KPB hosting free hands-on compost demonstration

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A free compost demonstration will take place Thursday, March 30, from 7 – 8 p.m. at the Pearland Community Garden adjacent to the YMCA on 2700 YMCA Drive in Pearland. Sponsored by Keep Pearland Beautiful, the demonstration will be a hands on demonstration of how to start and mix a …

KPB now offers curbside recycling for unwanted textiles

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A new curbside recycling program has begun in Pearland. Pearland residents are able to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes and home goods. Beginning March 27, Keep Pearland Beautiful has partnered with a vendor to provide free curbside textile recycling once a week on a resident’s regular recycling collection day. Residents will …

UHCL Pearland to host Open House on April 8

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The Pearland campus of the University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting an Open House Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the campus at 1200 Pearland Parkway. University Enrollment Management Counselors will be on hand to educate visitors about the program and course offerings at the campus. …

Booths still open for Taste of Town

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Only four booths are left for the upcoming Business Showcase and Taste of the Town hosted by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 6, 20 from 2 – 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland. With a super hero theme, the event showcases super businesses …

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PHS Tommy Tune nominations announced

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Pearland High School’s production of the musical, “Pippin,” has received eight nominations for the upcoming 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards. Sponsored by Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), the awards will be presented at a Tony Awards-style ceremony on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at The Hobby Center for the Performing …

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Important County Tax Office Dates

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The last day for senior, disabled person and vet second quarter payment is Friday, March 31. Payments may be mailed or left in GCTO drop boxes, paid online (www.galcotax.com) via electronic check ($1 bank fee) or credit card (2.5% merchant fee) or credit card via telephone (toll free) at 1-866-865-1433 …

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David O’Farrell running for Council Pos. 5

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I am David O’Farrell, and I would appreciate your vote for Friendswood City Council Position 5 in the May city election. I have been in Friendswood all my life and have watched this city grow to the active, growing urban community it is today. I am a Friendswood High School …

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FHS One Act Play advances to Area competition

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Friendswood High School’s UIL One Act Play, “Golden Boy” by Clifford Odets, is advancing to Area competition after competing at Bi-District Saturday, March 25 at Dawson High School in Pearland. At Bi-District, Katie Sharp was named Best Actress. Kyle Dickens and Alex Rudd were awarded Honorable Mention and Cade Tucker …