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Ring in the Chinese New Year at The Woodlands Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 14 from 11 am – 3 pm. The museum will host its grand Chinese Year celebration with various art projects and cultural activities throughout the day. The event is included in the price of admission. For more information, visit woodlandschildrensmuseum.org or call 281-465-0955.




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Montgomery County Women’s Center Awarded the Avon Foundation for Women “Speak Out Against Domestic Violence” Grant
The Avon Foundation for Women has awarded a $10,000 one-year grant to the Montgomery County Women’s Center (MCWC) to provide services for victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse and stalking. Full Story

The Woodlands LearningRx suggests protecting the brain while enjoying winter sports
Many Texans spend the winter and even the spring in pursuit of cooler climates – looking for enough snow or ice to enjoy their favorite winter sports. Full Story

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Ready to Help Montgomery County Residents
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will provide free tax preparation services at sites located all over Montgomery County this tax season. Full Story

Conroe groups join forces to promote cultural arts
The Young Texas Artists Music Competition, chaired by Susie Pokorski (right) and the Conroe Service League, headed by Vickie Stewart (center), have joined forces in a common goal to foster cultural arts in the community. Full Story

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

 Events in The Woodlands
Happy Birthday, Einstein! The Woodlands LearningRx and The Woodlands Children’s Museum Join to Celebrate One of the World’s Greatest Minds
The Woodlands LearningRx will join forces with The Woodlands Children’s Museum to celebrate one of the world’s greatest minds, physicist Albert Einstein. Full Story

“Betting on Courage” casino night dinner fundraiser to benefit Children’s Safe Harbor on April 10
Children’s Safe Harbor’s is hosting its annual casino night dinner fundraiser, themed “Betting on Courage” at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 10 at The Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive. In addition to an exciting casi Full Story

Spring Arts in the Park features Teen Talent Show; deadline for auditions February 13, 2015
Enjoy an afternoon with family and friends at Arts in the Park on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands, 77389. This year the featured entertainment will be the Teen Talent Show. T Full Story

Spring Into The Woodlands Children's Museum: Spring BreaKation offers events, enrichment activities for children ages 4 to 8 from March 14 to 21
Mark your calendars for a fun-filled Spring Break at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Full Story

Dr. Jen Arnold to speak at interfaith community clinic spring event
The Interfaith Community Clinic is excited to announce Dr. Jen Arnold will be the guest speaker at the sold-out, second annual “Women Empowering Women” luncheon to be held from 11:30AM to 1:00 PM at The Woodlands Country Club – Palmer Course on Frida Full Story

 School Days
LSC-Montgomery Military History Club Raises Funds for Camp Hope
The Military History Club, a student organization at Lone Star College-Montgomery, recently raised more than $400 with its "Race to the Sea," fun run, commemorating an event from World War I. Full Story

Strykers Ink Two More
The Woodlands Strykers are excited to announce the signing of Blake Glauben from Rhodes College, and Ian Kobernick from Kalamazoo College. Blake Glauben is a native of Bellaire, Texas. Blake is 5’10’’ junior at Rhodes College. Full Story

Cooper's Schoolwide Habitat Homebuilding Project Well Under Way
Construction on the sixteenth consecutive Habitat house built by The John Cooper School community has surpassed the halfway mark, according to senior Christopher Zupan, who is construction co-chair along with fellow senior Maci Billiot. The student-l Full Story

Lone Star College names vice chancellor of workforce and economic development
Lone Star College has named Dr. Melissa Gonzalez LSC vice chancellor of workforce and economic development. Gonzalez will lead workforce-credit and non-credit programs, continuing education, job placement, resource development/grants, and Lone Star C Full Story

Sponsors Needed for Lone Star College-Montgomery’s 18th Annual “Healthier U” Scholarship Event
Lone Star College-Montgomery is seeking booth exhibitors and sponsors for Healthier U, a community-wide wellness expo, job fair, and golf tournament that provides scholarships for students while promoting healthier living in the community. Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Honors Four Professors with National Faculty Excellence Award
Lone Star College-Montgomery and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) recently announced Dr. Kelly Weller, Gary Brown, Renee La Rue, and Lori Hughes as Faculty Excellence Award recipients for their dedication and co Full Story

The Woodlands Youth Rugby Club Discusses the Safety of Rugby
Rugby is a dynamic contact sport that is played all over the world by men and women of all different classes, creeds, and races. It fosters friendship and camaraderie between players. Full Story

Lone Star College appoints interim president at LSC-Montgomery
Dr. Rebecca Riley has been named LSC-Montgomery interim president beginning Jan. 15. Riley replaces Dr. Austin Lane who was recently promoted to LSC executive vice chancellor. Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Honors Four Professors with Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award
Lone Star College-Montgomery is proud to recognize Clayton Lust, Jocelyne Laing, Dr. Patricia Schwartz, and Mead McLean as Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award recipients in honor of their dedication, expertise, and accomplishments on campus, for the 201 Full Story

