Posted on Jul 6, 2012 | Tagged in: Houston , Harris County , events , entertainment
Local singer Deborah Wedekind will return home to perform at several Kingwood venues just minutes from Oakhurst starting Thursday, July 12.
She will perform from 6 to 9 PM at Amedeos' Thursday Jazz Night, 22704 Loop 494, Suite A . Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (281) 359-4451.
Posted on Jun 22, 2012 | Tagged in: Kingwood , Houston , family , events , entertainment , community
Get ready for the best Independence Day celebration in Kingwood! On July 4, a patriotic parade will begin at 10 AM on the corner of Feather Lakes and West Lake Houston Parkway and then make its way to Kingwood High School.
The Kingwood Civic Club organizes the Fourth of July activities, including the fishing rodeo, the bike-judging contest and the parade. The fishing rodeo is from 6 to 8 AM and is held at the Foster's Mill ponds at the corner of Kingwood Drive and Forest Garden. Kids age 15 and younger are invited to bring their fishing gear to the ponds and compete for trophies in different categories.The bike-judging contest will begin at 8:30 AM at Kingwood Bible Church, located at 3610 West Lake Houston Parkway. Decorate your bicycle to impress the judges and you may just win a trophy!
Posted on Jun 15, 2012 | Tagged in: sports , Houston , family , events
The third annual Wellness Festival, presented by Memorial Hermann Northeast, will begin at 7:15 AM on Saturday, August 25 at Lake Houston.
The 10K/5K is a sanctioned race, with an award ceremony following the run with a prize of $500 awarded to the top male and female runners in the 10K race and $250 awarded to the top male and female in the 5K race.
Posted on Jun 8, 2012 | Tagged in: Houston , family , events , entertainment
The Children's Story Time in the Garden features nature books on June 18 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, 22306 Aldine Westfield Road.
Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens is over 300 acres of East Texas Piney Woods located along Cypress Creek which showcases the largest collection of plants in the region. The third Monday in June the Children’s Librarian at Baldwin Boettcher will read stories about nature featuring Growing Colors by Bruce McMillan. After storytime the children can participate in craft time as part of the garden reading.
Posted on Jun 4, 2012 | Tagged in: Specials & Promotions , events , Coventry Homes
Beat the Heat when you purchase a new home by Coventry Homes June 1 through July 31, 2012 and receive 2 years of No Electric Bills. It will be the Coolest thing you do all Year!!!
Posted on Jun 1, 2012 | Tagged in: Kingwood , honors , education
Kingwood High School, located at 2701 Kingwood Drive, strives to create a “collaborative learning environment that is supportive, challenging, and disciplined, resulting in life-long learners whose exemplary performance is a credit to the students and their community.”
This year’s top ten exemplary graduates of Kingwood High School are Valedictorian Rachael Lu, Salutatorian Brain Wrobel, Adam Wrobel, Alex Adamson, Brian Li, Eric Redondo, Ethan Howley, Jason Dayvault, Meredith Reynolds, and Brooks Beckelman.
Posted on May 25, 2012 | Tagged in: Kingwood , going green , family , events , environment
Show off the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor on Saturday, June 9! Enter your submission the day of the contest before noon. Judges include guest judge, Tom LeRoy, Montgomery County Extension Agent – Horticulture, Texas Agrilife Services, and Kingwood Garden Center will select winners for the following categories:
Best Quality Tomatoes
Posted on May 17, 2012 | Tagged in: Kingwood , Houston , honors , education
Summer Creek High School’s student newspaper, The Odyssey swept up the awards at the UIL Press Conference for their coverage of last year’s state budget cuts. They earned the state title for their in depth team reporting.
Sophomore Madison Terrier and juniors Madison Rice, Rikki Hurt, Lisseth Lopez and Meredith Mann were recognized at the conference for their special report on the budget cuts and teacher layoffs from April 2011. Junior Krysten Barnes won the general news photography category and Terrier won the feature writing category and a national Gold Key from Quill and Scroll for feature writing. Sophomore Lauren Grimm also won a Gold Key for sports writing. Both Gold Key winners are now eligible for scholarships from Quill and Scroll.
The Annual Peace Officer and Firefighter Luncheon will be held May 15 near the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway.
The luncheon was presented by Texas Roadhouse to honor the local hometown heroes- peace officers and firefighters. The "Outstanding Peace Officer" and "Firefighter of the Year" awards were presented to one officer and firefighter from each area department who have displayed outstanding character, valor, and community service.
Posted on May 4, 2012 | Tagged in: Kingwood , family , events
The community is invited to come and celebrate the opening of Nothing Bundt Cake, 19250 W. Lake Houston Parkway with various activities planned.
At “Nothing Bundt Cakes” there is witty, nostalgic decor of rich browns and soft pastels, homey furniture and a warm, friendly persona. Made fresh daily using only the finest ingredients available, Nothing Bundt Cakes combine great taste, nostalgic design and creative merchandising to appeal not only to the taste buds but to all five senses.