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The Jewish celebration of Passover offers the opportunity for some of the most dramatic stories of the Bible, as well as folklore connected to this popular holiday.  The week before Passover this year, Rabbi Dan Gordon of Humble's Temple Beth Torah will be presenting holiday tales at three local libraries.  Monday, March 18 will include an afternoon program in Kingwood and an evening program in Atascocita, followed by a Tuesday morning presentation in Humble on March 19.

Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program (SAP) is hosting a Lovebug Boogie Dance and Concert Wednesday, February 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway. The afternoon dance for adults, ages 50 and better, features the River Road Boys. Light refreshments will be served, but alcohol is not permitted at county-sponsored functions.

On Saturday, November 3,  a  special recycling event  will take place from 9 am-3 pm at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride near the intersection of Rustic Woods and West Lake Houston Parkway. Net proceeds from this event will be used to develop a training program for  people with disabilities.

Get a jump on the cold and flu season. May Community Center offers flu and pneumonia immunizations and vaccines Tuesday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Immunizations administered by Texas Vaccine Institute are free to participants with Medicare Plan B age 65 and better. Everyone else is asked to make payment by check or cash at the time immunizations are administered

The 2nd ANNUAL HAAM PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY  " Celebrating Hands and Hearts of Lake Houston" will be held on September 15th 6 PM at The Kingwood Country Club. This event honors Lake Houston Area Couples who have gone above and beyond in giving their time and resources to their neighbors in need.  The three couples nominated and honored this year have certainly shown exemplary and selfless efforts and help make this community a better place for all to live work and raise children. The 2012 Honorees are:

All grandparents are invited to May Community Center for a special luncheon in their honor Friday, September 7 at 11 a.m. This event is especially for grandparents who generously share insight, wisdom, and love with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

As you reflect on the joys of grandparenting, the Harris County Precinct One Seniors Drama and Dance Group perform their Seniors Musical Reflections that will have you singing and laughing along to a fun-filled, humorous revue with dialogue, songs, and dancing

Temple Beth Torah in Humble is inviting the entire community to a fun-filled Open House  on Sunday, August 26thfrom 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Award-winning musician and singer Rachel Buchman will lead us on a journey through the year in music. Ms. Buchman, a native New Yorker who specializes in Jewish holiday music, has taken her magical guitar and spirited talents all over the United States and abroad.  Whether you're young or old (or somewhere in between), you'll enjoy her energetic performance.

Experts from across the country will speak at a four-day Community Charrette on Homelessness to help develop a plan to prevent and end homelessness in Houston, Harris County and Fort Bend County.  A Charrette is an intensive planning process that jumpstarts and streamlines how a community develops or updates its Community Action Plan. 

 

When you that life will never be the same, it is time for change. That is the message of the Fractured No More . . . Hope is Here conference to be held August 9th through 11th, 2012, in Kingwood, Texas. Featuring international speaker, Sandra Sellmer Kersten, the conference will teach attendees how to break free of and heal from emotional and psychological trauma. Sponsored by The Whole House Ministry, the material is designed for both the individual as well as the caregiver.