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SUMMER CAMP Guide  BUSHI BAN INTERNATIONAL Our Summer Camp Program is a fitness & self-defense program for children of all ages and fitness levels teaching multi-disciplinary techniques of martial arts including karate, Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing & ground grappling. www.BushiBan.com 832-833-0030  CALVARY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL Sign up for Summer Camps at Calvary! We offer several great options. Choose from Cooking, Dance & Arts, Sport Skills Camps, or Organization 101. www.CES-Richmond.org 281-342-3161  CAMP ALLEN We provide a fun & unique environment for young people to cultivate friendships, experience personal growth, and learn about the unconditional love of Jesus Christ. (located 1 hour from Houston) www.CampAllen.org 936-825-7175  CAMP CULLEN Sign your child up for premier summer overnight camp experience at YMCA Camp Cullen. From water sports and zip lining to horseback riding and science experiments, a summer with us is sure to make it their BEST one yet! Register today at www.YMCACampCullen.org  IRON CROSS GYMNASTICS Iron Cross Gymnastics wants your family to have the BEST summer ever with one of the BEST summer programs in Fort Bend County! Camps are designed for Ages 5-13 but some 4’s too if potty trained. Register today for summer camp. Visit www.IronCrossGymnastics.com & Click on Parent Portal 281-342-4766 (IRON)  LONE STAR FLIGHT MUSEUM Your summer flight plan is booked for adventure! Land at Lone Star Flight Museum with week-long aviation summer camps designed to let your child soar. We offer two types of camps, our Pilot Maker Camp focuses on the knowledge and skills of a pilot, our Charles E. Taylor Camp explains the engineering and mechanics of aircraft. Ages 10-12 www.LoneStarFlight.org/camps 346-708-2517  OLYMPIA GYMNASTICS AND TUMBLING Camp Olympia is for students and non-students, girls and boys, ages 4-16 years old with different activities catered to your child’s age. Monday – Friday from 9AM – 3PM. Optional extended care available. www.OlympiaTX.com 832-321-7100

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 SAFETY AMERICA KARATE Summer day camp has Indoor Rock Climbing, Ninja Warrior Course, ZipLine, Karate & more for kids 4 - 13 years old. www.SummerCampSugarLand.com 281-980-3030  SEA STAR BASE GALVESTON Summer Camp 2020 at Sea Star Base Galveston is an intense and engaging program packed full of marine and aquatic activities. S.T.E.M. concepts have been integrated into each activity, for a fun and enriching experience! For scouts, the activities have been aligned with badge programs, so scouts can earn badges and patches while at summer camp. Overnight Camps: 11 to 17 years old or Day Camps: 8 to 17 years old www.SSBGalveston.org/camps 409-572-2560  SUGAR CREEK MONTESSORI Our Summer program includes field trips to museums, theater plays & other fun destinations. On campus visitors such as a magic show, petting zoo, puppeteers & more! www.SugarCreekMontessori.com Fulshear 281-394-9797 Katy 281-693-7267 Sugar Land 281-261-1000  SUGAR LAND & SIENNA GYMNASTICS Our summer day camp has Gymnastics, Karate, Giant Moonwalk Slide, Trapeze-Swing & more for kids 4 - 13 years old. www.SugarLandGymnastics.com 281-240-0999  THE HONOR ROLL SCHOOL Our camp for children ages 5-14 includes sports & games, art & drama, science & cooking, field trips and swimming. www.TheHonorRollSchool.com Sugar Land 281-265-7888  THE SUGAR & SPICE RANCH Mother/Daughter or All Girl Camps. Our summer camp sessions run from Saturday through the following Friday every week from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. www.TexasHorseCamps.com 830-460-8487  TUTORING CENTER Concerned about grades? What if your child started the school year already knowing their course material? Now is the time to catch up and get ahead for math, reading and writing courses. Stop the summer brain drain! Richmond: 281-980-1242 www.richmond.tutoringcenter.com Sugar Land: 832-449-3286 www.sugarland.tutoringcenter.com


