info, call Jeraine at 869-3358.
MAC/MCCR Skate Nite (new location, 11.7 miles
from downtown) 7:30 to 11:30pm. The "Carousel
Skating Rink was damaged in the recent Houston
flood. The new location is Almeda Skate Center,
10750 Almeda Genoa off 1-45 (Almeda Mall exit).
Turn left under 1-45 (going towards Pasadena).
Almeda-Genoa will fork off to the right. Almeda
Skate Center is just past the American Storage
Warehouse, behind the car dealerships. $5
admission includes skate rental. Future skate nites
will be scheduled depending on the turnout at this
new location. For info, call Helen at 747-8687.
Look for flyers at the bars and at Inklings
Bookshop or Lobo.
The Women's Group*, "Happy Feet!!" Dr.
Michelle Stern, a graduate of New York College
of Podiatric and member of the American
Academy of Sports Medicine, who specializes in
adult podiatric medicine, particularly women's foot
health, will enlighten each of us as to the care and
protection of our feet. Please - no heels allowed.
The Women's Group meets at 10am in the
Sojourner Truth room (upstairs), First Unitarian
Church, 5210 Fannin. For more info, call Iris
529-8571 or Janet 942-7717.
Parents FLAG/Houston (Parents & Friends of
Lesbians and Gays) meets the first Sunday of each
month (moves to the 2nd Sunday when the 1st
Sunday is a holiday weekend) at 2pm, IntraCare
Hospital, 7601 Fannin. P-FLAG provides a
support group for families and friends of lesbians
and gays in their effort to understand, accept and
support their children with love and pride. For
more information, call 721-0788.
Healing the Hurts of Race and Diversity led by
Hitaji Aziz 7 to 10pm at "A New Way", 5906
Dolores, 784-6511. Meets on Mondays thru April
27. Understand and release the hurts of racism
and systemic abuse. A powerful series for people
of color and white people, which has been well
received by educators, caregivers and other world
Myriam Miedzian, author of Boys Will Be Boys:
Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and
Violence will be featured at the Houston Area
Womenjs Center Guild spring luncheon at 11:30
am at the River Oaks Country Club. Miedzian
addresses the issues of male violence and offers
valuable strategies to alleviate violence. Tables
can be sponsored for $300 and individual seating
purchased for $25. For more information, contact
Rebecca Thomas at 528-6798.
Lesbian/Gay Pride Week - Executive Meeting on
the first Tuesday each month, 6:30pm at the
Multi-Purpose Center, 1475 W. Gray. For info,
MCCR'S SKATE NITE will NOT be held at the
Carousel Skating Rink. The floor was destroyed in
the recent Houston flood. The owners do not plan
to re-open. See Saturday, April 4 for a joint
MAC/MCCR skate nite at a new location.
International Foundation for Gender Education
presents Coming Together-Working Together
Convention from April 6-12 at the Hilton
Southwest, 6780 Southwest Frwy. Crossdressing &
Transsexualism educational seminars on April 7 &
12, 7-9pm in the Rio Grande Room in the 2nd
floor convention area. For info call, 984-5852.
Women's Network*, The Impact of Life
Challenging Physical Conditions. Please join us
tonight in hearing a panel of women with life
challenging physical conditions discuss the
conditions' effects on their lives. The Women's
Network meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at the
Montrose Counseling Center, 900 Lovett, 2nd
floor 7:00-9pm. FMI, call 529-0037.
LIB (Lesbians In Business) Investment Group
meets on the second Wednesday of the month. For
info, call Peggy at 957-1669.
LIB (Lesbians in Business), a women's
empowerment group, $10 membership, 6:30pm.
LIB meets at a relatively new location, Innova at
20 Greenway Plaza. Directions from Montrose
Area: Southbound on the Southwest Freeway, exit
Summit and follow the feeder to Cummins St.
Innova is located on Cummins between
Portsmouth St. and Norfolk (also between
Richmond and 1-59). For parking, you enter the
building either from the Norfolk or Portsmouth
side. The meeting is located on the first floor in
room 1. For info, call 529-0077. Due to the Easter
holidays coinciding with the third Friday in April,
the April meeting was moved.
The Famine Within, Winner of the 1991 Genie
(Canadian Academy Award) for best documentary.
8pm at the Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet
(enter Main St. Door). 90 minute documentary
about women, weight and body image.
Cosponsored by the Houston Women's Caucus for
Art. Also screenings on Saturday at 3pm and 8pm.
For info, call 639-7515.
Lesbians Over Age Fifty (LOAF) Garage Sale at
the parking lot by Inklings Bookshop, 1846
Richmond from 8am to 4pm. For info call,
Houston Outdoor Group (HOG) Easter Social -
HOG is a social group for Gay men & Lesbians
who enjoy the outdoors. Call HOG's info-line
(K-A-M^-P-O-U-T) for information, free newsletter
(new members only). Subscriptions are $15/yr,
HOG, PO Box 980893, Houston, TX 77098-0893.
