Musical events include a Big Band concert, Israeli folk dances

Candidates for two positions on the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees share their platforms at a Clear Creek APE Community Council forum at Seabrook Middle School.

Or: 2401 E. Myers Road.

When: 7 p.m.

Details: Former Clear Creek ISD Superintendent John Wilson will moderate the panel. Jessica Cejka and Misty Dawson are running to represent District 1. Candidates for the B-at-large position are Kyrsten Garcia, Carl Nunn and incumbent Scott Bowen. Election day is May 7.

Price: Free.

Information: www.facebook.com/CCCCofPTAs.

April 6


Dancers take the floor for ballroom lessons

Beginners learn foxtrot, rumba, waltz, tango and more with instructor Sonny Pace on Wednesdays at the Bay Area Community Center.

Or: 5002 E. NASA Parkway

When: 6-8 p.m.

Details: Partner couples are recommended, but singles are always welcome.

Price: Free

Information: Rachel, 713-274-2222, or www.twoleftfeet-houston.org

Bay Area Church Plant Sale

Gardeners By The Bay invites everyone to its plant sale at Webster Presbyterian Church.

Or: Webster Presbyterian Church, 201 W. NASA Parkway, Webster

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Details: The sale will take place in the parking lot behind the church on Moody Street. Plants available will include perennials, natives, ground covers, annuals and succulents. There will also be books, pots and other gardening related items for sale. Many plants are grown by members of the GBTB club.

Information: Contact Leslie Wong at 281-935-6442 or [email protected]

April 6, 13 and 20


Get started with graphic storytelling

Teens learn to create comics and manga at a weekly workshop at the Evelyn Meador branch library.

Or: 2400 N. Meyer Ave, Seabrook

When: 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Details: No drawing experience necessary.

Price: Free, but registration required.

Information:
www.hcpl.net/events/56371


April 6, 13



Introduction to Judaism Meets Virtually

Congregation Shaar Hashalom, Rabbi Stuart Federow, leads a discussion on Jewish beliefs regarding God, the nature of man, life, death, sin, sacrifice and more during a weekly Judaism class .

Or: In line.

When: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Details: Open to the public, the course is mandatory for those wishing to convert to Judaism at Shaar Hashalom.

Price: $72.

Information:
[email protected]


April 7, 11



The dancers come out

Beginners hone their foxtrot, rumba and tango skills on Mondays and Thursdays at twice-weekly ballroom practices at the Bay Area Community Center.

Or: 5002 E. NASA Parkway.

When: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Details: Partner couples are recommended, but singles are always welcome.

Price: Free.

Information: Rachel, 713-274-2222 or www.twoleftfeet-houston.org.


April 7



Nonprofit Parent Support Tournament Benefits

Teams of six tee off at Anchor Point’s annual Hope Golfs event.

Or: Top Golf, 21401 Gulf Freeway.

When: 5pm-8pm

Details: Non-golfers can peruse an exhibit trunk featuring bath products, jewelry, handbags, and home accessories.

Price: $150.

Information:
www.anchorpoint.us/hope-golfs.



District Nominee Campaign at Chamber Forum

Candidates for two positions on the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees share their platforms at a Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce forum at Nassau Bay City Hall.

Or: 1800 Space Park Drive, Suite 200.

When: 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Details: Jessica Cejka and Misty Dawson are running to represent District 1. Candidates for the B-at-large position are Kyrsten Garcia, Carl Nunn and incumbent Scott Bowen. Election day is May 7.

Price: Free.

Information:
www.clearlakearea.com.



A real estate expert prepares home buyers

Realtor Blanca Garza explains the basics of buying a home in a workshop presented — in-person and online — by Evelyn Meador Branch Library.

Or: 2400 N. Meyer Ave.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Details: Virtual participants must register to receive a course link.

Price: Free.

Information:
www.hcpl.net/events/58062.


April 9



A radio manager leads a morning prayer event

Bruce Munsterman, President of KHCB-FM, shares a “message from the heart” at the Friendswood Community Prayer Breakfast in April.

Or: Friends of Friendswood Church, 502 S. Friendswood Drive.

When: 7:30-9am

Details: KHCB is a non-denominational listener-supported ministry.

Price: $5.

Information: RSVP to Byron and Carol Fulk, 713-408-4785.



Expert Reveals the Art, Science of Pecan Grafting

AgriLife Extension Horticulturist Stephen Brueggerhoff reviews pecan biology and discusses rootstock and scion varieties suitable for the Gulf Coast of Texas during a workshop at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension office at Carbide Park.

