Fort Bend

She’s Spring Nature a one-day outdoor workshop on May 10th

Fort Bend 4-H will be hosting She’s Spring Nature a one-day outdoor workshop on May 10th from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at the John B Harrison Foundation (8200 Whaley-Long Point Rd Richmond, TX 77469). This registration is FREE. This workshop will focus on mothers and daughters appreciation of self and nature. There will be self-reflection, a mediation nature walk, and a yoga session to increase self-care practice. This workshop is open to youth ages of 8-18 and […]

Reading is Rewarding at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County

Sugar Land, Texas – David Klotz, a Literacy Council of Fort Bend County student, has been honored as the winner of the Houston Money Week Adult Literacy Essay Contest.  David will be the recipient of a $500 grand prize and will be recognized during a ceremony at the Houston Money Week Wrap Up Event on Tuesday, May 14th. David is a High School Equivalency (HSE) student and his goal is to attain his GED.  David has been a […]

Jungle Animals and Jazz at the Historic Sugar Land Auditorium in May

Shere Khan (Alexandria Gomez), Shanti (Jaleena Cate), Mowgli (Luca Marino), Baloo (Bryant Sanchez) and Bagheera (Ashley Janak) in Inspiration Stage’s Jungle Book KIDS Photo credit for Jungle Book production photos: Mandy Seymore-Sensat

Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS runs May 3-5;  Chicago: High School Edition runs May 17-19 SUGAR LAND, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Inspiration Stage presents two exciting musicals in May — Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features young actors, ages six to 12, while Chicago: High School Edition features teen actors. Visit the Jungle May 3-5!  The jungle will be jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, the musical features […]

“Preserving the Bounty: Freezing and Drying”

“Gardens overflowing with shiny, red tomatoes and bright green pepper…orchards filled with sweet, juicy peaches…farmers’ markets piled high with fresh produce…it is so easy to preserve.  Texas AgriLife Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences in Fort Bend County will host “Preserving the Bounty: Freezing and Drying”,  a workshop event on Friday, May 10 at the Extension office Annex located at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg.  Food preservation techniques will include demonstration freezing and drying using […]

Sen. Cruz: Technical Education and Apprenticeship Scholarships Will Create a Strong, Educated, Future Workforce

Kicks off ‘Education Opportunity Tour’ with stops in Houston and Fort Bend County ROSENBERG, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today kicked off his ‘Education Opportunity Tour,’ of Texas schools, workplaces, and college campuses with a tour of an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) construction site and visit to Texas State Technical College Fort Bend County. In February, Sen. Cruz introduced the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, a bill that would expand elementary, secondary, and vocational […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Waterview Town Center

HOUSTON, TX – On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Read King Commercial Real Estate hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their Waterview Town Center project. Considered one of the most active developments in Greater Houston, Waterview Town Center is a 134-acre development located along the Grand Parkway just west of Aliana (the 4th most active master-planned community in Houston). The project has over four miles of street frontage on the Grand Parkway, West Bellfort, Harlem, and […]

Medexpress Teddy Bear Clinic

Discovery Center encourages you to “bear” in mind healthy habits this Spring season! April 19 at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and MedExpress Urgent Care, a neighborhood medical center, invite Fort Bend families to bring stuffed furry friends for a “check-up” and learn more about what to expect when visiting a doctor’s office or urgent care. The Discovery Center will host a “MedExpress Teddy Bear Clinic” to teach basic health care concepts to children in pre-school […]

Collaboration between the Central Fort Bend Chamberand the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

State of the County with Fort Bend County Judge KP George The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will present the 2019 State of the County with Fort Bend County Judge KP George on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This collaborative luncheon will be held at Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. County Judge George’s luncheon address, “The Future of Fort Bend”, will be […]

Get Tips On Estate-Planning AtBob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Wills & Estate-Planning,” on Monday, April 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Presented by probate and elder-law attorneys Amanda Grimes and Christy Theander, the program will provide an overview of the advantages of estate planning, as well as the disadvantages of not having a plan. Learn about the primary documents […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Expanding to Meet Increase in Need for Services  

On March 29th, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) broke ground on the new Davis George Campus at 5403 Avenue N in Rosenberg, TX. CAFB’s plans for expansion were driven by significant increases in the reporting of child abuse and referrals in Fort Bend County. In 2018, CAFB served 2,586 children and families whose lives were touched by abuse or neglect. This dramatic rise of 23% over the prior year forces many children to wait […]