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Tomball ISD Awarded Gold Leadership Circle Award

Tomball ISD has earned a Gold Leadership Circle Award from the Texas Comptroller for the fourth consecutive year for exceptional financial transparency.  The District scored 20 out of 20 possible points on the comptroller’s rating criteria. 
 

Tomball’s Creature Feature Fridays

Tomball’s newest event Creature Feature Fridays brings back the campy classics on a giant inflatable movie screen every third friday during the summer months. Movies will include “Creature from the Black Lagoon” in June, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” in July and “THEM!” in August.

Memorial Day Weekend Heats Up with a Chili Cookoff

The Memorial Day Weekend Chili Challenge wraps up the spring season series of events. The event is a Chili Appreciation Society International sanctioned cook-off benefiting local veterans.

Second Saturday at The Depot

Every month on the 2nd Saturday get the whole family together at The Depot, 201 South Elm Street in Tomball! There will be games, live music, food, and a family friendly feature length film under the stars!

Beginning at 6pm activities include:

Tomball's Annual Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival

The Tomball Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival on May 4th & 5th is two full fun filled days of spicy crawfish and boudin with even hotter live music, vendors, festival foods and loads fun!

Spring Cleaning Tomball Style

Mom and Daughter with Soap Bubbles Photo

Dread spring cleaning? It might not be effortless, however it can become manageable and satisfying! First, clear out the clutter and get rid of it at the annual Tomball Spring Clean Up thru April 27th! Acceptable items include:

Mother’s Day Gift Giving Guide

Happy Mother's Day

Moms, get ready to put your feet up and let Dad take over for Mother’s Day on Sunday May 12, 2013. Mother’s Day was first celebrated by Ana Jarvis in 1908 to honor her mother and she successfully had the holiday nationally recognized in 1914. Here are some unique and crafty gift ideas for mom:

Morse Code Necklace: Give Mom a dainty piece of silk-and-gold jewelry to send her a secret message.

Tomball Lion’s Club 19th Annual Car Show

On Sunday April 21 at the Depot hundreds of classic and custom cars and trucks will be on display at the Tomball Lions Club 19th Annual Car Show. Food, live music and more throughout the day benefitting Lions Club charities. The show is between 8am until 3pm with no pre-registration. The show is open to the community with complimentary parking.

Tomball’s Annual 5K Bunny Run

The annual Bunny Run is scheduled for 8am on Saturday April 13, 2013 in downtown Tomball. The Bunny Run is a certified 5K run and a 1-mile walk for children age 9 and younger and their families. The event is ideal for serious runners, weekend joggers or brisk walkers.

Business is Growing in Downtown Tomball

Downtown Tomball is becoming an economic engine for the community! Four months ago local small business owner, Racheal Holyfield almost gave up before the doors to her restaurant ever opened because of astronomical sewer and water prices, nearly $50,000! The sewer and water prices were turning away small business owners like Holyfield, so the Tomball City Council stepped in and  is waiving those fees for the next two years!

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