Calendar listings Oct. 8-14
Women and heart disease: 8 a.m. An informal discussion group called Coffee With the Cardiologist with Dr. Margit Nemeth meets to discuss women and heart disease. In Conference Room 4. St. Luke's the Woodlands Hospital, 17200 St. Luke's Way in The Woodlands. 936-266-4050 www.stlukeswoodlands.com
Breast cancer lecture: 6 p.m. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a "Be Aware" lecture series is offered, featuring Dr. Magda Ghobashy from St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital speaking on the topic of breast pain. In conference rooms 3 and 4. St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital, 17200 St. Luke's Way. 936-266-2000 www.stlukeswoodlands.com.
Photography class: 6:30-7:45 p.m. Improve your skills in a photography class for participants aged 16 and up that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. Camera required. $60 for Conroe residents, $75 for non-residents. Conroe Recreation Center, 1203 Callahan Avenue. 936-522-3900 www.cityofconroe.org/parks
Words for the Journey: 7-9:30 p.m. Words for the Journey Christian Writers Guild meets for its monthly special speaker event, featuring new author and Extreme Makeover-Home Edition recipient Kimberley Woodhouse. Barnes and Noble at The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive. www.wordsforthejourney.org.
Squirrel antics: 7:30 p.m. Professional nature photographer Kathy Adams Clark will give a presentation titled Squirrels of The Woodlands. The presentation is part of the Walk in the Woods nature lecture series, sponsored by the Community Associations of The Woodlands. In the L.G.I. Lecture Hall. McCullough Junior High School, 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive in The Woodlands. 281-210-3900 www.thewoodlandsassociations.org
Belly dancing classes: 7:45-9:45 p.m. A weekly workout is lead by Shakira from the Sirrom School of Belly Dance. $60 per month. The beginner class begins at 7:45 p.m., the intermediate class begins at 8:45 p.m. Walden Yacht Club, 13101 Melville Drive in Montgomery. 713-621-9818
Stroller Fit: 9-10 a.m. The Woodlands Stroller Fit franchise owner Stephanie Taylor leads a group that exercises with their babies for a series of resistance, strength and cardiovascular training. Market Street Central Park. 713-480-3599. www.markestreet-thewoodlands.com
Storytime: 11 a.m. Story time favorites will be read in a comfortable, child-friendly environment every Friday morning through Oct. 16. Borders book store at Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive in The Woodlands. 832-585-0052 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fresh Friday: 7-11 p.m. Concessions will be sold during an evening event for kids ages 7 to 13 which focuses on the theme of "Ghouls and Goblins." The parent's night out program is supervised by a trained staff and a police officer. Conroe Recreation Center, 1203 Callahan Avenue. 936-522-3900
Swan Lake and Two: 8 p.m. The Houston Ballet presents a mixed-repertory program featuring the second act of Swan Lake, Jardi Tancat and Falling Angels. Mezzanine and lawn tickets are free, orchestra seats are $15. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands. 281-363-3300 www.woodlandscenter.org
Farmer's Market: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. A weekly farmer's market will feature local vendors through mid-December. Grogan's Mill Shopping Center, 2230 Buckthorne. 713-992-5983 www.grogansmillvillage.com
Grand opening: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. A new specialty shoe store continues its grand opening celebration with refreshments, door prizes and giveaways. Shoecolate, 1590 Lake Woodlands Drive in The Woodlands. 281-292-2200
Fall dance: 6 p.m. The Woodlands Dance Club meets for its fall dance, including a cocktail and dance instruction hour, a seated dinner and music by The Grateful Geezers. The Woodlands Waterway Mariott Hotel, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands. 281-296-0193
Susan Shore: 8 p.m. Gifted with a soaring voice and talented on both guitar and mandolin, Susan Shore has performed all across the country and has played the Kerrville Folk Festival and WoodyFest. Millbend Coffeehouse, 1370 North Millbend Drive in The Woodlands. 281-350-3052 www.millbend.org
Josh Grider: 8:30 p.m. The Josh Grider Trio is scheduled to perform during a CD release party. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 North in The Woodlands. 281-367-3774 www.doseydoe.com
Ballroom Dancing: 7-9 p.m. The Woodlands Ballroom Dancing Club meets at the Knights of Columbus for a social dancing experience without smoke or alcohol. $10 per person. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2655 FM 1488 in Spring. 713-805-4466.
Teen counseling: 7-8:30 p.m. Free teen counseling support for females, ages 13-17, who are victims and survivors of family or sexual violence. The Montgomery County Women's Center, 1600 Lake Front Circle in The Woodlands. 281-292-4155, ext. 276.
Zumba: 8:50-9:50 a.m. A group that practices the fitness craze Zumba, which fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves, meets twice a week. $60 per month, or $10 per session. The Woodlands Recreation Center, 5310 Research Forest Drive. 281-210-3950.
Woodlands Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. The Woodlands Garden Club is scheduled to meet for the presentation "Designs Begin in the Garden." Auburn Lakes Recreation Center, Northcrest at West Rayford Road. 281-465-4888 www.thewoodlandsgardenclub.org
Business After Hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m. The South Montgomery County The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event is scheduled. Free. The Houston Spine and Rehabilitation Center, 111 Vision Park Blvd. Ste. 100 in The Woodlands.
Logged On and Tuned Out: 6-9 p.m. Vicki Courtney - an author, speaker and founder of Virtuous Reality Ministries - will discuss child safety and the Internet. Her lecture aims to empower overwhelmed parents in today's digital world. $15 for lecture, $5 more for a pasta dinner, in the Wesley Fellowship Hall. The Woodlands United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive. www.gracefamilies.com
Christian Business group: 7:30 a.m. The Woodlands Christian Business Network meets weekly for praise and networking. Black Walnut Cafe, 2520 Research Forest Drive. www.woodlandscbn.net.
Weekly storytime: 10:30 a.m. A weekly storytime is offered. R.F. Meador Branch Library, 709 W. Montgomery in Willis. 936-442-7740 or email@example.com.
Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Storytime is held weekly at the library with a different theme for each week. Conroe Central Branch Library, 104 I-45 North in Conroe. firstname.lastname@example.org
Job search series: 1 p.m. Various programs and workshops will be presented to help residents searching for a job. South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Drive. 281-364-4294 www.countylibrary.org
The Lost Gonzo Band: 8:30 p.m. Gary P. Nunn, Bob Livingston and John Immon make up The Lost Gonzo Band, a group of otherwise professional solo musicians who rarely get together to perform. The last time they did, in 2007, they played two gigs in Wisconsin and Austin. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 North in The Woodlands. 281-367-3774 www.doseydoe.com
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