TO-DO LIST: 12 activities to consider this month in Tomball, Magnolia

The annual Heritage Festival put on by Harris County Precinct 4 returns to Tomball’s Spring Creek Park on Feb. 29. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)
The annual Heritage Festival put on by Harris County Precinct 4 returns to Tomball’s Spring Creek Park on Feb. 29. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)

The annual Heritage Festival put on by Harris County Precinct 4 returns to Tomball’s Spring Creek Park on Feb. 29. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)

Feb. 6: Listen to rezoning discussions in Tomball

Following a public forum Jan. 30, the Tomball ISD District Zone Committee is slated to discuss new junior high school attendance boundaries ahead of a new school opening in August 2021. Committee meetings are open to the public, but discussion is limited to committee members. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free. TISD Staff Development Center, 1302 Keefer Road, Tomball. 281-357-3100. www.tomballisd.net

Feb. 9: Attend ‘The Big Fake Wedding Houston’

The Meekermark hosts “The Big Fake Wedding Houston,” a bridal show alternative with dinner, drinks, a vow renewal ceremony and a reception. Brides- and grooms-to-be get to experience wedding vendors in an actual wedding setting. 4:30 p.m. (doors open), 5 p.m. (ceremony). $27 (presale), $30 (door admission). 21156 Karen Switch Road, Magnolia. www.thebigfakewedding.com/rsvp/houston-6

Feb. 14: Weigh in on FM 2920


Residents have until Feb. 14 to submit comments on a proposed widening of FM 2920 from Business 290 to Hwy. 249 with the addition of a median. Submit comments to the Texas Department of Transportation District Office, Director of Project Development, P.O. Box 1386, Houston, TX 77251, or to HOU-PIOWebMail@txdot.gov. www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/get-involved/about/hearings-meetings.html.

Feb. 15: Go on a date at a park

Harris County Precinct 4 presents an interactive showing of “The Princess Bride” with popcorn, drinks and a photo booth. 6:30 p.m. (movie begins at dusk). Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net

Feb. 18: Learn about teen vaping

As part of its Parent and Community Engagement Nights, Magnolia ISD presents “Save Your Breath” with Timothy Shumaker about the consequences of the teen vaping epidemic. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free (registration required). Magnolia Event Center, 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.magnoliaisd.eventbrite.com

Feb. 28 and 29: Visit The Book Attic

The Book Attic hosts a meet and greet with former owner Barbara Bracksieck, who owned the bookstore for more than 17 years before retiring in 2018. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 310 E. Main St., Tomball. 281-255-6050. www.thebookattic.info

Feb. 22: Run a 5K in Tomball

Concordia Lutheran High School hosts its Crusin’ Crusaders 5K run and walk in downtown Tomball with funds going to renovate Concordia’s outdoor athletic facilities and support its boys and girls cross-country programs. A 1-mile walk and run will follow. 6:30 a.m. (day-of registration), 8 a.m. (5K), 9 a.m. (1-mile walk/run). $20-$30 (before Feb. 23), $25-$35 (after Feb. 23). 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. www.clhs-tx.org/5k

Feb. 25: Get ready for the rodeo

Community members can meet the Sam Houston Trail Riders as they stop in Tomball on their way to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Noon. Free. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. www.tomballtx.gov

Feb. 27 through March 1: Enjoy a musical

Concordia Lutheran High School presents its winter musical, “Godspell.” 7 p.m. •(Feb. 27-29), 3 p.m. (March 1). $5-$25•. Concordia Lutheran High School Cafetorium, 700 E. Main St., Tomball. 281-351-2547. www.clhs-tx.org

Feb. 28: Attend a job fair

Society of Samaritans hosts Jobfest, giving job seekers an opportunity to meet with more than 50 employers. The event includes mock interviews, resume reviews and job readiness workshops. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-259-8452. www.societyofsamaritans.org

Feb. 29: Travel back in time

The annual Heritage Festival put on by Harris County Precinct 4 returns to Tomball’s Spring Creek Park with Civil War battle reenactments; recreations of Confederate and Union army camps; and tours of the Spring Creek Park Cemetery. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 15012 Brown Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net

March 3: Vote in the primaries

Registered voters in Tomball and Magnolia can cast a ballot in the Republican or Democratic primary election. www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml
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By Anna Lotz

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. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia 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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