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January 29 | GBF Presents Captain Mickey Eastman | Pasadena

Join us for an evening with Captain Mickey Eastman for a conversation on fishing in Galveston Bay. Capt. Mickey Eastman has professionally fished local coastal waters for over thirty years, hosts the Sports Radio 610 Outdoor Show--the longest running outdoor show in the country--and writes for Texas Saltwater magazine. He also founded the Gulf Coast Trout Masters Association Speckled Trout Tournament and is passionate about restoring Galveston Bay to a thriving fishery and its original state.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, Reception: 6:30 - 7 pm, Program: 7 - 8:30 pm

Armand Bayou Nature Center, 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX 77507

Free admission. Lite bites from Jason's Deli. Door prizes at evening's end. RSVP by January 25 to Jessica at jcurran@galvbay.org.

Jan. 30 |Early Literacy Begins With You | League City

Helen Hall Library in League City offers early literacy mini classes. Learning to read begins before children start school. From the time they are infants, children learn language and other important skills that will help them learn to read. Helen Hall Library will be offering five mini classes, Every Child Ready to Read, following selected story times to teach parents and care givers activities to do at home which will help prepare children for reading and learning. While parents are learning, the children will be allowed to play with library toys and blocks. These mini classes will be offered on:
· Wednesday, January 30, from 11:30 – 11:55 am
· Tuesday, February 26, from 11:30 – 11:55 am
· Wednesday, March 27, from 11:30 – 11:55 am
· Tuesday, April 30, from 11:30 – 11:55 am and 7:00 – 7:25 pm
Visit the library online at www.leaguecitylibrary.org.

January 31 | Movie Night at the Museum | League City Butler Longhorn Museum

Jan. 31, Thursday, 6:30-social; 7 pm
Movie Night at the Museum
$5 for popcorn, movie and soft drink
Butler Longhorn Museum, 1220 Coryell, League City
RSVP - 281-332-1393

January 31, Feb. 1 & 2, 7 & 9 | Curtains | League City

Clear Springs High School presents the musical comedy whodunit: Curtains,from the creators of "Cabaret" & "Chicago". Purchase Tickets at the door or online at: www.chargertheatre.net
Ticket Price: Online Adults: $10, Students $8
Ticket Price: At the Door: Adults $12, Students $10
Showtimes: January 31, February 1-2 & 7-9 at 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 at 2:30 pm

Clear Springs High School * 501 Palomino Lane * League City, Texas * USA * 281-284-1300.  For more information call: 281-284-1487

Nov. 19, 2012 – Feb 1, 2013 | ‘Inner Space, Global Matters’ Exhibition | Houston

Ondrizek engages diverse artistic media to portray, explore and enhance images of the genetic testing of human and animal cellular tissue as reproduced by geneticists and biologists. An exhibition of her work titled “Inner Space, Global Matter: Recording from the Structures Within | Geraldine Ondrizek – Works from 2008 through 2012” opens with a reception and panel discussion at University of Houston-Clear Lake on Monday, Nov. 19, 5–7 p.m. The show is on exhibition through Feb. 1, 2013 in the UH-Clear Lake Art Gallery housed in the university’s Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. The gallery will also host a contemporary dance performance in response to the exhibition on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. in the gallery. Read on...

Feb. 1 | Krewes Into Kemah Kick Off Party | Kemah


Krewes Into Kemah Kick Off Party hosted annually by Bakkhus Taverna on 6th Street in the Lighthouse District. Starts at 8pm. Annual bash includes live music for dancing on the patio and lots of Krewe fun! Compete in the "Best Decorated Mardi Gras Umbrella" competition. No cover charge. Full menu and full bar available for an additional cost. All ages welcome.

Feb. 1 & 2, 7 & 9 | Curtains | League City

Clear Springs High School presents the musical comedy whodunit: Curtains,from the creators of "Cabaret" & "Chicago". Purchase Tickets at the door or online at: www.chargertheatre.net
Ticket Price: Online Adults: $10, Students $8
Ticket Price: At the Door: Adults $12, Students $10
Showtimes: January 31, February 1-2 & 7-9 at 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 at 2:30 pm

Clear Springs High School * 501 Palomino Lane * League City, Texas * USA * 281-284-1300.  For more information call: 281-284-1487

Feb. 2 | Galloway Gallop Fun Run | Kemah

Galloway Gallop Fun Run starts the day with a BANG! The run begins at 8 am with a certified 10K and 5K race followed by a Kid K Dash at 9am. As always, the Galloway Gallop features a beautiful scenic course, great prizes and a fantastic finish-line party that includes refreshments, music and children’s activities and is known as one of the most family friendly & fun races in the Bay Area. Cash, costume and door prizes are awarded. Register online at www.signmeup.com or by downloading a form from the Events page at www.thegallowayshool.org. Fees vary by age group.

