Published on 2012-11-08 03:58:36
Holiday time is almost here! November begins our holiday celebrations with Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah and New Year's Eve. Our holidays bring amazing joy and lots to do at our homes. Doing just a little decluttering makes it easier to decorat
Published on 2012-11-05 17:39:57
Voting for the 2012 Presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Polling locations in Harris County will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. A number of polling locations are open in the Kingwood and Humble areas.
Voters must hav
Published on 2012-10-25 07:43:17
Published on 2012-10-22 12:22:55
Forty-five years after the first Chick-fil-A
Published on 2012-09-06 12:00:00
On Saturday, September 15th,
from 10 am to noon, SarahCare
Published on 2012-09-06 06:31:08
Get a jump on the cold and flu season. May Community Center offers flu and pneumonia immunizations Tuesday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Immunizations administered by Texas Vaccine Institute are free to participants with Medicare Plan B age 65 and better. Everyone else is asked to make payment by check or cash at the time immunizations are administered.
Individuals can receive the flu vaccination for $20. The FluMist vaccination (an inhaled nasal spray) is available to healthy people, [..]
Published on 2012-08-30 12:00:00
The Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens is one of the jewels in the Harris County parks system. With over 300 acres of horicultural beauty along Cypress Creek, the garden is a showcase of native Texan and cultivated plants. The Mercer Center holds activities and educational events throughout the year. Below is a list of upcoming events for fall 2012.
Published on 2012-08-27 18:00:00
The 2nd ANNUAL HAAM PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY " Celebrating Hands and Hearts of Lake
Houston" will be held on September 15th 6 PM at The Kingwood Country
Club. This event honors Lake Houston Area Couples who have gone above and
beyond in giving their time and resources to their neighbors in need. The three couples nominated and honored this
year have certainly shown exemplary and selfless efforts and help make this
community a better place for all to live work and raise children. The 2012
Published on 2012-08-27 05:48:32
All grandparents are invited to May Community Center for a special luncheon in their honor Friday, September 7 at 11 a.m. This event is especially for grandparents who generously share insight, wisdom, and love with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
As you reflect on the joys of grandparenting, the Harris County Precinct One Seniors Drama and Dance Group perform their Seniors Musical Reflections that will have you singing and laughing along to a fun-filled, humorous revue with dialo [..]
Published on 2012-08-21 05:56:50
Looking for something fun to do to put on your fall schedule? The May Community Center in Huffman, TX, has a number of special events coming up in addition to the ongoing weekly classes (index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1668&Itemid=39). Take a trip on the Southern Empress, learn more about the area by visiting the Museum of the Gulf Coast or the Museum of Southern History, or celebrate fall with friends with a trip to the Scarecrow Festival.
Published on 2012-08-16 08:48:46
Temple Beth Torah in Humble is inviting the entire community to a fun-filled
Open House (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,960/year,2012/month,08/day,26/Itemid,148/) on Sunday, August 26th from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Award-winning
musician and singer Rachel Buchman will lead us on a journey through the year
in music. Ms. Buchman, a native New
Yorker who specializes in Jewish holiday music, has taken her magical guitar
and spirited talents all over the United States and abroad. Whether you're [..]
Published on 2012-08-16 08:13:12
Experts from across the country will speak at a four-day Community
Charrette on Homelessness to help develop a plan to prevent and end
homelessness in Houston, Harris County and Fort Bend County. A Charrette is an intensive planning process
that jumpstarts and streamlines how a community develops or updates its
Community Action Plan.
Published on 2012-08-15 12:00:00
Looking to learn something new this fall? The May Community Center has a full schedule of classes and activities designed for children to seniors.
Get fit, learn a new language, or craft for charity. Many activities are free or have a small participation fee. Check the schedule or contact the center for more details
Published on 2012-07-30 13:02:39
When you that life will never be the same, it is time for change. That is the message of the Fractured No More . . . Hope is Here conference to be held August 9th through 11th, 2012, in Kingwood, Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com). Featuring international speaker, Sandra Sellmer Kersten, the conference will teach attendees how to break free of and heal from emotional and psychological trauma. Sponsored by The Whole House Ministry (http://www.thewholehouse.net), the material is designed for bo [..]
Published on 2012-07-30 09:29:00
As an innovator in
health care, First Choice Emergency Room is bringing a branded Monster Truck, The First Choice ER Whambulance, to
provide an interactive experience for the community to learn more about its
facility as an alternative option for emergency care. Visitors can take a photo by the 14 foot tall
Monster Truck, sign up to win a remote control mini-Whambulance and take turns
racing trucks around a mini-track.
