Fort Bend

Network Nites & Bites: Blockchain & Crypto Happy Hour!

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Fort Bend Future initiative invites you to join us for the Blockchain & Crypto Happy Hour on Thursday, September 8th from 5:30 – 8:00 PM at Sugar Creek on the Lake. This event is generously sponsored by BITWALLET and Madison Marquette. Learn about the cryptocurrency revolution and the science behind blockchain as you connect and network with other enthusiasts with the same interest. The Texas Blockchain Council is an […]

Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In September

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in September for crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events. The schedule of activities in September is as follows: “Fall-Themed Paper-Wreath Craft” – Tuesday, September 6, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy. Celebrate the […]

Friends Of Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Host Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host a Fall Book Sale on Saturday, September 17, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, in the Annex next door to the library, which is located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, DVDs, […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce September 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’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Day Readers Book Club will take place on Monday, September 12, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Old Heart, written by Peter Ferry. Call the library to […]

Learn About Pet-Friendly Gardening At Library Program

MBB-Gardening & Pets- Tricia Bradbury

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will present a program on “Pet-Friendly Gardening,” on Saturday, September 10, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Tricia Bradbury will talk about landscape or garden plants that are safe to have arounds pets. Learn about plants that are recommended, as well as others that are poisonous for pets. […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Labor Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch, the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, and the Mission Bend Branch, will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s […]

Representative Jacey Jetton Condemns FBISD Property Tax Increase

Representative Jacey Jetton

Following a tax rate vote by the Fort Bend Independent School District Board of Trustees, Representative Jacey Jetton condemns the board for the decision to raise property taxes in the midst of record high inflation and declining economy. The average family in Fort Bend ISD can expect to pay significantly more in property taxes next year if the property tax increase is not voted down this November. These property taxes are set by local entities […]

September Children’S Programs At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, will present a variety of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks – throughout the month of September. Family Story Time takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 10:15 and 11:30 am, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out […]

15 th Annual State of the Schools 

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host the 15th Annual State of the Schools event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Safari Texas Ranch. This event is generously presented by our Title Sponsor, Stantec. The State of the Schools brings together the Superintendents from Stafford Municipal School District, Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, and Fort Bend Independent School District, to present their plans for the future of […]

Fort Bend County Fair Queen Candidates’ Enrichment Day

The Fort Bend County Fair’s Queen Enrichment Day took place this weekend; from the crown to careers, it was a success. The 2022 Fair Queen Candidates and 2021 Fair Queen Meadow Votis were part of the day’s events that offered life skills and business etiquette. The day began with a group workshop on interview techniques and social media safe practices. Breakout sessions soon followed with public speaking exercises, make-up tutorials, health and nutrition information, fashion […]