Events

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Parade of Playhouses

CASA of Walker, San Jacinto, and Trinity Counties is a proud host of Parade of Playhouses, presenting imaginative children’s playhouses to benefit abused and neglected children. Generous architects, builders, organizations, corporations and individuals have made the Parade of Playhouses possible again this year.  There is a change to this years program – instead of putting…read more »

Danger of Vaping meeting at HHS

Huntsville High School will host an information meeting on the dangers of “vaping,” on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6 PM in the Auditorium. Annie Trostel, the Regional Tobacco Coordinator from the Texas Department of State Health Services will provide an educational program for parents. Students are also welcome to attend. For more information call…read more »

Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus

The Crabbs Prairie Ladies Auxiliary of the Crabbs Prairie VFD is hosting a Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus event on Tuesday, December 10th from 6-8pm at the Fire Department located at 28 FM 1696 West. Photos will be $10 and additional photos will be $3, and there will also be hot chocolate and cookies.…read more »

Granny’s Kitchen & Bazaar at FUMC

Granny’s Kitchen & Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:30am-1:30pm in the Community Life Center at First United Methodist Church, located at 1016 Sam Houston Avenue. All sorts of crafts and baked items will be available, including breads, pies, cakes, jellies, jams, salsa, pickles and more; there will also be take-home frozen…read more »

Adopt A Family through SAAFE House

You can help families in need this holiday season by Adopting a Family  through SAAFE House’s annual holiday program. Items being sought include new clothing, household items, educational items, new toys and more. All you need to do to take part is contact SAAFE House and sign-up to sponsor a family; you’ll be given a…read more »

Paint an Ornament at The Wynne Home

You’re invited to take part in a holiday season activity being offered at no cost by the Wynne Home Arts & Visitors Center. Go and paint an ornament to place on your Christmas tree, and this event is taking place daily, December 10th through December 13th from 4-5:30pm. There will be 12 ornaments to choose…read more »

Pancake Breakfast and Toy Drive

You’re invited to a Pancake Breakfast and Toy Drive on Saturday, November 23rd from 8-11 a.m. at the Walker County Storm Shelter benefiting SAAFE House. Santa will be there to take photos with the kids so be sure you bring your camera. Tickets will be sold at the door. $7 for Adults – $5 for…read more »

Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Silent Auction

The Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is conducting a silent auction fundraiser, and they’re putting up for bidding holiday wreaths. The silent auction will begin on Monday, November 18th and end on Friday, November 22nd. This silent auction is taking place in the HMH Lobby by the elevator and gift shop.read more »

Fire Dept. Toy Drive

The Huntsville Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for their Annual Christmas Toy Drive coming up on Friday, November 29th and Saturday, November 30th from 9am-4pm both days. They’ll be set up at Kroger in Huntsville. They’ll be collecting new toys for kids of all ages – from crayons to bikes, and monetary donations are…read more »

Business After Hours

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present their monthly Business After Hours celebration on Thursday, November 21st from 5:15 to 6:15pm. This month’s great networking opportunity is being hosted by and taking place at Red Roof Inn Plus located at 606 I-45 South. For more information, contact the Chamber at (936) 295-8113.read more »

Journey Through Bethlehem

Huntsville’s annual “Journey Through Bethlehem“ celebration is set for Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th from 6-9pm at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 West. The event is a multi-dimensional presentation representing the town of Bethlehem the night Jesus was born. This a family oriented event with many hands-on activities for children. Admission…read more »

Head Start seeking help

The Huntsville Head Start program is reaching out to the community for support of disadvantaged families in the area. Head Start has more than 100 families enrolled at the center – and the center’s goal is to provide each family with a Thanksgiving meal. Head Start has partnered with Brookshire Brothers grocery in Huntsville to provide the…read more »

Home For The Holidays with Rita B. Huff

It’s called “Home For The Holidays” from the Rita B. Huff Humane Society, and you can give a dog the opportunity to share Thanksgiving your family. Pick up an application at the shelter or email fosterrbh@gmail.com to request or be matched with a dog. Then pick up your pup on Wednesday, November 27th, and then…read more »

Hope’s Bridge Resource Room needs your help!

Huntsville Junior Service League is excited to host a donation drop off day for Hope’s Bridge Resource Room! This donation event will be on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-12 noon at 1215 15th Street in Huntsville. Hope’s Bridge is a fantastic new resource for foster parents in Walker County. The organization collects all kinds of…read more »

Food Bank Food Truck and Santa Shop on 12/7

Huntsville’s Junior Service League is sponsoring a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, December 7th and they’ll be set up at the Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Free produce will be distributed that morning at 9am. And, they’ll also have their Santa Shop, allowing children to visit their FREE…read more »

Memorial 5k in December

You’re invited to take part in the 2nd Annual Captain Rowdy Inman 5k on December 7th at 9:30am on the SHSU campus. This event is hosted by SHSU ROTC and was established to commemorate the sacrifice that Captain Inman and other service members have made for this country’s freedom. Captain Inman was the first SHSU…read more »

Annual Chamber Gala & Auction

Tickets are available for the 85th Annual Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala & Auction. The event will take place on Friday, December 6th in the Orange Ballroom of the Lowman Student Center on the SHSU campus. A portion of the proceeds raised from the auction will help provide funds for the Mary Frances…read more »

Huntsville Lions Annual Christmas Parade

Coming up in the first week of December is the annual Huntsville Lions Club Christmas Parade, and this year, it will be taking place on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, and the theme this year will be “Patriotic” . The parade will be on Saturday, December 7th starting at 6:30pm through downtown Huntsville. The entry…read more »

Annual Bazaar & Bake Sale

It’s time once again for the Annual Bazaar & Bake Sale Mission Fundraiser at Riverside Methodist Church, located at Hwy 19 and FM 980. This annual event will be on Saturday, December 7th from 8am-2pm. They’ll have items hand-made by their Women’s Mission Group, and they include quilts (king size to twin), large denim throws,…read more »