FBISD State of Schools, plus 3 more events happening next week, Oct. 30-Nov.3

For those looking to get involved in their communities, local events are key opportunities for socializing, finding information, and discussing issues. Here are few events scheduled for this coming week:

Seniors’ Monster Mash
Oct. 31

Halloween revelers can socialize at the T.E. Harman Center while enjoying a live band, dancing, and dinner. Prizes will be given those with the best costumes. Ages 50 and up. 3:30-6 p.m. $10. 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land. 281-275-2893. www.sugarlandtx.gov

Afternoon with a bird expert
Nov. 1

Master naturalist Kristine Rivers will give an informational presentation on birding basics and the different birds found in the region. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask Rivers questions about best practices and more. 2-3 p.m. Free. Missouri City Tennis and Recreation Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.missouricitytx.gov

10th Annual State of the Schools
Nov. 1

Superintendent Charles Dupre of Fort Bend ISD will be one of three superintendents to give updates on the state of the school district. Attendees must register and pay online. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Texas Safari Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond. www.fortbendchamber.com

Parks board meeting
Nov. 2

Missouri City’s parks board is conducting its regular public meeting to discuss parks and recreation policy matters. Meeting packets will be available online 72 hours before the meeting. 7 p.m. 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. www.missouricitytx.gov

By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.