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FHS senior becomes Mayor for a Day

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood High School Senior Tyler Warford is following in his family’s footsteps in a way he didn’t foresee happening. Warford was Mayor for a Day in Friendswood on Wednesday October 30, 2019. He was the second person in his family to hold such a position. His step-dad, …

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Heritage Gardeners to host 53rd Holiday Tour, events

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By Karolyn Gephart Ticket sales are underway for the Friendswood Heritage Gardeners 53rd Annual Christmas Home Tour, tearoom, Holiday Bazaar, and Santa’s Sweet Shoppe. The events will be November 23-24, 2019. Five private homes beautifully decorated for the holidays will open their doors to share the holiday spirit with the community. …

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Mayor challenges city to be Team Friendswood Strong

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By Karolyn Gephart Mayor Mike Foreman has issued a challenge to neighboring cities and the Friendswood community to be Team Friendswood Strong and help  make a difference in the Bay Area Heart Walk Saturday, November 9. City Manager Morad Karibi included the invitation in his report at the recent City …

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Tickets on sale for holiday program by Friendswood Contemporary Ballet

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Tickets for Friendswood Contemporary Ballet’s production of The Girl with the Matchsticks, a joyful reimagining of the Hans Christian Andersen seasonal classic, are now on sale for their performance November 16 at 6 pm at Friendswood Junior High School’s theater. This is Friendswood Contemporary Ballet’s third annual holiday production for its …

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Blue Santa Shootout Toy Drive registration underway

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By Karolyn Gephart The Blue Santa Shootout Toy Drive will be Saturday, November 17, 2019 at Schulz Sportspark at 2910 W. Parkwood in Friendswood. The event is sponsored by the Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department. Registration is underway for the Adult Co-ed and Men’s “D” Divisions event. Call 281-996-3228 to …

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Residents encouraged to be part of Fall Haul 2019

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Fall Haul 2019 is Saturday, Nov. 9 from 8 am to 2 pm at Centennial Park. The event is a bi-annual event in Friendswood. At this year’s event, Friends-wood residents can drop off trash, yard waste, old appliances, old furniture, wood, bricks, metal, plastic, electronics, and garage sale items. More items …

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Chamber to welcome costumed crowd at Halloween in Park

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Crowds of frighteningly cute little ghosts, goblins and Marvel superheroes will be together with their families at the 20th Annual Halloween in the Park Sunday, October 27 from 5 to 7 pm at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. Hosted by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce, the festive event has Fairway Mortgage Corporation/Prince …

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Scarecrow contest to begin October 19

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By Karolyn Gephart 4th annual Scarecrow Contest begins October 19 and businesses and community groups are preparing their versions of scarecrows that go with their theme or business characteristics. Sponsored by Friends of Downtown Friendswood, the 2019 contest is open to all Friendswood residents and businesses. Downtown businesses can showcase …

Harvest Fest offers variety of family fun

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By Karolyn Gephart The Annual Harvest Fest hosted by Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Friendswood will take place October 19 from 11 am to 4 pm at 1207 W. Winding Way. Festivities include a silent auction, pony rides, petting zoo bounce houses, pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating. Food trucks offer …

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Fall Fun and Halloween Happenings

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The following is a list of Fall Festivals and Halloween activities of all varieties planned for the area. • The 7th Annual  Fall Festival and Corn Maze is happening now through Nov. 3 at Froberg’s Farm in Alvin. The popular night-time family corn maze along with a pumpkin patch, bee …