Feb. 2 | Mardi Gras Parade & Mardi Pardi | Kemah


Kemah Mardi Gras Parade – Participants line up behind T Bone Tom’s at 10 am. The parade begins 11 am at the corner of 5th and Bradford Streets. The frolicking procession travels north up Bradford St. to the Kemah Boardwalk and back down Kipp Street along Galveston Bay and ends at the Jimmy Walker Community on 9th Street. The judging stand is located in front of Kemah Coach at 600 9th Street. No fee.

Post Parade Mardi Pardi – An annual tradition! T Bone Tom’s Backyard. Noon- Dusk. Enjoy live music, costume contest, parade awards presentation, arts & crafts booths, raffle benefitting Spina Bifida kids camp, moonwalk, face painting and much more. This annual celebration is a colorful crowd pleaser. Very family friendly. Free admission. Full bar, regular menu and crawfish available for an additional cost. All ages welcome.

Feb. 2 | Masquerade Ball | Kemah


Masquerade Ball – Zone 504 – 9 pm until close – Hosting Krewe du Lac’s first ever masquerade party at Zone 504 on the first weekend of Mardi Gras. Enjoy live zydeco music, Hurricane drinks on special, and all the Krewe du Lac faithful. Come out wearing you Mardi Gras beads and masks. This is gonna be great! Free admission. 21 and over only. Find them on Facebook

February 2 | G-CO Dash | Hitchcock

Calling all Cape Crusaders and Viking Princesses! Galveston County 4-H presents the 2nd Annual G-CO Dash at Jack Brooks Park, Hitchcock from 1-4 pm on February 2nd, for ages 8-adult.

Last year, over 80 participants, some in costume raced through a one or three mile obstacle course which included sand pit crawling, scaling bales of hay, rope climbing and running through huge truck tires. Some dashers ran both! There's more...

February 2 | Yachty Gras Kickoff Party | Kemah

The theme for this year’s event is “Contentment of the Sea.” Sundance Grill II at Waterford Harbor will host the traditional Kick-off Party at 7 PM on February 2. The admission is free and open to the public. The party will consist of hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, live music and both live and silent auctions. It will be a great evening of entertainment and dancing to benefit the Wounded Warriors projects coordinated by the Clear Lake Shores Elks Lodge. For more information visit www.yachtygras.com

February 7 | A Taste of Space | Nassau Bay

Join us for "A Taste of Space" at Space Center Houston on THURSDAY, February 7th from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Ticket holders will be delighted by tantalizing food samples from over 40 area food establishments and entertained by a variety of musical treats like mariachi bands and vocalists. Check it out...

Feb. 1 & 2, 7 & 9 | Curtains | League City

Clear Springs High School presents the musical comedy whodunit: Curtains,from the creators of "Cabaret" & "Chicago". Purchase Tickets at the door or online at: www.chargertheatre.net
Ticket Price: Online Adults: $10, Students $8
Ticket Price: At the Door: Adults $12, Students $10
Showtimes: January 31, February 1-2 & 7-9 at 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 at 2:30 pm

Clear Springs High School * 501 Palomino Lane * League City, Texas * USA * 281-284-1300.  For more information call: 281-284-1487

February 8 | Boots On the Beach | Galveston

Country Western Festival Scheduled for the Second Weekend of Galveston’s Mardi Gras. Grab your boots and dust off your cowboy hat!  A once in a lifetime country music festival is coming to Galveston!  Be sure to include “Boots on the Beach” on your Mardi Gras must do list.  Texas country music fans of all ages are invited to join the festivities on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 during the second weekend of Galveston’s Mardi Gras celebration.  The festival will feature a beer garden and food vendors as well as live music, attractions, and room for dancing.  Infamous Texas songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker will be gracing the stage, along with country heavy hitters Joe Ely, Jesse Dayton, Paula Nelson and Galveston locals Sam Navarro and the Lone Star Devils. There's More...

February 8 & 9 | Zestival | GalvestonZ Krewe

Mardi Gras is right around the corner! Get your tickets NOW for Z Krewe's Balcony Parties! Our Zestival balcony parties are some of the premiere events during Mardi Gras Galveston!  And tickets are available online NOW!

