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Sam Houston Memorial Museum Celebrates Margaret Lea Houston 200th Birthday

Huntsville’s Sam Houston Memorial Museum will celebrate the 200th birthday of Margaret Lea Houston with an event set for noon to 6pm April 11 on the museum grounds. Food & refreshments will be served, and there will be no admission charge for the day. The birthday celebration will also include the museum education department highlighting…read more »

Walker County Fair ” 42 Domino Tournament”

The 2019 Walker County Fair round-robin “42 Domino Tournament” is set for 5:30pm March 29. Sign-up will take place from 4:30-5pm. No late entries will be accepted. Entry fee is $5 per person. The tournament will take place in the main building at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 West. For more information, contact…read more »

SHSU Art Department 20th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

The Gaddis Geeslin Gallery in the Department of Art at SHSU will host its 20th annual Juried Student Exhibition. The event will be on display Monday through April 12 – and will be juried by Celiea Alvarez Munoz. A reception & awards ceremony – along with the presentation of the exhibit’s “People’s Choice” awards is…read more »

Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce “Lunch & Learn”

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host another “Lunch & Learn” event starting at 11:30am on May 7 in the chamber board room on 11th Street at Avenue ‘N.’ The featured speaker will be Lauren Galley from the Better Business Bureau who will speak on “Business Fraud Protection.” For more information, contact (936)-291-6054.read more »

Huntsville’s 12th Annual Electronics Recycling Day

The City of Huntsville’s 12th annual “Electronics Recycling Day” is set for 9am-noon April 6. The event is free to the citizens of Huntsville and is designed to allow recycling of computers, printers, monitors, mice, keyboards, computer parts, scanners, televisions, cell phones, rechargeable batteries, plasma/LCD/LED screens & stereos. The event will take place at the…read more »

Free High-School Equivalency and English-as-a-2nd-Language Classes

The Boys & Girls Club of Walker County is offering free “High-School Equivalency” and “English-as-a-2nd-Language” classes. Night classes are held from 6-9pm Mondays & Tuesdays. The equivalency classes take place at the club’s administrative office on FM 980, while the ESL classes take place on the 3rd floor of the 1st United Methodist Church Community…read more »

Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present its monthly “Business After Hours” celebration from 5:15-6:15pm March 26. This month’s great networking opportunity is free – and will be hosted by – and will take place  – at 1st Financial Bank on Highway 75 North & 10th Street in Huntsville. For more information, contact (936) 295-8113…read more »

Walker County Fair Barbecue & Chili Cook-Off

The annual Walker County Fair Barbecue & Chili Cook-off is set for March 29 & 30. Judged categories will include brisket, ribs, chicken, pulled pork, chili, desserts, jackpot beans – with an additional “open” category. For more information, contact (936) 662-6356 (LaWanda Martin) or (936) 661-8183 (Eric Fugate) or e-mail:walkercountybbq@yahoo.com.read more »

Huntsville’s H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum of Texas Ruck/Fun March

Huntsville’s H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum of Texas will host a 5K, the Ruck/Fun March beginning at 8am March 30. Registration for the event is $25 per participant. Participants are not required –but are encouraged – to wear a rucksack/backpack during the march. The march will be followed by the museum’s 2nd annual muster – which will include…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 »

City of Huntsville Bacon & Brew Fest

The City of Huntsville’s Main Street program will host its 2nd annual “Bacon & Brew Fest” from 10am-7pm April 6 in downtown Huntsville. This free festival will include free bacon, a beer garden, arts & crafts vendors, live music, and a kids’ “pigpen” with bounce houses and other kid-friendly activities. Local music artists will perform…read more »

Huntsville Youth Football Leauge and Cheerleading Registration

Early online registration is underway for the 2019 fall season of the Huntsville Youth Football League. The early period continues through May 31. Registration fees are $150 for freshmen and $175 for all others. Cheerleading registration is also underway. Cheerleading fee is $200 and will end July 1. For more information, contact (936) 239-2938 (Clifton Davis)…read more »

SHSU’s Department of Kinesiology Night with the Rockets

SHSU’s Department of Kinesiology’s Sports Management Program invites students, faculty & alumni to make Houston’s Toyota Center “Bearkat Orange” by attending “SHSU Night with the Rockets” on March 30. SHSU students who purchase tickets have the opportunity to attend a pre-game event at the Lakehouse Restaurant at Discovery Green. Game tickets start at $32. You…read more »

Walker County Precinct 3 Clean-Up Day

Walker County Precinct 3 will host its 2019 “Clean-up Day” from 7:30am-noon April 6. You can help beautify the community by taking your trash & junk to the parking lot of Riverside Bank on Highway 19 in Riverside. The event is being co-sponsored by the City of Riverside, the Trinity River Authority & the Houston-Galveston…read more »

Sam Houston Memorial Museum Views of the Museum Complex

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is offering an exhibit called “Views of the Museum Complex.” Museum curators have collaborated to bring together a collection of favorite images they have captured across the expanse of the museum complex. The exhibit is on display through May 5 in the exhibit gallery of the museum’s Walker Education Center on…read more »

Tri Sigma Eta Omicron “Crawfish for a Cause”

The Tri Sigma Eta Omicron sorority will host its 5th annual “Crawfish for a Cause” crawfish boil from 2-6pm April 6. This all-you-can-eat event benefits the Tri Sigma Foundation –including the March of Dimes and the Robbie Page Memorial Fund. Tickets are $20 pre-sale – and will be $25 at the door. The event will…read more »