Annual town hall

The City of Stafford will host its annual town hall meeting on Jan. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at City Hall, 2610 South Main St., Stafford.

Rosenberg Railroad Museum

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum will present its annual membership meeting on Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36 in Rosenberg. RSVP to

Jan. 30

Cast Theatrical Co.

77彩票网appCast Theatrical Co. will present the comedy “2 Across” by Jerry Mayer from now through Feb. 2 at the theater, 1921 Ave G in Rosenberg. The show is rated PG 14. Email castheatricalcompany@gmail.com or call 832-889-3808 for show times and tickets. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors, students and active military.

Friday Game Nights

77彩票网appItalian Maid Café in Cross Creek Ranch is serving up Italian classics and friendly competition at Friday game nights from 6-8 p.m. through Feb. 28. The café is hosting free weekly Trivia Nights on the first and third Fridays of the month and Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays at the cafe, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. All ages are welcome. Reservations are recommended by phoning 281-341-1587.

Jan. 31

Chairman’s gala

The 2020 Fort Bend Chamber Chairman’s Gala will be Jan. 31, from 6 p.m.to midnight at Safari TX Ranch,11627 FM 1464 in Richmond. For information, email juliette@fortbendcc.org or call Juliette Nessmith at 281-566-2161.

Black History Month

Continuing its tradition of celebrating culture and diversity in the community, Missouri City will host its Sixth Annual Black History Month Celebrations. Free festivities will begin on Jan. 31 with a Black History Month Kickoff at the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy., from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy live musical performances by Jazz Great Dean James, Regional Jazz Saxophonist Theresa Grayson and Zydeco Legend Keith Frank. The evening will also feature the first MCTX Africa Bazaar, family - oriented activities such as bounce houses and a game truck, and a cultural tasting where guests will be able to sample Cajun and soul foods prepared by local restaurateurs Micheaux’s Diner & Catering Inc. and The Greatest BBQ. Volunteer opportunities are available; those interested may contact Adrianna Nixon at adrianna.nixon@missouricitytx.gov 77彩票网appor at 281-403-8500.

Feb. 1

Fort Bend Cares

77彩票网appAn evening of Latin sights, sounds and tastes awaits guests at Fort Bend Cares’ “Road Trip to South America” on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 pm at Fluor. The evening includes food from a dozen popular restaurants, roaming entertainment, colorful costumes, musical entertainment by DJ Craig and the Arthur Murray Dance Studio, a raffle and special auction items. The 15th Annual Road Trip will raise funds to support non-profit organizations through grants that improve the lives of disadvantaged children in the county. Fort Bend Cares has given over $2.2 million in donations to local non-profits. Individual tickets are $75 and $50 for young professionals aged 30 and under. To purchase tickets go to one.bidpal.net/fortbendcaresrt. Sponsorships are available ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 281-725-8287, email info@fortbendcares.org or visit .

Sorority recruitment

Fort Bend Panhellenic will host a sorority recruitment information workshop on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m.-noon at Campbell Elementary School, 1000 Shadow Bend. For information, call Terrie Gornet at 713-252-9615.

Fruit tree programs

Fort Bend Master Gardeners will host a Keys to Success in Fort Bend County Fruit Production77彩票网app talk on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9-11 a.m. at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg. Topics will include best planting, culture and maintenance techniques as well as an overview of the varieties offered at the Feb. 8 fruit tree sale at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. Additional public presentations will be at the following locations: Jan 11 at Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 10:30 a.m. - noon.; Jan 13 at Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 6-7:30 p.m.; Jan 16 at Sienna Branch Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Jan 18, Missouri City Branch Library, 2-4 p.m. Visit or call 281-341-7068 for information.

World Cancer Day

Join the American Cancer Society for a World Cancer Day Health Fair and celebration on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 1-7 p.m. at Sugar Land Town Square. Admission to the family-friendly event is free. The event includes vendors in the medical, health and wellness fields and a luminaria ceremony. Activities will include live music from The School of Rock and a demonstration by World of Dance U-Jam Fitness. Town Square is located at Texas 6 and U.S. 59.

