Weekly calendar listings: Feb. 8-13
Calendar items for the week of Feb. 8-13
Business Women: 5-7 p.m. The Montgomery County Association of Business Women will meet for their monthly mixer. Margaritas and Peppers, 2259 North Loop 336 West in The Woodlands. 713-256-8002 www.mcabw.org
Harvesting rainwater: 9:30 a.m. Bob Dailey from The Woodlands Township will present a program about harvesting rainwater during the February meeting of the Woodlands Garden Club. Auburn Lakes Recreation Center, Northcrest at West Rayford Road. 281-381-3260 www.thewoodlandsgardenclub.org
Business After Hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m. The South Montgomery County The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event is scheduled. Free. Outback Western Wear on Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive in The Woodlands.
Schooling Clinic: 6:30-9 p.m. A Texas AgriLife Extension Schooling Clinic is scheduled. Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 FM 1484. 936-539-7822.
Word Overview: 9:30-11:30 a.m. A computer training course that focuses on an overview of Microsoft Word 2007 is offered. Conroe Central Branch Library, 104 I-45 North in Conroe.
Heart to Heart: 8-9 a.m. An informal discussion group called Heart to Heart meets to discuss common heart attach signs and symptoms. Presented by Dr. Kedarnath A. Vaidya. St. Luke's the Woodlands Hospital, 17200 St. Luke's Way in The Woodlands. 936-266-4050 www.stlukeswoodlands.com
How to search the Internet: 9:30-11:30 a.m. A computer training course that focuses on searching the Internet is offered. Conroe Central Branch Library, 104 I-45 North in Conroe.
Yappy Hour: 5-7 p.m. Bring your dog for fun and amazing prizes for a social hour for dog lovers. Proceeds benefit Houston Collie Rescue. Barker Street Bakery, 442 Sawdust Road in The Woodlands. 281-465-1703 www.barkerstreetbakery.com
Campaign fundraiser: 5:30-8:30 p.m. A campaign fundraiser for Montgomery County Sheriff Tommy Gage is scheduled. Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 FM 1484. 281-356-2440.
Toastmasters: Every Friday at 7 a.m. No experience is necessary to join the Woodlands Toastmasters at their weekly meeting as they grow their public speaking skills. Alamo Joe's, 4747 Research Forest Drive. 832-532-3097 email@example.com
Motivational booksigning: 7-9 p.m. Author, speaker and master life coach Indrani Goradia will speak and sign books. Border Bookstore Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive. 281-300-6563 firstname.lastname@example.org
Trail run: 7 a.m. Imperial Sports Charities and the community of Imperial Oaks and The Falls of Imperial Oaks present the Run Away With My Heart Trail Run. Proceeds go to various charities. www.runawaywithmyheart.com
Pre-season soccer clinic: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Get ready for the Spring sports season by brushing up on basic skills and reviewing rules of the game. Three different age groups will meet for 90 minutes each. South Montgomery County YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place in The Woodlands. 281-367-9622
St. James Jubilee: 6-11 p.m. The annual Jubilee for St. James Episcopal School is scheduled. Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 FM 1484. 936-447-6198.
Eleni Kelakos: 8 p.m. California folk artist Eleni Kelakos is scheduled to perform and Mark Zeus will open. Millbend Coffeehouse, 1370 North Millbend Drive in The Woodlands. 281-350-3052 www.millbend.org
Schooling Clinic: Feb. 16. 6:30-9 p.m. A Texas AgriLife Extension Schooling Clinic is scheduled. Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 FM 1484. 936-539-7822.
Good Citizen awards: Feb. 16. 6:30 p.m. The Heritage Trails chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will present their DAR Good Citizen awards to area high school seniors. Village of Glenloch Farms Social Room, 9505 Northpointe Blvd. in Spring. 281-444-4322.
Portrait Group: Feb. 17. 6-9 p.m. The Woodlands Art League meets for its bi-monthly portrait group. South County Community Center, 2235 Lake Robbins Drive. www.woodlandsartleague.org
Library exhibition: Every day through Feb. 27. The Woodlands Art League will have a display of artwork at the Mitchell Library, featuring the work of Fred Husler; a well-traveled artist primarily interested in creating landscapes, cityscapes and seascapes in oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel. George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library, 8125 Ashlane Way in The Woodlands. 936-442-7728 www.woodlandsartleague.org
Ballroom Dancing: Every Sunday. 7-9 p.m. The Woodlands Ballroom Dancing Club meets at the Knights of Columbus for a social dancing experience without smoke or alcohol. $10 per person. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2655 FM 1488 in Spring. 713-805-4466.
Teen counseling: Every Monday. 7-8:30 p.m. Free teen counseling support for females, ages 13-17, who are victims and survivors of family or sexual violence. The Montgomery County Women's Center, 1600 Lake Front Circle in The Woodlands. 281-292-4155, ext. 276.
Free tax help: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday through April 15. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free tax help is available from AARP Tax-Aide, the nation's largest, free and volunteer-based tax consulting and preparation service. Lone Star College, 102 Longview Drive in Conroe. 1-888-227-7669 www.aarp.org/taxaide
Christian Business group: Every Wednesday. 7:30 a.m. The Woodlands Christian Business Network meets weekly for praise and networking. Black Walnut Cafe, 2520 Research Forest Drive. www.woodlandscbn.net.
Weekly storytime: Every Wednesday. 10:30 a.m. A weekly storytime is offered. R.F. Meador Branch Library, 709 W. Montgomery in Willis. 936-442-7740 or email@example.com.
Storytime: Every Wednesday. 10:30 a.m. Storytime is held weekly at the library with a different theme for each week. Conroe Central Branch Library, 104 I-45 North in Conroe. firstname.lastname@example.org
Performing arts clinic: Every Thursday through Feb. 25. 3:30-4:15 p.m. A performing arts clinic will introduce children to musical theater and will feature Disney characters for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. South Montgomery County YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place in The Woodlands. 281-367-9622
Toddler time: Every Thursday. 10:30 a.m. Toddler time is held weekly at the library with a different theme for each week. Conroe Central Branch Library, 104 I-45 North in Conroe. email@example.com www.countylibrary.org
Belly dancing classes: Every Thursday. 7:45-9:45 p.m. A weekly workout is lead by Shakira from the Sirrom School of Belly Dance. $60 per month. The beginner class begins at 7:45 p.m., the intermediate class begins at 8:45 p.m. Walden Yacht Club, 13101 Melville Drive in Montgomery. 713-621-9818
Zumba: Every Thursday and Tuesday. 8:50-9:50 a.m. A group that practices the fitness craze Zumba, which fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves, meets twice a week. $60 per month, or $10 per session. The Woodlands Recreation Center, 5310 Research Forest Drive. 281-210-3950.
Words for the Journey: Every Thursday, except the last Thursday of the month. 9:30-11:30 a.m. The Words for the Journey Christian Writers Guild meets for its weekly gathering. The conference room at The Loft Church, 9201 Grogan's Mill Road in The Woodlands. www.wordsforthejourney.org.
Street Meet: Every Saturday. 7-9 p.m. The Woodlands Car Club meets weekly for its Saturday Night Street Meet. Classics Pizza, 1500 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 100 in Shenandoah. www.thewoodlandscarclub.org
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