January 2017 Events

100-bikeJanuary 8th, 8 am

Bike the Bend for Literacy

Bike the Bend for Literacy features three lengths – 20 miles, 35 miles or 62 miles – throughout scenic West Fort Bend County. The start and finish is at Foster High School, located at 4400 FM 723 in Richmond. The ride appeals to both cyclists’ training needs and families interested in riding for a great cause! Call 281-240-8181  or visit www.ftbendliteracy.org.

January 14th, 9 am – Noon

Annual Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale

The Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ fruit and citrus tree sale raises funds to support programs throughout the year. Bundle up, bring your wagon and join the fun at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds Barn H, located at 4310 Highway 36 in Rosenberg. Call 281-341-7068 or email FortBendmg@ag.tamu.edu.

January 14th, 9:30 – 11 am

Hope For Three Volunteer Mixer

Hope For Three will host a volunteer mixer at River Pointe Church, located at 5000 Ransom in Richmond. Organizers invite the community to join them for a morning of fellowship and fun. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 281-245-0640 or visit www.hopeforthree.org. 

100-cupJanuary 21st, 9 am

The Many Faces of Coffee

Join the George Ranch Historical Park, located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond, to learn about the history of coffee! Learn where coffee comes from and the different variations of one of America’s favorite drinks. Visit www.georgeranch.org  or call 281-343-0218.

February 11th, 6 pm

Boots and Badges Gala

Join Behind the Badge Charities for an evening honoring local heroes! This spectacular event will take place at the George Ranch Historical Park, located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond. Visit www.behindthebadgecharities.org.  February 18th, 6:30 – 11 pm

Men Who Cook

Enjoy a fabulous night featuring local “celebrity” chefs at Safari Texas Ranch, located at 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond. Proceeds from the evening will be used by Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (L.E.A.F.) to benefit the teachers and students of Lamar CSID. Visit www.leafgrants.org/men-who-cook for tickets.