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The Kingwood Community Center is planning a Christmas Senior Social Dance & Toy Drive on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

The event will be open to all ages - singles and couples welcome, asking those who attend to bring a gift for the toy drive. The center has partnered with Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) to support their toy drive as a drop off location for HAAM. All toys must be submitted by December 6, 2013.

A group of volunteers are transporting all the toys received on Saturday, December 7, 2013.

PHS Robotics Team Bests its competition

The Porter High School Robotics Team, along with the help from the NCISD Cosmetology students and the White Oak Middle School Robotics Club, competed in the South East Texas BEST Robotic Competition at Sam Houston State University. The students competed in two categories, "Best Robot" and "Best Overall.” PHS’s team finished second place in both categories and advanced to the Texas BEST Regional Competition.

Robotics teacher William Heeter reported, “In the Robot Competition, Leonidas was awesome, even partially broken he continued to rack up points.”

The "Best Overall" award consisted of seven gradable areas including booth display. NCISD Cosmetology students provided support by volunteering to provide face painting. 

When: October 26, 2013

Time: 12 pm- 3 pm

Where: European Wax Center, 19310 W. Lake Houston Parkway at FM 1960, Humble

The Oakhurst at Kingwood Open House event this weekend will showcase both new and resale homes as well as beautiful decorated models and some of the latest designs by top Houston builders.

On Saturday, new homes will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and resale homes will be open from 1-4 p.m. A list of all participating homes will be located at the Oakhurst at Kingwood recreation center which is located just past the community’s main entrance.

Decorated models are open daily in Oakhurst at Kingwood, where new homes are offered by Trendmaker Homes, Coventry Homes, Village Builders, Triumph Homes, Lennar, Legend Homes, Princeton Classic Homes, Frontier Custom Builders and Highland Homes. New homes in Oakhurst at Kingwood are priced from the $160,000s to $1 million.

One of the largest grocery stores in the state of Texas, the new Kingwood Kroger Marketplace will prepare to open their doors to the community.

According to a press release about the grand opening, the community is invited to join the store manager Reggie Martin and senior executives for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.

Following the ceremony, the community is invited to participate in an exclusive meet and greet with NBC’s “The Voice” season four winner Danielle Bradbery at 12 p.m.

Lake Houston Area Tasting the Town Event

Tasting The Town is the Lake Houston Area’s premier food and beverage event. Join us for an evening of food and fun alongside the area’s most esteemed restaurateurs, caterers, musicians, wineries, breweries and food fanatics. The soiree starts at 5 pm at the Humble Civic Center.


•    Food sampling from local eateries & caterers

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crape myrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October.

The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting.

“Crape myrtles are especially beautiful in the fall and were selected for this campaign because of their elegant color and form,” said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Crape myrtles make an attractive addition to the home landscape.”

Delight in the magical land of scarecrows and pumpkins during the 37th annual Scarecrow Festival, Oct. 12-13 in the quaint, historic town of Chappell Hill.

The Scarecrow Festival boasts more than 250 juried exhibitors offering home accents, holiday items, clothing, jewelry and so much more. Enjoy the live entertainment and music lining the streets of Chappell Hill.

Don’t miss the special Children’s Activity Corner which provides pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, barrel train rides and more. You won’t go hungry either. Sample the many booths featuring delicious country-style food. It’s hearty and filling, perfect for an autumn day.

LSC-Kingwood celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Honoring the contributions of Hispanics in America are the basic goals of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

During the month-long celebration, the Intercultural Center, the Office of Student Life, and the library invite the community to various activities. One of the main events will be guest speaker Tony Diaz Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center (SCC).

He will discuss the book smuggling movement of banned books in one of Arizona’s public school systems called, “Librotraficantes.”

Get Fit Kingwood

The Kingwood Community Center is hosting a new adult fitness class!

Title: Get Fit Kingwood

Day: Mondays & Thursdays

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