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Applications Open for 32nd Young Texas Artists Music Competition
Applications are now being accepted for the 32nd Young Texas Artists Music Competition (YTA), hosted by the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, March 10-12, 2016 at the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeks Interest For Operation, Maintenance Of Waterway Of Cruisers
The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking input from private contractors/service providers interested in operating and maintaining The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers. Full Story

At Home at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Playhouses may be a launch-pad for the creation of imaginary worlds, but they still need regular repair and maintenance, just like real homes. Full Story

Woodlands Bar Association Now Taking Applications For 2016 Future Lawyers Scholarships
The Woodlands Bar Association (WBA) is pleased to announce that it will award two $3,000.00 scholarships to outstanding local high school students through The Future Lawyers Scholarship in Memoriam Ida G. Stewart and The Future Lawyers Scholarship in Full Story

Economic Outlook Conference Announces Speaker Lineup
Twelve Speakers – One Conference
Organizers Expect Attendance to Shatter Last Year’s Record of 800 Full Story

TWSC Welcomes The Class of 2016!
A very energetic and exciting open house produced no less than 19 aspiring singers, who accepted free voice lessons from the certified instructors at The Woodlands Show Chorus’ (TWSC) rehearsal on Monday, January 25. Full Story

Woodlands Boys Choir inviting Boys to Mini-Retreat with World-Renowned, Grammy-Nominated Fort Bend Boys Choir
Inviting all interested boys ages 7 - 13 to sign up for the February 27 event Full Story

Market Street Now Accepting Exhibitor Applications For 2016 Spring Fine Arts Show
Amateur and professional artists alike are invited to showcase their paintings, photography, jewelry, metal works, sculptures, digital art, mixed media and other works of art at Market Street’s 2016 Spring Fine Arts Show on Saturday, April 30 from 10 Full Story

Woodlands Arts Council Accepting Entries For 2016 Student Art Scholarship Program
Local high school juniors and seniors in Montgomery County and surrounding areas have the opportunity to earn scholarships by entering the Student Art Scholarship Program, hosted by The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC) Full Story

Two Stellar Events Make One Glittering Night for the Arts in Conroe: Bach, Beethoven & Barbecue Gala and Young Texas Artists Music Competition
Saturday, March 12
Annual gala kicks off the evening celebrating 32 years of one of Texas' most beloved classical music events Full Story

Deadline for Registration to Economic Outlook Conference is Rapidly Approaching
Local business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to register before event is sold out Full Story

Children’s Evening Festival Brought Big Smiles at Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands
Events, entertainment, and a visit by the Tooth Fairy Full Story

 Events in The Woodlands
Elaine Turner to Host Fashion Evening to Benefit Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch
'Spread the Love' event on February 11 will feature 'fashion, fun and philanthropy' Full Story

Get Fit February at The Woodlands Children's Museum
Informative presentations, activities planned for Feb. 15-20 Full Story

Annual Lock-n-Load Sporting Clays Tournament to Benefit Texas Sentinels
Family-friendly event continues mission of support for Texas’ wounded warriors Full Story

Celebrate Albert Einstein’s Birthday
The Woodlands LearningRx and The Woodlands Children’s Museum team up to honor the birth of one of history’s greatest minds Full Story

Montgomery County Food Bank to Host Food Fair at Moorehead Stadium on February 20
As part of Montgomery County Food Bank’s (MCFB) mission to provide nutritious meals to the food insecure children, adults and senior citizens of Montgomery County, they will host a food fair at Moorhead Stadium on Saturday, February 20. The event, wh Full Story

Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands Brings Throwdown Texas Burger & Beer Fest to Town Green Park on April 23
Sponsorships available for event that will include local foods, beers samples and live music Full Story

Escape to a Weekend of Art and Music!
Whether from Near or Far, The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Promises Three Full Days for Fine Arts Enthusiasts of All Ages Full Story

Leaping Butterfly Ministry to Host “Seeds of Faith Celebration” Gala Fundraiser this February
Leaping Butterfly Ministry announces its third annual Seeds of Faith Celebration to be held on February 26, 2016 at Bella Rose Maison in The Woodlands. The fundraising gala will include cocktails, dinner and dancing. Full Story

Laissez les bons temps rouler at The Woodlands Children's Museum Mardi Gras celebration slated for Tuesday, Feb. 9
Get in the spirit of Carnival and Mardi Gras at The Woodlands Children’s Museum – with beads, masks, parades, art projects, music and, of course, king cake. Full Story

Showing the Troops Some Love for Valentine’s Day The Woodlands Children’s Museum invites young artists to make and send cards
The Woodlands Children’s Museum has selected special Valentines this year – our country’s hard-working and dedicated soldiers. Children are invited let their creativity shine in the Muse and make fun Valentine cards to send to the troops. Full Story

