News and Notables …
The remainder of 2018 is filled with events.
Don’t miss the November luncheon on November 14 when we celebrate the beginning of the giving season. Representatives from some of Austin’s most popular charities will share information about how you can volunteer or donate. Austin Pets Alive, Assistance League, Toys for Tots, The Austin Food Bank, and others will be on hand. You can bring canned food or toys to donate.
Join Hello Austin! at the Purgatory Players Gospel Brunch on Sunday, November 5 at El Mercado Restaurant. Meet your friends at Trulucks on November 20 for Happy Hour. Attend the joint book club luncheon on November 29 to hear Sarah Bird discuss her latest book Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen.
In December, we welcome back the UT Longhorn Singers at our final luncheon of 2018 on December 12. This is the 60th anniversary of this talented and diverse group of singers. They provided a fabulous show last year so be sure to join us.
Join the Live Music group for Graham Reynolds Ruins the Holidays, Part Deux at the Long Center on December 11 as he and some of Austin’s best musicians wreak musical havoc with holiday favorites. Or join Hello Austin! at the Austin Symphony for a New Year’s Pops Concert Ella and Louis on December 30.
The Driskill Hotel will be the location of the Friends Connection Brunch on December 9 and the Holiday Happy Hour on December 18.
The end-of-year holidays are coming up so make sure you check the November and December Welcome Mats for the schedules of your favorite interest groups.
Have a wonderful holiday season.