Feb. 4

The Debt-Free Formula

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Young Professionals Division will host a luncheon with Tebba Rose, a motivational speaker, author and entrepreneur, who will discuss, “The Debt Free Formula- How to become debt free while living within a budget”. This event will be held on Feb. 4 from 11:30 .a.m.-1 p.m. at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce office, 445 Commerce Green Blvd. in Sugar Land. Learn to decrease debt while achieving goals, the relationship between credit scores and debt and giving your money an assignment to multiply. Registration is open.Sponsorships are available. Fort Bend Chamber Member registration: $25 and Prospective Members Reservation: $35. Lunch is included with reservations. Details can be found at or contact Paige Talbott at 281-566-2152 or paige@fortbendcc.org .

Breakfast in the Bend

Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce members are invited to Breakfast in the Bend on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 8-9:30 a.m. at BBVA Bank-Richmond, 1202 Jackson St., in Richmond. Stacey Williams of The Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry will present the program. Visit to register for the event.

Feb. 8

Annual Fruit Tree Sale

77彩票网appThe Fort Bend County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fruit Tree Sale on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in the George Pavilion located at 4310 Hwy 36 South, Rosenberg. 36 S. Visit visit for a list of plants in the sale. Visit or call 281-341-7068 for information.

Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., will spotlight Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour on Feb. 8,starting at 7:30 p.m. Celebrity Host Nene Leakes (Real Housewives of Atlanta) hosts an all-star cast including Adele Givens (Queens of Comedy), special guest Loni Love (The Real), Sherri Shepherd (The View), Kym Whitley (Tom Joyner Morning Show) and B Simone (Instagram and Wild and Out). Visit for details.

Heritage Hikes

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation conducts a historic walking tour of Old Sugar Land on the second Saturday of each month starting at the museum at 198 Kempner St. at 10 a.m. The walk lasts approximately 90 minutes and covers about 1½ miles. Reservations are appreciated but not required. Ticket fees are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12-18. Children under 12 are free. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.Visit for information.

Podcasting for Beginners

Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library in Sugar Land, 14010 University Blvd., in Sugar Land, will present a free special program, “Podcasting for Beginners,” on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2-3 p.m. Local blogger, author, and podcaster Alpana Deo will share her experiences as a podcaster and will offer tips for others who are interested in creating podcasts. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (), or call 281-633-5100 or 281-633-4734.

Boots & Badges Gala

The Boots & Badges Gala 2020 will be Feb. 8 starting at 6 p.m. at Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464 Road in Richmond. The event is the largest annual fundraising event for Behind the Badge Charities. Sponsorships are available. Visit for details.

Blood drive

77彩票网appNaina Merchant, a Girl Scout Cadette of Troop 883, has partnered with MD Anderson and organized a blood drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Sugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59. She helped organize the blood drive to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. Visit to sign up.

Feb. 11

History of Black Cowboys

Travel back in time to the American western frontier days when Fort Bend County Libraries presents “The Black Cowboy: A Historical Perspective” on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 7-8 p.m. at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Larry Callies, founder of The Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg, will bring the Old West to life, helping the audience better understand the western experience and the rich legacy of the black cowboy. Callies will talk about the history of black cowboys, from 1820 to the 1950s. Originally from El Campo, Callies is a former rodeo rider, country-music singer, and postman. Made possible by the Friends of the George Memorial Library, the program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (), or call 281-342-4455 or 281-633-4734.

Feb. 13-15

Greater Houston Train Show

The Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford, will host the Greater Houston Train Show on Feb. 13-15, an annual celebration of model railroading by the San Jacinto Model Railroad Club, with the 2020 Lone Star Region NMRA Convention.The train show will be open Feb. 15 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults and $1 for children ages 12 to 18. Children under 12 are admitted free. The maximum family admission is $12. Free parking. The show will feature 20,000 square feet of instructive how-to demonstrations, model and photo contest, operating layouts and vendors. Visit or email steve.sandifer@sbcglobal.net or crash8473@comcast.net for information.

Feb. 14

Valentine’s Dinner Lecture

77彩票网appThe Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land will present “The ‘Spirit of Love,’ featuring DIY Mixology by Drayton Dupree on Feb. 14, starting at 6 p.m. Learn the art of crafting cocktails and how different ingredients work together as a team. Then enjoy the fruits of your labor over a dinner and learn more about the history of spirits. The evening includes cocktails, a mixing experience, three course meal with wine service and time to explore the new Hall of Technology. Go to for tickets. Visit for information.

Feb. 15

Stars of the Sixties

Stars of the Sixties return to the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, on Feb. 15. The musical event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and feature The Lettermen, The Classics IV and The Cyrkle. Visit stafford centre.com for details and tickets.

