Sugar Land Area Events Calendar


Editor’s note: To have calendar events published on the Sugar Land Sun Calendar, email editor Roy Kent at [email protected]

The FBCL reads: The Fort Bend County Libraries Virtual Book Club – “FBCL Reads” – will meet online Wednesday, July 27 beginning at 10 a.m. The book in question is “The Missing American” written by Kwei Quartey. FBCL Reads book club meetings will be streamed live via Webex so readers can participate virtually and interact with others in real time. The book club will meet online on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This selection of books is available in print and digitally as an eBook through the SPFL’s OverDrive e-Library collection. Additional printed copies are available from the George Memorial Library in Richmond. The book club is free and open to the public. Registration is mandatory; a link to the Webex conference call will be emailed to everyone who registers. To register online on the library website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes and Events”, select “Virtual Programs” and search for the program on the date indicated. Participants can also register by calling the George Memorial Library (281-342-4455).

Bubble World: In conjunction with the Summer Reading Challenge, Fort Bend County Libraries invites families with children of all ages to a fun and interactive program, “The Wonderful World of Bubbles,” on Wednesday, July 27, starting at 15 h, in the meeting room at the Sugar Land Branch Library, located at 550 Eldridge. Discover simple math and science and bubble art when Shelly McBubbles creates stunning bubbles including giant bubbles, bubble clouds, bubble chains and a cube bubble. Its grand finale is not to be missed! This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Sugar Land Branch Library. Proceeds from Friends of the Library book sales and annual membership dues help defray the costs of special programs and various cultural events at the library. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Sugar Land Branch Library (281-238-2140).

July 28

Maker Station Summer Camps: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension introduces Maker Station Camps focused on making something out of nothing. Campers will create, plan and build and much more. Camp is open to students in grades three through eight from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28 at the Fort Bend County Education Center at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg. The cost of $75 per camp includes daily snacks. Campers must bring a packed lunch daily. For more information and to register, visit https://agrilife.org/ftbend4h/beyond-the-project/workshops-clinics-camps.

July 29

NOLA parties: NOLA Parties featuring The Zydeco Dots are scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 29 at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk Drive in Sugar Land. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

July 30

Fit Foodie Family 5K & Kids’K: The Fit Foodie Family 5K & Kids’ K is scheduled for 6-10 a.m. Saturday, July 30 at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk Drive in Sugar Land. Bring the family for a summer morning of fitness, food and fun. This year, Fit Foodie 5K will support James Patterson Elementary School in Fort Bend ISD. There will be a post-race party, goodie bags, shows, massages, family activities and lots of healthy food. Sign up to run on www.fitfoodiele.com/familyfunrun.

1st of August

Richmond Commission: The City of Richmond will hold a special Commission meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 1. The meeting will be held at the City Hall Annex located at 600 Morton Street in Richmond. For questions, contact City Manager Terri Vela at [email protected] or 281-342-5456. For more information, visit www.richmondtx.gov.

August 2nd

Sugar Land City Council: The Sugar Land City Council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North. The agendas are put online a few days before the meeting. Ordinary meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov.

5 August

Richmond Farmers Market: The Richmond Farmers’ Market is held the first Friday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Old Fire Hall at the corner of Second and Jackson Streets, 112 Jackson St. The market is held in conjunction with the Development Corporation of Richmond and the City of Richmond.

August 6

Back-to-school party: A Back to School Splash Bash is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 6 at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk Drive in Sugar Land. Have fun with free water slides, a DJ, a hula hoop contest, a town for toddlers 5 and under and other fun summer activities. The event benefits the Fort Bend Rainbow Room and visitors are encouraged to bring a backpack and school supply donations. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/2p88dk7r.

August 13

Movie under the moon: The movie Under the Moon sponsored by First Colony Church of Christ is scheduled for 8:30-10 p.m. Saturday, August 13 at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk Drive in Sugar Land. This month’s screening is Disney’s “Luca.” For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/dn9zwf9x.

Akshaya Patra United States: Akshaya Patra is a non-profit organization that provides 1.8 million schoolchildren with hot lunches every school day. Food is unlimited for all children. They serve almost 20,000 schools in many Indian states. Akshaya Patra’s vision is that no child will be deprived of education because of hunger. Their mission is to feed 5 million school children by 2025. The Akshaya Patra Houston Chapter held a fundraising event on Saturday August 13 at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and a musical concert. Contact Ashok Shah at 832-518-9938 or [email protected]

August 15th

Richmond City Commission: The City of Richmond will hold its regular commission meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15 at the City Hall Annex at 600 Morton St. For questions, contact City Manager Terri Vela at [email protected] or 281 -342- 5456. For more information, go to www.richmondtx.gov.

August 16

Sugar Land City Council: The Sugar Land City Council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North. The agendas are put online a few days before the meeting. Ordinary meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov.

20 August

Tribute to Van Halen: A tribute concert featuring VHT – Van Halen Tribute is scheduled for 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk Drive in Sugar Land. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/mrmcnbyn.

August 23

Sugar Land City Council: The Sugar Land City Council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North. The agendas are put online a few days before the meeting. Ordinary meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov.

September 2

Richmond Farmers Market: The Richmond Farmers’ Market is held the first Friday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Old Fire Hall at the corner of Second and Jackson Streets, 112 Jackson St. The market is held in conjunction with the Development Corporation of Richmond and the City of Richmond.

September 4


Motor Culture Show 2022:
Car Culture Show 2022 takes place bimonthly from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Alamo Theater in LaCenterra at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. to Katy. The next show will be on Sunday, September 4. There will be over 50 exotic, muscle cars on display, along with a DJ spinning tunes and other exciting gear. See more details at thecarculture.org.

September 17

Paw party: Paws Fest, presented by Circle B Vet Hospital, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 17 at LaCenterra, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. to Katy. The event will take place in the Alamo Theater parking lot. The Dock Dogs will showcase their high-flying canine action. There will be live music, contests, a dog costume contest at 2 p.m., a “sit means sit” demonstration at 3 p.m., adoption trucks and vendors. There will be four dog waterers on site. Most stores and restaurants allow pets. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/39p2xakv.

September 23

Katy Gala Arc: The 2022 Arc of Katy Gala is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, September 23 at Beckendorff Farms, 28533 Morton Road in Katy. For more information on how to become a sponsor or subscriber, donate an auction item or buy tickets, go to www.thearcofkaty.org. For more information, call 832-754-9802 or email [email protected]

September 24

Walk to beat Alzheimer’s: The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 24 at LaCenterra, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. to Katy. The event is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Houston. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease is the largest national awareness and fundraising event for Alzheimer’s disease care, support and research. There will be live music and entertainment; a tribute to those who have lived through Alzheimer’s disease; snacks and beverages; and local vendors. For more information, visit alz.org or https://tinyurl.com/bdhm2y8y.

October 28-29

Texas Coastal Prairie Conference: Preserving Lands and Legacies: The Texas Coastal Prairie Initiative, made up of 25 conservation organizations, will bring together landowners and conservation partners to discuss preserving the great outdoors in Texas. The conference will include a full day of workshops and presentations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, October 28 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, followed by field trips to remaining and restored grasslands as well as ranches and the farms from 8 am-4 pm Saturday October 29th. The conference is held at the University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058. The cost is $85 or $45 for students. For more information and registration go to www.prairiepartner.org/conference.

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