As April comes to an end, the weather forecast looks sunny and clear for most of the week. Here's what's going on around Pearland and Friendswood April 30-May 4.

Local elections

  • Tuesday is the last day to cast an early ballot in local city and county elections. Election Day is May 5. Find more local election-related information at

City and county

  • Pearland City Council will have a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to review proposals for the 2019 bond program. The goal of this meeting will be to finalize a priority list of contracts to move forward to the engineering stage for design and cost estimates. The current list includes road improvements, parks and trails projects and a library building for Shadow Creek Ranch.

  • Friendswood's Community and Economic Development Committee will meet at 3:30 Wednesday in the second floor conference room of city hall, 910 S. Friendswood Drive.


Business updates

Community calendar

  • The sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies ends at midnight on Monday. Another date to remember: Hurricane season begins June 1.

  • The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Pearland Chamber of Commerce will host the Pearland Travel Rally Block Party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway Street.  The free event, which include local food trucks Space City Spudz and Nacho Nachos, will provide information about the hospitality and tourism industry in Pearland.