To all the Mothers everywhere: Happy Mother’s Day.
The 60th annual Village Fair and Texas Musical festival will be wrapping up today so if you have not had a chance to get out there, please take some time to do so.
The air-conditioning system at the League City Historical Society’s Barn Museum on Kansas Avenue in the Historic District has failed.
Immediate replacement is necessary to protect the many artifacts housed in the museum and to avoid interruption of the ongoing activities in the building.
These activities include the Hands on History program, now in its 20th year, in the 1898 West Bay Common One Room School. This is an important part of our city’s history. You can help by making a donation to the League City Historical Society, P.O. Box 1642, League City, TX 77574 or by dropping off your donation at the Museum at 210 Kansas at Second Street. Your support is needed today. No amount is too small.
The city of League City invites residents to learn more about their municipal government and share their opinions at upcoming monthly meetings in their neighborhoods. City Manager Mark Rohr will be implementing the “City Hall in the Park” program starting this week. The informal monthly meetings are on the third Thursday of every month this summer, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and will feature updates by the city manager and others. A question-and-answer session will take place, which will allow residents to share ideas about the city and the community.
The meetings will be casual and will be in neighborhood parks, community clubhouses and other locations throughout League City.
“We hope to engage the community, create productive dialogues, solve community issues and build partnerships through this new program,” Rohr said.
The first City Hall in the Park will be held Thursday at Countryside Park, 100 Alderwood, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
The June June 19 event will be in League Park on Main Street. The July 17 event will be at the Hometown heroes park, 2105 Dickinson Ave. On Aug. 21, the event will be at the homeowners association clubhouse at Magnolia Creek, at 4751 League City Parkway.
There also will be opportunities for other neighborhoods to get involved. Visit www.leaguecity.com for future event dates and locations. Suggestion for future locations can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Butler Longhorn Museum is offering a special training class for all volunteers or members who would like to be qualified to conduct a tour through the Butler Longhorn Museum.
As the museum grows, so does the need for trained tour guides. At any given time, three or more tours could be going on simultaneously. So come and join Anita Butler as she shares her fascinating knowledge about the museum and our city’s history. Class will be on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 281-332-1393 to volunteer and reserve your spot.
Chris John Mallios, a longtime resident of League City, is writing
a series of occasional columns about the history of his hometown. He can be reached at email@example.com.