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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

Sugar Land Garden Club

The Sugar Land Garden Club presents Elizabeth Barrow speaking on “Succulents: Picky, Picky, Picky” on Oct. 21 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 702 Burney Road, Sugar Land. Refreshments 9:30 a.m.; program 10 a.m. The program is free and open to the public.  .  For more info:  www.sugarlandgardenclub.org.

Barbara Jennings to entertain Loving Friends

Loving Friends will meet for dinner and entertainment on Tuesday, October 21 at Sweetwater Country Club, 4800 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land with registration beginning at 5 pm. Reservations are necessary by calling 281-261-4043. For more information on joining, please call 281-261-4043 or 281-208-3124.

Succulents: Picky, Picky, Picky

The Sugar Land Garden Club presents Elizabeth Barrow speaking on “Succulents:   Picky, Picky, Picky” on October 21 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 702 Burney Road, Sugar Land. Refreshments 9:30 a.m.; program 10 a.m.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

AARP Sugar Land Chapter 4075 Monthly Meeting

AARP Sugar Land Chapter 4075 will hold its monthly meeting from 1-2 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the TE Harman Senior Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land. Speaker will be Nurse Dan, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital who will discuss the options in emergency care services. Refreshments will be served following the business meeting and presentation of the slate of officers for 2015.The public is invited to attend.Contact Diana Miller for more information at 713-724-3113.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23

Spirit of Christmas

Come join the women of Western Deanery, Galveston-Houston Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women at St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 23 ar, 9214 Main Street, Needville and get into the “Spirit of Christmas” a little early — we will be filling the Seafarer’s Christmas Shoe Boxes at this meeting.  The evening starts with a light meal, followed by a short business meeting and packing and wrapping of the boxes which are filled with toiletry items, tube socks, knitted and billed caps, magazines, etc.  If you have any items to contribute, please bring them to the meeting.  Empty shoe boxes (not boot boxes), Christmas wrapping paper, tape and scissors are also welcome.  We hope to exceed our record of 180 boxes packed last year.  These Christmas boxes benefit seafarers from all over the world that come into the Port of Houston during the Christmas season.  Please come join us for fun, spiritual enlightenment, meet old friends and make new ones, and help make someone’s Christmas a little brighter. Call Mary Ann Brenner at 713-306-6410 or Julia Mueck at 832-715-5141 for more information.


OCTOBER 23-24

Superstone Texas hosts 2-day seminar

Superstone Texas, 10302 Cash Road in Stafford, is hosting a two-day seminar to teach folks about decorative concrete techniques, including stamped overlayment systems, spray and trowel overlayment systems, quality crack repairs, coloring options, sealing options, acid staining, application methods, cost estimating, planning & designing and more. Call 832-539-6891 for more information.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

Bloom Where You’re Planted

Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation (FBFN Foundation) will host its 2014 charity event “Bloom Where You’re Planted ” Oct. 24 at Safari Texas Ranch at 10 a.m.  Jacquie Baly, news analyst for FOX 26 and CEO of Baly Projects, LLC. is Honorary Chair and event emcee. Reservations are $40 and may be purchased online at www.FBFNFoundation.org or call 281-762-7326.  Reservation deadline is Oct. 8.

$1 Million Shootout Golf Tournament to Benefit Disabled Veterans Sports Club

Due to the heavy rain in September, the golf fundraiser for STARskaters has been moved to October 24th.  Area golfers can get a shot at a $1,000,000 payday while playing golf to benefit this non-profit organization which provides therapeutic and recreational sports programs for Houston area disabled veteran and young adults. For the second year, STARskaters.org will hold the “Zebra Open” at Southwyck Golf Course in Pearland.  This year’s tee time is 1:30pm on Oct. 24. 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

Tricks and Treats in the Park

From 5 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, Missouri City will host its annual Tricks and Treats in the Park at Buffalo Run Park, 1122 Buffalo Run Blvd. The family-friendly event will once again include free games, treats, a pumpkin patch and entertainment along the “tricks and treats” trail. Spots are still open for vendors; residents can contact kcarter@missouricitytx.gov for more information. For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website:www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter—@MissouriCityTX, and watch Missouri City Television

