyerland and West University.

Sept. 4
Watch ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’
The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston will host a screening of “The Spy Behind Home Plate,” a 2019 documentary about baseball catcher-turned-spy Moe Berg. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $6.50 (members, 1 p.m. screening), $9.50 (public, 1 p.m. screening), $12.50 (members, 7:30 p.m. screening), $17.50 (public, 7:30 p.m. screening). 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston.

Sept. 8
Let your child learn to cook
Children are invited to the Bellaire Jewish Center to learn how to cook mini apple pie cups and honeycomb candy in honor of Rosh Hoshanah. Snacks will be served. 1-2 p.m. $12 (one child), $20 (two children). 12 Bellaire Triangle Arc, Bellaire. 832-971-3781.

Sept. 10
Attend a seminar on cyber safety
Crime Stoppers of Houston and Evelyn’s Park are putting on an informational seminar on cyber safety for parents and children. The seminar will cover apps and games, cyberbullying, online threats, safety restrictions and more. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 4400 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire. 713-521-4600.

Sept. 13
Learn to line dance
Line dancing instructor Elsa Campbell will teach easy modern line dancing to a variety of music at Evelyn’s Park Conservancy. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. 4400 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire. 281-946-9372.

Sept. 19
Experience a night of goal setting and friendship
Enjoy an evening of wine, salad, goal setting and vision building at the Bellaire Jewish Center’s Vision Board Workshop event. 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. $10 (for one), $15 (for two). 12 Bellaire Triangle Arc, Bellaire. 832-971-3781.

Sept. 21
Do yoga to live music
Black Swan Yoga is hosting a wellness and meditation yoga class accompanied by live music as a part of the Anjali Project. 6-8 p.m. $25 (members), $30 (nonmembers). 5310 Kirby Drive, Houston. 832-831-6462.

Sept. 21
Hear live jazz music
The Miller Outdoor Theater will host the Houston Jazz Festival—a collection of accomplished jazz artists that will perform together to celebrate Houston’s rich history within the jazz genre. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 832-487-7102.

Sept. 24
Enter a video game tournament
The McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library will host a video game tournament, where children and teens ages 9-18 can compete against one another for the chance to win the tournament’s championship belt. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. 7405 Stella Link Road, Houston. 832-393-2630.

Sept. 21-22
Spend the night at the Houston Museum of Natural science
The Houston Museum of Natural Science will host A Night at the Museum: Adult Overnight, a sleepover that includes dinner, drinks, tours, classes and more. 6:30 p.m.-9 a.m. $200 (nonmembers), $175 (members). 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-639-4629.

Sept. 22
Adopt a pet Houston pets alive
Houston Pets Alive will host a pet adoption event at the Pet Supermarket in Meyerland Plaza, where adoptable dogs and cats will be looking for a new home. Noon-4 p.m. Free. 4700 Beechnut St., Ste. 265, Houston. 832-786-9310.

Photo courtesy Lauren Arthur Photography

Sept. 24
Learn mental health first aid
The Jewish Family Service of Houston will provide a course on how to provide the best response to those dealing with mental health issues during times of crisis, including forming a five-step action plan to connect them with the appropriate professional care they need. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 4131 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston. 713-986-7812.

Sept. 26
Speak with Muslim doctors
The Asia Society Texas Center will host a number of Muslim medical professionals to speak about their journeys, careers, and commitment to medicine and having a positive impact on the world. 6-8 p.m. $15 (members), $25 (nonmembers). 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston. 713-496-9901.

Sept. 27
Attend college student night at the museum
The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, will welcome college students with pizza, art, music and more. Students are encouraged to bring their student IDs and an old record for a vinyl swap at the event. 6-8 p.m. Free (for students only). 5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston. 713-284-8250.

Sept. 27
Attend a dance and potluck
The St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will host a dancing and potluck dinner event. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own dish to share. 5-9 p.m. Free. 6800 Buffalo Speedway, Houston. 713-667-9111.


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