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December 29, 2011 -- The 23rd annual Kwanzaa Celebration, sponsored by the Nia Cultural Center, will be celebrated this evening the Old Central Cultural Center in Galveston. More
December 28, 2011 -- The Self-Help for African People through Education (SHAPE) Community Center in Houston has scheduled several events throughout the week in celebration of Kwanzaa. More
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December 28, 2011 -- The Rotary Club of Bellaire/Southwest Houston recently hosted a holiday party for residents at the Com-for-Care assisted living facility as part of the club's Christmas SHARE Project for 2011. More
December 27, 2011 -- The Society of Design Administration Houston Chapter recently helped pack boxes of food for the Houston Food Bank. More
December 27, 2011 -- The Children’s Museum of Houston is hosting a celebration of Kwanzaa this week. More
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December 24, 2011 -- Members of the Houston International Seafarers' Centers held their annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 18 at the Howard L. Tellepsen Center in Houston. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College employees recently collected money and gifts for a student at the college's central campus. More
December 21, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land's New Year's Eve light show will be recorded by TV Asahi from Japan, which plans to feature the show on a program called "Torihada" in January. More
December 20, 2011 -- The United States Coast Guard today has published videos of holiday messages from Texan members of the Coast Guard currently serving in Bahrain. More
December 19, 2011 -- BARC, the City of Houston adoption center and animal shelter, recently received a second-annual holiday gift from Natural Pawz. More
December 19, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's Citizens' Assistance Office and the Houston Police Department's Police and Clergy Team will host the Second Annual Spark of Love Children's Christmas Luncheon and Toy Giveaway. More
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December 19, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently hosted its annual holiday reception. More
December 19, 2011 -- The 10th Annual New Year's Eve Bash and benefit concert for Champions Kids Camp in Houston will host a performance by Bill, Kim and Jimmy Nash. More
December 16, 2011 -- All Houston fire stations are accepting toys for the Houston Fire Department's annual toy drive through December 20. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party at The Admiral at Clear Lake on Wednesday. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Houston Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office will host its Second Annual Christmas Luncheon and Toy Giveaway Event on Saturday. More
December 16, 2011 -- Frank Bowser is inviting runners to participate in the Friends of Galveston Park's New Years Fun Run on January 7. More
December 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its third annual New Year's Eve on the Square celebration on December 31 at Sugar Land Town Square. More
December 15, 2011 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will place on display buses decorated for the holiday season. More
December 15, 2011 -- The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command recently received its fourth gold coin of the season. More
December 13, 2011 -- The City of Galveston Police Department's Blue Santa Program is hosting their annual toy and gift drive for underprivileged kids this holiday season. More
December 12, 2011 -- Friends of League City Animal Shelter urges the public to consider fostering or adopting a pet this holiday season. More
December 12, 2011 -- JPMorgan Chase will host its annual holiday choir concerts at the JPMorgan Chase Building in Houston at noon on December 19-23. More
December 12, 2011 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will host Mannheim Steamroller for its holiday concert on December 29. More
December 10, 2011 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association hosted its annual Holiday Party on Friday. More
December 09, 2011 -- Hospice Care Team will host Holiday Memories events for Grieving Children on Saturday at the Team's Lake Jackson office and on December 17 at the Team's Texas City office. More
December 09, 2011 -- The Kemah Boardwalk will host its 50th Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Saturday. More
December 08, 2011 -- The W.H. Stark House in Orange will host a Holiday Open House on December 13 and 15. More
December 07, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host its annual Holiday Lighted Parade on Saturday on Fairmont Parkway from Preston Street to Beltway 8. More
December 07, 2011 -- The Pilot Club of Dickinson is sponsoring the annual Christmas Tour of Homes, which takes place on Sunday, December 11. More
December 05, 2011 -- The Girl Scouts will host the Get 'R Done Food Drive at the Kroger stores in northern Galveston County on December 10. More
December 05, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Share Your Holiday Food Drive on December 9 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
December 05, 2011 -- Lamar University’s Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host HOLIDAZE! at Gladys City, a Wildcatter Weekend special event, on December 10 and 11. More
December 05, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced several holiday events taking place in communities throughout the Bay Area. More
December 04, 2011 -- Large crowds turned out on Saturday for the first day of the 38th Annual Dickens on the Strand festival on Galveston Island and a more modest crowd turned out on Sunday when the weather was less than ideal. Sights and Sounds
December 03, 2011 -- The Ronald McDonald House Lights of Love Event attracted a large crowd of supporters. More
December 02, 2011 -- Merry Maids will be cleaning and accepting donations at the Salvation Army Emergency Shelter in Beaumont during the holiday season. More
December 02, 2011 -- San Jacinto College culinary arts student Monica Luque Thomas recently was selected to have her ornament displayed on the 2011 Lone Star Celebration Christmas Tree at the State Capitol in Austin. More
December 02, 2011 -- Lamar Junior High will present "A Christmas Carol" on December 9. More
December 01, 2011 -- The Stark Foundation in Orange, Texas will host a number of holiday events throughout the month of December. More
December 01, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its ninth annual Christmas Tree Lighting event tonight, and include the unveiling of the mascot for the Sugar Land Skeeters, Sugar Land's minor league baseball team. More
December 01, 2011 -- The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command recently received the first Gold Coin of the 2011 Red Kettle fundraising season at a southwest Houston site. More
November 30, 2011 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will present a Christmas Concert on December 11 at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston. More
November 30, 2011 -- Galveston will host its 38th annual Dickens on the Strand event on December 3-4, with new events such as "Her Majesty's Royal Romp", a costumed dash along Ship's Mechanic Row. More
