The 2006 Garden at the Park Family Festival will be held on Saturday, October 7th from 10 a.m till 6 p.m. The Peoples Park is situated at 1389 Forest Way on the Kingwood Drive feeder beside Sears Hardware. This years festival will include live music, games and moonwalks for the kids, vendors, arts and crafts, live entertainment shows and much more.

Learn about potential summer outdoor hazards such as poison ivy, venomous snakes and spiders along with other possible harmful flora and fauna Saturday, June 10 at 10 a.m. Information will include how to avoid bites and stings and treatment of the effects. All ages are welcome to attend. 

A number of churches in the Kingwood, Atascocita, and Humble areas are hosting vacation Bible schools in the summer months.  The themes range from Artic Adventures to Treasure Hunts.

 Below is a listing of vacation Bible schools being held in the area.  Most require preregistration, some have a small fee.  Please contact the church for more details.

Earlier this month the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Association (HLSR) bestowed $84,000.00 in 2006 scholarships to seven Humble Independent School District seniors.  Christina Galvan and Abbey Konz from Humble High School, Christine Adolphe, Yi Guo, Meredith Mosier, and Christine Wilson from Kingwood High School, and LaTonya Wilson from Quest High School each received a $12,000 award. 

What lurks in our most important kitchen space? The pantry!  When we organize, it is the spot that will most save time and money, as well as reduce stress (especially at 5pm!)  The pantry can be stocked with items on sale for daily use and to protect us in those emergency situations too.  It is also the spot to begin party planning.  Use these effortless steps to organize your pantry.   

Learn about the latest technology available for small businesses at the Kingwood Chamber of Commerce TechFEST 2006 on Thurs., May 11 from 2-5 p.m. at the Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood. The event is free and open to the public. TechFEST will feature speakers and vendor booths showcasing hot technological trends such as Web site optimization and network security.