Friendswood senior citizen program has busy December

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By Karolyn Gephart December is a busy month for the Senior Citizen program in Friendswood. Christmas Stocking Decorating and cookies activity is planned for Dec. 6 from 1-2 pm. A Downtown Columbus Tour is planned for Wednesday Dec. 13 from 8 am to 4 pm. The tour will include the …

Friendswood Annual Christmas Parade Road Closures

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On Saturday night, December 9, at 5:45 p.m. Friendswood Drive (FM 518), between Edgewood Drive (FM 2351) and Stevenson Park will be closed for approximately an hour during the Friendswood Annual Christmas Parade. Beginning at 5:45 p.m., northbound traffic on Friendswood Drive will be diverted at Whispering Pines. Blackhawk Boulevard …

Curfew in Friendswood to continue for minors under 17

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By Karolyn Gephart The Juvenile Curfew Ordinance will continue to be part of the City of Friendswood after the ordinance was passed by City Council at their regular meeting on December 4. The idea behind having a curfew is to deter criminal conduct involving juveniles (or minors under 17 years …

LEGALS FOR 12-6-17

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS Sealed Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2017 and read aloud into the public record for the following project: Reflection Bay Water Reclamation – Fiber Optic City of Pearland, Texas COP PN: WW1405 BID NO. : 1018-01 The project …

Purple Box Theater to offer ‘Christmas Cabaret’

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Holiday merriment is planned for the Purple Box Theater’s “Christmas Cabaret” Dec. 8, 9 and 10. The theater invites the community to take a break from shopping and craziness of the season and join them for a fun evening of holiday happenings. Stockings will be filled with …

Registration begins for Deck the House contest

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By KAROLYN GEPHART It’s time to think about home decorating for Christmas and entering in this year’s Deck the House Holiday Lighting Contest sponsored by the City of Friendswood. It’s free and open to all Friendswood residents. Registration is open and homeowners can go to http://ffaionline.com/deckthehouse/register/ to register their home …

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Tour De Lites Bike Ride

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Keep Pearland Beautiful’s 24th Annual Tour De Lites Family Bicycle Ride is Saturday, Dec. 9. The one and a half hour evening recreational ride begins at 7 p.m. at Shadycrest Elementary School and goes through the Green Tee Subdivision to view the Christmas lights. Participants in the bike decorating contest …

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Mattress Mack to lead Pearland parade

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Jim McIngvale, also known as Mattress Mack and owner of Gallery Furniture, is the 2017 Hometown Christmas Parade Grand Marshal for the City of Pearland. The City’s 36th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. This year’s theme is “12 Days …