Editor’s note: Calendar is for non-profit events. Deadline is 5 p.m. every Friday. Please keep wording to a minimum. Answer the “5 W’s”: Who, What, When, Where, and Why. Fax us: 281-690-4250; fill out this form: Click this Link or mail to: Fort Bend Star, 3944 Bluebonnet Drive, Stafford, TX 77477.


50+ Galveston Trip

Sponsored by St. Catherine of Sienna. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The guided tour, $30/person includes transportation w/ gratuity, and Bryan Museum admission. Lunch on your own. Reservations and payment due Sept. 11. Email or call 281-778-2046.


Health and Disability Fair

Visit with many community health, social service and transportation representatives, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-342-4455 or 281-633-4734.


Officers Down 5K

Partnering with the Stafford Police Department, Officers Down 5K run will take place at the Stafford Civic Center, 1415 Constitution Ave, Stafford. Register by Sept. 20 to lock in the event day dri-fit T-shirt. Visit for more information and to register.

Pre-Marriage Prep

Free for all engaged and seriously dating couples. Attend eight hours of pre-marriage prep training and receive $60 off a Texas Marriage License. Held 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview Dr., Richmond. For more information, visit or call 832-945-5323.

Creativity with Photos

The University Branch Library will host the class at 2 p.m. at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land. Fort Bend Photography Club members will share their expertise on different types of tips and tricks. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-633-5100 or 281-633-4734.


Salute to Those Who Serve

VFW Post 3903, 1903 1st St. (Hwy 36) Rosenberg, will host a fund-raising festival to benefit the VFW post, Rosenberg police and Rosenberg firefighters. Karzfest, Muzicfest, Foodzfest, Kidzfest and more. $5 donation for wristband, good for all activities all day. For more information, contact Tom Koppa 281-652-6233.

Harvey Flood Relief Wine Dinner

Fourteen chefs are cooking up a storm at Le Mistral, 1400 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, at 6:30 p.m. All of the proceeds will be donated and shared 50/50 between the JJ Watt Houston Flood Relief Fund and the Fort Bend Harvey Recovery Fund. To attend, email


Capture Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County Libraries is seeking entries for the September photo contest. Amateur photographers are invited to enter original photographs beginning SEPTEMBER 5. The deadline for entries is SEPTEMBER 30. Entries being accepted at all of the county libraries. There is no fee to enter. For more information, call 281-633-4734.


Golf “Fore” Autism

Hope For Three Autism Advocates will host the Second Annual Golf “Fore” Autism charity tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club, 420 Sugar Creek Blvd., Sugar Land. To register, visit or call 281-245-0642.

Disaster-Recovery Workshop

The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land. The Fort Bend United Way THRIVE Center will share information, tips, and resources to help navigate the rebuilding after the hurricane. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-633-5100 or 281-633-4734.


Bargain Book Sale

At First Colony Library, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2121 Austin Parkway. Paperbacks, hardbacks, DVDs, children’s/youth books, nonfiction at bargain prices. Donations accepted anytime. Proceeds from the sale benefit the library and its programs.

Deer and Hog Hunting

George Memorial Library is your host at 10 a.m. at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Barry Eversole, a game warden with Texas Parks and Wildlife, will provide an introduction to hunting white-tailed deer and hogs in Texas. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-342-4455 or 281-633-4734.

Finance 101

The Sugar Land Branch Library will present the class, 10:15 a.m. to noon, 550 Eldridge. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-238-2140 or 281-633-4734.

Paper on the Press

Held at 2 p.m. at the University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land. Learn about the invention and early impact of printing. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 281-633-5100 or 281-633-4734.


Fall Coffee Social

Hosted by FRIENDS of Child Advocates in the home of Brenda Bartley. Coffee, mimosas, light fare and learning about the FRIENDS mission. A holiday decorating presentation by Feather and Nest Interiors will be featured. For more information and to RSVP for the event, call 713-384-8096.


