UPDATED: Mardi Gras on The Stroll cancelled, 2nd Saturday at The Depot and 6 other events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Feb. 8-11

The city of Magnolia has cancelled Mardi Gras on The Stroll for Saturday, Feb. 10.

The city of Magnolia has cancelled Mardi Gras on The Stroll for Saturday, Feb. 10.

Here are a few events to consider attending in Tomball and Magnolia this weekend.


Thursday, Feb. 8
Preview Rosehill Christian School
Rosehill Christian School hosts a preview event for families and students featuring light refreshments and meet-and-greets with administrators, faculty and student ambassadors. The Christian school enrolls students in preschool through 12th grade. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Building H Multiplex in back of campus, 19830 FM 2920, Tomball. 281-351-8114. www.rcseagles.org





Friday, Feb. 9
Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hosts 2018 Chairman's Ball
The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the Mardi Gras-themed event, featuring dinner, drinks, dancing and raffles. Citizen of the Year Steven Vaughan will be honored at the event. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $40 (individual ticket). Register here. VFW Post 2427, 14408 Alice Road, Tomball. www.tomballchamber.org





Saturday, Feb. 10
Mardi Gras on The Stroll cancelled due to possible thunderstorms, cookoff still planned
The city of Magnolia announced Friday that Mardi Gras on The Stroll is cancelled for Saturday, Feb. 10, due to possible thunderstorms and street flooding in the Greater Houston area.

However, the Cajun Ready Mix Cookoff is still planned for Saturday in Unity Park. The event will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Williams Pavilion in the park. Tasting tickets are available to the public for $5.

Interested attendees can call 281-615-5697 or 713-515-0226 for more information about the weekend event.





Saturday, Feb. 10
Market Days Rosehill Junction celebrates grand re-opening
The outdoor market opens for the 2018 season featuring arts and craft vendors, food and children's activities. Children can make a Valentine craft for free while supplies last. The market is open once monthly. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 22019 Decker Prairie Rosehill Road, Tomball. www.marketdaysrosehill.com





Saturday, Feb. 10
Outdoor movie screening of 'Sing'
The family-friendly event, hosted by the city of Tomball, includes children's games and activities as well as an outdoor showing of "Sing." Children can also enjoy science experiment activities with Little Beakers-Cypress. 4 p.m. (activities begin), 6 p.m. (movie). Free. Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., Tomball. www.tomballtx.gov





Saturday, Feb. 10
Museum Family Day at Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library
The LSC-Tomball Community Library and the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts co-host Museum Family Day. Attendees can learn about the history of Valentine's Day and make valentines to take home. All ages are welcome, and supplies are provided. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. LSC-Tomball Community Library, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.lonestar.edu/library/tomball





Saturday, Feb. 10
Learn about astronomy
LSC-Tomball Community Library presents an astronomy seminar with NASA ambassador Annie Wargetz. Guests can learn about different types of astronomy. 11 a.m. Free. Children's activity room, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.lonestar.edu/library/tomball





Saturday, Feb. 10
Celebrate Valentine's Day at VFW Post 2427
Tomball VFW Post 2427 hosts its annual Valentine's Day dance featuring the Telstars. 8 p.m. $30 (at the door). Reservation required. 14408 Alice Road, Tomball. 281-351-2427. www.vfwpost2427.org


By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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