8 things to do in Sugar Land, Missouri City this June

The New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band will be performing at Sugar Land Town Square on June 26. (Courtesy New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band)
The New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band will be performing at Sugar Land Town Square on June 26. (Courtesy New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band)

The New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band will be performing at Sugar Land Town Square on June 26. (Courtesy New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band)

With school coming to end and summer's arrival, here are eight events in Sugar Land and Missouri City happening in June. This list is noncomprehensive and includes both in-person and online events.

June 1-29: See the Sugar Land Skeeters

Catch a Sugar Land Skeeters home game at Constellation Field this month. Home games are scheduled for June 1, June 10-15 and June 24-29. While game times vary, most begin at 6:05 p.m. or 7:05 p.m. Tickets prices start at $12. 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land. 281-240-4487. www.milb.com/sugar-land

June 12: Grow Your Own

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County and the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners are presenting a six-class program on creating an edible garden at home. During the classes, participants will learn how to start a garden, when and what to plant and key tips for success. June’s session will focus on best practices for identifying and managing garden pests and vegetable diseases. 9-10:30 a.m. $15. Virtual. 281-342-3034. www.fbmg.org


June 15: DIY Tiered Stand

Are you looking for new craft ideas for the summer? This online arts and crafts event from the Fort Bend County Libraries will teach viewers how to make a tiered stand using clothespins and items from the dollar store or around the house. Once completed, a tiered stand can be used as an organizer in the kitchen or bathroom, or a plant stand. All day. Free. Virtual. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

June 16: The ROI for D&I

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is hosting a conversation for the business community centered around the question, “What is the Return on Investment for Diversity and Inclusion?” The webinar will talk about how diversity and inclusion initiatives promote employee performance, creativity and profits, while reducing turnover. Panelists include Rehan Alimohammad, Kalinda Campbell and Krystal Studavent Ramsey. Noon-1 p.m. $20 (member), $25 (prospective member). Virtual. 281-566-2152. www.fortbendchamber.com

June 16-19: Sugar Land Superstar Weekend

Sugar Land’s "American Idol"-like singing competition is hosting several events June 16-19. The singing contest is in its 16th year of showcasing local talent.

June 16: Virtual auditions are due for Fort Bend County residents aged 14 and older. Free. Virtual.

June 18: Enjoy Music in the Plaza featuring Zach Person, an indie rock artist based in Austin. Person is a former Sugar Land Superstar finalist who appeared on Season 15 of "American Idol." 7:30-9:30 p.m. 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land.

June 19: The Junior Superstar winner will be crowned. 7:30-9:30 p.m. 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land.

281-242-2000. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com

June 19: Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration

Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation’s 2021 event includes the 18th annual “One Mile of Smiles” Parade followed by a concert in the park. The parade route begins on Texas Parkway and concludes at Hunters Glen Park. Juneteenth commemorates the day a Union general rode into Galveston with news that the Civil War had ended and slaves had been freed. 7 p.m. Free. 2440 Texas Parkway, Missouri City; 1340 Independence Blvd., Missouri City. 281-545-5009. www.missouricityjuneteenthcelebration.com

June 24: Goat Milk Soap

In this online presentation, staff from Fort Bend County Libraries will demonstrate how to make soap out of goat’s milk. Participants will learn about melting, pouring and customizing the soap. Considered a gentler cleanser than traditional soap, soap made from goat milk can help keep skin soft and moisturized. All Day. Free. Virtual. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

June 26: NOLA Nights with New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band

The New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band will be performing as part of Sugar Land Town Square’s NOLA Nights concert series. Based in Houston, the band includes trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, saxophone and drums. A party band, the group incorporates the styles of R&B, funk, gospel, jazz, Zydeco, Latin and be-bop as it takes listeners on a historical journey through the musical tradition of the Crescent City. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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