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June 11th, 2020

The Virtual Social Diary

Gather your clique and plan a group click. Virtual events ranging from a book launch and bingo to a Houston-led chat with a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund designer.

TOOTSIES' Virtual Happy Hour | Fri, June 12 at 4 p.m.
Designer Tanya Taylor, beloved for her colorful prints, hosts a virtual happy hour alongside TOOTSIES' buyers to talk summer trends and more. 

Liara Tamani Virtual Launch Party | Fri, June 12 at 7 p.m.
Blue Willow Bookshop hosts a virtual book launch for Houston author Liara Tamani for her new YA novel, All the Things We Never Knew. To get the Zoom login, buy a signed copy of the book online from Blue Willow by noon on June 12. (Tidbits confirmed this cut-off with the store.) 

Divercity Project Livestream Concert | Saturdays in June at 1 p.m.
The new local music series showcases Houston's diverse cultural landscape through original compositions streamed to your living room. Upcoming concerts will be streamed live from Phoenicia and La Fisheria downtown.

Virtual Vegan Cooking Class | Wed, June 17, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
DEFINE Foods' Erin O'Leary Stewart hosts a plant-based cooking class where you will learn recipes to make the most of seasonal produce. On the menu? A crisp baby romaine and cucumber salad, a summer jeweled farro bowl with Brazil nut pesto and Texas Peach Crumble. 

Virtual Blanket Bingo | Thurs, June 18, at 6 p.m.
Downtown's Market Square hosts monthly games of virtual bingo. Pour your favorite drink and use two devices - one to hear the caller and the other to view your virtual card. If you get bingo, use the chat feed to claim your prize (which might be a $50 gift card to a downtown restaurant).

Tidbits Virtual Cocktail-and-Succulent Workshop | Thurs, June 25, 7 - 8 p.m.
We've teamed up with local Succulent Bar for the first-ever Tidbits virtual workshop. Choose a planting box, which includes a mini bottle to make a cocktail before the class. You'll be walked through the steps of creating your own masterpiece with three live succulents.

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