Fort Bend Theatre offers acting class
Fort Bend Theatre in Stafford is offering a winter acting class beginning in January.
According to a theater press release, the class will be offered Saturdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. for children ages 5-6 and from 9:30-11 a.m. for children ages 7-14.
The cost is $125 for children ages 5-6 and $200 for children ages 7-14. Advance registration is required.
The first session is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 and the class ends Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Fort Bend Theatre is at 2815 N. Main St., Stafford.
For more information, call 281-208-3333 or visit www.fortbendtheatre.com
Council awards residents for beautification
Rosenberg City Council recently awarded Rosenberg citizens with Landscape Awards.
According to a press release from city of Rosenberg, “Properties are selected for the monthly beautification awards by the city’s image committee, which works to develop community pride by promoting activities that improve Rosenberg’s image and positively influence public perception.”
First Presbyterian Church at 1400 Radio Lane, Art and Melissa Gonzales at 5111 Oakbriar Lane, Chad McCarty and Tiffany Buddin at 1028 Timber Lane, Victor and Dalila Perlera at 1202 Nanterre Court, and Jose and Maria Torres at 2321 Teresa Drive were recognized with landscape awards on behalf of the Rosenberg Image Committee.
For more information, call 832-595-3301 or visit www.https://www.ci.rosenberg.tx.us
Garden event scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5
The Saturday with the Master Gardeners, sponsored by Fort Bend Master Gardeners, will be held Saturday, Jan. 5 at Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Rosenberg.
The event will run from 9-11 a.m.
Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the four acres of Demonstration Gardens designed and maintained by the Fort Bend Master Gardeners, as well as speak with the Master Gardeners about the gardens.
The event will be held at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 1402 Band Road, Rosenberg.
For more information, call 281-341-7068 or visit www.fbmg.com
Concerto contest applications being accepted
Performing on stage with the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra is the highlight of winning the orchestra’s annual concerto competition according to previous winners, and FBSO is once again offering the dream gig.
Applications for FBSO’s 13th Annual Young Artist Concerto Competition are now available online and must be postmarked by Monday, Dec. 31.
The competition, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sherman Clay Piano in Houston, is open to Texas residents 18 and younger. Contestants must perform, from memory, one movement from a concerto or a work from the standard repertoire for solo instrument with orchestral accompaniment that lasts no longer than 12 minutes.
In addition to performing with FBSO at its February concert, the winner receives a $500 scholarship.
T.E. Harman Center posts extended hours
The T.E. Harman Center announced that extended hours of operation will begin Wednesday, Jan. 2.
According to a center release, the center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays to Thursdays, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.
The T.E. Harman Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land, opened earlier this year after renovations to the building that accommodate Sugar Land senior adult programs and activities, as well as other community activities. The renovations nearly doubled the space previously available to seniors, according to the release.
For more information, call 281-275-2893 or visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/parks_recreation/seniorcenter