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Baylor Scott & White Health BCS Marathon Training Seminars

Scott & White Hospital, College Station, 700 Scott & White Drive
Proper Stretching Techniques and Injury Prevention
Amy Broome, PT, Ashley Nored, PTA, Nicole Martinez, PTA, Simone Cox, PT, DPT, and Sean Smith, PT, DPT
The most important part of training for a marathon is to have fun and enjoy the race. BSWH Physical Therapists will lead a lecture on proper stretching and injury prevention, followed by a Q&A session. No registration required. Refreshments served.


Kathy Koza, kkoza@sw.org, 979-207-4080


Free Estate Planning Workshop

Hilton College Station & Conference Center, 801 University East, College Station, TX 77840
FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Guests will receive a workbook and information regarding:

- The pros and cons of wills and trusts;
- How to avoid probate;
- Long-term health care concerns;
- Tax reduction planning.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 1-866-252-8721 9am-5pm CST.


Free - Please RSVP to 1-866-252-8721.
CLA Estate Services
workshop@wsimail.com




Help Dennis Kick Cancer

Kurten,Texas
Barbecue Dinner
Auction
Live Music/Dance

Denise Hanson
9363480406



Veteran Peer 5K Run and Chili Cook-Off

Franklin, TX
5K Run and Chili Cook-Off with awards for the run and the chili cook-off.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/veteran-peer-5k-run-and-chili-cook-off-tickets-17983413875

Steven Robinson 979-450-5019


9/11 Moving Tribute

College Station, TX
September eleventh are words that will always have deep meaning when put together. 9/11 is a time in history that will never be forgotten and some of us remember like it was yesterday. The attacks killed nearly 3,000 people from 93 nations. 2,753 lives were lost in New York, 184 at the Pentagon and 40 on Flight 93.

To honor those no longer with us we will be carrying Old Glory from sun up to sun down. Team RWB will be accompanying the flag during its all day journey.We welcome all in our community to join us and our Nations Flag as we unite to remember the events of 9/11 and honor those that have given so much.

We welcome you to join us in our moving tribute in walking a couple feet or the 30+ miles. We will have a base camp setup with a mile + or - route that the flag will continuously move on.

Where: We will be set up in the Military Depot Parking lot located at 105 Walton, College Station, Tx (Corner of S Texas Ave between Lincoln Ave and Walton Dr) We will travel a 1.1 mile loop down S Texas Ave to University to Nimitz and returning to S Texas Ave.

Learn more by visiting us on facebook: www.facebook.com/events/469851106528114

Natalie Hinkle
Team RWB Community Outreach Director
cell: 832-795-6925



Child Passenger Safety Day

Bryan Towne Center - Bryan Target Parking Lot - 3125 Wildflower Dr, Bryan, Texas
Free car seat inspections provided by Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service's certified technicians. Sponsored by Daniel Stark. Charity the Clown will be there to entertain children with face painting and balloon animals.

Myrna Hill with Texas Agrilife Extension at 979-862-4658
Maria Wiggins with Daniel Stark Law 979-846-8686



Zumbathon for Brazos Valley Worldfest

A&M Consolidated High School, College Station
Don’t miss the energetic, internationally flavored Zumbathon with Certified Instructor Nari Lee!! This FUNdraising party with a purpose benefits Brazos Valley Worldfest to connect cultures and honor heritage. Pre-event registration is $10 online through our Facebook page or $15 at the door. Not only will you get your dance groove on, there will be giveaways, door prizes and more, so register today! Look up Brazos Valley Worldfest on Facebook, or call Bunny Pratt at 979-571-9826.

Bunny Pratt, 979-571-9826
https://www.facebook.com/events/621333741340581



Brazos Valley African American Museum Celebration for Exhibit Opening: "Negroes In the Brazos Valley"

500 East Pruitt Street Bryan,Texas 77803
The Brazos Valley African American Museum will host a reception, celebrating the opening of the new exhibit "Negroes In the Brazos Valley", Saturday September 5, 2015, 2-4pm. This exhibit chronicles the people coming together from areas thus forming "The Brazos Valley". This exhibit will be on display though December 2015.Admission is free, however donations are appreciated. Light refreshments will be served.

For questions and or concerns, please call us at 979-775-3961 or come see us at 500 East Pruitt Street, Bryan,Texas 77803


Fall 2015 "Architecture for Health" Visiting Lecture Series

Langford Architecture Center-Room C105 Texas A&M University
"Africa: Toward Improved Health & Health Facility Design"

Africa is an emerging continent with more than 1.1 billion people living in 54 countries, with enormous needs. Improved health care is one of these needs and the focus of this lecture series.

One credit hour:
ARCH 681 section 601
ARCH 481 section 500

List of visiting speakers and topics to follow.

For more information call 979-845-7009


Teddy Bear Day at the Children's Musuem

Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley, 4001 East 29th St, Ste 80, Bryan, Texas
Celebrate Teddy Bear Day at the Children's Museum. Bring your favorite teddy bear (or any stuffed animal friend) along for a day of fun. Special Teddy Bear craft at 12:30pm.

Jenna Dworkin


Celebrate Grandparents Day at the Museum

Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley, 4001 E 29th St, Suite 80, Bryan, Texas
Bring your kids to the Museum for Grandparents Day crafts at 11:30 and 2:30, and a special appearance by some feathered friends at 10:30am

Jenna Dworkin


Worldwide Day of Play at the Children's Museum

Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley, 4001 E 29th St, Suite 80, Bryan, Texas
Let's go play! Worldwide Day of Play is a celebration of all the different ways you can get up and get active. Join the Museum for some fun!

Jenna Dworkin


The Salvation Army Character Building

The Salvation Army Fellowship Hall 2506 Cavitt Ave Bryan, TX 77801
The Salvation Army Bryan provides a wide range of programs and services for children from infancy right through their teen years. This specific program is geared for children ages 7 to 18 to develop a sense of purpose in life and to learn to base their lives on Christian truths.
There will be fun, friends, food, and learning going on each Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm starting September 2 to October 28. We encourage parents to register their kids. Rides will be provided to those who call by any Wednesday before 12 pm.



