In & Around – Huntsville/Lake Livingston

Play Texas 42

When: January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St., Huntsville, TX 77340

Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42, a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades, at the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in January. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy is essential to play. Come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Please register at the link provided or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for more information. Games will be played weekly if 8 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older.

Family Movie Night

When: January 5, 2018

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St., Huntsville, TX 77340

Don’t miss out on Family Movie Night, a fun, free way to start your weekend. The Huntsville Public Library will start the movie at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary popcorn during the movie. Bring a blanket and pillow as well as something to drink. All ages are welcome and sign up is not required. For more information call 936-291-5910.

Livingston Trade Days

When: January 12 – 14, 2018

Times: Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pedigo Park, 925 US 59 Bypass, North Livingston, TX 77351

Admission & Parking: FREE

Open year-round on the Friday through Sunday before the third Monday of each month.  Trade Days is set in Livingston’s scenic Pedigo Park.  Shoppers browse through two covered pavilions and open-air lots that are host to a wide variety of food, arts and crafts, collectibles and antique vendors. This great environment welcomes families, day-trippers and outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy a few hours at the park.  Their goal is to bring a treasure or two home. Vendors with an eclectic selection of wares, there’s something for everyone. For more information contact Stacy Edwards or Lynn Riley at 877-824-6653 or email

Childrenz Haven Roaring 20’s Casino Gala

When: January 13, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Polk County Commerce Center, 1017 US Hwy, 59 Loop N., Livingston, TX

Admission: $75 per person, $140 per couple, $700 per table of 10

Dust off your tassels, try on your zuit suit, shine up your shoes and mark your calendar for the annual Childrenz Haven Casino Gala, Saturday, January 13, 2018. This year we’ll all go back to the Roaring 20’s for fun, booze and some table fun with cards and dice. For more information call 936-327-4757.

HC Gun & Knife Shows, Inc.

When: January 13 – 14, 2018

Time: Sat: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.; Sun: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Rd., Conroe, TX 77303

Admission: Adults: $9.00, Free Parking. Children 12 & under: Free. Law enforcement officers in uniform will gain Free admission.

Bring your gun and trade for the gun you’ve always wanted, and see the hundreds of displays of New and Old Guns, Ammo, Gun Parts, Books, Knives, Knife Sharpening, Coins, Camouflage and related items at discount prices. For more information call 281-489-1741 or email or visit the website at