Enjoy live music at George Memorial Library’s summer concert series every Sunday

Live music by talented local musicians will be featured at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “Sunday Showcase: On Stage at George Memorial Library” in August. Stop by the library on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a variety of musical genres and styles at this special summer series. Performances begin at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of […]

Libraries help readers with electronic devices & E-books 

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Are you shopping for a mobile reading device, and would like more information on the different options? Throughout the month of August, Fort Bend County Libraries will have Question-and-Answer sessions and classes to help readers enter the digital age […]

Ladybugs of Fort Bend visit Richmond Healthcare Center

The Ladybugs helped to spread joy to patrons in hospice, retirement and general healthcare at the Richmond Healthcare Center recently in Fort Bend. The group provided fun games and prizes, sang songs, and brought each patron fresh baked pastries and chocolates, Mardi Gras beads, magazines, toiletries, new socks, and other items to help brighten their […]

Donald Joseph Leonetti

Donald Joseph Leonetti, 45 of Missouri City, Texas left this world suddenly and far too soon on Thursday, July 17, 2014.  Born June 8, 1969 in Houston, TX to Rose Ann Leonetti, Donald was a beloved husband; father, brother, son, friend and uncle.  Donald and his sister Jo Ann grew up in the Houston and […]

Annual Walk with Pride Shoe Program set for August 17

Fort Bend County Department of Social Services will be hosting the Annual “Walk with Pride Shoe Program” August 17. Registration is already underway for eligible school age children living in Fort Bend County who wish to take part in this event. Eligible children will receive a voucher that gives them the opportunity to pick out […]

Learn how to make cut-paper flowers

When decorating with real flowers is not an option, make your own with craft paper or recycled materials commonly found at home! George Memorial Library will present “Cut Flowers: The Art of Paper-Flower Making” on Monday, August 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in […]

Fort Bend Archeological Society meeting to hear Jan DeVault

Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm in the assembly hall of the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond. The topic for the evening’s presentation will be: Sex and Skulls: Solving Mysteries at the San Jacinto Battleground.  Jan DeVault says, “The San Jacinto Battleground is beginning to yield its mysteries as modern […]

Learn how to research your family history

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 August to help the beginning family-history researcher start […]

Racing to end child abuse with Richmond Tire & Automotive

Thanks to Firestone and Richmond Tire & Automotive, the Richmond community had a rare treat last week. On Thursday, June 19, over 300 adults and children were able to meet race legend Mario Andretti, take photographs and have him autograph their personal items. Local resident Helena Russell was ecstatic, “I’m his biggest fan and this […]

The Boxing Club Kids of Richmond

In Richmond, The Boxing Club, is not just a place where young boys and girls learn to fight, it is so much more. “The Boxing Club gives the kids a place to go after school, to keep them off the streets. Through our program, the kids learn self-respect, not to give up, to get back […]

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