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Live art, music entertainment planned for Art in Park

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A wide variety of entertainment will be part of the 9th Annual Friendswood Art in the Park Festival Nov. 17-18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. held in Stevenson Park, located in the downtown district at 1100 Friendswood Dr. Art in the Park will feature talented artists …

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Fall Haul set for Saturday

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By KAROLYN GEPHART It’s time to clean out garages, backyards and households to be ready for the upcoming clean up activity. Fall Haul, is city wide and includes a garage sale for Friendswood. The bi-annual event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Park at 2200 S. Friendswood …

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Farm & Vine event funds new downtown mural

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Photos by PAIGE PLAIA A new mural is planned for Downtown Friendswood and both the concept and muralist were presented at the inaugural outdoor event, Farm & Vine: A Friendswood Harvest, held Nov. 3 at the Farm on Winding Way. With approximately 100 attending, the event was …

Clean up with city wide Fall Sweep

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Fall Sweep, the 4th Quarter Community Clean Up sponsored by Keep Pearland Beautiful. The annual litter clean up, breakfast and supply pick up are all scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. KPB members and the Adopt a …

Pearland ISD to host college fair with Friendswood ISD

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High school students may start planning for their future now during an upcoming college fair. The event will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6 – 8 p.m., at Friendswood High School, 702 Greenbriar Drive, Friendswood. Students and parents are invited to attend and learn more about post-secondary options. In addition to …

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New mural finished at Delores Fenwick Nature Center

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The Delores Fenwick Nature Center (DFNC) has taken a big step toward becoming a social and education destination for community members with the new addition of a three-wall mural at the center of the building’s interactive space. Drawing visitors’ eyes up nearly thirty feet, this colorful statement brings the building’s …

Pearland gears up for Veterans Day Walk

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Pearland Veterans Day Walk 2018 will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. Onsite registration at the Pearland Natatorium and Recreation Center begins at 7:30 and continues until 8:15 a.m. The walk is sponsored by Westside Veterinary Hospital. A short ceremony will honor veterans …

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Alvin ISD Education Foundation Fall Winners Wagon

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The Alvin ISD Education Foundation Winners Wagon visited campuses in Alvin ISD to surprise teachers with Innovative Teaching Grants. These grants were funded through generous donations at the annual Foundation Fall Gala through “Adopt a Grant;” gala attendees were able to donate towards these grants in the Silent and Live …

Pomona listed in hottest Houston housing

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Pomona, the Manvel subdivision at 4714 Croix Parkway, was part of housing news recently. Pomona was featured in the State Housing News in an article discussing the rising Houston area market. A photo of the Pomona area was used as an example of one of the hottest …

Council discusses future city facilities

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Manvel City Council met Monday, Nov. 5, at City Hall at 20025 Highway 6. A workshop was held for council member where they discussed with PGAL representatives the development of city facilities. PGAL is an international design firm specializing in architecture, interiors, engineering, and planning for …