Sugar Land Methodist’s Annual Harvest Craft Fair

Watch your shopping list get shorter as you discover the vast variety of goods for sale on Oct. 25 at Sugar Land Methodist Church. The United Methodist Women (UMW) will hold its popular Harvest Craft Fair in the Great Hall and Education Center of the church. The church is located at 431 Eldridge Road and fair hours are 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Booths will be set up both indoors and out. With Christmas on its way and the Harvest Craft Fair right around the corner, you have the perfect excuse to shop! For more information on this year’s Harvest Craft Fair or UMW, contact Fair Coordinator, Jessie Carter at charles.jessie@sbcglobal.net. You may also call the church at 281-491-6041 or find information about the Harvest Craft Fair at www.sugarlandmethodist.org/harvest-craft-fair.

Have Rocket, Will Travel

NASA launched Apollo 11 to the moon 45 years ago. What exactly did it take to accomplish this successful, history-making mission? Hear a behind-the-scenes account from one of the NASA scientists who helped make that dream a reality, at a special program at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library on Saturday, October 25, beginning at 2 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City.

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will be holding student registration for adults interested in joining an English as a Second Language (ESL) class, Basic Literacy class, Conversation class or a Citizenship class.  Registration will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Segunda Inglesia Bautista Church, located at 1215 Mahlmann Street, in Rosenberg, TX 77471. If you are interested in joining a class, please contact Outreach Coordinator, Tammie Rankin at 281.240.8181 or by email at tirankin@ftbendliteracy.org.

Sugar Land presents Home Landscape Series: Conserving Water in the Landscape

The City of Sugar Land is partnering with the Fort Bend County branch of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners to present a water conservation workshop on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the T.E. Harman Center, 226 Matlage Way. The $25 registration fee includes a rain barrel kit! Doors open at 8 a.m. with the workshop beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m.   Don’t miss this opportunity!  To register, call (281) 633-7029.

Annual Colon Cancer Walkathon for Colorectal Health and Wellness

Rose B. Johnson First Annual Colon Cancer Walkathon for Colorectal Health and Wellness. Help fight Colon Cancer! Your individual or group participation in the walk will help save someone’s life at 7 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Edible Arbor Trail in Missouri City.

Grand Parkway Baptist Church’s second annual Family Fall Fest

Bring the family and invite your neighbors to enjoy Grand Parkway Baptist Church’s second annual Family Fall Fest on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This free event is an opportunity for your family to enjoy Bible-themed games, delicious treats, a pumpkin patch, train rides, inflatables, and more! Don’t let your family or friends miss out on this free event! Grand Parkway is located at 12000 FM 1464 in Richmond, Texas, across the street from Austin High School. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the church at 281-277-2200 or visit www.grandparkway.org.

Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at Grand Parkway Baptist Church is hosting its annual Garage Sale 7 a.m. to noon, Oct. 25  All proceeds will go towards scholarships for MOPS moms and also towards their mission projects. Grand Parkway Baptist Church is located on 12000 Farm to Market 1464 Richmond, TX 77407. If you have any questions please emailmops@grandparkway.org.

Rose B. Johnson Colon Cancer Awareness Foundation

Walk -A- Thon FOR COLORECTAL HEALTH AND AWARENESS. Join us for a 5k walk-a-thon at the Missouri City,TX. Edible Arbor Trail at 7 a.m. Oct. 25. Help fight Colon Cancer! Your individual or group participation in the walk will help save someone’s life. Location: Missouri City, Edible Arbor Trail

Clements High School Haunted House

Saturday, Oct. 25. 6-9 p.m. Black Box Theatre (CHS – 4200 Elkins) $3 Admission to Haunted House Concessions and games offered for $1 each All ages invited.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

Fun and Frights of Halloween Town

The fun and frights of Halloween Town will return to Sugar Land Town Square on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 4-8 p.m.   All little witches, superheroes, princesses and other creative characters are invited to bring their families, friends and pets for this evening of friendly surprises. Hurry, because space in each category is limited. Be the first to sign up using the contest entry form at www.sugarlandtx.gov/halloweentown. For a printed form or for more information, call 281-275-2885.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

Annual Chris Johnson Golf Tournament

The Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundation, Inc, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization is hosting its second Annual Chris Johnson Golf Tournament. The event is scheduled for Monday Oct. 27 at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club, 3000 Plantation Drive, Richmond Texas 77406. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and Shotgun Start is 1 p.m.  The tournament is opened to the public. All proceeds will go toward creating awareness of Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC), a rare and aggressive form of kidney cancer. For additional information visit our website at: chrisjohnsonfoundation.org or contact Ritchie Johnson at 832-721-8998.

