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Prescribed burning to continue at W. Goodrich Jones State Forest
John Warner, Texas A&M Forest Service
| February 05, 2016
Prescribed burning to continue at W. Goodrich Jones State Forest

Texas A&M Forest Service will be conducting prescribed burning operations at W. Goodrich Jones State Forest starting this week – February 8 through 12 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Around The Nation
PACN to hold fundraiser at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott; will discuss American pastor's release from Iranian imprisonment
Susan Chapel
| January 16, 2016

On Saturday, the ACLJ (American Center for Law and Justice) broke the long awaited news that American Pastor Saeed Abedini has been released from imprisonment in Iran.

Around Texas
MW Cleaners washes 50 blankets to donate to families in need, crisis
Donna Wick
| January 22, 2016
MW Cleaners washes 50 blankets to donate to families in need, crisis

Spotted Around Town: MW Cleaners out picking up afghans for Austin residents in need.

Business
Registration deadline for Economic Outlook Conference approaching
Donna Wick
| February 05, 2016
Registration deadline for Economic Outlook Conference approaching

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s 30th annual Economic Outlook Conference is still three weeks away, but already tickets are being sold at a brisk pace.

Car & Automotive
Children’s festival brought big smiles at Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands
Donna Wick
| February 08, 2016
Children’s festival brought big smiles at Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands

Recently, Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands hosted a special children’s-evening festival event where families came by and enjoyed activities presented by The Woodlands Children’s Museum.

Restaurants & Food
Chipotle closed until 3 pm Monday for companywide safety briefing
Woodlands Online Staff
| February 08, 2016

Chipotle, the fast-casual Mexican food chain, is closed until 3 p.m. for a companywide safety briefing after outbreaks of norovirus and E. coli sickened customers last year.

Education & School
Children’s Books on Wheels to host 'Love of Literacy' this weekend
Donna Wick
| February 09, 2016
Children’s Books on Wheels to host 'Love of Literacy' this weekend

While everyone else is saying it with flowers this weekend, you can show your true love for your children by bringing them to “Love of Literacy,” a special book event hosted by Children’s Books on Wheels.

Entertainment, Arts & Music
The BB&T Woodlands CrawPHish Festival to host children's art contest this weekend
Donna Wick
| February 08, 2016
The BB&T Woodlands CrawPHish Festival to host children's art contest this weekend

While the 2016 BB&T Woodlands CrawPHish Festival may still be a couple of months away, the pre-event celebrations are already in full swing.

Family Life
Igi Playground in the Woodlands Brought Some Magic – Literally – to Area Children
Donna Wick
| February 04, 2016
Igi Playground in the Woodlands Brought Some Magic – Literally – to Area Children

Igi Playground in The Woodlands recently brought some magic to their customers – literally – as The Amazing Blake showed up to perform a magic show specially designed for small children and their parent...

Government
2016 Whistle Stop Tour to meet the candidates
Woodlands Online Staff
| February 08, 2016
2016 Whistle Stop Tour to meet the candidates

The 2016 Meet the Candidates Whistle Stop Tour presented twenty-one candidates who attended, to an audience of over one hundred. Hosted at the Lone Star College System Conference Center, the event provi...

Health & Fitness
Priority ER now offers wellness services
Marianne Morgan
| February 09, 2016
Priority ER now offers wellness services

Priority ER has partnered with WinWinWellness to offer wellness and aesthetic services. All services are conducted under the supervision of board certified physicians.

Home & Garden
Give your Valentine flowers that will last year-round
Donna Wick
| February 05, 2016
Give your Valentine flowers that will last year-round

A new angle for people stuck on ideas for Valentine's gifts!

Houston Area
Business Advancement Conference assists companies, individuals with furthering their brand
Donna Wick
| February 05, 2016
Business Advancement Conference assists companies, individuals with furthering their brand

Houston continues to grow in population as new businesses keep flocking to the area to set up their base of operations in the area.

