$3.75 and $2.oo for students and senior
Comedy Workshop, 2105 San Felipe (524-
7333). Chrysler Died for Your Sins. Original
comedy written and performed by the resident professional company. Runs through
Nov. Tues.-Thurs., 8:30 pm, Fri.-Sat., 8:30 pm
and 11 pm. Tickets: $5.00 on weekends, $4.00
weekdays. Next door at the Comix Annex
(529-7996) is Comedy Tonight, during the
week it is an open stage for stand-up comics
and the weekends feature professional stand-
up comics. Cover charge weekends, $3.00
and weekdays, $1.00 with show time 9 pm.
Weekend late shows at 11:30 pm.
Equinox Theatre, 3617 Washington (868-
5829). Angel City by Sam Shepard. Running
Sept. 25-Oct. 25, 8:30 pm. Tickets: $5.00 on
Thurs., $6.00 on weekends. Reservations.
Main Street Theatre, Autrey House, 6265
Main (524-6706). Four one-act plays by Isreal
Horowitz. From Oct. 2-Nov. 1. Thurs.-Sat., 8
pm. Tickets: $5.00 and $3.00 for students and
Nina Vance Alley Theatre, 615 Texas (228-
8421). To Grandmother's House We Go by
Joanna M. Glass. Previews begin Oct. 10,
opening Oct. 16-Nov. 16. Tues.-Wed., 8 pm;
Thurs.-Fri., 8:30 pm; Sat., 5 pm and 9 pm; and
Sun., 2:30 and 7:30 pm. Opening night, 8 pm.
Tickets: $4.25-$10.25. Student rate, $3.00
during week, $3.50 on weekends. Check with
box office for preview prices.
Ripley House, 4401 Lovejoy (923-2661). Casa
de Bernardo Alba (The house of Bernardo
Alba) by Garcia Lorca. In Spanish. Oct. 30-
Nov. 23. Fri.-Sat., 8 pm and Sun., 7 pm.
Stages, 709 Franklin (225-9539). Say Goodnight, Grade. Houston premier of recent off-
Broadway comedy. Opens Sept. 20-Oct. 11.
The show will possibly be extended through
Oct. 18. Call to find out exact dates. Thurs.-
Fri., 8:30 pm; Sat., 5 pm and 9 pm; and Sun.,
7:30 pm. Tickets: $5.25, Thurs., Sat. at 5 pm,
and Sun., $6.00 Fri. and Sat. evening. $1.00 off
student and senior citizen tickets.
Unbeaten Women, A Discussion Group for
women who have been battered. Meets Mon.
evenings 7:30-9 pm. For more information
leave message for Burnet Oliveros with
L Alliance Francaise de Houston is a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting
French culture in the Houston area. Upcoming events include: a photographic exposition
on "Les Industries de Pointe en France, Oct.
8-22; a performance by the Bob Kuldell
Orchestra, Oct. 13, 8 pm. and two films: Hot
Pepper about the music of Louisianan Clifton
Chenier, Oct. 29, 8 pm and Le Diable par La
Queue (The Devil by the Tail) Oct. 31, 8 pm.
All events take place at the Alliance Francaise, 427 Lovett Blvd. (one block south of
Westheimer & east of Montrose). Telephone:
Super Big Thicket Weekend The Big Thicket
Museum will be conducting a series of special
hikes, tours and canoe trips of the Big Thicket
area on Sat. and Sun. Oct. 11-12. Registration
will be held at the Big Thicket Museum in
Saratoga, located on FM 770 from 7:30 am to 5
pm both days. Included in this years SUPER
BIG THICKET WEEKEND are the following
All-Day Village Creek Canoe Trip
Early Morning Photography Hike
A Hike Through the Rosier Unit Wetlands
Exploring the Teal Homestead
Pioneer Living Workshop
All-day Big Thicket Area Historical Tour
There is no charge for activities taking
place within the boundaries of the Big Thicket
National Preserve. The fees charged for the
above activities go to the Big Thicket Museum
for coordinating the tours, hikes or trips, and
orientation functions which take place outside the National Preserve. All-day tours and
hikes: $5.00 (18 and over); $1.50 (12-17 yrs.)
