Arts & Entertainment

Houston Grand Opera Presents Transforming the Human Spirit through Song Featuring Members of the HGO Chorus and HGO Studio at Discovery Green Dec. 15

Holiday sing-along led by HGOco Music Director and Composer-in-Residence Damien Sneed What: Houston Grand Opera presents Transforming the Human Spirit through Song, a holiday sing-along and part of the Seeking the Human Spirit initiative. The holiday sing-along includes members of the HGO Chorus and members of the HGO Studio led by HGOco Music Director and Composer-in-Residence Damien Sneed at Discovery Green. The Dec. 15 event is free and open to the public. Transforming the Human […]

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited To Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s New Share Group

The new “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesday, December 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Crafting enthusiasts can share tips, get ideas and inspiration, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters at this new drop-in event! People of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type […]

Family caregivers save Texas billions of dollars

Bob Jackson is the director of AARP Texas.

by Bob Jackson, AARP Texas November is National Caregivers Month, a good time to remember that caregiving affects us all in deeply personal ways. In the words of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter: “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” The typical family caregiver is a 49-year-old female taking care of […]

Social Security Specialist To Speak At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Andrew Hardwick, a Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, will present a program on “Social Security 101” on Monday, December 10, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Hardwick will provide an overview of Social Security and the Medicare program. Learn how and when to apply; how early retirement affects one’s benefits; how to maximize one’s benefits; the differences between […]

Young Adult Book Club & Advisory Council For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries offers programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs provide fun and challenging opportunities for these young adults, who are also encouraged to become active participants in designing and orchestrating new activities for teens in the library system. In December, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Advisory Council – Wednesday, December 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. At this […]

“Stitch Studio For Teens” At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

The holidays are around the corner! Young adults in grades 9 through 12 who are looking for creative ideas for handmade gifts are invited to a “Stitch Studio for Teens” workshop at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Wednesday, December 5, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Teens will learn different embroidery stitches and make a frame-worthy work of art. All […]

Learn Crocheting Basics At Library Workshop

Learn the basics of crocheting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, December 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop for Beginners” is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. No previous crochet experience is necessary. Library staff member Marie Picon will describe essential tools, materials, and techniques used for crocheting. […]

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event            

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a special “Chess Day @ the Library” on Saturday, December 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m,, at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. Experienced players will be on hand […]

76th Anniversary of Oldest Home Tour in Houston is Dec.7-8 with Four Beautiful Homes on Display, Raising Money for Charities  

Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage 2018 Home Tour features special book signings with designer Charlotte Moss and linens expert Jane Scott Hodges on Dec. 8 HOUSTON – (November 12, 2018) – A tradition since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage 2018 will showcase the best in interior, floral and holiday-inspired design ideas Dec. 7-8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with four beautifully decorated homes in River Oaks and Tanglewood, while […]

Levy Park Holiday Festival set for Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 with Music, Market and Children’s’ Events  

Come out to Levy Park for the Levy Park Holiday Festival Dec. 1-2 with music, food, shopping, crafts, photo booths and an ugly sweater contest for dogs.

HOUSTON, November 6, 2018 – Levy Park, located in the Upper Kirby District of Houston, will present the Levy Park Holiday Festival Dec. 1 and Dec 2 with events and activities for all ages and interests, including music, a market, a family photo booth and even an ugly sweater contest for dogs. The free two-day festival is from noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with canine friends welcome. “Levy Park’s free Holiday Festival features […]