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The Republic Grille will host its Inaugural Father’s Day Classic Car Display on Sunday, June 21, from 10 am – 2 pm., just outside the restaurant located in thePanther Creek Village Center. Members of The Woodlands Car Club are happy to support this event and look forward to displaying a variety of beautiful cars in pristine condition for the community to admire. For more information on The Republic Grille, visit therepublicgrille.com or call 281-719-5895.




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Waterslides, Kayaking And More = Spring Break Fun In The Woodlands
If Spring Break brings to mind relaxing along a lazy river, zooming down a twisting waterslide, or perhaps kayaking, hike-and-bike trails, dining and shopping – then experience Spring Break 2015 in The Woodlands. Full Story

A Cool Place to Play this Summer
The Woodlands Children’s Museum offers a cool sanctuary for those trying to beat the heat and have some summertime fun. Full Story

“Theories of Mind” Radio with Paul Louden, on a Mission to Create Awareness and Opportunity for Those with Autism
Autism is a condition that has received significant media attention as of late, and studies indicate that diagnoses of it have increased substantially in recent years. However, the numerous aspects of the autism spectrum are nothing new to Paul Loude Full Story

Gigi’s Cupcakes Offers Free Cupcakes and Coffee to Area Law Enforcement
The life-and-death issues that face law enforcement personnel is a topic that dominates today’s news cycles. Jerry Rowell, owner of six area Gigi’s Cupcakes locations, is showing his support for the local men and women in blue with a special offer. Full Story

Community leaders encourage residents to support The Montgomery County Animal Shelter with an entire year-long campaign Goal
The Montgomery County Animal Shelter in Conroe is already at capacity. Approximately 20,000 unwanted pets are brought into the shelter every year. Literally twice as many animals come in on a daily basis than go out, and that ratio goes up drasticall Full Story

Show Support for The Woodlands Children's Museum
The Woodlands Children's Museum has seen an explosion in visitors in the past few years – with more than 97,000 guests expected this year. Full Story

Smart Ways to Spend the Summer
Summer may be prime time for fun in the sun – but if the break from school isn’t spent wisely, a student’s brain power can melt away. Full Story

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Search Team Announces National Search for the Open Position for President and CEO
The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Search Team announces a national search for the open position for President and CEO. Reporting to The Chamber’s Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for the development and implementation o Full Story

Conroe’s “Friendship Center” Gets Rebranded as the New “Meals on Wheels Montgomery County”
Since 1973, one of the accidental secrets in Montgomery County was that The Friendship Center, based in Conroe, has services that included Meals on Wheels. Realizing that the optimum number of seniors needing hot meals delivered to them wasn’t being Full Story

Free call-in “Law Line” offered on the first Monday of each month by volunteer attorneys from The Woodlands Bar Association.
Have a legal question? The Woodlands Bar Association’s volunteer attorneys are on the line at 281-645-6344 for Law Line on the first Monday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m. to provide general legal information and information about legal resources to Full Story

Give Dad the Gift of a Stronger Brain for Father’s Day:
Sign up for a cognitive skills assessment for your child – and get a free test for dad at The Woodlands LearningRx Full Story

Building Better Brains Through Play
Kim Bellini, owner and director of The Woodlands LearningRx, said that studies have shown that unstructured play – from wrestling to tea parties – helps the brain build new circuits, which later aid in social interactions and even schoolwork. Full Story

The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership Joins The Montgomery County Food Bank for a Day of Service
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) Partners joined together to serve The Montgomery County Food Bank on Friday, May 29th participating in the Food Bank’s “Sort to Support Challenge” taking place all summer. Full Story

CRAVE Wants to Return the Smiles You Send Them Right Back to You
It’s National Smile Month, and Elizabeth Harrison Cooper, co-owner of CRAVE Cupcakes, wants to celebrate. Too often, she says, smiles are harder and harder to come by, which is why she decided to open her own cupcake bakery shop; cupcakes always seem Full Story

Gilbane Building Company Leadership Gives Back to the Community
Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, made good on their company tagline of “building more than buildings”. On Tuesday, June 9th as part of their annual meeting, the leadership team from across the country gathered to p Full Story

JMMC TV Campaign Wins Big
John Manlove Marketing & Communications as a Silver winner (the highest award) in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “We’ve Arrived” for Bridgeland a Howard Hughes Development. With nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and nume Full Story

