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Jun
18
Mon
Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ VBS
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
Jun
21
Thu
Landscaping With Native Plants @ Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Texas Master Naturalist (TMN) – Brazos Valley Chapter invites the public to our monthly chapter presentation.

 

Speaker:          Cheryl Lewis, our chapter specialist in landscaping and gardening with native plants, will present a video by Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology at the University of Delaware, speaking on “The Value of Having Native Plants in Our Yards.” Following the video she will lead a discussion on native plants appropriate to our area.

 

Title:                 Landscaping With Native Plants

Date:                Thursday, June 21, 2018

Location:         Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History (BVMNH)

3232 Briarcrest Drive

Bryan, TX 77802

 

Start Time:      6:30 pm

End Time:        7:30

 

FREE and open to the public, plenty of parking at the BVMNH.

Jun
23
Sat
Bryan Amateur Radio Club Field Day Event @ Brian Bachmann Park
Jun 23 – Jun 24 all-day

Howdy!

On behalf of the Bryan Amateur Radio Club, I would like to invite you to visit our amateur radio field day operation.  Every year, amateur radio operators of your community participate in the national American Radio Relay League Field Day event.  We will be conducting operations at Brian Bachmann Park (1600 Rock Prairie RD, College Station) from 1PM Saturday 23 June through 1PM Sunday 24 June.

Amateur Radio Operators are licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and have proven knowledge of radio operation, regulations, communication, and basic electronics theory.  We own, build, and maintain our communications equipment and provide volunteer critical emergency communications services to served agencies such as:

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • National Weather Service
  • Red Cross
  • Salvation Army
  • Brazos County Community Emergency Operations Center
  • Department of Public Safety
  • DPS Disaster District 13
  • Local hospitals

 

These communications services are also utilized for non-emergency civic events such as the Annual B/CS Christmas Parade.

We would value the opportunity to demonstrate our capabilities in person at this year’s Field Day event.

To learn more about:

ARRL Field Day  http://www.arrl.org/field-day

Bryan Amateur Radio Club  https://www.bryanarc.org/

1960’s and 70’s DJ Dance @ VFW Post 4692
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Jun
24
Sun
Bowling with BEE @ Grand Station Entertainment
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jun
26
Tue
Twin City Mission Celebration Reception @ St. Andrews Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Twin City Mission has announced the pending retirement of C.E.O. Doug Weedon.  Weedon has been with the mission for 31 years.  There is a Celebration Reception scheduled for Weedon Tuesday, June 26th, from 4:00 to 6:00PM at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall.  The Community is invited to this come-and-go event, to visit with and offer Mr. Weedon their best wishes.  The church is located at 217 W 26th St. in Downtown Bryan.  For more information, call Ron Crozier at the Twin City Mission office, 979-822-7511.

Shady Characters – Low Light Plants @ Brazos Center
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

Who: Brazos County Master Gardeners

 

What: Community Education Event

 

When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 7:00pm

 

Where: Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest, Bryan

 

Details of Program: “Shady Characters – Low Light Plants” Do you have shady spots in your yard and struggle to find plants that will thrive?  Discover which varieties of flowers, shrubs and other plants grow well in Brazos Valley shade. Learn also about container gardens that can perk up a shady corner.

 

Speaker:

Master Gardener Janet Madsen is a former small nursery owner and certified as a Master Gardener in Maryland in 2001. A move to Texas allowed her to transfer to Brazos County Master Gardeners in 2014, where she leads the shade garden demonstration team. She is a container garden princess, a fan of old movies and has two dogs.  No charge for this community event. See brazosmg.com for more information

Jun
28
Thu
Amigos of the Brazos Valley June Event @ St. Anthony's Parish Hall
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
29
Fri
The Brazos: Legacy of a Mighty River @ The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, proudly announces the premiere of its exclusive in-house exhibition, The Brazos: Legacy of a Mighty River, on display from June 29 – October 27.

Created in house using many of the Museum’s specimens and artifacts, Dr. Rebecca Ingram, Museum Curator, researched and designed the exhibit.

The Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University, the Texas Cotton Gin Museum, Texas A&M University, and others also loaned items for display.

Opening on Friday, June 29th at 6:30 pm, the public is invited to a free and entertaining lecture by Dr. Robert E. Mace, Associate Director and the Chief Water Policy Officer at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.

Following his talk, guests are invited to an opening reception featuring wine, appetizers, and gallery viewing.

In addition to his positions at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Dr. Mace is also a Professor of Practice in Texas State University’s Department of Geology. Robert has over 30 years of experience in hydrology, hydrogeology, stakeholder processes, and water policy, mostly in Texas.

This unique exhibit highlights the natural and cultural history of the Brazos River. Items on display include a beautifully designed aquarium featuring fish native to the Brazos River.

From ancient fossils and modern fauna to steamboat travel and bottomland farming, come explore the multi-faceted story of this major Texas waterway!

Jun
30
Sat
BBQ Benefit and Silent Auction @ Southwood Valley Elementary School
Jun 30 all-day
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