Schedule: Events include CPR classes, auditions for “9 to 5: The Musical”


Genealogical research.
Family historians learn how to access census, military, and immigration records through the Ancestry database. 11am-noon. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/64282.

JULY 7


Stage fight.
iAct Houston pros teach young actors traditional fencing stances to choreograph a sword fighting performance. 2-3 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/62766.

8, 15, 22, 29 JULY and AUGUST. 5


Music production.
Teen recording artists mix vocals, sound effects, and music to complete audio design challenges with original songs in the 5-week “Just Add Beats!” program. 1-2 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/62159.

JULY 9TH


Floral composition.
Galveston County Master Gardener Jackie Auer demonstrates the basic techniques of fresh and artificial flower arranging. 9am-11am Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office at Carbide Park, 4102-B Main St. (FM 519). Free, registration required. Info: galveston.agrilife.org/event/arranging-flowers.

July 10, 11


Hearing.
The Clear Creek Community Theater is holding tryouts for its first show of the 2022-2023 season, “9 to 5: The Musical.” 5-8:30 p.m. Sunday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday. Boardwalk Event Center, #8 Kemah Waterfront. Free. Info: [email protected] or www.facebook.com/clearcreekcommunitytheatre.

JULY 11-21


Free meals.
The Deer Park Independent School District offers breakfast and lunch to children under 18 and students with disabilities enrolled in its summer dining program. 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Deer Park High School-North Campus, 402 Ivy Ave. Free. Adults can purchase breakfast, $3, and lunch, $4.50. For further information: Deer Park ISD Child Nutrition Office, 832-668-7042.

11 JULY


Autumn vegetables.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Harris County Master Gardeners, and Houston Community College review the basics of growing fall vegetables at a Green Thumb conference. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. online. Free, registration required. Information:

www.hccs.edu/community-learning-workshops.


Garden maintenance.
Home horticulturists learn how to plant fruits and vegetables in their backyard during the Gardening for Growing and Nurturing Communities class. 11am-noon. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/61708.


Coastal engineering.
Students study erosion, habitat restoration, coastal resilience, and engineering principles in a hands-on lab experience led by educators from the Galveston Bay Foundation. 1-3 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/63489.

JULY 12


CPR certification.
The American Red Cross presents a CPR and first aid class. 9am-noon. Community First ER, 1101 East Blvd. Free, registration required. Info: www.facebook.com/CommunityFirstER.


All about butterflies.
Master Naturalist Chris Anastas shares facts about caterpillars, pupae and butterflies as well as tips on how to attract them to your garden. Participants can visit the library’s new Monarch Butterfly Garden. 1-2 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/63796.


Cricut orientation.
Crafters learn the basics of creation with a Cricut Maker in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult guardian. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/63502.

JULY 13


Between tycoons.
Middle school-age fund managers learn how to earn, save and grow funds with the help of a business mentor. 1-2 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/62762.

JULY 14TH


AARP meeting.
Angel Flight pilot and volunteer Scott Humphries speaks about the nonprofit’s efforts to provide free airlift for medical and humanitarian purposes at the AARP Webster Area Chapter 199 July rally. 10:00 a.m. Bay Area Community Center, 5002 E. NASA Parkway. The annual membership fee is $8. For further information: Lynne Justis, 832-212-5417 or [email protected]


worship group.
Glorious Connection Evangelistic Association founder and pastor Judy Guidry and psalmist Angela Guidry minster at NASA’s Aglow Lighthouse July meeting. 10:00 a.m. Praise Chapel, 18516 Texas 3. Free. For further information: Lorene Kelling, 281-853-4262 or [email protected]


CNC orientation.
Instructors introduce manufacturers to milling equipment from the Harris County Public Library. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult guardian. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/63503.


Summer kitchen.
A Food for Life demonstration reveals how simple, affordable ingredients can be used to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. 1-2:30 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/61029.


Teen book club.
Readers review LGBTQ+ titles at Read OUT!, a monthly book discussion group. 2-3 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration preferred. Info: www.hcpl.net/events/62104.