TO-DO LIST: Events to attend in Sugar Land and Missouri City in August

The annual back-to-school Skate Jam includes free pizza, drinks, music, entertainment and raffle prizes

The annual back-to-school Skate Jam includes free pizza, drinks, music, entertainment and raffle prizes

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Aug. 10-12: Watch a local play
"Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical” comes to Sugar Land. 7:30 p.m. (Aug. 10), 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Aug. 11), 3:30 p.m. (Aug. 12). $15-$30. Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land. 713-302-5329. www.inspirationstage.com





Aug. 12: Shop global vendors
ZN Fashions hosts another Eid Ul-Adha Exhibition after a successful event on June 10. The event includes vendors from around the U.S., Pakistan and India. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Noah’s Event Venue, 16555 Creek Bend Drive, Sugar Land. 630-776-9407. www.facebook.com/znfashions






Aug. 17: Attend a back-to-school skate party
The annual back-to-school Skate Jam includes free pizza, drinks, music, entertainment and raffle prizes. 5-8 p.m. Free. City Park, 225 Seventh Street,
Sugar Land. 281-275-2885. www.sugarlandtx.gov





Aug. 18: Take your children to a painting competition
The Swami Dayanand Educational Foundation hosts an on-the-spot painting competition for children ages 3-13.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. $10. Telfair Central Hall, 121 Telfair Central Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-980-0325. www.swamidayanand.org






Aug. 18: Gain autism resources
The Helping Our Parents Excel Autism Resource Fair takes place at Memorial Hermann in Sugar Land with providers, therapists, nutritionists and other professionals. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 17500 West Grand Parkway, Sugar Land.
281-245-0640. www.hopeforthree.org





Aug. 18: See the Sugar Land Superstar finale
The singing competition comes to a close as the 13th annual Sugar Land Superstar judges prepare to name one winner. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square Plaza, 2277 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-276-6000.
www.sugarlandtownsquare.com   





Aug. 25: Recognize Hurricane Harvey recovery
Fort Bend Recovers…with Creativity hosts The Harvey Experience: One Year Later, an event marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. Noon-2 p.m. Free. Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land. 281-240-4487. www.fortbendrecovers.org





Constellation Field
1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land
Home of the Sugar Land Skeeters
281-240-4487
www.sugarlandskeeters.com
Tickets cost $8 and up.

  • August 10: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots,
    Fireworks Friday

  • August 11: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots, Tracy
    McGrady Bobblehead Giveaway

  • August 12: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots,
    Football Night and Skeeters Football
    Giveaway

  • August 13: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots,
    Margarita & Dollar Dog Monday/
    Military Monday

  • August 14: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots, Two
    for Tuesday

  • August 15 Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots,
    Kids in Free Wednesday

  • August 16: Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots,
    Thirsty Thursday

  • August 24: Skeeters vs. New Britain Bees,
    Houston Community College Night, Fireworks Friday

  • August 25: Skeeters vs. New Britain Bees, Jack
    Ingram Post-Game Concert.

  • August 26: Skeeters vs. New Britain Bees,
    Sunday Funday

  • August 28: Skeeters vs. Southern Maryland
    Blue Crabs, Two for Tuesday

  • August 29: Skeeters vs. Southern Maryland
    Blue Crabs, Kids in Free Wednesday

  • August 30: Skeeters vs. Southern
    Maryland Blue Crabs, Thirsty Thursday

  • August 31: Skeeters vs. Lancaster
    Barnstormers, Fireworks Friday

  • September 1: Skeeters vs. Lancaster
    Barnstormers, Team Card Set Giveaway

  • September 2: Skeeters vs. Lancaster Barnstormers,
    Sunday Funday

  • September 11: Skeeters vs. Long Island Ducks,
    Two for Tuesday






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