Hooker’s on the Lake (restaurant)
@ the Waterfront Lodge and Marina, 373 Navaho Trail, Onalaska, TX 77360.
It’s located right off Hwy 190 in Onalaska, which is 12 miles west of Livingston. We recommend coming up Hwy 59 to Livingston, then heading toward Hooker’s, as Onalaska is much closer to Livingston than it is to Huntsville (I-45).
As a side note, a music festival, “Eagle Fest,” is slated for the same weekend if anyone wants to stay around for the music, etc. We can also plan a drive around the lake and pine woods, as Gretchen suggested.
we’d meet in the parking lot @ 10, go inside ~10:30, order, etc. They have an area they’ll set up for us (overlooks the lake). Told them we’d leave by noon, when the music fest gates will open.
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We will plan on meeting around 10:30 at Las Flores Mexican Restaurant, the restaurant is located at
14243 Stuebner Airline Rd
Houston, TX 77069
We can check out all the MINIs then grab lunch.. everyone is welcome to this, not just new MINI MINIacs.
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Hosted by Stuart Mackay
The Austin MINI Cooper Car Club is hosting a Texas MINI gathering at Ceres Park Ranch in Austin on Saturday, May 11th. Some of you may remember we made this trip a couple of years ago. This location also has the Jester King Brewery.
Soon we’ll plan a caravan drive for our group from Houston to this event in Austin.
Ceres Park Ranch
13005 Fitzhugh Rd.
Austin, Texas 78736
|April 27, 2013|
|8:30 AM||to||5:00 PM|
Paul Kwan has graciously offered his driveway and garage for a wash and tech day on Saturday, April 27th. He is allowing us to use his four post lift if you need to get under your car. If yuo want to do light maintenance on your car, we will be there to help.
We had a lot of fun last year doing this.
13423 Amber Queen Ln
Houston, TX 77041
|April 20, 2013|
|9:00 AM||to||2:00 PM|
Saturday April 20th is the next state-wide beach cleanup. HMMS is the “beach guardian” for a 1/2 mile stretch of Galveston Island State Park. It is a very pretty beach and we always have fun strollling the beach, doing a light clean-up. We’ll meet at the beach at 9:00 am, clean the beach for a couple of hours, and then go somewhere nearby for lunch.
You don’t have to bring anything, except if you have a favorite pair of work gloves! The Texas General Land Office provides us with trash bags and latex gloves.
Galveston Island State Park is on FM 3005 (Seawall Blvd) about 9 miles west of 61st Street on Galveston Island.
|May 4, 2013|
|10:30 AM||to||12:30 PM|
Come to the May HMMS meeting at Varsity Grill in Waller, TX. They are opening up just for us! We’ll likely have the whole place to ourselves. This month the election results will be announced, and the traditional transfer of the club banner will be made to the new President!
Since the roads are so good in this area, Bob Swank is putting together a short drive for after lunch for those interested!
31315 Fm 2920 Rd
Waller, Texas 77484
|April 6, 2013|
|10:00 AM||to||1:00 PM|
The April HMMS meeting will be held at Momentum MINI, in the Hodge Podge Cafe, behind the showroom. Please park on the driveway leading up to the MINI showroom, between the BMW and Jaguar lots. Park close to the curb so that other cars can pass.
10000 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77074
Momemtum MINI is offering a tour of their Service Area at 10:30 am sharp. If you are interested in the tour, please indicate so by leaving a comment to this post, or on the cooresponding Facebook Event page.
If you are not interested in the Service tour, we’ll meet in the cafe just before 11:30 am for the meeting and lunch.
Thanks to Stuart Mackay for setting up this meeting.
BTW, be thinking of your nominations for officer positions. Nominations can be made during this meeting, and a online vote will occur the last week of April. The new officers will be announced at the May meeting.
|March 30, 2013|
|10:00 AM||to||5:00 PM|
After searching through some old records we have found the official start date of Houston MINI Motoring Society. March 25th 2003. We would like to celebrate a Decade of MINI Motoring in the lone star state and Houston Area. We would like to put on a party to celebrate a decade of motoring this great state and HMMS’s Birthday! March 25th 2013.
Since the 25th is a Monday. We have decided to Celebrate on March 30th 2013
location: Washington on the Brazos State Historical Park
12300Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880
Picnic / Cookout / Potluck
Who’s Bringing What:
So far we have:
Cameron – Bringing Bourbon BBQ chicken, charcoal chimney, charcoal and wood chips
Kris – Potato Salad, 2 Liter Drinks (pop)
Linda (if coming) – Chinese chick salad
Dawn Fobbs – Bottle water, chips, Juice
ChristieY – Dessert, Cake or Pie
Dianna Carter – hot dogs (2 packages) and H D buns
Charles Antonini – forks knives and spoons cups ketchup mustard and more hot dogs and buns
Margaret – Best Cole Slaw on the planet
If your joining us for the Ride to the Park.
Meeting Location: IHOP 26301 Northwest Freeway
Cypress, TX 77429
Meeting time: 8:30 AM
Leave time: 9:00 AM
About a 1 Hour drive to the park
ROUTE MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/nG2Tz
Here’s to 10 years of MINI Motoring in the Houston MINI Motoring Society!
|March 2, 2013|
|10:30 AM||to||1:00 PM|
Our next meeting will be March 2nd at the Montgomery County Grille.
312 Commerce Street
Magnolia, TX 77355
Meet and greet in the parking lot at 10:30 am. Go in the restaurant at 11:00 am for meeting and lunch.
Thanks to Stuart Mackay for setting this up. (Perhaps we’ll see a GP this time?)
|March 9, 2013|
|10:00 AM||to||2:00 PM|
Come join us for the Round Top Run, arranged by Karen Sheffield.
Highlights of the trip include:
* 2-3 hours of Twisty country roads, all paved
* Boutique shops in Round Top
* Lunch at Los Patrones (1:00pm)
Start at Flying J truck stop in Brookshire at 10:00 am.
204 Waller Avenue, Brookshire, Texas 77423