February 2019 Events

February 2nd, 1 – 7 pm

World Cancer Day Health Fair and Celebration
Join the American Cancer Society for a World Cancer Day Health Fair and Celebration! This event is family friendly, free to attend and will include a beautiful luminaria celebration. Event will be held at Sugar Land Town Square. To find out how to get involved, contact sophia.schmidt@cancer.org  or lbourg@omsi.net.

February 5th

Happy Chinese New Year!

February 6th, 10 – 11 am

Tots Crafts
Enjoy coffee and snacks for parents, free play and crafts for kids. No registration required for this free, family fun event!  Come to the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

February 9th,  11 am-2 pm

Auction Fun for the Whole Family
The Sugar Creek Garden Club invites the whole family to its annual Garden for Friendship Silent Auction and Luncheon at Sugar Creek Country Club, located at 420 Sugar Creek Blvd. in Sugar Land.  Auction baskets filled with home items for cooking, decorating, entertaining, stylish serving ware, Valentine and Easter décor, fancy teapots will be available plus jewelry, items of interest for the guys, and fun items for the kids.  A clown will entertain with face painting and balloon animals. Auction proceeds fund college scholarships for horticulture graduate students, books for local libraries and community beautification projects. Adult lunch is $30 and $12 for children.  For information and lunch reservations, call 713-201-0440.

February 9th, 12 – 4 pm

6th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Gumbo Smackdown is the best way to spend a Saturday outdoors! Expect endless drinks, entertainment and lots of gumbo. Vote for your favorite gumbo and stick around to see who takes home the coveted People’s and Judges’ Choice trophies at the end of the day. This year’s event will benefit the Fort Bend Rainbow Room.  Tickets will include all food and drink. Admission for 21+ is $45 and kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, visit sugarlandtownsquare.com.

February 9th, 6 – 8:30 pm

23rd Annual Dad & Daughter Dance

This Hollywood-themed evening will make your daughter feel like a star! Dinner, dancing, confetti and more will create an evening to remember. The event will be held at the Community Center, located at 1522 in Missouri City. Tickets can be purchased for $30 father/daughter pair and $20 each additional daughter. For more information, contact the Rec & Tennis Center at 281-403-8637.

February 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 15th, 6 – 8 pm

Fort Bend PAWS Kick-Off and Raffle
Join Fort Bend PAWS as they kick-off 2019 and celebrate Valentine’s Day with a raffle of a 1978, 25th-year-anniversary edition red Corvette. Fort Bend PAWS is selling 300 raffle tickets for $100.  The drawing and reception will be held at Safari Texas Ranch, located at 11627 FM 1464 Road in Richmond. You need not be present to win. For tickets and for more information, contact fortbendpaws@gmail.com, 832-303-9505 or visit www.fortbendpaws.org.

February 16th, 10 am – 4:30 pm

Greater Houston Train Show

The San Jacinto Model Railroad Club will present the Greater Houston Train Show at the Stafford Centre. The show features 20,000 square feet of operating layouts, instructive classes, model and photo contests, train videos and vendors. The Stafford Centre is located at 10505 Cash Stafford Centre at Murphy Road. Admission is $6 for individuals 18 and older, $1 for 12 to 18 and children under 12 are free. For more information, email Gene Mangum at semangum@windstream.net.

February 18th, 2 – 3 pm

Tots Sports
Enjoy refreshments for parents. Introduction to sports for kids. No registration required for this free, family fun event! Come to Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

February 20th, 6 am – 10 pm

Fort Bend County Day

Join Fort Bend County Day!  Travel to Austin to meet with members of the state legislature and key state agencies. Embrace the opportunity to unite with informed and involved citizens in order to increase awareness about Fort Bend County as one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. The day will include a luncheon with elected officials from Fort Bend County, meetings with legislators, legislative staff and agency personnel,  and an evening reception with state legislators. This event is a collaboration between Fort Bend County, Fort Bend Chamber, Central Fort Bend Chamber, Fort Bend Economic Development Council and Fulshear Area Chamber. For more information, contact Matthew Ferraro of Fort Bend Chamber at 281-491-0277.

February 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm

MD Anderson Cancer Center Blood Drive
MD Anderson cancer patients require approximately 200 units of red blood cells and 600 units of platelets every day, which is why donors are the most important part of the process. Giving blood and platelets provides hope for cancer patients who depend on the support of their family and friends and on the generosity of donors just like you. Be a hero – donate blood to their blood bank and save lives. For more information, visit sugarlandtownsquare.com.

February 22nd, 6:30 pm

friYAY Pickleball Mixer

Join an evening of fun at this exciting Pickleball Doubles event at the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. Open to adults and kids ages 10 and up, participants must sign up as a team, and there is a $20 fee per team. Sign up today or come as a spectator. Space is limited; registration deadline is February 19th.  For more information, call 281-403-8629.

February 22nd – 23rd, 6 pm – 6 am

Another Night Out

Parks Youth Ranch invites Fort Bend high school juniors and seniors to join the 4th annual Another Night Out (ANO). ANO is designed to increase awareness of the hardships and struggles faced by homeless youth in the area. Event participants will spend the night outside participating in games and activities and hearing from guest speakers as they learn and experience the challenges their not-so-fortunate homeless peers endure regularly. ANO is a chaperoned event and costs $20 per student. Student participants must pre-register by February 18th and have signed parental consent submitted prior to the event. For more information,  visit parksyouthranch.org/events/ano.

February 23rd, 9 – 11 am

Junior FUNdamental Team Challenge

Join in on the fun with Team Challenge in a low-pressure learning environment. This is an introduction to tennis competition focusing on team play and challenging players’ skills. Kids ages 6-16 can enjoy level-based competitive play in a fun, social setting. Snacks and drinks are provided. Racquets are available for use. Come to the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information call 281-403-8629 or email cristina.escamos@missouricitytx.gov.

February 28th, 6:30 – 9 pm

10th Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner
Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse invites you to the 10th Annual Helen Cordes Awards Dinner honoring Dr. Betty Baitland. This event will be held at Sugar Land Marriott, located at 16090 City Walk Blvd. in Sugar Land. For more information, email Seth Malin at smalin@fortbendcouncil.org.