3rd Annual Senior Expo

The Fort Bend Star will host the only local event of its kind at the Stafford Centre at Cash and Murphy roads, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Senior citizens will visit with over 65 vendors and have all their questions answered regarding health care, retirement, housing, investments and anything else a senior may need. Breakfast and lunch will be served. For information and to register to attend please visit click on the Senior Expo link. Sponsorships and vendor space is still available, call 281-690-4200 for more information.


Diabetes Education

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will host the education seminar at 6 p.m. in the Brazos Pavilion Conference Center. Learn to identify risks, methods of diagnosis and management to minimize the risk of complications. Registration is required. Visit or call 281-274-7500.


Gracias Choir Performs

International Youth Fellowship (IYF), in association with Gracias Choir, will present Christmas Cantata at Smart Financial Centre. The award-winning and internationally acclaimed Gracias Choir will perform in 26 cities in just 29 days as it journeys America for its 2017 U.S. tour. Admission is free. To reserve a ticket, visit


Race for Grace

Abigail’s Place will host its second annual 5K and 1K fun run at Cross Creek Ranch in Fulshear. Proceeds from the race will benefit Abigail’s Place, a relief organization committed to supporting Fort Bend single mothers and their children by providing transitional housing and restoring hope during a time of family crisis. For more information and to register, visit this link.


Healing and Hope Luncheon

Domestic violence survivor and advocate Taylor Armstrong will be the guest speaker at this year’s Fort Bend Women’s Center Healing and Hope Luncheon at Sweetwater Country Club in Sugar Land. The luncheon is the keynote event in Fort Bend Women’s Center’s annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign. Sponsorship packages are available. Individual tickets on sale now. For more information, visit

Scholarship Fundraiser

Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation will host the fundraiser at 10 a.m. at Safari Texas. Silent auction to support the scholarship program. Lunch $30. Call 281-265-4074


NADMI Prayer Breakfast

Network of African Descendants Ministers Int’l will host the breakfast. 8 a.m., Sugar Land Marriott, 16090 City Walk, Sugar Land. The focus is to pray for leaders and provide community information. Call 832-643-0241 or email


Grown-Up Spelling Bee!

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend will host the event at Constellation Field to raise funds for adult literacy programs in Fort Bend. For more information, visit or call 281-240-8181.


Pecan Grove Women’s Club

Held at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land, at 9 a.m. for Jingle Tree’s new event. Discover new trends in holiday décor. Tickets are $20 per person. Visit to purchase. For more information, email:


Pecan Harvest Festival

Visit Historic Downtown Richmond and enjoy a day of fun activities. Vendors, farmers market, beer and wine garden, baking contest, classic car show and more, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information, visit


Story Spinners Writing Club

Hosted by the George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. 5:30 to 8 p.m. All levels welcome to write, share, learn and support. Free and open to the public. The program meets on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 281-342-4455 or 281-633-4734.

Adopt a Shelter Cat

Fort Bend Pets Alive is partnering with Half Price Books in Sugar Land to find homes for shelter cats and to promote literacy among young readers. School aged children are invited to come read to a cat, receive a “I read to a cat” bookmark and to be eligible to adopt a cat for 50 perecent off that day. Held 1:30- 4:30 p.m. the first Saturday of every month.

Spring Clean Up

Every Saturday to help revitalize the community in North Rosenberg. If you or your group would like to join, please email: or

NAMI Fort Bend Last Sunday of every month

Chinese Family Support Group to support all Chinese speaking families with a family member living with mental illness.  6:30-8:30 p.m.  Call NAMI 281-494-5193 or Chinese line 832-273-3117.

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

Al-Anon Support Group

Does someone have a drinking problem? Weekly, one 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.

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 a.m., 1 p.m. 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 at The Quail Valley Centre(Golf Club), 2880 LaQuinta, Missouri City. All are welcome to come. For Information contact Bike Baker, 281-770-0060,

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

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