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Tuesday 6/4

Summer Reading Club 101
  • Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: University Branch Library: 14010 University Blvd Sugar Land, TX 77479
It’s time for Summer Reading Club! Find out all about our reading clubs, including what prizes you can earn and how to earn them. We have a club for children and one for teens and adults. We’ll help you sign up so you can start logging your reading this summer.

Wednesday 6/5

Celebration! Black History From Ancient Africa to Modern Day Houston
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
Live music, dance and kid-friendly poetry presenting Black History from ancient Africa to today. From Queen Nefertiti to Duke Ellington and Ketanji Brown Jackson, this show presents the unique role African Americans play in American history. A rousing celebration for all ages and backgrounds, featuring original poetry by two Houston Poet Laureates.

Thursday 6/6

Chinese Folktales: Wit and Wisdom of the Ancestors
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
A unique blend of theatre and dance brings to life classic Chinese stories about people, animals, and mythical creatures, presenting timeless lessons about family, life and the humanity we all share. Featuring 40 dancers,10 actors, film, music and eye-popping costumes. Co-created by Dance of Asian America and Express Children’s Theatre.

Friday 6/7

Financial Workshop: Increasing Cash Flow and Manage Debt with inclusion on Budgeting
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: First Colony Branch Library: 2121 Austin Parkway Sugar Land, Texas 77479
This workshop will share concepts and strategies that can be implemented to increase cash flow. We will show some of the tools we provide on our website where individuals can go to calculate a savings or debt reduction plan. Additionally, we will show a basic budgeting foundation attendees can implement to start a budgeting strategy for themselves. No registration required.

Sunday 6/9

Juneteenth Celebration: The Stories of Lady Liberty and Emancipation
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Bisong Art Gallery: 1305 Sterrett St., Houston, TX 77002
Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves? Both Lady Liberty and Juneteenth contribute to the nation’s narrative of liberty, justice, and the ongoing pursuit of a more inclusive society.

Tuesday 6/11

ESL Conversation Circle
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: First Colony Branch Library: 2121 Austin Parkway Sugar Land, Texas 77479
English-language learners of any level are invited to practice conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment. This conversation group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. No registration required.

Wednesday 6/12

Philippines Independence Day
  • Location: Philippines
A Philippine national holiday in the Republic of the Philippines to commemorate the country's declaration of independence from Spain in 1898.
University Branch Book Club: The Thursday Murder Club, by Richard Osman
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: University Branch Library: 14010 University Blvd Sugar Land, TX 77479
Join us for a lively discussion of The Thursday Murder Club, by Richard Osman. This witty and charming mystery novel follows a group of elderly amateur sleuths as they investigate a murder that occurs in their retirement community, blending humor, friendship, and cunning detective work.

Saturday 6/15

Family-History Research: Introduction to African-American Genealogy
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: George Memorial Branch Library: 1001 Golfview Drive Richmond, Texas 77469
We will cover how to trace your African-American ancestors back to the 1870 Census. You will also receive clues on how to continue your search to before the Civil War era.
Juneteenth: A Musical Journey Through Eras
  • Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
“Juneteenth: A Musical Journey Through Eras” offers a poignant exploration of Black music’s evolution across two immersive evenings, highlighting the soulful expressions of Classic R&B, Blues, Inspirational, Hip Hop, and more.

Sunday 6/16

Eid al-Adha Begins
  • Location: Worldwide
An Islamic holiday that lasts for four days and is also known as the "Feast of the Sacrifice". Activities include prayer and feasts with family and friends.

Wednesday 6/19

Juneteenth
  • Location: United States of America
Juneteenth National Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans after the Civil War. Early celebrations began locally in 1866 and spread throughout the country until it was made a federal holiday in 2021. It is also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day and Black Independence Day.

Thursday 6/20

Eid al-Adha Ends
  • Location: Worldwide
An Islamic holiday that lasts for four days and is also known as the "Feast of the Sacrifice". Activities include prayer and feasts with family and friends.

Friday 6/21

The King Cole Legacy Experience
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Livestreamed at Miller Outdoor Theatre: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
This breathtaking performance is a contemporary listening landscape that revisits, relives, and re-imagines the combined musical repertoire of the late great Nat King Cole and his daughter Natalie Cole. This performance will also be livestreamed! You can watch it on YouTube, Facebook or the Miller Outdoor Theatre website.

Monday 6/24

Reel Talk: Oceans
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: University Branch Library: 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479
Reel Talk is a series of documentary screenings at University Branch Library with brief discussions of the films after they are shown. This month, we’re viewing Oceans. This documentary is a visually stunning Disney Nature documentary that takes viewers on an immersive journey beneath the waves, showcasing the incredible diversity of marine life and the interconnectedness of ocean ecosystems. It runs 1 hour and 24 minutes. It is rated G.

Tuesday 6/25

ESL Conversation Circle
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: First Colony Branch Library: 2121 Austin Parkway Sugar Land, Texas 77479
English-language learners of any level are invited to practice conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment. This conversation group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. No registration required.

Thursday 6/27

Tabletop Society: Summer Camp
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: University Branch Library: 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479
Tabletop Society is a board gaming club for adults, college students, and teens. We meet on the 4th Thursday of each month and focus on a different game each time we meet. It’s a great way to try out new games for free. This month we’ll be playing Summer Camp – collect cards and earn merit badges to become the ultimate summer camper! No registration required.

Friday 6/28

Music on the Square: Prince
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sugar Land Town Square: 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479
Get ready to party like it’s 1999 as an electrifying Prince tribute show transports you back to the “Purple Rain” era at Sugar Land Town Square.
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