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Commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a fiesta at May Community Center Friday, September 4 at 11 a.m. This designated month provides an opportunity to acknowledge and express appreciation to Latinos for their contributions to this country, and to pay tribute for their role in America’s diversity. National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15 each year and covers a wide number of independence celebrations for Latin American countries, including Fiestas Patrias (Chile).

Advance registration for the catered Mexican luncheon is required by Monday, August 31 since space is limited to the first 150 people to sign up. A $7 suggested donation, payable in advance, helps defray the cost of the entertainment and food.

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole is pleased to announce the completion of a “play garden” at May Park, 2100 Wolf Rd., Huffman 77336. Residents are invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony   Wednesday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the new play features of this amenity.

In 2008, a walking trail, an additional rest room facility, and a water spray feature were installed at May Park as part of a two-phase improvement project. The second phase of the improvement project is now complete and features a unique, futuristic play area surrounded by six pod-style stations that integrate standard and transitional playground elements including climbing rocks and statuesque animals.

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May Community Center will accept school supply donations for area school children now through Wednesday, August 19. “Operation Backpack” is the perfect opportunity for community members to help Huffman ISD students achieve success by providing them with necessary school supplies.

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole is pleased to announce the completion of the second trailhead in the Spring Creek Greenway project. The new “Judy Overby Bell Trail” is approximately 1.1 miles long and is made of reclaimed asphalt from Precinct 4 road projects placed over a over a stabilized base.The trail goes northwest from Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center located at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble.

Immunization requirements for students in Texas public and private schools have been revised and become effective Saturday, August 1, 2009. Immunovax will administer the new required school immunizations at May Community Center Thursdays, June 4 or July 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

To register, please call (281) 324-3373 or stop by the Center. Vaccinations will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Newborns to 18 years of age can receive one vaccination for $14, two for $20, and three or more immunizations for $25. Payment by cash only is required at the time immunizations are administered; checks and insurance are not accepted.

Philippe and Mieke Cras are known in Kingwood for their community involvement and dedication to Kingwood’s businesses and area non-profits. They have been successful in creating an exceptional hotel through their hard work, talents and community relationships.

Teaching children the tools to craft their own story not only allows them to become masters of their stories but also leads to children who communicate better.    

Discovery College will offer three different creative writing camps for the summer.  "I'm really excited about our writing classes.  Kids love to tell stories and writing can be an adventure," says Mark Osborne, program director for Discovery College.   "When you think about it, all the things that kids love start with a story - video games, cartoons, comic strips - so all kids can relate."

Sustainable Energy and Green Building Consumer Event
Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, April 19, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Reliant Park, Hall B

The City of Houston and Gulf Coast Green present the second Houston Green Expo: Sustainable Energy and Green Building Consumer Event exclusively featuring certified green products and building materials, renewable energy, energy efficiency tips, and green vehicles.

FREE ADMISSION. • Houston Green Expo Flyer (.pdf)