For more information: Lt. Michelle Walker, 979-361-0618, bryan_tx@uss.salvationarmy.org


Hunter Safety Education Course

Grimes County Expo Center (Fairgrounds) 5220 FM 3445 Navasota, TX
Grimes County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and the Grimes County Leadership Advisory Board are hosting a Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunter Safety Course on October 17, 2015 at the Grimes County Expo Center (Fairgrounds) located at 5220 FM 3445 in Navasota. Hunters should plan on attending from 8:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course. Minimum age of certification is 9 years of age. · All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

This program costs $15 per person for 4-H members and $25 per non 4-H members. Participants must attend the full class to get the credit. Participants should bring a sack lunch or bring $5 per person for pizza. Please pre-register by October 12, 2015 at the Grimes County Extension Office located at 203 Veterans Memorial Drive in Navasota or call at 936-873-3907. Payment is expected prior to October 17, in the form of a check or money order to Grimes FCS.

For more information contact Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent Tanner Williams at 936-873-3907.


​Campus Tour: Party at the Plaza

Texas A&M Rudder Fountain Plaza
KOOBA (board game), will be partnering with F’real foods for a back to school ​Campus Tour that will kick off at Texas A&M campus near the Rudder Fountain Plaza on Wednesday August 28, 2015 from 9pm till 12am.“Party on Plaza” will host ​more than ​3,000 students for a night of food, fun and competitive KOOBA gaming for the chance to win t-shirts, sunglasses or their very own KOOBA game set.The party is free of charge and will feature:A specially made 60”x60” KOOBA game,F’real signature shakes in Cookies n’ Cream, Mint Chip, Reese’s flavors and free prizes.

jalesa@mediamaison.com
Johann@mediamaison.com



Aggie Swim Club Try-Outs

College Station Middle School Natatorium on Rock Prairie Road
Open try-outs for swimmers age 5 and up with the Aggie Swim Club, the Bryan/College Station's USA Swimming team. Any Monday-Thursday at either 5:15pm or 6:15pm at the College Station Middle School Natatorium on Rock Prairie Road through the month of September.

Swimmers must be able to swim the length of the 25 yard pool. Convenient practice times available and commitment is month-to-month only.

Reasonable fees. Come try it out!!

Shannon Clark
979-776-1155
www.aggieswimclub.org/



Mosbacher Institute Hosts H-E-B President & COO Craig Boyan

Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, 1002 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas
From small-town Texas roots, H-E-B has grown into one of the nation’s largest grocery store chains with a solid reputation for customer service, industry leadership, and community involvement. Please join us to hear Craig Boyan, President & Chief Operating Officer of H-E-B, speak about how macro-economics, public policy, and community involvement have shaped H-E-B’s identity and outlook. Mr. Boyan will also accept the 2015 McLane Leadership in Business Award on behalf of H-E-B.

Register at http://bush.tamu.edu/mosbacher/events/McLane2015/ or (979) 845-1927


Electronics for the Environment

A&M Consolidated High School, College Station
Have old, dusty electronics that have no where to go? Bring them to the parking lot at the front of AMCHS and we'll recycle them for you!

Ann Yue, 979-402-9954, amchstigerrobotics@gmail.com


Texas Beekeepers Association 2015 Convention

Bell County Expo Center - Belton, Texas
Texas Beekeepers Association
Presents:
Impacting the Environment
Beekeeping Insight from a whole new perspective!
This years’ Convention is offering a “Full Lineup” of in-depth, knowledge based information, techniques, science and perspectives!
Thursday Oct. 29th
Fall Texas Master Beekeeper Testing
And
“Building a Sustainable Apiary” with Dr. Larry Connor
General Sessions Friday & Saturday Oct. 30th & 31st
Speakers include:
Dr. James L. Frazier, Maryann Frazier, Phil Craft of “Ask Phil” fame, Clint Walker and
Blake Shook (Desert Creek Honey Co.) on Marketing
~~On-site Vendors and Exhibitors~~
Go to: www.texasbeekeepers.org and register today!


Chari Elam
texasbeekeepers.org



Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit--Robertson County Carnegie Library, Franklin, TX

Robertson County Carnegie Library Franklin, Texas
"The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds.” is a traveling exhibit of rarely seen photos of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker. The photo exhibit will be on display from September 9 to October 16 at the Robertson County Carnegie Library in Franklin, Texas. A special open house will be from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, October 3.

Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker are two important names in U.S. frontier history. Much can be learned from the dramatic story of these two courageous individuals. In 1836, a Comanche raiding party took Cynthia Ann from her family .Over the following years, she became wife to a Comanche chief and mother to children, including Quanah. After Cynthia Ann was taken back by Texas Rangers, Quanah became one of the most important Comanche leaders both in war and peace.

The photo exhibit tells this story of the lives of these two persons caught between two different worlds. The Lakes Trail Region views this traveling exhibit as a way to educate visitors about their lives.

Several individuals and organizations are involved in this effort. Douglas Harman, board member of the Lakes Trail Region and Clara Ruddell, Historic Photograph Research and Consulting, worked with the Lakes Trail Program to put this exhibit together. Clara Ruddell is the principal researcher assembling the photo materials. The Redstone Visual Impression Company, through its graphic designer Paula Abney, created the exhibit materials for display. Many organizations and individuals have assisted in making available photos and information which have gone into the creation of the exhibit. Special recognition must be given to the Comanche Nation and the many members of the Parker family for keeping this story alive and sharing materials and information. Ben Tahmahkera, great great grandson of Quanah, has provided special inspiration for the project. This exhibit is the beginning of an effort to bring more attention to the important Native American heritage in our region. The exhibit is sponsored by The Texas Trail of Fame.

