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Jan. 8-Feb. 6: Learn to paint
Heather Roy teaches a 5-week acrylic painting class from Jan. 8-Feb. 5. Painters of all skill levels are welcome, and supplies are provided. 9-11 a.m. $75 (per 5-week session). Rec & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.missouricitytx.gov
Jan. 19-20: Discover new home and garden finds
The Sugar Land Home & Garden Show hosts over 200 vendors. Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Adults $10, seniors $9, children 12 years old and younger free. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. 713-589-5070. www.sugarlandhomeandgarden.com
Jan. 22: See the city of Sugar Land in action
Learn more about how the city operates at the regular City Council meeting. Agendas are posted a few days before the meeting. 5:30 p.m. Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, Sugar Land. 281-275-2700.
Jan. 25: Enjoy a local gala
The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2019 Fort Bend Chamber Chairman’s Gala. This year’s theme is interGALActic, and costumes are encouraged. 6 p.m.-midnight. $100 (for individual tickets). Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond. 281-566-2161.
Jan. 27: Relive music from the ’90s
See Toni Braxton, known for hits like “Un-Break My Heart,” “You’re Makin’ Me High,” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” perform live with special guest SWV. 8 p.m. $69-$215. Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-207-6278.
Feb. 14: Eat for a good cause
Hope For Three hosts the “For the Kids We Love” Autism Awareness Luncheon to celebrate advocates, caregivers and others who champion the organization. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $50. Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond. 281-245-0640. www.hopeforthree.org/events