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August 2012

Parents: Some programs require tickets and/or reservations, always contact event locations to confirm times and requirements.

Aug 1 - 4 • Shark Week • Celebrate National Shark Week with us! Shark activities all week. • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880 Aug 1 • Toddler Time • 10:10am • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135 Aug 1 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Manvel Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-489-7596 Aug 1 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-388-4300 Aug 1 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 1 • Preschool Story Time • 10:45am • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135

Aug 2 - 12• Annie Jr. • Don’t miss this cast of 60 young actors, singers, and dancers as they bring this classic musical alive! August 2 & 9 at 10:00 am for daycare and summer camps, August 3, 4, 10, & 11 at 7:00 pm for the general public, August 5 & 12 at 4:00 pm for the general public • $12/adults; $6/kids, students, seniors • Bailey Road Facility, 4719 Bailey Road • kidsbackporchproductions.org • 281-412-5350 Aug 2 - 8 • MindFest • Put your mind to the Fest! Challenge your mind as we celebrate how art, science and technology can combine to spark the most ingenious ideas! Invent colors, design flying machines, engineer marble roller coaster and more! • Childrens Museum of Houston • cmhouston.org • 713-522-1138 Aug 2 • Preschool Story Time • 10:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 2 • Toddler Time • 10:30am • Books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036

Aug 2 • Preschool Story Time • 11:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Aug 3 - 25 • Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs • Performances are Aug 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 7:00pm, Aug 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 3:30pm and Aug 15 & 22 at 2:00pm. • $10 children 2 and under are free • Fogles Future Stars • even more foglesfuturestars.com • 832-651-8857

Aug 2 • Endo f - S u m m e r Celebration • Find 2pm-4pm • Alvin Branch Library • family friendly bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-388-4300 events at

Aug 3 • Toddler Time • 10:10am • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135

Aug 2 • Movie PearlandParent.com Madness • 2:30pm • Join us for a family friendly Aug 3 • Preschool Story movie. Please contact the Time • 10:10am • Friendswood library for more information. • Parker Williams Public Library • Public Library • 281-482-7135 • friendswood.lib.tx.us hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 3 • Movies in the Park- Aug 3 • FREE Christian Concert • 6:30pmE.T.: The Extra Terrestrial Rock • Lakeside Lutheran • All movies will be shown in 8:30pm Church is hosting the up and Blu-ray format and will begin coming Christian Rock Sensation, at dusk. Refreshments and door The Chris Allen Band for a lawn prizes will be available. For more concert. This is a one night only information please contact the showing - So Come one and come Community Services department • all and enjoy some inspirational Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater music and some great food, and at Centennial Park, 2200 S. it is ALL FREE! • Lakeside Lutheran Friendswood Dr. • 281-996-3220 Church • lakesidelutheran.org • 281-316-6200 • ci.friendswood.tx.us

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The Fun-Time Calendar Aug 3 • Parents’ Survival Night • 6:30pm • Fun for the kids while the Parents go out. Please call to register. $25 members, non-members $30 • The Little Gym • thelittlegym.com/pearland • 281-461-6263 Aug 4 • Salsa Beats • Sizzling Salsa and Latin Jazz in the Plaza all day long. • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880 Aug 4 • Crafts for Kids: Friendship Day Trophy • 11:00am-3:00pm • Lakeshore Learning • lakeshorelearning.com • 281-461-6263 Aug 5 • No Limits-Wheelchair Tennis • 6:30pm • Open to all persons with physical disabilities. Get your tennis request ready and come join us for this interactive sport! Participants must have independent functioning skills. No equipment provided. Open to all skill levels. • Free • Centennial Park-Tennis Courts • pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 Aug 6 & 13 • Kid Krazy Mondays • Discounts on kids meals, All Day Ride Passes & the Boardwalk Beast. (Coupon required) • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880 Aug 6 & 20 • Preschool Music Time • 10:30am • Children will be introduced to foundation of music while having fun singing and dancing to their favorite songs. Instructor is certified by Texas in Music Education. • Free • Westside Event Center • pearlandparks.com • 713-436-8600 Aug 6 • Baby Bounce • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 7 • Boomin’ by the Bay Concert Series • 7:00pm • Rock out with KSBJ Radio & popular Christian bands & artists. • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880 Aug 7- 8 • Summer Movie ClubhouseYogi Bear • 10:00am • 10 Shows for $5 if purchased in advance or $1 Per • Cinemark Pearland • cinemark.com & Cinemark 18 Webster • cinemark.com Aug 7 • Toddler Story Time • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 7 • Story Time • 11:00am • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580