Tickets are available for Friday night, February 8, and Saturday, February 9, 2013. The parties run from 6pm-midnight on Friday, and from noon-midnight on Saturday. Tickets for Friday night are $75/person or $125 for a couple.  Saturday tickets are $125/person, or two for $200. Find Out More!

February 8, 9 & 12 | Krewe Babalu’s Annual Balcony Party’s and ParadeKrewe Babalu

Come celebrate Mardi Gras from the “other side”. Bring your own beads or buy at the door. This is the best balcony in Galveston. It overlooks the Strand and the stages at Sangerfest Park. All the parades through the Stand come by this balcony. We will have a DJ inside and live music will be playing across the street outside.
Don’t miss the fun!!! Float rides also available.

When: Friday February 8th, Saturday Feb. 9th and Fat Tuesday February 12, 2013.
Where: Corner of 23rd Street and Strand. (Overlooking Sangerfest Park)
Lots of Music, Food and Mardi Gras Fun!!

More Info!

Feb. 9 | Yachty Gras | Kemah


Yachty Gras Parade Public Cruise - Be part of the annual Yachty Gras Boat Parade by land or by sea. Travel along the Kemah channel and world famous Kemah Boardwalk. Travel in style aboard the Boardwalk FantaSea! Boarding 6:30pm. Cruising 7 to 9:30pm. Be part of the Parade! BEADS BEADS BEADS! For reservations, ticket prices and all the info call 281-535-8100. Or find your spot along the world famous Kemah Boardwalk. For more information visit www.yachtygras.com.

February 9 | Crazy Krewe Fun Run | Webster

Tired of running on flat ground? Try the only area run that includes a sprint up and over the NASA By-Pass. Now that’s mountain running the urban way! Starting at Clear View Education Center, the 7K route will take you out and back on the NASA By-pass.

The run will be followed by a family-friendly Mardi Gras-themed party from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Clear View Education Center.

Participants are guaranteed a moisture management TEK shirt with registration received no later than January 25th. For more information call 281-284-0370 or e-mail Jennifer at jlobaugh@ccisd.net.

February 9 | ICM Fun Run | League City

Come one, come all! Join your neighbors in support of ICM and enjoy a great morning at our 3rd Annual Fun Run, 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 

The run will start/finish in historic League City, at 151 Park Ave., the site of ICM's food pantry and administration offices. There's More...

Feb. 1 & 2, 7 & 9 | Curtains | League City

Clear Springs High School presents the musical comedy whodunit: Curtains,from the creators of "Cabaret" & "Chicago". Purchase Tickets at the door or online at: www.chargertheatre.net
Ticket Price: Online Adults: $10, Students $8
Ticket Price: At the Door: Adults $12, Students $10
Showtimes: January 31, February 1-2 & 7-9 at 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 at 2:30 pm

Clear Springs High School * 501 Palomino Lane * League City, Texas * USA * 281-284-1300.  For more information call: 281-284-1487

February 10 | Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Mard Gras Parade | Galveston

“The Great Catsby & The Barking 20s” is the theme for 15th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Mardi Gras Parade, February 10th. The 15th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade, sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society, is set for Sunday, February 10th - beginning at 1pm.  Promoting the theme “The Great Catsby & the Barking 20s” , this popular Mardi Gras event will kick off from 28th and Seawall Blvd and continue west to 46th and Seawall Blvd, before disbanding in the parking lot of the Academy Sports and Outdoor store. Read On...

February 8, 9 & 12 | Krewe Babalu’s Annual Balcony Party’s and ParadeKrewe Babalu

Come celebrate Mardi Gras from the “other side”. Bring your own beads or buy at the door. This is the best balcony in Galveston. It overlooks the Strand and the stages at Sangerfest Park. All the parades through the Stand come by this balcony. We will have a DJ inside and live music will be playing across the street outside.
Don’t miss the fun!!! Float rides also available.

When: Friday February 8th, Saturday Feb. 9th and Fat Tuesday February 12, 2013.
Where: Corner of 23rd Street and Strand. (Overlooking Sangerfest Park)
Lots of Music, Food and Mardi Gras Fun!!

More Info!

February 19 | Circle the Wagons | Nassau Bay

 

Kick up your boots and circle the wagons for a Trail Ride Dinner and Dance hosted by the NASA, Clear Creek, Friendswood, Houston Metro Go Texas Committee.  Held at the Gilruth Center, this boot scootin’ evening will be spent enjoying time with the Texas Independence Trail Riders.