FISH-tastic Children’s Fishing Tournament

77彩票网appThe Rosenberg Parks & Recreation Department will host the free 2020 FISH-tastic Children’s Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Texas 36 S. Registration/fishing will begin at 8 a.m. Fishing will end at 11 a.m. Visit or contact Carrie Marmol, Rosenberg Civic Center manager, at or call 832-595-3520. The event is open to ages 4-14. No pre-registration is required.

Feb.16

Valentine’s with Patti La Belle

Valentine’s with Patti La Belle and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds will come to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., on Feb. 16. The 7 p.m. show will feature special guest Tamia. Visit for tickets and information.

Back the Blue

Smart Financial Centre will present the third annual Back the Blue event to benefit the Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association on Feb. 27, starting at 6 p.m. The center is located at 18111 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land. Email BacktheBlue@smartfinancialcentre.net or call 281-207-9580 for information about tickets and sponsorships .

Camp Fair

Sugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59, will host the 24th annual Camp Fair on Sunday, Feb. 16, from noon-5 p.m. Camp representatives will feature summer programs for children. Call 713-266-1885 for information.

Feb. 19

State of the City of Rosenberg

Mayor William T. Benton will discuss the 2020 State of the City of Rosenberg on Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36 in Rosenberg. The program is presented by SiEnviro. Sponsorships are available. Register and pay online at . Contact Leslie Piwowar for information at or 281-342-5464.

Feb. 21-22

BANDA MS

BANDA MS returns to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land on Feb. 21-22. The Feb. 21 show will start at 8:30 p.m. and the Feb. 22 show at 8 p.m. The Centre is located at 18111 Lexington Blvd in Sugar Land. Visit for details and tickets.

Gumbo Smackdown

The seventh annual Gumbo Smackdown on Feb. 22 at Sugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59, will benefit Fort Bend Rainbow Room. The event will be from noon-4 p.m. and will feature all-you-can-eat gumbo, drinks, games and entertainment. Visit to purchase tickets.

Feb. 22

7th annual Sugar Gala

The Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlage Way, will host the seventh annual Sugar Gala (Father/Daughter Dance) on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 6-8 p.m. The event will include photo booths, hors’ d’oeuvres and dancing. Visit for information. Tickets can be purchased at the center or by calling 281-275-2885.

Feb. 28

Another Night Out

77彩票网appSugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59, invites high school juniors and seniors to participate in Another Night Out starting on Friday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. It is an awareness event put on by Parks Youth Ranch to teach students about the hardships and struggles of at-risk and homeless youth. Event participants will have an overnight opportunity in the Plaza to experience a small part of what some of their not-so-fortune homeless peers must endure regularly in order to survive. The program will end at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Bring a sleeping bag or blanket to stay warm. Registration is required. Visit to register.

Feb. 29

Education Foundation Gala scheduled

77彩票网appThe Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Gala, “Majestic Morocco - Your Magic Carpet Awaits,” presented by Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP, celebrates the mysteries of majestic Morocco. The gala will be Feb. 29 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. The event will include a Silent Auction Market Place and a Bid Board Bazaar as well as a live auction. Visit for table sponsorships, individual tickets or auction donations.

Rare Disease Day

Sugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59, will host Rare Disease Day from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Join rare disease patients, caregivers and other health care advocates looking to make a difference in Texas in the Plaza to celebrate Rare Disease Day®. Activities include live music from the band Flashback, bounce houses, photo booths, exhibitor booths of medical, research industry organizations & more. Visit to register online.

Black History Month

On Feb. 29, Missouri City will host its traditional Black History Month program from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway, featuring a presentation on the “150th Anniversary of the ratification of the 15 Amendment: African Americans and the Vote” by Dr. Alexander Brown Ed.D, a lifetime activist and leader of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. The program will also feature the Second Annual Youth Poetry Slam with spoken word performances by students from across the region that will be judged and moderated by Andre “Self the Poet” Burrell, a nationally ranked poet whose style is equal parts intelligent, captivating and profound.

March 6

Marc Anthony Opus Tour

77彩票网appThe Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land, will feature the Marc Anthony Opus Tour on March 6. The show will start at 9 p.m. Visit for details and tickets.

March 7

Dancing With The Stars

“Dancing with the Stars: Live!” comes to The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land, on March 7, starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit Visit for details and tickets.