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NICU SUPPORT Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital teams up with March of Dimes and Schlumberger to offer customized NICU family education support program Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend to offer parents of hospitalized newborns a unique education and support program created by the March of Dimes. The NICU Family Support® program provides parents of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit access to a broad range of tailored information and assistance to help them cope with the stress and uncertainty of hospitalization. Local partner Schlumberger provided the funding to ensure that parents of babies in Houston Methodist Sugar Land’s NICU can participate free of charge. Officials from the March of Dimes and Schlumberger joined Houston Methodist Sugar Land administrators and NICU staff at a formal launch celebration in January. Joining them was a family that had participated in the hospital’s pilot of the NICU Family Support program. “Most parents expect to take their newborn baby home from the hospital a few days after delivery,” said Chris Siebenaler, regional senior vice president and CEO of Houston Methodist Sugar Land. “Seeing your baby in the NICU, dependent on medical equipment, undergoing procedures and in some cases, fighting for their lives, can be traumatic. Thanks to the NICU Family Support program, parents at Houston Methodist Sugar Land can now access a proven program that helps make this challenging experience easier and gives them the tools and confidence they need. We’re proud to partner with the March of Dimes and Schlumberger to offer this valuable program to our NICU families.” The NICU Family Support program includes a full curriculum of classes that cover topics of importance to families of hospitalized infants, who often have specialized medical needs. Content is customized for families depending on the baby’s length of stay in the NICU to ensure that it is applicable. All materials, which are available in both English and Spanish, include award-winning health education content as well as personal stories from families who have lived the NICU experience. In addition, the program includes the My NICU Baby® app and the Spanish counterpart, Mi Bebé en la NICU, which provide trusted information, resources and support available on parents’ phones. The app includes information on diagnoses, treatment, equipment, staff roles and more, along with educational videos and tracking tools designed to help parents see their baby’s progress in areas such as weight gain. It also provides support for moms keeping track of pumping and breastfeeding sessions. As part of the program, March of Dimes will provide ongoing training and support to Houston Methodist Sugar Land’s NICU staff, with a focus on applying family-centered care and patient experience principles. Continuing education topics cover 13 areas of content, from caring for families experiencing a loss and staff self-care to caring for the medically complex child at home. March of Dimes created the NICU Family Support program to empower parents to be active caregivers while their baby is in the NICU and

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encourage them throughout their journey. The program educates families, enhances the skills of health care staff and improves the NICU experience. Each year, more than 50,000 families at 69 hospitals across the country benefit from the NICU Family Support program. Over the past three years, Fort Bend companies and residents have raised more than $1 million for the March of Dimes, with Schlumberger and its employees serving as a signature partner of the organization’s annual March for Babies fundraiser. “This program is just one example of the many ways that March of Dimes works on behalf of healthy babies and their moms,” said Siebenaler. “Donations and support from local companies and individuals really do make a difference in our community.”

To learn more about Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, visit houstonmethodist.org/sugarland or our Facebook page at fb.com/methodistsugarland for the latest news, events and information.


