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On The Town with Jan Carson – June 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – June 2016

On June 2, the Holocaust Museum Houston continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary with the 2016 Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award Dinner. Kelli Cohen Fein and Martin Fein join Rosalyn and Barry Margolis in …

On The Town with Jan Carson – May 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – May 2016

Symphony Ball chairs Jana and Scotty Arnoldy love to have fun while doing good, so they hosted two evenings of lively salsa dance lessons at their River Oaks home to help guests get into the …

On The Town with Jan Carson – April 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – April 2016

T­he Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of President George H.W. Bush will be the featured author at the April 21 “A Celebration of Reading” event at The Hobby Center. Jon Meacham’s Destiny of Power is based on …

On The Town with Jan Carson – March 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – March 2016

T­hat magical, mesmerizing Motown sound comes alive again on April 8 as the Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine presents “A Tribute to the Magic of Motown.” A spectacular lineup of vocal talent, backed by …

On The Town with Jan Carson – February 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson – February 2016

It’s surprising how many couples I know who have a Valentine’s Day anniversary. My husband always jokes that the pre-Valentines hoopla ensures that he’ll never forget our anniversary on “Sweetheart Day.” He never has… and …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2016 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2016

Each year I’m surprised by how quickly the New Year arrives, and here we are with fresh new 2016 calendars, and bright and shiny resolutions. One commitment that’s easy to keep is attending fun events …

On The Town with Jan Carson December 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson December 2015

Festive private parties will be filling social calendars this month, but there are still some wonderful fundraising events that have become a holiday tradition over the years. One is the Angels of Hope Luncheon and …

On The Town with Jan Carson November 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson November 2015

The holidays are sneaking up on us! Not only is November jam-packed with all sorts of socials and soirees… several of them are longtime traditions. One is the mega holiday shopping extravaganza The Houston Ballet …

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015

Very few Houston fundraising events have the long history of the Assistance League of Houston’s Mary Jo Peckham Luncheon and Fashion Show, which is now in its 24th year!   This year’s event will be held …

On The Town with Jan Carson September 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson September 2015

The fall social season is ramping up after a long hot summer, and gals are switching from flip-flops to stilettos just in time for the Sept. 25 Neiman Marcus Stiletto Strut and Luncheon to fight …

On The Town with Jan Carson August 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson August 2015

Margaret Alkek Williams is undoubtedly the most honored philanthropist in the history of Houston, and for good reason. She has a Heart of Gold… and she touches countless lives through her contributions. That’s why The …

On The Town with Jan Carson June 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson June 2015

As we head into the dog days of summer, the event calendar dries up, and social swells pack for cooler climes. But if you’re hanging out in Houston with “man’s best friend,” you may want …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015

Each year, The Menninger Clinic brings in a well-known personality to headline its Signature Luncheon and share personal stories of how they overcame, or continue to cope with, mental health issues. This year’s luncheon on …

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2015

April is the month for spring flowers, Easter celebrations and a couple of my favorite events. One is the annual “Go Red for Women” luncheon to raise awareness and funds to fight heart disease, the …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015

The social scene this month is dominated by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the umpteen events that call for your best boots, snappy hat and sassy fringe. But there’s also a ton of …

On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2015

A sell-out crowd is anticipated for Texas Children’s Cancer Center’s 10th anniversary “An Evening with a Legend” honoring President George W. Bush. Chaired by Lynn Baird, Flo Crady, Emily Crosswell and Ned Torian, the event …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2015

Happy 2015! I wish you all good things in this New Year, especially lots of fun times with family and friends! There are so many upcoming events where you can mix and mingle, including the …