Archive for: October 10th, 2012

George Memorial Library hosts Saturday movie matinee

Fort Bend County Libraries will feature a free Saturday Movie Matinee at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on October 27, beginning at 2:00 pm, in Room 2B of the Library. Movie-goers will be treated to an animated family feature about three teens who discover that their neighbor’s house is really a living, breathing, […]

First Colony Branch Library to present origami series for children

The Youth Services department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ First Colony Branch Library will present a special 4-part series for children, “Outrageous Origami with Peggy Rate,” on Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Children […]

Sienna Branch Library offers intro computer classes

Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. The “MS Publisher 2007 – Business Uses” class will take […]

Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School is November 8

Are you looking for quick, easy and healthy meals to feed your family and friends this holiday season? I hope you can join us for the 1st Annual Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School! This event is taking place on November 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band Road in Rosenberg. […]

Learn to talk like a pirate with Mango Languages resources

Arrrgh-righty, landlubbers! Learn the language of seadogs (and other foreign languages) online, at your own pace, using Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mango Languages interactive learning tool. The Adult Services staff at the University Branch Library will present an introductory program, “Learn to Talk Like a Pirate… Using Mango Languages,” on Wednesday, October 31, beginning at […]

Hollywood actress shares personal secret to benefit Foundation for Life

Shari Rigby

Actress Shari Rigby, who starred in the movie, October Baby, will speak about her abortion and its profound effects on her life at the 36th Annual Foundation for Life Banquet & Auction, to benefit the Maternal Assistance Program. The event will be held at the Marriott Town Square Hotel in Sugar Land on Saturday, November […]

First Colony Branch Library to celebrate Divali

In recognition of Divali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, First Colony Branch Library will have special activities for families on Monday, November 5, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Families with children in kindergarten and up are invited to join in […]

Missouri City Branch Library to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos

In recognition of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library will have a special craft activity for families on Saturday, November 3, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Light refreshments, consisting of traditional Día de […]

Eagle Scout candidate helps Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center build gardens

Fourteen- year-old Boy Scout Travis Angle and his team of volunteers will continue their work building sustainable fruit and vegetable garden beds to help seniors and families in need at Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center. Travis has raised more than $2,500 from Richmond and Rosenberg-area businesses and organizations, including Living Earth, Home Depot, McCoy’s […]

Hairy, Scary, Slimy, Slithering Species coming to Brazos Bend State Park

During the weekend of October 26, 27 & 28, 2012, park staff will present programs and hikes all pertaining to the creepy and mysterious side of wildlife. Programs are aimed at educating park visitors about animals known to instill fear and misunderstanding in many people. Park Ranger, Sharon Hanzik explains that “most of these fears […]

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