Job fair in Conroe, Coffee with Cops event in Montgomery: 5 things to know this week around the Lake Conroe region, Jan. 29-Feb. 2

Nespresso opened a retail shop at the Domain on May 18.

Nespresso opened a retail shop at the Domain on May 18.

There are plenty of things are going on in the Lake Conroe this week, including the Pilates of Montgomery grand opening celebration to an opportunity to shop local at the Isaac Conroe Farmers Market. Here are five things to know about this week, Jan. 29-Feb. 2:


1. Find a new career at job fair in Conroe on Jan. 30
The Greater Conroe Economic Development Council hosts its sixth annual job fair on Tuesday. Roughly 40 local entities will have a booth at the event, seeking individuals for various industries and careers including education, public service, child care and manufacturing. Click here to see a list of companies set to attend the job fair. 1-5 p.m. Free. Lone Star Convention and Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. 936-538-7111. www.conroe.org





2. Beijing art troupe performs at The Woodlands High School on Jan. 30
The Woodlands Chinese Cultural Center hosts an evening featuring student performances from a Beijing, China art troupe. The student performers, which are affiliated with the Remin University of China, visit The Woodlands on Tuesday evening in celebration of Chinese New Year. The group will showcase student performances from a symphony orchestra, a boys’ dance team, a martial arts team, an aerobics team, a Chinese folk dance team and a traditional Chinese music team. 7:30 p.m. Free. The Woodlands High School auditorium, 6101 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. www.twcccenter.com





3. Shop local at the Isaac Conroe Farmers Market on Feb. 1
The city of Conroe hosts a farmers market on the first Thursday of every month. The market features local vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, spices and handmade crafts, as well as food trucks and live music. Conroe Founders Plaza, 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-588-3316. www.experiencedowntownconroe.com





4. Get to know Montgomery Police Department on Feb. 2 
Montgomery residents can meet members of the Montgomery Police Department at Friday's Coffee with Cops event. Visitors can sit down with MPD officers one-on-one to ask questions and learn about the community. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Charles B. Stewart-West Branch Library, 202 Bessie Price Owen Drive, Montgomery. 936-788-8314. www.facebook.com/events/151853222134208/





5. Grand opening celebration for Pilates of Montgomery on Feb. 2 
Pilates of Montgomery hosts a grand opening celebration on Feb. 2. The studio offers a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced classes, including reformer pilates, TRX and mat pilates in group or private classes. 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. 18445 Hwy. 105 W., Ste. 103, Montgomery. 832-419-4546. www.pilatesbody.net


By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.



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