Sale of fruit trees, genealogy workshop

The Cradle of Texas chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program presents a spring course for prospective trainees.

Or: In line

When: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Details: In-person tours are scheduled for Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, Brazos Bend State Park, Sea Center Texas and more.

Price: $150


Until July 10

The exhibition pays tribute to the WASPs of the Second World War

The Lone Star Flight Museum’s “Fly Girls of WWII” highlights the contributions of the 1,830 female Air Force pilots who served in the experimental training program.

Or: 11551 Aerospatiale Avenue.

When: 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Details: In November 1942, the first training class of 28 women arrived at Houston Municipal Airport to complete their primary, basic, and advanced training. Due to complications with weather and heavy air traffic, the WASP program was moved in February 1943 to Avenger Field in Sweetwater. After earning their Silver Wings, these Airmen were deployed to 120 bases across the United States. Thirty-eight women lost their lives in the line of duty, but it wasn’t until 1977 that the WASPs were granted veteran status. In 2010, they received the Congressional Gold Medal.

Price: $12 to $18


March 16, 23

The library introduces the basics of web design

Instructors at the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library guide newbie bloggers through the process of creating and maintaining a website.

Or: In line

When: 2:15 p.m.

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

Price: Free

Information: and

March 16

GRW Welcomes RNC Election Integrity Officer

Melissa Conway, State Director for Election Integrity with the Republican National Committee, speaks during the Republican Women’s March of Galveston luncheon at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort.

Or: 5400 Seawall Blvd, Galveston

When: 11:30 a.m.

Details: RSVP by March 13 to Tina Kirbie, or 713-504-0304.

Price: $25-$28


March 17-19

The Porte church to organize a garage sale

First United Methodist Church La Porte is planning a huge church-wide garage sale to benefit many missionary projects.

When from March 17 to 19

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 9601 W Fairmont Parkway, La Porte

Information: 281-478-4673

March 18

Library experts share genealogy tips

Amateur historians learn to use the free website at a Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library workshop.

Or: 16616 Diana Way.

When: 3:45 p.m.

Details: FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization. The instruction will cover web application and programs.

Price: Free

Information: 832-927-5420 or

March 18-20

Runners hit the trails at Seabrook

Presented by Running Alliance Sports, the Seabrook Lucky Trails event promises a distance event for every walker or runner, from 1K to 26.2 miles, at Rex Meador Park.

Or: 2100 Meyer Road

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday to 11:30 a.m. Sunday

Details: Events include two 5Ks, a quarter marathon, two half marathons and a four-man marathon relay. Proceeds are donated to The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, a non-profit organization that helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse.

Price: $15-$230


March 19-21

Fruit trees highlight the garden sale

Home horticulturists shop for citrus fruits, apples, peaches, pears, berries, figs and avocados suitable for the Gulf Coast region at the Harris County Master Gardeners’ Garden Sale friendship from Genoa.

Or: 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road

When: 9am-1pm

Details: Shoppers could order online from March 5-13 to pick up at the sale.

Price: Free

Information: and

March 20th

Space historian details moon rock mystery

Robert Pearlman, founder of the collectSPACE website, recounts his search for nearly 160 missing moon rocks during an adult education program at Congregation Shaar Hashalom.

Or: In line

When: 4 p.m.

Details: Working with a former NASA special agent, museum curators, students and space history buffs, Pearlman said he has tracked missing moon rocks to a myriad of unlikely places, from the firm from a dentist to a reality TV star’s home.

Price: Free

Information: Sandy,

March 21st

Nature Center Welcomes Community to Open House

Visitors tour a variety of planting exhibits—vegetables, roses, tropicals, and more—at Genoa Friendship Garden.

Or: 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road

When: 8h30-11h

Details: Master gardeners will be available to answer questions and offer advice. Plants can be purchased online or in person.

Price: Free


March 21st

The book club first criticizes Ferrante’s “Neapolitan novels”

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library Page Turners discuss “My Brilliant Friend” by novelist Elena Ferrante, about a lifelong friendship between two women.

Or: 16616 Diana Alley

When: Midday

Details: Registration is mandatory. Copies of the book are available behind the reference desk or can be requested online.

Price: Free


March 22

Houston Junior Forum presents shopping, social event

Shoppers browse gifts, home decor and accessories at the city’s first Houston Junior Forum market at the Bayou City Event Center.

Or: 9401 Knight Road

When: 10.30am-6pm

Details: Proceeds benefit a range of charities for children, young people, women and the elderly.

Price: $15 to $20.


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