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UPCOMING EVENTS.

On Sunday, October 21, we will be attending the Wings Over Houston air show at Ellington Field.  Read a full description and how to sign up for the event by clicking “EVENTS” above.

On Friday, September 8, we are going to the famous Tony’s Restaurant for a gourmet lunch in their private Wine Room.  Read a full description and how to sign up for the event by clicking “EVENTS” above.

PREVIOUS EVENTS

On Friday, August 10, we saw an Old West Melodrama and had dinner at Puffabelly’s in Old Town Spring.  The show was hilarious but the best part was booing and throwing popcorn at the bad guys.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, we went for an evening of dinner at Birraporetti’s Restaurant and the theater for Holmes & Watson at the Alley Theater.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, we returned to Minute Maid Park to see the World Champion Astros defeat Toronto Blue Jays. This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, we went on a guided tour of where Texas began – Washington on the Brazos.  We visited the Star of the Republic Museum, the Barrington Living History Farm and Independence Hall (where the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico was signed).  This event was hosted by the Reck board.

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, we went on a guided tour of the place where the Texas oil boom began – Spindletop.  We stopped at Suga’s for lunch and toured the Spindletop – Gladys City Boomtown Museum.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On March 17, 2018, we joined 75,000 other people inside NRG Stadium for the finals of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  The concert entertainer was Country Music Legend Brad Paisley and he put on a great show.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On Tuesday, February 20, we returned to the Sam Houston Race Park for live thoroughbred racing.  We had a buffet lunch in the Jockey Club, did some wagering and had a great afternoon.  This event was hosted once again by Bill & Jo Richard.

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, we went to dinner at Vincent’s and then to Stages Theater for the nun-stop laughs of Sister Strikes Again! – Late Nite Catechism 2! starring  Denise Fennell as Sister.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, we held the annual Christmas Party, Dinner and Dance.  Due to Hurricane Harvey damage at the Kingwood Country Club, we moved the Party to the beautiful Walden on Lake Houston Golf & Country Club.  More than 80 members attended and danced to the sounds of the Grateful Geezers.  This event was hosted by the Reck board.

On November 22, we went to dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe in Bayou Place and then on to the Hobby Theater for “On Your Feet!” the Broadway Across America musical about Gloria & Emilio Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

Our October event (Stages Theater’s production of “Balls” about the battle of the sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs) did not attract enough interest to allow us to get a bus.

Our events for August (Astros Baseball Game) and September (Spindletop Tour) were cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey.

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, we went on a tour of Houston.  We had a professional tour guide for this sold out event.  We made stops at the George H.W. Bush statue, the Hines Waterwall, The Rothko Chapel and the Cistern.  We also enjoyed a delicious lunch at Yia Yia Mary’s.  This was the first event hosted by Mike & Claire Garrett and they did a fantastic job.

On June 13, 2017, we boarded the Southern Empress paddle-wheeler for a relaxing cruise on Lake Conroe.  We enjoyed a delicious lunch, some music and dancing on the party deck and took in the lake air and views from the upper deck.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On May 7, 2017, we headed down to Galveston for Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hotel Galvez.  After brunch we went over to Pier 19 for a choice of several options including touring the tall ship Ellisa, touring an offshore oil rig, taking a dolphin watch cruise, shopping on the Strand or visiting the rooftop lounge at the Treemont hotel.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On March 14, 2017, we had lunch at the fabulous Houston icon, Tony’s Restaurant.  It was a great time and the Grand Marnier Souffle was the star desert.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On March 8, 2017, we made our annual trip to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  We had a night of real rodeo fun. The concert entertainer was Cody Johnson and he and his band put on a great show.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

On January 31, we returned to the Sam Houston Race Park for live thoroughbred racing.  We had a buffet lunch in the Jockey Club, did some wagering and had a great afternoon.  This event was hosted by Bill & Jo Richard.

In January , 2017 we went to the George H. W. Bush Library in College Station, had lunch at the Amico Nave Italian Ristorante and topped off our day with a visit to the Messina Hof Winery.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

In December, we had the annual Christmas Party, Dinner and Dance at the Kingwood Country Club.  Great music again by Tom Asbrook.  This event was hosted by the RECK board and over 70 members had a fabulous time.

Also in December, we saw a Very Beatles Holiday Concert at the Music Box Theater which was preceded by dinner at the Original Carrabbas on Kirby.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

In November, after having dinner at Birraporeti’s in downtown Houston, we walked next door to the newly renovated Alley Theater and saw Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream which was hilarious. This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

Also in November, we returned for another visit to the Federal Reserve Bank and then went to lunch at the fabulous Houston icon Tony’s Restaurant.  This event was hosted by Bill & Judy Miles.

In October, we went to the National Funeral Museum and then had lunch at the Potatoe Patch and remarkably every one caught the rolls that the waiters threw to us. Event hosts were Bill & Judy Miles.

In September, our scheduled Buffalo Bayou tour was unfortunately cancelled due to a maintenance problem with the boat.  We were able to get a replacement event and we went to the Music Box for a concert featuring songs written and/or performed by artists from Texas preceded by dinner at Laurenzo’s. This was the first event hosted by Sharon & B. Ray Mize and they did an incredible job.

In August, we enjoyed Minute Maid Park and the Astros courtesy of the fabulous hosting style of Judy & Cass Zabinski.

July saw us at the Michael Hix concert at the Liberty Opry and dining at Marsalas in Huffman hosted by Kay & Herb Caffey.

June was awesome on the Southern Empress Paddleboat tour on Lake Conroe hosted by fun loving Kay & Herb Caffey. Again, we dined, danced and laughed.