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Alcohol sales in parks being considered for city

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Friendswood Parks and Recreation staff is reviewing the possibility of allowing alcohol to be sold in both Centennial and Stevenson Parks in the city. The department was directed earlier in the summer to review this possibility. Alcohol sales could attract corporate sponsors to large events which …

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Harvest Fest offers variety of fun Oct. 20

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By KAROLYN HEPHART Harvest Fest is planned for Friendswood Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church at 1207 W. Winding Way Dr. The Friendswood community is invited and events are planned for all ages. Activities for children through senior adults include a …

Chamber to host annual BBQ sales

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 11th annual BBQ Sales at the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pre-orders must be made to purchase the barbecue. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the annual Swing Into Fall Golf Tournament by funding the …

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Naturalists from area receive milestone pins

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Milestone pins were given to several Master Naturalists recently at the Brazoria chapter of Texas Master Naturalist meeting held recently at AgriLife building in Angleton. Members receiving Milestone pins were Peggy Romfh who received the 5,000 Service Hour Polished Gold Dragonfly with Diamond Pin and Pete Romfh …

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Alvin Museum begins Capital Campaign for house

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Alvin Historical Society is kicking off a Save Our House capital campaign for the Marguerite Rogers House in Alvin. The Alvin Museum Society owns the historical Marguerite Rogers House that was built over 100 years ago by John Greenleaf Slover. The house had only three residents …

Landfill offering tours for chamber members

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Blue Ridge Landfill is hosting informational tours for Pearland Chamber members. The tours will be given to have visitors learn more about the landfill’s environmentally responsible operations and sustainability efforts, according to landfill officials. The landfill is located at 2200 FM 521 Road in Fresno. Tour dates …

Mistletoe Market to benefit two charities

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By KAROLYN GEPHART BellaVita in Pearland invites the community to their annual Mistletoe Market Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission will be $3. The market will offer holiday décor, clothing for women and children, yard art, jewelry, crafts, specialty food items and more. The annual holiday market …

Rise, shine breakfast to help DHS

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Rise and Shine for a breakfast at Dawson High School Youth and Government. A breakfast supporting the Dawson High School students wanting to attend the State and National competitions for Youth and Government will be held Monday, Oct. 8 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at The Commerce …

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FHS Theatre Department invites the community to ‘Seussical the Musical’

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Friendswood High School Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical” opens on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the FHS Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium. The show follows an award-winning musical written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty which adapts numerous famous Dr. Seuss books including “The Cat in the Hat” and …

Hopefest offers large two day event

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Hopefest 2018 is planned for Oct. 6-7 at Hope Lutheran Church in Friendswood. The craft fair will have more than 30 vendors and a large silent auction on both days. A tea room lunch will be offered and entertainment will be provided by Chara Christian Dance Academy. …