MAIN CALENDAR

 

Calendar items are listed in the following order: Community/Local, Sports, Religion and ongoing events under Clubs/Health/Self-Help.

 

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COMMUNITY / LOCAL EVENTS

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THIS WEEK (June 14-20)

 

FLAG DAY - MONDAY, JUNE 14

 

HUMBLE ISD JOB FAIR

Humble ISD will host a job fair for its middle and high school campuses Tuesday, June 15, from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. All qualified candidates are invited to apply. No registration is necessary. The district will be hiring for all positions and candidates are encouraged to bring their résumés.

HARRIS COUNTY MUD 109

Municipal Utilities District  No. 109 will meet Tuesday, June 15, at 6 p.m., at the Atascocita Fire Department, 18425 Timber Forest Dr., Humble.

 

SENIOR SUMMER DANCE

Precinct 4 Encore! will sponsor its senior summer dance for adults age 50 and older, Wednesday, June 16, at noon, at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. For information, visit www.hcp4.net/encore/

 

KINGWOOD SUPER NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

The KSNC will meet Wednesday, June 16, from 7-8 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD WOMEN’S CLUB

The KWC will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, June 17, at 9:30 a.m., at the Overlook Event Center, 20114 Pinehurst Dr., Atascocita. Visitors interested in the club are welcome to attend. For information visit www.kingwoodwomensclub.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy fresh, local produce at the weekly Kingwood Farmers Market Thursday, June 17, from 3-7 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. For information, call 346-600-2366.

THE GROVES MARKETPLACE

The Groves Marketplace, at The Hearth, 11939 Madera Run Pkwy., Atascocita, is open Thursday, June 17, from 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, the public is invited to purchase produce and special foods from local farmers and ranchers and artisans. Family-friendly environment and pets are welcome. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GRAB-AND-GO MEALS FOR KIDS

The Houston Food Bank is sponsoring Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids Friday, June 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Octavia Fields Library, 1503 South Houston Ave., Humble.

 

EXERCISE POP-UPS

Get moving on the Green at Kings Harbor, 1660 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood, with pop-up exercise classes from Rush Cycle and Pure Barre. Rush Cycle classes will be held Saturday, June 19, from 8-8:45 a.m. and 9-9:45 a.m. Pure Barre will host a low-impact full-body workout perfect for all levels of fitness Saturday, June 26, from 10-11 a.m.  Following the classes, all riders are invited for private shopping and a 10-percent discount at Pretty Little Things! To sign up, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-749-1079. All attendees are invited to join for a post-workout brunch at Raffa's. For information, call Pure Barre Kingwood at 832-777-6934.

 

“PICNIC IN THE PARK”

The Jesse Jones Park Volunteers is holding its first annual “Picnic in the Park” Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at 20634 Kenswick Dr., Humble. This will be an opportunity to not only raise money for the JJPV via concession sales, but also provide a unique opportunity for the community to enjoy an afternoon of food and activities in the park. This event will be centered around Juneteenth, with music, poetry, and art provided by local schools and organizations. Hot dog combos and ice cream, as well as plants, literature, and JJPV merchandise will be available for purchase. The event is free of charge. For information, visit www.hcp4.net.

 

POLO G IN CONCERT

Max & Mable Presents POLO G live in concert Saturday, June 19, from 6-11 p.m., at Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. The public (all ages) is invited. General admission is $45. For information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/max-mable-presents-polo-g-live-in-concert-tickets-157404211233.

 

KINGWOOD TRADE DAYS

The Kingwood Trade Days will be held Saturdays, June 19 and 26, from noon-5 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. For information, contact Kristen Parker at 936-463-8049 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

WIN A 2019 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT COUPE

The Rotary Club of Lake Houston Area will hold a raffle Saturday, June 19, for a chance to win a 2019 mint condition Corvette Grand Sport Coupe at Robbins Chevrolet, 18611 Hwy. 59, Humble. Ten $250 Visa gift cards will also be raffled. Tickets are $100 and only 1,200 tickets will be printed. Tickets may be purchased from any club member or on the website www.lharotaryraffle.com. Proceeds from the raffle will help the Rotary Club to support local charities and high school students scholarships.

 

FATHER’S DAY PLANT SALE

Mercer Botanic Gardens will offer its online shopping opportunity at the Father’s Day plant sale, being held Saturday, June 19, with early access for The Mercer Society Members Friday, June 18. Shop online at https://themercersociety.square.site/. Curbside pickup only.

 

FATHER’S DAY - SUNDAY, JUNE 20

 

FATHER’S DAY CRAWFISH ZYDECO/SOUTHERN SOUL FEST

The public is invited to a Father’s Day Crawfish Festival Sunday, June 20, at 1 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. Enjoy an amazing lineup of Zydeco artists. Food, hookah, drinks and plenty of entertainment  will be offered. Show the men in our lives some love and bring them out for a good time. Pre-sale tickets are $35; at the door $45. To purchase, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/fathers-day-crawfish-zydecosouthern-soul-fest-tickets-152073623301.

 

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MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

Harris County Precinct 4 will present “Aladdin” at Summer Movie Night Monday, June 21, at Lindsay Lyons Park, 2310 Atascocita Rd., Humble. Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie night, complete with crafts for kids to take home and enjoy. Reservations are not required. Adhere to all park and program rules and guidelines for social distancing, group sizes, and face coverings. Movies start at dusk.

 

GEMCC’S SMALL BUSINESS OWNER WORKSHOP

A monthly program designed for the small business owner presented by Stander and Company will be held Tuesday, June 22, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Hofbrau Steakhouse, 24890 FM 1314, Porter. The session topic will be sales/advertising strategy 2, and include operations and best practices in a workshop format. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. to network and order a meal. Lunch will be available for purchase from the restaurant. The event has a limited capacity of 30 attendees. To register, visit https://communitychamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/14929.

 

12-LEAD ECG INTERPRETATION

The public is invited to a special seminar, 12-Lead ECG Interpretation for acute and critical care providers, Wednesday, June 23, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble, and hosted by Atascocita Fire Department Community Education. Seminar guest will be Bob Page, internationally known speaker, instructor, author and medic. EMTS, paramedics, and medical personnel are encouraged to attend. Registration fee is $25. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/o/atascocita-fire-department-community-education-11970783997.

 

SHRED IT!

Protect your privacy. Frost invites Houston-area residents to visit a Frost financial center to dispose of documents and enjoy a sweet treat Wednesday, June 23, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Kingwood Financial Center, 2710 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood. On-site document shredding services will be provided by Shred-It. This is a drive-up event where attendees can remain in the car while an attendant retrieves their documents from the car.

 

“SLAP THE CAP” AND “STETHOSCOPY FOR DUMMIES”

The public is invited to attend two seminars, “Slap The Cap” and “Stethoscopy for Dummies” Thursday, June 24, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble, and hosted by Atascocita Fire Department Community Education. Seminar guest will be Bob Page, internationally known speaker, instructor, author and medic. EMTS, paramedics, and medical personnel are encouraged to attend. Registration fee is $25. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/o/atascocita-fire-department-community-education-11970783997.

 

THE GROVES MARKETPLACE

The Groves Marketplace, at The Hearth, 11939 Madera Run Pkwy., Atascocita, is open Thursday, June 24, from 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, the public is invited to purchase produce and special foods from local farmers and ranchers and artisans. Family-friendly environment and pets are welcome. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy fresh, local produce at the weekly Kingwood Farmers Market Thursday, June 24, from 3-7 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. For information, call 346-600-2366.

 

GRAB-AND-GO MEALS FOR KIDS

The Houston Food Bank is sponsoring Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids Friday, June 25, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Octavia Fields Library, 1503 South Houston Ave., Humble.

 

BLOOD DRIVE

Be a good citizen and help save lives by giving blood Friday, June 25, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Kingwood United Methodist Church, 1799 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. Appointments are required and can be made online at www.commitforlife.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/333942. For help or additional questions, contact Kelly Glowacky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-358-2137.

 

OPERA LEGGERA PRESENTS

Join Kingwood musical theatre Opera Leggera Friday, June 25, and Saturday, June 26, at The Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Rd., Kingwood. Embark on a delightful trip around the globe in an unforgettable musical, Beyond The Sea: Songs From Distant Shores, showcasing the songbooks of the world. Experience the passionate tangos of Argentina, the magical chansons of France, the amorous boleros of Mexico, the soulful ballads of Italy and other glorious melodies from distant shores as Opera Leggera's cast of singers, dancers, and musicians bring them to life onstage. For information and to purchase tickets, visit www.operaleggera.com or call 713-992-1696. 

 

THE MARKET AT REDEMPTION SQUARE

The public is invited to visit the Market at Redemption Square Plaza, 250 Assay St., Houston, Saturday, June 26, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Market will be held the fourth Saturday of every month. Enjoy live music and a selection of artisan vendors offering food, art, jewelry and much more.

 

LIBERTY OPRY

Liberty Opry, 1816 Sam Houston St., Liberty, will present Shake, Rattle and Roll – a unique 50s and 60s show, Saturday, June 26, at 6 p.m., and feature Debi Comis, Breanda Spencer, Tavie Spivey and LeAnn Bemis, all-female East Texas tribute show group, performing with the Liberty Opry Band. Tickets are $15. For reservations or program information, call 936-336-5830 or visit www.libertyopry.com.

 

FALL CREEK FARMERS MARKET

Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the Fall Creek Farmers Market, The Park at Fall Creek, 7930 Fall Creek Bend Dr., Humble, Sunday, June 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

TEKASHI 6IX9INE IN CONCERT

Tekashi 6IX9ine will perform live in concert Sunday, June 27, at 3 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. Presale admission $90; general admission $100; VIP area $225. To purchase tickets online, visit www.tickeri.com/events/60a8250131337a0004131b47/tekashi-6ix9ine-live-in-concert-.

 

JAM IN THE PARK

Visit Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood, Sunday, June 27, from 4-7 p.m., for Jam in the Park. For information, email Jennifer Gayle Spence at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-546-1517.

 

HERITAGE NIGHT JUNE CONCERT

Appointed By Grace will be the featured artists for the Heritage Night June Concert in the first of three summer concerts. Come join them Sunday, June 27, at 6 p.m., for an evening of southern gospel music and fellowship with the Lord. There is no admission fee but a love offering will be taken and door prizes will be given. The public is invited; spread the word, share this post, invite your friends.

 

EAGLE SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy fresh, local produce Tuesday, June 27, from 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, at the Eagle Springs Farmers Market, set up at Valley Springs Clubhouse, 13555 Valley Lodge Parkway.

 

SUMMER CREEK BIZCOM

The Summer Creek BizCom will meet Thursday, July 1, from 11 a.m.-noon, and feature business, community members and school officials to address specific needs and issues of the Summer Creek community. Citizens, community organizations, businesses and interested parties are welcome to attend. The event is free of charge, if a reservation is made. To register, visit https://lakehoustonareachamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/394564. For information, email Allie Smart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

THE GROVES MARKETPLACE

The Groves Marketplace, at The Hearth, 11939 Madera Run Pkwy., Atascocita, is open Thursday, July 1, from 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, the public is invited to purchase produce and special foods from local farmers and ranchers and artisans. Family-friendly environment and pets are welcome. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

KINGWOOD FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy fresh, local produce at the weekly Kingwood Farmers Market Thursday, July 1, from 3-7 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. For information, call 346-600-2366.

KINGWOOD AREA QUILT GUILD

Join other quilting enthusiasts Thursday, July 1, from 6:30-9 p.m., at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. Face masks and social distancing are required. For club information, visit www.kingwoodareaquiltguild.com.

KSA PARKS COMMITTEE MEETING

The committee meeting will be held Thursday, July 1, at 7 p.m., in the South Woodland Hills Community Room, 2030 Shadow Rock Dr., Kingwood. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GRAB-AND-GO MEALS FOR KIDS

The Houston Food Bank is sponsoring Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids Friday, July 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Octavia Fields Library, 1503 South Houston Ave., Humble.

 

HUMBLE LIVING WELL FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy fresh, local produce at the weekly Humble Living Well Farmers Market, at Schott Park, 8510 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble, Saturday, July 3, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine.

FREE E-WASTE RECYCLING

Bring used electronics (computers, monitors, routers, laptops, keyboards and more) to recycle to Kingwood Metro Park and Ride, 3210 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood, Saturday, July 3, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For a complete listing of acceptable recyclables, visit www.houstonsoldwaste.org. *Increased safety protocol due to COVID, residents will be required to wear a mask or face covering when talking to staff on site. Residents are encouraged to place items for drop-off in car trunks for easy, contactless unloading.

JAMES TULL CHAPTER DAR

The upcoming Tull Chapter DAR will be held Saturday, July 3, via Zoom. Social time will begin at 9:30 a.m., with meeting starting at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in joining the meeting can contact Sharon Taylor, Regent, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the Zoom invitation.

FALL CREEK FARMERS MARKET

Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the Fall Creek Farmers Market, The Park at Fall Creek, 7930 Fall Creek Bend Dr., Humble, Sunday, July 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.



PUBLIC OFFERINGS

 

KINGWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER

The Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood, offers a variety of programs for seniors. Classes include chair yoga, walking club, mat yoga, Tai Chi, bridge lessons, crochet, mahjong and much more. Some classes have fees. All classes are open to the public. For information, visit www.houstontx.gov/parks/communitycenters. Volunteers are always needed to assist with organization and implementation of programs, activities and special events. If interested, contact the center at 281-348-2570, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the center.

