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Pumpkin Patch offers pumpkins, photos, fun 

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By Karolyn Gephart There is a new Pumpkin Patch in Friendswood and the community is invited to take free photos as well as purchase pumpkins if they want to do so. The colorful patch is open every day through Halloween (October 31, 2019) from 10 am until dark at 206 …

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FISD honors staff from Westwood, Transportation Department

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By Karolyn Gephart Staff members from Westwood Elementary and Transportation Services were honored for Making a Difference in the district  at the School Board meeting Monday, October 14 in the Boardroom at 402 Laurel. The Making A Difference Awards are given to employees who best exemplify the District’s beliefs. FISD …

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5th Chalk Walk adds art cars, sale booths

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By Karolyn Gephart The 5th Annual Chalk Walk will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Captain’s Corner Shopping Center at FM 518 and FM 2351. The art, food, and fun will take place from 8 am to 2 pm. The popular event is sponsored by Art Friends of Downtown Friendswood. …

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Pets, humans invited to Howl-O-Wine

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            By Karolyn Gephart  Howl-O-Wine 2019 will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm at Friends Uncorked in Friendswood. A howl of a great time is being planned for a Spooktacular event. It all benefits Starlight Outreach and Rescue for animals Events include pet costume contest, professional …

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Plaque placed on mural from first Farm & Vine event

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By Karolyn Gephart The first Farm & Vine outdoor dining experience happened in 2018 in Friendswood but it lives on in a mural that came about as a funded piece of art from those who attended the event. The second fall al fresco dining experience is being planned again on …

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Business, Health Expo moved to October 24

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By Karolyn Gephart The upcoming 4th Annual Business and Health Care Expo, The Pulse of the Community will be Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 2 to 7 pm at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Friendswood. The event hosted by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce was originally planned …

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Drug Take Back Day planned for public safety, health

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By Karolyn Gephart National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 and locations are available in Friendswood, Pearland and Manvel for drug disposal. The designated date addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. In Friendswood, the Friendswood Police Department will be accepting expired and unused …

Hopefest promises fun, benefits others 

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By Karolyn Gephart Hopefest 2019 will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6 at Hope Lutheran Church in Friendswood. Food, fun and family oriented activities for all agew are all part of this year’s event. Hopefest is Hope Lutheran Church’s grand party for the congregation and community in the Fall, …

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Deadline to register to vote is Oct. 7

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The deadline to register to vote or make a change of address is October 07, 2019, in order to be eligible to vote in the upcoming November 05, 2019, City of Friendswood Special Bond Election. All registered voters should be in possession of a colored voter registration card.  If you …

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Second, final public hearing on tax rate held

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By Karolyn Gephart The second and final public hearing on the 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate was held September 30, 2019 at a Special Meeting at City Hall at 910 S. Friendswood Drive in Friendswood. A tax rate of $0.532391 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by …