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March 3 – 22 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo NRG Park; rodeohouston.com March 3 & 17 FREE Creative Connection 5:30pm; Sienna Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2900 March 3 FREE Tuesdays at the Houston Zoo Houston Zoo; houstonzoo.org; 713-533-6500 March 4 FREE Japanese Origami Class 5:30pm; George Memorial Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-342-4455 March 4 & 18 FREE Creative Connection 4pm; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 FREE After-School Break 4:15pm; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 FREE After-School Break 4:30pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 March 5 & 19 FREE After-School Break 4:30pm; First Colony Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2800 4:30pm; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 March 6 Parent’s Survival Night 6:30pm; $32 Members, $37 Non-members; The Little Gym of Sugar Land/Missouri City; tlgsugarlandtx.com; 281-277-5470 Girls Night Out 7pm; Themes and activities will vary month to month but often include makeovers, and dancing.; $25/girl or $40 for 2; Sweet & Sassy, Sugar Land Town Square; sweetandsassy.com; 281-240-2060 March 6 & 20 Parent’s Night Out 7pm; Ages 4 (potty-trained) & up. $18 pre-register online, or $20 day of event registration (cash or check only); Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 March 7 – 22 Spring Break at the Children’s Museum of Houston Bungee Trampolines, Human Hamster Balls, Boardwalk Bonanza, Destination Rooms, Glow Maze and more.; Children’s Museum of Houston; cmhouston.org; 713-522-1138 March 7 & 21 FREE Creative Connection 2:30pm; University Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-5100 March 7 FREE Hands-On Workshop 9am; Set out on an adventure with your child in this Binoculars Workshop. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin while

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supplies last.; At Your Local Home Depot; homedepot.com FREE Family Story Time 10:15am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 FREE Sunrise Story Time 10:15am; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 FREE Preschool Story Lab: Farming 10:30am; Sienna Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2900 FREE Toddler Fair 1pm; Train rides, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, bouncy houses, food trucks and much more. Sienna Super Kid Zone: Giant Ball Pit, Tumbling for Toddlers and Toddler-size Ring Toss.; Heritage Park Model Home Park; siennatx.com FREE Bird-Watching for Beginners 2pm; There will be an assortment of live birds to assist in a presentation about the amazing world of birds that can be found in Texas.; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 FREE Wings of Fire FanWing Fan Fest 2pm; Scavenger hunt, activities, giveaways and more at this special celebration for the newest book in the beloved Wings of Fire: Legends Series.; Barnes & Noble, First Colony Mall; 281-313-8323; Barnes & Noble, West Oaks Village; bn.com; 281-293-8699 March 9 – 13 FREE Spring Break at Rienzi 10am; Visit Rienzi for familyfriendly fun and learning during Spring Break. Enjoy free activities in the beautiful Rienzi Gardens.; Rienzi; mfah.org March 9 – 12 Parent’s Day Out 9am; 9am-1pm - $18 preregister, $20 at door. 1pm4pm - Extended care: $30 pre-register, $35 at door.; 4 yrs & up; Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 March 9 FREE Middle Grade Retro Craft Fair 2pm; Create retro masterpieces with perler beads, shrinky dinks, and more.; 6th-8th Grades; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 FREE Sister Rosa Parks, the Bus Stops Here 2:30pm; Rosa Parks re-enactor will describe the “incident” on the bus that aroused people of all races to begin the struggle for fair and equal treatment. ; University Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-5100 FREE Party with Pete 3pm; Join everyone’s favorite blue cat for a groovy afternoon of stories, songs, crafts and activities.; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 March 10 – 12 FREE Teddy Bear Sleepover: Sign-Ups

10am-6pm; Children of all ages can bring their second-favorite teddy bear or toy and sign them up for a teddy-bear sleepover.; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 March 10, 17, 24 & 31 FREE Toddler Time 10:15am; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 FREE Mother Goose Time 10:15am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 FREE Preschool Story Time 10:15am; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 FREE Stories & Play 2pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 FREE Pajama Night Story Time 7pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 March 10 & 24 FREE After-School Break 4:15pm; University Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-5100 March 10 FREE Coding Party 2:30pm; Enjoy an afternoon of coding activities, games and fun.; 3rd-8th Grades; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 FREE Sister Rosa Parks, the Bus Stops Here 3pm; Rosa Parks re-enactor will describe the “incident” on the bus that aroused people of all races to begin the struggle for fair and equal treatment.; First Colony Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2800 FREE After-School Break 4pm; George Memorial Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-342-4455 March 11 & 25 FREE After-School Break 4pm; Sienna Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2900 FREE Creative Connection 6pm; George Memorial Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-342-4455 March 11 FREE Puppetpalooza 2pm; George Memorial Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-342-4455 FREE Building Club 4:15pm; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 March 11 FREE Kinder Korner 4:30pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281395-1311 March 12 – 22 Forged in Houston Wortham Theater Center; houstonballet.org March 12 – 13 FREE Creative Connection: Robotics Camp with Dulles High School 2pm; Registration required.; 6th8th Grade; First Colony Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281238-2800


