Support Local: September 2020

Evelyn Rubinstein Jewish Community Center

Support local. The Evelyn Rubinstein Jewish Community Center is proud to present Houston’s own writer and food advocate, Bettina Elias Siegel on September 3 at 7:30 p.m. in part of its virtual series, Authors in Conversation @ Home. The conversation will be led by Zibby Owens, the host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read.

Bettina’s nationally recognized book, Kid Food, explores one of the biggest challenges of modern parenting – trying to raise healthy eaters in a society intent on pushing children in the opposite direction. From food issues in our society, to picky eaters, to the unfortunate overlaps between junk food and school lunches, Kid Food offers a deeper understanding of the pervasiveness of processed food and all the factors in play for parents concerned about their children’s diets.

Named “NYC’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer,” by Vulture, Zibby has recommended books in the Washington Post, Good Morning Americaand Real Simple.  She has also contributed to Parents, Marie Claire, Redbook, the New York Times online, and many other publications.

As COVID-19 continues, it is more important than ever for parents of children of all ages to sustain and create new routines and healthy eating habits.

This event is in partnership with Congregation Emanu El and the JCCs of Boulder, Dallas, Miami, Nashville, Scottsdale, Seattle, Staten Island and Tampa.

5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston TX 77096 Tel: 713.729.3200


Stages Repertory Theater

Support local. Stages Repertory Theatre is a professional Equity theatre dedicated to providing Houston’s diverse audiences with challenging, provocative theatre produced with the highest artistic standards.

From ground-breaking new works to modern classics, Stages brings the best of today’s theatre home to Houston.

A Woman of the World (September 25 to October 11, 2020)
Mabel Loomis Todd was labeled a “woman of the world” for her free-wheeling and passionate embrace of life. An accomplished journalist and naturalist, she also held close confidence with one of America’s most famed and reclusive poets, Emily Dickinson and in fact, was the first editor of Dickinson’s poems. But Loomis’ story is largely lost to history in favor of a more marketable version of the Dickinson legacy. Rebecca Gilman brings to light Loomis’ lost story in a riveting look at a mysterious – perhaps even dangerous – woman. Scandalous revelations or reckless gossip – you get to decide for yourself in this one-woman tour-de-force staring the incomparable Sally Edmundson.

3201 Allen Parkway, Houston 77019 Tel: 713.527.0123



Support local. The Paisley House, a locally owned one-of-a-kind shop where you can indulge yourself, your home and those special people on your gift list. Once inside you will be delighted by the array of furniture, luxury bedding, home accessories, lamps, art, candles and gifts. We are located off Washington. Stop by soon and shop with us.

2420 Washington Ave., Houston Tel: 713.463.7600


Jupiter Pizza & Waffles

Support local. Owners were born in Sugar Land and that is where they say they belong! When you enter, you immediately feel at home. With a variety of dishes for every palate, you are sure to find a family favorite for everyone. Order online with Door Dash or pop on by, if you are in the neighborhood.

Located in Town & Country at 16135 City Walk, Sugar Land 77479 or at www.jupiterpizzaandwaffles.com

Jumping Fiesta Rentals

Support local. With everyone sticking closer to home, you may find yourself in need of more entertainment for family or the kids. Look no further than our friends at Jumping Fiesta Rentals. For a wide variety of party rental equipment to make your event. They have Moonwalks, Combos, Obstacle Courses, Dry Slides, Water Slides, Rock Climbing Wall, Mechanical Bull, Trackless Train, Tents, Kids/Adults Tables and Chairs, Snow Cone Machines, Popcorn Machines, Cotton Candy Machines and much more!



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