The Texas Lakes Trail Region is one of the ten Heritage Trail Regions created through the Texas Historical Commission.



For more information about the exhibit and program, the following people can be contacted: Jill Campbell, Executive Director of the Lakes Trail Program at 817-559-2288, or Melanie Redden, Robertson County Carnegie Library Librarian at 979-828-4331.




Brazos Bluebonnet Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show

Brazos Center, Bryan Texas
"Diamonds in the Sand" The Quilt's guild 30th Anniversary Quilt show. Admission $6.00

979 776-8822
www.bbqg.org



2015 Brazos County Aggie Moms Club Howdy Tea

The President's Home One Circle Drive Texas A&M University Campus (Intersection of Coke and Lewis Streets)
Welcoming all Aggie Moms and Special Guests as we kick off the 2015-2016 year. Tuesday,September 15, 2015 4:00-6:00 pm. Come and Go

Parking is available in the circle driveway, Clayton W. Williams Alumni Center, or the University Center Parking Garage

A Silent Auction will be held to benefit our Scholarship Fund


For additional information, please contact Laura Dean Mooney at lauradeanmooney@gmail.com


30th Annual Gause Founders Day Celebration

COMMUNITY PICNIC TABLES
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
COMMUNITY PICNIC TABLES

Trail Ride

Gause Athletic Booster Club Sugarloaf 5K/Fun Run--Registration 7:30-8 a.m.
Cake & Pie Contest--8 a.m. Baptist Church Life Center
Parade line up at 9:30 a.m. @ Gause School
Parade begins--10:00 a.m.
Cake & Pie Auction--11:00 a.m. Picnic Tables

FUN ACTIVITIES
Arts & Crafts Booths
Country Store
Raffles
Food & Drinks

GAUSE BAPTIST CHURCH MEN
Bar-b-Cue plates, sandwiches, & wrap around

GAUSE 4-H CLUB
Cold drinks, Cookies, etc.


Sponsored by Gause Community Improvement Program
For more information call 979-279-2472 or 979-279-5707



Waggles & Wine

Messina Hof 4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, Texas 77808
Saturday, September 5th at 4-8PM
Treat your furry friend to a day out at Messina Hof!
They will be able to enjoy homemade puppy treats while you enjoy Messina Hof wine slushies and an extended menu from the Vintage House Restaurant.
FREE ADMISSION!
(All proceeds from treat and slushie sales will be donated to a local animal shelter.)
*All pets must be leashed during the event.
http://messinahof.com/events/post/waggles-wine

Messina Hof
(979) 778-9463



Walk Like MADD 5K- Mission

Mission, TX
4th annual Walk Like MADD Mission-Mission, TX
Come help MADD's mission to stop drinking and driving.

November 14, 2015


Ana Verley 956-682-5928
www.walklikemadd.org/mission



Meeting Planners Showcase

Brazos County Expo Complex
The 22nd Annual Meeting Planners Showcase is back and bigger than ever! This year’s showcase will be held at the Brazos County Expo Complex in Bryan.

Meeting Planners Showcase is a FREE annual event designed to highlight local businesses that provide services to individuals or groups hosting events, meetings, conferences, reunions, weddings, and special events in our community.

Attendees are able to stroll through the exhibit floor and visit with numerous businesses while gaining valuable information to help them put together their next event. From caterers to lighting experts and even printing specialists, you could literally plan your event in a single stop at the Meeting Planners Showcase!

It's free for attendees, however business may have a small registration fee.

For more information, contact the Convention & Visitors Bureau or visit www.visitaggieland.com/mps

Sydney Murrell, (979) 260-9898, sydney@bcscvb.org


Texas Pioneers Girl Scout Program

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site
Star of the Republic Museum will host “Texas Pioneers,” a 3 hour interactive workshop for Girl Scouts of Central Texas. The goal of the event is to promote an awareness of how living has changed from pioneering days to modern times and to create a sense of appreciation for modern luxuries. Problem solving, creativity, endurance, respect, and coping and management skills will be the focus of the day. Activities will be offered to promote the skills such as constructing and using a broom, making butter, working cooperatively doing daily chores, writing with a quill pen, making dolls with resources available in the 19th century, stitching, and reading by candlelight. Each participating scout will earn a patch. An $8 fee for each scout includes the patch and materials. Admission is free for troop leaders and $5 for each extra adult. The event is open to scouts ages 7 - 13 and will take place on selected Saturdays each month, from 1 – 4 p.m. at Star of the Republic Museum located at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Interested troop leaders should contact Donna Barker at donna.barker@blinn.edu or call (936) 878-2461 ext. 245 to register. Registration required. Maximum of 24 scouts.

Donna Barker
936-878-2461 x245
donna.barker@blinn.edu



Home School Days

Washington on the Brazos State Historical Park
The Star of the Republic Museum and Barrington Living History Farm are pleased to present a program specifically for home school families.

Every Thursday in October, the staff at the museum and the farm will present Childhood in Early Texas, an interactive, hands-on program for the entire family. Discover what life was like for a child in the mid-19th century during a visit to this historic site. In the museum, learn about childhood chores, clothes, and schools, and then make some old-fashioned toys to take home. Take a break with a picnic lunch in the pecan grove along the Brazos River. At Barrington Farm, experience life on an early Texas farm, complete with a stroll through the cotton field, picking a boll or two along the way.

Curriculum materials including lesson plans and activity sheets will be available online to help continue the learning experience at home.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $6/adult, $8/child
Picnics welcome!
No minimum group size
Limited space available
Reservations & pre-payment required (registration for individual families only)
Call 936-878-2461, ext. 245 for reservation

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Payment in full is due at time of reservation. Cancellations 1 week or more prior to the program will be fully refunded. Cancellations not made 1 week in advance will not receive a refund. However, substitutions or exchanges with other families may be made with prior notification. No partial refunds will be made.


Donna Barker
936-878-2461 x245



"ΚΣep Clear of Distractions" Event-Brothers Against Distracted Driving (B.A.D.D.)