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FUN -TIME CALENDAR March 12 & 26 FREE After-School Break 4pm; Albert George Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 979-793-4270 4:15pm; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 March 12 FREE Creative Connection 2:30pm; University Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-5100 FREE After-School Break 4:30pm; Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4675 March 13 Preschool Playdate 10am-1pm; $18 pre-register, $20 at door; 3-5 yrs; Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 FREE Family Movie Day 2pm; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 2pm; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 2pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 FREE Game Day 2pm; George Memorial Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-342-4455 FREE Nature Discovery Center’s Warm & Fuzzy Mammals 2pm; Live mammals will be on hand, along with furs and other things to see.; Sienna Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2900 FREE Teddy Bear Pick-Up Party 2:30pm; Enjoy a craft, hear a story, and pick up their teddy bears that participated.; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 Tumbling Clinic 7pm; Ages 6 yrs and up. $18 pre-register online, or $20 at the door (cash or check only); Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 March 14 FREE DIY Kids’ Workshop 9am; Space is limited, so register today!; At Your Local Lowes Store; diy.lowes.com 11th Annual Shaving Cream Pi(e) Fight 1:59pm; Come and celebrate the infinite, non-repeating number 3.14... as we close our street to duke it out in a messy, Pi(e)-induced commotion.; Children’s Museum of Houston; cmhouston.org; 713-522-1138 FREE Minecraft Club for Middle Schoolers 2pm; Reservations required.; First Colony Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2800 March 15 FREE Bayou Bend Family Days: To Your Health 1pm; Activities, games,demonstrations, and performances throughout the gardens and historic mansion. Bayou Bend Collection & Gardens; mfah.org; 713-639-7750 March 16 – 20 FREE FUNomenal Spring Break at Discovery Green 11am-4pm; Mad Science shows,

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hands-on crafts with Girlstart, Touch a Truck Tuesdays, and more.; Discovery Green in Downtown Houston; discoverygreen.com; 713-400-7336 March 16 FREE LEGO Club 4:15pm; University Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-5100 March 17 & 31 FREE Creative Connection 6:30pm; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 March 17 FREE Tech Tuesdays: Hour of Code 5:30pm; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 FREE Pajama Night Story Time 7pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 March 20 Mom and Tot Playdate 9am; $5 pre-register, $8 at door; 3 yrs & under; Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 Parent’s Survival Night 6:30pm; $32 Members, $37 Nonmembers; The Little Gym of Sugar Land/Missouri City; tlgsugarlandtx.com; 281-277-5470 March 21 Spring Book Sale 9am; Prices range from $.25 for paperback books up to $1 for hardback books.; Albert George Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 979-793-4270 FREE 2nd Annual Olympia Fest 1pm-3pm; Food, games, open gym and local vendors.; Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling; olympiatx.com; 832-321-7100 FREE Kids’ Painting Party 2pm; 5th-8th Grades; Missouri City Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2100 FREE Creative Connection 2:30pm; Mission Bend Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-633-4734 March 25 FREE Comic-Book Club 4:30pm; Sugar Land Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2140 March 25 FREE Kinder Korner 4:30pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 March 28 Rail Fest 2020 10am-4pm; Trackless Train, Games, Face Painting, Model Trains, Bounce Houses and more.; Rosenberg Railroad Museum; rosenbergrrmuseum.org; 281-633-2846 International Art & Kite Festival 10am-3pm; Cultural stage performances, kite flying, hands-on art activities, demonstrations, and much more.; Crown Festival Park; sugarlandtx.gov FREE Sensory Story Time for Elementary 10:30am; Registration required.; Sienna Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-238-2900 FREE Creative Connection 2:30pm; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311


