Farmers' market, 'Basilmania!' among events in Spring
The following events are taking place in the Spring area:
Basilmania!: Join professional chef Chris Crowder and Ann Wheeler of Log House Herbs in the exploration of one of the world's favorite herbs, basil, 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball. The different taste and aromatic qualities of various types of basils will be discussed. 281-351-8851.
‘The 39 Steps’: Watch Patrick Barlow’s ingeniously funny adaptation of the John Buchan book and the Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps at Houston Family Arts Center Garza Main Stage Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. This hilarious play is part of HFAC’s 2011/2012 season and will be shown through April 29. 281-685-6374 or www.houstonfac.com for performance times.
Spanish with Oscar: Take a stab at learning some Spanish language basics, 2-4 p.m. at the Barbara Bush at Cypress Creek Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. 281-376-4610.
Career Exploration Workshop: The University of Houston-Clear Lake will be holding a career exploration workshop 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at UHCL Student Services and Classroom Building, rooms 3103 and 3109, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. $200 per person for general admission, with discounts to UHCL students, alumni and community friends. 281-283-2529 or visit www.uhcl.edu/careerservices.
Turbo Networking: All members may attend this brief networking session sponsored by the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, 8:45-9:45 a.m. at Outback Steakhouse, Outback Steakhouse, 5710 FM 1960 West, Houston.
*Corsage Making: Darcel Mercer will teach this course on how to make a Mother's Day corsage 1 p.m. in Room C at the Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., Tomball. 281-255-6221.
Farmers' Market: At the Tomball Farmers' Market, you'll find fresh local produce, herbs, salsas, handmade crafts and other items for sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of FM 2920 and Cherry streets, Tomball. Visit www.tomballfarmersmarket.org.
Postcard Club: Interested in antique and vintage postcard collecting? Meet with the Postcard Club 3-5 p.m. at the Tomball College and Community Library, 30555 State Highway 249, Tomball. The group meets every third Saturday of the month. 281-559-4200.
The Priests: Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan and David Delargy also known as the classical music group, The Priests, will be performing 8 p.m. at The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850 or www.cypresscreekface.org.
Tremendous Tuesday: Children age 5-12 years are invited to play board games after the school day is over 4:30 p.m. at the Barbara Bush at Cypress Creek Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-376-4610.
Main Street Live: Local band Ziggy Moonshine and the Bootleggers will perform 6-9 p.m. at Main Street Crossing, 111 W. Main St., Tomball. 281-290-0431 or www.mainstreetcrossing.com.
Mother Daughter Book Club: Mothers and teen daughters may join in this discussion of Kimberly Marcus' novel in verse, “Exposed,” 7 p.m. at the Tomball College and Community Library, 30555 State Highway 249, Tomball. 281-559-4200.
Careers Job Fair: More than 50 Houston-area employers will be on hand to network with those seeking part-time or full-time employment 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lone Star College-Community Park, 20515 SH 249 and Louetta Road, Houston. Guests should dress professionally and are recommended to have 20-30 resumes to give to potential employers.
Zumba: Join area residents in exercising with Zumba 10 a.m. at the Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., Tomball. Zumba incorporates choreography from mambo, salsa, hip-hop, martial arts and other movement arts. 281-255-6221.
Braid: Watch country music band Braid perform live 8 p.m. at Main Street Crossing, 111 W Main St., Tomball. Advance tickets are $13. Call 281-290-0431.
Tomball Museum Center: Exhibits focus on Texas history and heritage, 510 N. Pine St., Tomball, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $4 for guided tours and $5 for tours outside of hours. 281-255-2148 or www.tomballmuseumcenter.org.
'Sweeney Todd': This famous musical will be performed 7:30 p.m. at the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center, 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball. Features music and lyrics by the acclaimed composer Stephen Sondheim. $15, $12 for seniors and employees and $5 for students. 281-351-3300.
'Cinderella': The Houston Repertoire Ballet will perform their three-act production of 'Cinderella' 2 p.m. at Tomball High School, 30330 Quinn Road, Tomball, in the auditorium. $18 general admission and $15 for students. 281-940-4721 or www.hrbdance.org.
Fruit Tree Sale: This tropical fruit tree sale features varieties common and exotic, with everything from oranges and apricots to dragonfruit and avocado for sale starting 10:30 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball. There are also free seminars by Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.