The manicured gardens of the former home of Houston socialite Miss Ima Hogg will make a lovely setting for todays Bayou Bend Family Day: African-American Heritage. Talented African dancers and storytellers will perform for visitors, telling the story of black Americans from the time of slavery on through to today. 1 to 4:30 p.m. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 1 Westcott. For information, call 713-639-7750 or visit www.mfah.org/bayoubend. Free.
Sun., Jan. 18, 1-5 p.m., 2009