The Winter Games of Texas arrive in Pearland

Get in the game! The Winter Games of Texas arrive in Pearland from Jan. 12 to Jan.14 2018. Sanctioned by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF), the Winter Games of Texas is patterned after the Olympic Games with athletes earning medals for competitive sports. Debuting in Pearland after a 12-year run in Frisco, Texas, the sports festival created for Texas amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels, will feature 15 sporting events held in venues across the City of Pearland.
Sporting events consisting of both team and individual athletes in youth and adult categories include:
  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Kickball
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Pickleball
  • Powerlifting
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wheelchair
    Rugby
To learn more about the TAAF Winter Games of Texas including registration, volunteer opportunities and sponsorship levels, go to TAAF.com.

24th Annual Keep Pearland Beautiful Tour de Lites

You’re Invited!
Keep Pearland Beautiful will be hosting its 24th Annual Tour de Lites Family Bicycle Ride on Saturday, December 9. The one and a half hour evening recreational ride begins at 7 p.m. at Shadycrest Elementary and goes through the Green Tee Subdivision to view the Christmas lights. Registration and check in for the ride ends at 6:30 p.m.  Funds raised through this event will support hike and bike trails.

Pearland Veterans Day Walk

Saturday, November 11 at the Pearland Recreation Center at 4141 Bailey Road
Check-in from 7:15 – 8:15 AM
Opening ceremony to honor veterans at 8:30 AM
Walk begins at 8:45 AM and finishes around 10 AM

Only 2 weeks until our fourth annual Pearland Veterans Day Walk!

If you have already registered, thank you – we look forward to seeing you again.

If you still need to sign up or want for info, registration and details are at:

PearlandWalk.org

Join us for a fun family walk to honor Texas veterans!

Bay Area Medication Take Back Day – Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

You can participate by driving through one of the listed drop-off sites where law enforcement will take your medications for proper off-site disposal. All unused or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications are accepted.  NO SHARPS!

Hope Lutheran Church – 1804 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood (Friendswood Police Department)

Bay Area Annex – 16602 Diana Lane, Houston (Harris County Constable Precinct 8)

Kemah Police Department – 1401 TX-146, Kemah (Kemah Police Department)

League City Police Department – 555 W. Walker, League City (League City Police Department)

Taylor Lake Village City Hall – 500 Kirby Blvd, Taylor Lake Village (Lakeview Police Department)

Webster Fire Station – 18300 Hwy 3, Webster (Webster Police Department)

For more information, please call the participating police department near you or you may call the Bay Area Alliance for Youth & Families at 281-284-0370 or visit:www.ccisd.net/alliance.

Disaster Relief information

FEMA and Small Business Administration Town Hall Meeting   Monday, Sept. 18, 6 to 9 p.m.Friendswood Junior High School   1000 Manison Parkway, Friendswood

Lone Star Legal Aid / Houston Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers will be offering free legal assistance Tuesday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mary Queen Catholic Church, 606 Cedarwood Drive, Friendswood

The quickest way to apply for federal assistance? Online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711 or VRS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Due to high demand, lines may be busy. Please be patient, and try calling in the morning or evening when call volume may be lower.

FEMA Disaster Relief Center locator  http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm

Beware: After the storm scams

After disasters like the community has suffered, door-to-door salespeople flock to some neighborhoods offering clean up and repair services. While many of these people are honest and reputable, some are not. Protect yourself and your wallet from unscrupulous operators. If … More…