TO-DO LIST: 6 events this April in Pearland, Friendswood, League City

The Sanctuary Foster Care Services is holding a fundraiser with a magician performance. (Courtesy Joel Maisonet)
The Sanctuary Foster Care Services is holding a fundraiser with a magician performance. (Courtesy Joel Maisonet)

The Sanctuary Foster Care Services is holding a fundraiser with a magician performance. (Courtesy Joel Maisonet)

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Lisa Morales will perform at Pearland House Concerts. (Courtesy Pearland House Concerts)
This month's to-do list includes six local events in Pearland, Friendswood and League City.

April 9-24: Daddy daughter dance

Fathers and daughters will have four chances to dress up and dance the night away in April. Each “Enchanted Gardens”-themed evening will include a sit-down dinner, music, goodie bags and professional portraits for a separate fee. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $27.50 (resident), $41.25 (nonresident). Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City. www.leaguecity.com/civicalerts.aspx?AID=2954

April 10: Pearland Parkway pop-up market

This inaugural outdoor market will showcase over 20 local vendors and crafters specializing in food, health and wellness, art, gifts and more as well as featuring music and door prizes. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. CycleBar Pearland, 2920 Province Village Drive, Pearland. 832-661-1668. www.eventbrite.com/e/pearland-parkway-pop-up-market-tickets-145140277477


April 10: Friendswood Spring Sparkle

Friendswood residents can bring electronics, appliances, tree limbs, grass clippings and other waste to Centennial Park for shredding and disposal. Hazardous waste will not be accepted. Also at the park will be the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Garage Sale, where shoppers can find clothing, household items, bikes, furniture and more. Residents can donate items for the garage sale at the park from 8 a.m.-noon, and proceeds from the event will benefit the city’s parks and other facilities. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Centennial Park, 2200 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood. 281-996-3220. www.ci.friendswood.tx.us

April 12 through May 3: Virtual birding classes

The city of League City in partnership with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau is holding a series of virtual birding classes on Monday evenings via Zoom. The classes are taught by Kristine Rivers, Texas master naturalist and the founder of Birding for Fun, and each session will cover a different topic on the pastime. The first event, held March 22, had over 362 registrants with some tuning in from as far as Tennessee. 7-8 p.m. Free. www.leaguecity.com/3886/bay-area-birding-classes

April 16: Fundraiser for The Sanctuary Foster Care Services

This fundraiser for nonprofit The Sanctuary Foster Care Services will include food trucks, tailgating and live and silent auctions culminating with a performance from professional illusionist John Michael Hinton. 5 p.m. $30 (per person, must be purchased in a set of four to 10). The Harbor, 2821 W. Parkwood Ave., Friendswood. 281-508-2205. www.sanctuaryfostercare.org/fosterthesanctuary

April 24: Pearland House Concerts

Each month, Pearland House Concerts holds an outdoor, socially distanced concert and dinner with proceeds benefiting charities. This month’s featured artist is Lisa Morales, a singer-songwriter whose multilingual music is influenced by the culture of the Southwest. Attendees are welcome to bring their own beverages. 6 p.m. $37.82. 2845 Westchester Circle, Pearland. www.pearlandhouseconcerts.com
By Kasey Salisbury
After growing up in the Sugar Land, Texas, area, Kasey Salisbury graduated with a degree in journalism in 2018 from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was the copy chief at the campus newspaper, The Daily Texan. She joined the Community Impact Newspaper team as a copy editor in October 2018.