July 15, 2014
The Houston Food Bank will return to Huntsville from 10am to noon July 25th and they’ll be at St. Paul United Methodist Church from 10am-12 noon. In addition, assistance will be available to apply for and renew “SNAP” benefits and AmeriGroup will be on site for information about insurance while officials with the Walker County Healthy Initiative will be on hand offering free blood pressure screenings. For more information, call 295-5106.
July 14, 2014
Cheerleaders are still being sought for the upcoming Huntsville Youth Football League season. Girls ages 4 through 12 are eligible. A partial registration fee will be due before Saturday, with the remainder due by Aug. 1. For more information, call 661-2848.
The Oakhurst Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fund-raising Fish Fry from 10am to 5pm Saturday. Plates will be sold for $12 each, and will feature fried fish, potato salad, beans, green salad, iced tea, hushpuppies & tartar sauce. The department is located in Oakhurst on Highway 190 at Oakhurst Road. For more information, call 377-4303.
The Thomas Lake Road Community Association will host a blood drive from 10am to 2:30pm Saturday. The event will take place at the Thomas Lake Road Volunteer Fire Department’s station on FM3454 east of Riverside. Photo IDs are required. Appointments are recommended. For more information, call 594-5987.
The Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary invites you to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the auxiliary’s gift shop. The celebration will continue from July 21 through July 25, and will include discounted prices on virtually all gift-shop merchandise. A commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 2pm July 23. For more information, call 291-3411.
The next production of the Huntsville Community Theatre will be the classic story of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.” Auditions for the play are set for 6pm July 21 & 22. The auditions will take place at The Old Town Theatre on 12th Street in downtown Huntsville. For more information, call 291-7933 or go online to huntsvillecommunitytheatre.org
The 2014 SHSU Football Dinner & Auction is set to begin at 5pm July 25 at Johnson Coliseum on the university campus. Custom Sam Houston apparel, golf & fishing outings, trips and NFL celebrity autographed footballs highlight the items which will be up for bid during the live & silent auctions. Individual tickets are $75 – a table of 8 goes for $600. Reservations are highly recommended. For more information, call 294-2364 or visit online to www.gobearkats.com
July 2, 2014
The Huntsville Main Street Program will host their 2nd annual “Junk-A-Palooza” event from 7am to 1pm July 26. This community wide garage sale will take place on the Walker County Courthouse square in downtown Huntsville, and will be held in conjunction with the final downtown Farmer’s Market of the season. Vendor applications are available online. For more information, call the Mainstreet office at 291-5920 or visit onoine at huntsvillemainsteet.com
June 25, 2014
The Pins For Pets 2 bowling tournament is set for July 26th starting at 12 noon at Huntsville Lanes on the west feeder road of I-45 just south of Montgomery Road. All funds raised will benefit the Rita B. Huff Animal Shelter. $25 entry fee for individuals – $100 for a 4-bowler team. The fee covers the cost of a T-shirt, pizza, shoes, bowling ball & 3 games. Registration will begin at 11am. For more information, call the shelter at 295-4666.
The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will host an art day camp for kids. The camp – “Where Art & History Collide” – is set for 9am to noon July 21-25 at the Walker Education Center on 19th Street in Huntsville. The camp is designed for kids ages 6 through 8. An exhibit-opening program is scheduled for 5-6pm July 25 at the Walker Center. For more information, call 294-3153.