Arts & Entertainment

YALÁLAG: A MOUNTAIN VILLAGE IN MÉXICO

Discovery Center explores life and culture “South of the Border” Opening Oct. 7, 2017 Experience the day-to-day of the people in Villa Hidalgo Yalálag—a Zapotec village in the Sierra Juárez Mountains of Oaxaca, México, with the opening of a brand new exhibit, Yalálag—A Mountain Village in México on Oct. 7, 2017. You’re invited to an exotic trip south of the border to learn about the cultural attributes that give the people of Yalálag a unique take on life! The […]

Hang Loose With Moana

Discovery Center makes a big splash for Moana magical celebration Saturday, Sept. 30, beginning at noon Sail across the “open ocean” on an action-packed voyage, encountering extraordinary characters and impossible odds! Make waves while you meet Moana and immerse yourself in island life, culture and adventure during a fan celebration. DON’T MISS: Lei Making: Take part in an ancient Polynesian tradition by making your very own lei. “Moana” Meet-and-Greet: Bring your camera and snap a pic with the fierce ocean […]

Theatre Under The Stars Remembers Its Founder, Frank M. Young

Frank M. Young, founder of Theatre Under The Stars, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20. A native Houstonian, Frank had a lifelong love of musical theatre. When he was growing up in Pasadena, he performed in productions at Johnny George’s legendary Theatre Inc. in Houston. After moving to California, and earning his BA in Psychology at UCLA, he came back to Pasadena, and used his life savings to produce his first show, a production […]

PLAY 60 at the Park with the Houston Texans to be held Sept. 25 at Levy Park  

Families invited to attend health and fitness activities with presenting sponsor Texas Children’s Hospital  HOUSTON, (September 21, 2017) –  The Houston Texans and Texas Children’s Hospital will present PLAY 60 at the Park at Levy Park in the Upper Kirby District on Monday, Sept. 25, featuring fun-filled activities to keep children active and promote 60 minutes of exercise a day . The event, scheduled from 4 – 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. When guests check […]

Harvest Green Hosts KCAM Art Reception Sept. 21

(Houston, TX – Sept. 19, 2017)      Harvest Green is hosting a reception in honor of Contemporary Art Museum Fort Bend artist-in-residence Mark Deleon, 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Farmhouse, 3400 Harvest Corner Drive. The reception, part of a blossoming partnership between the farm-centric community and the museum, will feature classical music by the String Theory Orchestra, light refreshments and a meet and greet with the artist whose paintings will be on display at […]

Learn Coffee Basics At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Coffee novices and coffee aficionados alike who are interested in learning the finer points of brewing an aromatic, flavorful cup of coffee are invited to attend a special program, “Coffee 101,” on Saturday, October 14, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Bryan Hibbard, roaster and owner of Fort Bend Coffee Roasters in Fulshear, will talk about the history of coffee, the “seed-to-cup” […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Helps Students Excel With Online Homework Help  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse HelpNow (Homework Tutoring) program enables the library system to provide online homework assistance in a broad range of subjects in both English and Spanish for students in grades K through 12, free of charge. This tutoring program is an Internet-based service that provides library patrons with live, on-demand homework help, seven days a week, from 3:00 to 11:00 p.m. Certified tutors are experienced in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English/Language Arts. […]

October Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. The schedule for October is as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including […]

October Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The October schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a..m — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program dates are October 3, 10, 17, 24, and […]

2nd Annual “Kids Music Day” to be Celebrated Friday – October 6th, 2017

Philadelphia/PA –  The 2nd Annual “Kids Music Day” will be celebrated on Friday – October 6th, 2017.   Keep Music Alive is partnering with hundreds of music schools, stores & organizations across the nation & beyond to help spotlight the importance of including music in children’s education.  Events being held by the participants  include open houses, student music performances, community/family jams, instrument petting zoos, instrument donation drives and more. Kids Music Day is one of two music related holidays founded by […]