The Woodlands Children’s Museum Receives Funds From the Junior League of The Woodlands
The Woodlands Children’s Museum has received a $2,500 Junior League The Woodlands Community Assistance Grant that will help fund Motivation, Education and Training, or MET, Head Start field trips to the museum. Full Story

 Events in The Woodlands
The 2015 Woodlands Celebration Of Excellence Gala Honorary Co-Chairs Announced
Celebration of Excellence is excited to announce Mr. Paul Layne, and his wife Penny, have been selected as the Honorary Co-Chairs for the 2015 gala. Mr. Layne is the Executive Vice President of Master Planned Communities for The Howard Hughes Corporation®. Full Story

Celebrate Tanabata at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
The Woodlands Children’s Museum invites you to celebrate Tanabata, the Japanese Star Festival, with traditional Japanese dance and art activities on Tuesday, July 7, in the MUSE. Full Story

Technology and Design Converge at the Home & Garden Show The Woodlands
The 13th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show The Woodlands will be held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22 and 23, 2015. Full Story

Market Street Host South Montgomery County 4th Of July Parade And Live Music In Central Park
Market Street is a fantastic family-friendly destination to celebrate our nation’s birthday this Saturday, July 4 with the popular South Montgomery County 4th of July Parade and live music from The Eleventh Hour in Central Park and a great viewing lo Full Story

Sensory Friendly Day at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
The Woodlands Children’s Museum will host Sensory Friendly Day – an event exclusively for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and sensory processing differences. Young guests will enjoy sensory exploration through exhibits and hands-on activities, Full Story

Class Act Productions Presents Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts July 10-19! This family musical features several well-known songs including “A Spoonful of Sugar,”
“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “ Full Story

The Woodlands LearningRx Hosts Brain-Training Night
The Woodlands LearningRx will host a Brain-Training Night on Thursday, July 9, from 5-8:00 p.m. at its new location at 10857 Kuhkendahl Road, Suite 240 in The Woodlands, 77382. Full Story

Blow out the Birthday Candles with The Woodlands Children's Museum
Join The Woodlands Children's Museum on Friday, July 10, as it celebrates the fifth anniversary at its current location, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280. Full Story

Williams-Sonoma at The Woodlands Mall Presents June Schedule of Complimentary Technique Classes
It’s summertime and Williams-Sonoma at The Woodlands Mall thinks cooking should be easy, so this month’s classes focus on cool and fresh ideas for adult and junior chefs. Full Story

Pottery Barn Kids at The Woodlands Mall Hosts Story Time Every Tuesday in July
Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., Pottery Barn Kids at The Woodlands Mall hosts Story Time and kids are invited to stop in an enjoy a story or two. In July, the cool, out-of-the-sun sessions are set for July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Full Story

Wine Women & Shoes Houston Announces Date & Committee
The Breast Cancer Charities of America is pleased to announce that Wine Women & Shoes will be returning to The Woodlands on September 24, 2015 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. Full Story

Spend the Summer Exploring Science: The Woodlands Children’s Museum now enrolling for June and July workshops
“Make the most of your children’s time off from school and enroll them in creative workshops that allow them to explore their favorite subjects,” Angela Colton, executive director, said. “You might discover a lifelong passion or spark a long-term lov Full Story

Shake Your Summer Sillies Out at The Woodlands Children's Museum
The Woodlands Children's Museum will celebrate going back to school – with one last, big summertime bash. The annual Shake Your Summer Sillies Out event calls for lots of fun activities and live entertainment. Full Story

 School Days
Lone Star College names new president at LSC-Montgomery
Lone Star College announced Dr. Rebecca Riley has been named as the new president of LSC-Montgomery, effective May 1. Riley has served as the interim president since January 2015. Full Story

Cooper Art & Literary Publication Collects CSPA National Honors
For the first time in the publication's history, the 2014 issue of Inkblots, The John Cooper School's art and literary magazine entitled "Echoes and Aftershocks" won a prestigious Silver Crown award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Full Story

Two Local Teachers Honored At The 2015 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival
Two teachers from Conroe Independent School District (CISD) and Montgomery Independent School District (MISD) were awarded the 2015 Dr. Gottlieb Outstanding Teacher in the Arts Award at The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival (WWAF) on Sunday, April 12, Full Story

Non-Traditional Private School for Grades 6 to 12 to Open in Office Wing of The Woodlands Mall
This summer, school will be in session at The Woodlands Mall as Fusion Academy, an accredited private school for grades six to 12, begins classes in the office wing of the shopping center. Fusion Academy offers students and parents a non-traditional Full Story

