BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

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

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!
July 1, 2015

The 2015 Games of Texas

The Bryan/College Station area will be hosting the return of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s Summer Games from July 30 through August 3. The Games of Texas is an Olympic-style competition for amateur athletes from across the state.
July 1, 2015

History in the Making: Texas A&M Forest Service

This year, the Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates a century of leadership in protecting and sustaining the state’s trees, forests and related natural resources.  The first efforts of a few forest patrolmen on horseback in East Texas have grown into today’s network of protection statewide.
June 30, 2015

Bush Library and Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University announced the continuation of Blue Star Museums.
June 30, 2015

Free July First Friday Concert

Grand Stafford Theater will welcome The Feeble Contenders, Pudge & Haley, Landon McGee, and Chandler Dunn for First Friday at Grand Stafford Theater on Friday, July 3, at 8pm
June 30, 2015

Public Reading of The Declaration of Independence

There will be a public reading of the Declaration of Independence at the entrance of the Brazos County Courthouse on Thursday, July 2, at 12:00pm.
June 30, 2015

Water Safety in Lakes and Pools

It is that time of the year when the temperatures are reaching 100+ degrees outside.  This is the best time to find a place to swim and cool down with the family or friends.  The Bryan Police Department wants you to be safe when you are out swimming or near the water. 
June 30, 2015

BVMNH Features New Exhibit

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will host the upcoming exhibition Lizards: Nature’s Living Art, on display from July 9 through October 24.
June 30, 2015

Register for Hog Splash

Hog Splash, the Brazos Valley's mud-filled, hog-wild fundraiser benefiting the Hospice Brazos Valley, is open for registration.