Spyro Gyra & Lee Ritenour Open The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s 25th Performing Arts Season

Spyro Gyra in Huntington, NY ©2012 Brian FriedmanJazz legends Spyro Gyra and Lee Ritenour kick off the 25th Performing Arts Season with a concert April 12, 2014. Tickets to the concert are $60 for reserved pit, $45 and $35 for reserved seating. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. The concert is held in conjunction with the 9th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival and is presented by Xfinity.

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St. Patrick’s Day iGoPink Golf Classic

db7e6113-c394-478d-9b08-d9bb2144b630The Breast Cancer Charities of America announced that the St. Patrick’s Day iGoPink Golf Classic is scheduled for March 17, 2014. It will be held at The Woodlands Country Club -Palmer Course in The Woodlands, TX and registration will begin at 9:30 AM with a shotgun start at 11 AM.

Each player will receive a free TaylorMade Wedge Golf Club and is encouraged to wear their crazy golf pants to win the NEW Fancy Pants Competition. The price is set for $175 per player or $700 per team of four. Price includes green fees, cart, box lunch, dinner and awards, and a free TaylorMade Wedge Golf Club. Teams are encouraged to register online at http://www.iGoPink.org. For more information on sponsorship opportunities email info@igopink.org.

All proceeds from event go to help the charity’s mission to eliminate breast cancer as a life-threatening illness. In 2013 BCCA was able to help over 1 million people across the United States. They brought the prevention and survivorship message to over 450 hospital partnerships, Universities and households in addition to assisting women financially to keep the basic necessities of rent and utilities paid for while in treatment.

The 12th Annual Spring Home & Garden Show in The Woodlands To Feature Buddy Lee and the Encore Azalea – with Year-round Blooms

Encore azalea landscape7Houston has a generally moderate climate with scorching summers, mild falls and occasionally frosty winters. Often this dramatic change can play havoc on the plants, blooms and landscape of your home. Buddy Lee, a nationally known plant breeder and horticulturist, has patentedEncore Azalea, a breed of azalea which blooms year-round.

NEW BONEFISH GRILL IN THE WOODLANDS HIRING 115 AREA RESIDENTS

Binder1.pdfWHAT: Bonefish Grill has a great story to tell as it opens its doors in The Woodlands, TX on Tuesday, March 4th. Starting the first week of January and through the opening, the restaurant is hiring 115 local area residents from The Woodlands.

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Applications to join the fresh fish experts are being accepted for various Angler positions including server, host, bartender and kitchen staff, and are available online. Interviews will be conducted with qualified candidates that apply online.

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WHEN: Applications are being accepted now through the March 4, 2014 opening.

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TO APPLY: Visit http://www.bloominbrandscareers.com/Bonefish and enter 60911 for The Woodlands and complete the online application.

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Applicants may call the Bonefish Grill hiring center at 936-222-6948 for more information.

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LOCATION: 1555 Lake Woodlands Drive, Suite 435
The Woodlands, TX 77380

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For more information on Bonefish Grill, please visit: http://www.bonefishgrill.com/

Thousands Visit Liberty Branch During Grand Opening Weekend

liberty1More than 2,300 people visited nine model homes and enjoyed old-fashioned refreshments and entertainment during the Grand Opening of Liberty Branch, a brand-new, neo-traditional neighborhood in the Village of Creekside Park. Visitors toured the homes and registered for a chance to win one of three $500 American Express gift cards. Jugglers, unicyclists, clowns, classic cars and young members of Class Act Productions in vintage costumes entertained the crowds.

liberty5On Saturday, February 8, the event kicked off with the official dedication of Liberty Square Park, one of two parks in Liberty Branch. Pictured in the ribbon cutting photo (top) are (left to right): Nick Wolda, Director of Community Relations for The Woodlands Township; Bob Bruce, Director of Landscape Architecture for The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC); Kelly Dietrich, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for The Woodlands Township;  Nancy Becker, President of the Creekside Park Village Association; Bruce Tough, Chairman of The Woodlands Township; Tim Welbes, Co-President of TWDC; Sheila Condon, President of Condon & Associates (park designers); and Elizabeth Gilbert, Project Manager for Condon & Associates.

liberty2The park features many references to moments in American history, including a plaque explaining the significance of The Liberty Tree. At the dedication ceremony, members of local Boy Scout Troop #1665 (second photo) planted an American Elm, symbolic of the Liberty Tree.  They also raised three flags – American, Texas and The Woodlands Township – and led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.

liberty3“Liberty Branch is a unique neighborhood situated in The Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park,” said Tim Welbes, Co-President of TWDC.  “The design is based on traditional town planning principles, which makes it feel like a classic American small town within the forests of The Woodlands. Residents will have direct pedestrian access to the new Creekside Village Green (third picture) and Creekside Park Village Center, set to open later this year with an H-E-B grocery store and many other shops, restaurants and services.”

liberty4There will be approximately 400 new homes, ranging from townhomes and patio homes to large single-family homes, within Liberty Branch.  Four homebuilders – Coventry Homes, David Weekley Homes, J. Kyle Homes and Palmetto Homes – will feature model homes in a collection of classic American architectural styles ranging in price from the high-$200,000s to more than $900,000.

For more information about Liberty Branch, visit The Woodlands Information Center, call 281-719-6333 and visit www.thewoodlands.com/libertybranch.

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