Nov 13, 2015 All day long, beginning at 12:00PM

Outside of Kyle Field
We will be hosting our second annual "ΚΣep Clear of Distractions" event on November 13, 2015. This day-long event will include a resource fair from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm outside of Kyle Field. This resource fair will include a Distracted Driving simulator, Peddle cars and my favorite - Drunk Goggles! But that's just the beginning of the event; for all who participate, there will be a FREE CONCERT leading up to the last Mid Night Yell of the 2015 season. This portion of the event will start at 8:00 pm and be located outside the administration building. At our inaugural event we were fortunate enough to host Roger Creager, Texas Country Super Star and Aggie alum. We expect to host an equally popular guest this year for all those in attendance.

Max Gerall
mgerall@tamu.edu
(832) 622 4718



EAGLES NEST PRAISE AND WORSHIP MINISTRIES

Aug 8, 2015 7:30AM-1:30PM

311 TRANT STREET
FREE CLOTHES, SHOES, ALL SIZES: BABY, CHILDREN, ADULT

EAGLESNESTPW1@VERIZON.NET
979-775-1513



Second Sunday Foreign Film

The Grand Stafford Theater, Bryan,TX
Grand Stafford Theater is proud to continue our Second Sunday Foreign Films. Every second Sunday, Grand Stafford will feature a notable foreign film. The afternoon is open to the public and designed to encourage discussion and building of community.


Jayne Hattaway
(979) 216-0548



Craft Beer and Cocktail Tuesday

The Grand Stafford Theater, Bryan,TX
Join us starting at 4:30pm with drinks served by Cody Schilling!


Jayne Hattaway
(979) 216-0548



DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS WITH PENNY & SPARROW

The Grand Stafford Theater, Bryan,Texas
For Nashville based, Memphis born Drew Holcomb, “music is medicine” and it seems only fitting that along with his band The Neighbors – wife Ellie (vocals, guitar) Nathan Dugger (guitar, keys) and Rich Brinsfield (bass) – the group will celebrate a decade long career with the release of their new full-length studio album Medicine on January 27th via his own imprint Magnolia Music. Recorded over nine days at Joe Pisapia’s Middletree Studios in East Nashville, the twelve song album was co-produced by Pisapia (Ben Folds, KD Lang, Guster, John Rouse) and the band and tackles issues of everyday life including loyalty, hardship. marriage, friendship. alienation and faith.

Penny and Sparrow are Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke, from the heart of Texas. Previously roommates, the duo makes music influenced by The Swell Season, Bon Iver, Mumford and Sons, and others. They also love musicals.

Purchase tickets at: http://grandstaffordtheater.com/event/drew-holcomb-the-neighbors/


Jayne Hattaway
(979) 216-0548



Music and Fun with Karin Gill

Sead Gallery, Bryan,Texas
This music summer camp will provide fun and unique learning opportunities for children to explore music in a creative environment. They will develop skills on music reading and performance, listening, or singing that will last a life time. Each day is specially designed to meet many aspects of the music using different instruments such as piano or keyboard, accordion, flute, strings, or percussion, even this is the first time or they have been introduced to any instrument. This is a great opportunity for social interaction with children of similar level and interest. All day fun musical activities will bring opportunities to develop strong love for music while building a foundation for future musical growth. This camp will culminate with a performance of their favorite instrument and a very nice music repertoire, and the most important!
Making music can make a young child nicer, more willing to help,better at problem solving, progress in math, science and language, new studies found.

Purchase class online at: http://seadacademy.agxdev.com/product/music-and-fun-with-karine-gil-2/

Jayne Hattaway
(979) 216-0548



Sculptures in Augmented Reality (Session 2)

Sead Gallery Bryan,Texas


Real + virtual sculpting: Using photography, sculpting by hand, and digital technology, we’ll bring your creations to life in the real world, the virtual world, and the cloud. With Google cardboard, you can take these sculptures with you anywhere! Not required, but helpful: basic computer knowledge and a mobile device.

Purchase class online at: http://seadacademy.agxdev.com/product/sculptures-in-augmented-reality-session-2/


Jayne Hattaway
(979) 216-0548



Broken Rodeo Band

Texan Lounge
Classuc country band

Charlotte 254-718-8456 charryan6691@gmail.com


Parent's Night Out

Aerofit Longmire: 3526 Longmire Dr. College Station, TX 77845
Enjoy a movie, dining, running errands or much needed personal time, while your child plays, learns, and makes new friends.

Amy at (512) 507-0677


Parent's Night Out

Aerofit Longmire: 3526 Longmire Dr. College Station, TX 77845
Enjoy a movie, dining, running errands or much needed personal time, while your child plays, learns, and makes new friends.

Amy at (512) 507-0677


Lizards: Nature's Living Art

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History 3232 Briarcrest Dr., Bryan, TX, 77802
On Display July 9 – October 24, 2015
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, proudly announces its upcoming exhibition LIZARDS: Nature’s Living Art, on display from July 9 - October 24, 2015. This exhibition will open on Thursday, July 9, at 6 pm, with a free public lecture, Herpetology as Life: major influences and giving back, by Dr. Toby Hibbitts, Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles at the Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, Texas A&M University. Refreshments and gallery viewing will follow the lecture. Dr. Hibbitts will also be conducting a book signing of Texas Lizards: A Field Guide, co-authored with his brother, Troy Hibbitts.

Developed in cooperation with the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives and the Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, the exhibit offers perspectives on lizards, their habitat, behavior, conservation concerns, and fascinating information about the scientists who study them.

Visitors can see live lizards up close in living displays, lizard natural history specimens and models (including a life-sized 5.5 ft Komodo Dragon), representations of lizards in art from around the world, and examples of the types of scientific equipment associated with field and laboratory-based studies. It is also a unique opportunity to view extraordinary lizard illustrations from a variety of rare natural history works.

