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Virtual conference explores equity in classrooms

Virtual conference explores equity in classrooms

Feb. 14-28

The Galveston College theater department presents Valentine’s Day episodes from two of the most popular radio programs of the 1940s — “The Thin Man” and “My Favorite Husband” — during its virtual “Vintage Radio Hour.”

Where: Online

When: On demand

Details: Company members include Walker Albert, Dorion Alcantar, Eva Arita, Elijah Barrie, Daniel Bourque, Alyssa Gudz and Benji Wright Shelton. Audiences can tune in at https://vimeo.com/669954566/a4fe953112. The password is GCSPRING22.

Price: Free

Info: Liz Lacy, llacy@gc.edu

Through May 21

Naturalist class meets Thursdays

The Texas Master Naturalist Program’s Cradle of Texas Chapter presents a spring course for prospective interns.

Where: Online

When: 6-9 pm

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

Price: $150


Through July 10

Exhibit honors WASPs of WWII

Lone Star Flight Museum’s “Fly Girls of WWII” highlights the contributions of the 1,830 Women Airforce Service Pilots who served in the experimental training program.

Where: 11551 Aerospace Ave.

When: 10 am-5 pm Tuesday through Saturday; noon-5 pm 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, these aviators were wings 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 WASPs were granted veteran status. In 2010, they received the Congressional Gold Medal.

Price: $12-$18


Feb. 16

Intro to Judaism meets virtually

Congregation Shaar Hashalom Rabbi Stuart Federow leads a discussion of Jewish beliefs regarding God, the nature of man, life, death, sin, sacrifice and more during a weekly All About Judaism class.

Where: Online

When: 7:30-9 pm

Details: Open to the public, the class is required for those who wish to convert to Judaism at Shaar Hashalom.

Price: $72


ACC nursing program hosts accreditation site review

Community members share comments about Alvin Community College’s associate nursing degree program with a team from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Where: Science/Health Science building, 3310 Mustang Road, Alvin

When: 3 pm

Details: Written comments may be submitted to Dr. Marsal Stoll, CEO of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326. Comments also may be emailed to mstoll@acenursing.org.

Price: Free

Info: 281-756-5630 or www.alvincollege.edu/ADN

Feb. 16, 23

Library presents web design basics

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library instructors guide beginning bloggers through the process of creating and managing a WordPress.com website.

Where: Online

When: 2:15 pm

Details: During the second class, the instructor will answer students’ questions about their websites. Participants must have access to an email address. Registration is required.

Price: Free

www.hcpl.net/events/53442 and www.hcpl.net/events/53444

Feb. 17

Chamber tees off

Organizers promise to let the good times and golf balls roll during the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Mardi Gras tournament at Magnolia Creek Golf Club.

Where: 1501 Bay Area Blvd.

When: 10 am-7 pm

Details: “This long-held chamber tradition is back, and you won’t want to miss such a phenomenal and competitive event,” CEO and President Dewan Clayborn said. “Get your team ready and bring all your competitive spirit as we gear up for your chamber’s golf tournament.”

Price: $650


Feb. 18

conference explores equity in classrooms

Educators share best practices for student success during “Diversity and Inclusion: Engaging a New Generation of Learners,” Alvin Community College’s sixth annual Across the Curriculum Conference.

Where: Online

When: 8 am-3 pm

Details: Topics include multicultural education in the criminal justice system, demographic change in Texas, success in a post-pandemic collegiate setting and more.

Price: Free

www.alvincollege.edu/Across-the-Curriculum or 281-756-3715

Library experts share genealogy tips

Amateur historians learn how to use the free website www.familysearch.org during a Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library workshop.

Where: 16616 Diana Lane

When: 3:45 pm

Details: FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization. Instruction will cover the app and web-based programs.

Price: Free


Feb. 19

Candidate for state senate speaking at prayer breakfast

Dr. Robin Armstrong shares a “Message From the Heart” during the January Friendswood Community Prayer Breakfast.

Where: Friendswood United Methodist Church, 110 N. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood

When: 7:30-9 am

Details: Armstrong owns Armstrong Medical Group in Webster and serves as Texas’ Republican National Committeeman. He also has entered the race for the GOP nomination for state senator representing District 11, which encompasses Galveston County and part of Brazoria and Chambers counties.

Price: $5

Info: RSVP to Byron and Carol Fulk, 713-408-4785.

Feb. 19-21

Home horticulturists prep for juicy summer at plant sale

Shoppers browse tomato varieties suitable for the Gulf Coast region during a Harris County Master Gardeners plant sale at Genoa Friendship Garden.

Where: 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road

When: 9 am-1 pm

Details: Shoppers also can order online for pickup at the sale.

Price: Free


Feb. 21

Nature center welcomes community for open house

Visitors tour a variety of planting exhibits — vegetable, rose, tropical and more — during Harris County Master Gardeners’ February open garden day.

Where: 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road

When: 8:30-11 am

Details: Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions and offer advice.

Price: Free


Book club reviews contemporary tale of American Dream

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library’s Page Turners discuss Imbolo Mbue’s “Behold the Dreamers” during their February meeting.

Where: 16616 Diana Lane

When: Noon

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

Price: Free


Singles connect twice monthly

New Directions, a singles group for adults over 55, meets the first and third Monday of each month at Webster Presbyterian Church.

Where: 201 W. NASA Parkway

When: 6 pm

Details: A potluck dinner and group activities are planned.

Price: Free.

Info: Grant, 281-814-4750.

Feb. 22

Retired school employees to meet

Pasadena Area Retired School Employees, will gather for an “in person” meeting

Where: Asbury United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 5354 Space Center Blvd., Pasadena

When: 9:30 am

Details: If you are recently retired from any of the surrounding school districts, please consider attending our meeting. All are welcomed.

Info: Message laparker7881@gmail.com



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