Find out more...

February 23 | BAHBT Detourne’ Dinner | Nassau Bay

The Jete’ Society cordially invites you to the Detourne’ Dinner honoring Miral Kotb and Dr. Jessica Lackey Lu.  This bi-annual event will be held at Space Center Houston in the Astronaut Gallery and includes a cocktail reception and dinner.  Please RSVP by February 18.  For more information email office@bahbt.org.

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March 2 | Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser | Pearland

Friendswood Animal Advocates announces its second annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser!  This grand event will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Knights of Columbus Hall (2320 Hatfield Rd Pearland, TX 77584).   From 6:00 PM-10:30 PM the night will offer supporters a howling good time with a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker tournament and gaming tables.  You won’t want to miss the fabulous LIVE and silent auctions and exciting raffles!  This is your chance to win purr-fect prizes.  On the block will be Disney tickets, Sea World tickets, a Delta Downs weekend get-away, autographed memorabilia from names like Young and Dean Koontz, and much much more. Read On...

March 14 | Hooters To Horns Rodeo Bus Trip | Houston
 
The NASA, Clear Creek, Friendswood, Houston Metro Go Texas Committee will once again host the annual Hooters To Horns bus trip to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Featured performer is the super Hip Hop star, Pitbull!

$75 Bus Ticket includes: All you can eat wings at Hooters, transportation to & from the rodeo, lots of giveaways and tons of fun on the bus. More Details...

March 21–24 | South West International Boat Show | League City

The fifth annual South West International Boat Show, presented by GEICO, returns to the South Shore Harbour Marina, Bay Area Houston, Thursday through Sunday, March 21–24, 2013.  As the Southwest’s premier and Power and Sail Show, and the largest in-water boat show in Texas, the South West International Boat Show is the only boat show in Texas endorsed by the national sailing association, Sail America. Read Some More...

March 30 | Space City Cruisers Spring Car Show | League City

Space City Cruisers Car Club Spring Car Show in League City, Tx.
Every Easter week-end on Saturday of each year the Space City Cruisers Car Club holds its Spring Extravaganza Car Show at Walter Hall Park in League City, Texas. Registration opens from 7AM till 11AM to all Classic Cars, Street Rods, Hot Rods, Trucks (imports invited) with 35 Classes and including Motorcycle Classes judged by Jim & Dina Winters. No pre-registration, Entry Fee at gate is $30 for all entries. More Info...

April 5 – 7 | Pearland Crawfish Festival | Pearland

The Pearland Convention and Visitor's Bureau Presents The Pearland Crawfish Festival. Benefiting The Friends of Pearland Westside Library and The Houston Blues Society
Highway 288 between FM 2234 and Broadway (FM 518)
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM   Sunday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

More Info...

April 7 | Clear Lake Panhellenic Association Sorority Recruitment | Houston

Please join the Clear Lake Area Panhellenic Association for an informational meeting on sorority recruitment.  The meeting will be held on Sunday, April 7, from 2-4pm at Bay Oaks Country Club, 14545 Bay Oaks Boulevard.  This event is for senior girls and their parents/guardians interested in learning about sorority life on the college campus.  Sorority recruitment information packets will be available.  No re-registration is required. 

If you have questions contact Kathryn Vernau, Recruitment Chairman at 281-286-3639 or email KathrynVernau@hotmail.com.  Visit www.ClearLakePanhellenic.org.

April 20 | Sunset Cruise With Gulf Breezes | Galveston Bay

Jeanette Williams Foundation will host a Sunset Cruise With Gulf Breezes on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. The cruise will be held aboard the “Spirit of Texas” Paddleboat. Boarding will begin at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a raffle, live auction, dinner, open bar and dancing on a delightful four-hour cruise. $125 per person. To purchase tickets, visit www.jeanettewilliamsfoundation.org or call 281-703-7370. Proceeds will benefit UTMB Hospital’s Camp-For-All Scholarships for children with cancer.

May 18 & 19 | Art In The Park | Friendswood

Friendswood Fine Arts, your favorite community ar organization, is gearing up for the 4th annual Art In The Park Art and Music Festival,in beautiful Stevenson Park.

The non-profiit organization is inviting rtists, volunteers, and sponsors to be a part of the event which continues to be the areas largest and most exciting art festival spotlighting artists, musicians and more. For more information visit www.AITPfestival.com.

 

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