Winterfest, house concert, transportation meeting: 7 things to do in Pearland, Friendswood in January-February 2019

Keep Pearland Beautiful is organizing a community clean-up on Feb. 16.

Keep Pearland Beautiful is organizing a community clean-up on Feb. 16.

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See Dawson High School production of ‘Cinderella’

Jan. 24-26, 31, and Feb. 1-2
The Ovation Theatre will present Rogers and Hammerstein’s musical “Cinderella.” 7 p.m. $7 (seniors and students), $10 (general admission), $12 (reserved seats). 2050 Cullen Blvd., Pearland.

Learn about potential transportation projects

Jan. 24
Community members are invited to weigh in on proposed projects to be included in the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s 2045 Regional Transportation Plan. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Friendswood City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Drive. 713-993-2437.

Check out a house concert 

Jan. 26
Pearland House Concerts is hosting The Wildeyes Band. The event includes dinner and is BYOB. Ticket proceeds benefit a preselected charity or nonprofit organization. 6-9 p.m. $30 (individual ticket); $100 (four-pack). 2845 Westchester Circle, Pearland. 713-703-5413.

Pick up some new trees
for free in Pearland

Jan. 26
Keep Pearland Beautiful is giving away two trees per Pearland household as part of its Arbor Day Tree Giveaway. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Stella Roberts Recycling Center, 5800 Magnolia St., Pearland. 281-489-2795.

Tube down a hill of snow

Jan. 26
This year’s Winterfest will have snow tubing hills, rides, food, games, live entertainment, inflatables, rock climbing and a petting zoo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium, 4141 Bailey Road, Pearland. 281-412-8900.

Bunco and a fashion show

Feb. 10
The Women in Leadership Society will host Bunco Couture, benefiting single women and their children in Brazoria County. The event includes a silent auction, raffle, lunch and a game of bunco. 1-4:30 p.m. $35 (before Jan. 31), $50 (after). 2320 Hatfield Road, Pearland.

Team up to clean up

Feb. 16
Keep Pearland Beautiful is hosting a community-wide litter cleanup from 7:30-9 a.m. and a cigarette butt cleanup from noon-3 p.m. The community-wide cleanup is all over Pearland and the cigarette cleanup will focus on intersections. 281-489-2795.



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