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is committed to promoting science, and cultural and natural history with the integration of art in exhibits and educational programs. This exhibit was made possible in part through Hotel Tax Revenue funded from the City of College Station through the Arts Council of Brazos Valley.

979-776-2195; info@brazosvalleymuseum.org


The Peddler Show

Brazos Center-Bryan
The Peddler Show returns to Aggieland August 14th-16th for a perfect Summer Market where you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country! As we’re gearing up for back-to-school, shop the latest in women’s and kids’ fashions, trendy totes and handbags, designer inspired jewelry, home décor, rustic furniture and so much more! Don’t forget- It’s time for the hard-working summer graduates to walk the stage. Look no further for the perfectly unique gift item for them.

Admission:
Adults $7
Children under 12 get in FREE!

The Peddler Show
800-775-2774
info@peddlershow.com



Elder-Aid Night with the Brazos Valley Bombers

Bryan, TX
Elder-Aid has partnered with the Brazos Valley Bombers for a night of FUN-raising and baseball. 50% of all ticket proceeds using the promo-code: ELDERAID2015 will return to Elder-Aid to fuel our mission! Simply go to http://www.bit.ly/summer2015fun, input the characters and when group password appears type ELDERAID2015 and buy your tickets from there. Invite your friends and family on a summer night of fun! Elder-Aid is glad to be working closely with our own Brazos Valley Bombers and we hope to see you all out there! If you have anymore questions please feel free to ask, I’ve attached a flyer for reference. Have a great day and GO BOMBERS!

Kimberly Evans, Community Liaison of Elder-Aid
Phone: 979-823-5127
Location: 307 S. Main St., Bryan, TX 77803, Suite #202



A Night Out in Downtown Bryan

Downtown Bryan
The Bridge Ministries presents A Night Out In Downtown Bryan where you can enjoy a three course meal where each course will be served at a differnt restaurant so you are sure to get a good feel of what downtown Bryan has to offer!
Start with Appetizers at Madden's- 202 S Bryan Ave, Bryan, TX 77803
Entrees at LaSalle Cafe' - 120 S Main St, Bryan, TX 77803
Dessert at The Chocolate Gallery- 211 N Main St, Bryan, TX 77803
All proceeds benefit The Bridge Ministries as these generous restaurants have whole heartedly partnered with us in our cause of serving others. We will also have free childcare at The Bridge Ministries from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. so you can have a nice date night before school starts back up. If you're interested in taking advantage of the free childcare, please contact us at info@thebridgeministries.org. We only have about 25 tickets available for purchase for the Night Out event, so do not delay! One ticket per person. Gratuity and drinks not included.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-night-out-in-downtown-bryan-tickets-17546801957?aff=es2

The Bridge Ministries, info@thebridgeministries.org, 9779-704-6037


FREE Midsummer Youth Games & Events-Ages 3-12

Bryan Elks Lodge Outdoor Pavilion, 304 Mobile Ave. Bryan Texas
This event is completely free and full of fun for the kids, Drug Awareness, and Elk
Scholarship Information Available. Activities include 4 inflatable water slides, free food and drinks. Come one, come all, bring your parents, grandparents, friends and
neighbors, lawn chairs, your swimsuits and towels.

Anna Perez 979/846-2096 elkslodge859@yahoo.com


New Zion MBC Inc. Leadership Conference 2015

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church - Bryan, TX
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. is preparing to host its first annual leadership conference on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM. The theme for this year’s conference is: “IMPACTING THE CHURCH AND COMMUNITY FOR CHRISTIAN GROWTH”.

We are inviting all pastors, church leaders and members to participate in this groundbreaking conference. It is our prayer that this conference will train and equip you with real-world information that will increase community awareness, in addition to strengthening and transforming ministries for years to come.

Our distinguished array of speakers will explore critical areas within the church which include managing organizational finances, leaders working together for kingdom-building, evangelism, church growth and much more.

We look forward to having you spend the day with us on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church!

Please visit our website for registration detail and additional information regarding the conference at www.newziononline.org/conferences.

Onsite registration is available beginning at 8:30 AM July 25.

Dr. Sylvester Smith, Jr.
979-823-7766



Leon County Veterans Appreciation Day

Leon County Expo Center
Appreciation lunch for the Veterans of Leon County and their spouse. Will include speakers, entertainment and door prize drawings.

Frank Moore
Leon County Veterans Service Officer 903-907-1181



Sculptures in Augmented Reality (Session 1)

Bryan

Real + virtual sculpting: Using photography, sculpting by hand, and digital technology, we’ll bring your creations to life in the real world, the virtual world, and the cloud. With Google cardboard, you can take these sculptures with you anywhere! Not required, but helpful: basic computer knowledge and a mobile device.

Prices and additional information online at: http://seadacademy.agxdev.com/product/sculptures-in-augmented-reality/

216 W 26th St


It's All About That Glass!

Bryan
This class is all about glass. Students will learn the history and impact of glass on civilization. They will learn how glass is made. They will also make a number glass art projects utilizing various techniques using glass. Projects and methods taught will include: glass fusing, glass painting, mosaics, and enameling.

Prices and additional information online at:http://seadacademy.agxdev.com/product/its-all-about-that-glass/


216 W 26th St


Allie Schultz, "Collectively" Art Exhibit

Bryan
Allie Schultz is a photographer and cinematographer from College
Station, Texas. She is a recent graduate from the Savannah College of
Art and Design in Georgia where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts
in Film and Television. She also studied in Lacoste, France where she
shot the documentary Les Artistes des Lacoste, which went on to be an
Official Selection at the Szolnok International Film Festival in
Hungary. Allie also served as a camera intern on the critically
acclaimed series The Walking Dead. She will be attending graduate
school as a cinematography fellow at the American Film Institute
Conservatory in Los Angeles this fall.
View the exhibit online at: http://seadgallery.agxdev.com/artists-collections/allie-schultz-collection/

216 W 26th St


Landon McGee & Friends

Bryan
Landon McGee is a singer-songwriter who hails from Central Texas. His first album, “Kite”, is inspired by birds as a metaphor for human life, namely, the life of the soul. While it’s true that much of our time is spent eating and sleeping and trudging, our deepest life, the life of the soul, happens in narrative arcs that are not unlike the flight patterns of birds. Landon creates much of his music in the confine of a dorm room, after numerous quiet hours spent alone. Landon’s shared musical journey has just begun to take flight- don’t miss it.