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Highlight Valentine’s Day Weekend At Market Street
Before or after dining at Market Street in The Woodlands to celebrate Valentine’s Day, couples and families can enjoy elegant, horse-drawn carriage rides in the shopping and dining destination Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, Fe Full Story

Seeing Green at The Woodlands Children's Museum
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the museum on Thursday, March 17 Full Story

Hop to It! Hunt up some Easter Fun at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Eggtivities celebration scheduled for March 25, 26 Full Story

“Open Your Purse for Change” to benefit the Women’s Center on Feb. 11th
The unique fundraiser “Open Your Purse for Change” will return Thursday, February 11, 2016 to benefit the Montgomery County Women’s Center. Full Story

CarePatrol “Pays it Forward” by Helping Sponsor MCABW Scholarship Fundraiser
Montgomery County Association of Businesswoman to Hold Scholarship Fundraiser with CarePatrol as a Top Tier Sponsor. Full Story

Guests to Sample Culinary Creations of New Executive Chef for The Club at Carlton Woods
“Chef Showcase” Event Co-Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands Full Story

Class Act Productions Presents The Little Mermaid
Stage Adaptation of Blockbuster Disney Movie Brought to Life by Local Cast Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, Music by Alan Menken, Book by Doug Wright Full Story

Lasso Up Some Fun at The Woodlands Children's Museum Celebrate Texas Independence Day March 3
The Woodlands Children’s Museum invites guests to “Go Texan” in celebration of Texas Independence Day. Full Story

Save the Date for the “This Is How We Roll” Fundraising Event April 7
Montgomery County Association of Business Women’s scholarship fundraiser expected to be a smash success. Full Story

The Woodlands Boys Choir Debut and Auditions for Winter/Spring Semester
Inviting all interested boys ages 7 - 13 to audition. Full Story

 School Days
Lone Star College-Montgomery Announces Spring 2016 Fine Arts Calendar
The Lone Star College-Montgomery fine arts department has announced an exciting lineup for the upcoming spring semester. Mark your calendars now, and come enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-Montgomery. All events are open to the co Full Story

K-2 Cooper Students Bring Musical Holiday Cheer
Kindergarten, first grade and second grade students in Jackie Leon's music classes at The John Cooper School shared their talents at a December concert before school got out for the winter break. Full Story

11th Annual Empty Bowls Project
Students Make Handmade Bowls for Cooper's Annual Event to Raise Funds for Food Pantry Full Story

Lone Star College professors awarded John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards
The League for Innovation in the Community College has awarded six Lone Star College professors its 2015 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. The award celebrates exceptional contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. Full Story

Dates For Public Registration & Open Houses Set At Interfaith Child Development Center
Interfaith Child Development Center (ICDC) is preparing for the upcoming summer session and the 2016-2017 school year, and will be providing parents with the opportunity to tour the facility and register their child in one of the many programs available for this summer and the upcoming school year. Full Story

LOG ON! Cooper 2016 Cyber-Gala Goes Live on February 18
The 2016 John Cooper School Cyber-Gala will kick off on February 18 and continue through March 3. Full Story

Lone Star College to host international environmental conference on Earth Day
Lone Star College will present the 13th Annual International Education Conference, “The Global Environment: It’s in Your Hands” on Earth Day, Friday, April 22. Full Story

LearningRx Centers Team Up to Donate Award-Winning Book to School Libraries
“Your Fantastic Elastic Brain” introduces children to the wonder that lives inside their heads Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership Luncheon Guests Hear a Regional Economic Update & State of The Woodlands Township
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) recently held their Quarterly Partner Luncheon at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center on Tuesday, January 19th. Full Story

Gorilla Hole returns for Super Bowl fun
All fifth- and sixth-grade students are invited to come to the Township Recreation Center Friday, February 5, 2016, for a night of Super Bowl fun. The pre-game celebration at Gorilla Hole will feature themed games, and everyone will get a shot at the Full Story

The Woodlands Township holds Board meeting
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held its monthly meeting Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, at 6 p.m. The entire meeting can be watched on video at The Woodlands Township webs Full Story

Township Honors Volunteers at annual event
The Township honored more than 200 volunteers at a special Volunteer Recognition event January 27, 2016, including Volunteer of the Year awards for the Township’s departments of Environmental Services, Covenant Administration, Parks and Recreation an Full Story

Crime down in The Woodlands in 2015, residents encouraged to stay informed
Recently released year-end statistics show that crime in The Woodlands declined in 2015, according to The Woodlands Township's reports from its law enforcement agencies, but officials urge residents to stay aware in daily activities. Full Story

Township to hold Ad Hoc Transportation Committee Meeting
The Ad Hoc Transportation Committee of The Woodlands Township will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Full Story

