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Transcript 17 THURSDAY Lucia's Garden: Full Moon Meditation 7:30pm. Women only. For more information, call 523-6494. 18 FRIDAY LIB (Lesbians in Business), a women's empowerment group, $10 membership, 6:30pm, 6-6:30 networking. The speaker will be New Orleans attorney, Susan Clade. Under Clade's leadership, civil rights activists in New Orleans were able to convince New Orleans City Council to adopt an ordinance outlawing discrimination against many individuals, including lesbians and gays, in employment, housing and public places., 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. 20 SUNDAY The Women's Group*, Susan Clade. The Women's Group continues its tradition of celebrating women making a difference. Susan Clade, 1982 Tulane Law School graduate, serves as Chair of the Forum for Equality on "The Committee of 21" in New Orleans (whose purpose is the election of women to political office) and contributed "Women to Watch" by the New Orleans Times Picayune in 1989. With her leadership, an ordinance outlawing discrimination against many individuals, including gay and lesbian citizens, was passed in New Orleans. 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. Mother's Web Monthly Pot Luck Lunch / Picnic / BBQ 1-4 P.M. at Russ Pittman Park in Bellaire, exit 610 at Evergreen and go 2 blocks east (inside the loop) to the corner of Evergreen and Newcastle. Non-mothers can network with feminist mothers & their kids on the third Sunday each month at the park. FMI, call Nancy at 869-6689. Lesbians Over Age Fifty (LOAF) meets the third Sunday of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., now at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray. The mailing address is still P.O.B. 980601 Houston, Tx. 77098. For more info, call 661-1482. AMIGA de Houston meets on the third Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm for our business meeting and potluck dinner. While the focus of this group is Latina/Lesbiana - all mujeres interested in getting active are invited to join us. FMI, call 520-5667. 21 MONDAY Roller Skating 7:30-10:30pm, $5 includes skates; closed to the general public. New location at Trade Winds Roller Rink, 5006 West 34th at 290 (next to K-Mart). First and third Mondays, sponsored by Lambda Rollerskating Club, 523-6381. 22 TUESDAY Women's Reading Group meets at Inklings Bookshop, 1846 Richmond from 7-9pm. Donations appreciated to pay for the room. The book is The Passion by Jeannete Winterson. For info, call Michelle at 597-8816. The Passion is a fairy tale saga about a red headed girl with webbed feet who works in a Venetian casino, falls in love with an older woman, and becomes linked with Napoleon's personal chicken chef. 23 WEDNESDAY The Women's Network, Depression and Women- presented by psychotherapist, Charlene Torrest. The Women's Network meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at the Montrose Counseling Center, 900 Lovett, 2nd floor 7:00-9pm. For more information, call 529-0037. 24 THURSDAY WAND Layout, 7pm. For info, call 688-3888. 25 FRIDAY Fourth Friday Socials, open social gathering at MCCR for fellowship and snacks, play cards, board games. 7pm MCCR Fellowship Hall, 1919 Decatur, 861-9149. 26 SATURDAY Houston Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus, 17th Anniversary Awards Dinner, 7:30pm, Doubletree Hotel. 521-1000. 27 SUNDAY The Women's Group, Wanda Thornton Mott, M.D. Dr. Mott is a specialist in obsterics and gynecology. The founder of Houston Women's Obstetrical & Gynecological Associates, P.A., she received her college degree from Smith College in Northhampton, Massachusetts, where she graduated magna cum laude and earned her M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She was a presenter at the first Sino-American Conference on Women's Issues held in Beijing, People Republic of China in 1990 and has served as the Medical Director of Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mott will focus on the abnormal pap smear, endometriosis, and laparoscope The Women's Group meets at 10am in the Sojourner Truth Room upstairs. For more information, call Iris 529-8571 or Janet 942-7717. Galveston Train 'n Skate or Bike Trip. Join the Lambda Rollerskating Club (LRC) and the Chain Gang Bicycle club at 10am on the Texas Limited. A rollerskate tour, featuring the Seawall, will be offered by Lambda and the bikers will join a Chain Gang Bicycle club ride starting from the train station. Bikes ride free on the train in a special "bike car" and rollerskates can be rented in Galveston. Call LRC for info at 523-6381. 28 TUESDAY Ice Skate Nite at the Galleria from 8 to 10pm ($4.50 includes skates) sponsored by the Chain Gang Bicycle Club, the Houston Outdoor Group and the Lambda Rollerskating Club. Wear pink or Lesbian/Gay pride shirts/blouses. For info call 523-6381. Women's Center Announces Juried Women's Art Exhibition The Houston Area Women's Center, in honor of its 15th anniversary, will sponsor a juried women's art exhibition to be held at INNOVA, 20 Greenway Plaza, from November 5 - December 11, 1992. This showcase will provide an opportunity for female Houston-based artists to celebrate their diverse, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic experiences. The theme of the exhibition is "Assuming Less... Understanding More". The juried exhibition will be open to all woment 18 years and older who have resided in Houston at least one year. No entry fee is required. Six $250 prizes will be awarded. Jurors are Nivea Gonzales, visual artist, educator and Coca Cola's selection as one of the top ten Hispanic women in the country; Alvia Wardlaw, adjunct curator of the Dallas Museum of Art and Assistant Professor of Art at Texas Southern University, and Sally Sprout, director of the Transco gallery, curator of Transco's 19th and 20th Century Watercolor Collection, and manager of Transco's Art Services Department. For more information contact Dottie Standard at (713) 528-6798. Community Center on the Horizon The Montrose Activity Center (MAC) is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation whose purpose is to establish a community center in the Montrose area to promote the cultural, economic, recreational and educational opportunities of Houston's lesbian, gay and transgenderal population and the Montrose population as a whole. MAC is close to its goal of opening a center by the end of 1992. A property is currently under negotiation, but additional monies will need to be raised in order to purchase it. Towards this end, MAC is developing a real estate appraisal of expected use by community organizations. Community organizations are encouraged to provide information regarding their anticipated usage. Office lease space is avaliable to all organizations. The lease spaces will be provided at very competitive rates, for both occasional event usage and permanent office space needs. Future plans include the addition of a perforraaing arts theatre, community resource center and library, educational and recreational programs sponsored by MAC, and cultural exhibits. MAC is wholly committed to the idea of unity through diversity. For further information, please contact Clyde Williams at 236-0064 or Wayne Bailey at 223-8726. Remember, support yourself - support the Montrose Activity Center. TENNIS The Houston Tennis Club would like to warmly welcome the women tennis players who have recently joined. The women tennis players had been meeting at Memorial Park on Thursday for tennis. THTC was flattered when the women players contacted the Club about joining. We are presently organizing a women's challenge ladder, where women can compete for ranking within the Club. We also have hopes of offering a women's doubles ladder, as well as a mixed doubles ladder. We would like to extend an invitation to all women tennis players to contact the Club about playing and joining. We have women players of all skill levels and feel that you will find players of your calibur. The contact women for the Club is Delma. She can be reached at 496- 1953 to answer any questions about the Club you may have. The Houston Tennis Club meets on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7:30-9:00 pm and Sunday mornings from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Memorial Park Tennis Center. So if you're a women or a man or confused, if you play tennis we would love to have you join us.