-Mondays,

9-10 a.m. Chair Yoga (Aud. A); Fitness Hour (Aud. B)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Crochet, Knitting and Needle Work (Mtg. Rm. 1)

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bingo (Aud. B)

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ping  Pong (Aud. A)

-Tuesdays,

9-10 a.m. Beginner Line Dancing (Aud. A)

10-11 a.m. Intermediate Line Dancing (Aud. A)

9-10 a.m. Walking Aerobics (Aud. B)

10 a.m.-noon. Mahjong (Mtg. Rm. 1)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hand & Foot Canasta (Mtg. Rm. 2); Greeting Card Class (every third Tuesday, Mtg. Rm. 2)

-Wednesdays,

9-10 a.m. Chair Yoga (Aud. A); Fitness Hour (Aud. B)

9:30 a.m.-noon. Party Bridge (Mtg. Rm. 1)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Duplicate Bridge (Aud. B)

-Thursdays,

9-10 a.m. Beginner Line Dancing (Aud. A)

10-11 a.m. Intermediate Line Dancing (Aud. A)

9 a.m.-noon. Party Bridge (Mtg. Rm. 1)

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Duplicate Bridge (Aud. B); Bunko (Mtg. Rm. 2)

-Fridays,

9-10 a.m. Walking Aerobics (Aud. B)

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Party Bridge (Aud. A)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Intermediate Duplicate Bridge (Aud. B); Hand & Foot Canasta (Mtg. Rm. 1)

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Quilting (Mtg. Rm. 2)



LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM

-Online registration for classes is open at www.lonestar.edu/registration.

 

LONE STAR COLLEGE-ATASCOCITA

LSC-Atascocita Center is located at 15903 West Lake Houston Pkwy., Houston. To learn more about the college’s programs, academic courses and other services offered close to home, visit www.lonestar.edu/atascocita-center or call 832-775-0800.

LONE STAR COLLEGE-KINGWOOD

Lone Star College-Kingwood is located at 20000 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood. For campus information, visit www.lonestar.edu/kingwood or call 281-312-1600. For updates, visit www.lonestar.edu/upcomingevents, call 281-312-1709, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For registration information, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration or call 281-312-1600. Academic and financial aid advisors are available. Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, online, and hybrid formats.

-May 1-July 29. “Hidden Talents” Virtual Gallery Exhibit. Fine Art Gallery. “Hidden Talents” virtual exhibition will be on display May 1-July 29 at www.lonestar.edu/arts-kingwood.htm and will feature nine artists who practice artmaking in their other lives, beyond the desk or classroom. The exhibit takes advantage of today’s climate, promoting greater access to learning, both virtual and in person. The LSC-Kingwood Fine Art Gallery traditionally hosts work by students, faculty and professional working artists. However, this exhibit showcases the talent and artworks of LSC-Kingwood employees, many of whom work in disciplines other than art. 

-Thursdays, June 15, 29, July 13, 27, Aug.10, 1 p.m. Coyote Cupboard Food Distribution. Parking Lot A. In cooperation with LSC Student Services Division and HAAM, food will be distributed to students, employees and members of the community immediately in need of food. Recipients must register and submit the forms for each event (see dates above); registration is limited to the first 30 people. For registration form, visit www.lonestar.edu/mobile-food-pantry-request-form.htm.

-Through Sunday, June 20 deadline. “2021/vision” Online Cellphone Exhibit. Amid current social changes, human ingenuity thrives. People have reimagined how to work, socialize, shop and accomplish other daily tasks using the tools at hand, leading to more venues open for artists to share their work. LSC-Kingwood Fine Art Gallery invites artists to submit entries for the juried show by June 20. Entry fee is $10. For submission details and requirements, submission forms and contest rules, visit www.lonestar.edu/2021-vision. The virtual exhibition will be viewable Aug. 1-Sept. 19 on two platforms: www.lonestar.edu/arts-kingwood.htm and www.Instagram.com/kc.artgallery.




HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

 

HCPL No-contact Curbside Holds Pick-up is now available. Check website for details at www.hcpl.net.

In accordance with Harris County’s efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, all Harris County Public Library branches will remain closed to the public at this time.



KINGWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY

The  Kingwood Branch Library is located at 4400 Bens View Ln., Kingwood. All programs are free. Note: Some programs require registration or tickets. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/7d4s8ly, call 832-927-7830 or visit the library.

Curbside Pick Up service hours are: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No appointments necessary; just drive up.

All programs are free. Note that all programs are currently taking place virtually and not at the library branch. Some programs require registration or tickets. For details, go to http://tinyurl.com/7d4s8ly or call 832-927-7830.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Children

-Mondays, June 7-Aug. 2 (except July 4)-2:30 p.m. P.E.T.S. Club. Virtual program on Facebook Live. You're invited to the P.E.T.S. Club! Join us virtually via the Kingwood Branch Library Facebook page as we learn all about animals through fun programs, engineering activities, technology, and stories. This program is geared toward children ages 5-12; however, children of all ages are welcome to participate. Everyone is welcome to tune in to the live videos on Facebook; craft kits for the program are limited to 50 participants. Craft kits will be available to pick up on a first-come, first serve basis at the Kingwood Branch Library three days prior to the program premiere date.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Children

Children’s programs are hosted via Facebook live at www.facebook.com/kingwoodlibrary unless otherwise noted. Tickets or registration may be required; limited tickets are available prior to program.

-Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Virtual Baby Sprouts Play and Learn. Join us on Facebook Live for alternating weeks of flannel board storytelling and basic concept learning activities.  

-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Virtual Little Seedlings Toddler Time. Join us on Facebook Live for virtual Toddler Time. This themed activity time will include new songs for your child to learn, book recommendations, and a make-along craft. Crafts for the week can be picked up at our drive-thru window beginning Mondays at 10 a.m. Crafts will be given on a first-come first-serve basis; supplies are limited. To view the week's activity and instructions for the make-along craft, see Facebook live.

-Thursdays, 10 a.m. Sapling Activity Time for Preschoolers. Join us on Facebook Live for virtual Sapling Activity Time. This themed activity time will include new songs for your child to learn, book recommendations, and a make-along craft. Crafts for the week can be picked up at our drive-thru window beginning Mondays at 10 a.m. Crafts will be given on a first-come first-serve basis; supplies are limited.  To view the week's activity and see instructions for the make-along craft, tune into Facebook live.  

-Thursdays, 4 p.m. OLOGY. Interested in paleontology or zoology? Discover the world around you through OLOGY. The suffix "ology" means "the study of." Join us each week and we will discover a new "ology" through fun crafts, activities, and books. What will you discover this week? This program is suggested for ages 6-12 years old. No registration is required.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

Teens

(Teen programs are open to teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. Some programs require permission slips or registration. For more information, see young adult librarian, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 281-360-6804. Get program updates by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.)

-Monday, June 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Teen Advisory Group. Virtual Meeting on Discord. If you’re a teen and interested in earning volunteer hours at the library, then the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is the place to be. Join our virtual TAG and meet up with other teens to discuss favorite fandoms, books, games, music, and more. Also, learn about an opportunity to earn more library service hours from home. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an invitation.

-Monday, June 21, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Teen Trivia. Virtual Meeting on Discord. How well do you know fairy tales, mythology, and folklore? Join us for an afternoon trivia game to see whose knowledge tops them all. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an invitation.

-Monday, June 28, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Teen Book Club Binge Box. Virtual Meeting on Discord. Teen Book Club is getting crafty! Every month sign-up to receive your very own book club binge box that contains a book (or two!) covering the month’s theme, along with theme-related crafts and items. All items will be a surprise until you receive your box. After you register for your binge box, wait for the email saying it is ready, then come to the Kingwood Library drive-thru to pick it up. Enjoy your book and craft during the month. June’s genre is Fantasy. Binge Boxes are limited to teens in grades 6-12 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up begins on March 1, 2021, at 10 a.m. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with name and grade level.

Adults

For information, visit www.hcpl.net and Facebook/KingwoodBranchLibrary or call Adult Services at 832-927-7830.

Monthly Programs

-Monday, June 21, 7-8:30 p.m. Talk It Up! Book Discussion. Virtual Meeting on Zoom. Talk It Up! Book Discussion is open to anyone who likes to read and wants to share conversation with other book enthusiasts. This month's book selection is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah, an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras - the Great Depression, Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli-like so many of her neighbors-must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. For information, contact Adult Services at 832-927-7830.

-Friday, June 25, noon-12:30 p.m. SAGE Virtual Cooking Program. Virtual Program on Facebook Live. Hot Pockets! Colombian style. Tune into SAGE for a Virtual Live lunch event on June 25. Learn how to make Arepas, a Colombian-style dough pocket while Maria shares her recipe tips on how to make them. Also, get more information on the SAGE program and what it means to the community.  For information, contact Adult Services at 832-927-7830. View on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kingwoodlibrary.

-Monday, June 28, 6-7 p.m. Young (Adult) At Heart Book Club. Virtual Meeting on Discord. Do you love reading YA but aren’t technically a “young” adult? Join our book club by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and meet other adults who love reading YA just as much as you. This month’s selection is Stonewall and Lambda Award-winning author, Kacen Callender’s Felix Ever After. “Felix is attending an ultra-competitive arts summer program to have a better shot at a full scholarship to Brown when someone posts Felix’s dead name beside photos of him, pre-transition, in the school’s lobby. Felix’s plot to get revenge throws him onto the path of love and self-discovery." - Publishers Weekly



ATASCOCITA BRANCH LIBRARY

The library is located at 19520 Pinehurst Trail Dr., Humble. All library events are free, open to the public and offers numerous programs for children, teens and adults. More events, including monthly programs, can be found at www.hcpl.net. For other information, call 832-927-5560.

SPECIAL EVENT

-Monday, June 21, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Birding in your Backyard. Learn how to encourage birds to visit your backyard, how to use identification guides on your mobile devices (iNaturalist, eBird and Merlin), and how to use nature journaling and sit spots with your children. Cost is free. To register, visit www.hcpl.net/events/42880/registration/add.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Children

-Monday, June 14, 3-4 p.m. Take and Make Pizza Kits with Papa Murphy’s. For children 12 and younger. If you love pizza and want to participate:

(1) register using the blue Register button at www.hcpl.net/events/44659; (2) if you receive a positive registration confirmation, visit the library Monday, June 14, from 3-4 p.m.; (3) take the pizza kit home; (4) prepare and cook pizza; (5) enjoy!

-Wednesday, June 16, 2-3 p.m. Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps. Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this online workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish. In this session presented by Maria Elena Duron, a Google professional trainer, she’ll show you how to: 

-Create or claim your Business Profile on Google  

       -Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps 

       -Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers 

To attend this virtual workshop and receive a link to join, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8450538922290491408

-Thursday, June 17, 10 a.m. Children’s Craft: Birds. Jesse H Jones Park and Nature Center will be discussing Birds in Your Backyard Monday, June 21. To celebrate we are making bird crafts this week. Visit the Atascocita Branch Library and ask the front desk or use our curbside services to request a lovebird kit. This event is specific to the Atascocita Branch Library. For children 12 and under.

-Monday, June 21, 4-5 p.m. STEM Club: Minecraft Character Building. Do you like building and creating in Minecraft? What about creating a character and having a background story for your character? Are they risk takers and long to explore the depths of mine shafts, or are they adventurers and wish to explore every biome imaginable? In this month's STEM Club create a Minecraft character with a background story you'd love for them to have! What armor and weapons will you equip them with? What are some skills that they possess? The sky's the limit for your Minecraft character, afterwards create a Shrinky dink charm of your character! Pick up a STEM Club kit starting June 21 at the front desk or through curbside. Next follow along with Ms. Marrisa as she shows you her character design and how to make a Shrinky dink for your character.  

-Monday, June 21,4:30-5:30 p.m. Birds in Your Backyard. Learn how to encourage birds to visit your backyard, how to use identification guides on your mobile devices (iNaturalist, eBird and Merlin), and how to use nature journaling and sit spots with your children.  Register at www.hcpl.net/events/42880 to receive the link for this Zoom event by email.

-Monday, June 28, 10 a.m. Puppet Show: Why the Bear has a Stumpy Tail. Why the Bear has a Stumpy Tail, a Norwegian fairy tale, will be available on the Atascocita Branch Library's Facebook and Instagram pages..

-Monday, June 28, 4-4:45 p.m. The Book Habit. This month’s discussion will be The Elephant's Girl by Celesta Rimington on Microsoft Teams. First, register online. Next, using curbside services, come and check out a copy of the book. On the day of the program you will receive a Microsoft Teams link to the meeting at the email address provided. *Registration is required. Register at www.hcpl.net/events/44819 for the Teams link. For ages 8-12.

Teens

-Wednesday, June 16, 3-5 p.m. Among Us Versus Mafia. Before everyone was us, there was Mafia--a game of intrigue, murder, and betrayal. Like a live action version of Among Us, Mafia has all the same elements and more. Spend the afternoon murdering your friends and strangers and trying to get away with it. This program takes place on the Teen Zone Discord. To join, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Thursday, June 17, 3-5 p.m. Around the World in 90 Minutes. 3-5 p.m. Stuck at home? Want to travel the world? Got 90 minutes to spare? Take a trip around the world, visit museums, see natural wonders, and experience music from other countries all in one afternoon. Need to join the Teen Zone Discord to attend this program? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an invite.

