Fort Bend


Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks – every month. Because of elections and holidays, the schedule of children’s programs will be abbreviated in November. 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, […]

Safeguarding Fort Bend County’s Holiday Spirit: Legal Allies for a Worry-Free Season

As the holiday season beckons, Fort Bend County is poised to embark on a journey of festive jubilance and merrymaking. Yet, as the season of joy approaches, it brings with it the potential for legal complexities that could cast a shadow over the celebrations. But take heart, for a reliable attorney stands ready to be your guardian, guaranteeing that your Fort Bend County holiday experience remains an undisturbed and genuinely pleasurable affair. With their support, […]

Quail Populations Recovering, Strongest in Years

AUSTIN —Texas quail hunting season opens Oct. 28, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) surveys indicate an increased number of bobwhite and scaled quail in the field thanks to a combination of cooler temperatures and spring rainfall during the start of nesting season. “Statewide, we are still far from where we would like to be and drought conditions this summer caused us to temper expectations,” said John Mclaughlin, TPWD Upland Game Bird Program Leader. […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Introduces Online Feature for Aspiring Authors 

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) continues its goal of supporting and encouraging aspiring novelists with an online “Writers’ Corner,” where aspiring novelists, as well as readers looking for something new, can create, share, and discover works introduced right here in Fort Bend County. The “Writers’ Corner” on FBCL’s website ( includes three unique tools – PressBooks Public, the Indie Author Project, and the BiblioBoard Library – that enable writers, as well as readers, to create, […]

Libraries Support New Writers With  National Novel-Writing Month Activities  

      In recognition of National Novel-Writing Month in November, Fort Bend County Libraries encourages fledgling writers or anyone who has ever wanted to write a novel to join in this coast-to-coast annual writing challenge. Established in 1999, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a creative-writing project designed to empower and inspire vibrant creativity among aspiring writers, who are encouraged to write 50,000 words of a novel in the 30 days of November. Throughout the month, Fort Bend […]


The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Relations Division and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston will host Congressman Lizzie Fletcher for a Beltway Briefing on Thursday, November 17th, 2023 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at Safari Texas Ranch (11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407). This event is sponsored by Memorial Hermann and Wharton County Junior College. Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher proudly represents the 7th Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2023 Christmas Home Tour Dates

Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour is excited to announce the 32nd annual Christmas Home Tour to be held on Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2023. Shown below are Jim McClellan, representing the Presenting Sponsor, Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation and Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne Mefford. This event began 32 years ago as a fundraiser to keep the agency’s doors open. A group of volunteers opened their homes, […]

Growing Fort Bend Business.

Below are local Fort Bend area businesses and organizations offering Fort Bend Chamber Members special promotions and valuable information. We are excited to extend an invitation to you for a special event that will impact lives significantly: “Creep it Real: A Fundraising Event by Rainbow of Love.” Our mission is crystal clear and filled with passion: to assist homeless youth in discovering a path towards a brighter future. Fort Bend Chamber Members receive a discount […]

“Community Reads” Author Rubén Degollado To Headline Libraries’ Book Festival

Fort Bend County Libraries’ (FBCL) annual Book Festival will have a Hispanic flair in 2023, featuring Tejano headliner Rubén Degollado, a performance by Ballet Folklorico, and a presentation on Latin American cuisine, in addition to a special line-up of writing workshops. FBCL’s “Community Reads” featured author Rubén Degollado will be the special guest speaker at the annual Book Festival 2023, which takes place on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at George Memorial Library, located at 1001 […]