Community Calendar for Wednesday, January 16th to Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Community Calendar for Wednesday, January 16th to Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. To add your upcoming event, email the Orange Leader at least two weeks in advance to; put “community calendar” in the subject line.


Wednesday, Jan. 16

Golden K Kiwanis meeting

Golden K Kiwanis meets every Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Salvation Army Building, 1960 MLK Drive in Orange.  Coffee is always served, often with light refreshments offered.  The public is welcomed. The speaker will be Tom Posey, owner of Oza’s Diner, 1907 B. MacArthur, Orange 77630, located next to Adam’s Bayou.  Tom will talk about in-season farm grown produce from his own gardens in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, and what made him start his business.  Any take-out food is made fresh at Tom’s diner, Oza’s, by Tom himself.


Saturday, Jan. 19

Blossoming Minds MLK Gala

The Blossoming Minds MLK Gala will be held at 7 p.m. at the Orange County Expo Center with a Dinner/Mixer from 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. The dress code is Shades of Blue and is formal. Guests include Miguel Gobert, Marie Sanders, Jimmy Salter II, Nikki Richard, Brisco Lake, Pa. Demetrius Moffett, CW. Terrie Salter and many more. Tickets are between $27.47-$570.84. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite/impactorange. For more information call Maquettia (Denise) at (409) 330-0807.


Tuesday, Jan. 22

AAUW Book-ins Club
American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet for its monthly Book-Ins Club on Tuesday, January 22, at 7 p.m. in the home of Karen McKinney, 8114 Canterbury, Orange 77632, in the Country Squire subdivision, with co-hostess as Lois Ferrell.  AAUW member Mary Walker, West Orange Elementary teacher, will review the book, “Killers of the Flower Moon”.  AAUW is a non-profit organization for women and men, which hopes to help women succeed in education.  The group sponsors scholarships each spring for a graduating senior female from Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, as well as one from West Orange-Stark High School in the City of Orange through an annual major fundraiser at Art in the Park, known as the AAUW Used Book Sale, bigger and better every year.  Other activities include Galloping Gourmet where members dine at various restaurants each month, an annual made-from-scratch pizza party, and a scholarship end-of-year banquet.  For more details, please call or text Diane at 409-988-5635.  Dues are $60 per year for those with 2 or 4-year degrees and beyond, or $25 per year to be a non-degreed Friend of AAUW (no voting rights or offices held), but eligible to participate in all activities.