-Wednesday, June 23, 3-5 p.m. Teen Nature Camp: Grow a Pizza Garden. Expand your pizza topping game by growing your own Pizza Garden! Discover the science behind growing mushrooms, herbs, and tomatoes. Pick up your kit and join us on Discord to discover the joy of pizza gardening. This program takes place on Discord. To join the Atascocita Teen Zone Discord, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registration is suggested since kits are limited. Mushroom kits are limited to one per household. After registering, you will be contacted to fill out forms for the camp. They will need to be filled out before you pick up your kit. This program is for teens in middle and high school.  

-Friday, June 25, 10-10:30 a.m. Anime JAM. Join Janell and Marrisa every month on Facebook or Instagram for Anime JAM where they share their love of anime and manga while suggesting new series or mangas to read from our collection.

-Wednesday, June 30, 3-5 p.m. DIY Virtual Escape Rooms. Want to create your own virtual escape room? Interested in our escape room contest?  Explore the ways you can create your own virtual escape room and get advice on any rooms you have in progress. Before the program, check out the June edition of Chat and Code: Virtual Escape Rooms on the Atascocita Library Facebook or Instagram page. This program takes place on the Teen Zone Discord and is for teens in grades 6-12. To join the Discord, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adults

-Tuesday, June 15, 5-5:15 p.m. Craft Club Online. Craft Club is online!  Pick up a kit to make a felt succulent wreath! The how-to video tutorial will premier June 15th at 5 PM on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/atascocitalibrary. Some supplies will be provided by the library but are limited. The kits will be available for pick up June 14, either in the library or curbside. Ask a staff member for a kit.

-Wednesday, June 16, 2-3 p.m. Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps. Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this online workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish. In this session presented by Maria Elena Duron, a Google professional trainer, she’ll show you how to:

*Create or claim your Business Profile on Google

*Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps

*Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers

To attend this virtual workshop, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4184560249573664784 for the link to join the event.

-Thursday, June 17, 11 a.m.-noon. Improve Your Résumé with Practical Strategies. Read a résumé like a hiring manager. In this online workshop, Google Professional Trainer, Maria Duron, will give four strategies to improve your résumé and a checklist of tips to help you communicate your strengths. Register at  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4184560249573664784 and receive the link for the workshop by email.

-Friday, June 18, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Crazy Crocs. Armored, plant eating crocodile? Toothless crocodile that feeds like a pelican? Six-foot-tall land crocodile running around Australia? Join us for this prerecorded video presented on our Facebook page as we look at fascinating prehistoric Crocodylomorphs.

Adult Computer Class (requires registration)

-Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon. Computer Class. Learn the basics about computers, internet and other technology during this class. Register online at www.hcpl.net or call 832-927-5560; space is limited.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Children

Weekly Children’s Story Times

The story times are online through Microsoft Teams. Families register for the story time up to one week prior through the online Events Calendar at www.hcpl.net, then receive an email with the link to join through Teams before the story time. Downloading the app is not necessary to join. Using the browser should open up Guest Access.

-Tuesdays, 4:15-4:45 p.m. Tell Me a Tale Tuesday. Stories read based on specific themes each week. Registration is required. You will receive an email with the Teams link the day of the program.

-Mondays, 7 p.m. Twilight Tales Family Story Time. Family story time for all ages, focusing on creating a positive story time experience to inspire a love of family reading by enjoying a variety of stories, sing-alongs, movement, play and a craft.

-Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. Tales for Tots. For children ready for a more action-packed story time, focusing on a special theme, developing early literacy skills and enjoying stories, sing-alongs, crafts and more. Registration is required.

-Wednesday, 11 a.m. Mother Goose. Early learning program for infants 0-18 months, focus on interaction between parent and child.

-Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Preschool Pals. This is a pre-school story time featuring stories, finger-plays and occasional crafts. It is recommended for children 3-5 years of age.

-Thursday, 11 a.m. Beginning Bookworms. Special story time with sing-alongs, movement and play. For children 18-24 months.

-Fridays, 1 p.m. Rock-a-Bye Readers. A gentle early-learning experience focusing on the interaction between parent and child. We enjoy sing-alongs, book sharing, and play. This is a mixed-age program geared toward babies and early-toddlers. Registration recommended.



OCTAVIA FIELDS BRANCH LIBRARY

The library is located at 1503 South Houston, Humble, and offers numerous programs for children, teens and adults. For information, visit www.hcpl.net or call 832-927-5500.



BALDWIN BOETTCHER BRANCH LIBRARY
The Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library is now operating inside Mercer Botanic Gardens, 22306 Aldine Westfield Rd., Humble. All programs are free and open to the public. For library information, call 832-927-5480.



MAY COMMUNITY CENTER

In accordance with Harris County’s efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, all Precinct 2 activities are canceled at this time.

May Community Center is located at 2100 Wolf Road, Huffman. For information regarding classes or other Center programs, call Tanya Kelley at 713-274-2343 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



JESSE H. JONES PARK & NATURE CENTER

Jones Park is located at 20634 Kenswick Dr., Humble. For park information or activities and programs offered, call 281-446-8588 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/parks/jones.

Amazing Arthropods

Children 5-12 are invited to Amazing Arthropods, a four-day educational summer program featuring ranger talks, nature hikes, outdoor games, crafts, and team competitions. Parents or legal guardians may register online with scanned identification and their children's birth certificate. Online registration begins Monday, May 3, at www.hcp4.net/jjp/events. Harris County residents receive priority until Tuesday, May 4. 

Camp takes place outdoors at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Dr., Humble, during the following dates and times, Tuesdays-Fridays:

-June 15-18; July 13-16; and Aug. 3-6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 7-9

-June 22-25, 9 a.m.-noon - Ages 5-6

-June 28-July 2; July 20-23; and July 27-30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 10-12

For more information, call 281-446-8588.

SPECIAL EVENTS

-Saturday, June 19, 9 a.m. Invasives Beware. Join park staff and volunteers to assist with habitat management and enhancement projects throughout Jones Park by removing invasive species, managing the forest understory, and planting trees. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

-Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m. Professional Snakebite Treatment. Join Dr. Spencer Greene, the director of toxicology at HCA Houston Healthcare – Kingwood, for a discussion on snakebites. Dr. Greene will cover topics such as who gets bitten, how it happens, and by which snakes. Ages 10+. Reservations are required beginning Wednesday, June 16. 

-Monday, June 28, 7 p.m. Jesse Jones Park Volunteers Monthly Meeting. The Jesse Jones Park Volunteers invites anyone interested in learning more about the extensive volunteer opportunities and projects at Jones Park to join our monthly meeting. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

-Wednesday, July 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Texas Bound. Using props and hands-on activities, children 7-12 team up in “families” for a journey to Texas during this one-day camp. Find out what it takes to survive the hardships of earlier times and recreate a homestead. Registration begins Wednesday, June 23.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

-Daily during park hours. Bicycling. The Jones-Bender, Judy Overby Bell and Spring Creek Greenway trails are open daily for bicycling. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

-Wednesdays, May 12, 19, 26, 8:30 a.m. Conservation Connections. Join horticultural coordinator Matt Abernathy to assist with conservation projects around Jones Park. Projects may include the following: pollinator garden maintenance, vegetation management, habitat restoration, native plant propagation, biological surveys and more throughout the year. Ages 10 and up. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants need to wear closed-toed shoes and bring their own gloves.  Long pants, water and a hat are recommended.

-Wednesdays, 9 a.m. Tai Chi. Interested in trying a new healthy outdoor activity? Tai Chi is a centuries-old activity shown to reduce osteoarthritis pain and improve quality of life, reasoning ability, balance and stability. John Spencer, a volunteer Tai Chi instructor, leads this class based on the 24-step yang form of Tai Chi. The one-hour class includes low-impact stretching, breathing, and range of motion exercises held in the outdoor classroom near the nature center.

-Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Tadpoles Club. This interactive program helps introduce preschool-aged children to nature through stories, crafts, puppets, short walks and animals. This staff-naturalist-led program provides a great opportunity for parents and children to learn about and enjoy nature together. Reservations are required and available beginning Wednesdays, Apri 7, and Aug. 4. Ages 3 to 4 only. Parent must accompany children. No younger or older siblings.

-Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Homestead Open House. Appreciate modern conveniences by taking a step back in time. Enjoy a look around the park’s historically accurate 1830’s Redbud Hill Homestead and Akokisa-Ishak Village. Learn about two very different, yet successful, ways of life. Self-guided interpretive brochures are available in the Nature Center, so you and your family can move at your own pace.

-Now. Nature Photo Contest. Time for the park’s annual photo contest! Get your cameras ready and join in the fun. This contest is open to all amateur photographers with the exception of Harris County Precinct 4 employees. Call for rules and information or visit www.hcp4.net/Community/Parks/Jones/Contest.

 

BIG STONE LODGE

Big Stone Lodge's free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle's educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Big Stone Lodge is located in Dennis Johnston Park at 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring. Center hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, call 281-350-1029 or visit www.hcp4.net/ccenters. Childcare is not provided at any Precinct 4 facility and children are not allowed in classes in which they are not eligible to participate. Class sizes are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 18.

SPECIAL EVENTS

-Wednesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 9 a.m. Know Your Devices: Smartphone, iPhone, & iPhone Texting. Bring your personal electronic device to Big Stone Lodge for hands-on training to learn how to use all its features. Dates coincide respectively with subjects. Registration is required, and the deadline to register is Monday, June 14, June 21, and June 28, respectively. For more information or to register, visit www.hcp4.net/bsl/events/ or call 281-350-1029.

-Friday, June 18, 11:30 a.m. Rock Around The Clock Drive-Thru Luncheon. Precinct 4 invites those 50 and older to join staff for a catered lunch that will include chicken fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, and dessert. Cost is $10 per person. Payments must be mailed in advance to Big Stone Lodge. Checks are payable to Fun4Seniors. Registration is required, and the deadline for payments and registration is Wednesday, June 16. Payments and reservations cannot be accepted the day of the luncheon. For more information or to register, visit www.hcp4.net/bsl/events/ or call 281-350-1029.

-Thursday, June 24, 2 p.m. Lecture: European Expansion in Texas. Join us for a discussion on the European excursions into Texas, from the Spanish contact through the Empresario age. Registration is required, and the deadline to register is Tuesday, June 22. For information or to register, visit www.hcp4.net/bsl/events/ or call 281-350-1029.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Precinct 4 is making it more convenient to stay healthy by offering extended evening hours every Tuesday and Thursday at Big Stone Lodge.

-Mondays-Thursdays, 8:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. *Rhythm Walking. Start or end the day with a 2-1/2 mile walk to music in the comfort of the center.

-Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:50 a.m. *Chair Exercise. This gentle exercise is designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches and stiffness. Participants build strength while remaining safely seated.

-Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. *Chair Yoga. Slow and gentle exercise designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches and stiffness. Participants improve flexibility, circulation and balance.

*Class sizes will be limited. Call Big Stone Lodge at 281-350-1029 for registration.



MANGUM-HOWELL CENTER

Mangum-Howell Center’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Mangum-Howell Center is located in Doss Park at 2500 Frick Rd., Houston. Center hours are Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For information regarding classes or other Center programs, call 281-591-7830 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program should contact Mangum-Howell Center. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Childcare is not provided at any Precinct 4 facility and children are not allowed in classes in which they are not eligible to participate.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Please note for events: For safety, participants must stay in their cars and proceed along the driveway to be given a kit or treat inside their vehicle.

-Thursday, June 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fun4Kids Summer Program: Father’s Day Mug and Keychain. Celebrate all great dads with these fun and functional Father’s Day gifts. Sign up and drive by to pick up your kit. Participants must stay in their cars and proceed along the driveway to receive a kit safely inside their vehicle. Registration is required. Call 281-591-7830 to register, as supplies are limited.

-Thursday, June 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fun4Kids Summer Program: Stay Fit and Active. Have fun staying fit and active with this action-packed activity kit. Sign up and drive by to pick up your kit. Participants must stay in their cars and proceed along the driveway to receive a kit safely inside their vehicle. Registration is required. Call 281-591-7830 to register, as supplies are limited.

-Tuesday, June 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Craft: Patriotic Necklace and Flag Kit. Let freedom ring by celebrating Independence Day with a fun-to-make patriotic craft kit. Sign up and drive by to pick up your kit. Participants must stay in their cars and proceed along the driveway to receive a kit safely inside their vehicle. Registration is required. Call 281-591-7830 to register, as supplies are limited.

 

MERCER BOTANIC GARDENS

Mercer Botanic Gardens is a Harris County Precinct 4 Parks facility located one mile north of FM 1960 at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. For information contact Mercer at 713-274-4160 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/parks/mercer. The East Side features more than 20 acres of beautifully maintained gardens and an extensive walking trail. The West Side features playgrounds, a picnic area, barbecue pavilions, and several miles of walking trails in a woodland setting. Hours change seasonally and are listed online.  Visitors are advised not to go around barricades.

