‘Wings’ Air Show, a tasty event and SLA Teenager’s Ice Bucket Challenge


In an effort to generate $ 15,000 for the Texas ALS Association, Lily Hall, a high school student from Friendswood High School, invited 30 students from various organizations and teams to soak in ice water at Henry Winston Stadium.

Or: 702 Greenbriar Drive.

When: 7:00 p.m.

Details: Donations can be made through Hall’s Go Fund Me account, www.gofundme.com/e/fhs-vs-als.

Price: To free.


October 7

Learn “All About Hummingbirds”

Susan Heath, director of the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, shares tips for spotting migrating hummingbirds during a presentation at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library.

Or: In line.

When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Details: Registration is compulsory.

Price: To free.

Info: www.hcpl.net/events/47504 or 281-474-9142.

The Chamber event celebrates the drinks and bites of the Bay Area

The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce shines a spotlight on the region’s diverse food and beverage businesses – from restaurants to breweries – during Taste of the Bay at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center.

Or: 2500 boul. South Shore

When: 6 pm-9pm

Details: “I welcome the community to attend this event as it is a great way to support local businesses after a devastating year of pandemic,” said CEO and Chamber Speaker Dewan Clayborn. “Taste of the Bay is the perfect opportunity to sample our diverse region.”

Price: $ 40 to $ 50.


An archaeologist presents a virtual shipbuilding program

Chris Dostal, director of the Conservation Research Laboratory at Texas A&M University, reconstructs four 18th-century wooden ships using wood scans and 3D printing during “A City Built on Ships,” which is part of the Archaeological Lecture Series of the Brazoria County Historical Museum.

Or: In line

When: 6.30 p.m.

Details: Registration is compulsory.

Price: To free.


7 October 21

Science fiction and fantasy book club come together

The Clear Lake Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month to review what members have read.

Or: In line.

When: 7:00 p.m.

Details: Call Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 832-927-5420, for a Microsoft Teams invitation.

Price: To free.

Info: www.hcpl.net/branch/clear-lake-city-county-freeman-branch-library.

October 7-9

‘Carnage’ opens ACC theatrical season

The drama students at Alvin Community College kick off the 2021-2022 season – and mark their return to the stage for the first time in 18 months – with “God of Carnage”.

Or: 3110 Mustang Road.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Details: The play follows two groups of Brooklyn parents who are trying to reconcile an incident between their children on a playground.

Price: $ 7 to $ 9.

Info: www.alvincollege.edu/drama/theatre-season.html or 281-756-3606.

October 8

Friday talk series looks at clay, cowboys

Learners get their hands dirty while making pottery or keep them clean to learn about the original Gulf Coast cowboys during the University of Houston-Clear’s Friday Morning Fall Continuing Education Program Lake.

Or: 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

When: 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Details: UHCL Art Exhibitions Coordinator Karen Fiscus unrolls coils of clay to create a vessel during “Coiling Building with Clay” at 9:30 am. Then at 11:00 am, “The Legacy of the First Cowboys” reveals the story of the men and women who settled along the Gulf Coast, long before Stephen F. Austin established a colony in the area.

Price: $ 18 to $ 44.

Info: apps.uhcl.edu/ECommerce/Schedule/FridayCE.

October 9

Expert reveals the best vegetables for the fall harvest

County Galveston Master Gardener Gene Speller takes an interest in fall and winter vegetables during a workshop at AgriLife County Galveston Discovery Garden in Carbide Park.

Or: 4102-B Main Street

When: 9 am-11am

Details: Speller will focus on members of the cruciferous family – broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, mustard and turnip greens – as well as several varieties of lettuce, spinach and Swiss chard. . Many of the vegetables discussed will be available as transplants for the Galveston County Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale on October 15-16.

Price: Free, but registration is required.

Info: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/favorite-fall-vegetables.

October 9-10

Thunderbirds and Snowbirds fly over Houston

Two jet teams, the US Air Force Thunderbirds and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, headline the 37th Air Force Wings Over Houston Memorial Airshow at Ellington Airport.

Or: Free shuttles depart from the Metro Park & ​​Ride parking lots at 801 Bay Area Blvd., 11755 Sabo Road, and 203 W. El Dorado Blvd.

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Details: “Between hours of aerial performance, vintage aviation exhibits, a vintage car show featuring up to 100 vehicles, interactive areas for children and adults, live music, and opportunities for guests To give back to the community, we have no doubts this year’s event will be filled with fun and entertainment for families and guests of all ages, ”said Air Show Executive Director Bill Roach.

Price: $ 50. Discounts available online.


Arts, entertainment on display at the craft fair

Unique gifts and decoration, food trucks and live music showcase the arts and crafts of Pearland on the pavilion.

Or: Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway St.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Details: Saturday’s performers are Brightwire at 10:30 a.m., Andrew Bateman at 12:45 p.m. and Wendy Elizabeth Jones at 3:00 p.m. Sunday’s lineup includes Kat Walters at 10:30 a.m., Matt Harlan at 12:45 p.m. and Anthony Puskas at 3:00 p.m.

Price: To free.

Info: www.visitpearland.com/2021artshow.

October 9

Barktoberfest supports shelter without killing

Animal lovers enjoy live music, food and drink, a silent auction, pet competitions, low cost vaccines and microchips, demos and might even meet a new member of family during Barktoberfest at Jackie’s Brickhouse.

Or: 1053 Marina Bay Drive.

When: 10 am-3pm

Details: Profits go to Bay Area animal adoptions.

Price: To free.


Shelter, a support agency celebrates its 30th anniversary

Bay Area Turning Point celebrates 30 years of service to the Clear Lake community with a Champagne Gala at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center.

Or: 2500 boul. South Shore

When: 7-10 p.m.

Details: Profits help survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Price: $ 150.

Info: www.bayareturningpoint.org/30th-anniversary-gala.

October 10

Brookside Village launches local market

Local farmers and gardeners share their bounty at the Brookside Village Farmers Market in the parking lot of Lawhon Elementary School.

Or: 5810 Brookside Road.

When: 9 am-1pm

Details: The market will take place on the second Sunday of each month.

Price: To free.


12 october

House Book Club meets

Glenn Freedman moderates a discussion on James Clear’s “atomic habits” at the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Book Club gathering at the Black Bear Diner.

Or: 2481 Gulf Highway.

When: 11:30 am-12:30pm

Details: The book club will meet on the second Tuesday of each month.

Price: Free for members, $ 10 for potential members.

Info: www.leaguecitychamber.com or [email protected]

October 13, 20

The library features web design, blogging for beginners

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library instructors reveal how to build and manage a WordPress.com website.

Or: In line.

When: 2:15 p.m.

Details: During the second class, the instructor will answer students’ questions on their websites. Participants must have access to an email address. Registration is compulsory.

Price: To free.

Info: www.hcpl.net/events/47693 and www.hcpl.net/events/47692.

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