Published on 2012-07-06 06:29:33
Does your pet have star appeal? Enter your pet's photo for a chance to be featured in the 2013 AABY Ambassadog Calendar . A panel of judges will choose pets to be featured for a particular month. Professional photographer Charles W. Falk will photograph the winning entries for the calendar. "
"The 2012 calendar is fabulous. We have the cutest pets posing in the most wonderful backgrounds. Charles Falk takes the most incredible p [..]
Published on 2012-07-02 06:38:39
Do you believe in the power of prayer? Have you felt the desire for evidence of a
physical impact of prayer? The Crossover
Project's Kingwood Healing Room is offering a healing room training for five
weeks beginning July 10th and ending August 7th from 6:30
pm to 9:30 pm at the Nathaniel Center in Kingwood, Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com).
Published on 2012-06-26 12:00:00
The Independence Day celebration is one of the most festive and anticipated seasons of the year in the Humble/Kingwood area. The 2012 festivities start with the Alspaughs' Street Dance (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,937/year,2012/month,06/day,30/Itemid,148/) on Saturday, June 30th, and culminate with a fireworks display at Town Center (index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=474&Itemid=39) .
Take your pick of the fun to be had. Whichever you choose, be sure to pack sunscreen, wa [..]
Published on 2012-06-18 12:37:17
The 3rd ANNUAL HAAM PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,947/year,2012/month,09/day,15/Itemid,148/) " An evening of Hands and Hearts" will be
held on September 15th 6 PM at The Kingwood Country Club. This event
honors Lake Houston Area Couples who have gone above and beyond in giving their
time and resources to their neighbors in need.
You have the opportunity to nominate a couple
who in your opinion s [..]
Published on 2012-06-14 11:21:57
Children of all ages can gather to play at May Community Center this
summer during a variety of fun-filled activities scheduled for Tuesdays,
June 12 through July 31.
A $3 per child, per program suggested
donation is encouraged and helps defray the costs of entertainment and refreshments.
Advance registration is required. For more information and to register,
please stop by the Center or call (281) 324-3373.
Published on 2012-06-14 08:52:48
start, hard to complete, lose interest, or can't get it perfect? These are
some of the stresses of productivity and ADD. Having some tools to work through
these challenges can help.
Know your strengths and work from your strengths. Have the best possible match for your work.
Creativity, being in the moment, and being a people person are often
strengths for people with ADD. Also an intense curiosity and love of
Published on 2012-06-14 08:33:50
Talk about in
with the in-crowd. What do Elite Athletes, Olympians, Oscar Stars, and the Hollywood
in-crowd have in common with Zammitti's? Just one of the best tasting and best
for you energy drinks around. REV3.
Eddie Ghazal, owner of Zammitti's in Kingwood, Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com) , introduces
this unique, new energy drink in his establishment at a REVED up Bubbly Reception (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,939/year,2012/month,06/day,26/Itemid,148/) . And yes, he has ma [..]
Published on 2012-06-14 06:59:15
To improve services, safety and the quality of life for
all Houstonians, the City of Houston, in partnership with Data Shredding
Services of Texas, Inc., is offering free document shredding (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,938/year,2012/month,06/day,23/Itemid,148/) services to individual Houston residents once a month at
different locations throughout the city. This month the event is in the Kingwood (http://www.kingwoodconnection.com/) area.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. [..]
Published on 2012-03-19 12:00:00
Put your detective skills to work and enjoy the musical mystery theatre of the Foul Case of the Missing Pheasant presented by Curtain Call Cafe and the Nathaniel Foundation.
The musical will be performed at four convenient times this weekend. Bring your friends and family and enjoy this special production by community residents.
Published on 2012-03-19 06:26:22
For the fourth consecutive year,
Temple Beth Torah (http://temple-beth-torah.org/) (TBT) is receiving an award designating it as a "Community of
Respect tm ." This is an award
given annually by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to organizations that strive
to share learning in respectful ways.
Beth Torah is receiving this award for participation and leadership in
interfaith programming. Several
activities throughout the year qualified TBT for this award. Three different Methodist c [..]
Published on 2012-03-19 03:38:21
Kingwood area (http://kingwoodconnection.com/) USANA was
enhanced greatly by the inclusion of these well-known presenters and motivation
speakers this past weekend. Both are Directors in USANA Health Sciences and
shared a wealth of knowledge with the Houston team.
month's "Super Saturday" training seminar for Houston included two nationally
known presenters and motivation speakers, Jordan Kemper and Brian Bohlke. Both are Directors in USANA Health Sciences
and shared a wealth of knowl [..]
Published on 2012-03-13 05:27:37
St. Martha Catholic Church along with Kingwood United Methodist Church and several other churches in the area along with The Crossover Project (http://www.thecrossoverproject.org) are hosting and organizing Houston’s March of Remembrance in Kingwood Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com/) this year.
