Arts & Entertainment

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce May Reading Selections

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 2, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Go Set a Watchman, written by Harper Lee. This book club meets on the […]

May’s BIRD HIKE 

Photo Credit: Northern Harrier at Seabourne Creek Nature Park-John Donaho

  What:    Bird Hike at Seabourne Creek Nature Park–last of season When: Wednesday, May 2, 2018; 8-10 a.m. Where: Seabourne Creek Nature Park, Highway 36 S in Rosenberg; meet in parking lot Who: Open to Public – Free Conducted by Coastal Prairie Chapter – Texas Master Naturalists Other: Binoculars & appropriate clothing recommended. Call 281.633.7033 for more info  ***************************************************************************************** May 2, 2018– Bird Hike at Seabourne Creek Nature Park The series of free, monthly guided […]

Electrifying Wonderweek

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center generates buzz about energy conservation in time for Earth Day Now to May 3 Sponsored by Constellation® Get ready for a shock to your system! The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston with support of Constellation® Energy, invites you to power up for an amplifying experience. You’re invited to supercharge your brain with new knowledge about how energy works and […]

“Breakfast with Our Veterans” on May 5

The next monthly “Breakfast with Our Veterans” is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Katy Elks Lodge at 1050 Katy-Fort Bend Road.   Cost is $8 for all you can eat.  All are welcome. The monthly breakfasts began in January and are prepared by members of American Legion Post 164, the Post 164 Auxiliary, and the Elks.   An average of 65 people have attended each month in the first four […]

May 3, 2018– Monarch Migration – 2018 Update on Overwinter Sites in Magical Michoacan presented by Diane Russell PhD

Photo by Diane Russell of Katy "Two eco-tourists experience magic of Monarch overwintering site in Mexico."

Monarch butterflies from Canada and the eastern United States take a 3000 mile journey every fall to overwinter in fir trees found only at the highest elevations in the trans volcanic mountain range of Michoacan, Mexico.   After years of studying and teaching about monarchs, Diane Russell visited this remote area to observe and record the millions of orange butterflies that coat the  oyomel fir trees in the cold mornings and take flight when the sun comes out.   Come for […]

Brookwood Founder Yvonne Streit to Headline Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration  

(Katy, Texas) – The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 11th from 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers. Guest speaker and Brookwood Founder Mrs. Yvonne Streit realized her life’s work after her daughter suffered severe brain damage […]

Houston Symphony Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio Makes His Solo Debut With Mozart’s Famous Clarinet Concerto

HOUSTON (April 19, 2018) – Houston Symphony Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio takes center stage in his solo debut May 4-5 at 8 p.m. and May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Jones Hall to perform Mozart’s illustrious Clarinet Concerto. Nuccio will be featured in Mozart Plus A German Requiem. Premiered shortly before Mozart’s passing, the composer’s Clarinet Concerto is one of his last important masterpieces and is often referred as one of his most personal works. […]

Tuts Announces Winners Of The 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards!

HOUSTON – Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) awarded high school students from across the Greater Houston area for excellence in theatre last night at the 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! The Tommy Tune Awards Program celebrates the educational value, artistry, and community of high school musical theatre in the Greater Houston area. Theatre Under The Stars believes that experiences in the arts cultivate confidence, spark creative thinking, and inspire life-long learning. The Tommy Tune Awards is an opportunity […]

Troker Brings an Eclectic Mix of Exciting Music to Miller Outdoor Theatre through Society for the Performing Arts  

HOUSTON (April 16, 2018) – Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) proudly presents Troker on May 4 at 8 p.m. at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The six-piece group will move the crowd with a blend of both composed and improvised music, where metal riffage merges with powerhouse funk drumming and DJ scratching, and where its melodic horn lines pull from both jazz and mariachi traditions. If Salvador Dalí ever made a heist movie, then Mexico’s Troker would have been the […]

Adults Step Up And Speak Out To Protect  Children From Sexual Abuse

YMCA of Greater Houston is promoting child protection during National Child Abuse Prevention Month Houston, TX – The YMCA of Greater Houston is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 16-20, 2018. Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips on how adults can step up and speak out to prevent child sexual abuse. During April and all year long, the YMCA of Greater Houston encourages adults […]