Looking for something do in the Heights, River Oaks and Montrose area? Check out this month's guide!

May 12 & 19: Party on the plaza at Avenida Houston

Head to downtown for a seasonal celebration from Houston First Corporation. This event takes place on two Fridays in May. Entertainment for May 12 is Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras, and Z’maji Glamouratti & Lone Star Discoteq. For May 19, Mustache The Band will be the live entertainment. Take pictures with a 12-foot selfie display within walking distance.May 13: Check out the HTown Market at POST Houston

HTown Happy Hour brings an all-day event to POST Houston’s X Atrium and Z Atrium. See the works of local business owners, entrepreneurs, artists and authors, whose works will also be on sale during the event. In addition, the event will feature a DJ for live entertainment.May 18: See the Houston Grand Opera at Rothko Chapel

Enjoy the Houston Grand Opera, presented in partnership with the Menil Collection. This annual event will relate to one of the following themes: sacrifice, identity, spirit, faith, character or transformation. Following the concert, guests can gather at Menil Park to take part in a temporary labyrinth installation constructed by local artist Reginald Adams, as well as a performance by Houston 2022 poet laureate Outspoken Bean. Take home meditation beads—crafted by Houston multidisciplinary artist Eepi Chaad—and reflect on the event.May 20: Shop at Discovery Green’s Flea by Night

A nighttime flea market set in the open-air of Discovery Green’s Grace Event Lawn features small business owners and local artisans offering vintage, handmade and upcycled goods as a part of Discovery Green’s Flea by Night initiative. Attendees can also enjoy food trucks and live music on site.May 20: Chip in for Empty Bowls Houston

Shop over 1,500 artist-made bowls available to purchase with a donation of $25 or more. All proceeds go to the Houston Food Bank. Bowls will also be on display and available to buy at Archway Gallery until May 28.May 26: Party in the glades

Starting at sundown, come watch the stars at Memorial Park. Astronomers will show viewers constellations, planets and other visible celestial bodies. Guests are encouraged to bring telescopes, binoculars and blankets.