Events

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Food Distribution on Friday April 4.

For those families in need, the Huntsville Family YMCA will be having another food distribution on Friday, April 3rd, from 11:30am-1pm – this distribution will be taking place in the Bowers Stadium parking lot on the SHSU campus. There will only be enough food for 250 families. Also, the Y is running a camp for…read more »

Donate to the Bearkat Emergency Fund

Throughout its 140 years, SHSU has directly experienced events that changed the student body and our nation. With each change, Bearkats had to find new ways to face those challenges, and today is no different. Many of the students are experiencing enormous disruptions to their lives. More than 75 percent of them depend on income…read more »

National Day of Prayer

Mark your calendars now for a community wide event happening on Thursday, May 7th as Walker County residents will be recognizing the National Day of Prayer. This community-wide activity is being held at the Walker County Fairgrounds and will begin at 11:30am that day with a light lunch, with the program going until 1pm. For more…read more »

Evening of creative learning for elementary students

All children in grades Pre-K through 3rd grade are welcome on April 20th and 27th at the historical Wynne Home for an evening of learning through story time and the arts. Pre-service teachers from SHSU’s College of Teaching and Learning will lead the students in lessons. All materials will be provided. This event is free,…read more »

Community Blood Drive honoring Dr. David E. Payne

A Community Blood Drive honoring SHSU Provost Emeritus Dr. David E. Payne is coming up on Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-4pm at the HEARTS Veteran’s Museum. Dr. Payne capped his career as a professor and university administrator serving for fourteen years at Sam Houston State University as the Academic Vice President and Provost. Unfortunately, Dr.…read more »

This event has been CANCELLED – Precinct #3 2020 Clean-Up Day

Walker County Precinct 3 will host their 2020 “Clean-up Day” from 7:30am-noon on April 4th. You can help beautify the community by taking your trash & junk to the Precinct 3 barn. The event is being co-sponsored by the City of Riverside, the Trinity River Authority & the Houston-Galveston Area Council. Unfortunately, items not accepted…read more »

This event has been CANCELLED – Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival

Huntsville’s Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival is set to take place Friday, May 15th through Sunday, May 17th. The 33rd Annual Festival will take place on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. The museum grounds will be transformed into a bustling Texas frontier settlement where you can watch historical re-enactments & demonstrations, listed…read more »

14th Annual SHSU Alumni Golf Tournament

The SHSU Alumni Association invites you to participate in their 14th Annual SHSU Alumni Golf tournament. The annual event is set for Friday, April 17th at Sterling Country Club in Houston. Check-in/Range Warm-up is at 11:30am that morning with a light lunch to follow, with a 1pm Tee Time. Post tournament dinner and awards along…read more »