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DEC. 6: Connect with young professionals
Fort Bend Chamber Young Professionals hosts its annual CYP Ugly Sweater Holiday Party. 5 p.m. $15-$20. Veranda by The Johnson Development Corp., 23002 Henderson Row Drive, Richmond.
DEC. 7: Network during lunch
The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce hosts Jerome Love, CEO of LHS Realty and founder of Texas Black Expo, for its annual Sounds of the Season Holiday Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $35-$40. Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-566-2161. www.fortbendchamber.com
DEC. 7-8: Tour holiday-decorated homes
Child Advocates of Fort Bend showcases homes lavishly decorated for the holidays. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Candlelight tour is Dec. 7 from 6-9 p.m. $31. Various locations. 281-344-5108. www.cafb.org
DEC. 7-9: Take your family to the theater
Inspiration Stage performs “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer JR.” 3:30 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.) and 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.). $12-$25. 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land.
DEC. 8: Enjoy a moonlight movie night
First Colony Church of Christ hosts the Holiday Movie Under the Moon event featuring “Elf” at Sugar Land Town Square. Free (admission). 7-9 p.m. Sugar Land Town Square, 2700 Town Center Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-242-2000.
DEC. 12: Tap into your child’s creativity
Tots & Crafts is a free play and crafts event for children. 9 a.m. Free (admission). Missouri City Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.missouricitytx.gov
DEC.16: Go for a 30K run
The 2018 Fort Bend KIA 30K Run begins at Sugar Land Town Square and includes a three-loop course along Palm Royale Boulevard in Sweetwater. Participants must be 12 years old or older. 6:30 a.m. $40-$80. Sugar Land Town Square, 2700 Town Center, Sugar Land. 281-242-7700. www.slfinishlinesports.com
DEC. 29: Experience a new culture through music
The Iranian Culture Foundation-Houston is hosting Iranian singer Moein, who is known for his love songs, in Stafford. 8 p.m. $39-$250. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. 281-208-6900. Staffordcentre.com
Here is a list of places accepting toy donations in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area. The date included is the final day the organization is accepting toys this holiday season.
Dec. 10: Second Mile Christmas Toy Drive
1135 Hwy. 90A, Missouri City
Dec. 14: Marine Toys for Tots Foundation-Fort Bend County
List of drop-off locations: www.stafford-tx.toysfortots.org 281-891-3401
Dec. 15: Santa’s Exchange hosted by The Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Sugar Land Rotary, The Exchange Club of Fort Bend and Toys for Tots.
Drop-off locations: Fort Bend ISD schools, Lamar CISD schools, First Colony Mall Service Center, First Colony Self Storage at Lexington and Sweetwater Boulevard, and club meetings at Sweetwater Country Club. www.ecsl.org
Dec. 17: Child Advocates of Fort Bend
5403 Ave. N, Rosenberg www.cafb.org