Every Spring, the Jewish people commemorate the 6 million lives lost and the atrocities committed against their people during the holocaust on a day called Yom HaShoah, which translated m [..]
Published on 2012-01-09 14:08:45
Kingwood (http://www.kingwoodconnection.com/) teens will be getting their glam on at the Prom Fashion Show (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,921/year,2012/month,01/day,14/Itemid,148/) on Saturday, January 14, 2012, hosted at Kingwood Park High School. The fashion show, sponsored by Once Upon a Time Bridal and Formal, will be held at the Kingwood Park High School Performing Arts Center.
The event will benefit the Project Graduation for the Kingwood Park Class of 2012. "We are very g [..]
Published on 2011-12-14 04:58:46
May Community Center is accepting
multiple varieties of canned soup for area HISD families Monday, January 9
through Monday, January 30.
The "Soup-er Bowl" drive is the perfect
opportunity for community members to help families in need by providing them
with a hot bowl of soup, a seasonal staple.
All donations benefit Huffman's First Baptist Church food kitchen. Monetary donations are also acceptable. For more information and details about this community outreach program, please call (281) [..]
Published on 2011-12-13 03:19:03
The City of Houston is asking for your help to evaluate the city's new Storm Risk Calculator website. This website provides residents information about the risk they and their homes face from severe weather, like hurricanes.
In the event of an approaching hurricane or tropical storm, the website will provide information by address on the risk of damage from rainfall flooding and/or surge, risk of damage from wind and the risk of power failure.
Published on 2011-12-11 17:40:37
The Kingwood Civic Club, along with the assistance of the participating Community Associations proudly announces this year's winners of the annual Christmas Yard Decorating Contest (index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1605&Itemid=39) that was held on Friday, December 9, 2011.
Special thanks to all of the volunteer judges who participated this year and helped us in the very difficult decision of selecting the final winners. We want to give a special thanks to Jean Waldrop for hosting t [..]
Published on 2011-12-07 09:49:15
Bring your menorahs and candles to join in a special Chanukah celebration (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,920/year,2011/month,12/day,23/Itemid,148/) at Temple Beth Torah on Friday, December 23, the first night of Chanukah.
The celebration begins at 7:00 PM. Dan Gordon, the rabbi will lead a special Shabbat service that will include the telling of the Chanukah story. The prayers for the first night of Chanukah will be recited, followed by a community lighting of menorahs. It is a [..]
Published on 2011-12-02 08:32:15
Visitors of all ages are invited to take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season at May Community Center's Holiday Open House Fridays, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Festivities include pictures with Santa (a $2 per photo suggested donation helps defray the cost of printing), holiday crafts, hayrides, holiday entertainment, costumed characters, beautifully decorated trees and wreaths, and refreshments. Participants are encouraged to bring their cameras.
Published on 2011-12-02 08:25:01
The holiday season is just around the corner! That means there's a lot to be done in a short time. The holidays are about giving and sharing, as well as helping those in our community.
Plan your holiday season with a big paper month-at-a-glance calendar or the google calendar online. Knowing your upcoming commitments and plans keeps you from double booking. Review it weekly to keep on track with purchasing gifts and making goodies. Set deadlines on your calendar to get it all complete.
Published on 2011-12-02 08:09:58
Join us for a Texas Christmas at Kings Crossing Town Center Park (index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=474&Itemid=39) in the heart of Kingwood on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM. for the free community Christmas in the Park Festival and Tree Lighting (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,905/year,2011/month,12/day,03/Itemid,148/).
This popular event will offer local residents and those in surrounding areas the merriment of shops, entertainment, vendors, fanciful [..]
Published on 2011-12-02 07:43:53
Lights draping from limb to limb on Evergreen Glade put residents over the top for the Best Block Spirit in 2008 (articles/latest-news/kingwood-civic-club-announces-yard-decorating-contest-winners-20081218978/).
One of the annual Kingwood (http://kingwoodconnection.com/) Christmas favorites is the Christmas light decorating contest sponsored by the Kingwood Civic Club. Judging for this years contest is on and will start on December 1st with winners announced December 9th.
Take a break [..]
Published on 2011-11-16 08:11:29
Even without an ice rink, the local hockey league continues play...on in-line skates!
Every saturday from now until December 10th, the Kingwood (http://kingwoodconnection.com/) Roller Hockey youth league gathers at Greentree Elementary School at 9 am to practice skating drills, stick handling skills and game strategies. The team practices for an hour, and then competes in scrimmages for another hour.
These young hockey players are enthusiastic about the growing popularity of hockey in our [..]
Published on 2011-06-26 13:00:00
Whether torrential thunderstorms or sweltering heat, the Fourth of July is always a day to celebrate in Kingwood Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com) .
