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The latest news from the Kingwood Connection.

Pack a lunch and head to Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s Mercer Botanic Gardens in Precinct 4 for a unique lunchtime experience filled with information geared toward plant lovers of all kinds.

The Department of Neighborhoods Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) invites the community to ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2015, scheduled to take place in venues throughout the city February 8-12, 2015. 

Volunteers recently gathered at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center to become certified members of the Texas Stream Team, which is a network of training volunteers and partners who work to collect information about the natural resources of Texas.

Understanding new changes to deductions, claims, dependents and tax laws can make filing taxes worrisome for some people this time of year. Through Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), the AARP Tax-Aide Program will help individuals prepare and electronically file their federal income tax returns at two locations beginning in February.

The Kingwood Fillies have two upcoming fund-raising events which will provide the opportunity for some exercise in the New Year.

The Lone Star College-Kingwood Fine Arts Gallery will be showcasing a video installation and still photography exhibit by Pablo Gimenez Zapiola, Jan. 28 through March 18, which incorporates poetry, graphics, digitally mixed images and local environments.

Just a reminder that the Houston Marathon is this weekend.  If you are planning on going into the city, be aware of the street closures.  Good luck to everyone participating.  The COH press release follows.

Looking for fun activities in the upcoming month close to home?  Look no further than Jesse Jones Park.  From gardening, to birding, to crafting old fashioned calling cards, Jones Park has activities that the whole family will love.

The first news in 2015 from the Memorial Hermann Healthcare system is one of celebration and new life.  Vanessa and Brett Roe of Kingwood welcomed their daughter Abigail on January 2nd.  Abigail was the first baby to be born at Memorial Hermann Notheast in 2015.