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TUESDAY, JUNE 30

Digital Photo Editing

Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will present the program, “Digital Photo Editing,” on Tuesday, June 30, beginning at 2 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. The class is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. Registration will open on June 16. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “University Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-5150, or by visiting the library.

Aladdin and Princess Jasmine Marionette Show

In conjunction with the Summer Reading Club for children at Fort Bend County Libraries, the Youth Services department at the Sienna Branch Library will host a special performance of “Aladdin and Princess Jasmine Marionette Show” on Tuesday, June 30, beginning at 2 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. A free hand-stamp, available one hour prior to the event, is required for admission. For more information, call the Sienna Branch Library at 281-238-2900 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


THURSDAY, JULY 2

Coastal Prairie Chapter – Texas Master Naturalist

The Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter will present the Texas Parks and Wildlife presentation, “Texas’ Dirty Dozen”.  They will discuss invasive species that pose a threat to the Texas ecosystem. This program will take place on Thursday, July 2nd at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be preceded by a social with snacks at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471.  The meeting is free and open to all interested people. The Texas Master Naturalist program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. For additional information call 281.633.7033 or email mmcdowell@ag.tamu.edu


JULY 6 – 8

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, needs you!  Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, July 6, 2015, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Monday, July 13, 2015, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  After 12 hours of training, outstanding volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults. The trainings prepare tutors to organize and compile lesson plans, learn about various tutoring techniques, understand the purpose of the Literacy Council and much more. If you are interested in impacting someone’s life by becoming a tutor, please contact Natasha Schiller, Program Director for the Literacy Council at 281.240.8181,nschiller@ftbendliteracy.org or visit the website at www.ftbendliteracy.org.


TUESDAY, JULY 7

Summer Movie Series

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library will feature a free Summer Movie Series in July. In conjunction with this year’s Summer Reading Club superhero theme, the movies will all be based on popular literary heroes. The movie on Tuesday, July 7, is an epic fantasy-adventure film adaptation of a popular novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. In this second installment of the trilogy, Bilbo Baggins continues his journey with Gandalf the Grey and 13 elves, led by Thorin Oakenshild, to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. This movie is rated PG-13. Showtime is 5:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. The feature film on Tuesday, July 21, is the third in a trilogy based on a popular novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, completing the tale of Bilbo Baggins. This movie is rated PG-13. Showtime is 5:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. For more information about the featured movies, call the Sienna Branch Library at 281-238-2900 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734. The Sienna Branch Library is located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City.


STARTING JULY 10

Friday Movie Matinees in July

Fort Bend County Libraries’ First Colony Branch Library will feature free Friday Movie Matinees in July. In conjunction with this year’s Summer Reading Club superhero theme, the movies to be shown are based on popular comic-book or animated heroes. The movie on Friday, July 10, is an animated comedy feature starring Steve Carell as Gru, an ex-supervillain who is trying to adjust to family life and an honest living in the jam business. Showtime is 1:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. The movie to be shown on Friday, July 17, finds Steve Rogers continuing his journey many years after his 1942 transformation in which he became a super-powered American soldier.  This movie is rated PG-13. Showtime is 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. On Friday, July 24, the special feature is an animated, action-packed, comedy-adventure film adapted from a popular Marvel Comics series by Disney Animation Studios. When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends and his inflatable robot companion, Baymax. This film is rated PG. Showtime is 1:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. 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 about the featured movies, call the First Colony Branch Library at 281-238-2800 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734. The First Colony Branch Library is located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land.

Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection luncheon

The Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection monthly luncheon will be held on Friday, July 10, from 11:30 am – 1 pm. Nancy Briggs, from Houston, a breast cancer survivor will share from her heart concerning her amazing journey.  The location is Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land.  Cost for luncheon is $21 inclusive with complimentary valet parking available.  All area women are invited to share fellowship, a delightful lunch and inspiratioal testimony by Nancy Briggs.  Reservations necessary by calling 281-208-3124 or e mail:  marygraca@aol.com.


