Here is a list of things to know for residents in the Tomball and Magnolia this week, June 11-17:
Meet Astros’ mascot Orbit
The World Series Champion Astros mascot Orbit visits the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. Tickets will be handed out 45 minutes prior to the start time in the children’s area. 3 p.m. Free. 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 832-559-4235. www.lonestar.edu/library/tomball
Tomball ISD considers budget
The board of trustees to further discuss the district’s budget for its fiscal year 2018-19. A workshop meeting is June 11, and the regular meeting is June 12. 5:30 p.m. Free. John P. Neubauer Administration Building, 310 S. Cherry St., Tomball. www.tomballisd.net
Attend Magnolia City Council meeting
The city of Magnolia hosts a town hall meeting Tuesday to discuss the approval of Jordan Magnolia Investment, LLC petitions to include additional land into the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4 and Municipal Utility District No. 131. For the full agenda, click here. 7 p.m. City Hall, 18111 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia. 281-356-2266. www.cityofmagnolia.com
Get ready for school
Nonprofit TOMAGWA hosts a back-to-school immunization clinic. Parents can take their children to get school- and sports-related shots at a low cost. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $10 (per shot, max four shots). 255 School St., Ste. 30, Tomball. 281-357-0747. www.tomagwa.org
Fun with fabric
Quilter Dorothy Yeats offers an art class for children. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind wall hanging. Children must be able to use scissors safely. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Road, Hockley. 936-931-5030. www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Hockley-Community-Center
Learn about the food shortage in Montgomery County
John Tindall, the director of the Montgomery County Food Bank, presents on the issue of food insecurity for a surprisingly large percentage of the county. He will look at five factors and conclude with three action-steps residents can take to break the cycle of poverty. 4 p.m. Free. West Montgomery County Community Center, 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-252-3852.
Celebrate Father’s Day
The Hockley Community Center will celebrate Father’s Day during Covered Dish Luncheon and Game Time. Seniors are asked to bring pictures, stories, or the real vintage vehicle of your choice. So far, a 1967 Camaro (Frank Tarbert), a 1957 Chevy Truck (Carl Glass), a 1994 M35A3 2 ½ ton Army truck (Mike Coco), a 2017 50th Anniversary Camaro (Bob Howard) and weather permitting a 1932 Ford Roadster (Mike Boyd) will be showcased. Pre-registration is requested. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 936-931-5030. 28515 Old Washington Road, Hockley.