Brightwater Garden Club monthly meeting

The Brightwater Garden Club will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 27, at in the Lakes of Brightwater Clubhouse located at 2410 Brightwater Drive in Missouri City. Patty Chesson and Lisa Rogers, both Fort Bend master Gardeners and Certified Irrigation Efficiency Specialists, will help us understand our irrigation systems.  For more information, call club president Nancy Hudson at 281-403-9269 or membership chair Diane Giltner at 281-499-0695.

“How Hot Air Rises”

“How Hot Air Rises” by RE/MAX Realty West a presentation for the children of Huggins Elementary 9 a.m., Oct. 27 at Huggins Elementary School.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

Spooktacular Festival

The Sugar Land Health Care Center will host a Spooktacular Festival from 4:30-7 p.m. on Oct. 28. Games, Prizes, Good, a costume contest, music and more will be featured. For more information, contact Janet Brown at 281-491-2226 or by e-mailing shmarketing@hsmtx.com

Dealing with Grief

Memorial Herman Sugar Land wants you to know You are Not Alone. To support you in your healing, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land wants you to join a small group of folks who, like you, want to heal. This group is led by our hospital chaplain; it meets 4 times over the next two months. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, 17500 W. Grand Parkway, Conference Room C, Sugar Land, Texas 77479. Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, starting Oct. 28. November 4, 2014, November 11, 2014


OCTOBER 29-30

Fall 2014 Workshop

The Fort Bend County Crime Victims Response Team is conducting its Fall 2014 Workshop Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 29-30 at the Stafford Centre, 10606 Cash Rd., Stafford. Registration for the workshop is from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and the program will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

All Hallow’s Eve at the Historic Moore Mansion

 Join the Fort Bend County Museum for an All Hallow’s Eve tour at the Historic Moore Mansion on October 30 from 6-8 p.m. This event will not be for the faint of heart as guests will learn about funeral traditions in the parlor, listen to excerpts from Gothic classics in the library, and explore Halloween traditions, superstitions and so much more! If you would like more information please contact Jessica Avery at 281-342-6478 or javery@fortbendmuseum.org


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Mega-Pet adoption event

Fort Bend Co. Animal Services’ Hunting for Homes to hold this adoption event Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. Find them on Facebook under Hunting for Homes for more information or call the animal shelter near you.

Run to Cure HD 5K and Team Hope Walk

The Houston Affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America is hosting the Run to Cure HD 5K and Team Hope Walk in Sugar Land on Nov. 1. This is the 13th year of the event and we love providing a day of fun, fellowship, and hope to families! On average we have over 400 participants at the event and almost 100 volunteers who get to see information about research and services relating to HD in Houston!

Texas Master Naturalists program

A fun, educational and family-oriented outdoor event that promotes an understanding of what our region of Texas looked like before the settlers came. Nature tours, horse-drawn wagon rides, live animals, performers, kids’ crafts and exhibits are just some of the offerings for all age levels. The Texas Master Naturalists 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.eduSaturday, November 1, 2014; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Seabourne Creek Nature Park 3831 Highway 36, Rosenberg, Texas.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Moon Over Buffalo

Charlotte Hay has grandiose dreams of Hollywood while her husband, George, wants to remain onstage in their low-budget Buffalo productions in Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s outrageous farce, Moon Over Buffalo.  This zany comedy runs Nov. 7-23 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. at 2815 N. Main, Stafford. Tickets may be purchased online at www.fortbendtheatre.com and are only $17 for adults, $16 for students & seniors, and $14 for children.  For discounted group sales, please call (281) 208-3333.  Don’t miss this hilarious, campy comedy of errors!

