January 2019 Events

January 2nd – January 4th, 9 am

Junior Tennis Winter Break Camp

Heat up your tennis skills during winter break! Junior Tennis winter break camps are for ages 5-16 and Academy Training Camp (Champs & Supers) is also available. Register at the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

January 6th, 2 – 4 pm

“Art I Become” Exhibit  George Memorial Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library announces the opening of a special exhibit in the Bohachevsky Gallery of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. The exhibit showcases the artwork of Claire Payne and her daughters Kathryn Payne Bright and Terri Payne-Bieber and will be on display through February 28th. For more information, call 281-633-4734.

January 8th, 9 – 11 am

Acrylic Painting Class

This class is taught by professional painter Heather Roy and is held in five week sessions. The session will take place every Tuesday from January 8th to February 5th and students will paint “Winter Wonderland.” Painters of all skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. Sign up at the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

January 9th, 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.

January 12th, 9:30 – 11 am

Softball Skills and Drills

Free skills and drills softball clinics, no experience required, at Sta-Mo Sports Complex, located at 1917 Moore Rd. in Missouri City. Call 281-403-8633 for additional information.

January 10th, 7 – 10 pm

Taste of Fort Bend

The magic continues at the 4th Annual Taste of Fort Bend on Thursday, January 10th at Briscoe Manor, located at 5811 FM 723 in Richmond. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Lunches of Love in support of their commitment to end childhood hunger in Fort Bend County. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, email Lunchesoflove@att.com.

January 12th, 10 am – 5 pm

WinterFest Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Grab your sweater and gloves and enjoy a day of winter fun! Come play in the snow and enjoy hands-on crafts, games and prizes, model trains including the Garden Railroad, bounce house, face painting, Museum open house and more. For tickets and more information, visit rosenbergrrmuseum.org/winter-fest/.

January 13th

Blanket Drive for the Homeless

Sienna Plantation churches are sponsoring a “Bring-A-Blanket Sunday” and would like to invite the Sienna community to participate by donating a new or gently used blanket to be distributed to the homeless. Blankets can be dropped off during the week or on Sunday at participating churches:
• St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church, located at 4747 Sienna Parkway
• The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 8333 Scanlon Trace
• The Harvest United Methodist Church, located at 9029 Sienna Ranch Road
• Houston First Baptist, located at 4309 Sienna Parkway
For more information, email Melinda Reckers at melinda@siennachurch.org.

January 17th, 9 – 11 am

Breakfast and Bingo

The Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department hosts senior bingo monthly for area residents who are 50+. Visit with peers, enjoy breakfast and play friendly rounds of bingo for great prizes. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door at Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

January 17th 7pm -9 pm

Bingo with a Purpose

The Fort Bend Zeta Tau Alpha Alumnae Chapter hosts Bingo with a Purpose at Dry Creek Social Club, located at 3333 FM 359 in Richmond.  Tickets are $20 per person. Proceeds benefit ZTA foundation and breast cancer awareness. For tickets call, 281-798-4910.

January 19th, 8 am – 3:30 pm

Fit Expo

Get ready for a fitness-filled day where you will sweat, stretch and learn what it takes to live a happier and healthier life! Join to learn from health, wellness and nutrition experts and stay for the free fitness classes including yoga, HIIT, U-Jam fitness and more! For more info contact, Adam Lofters, Recreation Specialist at 281-403-8633 or adam.lofters@missouricitytx.gov.

January 19th, 9:30 am

2nd Annual Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

The 2nd annual countywide Jigsaw Puzzle Competition presented by LearningRx Sugar Land will be held at Constellation Field Insperity Club, located at 1 Stadium Dr. in Sugar Land. Hope For Three Autism Advocates invite novice and experienced puzzlers, ages 10 and up, to an exciting and challenging two-hour timed competition. Teams of four rally together to raise awareness until all the pieces fit. Prestigious  awards and bragging rights guaranteed! The puzzle piece is the international symbol for autism, and since every piece is unique, it adequately represents a uniquely different person with autism. To learn more and register your team ($100), visit hopeforthree.org/events or  call 281-245-0640.

January 23rd, 4 – 5 pm

iGeneration 101: Smart Phone Edition

For seniors having difficulty hearing, seeing or operating their smartphone device, iGeneration 101 will teach: Making your smartphone louder and easier to hear; Sending text messages, pictures and videos; Connecting to Bluetooth devices; Downloading Apps; Operating basic phone functions and much more! This class will be taught by Fort Bend ISD high school S.T.E.M. students in efforts to help your device work better for you! Please bring your own Smart Phone devices.  Limited spots are available.  Reserve your spot by signing up at the  Rec & Tennis Center, located at  2701 Cypress Point Dr. in Missouri City  or call 281-403-8637.

January 24th, 11:30 am

Senior Foodies

Are you a food enthusiast? Enjoy meeting new friends? Join the Senior Foodies! This program for senior citizens (50+) is an opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant with great company. On the day of the event, the group will meet at the designated lunch location at 11:30 am. Separate checks will be issued for each participant. All participants are encouraged to  RSVP by calling 281-403-8637.