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The latest news from the Kingwood Connection.

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.

Mercer Botanic Gardens hosts an informative and fun presentation each month known as Lunch Bunch! In honor of the Christmas season, December participants enjoyed a craft session, creating handmade Angel ornaments from various dried material, such as a Philippine lily see pod, bread poppy seed pod, butterfly vine winged seed pod and Spanish moss.

The City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will embark on its 24th year of the Holiday Tree Recycling Program by providing 18 recycling drop-off sites for Holiday Trees throughout Houston.

Start the new year with one of the popular programs at Jesse Jones Park.  From nature to fitness, both young and old will find something to suit.

The Tadpoles Club is one of the longest running and most popular nature programs at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, geared towards three-and four-year olds ready to discover the world of nature. Afternoon sessions of this free, interactive program are still available, which will be held Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the park’s Nature Center, located at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 281-446-8588.

Churches community wide are preparing for Christmas services.  Below is a listing of special Christmas services.  Please check the church web site for regular service times.

Registration is now open for the six-week Tier III course of the Texas Gulf Coast Gardner (TGCG) program, hosted by Mercer Botanic Gardens and The Mercer Society (TMS), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.