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Chill Fest

Penberthy Intramural Field #11, College Station TX
Chill Fest 2015, hosted by With Purpose: College Station, will be a winter festival for families and students in the BCS area. All proceeds from the event will benefit childhood cancer research. Activities will include a bounce house, food, a 7v7 flag football tournament, field games, dodgeball, kids' crafts, and more. Don't miss out on this fun opportunity to join the fight against childhood cancer!

Courtney McIlvoy

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Houston-2016

Midtown Houston (San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street) Houston, TX 77004
The MLK Grande Is One Of The Largest Single Day Multicultural Events In The U.S. That Commemorate The MLK National Holiday Observance. The Parade Will Be Held On January 18, 2016 In Houston's Midtown Originating On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 10A (CST). To Learn More Visit Or Call 713-953-1633

Charles Stamps


Lincoln Recreation Center 1000 Eleanor Street. College Station, TX 77840
The Lincoln Recreation Center will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 25 from 1-3 p.m. This free event will include food, face painting, jupiter jumps, coloring, live entertainment and more! The egg hunt is open to all children ages 10 and under.
Co-Sponsored by Pi Omicron Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. For more information, contact the Lincoln Recreation Center at 979.764.3779.

College Station Parks & Recreation

Storytelling for the Whole Family

Brazos Valley African American Museum 500 East Pruitt Street Bryan, Texas
Eldrena Douma is a professional, Native American storyteller, author and workshop presenter. Her experience as a storyteller began in her youth, on the Laguna and Hopi tribal lands, while listening to family and historical stories. Favorite stories include those of her Tewa-Hopi great grandmother and her impact on the pueblo pottery world. Eldrena travels throughout the United States telling stories from her childhood and the life-long values she learned through those stories shared by her relatives.

Stories help to make us who we are!

Please RSVP to the Museum if you and your family would like to attend so there will be a space for you. Phone: 979-775-3961 or


Texas State Railroad-Palestine Depot, US HWY 84 E, Park Road 70, Palestine, TX
Departing the Palestine Depot

Tickets available now!

All Aboard! THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride comes to life at the Texas State Railroad.

For further information call 903-683-3451 or visit Also note that Google Map inserts do not place the railroad in the correct location.

Janet Gregg - 903-683-3093

Repticon Houston Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

7902 Fairmont Parkway Pasadena, TX 77507
Repticon Houston is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!

Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am)
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free
Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets

Repticon Staff, (863) 268-4273

Texas Birthday Bash

Mar 1, 2013 - Mar 2, 2013 March 1st 5:30 - 11 PM, March 2nd 10 AM - 11 PM

Downtown Navasota
This is a completely FREE event. Friday there will be concerts featuring artists such as Bart Crow and Granger Smith. Saturday there will be free family fun activities such as pony rides, a petting zoo, and an old west shootout. Concerts Saturday will feature artists such as Cory Morrow and Aaron Watson.

Tiffany Abel

St. Joseph Halloween Carnival

Oct 28, 2012 11 AM - 4 PM

Brazos Center, Bryan, Tx
Join us for A FUN event for the whole family.
Goblin burgers, hotdogs, nachos, popcorn.
Games, fish pond, cookie monster, duck pond, putt putt golf, pumpkin toss, pumpkin shoot, goldfish toss, ring a drink, pin the tail on the cat, four different joy jumps, Trunk R Treat, Silent Auction, Goblin Bake sale, Animal wheel,face painting, kiddie train, decorate your cookie, cupcake wheel, photo booth, kiddie land and Costume contest for infants through 12 years old.
You may purchase your family pack ahead of time by calling the Eagle's Nest at 979-822-6236.

St. Joseph Eagle's Nest
979-822-6236 or 979-779-0861

Free family movie

Jul 29, 2012 1:45 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Join us for a free family film. Call the library to find out what we will be showing.

Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416

Piccadilly Circus

Sep 21, 2012 4:30PM and 7:30PM

Brazos County Expo Complex
PICCADILLY CIRCUS has everything you’d expect to see at a Circus. PICCADILLY CIRCUS celebrates 25 years entertaining families throughout North America and “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” You’ll see the ‘Elephant Extravaganza’, an elephant stands on one foot; ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ a hilariously wild pack of sheep dogs; ‘My Little Pony On Parade’ an outstanding display of the colors of the rainbow, in pony vision; the ‘ White Tiger Spectacular; crazy comedy with circus clowns, even a 1923 Model T with a mind of its own; daring acrobats; cirque artists and much much more! Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun at PICCADILLY CIRCUS.
Special "Buy One Get One Free" adult tickets are available on-line at (limited time offer!!)
See site for details and ticket pricing.
Where: Brazos Co Expo Complex 5827 Leonard Drive Bryan, TX 77807
When: Friday September 21st at 4:30 & 7:30


Family Board Games

Jul 7, 2012 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Come to the library this Saturday afternoon to play games. Chess, checkers, cards, and several board games available. All ages welcome.

Reference Desk
(979) 764-3416

1st Annual Bonding Over Basketball Clinic

Jun 30, 2012 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Bryan High School Gym
This one day clinic will focus on building male relationships across generations through basketball, both on and off the court. We are asking that each child that wants to attend the camp bring an adult male. This male can be a father, grandfather, uncle, church member, neighbor, or any male that is willing to support that child’s interest in basketball.

For questions contact:
Coach Chris Jones
Work: (979) 209-2563

Family Movie

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Watch a recent movie based on a book; call to find out which one. Get a free ticket at the Youth Services desk; available 30 minutes before the movie starts.

Bobbee, (979) 209-5616