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Heights Kids Group

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For safety reasons prospective members MUST attend an event before joining. Try the events on this page or ask the friend that referred you. Thanks!

Thank you for visiting Heights Kids Group! We are a community of 1,000+ families who live in the Heights area, a vibrant and friendly neighborhood in Houston, TX.

The group has age-based playgroups, all-ages playgroups, a Moms Night Out, an Expectant Moms Group, a book club, a babysitting co-op, holiday events, potlucks, family events, and many other scheduled activities. The ages of kids in the group range from newborns to school-aged--- all Heights families are welcome. Please note: Families interested in joining the group must live in the Heights proper or the following zip codes: 77008 east of Shepherd/Durham, 77007, 77009.

To become a member of Heights Kids Group, please follow these steps:

1) For the safety of our children the Group requires prospective members to attend an official Heights Kids Group event before being invited to join the group. If you have been referred to the group by a current member, they are responsible for assisting you in finding a qualifying event.

If you have found us on the web, please refer to the list of events below. Events update regularly and any event listed on this page qualifies as "Official" for membership purposes.

2) Once you have attended an event, please return to this webpage to complete the membership form by clicking the "Join" button in the box on the right. Make sure you take down the names of at least two of the people you meet at the event so you can list them on your membership form; don't forget to list their last names and any other details (e.g. child's name) so we can more easily confirm your attendance.

If you have questions or would like more information about the Heights Kids Group, please contact Kasia at kasialindhorst@sbcglobal.net Please understand that our organization is moderated entirely by volunteers who are parents themselves. While we hope to answer your questions as soon as possible, we cannot guarantee an immediate response. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Upcoming Events

FINAL NOTICE: 2016 HKG Moms' Night Out Holiday Party (public view)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 7–9 pm CST

ATTENTION: This event is now open to members and prospects! If you plan on attending please have your payment to me by not later than Sunday, Dec 11. Thank you!

The Heights Kids Group 2016 Moms' Night Out Holiday Party will be at Shade on Tuesday, December 13 at 7pm with shopping on 19th St beforehand.

The cost for the amazing 3-course meal, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity is just $40 this year.

Your spot cannot be reserved through the bigtent HKG site. Instead, your spot is reserved when your payment is received. You have several payment options.

1. Send a payment through Square's Cash app using cashtag "$jacksmom" or my cell 832-752-8808. It's free and super easy. This is my preferred payment method.
2. Send a payment through QuickPay if you bank with Chase or another participating bank to jvestalvarez at gmail.com. Be sure your name is in the memo line.
3. Mail or leave a check made out to Joanne Alvarez at 705 E. 8th ½ St., Houston, TX 77007. Be sure your name is on the check.

Here is this year's delicious menu:

FIRST COURSE, choice of:
- Cup of Soup
- Caesar Salad (Chopped Romaine, Parmesan Crisp, Crostini, Anchovy Caper Tapenade)
- Shade Gruyere Mac and Cheese

ENTREE, choice of:
- Madras Vegetable Curry (Chick Peas, Roasted Zucchini, Potatoes, Cauliflower, Red Peppers, Lemongrass and Kefir Lime Rice)
- Pan Roasted Chicken Breast (Roasted Root Vegetable Hash, Shaved Brussel Sprouts, and Whole Grain Mustard Au Jus)
- Sautéed Snapper (Stir Fried Napa Slaw, Crispy Wontons, Cucumber, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger and Thai Red Curry-Coconut Broth)
- Cast Iron Skillet Grilled Hanger Steak (Mushroom Risotto, Grilled Asparagus, and Mushroom Demi-Glace)

Chocolate Mousse Parfait, Vanilla Crème Brulee, and Almond Frangipane Croissant Crisp


The following stores will also be staying open late just for us so be sure to head over to 19th St early to do some Christmas shopping!

- Jubilee (serving wine)
- Bliss (serving wine)
- Fly High Little Bunny (free adult beverage)
- Casa Ramirez (refreshments and beverages)
- AG Antiques
- Big Blue Whale
- Jumper Maybach Fine Art
- Eclectic Home

Hope to celebrate the holiday with all of you!

Recent News

Announcements News

HKG Membership Events: Please Read

2/28/2014 (3 yrs ago)
Recently there has been confusion regarding "official events" for
membership purposes in Heights Kids Group. An event a prospective
member can attend to fulfill the requirement for membership is one
hosted by Heights Kids members solely for a Heights Kids purpose, like
a playgroup or a moms' night out... read more »