32nd ANNUAL – 5k RUN OR 2 MILE WALK

FT. BEND OPTIMIST CLUB SUGAR LAND, SUGAR LAND MEMORIAL PARK – UNIVERSITY BLVD AT COMMONWEALTH, 8:30 a.m., SUNDAY, NOV. 2, LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES – AND RAFFLE ITEMS, The FUN RUN is a certified race and trophies are given for first, second and third place winners in each age category. All proceeds and donations are given to the youth of our community.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Children’s author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

oet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Missouri City Branch Library at 281-238-2100 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 

Missouri City Branch Library presents Introductory Computer Classes

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month starting November 4th. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these tools. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “Missouri City Branch,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2100, or by visiting the library.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Under the Mistletoe

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Sugar Plum Market!  The always popular Preview Night will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 6.  With the theme “Under the Mistletoe,” attendees are guaranteed to have a good time as they enjoy fabulous shopping and delicious hors d’oeuvres.  The Sugar Plum Market is presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. Preview Night is being underwritten by Trustmark Bank and is the perfect way to kick off the holiday Market.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

15th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

The Oyster Creek Rotary Club will hold its 15th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov.  7, 2014 at the City Centre at Quail Valley, 2880 La Quinta, Missouri City. Please contact James Thurmond, jhthurmond@comcast.net (281-261-7915), to RSVP. The cost is $15 but early-bird RSVP veterans will be admitted free.

Moon Over Buffalo

Charlotte Hay has grandiose dreams of Hollywood while her husband, George, wants to remain onstage in their low-budget Buffalo productions in Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s outrageous farce, Moon Over Buffalo.  This zany comedy runs November 7 – 23on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. at 2815 N. Main, Stafford, TX 77477. Tickets may be purchased online at www.fortbendtheatre.com and are only $17 for adults, $16 for students & seniors, and $14 for children.  For discounted group sales, please call (281) 208-3333.  Don’t miss this hilarious, campy comedy of errors!

Sugar Land Area Artists Show & Sale

Calling for Art Entries! 2160 Lone Star Drive (Next to Z Gallerie) in Sugar Land Town Center Deadline for art submissions October 28th, 2014. Go to www.sugarlandareaartists.org for entry forms. Show will be open weekends starting Nov. 7 – Nov.23.


NOVEMBER 7 – 8

14th Annual Sugar Plum Market

The 14th Annual Sugar Plum Market is just around the corner!  Presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, this year’s Market features the theme “Under the Mistletoe”.  Shoppers will find beautiful décor, terrific vendors, and a fabulous weekend of shopping on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at the Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre and Convention Center.  Proceeds from the Market will benefit local Fort Bend County charities.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

iFest Returns to Sugar Land Town Square

Mark your calendars for the ninth annual iFest Live international festival on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sugar Land Town Square. Come celebrate the wonderful diversity of culture within the community! If interested in participating in this event or for general inquiries, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/ifest or call 281-275-2236.

Country Affair Fall Festival

A Country Affair Fall Festival, a family event celebrating its 20th year, returns to First United Methodist Church Missouri City on Saturday, November 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free at A Country Affair, which features carnival midway amusements, indoor and outdoor dining and entertainment options, over 80 Crafts Marketplace vendors, and a silent auction. A Country Affair is held on the First UMC church campus at the corner of Lexington Boulevard and FM 1092 (Murphy Road) in Missouri City. For more information, contact the church office at 281-499-3502, or visit www.fumcmc.org or www.facebook.com/firstumcfallfestival


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Learning Fair for families and their children

PEACE, a nonprofit organization, is offering a “no cost” Learning Fair for families and their children (ages 3-13) on Saturday, October 11th from 2-3:30 p.m. in the meeting room at George Memorial Library in Richmond (1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond) The fair is a fun event with multiple hands-on and interactive learning activities for families to engage with their children to build their literacy, math, science skills and also to learn to play chess. To register, please contact 832-415-3088.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Grief Share

Grief Share – 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Sugar Grove Church of Christ. Help for those dealing with grief during the holiday.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

WCJC’s Second annual invitational golf classic

Wharton County Junior College will host its second annual invitational golf classic on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Wharton Country Club, with all proceeds benefitting the WCJC President’s Scholarship Fund and the Presidential Scholars Program. The four-player scramble will have separate 18-hole shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. For additional information, or to secure an entry form that includes sponsorship opportunities, visit wcjc.edu or contact Cheryl Machicek at 979.532.6322 or cherylm@wcjc.edu.

