April 2018 Events

April 6th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Child Advocates Light of Hope

Join Child Advocates of Fort Bend as they kick off National Child Abuse Prevention Month at the Sugar Land Town Square with Annual Light of Hope Ceremony, a night filled with blue balloons, information tables, blue ribbon t-shirts, car magnets and pins, plus live music. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtownsquare.com/event.

April 8th – 14th

National Library Week

Celebrate the National Library Week with this year’s theme – “Libraries Lead.”  In many ways, libraries lead the way in adding value to the communities by promoting early literacy initiatives, offering homework assistance, providing skills-improvement classes, implementing innovative technology, and helping people develop the skills and competencies to thrive in a high-tech world. For more information, call 281-633-4734 or visit fortbend.lib.tx.us.

April 14th, 3 – 7 pm

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock

Earth Day Celebration

A great family fun day at the Sugar Land Town Square with entertainment that includes the Vocal Trash, the Texas Snakes and more. Exhibits will provide interactive environmental activities that address recycling, upcycling, gardening, clean water, water conservation, tree care, clean air, nature appreciation and more. Keep Sugar Land Beautiful will be accepting cell phones and eyeglasses to be recycled and Proshred of Houston will provide free paper shredding. For more information, visit www.kslb.org.

April 14th, 7 am

City Wide Pride Spring Clean-Up

This event is sponsored by the City of Stafford together with corporate and local businesses. Many volunteers will be canvassing the streets of Stafford picking up trash and debris. Shredding documents, heavy trash pick-up, e-waste, auto batteries and tire disposals will also be offered. For more information, call 281-261-3941 or 281-261-3950 or visit www.staffordtx.gov/city-events/spring-clean-up.html.

April 14th, 4 – 9 pm

Second Annual MCTX Fest

Enjoy this free event of music, art and food at the MCTX Fest. Check out the art walk featuring local artisans. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Fort Bend County Annex grounds, located at 5855 Sienna Springs Way in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637 or visit www.missouricitytx.gov/calendar.aspx.

Carolyn Davis.

April 14th, 7 pm

Couture for The Cause at Harvest Green

Philanthropy and food will accompany fashion down the runway at the American Cancer Society’s Couture for the Cause. Themed “Garden Glitz,” the annual event will take place at The Farmhouse, located at 3400 Harvest Corner Drive in Richmond. Models whose lives have been touched by cancer will showcase couture looks. Guests will be treated to food from local restaurants, a signature cocktail, music, a swag bag, raffles and prizes. Tickets are $125 benefiting the American Cancer Society. For more information and tickets, visit acshph.ejoinme.org/CoutureforCause.

April 18th, 1:30 pm

Culinary Book Club

“Afternoon Tea in the Garden” is the theme in recognition of the British royal wedding. Share traditional tea-time treats, teas and accompaniments. Cooking enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Share tips, get ideas and enjoy the camaraderie of other individuals who have an interest in cooking and good cuisine. Free and open to the public. Located at University Branch Library, 14010 University Boulevard in Sugar Land. For more information, call 281-633-5100.

April 19th, 5:30 – 8 pm

Bingo Night

The Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department hosts senior bingo monthly for area residents who are 50+. Visit with your peers, enjoy dinner and play rounds of bingo for great prizes!  Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door. Dinner will be available from 5:30 – 6 pm. Bingo will follow after at the Recreation and Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Drive in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

April 20th, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Autism Awareness Concert

Come out and learn more about Hope For Three during Autism Awareness Month while enjoying live music from PF and The Flyers at the Sugar Land Town Square. This eclectic and talented group of seven musicians play a wide variety of top 40 rock and roll tunes from the 60s and 70s. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtownsquare.com.

April 21st, 7 – 11 am

Autism Speaks 8K and 1K Kid’s Fun Run

Autism Speaks is raising awareness while having a great time during the 2nd Annual Houston 8K and 1K Kid’s Fun Run in Sugar Land Town Square. Lace up those running shoes for an event that means so much more than just 4.97 miles. Recruit friends and family for your team, and get ready to run, walk, or virtual run for a great cause.  Register at http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?fr_id=3261&pg=entry.

April 21st, 2 – 4 pm

Ancient Empires – Egypt

Former architecture professor Sheba Akhtar will talk about the significance of the Nile River to the history of Egypt. Learn about the evolution of the pyramids in the Old Kingdom to the rock-carved tombs of the Middle Kingdom. Akhtar will also talk about the architectural wonders of the New Kingdom, such as King Tut’s Tomb in the Valley of the Kings, the Temple at Karnak, Queen Hatshepsut’s Mortuary Temple and Ramses II’s Temple at Abu Simbel. Free to the public, the event will be at Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge in Sugar Land. For more information, call 281-633-4734.

April 21st, 7:45 – 9:45 pm

Movie Under The Moon

Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs at the Sugar Land Town Square to enjoy a free Movie Under the Moon brought to you by First Colony Church of Christ.  This month’s movie is Wonder, based on the New York Times bestseller. The movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtownsquare.com.

Melissa Crosby, M.D.

April 26th, 6 pm

Skin Cancer Seminar at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Join Melissa Crosby, M.D., plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, and learn how to prevent the most common cancer in the United States – skin cancer.  Estimates indicate one in five Americans will get skin cancer during their lifetime. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register, visit events.houstonmethodist.org/skin-sl or call 281-274-7500.

April 27th, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

MD Anderson Cancer Survivor Celebration

Show your support in the fight to #endcancer. Join the Cancer Survivor Celebration to honor local cancer survivors, patients and caregivers at the Sugar Land Town Square. This free event includes live music by Commercial Art, fun giveaways, inspiring speakers and more. For more information, visit www.sugarlandtownsquare.com.

April 28th, 8 am

AccessHealth’s Community Challenge

Join the annual Community Challenge event with this year’s addition of the Fajita Cook Off at Community Park, located at 1700 Glenn Lakes Lane in Missouri City.  There will be something for everyone to enjoy, such as softball and kickball tournament and the cook off. Sponsorship opportunities are available. All proceeds will help AccessHealth provide quality, affordable and compassionate healthcare to local families in need. For more information, contact Sharonda DeBose sdebose@myaccesshealth.org or 281-633-3144.

Tour Choirboy Braden Abdulla.

April 28th, 9 am – 12 Noon

Audition with the Fort Bend Boys Choir

Audition for the Fort Bend Boys Choir of Texas for their 37th concert season. Audition will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Missouri City.  Boys should be 8 years old or going into the third grade for the 2018-2019 school year. Call the Fort Bend Boys Choir office at 281-240-3800 for more audition details.