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ON GOING IN MAY
Spring Clean Up
Every Saturday to help revitalize the community in North Rosenberg. If you or your group would like to join, please email: Barry@attackpoverty.org firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAYS MAY 26- JUNE 30
Study the Book of Revelation
St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church – 4747 Sienna Parkway, Missouri City. This six week course is from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Contact email@example.com for information. All are welcome. http://www.siennachurch.org.
SATURDAY, MAY 28
Tejas Dutch Oven Cookers
will practice their Dutch oven cooking skills at Brazos Park, 320 Houston Street, Rosenberg, Texas 77471, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cooking must be done off the ground and cement. Include in your equipment a trash can with lid to extinguish coals . Smoking is not allowed. Games will be played with winners receiving Dutch oven cooking related awards. This is a FREE event. Bring your lawn chairs and nonalcoholic beverages.
7th Annual US Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Classic
The 7th Annual US Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Classic will be held at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg over Memorial Day weekend with the proceeds benefitting the Navy SEAL Foundation (www.navysealfoundation.org). The foundation provides direct, immediate and ongoing support and assistance to surviving spouses and families of Navy SEALs. Dietz’s story is told in the book and hit movie, Lone Survivor. Memorial Day Weekend activities kick off with an auction plus entertainment at Michael Berry’s Redneck Country Club. Saturday features Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned bull riding and bareback riding, USTRC World Championship Team Roping, Mutton Busting, Mini-Bareback and other youth roughstock events. A keynote address will be given by Lt. Col. Allen West. Also on Saturday is a BBQ Cook-Off, a Classic Car Show, live and silent auctions and numerous booths showcasing local arts, memorabilia and a wide variety of merchandise. Music continues throughout the afternoon and into the evening featuring country music recording artists Josh Ward, Bri Bagwell and Clayton Gardner. Throughout the weekend, attendees will have a chance to meet representatives of the Navy SEAL community including surviving spouses. Admission to the fairgrounds is free for children under 14 and all veterans and military families. Tickets for all others are available at www.dannydietzmemorial.com for $10. Tickets for Friday night at the Redneck Country Club will be available at www.theredneckcountryclub.com.
12th Annual Impact A Hero 5K Walk, Run and Wheel
Begins at 7:30 a.m., Cinco Ranch High School, Impact A Hero anticipates more than 2,500 runners, including 50 wounded heroes and their families. Family Focus with kid activities, Cost per person: $35 until May 14, then $18 until race day. Kids 1k (Age 10 and under): $12 until May 14, then $18 until race day.
Concert on the Creek
Historical Richmond First All Day Music Festival at Wessendorff Park located on Preston St., between 4th and 6th Streets, 12 Noon to 6 pm. There will be (6) band of many genres, 5 Food Trucks and snow cones, and an offering of vendors and craftsmen. The event is FREE to the public and chairs, blankets and ice chests are welcome. Go to www.concertonthecreek.com for more info.
Walk to End Lung Cancer
the American Lung Association in Houston will host its second annual LUNG FORCE Walk to support the nationwide initiative LUNG FORCE.. Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of both women and men in America. The Walk will be held at Discovery Green at 1500 McKinney. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Visit our website, www.LUNGFORCE.org or call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) Lung.org.
12Th Annual Impact a Hero 5K Walk, Run and Wheel
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (arrive at 6:30am) at Cinco Ranch High School. Impact A Hero Weekend gives our community an opportunity to join our nation in thanking our severely wounded servicemen and women for sacrificing their minds, bodies and sometimes their lives. Visit www.impactahero.org for more information.
