July-August 2017 Events

July 2nd, 6 – 9 pm

Fulshear Freedom Fest

There’s no better way to celebrate
freedom than with friends, food and fireworks. Get an early start on your Independence Day festivities in Downtown Fulshear before capping off the night with a fantastic fireworks finale. For more information, visit www.FulshearAreaChamber.com.

July 4th, 5 – 10 pm

Star Spangled Spectacular

It’s time to spread out those red, white and blue picnic blankets in Brazos River Park, located at 15300 University Boulevard. Live music, a variety of food vendors and activity booths will kick off the celebration followed by a stunning fireworks finale after sunset. For more information, call 281-275-2885 or visit www.sugarlandtx.gov.

July 4th, 9 am – 5 pm

An American Tradition

Get in touch with your American roots at this unique Independence Day event, held at George Ranch Historical Park on 10215 FM 762. With several old-fashioned games, a vintage wheels parade and an historic lunch, celebrating the fourth like our Founding Fathers is both enlightening and entertaining! For more information, call 281-343-0218 or visit www.georgeranch.org.

July 6th, 2 – 3 pm

Hip Hop Dance Demo

It’s safe to say that learning ballroom dance isn’t exactly a priority for most middle school-aged kids. Expressing themselves through a popular and exciting dance style just might be!  The George Memorial Library, located at 1001 Golfview Drive, offers a special hip hop dance demo taught by instructors from the YMCA. For more information, call 281-342-4455 or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

July 8th, 7 am

Christmas in July 5k + Kids’ K

It’s never too late – or too early – to get in the Christmas spirit, especially when it’s for a good cause! Register to participate in this fun-filled annual 5k benefitting the Salvation Army and help spread holiday cheer all-year round. Participants start and finish the run at the Salvation Army, located on 1500 Austin Street. Kids are invited to join in the fun at the Fa La La Kids’ K immediately following! Visit www.christmasinjuly5k.com to register.

July 10th, 3 pm

Board Gaming for Young Adults

The prospect of meeting new people can be intimidating for anyone, especially teenagers. The Bob Lutts Fulshear Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South, encourages high school-aged young adults to socialize and see new faces over board games and snacks! For more information, call 281-633-4675  or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

July 11th, 2 – 4 pm

Craft Carnival

Kids love to load their summers with movies, video games and healthy doses of Netflix. It’s more important than ever to encourage your child’s creativity. The George Memorial Library, located on 1001 Golfview Drive, makes it easy and fun to get kids in grades K through 5 creating and crafting at this free event! For more information, call 281-342-4455  or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

July 20th, 2 pm

Star Wars Party

Kids in grades 6th through 8th are invited to channel their inner jedis over at the George Memorial Library’s 1001 Golfview Drive location with a Star Wars movie screening, a costume contest and games fit for tweens from all galaxies! For more information, call 281-342-4455 or visit www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

July 26th, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Inside Texas Politics

Keeping up with politics can be equal parts complicated and frustrating. The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber seek to keep community members in-the-know about the ins and outs of Texas politics through this informative event. Speakers include State Senator Joan Huffman, as well as members of our very own Fort Bend Delegation. The conference will be held at Safari Texas Ranch on 11627 FM 1464. To register, call 281-491-0277 or email matthew@fortbendcc.org.

August 3rd – 4th, 9 am – 8 pm

and August 8th, 9 am – 1 pm

Just Between Friends

Attention all new parents and parents-to-be! If you’re looking to bargain prices on all things baby, this three-day event hosted at the Fort Bend County Fair Grounds, located at 4130 Highway 36, is the place for you. Name brands in the baby and maternity industry are sold in gently-used condition so that parents can find deals on everything from cribs to car seats. For more information, call 281-687-7300 or visit www.sugarland.jbfsale.com.

August 5th and August 12th,

9 am – 12 pm

Community Operation  Back-to-School Health Fair

Fort Bend knows that getting back to school can be time consuming and expensive. Local business and organizations in the community strive to make the start of a new school year more exciting than stressful with two back-to-school health fairs. The August 5th fair will be held at the AccessHealth Richmond Center, 400 Austin Street, and on August 12th at the AccessHealth Missouri City Center, 307 Texas Parkway. Both events offer free haircuts, health screenings, school supplies and more. For more information, call 281-633-3144.