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Aug 7 • Teen Time • 4:00pm • Bracewell Aug 9 • Craft Time • 2:30pm • Free tickets Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • required. Tickets are available on the day of the program. • Parker Williams Public Library • 832-393-2580 hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 7 • No Limits-Pearland Trekkers Walking Club • 6:30pm • Club and walk to Aug 10 • Movie in the Park-The as many parks in Pearland as you can! Set a Muppets (2011) • All movies, except the goal and mark your distance on the map weekly. Dive-In Movie, will be shown at the Evelyn B. Course includes a t-shirt and victory celebration! Newman Amphitheater at Centennial Park, 2200 S. Friendswood Dr. All movies will be All classes will take place at the indoor walking shown in Blu-ray format and will begin at dusk. track. Open to all skill levels. Parents, guardians Refreshments and door prizes will be available. and caregivers must assist those with special For more information about Movies in the Park, needs to make this a rewarding experience. or for information on how to get your local • Free • Recreation Center & Natatorium • business involved through sponsorship, please pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 contact the Community Services department at 281-996-3220. • City of Friendswood • Aug 8 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am ci.friendswood.tx.us • Manvel Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • Aug 10 • Preschool Playdate • 10:00am 281-489-7596 • Join us for a fun time playing with your friends, Aug 8 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am making a craft, storytime and enjoying a special • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • snack. • Second Baptist Church, South Campus • second.org • 713-365-6001 281-388-4300 Aug 10 • Parents Night Out • 6:30pm • Price includes: Jump time, pizza, drinks, fun activities & childcare! Fee: $20 for first child/$18 per sibling • JumpNJungle Webster/Pearland • jumpnjungle.com • Aug 9 • DIY WonderWeek • The maker 281-557-0700/713-413-0700 attitude is the inherent need to create your own Aug 10 • Summer Movie Series • projects based on personal desires. Instead 8:00pm • Come enjoy a family movie. Pack of spending money on something already a picnic, bring your blankets and chairs and made, a maker creates something new or enjoy a movie in the summer night air! Movies modifies something existing that meets their will begin around dusk. • Free • National Oak needs. You’re invited to problem solve your Park, 118 S. Magnolia • pearlandparks.com • way through projects and learn new skills by 281-388-4299 taking apart electronic devices to invent with the pieces, making from scratch flip book stories Aug 11 & 25 • Farmer’s Market • and more! • Childrens Museum of Houston • 8:00am • The 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Zychlinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd • cmhouston.org • 713-522-1138 pearlandoldtownsitefarmersmarket.com Aug 9 • Preschool Story Time • Aug 11 • 2nd Annual RCN Birthday 10:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • Bash • 9:00am • Bring the whole family out 281-652-1677 for inflatables, free classes for children and adults, a health fair the City of Pearland Truck Aug 9 • Toddler Time • 10:30am • Rodeo. Free giveaways, door prizes and Books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. • membership specials. • RCN, 4141 Bailey Rd. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 281-484-2036 Aug 11 • Build and Grow-Shrek Dragon Aug 9 • Preschool Story Time • Ride • 10:00am • At your local Lowes Store • 11:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • buildandgrow.com 281-652-1677 Aug 11 • Crafts for Kids: Garden Aug 9 • Domino’s Pizza Party • 2:00pm- Collage • 11:00am-3:00pm • Lakeshore • lakeshorelearning.com • 3:00pm • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • Learning 281-461-6263 281-388-4300 Aug 8 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036