Independent Christian Authors Book Fair 2014

Event Information: Avid Book Readers!  Don’t miss the entertainment, door prizes, and opportunity to converse with self-published authors at the Independent Christian Authors Book Fair, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Houston Marriott South Hotel, 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas.  More information at www.prophecyunveiled.com/BookFair.  Event is free.  Authors may register at www.prophecyunveiled.com/BookFair.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

St. Jude Give Thanks Walk

Fort Bend residents are encouraged to form walk teams, friends, family & co-workers to participate in this walk to support the lifesaving work done by St. Jude, Saturday, November 22. For detailed information contact Anna Gross at anna.gross@stjude.org.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Annual Bike the Bend for Literacy

Annual Bike the Bend for Literacy on Sunday, November 23. Bike the Bend for Literacy is a MS150 recommended ride benefiting the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County. We ride, rain or shine 8:00 am ride begins 7 a.m. day of packet pick-up. Start and Finish at Foster High School 4400 FM 723 Richmond, TX  77406. You may register now at www.active.comRider registration is $30 until Friday, November 9, 2014; $40 thereafter.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available and range in price from $250 to $5,000.  If you or your business is interested in participating, please contact Nicola Johnson at njohnson@ftbendliteracy.org or (281) 240-8181.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Happy ThanksGolfing Classic

The “Happy ThanksGolfing Classic” will be held at  Sweetwater Country Club on November 24th, the Monday before Thanksgiving. Local businesses are invited to support this great event by becoming tournament sponsors. Sponsorships, ranging from Presenting at $10,000 to Hole Sponsor at $500, are available. In-kind sponsorships are also welcome. Register online at www.fortbendfamilypromise.org or contact Robbin Mallett at 832-314-5112 for details.


NOVEMBER 29 – 30

Stafford Centre Thanksgiving weekend

Local non-profit, Missouri City Ballet Company, is excited to announce the dates of their annual classic, The Nutcracker, at the Stafford Centre on Thanksgiving weekend! Tickets for all performances – Nov. 29-30 – will go on sale Oct. 13 at MISSOURICITYBALLET.ORG or by calling the ShowClix Box Office, #1-888-718-4253. Please email: cathy@missouricityballet.org for more information.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

Christmas Advent Season

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital would like to cordially invite the Fort Bend and surrounding communities to join us as we usher in the Christmas Advent Season. Through a series of worship events, we will tell the story of the coming of the Christ Child. Please join Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital on the following days for scripture readings, music and devotional thoughts. From Monday to Friday. Learn more about Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital at houstonmethodist.org/sugarland or visit us on Facebook at FB.com/methodistsugarland for the latest news, events and information.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24

Super Ball XIV

The American Red Cross is proud to partner with presenting sponsor Legacy Ford for the 14th annual Super Ball. Please join us for a casual, fun-filled tailgate party to support the American Red Cross. Saturday, January 24, 2015. 7:00 p.m. Constellation Field, Sugar Land, Head Coaches Eileen Akerson, Nick and Amy Stugart. Honorary Chairs, Terry and Kandee McGill. For more information, please contact Barbara Gallo at (281) 342-9480 or Barbara.Gallo@redcross.org.


ONGOING

SEPTEMBER 20 – NOVEMBER 15

Fall Acting Class registration is ongoing

Registration for our Fall Acting classes is ongoing Children will be instructed on a wide variety of the dramatic arts, including stage movement and directions, voice and diction, pantomime, storytelling, expression, and improvisation. Classes will be held on Saturday mornings at 2815 North Main Street in Stafford, from Sept. 20 – Nov. 15.. Each session ends with an exciting performance open to family and friends for free!

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

La Leche League monthly meetings

La Leche League of Fort Bend’s evening meeting is on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Our daytime meeting is on the third Monday of the month at 10:30am at St. Theresa Catholic Church Family Life Center. To speak to an accredited La Leche League Leader, call Erin at 281-325-0618, Lisa at 281-710-7171, Laura at 281-277-4989 or Shandi at slrbroussard@gmail.com or visit www.texaslll.org.  For more information about breastfeeding, visit www.lalecheleague.org.

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.

“Hot Summer Nights”

SugarLand Art Center & Gallery, & Sugar Land Artist Guild, 104 Industrial Blvd., Suite Q, Sugar Land invites you to enjoy wine, savory hors d’oeuvres, live artist demos,  7 p.m.-9 p.m. every Friday night, through Aug. 8. Raffle tickets $20 or 5 for $80 for a demoed piece of that night. For more info 281-565-0957.

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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