STARTING JULY 11 

Fort Bend County Libraries host musical performances

Fort Bend County Libraries will host musical performances by the North America Youth Chinese Orchestra at two locations in July. The first performance of “Asian Melody” will take place on Saturday, July 11, beginning at 11 am, in the Meeting Room of the First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. The second performance will take place on Saturday, July 18, beginning at 1 pm, in the Large Meeting Room at the University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. These performances are sponsored by the Friends of the Library organizations, whose generous donations help to underwrite the costs of special programming and various cultural events at the libraries. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the the First Colony Branch Library (281-238-2800), University Branch Library (281-633-5100), or the library system’s Public Information Office (281-633-4734).

High School Teens & Twenties Movie Series

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library will feature a free “High School Teens & Twenties Movie Series” on Saturdays in July, beginning at 1 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. In conjunction with this year’s Summer Reading Club superhero theme, the movies will all be based on popular comic-book heroes. This movie series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Missouri City Branch Library. The movie series will begin on Saturday, July 11, with a science-fiction thriller starring Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Mickey Rourke. The film on Saturday, July 18, is a big-budget fantasy adventure based on a classic Marvel comic-book series about a Norse god of thunder.  The movie on Saturday, July 25, is a 2014 remake of a popular comic series about four mutant crime-fighters named Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello, and Michaelangelo. The movies are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 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 about the featured movies, call the Missouri City Branch Library at 281-238-2100 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


TUESDAY, JULY 14

Blogging for Dollars!

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at the University Branch Library will present a free, introductory computer class, “Blogging for Dollars!” on Tuesday, July 14, beginning at 2 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. The class will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn how to set up and maintain a blog. Discover ways to earn money by blogging. The class is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. Registration will open on June 30. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “University Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-5150, or by visiting the library.

Aladdin and Princess Jasmine Marionette Show

In conjunction with the Summer Reading Club for children at Fort Bend County Libraries, the Youth Services department at the First Colony Branch Library will host a special performance of “Aladdin and Princess Jasmine Marionette Show” on Tuesday, July 14, beginning at 2 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. A free hand-stamp, available one hour prior to the event, is required for admission. For more information, call the First Colony Branch Library at 281-238-2800 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

University Branch Library Culinary Book Club meet

The Culinary Book Club at Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will meet on Wednesday, July 15, beginning at 1:30 pm, in the Large Conference Room of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. The theme of the month is “Keep It Cool – Frozen Desserts.” The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the University Branch Library at 281-633-5100 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


THURSDAY, JULY 16

Memory Cafe

Mamie George Community Center is offering a Memory Café in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. It is a free social gathering for people with memory loss and their caregiver. Join us for coffee, art, and conversation on the third Thursday of every month from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. The next meeting is on July 16 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Mamie George Community Center, located at 1111 Collins Rd. in Richmond. Contact mramon@alz.org for more information.

Summer Movie Day 

The Sugar Land Branch Library will present a special “Summer Movie Day” on Thursday, July 16, beginning at 6 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 550 Eldridge. In conjunction with this year’s Summer Reading Club superhero theme, the movie to be shown is based on a popular comic-book hero. This movie features the return of Peter Parker in this 2014 sequel based on a popular Marvel Comics character bitten by a genetically altered spider, leaving him with spider-like powers. Parker struggles between his ordinary responsibilities in his daily life and his extraordinary responsibilities as a superhero. With the emergence of the evil villain Electro, Parker finds himself confronting a foe far more powerful than any he has ever faced. This movie is rated PG-13. The event is 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 the Sugar Land Branch Library at 281-238-2140 or Fort Bend County Libraries’ Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


JULY 17-18

Joy of Quilts show and live auction

200 quilts made by members of the Quilt Guild of Greater Houston, the oldest and largest quilt guild in the region, will be on display at the Stafford  Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. Admission is $7 per adult per day or $10 for a two day pass. QGGH is a 501 (c)(3) non profit dedicated to education about the tradition of quilting. Funds raised at the live auction of quilts. 4 pm, Saturday, July 18 will be used to fund the guild’s many charitable efforts.


