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Wild Fire Plays Kemah

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If you don't have plans this Saturday afternoon, come out and see Wild Fire perform at the Kemah Boardwalk on the Palapa Stage near the main entrance. The performance is from 1p - 5p. 



Celebrate Independence Day at Friendswood's annual July 4th Celebration

Don't miss Friendswood's annual July 4th Celebration to be held this Tuesday, July 4! This fun event will feature a parade and carnival at Friendswood's Stevenson Park from 10 am to 3:30 pm, and will feature a live band and fireworks extravaganza at Centennial Park starting at 7:30 pm. Event admission is free, but wristbands are available for purchase for unlimited access to all rides at the READ MORE »


City of Friendswood to host final concert in the park next Friday, June 30

One week remains for the City of Friendswood's summer concert series, Concerts in the Park. The last concert of the summer will be held next Friday, June 30, and will feature Mango Punch, a pop and rock group. This event will be held at Friendswood's Stevenson Park at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks and refreshments. For more information on Friendswood's READ MORE »


City of Friendswood to host 122nd annual 4th of July Celebration

The City of Friendswood is gearing up for the 122nd annual 4th of July Celebration. This fun event will feature activities for the whole family, including a train, rock wall, giant water slide, chair swing, mechanical bull, inflatable obstacle course and much more. The carnival will take place on Tuesday, July 4, at Stevenson Park in Friendswood and will be followed by live entertainment at 7: READ MORE »


Friendswood High School seniors offered millions in scholarship money

Nearly 150 Friendswood High School seniors attended the annual Friendswood High School Senior Awards Night in late May, where over $10 million in scholarship money was given away. These scholarships were presented by college and military recruiters, teachers, counselors, FHS administrators and PTO representatives. So far, $4 million of the scholarship money has been claimed, and more is READ MORE »


Friendswood's Concerts in the Park continues this Friday

Friendswood's own Concerts in the Park will continue this Friday, June 2, with the blues artist, Hamilton Loomis. This free concert will be held at Stevenson Park in Friendswood and will begin at 7 p.m. Don't forget to bring blankets, lawn chairs, drinks and snacks!

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Friendswood High School Class of 2017 to graduate June 3

Graduation is quickly approaching for the Friendswood High School Class of 2017! The graduation ceremony will be hosted next Saturday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at the Don Coleman Community Coliseum, located at 1050 N. Dairy Ashford Road in Houston. Students should plan to arrive at 12:30 p.m.

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Friendswood ISD Board selects final Superintendent candidate

The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees recently unanimously voted to name Thad Roher as the lone finalist for the vacant Friendswood ISD superintendent position. Roher graduated from Barclay College with a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education and received his Master's degree in Education Administration from Fort Hays State University. He himself is a member of the Friendswood READ MORE »


Friendswood High School students compete at state art competition

Three Friendswood High School art students recently competed at the Visual Art State Event, which was held in San Antonio at Madison High School. With over 37,000 entries, FHS student Kyle Dickens took home a gold medal with his 3-D two-headed dragon piece. Lauren Fly also had a mosaic piece and Taylor Rudell competed with a photography piece.

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Friendswood's Concerts in the Park series kicks off tonight!

Friendswood's annual Concerts in the Park series is kicking off tonight with the Friendswood High School jazz band! Throughout the months of May and June, Friendswood will host a series of concerts each Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stevenson Park. The lineup will include a variety of bands, artists and genres, from rock to '80s to Latin, blues, zydeco, and much more. 

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