Category archives for: Richmond

Model railroad layouts open to the public in November

Model railroad layouts will be open to public the first two weekends in November: 2, 3 and  9,10,  Sat 10:00-5:00, Sun 1:00-5:00, at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum, 1921 Avenue F in Rosenberg. The N scale layout depicts Fort Bend County as it appeared in the transition era with period steam and diesel locomotives pulling trains […]

Take an afternoon book break at George Memorial Library

Book-lovers are invited to take a Book Break at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, November 21, beginning at 12:00 noon, in Room 2C. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a literary discussion of the 2013 “Gulf Coast Reads” selection, The Dog Stars, written by Peter Heller. In this post-apocalyptic novel, Heller […]

New Millennium Project fundraiser slated for October 27

Come meet the Red, White & Blue Healers! Your ticket includes your entry, 1 flight of wine samples, food and a ticket for drawings. Please join them for a fun afternoon, Sunday, October  27, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., of delicious wines, food, door prizes and drawings at Braman Winery, 3333 FM 359, in Richmond. Enjoy the […]

Historic Richmond Association’s to hold 2nd Annual Car Show

Come out and see all these memorable cars and enjoy the show.

The Historic Richmond Association’s 2nd annual Fall Car Show, will be held October 19, City Hall parking lot, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., check-in time for car owners showing cars will be 9:00 a.m. “The weather is beautiful, so come on out and enjoy the sunshine and great cars from most all decades. We will […]

Travis HS Theatrical Company presents “Over the River and Through the Woods” begins October 17

The Travis High School Theatrical Company will present “Over the River and Through the Woods” on October 17, 18, and 19, and on October 24, 25, and 26 at 7:00 pm in the Travis High School auditorium, 11111 Harlem Rd., Richmond. Directed by Tommy Grubbs, “Over the River and Through the Woods” is a hilarious […]

Intro class on Facebook to be held at library

Would you like to keep in touch and share pictures with family and friends on Facebook? Fort Bend County Libraries will present an introductory program for people who would like to learn more about this popular social-networking website, “Introduction to Facebook,” on Wednesday, October 30, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Computer Lab at George […]

Get “Fort Bend Ghost Stories” at George Memorial Library

Thirteen years ago, long-time library and museum volunteer John C. Allwright compiled a collection of ghost stories that he recalled from throughout his lifetime of living in the Rosenberg/Richmond area. The collection was published as “Fort Bend Ghost Stories,” and Allwright donated the proceeds from the sales of this book to the Genealogy and Local […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber’s ‘State of Fulshear’ Breakfast set for Oct. 23

The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a “State of the Fulshear” breakfast, featuring a presentation from Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The address, which is the third in a three-part series highlighting Chamber stakeholder cities Richmond, Rosenberg and Fulshear, is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Briscoe Manor, 5801 […]

E.S.L. classes teach computer skills while improving language learning beginning Friday, October 18

The Literacy Services department at Fort Bend County Libraries will begin a 6-week series of ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) and computer classes in October for adults who would like to learn how to speak English and to use a computer. Each class is designed to improve English-speaking, reading and writing abilities while teaching basic computer skills. The […]

A Tribute to Sharon Heldt, an original founder of Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity

Sharon Heldt

Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity mourns the loss of one of its original founders, Ms. Sharon Heldt.  Ms. Heldt passed away September 10, 2013.  It was over 20 years ago that she joined a team of committed citizens who were determined to make a difference in Fort Bend County. An attorney by trade, Sharon was […]

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