JULY 17-20

The Texas State Florists’ Association 101st Annual Convention

Most of us gardeners can’t help admiring beautiful flowers and the arrangements that can be produced from them. So you may be interested in a “first” coming to Sugar Land.–“The Texas Floral Expo.” The Texas State Florists’ Association will be holding its annual convention (the 101st) at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel in Town Square in Sugar Land , July 17-20 –The Texas Floral Expo    It is designed for professional florists, but it also welcomes those who love flowers and enjoy seeing them in arrangements and learning more about them.  In addition to exhibits;there are hands-on classes in arranging; vendors of flowers, plants, containers, and chemicals; design shows; and contests,. The lobby and public areas of the convention hotel are usually decorated with gorgeous arrangements for any visitors to see (for free). There are fees to attend the sessions, but you can pick and choose so that you only pay for those you wish to attend. For further information or to pre-register, go to the website:  tsfa.org and click on CONVENTION or TEXAS FLORAL EXPO.


SATURDAY, JULY 18

“Discovery Dome” family event at First Colony Branch Library 

The youth services department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ First Colony Branch Library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land, will present a special Summer Reading Club event for children and their families on Saturday, July 18, between 1:30 and 3:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the First Colony Branch Library at 281-238-2800 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


TUESDAY, JULY 21

FBISD Board of Trustees to meet July 21

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees will hold only one meeting during the month of July. The called meeting and workshop will take place at 6:00 p.m. on July 21, 2015, and will be held in the Administration Building, 16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. August Board of Trustees meetings will be held on Monday, August 10 and Monday, August 17. Additional information, including meeting agendas and agenda packets, can be viewed on the District’s website, www.fortbendisd.com.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Camp

The Sugar Land Skeeters host the Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Camp at Constellation Field on July 22. The event is hosted by Skeeters’ manager Gary Gaetti and other Sugar Land players with the purpose to provide instruction on hitting, pitching and fielding in an organized and enjoyable atmosphere at a professional ballpark. To sign up for the event, fill out the attached flier and send to Colt Riley with the Skeeters front office. For more information, please contact Colt at criley@sugarlandskeeters.com or 281-207-9137


THURSDAY, JULY 23

Dove Award winner

BJ Thomas, a five time Grammy and two time Dove Award winner, will be live at The Stafford Centre on July 23 produced by CMH Productions.  The Triumphs will also make a special appearance. Thomas is celebrating a half a century in music and 47 years since his first gold selling hit on Scepter Records.  He has had 15 Top 40 Pop/Rock Hits and 10 Top 40 Country Chart Hits.  He is also included in Billboard’s Top 50 most played artists over the past 50 years. Join BJ Thomas with special guests The Triumphs for a memorable night at The Stafford Centre on July 23 at 8 pm.  The Stafford Centre is located 15 minutes west of the Galleria on Highway 59 exit Murphy Road.  Tickets are available at the box office at 281-208-6900 or www.staffordcentre.com.


SATURDAY, JULY 25

Share crafting ideas at Missouri City Branch Library’s monthly program for hobbyists 

The next meeting of the “Craft Your Heart Out!” program at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library will take place on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 11 am, in the Conference Room of the library. The program meets on the fourth Saturday of every month, and is free and open to the public. The Missouri City Branch Library is located at 1530 Texas Parkway. For more information, call the Missouri City Branch Library at 281-238-2100 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

Introductory Twitter class at University Branch Library 

Would you like to keep in touch with family and friends on Twitter? Fort Bend County Libraries will present an introductory program, “Twitter 101,” for people who would like to learn more about this popular social-networking website on Wednesday, July 29, beginning at 2 pm, in the Computer Lab at theUniversity Branch Library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. The class is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Registration will open on July 15. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “University Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-5150, or by visiting the library.


