Arts & Entertainment

Santa Visits Oakbend Medical Center


Richmond, TX…Santa visited OakBend Medical Center’s Jackson Street location and took the time to visit with the employees children and grandchildren. The children enjoyed cookies and milk and arts and crafts at the event which took place in the Joe & Doris Gurecky Atrium. They were treated to story time by children’s author, Marilyn Sebesta, of Wharton who brought along Scout the Loveable Lab to help entertain the children and Santa. Each of the children […]

Astros’ José Altuve Visits 100-Year-Old Resident of Buckner Parkway Place  

The story of Shirley Clark, who was a missionary in Venezuela for more than 30 years, moved Altuve to visit her following her 100th birthday on Dec. 2. HOUSTON (Dec. 6, 2019) – Major League Baseball player José Altuve of the Houston Astros took some time out of his offseason to pay a visit to a special fan at senior living community Buckner Parkway Place. Ms. Shirley Clark, who turned 100-years-old on Monday, Dec. 2, was surprised by […]

Coffee with a Cop happening in Katy on December 10th

The Fort Bend Kids and Cops Unit is partnering with McDonald’s (7104 S. Fry Rd.) for this community event featuring a toy drive and a visit from Santa, who will be flying in on a helicopter. Details below! Coffee with a Cop  When: Tuesday, December 10; 9-11am Where: McDonald’s of Seven Meadows, 7104 S. Fry Road, Kat, TX  

Burton Christmas Market, Food & Photos With Santa 

Sat. Dec. 14th Noon Til 4pm Spend an afternoon filled with the Christmas spirit, Sat. Dec 14th from 12-4pm, strolling the tiny town of Burton, Pop. 300, located halfway between Austin and Houston. Explore the Burton Christmas Market with hand-crafted local items, baked goods and more at the Roy Winkler Family Pavilion. Enjoy a bowl of “Junebug’s” delicious turkey stew, crackers and a drink for $10. This longtime favorite dish is named for and by […]

Taylor High School to Present Mamma Mia!

Katy, TX – James E. Taylor High School Fine Arts Department presents the international smash hit Mamma Mia! based on the hit songs of ABBA.  Audiences are sure to laugh, cry, and by the end, sing to ABBA’s pop classics, including: “Super Trouper,” “Take a Chance on Me,” and, of course, “Dancing Queen,” making this musical an unforgettable trip down the aisle and memory lane. Set on a beautiful Greek island, this charming, funny story […]

Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces 2019 Photo Contest Winners  

Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) announced the 2019 Photo Contest winners at its 3rd annual Picnic for the Park fundraising luncheon held October 18, with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital as presenting sponsor. The contest had four categories – Wildlife, Landscape, Flora and Photographer’s Choice. The contest featured two age requirement categories – an adult category and a category for those under age 18. In all, more than 100 entries were submitted, and the judging panel […]

Houston Grand Opera and Lawrence Brownlee present “Giving Voice: Lawrence Brownlee and Friends Sing Opera, Gospel, and Standards” on Jan. 19, 2020

What:   Houston Grand Opera and world-renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee bring together international stars J’Nai Bridges, Nicole Heaston, Reginald Smith Jr., Russell Thomas, Nicholas Newton and Kevin Miller (piano) for a one-night only concert event. “Giving Voice: Lawrence Brownlee and Friends Sing Opera, Gospel, and Standards” was created to celebrate Houston’s diverse community and showcases the power of voice and song. The intimate evening was the brainchild of Brownlee and Houston Grand Opera is proud to support this initiative. During the concert, audiences will be treated to […]

2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market  

WHAT:            2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, Clara’s Dream WHEN:            Wednesday, November 13 – Sunday, November 17, 2019 WHERE:           NRG Center DETAILS:          That’s a wrap! More than 107,240 shoppers made their way to NRG Center for the 39th annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market. With merchandise sales exceeding $20.4 million, it was another hugely successful year for the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market. The 2019 Nutcracker Market was chaired by longtime Houston Ballet supporter, Sara Wright Parr. The four-day holiday […]

Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling  

KATY [December 4, 2019] – When walking the brick walkway located at Katy Heritage Park, you will notice names and sayings on the bricks increase each year, as they become a piece of Katy Independent School District history.  Hundreds of park bricks are dedicated to campus educators and engraved with the names of those recognized by their campus as ‘Teacher of the Year.’  The annual event is a tradition that has been held for over nine […]

Christmas Worship At Living Word

Houston Childrens Chorus Christmas Concert at Villa de Matel 2016

Living Word would like to invite the community to join them this Christmas to celebrate the birth of Christ.  On Christmas Eve at 1 pm, there will be a Jazz Christmas Eve afternoon worship.  The service will feature a jazz ensemble playing unique arrangements for the season, congregational Christmas carols and a special Christmas jazz communion. A festive candle lit atmosphere will prepare one and all for this joyous season! At 3 pm, children ages 2 years […]