Pets
Keep pets from the Super Bowl tailgating party food
Humane Society of Montgomery County
| February 04, 2016
Keep pets from the Super Bowl tailgating party food

Super Bowl Sunday is a great way to get with family & friends for fun, fellowship, and refreshments. Unfortunately many of the tasty snacks we enjoy are not-so-good for our pets.

Real Estate
Annual Lock-n-Load Sporting Clays Tournament to benefit Texas Sentinels
Susan Love Fitts Communications
| February 08, 2016
Annual Lock-n-Load Sporting Clays Tournament to benefit Texas Sentinels

There’s still time to register for the 5th Annual Operation Lock-n-Load Sporting Clays Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Westside Sporting Grounds, 10120 Pattison Road in Brookshire.

Religion & Spirituality
Annual Seeds of Faith Celebration helps girls fight Turner syndrome
Donna Wick
| January 13, 2016
Annual Seeds of Faith Celebration helps girls fight Turner syndrome

Turner syndrome has a profound impact on thousands of girls each year. Debbie Browne knows; her daughter lost her own fight to it. Now, Debbie and her husband have an organization and a fundraising gala...

Sports
Woodlands Equestrian Club presents FEI Training Series by legendary Conrad Schumacher
Woodlands Online Staff
| February 08, 2016
Woodlands Equestrian Club presents FEI Training Series by legendary Conrad Schumacher

The Woodlands Equestrian Club, one of the most renown sport horse facilities in the country, will host the Houston Dressage Society’s 2016 FEI Training Series with Conrad Schumacher. The legendary Conra...

Crime & Public Safety
Burglary arrest made at Amegy Bank in The Woodlands
Lt. Brady Fitzgerald, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
| February 08, 2016
Burglary arrest made at Amegy Bank in The Woodlands

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, at approximately 8:10 PM, deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division were dispatched to a business alarm in 4500 block of Research Forest Drive, ...

Kids
The Woodlands Children’s Museum holds Sensory Friendly Day event
The Woodlands Children's Museum
| February 03, 2016
The Woodlands Children’s Museum holds Sensory Friendly Day event

The Woodlands Children’s Museum is hosting an event exclusively for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and sensory processing differences.

Money, Finance & Insurance
Thornton Financial Services top donor to MCABW Scholarship Drive
Donna Wick
| February 02, 2016
Thornton Financial Services top donor to MCABW Scholarship Drive

The Montgomery County Association of Business Women (MCABW) announced the newest high level donor to their “This is How We Roll” scholarship drive.

Nonprofits, Groups & Clubs
Bridgewood Farms invites public to Tour the World in 180 Minutes
Margie Taylor of Taylorized PR
| February 09, 2016
Bridgewood Farms invites public to Tour the World in 180 Minutes

MainStreet America in Spring will host a fundraiser benefitting the clients of Bridgewood Farms on Saturday, April 16, 2016 beginning at 6:30 pm. The annual event, “Around the World in 180 Minutes” will...

Opinions & Letters To Editor
Houston Apartment Association endorses Rusty Fincher for Precinct 1 Constable
Donna Wick
| February 09, 2016
Houston Apartment Association endorses Rusty Fincher for Precinct 1 Constable

Another endorsement for Rusty Fincher for Precinct 1 Constable!

Personal Care & Beauty
Elaine Turner's fashion evening to benefit Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch
Donna Wick
| February 08, 2016
Elaine Turner's fashion evening to benefit Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch

Fashion boutique Elaine Turner on Market Street in The Woodlands is hosting a special event on Thursday, February 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. benefiting Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch.

Seniors
Lovelighters share the love for Valentine's Day
Woodlands Online Staff
| February 03, 2016
Lovelighters share the love for Valentine's Day

he Lovelighters shared the love at their luncheon, Tuesday, February 2, by making and sharing Valentines. Valentine-making materials were provided by Carolyn Gerken, the founder and director of A-Plus C...