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The Fun-Time Calendar Aug 11 • Family Movie • 2:00pm4:00pm • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-388-4300 Aug 12 • Build and Grow-Shrek Dragon Ride • 2:00pm • At your local Lowes Store • buildandgrow.com Aug 12 • No Limits-Wheelchair Tennis • 6:30pm • Open to all persons with physical disabilities. Get your tennis request ready and come join us for this interactive sport! Participants must have independent functioning skills. No equipment provided. Open to all skill levels. • Free • Centennial Park-Tennis Courts • pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 Aug 13 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Pearland Westside Library, 2150 Country Place Pkwy., Pearland • bcls.lib.tx.us • 713-436-8600 Aug 13 • Brown Bag Lunch Bunch Book Club • 12:00pm • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 14 • Summer Movie ClubhouseCharlotte’s Web • 10:00am • 10 Shows for $5 if purchased in advance or $1 Per • Cinemark 18 Webster • cinemark.com Aug 14 • Toddler Story Time • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 14 • Story Time • 11:00am • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • www.hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580

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Aug 14 • Teen Time • 4:00pm • Bracewell Refreshments and door prizes will be available. Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • For more information about Movies in the Park, 832-393-2580 or for information on how to get your local business involved through sponsorship, please Aug 15 • Preschool Story Time • contact the Community Services department 10:30am • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us at 281-996-3220. • City of Friendswood • • 281-388-4300 ci.friendswood.tx.us Aug 15 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am Aug 18 • Free Crafts for Kids-Crawly • Stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • Caterpillar • 11:00am-3:00pm • Children us a little craftiness to create their own tree-climbing hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 caterpillar-in mid crawl! • Lakeshore Learning • Aug 15 • Grab Bag Craft • 4:00pm lakeshorelearning.com • 281-461-6263 • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • Aug 18 • The Big Band: Tribute to Pop, 281-652-1677 Gospel and A Touch of Broadway • Aug 16 - 17 • Annie • Performances Thurs 8:30pm • Free • Miller Outdoor Theatre • & Fri 8pm • Free • Miller Outdoor Theatre • milleroutdoortheatre.com milleroutdoortheatre.com Aug 18 • Friends for Life • 12:00pmAug 16 • Preschool Story Time • 6:00pm • A state of art adoption center on 10:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • wheels brings the pets to the people in style! 281-652-1677 Information on fostering and adopting and volunteering. • Free admission, adoption fees Aug 16 • Toddler Time • 10:30am • apply • Discovery Green in Downtown Houston Books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. • • discoverygreen.com • 713-400-7336 Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 19 • No Limits-Wheelchair Tennis Aug 16 • Preschool Story Time • • 6:30pm • Open to all persons with physical 11:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • disabilities. Get your tennis request ready and come join us for this interactive sport! 281-652-1677 Participants must have independent functioning Aug 17 • Movies in the Park-Dolphin skills. No equipment provided. Open to all skill Tale • The Dive-In Movie, will be shown at levels. • Free • Centennial Park-Tennis Courts • Stevenson Park. All movies will begin at dusk. pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900

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Aug 20 • Baby Bounce • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Aug 22 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Manvel Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-489-7596

Aug 20 • Family Movie • 2:00pm • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Aug 22 • Preschool Story Time • Aug 24 • Classic Albums Live: Hotel 10:30am • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us California • 8:30pm • Free • Miller Outdoor • 281-388-4300 Theatre • milleroutdoortheatre.com

Aug 20 • No Limits-Adaptive Dances • 6:30pm • Open to all persons with developmental disabilities. Dance the summer away with a night of music, light refreshments, socialization, tons of fun with an entertaining DJ! Parents, guardians and caregivers must assist those with special needs to make this a rewarding experience. No registration required. • Free • Recreation Center & Natatorium/Multipurpose Room • pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 Aug 21 - 23 • Brat Pack Movies at Miller: Sixteen Candles • Performances Tues-Thurs 8:30pm • Free • Miller Outdoor Theatre • milleroutdoortheatre.com Aug 21 • Toddler Story Time • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 21 • Story Time • 11:00am • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580 Aug 21 • Teen Time • 4:00pm • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580 Aug 22 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Manvel Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-489-7596

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to the community. Movie starts at sundown. • Thelma Ley Anderson Family YMCA Pool, 3201 S. Hwy 35 • ymchouston.org • 281-585-3112

