Mother’s Day in the Bend

Salute to Moms

By Patti Parish-Kaminski –

May is the month we celebrate mom, and that means spending time with mom doing something that she enjoys. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of things to do right here in Fort Bend that mom would love! Happy Mother’s Day Fort Bend Moms – here’s to you!

The Mother’s Day Tea at the George Ranch features a 1930s Garden Party and Tea on Saturday, May 13th.

Mother’s Day Tea  at the George Ranch

Take mom to something she’ll really enjoy – a journey back in time to the historic George Ranch Historical Park. The matriarch of the George Ranch, Ms. Mamie George, is hosting an old-fashioned 1930s Garden Party and Tea on Saturday, May 13th. Join Ms. Mamie at the Ranch to learn about fashion, etiquette and flowers of the era while enjoying traditional tea and cakes.

Seatings are available on Saturday, May 13th at 11 am or 2:30 pm with limited space in the Ranch House yard or the Guy Lodge Hall. Advance registration is required. Adults ages 13+ are $25, children ages 4-12 are $15 and children 3 and under are free. Purchase tickets

Sugar Land Space Cowboys

Dr. Michelle O’Shea will throw out the first pitch at the Sunday, May 14th Sugar Land Space Cowboy’s game dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness presented by Houston Methodist.

Mother’s Day weekend will be a double header at Constellation Field. On Saturday, May 13th, the Sugar Land Space Cowboys play the El Paso Chihuahuas at 6:05 pm, and it’s “Ladies Night” presented by Buff City Soap with wine tasting and shopping from Kendra Scott and Buff City Soap on the concourse. And for the moms who are big baseball fans, the first 2,000 fans that night receive an Astros’ Jeremy Peña Orange Jersey presented by Houston Methodist.
It will be a homerun all for moms on Sunday, May 14th as the Sugar Land Space Cowboys play the El Paso Chihuahuas at 2:05 pm in a special Mother’s Day match up presented by Houston Methodist.

The Space Cowboys will take the field wearing special pink Mother’s Day jerseys presented by Houston Methodist that will be auctioned off to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. Dr. Michelle O’Shea, breast surgeon, will throw out the first pitch and participate in a radio interview about the importance of Breast Cancer Awareness.
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18th Annual Hats, Gloves and  Boutonnieres Fort Bend Brunch

18th Annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnieres Fort Bend Brunch is scheduled for May 11th, and Chairs Catherine Kubala and Tareen White invite the community to join the fun supporting the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center.

Mom will love donning stylish hats and gloves all while supporting a worthwhile cause! The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Council is hosting the 18th Annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnieres Fort Bend Brunch.

This event benefits the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and will be held at a beautiful Sweetwater home on Thursday, May 11th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Of the funds raised from this event, 100% will stay in Fort Bend County to support the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s mission of immersing children in activities that build knowledge and skills in literacy, science and mathematics. During the past year, the Discovery Center welcomed over 70,000 on-site visitors and served more than 20,000 children through outreach programming provided at schools, libraries and community centers, all of which was provided at no charge.

This year’s Brunch is chaired by Catherine Kubala and Tareen White. “Tareen and I are thrilled to be chairing this year’s Brunch. We hope to have strong support from our community for this fun and festive event in support of the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, and we invite everyone to join us!”

Underwriting opportunities range from $750 to $10,000 and individual tickets are $75. To participate as an underwriter or to purchase tickets, contact Fundraising Events Manager Dora Lipper at or (713) 535-7283.

Bake & Bond

Spend a deliciously sweet time bonding with mom at the Cake Craft Shoppe’s Bake & Bond on Sunday, May 14th.

What could be better than baking a delicious and beautiful treat with mom – and then enjoying it together? The Cake Craft Shoppe in Stafford is hosting Bake & Bond on Sunday, May 14th from 11 am to 1 pm. It’s the perfect way to have a deliciously sweet time bonding!

You and mom will decorate a two-layer Vanilla, Spring-themed cake using Buttercream icing, Fondant and sprinkles galore, and best of all, everything you need is supplied for the day. The event includes lunch for two plus a gift for mom. What could be sweeter?

The class is $85 with limited space. For more information, visit