February election process underway; filing continues until January 21
The process has begun for the 2016 February Election for The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committees and Village Associations with the opening of filing on December 31. Filing closes on January 21 for the election to be held on February 20. Full Story

Registration for Township Signature Races opens January 1, 2016
Start the New Year off right and register for TWFG Muddy Trails Bash, CB&I TRI – The Woodlands Triathlon or Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas! Full Story

 Community Health
Sensory Friendly Day at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
An exclusive free event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families Monday, April 18 Full Story

 At The Pavilion
Support the Arts and Dine in Style at The Pavilion Partners 18th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction
The Pavilion Partners, the official volunteer organization of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, will hold its 18th Annual Wine Dinner and Auction March 20 on The Pavilion’s Main Stage. This exclusive dinner funds scholarships for local students pu Full Story

 People In the News
Crisis Assistance Center to feature “Mattress Mack” at its 2016 Legacy Luncheon on Feb 17
Sponsorship opportunities are available as registration begins Full Story

Interfaith Volunteers Help Prepare New Veggie Village At Wendtwoods Park For Spring Planting
Volunteers gathered at Interfaith's new Veggie Village at Wendtwoods Park in the Village of Creekside this past weekend to prepare the garden for spring planting. Full Story

Wendy Lambie of The Strong Firm elected to the board of the Commercial Real Estate Association of Montgomery County (CREAM)
Attorney Wendy Lambie of The Strong Firm P.C., has been elected to the board of directors of The Commercial Real Estate Association of Montgomery County (CREAM) as second vice president officer. Full Story

Jazz Crooner RL Bell Lit Up Texas Star: The Woodlands with Hot New Single in Production
Meet the man who lit up the stars. Texas Star that is, with his sizzling single, “I Love You.” But it’s been a long journey for Houston crooner RL Bell. Originally hailing from Baytown, Robert Louis Bell, known simply RL, was the smooth soul singer t Full Story

Judges Announced for 32nd Annual Young Texas Artist Music Competition March 10-12, 2016
'We are so pleased to announce this year's panel of highly qualified judges,' said Emelyne Bingham, artistic director of Young Texas Artists Music Competition (YTA). Full Story

Local Soap Artisan and Online Entrepreneur is Top Donor in MCABW Scholarship Drive
The Montgomery County Association of Business Women (MCABW) proudly announces that After the Rayne founder Nikie Wishnow will be a top level donor to its 2016 scholarship drive. Full Story

Interfaith Of The Woodlands Now Accepting Service Of Excellence Award Nominations
Interfaith of The Woodlands announces the Service of Excellence Award, which is presented annually to five outstanding individuals in our community. The Service of Excellence Award honors individuals who have selflessly invested in our community and Full Story

Leaping Butterfly Ministries Helps Girls Fight Turner Syndrome with Annual Seeds of Faith Celebration
Leaping Butterfly Ministries Helps Girls Fight Turner Syndrome with Annual Seeds of Faith Celebration Full Story

Pam Bryan, Elvira Cauthen, And Jen Lowrance To Serve As Chairs Of The 2016 Giving Goes Glam Fashion Show
Interfaith of The Woodlands and Junior League of The Woodlands, Inc. are pleased to announce Pam Bryan, Elvira Cauthen, and Jen Lowrance will serve as co-chairs of the 2016 Giving Goes Glam Fashion Show and luncheon. Full Story

Interfaith of The Woodlands Announces Service of Excellence Award Recipients
Interfaith of The Woodlands is excited to announce the 2016 Service of Excellence Award recipients Full Story

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Goes RED for Women & Heart Disease
February is Heart Month and staff at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital wore red on February 5 for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) National Wear Red Day - “Go Red for Women”. Full Story

 Real Estate News
Bridgeland® Wins Gold Award For “Best TV Commercial” At The Nationals 2016 Competition
Newest Bridgeland TV Commercial Highlights Abundant Community Amenities and Lifestyle Full Story

RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring Realtors Present Gift Cards
Realtors at RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring once again rolled up their sleeves to raise funds to help spread holiday cheer to soldiers based at Conroe’s U.S. Army Reserve Unit, First Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment. Full Story

Naomi Judd tapped as guest speaker for April 22 “Tea on the Lawn” benefiting New Danville
Six-time Grammy award winner, celebrated songwriter, bestselling author, actress and passionate health advocate Naomi Judd has been confirmed as the guest speaker for the 8th annual “Tea on the Lawn” set for April 22, 2016 to benefit New Danville. Sh Full Story

New Danville’s 2016 “Tea on the Lawn” to honor past chair Tanya Urban
Tanya Urban will be recognized as the honoree at the 8th annual “Tea on the Lawn” set for April 22, 2016 to benefit New Danville. Full Story

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