MONDAY, AUGUST 24

16th annual Back to School Scramble golf tournament

Plan now to golf fore education in the Fort Bend Education Foundation’s 16th annual Back to School Scramble golf tournament scheduled for Monday, Aug. 24, at Sweetwater Country Club. Schlumberger is presenting the Back to School Scramble, chaired by Claude Leatherwood.  Lunch is provided by Chick-fil-A.  Your entry fee includes lunch, golf and cart, beverages, dinner reception and special gifts.  Sponsorship opportunities are available,  along with Foursome Teams  $1,000 and individual entries $275. The Education Foundation touches every school in Fort Bend ISD.  Since its inception, the Education Foundation has awarded over $4 million through its grants to teachers and schools.  These grants enable teachers to provide innovative classroom projects for which tax dollars are not available and they help new teachers with zero years teaching experience to outfit their new classrooms.  Your participation in the annual Back to School Scramble helps make our mission a reality—to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all Fort Bend ISD students. For information about the Back to School Scramble and sponsorship opportunities, contact Carol Evans at (281) 634-1111 or carol.evans@fortbendisd.com.  For more information visit our website at  www.fortbendisd.com/foundation/


SEPTEMBER 1 – 3

Free ESL, English as Second Language, Classes offered at Sugar Land Family Church

Sugar Land Family Church is pleased to offer free English as Second Language classes for adults.  Fall classes begin September 8, and registration is required before attending.  Registration will take place on Tuesday, September 1 & Thursday, September 3 from 9am-12 noon at Sugar Land Family Church located at 1110 Burney Road.  Interested students are encouraged to come by during the registration times to be placed in the appropriate class level.  Classes will meet each Tuesday & Thursday from 10:30am-noon during the school year. Sugar Land Family Church is in its sixth year of offering the ESL program to the community.  The classes are taught in English with a variety of students from all over the world.  With Fort Bend County named as the nation’s most ethnically diverse county, this program is expected to grow.  For more information about Sugar Land Family Church and the ESL program, please visit www.slfc.co/esl.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

The first Annual “Out of the Darkness Community Walk

The first Annual “Out of the Darkness Community Walk” benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).  It is scheduled for Sept. 26 at Oyster Creek Park in Sugar Land. With the recent suicide of Pastor Phil Lineberger from Sugar Land’s Baptist Church a few weeks ago, the topic of suicide has been at the forefront of many people’s minds in our community. There are so many that suffer with depression every day. It is important that they know there are resources to help them.


OCTOBER 19 – 21

2015 Conference on Volunteering and Service

Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest convening of volunteer, national service and civic leaders in the world. Each year, thousands of people who really care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place – to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another – to work together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do. The 2015 Conference will examine how the next generation of change-makers are creating new pathways for direct action and unleashing power to make a difference in the world. Join us as we unite in service to help 21st century volunteers discover and use all of their assets – time, talent, voice and money – to build strong, vibrant communities around the world.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

A Cardinal’s Christmas

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston presents the seventh annual A Cardinal’s Christmas luncheon with Cardinal DiNardo. This event embraces the values of faith and family while creating beautiful memories and raising funds to support children and families in our care. Catering to the littlest of guests, the event will feature an elegant children’s buffet, holiday centered craft activities, and a special story time with Cardinal DiNardo. In addition, select families will have the opportunity to capture the moment with family Christmas portraits and feast on delicious cookies by Paulie’s.


