BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

July 7, 2015
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African American Genealogy Workshop

African Americans interested in learning more about their history and personal lineage are invited to attend a genealogy workshop at Star of the Republic Museum located at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site.
July 7, 2015
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Brazilian Band to Perform Locally

Grand Stafford Theater will present the upcoming show by world famous Brazilian family band Choro das 3 on July 9 at 8pm.
July 7, 2015
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Women’s Health: The Mammogram Event

Health For All, in partnership with The Rose Mobile Mammography Program and Pink Alliance, will be providing onsite mammograms at the Health For All Clinic.
July 7, 2015

The Return of the Bees

The bees are back at Brazos Museum of Natural History!
July 7, 2015
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“Wish Upon a Butterfly”

Butterflies will fill the skies Saturday, July 25. “Wish Upon a Butterfly” at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will feature a series of public events building up to a coordinated release of live, winged symbols: signature icons of transformation, hope and awe. 
July 7, 2015

RSVP: Community Impact Awards Luncheon

The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce and Title Sponsor Texas A&M University Procurement  Services will host the 13th annual Community Impact Awards luncheon on Tuesday, July 28. The luncheon will honor historically underutilized businesses in the community.
July 6, 2015

5th Annual Pride Picnic

The Pride Community Center will host their 5th Annual Pride Picnic on Saturday, July 11, from 6-8p.m. at Brian Bachmann Community Park. The event is free, family friendly, and open to everyone.
July 6, 2015

Voices For Children Clothing Drive

Voices For Children has launched their 4th Annual Skirting the Issue: Outfitting our Youth for Excellence Clothing Drive. The drive benefits youth who have been remove from their homes and placed in foster care due to abuse or neglect.
July 1, 2015

Summer Science Experiments

According to the National Summer Learning Association, students can experience educational losses in the summer. Most students lose roughly two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills, score lower on standardized tests, and lose more than two months in reading achievement.
July 1, 2015

Summer Recipes With a Twist

You’re lying out by the pool and you need something to quench your thirst. Maybe you have family coming in town for the upcoming holiday weekend. It’s possible you are just sitting on the patio with a good book. No matter the situation, here are some great recipes to shake up your summer.
July 1, 2015
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Ronald McDonald House: Children’s Health

By the end of 2015, St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan will be the first hospital in the Brazos Valley to have a Ronald McDonald Family Room located inside the facility.
July 1, 2015

Read to Feed Read-A-Thon

The Read to Feed: Read-a-thon will run from June 15 to August 15. Kids are asked to keep a log of the books they read and ask for friends and family to support their reading efforts by pledging money on a sponsor form.
July 1, 2015

Tactical Laser Tag: Aggieland War Games

Andrew Dessler and his wife, Susan, opened Aggieland War Games with the intent of creating an environment that was safe, family-friendly, and more realistic than typical laser tag. The goal of tactical laser tag isn’t always total domination. Instead, teams must work together to complete different missions during their hour of gameplay.

July 1, 2015

Creating Comfort: Summer DIY Project

Attempting to decorate a house on a budget can be stressful, but there are many cost efficient ways to personally decorate, craft, and design your own home décor. Among the many popular DIY ideas, wood pallets have become the go-to craft for any room, style, and person.
July 1, 2015

Moonlight Movie Series

July is National Parks and Recreation Month and The Bryan Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating with family activities all month long, including their annual Moonlight Movie Series!