Arts & Entertainment

Sponsors needed for Rosenberg Railroad Museum’s  Fall Fun Fest:  May the Steam Be With You  

Mark your calendar for Rosenberg Railroad Museum’s 5th annual Fall Fun Fest on Saturday, September 22nd!  The theme is “May the Steam Be With You” and will feature the Texas Flyer ride-on trackless Steam Train and steam trains on the garden railroad.  Preparations are currently underway for this fabulous fundraiser and so far the event will include: Museum open house and exhibits (You won’t want to miss seeing the newly repainted MoPac Caboose), up close […]

Learn How To Use 3d Printer At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a demonstration and instructional session on the use of its 3D printer on Thursday, August 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In the class, “Intro to 3D Printing,” library staff will introduce the 3D printer and explain how library patrons can print their own designs. Those attending the session will also learn […]

A Celebration Of Our Environment! 

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a collection of films from the annual festival held the third week of January in Nevada City, CA which is now in its 16th year! Wild & Scenic focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. “Films featured at Wild & Scenic showcase frontline activism and stunning cinematography,” says On Tour Manager, Johan Ehde. “Our changing Earth is at the forefront of […]

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site,SCHEDULE OF SPECIAL EVENTS – SEPT THROUGH DEC 2018

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site has many onsite amenities open daily, as well as an incredible schedule of events and programs. On the grounds of this 293-acre, TPWD-run state park is Independence Hall (the site in 1836 where the representatives met to write the declaration of independence); the Star of the Republic Museum (collections honoring the history, cultures, diversity and values of early Texans; administered by Blinn College); and Barrington Living History Farm (where interpreters dress, talk, work and farm […]

6 Awesome Ways to Customize your Tote Bag

Whether they’re given away as promotional items, or just kept around to house as reusable grocery bags totes always prove useful. Here are fifteen ways create your own custom tote bags. Get them monogrammed   Order customizable bags for your office with initials monogrammed on the side. Monogrammed bags are a great option for gifts or giveaways, especially around the holidays. Stamp it up! Dip a stamp of your choice in fabric paint and apply […]

New ‘Disney Junior Play Zone’ Opens At Katy Mills Family Destination Features Activities for Toddlers to 10 Years Old

Katy, Tex., (August 6, 2018) – Simon®, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations today announced that a Disney Junior Play Zone will be opening at Katy Mills on Friday, August 10. This unique family destination will feature an interactive play space, inviting children to experience their favorite Disney Junior shows in a fun, open-concept floor plan. The Disney Junior Play Zone at Katy Mills will also include physical and digital activities themed […]

Levy Park Conservancy presents The Jungle Book for Family Movie Night Aug. 31, sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital

Levy Park Conservancy presents Family Movie Night sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital on Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. with the family-friendly flick The Jungle Book (2016). Come out and enjoy this free event. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Photo courtesy of Levy Park Conservancy.

WHAT: Come on out for Family Movie Night at Levy Park on Aug. 31, sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital. From Walt Disney comes The Jungle Book, a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s collective works and inspired by Disney’s 1967 animated film of the same name, The Jungle Book is a live-action/CGI (computer generated images) film that tells the story of Mowgli, an orphaned human boy who, guided by his animal guardians, […]

Convocation: Celebrating a Century of Legacy  

KATY [August 7, 2018] – If anyone wanted to see the most notorious attires from the past decades, they needed to be at the 2018 Katy ISD Convocation, which was held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center. Each campus selected a decade to represent and based on it, they chose their apparel. Thus, thousands of Katy ISD teachers, administrators and staff, hugged and shook hands as they participated in this annual event marking the official start […]

Science Day For The Blind Featured Experiments In Nanotechnology And Space Science

Lighthouse client Becky Sarver (center) learns what a spacesuit looks like with the help of Rice volunteers Mary Pineclo (left) and Tanya Rogers (right).

HOUSTON, TX, August 8, 2018 – Be an astronaut, water scientist, chemist, or rocket scientist – these were the exciting choices for blind and visually impaired clients of The Lighthouse of Houston at Science Day August 6. Sponsored by researchers from Rice University-based NEWT Center (Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment), Lighthouse Science Day featured four stations with 10  different modules where participants could learn about spacesuit design, nanocubes, environmental elements, and more.  One of the highlights of the […]

The Untold Story of Homeless Children in America’s Public Schools Comes to Light in Project Hope Alliance’s “Invisible Girl” Ten-Minute Movie

Costa Mesa, CA, August 7, 2018 – On August 7, 2018, Project Hope Alliance released “Invisible Girl,” a ten-minute movie that sheds light on the issue of homeless children in America’s public schools through the story of a young girl and her family. Jennifer Friend, CEO of Project Hope Alliance states, “There are 1.3 million homeless children in America’s public schools. Over 28,000 of those children are in Orange County, CA. Many can be found living […]