Lucia's Garden, Building a Tussie-Mussie (floral
accent tokens of love) 2-4pm. $29. 523-6494.
The Famine Within, Winner of the 1991 Genie
for best documentary. 3pm and 8pm at the
Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. See
Friday's entry above.
The Women's Group*, "Dr. Sue Hamblin, D.C."
Dr. Hamblin, a registered nurse, exercise
physiologist and chiropractor in private practice at
Whole Health Associates will discuss chiropractic
versus the medical model of health care with
emphasis on preventative medicine as opposed to
symptom management or crisis care. We will learn
about treating the causes of "dis-ease" as well as
some startling facts about the subconscious mind's
influence on health. The Women's Group meets at
10am in the Sojourner Truth room (upstairs), First
Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. For more info,
call Iris 529-8571 or Janet 942-7717.
The Women's Reading Group meets at Inkling's
Bookshop, 1846 Richmond at Hazard from
2:00-4:00pm (NEW TIME) on the second Sunday
of the month. The book for April is Send My Roots
Rain by Ibis Gomez-Vega. For more information,
Women of Color Support Group. Open to all
women of color who want to empower themselves
and support others, share cultural and social
connections, and heal the hurts that prevent us
from being the emerged human beings that we
inherently are. Meets from 4:00-7:00pm at "A New
Way", 5906 Dolores, Suite 202 (off Fountain View,
between Richmond and Westheimer). For info,
call 784-6511. See also April 18 and April 25.
Lucia's Garden, Make a Wee People Magic Doll.
l-4pm, $37. 2942 Virginia. For info, call 523-6494.
LIB (Lesbians In Business) Self Employed Group
will be meeting upstairs at Inklings Bookshop,
1846 Richmond at 6:30pm and will meet monthly
on second Mondays. If you are self-employed, are
thinking of becoming so, or are just interested,
join us. The topic for the evening will be Health
Insurance. Please call Elizabeth (680-3822) if you
want to attend or for more details.
Desperately Seeking Perfection: Women and Self
Image, a panel discussion organized by the
Houston Women's Caucus for Art,7pm. Speakers
are Hitaji Aziz, counselor in diversity, Anne
Christensen, Assc. Prof, of English/UH; Nancy
Kornegay, CAD AC; Angela Passaretti,
MSW-CSW; and Donna Rydlund, artist. The
Firehouse Gallery, 1413 Westheimer. Free.
Ice Skate Nite at the Galleria from 8 to 10pm
every second Tuesday ($4.50 includes skates)
sponsored by the Chain Gang Bicycle Club, the
Houston Outdoor Group and the Lambda
Rollerskating Club. For info call 523-6381.
Houston Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus meets
first & third Wednesdays at 7pm at the Montrose
Palace, 1505 Nevada. For more information, call
HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention - Rolanda
Teal, "A New Way", 5906 Dolores 7-10pm. An
educational and supportive workshop to meet the
j six hour class requirement for C.A.D.A.C.
I certification. Continues on Thursday, April 16. For
| info, call 784-6511.
Lucia's Garden - Introduction to Herb Growing
in Houston. 7:30-10pm, $20. Focuses on the basics
of herb growing in Houston: an overview of
organic gardening practices; a review of available
gardening and herbal cookbooks; how to design a
garden; what to plant and when to plant; and an
introduction to 50 common herbs. You will receive
a booklet on herb gardening tips and an herb plant
to begin your garden. 2942 Virginia, for info, call
Houston Gay and Lesbian Parents Support meets
on the 3rd Thursday of each month for the adults
and the youth. Childcare is provided. HGLPS
provides a social outlet for the entire family.
Planned outings and activities allow parents,
co-parents, children, and future parents to
celebrate as an extended family. For info, call
1993 March on Washington - Houston Committee
will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month
through March 1993 at 7:00pm. Location to be
announced. Help plan for a massive march on the
National capital & related events on April 25,
1993. Fundraisers and community outreach to
involve millions. Volunteeres needed. Call local
contact at 529-6979. National March on
Washington, P.O. Box 34607, Washington, DC
20043. Phone number 1-800-832-2889.
Overcoming Isolation led by Kathy Sitarski at "A
New Way" from 7:30 to 9pm. $20. For info, call
The Women's Group Beachhouse Weekend* -
gather at "the" beach house located on Bolivar
Peninsula in Galveston for a weekend of fun,
frolic, and women! All women are invited. If you
need a weekend getaway, a day of relaxation, or
just some good company for a couple of days, this
is the place to be. Maps, more details, and daily
rates (there is no better deal in town) are
available by contacting Iris 529-8571 or Janet