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FUN -TIME CALENDAR (continued) March 29 FREE Brazos Cultural Heritage Festival 1pm-5pm; Live music, entertainment, arts and crafts and more.; Fort Bend Museum; fortbendmuseum.org; 281-342-6478 March 30 FREE Minecraft Monday 4:30pm; Reservations required.; Cinco Ranch Branch Library; fortbend.lib.tx.us; 281-395-1311 Cheap Skate Nights 5pm; $8 per person (includes tax and skate rental).; Discovery Green in Downtown Houston; discoverygreen.com; 713-400-7336 March 31 FREE Toddler Tuesdays: Playground Celebration 10:30am; Story time, free entertainment and activities; Discovery Green in Downtown Houston; discoverygreen.com; 713-400-7336

FREE Weekly Story Times

MONDAYS

Mother Goose Time 10:30am; University Branch Library Pajama Night Story Time 6:30pm; Sienna Branch Library 6:30pm; First Colony Branch Library

TUESDAYS

Toddler Time 10:15am; 1-3 yrs; Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 10:15am; Missouri City Branch Library

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10:30am; 1-3 yrs; University Branch Library Mother Goose Time 10:05am & 11:15am; 1-12 months; First Colony Branch Library 10:15am; 1-12 months; Sienna Branch Library

WEDNESDAYS

Preschool Story Time 10am; George Memorial Library 10:15am; Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 11:15am; Sienna Branch Library 11:15am; First Colony Branch Library 11:30am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library Toddler Time 10:05am; First Colony Branch Library 10:15am; Sienna Branch Library 10:15am; Mission Bend Branch Library 10:15am; Albert George Branch Library 10:15am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library Mother Goose Time 11am; Sugar Land Branch Library Pajama Night Story Time 6:30pm; Missouri City Branch Library 6:30pm; Mission Bend Branch Library 7pm; University Branch Library

THURSDAYS Toddler Time 10am; George Memorial Library 10:15am; Sugar Land Branch Library

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10:15am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library 10:15am; Sienna Branch Library 10:15am; First Colony Branch Library 11:30am; Cinco Ranch Branch Library Preschool Story Time 10:15am; Missouri City Branch Library 10:15am; Albert George Branch Library 10:30am; University Branch Library 11:30am; Sugar Land Branch Library Mother Goose Time 10:15am; Mission Bend Branch Library Pajama Night Story Time 6:30pm; George Memorial Library

Other Weekly Events

WEDNESDAYS FREE Family Night 5:30pm; Chick-fil-A Sugar Land; cfasugarland.com; 281-494-3800

THURSDAYS

FREE General Admission Thursdays to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 10am; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; mfah.org; 713-639-7300 FREE Thursdays at the Houston Museum of Natural Science 2pm-5pm; Free admission to permanent exhibits only.; Houston Museum of Natural Science; hmns.org; SATURDAYS 713-639-4629 Family Story Time FREE Family Thursday at The Health 10am; George Memorial Library Museum 10:15am; Missouri City Branch Library 2pm-7pm; The Health Museum; thehealthmuseum.org; 713-521-1515 Rise & Shine Family Story Time FREE Family Night Thursdays at the 10:30am; University Branch Library Children’s Museum of Houston Story Time and Activities 5pm-8pm; Children’s Museum of 11am; Barnes & Noble, First Colony Houston; cmhouston.org; Mall; 281-313-8323; Barnes & Noble, 713-522-1138 West Oaks Village; bn.com; FREE Chick-fil-A Kid’s Night 281-293-8699 5:30pm; Chick-fil-A Missouri City; chick-fil-a.com/missouricity; SUNDAYS 281-261-7100 Baby & Me Story Time 11:30am; Barnes & Noble, West Oaks * Please contact library for details as some require advanced tickets. Village; bn.com; 281-293-8699


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