November 15, 2016 | fort bend county | pet adoption

Newmark Homes is not only helping Houston-area residents settle into their perfect homes, but also helping pets with Fort Bend County Animal Services find "furr-ever" homes.

Representatives from animal services are bringing adoptable pets to Newmark model homes during several special events, plus the builder is donating $250 to the organization for each visit.

September 14, 2016 |

Riverstone will celebrate 15 years as one of Texas’ top-selling communities with a barbecue birthday bash from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.

The community will mark the occasion with free barbecue, live music and family fun at The Club at Riverstone, 18353 University Boulevard. The 15th Birthday Celebration is free and open to the public.

September 8, 2016 |

Master-planned Riverstone is demonstrating why there is no place like home during its 15th Anniversary Celebration where visitors can tour fully decorated model homes and win the ultimate staycation in October.

During the month-long event, the doors will be open to 19 community model homes, including several priced at more than $1 million. While visiting models, the public can register to win a staycation package that bundles $2,000 worth of personal chef services, $1,000 toward housekeeping, a $500 spa gift certificate and a $1,500 shopping spree.

September 7, 2016 |

The creatively-minded can now go where no person has gone before when it comes to decorating scarecrows with registration now open for the 2016 Fulshear Scarecrow Festival, slated for Oct. 15.

August 15, 2016 |

Bargains of every shape and size await thrifty shoppers in Woodforest, as the master-planned community is hosting its annual fall garage sale Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26 and 27.

More than 100 residents are expected to participate in the community-wide event, open 8 a.m. to noon each day. Sales will be held at individual homes throughout Woodforest. Maps of participating homes will be available at the Homefinder Lodge, 101 Elk Trace Parkway.

August 11, 2016 |

Registration is now open for the second annual Texas Sienna 10, slated for April 29, 2017, in Sienna Plantation.

June 23, 2016 |

Old Glory and the birth of America will be commemorated with fun and fireworks at the Cross Creek Ranch Stars and Stripes Celebration Saturday, July 2.


The free, annual event takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. on the big hill at 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane with a variety of festive activities including a dunking booth, a pie-eating contest, face painting, a bounce house and more. Houston favorites The Grateful Geezers will rock the party with renditions of blues, R & B, rock and jazz tunes. The celebration is open to the public.


May 17, 2016 | Woodforest

It was a record-breaking year for the 2016 Angel Run in Woodforest, as approximately 350 competitors raised nearly $13,000 for local scholarships.

The commemorative fundraiser has attracted roughly 300-500 racers each year since its inception in 2012. Including this year, the race has raised more than $30,000 for scholarships in Montgomery County.

May 16, 2016 | ft bend | Reggio-Emilia

Kids can explore music, science and art at a series of unique, educational summer programs hosted by the WIDE School.

The Fort Bend Reggio-Emilia inspired pre-school and elementary school, in partnership with Yellow House Ateller art classes, will offer four programs beginning June 20. Parents and children can choose from private DJ classes to group art and science sessions designed to nurture a life-long love of learning.