LITTLE BLUE LIBRARY AT MERCER

Love reading and nature? Discover new books and programs, all while experiencing the beauty of Mercer Botanic Gardens. The new one-room library offers a rotating selection of books and full array of programming under the treehouse pavilion in the East Side Gardens. Patrons can also request books online and pick them up at Mercer. The library replaces some services formerly offered at Baldwin Boettcher Library, which closed due to severe flood damage from Hurricane Harvey. The library is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For library activities, visit www.hcpl.net/location/baldwin-boettcher-branch-library-mercer-park.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

-Wednesday, June 16, 9 a.m.-noon. Tree-rific Volunteers. Help care for nursery trees by giving them some tender love and care. The work is outdoors, so come prepared to get your hands dirty. Bring gloves and a refillable water bottle. Meet at The Mercer Society’s Horticultural Propagation Center, approximately one mile from Mercer at 3602 Hirschfield Road in Spring. Register online at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins Monday, May 17, at 9 a.m. For information, call 281-353-8100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Friday, June 18, 4 p.m. Father’s Day Virtual Plant Sale. Early Shopping for Mercer Society Members. Shopping opens to the public Saturday, June 19.  Shop the online-only sale at themercersociety.square.site. All orders are for pickup only. Plants cannot be shipped. Curbside plant pickup is off-site at The Mercer Society’s Horticultural Propagation Center, approximately one mile from Mercer, at 3602 Hirschfield Road in Spring. Online shoppers will receive instructions in their order confirmation to retrieve orders the week after the sale ends. 

-Wednesday, June 23, 9 a.m.-noon. Mercer Morning Club. Ready for summer adventures where you can explore and learn about the wonders of nature and citizen science? Discover the natural environment, habitats, mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects through interactive activities, hiking, scientific observations, crafts, and more. For children ages 6 to 11. Space is limited and registration is required. Online registration begins at 9 a.m., 30 days prior to each program, at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events.

-Thursday, June 23, 2-3 p.m. Paint It - Teens. Come one, come all, skilled or unskilled. Take a look at the painting in front of you and put a creative spin on the one you paint yourself. Ages 11-18. Event will be held under the Tree House.

-Saturday, June 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. Yoga and Beyond. Join us in the gardens for a moment of meditation, relaxation, and release. Registered yoga teacher Delyla Ovalle-Bowyer will lead the community as we build relationships with our bodies through movement off and on the mat. Individuals and families are welcome to enjoy a unique yoga, movement, and mindful experience in a natural outdoor setting in the gardens. Bring a mat or towel and water to stay hydrated. Blocks and yoga straps are optional. Dress for the weather and come ready to enjoy a unique experience. Registration is required. Register online at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events. Online registration begins at 9 a.m. 30 days prior to each class.

-Mondays, 2-3 p.m. Mythology Mondays - Teens. Interested in mythology? Four two-week workshops will be offered for each region focused on: Greek, Native American, Celtic (possible change to Irish), and African mythology. For each region, participants will focus on a different aspect of mythology and do creative projects. The first 2 week workshop will focus on Greek Mythology. To register: https://www.hcpl.net/events/45241. For teens ages 13-18. Registration is required. Plan to attend both weeks of the workshop chosen. Feel free to sign up for all of them. Socially distanced event will be held under the tree house. Masks welcome but not required. Snacks will be provided.

-Wednesdays, June 23 and 30; July 14 and 21, 9 a.m.-noon. Mercer Morning Club. Ready for summer adventures in which you can explore and learn about the wonders of nature and citizen science? Discover the natural environment, habitats, mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects through interactive activities, hiking, scientific observations, crafts, and more. Mercer Morning Club is for children from 6 to 11. Space is limited, and registration is required. Register online at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins at 9 a.m. 30 days prior to each program. Parents/guardians will be required to sign a liability release prior to participation. An encore presentation of Mercer Morning Club will be held on July 14 and July 21. Volunteer opportunities are available. This is an on-site program. Space is limited, and registration is required at www.hcp4.net/events/. For information, call 713-274-4160.

-Friday, June 25, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Beyond Bees! Bee-come fascinated with our local bees as staff and volunteers guide you through Mercer’s East Side Gardens. Learn about resident colonies of carpenter bees and honeybees, their critical role in the environment, and Mercer’s conservation efforts through holistic gardening practices. Meet in front of the Visitor Center at Mercer’s East Side Main Garden. Must be 6 or older. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is an outdoor event, so participants should dress for the weather. Registration is required, as space is limited. Register at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins Wednesday, May 26, at 9 a.m. For information, call 713-274-4160.

-Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m.-noon. Storey Lake Live! Featuring the Monarch Chamber Players. Revel in a morning of classical melodies, echoing gently through the serene setting of Mercer’s Storey Lake garden. This live outdoor concert is presented by Monarch Chamber Players – local musicians from the Texas Gulf Coast area. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Please, no food or pets. For information, call 713-274-4160.

-Saturday, June 26, 9-11 a.m. All About Invasives. Help us restore the forest along the greenway trail system by volunteering to remove invasive species. Please bring a refillable water bottle, gloves, and wear closed-toe shoes. Participants will receive additional information via email upon successful registration. Register at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins Thursday, May 27, at 9 a.m. For information, call 281-353-8100, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Thursday, June 29, 6-7 p.m. Volunteer Orientation. Do you want to give back to your community, need volunteer hours for school, or just love the outdoors and have an interest in Gulf Coast flora? Mercer Botanic Gardens offers a variety of volunteer opportunities at three facilities within a mile of the gardens. Join us for a volunteer orientation to discover everything we have to offer, from helping maintain our gardens, to plant propagation and sales, to educational programs and the Mercer Ambassadors. This orientation will be off site at the Timber Lane Community Center, approximately two miles from Mercer at 1904 Naplechase Crest Drive in Spring. Participants must be 16 or older or 12-15 if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registration is required, as space is limited. Register online at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins Tuesday, June 1, at 9 a.m. For information, call 713-274-4160.

ONGOING PROGRAMS **

**Most Mercer programs are continuing, but with some restrictions. Group size will be limited and reservations for some activities will be required. Call the Center for details.

-First and third Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Story Time in the Gardens. In partnership with the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library, Mercer Botanic Gardens invites parents and children to enjoy story time in the natural setting of the garden. Story time garden locations may vary each week. Registration is required, as space is limited. Recommended for children 2-5. Call 713-274-4160 to find out the location or to check for cancellations due to weather or holidays. Volunteer opportunities are available.

-Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Horticultural Propagation Center Volunteers. Assist the growing manager and volunteers with propagation, planting, grooming, pruning, weeding and other greenhouse-related activities. The center is approximately one mile from Mercer Botanic Gardens. A volunteer application is required for first-time volunteers. 

-Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m. Gardening in the Tropical Garden. Join a Mercer horticulturalist in the Tropical Garden to work with palms, plumerias, bamboo and special collections. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a wide-brim hat, sunscreen and water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Children between 12 and 15 may only volunteer with a parent or guardian present. Contact Mercer’s volunteer coordinator at 713-274-4160 in advance to schedule a visit.

-Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m. Gardening in the Native Garden.  Join a Mercer horticulturalist for planting, grooming, pruning, weeding and mulching in the Native Garden. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen and water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 or older, or 12-15 if volunteering with a parent or guardian. Contact Mercer’s volunteer coordinator at 713-274-4160 to schedule a visit.

-Tuesdays, 8-11 a.m. Gardening – Natives and Shakespeare. Volunteers 16 and older can join a Mercer horticulturalist in the Native and Shakespeare gardens for planting, grooming, pruning, weeding and mulching. Wear closed-toe shoes, gloves, and a wide-brim hat, and bring sunscreen and water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Ages 12–15 may volunteer with parent or guardian participation. Contact Mercer’s volunteer coordinator at 713-274-4160 to schedule visits.

-Second and fourth Tuesdays, 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. Women’s Restorative Hike. This beginner-friendly, one-hour hike through Mercer’s gardens and forest is for those who believe in the restorative power that nature has on the mind, body and spirit. For women 18 or older. Consult a physician before starting any exercise program. Meet in front of the Visitor Center at Mercer’s East Side Main Gardens. Registration is required, as space is limited. Register at https://hcp4.net/mercer/events/.  Online registration begins 30 days prior at 9 a.m. For information, call 713-274-4160.

-Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Northside Horticultural Propagation Center Team. Join a plant committee and grow plants year-round for events and sales or help with various projects from construction to irrigation! Contact Mercer’s volunteer coordinator at 713-274-4160 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. Garden Tours. Stroll through the gardens with a garden docent or staff member as they highlight seasonal color, perennial favorites and more. Tours are scheduled on Tuesday or Thursday mornings beginning at 8:30 a.m. Guided tours are provided for groups of 10-30 people and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Call 713-274-4160 to schedule.

-Tuesdays and Thursdays, no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Docents: Children's and Adults. Introduce visitors to the beauty and wonder of Mercer's flora and fauna. Lead groups with a maximum of 30 guests. Opportunities are available for field trips, socialization and personal development. Onsite training is required. A one-year commitment is required. 

-Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. Gardening in the Children’s and Vegetable Gardens. Join a Mercer staff member to plant new plants, sow seeds, thin and harvest vegetables and weed garden beds in the Children’s Garden and the Vegetable Garden. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a wide-brim hat, sunscreen and water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Those 12 to 15 may volunteer with a parent or guardian. Call the volunteer coordinator at 713-274-4160 in advance to schedule a visit.

-Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon shifts. Mercer Greenhouse and Gardens. Work with staff horticulturalists and the greenhouse manager in the Children's, Vegetable, Shakespeare, Pollinator and Endangered Species and Native Plant gardens. A volunteer application is required for first-time volunteers. 

-First and third Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Music in the Gardens. Join Mercer Botanic Gardens for Music in the Gardens, in which children 2-5 partner with their parents and experience rhythm and music principles in a natural outdoor setting throughout the garden. Classes use Kindermusik curriculum’s songs, instruments and movement to inspire creativity, confidence and music appreciation in children while building unique bonds with their parents. This free, family-friendly event is outdoors, so participants should dress for the weather. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring your own water bottle. Meet at Mercer’s East Side Main Garden. Registration is required, as space is limited. Register at www.hcp4.net/mercer/events/. Online registration begins the Wednesday prior at 9 a.m. For information, call 713-274-4160.

-Second Wednesdays, noon-2 p.m. Lunch Bunch. Join fabulous speakers at these free presentations covering diverse topics. Participants should bring a lunch and dress for the weather. Lunch Bunch is a free program offered at Mercer’s West Side Botanic Gardens in the Cypress Pavilion that is recommended for participants ages 12 and older. For more information, call 713-274-4160.

*Select Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. Cooking Thyme. Explore fresh food with all five senses during the Cooking Thyme program. Children will learn the connections between cooking and the plants that grow in the garden and on the farm. This free, hands-on opportunity allows children to prepare and taste food and equips them with the knowledge to make healthy food choices. Registration is required, and space is limited. Space is limited; call -First Thursday, 6-7 p.m. Mercer Volunteers Orientation. Available to those interested in assisting or learning more about Mercer. Learn how to become a Mercer Ambassador or help in Mercer's greenhouses, gardens and Horticultural Propagation Center. Volunteer opportunities are open to those 16 and older or to those 12 to 15 with a parent. No experience is necessary, and training is provided. To become a volunteer, fill out Mercer's volunteer application form at www.hcp4.net/parks/mercer/volunteer. For information, call 713-274-4160 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Fourth Thursdays, 8-10 a.m. Mercer Botanic Gardens Bird Survey. Longtime birder, Paul Gregg, and Mercer staff member, Christy Jones, lead the Mercer bird survey on the fourth Thursday of each month. Birders of all skill levels are welcome. Wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing as Mercer’s 1.7-mile survey loop is primarily crushed asphalt trails. Must be 12 or older. Meet in front of the Visitor Center at Mercer’s East Side. Bring binoculars, a bird identification guide, water, and insect repellent. For information, contact Christy Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Saturdays, 9 a.m. Tai Chi. Join volunteer John Spencer during this one-hour beginner class offered on the deck behind the Mercer Botanic Garden Visitor Center. Call 713-274-4160 for information or to check for cancellations due to weather or holidays.

-Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon or noon-2 p.m. shifts. Mercer Ambassadors. Greet garden guests, answer frequently asked questions and highlight upcoming events and activities. Registration required.



PRECINCT 4 ENCORE!

Precinct 4 Encore! provides day trips and activities for adults 50 years of age and over. Register online at www.hcp4.net/encore/events or call 713-274-4050. Checks are payable to Fun4Seniors and should be mailed to P.O. Box 1433, Tomball, Texas 77377. *Unless otherwise noted, transportation will be provided from Kingwood Library, 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood.

Due to precautions related to COVID-19, some Precinct 4 programs and activities may be curtailed, postponed or canceled. For specific information, call the Senior Adult Program at 713-274-4050, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

DAY TRIPS

LUNCHES AND EVENTS

-Tuesday, June 15, 10-11 a.m. Get A Clue Trivia. Via Zoom. Can you conquer our trivia game and come out on top? Precinct 4 Encore invites everyone 50 and older to a virtual trivia experience you won’t want to miss. Test your knowledge of movies, music, history, celebrities, and current events from your home using Zoom. Access information will be provided after registration. Register online at www.hcp4.net/encore/events or call 713-274-4050 for assistance registering.

-Wednesday, June 16, 3 p.m. Virtual Cooking with Ben’s Chuck Wagon. Join Precinct 4 Encore and Chef Ben Pustejovsky, the owner of Ben’s Chuck Wagon, from the comfort of your kitchen for a live, Zoom cooking session. Recipes and Zoom access links will be provided upon registration. Registration is required at https://apps.hcp4.net/med/Event/Detail/5328; space is limited.

-Thursday, June 24, 1 p.m. How-To Series: Surviving the Online Meeting Environment. Don’t miss this unique virtual experience that can be enjoyed from your home! The challenges of online meetings or programs can cause you to have stress. Don't get caught with a cat filter during your big meeting again! In this session, Loyd from the LSC-Tomball Community Library will discuss some of the basics of using a variety of online meeting platforms, and how you can use virtual communication to stay connected. Register at https://apps.hcp4.net/med/Event/Detail/4411.