Grand Champion Steer - TISD
Tomball High School junior Natalie Brown (right) presented her grand champion steer at Tomball ISD’s 39th Annual FFA Project Show. Full Story

Travel to Ireland by Way of Irish Folksinger Danny O’Flaherty at LSC-Montgomery
Close your eyes and let the sounds of authentic Irish singing and stories of Irish-American vocalist and instrumentalist Danny O’Flaherty take you off to a warm, turf-fueled, fire-lit night of Irish heritage and ancestry.
O’Flaherty’s concert, “A St Full Story

Lone Star College helps veterans fast track to a new career
Military veterans looking to enter the Texas workforce are eligible to receive free training at Lone Star College thanks to grants from the Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions and the Texas Department of Transportation. The streamlined tr Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
Election results for Residential Design Review Committees and Village Associations
The Woodlands Township held elections today for community positions for village Residential Design Review Committees in the Villages of Cochran?s Crossing and Grogan?s Mill and Village Association in the Village of Grogan?s Mill. 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

The Woodlands Township Recreation Center offers Kids Night Out
The Woodlands Township Recreation Center continues to offer Kids Night Out, a fun program for children aged four to 10 years old. Full Story

The Woodlands Township offers social program for fifth and sixth graders
The Woodlands Township Recreation Center offers Gorilla Hole, a highly staffed and a well-organized environment for 5th and 6th graders to monkey around and have a blast. Kids will make new friends and memories in no time while playing dodgeball, bas Full Story

Chairman of The Woodlands Township Board of Directors nominated for award
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors Chairman Bruce Tough has been nominated for the Houston Metropolitan Area Public Official of the Year award. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors to hold meeting
Board of Directors and Members on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. at The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands, Texas 77381. Full Story

 At The Pavilion
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion to Host an Open House for Event Staff Employment March 7
If you enjoy people, music, and are looking for an exciting part-time job, then The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is the right place for you. The Pavilion will host an Event Staff Employment Open House at The Pavilion March 7 at 1 p.m. Full Story

Judy Larson and Nelda Blair to Serve as Auctioneers at The Pavilion Partners 17th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction
Montgomery County natives and noted microphone hogs Judy Larson and Nelda Blair bring their talents to the fundraising portion of The Pavilion Partners 17th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction March 22. Full Story

 People In the News
Houston Woman Magazine Releases Special Edition Featuring Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women Of 2014
Dr. Ann Snyder, Executive Director of Interfaith of the Woodlands and Interfaith Community Clinic has been named one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2014” by Houston Woman Magazine. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention And Visitors Bureau Names Cameron Clay-Klepac To Marketing Specialist
In her new role, Klepac will manage various aspects of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau’s destination marketing efforts including advertising, special promotions and public relations – all designed to promote The Woodlands as a premier dest Full Story

The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s Julie Charros-Betancor appointed new President of the U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced today that Julie Charros-Betancor, the International Sales Manager for Mexico/Latin America for The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center, has been appointed as the new President of The U.S. Mexico Full Story

New Art Coordinator at The Woodlands Children's Museum
There’s a new face stationed at “the Muse” – an exhibit dedicated to exploring culture through hands-on art and its processes at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Full Story

The Woodlands Waterway ARts Council welcomes four new Council members as they celebrate a decade of service to the community!
Four new Woodlands Waterway Arts Council (WWAC) board members bring extensive experience and expertise to the growing non-profit organization that supports the visual and performing arts in Montgomery County. WWAC Council President Cindy Hardin annou Full Story

 YMCA News
Special Wellness Programs Available at the YMCA For Cancer Survivors
Cancer is a life-changing disease that takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected. The Y and LIVESTRONG have joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to Full Story

South Montgomery County Family YMCA Shoot-a-Thon Scores more than $4500 to help youth, families and seniors in our community
The South Montgomery County Family YMCA Youth Sports League held a charity shoot-a-thon this past weekend. Volunteer Soccer and Basketball Coaches each took their turn, at half-time, shooting free throws and scoring goals. Parents, family members, fr Full Story

 Real Estate News
The Howard Hughes Corporation® Break Ground On Embassy Suites Hotel In Hughes Landing® On Lake Woodlands
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company, along with Embassy Suites Hotel held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Embassy Suites at Hughes Landing®, a 66-acre mixed-use development 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

Tips to Help Pets Quickly Adapt to Your New Home
Moving into a new home is an exciting, exhilarating and occasionally overwhelming undertaking for every member of the family. This also holds true for family pets. A little before-the-move preparation, however, can help your pet adjust quickly to lif Full Story

“Tea on the Lawn” set for April 24 to benefit New Danville
Guest speaker is Heather Abbott, who was standing at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line when the terrorist bombings went off and had to face the unimaginable decision to amputate. Her story is nothing short of courage, determination, and inspiratio Full Story

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