August 2016 Events

August 5th, 9:30 am – Noon

The Space Race
Learn about America’s early space program! Try your skills at the astronaut training center, make your own rocket and see how far you can jump on the moon at the Fort Bend Museum, located at 500 Houston Street in Richmond. The program is recommended for ages five to 12. Visit www.fortbendmuseum.org or call 281-342-6478.


August 9 – 13th, 11 am and 2 pm

1860s Camp Songs
Experience camp songs of the past with this interactive sing-a-long at the George Ranch Historical Park’s 1860s Ryan Prairie Home,located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond. Special hands-on experiences are offered throughout the Park and rotate weekly throughout the summer. Visit www.georgeranch.org or call 281-343-0218.


Photo from istock.com.

Photo from istock.com.

August 19th, 7 – 9 pm

Music in the Park
Come out to Wessendorff Park, located at 500 Preston Street in Richmond, for a fun night of free music! The evening will feature performances by Sean Heyl and Savannah Adkins, and food trucks will be onsite to satisfy your cravings. Visit richmondtx.gov or call 281-342-5456.


August 20th, 10 am

Family History Research
Learn how to organize your genealogy with spreadsheets to label and organize photographs, letters and various documents in order to keep track and make storage and retrieval easier. The free program takes place at the George Memorial Library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. To register, call 281-341-2608 or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.