Live event reveals images from the James Webb Space Telescope


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.

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. Information: 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. Information: 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. Information: 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. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/62104.


Craftapalooza.
Creators of all ages create new projects using leftover materials, scraps and supplies. 2:30-4:00 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61614.


Graphic design.
Learn how to illustrate with Inkscape, a free vector graphics editor. 5-6 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63523.

JULY 16


Blackberry care.
Horticulture Officer Stephen Brueggerhoff provides details on growing blackberries, including pruning, training and fertilization needs, as well as disease and pest management. 9am-11am Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office at Carbide Park, 4102-B Main St. (FM 519). Free, registration required. Information: galveston.agrilife.org/event/blackberry-culture.


“Fabulous figs.”
Horticulture Officer Stephen Brueggerhoff describes the history of fig production in Galveston County and leads a tour of the Discovery Garden Orchard. 1-3 p.m. Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office at Carbide Park, 4102-B Main St. (FM 519). Free, registration required. Information: galveston.agrilife.org/event/fabulous-figs.


Broadcast space.
A panel of NASA scientists reveals the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope during a live event. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/64121.

JULY 18


Garden Open Day.
Visitors meet Harris County’s master gardeners and experience a variety of planting exhibits – vegetable, rose, tropical and more. Plants will be available for purchase. 8:30-11:00 a.m. Genoa Friendship Gardens, 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road. Free. Information: https://bit.ly/3KLlJpC.


Pest control.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension experts share tips for managing plant diseases and insects during the Healthy Communities Gardening Course for Growth and Nutrition. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61709.


Reading Club.
The Freeman Page Turners discuss Liane Moriarty’s thriller novel “Nine Perfect Strangers.” Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63790.

JULY 18-21


The design of the game.
Tweens and teens develop a basic video game using the Unity platform during a 4-day camp. 2-4 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63425.

JULY 19


Freeman Needlecrafters.
Hobbyists progress in knitting, crocheting and embroidery projects. 10am-12pm. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/52871.


Autumn vegetables.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Harris County Master Gardeners, and Harris County Public Library System present a Green Thumb Lecture outlining the basics of fall vegetable gardening. 11am-noon. On line. Free. Information: www.facebook.com/harriscountypl/events.


Cricut orientation.
Learn the basics of how a Cricut Maker cutting machine works. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 6-7:45 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63537.

JULY 20

Outdoor classes. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Cultivating School Gardens Conference provides tools and techniques for setting up, maintaining, and funding public, private, and home school gardens. Teachers can earn 7 hours of continuing professional development. 8 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. Online. $30, registration required. Information: tx.ag/CSGC22Reg.


Cricut orientation.
Crafters master 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. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63505.


Between tycoons.
Middle School Age Fund Managers Learn to “Be the Boss!” with the help of a business mentor. 1-2 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/62763.


Comic strip club.
Teen and tween readers of comics in all their guises – superheroes, manga, indie and more – come together for refreshments and discussion of stories, characters and authors. 2-3 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63637.

Joseph K. Bennett