Hospital, College Partner to Address Nursing Shortage
A shortage of nurses in our community and nationwide is still a key factor that Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Lone Star College-Montgomery are working to alleviate. Full Story

TISD Scholarship Recipient
Tomball High School Lead Counselor Carol Powell presented senior Kendall Dimick with a scholarship during the Senior Awards and Scholarship Program. During the ceremony, Dimick accepted a scholarship from the Tomball Scholarship Foundation. Full Story

TISD - College Bound Athletes Honored
Sixteen seniors at Tomball High School took part in a ceremony where they signed letters of intent to participate in athletics in college. Full Story

TISD - Challenge Day Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Tomball Elementary third grader Lindsey Fuentes and Special Education Teacher Tabitha Garrett raced to the finish line in the individual relay during Challenge Day.  One hundred thirty-three students took part in event, which marked its tenth anniver Full Story

TISD - NJHS Fun Run
Willow Wood Junior High (WWJH) seventh grade students Liane Warner (left) and Ashley Whiting participated in a fun run sponsored by the National Junior Honor Society. Approximately 275 WWJH students took part in the event. Warner, Whiting, and the Full Story

Tomlin Earns Pitcher of the Week Honors For the Texas Collegiate League
Bryce Tomlin had two excellent outings, racking up eight strikeouts without an earned run in 8.2 innings pitched. He earned the win June 10th when he quelled an Acadiana rally and gave the Strykers the chance to come back, tossing four innings of one Full Story

TISD - FFA state wildlife champ
Tomball High School junior Jake Quinn placed first in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Wildlife CDE Contest. Quinn entered the contest with his wildlife teammates. Full Story

TISD - summer professional development training for campus staff
Staff members from Creekview Elementary School attended a professional development training session about Professional Learning Communities as they prepared for the upcoming school year. Full Story

TISD - principals of the year 2015
Tomball ISD announced that Crystal Romero-Mueller and Daron Aston were named as Principals of the Year. Romero-Mueller was selected as the Secondary Principal of the Year. She has worked in education for 20 years and currently serves as the princip Full Story

TISD Teacchers of The Year
Tiffani Burroughs (left) and Jessica Reeves were selected as Tomball ISD’s Teachers of the Year. Burroughs serves students in kindergarten through grade four as a reading specialist at Rosehill Elementary School. She began her career in education 1 Full Story

Summer Classes Still Available at Lone Star College-Montgomery
Registration for Summer II classes is currently underway! In only six weeks(July 9 – August 16), students can earn the credits they need to transfer to a university or the prerequisites required for upper-level courses. But hurry—the last day to regi Full Story

Chill Out at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Production of Almost, Maine
Fresh off the success of Chicago, Lone Star College- Montgomery’s drama department is excited to bring you winter in July, with its cool production of John Cariani’s Almost, Maine. Full Story

Preparing for Preschool
Heading to preschool can be a scary endeavor for a young child – and parents may be equally anxious about the change. Full Story

Lone Star College faculty honored by national organization
The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) at The University of Texas at Austin recently awarded 14 Lone Star College faculty members with the NISOD Excellence Award. Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race set for October 10, 2015
The tenth annual Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race will be on October 10, 2015, at Market Street – The Woodlands. Children aged five to 12 years old can participate in the One 4 Texas Kids’ Fun Run at 7 a.m. The 10-mile, USA Track and Field-sanction Full Story

The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committees to hold meetings
The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committees will hold meetings for the Villages Panther Creek (3 p.m.), Indian Springs (WCA) (5:30 p.m.), Grogan’s Mill (6 p.m.) and Cochran’s Crossing (6 p.m.), on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The meetings will be Full Story

Village Green opens in Creekside Park Village Center
The Woodlands Township now has 133 parks and five spraygrounds. Village Green, the latest addition to the park system, is now open in Creekside Park Village Center. Full Story

Township hiring now for lifeguards, camp counselors and more
The Woodlands Township is currently hiring for several positions in the parks and recreation department, including pool lifeguards, summer camp counselors and more. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Full Story

Residential Design Review Committee volunteer needed for Panther Creek
A volunteer is needed to fill one vacant position on The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) for the village of Panther Creek. The volunteer must reside in the village of Panther Creek in order to serve on the committee. Full Story

