Community Events

News on upcoming community events in the North Houston area.  Check the events calendar for more events and activities.

Looking for something fun to do to put on your fall schedule?  The May Community Center in Huffman, TX, has a number of special events coming up in addition to the ongoing weekly classes.  Take a trip on the Southern Empress, learn more about the area by visiting the Museum of the Gulf Coast or the Museum of Southern History, or celebrate fall with friends with a trip to the Scarecrow Festival.

Looking to learn something new this fall?  The May Community Center has a full schedule of classes and activities designed for children to seniors.  Get fit, learn a new language, or craft for charity.  Many activities are free or have a small participation fee.  Check the schedule or contact the center for more details

 The Independence Day celebration is one of the most festive and anticipated seasons of the year in the Humble/Kingwood area.  The 2012 festivities start with the Alspaughs' Street Dance  on Saturday, June 30th, and culminate with a fireworks display at Town Center .

Children of all ages can gather to play at May Community Center this summer during a variety of fun-filled activities scheduled for Tuesdays, June 12 through July 31.

St. Martha Catholic Church along with Kingwood United Methodist Church and several other churches in the area along with The Crossover Project  are hosting and organizing Houston’s March of Remembrance in Kingwood Texas  this year.

Bring your menorahs and candles to join in a special Chanukah celebration  at Temple Beth Torah on Friday, December 23, the first night of Chanukah.

The celebration begins at 7:00 PM. Dan Gordon, the rabbi will lead a special Shabbat service that will include the telling of the Chanukah story. The prayers for the first night of Chanukah will be recited, followed by a community lighting of menorahs. It is a breath-taking site to see so many menorahs with candles aglow.

Join us for a Texas Christmas at Kings Crossing Town Center Park  in the heart of Kingwood on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM. for the free community Christmas in the Park Festival and Tree Lighting.

This popular event will offer local residents and those in surrounding areas the merriment of shops, entertainment, vendors, fanciful eateries, artists, Santa Claus, and more. Join neighbors and friends in the highlight of our Christmas season- when treasures from around the world are brought to you and the spirit of the Holidays is warming the hearts all around.

 

 Whether torrential thunderstorms or sweltering heat, the Fourth of July is always a day to celebrate in Kingwood Texas

This year, residents will have a difficult time choosing between the Monday night festivities: the fireworks at the Town Center 4th of July Festival  sponsored by Woodforest National Bank and the 4th Annual Independence Day Concert at Kings Harbor.

There will be plenty of fun for kids kicking off at 6:00 am with a Fishing Rodeo, continuing with a Bike Decorating Contest and 4th of July parade, and festival fun at Town Center Park .

If you have been pining for the opportunity to demonstrate the perfect parade wave, you too can be a part of the annual July 4th tradition. Parade entry forms can be picked up at the Lake Houston YMCA.  A $30 registration fee is required for commercial entries.  Nonprofit group entries are free.  Applications can be downloaded here:

 

It wouldn't be the 4th of July in Kingwood  without a festival and fireworks display in Town Center, and the 2011 celebration will go off with a bang thanks to Woodforest National Bank, the title sponsor.  The festival will be held from 2 pm to 9 pm at Town Center Park  located on Town Center Circle in Kingwood.

Event-goers can browse through the wares of vendors ranging from handcrafts to kids items or taste the delights from one of the many food booths.  Children can work off their excess energy in the inflatables, while young and old alike can soar to new heights on the bungee trampoline, a return hit from 2010.