November 30, 2011 -- Galveston College's Island Potters Guild will host its annual holiday sale of pottery and sculpture on December 7 at the Galveston College Atrium. More
November 30, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday at City Hall. More
November 29, 2011 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union and the United States Marine Corps Reserves and Veterans will hold a calendar sale benefiting the Galveston County Toys For Tots Foundation on Thursday at Jackie's Brickhouse in Kemah. More
November 29, 2011 -- Calder Baptist Church in Beaumont will host the Bethlehem Streets event on Sunday. More
November 29, 2011 -- Mayor Annise Parker's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting presented by Reliant will take place on Friday, December 2, 6 p.m. at Houston City Hall. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club and the Houston Police Blue Santa Program have partnered with LINC Houston to deliver Toys for Joy in Houston on December 10. More
November 29, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host a number of concerts during the holiday season. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Greater Houston Preservation Alliance has provided a list of public events that will take place during the holiday season at heritage sites around the City of Houston. More
November 28, 2011 -- The Baytown Symphony Orchestra will present "A Christmas Celebration" on December 3 at the Lee College Performing Arts Center. More
November 26, 2011 -- The 2011 Dickens on The Strand Festival is next weekend, December 3 and 4 in Historic Downtown Galveston. More
November 24, 2011 -- The 35th Annual Turkey Bowl at Adoue Park in Galveston attracted an assortment of Galveston Islanders who celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the friendly competition each year. More
November 22, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will host its Christmas on Main Street celebration on December 1. More
November 22, 2011 -- The City of Houston will host the 62nd Annual Holiday Parade, presented by H-E-B, on Thanksgiving Day. More
November 22, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will present "The Nutcracker", beginning December 2 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. More
November 21, 2011 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that the island “will offer a plethora of unique shopping opportunities and special festivities” to celebrate the Holiday Season. More
November 21, 2011 -- Calvin "Cowboy" Jones and Lucille Monych have been selected as marshalls of the La Marque Christmas Parade, which takes place on November 30. More
November 18, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a number of events this holiday season. More
November 18, 2011 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will open a holiday-themed exhibit on Saturday of medieval manuscripts from the museum's collections. More
November 18, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood and Keep Friendswood Beautiful will host the Fourth Annual Santa in the Park event on December 10. More
November 17, 2011 -- The Galveston College Music Department will host a winter recital on December 7. More
November 17, 2011 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music will host several holiday concerts prior to the end of the fall semester. More
November 17, 2011 -- Moody Gardens will launch its holiday Friday Night Food Drive on Friday, providing 2-for-1 admission to the Festival of Lights for guests who bring a non-perishable food item. More
November 16, 2011 -- Galveston’s East End Historical District Association will host the 22nd annual "A Victorian Christmas" Homes Tour on December 2. More
November 16, 2011 -- The 62nd annual Holiday Parade presented by H-E-B will take place on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Houston. More
November 16, 2011 -- Wassail Fest will take place during the 15th annual Nine Flags Christmas Festival on November 26 within the historic downtown district of Nacogdoches. More
November 16, 2011 -- The City of Kemah will host its Christmas Open House on November 18 at the Kemah Visitor Center. More
November 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Ninth Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1 at the Sugar Land Town Square. More
November 14, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District Fine Arts will perform at the Festival of Lights Concert on December 8 at Moody Gardens; Tickets are currently on sale. More
November 14, 2011 -- Beaumont Community Players will present its holiday production "Scrooge the Musical!" beginning November 25 and playing through December 10. More
November 12, 2011 -- The Tour de Nac, an annual bike ride beginning and ending in historic downtown Nacogdoches, an event of the Nine Flags Christmas Festival, will be held on Saturday, November 19. More
November 10, 2011 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold open public auditions on November 17-18 for children to play elves in its annual holiday production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 10, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department will host "Winter Wonderland", an event for children, on December 17 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
November 10, 2011 -- The 12th Annual Alvin Community College Foundation Christmas Gala will take place on December 6 at the Nolan Ryan Center on the college's campus. More
November 07, 2011 -- Performances of the Imagine Christmas Dinner and Show will take place from December 15 through 27 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
November 07, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood Community Services Department will host the annual Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid's K Run on December 3 at Stevenson Park. More
November 04, 2011 -- The Beaumont Civic Ballet has announced its 2011-2012 season, which includes its traditional holiday performances of "The Nutcracker" in December. More
November 03, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host Snowfest on December 9 at the City Hall complex. More
October 31, 2011 -- The City of Kemah will host its annual "Christmas in Kemah" series of events from November 18 through December 18. More
October 28, 2011 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union and the United States Marine Corps Reserves in Galveston are teaming together to sell calendars starting November 30, and gather toys for the Toys for Tots program through December 15. More
October 21, 2011 -- Moody Gardens Hotel has announced a line up of holiday events that will take place at the hotel. More
October 17, 2011 -- Interfaith Caring Ministries will host its 18th Annual Festival of Trees Fashion Show and Holiday Dinner on November 30-December 1 at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center. More
October 14, 2011 -- The Orangefield Cormier Museum will present "Christmas in Orangefield" on December 9-10. More
October 10, 2011 -- Galveston will host its 38th annual "Dickens on the Strand" event on December 3-4. More
December 25, 2004 -- Galveston had a White Christmas in 2004. GuidryNews.com published numerous photos of the event. Photos
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