B-geO Magnolia Miles and 7 other things to do in Tomball and Magnolia this weekend, March 9-11


Here is a list of things to do in the Tomball and Magnolia areas this weekend, March 9-11.

Friday, March 9
Last day to submit a comment to Texas Central, Federal Railroad Administration

Community members can submit comments to the Federal Railroad Administration through March 9 regarding Texas Central’s high-speed train before a final environmental impact statement is compiled. The comment period was previously scheduled to close Feb. 20. www.fra.dot.gov

Friday, March 9
Support the Lone Survivor Foundation

Nick Sterling releases his debut EP, “Stand Your Ground,” and all the profits will be donated to Lone Survivor Foundation.  6 p.m. $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 W. Main St., Tomball. www.mainstreetcrossing.thundertix.com/events/122433

Saturday, March 10
Watch ‘Storks’ with the family

Residents can enjoy “Storks,” a family-friendly movie, at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza as part of the city’s Second Saturday event. The movie night also features a petting zoo, games and other activities. 4 p.m. Free. 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. www.facebook.com/TomballTexanForFun

Saturday, March 10
Create artwork inspired by a movie

Painting with a Twist hosts a paint party to celebrate the release of the movie “Coco” onto DVD. Guests will create a painting inspired by a scene from the movie. 1 p.m. $35. 14059 FM 2920, Tomball. www.facebook.com/paintingwithatwist.tomballTX/

Saturday, March 10
Attend Market Days at Rosehill Junction

Community members can visit the monthly outdoor event that spotlights local vendors and merchandise, such as antiques, metal art, furniture, home decor, candles, books and food. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Market Days at Rosehill Junction, 22019 Decker Prairie Rosehill Road, Tomball. www.marketdaysrosehill.com

Saturday, March 10
Bike for Recovery

B-geO Magnolia Miles, an annual bike ride fundraiser, supports the Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce and The Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center. Ride starts at 8:30 a.m. $35 for preregistration until March 9. $40 for on-site registration. Magnolia West High School, 42202 FM 1774 Road, Magnolia. www.magnoliamiles.org

March 10-11
Deposit heavy trash

Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley hosts annual cleanup event for residents of Precinct 2. Residents can drop off heavy trash items. Texas Security Shredding is on-site to shred confidential documents free of charge. The Household Chemical Waste Collection Unit receives chemicals, stains and other household chemicals with a disposal fee of $10 per 5 gallons. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Precinct 2 Recycling Center, 31354 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 936-442-7766

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Tierra Smith joined Community Impact in 2018, covering a range of topics in the Tomball and Magnolia area. She earned a master of mass communication from Louisiana State University, and she received a bachelor's degree from Grambling State University where she served as the editor-in-chief of The Gramblinite, the student newspaper at GSU. The National Association of Black Journalists selected Tierra as its Student Journalist of the Year in 2015. Her byline has also been included in the Tampa Bay Times, The Denver Post, the Salt Lake Tribune and The News-Star in Monroe, La.
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