Category archives for: Richmond

E.S.L. Book Club for non-English speakers to be held at library

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, July 3, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is The Bookshop, written by Penelope Fitzgerald. This monthly book club is […]

Chick-fil-A’s Bella Terra opened June 19

Campers traveling from Mississippi  as well as many from around the local area have set up their tents for the day. Their bellies are full from dinner and they have been playing a number of different games throughout the day.

Chick-fil-A opened a new Richmond stand-alone restaurant on June 19 at 5644 West Grand Parkway South. Owner/Operator Cliff Parker awarded free, one-year supply of Chick-fil-A meals to each of the 100 adults who made it through.  Featuring the chain’s newest interior and kitchen design, the new location has indoor seating for 132 with additional outdoor […]

Free Summer Movie Series @ George Memorial Library

Fort Bend County Libraries will feature a free Summer Movie Series at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, in July. A variety of movie genres, from animated family films to science-fiction thrillers, will be shown. On Monday, July 14, library patrons will be treated to a recently-released animated adventure film, set in a world […]

A Healing Environment in Healthcare – Fort Bend Art League and AccessHealth Collaborate

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A growing body of research has proven that environmental factors such as artwork can shift the experience of a stressful and fearful healthcare visit by reducing anxiety, the need for pain medication and one’s blood pressure. In an effort to provide a healing environment in healthcare, two area nonprofits are collaborating as over 18 different […]

George Memorial Library plans video-gaming day for adults

The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will have a Wii™ Can Play, Too: Adult Video-Game Day on Friday, June 27, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in Room 2C of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. People who enjoy the challenge, excitement and competition of playing videogames are […]

Gallery Furniture breaks ground for newest location

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“We are proud to be in Fort Bend County where we will be practicing capitalism with a cause,” said Jim McIngvale of his third, the newest and largest Gallery Furniture to be constructed on the 7300 block of the Grand Parkway in Richmond, which underwent groundbreaking this Monday. Something it’s done for the past 33 […]

Family history classes help researchers discover past

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Library staff will present two programs in June to help the beginning family-history researcher […]

George Memorial Library plans Wii™ video-gaming day for adults

The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will have a Wii™ Can Play, Too: Adult Game Day on Friday, May 16, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in Room 2C of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. People who enjoy the challenge, excitement and competition of playing videogames are […]

YMCA Golf Classic a big success for area youth and families

Shown are l-r: Jeff Pasquale,  Fort Bend Toyota Sales Manager; Charlie Myer, YMCA V.P.; and David Capin, Sterling McCall Lexus Account Manager.

The YMCAs of Fort Bend County, which includes the Fort Bend, Katy and TW Davis YMCAs, recently held its 8th Annual Spring Golf Classic and Auction, sponsored by Fort Bend Toyota and Sterling McCall Lexus, on Monday, March 24. Over 125 golfers participated in the event held at Pecan Grove Country Club in Richmond, which […]

Home Landscape Series water conservation workshop

A water crisis looms in Texas, driven by population and economic growth, drought, and competition among users for an increasingly scarce supply.  The crisis is affecting Texas residents today and it may take decades for the supply and demand equation to achieve balance.  All Texas residents have a stake in this problem, and there is […]

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