Government meetings, charity events: 6 things to know in The Woodlands this week, Dec. 11-15

Kendra Scott hosts charity event for local nonprofit

Kendra Scott hosts charity event for local nonprofit

From government meetings to events benefiting local nonprofits, here are a few things residents of The Woodlands area should know this week, Dec. 11-15.

Tuesday, Dec. 12
1. Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Dec. 12 at 9:30 a.m. at 501 N. Thompson, Ste. 402, Conroe. The commissioners will consider appointing members to the Transportation Policy County and Technical Advisory Committee Council for the Houston-Galveston Area Council for 2018 and authorize home grant agreements between Montgomery County and Angel Reach. The commissioners will also take action regarding several area transportation projects, including the McCaleb Road widening project, the Rayford Road widening project, I-45 and Woodlands Parkway/Robinson Road interchange improvements, Birnham Woods Drive improvements and Old Houston Road improvements.

To view the full agenda, click here.

2. Kendra Scott hosts an event Dec. 12 benefitting the Magnolia Education Foundation. Attendees can enjoy treats, and 20 percent of sales benefit the nonprofit organization. 6-8 p.m. Free. Kendra Scott, 9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 690, The Woodlands.

Wednesday, Dec. 13
3. Shenandoah City Council meets Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at 29955 I-45, Shenandoah. Agenda items of note include appointments to the Municipal Development board of directors, a draft RFP for human resources consulting services, an easement agreement with Entergy at water plant 4 and the renewal of a trash service contract with Republic Services. During executive session, the council will also discuss the city administrator job opening, the fiber-to-home project and a PILOT agreement with Six Pines Development, LLC.

To view the full agenda, click here.

4. The Refuge Bar & Bistro hosts a Conversations with CASA event Dec. 13 for attendees to learn more about CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County, Inc. and how to become an advocate for abused and neglected children. 5-7 p.m. Free. The Refuge Bar & Bistro, 24 Waterway Ave., Ste. 110, The Woodlands. 936-441-5437.

Thursday, Dec. 14
5. Ivy Kids Early Learning Center will celebrate its grand opening with a Premier Night Dec. 14 and will begin offering classes in January. The learning center serves children ages six weeks to six years old and combines academic innovation with a nurturing and joyful environment. 5:30 p.m. Free. 28813 Birnham Woods Drive, Spring. 281-353-7777.

6. Fleet Feet Sports of Greater Houston hosts a Jingle Jog Dec. 14, during which participants can jog three- or five-mile routes beginning and ending at Fleet Feet Sports in Hughes Landing. The event will conclude with a hot chocolate bar, caroling and prizes for the most festively dressed participant. Participants are encouraged to bring a toy or book for children in need to the event. 6-8 p.m. Free. Fleet Feet Sports, 1925 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 900, The Woodlands. 936-321-1500.

By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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