-Tuesday, June 29, 10-11 a.m. Get A Clue Trivia. Can you conquer our trivia game and come out on top? Precinct 4 Encore invites everyone 50 and older to a virtual trivia experience you won’t want to miss. Test your knowledge of movies, music, history, celebrities, and current events from your home using Zoom. Access information will be provided after registration. Register online at www.hcp4.net/encore/events or call 713-274-4050 for assistance registering.




RELIGION

 

Local churches and synagogues are currently holding online services. Please visit listed websites for service times and upcoming schedules for reopening individual places of worship.

ATASCOCITA LUTHERAN CHURCH

7927 FM 1960 at Pinehurst Trail Dr., Atascocita

281-852-7333

www.alutheranchurch.org

-Sundays, 9:30 a.m. In-person Worship. 

 

ATASCOCITA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

19426 Atascocita Oaks, Atascocita

281-852-8990

www.apchumble.org

Upcoming Children’s Summer Camps – June, 2021

-Tuesday-Thursday, June 15-17, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Art Camp.

-Tuesday-Thursday, June 22-24, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Science Camp.

Snacks will be provided; bring a lunch. Tuition is $50 per child, or $45 each with two or more signing up in one family. Tuition is due at the time of registration. For information, call 281-852-8990 or visit www.apchumble.org. To download registration form, visit https://apchumble.org/camp/2021%20summer%20camps%20registration.pdf.

-Mondays, 9:30 a.m. Yoga Class

-Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Mission Crafters

-Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Live Streaming: Wednesdays on the Beach Devotional Series. Mid-week devotionals. Visit apchumble.org and click on “View Scheduled Live Stream Gatherings” at top of page, then click on “Wednesdays on the Beach Devotional Series.”

 

ATASCOCITA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

19325 Pinehurst Trail Dr., Humble

281-852-1000

www.aumc.org

-Fridays, May 28-Aug. 6. AUMC Administrative Office will be closed on Fridays for the summer, resuming regular hours in August.

-Monday-Friday, June 21-25, 9 a.m.-noon.. Vacation Bible School, Discovery on Adventure Island. Children will be guided by a Lighthouse Keeper and Beacon the Puffin on an exciting quest to find mysterious lanterns to help light their way. Using the Bible, children can discover clues to finding each lantern while learning how God's light shines in the lives of familiar biblical characters in Old and New Testament stories. For children aged 4 through fifth grade. Registration is FREE, but required. VBS will be offered both in person with COVID precautions, or a virtual option.

-Monday-Friday, June 21-25,  noon-4 p.m. After VBS Sports Camp. A multi-sport camp consisting of fun games like Dodgeball, Kickball, Capture the Flag, and other games revolving around classic sports like Basketball, Flag Football and Soccer. This camp is put on by Armored Sports and occurs directly after VBS. Cost is $120. To register, visit www.armored-sports.com/atascocitaumc/4594792224.

-Month of June. HAAM Collection. Annual Covenant Food Drive Due with HAAM. Focusing on collecting boxed dry cereal and mac ‘n’ cheese. Bins located in the Asbury Commons.

-Sunday, July 4, 10 a.m. 4th of July Celebration. A combined service at 10 a.m., followed by a church picnic in the Life Center Gym. Fun activities, including water slides and photo zones, and hot dogs provided by James Coney Island. RSVP https://my.simplegive.com/App/Form/a9ce2c64-13c8-4e52-9485-7bb338725db9.

-Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Contemporary; 11 a.m. Traditional. Worship, in-person and online

-Mondays, Small Group Meetings. Small groups may begin meeting on AUMC campus again. Have group leader contact appropriate staff member to let them know participants are ready to return. 

Study Opportunities

For information, visit www.aumc.org/studies.

To register, sign up in Asbury Commons or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Upcoming Women’s Bible Studies (6-week Zoom study):

-Mondays, 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, 1 p.m. “The Names of God.” Each person will need a copy of the participant workbook titled, The Names of God: His Character Revealed, by Melissa Spoelstra. (Workbook may be purchased from Amazon, christianbook.com, Cokesbury, or by emailing Susie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register, email Susie.

-Wednesdays, ALL K-5th graders:

-5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Kids. Fun with games made for social distancing.

-6:30-7:30 p.m. Hoopin’ Fun Basketball with Coach Neil. Kids learn basketball skills in a fun and safe environment.

-Wednesdays. GriefShare. GriefShare is a 13-week support group featuring biblical teachings on grief recovery topics.

 

CROSBY CHURCH

 30673 Huffman-Cleveland Rd., Huffman

5725 Hwy. 90, Crosby

281-328-1310

www.crosbychurch.com

-Thursday, June 17, 7-9 p.m. Freedom To Recovery. A ministry to introduce a biblical and balanced program, helping countless people overcome their hurts, hang-ups and habits. Based on Jesus’ words from the Sermon on the Mount rather than psychological theory. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF KINGWOOD

5520 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood

281-360-5555

www.fpc-kingwood.org

 

FREE WILL MINISTRIES

140 Ave. A, Humble

254-931-0276

mart105aol.org

www.facebook.com/Free-Will-Ministries

-Sundays, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Worship Service.

-Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Bible Study

 

HOLY COMFORTER LUTHERAN CHURCH

1901 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood

281-358-6500

www.godeeperwithchrist.org

 

HUMBLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST

800 E. Main St., Humble

281-446-2332

www.humblemethodist.com

-Sunday, July 4, 10 a.m. July 4 Celebration. Worship, then gather in the tent (field across from the chapel) for watermelon, hot dogs and live music.

-Sundays, 10:10 a.m.-11:05 a.m. Sunday School. All ages. Continue to wear masks, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene.

-Sundays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday Youth Fellowship (SYF). *Notice new time. Fellowship, fun, and devotional. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Wednesdays, noon. Wednesday Lunch & Learn. Come for lunch, “Screwtape Letters,” and activities. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note: Please check with your class leader as some classes are continuing to meet only online while others are doing hybrid versions online and on campus.

 

KINGWOOD CHURCH OF CHRIST

2901 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood

281-358-3865

www.kwcoc.org

-Sunday, July 4, after morning services. July 4th Celebration. Join us for lunch, games and lots of Fellowship. The meal will be provided. Please bring finger-friendly desserts.

 

KINGWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

1799 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood

281-358-2137

www.kingwoodumc.org

 

LAKE HOUSTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

23606 FM 2100 Rd.,  Humble

281-324-1541

www.lakehoustonumc.com

 

LAMB OF GOD LUTHERAN CHURCH

1400 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E., Humble

281-446-5262

www.lambofgod.net

-Sunday, July 4, after Late Service. Burning of the Mortgage Note! Join us for a potluck lunch and fireworks!

-Monday-Friday, July 19-23, 9 a.m.-noon. Rocky Railway, VBS 2021. Cost is $15 per child. Register online at vbspro.events/p/logvbs21. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-446-8427.

-Tuesdays, June 1-Thursday, Aug. 5. Summer Camp. Ages 5-12 years. Registration has begun.

**Note the change in worship services. Both services will be mask-optional, with the right sections (Eternity candle side) for those without and the left side (piano side) for those who choose to remain wearing masks. Respect one another's choice, and sit accordingly.

Youth Group

-Sunday Nights in the Summer, 6-8 p.m. Youth Room. Grades 9-12. Bring a friend. Email DCE Ryan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

Adult Bible Study

-Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Bible Study with Pastor Tony and Vicar Ben. Fellowship Hall.

Women’s Ministries will resume in the fall, after a summer break.

Men’s Ministries

-First Saturdays, 8 a.m. Breakfast & Bibles. Fellowship. Studying the Book of Judges.

-Third Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Brews & Bibles Fellowship. Lake Houston Brewery, 10614 FM 1960, Huffman.

 

NEW COVENANT CHURCH

901 Wilson Rd., Humble

281-312-0139

www.newcc.org

ST. MARTHA CATHOLIC CHURCH

4301 Woodridge Parkway, Porter

281-358-6637

www.stmartha.com/

-Sunday, June 27, after Masses. KofC Tamale Sale. Outside the Narthex. Come to the TAMALE Fundraiser and purchase tamales (frozen and packaged for take-home). Cost is $14/dozen. Pork, beef tenderloin, smoked beef brisket, chicken, habanero beef, habanero chicken, and beef.

-Saturday, July 19-Saturday, July 24, 10 a.m.-noon. Awakening to the Stories Within. Sign up for the 6-week Zoom series by the Emmaus Spirituality Center in Houston. Explore how God can be found in our own stories. Cost is $30. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/awakening-to-the-stories-within-6-week-series-june-19-july-31-tickets-155992135677.

-Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Life After Loss. A nine-week support group for all who are experiencing the loss of a loved one are welcome to attend. To register, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOnbhBTIjohN2-wBxc7svM8BhS6Xbmo9j3z12Zedjdp7Mhgg/viewform. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Catholics Returning Home. A six-week, parish-based program designed to reach out and invite non-practicing/inactive Catholics to return “Home to the Catholic Church” and resume active practice of the faith. For information, email Carla Lewton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH North Campus

22770 Hwy. 59 N. @ Kingwood Dr., Kingwood

713-465-3408

www.second.org

 

SOULS HARBOR CHURCH

1321 Main St., Humble

281-446-9595

www.facebook.com/mysoulsharbor

 

STRAWBRIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

5629 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood

281-360-4500

www.strawbridge-umc.org

 

TEMPLE BETH TORAH

320 Shallow Dr., Humble

281-446-5611

www.tbthumble.org

*For Zoom meeting information and login information, and links to video records of previous services and programs, visit www.tbthumble.org.

-Wednesday, June 16, 7 p.m. “Jews in Space” presented by Roger Weiss. Ever see a dreidel floating and spinning in microgravity aboard a rocket flying above Earth? Or hear the Torah read by an astronaut orbiting our precious planet? Learn about these super cool cosmic Hebrew heroes and amazing factoids, and relive the joy of their memorable experiences to elevate your own pride to infinity...and beyond!  Presented by NASA’s Roger Weiss.  

-Fridays, 7 p.m., Shabbat Services. Virtual. For link, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-Sundays, 11:30 a.m. Adult Education - Sunday Discussion Group. Via Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/181660119; Meeting ID: 181 660 119; Password: JUST1!

-Sundays, 11:30 a.m. Sunday Discussion Group. Via ZOOM. Sunday Discussion Group will be watching and discussing “The Power of Myth” by Joseph Campbell, moderated by Bill Moyers. To join, email Susan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/181660119.

Meeting ID: 181 660 119; Password: JUST1!

WEST LAKE CHURCH

1660 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood

281-824-3148

www.westlakechurchonline.com

 

WOODLANDS CHURCH - ATASCOCITA

18111 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Humble

281-404-7700

www.wc.org

 

WOODRIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH

5707 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood

832-412-1507

www.woodridge.org

-Monday-Friday, June 20-24, 6-9 p.m. Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2021. VBS 2021 is headed to present-day Israel where discovery awaits at LifeWay's Destination Dig. Kids (completed Kindergarten through 5th grade) will unearth more than dirt as they dig up exciting evidence that proves biblical events were not just stories. As junior archaeologists, kids will explore real-life archaeological finds that have helped to uncover the truth about Jesus. Along the way, they'll discover the truth of Jeremiah 29:13, that God reveals Himself to us when we seek and search for Him with all our heart! For age details and to register, visit https://wbc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/683907. COVID protocols will be followed.

-Monday-Friday, July 5-9. Camp in the City. Children grades 1-6 are invited for a great onsite Camp in the City, at Pine Cove. Enjoy fun, games and fun-loving leaders planning an incredible summer experience. Registration is open and financial aid is available. For information and to register, visit www.pinecove.com/city/woodridge/.s




SPORTS/TOURNAMENTS/RACES

 

5TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

At its 2021 Golf Tournament, T. B. Stewart Ministries, Inc. would like to partner with participants to honor "Families that have been affected by COVID-19 Pandemic" Monday, June 28, at 8 a.m., at Tour 18 Houston, 3102 FM 1960 Rd. E., Humble. It is the goal to present these individuals with a deserving grant that will help provide Rental Assistance, Utilities, Clothing, or Groceries to residential tenants who live within the City of Houston and/or Harris County who are experiencing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. Tickets may be purchased online at www.tbsministries.org/golftournament.

 

SUMMER INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE

A five-week League with games on Saturday afternoons (2 p.m., 3 p.m. or 4 p.m.) will begin Saturday, June 19 (ending July 24), will be held at Jcsportshouston, 18610 Page Forest Dr., Humble. COVID-19 protocols are in place and will be enforced. Training and games are on the same day and will take place at JC Sports. Eligible children born in 2014, 2015 or 2016 may register at http://jcsportshouston.com/winter-soccer-league-demo/.

 

RACE THROUGH TEXAS VIRTUAL RUN

Race Through America Virtual Race Series continues! Each month, participants race through a different state; in March, the virtual race will be through the great state of Texas - from the Alamo in San Antonio to Dallas and Houston. Twenty percent of each registration will be donated to Feeding America, which is the leading domestic hunger relief organization with a nationwide network of 200 food banks. This is a virtual race. You choose to complete 1 mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 or 50 miles. For information or to register online, visit www.virtualrunevents.com/product/race-through-america/.




