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November 11, 2014

Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s 5th annual Photography Contest Exhibit

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s 5th annual “Photography Exhibit” will be on display through Dec. 19. The exhibit will be featured in the museum’s Walker Education Center on 19th Street in Huntsville. Visitor will be allowed to vote for the contest winners, which will be announced Dec. 1. For more information call 294-3839.

Start: November 11, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 19, 2014 4:00 pm

November 19, 2014

Houston Food Bank Food Truck

The Houston Food Bank food truck will make more return visits to Huntsville. The truck will be stationed at Saint Paul United Methodist Church on Horace Smith Road from 10am to noon Nov. 19 & Nov. 25. The food bank will distribute fresh produce, and will assist with SNAP benefits. There will also be local health agencies & nurses on site for assistance. For more information call 295-5106.

Start: November 19, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 25, 2014 12:00 pm

November 21, 2014

Huntsville Public Library 4th Annual Library Arts Contest

The Huntsville Public Library will host the 4th annual “Library Arts Contest.” The theme for this year’s contest is: “Oh, The Places You Can Go” – and will encourage students to submit creative illustrations of places that reading can take you. The contest begins Nov. 21, and is open to children & teens ages 5 to 18. Entry deadline is 6pm Jan. 9. The library is located on Avenue ‘M’ at 14th Street. For more information call 291-5910.

Start: November 21, 2014 8:00 am
End: January 9, 2015 5:00 pm

November 26, 2014

Huntsville Public Library Story Hour

The Huntsville Public Library presents “Story Hour” for pre-schoolers each Wednesday at 10:45am. The theme for the Nov. 26 program will be “Happy Thanks-reading” –with activities celebrating Thanksgiving & thankfulness. The program is free. The library is located on Avenue ‘M’ at 14th Street. For more information call 291-5472.

Start: November 26, 2014 10:45 am
End: November 26, 2014 11:00 am

December 3, 2014

Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Banking Seminar

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host another of its free “banking seminars” beginning at 7:45am Dec. 3. The seminar will feature information pertaining to credit scores – and will take place in the board room of the chamber headquarters on 11th Street at Avenue ‘N’ in Huntsville. Breakfast will be served. RSVPs are recommended.  For more information call 295-8113.

Start: December 3, 2014 7:45 am
End: December 3, 2014 10:00 am

December 6, 2014

5th annual Huntsville Downtown Christmas Fair

The City of Huntsville’s Mainstreet Program invites you to the 5th annual “Downtown Christmas Fair” which is set for 10am to 5pm Dec. 6 in downtown Huntsville. You’ll find arts & crafts vendors along with plenty of activities for kids including real snow, live entertainment a “winter-in-the-park” feature and a visit from Santa Claus.  For more information call 291-5920.

Start: December 6, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 6, 2014 5:00 pm

December 9, 2014

Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Annual Chamber Gala

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Chamber Gala” Dec. 9 in the ballroom of the Lowman Student Center on the SHSU campus. Tickets are $55 for chamber members – $440 for a table of 8. A portion of the live & silent auctions benefit the Mary Frances Park Scholarship.  Reservations are essential. For more information call 295-8113.

Start: December 9, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 9, 2014 5:00 pm