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Though it is still several months until the annual City of Humble Christmas Parade, the committee has been hard at work to make sure this year’s parade is a success.

The Christmas Parade committee, which was formed through the City of Humble Beautification committee, discussed several continuous beautification efforts in the city as well as everything needed to continue with the planning of the annual parade Aug. 8.

The committee decided on the theme of “Christmas time in Humble” which is a more generic theme than they have had in the past.


The first annual Antique Center of Texas Antique Fishing Tackle Collectors Show will be held in a special section of the center on Aug. 9, 10 and 11, expecting to draw fishing tackle fanciers from all over the Southwestern United States.

Antique Center owner Phil Thompson, himself an ardent collector, said the show will offer a unique opportunity to display, buy, sell and trade antique rods, reels, lures and advertising – the rare and unusual collectibles of members of the National Fishing Lure Collectors Club (NFLCC).

“We’re expecting NFLCC members from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and who knows where else,” said Thompson, who plans to bring in his own personal collection for display at the show site, which is a newly crafted special events section of Antique Center.


Volunteers for Animal Protection located in Kingwood, Texas urgently needs help. VAPis a 501c3 tax exempt, non-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization that

rescues and places abandoned, abused, and neglected cats and dogs intopermanent, loving homes. They have a shelter facility that is used toevaluate and care for animals before they move to a foster or adoptive home.

VAP Director, Shirley Walsh, says the group has an urgentneed for a new facility.  The groups has been renting a building since 1998 and theowner recently passed away and they haveuntil the end of September to move out of the shelter.The groups needs either a new building, with a reasonable rent, in theHumble/Kingwood, Texas area, or the money to purchase one that will serve asthe shelter.  


Movies under the Stars presented by Fred Astaire Dance Studios, a free community event will be held Saturday July 27 at Kingwood Town Center Park.

The movie starts at dark, pre-show performance music and dancing featuring Fred Astaire dancers begins at 7:30 p.m.

This is a family-friendly event that is free to the public. Bring the family, friends, chairs and blankets to enjoy a great movie under the stars.


LSC- Kingwood invites community to July events

LSC-Kingwood recently announced its upcoming events:

July 1-25, 2013

Juried Student Art Show


Mid Summer Market

It's time to save the date! We are thrilled to announce our big summer shopping and socializing event Saturday, July 6 at the Humble civic center. Here at Seamless Industries, we pride ourselves on producing events that people love and talk about for years to come. With over 20 years in the event production business we know how to host a party! 

While most of our events take place in the open-air confines of the Humble Civic Arena, Kingwood's Town Center Park and other outdoor or Pavilion type environs, our Mid-Summer Market is our big yearly Indoor event. With right around 90 vendors filling the Humble Civic Center, a very special VIP Lounge with Live Music courtesy of The Mambo Jazz Kings, Wine Tastings, and food from some of the best local restaurants, as well as a very special Silent Auction, raffles and more to benefit our charities, the Mid-Summer Market will be a cool escape from the warm summer humdrums.


David Preisler and his family are familiar to residents and regulars at the Oakhurst Golf Club. Preisler and his wife Debbie, owners of the club, along with their college age daughter Rachel and soon-to-be-married daughter Sara have all become friendly faces to golfers, residents and anyone else who may have golfed or attended an event at the Oakhurst Golf Club. The long-time Kingwood residents who have owned the club since 2003 will soon become an even more integral part of the Oakhurst at Kingwood community, when they, along with their oldest daughter move into their brand new Highland homes – both of which are appropriately located along the Oakhurst golf course.

David Preisler, was very familiar with Friendswood Development Company, the developers of the Kingwood master-planned community when he purchased the Oakhurst Golf Club soon development on the community began. He said that he was confident in Oakhurst’s bright future and the potential for the golf course and club.

“They (Friendswood Development) just gets it right,” Preisler said. “Oakhurst at Kingwood has everything – a great location, great schools and beautiful homes. And, the developer has done an outstanding job of creating a beautiful community that residents are proud to call home.”


Village Builders’ new NextGen model now open in Oakhurst at Kingwood will offer home shoppers a first-hand look at the builder’s innovative “home within a home” concept as well as one of its many innovative new floor plans now offered in the Kingwood master-planned community.

The appealing elevation of the model and all NextGen homes resemble the classic designs for which Village Builders is known, but inside, these homes offer something very different and innovative.

The front door is just one entrance into the home which also has an offset, separate entrance accessible from the front porch that leads to the NextGen suite.


Kingwood Park enjoys a successful Baseball camp

The Kingwood Park High School baseball program had a successful camp last week.

The camp focused on teaching youngsters the fundamentals of the game while providing older players with a foundation of knowledge as they head into the high school ranks.

“It was a great camp,” said Panther baseball coach Bruce Cox. “We had about 100 kids, give or take a few. It was a great time overall. We had the chance to teach the game of baseball to a lot of kids, which is always a great thing.”


For the fourth year in a row, Friendswood Development Company presented a $10,000 check to Houston’s Ronald McDonald House as a partof its long-term and ongoing commitment to the outstanding facility. A division of Lennar Corporation, Friendswood Development Company’s donation comes through the company’s Focused Act of Caring.

With divisions throughout the country, Lennar Corporation rewards associates each year for their efforts in giving back to the community. For the third year in a row, as a result of its support and commitment to Houston's Ronald McDonald House, Friendswood Development Company associates were awarded with a check for $10,000 from Lennar's Focused Act of Caring program to present to the organization. 


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