ONGOING - CLUBS/HEALTH/SELF-HELP

 

NOTE: Because of COVID-19 closures and restrictions, most Club activities listed are suspended or conducted online via live streaming. Please check website or telephone number listed for each organization's current meeting procedures.



ABWA

The Humble Artesian League of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) will hold its monthly meeting the first Thursday of each month at Spring Creek Barbecue, 5613 FM 1960 E., Humble. Networking will begin at 6 p.m. and a meal is included in the price of the program. Those who are not members of ABWA are welcome to attend as guests for up to two meetings. For membership and ticket information, visit http://abwahumble.org/mnm.html or email Carol Nagel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

ABWA WOVEN

American Business Women’s Association Women of Vision Express Network meets the second Tuesday of each month at The Veranda, 2820 Chestnut Ridge, Kingwood, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For reservations, send email with your information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For organization information, visit www.abwawoven.com.

 

ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

The Lake Houston Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Support Group is currently holding its monthly meetings via ZOOM, the second Monday of each month from 3-4:30 p.m. For information and login instruction, contact Barbara Hemphill at 281-851-7504 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

AMERICAN NEEDLEPOINT GUILD

Newcomers of all skill levels are welcome at the American Needlepoint Guild, Lake Houston Chapter meetings the second Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. Conference Room, 1826 Kingwood Dr. at Ladbrook. For information, call Emily Maas at 281-359-4341 or visit www.lakehoustonang.com or www.needlepoint.org.

 

ANIMALS ALWAYS BELIEVE IN YOU

AABY is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to building a future area animal shelter, dog park and clinic. Funds raised from the AABY Thrift Shop, located at Loop 494 and Northpark, are dedicated to that cause. For more information, call 281-358-4866.

 

ASTRONOMY CLUB

The North Houston Astronomy Club meets the fourth Friday of the month (third Friday in Nov.-Dec.) at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Meetings are open to the public. Novice talk is at 6:30 p.m.; club meeting at 7:30 p.m.; professional speaker at 8 p.m. Whatever your level of interest or knowledge of astronomy or space science, bring the whole family. For information, visit www.astronomyclub.org.

 

ATASCOCITA-KINGWOOD GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Those interested in genealogy are invited to attend the monthly meetings of the Atascocita-Kingwood Genealogical Society. The meetings are held the second Sunday of each month at Rosemont Assisted Living, 6450 Kings Parkway in Atascocita, at 3 p.m. Each monthly program is presented to help the members and visitors obtain a better understanding of genealogical research. For more information, contact Ann Parkinson at 281-852-6803 or visit www.atascocita-kingwoodgenealogicalsociety.org.

 

BLOOD PRESSURE/BLOOD SUGAR CHECK 

A licensed technician visits the Harris County Precinct 4 Crosby Community Center the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of each month to take blood readings. Other fitness activities offered at the center include: rhythm walking, advanced line dancing, dart baseball, body toning, chair exercises, dancercise and yoga. For information, call 281-462-0543.

 

BLUE STAR MOTHERS

The Blue Star Mothers of America Houston Area Chapter is a non-profit service organization and support group for mothers, fathers, other family members or friends of those serving or who have served in the United States Armed Forces and meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. (sign-in at 6:45 p.m.), at the American Legion Hall, 307 Charles St., Humble. For membership and other information, visit www.bsmhoustonarea.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 

BIZCOM

The Lake Houston Area Chamber BizCom groups meet in Kingwood, Humble, Atascocita and Summer Creek, the first Thursday several times throughout the year at their local high school for one hour at 11 a.m., and feature speakers, presentations and announcements addressing needs or issues affecting their community. Meetings include a light lunch and are free and open to all community organizations, citizens, businesses and all other interested parties from the community. Reservations are necessary.  For reservations, call the chamber at 281-446-2128 or visit www.lakehouston.org.

 

BOOKENDS

Bookends meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Oriental Gardens, 1528 Kingwood Dr. (near Chelsea Deli), Kingwood. Book to be discussed will be announced prior to meeting date. For information, contact Julie Payne at 281-713-2477 or 409-963-6730.

 

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

The Memorial Hermann Cancer Center Northeast breast cancer support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month from 6:30-8 p.m. The support group is held in the Women’s Classroom on the second floor of the hospital’s Southwest Tower, 18951 Memorial North, Humble. For information, call Kate Mahan at 281-540-6556.

 

BREASTFEEDING AND NEWBORN CARE CLASSES FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS

A Breastfeeding Class and a Newborn Care Class are being offered for Spanish speakers the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Women’s Classroom on the second floor of the hospital’s Southwest Tower.  In the Breastfeeding Class, participants will learn the benefits of breastfeeding, the importance of a support system and tips for a successful start.  The Newborn Care Class will teach prospective parents the fundamentals of infant care. Both classes are free and open to pre-registered patients, but registration is required. For a full list of classes and to access online registration, visit memorialhermann.org/classes-events or call 713.222.CARE (2273).

 

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT SERVICE

New mothers are invited to attend Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital’s free Breastfeeding Made Simple Support Group now offered every Monday from 4-6 p.m.

 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Celebrate Recovery is a Biblical program that helps participants overcome hurts, hangups and habits, based on the actual words of Jesus. The group meets every Sunday night at 6 p.m. (pizza at 5:30 p.m.) at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 3803 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood. For more information, call Jason at 832-428-4882 or Barbara at 281-913-3315 or visit www.facebook.com/CR.CTK.

 

CITY OF HOUSTON RECYCLING

Recyclables are accepted every weekend, Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for City of Houston residents, held at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride lot, 3210 W. Lake Houston Pkwy. They accept newspapers; magazines; ad inserts; aerosol cans; cardboard; catalogs; glass bottles and jars; plastics (#1, #5 and #7), and steel, tin and aluminum cans. For a complete list of accepted items, visit www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/kingwood.html or www.keepkingwoodgreen.org.

 

COMMUNITY RESPONSE TASK FORCE

The community is invited to the Community Response Task Force monthly meeting the second Friday of each month, from 1-2 p.m., at Rosewood Funeral Home, 17404 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Atascocita. Guest speakers will present vital community information from partnerships with the State, counties, cities, port, airport, schools, hospitals and other community services. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 281-852-2181, or visit www.crtf.org.

 

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

The Compassionate Friends is a national organization of parents reaching out to others who have had a child who passed away from any cause, at any age. The local chapter meets the third Tuesday of each month at Cypress Woods, 2755 Chestnut Ridge (behind Chase Bank) off Kingwood Dr. Meet and greet with light refreshments begins at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, call Debbie at 812-764-3695 or visit www.compassionatefriends.org.

 

CORNERSTONE

Cornerstone is a recovery program for students and parents as they deal with substance abuse. They offer regular, confidential meetings at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday evening at Christ the King Lutheran Church on West Lake Houston Parkway in Kingwood. Call 713-528-6720 for more information.

 

CREATING WITH BLIND ABANDON

Creating With Blind Abandon is a free art program for students who are blind or have low vision that cannot be corrected with glasses. Meetings will be held the third Saturday of each month at the Metropolitan Multi-Services Center, 1475 W. Gray St., Houston. For organizational or meeting information, visit https://creatingwithblindabandon.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

CRIJ BREAKFAST

The CRIJ Breakfast will be held the first Monday of each month at 7 a.m. at Italiano’s, 217 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E., Humble. 

 

CROCHETING AND KNITTING FOR CHARITY

A crocheting and knitting for charity group meets Thursdays, 7 p.m., at Kingwood Christian Church (DOC), 3910 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood, Classroom B (enter left door near office), and will be hosted by Andrea Conrad. All are welcome. For information, call 281-360-7910.

 

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The James Tull Chapter, NSDAR, meets the first Saturday of each month, with a 9:30 a.m. social time and meeting at 10 a.m., at Humble Senior Center, 1401 S. Houston Ave., Humble. For information and questions, contact Sharon Taylor at 713-876-7551 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

DEERWOOD TOASTMASTERS

The Toastmasters meets at Kingwood First Baptist Church, 3500 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood., Friday mornings at 7 a.m. For information, visit www.deerwoodtoastmasters.com.

 

EAGLE SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET

Buy from a local farmers market every Tuesday, from 4-7 p.m., rain or shine, at Valley Springs Clubhouse, 13555 Valley Lodge Pkwy., Atascocita. Support local farmers/ranchers, specialty foods. A family-friendly environment; bring the fur babies along.  #buylocal

 

EXXON RETIREE CLUB

The Exxon Retirees of Lake Houston has more than 400 members retired from Exxon, Mobil or the joint company. The club encourages participation in local charities and sponsors matching grants and gifts for donations of money and volunteer time. For more information, call Bruce Gunther at 281-360-8238.

 

FALL CREEK FARMERS’ MARKET

Buy from a local farmers’ market every Sunday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine, at The Park at Fall Creek, 7930 Fall Creek Bend Dr., Humble. Support local farmers/ranchers, specialty foods (candles and scents, jams and jellies, coffee roasters, wines, poultry, and more). A family-friendly environment; bring the fur babies along.  #buylocal

 

FAMILYTIME CRISIS & COUNSELING CENTER

Meeting times:

-Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m.: Domestic violence and sexual assault survivors support group for adult, female victims.

-Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m.: Family foundations-Learning about myself and my children; The power of positive parenting; and Divorce: Putting the children first.

Contact FamilyTime at 281-446-2615 for other dates, times and more information.

 

FIRST RESPONDER PEER SUPPORT

Crosby Church, 5725 Hwy. 90, Crosby, is sponsoring a Support Ministry every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to discuss PTSD within fire, law enforcement and EMS, and will be a safe venue to discuss openly the realities of life situations experienced on the streets (or over the phone or radio). First Responder Mike Stewart will be leading the group. For information, call 281-793-5300.

 

FOREST COVE GARDEN CLUB

The garden club meets second Thursday of the month from September to May. For more information, call Paulette Murray at 281-358-8625.

 

FOREST COVE POA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Forest Cove Property Owners Association Board of Directors meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 7:30 p. m. For information, visit www.forestcove.org. 

 

FRIENDS OF THE ATASCOCITA LIBRARY

FOAL is a group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and promotion of the Atascocita library. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library. For more information, call 281-812-2162. Visit www.hcpl.net for library hours and foal.ws for more information, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY KINGWOOD

FOLK has been an active group since the late 1970s, prior to the building of the first Kingwood Branch Library, and is still committed to raising funds to enable the library to continue its role as an excellent cultural facility. With proceeds from the bookstore and other monetary donations from the community, the Friends of the Library Kingwood (FOLK) supports the Kingwood Branch Library by purchasing books, digital media, equipment and program supplies. Visit www.kingwoodfolk.org to learn more. 

 

FRIENDS OF THE OCTAVIA FIELDS LIBRARY

The Friends is a group of volunteers that assists the library by collecting used books, organizing book sales as well as other volunteer duties. For more information, call 832-927-5500.

 

GATHERING PLACE

The Gathering Place is a free respite care service offered once a month by Holy Comforter Lutheran Church in partnership with Interfaith Care Partners. It is a program for caregivers of loved ones with dementia, stroke, Parkinson's and early stage Alzheimer's. The Gathering Place meets the first Friday of every month from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., at Holy Comforter Lutheran Church, 1901 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. For information, call 281-358-6500.

 

GERMAN STAMMTISCH

A new social learning group meets monthly for people who want to refresh or practice their German language skills, the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m., at Skeeter's Mesquite Grill, 4121 West Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood. Former military members are welcome; also parents and children. For information, email Alisa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

GOODTIMERS

Goodtimers is a non-denominational group of adults aged 50+ sponsored by Atascocita United Methodist Church. The club is currently meeting at 10 a.m. the second Thursday of each month via Zoom. New members are welcome. For link information, visit www.aumc.org/small-groupos/.

 

GRIEFSHARE – ATASCOCITA UNITED METHODIST

GriefShare is a support group featuring biblical teachings on grief and recovery topics. The group currently meets Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom; visit www.aumc.org/small-groups/ for more information.

 

GRIEFSHARE - KINGWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group for those who have lost loved ones. Morning class is held from 10 a.m.-noon, and evening class at 7-8:45 p.m. Both groups meet in Room E-204 at the church, 1799 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. Nursery is available by reservation. Cost is $20 for the workbook. For more information about session dates or to make a reservation, contact Donna Smith at 281-358-2137.

 

THE GROVES MARKETPLACE

Buy from a local farmers market every Thursday, from 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, at The Hearth, 11939 Madera Run Pkwy., Atascocita. Support local farmers/ranchers, specialty foods. A family-friendly environment; bring the fur babies along. For vendor spotlights and updates follow, like and share on Instagram and Facebook @thegrovesmarketplace.



HCA HOUSTON HEALTHCARE-KINGWOOD

ONGOING GROUP MEETINGS

Aneurysm/Stroke Survivors & Loved Ones - “STARS.” A community-centered group for stroke survivors and loved ones, meeting the third Monday of  Nov from 6-7 p.m., in the Community Room. Attendance is free. For information, call 281-348-8975.

Breast Cancer Support - “HOPE.” Building a supportive network and community of those affected by breast cancer, enabling participants to receive and exchange information, support, strength and Hope. Meeting the second Thursday of the month from 6-8 p.m., in the South Tower Classroom. For information, call 281-348-3352.

Breastfeeding. This group is led by a KMC lactation specialist for postpartum patients who are breastfeeding and meetings Mondays from 9:30 a.m.-noon in the South Tower Classroom (or the first Saturday each month in The Women & Children’s Center South Tower classroom, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.). New moms are encouraged to attend with their babies and ask questions. Attendance is free. Call 281-348-8342 for information.