MONDAY, MAY 30
Fort Bend Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs
Fort Bend County Libraries presents special reading clubs during the summer to encourage reading among children, middle-school students, teens, and adults. Registration for the 2016 Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Monday, May 30, and continue through August 27, at all Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) locations. Library programs and activities for children and teens begin during the week of June 6, and continue through July 30. There is no charge to join the Summer Reading Clubs, and they are open to everyone, regardless of the county of residence. Participants may register at any Fort Bend County library, or they may register online by going to the FBCL website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) and clicking on the “SRC Sign-Up” image, which will become available on May 30. When the online registration form has been completed, readers will then have their own online page on which to record their books and reading time.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1
Sons of the American Revolution Dinner
The Alexander Hodge Chapter of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will have a dinner meeting at the Sweetwater Country Club in Sugar Land. If interested in attending please call Tom Meinecke at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also help with your application if you are interested in joining.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
“Camp Sienna Teen Computer Classes”
Sienna Branch Library will present Classes” for students in middle school and high school to help teens navigate school assignments and create fun projects. The classes will begin at 2:00 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. The classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “Sienna Branch,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2952, or by visiting the library. June 3 –MS Publisher; June 10 –Introduction to Digital Photography; June 17 –MS Excel; July 8 – Web Design; July 15 –MS PowerPoint; July 22 – Prezi.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
Assisting Special Needs People To “Ride Beyond”
SIRE, Houston’s Therapeutic Equestrian Center, has been providing therapeutic activities for children and adults with disabilities since 1983. Therapeutic activities are done on horseback. SIRE is also an approved Wounded Warrior Project provider. SIRE Fort Bend, is accepting new volunteers, side walkers and horse leaders to our program. Side walkers do not need horse experience. horse leaders need to have a good knowledge of horses. All those who are interested in volunteering should contact Maryann Gerity, SIRE Volunteer Coordinator at 281-344-4308 or by email at email@example.com on or before May 21st for the June event.
MD Anderson Annual Survivorship Night
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will shine a light on cancer survivors during the Survivorship Night event in Sugar Land, a free, family-friendly concert on Saturday, June 4 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Sugar Land Town Square. During the live music event, MD Anderson will light the central lawn purple and green in recognition of local survivors. All attendees also are invited to take part in an interactive photo booth that will be roaming the crowd during the event. Additionally, physicians and staff from MD Anderson in Sugar Land will be on hand to answer questions about cancer, share information about promising new research and pass out free educational materials and giveaways.
Bargain Book Sale
Join the First Colony Friends of the Library on Saturday, June 4, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for their bargain book sale at First Colony Library (2121 Austin Parkway). Paperbacks, hardbacks, DVDs, children’s/youth books, nonfiction at bargain prices. Donations of good condition books, CDs, & DVDs are accepted during the sale or any time the library is open. Income tax receipts are available. Proceeds from the sale benefit the library and its programs.
Brazos Bend State Park’s Wildlife & Amenities
Fort Bend County Libraries will present an informational program – an overview of the activities and amenities at Brazos Bend State Park, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Parkway in Missouri City. The program will be repeated at the Missouri City Branch Library on Saturday, June 18, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Sienna Branch Library (281-238-2900), the Missouri City Branch Library (281-238-2100), or 281-633-4734.
JUNE 6 TO JUNE 10
Attack Poverty * Mission Week
Friends of North Rosenberg will sponsor VBS for grades K – 5th, Prayer team, Home repair, Food, Basketball, and Soccer. We need lots of help and volunteers. please email: Barry@attackpoverty.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNE 6 to JUNE 13
June Sci-Fi Movie Series
Sugar Land Branch Library features two sci-fi movies in June as part of its Adult Summer Movie Series. The movies will begin at 6:30 pm in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 550 Eldridge. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver. The movies are free and open to the public. The libraries’ licensing agreement for public showing of films prohibits them from releasing the name of the movie outside of the library. For more information call 281-238-2140 or 281-633-4734. June 6, the thrilling continuation of an epic space opera of Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire. This film is rated PG-13. June 13 a 2014 sci-fi thriller – an adaptation of one of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novels about a young heroine named Katniss Everdeen This movie is rated PG-13.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8
Computer Camp for Teens
At First Colony Branch Library for Middle and High School Students.. The classes will begin at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Schedule: June 8 – Create a Blog with Blogger. June 15 – Make a Website with Google Sites. June 22 – MS PowerPoint: Intermediate. The classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, are required. To register online visit (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “First Colony Branch,” and find the program. You may also register by calling 281-238-2800, or by visiting the library.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
TDECU’s annual Shred Day
A free service to the community from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Missouri City. Dispose of sensitive documents while helping their local food pantries. Attendees are asked to bring two non-perishable canned foods items with them when they bring their items for shredding. Missouri City Member Center, 9109 Sienna Christus Dr., Missouri City, TX 77459. *Note: magazines and newspapers cannot be accepted. Limit 200lbs. per vehicle.
