The week's events

  • Richard and Meg Weekley Community Center Facebook Class

    Richard and Meg Weekley Community Center Facebook Class

    Mar 28, 2023

    Learn how to navigate a Facebook account. Facebook is a large social networking site, and learning the basics can help you stay in touch with relatives, or rekindle old friendships. Bring your device with you for this live demonstration with Harris County IT Specialist Michelle Richardson. Registration is required. For more information, call 713-274-3161 or visit

    Libraries Celebrate Craft Month With Series Of Adult Programs

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Libraries Celebrate Craft Month With Series Of Adult Programs

    Mar 28, 2023

    In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of craft-themed programs to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas.

    Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available.

    The schedule of activities in March is as follows:

    • Craft Club– Tuesdays, March 14 and 28, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

    Craft enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

    These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library organizations that support each library.

    The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for some of the programs. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Classes & Events,” select the branch library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

  • Wednesday Afternoon Bird Program: Birding the Galapagos with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    Wednesday Afternoon Bird Program: Birding the Galapagos with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    Mar 29, 2023

    Kleb Woods Nature Center

    Guest presenter Claire Moore will discuss the wonders of the Galapagos. Learn about her Cornell Lab of Ornithology trip, and discover the birds and other wildlife that make these islands so special. This class is best suited to adults or older students with a keen interest in birds. For more information, email or call 281-357-5324.


  • Spring in Galveston to Bring Outdoor Festivals Galore

    Spring in Galveston to Bring Outdoor Festivals Galore

    Apr 1, 2023

    This spring, pleasant weather in Galveston Island will usher in a plethora of outdoor festivals. History buffs, nature enthusiasts, foodies and families will find their niche at one of the many events taking place in April and May. Here’s what’s in store for spring:

    Galveston Steampunk Festival

    Date: April 1-2

    Time: Times vary

    Where: Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Place, Galveston, TX

    Admission: Day passes for children are $15 and $35 for adults


    Description: Take a step back in time at the inaugural Galveston Steampunk Festival. Here, visitors can experience machines, performances, music, costumes, lectures and more. Held at the Galveston Railroad Museum, the event will hearken back to a time inspired by 19th century industrial steam-powered machinery. The extensive history of mechanical innovation displayed at the Galveston Railroad Museum embodies the steampunk spirit and is the ideal setting for this event.

    About Galveston Island

    Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, including several National Historic Landmarks. Galveston Island is the birthplace of Juneteenth and home to popular amusements such as Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, as well as a variety of museums and recreational activities from surfing to birding. For more information on Galveston Island go to or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

    Steve Radack Community Center Community Heroes

    Steve Radack Community Center Community Heroes

    Apr 1, 2023

    Have you ever wondered what the inside of a S.W.A.T. truck looks like or how police drones work? Come meet local first responders from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Precinct 5 Constable, and Houston Fire Department and learn how they support the community every day. Visit for more information.