Category archives for: Richmond

Family history classes help researches 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 Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Library staff will present two programs in April to help the beginning family-history researcher start their genealogy search. […]

Long Meadow Farms residents have fun and give back

Pictured from left to right are: Commissioner James Patterson, Fort Bend County;  Christine Forbes, MMI Agency, Account Executive for Long Meadow Farms; Laura LaVigne, Executive Director, The Arc of Fort Bend County; Tanya Teske, MMI Agency, Account Executive for Long Meadow Farms; Kathleen Littlefield, First Service Residential, Onsite Community Manager for Long Meadow Farms; and Robin Mitchell, The Risher Companies. Lifestyle Director for Long Meadow Farms.

Representatives from Trend Development and Long Meadow Farms (LMF) community, a master-planned community in Richmond, Texas, presented The Arc of Fort Bend County a check for $5,400.  The residents of Long Meadow Farms attend community social events throughout the year sponsored by Trend Development. “The proceeds of these events are donated back to our community,” […]

Take an afternoon Book Break

Book-lovers are invited to take a Book Break at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, March 20, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a literary discussion of How It All Began, a novel written by Penelope Lively. This book club is free and open […]

Library E.S.L. classes teach computer skills

The Literacy Services department at Fort Bend County Libraries will have introductory ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) computer classes in April for adults who would like to learn how to speak English and improve their computer skills. Each class is designed to improve English-speaking, reading and writing abilities while teaching basic computer skills. The classes will take place […]

E.S.L. Book Club for non-English speakers offered

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, April 3, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is Dai Sijie’s debut novel, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress. This […]

St. Laurence Catholic School student places 2nd in Ft. Bend County Spelling Bee

Shown is Neville with St. Laurence Catholic School 8th grade English teacher, Audra Warden.

Congratulations to St. Laurence Catholic School 8th grader Neville Tom for earning second place in the Fort Bend County Spelling Bee!  The Bee was held on Saturday, February 15 at Briscoe Junior High School in Richmond. Neville, the winner of the St. Laurence Bee, competed against students from Fort Bend ISD, Lamar ISD, and students […]

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

The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will have a Wii™ Can Play, Too: Adult Game Night on Wednesday, March 12, from 5:00 to 8:00 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 […]

Child safety seat check takes place March 5

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its monthly Child Safety Seat Check from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 5 at the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond. There are about 10 booster seats available for children ages 5 to 8 who weigh at least 40 pounds and […]

Fort Bend Women’s Center needs help ‘dealing with dirty laundry’

Well, it is that time of year – Spring Cleaning. In preparation for the move to their new Richmond store, volunteers helped clean out a storage unit. They have bales of clothing that need washing due to mold and mildew. If you would be willing to wash a load or two, please let them know. […]

Free income-tax help offered at Fort Bend County Libraries

Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free income-tax-preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system through April 15. Patrons should bring the following information to the session if possible: a photo ID; last year’s tax […]

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