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Pearland Veterans Day Walk set for Nov. 9

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By Karolyn Gephart Home Helpers Pearland Veterans Day Walk 2019 will take place Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 7:30 to 10 am. The walk is held at the Pearland Natatorium at 4141 Bailey Rd. in Pearland.      Registration is $20 per person. Children under 17 can be registered for free …

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Scarecrow contest to begin October 19

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By Karolyn Gephart 4th annual Scarecrow Contest begins October 19 and businesses and community groups are preparing their versions of scarecrows that go with their theme or business characteristics. Sponsored by Friends of Downtown Friendswood, the 2019 contest is open to all Friendswood residents and businesses. Downtown businesses can showcase …

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Early voting to begin for Special Election

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By Karolyn Gephart Early voting begins soon for the City of Pearland Special Election. The election is being held for the purpose of electing a Council member in Position 2 for an unexpired term of office. Early voting begins October 21, 2019 and runs through November 1, 2019. Hours are …

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Council discusses design, architects for Fire Station No. 4

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By Karolyn Gephart Two proclamations were presented by Mayor Tom Reid before the Council meeting October 14, 2019 at City Hall. Mayor Reid proclaimed the month of October as Fire Prevention Month. The proclamation was accepted by Assistant Fire Chief Roland Garcia and staff. Mayor Reid also proclaimed the month …

Harvest Fest offers variety of family fun

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By Karolyn Gephart The Annual Harvest Fest hosted by Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Friendswood will take place October 19 from 11 am to 4 pm at 1207 W. Winding Way. Festivities include a silent auction, pony rides, petting zoo bounce houses, pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating. Food trucks offer …

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Fall Fun and Halloween Happenings

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The following is a list of Fall Festivals and Halloween activities of all varieties planned for the area. • The 7th Annual  Fall Festival and Corn Maze is happening now through Nov. 3 at Froberg’s Farm in Alvin. The popular night-time family corn maze along with a pumpkin patch, bee …

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Pumpkin Patch offers pumpkins, photos, fun 

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By Karolyn Gephart There is a new Pumpkin Patch in Friendswood and the community is invited to take free photos as well as purchase pumpkins if they want to do so. The colorful patch is open every day through Halloween (October 31, 2019) from 10 am until dark at 206 …

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Fresh Coat Painters opens, hires 100% veterans 

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland has a new business that is run 100 percent by veterans. It’s Fresh Coat Painters and it opened this month in October. Business owners are Steve and Renee Saenz. Saenz retired from the Navy and worked several years doing electric IT work for Houston refineries. He …

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FISD honors staff from Westwood, Transportation Department

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By Karolyn Gephart Staff members from Westwood Elementary and Transportation Services were honored for Making a Difference in the district  at the School Board meeting Monday, October 14 in the Boardroom at 402 Laurel. The Making A Difference Awards are given to employees who best exemplify the District’s beliefs. FISD …

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5th Chalk Walk adds art cars, sale booths

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By Karolyn Gephart The 5th Annual Chalk Walk will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Captain’s Corner Shopping Center at FM 518 and FM 2351. The art, food, and fun will take place from 8 am to 2 pm. The popular event is sponsored by Art Friends of Downtown Friendswood. …