Events

Blood Drive on August 28th

Blood supplies are at an all-time critical low, and you can help as The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be in Huntsville on Wednesday, August 28th conducting a Blood Drive from 10am-2:30pm. This collection event will be in the parking lot of TeXpress Urgent Care, and this time, all successful donors will receive a…read more »

MOP’s meeting September 12th

Join MOPs for their first meeting of the new school year! MOPs (Mother’s Of Pre-schoolers) is a gathering for moms with little ones from pregnancy to kindergarten. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month to craft, chat, drink coffee, and make friends! Child care is provided. MOPs also schedules play dates and…read more »

Willis ISD Education Foundation fundraiser

A Golf Tournament Fund-raiser benefiting the Willis ISD Education Foundation is coming up on Monday, October 14th at Panorama Golf Club in Conroe. Registration is at 12 noon with a shotgun start at 1pm – this will be a 4-person scramble and Mulligans will be sold on-site. The cost is $125 a player or $500…read more »

Change to Hornet Ticket Sales

Ticket sales for Huntsville Hornet Football games have changed for this year – tickets will NO LONGER be available at the Hawkins Administration Building. Pre-sale tickets will be available on Thursday and Friday ONLY at the Joe Clements Field House and during lunches at school campuses. Also, no pre-sales will be made after 2pm on…read more »

Bearkat Watch Party on 8/31

Bearkat Fans, mark your calendar for Saturday, August 31st when Bearkat football faces the Lobos of New Mexico. The Official Bearkat Watch Party presented by Miller Lite and Faust Distributing will be located at The Big E-Z Crawfish and Oyster Bar in Huntsville at 4:30pm. Come enjoy food and drink specials while watching the game…read more »

Huntsville Elks having a fund-raising BBQ on Saturday

Join the Huntsville Elks Lodge on Saturday, August 24th at 2pm as they’ll be having a fund-raising Barbecue – they’ll be serving chicken, sausage and sides for $10 a plate. All the proceeds from this fund-raiser will go toward special needs children at the Elks summer camp. The lodge is located at 3400 Elks Drive. For…read more »

Annual Auxiliary Chili Cook-off

Mark your calendars now for the Sam Houston Post 95 American Legion Annual Auxiliary Chili Cook-off. This annual affair will be taking place on Saturday, October 12th from 9am-4pm at the post on American Legion Drive just off FM 2821. All funds raised during this event will go to local veterans as well as toward…read more »

Cub Scout Pack 98 sign-up

Calling all boys Kindergarten through 5th Grade – Cub Scout Pack 98 is having their sign up night on Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00pm at First United Methodist Church in Huntsville. You’re invited to come out and find out about the pack and the planned activities for the year. When you come out on September…read more »

Free & Reduced Meal Program at New Waverly ISD

New Waverly ISD is committed to providing students with nutritious meals in a clean and friendly environment. If you find that you need to be part of the Free & Reduced Meal Program in New Waverly ISD, contact your student’s school or visit the districts website for more information. For more information, call the Child Nutrition…read more »

Walker County Shred Day on September 14th

Mark your calendars now for Walker County Shred Day on Saturday, September 14th at the Walker County Annex from 8am to 12 noon. If you’re concerned about identity theft and have no way to get rid of sensitive paperwork, this can take care of it. This shredding event is for citizens only – commercial and…read more »

Thomas Lake Road VFD Annual Labor Day Weekend BBQ

The Thomas Lake Road Volunteer Fire Department invites you to their annual Labor Day Weekend Barbecue. This annual get-together is set for 11am-1:30pm on Sunday, September 1st – and will take place at the fire department, located on FM 3454 east of Riverside. $12 for adults – $5 for kids 6 to 12 – kids…read more »

Big Sam turning 25!

Save the date because Big Sam is turning 25! The Sam Houston Statue Visitors Center invites you to their 25th Anniversary of the Sam Houston Statue. This event and party will be held on Tuesday, October 22nd from 10am-4pm. They’ll have entertainment, refreshments and more. For more information, call the visitors center at (936) 291-9726.read more »

Help speak for abused and neglected children

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Walker, San Jacinto, & Trinity Counties will begin their next training for volunteers later this month. This training is a daytime event, being held on August 27th and 29th, and September 3rd and 5th from 9am to 4:30pm. This training is offered for those who prefer not to travel at…read more »

Touch A Truck in September

Huntsville’s Main Street Program is hosting a new event in downtown Huntsville on Saturday, September 14th from 10am to 1pm. It’s “Touch-a-Truck”, which is an interactive event for children and the young at heart. “Touch-a-Truck” will allow kids the opportunity to climb on, learn about, and discover their favorite big trucks and vehicles such as…read more »

Huntsville Youth Soccer registration coming up

Registration dates for the Huntsville Youth Soccer Association Fall season are approaching, starting on Saturday, August 10th at Academy Sports on the feeder road in Huntsville as well as at Carbonero’s on 11th Street in Huntsville. Additional registration dates are Saturday, August 17th and Saturday, August 24th. Soccer is for youth ages 4 to 18…read more »

JSL sponsoring stop by food bank truck

Huntsville’s Junior Service League will sponsor a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, August 24th and they’ll be set up at the Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Distribution will begin at 9am that morning, and you’re reminded to bring your own bags or boxes to carry your produce.Volunteers are…read more »

KATS Safety Bash coming in September

The SHSU Police Department along with the Huntsville Police Department, Walker County Sheriff’s Department, DPS and other local agencies and first responders will be having the 6th Annual Kats Safety Bash/National Night Out event on Tuesday, September 24th – Donors, participants and booth exhibitors are being sought. For more information, email atbutters_upd@shsu.edu.read more »

St. Joseph’s Kick-Off Dance

St. Joseph’s in New Waverly is celebrating their 150th anniversary, and they’ll be having a Kick-Off Dance as part of this celebration at the church hall on Saturday, August 24th from 7-11pm. Performing that evening will be Don Martinez & Razin Cane Band with Special Guest Rick Sousley. Admission is $5.00 per person. It will…read more »

Cleaner and Greener clean-up in September

The City of Huntsville’s Solid Waste Division will host another week of their “Clean & Greener Huntsville” initiative September 16th through September 21st. The city will provide large roll-off dumpsters for free residential cleanup. This community wide event allows residents to easily access these larger trash containers at no cost. Dumpster locations are the jury overflow parking…read more »

Annual Diva Night coming

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce invites all area women to their 10th annual Diva Night being presented by Wiesner of Huntsville. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! This year’s theme is “Rita’s and Senorita’s” with this annual event being held on Thursday, August 29th in the NEW LSC Ballroom on the SHSU campus. The evening…read more »

2nd SHSU Greek Life Bearkat Bolt 5K coming in October

Sam Houston State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are invited to participate in the 2nd SHSU Greek Life Bearkat Bolt 5K on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Sponsored by the SHSU Greek Life Office, the run/walk will take place on the SHSU campus starting in the Bowers Football Stadium parking lot and finishes…read more »

Grand Canyon Photographs

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum and the LEAP Center at SHSU are hosting the “Grand Canyon Photographs” exhibit by Mark Burns. The exhibit opens Tuesday, June 11 and it will be up through September 6, and there is going to be an opening reception on Thursday, June 13 from 5:30-7:00pm. The Museum will also have…read more »

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center Herb Festival

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center will host its annual “Herb Festival” from 8am-2pm March 30. The event will take place at the Wynne Home on 11th Street at Avenue ‘O’ – and will feature locally grown herb plants, perennials, bulbs, native plants, and vegetables for sale. Herbal & garden vendors, artists, music, speakers & children’s…read more »

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