Childbirth Preparation. This class is for expectant parents and should be taken early in the last trimester of pregnancy. The class is Saturdays, twice monthly, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Women and Children’s Center at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood. Cost is $40 per couple and includes lunch ($60 if not delivering at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood). This class is also offered as a two-part series weekday evenings from 6-9 p.m. To register, call 1-800-258-5064.

CompuCycle. On the first Saturday of every month CompuCycle is at the Kingwood Metro lot to accept electronic waste from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The service is free! It is fast and easy.

Diabetes Support Group. The group is offered to people with a diagnosis of pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes and their family members. Guest speakers discuss updated information for successful management and meet the fourth Tuesday of even months from 6:30-8 p.m. (except Dec.). There is no cost to attend. Call 281-348-8697 for information and classroom location.

Grandparent Class. Certified childbirth educators will help prepare first-time or experienced grandparents for the birth of a grandbaby. The 2-1/2 hour seminar will cover a variety of important, relevant topics. Fee is $15 per person; to register for classes, call 800-285-5064. Class is offered the last Thursday of every other month (July; Sept.; Nov.).

Infant Safety and CPR. Topics covered include car seat safety, SIDS, childproofing your home, and CPR for friends and family; offered twice monthly on weekday evenings at The Women and Children’s Center at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood. Cost is $10 per person. To register, call 1-800-258-5064.

Introduction to Breastfeeding. This class is for expectant mothers and should be taken in the second trimester of pregnancy; offered twice monthly and once per quarter in Spanish at The Women and Children’s Center at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood. Cost is $10 per mother. Mothers are encouraged to bring a support person at no additional fee. To register, call 1-800-258-5064.

Le Leche League. LLL is dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to women to choose to breastfeed. Receive support and help. Breastfeeding parents, their partners/support people, babies and other children are welcome to attend. The group meets the first Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. and the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. No registration is required. For information, visit www.texaslll.org.

Lupus Support Group. This group meets the second Monday every other month from 7-8:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend. For information, email the group facilitator, Linda Willies, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-705-0263.

Mended Hearts. Heart Patients & Caregivers - A unique support group for heart patients, families and caregivers which partners with hospitals and rehab clinics to help heart patients to have a positive patient care experience, meets the first Monday of even months at 6 p.m. There is no fee to attend. For information, call 281-348-8175 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Newborn Care. This class is for new parents or parents-to-be to learn the basic care of the baby during his/her first weeks of life. Topics covered include infant development, sleeping, bathing, diapering and coping with crying. The physical and emotional impact of newborn care on parents is also discussed. The class is offered monthly weekday evenings at The Women and Children’s Center at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood. Cost is $15 per person. To register, call 1-800-258-5064.

NICU Support Group. This class is for parents who have had or currently have a baby in KMC’s NICU, to provide “Helping Hands” and connect parents with others who can offer experience, courage and strength. The “Helping Hands” group meets the second Sunday of each month for an hour. For more information, contact Lindsay Turner at 281-348-7395 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Perinatal Mental Health Support Group. The group is for women facing emotional challenges related to pregnancy or new motherhood, or other related problems and will meet every Monday at 9:30 a.m. (babies 12 weeks and under), from 10:30 a.m.-noon (babies 12 weeks-1 year); also third Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. and first Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m. For information, call 832-944-2366.

Sibling Class. This free class is for soon-to-be siblings 3-10 years old. Topics include caring for a newborn, holding an infant, newborn characteristics, and a tour of the Women’s Center. This class is offered monthly at The Women and Children’s Center at HCA-Houston Healthcare-Kingwood. To register, call 1-800-258-5064.

For information about KMC support groups, visit www.kingwoodmedical.com.



HI NEIGHBOR CLUB-KINGWOOD

If you are looking for ways to meet new people, or recently retired with extra time on your hands, this is an opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy social activities and get involved with charities. Lunch meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month and locations vary. Cost is $22 for members; $25 for guests (member rate applies if signing up for membership at the luncheon). For reservations, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Susan Soderquist at 281-967-3636 or Debbie Sottile at 703-371-7544.

 

THE HOPE SUPPORT GROUP

A support group for women who have suffered a pregnancy loss or loss of infant after birth. The group meets every second Wednesday at Kingwood United Methodist Church, Room K-104, 1799 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood, at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the community in a safe, loving environment, and are confidential. Childcare is available. For more information, contact Donna Smith at 281-358-2137 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

HUFFMAN ISD

The Huffman ISD meets the fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building Board Room, 24302 FM 2100, Huffman. For information, call Shannon Jones at 281-324-1871, x100.

 

HUMBLE AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Humble Area Genealogical Society (THAGS) meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. from September through May, at Phillip Cezeaux Recreation Building, 100 N. Houston Ave., Humble. Monthly programs cover genealogy research, tools and techniques, with field trips frequently to the Clayton Genealogy Research Library in Houston. THAGS serves the greater Lake Houston Area. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.humblegen.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

HUMBLE BEAUTIFICATION

The Humble Beautification Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m., at 114 W. Higgins St., Humble. For information, contact Cheryl at 281-852-7317.

 

HUMBLE CITY COUNCIL

The City Council meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at 114 W. Higgins St., Humble. The public is invited. For information, contact Sue Daniel at 281-446-3061.

 

HUMBLE ISD

The Humble ISD meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., at 20200 Eastway Village Dr., Humble. The public is invited. For information, contact Karen Collier at 281-641-8200.

 

HUMBLE OPTIMIST CLUB

The Humble Optimist Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., at Homewood Suites, 23320 Highway 59 N., Kingwood. For information, contact Henry Murphy at 281-804-9070.

 

HUMBLE AREA RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Retired Texas educational personnel are invited to come and be a part of a vibrant, involved and fun organization. One does not have to be retired from a district in this area to enjoy numerous activities, speakers and reports on legislative issues and personal benefits. Meeting the third Monday of each month, social time is 9:30 a.m. before the meeting. Members, bring donations for the VA hospital; socks and toiletries are always needed, or bring a book (or books) to donate to Humble ISD's Literacy Program. For information, call Sandy Nelson at 281-923-3119, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit www.localunits.org/humble/.

 

HUMBLE ROTARY

The Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway in Humble. For information, contact Bill Davis at 281-543-4521. The public is invited.

 

HUMBLE TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, TOPS, is a fun, affordable nonprofit support group that meets each Thursday evening at First United Methodist Church, 800 E. Main Street, Humble. Weigh-in starts at 6:15 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. For more information,visit www.tops.org or call Louise Hunt at 281-443-3355.

 

HUMBLE TRANSPORTATION

Humble Transportation meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m., at 110 W. Main Street, Humble. The public is invited.

 

INSPERITY OBSERVATORY PUBLIC NIGHT

Humble ISD has one of the best astronomical observatories in the greater Houston region. With three large research-grade telescopes, a registered observatory with the Minor Planet Center, the volunteer staff of astronomers engages the public the first Friday of each month from sunset to 10 p.m. The observatory is located at 2505 S. Houston Ave., Humble. For information, visit www.humbleisd.net/observatory.

 

INTERNATIONAL LADIES CLUB

The International Ladies Club was founded in 1976 by a small group of foreign-born women living in Kingwood, with members from many foreign countries. The club's mission is primarily a social one, meeting the third Thursday of the month -- to allow women from any part of the world to interact with each other in friendship and to let them share their interest in the world, in its cultures and diversity. The club is open for new members living in Kingwood and surrounding areas. In addition to monthly meetings and presentations, there are organized day trips in Houston and nearby areas, and other special activities. For information, call Leslie Sarmiento at 281-686-9293, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit www.ilckingwood.org/. Meeting times and locations vary each month; current information may be found at www.facebook.com/ilckingwood.

 

JAZZERCISE

Jazzercise holds classes in Kingwood upstairs in the Crossfit Building on Northpark, 1683 Northpark Dr. Class schedules are: Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 10:30 a.m.; Tuesday-Thursday at 6:15 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. There are a variety of classes to choose from: Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength and Dance Mixx, which fuses dance-based cardio with strength training for a core chiseling workout that blasts fat. For information, contact Rachel Claret at 281-827-2491 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

KINGWOOD APHASIA GROUP

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with aphasia (language disorder often caused by stroke or head injury), the Kingwood Aphasia Group will meet the third Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. at Strawbridge United Methodist Church, 5629 Kingwood Dr, Kingwood. The intent is to provide a forum to meet with others who have aphasia and help with communication skills in a group setting. The meeting will be led by Becky Galey CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist.

KINGWOOD AREA DEMOCRATS

KAD meets the first Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at Los Cucos Restaurant, 23730 U.S. 59 N., Kingwood. Social and dining hour 6-7 p.m. Meeting 7-8:30 p.m. KAD has served the Lake Houston communities of Kingwood, Humble, Atascocita and Huffman since 1994. Kingwood Area Democrats embody the Texas progressive spirit and passion for Democratic values at all levels of government. For more information, visit www.KingwoodAreaDemocrats.org or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

KINGWOOD AREA MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES

The Kingwood Area Mothers of Multiples club is a support organization for mothers of twins, triplets and higher-order multiples. They provide an opportunity to meet other M.O.M.s and share information on how to succeed in the trials of raising multiples. As a club, they have monthly meetings which can be both fun and informative. They also offer a variety of other multiple related events. General meetings take place the first Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Kingwood. For more information, visit www.kamom.org.

 

KINGWOOD AREA QUILT GUILD

The Kingwood Area Quilt Guild meets the first Thursday of the month at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood, with social at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.  All quilters are welcome for a fun and informative evening. Visit the website at www.kingwoodareaquiltguild.com to verify meeting date.  

 

KINGWOOD AREA REPUBLICAN WOMEN

The Kingwood Area Republican Women (KARW) meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (except July or July) at The Clubs of Kingwood, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood, at 11 a.m. Members reflect the diversity of interests and activities that characterize the small towns of this country. The socio-economic scale is broad, ranging from the affluent to the family of moderate means. Every adult age group is represented, from young mother to retiree. The  Club’s goal is to assist local Republican candidates seeking office and to be elected and provide a forum for them to express their views, ideas and collaborate with KARW. Visit www.kingwoodrepublicanwomen.org to join. Membership is $35 per year for active members; Associate membership is $20 for women with active membership in another Federated RW, Spouse or Republican men. For information, email President Chris Parker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD AREA SUPER NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

KASNC meetings are held the third Wednesday each month at 7 p.m. at Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood. No meetings are held in June and July. The Council solicits input from members of the community on capital improvement and other projects that will improve the quality of life and public safety in Kingwood. For information, visit www.kingwoodsnc.com/kingwoodsnc.

 

KINGWOOD, ATASCOCITA, PORTER TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, TOPS, is a fun, economical, weekly weight-loss support group that meets each Thursday evening at The Terrace, 929 Rockmead Dr., Kingwood. Weigh-in is from 6-6:30 p.m. and meeting from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Prospective members can visit one time free. For more information, visit www.tops.org or contact Debbie Brubaker at 281-359-7276.

 

KINGWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Kingwood Chamber meets the first Friday of each month at 11:30 a.m. Meeting locations vary. For information, contact Sparky Nolan at 281-360-4321.  The public is invited.

 

KINGWOOD CHORALE AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

The Kingwood Chorale and Chamber Orchestra (part of the Lake Houston Musical Arts Society, formerly Kingwood Musical Arts Society) has been enriching the cultural arts of Kingwood with classical music events and chamber concerts since it was formed in 1988. For information, concert schedule and tickets, visit www.lhmas.org/.

 

KINGWOOD CRUSADERS RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB

Competing in the Texas Rugby Union playing against other Division-3 teams in the greater Houston area, the Crusaders were formed in 2015 and currently practice at Creekwood Middle School, 3603 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. and home matches on Saturday afternoons; beginning in July, the Crusaders’ home pitch (practice and matches) will be moving to River Grove Park. Following games, the team gathers at Back Pew Brewery to fraternize with the opposing team. Interested players (18 and older) should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.kingwoodcrusaders.com.

 

KINGWOOD FARMERS MARKET

If you love fresh home grown fruits and vegetables, now is the time to visit the Farmers Market in Kingwood Town Center Park every Thursday, rain or shine, from 2-6 p.m. (Standard time) and 3-7 p.m. (Daylight Saving time)  at Kingwood Town Center. Visit the certified vendors to buy locally grown and produced fruit, vegetables and such delicacies as Indian food, jellies and jams, artisan breads, olive oil, goat cheese, lavender, jerky, sugar-free desserts, orchids and many others. Visit  www.towncenterevents.com/farmersmarket or www.facebook.com/kingwoodfarmersmarket for more information.

 

KINGWOOD GARDEN CLUB

The Kingwood Garden Club meets the first Tuesday of each month from September through May at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. The Club’s objective is to stimulate interest in floral design and horticulture; cultivate a broader knowledge of gardens and gardening; aid in the protection of native trees, plants, and wildlife; and encourage civic interest in and appreciation for the work and growth of the Club. Dues are $50 annually, payable at the March meeting. For club information or to join, email Margo Rushin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; visit www.kingwoodgardenclub.org or www.facebook.com (Kingwood Garden Club).