This year, residents will have a difficult time choosing between the Monday night festivities:
Published on 2011-06-24 06:00:22
It wouldn't be the Town Center Park (index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=474&Itemid=39) located on Town Center Circle in Kingwood.
Event-goers can browse through the wares of vendors ranging from handcrafts to kids items or taste the delight
Published on 2011-06-07 06:08:21
Slow to start, hard to complete, lose interest, can't get it perfect? These are some of the stresses of productivity and ADD. Having some tools to work through these challenges can help. Know your strengths and work from your strengths. Have the be
Published on 2011-05-31 12:59:32
Meet children's book author, Krissy Clowe (http://kingwoodconnection.com/k/option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,867/year,2011/month,06/day,25/Itemid,148/), on June 25th from 1-3pm at the new Kingwood Library. She will be reading and signing copies
Published on 2011-05-13 08:10:16
May is National Moving Month! Each year, more than 21 million Americans move between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The average American moves once every seven years. Moving is an arduous task at best. Take all your stuff, stuff it in a box, stuff it
Published on 2011-05-05 04:21:42
Combine the 2011 Mother's Day weekend with a troupe of extremely giftedsingers, musicians and dancers and you have Opera Leggera's "There Ain'tNothin' Like A Dame" Concert. This is a musical tribute to women and it incorporates choice lyrical melodi
Published on 2011-04-30 13:00:00
Among the perks of living in Kingwood Texas (http://kingwoodconnection.com) are the beautiful greenbelts dotted with parks and pools in each village. No matter how hot the temperature gets here in Houston, it's just a short distance to one of the s
Published on 2011-04-21 16:34:26
Humble, TX - Walden on Lake Houston Country Club recently began renovations to its golf course. Once complete, the project will have renovated tee boxes on the course's 4 Par 3 Tee Boxes, removed 5 Bunkers and renovated 6 other Bunkers. Its contrac
Published on 2011-04-21 16:18:37
WonderKids Camp is your newest kid's summer program in the Kingwood, Humble Atascocita area. Wonder kids include all students entering the first, second and third grade who desire to learn and have fun. The WonderKids program is designed to offer chi
Published on 2011-04-21 11:56:18
As spring rounds the corner, families in the Northeast Houston area are preparing for Easter. Easter egg hunts, spring flings, and community festivals are on the schedule. So grab your Easter basket and bonnet and get ready for some fun!
Published on 2011-04-19 13:00:00
Temple Beth Torah's Shabbat evening service on Friday, April 29, at 7:15 p.m. will pay tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust and honor the survivors with a Holocaust Memorial Service (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,847/year,2011/mon
Published on 2011-04-04 10:47:25
Temple Beth Torah will celebrate the holiday of Passover with a seder (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,844/year,2011/month,04/day,18/Itemid,148/), the traditional festival meal, on Monday, April 18, 2011. The community seder will be led by Ra
Published on 2011-03-04 10:04:50
Taxes strike terror in all of us! Not only are many papers included in the process, we have to make time to organize the information. Use these timely tax tips to get control of this project. Create a master file for all tax related papersEven befor
Published on 2011-03-04 07:46:16
Kingwood residents will have an opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring at the 2011 Mardi Gras Festival (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,841/year,2011/month,03/day,05/Itemid,148/) in the Kingwood Town Center Park (index.php?option=com_
Published on 2011-02-28 10:22:11
Photo of Mercer Gardens by T (http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasgows/296014696/in/photostream/)erena Jessupwww.hcp4.net/mercer/marchmart (http://www.hcp4.net/mercer/marchmart).Thefirst March Mart plant sale took place 37 years ago as a means to raise
Published on 2011-01-06 03:43:55
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As the final grasp of winter loosens its hold on the Houston area, thoughts turn to spring, gardening, and enjoying the beautiful outdoo
Published on 2010-12-04 09:23:39
is the happiest of times and the busiest of times! The holiday season is
here! Sharing a few ideas to help you celebrate this special time of
it choosing gifts, baking holiday cookies or sending Christmas cards, w
Published on 2010-11-22 05:19:13
Visit Warren's SouthernGardens, located at 1675 Northpark Drive in Kingwood, for some fun-filledactivities this holiday season! The December programs at Warren's are free, soregister today by calling (281) 354-6111 or e-mailing warrenssoutherngardens
Published on 2010-11-19 07:09:52
Visitors of all ages are invited to take in the sights and sounds of the
holiday season at May Community Center's Holiday Open House (option,com_events/task,view_detail/agid,811/year,2010/month,12/day,03/Itemid,148/) Fridays,
December 3 and 10, and
Published on 2010-11-18 07:28:08
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