New NAM building, turtle talk for kids: 5 things to know in Spring and Klein this week, June 26-30

A ribbon cutting for the new Northwest Assistance Ministries building will be held Thursday behind the existing building on Kuykendahl Road.

A ribbon cutting for the new Northwest Assistance Ministries building will be held Thursday behind the existing building on Kuykendahl Road.




Here are a few events, new openings and a meeting to be aware of in the last week in June in Spring and Klein.

Chipotle Mexican Grill is now open at 6615 N. Grand Parkway W., Ste. 300, Spring. The fast-casual restaurant is open every day and serves burritos, bowls, tacos, salads, chips and guacamole. 832-717-0113. www.chipotle.com

Harris County Commissioners Court will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the courtroom on the ninth floor of the Harris County Administration Building, 1001 Preston St., Houston. A copy of the full agenda is available on the county website.

The Turtle Lady will teach children about turtles of all sizes and present an opportunity to pet an 85-pound turtle on Thursday. Each child receives a small souvenir following the program, and apple slices with caramel and punch are served at the event. 10:30 a.m. Free. Mangum-Howell Center, 5200 Frick Road, Houston. 281-591-7830. www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters



Northwest Assistance Ministries will hold a ribbon cutting for the Harrell Family Opportunity Center on Thursday. This new facility will allow NAM to expand its vocational training programs and will eventually serve as the location for NAM's resale store. 15702 Bammel Village Drive, Houston. 281-885-4555. www.namonline.org

Spring Antique Mall, located at 1609 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, will celebrate its 25th anniversary July 1. The old-fashioned antique mall sells a variety of items from 40 different vendors, such as furniture, jewelry and home decor. All antiques sold are from the 1960s or older. 281-355-1110. www.springantiquemall.com
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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