Missouri City Green Hosts Shredding Event at the Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Rd 77459. Limit 3 boxes per household of confidential documents only-no newspapers, magazines, catalogs or flyers. This free event is for residences only, no businesses. Donations are welcome to fund future recycling events. For more information, visit www.missouricitygreen.org.
Violinist Daniel Johnson in Concert
At First United Methodist Church, Missouri City in the Chapel of the Resurrection. The Concert is free to the public, love donations graciously accepted. Arrival time is 5:00…. handicapped parking available. FUMC is located at 3900 Lexington Blvd., Missouri City…across the street from Murphy road. More details call 281-499-3502 or email: FriendsoftheArts@comcast.net.
Bicycle Maintenance Tips
“Get Your Wheels Rolling: Basic Bicycle Maintenance” 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the Missouri City Branch Library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. The program will be repeated on Saturday, June 18, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room at the Sienna Branch Library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. The program is free and open to the public. For more info call (281-238-2100), the Sienna Branch Library (281-238-2900), or 281-633-4734.
MONDAY, JUNE 13
St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church Pre-school summer camps
4747 Sienna Parkway, Missouri City These programs are for 2 to 6 year olds. Contact email@example.com for information. Or check out our web site: http://www.siennachurch.org/school.
SATURDAY JUNE 25
3rd Annual Pancake Festival
The Mamie George Community Center (MGCC), a program of Catholic Charities serving Fort Bend County, will host its 3rd Annual Pancake Festival Saturday to benefit health and wellness services of seniors. Featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes for $5, the festival is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1111 Collins Road. In addition to delicious pancakes, we’ll have live entertainment, bouncy castles and other fun activities for families and for the community! Entertainers, celebrity chefs and community members from The Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Knights of Columbus, Rotary Club, National Charity League and area churches will volunteer throughout the day. Guests can enjoy Mamie’s original pancakes with syrup and butter, served all day, with lively entertainment offered by local musicians, dance groups and area stars. Find us on FaceBook.
Kingdom Church #TKC Community Outreach
Just to say Thank You! The Kingdom Church #TKC, will be providing free gas at the Chevron gas station at 6181 FM 1092, Missouri City, 77459. There will be prayers line and more giveaways. Stay tuned for times to be announced.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12
Chemo Cap Outreach
St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church, located at 4747 Sienna Parkway, is sponsoring a Chemo Cap Outreach. Starting August 12th and meeting the 2nd Friday of each month, those who crochet, knit, or sew are invited to join others from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. making chemo caps for those in need. Participants should bring their own supplies – acrylic or cotton preferred – no wool. Patterns are available at the church. Contact Melindamelinda@siennachurch.org 281-778-2046 for information.
Spring Clean Up
Every Saturday to help revitalize the community in North Rosenberg. If you or your group would like to join, please email: Barry@attackpoverty.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book of Mormon Study Group
Free study sessions focusing on the sermons and teachings of the Book of Mormon prophets – King Benjamin, Nephi, Alma, and Jacob about the Savior Jesus Christ begins at 7:00 PM on Tuesday nights at 14555 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Call (713) 371-8979 for more information. See www.mormon.org
Neighborhood Tax Centers – FREE Income Tax Prep Event
Neighborhood Centers in partnership with United Way Fort Bend offers free income tax preparation to families and individuals earning up to $58,000 per year. IRS certified preparers available every Mon, Tues and Thurs 10am-7pm and Sat 9am-2pm at new United Way Fort Bend Center 12300 Parc Crest Drive in Stafford. Walk ins welcome. No appointment necessary. For more info call 281-207-2300 or 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE.
Autism Speaks/Novum Energy Houston 8K and 1K Fun Run
The 1st Annual Houston 8k & 1k Kid’s Fun Run at Sugar Land Town Square. Check-In – 6:30am; Pre-Race Warm Up-7:00am; 1k Fun Run-7:15am; 8k Run- 7:30am; Teams take on the spirit of the day as family, friends and co-workers join together to have fun and help raise awareness for autism. Register at: https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/TX/SugarLand/Houston8Kand1KFunRun#event-89572
A free basic genealogy workshop every Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the LDS Church, 14555 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Some computers available but preferable that you bring a laptop. Seating is limited call (281) 794-6284 for reservations.
