Jacinto City’s Market by Night had its largest crowd last Saturday, with an emphasis on an art show, and other types of artistic involvement, such as music and chalk drawing on the plaza, as seen in these photos.
Crowds appreciated the crafts and food vendors, and jewelry and other showcase items. The plaza at Town Center was crowded with display tents and tables full of homemade pastries and other delicious edibles.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:30 am at the Houston Police Department’s East Freeway Storefront, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia provided district and legislative updates.
Commander C. T. Hatcher, Houston Police Department Northeast Division, gave the August Northeast District 9 crime report. She said overall crime in the area is about the same now as it was in 2018. For a current crime report for any area visit the website:
Hatcher made available several helpful websites citizens can use to reduce crime in their neighborhoods. By using HPD’s, ALERT SLIP. Citizens can use it to request increased patrols around their home or business for a prowler, speeding vehicle, excessive burglaries and thefts, being on vacation, or for reasons causing them concern in the “other” box. To use the ALERT SLIP visit the website:
The Galena Park I.S.D. (GPISD) Board of Trustees recognized the North Shore Rotary Club at the October Board Meeting for being a strong supporter of GPISD. Representing the North Shore Rotary Club was Ryan Dagley, president of the club.
The Rotary Club has gone above and beyond to help our students and community through their generous giving of student and vocational scholarships, sponsoring the annual Immunization Day and the purchase of Electrocardiogram machines that will provide heart screening for our student-athletes. The North Shore Rotary Club was also the largest supporter of the 2018-2019 State Champion Football Banquet. In addition, they are the sponsors of the Early Act First Knight program at multiple Galena Park I.S.D. elementary campuses.
The Texas Renaissance Festival is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed Renaissance-themed event. Established in 1974, the event attracts more than half a million visitors each year to its 55-acre recreation of a 16th century European village.
This immersive experience features world-renowned live entertainment, works by master artists and craftspeople, award-winning food and drink, hand-powered rides and games, and over 100 interactive characters during its nine themed weekends from Oct. 5 through Dec. 1, 2019.
The festival and the adjacent Fields of New Market Campground are located in Todd Mission, Texas, 50 miles northwest of downtown Houston. For more information, visit TexRenFest.com.