The Mom EXPO and Health Fair is returning to Houston on April 26 and 27, 2013. Events will be held at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker-Cypress Road. Featured are conferences focused on the Work at Home Mom and the Balancing Mom. In addition, there will be a large number of exhibitors and fun activities for children. For more details or to sign up as an exhibitor, check out www.houstonmomexpo.com.
We previously posted about all of the great new additions coming to La Centerra. Now, Bonefish Grill will be celebrating their grand opening Charity Night with an evening of fabulous food, wine, spirits and fundraising with 100 percent of the evening’s proceeds to benefit the Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center.
A $35 donation provides 2 drinks and a full tasting of the menu. RSVP is required as only a limited amount of seats are available.
Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: 2643 Commercial Center Blvd. A300
Tried and True Chocolate Lava Cake (serves 2)
We love chocolate over here in the Wyman house! This recipe is a favorite for special occasions and tastes great with berries, powdered sugar, or ice cream! What a treat!
You will need:
1/3 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
4 Tablespoons Butter
1 Egg + 1 Egg Yolk
2 Tablespoons Sugar
1 Tablespoon Flour
Preheat oven to 450F. Butter 2 ramekins and dust the inside with cocoa powder.
Melt the butter and chocolate in the microwave for 20-second intervals, mixing after each, until smooth.
In a separate bowl, beat the egg, egg yolk, and sugar for about 2 minutes.
Add the chocolate mixture and the flour to the egg mixture. Beat until smooth.
Pour the batter evenly between the ramekins and bake for about 12 minutes.
Let cool for 1 minute. Run a knife around the edges and invert onto a plate, if desired.
Add any toppings that you like and serve immediately.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
This summer, I took a class at the University of Houston Law Center on Human Trafficking. Each week, different speakers would present their area of work as part of the fight against modern-day slavery. The course opened my eyes to these crimes against humanity as well as to the large network of organizations all working together to fight this growing problem.
This September is Houston’s 6th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Month, during which the Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition, along with many community partners, is hosting a variety of events. These events serve as a way to spread awareness and to inform the community on how it can help take a stand against human trafficking globally, and in our area.
Take a few minutes to inform yourself by looking around the Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition website, or attend an event. For more information, visit:
The 2012 Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center Annual Masquerade will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2012, from 6:30-10:00. Enjoy great food, fun casino games, and a performance by the Crimson Vagabond Roadshow.
Attendees are requested to wear business to cocktail attire, and masks are optional.
Masks can be purchased at the event or at KVPAC on Saturday, October 13 (prices range from $3-$30).
Purchase discount event tickets in advance, online or at KVPAC, for $25 per person. Tickets will cost $30 at the door
For more information and to buy tickets, visit: http://shop.kvpac.org/product.sc?productId=516.
The University of Houston (UH) is home to an impressive collection of rare books. Among them is Holocaust Torah No. 1518. UH has held the Torah, the holiest book in Judaism, since 1976, when it was obtained on behalf of the student body with the help of UH faculty and the Houston Jewish community. Until now, the Torah has only been seen during Jewish holiday services. That will soon change when the scroll goes on display in a new, specially designed plexiglass case, commissioned by UH faculty, alumni, students from the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and the Houston Jewish community.
The dedication of the Torah in its new display case will take place three days before the beginning of Rosh Hashanah.
What: Presentation of the Holocaust Torah in its Display Case, “The Holocaust Experience” presentation by Celina Fein, Holocaust Survivor
When: Thursday, Sept. 13, 4 – 5 p.m.
Where: UH M.D. Anderson Library, Evans Room of Special Collections (top of the 2nd floor)
Who: The event is free and open to the public
Source: University of Houston News