FREE Family Law Workshop
Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) welcomes low-income residents of Fort Bend County with family law questions. Veterans who are low-income residents of Fort Bend County are especially invited to attend. Please bring to the workshop any prior court orders or documents that you have prepared. Call 281-239-0015 to pre-qualify or e-mail Tasha Hernandez at Tasha@FortBendLawyersCARE.org. The workshop will be held 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM, in the Parish Hall of Calvary Episcopal Church, 806 Thompson Road, Richmond, Texas 77469.
Jam with Sam
Sam Grice of Sugar Land Texas hosts a Bluegrass Jam group every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Presbyterian Church, 502 Eldridge Road, Sugar Land, Texas. It is a casual and fun gathering open to anyone wanting to join in and as well as those wanting to listen and have a good time . Acoustic instruments only please. Please come prepared to share and play. Of course there is no charge.
AL-ANON SUPPORT GROUP
Does someone have a drinking problem? Weekly, 1 hour meetings every Saturday night, 8 p.m., Lamplighters, 2425 FM 1092, (Murphy Road) in the Baytown Seafood strip center. Last Saturday of month the meetings are held at Denny’s Hwy.6 near Murphy Rd. Call Dorothy 281-416-3711.
SL Heritage Museum
Open every Satursay, 9am -1pm. Drop by for a visit. 198 Kempner Street. The Old Imperial Sugar Refinery. Browse around to take a look at the documents, maps, old photos. Check out our gift shop and iconic collectible ornaments. This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast. www.avast.com.
Aarp Missouri City Chapter #3081 Monthly Meeting
Monthly meeting at Missouri City Recreation/Tennis Center. 2701 Cypress Point Dr., Missouri City. Second Monday of every month. 11:15 am- 1 pm.. Fun/Food/Fellowship/Learning. Contact Buddy or Barbara 713-859-5920 or 281-499-3345.
Interested About Breastfeeding?
Mothers wishing to find out more about breastfeeding are invited to attend a meeting of La Leche League of Fort Bend every second Monday at 7pm at Memorial Hermann Sugarland Hospital or every third Monday at 10:30am at St. Theresa Catholic Church Family Life Center. Babies are always welcome at meetings. For more info call Erin: 281-325-0618, Laura: 281-277-4989, Lisa: 281-710-7171, Briana: email@example.com.
12 Weeks of Training for Citizens
Salt and Light presenting 12 weeks of training for citizens to impact our culture each Thursdays, 6 pm in RM200 of West Campus of Sugar Creek Baptist Church, 13303 SW Fwy, Sugar Land. info: SaltandLightFB@att.net
Oyster Creek Rotary Club Meets
The Oyster Creek Rotary Club meets every Friday at noon @ The Quail Valley Centre(Golf Club), 2880 LaQuinta, Missouri City. All are welcome to come. For Information contact MIKE BAKER, 281-770-0060, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Bend Business Network International
Fort Bend Business Network International meets every Thursday, 7 am, Sweetwater Country Club. This is a great way to increase your business and find other small business resources. Please contact Jeanne Gregory, email@example.com or 713-854-0923.
The Mom’s Club Of Sugar Land North
Are you a stay at home mom? They would love to have you join their group. Playgroups, socials, mom’s night out, book clubs, and many more fun things planned! Any age children are welcome, or just come yourself if your children are in school. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morning Exchange Club Of Sugar Land
The morning Exchange Club of Sugar Land is an all-volunteer national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills, and enjoy new friendships. The Club meets every Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m., Sweetwater Country Club, Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. Web site is ECSL.ORG.
Exchange Club Of Fort Bend Meets
The Exchange Club of Fort Bend meets every Wednesday, noon, Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royal Blvd., Sugar Land. For more information call Mike Reichek at 281-575-1145 or email@example.com.
Support Group For Caregivers
NAMI Fort Bend (an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness)would like to invite you to a Support Group for caregivers on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. These meetings are free and open to anyone who is giving care and support to a family member who is suffering from mental illness. These are caregiver ONLY meetings and are held at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land, in the Social Concerns Conference Room from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.