Candidate forums, The Woodlands Township board of directors meeting: 4 things to know in The Woodlands area this week, April 16-20


Between city candidate forums and The Woodlands Township meeting, here are a few things residents of The Woodlands area should keep in mind this week, April 16-20.

1. Oak Ridge North and Shenandoah candidate forums held this week

The May 5 city council elections for Oak Ridge North and Shenandoah are fast approaching.

This year, Oak Ridge North has two contested races; Shenandoah has one. For more information about about May 5 elections in Montgomery County, click here.

Oak Ridge North Mayor and Place 3 Candidate Forum 
When: April 18 at 6 p.m.
Where: Oak Ridge North Municipal Building Council Chambers, 27424 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North
Host: Voter Awareness Council
Moderator: Wendy Cawthon, Community Impact Newspaper editor

Shenandoah Mayor Candidate Forum
When: April 20 from 8 to 9 a.m.
Where: The Woodlands Area Chamber’s Lakeshore Board Room, 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Bldg. 2, Ste. 200, The Woodlands
Host: The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce
Moderator: Hannah Zedaker, Community Impact Newspaper reporter


2. The Woodlands Township board of directors will meet Thursday, April 19

The Woodlands Township board of directors meeting schedule consists of one board meeting, usually held at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month, and one board meeting, usually held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Meetings are open to the public. Thursday’s meeting will consist of awarding a bid for the 2018 pathway stencils and crosswalk project, a briefing of 2018 Woodlands Marathon and discussing the repair of the fountains at Waterway Square. Free. 6 p.m. The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands. 281-210-3800.

3. Creekside Park Unplugged features live music April 18

Free live music and entertainment will be featured at the Creekside Park Unplugged concert series. JP & Phillip will perform classic rock, soul and country favorites. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 6-8 p.m. Free. Creekside Park Village Green, 26400 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands. 281-719-6100.

4. The Glade Cultural Center celebrates grand opening this Friday, April 20

Glad Cultural Center will celebrate its grand opening April 20. The new center is a project by the Glade Arts Foundation and will be the new home to Glade Gallery, owned by Dragos Tapu. During the grand opening event, The Glade Arts Foundation will unveil exhibits by artist David Adickes. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Glade Cultural Center, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781.

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