4 Things to do this weekend around Pearland, Friendswood, Nov. 5-6

The 11th annual iFest Live is set for Nov. 5.

The 11th annual iFest Live is set for Nov. 5.

Here are a few things to consider adding to your calendar this weekend in Pearland:

Nov. 5: UFC Gym Grand Opening


UFC Gym owner HaYoung Kim celebrates the grand opening of a 9,000-square-foot facility in Pearland. The day-long event features activities such as family kickboxing, mixed martial arts and a sparring session. The day concludes with a meet-and-greet with professional UFC fighter Rose Namajunas. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. UFC Gym, 8201 W. Broadway St., Pearland. 832-328-9414. www.ufcgym.com/pearland

Nov. 5: 5K Under the Stars


Shadow Creek Ranch Outdoors hosts a 5k run sponsored by Wipala Snacks. The event features the race, along with a 1k run for children. A bounce house will be available for children, as well. The event also includes live music, snacks and beer. 6:30 p.m. (race begins). $45 (age 21 and older), $35 (ages 20 and younger), $25 (children’s 1k race). 111814 N. Clearlake Loop, Pearland. www.facebook.com/shadowcreekranchoutdoors

Nov. 5: Kids Fish Fest


Through a partnership with Bass Pro Shops, the city of Pearland will host an outreach program for ages 3-16. Participants learn about fishing, conservation and respect for the environment. Poles are provided while supplies last or attendees can bring their own. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Bass Pro Shops - Pearland, 1000 Bass Pro Drive, Pearland. 281-412-8900. www.pearlandtx.gov


Worth the Trip:
Nov. 5: 11 annual iFest Live 2016


The international event celebrates diversity within the community with local organizations, performances, art, food and activities. Attendees can have their iFest Live passport stamped by visiting different represented countries. Area restaurants provide international cuisine for sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-275-2700. www.sugarlandtx.gov


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