Aug 22 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am Aug 25 • Build and Grow-Shrek Onion • Stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional Carriage • 10:00am • At your local Lowes crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • Store • buildandgrow.com hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 25 • Free Crafts for Kids-FunAug 23 • Preschool Story Time • to-Make Bookmark • 11:00am10:00am & 11:00am • Pearland Library • 3:00pm • Create a personalized bookmark bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 to save your place! • Lakeshore Learning • Aug 23 • Toddler Time • 10:30am • lakeshorelearning.com • 281-461-6263 Books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. • Aug 26 • Build and Grow-Shrek Onion Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • Carriage • 2:00pm • At your local Lowes 281-484-2036 Store • buildandgrow.com Aug 23 • Game Day • 2:30pm • Board Aug 26 • No Limits-Wheelchair Tennis games for all ages! • Parker Williams Public • 6:30pm • Open to all persons with physical Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 disabilities. Get your tennis request ready Aug 24 • Parents Night Out • 6:30pm and come join us for this interactive sport! • Price includes: Jump time, pizza, drinks, Participants must have independent functioning fun activities & childcare! Fee: $20 for skills. No equipment provided. Open to all skill first child/$18 per sibling • JumpNJungle levels. • Free • Centennial Park-Tennis Courts • Webster/Pearland • jumpnjungle.com • pearlandparks.com • 281-412-8900 281-557-0700/713-413-0700 Aug 27 • Preschool Story Time • Aug 24 • Thelma Ley Anderson YMCA 10:30am • Pearland Westside Library, 2150 Flick ‘n Float Movie • 7:00pm • Flick n Float Country Place Pkwy., Pearland • bcls.lib.tx.us • movie by the pool. This event is free and open 713-436-8600

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The Fun-Time Calendar Aug 27 • PJ Story Time • 6:00pm • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 28 • Toddler Story Time • 10:30am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 28 • Story Time • 11:00am • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580 Aug 28 • Teen Time • 4:00pm • Bracewell Neighborhood Library • hpl.lib.tx.us • 832-393-2580 Aug 29 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Manvel Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-489-7596 Aug 29 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Alvin Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-388-4300 Aug 29 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • Stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036

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Aug 30 • Preschool Story Time • 10:00am & 11:00am • Pearland Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Aug 30 • Toddler Time • 10:30am • Books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Aug 31 - Sep 2 • LEGO KidsFest Texas • The LEGO KidsFest is filled with interactive, creative and educational activities for the whole family! LEGO & DUPLO Construction Zones, dozens of large-scale and miniature LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, group builds, LEGO Master Builders, and much more! LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainmentpacked family event. • Free 2 and under, 3-17 & 65+- $18, adults-$20 • Austin Convention Center • legokidsfest.com/austin/index.html • 860-953-4500

Ongoing Open Play • 10am-2pm • Every Tuesday thru Friday Jump N Jungle is the place to take the kids. Don’t forget socks, you have to wear them to play • JumpNJungle Webster • jumpnjungle.com • 281-557-0700 and JumpNJungle Pearland • 713-413-0700

SUNDAY Farm Life Demonstration • 1:00pm • Armand Bayou Nature Center • abnc.org • 281-474-2551 Natural History Demonstration • 1:00pm • Armand Bayou Nature Center • abnc.org • 281-474-2551

TUESDAY Toddler Tuesdays • 10:30am • Discovery Green in Downtown Houston • discoverygreen.com • 713-400-7336

THURSDAY Family Night • 5:00pm- 8:00pm • $7/child 2 and up; $3.50/child under 2 • JumpNJungle Webster • jumpnjungle.com • 281-557-0700

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Rock the Dock • 6:30pm • Come to Kemah and enjoy great food, fun on the splash pad and on the rides, and live entertainment. • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880

SATURDAY Breakfast on the Bayou • 8:00am • Reservations required • 5+ yrs. • Armand Bayou Nature Center • abnc.org • 281-474-2551 Vietnamese Storytime • 9:00 & 11:00am & 1:00pm • Vietnamese stories, songs, and crafts. • Parker Williams Public Library • hcpl.net • 281-484-2036 Train Rides • 11:00am- 2:00pm • Galveston Railroad Museum • 2602 Santa Fe Place • Galveston • galvestonrrmuseum.com • 409-765-5700 Sunset Pontoon Cruise • 4:30pm • Departs from Bay Area Park. Advance reservations REQUIRED. • 5+ yrs. • Armand Bayou Nature Center • abnc.org • 281-474-2551

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