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October 23, 2014

New Waverly Little Dribblers Registration

The New Waverly Little Dribblers will host another registration session from 9am to noon Saturday. The event will take place in the gymnasium of New Waverly Junior High School. Registration fee is $60 per player. There will be a late registration fee after Saturday. For more information call Shane Barge at (713) 824-3912 or online: www.nwlittledribblers.com

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville’s American Legion Auxiliary Chili Cookoff

Huntsville’s American Legion Auxiliary will host its “Chili Cookoff” beginning at noon Saturday. Entry fee is $30. Vendors will be on site – and members of the public can purchase hot dogs from 1-5pm. The legion is located on American Legion Drive off FM 2821. For more information, go online to www.samhoustonpost95.org or e-mail: nealy45@hotmail.com

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

2nd Annual Haunted Hayride

The 2nd annual “Haunted Hayride” is set for 6-10pm Saturday at Kate Barr Ross Park on Highway 75 North. The event is designed for all ages – and will feature a night of Halloween thrills & chills along with a live DJ, face painting, a balloon artist, a photo booth & concessions. Hayride admission is $5, younger participants will be offered a fire-truck ride for $3. For more information call 294-5725.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville Heart & Vascular Center First Anniversary Celebration

Huntsville Memorial Hospital invites you to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the Huntsville Heart & Vascular Center. A celebratory “open house” is set for 2-7pm Oct. 28, and will feature healthy living tips such as healthy cooking demonstrations, exercise & fitness demonstrations, health screenings, refreshments and door prizes. For more information call 291-4599.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Proposed High-speed Rail Project-Public Meeting

Federal & state officials are preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed 240-mile high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston. A public meeting concerning the project is set for Oct. 28 at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North across from Huntsville’s Kate Barr Ross Park. There will be an open house beginning at 4:30pm, followed by a presentation at 6:30, and a public-comment session starting at 7. For more information call 436-4910.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville’s “Community Organization for Missionary Endeavor (C.O.M.E) Fundraiser

Huntsville’s “Community Organization for Missionary Endeavor (C.O.M.E) will host its Fund-raising auction & party beginning at 7pm Nov. 8. The event will take place in the conference room of the Texas Prison Museum on Highway 75 North across from Kate Barr Ross Park. Featured will be live entertainment, along with food, a live auction & door prizes. Tickets are $5 each, and are available in advance. For more information call 295-0671.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

SHSU’s Phi Gamma Delta fraternity-Alpha Omicron Pi sorority Freedom Run

SHSU’s Phi Gamma Delta fraternity – in conjunction with the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority – will host a “Freedom Run” beginning at 6pm Nov. 14. The event will benefit the USO and “Sisters for Soldiers” – and will feature routes of 5K & 3K. Participants will also be allowed to run with their dogs. The starting line will be located at the Health & Kinesiology Center on the university campus – with the routes winding through the campus itself. For more information call (832) 814-5847 (Ernesto Rodriguez) or e-mail: exr010@shsu.edu.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce 1st Chamber Networking Luncheon

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host its 1st “Chamber Networking Luncheon” at 11:45am Nov. 3. This great networking event will take place at Mama Juanita’s Mexican Restaurant on I-45 in Huntsville. Lunch cost will be $10. Reservations are required by Oct. 31. For more information call 295-8113 or e-mail: chamber@chamber.huntsville.tx.us.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville’s Boy Scout Troop 114 Car Wash & Bake Sale

Huntsville’s Boy Scout Troop 114 will host a fund-raising “Car Wash & Bake Sale” from 9am to 2pm Nov. 1. The events will take place in the parking lot of Citizens National Bank on 11th Street. For more information call 581-0791.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville Head Start

The Huntsville Head Start program is continuing to accept applications for children 3 to 4 years old. Eligible problems come from low-income families – special-need children are also accepted. The Head Start office is located on FM 980 near its intersection with FM 247. For more information call 291-9190.

Start: October 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 5:00 pm