Or: 4102-B Main Street

When: 9am-noon.

Details: A demonstration will cover four-flap grafting and bark inlay methods.

Price: Free, but registration required.

Information:
galveston.agrilife.org/event/pecan-grafting.



The cemetery brings the city’s history to life

Costumed actors tell the stories of Pasadena pioneers at Crown Hill Cemetery Associates’ fourth annual “Voices of the Past” event.

Or: 813 N. Richey Street

When: 10am-2pm

Details: Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Price: Free.

Information:
www.historiccrownhillcemetery.com.


April 10



Rabbi: Don’t overlook the best moments of Passover

Congregation Shaar Hashalom, Rabbi Stuart Federow, examines the lesser-known sections of the traditional Haggadah, or Passover Seder’s written guide.

Or: In line.

When: 4 p.m.

Details: Passover this year is April 15-23.

Price: Free.

Information: Sandy, [email protected]


April 11, 18 and 25



Dust off those dancing shoes

After a 2-year hiatus, Congregation Shaar Hashalom is resuming its Monday night Israeli folk dance classes.

Or: 16020 El Camino Real.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Details:
Course packages are available.

Price: $4 to $5.

Information: 281-488-5861 or [email protected]


April 12

Learn to create with Cricut

Instructors from the Evelyn Meador Branch Library share the basics of creating with a Cricut Maker cutting machine during an orientation workshop.

Or: 2400 N. Meyer Ave.

When: 6-7:45 p.m.

Details: Orientation is required before customers can schedule time to use the Cricut. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Price: Free, but registration required.

Information:
www.hcpl.net/events/57208.


April 13



The Chamber welcomes a high-ranking member of the Court of Commissioners

Galveston County Precinct 4 Commissioner Ken Clark provides an update on the community during a League City Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the College of the Mainland.

Or: 1411 Main Street West

When: 8h30-10h

Details:

Price: $25 to $35.

Information:
www.LeagueCityChamber.com.



Career Expo connects candidates and employers

Job seekers share their resumes with recruiters at an Alvin Community College job fair.

Or: Science Building, 3110 Mustang Road.

When: 11am-2pm

Details: Regular employers include: Ascend Performance Materials, BASF, Charter Healthcare, City of Angleton Police Department, City of Pearland Parks & Recreation, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, Galveston County Health District EMS, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Port Freeport, Thelma Ley Anderson YMCA, Turner Industries Group and UTMB.

“The Career Fair is an opportunity for students, graduates and the community to see what’s available in the job market,” said Sarahy Farley, Guidance Services Coordinator. “It also leads our employers in the region to establish and maintain a connection with the community.”

Price: Free.

Information: 281-756-3560.



School board candidates speak at a chamber event

Candidates for two positions on the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees share their platforms at a League City Regional Chamber of Commerce forum at the College of the Mainland.

Or: 1411 Main Street West

When: 5-7 p.m.

Details: Jessica Cejka and Misty Dawson are running to represent District 1. Candidates for the B-at-large position are Kyrsten Garcia, Carl Nunn and incumbent Scott Bowen. Election day is May 7.

Price: Free.

Information:
www.leaguecitychamber.com.

Until May 21


The Naturalist Course meets on Thursdays

The Cradle of Texas chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program presents a spring course for prospective trainees.

Or: In line

When: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Details: In-person tours are scheduled for Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, Brazos Bend State Park, Sea Center Texas and more.

Price: $150

Information:
txmn.org/tmncot/training/intern-training

Until July 10


The exhibition pays tribute to the WASPs of the Second World War

The Lone Star Flight Museum’s “Fly Girls of WWII” highlights the contributions of the 1,830 female Air Force pilots who served in the experimental training program.

Or: 11551 Aerospatiale Avenue.

When: 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Details: In November 1942, the first training class of 28 women arrived at Houston Municipal Airport to complete their primary, basic, and advanced training. Due to complications with weather and heavy air traffic, the WASP program was moved in February 1943 to Avenger Field in Sweetwater. After earning their Silver Wings, these Airmen were deployed to 120 bases across the United States. Thirty-eight women lost their lives in the line of duty, but it wasn’t until 1977 that the WASPs were granted veteran status. In 2010, they received the Congressional Gold Medal.

Price: $12 to $18

Information:
www.lonestarflight.org

Comments are closed.