 

KINGWOOD HUMBLE AREA AGGIE MOMS CLUB

The Kingwood Humble Area Aggie Moms Club holds its regular meeting the second Tuesday of each month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 3803 West Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood. The pre-­meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with socialization and shopping and the formal meeting begins at 7 p.m. The club brings a guest speaker to each meeting, representing various Texas A&M University organizations. All former and current Aggie Moms are invited. Information about the club, speakers, meeting dates and times is available at www.khaggiemoms.org.

 

KINGWOOD-HUMBLE MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

The KHMTA meets every second Wednesday at the recital hall at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Their goal is to develop the talents of students, and new students and members are always welcome. KHMTA is a member of the Texas Music Teachers Association and the National Music Teachers Association. For meeting information, call Mary Weaver at 281-358-6221.

 

KINGWOOD KIWANIS CLUB

The Kingwood Kiwanis Club meets every Friday at noon, at the Kingwood Country Club, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail., Kingwood. For information, contact Curtis Maxey.

 

KINGWOOD MARKET DAYS

This event is held the first Sunday of each month at Kingwood Town Center. There will be live music, a kids zone and more than 100 vendors selling many different things. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD PAGE TURNERS CLUB

Kingwood Page Turners Club is a book discussion group which meets the third Thursday of each month at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood, to allow participation in selecting and discussing a book at each meeting. The group’s discussions include all genres, from bestsellers to classics. For information, email Alan Fishback at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 281-348-2570.

 

KINGWOOD PHOTO CLUB

KPC is a collection of photographers and would-be photographers from the Kingwood, Humble and Atascocita areas; different ages, demographics, and abilities, but sharing a love of photography. Everyone is welcome to the monthly meetings, held the third Tuesday of each month, at 6:30 p.m., at First Baptist Church, third floor, 3500 Woodland Hills Dr., Kingwood. For meeting and speaker information, visit www.kwphotoclub.com.

 

KINGWOOD PIP

The Kingwood PIP, Houston Police Department’s Positive Interaction Program, meets the third Tuesday of each month, at Kingwood Church of Christ, 2901 Woodland Hills, Kingwood, and features speakers from different divisions (Burglary and Theft, Homicide, K-9, Helicopters, etc.), explaining how their division operates. This is done so citizens will know what to expect, if they should ever need the police.

 

KINGWOOD RECYCLING CENTER

Kingwood Recycling Center, 3210 West Lake Houston Pkwy., Houston (at Kingwood Metro Transit Center) accepts electronic recyclables at no charge to City of Houston residents on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The center is also open every weekend from Friday afternoon until dusk on Sunday.  Accepted are glass, cardboard, paper, metal cans, plastic bottles.  Items must be separated and cardboard must be flattened.  Dump contents into the bins and take your plastic bag back home for another use. 

 

KINGWOOD ROTARY CLUB

The club meets every Thursday, 6:15-7:30 p.m. at The Union Kitchen, 23918 Highway 59, Kingwood. KRC is for those who have concern for others–people who want to enhance their community through gifts of their time, talent and financial support. For information, call Charlie Buscemi at 281-359-7193 or visit www.kwrotary.org.

 

KINGWOOD SERVICE ASSOCIATION

The KSA meets quarterly (April, July, Oct., Jan.) at the South Woodland  Hills Community Room, 2030 Shadow Rock Dr., Kingwood. For meeting information, call Dee Price at 713-302-9480.

 

KINGWOOD SEWING GUILD

The Kingwood Sewing Guild meets the first Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Hobby Lobby on Grand Pkwy. and Hwy. 59. The group will present different challenges each month. Visitors are welcome.

 

KINGWOOD TOASTMASTERS

Join Toastmasters for its regular Tuesday weekly meeting at the Watercrest at Kingwood, 24109 Kingwood Place Dr., from 7-8:30 p.m. Toastmaster Clubs provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. Guests are always welcome and there is no cost to attend as a guest. Typical attendance is 15-25 people. 

 

KINGWOOD WOMEN'S CLUB

This volunteer organization is dedicated to “Caring for our Community” and meets the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at The Overlook in Atascocita. Members volunteer more than 6,000 hours annually to local charities and work like elves preparing for the Holiday Marketplace held each October. For information visit www.kingwoodwomensclub.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGWOOD WRITERS GROUP

The Kingwood Writers Group meets the second Thursday of each month, from 7-9 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center. Beginner or experienced, published writers of all genres are welcome to join the group and will find the meetings informative and entertaining. The only requirement is an interest in writing. Each meeting will include a group discussion of short contributions from members. For information, email Daniel Logan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

LAKE HOUSTON AREA ARTISTS

The Lake Houston Area Artists League meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Homewood Suites, 23320 Hwy. 59 N., Kingwood. Membership is open to all ages and all levels of artists. For more information, visit www.lakehoustonareaartists.com or on Facebook at Lake Houston Area Artists.

 

LAKE HOUSTON BEAUTIFICATION

Lake Houston Beautification meets the first Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. at 110 W. Main St., Humble. For information, contact Carolyn McCarty at 281-446-2128.

 

LAKE HOUSTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The LHCC meets the third Tuesday of each month at 11:30 am. Meeting location varies. For information, contact Carolyn McCarty at 281-446-2128.

 

LAKE HOUSTON GARDENERS

The group meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills, in Kingwood. Each meeting ends with a plant exchange.

 

LAKE HOUSTON PACHYDERM CLUB

Lake Houston Pachyderm Club, 2523 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Kingwood, meets the second Monday night of each month. Come for dinner and conversation at Amedeo's, 22704 Loop 494, Kingwood. Meet-n-greet begins at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. Meeting is free, but dinner is available from Amedeo's for $20. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

LAKE HOUSTON LADIES CLUB

LHLC is a social organization that meets for a luncheon from Sept.-May the third Tuesday of the month at the Walden Country Club, 18100 Walden Forest Dr., Humble. The club welcomes new members from all surrounding areas, offering avenues for individual interest: Hand Knee and Foot, Shooting Club, Travel Club, Scrabble ‘N Babble, Bunco, Artsy Smartsy, Movie Group, Mah Jongg, Lunch ‘N Look, Supper Club, Mexican Train, Readers’ Choice, Game Day, Tea Time and Bridge. Many of the groups continue throughout the summer months. There are periodic events planned during the year that include spouses or significant others and are an excellent way to meet new people and make new friends. For club information, visit www.lakehoustonladiesclub.com or call Betty at 832-633-2991. Currently, because of COVID-19 closures and restrictions, most Club activities are suspended. Check website for periodic updates.

 

MEMORIAL HERMANN NORTHEAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

The Cancer Center at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital has begun a support group for cancer survivors, their family and friends, and those who seek more information about cancer. The group meets the third Wednesday of every month, from 4-5 p.m., in the main lobby of the Cancer Center.

 

MEMORIAL HERMANN NORTHEAST WELLNESS CENTER

The hospital's gym has everything from low-impact aerobics, 50-plus classes, and strength and toning classes, to T'ai Chi, infant massage classes, full weight room, personal trainers and body fat testing. The Wellness Center is open to all; there are membership and non-membership fees. For information, call 281-540-6425.

 

MEMORIAL HERMANN NORTHEAST VIRTUAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP

MHNH will begin free, informative virtual weight loss surgery support groups every third Wednesday each month, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will be provided the online link and password once a consent form has been submitted to the Bariatric Program Coordinator. For information, call 281-913-3484.

 

MEMORIAL HERMANN STROKE SUPPORT GROUP

Stroke Support Group meetings are held the fourth Wednesday each month, in Classroom B at 12:30 p.m. The Stroke Support Group is free and open to all stroke survivors, those who care for stroke survivors and those who would like additional information about surviving a stroke. Participants must register by calling 713-222-CARE (2273).

 

MEMORIAL HERMANN WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP

Support Group meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Memorial Hermann Northeast, Conference Room 2, 18951 Memorial N., Humble, to provide ongoing support and information to help participants along their weight loss journey, with education, support of a community, and advice from others. For meeting dates and information, call 281-913-3484.

 

MERRY WIDOWS

The Merry Widows group is a nondenominational group, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Humble, providing friendship, hope and support for widows in the Humble-Kingwood-Atascocita area. Join the Merry Widows for lunch the first Friday of every month at 12:15 p.m. at Italiano's in Humble. For more information, call 281-446-2332 or 281-446-1339.

 

MODERN WIDOWS CLUB HOUSTON

MWC is part of a national organization which provides widow mentoring, leadership and empowerment through member services, active social media sites and an inspirational blog. The organization aspires to be a bridge of understanding, comfort, compassion and positive change between a widow and her community and is non-denominational. The Northwest Houston/Katy chapter of MWC will meet the third Wednesday of every month at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 15015 Memorial Dr. near Eldridge Road at 6:30 p.m. Women of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to attend. For information about Modern Widows Club, visit www.modernwidowsclub.com, click on “Chapters” tab or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

MOPS

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets the second and fourth Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m., Sept.-May. Moms of little ones from birth to kindergarten will gather twice a month for breakfast, community, and to celebrate the joys and challenges of motherhood, at First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood, 5520 Kingwood Dr. Little ones will enjoy playtime, stories and snacks. (MomsNext is also available for mothers of school-age children. Email for additional information.) For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

MUD NO. 109

The Municipal Utility District No. 109 meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Atascocita Volunteer Fire Dept. Headquarters, 18425 Timber Forest Dr., Humble, to discuss the county’s drinking water and other issues. To learn about future public meetings, or to request to schedule one, contact Glenn Bogs at 281-852-8006. The public is invited.

 

MUD NO. 132

The Municipal Utility District No. 132 meets the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Atascocita Branch Library, 19520 Pinehurst Trail Dr., Humble. For information, call Ray Hughes at 281-850-6123. The public is invited.

 

MUD NO. 153

The Municipal Utility District No. 153 meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., at Fulbright & Jaworski, 1301 McKinney, 47th Fl., Houston. For information, email Yvette Deitrick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The public is invited.

 

MULTIPLE MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP

The Kingwood/The Woodlands Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.  In the upstairs youth room at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church School at 2929 Woodland Hills Dr. in Kingwood.  For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

NEARLY NEWLYWEDS AND NEWLYWED COUPLES

Connection, community, meaningful relationships Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Woodridge Baptist Church, 5707 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood, this group Bible study will help answer questions. Join us this week. Group consists of nearly newlyweds and newlywed couples without children. For information, visit www.woodridge.org.

 

NORTHEAST HARRIS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

The NEHCBA meets every second Friday at noon at Los Cucos, 23730 Hwy. 59 North, Kingwood. The meeting provides one hour of CLE and great networking opportunities with local attorneys. The group also meets every third Wednesday at Amedeo’s, 22704 Loop 494, Kingwood, at 5:30 p.m. for happy hour and networking. For more information, visit www.nehcba.org.

 

PEACE BY PIECING QUILT GUILD

PBPQG is dedicated to promoting appreciation of the art of quilting while encouraging quilt-making of all forms. Monthly meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at Lakeway Baptist Church at 5801 FM 1960 E., Humble. Social time and refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m. while the general business meeting, program, show and tell, and door prizes start at 7 p.m. For dates and meeting information, visit www.peacebypiecingquiltguild.com.

 

PINK LADIES

If you, a family member, or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer, this support group hosted by Atascocita United Methodist Church is a place where one can receive support, help, and love from members that have been through the same journey. The group is currently meeting the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. online via Zoom. For link information, visit www.aumc.org/small-groups/.

 

ROTARY ROSE GROUP

Rotary ROSE Mama Support Group is a local postpartum depression and anxiety support group that meets three times per month in Atascocita, for women struggling with depression and/or anxiety after the birth of a child, The group’s goal is to provide a free, safe environment for moms to meet and get support. Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Humble, meetings are free of charge. Babies are welcome, but childcare is not provided. For information, contact Valerie at 281-814-5803 or visit www.facebook.com/Rotary-ROSE-Group-175003066474496/ for updates on meeting times and locations.

 

SAHAJA YOGA MEDITATION

This meditation group meets every Wednesday, from 6:30-7:30 a.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood. It is open to the public and free. Come and experience your own self realization.

 

SECOND SATURDAY CONCERT SERIES

Kings Harbor, 4501 Magnolia Cove Dr., Kingwood, is sponsoring a special concert series on the second Saturday of the month from September through November from 6-9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy family-friendly, live music. For information, visit www.kings-harbor.com or call 713-629-5200.

 

SUMMER CREEK ROTARY CLUB

Summer Creek Rotary Club  meets at 8 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Generation Park, 2nd floor Conference Room, 250 Assay St., Suite 200A, Houston. For information, contact Deborah Rose Miller at 281-380-0332.

 

SURVIVING MOTHERHOOD

This support group in Kingwood meets every Thursday from 10:30 a.m-noon. Call Alysha or Mary Beth at 281-812-7529 for more information.

 

TEXAS INMATE FAMILIES ASSOCIATION (TIFA)

TIFA Humble Chapter meets the second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., at A&A Drug & Alcohol Education, Humble Plaza Suites, Ste. 19, 19333 Hwy. 59, Humble. Meetings are open to those who have family members incarcerated in the Texas criminal justice system and anyone interested in issues faced by inmates sentenced to jail or prison terms. Meetings provide support, education, local resources and information including speakers of interest to the members. For local information, call Sharon Bass at 281-964-9928, visit www.tifa.org, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

TIRZ

The TIRZ meets the second Thursday of every month at 8 a.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr., Kingwood. For information, call Stan Sarman at 713-204-1641.

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Humble Area Retired Teachers Association (HARTA) will have their Zoom meeting on February 15 at 10 am.

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