Tickets my be purchased online, for $5 each, at: http://grandstaffordtheater.com/event/landon-mcgee-friends/


106 S Main St


Craft Beer & Cocktail Tuesday

Bryan
Join us starting at 4:30pm with drinks served by Cody Schilling!


106 S Main St


Texas Music Pickers songwriters series ft Erik Willis and Christopher Crow

Bryan
Premium packages are offered to groups of 4 or 10. These exclusive packages include a private bar, a lounge seating area, as well as access to the second and third deck of The Grand Stafford Theater.

Erik Willis: In a time when many artists are striving to find their identity, Erick Willis is slowly leaving his mark on the scene, with a personality that is true and not just a stage persona. Taking cues from the music he was raised on Erick is blending soulful melodic lyrics, with the deep groove of roots-rock and as his lyric says, “with some of the harder stuff.” Showcasing a smooth voice with an excellent upper register, uniquely gravely at times, and always pleasant to the ear, Erick is bringing lots of soul to the mix, along with undeniably Texas inspired lyrics.

Christopher Crow: Talented local musician Christopher Crow shows his southern roots playing Alternative Blues with a flare that is sure to please the crowd every time.

Tickets may be purchased online, for $6 each, at: http://grandstaffordtheater.com/event/texas-music-pickers-songwriter-series-erick-willis-and-christopher-crow/


106 S Main St


Software Developers Cartel

Bryan
The Cartel aims to gather passionate developers from Central Texas to share their personal and professional experiences. By creating a space where hackers can interact, the Cartel hopes to grow and maintain a community of curious and passionate developers while fostering and promoting best practices.


106 S Main St


Craft Beer & Cocktail Tuesday

Bryan
Join us starting at 4:30pm with drinks served by Cody Schilling!

106 S Main St


Clap and AoA- Latin Rock and Blues

Bryan
Clap will play Latin blues and rock from their own vintage. Some songs in the repertoire will be played live for the first time after being aged exquisitely for many years in the virtual casks of the web. These songs are ready to be enjoyed by the world. Clap is Coco Leon, Luis Alberto San Andres, Andres Boner and Paulo Lima-Filho; they have performed in the local and international music scene for many years, solo or as members of Roca Azul, Dmos Bondelicos, Viru and Banda Plastica, among others.

AoA consists of three guys that all play instruments. One loves Beyonce, one loves Josh Homme, and one loves Deerhoof. Guess who’s who!

Tickets may be purchased online, for $8 each, at: http://grandstaffordtheater.com/event/clap-aoa-latin-rock-and-blues/

106 S Main St


Are Your Senior Parents Ready to Downsize?

St. Joseph Manor Assisted Living
Are your senior parents ready to downsize? Come learn practical information from real estate and transition specialists to ease the burden of helping your family through the moving process. A light lunch will be provided. This is a free event put on by the St. Joseph Manor Assisted Living, Caring Transitions of the Brazos Valley and Cheryl Free, Realtor with Re/Max Select. To RSVP, email laurenp@st-joseph.org or 979-821-7304.

Risa Meyer
rmeyer@caringtransitions.net
979-575-7756



The Paul James Band playing

Junction Dance Hall in Navasota, TX
Live music and dancing

Heather Sauve


The WWII Tank Experience

Museum of the American GI, College Station TX
Experience history inside WWII tanks with the Museum of the American G.I.! DISCOVER! Our experts will guide you as you explore all of the crew positions in US WWII light and medium tanks and tank destroyers.
RIDE! You will experience what it was like to operate these tanks in WWII! Before the day is over you will have ridden in both a light and medium tank as well as a tank destroyer.
SHOOT! You will be up close and personal as the tank’s main gun fires, and you will experience the thrill of firing a machine gun.
ENJOY! The WWII Tank Experience includes lunch and refreshments. Pictures and videos from your Experience will be posted on line for you to download, and each participant will receive a WWII Tank Experience T-Shirt.
THE TANK EXPERIENCE IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 21 PARTICIPANTS TO ENSURE THE BEST POSSIBLE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL

Leisha Mullins, 979 446-6888, mail at PO Box 9599 College Station, TX 77842, visit at 19124 Highway 6 South
College Station, Texas 77845



Tires, Tracks, and Tents

Museum of the American GI, College Station TX
Step back in time as you view an award winning display of operational military vehicles and artillery! Explore a vast collection spanning from WWII to the Vietnam era, featuring WWII cars, tanks, and half-tracks, Vietnam PBR and Cobra helicopter, and many more! Continue your walk as you explore narrated WWII living history camps. If you want to take some history home, check out the military market for items ranging from patches and medals, toys, uniforms, to vehicles.
Paint Ball Machine Gun! Kids Activities!
Historic Small Arms Weapons Displays at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:30!
Mini Battle Skirmishes at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30
Price: $10 Adults, $5 Kids, 5 and under Free

Leisha Mullins, 979 446-6888, mail: PO Box 9599 College Station TX, 77842, visit 19124 Highway 6 South
College Station, Texas 77845



Lest We Forget

Museum of the American GI, College Station TX
The Museum of the American GI proudly presents the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall, an 80% replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, November 12-15, 2015. Honoring the sacrifice of the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country and remembering all who have served from WWI to the present

Leisha Mullins, 979 446-6888, mail: PO Box 9599 College Station, TX 77842, visit: 19124 Highway 6 South
College Station, Texas 77845



Lampstand Health & Rehab Back to School Bash Celebration

2001 East 29th Street Bryan 77802
Join us for Lampstand Health And Rehab Back to School Bash Celebration: Bounce Houses, Kona Ice Snow Cones, Charity the Clown for Balloon Animals & Face Painting, Raffle drawing for gift cards, Pony Rides Trackless Train, food, drinks, games and Prizes.
It takes a whole community to ensure that our students get off to a safe and productive start. Free backpack and school supplies while supplies last!

