UPDATED: Music and beer fest, Memorial Day celebrations and more: 18 events in Pearland and Friendswood in May and June

May 25: Listen to music

May 25: Listen to music

Here are events in Pearland and Friendswood from May 17 to June 13.

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May 18: Enjoy a music and craft beer festival in Pearland
Music to my Beers Fest is the first music and craft beer festival highlighting independent breweries. The event will feature $5 beer tickets, live music and food trucks. Hosts include BAKFISH Brewing Co., Pearland Town Center, Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau and Pearland House Concerts.
2-9 p.m. Free.
11200 Broadway St., Pearland.

May 20: Bring your children to a reading event
Le Papillon Children’s Boutique hosts a local celebrity reading a book aloud to children in the store weekly. Friends and family welcome. Snacks will be served after the event.
10:30-11:30 a.m. Free.
8325 Broadway St., Ste. 240, Pearland.

May 20: Develop your leadership skills with toastmasters
The Mid-Pearland Toastmasters meets Mondays at the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. The group sharpens communication skills.
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Free to guests.

May 24 through June 14: Listen to Live music
Concerts in the Park offers a live band every Friday night in May and June at Southdown Park. Vendors will sell food. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Pets must be leashed.
Free. 7-9 p.m.
2150 Country Place Parkway, Pearland.

May 24 through June 14: Enjoy a concert
The Slags will play pop, rock and dance tunes as part of the 2019 Mitch and Artha Wright Concerts in the Park. The city hosts a concert every Friday in May and June. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments to the Stevenson Park Gazebo.
7-9 p.m. Free. 1100 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

May 25: Listen to music
Pearland House Concerts is featuring Mary Sarah at its May charity concert. The ticket price includes dinner.
6-10 p.m. $25-$100.
2845 Westchester Circle, Pearland.

May 26: Honor military at Memorial Day Celebration
South Park Funeral Home will have a Memorial Day service to honor deceased military service members. Food will be served. Those who have a loved one who is a deceased veteran can call the funeral home to have them recognized during the ceremony.
10-11 a.m. Free.

May 27: Honor veterans on Memorial Day
The city of Friendswood’s annual celebration will include patriotic performances from local musical artists, a guest speaker and participation from the mayor and City Council at the Veterans Memorial adjacent to City Hall. All area veterans, active troops and their families are honored. Please bring your own lawn chairs.
10 a.m. Free. 910 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

May 29: Browse through health fair for veterans
The Star Veterans Expo & Health Fair brings resources and education to veterans, their families and caregivers to help meet needs. The event at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7109 aims to help seniors make informed decisions.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.
4202 W. Walnut St., Pearland.

May 30, June 6: Prepare for hurricanes
An official from the Friendswood Office of Emergency Management will explain the city’s hurricane plan and what residents can do before and after one to weather the storm. The official will also answer questions at the Friendswood Public Library event.
6:30 p.m. Free.
416 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

June 1: Shop Local
At the Friendswood Farmers Market, patrons can shop for produce, handmade products and gourmet foods.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.
1100 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

June 7: Celebrate the end of the school year
The School’s Out for Summer Concert will feature family-friendly bands, face painting, food trucks, amusement rides, raffle prizes and an announcement of the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Photo Contest winners. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, refreshments, dinner and snacks to Stevenson Park Gazebo.
7-9 p.m. Free.
1100 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

June 7: Meet new and old friends at chamber event
The Pearland Chamber of Commerce is hosting First Fridays Networking at The Commerce Center. All community business professionals are invited to the event with speed networking, livestream business introductions, light snacks and beverages.
2-4 p.m. Free.
6117 Broadway St., Pearland.

June 8: Shop local at the farmers market
The Pearland Farmer’s Market is hosted by Pearland Town Center on the second Saturday of the month. Vendors sell flowers, handmade soaps and lotions, fresh vegetables, freshly baked goods, candy and honey.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.
11200 Broadway St., Pearland.

June 11: Try your hand at a library game night
Various games will be available at the Pearland Westside Library’s Family Game Night, but organizers encourage players to bring their own card, board and video games for an evening of fun.
7-8:30 p.m. Free.
2803 Business Center Drive, Ste. 101, Pearland.

June 12: Learn to deal with stormwater naturally
“Managing our Stormwater from Gutter to Stream” is a workshop on nature-based techniques to clean and conserve stormwater for both people and wildlife. Texas A&M Agrilife Extension staff members will discuss real-life uses of green infrastructure at the John Hargrove Environmental Complex. Green infrastructure uses living landscape features such as slightly bowl-shaped flower gardens to collect rainwater.
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free.
5800 Magnolia St., Pearland.

June 13: Eat barbecue to support Friendswood seniors
The Friendswood Senior Citizen Program is having a barbecue dinner to raise funds for events and programs serving adults 50 and older. Brisket, potato salad, beans, bread and dessert will be available at the Friendswood Activity Building.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $8-$10.
416 Morningside Drive.

June 13: Join business women for a networking lunch
The South East Express Network of American Business Women’s Association meets every second Thursday of the month. The group networks and hears about an enriching topic over lunch at Spring Creek Barbeque.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $20.
9005 Broadway St., Pearland.


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