EVENTS All Month Open Auditions for the Fort Bend Boys Choir Boys ages 8 and up who love music and singing and have an unchanged voice are encouraged to audition for the Fort Bend Boys Choir of Texas. Rehearsals begin in late August each Thursday. Scholarships and payment plans are available as well as carpool assistance. To make an audition appointment, call 281-240-3800. For more information, visit www.fbbctx.org.
All Month Random Acts of Recreation Missouri City Parks and Recreation is looking for individuals or groups in area parks and at the Recreation and Tennis Center. If they find you performing a random act of recreation, you will be rewarded a bag full of Parks and Recreation swag and snacks donated by H-E-B! Visit www.missouricitytx.gov.
August 3rd, 2 – 4 pm Introduction to Swedish Weaving Stafford resident Eileen Appel will teach Swedish weaving techniques at First Colony Branch Library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway. Interested needle crafters of all experience levels are welcome. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.
August 5th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Job Search Survival Tips Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sugar Land Branch Library, located at 550 Eldridge, will present a free workshop designed to help all job hunters. Learn tips on writing a better resumé, researching prospective employers, interviewing and nonverbal skills, networking and much more. Call 281-238-2140 or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.
August 9th, 6 – 8 pm World Trekkers: France at Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS)
Representatives from the Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will conduct a free practice ACT® test at the University Branch Library, located at 14010 University Boulevard in Sugar Land on the UH campus. The multiplechoice test covers five skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, science and writing. Register at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us or call 281-633-5100.
August 10th, 8 pm America in Concert The popular folk rock band America returns to the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road. For tickets, visit www.staffordcentre.com or call 281-208-6900.
August 13th, 10 – 11 am Back to School Resources
August 3rd, 9 – 11 am Saturday with the Master Gardeners Visit the four acres of Demonstration Gardens designed and maintained by the Fort Bend Master Gardeners. Park in front of the agricultural center, located at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg. Take one of the sidewalks back to the area behind the building to find the Master Gardeners. Call 281-341-7068 or visit www.fbmg.com.
August 10th, 10:15 am – 1:30 pm ACT® Practice Test
HMNS’ new World Trekkers program is a series of cultural festivals for the whole family, featuring crafts, native cuisine and entertainment inspired by each featured country. This time, visit France! Tickets are $7 for members or $9 for nonmembers. Visit www.hmns.org or call 713-639-4625.
Get a head start on the new school year! Library staff will provide an overview of the Fort Bend County Libraries’ materials and services for students at the Sienna Branch Library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Boulevard in Missouri City. Reservations are required. Visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us or call 281-238-2952.
August 16th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm YMCA Parents Night Out
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECH Water Treatment Specialists
Every Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine 198 Kempner St. at Imperial Sugar Land
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Parents can enjoy a night out while the kids have fun with friends at the Fort Bend YMCA, located at 4433 Cartwright Road in Missouri City, with games, arts and crafts and food. The event is free for facility members. Call 281-499-9622 or visit www.ymcahouston.org/fort-bend-family.
Published on Jul 22, 2013
Published on Jul 22, 2013
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