Latisha Alexander (979)822-6033, (979)436-8664



Brazos County 4-H Cake Show

Aug 10, 2015 7pm

Brazos Center
Sponsored by the 4-H Adult Leaders Association to raise funds to support the 4-H program, a youth organization in Brazos County. Funds support 4-H'ers through Leadership Labs, Fashion Shows, Roundup Contests, Food Shows, etc… 4-Her's make cakes and they are sold in the auction beginning at 7pm. Anybody can purchase a cake.


Brazos County Extension Office-979-823-0129


Tech Farm DIY Workshop - Take control of you own website and learn how to manage and update it yourself

Bryan
This is an Open Tech Farm Workshop mainly focused on gaining control of your website being able to set up a Wordpress Website, Moving Hosts and Domain Control saves you money and time.
Have an objective: Examples, Adding Email Address(es), Learning to FTP, Admin Login and Users, How to Install a Theme to change the look of your website, Finding a good set of Plugins, Contact Form, Adding Images and Content to Pages and Posts, Creating Menu Items, other… Backing Up Website, Repairing, Upgrading, Social Media SEO, and anything you might want to accomplish.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-farm-diy-workshop-take-control-of-you-own-website-and-learn-how-to-manage-and-update-it-tickets-17643943510

Doug Watkins 512-696-5786


Tech Farm DIY Workshop - Take control of you own website and learn how to manage and update it yourself Technology Farm - Cultivating Technology Wednesday,

1010 Texas Ave Bryan Texas 77803 C&J BBQ
Tech Farm DIY Workshop - Take control of you own website and learn how to manage and update it yourself

Wednesday, August 5, and Saturday, August 8th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM C&J BBQ Bryan, Texas

This is an Open Tech Farm Workshop mainly focused on gaining control of your website being able to set up a Wordpress Website, Moving Hosts and Domain Control saves you money and time.
Have an objective: Examples, Adding Email Address(es), Learning to FTP, Admin Login and Users, How to Install a Theme to change the look of your website, Finding a good set of Plugins, Contact Form, Adding Images and Content to Pages and Posts, Creating Menu Items, other… Backing Up Website, Repairing, Upgrading, Social Media SEO, and anything you might want to accomplish.
The objective for each class is to have a deliverable of what you want to accomplish by the end of workshop. Advanced Task Workshop will be Scheduled as needed.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-farm-diy-workshop-take-control-of-you-own-website-and-learn-how-to-manage-and-update-it-tickets-17643149134

Doug Watkins 512-696-5786


One Day Basketball Tournament

Somerville High School Gym 626 9th St. Somerville, TX
One Day Basketball Tournament, Saturday, August 1, 2015. Somerville Church of God is committed to making our basketball tournament an enjoyable and competitive event. Entry Fee: $150.00 per team
Register via email: somerville.cog77879@yahoo.com
Registration & Entry Fee Deadline: July 17, 2015
Late Fee: Additional $25.00 after July 17, 2015 until July 20, 2015
Mail Payments to: Somerville Church of God P O Box 384 Somerville, Texas 77879
*****Make Checks, Money Order or Cashier Check Payable to Somerville Church Of God****
Game Guarantee: Two Game Elimination
Player Roster: Rosters must be submitted with Registration form.


Chris Brooks: 979-575-0871


Bryan National Major Girls Fuddruckers Profit Share

Fuddruckers College Station Texas
The Bryan National Major Girls Softball team are on their quest to the Little League World Series. They will host a profit share day at Fuddruckers. Come on out all day long and tell them you are there to support Bryan National. Fuddruckers will generously donate 15% of the sales to the team for their travel expenses.

Shanna Filburn, 979-219-1409, swfilburn@live.com


Cheers to Craft Beer

Bryan
Downtown Bryan will hold its first Cheers to Craft Beer event on July 25th, 2015 from 2-7pm. One Cheers to Craft Beer ticket includes a keepsake pint glass, a can of your favorite beer, a koozie, a map of all of the participating merchants in Downtown Bryan, and the opportunity to taste different beers at over 12 locations! You may also purchase advance cash tickets for $20 at participating Downtown locations. Please print your order confirmation and check-in at the Palace Theater on July 25 to receive your items. Check-in begins at 1:30pm.

Jessie Ayers
graphics@downtownbryan.com
979-822-4920



Friends of Bluebonnet Opry

Silver Wings Ballroom--4100 Hwy 105--Brenham, Texas
Classic country muisc performers will Abigale Taylor from Brenham, David Lewis from Bellville, Mark Dessens from Houston and the Opry House Band.

Eunice Drews
979-451-0816




Harvest Festival at Royalty Pecan Farms

Royalty Pecan Farms 10600 Hwy 21 E Caldwell, TX 77836
The annual Royalty Pecan Harvest Festival is a free public event that promotes local culture and agritourism. Visitors enjoy orchard tours, artists and gourmet food vendors, wine tasting, live entertainment, games, door prizes, and other family fun. The festival grounds are located behind our gift shop on a bluff overlooking 500 acres of lush pecan trees. Admission is free, but some vendors may require fees. Get details at RoyaltyPecans.com.

979-272-3904
Info@RoyaltyPecans.com



Southern Force 14U Softball Team Fundraiser

South College Station Chick-Fil-A 4431 State Highway 6
The Southern Force, a 14U Select Softball team has qualified for the ASA National Tournament in Salem, Virginia from July 26-Aug. 2. The team, which is composed of girls from Bryan, College Station, Franklin, Jewett, Milano and Rosebud, is holding a Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A to help raise funds to offset travel expenses.