Township launches official transportation Twitter account
The Woodlands Township continues to expand the methods with which its residents can receive public information and notices. With new technology and the use of social media, current information is often just a click away. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Looking for Musical Talent for 2015 Event Schedule
One of Greater Houston area’s ultimate places for music and festivals is looking for talented entertainment individuals and groups to round out its 2015 schedule of events. Full Story

Township to offer free classes to assist in water conservation
Interested in learning new tools and techniques that will help you to conserve water in your landscape? The Woodlands Township will offer free Rainwater Harvesting and Drip Irrigation classes this summer on May 30, June 27 and July 25, 2015, from 9 a Full Story

Gorilla Hole offers great summer fun for kids
As one of the first programs at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center, Gorilla Hole is a 20-year tradition of Friday night summer fun for incoming fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders to let loose and make new friends. Full Story

Riva Row Boat House announces extended summer hours
Kayakers have extra time to enjoy The Woodlands Waterway® and Lake Woodlands, thanks to extended summer hours at Riva Row Boat House. The Boat House, a popular recreational amenity located on The Woodlands Waterway®, is now open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Full Story

 At The Pavilion
Be Inspired by the Arts in 2015 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Experience a performing arts season full of classical music, dance, rock ‘n’ roll, your favorite movies, patriotic fanfare and more at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in 2015. Full Story

 People In the News
Cathy Nash named President and Chief Executive Officer of Woodforest National Bank
Robert E. Marling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Woodforest Financial Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the Board of Directors of Woodforest National Bank has named Cathleen (Cathy) Nash as the bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer Full Story

LJF Marketing Wins 2015 Communicator Awards Top Honors
LJF Marketing was recently honored with a Gold and Silver Award in the Design and Print category of the 2015 International Communicator Awards. The Gold Award of Excellence is given for communications professionals whose work exceeds industry standar Full Story

Neal King joins The J. Beard Real Estate Company
King provides leasing, acquisition and disposition services across a variety of commercial property types in The Woodlands, Spring and Conroe market areas. He possesses more than five years of experience in residential real estate having worked with Full Story

Catherine Giegerich is welcomed to the mcys Board
Montgomery County Youth Services (MCYS) is pleased to announce that Catherine Giegerich has been named a member on the MCYS Board of Directors. Full Story

LJF Marketing Employees Celebrate Work Anniversaries
LJF Marketing is celebrating the anniversary of three employees: Mary Ellingson, Mike Moreman and Carla Clark. Full Story

 YMCA News
The South Montgomery County Family YMCA Kids Triathlon, Presented by The Woodlands Kiwanis Club, Takes Place July 25
On Saturday, July 25, hundreds of children will experience the challenge and fun of friendly athletic competition as they run, swim and bike to the finish line of the Kids Triathlon at the South Montgomery County Family YMCA at Branch Crossing. The r Full Story

 Real Estate News
Realtor Vanissa Micklethwait Honored at RE/MAX of Texas State Convention
Realtor Vanissa Micklethwait, a broker associate at RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring, was honored with the prestigious RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award as well as a RE/MAX Platinum Club Award at the recent RE/MAX of Texas State Convention held in San Full Story

Truluck’s And Starbucks® Join Selection Of Upscale Restaurants In Hughes Landing®
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company, announced today that Truluck’s and Starbucks® will join an assortment of other popular food and beverage coming to Hughes Landing®, a 66-ac Full Story

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Selects Local Real Estate Leader’s “Pet Project” for Fundraising Event. Pure Mutts Animal Sanctuary is close to
Priyanka Johri, founder of the Pure Mutts Animal Sanctuary, was selected by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of a fundraising event opportunity recently held at JerryBuilt Homegrown Burgers. Johri is also the Broker owner of Wood Full Story

Shea Homes Open First Model Homes In Texas In The Woodlands
Shea Homes is celebrating the Grand Opening of two new, furnished model homes in The Woodlands. Located in the village of Creekside, Shea Homes is now open in Canopy Green, offering new homes ranging from 2700 to over 3600 square feet and priced from Full Story

Setting the Stage for Selling a Home
When homeowners make the decision to put their home on the market, one of the first things they should do is contact a Realtor to guide them through the selling process, which begins long before the first showing. Full Story

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Breaks Ground On Lakeland Village Center, First Commercial Development In BridgeLand®
Executives from The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE:HHC), Bridgeland® and The Woodlands® Development Company broke ground today on Lakeland Village Center in which CVS/pharmacy® will be the anchor retail tenant. Lakeland Village Center is the first Full Story

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