Back the blue: The Pearland Police Officers Association is hosting a Back the Blue Concert to raise money for a police memorial commemorating fallen officers. The Spazmatics are set to play. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and outside food or buy food at the event. 8-11 p.m. $25. 4070 Wells Drive, Pearland. 281-997-4100. www.pearlandpoa.com/concert
Night of Culture and Cuisine: The Friends of Downtown Friendswood Association hosts this showcase of arts and music at Centennial Park, with performances by Friendswood Contemporary Ballet, live painter Matt Robinson, Friendswood High School’s symphonic band, and tastings from local restaurants. $20 for standard tickets and $30 for VIP, which includes reserved seating. 6:30-9 p.m. 2200 South Friendswood Drive, Friendswood. 281-684-8505. www.FDFA.org
Concerts in the Park: Both Pearland and Friendswood have concerts in the park programs this Friday. In Pearland, Hamilton Loomis performs at 7 p.m. at Southdown Park, 2150 Countryplace Parkway. In Friendswood, Daddios performs at 7 p.m. at Stevenson Park, 1100 S. Friendswood Drive.
Sante Fe fundraiser: Grazia’s Italian Restaurant is hosting a breakfast taco fundraiser to support the Sante Fe community. Tacos are $5 each with all proceeds going toward the fundraising effort. 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 9415 Broadway St., Pearland.
Memorial Day service: South Park Funeral Home will have a Memorial Day service and flag ceremony to honor deceased military service members. 10-11 a.m. 1310 North Main St., Pearland. 281-485-2711. www.southparkfunerals.com
Honor veterans: Friendswood’s Memorial Day Celebration is held at the Veterans Memorial next to City Hall. All area veterans, active troops and their families are honored. 10 a.m. 910 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood. 281-996-3220.