ONGOING

Yoga Class -all levels welcomed

$65 per Month OR By the Class / 1 class $20 ~ 5 classes $75 ~ 10 classes $100. *Late Class Times by Appointment Only. Classes are 60 minutes ~ Hatha & Raja Yoga0 Wear loose and comfortable, non-binding clothing. Yoga mat for stretching/exercise and a firm pillow for sitting in meditation are recommended. SCHEDULE: Monday~Wednesday~Friday, 9:30AM, Monday ~ Tuesday, 6PM & 7:15PM*, Wednesday, 6PM, Saturday, 11AM, YOGA FOR KIDS, Classes include basic yoga stretches, asanas, and breathe control along with short meditation sessions, 5 & 6 yrs ~ 45 minutes *     $40 per month, 7 – 12 yrs ~ 60 minutes **  $60 per month. All Classes by appointment only ~ Space is limited. Classes kept small to ensure each child gets personal instruction on proper body alignment. SCHEDULE: Tuesday & Thursday *   3:30PM ~ 4:15PM ** 4:30PM ~ 5:30PM

Free Income-Tax Help at Fort Bend County Libraries 

Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free income-tax-preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system through April 15. Patrons should bring the following information to the session if possible: a photo ID; Social Security card(s) for self, spouse, and all dependents; last year’s tax return; W-2, 1099s, and any other compensation received in 2014; unemployment compensation statements; and any other documents that are necessary to complete your return.

Legally Blonde: The Musical

OMG you guys! Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre will be opening Legally Blonde: The Musical at the state-of-the-art Stafford Centre, only 5 minutes from Hwy 59 and Beltway 8, from July 31 – August 2, on Friday and Saturday evening at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Based on the hit 2001 film, bubbly Delta Nu Elle Woods is dumped by her Harvard-bound boyfriend Warner for being too blonde. She is too “Marilyn” for his future political dreams. Distraught, Elle is determined to get him back and follows him to the prestigious Harvard law school. A hilarious clash of cultures follows as Elle’s perky personality and pink outfits meets the seriousness of her fellow Ivy Leaguers. Through this journey, Elle finds confidence in herself and proves that she isn’t just another dumb blonde. Tickets are now on sale for this upbeat and bubbly musical, and are available at www.fortbendtheatre.com. For more information, please call (281) 208-3333.

Disney’s Cinderella Kids

Experience enchantment and magic as Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre presents Disney’s Cinderella Kids, June 6 – 28, on Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. All children attending who come dressed as their favorite Disney Prince of Princess will receive a prize! Come enjoy this delightful, musical version of the timeless fairytale, playing at 2815 N. Main St., Stafford, TX 77477. Tickets are only $10 and available online at www.fortbendtheatre.com.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Enter into the magical world of C.W. Lewis’ Narnia as Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre presents The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, July 4 – 25, Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m., 2815 N. Main St., Stafford, TX 77477. You won’t want to miss out on this exciting adventure as four children enter a wardrobe that leads to a mysterious world full of enchanted characters!  Tickets are only $10 and are available online at www.fortbendtheatre.com. Will the four children be able to escape from the White Witch’s wrath and free King Aslan? Come see The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and find out!

AARP Missouri City  Chapter # 3081 Monthly Meeting

AARP Missouri City  Chapter # 3081 Monthly meeting at City Hall Complex/Missouri City 1552 Texas Parkway, 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

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 Ed Broussard, 512-738-2209 or eabroussard3@gmail.com.

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, jeanne@jeannegregory.com or 713-854-0923.

Al-Anon Family Support Group Meetings

“Does someone’s drinking bother you, if so 1 hour weekly meetings every Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.; Thursday – 12 p.m.; and Sunday – 6:30 p.m., Lamplighters Club, 2425 FM 1092 (Murphy Rd), Missouri City. Call Mattie 281-261-0017 for more info.

Vendors Wanted for  38th Annual Craft Show

The Meadows Place Home and Garden Club is accepting booth reservations for the annual craft show. Handcrafted items only. This craft show will be held Saturday, November 2, from 9 to 4 at Sugar Grove Church of Christ 11600 W. Airport. Contact Joe at 281-530-2566 or jd965@sbcglobal.net.

The Mom’s Club of Sugar Land North

Are you a stay at home mom? We have 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 momsclub_sln@yahoo.com.

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 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 mike@reichekfinancial.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 to 8:30 p.m..

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: brianavalencia@gmail.com

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