Although the weather Saturday, April 7, was much colder than most Texans would appreciate, it did not stop people from going to the Good Oil Days festival.

The festival was held along Main Street in Humble and was hosted by the Humble Senior Activity Center. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street was lined with concession stands, animals available for adoption, a petting zoo, a performance stage, flowers, cars,  vendors and information booths to help raise awareness to causes. Although the weather Saturday, April 7, was much colder than most Texans would appreciate, it did not stop people from going to the Good Oil Days festival. The festival was held along Main Street in Humble and was hosted by the Humble Senior Activity Center. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street was lined with concession stands, animals available for adoption, a petting zoo, a performance stage, flowers, cars,  vendors and information booths to help raise awareness to causes.

The senior center’s colorful flowers that were on sale at Good Oil Days. Photo by Amanda Hemple

One concession stand volunteer, Sandra Metcalfe, described her four years of experience volunteering at Good Oil Days. “I take tai chi at the senior center; it is mainly run by volunteers.” Metcalfe continued, “Everything goes back to the senior

center.

The sodas that we sell for a dollar, that dollar goes right back to the center as a profit. Same thing goes for the flowers that we sell. We have a lot of volunteers that come in that are professionals at what they do, and we offer many different classes to people who are interested.” The sodas that we sell for a dollar, that dollar goes right back to the center as a profit. Same thing goes for the flowers that we sell. We have a lot of volunteers that come in that are professionals at what they do, and we offer many different classes to people who are interested.”

Members of the Humble Senior Activity Center, cheerleaders and costumed characters performed numerous dances for the crowd to show their progress and demonstrate how the center helps keep seniors active and healthy.Members of the Humble Senior Activity Center, cheerleaders and costumed characters performed numerous dances for the crowd to show their progress and demonstrate how the center helps keep seniors active and healthy.

The Good Oil Days is an Humble tradition that many cherish, and the cold and clouds could not keep visitors away as they enjoyed the good eats, live music, entertainment, numerous offerings by vendors, and information booths, all for a good cause, supporting the senior citizens of Humble and their beloved activity center.

 

The kids zone had many exciting activities for children, such as a petting zoo, horse rides and a rock climbing wall. Photos by Amanda Hemple
The senior center members guiding cheerleaders through their dance routine.
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