March Newsletter (part 2)

Greetings from the Houston Highland Games Association! This month we are marching in Houston’s 60th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we have a membership meeting on March 20th, and, we are still accepting entertainers, clans, and athletic participants for our Houston Highland Games on April 13th!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
We are a walking group in the 60th Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Day Parade this coming Saturday, March 16th, 2019. We are in Section B, entry # 37. Please line up on Franklin between Congress and Bagby on the South side of the street by 10:30 am. Wear your Scottish pride with tartans, kilts, sashes, and tams! We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like more detailed information regarding the St. Patrick’s Day Parade or you’re looking for people to carpool with, please email Kelly Elliott at

Another March Membership Meeting
As our Highland Games loom closer, we are having another membership meeting next week on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Spaghetti Western 2. The address is 1951 W TC Jester Blvd, Houston, TX 77008. In order to cast your votes, please make sure your membership is up to date. You can renew your membership through our website here:

Call for Entertainers
We have a nice line up for entertainment for the Houston Highland Games this year, however, we still have room for a few more performances or demonstrations. If you would like to come out to perform, or you have a friend who is a musician or dancer, then please contact Jean Pirtle at or Janice Rae at We look forward to seeing all of you on April 13th.

The Houston Highland Games Association will be participating in the Kemah Boardwalk Celtic Festival on March 30th & 31st, and we are looking for volunteers for our booth those two days. If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Jean Pirtle at

If you are interested in participating in sponsorship and fundraising activities for HHGA, or you are aware of any businesses which would be interested in sponsoring our events, please email Norm Crawford to join or notify our fundraising committee. Norm can be reached by email at

The Houston Highland Games will be Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Crown Festival Park in Sugar Land, Texas. This one day event will include athletics, clans, and vendors. A more detailed schedule of events is pending. For more information, contact us by phone at 713-871-0061, or by e-mail at

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