Tim Schnettler
979-255-1987
bo.soxfan@verizon.net



July 4th Celebration

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station
Free outdoor family fun! The July 4th Celebration is a cooperative event, providing all day activities for the entire community. Children’s activities and displays, discounted museum admission, and a patriotic symphony performance by the BVSO presented by H-E-B, Wells Fargo, and Union Pacific will be topped off with a fireworks display. Come celebrate our nation's birthday in style with the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Perfect for family and friends spending the holiday together!

Nika Hancock
(979) 696-6100



First Friday Ft. Feeble Contenders, Pudge & Haley, Landon McGee, and Chandler Dunn

Bryan
General Admission is, as always, free! These premium options are an exclusive way to enjoy the concert.

The Feeble Contenders, a five piece rock band from Central Texas, are no strangers to the Alternative Rock Scene. Initially a solo act of frontman’s Joshua Sisco, the band came into their own with the addition of Alex Knoll and Marco Pisterzi in late 2011, with Nic Shields and Michael Martin following soon after. They released their first EP in 2013 entitled “Circles”, an album brooding with songs about family, substance abuse, and losing faith. The band is currently writing their first full length album “Frightening Youth” set to release in Fall 2015, and planning their first full US summer tour.

Pudge and Haley are local residents who both share a passion for music. While Haley enjoys singing, Pudge loves playing various instruments such as the guitar.The two paired up while in school at Texas A&M and began writing and creating songs. These Aggies have been producing music since March of 2014, and hope to share their passion for music with you.


106 S Main St


Craft Beer & Cocktail Tuesday

Bryan
Join us starting at 4:30pm with drinks served by Cody Schilling!


106 S Main St


Allie Schultz, "Collectively" Art Exhibit

Bryan
Allie Schultz is a photographer and cinematographer from College
Station, Texas. She is a recent graduate from the Savannah College of
Art and Design in Georgia where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts
in Film and Television. She also studied in Lacoste, France where she
shot the documentary Les Artistes des Lacoste, which went on to be an
Official Selection at the Szolnok International Film Festival in
Hungary. Allie also served as a camera intern on the critically
acclaimed series The Walking Dead. She will be attending graduate
school as a cinematography fellow at the American Film Institute
Conservatory in Los Angeles this fall.
View the exhibit online at: http://seadgallery.agxdev.com/2015/06/upcoming-exhibition-collectively-by-allie-schultz/



106 S Main St


Parlor Gallery Exhibit ft. John 13

Bryan
For First Friday, SEAD Gallery is opening an exhibit in the parlor gallery in partnership with Restoration Church Bryan. The exhibition, in an effort to promote the arts as well as local community, is an expression of faith, love, and service through the renderings of John 13. The exhibited collection includes a vast array of depictions of this important scripture by local artists and worshippers. We invite you to join us in viewing the art to spark an important dialogue about John 13 and to share your faith with others in the community in a setting outside of the church. The exhibition will open on Friday, July 3 at 2015 For First Friday in Downtown Bryan and will be on view until July 31, 2015.

216 W 26th St


Meet Allie Schultz, artist of Collectively

Bryan
SEAD Gallery will be open until 9pm on First Friday. We welcome in the community to view out most recent art exhibit "Collectively". Artist, Allie Schultz, will be in the gallery to talk about her photography, take pictures with guest, and much more.


216 W 26th St


Steaming On!

Bryan
Ages:10-14
This advanced, but not restricted to, class will continue to explore math, science and engineering principles in new ways. Student will also learn how these principles may be depicted in art. Each afternoon students will explore a math, science or engineering concept and then use an art activity to create a visual mode of that concept. Concepts covered will include symmetry, basic structures, crystallization, electrolysis, and more.
Register Online at: http://seadacademy.agxdev.com/product/steaming-on/

216 W 26th St


Bluegrass Sunday

Normangee and Flynn
10:30 worship with old-time singing and more
12:200 noon Lunch on the Grounds with Live Music, Food, and Fun

Normangee First United Methodist
(936) 396-3431



Old Fashioned July 4th in the Park

Heritage Park, 600 S Hutchins St, Bryan, TX 77803
Plan to attend the Brazos Heritage Society's 29th annual Independence Day celebration in Heritage Park at the corner of East 30th and Hutchins Streets in Bryan on Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

This free community event features patriotic activities for adults and children of all ages, including live music, a flag raising and toast, and a children’s parade.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All refreshments will be sold at the old-fashioned price of 50 cents. In addition, we have a number of exhibitor booths and a silent auction.

Come join us for an enjoyable, entertaining, and patriotic Independence Day celebration.
For additional information, contact Event Chair Randy Hilliard at 979-777-5670 or email us at brazos.heritage@gmail.com. You can also check out our website at brazosheritage.org or like our page on Facebook.


Randy Hilliard, 979-777-5670, brazos.heritage@gmail.com


The Gathering Church – “A Place of Grace”

Southwood Community Center - 1520 Rock Prairie Road
The Gathering Church – “A Place of Grace”
Would like to welcome you to their first service on July 12th at 3pm.
We are located at the
Southwood Community Center
1520 Rock Prairie Road, College Station, TX 77840
Bring a friend!


Anita Dorsey, 918-906-7082


Brazos Valley Roller Derby Car/Bike Wash

Jul 18, 2015 1pm-5pm

Arsenal Tattoo & Design 307 West 26th Street, Bryan, TX 77840
Is your car looking dirty and dingy? For a $5 donation, Brazos Valley Roller Derby would love to clean off those cobwebs. Bring your car or motorcycle to Arsenal Tattoo & Design for a bath your vehicle will never forget!

Soapsud slathering begins at 1pm and will continue until 5pm. While you wait, you can purchase some refreshments and enjoy the artwork. Plus, pick up some derby swag!

Donations start at $5 and with your support BVRD will be able to skate the track in some slick new uniforms.

Jessica Sorensen (210) 849-3521 brazosvalleyderbygirls@gmail.com