There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a food truck festival to a fundraiser to send kids who have dealt with cancer to camp for free, here's a rundown of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.
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Celebrity H-Town Chefs Against Cancer
Enjoy delicious food prepared by top restaurants in the city under the stars on the Four Seasons Hotel roof deck, and support a great cause as well with H-Town Chefs Against Cancer on Wednesday. All proceeds benefit Camp H-Town, which is a fun and free camp for kids 8-15 years old who have been affected by cancer.
When: Wednesday, April 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar St.
SHAPE's 50th Anniversary Community Commitment Meeting
The SHAPE Community Center is celebrating 50 years on Thursday. The event is an opportunity for the community residents to get involved with the organization and volunteer their time and talents, such as dancing, singing, acting and more. SHAPE aims "to improve the quality of life for people of African descent (all people) through programs and activities with an emphasis on unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith," according to its website.
When: Thursday, April 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: SHAPE Community Center, Harambee Administrative Bldg, 3903 Almeda Road
Soundbites Food Truck Fest: Houston 2019
On Saturday, the Soundbites Food Truck Fest rolls into Peggy Park to serve up tasty fare and music from local DJs. The roster includes food such as Cajun, gumbo, crawfish, barbecue and dessert trucks.
When: Saturday, April 27, 1-7 p.m.
Where: Peggy Park, 4101 Almeda Road
'Talk About It' presented by What it's Like Project
The What It's Like Project is presenting the show Talk About It, which is performed by actors who have dealt with the challenges of mental illness and recovered from it through creative art, on Saturday at Bohemoeo's. The show focuses on five personal stories and is followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the performers. The What It's Like Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing the stigma of mental illness through art, education and community engagement, according to the event organizer.
When: Saturday, April 27, 7 p.m.
Where: Bohemeo's, 708 Telephone Road
He Said, She Said 20 Questions Tour
Catch the talented quintet He Said, She Said on its 20 Questions tour on Sunday at the House of Blues. Expect a morning of stories and games and have a chance to meet one of the stars.
When: Sunday, April 28, 9-11 a.m.
Where: House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline St.