and FREE (under 12-along with family; other
hikes and programs: $3.00 (18 and over);
$1.00 (12-17 years); and children under 12are
FREE with family. For further information call:
The South Central Women's Studies Association (SCWSA) will hold its WOMANFAIR
Conference October 18 and 19, 1980, at the
University of Texas, Arlington. WomanFair
will highlight: women's work, physical-
spiritual-mental health, families in the 1980s,
women innovators, women's culture, and
minority women's experience. Registration is
free. For information, contact: Jeanne Ford,
WOMANFAIR Conference, Box 19528, University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76012;
ERA is alive and well in Houston! There will be
the ERA Alliance rally on Sun. Nov. 2. This will
be in front of the old City Hall, by the
reflection pond. In opposition to the Republican Party's anti-ERA platform, a culminating
ERA event will take place before Election Day,
Nov. 4. Ideas are welcomed in planning this
event. You may call Elizabeth Otey Terry or
Sharon Rodine at 523-6881; Jan Stevens 445-
2200 or Jeanne Saletan 471-2862.
The Park Peoples October Float on Buffalo
Bayou is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 11. The trip
is made possible through the efforts of Don
Greene, owner of The Whitewater Experience
and the Park People's Recreational Activities
Vice President and Waterway Committee
Chair. Contact: The Park People Inc., 228-
0037 One Main Plaza #1016
WIRES, Women's Information, Referral, and
Exchange Service, is recruiting volunteers.
WIRES is an organization whose goal is to
help women find the knowledge, skills, and
information to develop their fullest potential.
Volunteers staff a phone service 9 am to 9 pm
Mon. through Fri. The calls they receive deal
with questions on credit, education, housing,
welfare, child care, legal rights, health, and
employment. Crisis calls from battered wives,
rape victims, and alcoholic or drug addicted
persons are also handled by WIRES. Volunteers are given training on what resources are
available in the community, how to refer
persons, and how to effectively handle crisis
calls. If you are interested in volunteering,
please call Ruth Randall at 792-4664. WIRES
is a program of the Houston Area Women's
Center. Its office is located in the Medical
Share your home with a foster child. To
become a foster parent, you must live in
Harris County & your income must meet your
present needs. If you are a working single
parent or if both parents work, you must agree
to take only school-age children; and you
must have a bedroom available for no more
than two (2) children which is at least eighty
(80) square feet. Foster parents are paid a
monthly reimbursement to help cover the
expense of foster children in the home. One
Harris County Child Welfare Unit provides for
the clothing, medical and dental needs of the
Attend a free film and learn about the foster
parent program at Harris County Child
Welfare, 4040 Milam, 3rd floor. The film will be
shown on Oct. 14 at 10:30 am, again on Mon.
Oct. 20 at 7:00 pm. For more information, call
Harris County Child Welfare, 526-5701.
6th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival
(Route 2, Plantersville, Texas) is on again this
fall with jugglers, rope walkers, singers and
costumed artists and artisans selling their
wares from quaint village shops. Hours: 9 am-
7 pm, Sat. & Sun. Dates: Oct. 11-12,18-19,25-
26, Nov. 1-2. Tickets: Adults: $7.95, children
5-12: $3.95. Children under 5: free.
Do you know where we can get bricks? New
or used. We need them for a project on the
Breakthrough house. Call 526-6686.
Breakthrough needs typesetters, advertising
sales people and news carriers. Call the office
at 526-6686. If we are out of the office, please
hold for our answering service and leave a
Classified ad rates are 30 cents a word (one
month run); 25 cents a word each month (two
month run) and 20 cents a word each month
(three month run). Payment must accompany
ad placement. Deadline: 25th of preceding
month. Mail copy and check to Breakthrough,
P.O. Box 88072, Houston, TX 77004.
Options Career Coop: designed for home-
makers entering or re-entering job market; or
preparing for career change. For more
information, call 465-1118.
Read, browse, have tea. Salon atmosphere.
Lectures, activities, music. Buy a book—help
stamp out TV! The Heights Bookstore, 301 W.
19th St., 864-5593. Owner, Marianne Williamson.
For interior painting or wallpapering. Call
Lee-Cher Distinctive Wallcovering at 466-
3997 or 932-6348 after 4:30 pm. References
Jazz Records, New and Used, Bought and
Sold — Jazzroom, 808 Lovett, Monday-
Saturday, 17-7 — 529-0926
Musician's Referral has helped thousands of
bands and musicians connect since 1978.
Now booking bands and specialty entertainment. Surprise Someone. Call 975-0797.
Flute lessons. Beginner to advanced, all ages.
Call 975-6578. Excellent references.
Small company (female needs painters
helper—female or male). No experience
necessary. Must be at least 57". Must have
transportation and live in southwest area.
Start training at $3.50/hr. Increases with
ability. Good opportunity for hard worker.
Must be dependable. 495-0702.
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