Tax office closes for a day
Patsy Schultz, Fort Bend County Tax Assessor Collector, said all six tax offices will be closed on Wednesday, April 17, for staff development training. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
Houston Highland Games Saturday in Sugar Land
The Houston Highland Games, featuring athletic competitions, Scottish clans, and vendors, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 13 at Crown Festival Park 18355 SW Freeway Sugar Land. There will be entertainment throughout day. Admission is $5 at the gate or at www.houstonhighlandgames.com.
Registration underway for April 6 All Star Draft
Fort Bend ISD is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to join its winning team, and currently has openings for teachers, campus administrators, paraprofessionals and central office staff. Individuals interested in applying for any of these positions are invited to attend FBISD’s 2019 “All Star Talent Draft” Job Fair on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Constellation Field. For more information, visit https://groupmatics.events/event/19FBISD. Registration will also be open at Constellation Field on the day of the event.
GiGi’s Dash for Down syndrome is Saturday
The third annual GiGi’s Dash for Down syndrome 5K Fun Run and Walk is set for April 13 from 7:30- 10:30 a.m. at Brazos River Park, at 18427 Southwest Freeway in Sugar Land. The family-friendly event celebrates individuals with Down syndrome and raises money for GiGi’s Playhouse Sugar Land. In addition to the run and walk, the fun includes a Kids Dash, raffle prizes, face painting, bounce house, food and more. Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for children 3-17, and children 3 and under and individuals with Down syndrome are free. Registration is now open at https://gigisplayhouse.org/sugarland/fun-run-walk.
Road changes in Missouri City for construction
As part of the Independence Boulevard construction project, Missouri City’s contractors opened the new section of Independence Boulevard from Staffordshire to the new roadway, Heritage Court. Also, Staffordshire Road will be closed to thru traffic north of Independence Boulevard and south of Scanlin Road as part of the reconstruction. Knanaya Homes residents and patrons of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4010 will have access during construction. Court Road will remain closed east of Waterfall Drive. Meadowcreek residents can access Waterfall Drive from the new Independence Boulevard tie in.
HOPE Golf Classic
is April 29
The Curtis Brown Foundation is holding its inaugural HOPE Golf Classic at Pecan Grove Country Club on Monday, April 29. Proceeds benefit individuals and families struggling with addiction. Additionally, the Curtis Brown Foundation fully funds Battlefield Connections with Curtis Brown on KKHT 100.7 The Word and is raising money to make a documentary to help people overcome addiction, PTSD, depression and anxiety. For more information or to register, visit www.curtisbrown.org.