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autism. $25 (adults), $15 (kids). 281-245-0640. www.hopeforthree.org 16 LEARNABOUT THE HOUSTON CHICANO SQUAD In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month—which runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15—Natalie Garza, a professor in the humanities department at Houston Community College, will give a lecture on Houston’s Chicano Squad. The Chicano Squad was a group of Spanish-speaking Houston police ocers formed in 1979 to work unsolved crimes and homicide cases in the city. 3-4 p.m. Free. Virtual. Registration is required. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us 18 EXPERIENCE GERMAN CULTURE Missouri City invites the community to enjoy traditional German culture at its Oktoberfest celebration. Quail Valley City Centre will be transformed into a beer hall decorated with Oktoberfest pennants and traditional decor. Activities include German music, games, a wiener dog race, a costume contest and beer stein hoisting competition. Local vendors will oer food and beverages. 4-7 p.m. Free (admission). Quail Valley City Centre, 2880 La Quinta Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8500. www.missouricitytx.gov 30 HEAR FROMHIGHER EDUCATION EXPERTS Leaders of four local institutions of higher education—including Houston Community College Southwest, Texas State Technical College, Wharton County Junior College and the University of Houston at Sugar Land—will meet for the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 State of Higher Education. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $35 (member), $45 (prospective member). Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond. 281-491-0800. www.fortbendchamber.com
Brian Graeber, Fort Bend County Fair President (left) with performer Jon Stork (right).
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LIVE PERFORMANCES FORT BEND COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 4310 Hwy. 36 S., Rosenberg 281-342-6171 www.fortbendcountyfair.com SEPTEMBER 24 Jake Worthington, 9 p.m. 25 Jon Stork, 9 p.m. 26 La Maa with Solido, 7 p.m. OCTOBER
Local nonprot the Sugar Land Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association will host the inaugural Sugar Land Fireghters’ Ball on the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, beneting the re department. 6-11 p.m. $125 (single ticket). Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond. 832-377-1717. www.slcfaaa.com
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WALK, RUN, STROLL OR ROLL FOR AUTISM Hope For Three Autism Advocates is inviting families, racers, seasoned strollers and wheelchair rollers to participate in its second annual Walk, Run, Stroll or Roll for Autism. Participants are invited to complete a 5K, 3K or 1K anytime and anywhere in the nine-day window while raising funds and awareness for children with
01 Steve Wariner, 9 p.m. 02 Roger Creager, 9 p.m. 03 Johnny Rodriguez, 5 p.m.
All concerts are included in the price of admission. $40 (season pass), $15 (adults at the gate), $14 (adults online), $5 (children ages 6-11), free (children age 5 and under).
Find more or submit Sugar Land and Missouri City events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.
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