March Main Events in Bay Area Houston

UHCL Spring Break. University of Houston-Clear Lake students will start Spring Break on Monday, March 12 and return to class Monday, March 19. During the break, the university offices will be open, except Friday, March 16, when the school will be closed.

CCISD Spring Break. Clear Creek ISD will observe Spring Break March 12-16.

Town Hall March 22. Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the Heritage Hangar at Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace Ave. at Ellington Airport. Residents are invited to hear from city and community representatives about ongoing capital improvement projects, local issues and community news related to the Clear Lake and Southeast Houston areas of District E. In addition to discussing CIP projects, post-Harvey updates will be provided from various departments and local agencies. For more information, contact Martin’s office by calling 832-393-3008 or via email at

Easter Egg Hunt March 24.The Clear Lake City Community Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Craft Show will be held Saturday, March 24, starting at 10 a.m. For details, visit

UHCL Open House March 24. Due to inclement weather during Spring Open House in February, a second event was added March 24, noon-3 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building. Prospective students and their guests can meet current UHCL faculty who can answer questions about degree programs, financial aid, and more. Friends and family are also welcome. Students who apply for admission at the event will have their application fee waived, and some programs offer on-the-spot admission decisions with all required documentation. Freshman, international and doctoral students are not eligible for On-the-Sport Admissions. For more information, or to register, visit

Festival Kickoff March 25. Lunar Rendezvous volunteers will introduce the 2018 festival king and the royal court as they launch the 53nd annual Lunar Rendezvous Festival with the annual Kickoff Party at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in Atrium II of UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building.

Riyaaz Qawwali back March 31. Back by popular demand, Riyaaz Qawwali returns to UHCL’s Bayou Theater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Hear the diversity of Texas music with the unique and vibrant sounds of South Asia. For ticket information, visit

Epicurean Evening April 3. The Clear Lake Area Chamber will host its annual Epicurean Evening Tuesday, April 3 at Space Center Houston. For information, call the chamber, 281-488-7676.


Comedy on tap March 9. The comedy romp, The Foreigner, opens Friday, March 9 in Bay Area Harbour Playhouse’s Topside Theatre and continues weekends through Sunday, April 1, with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $17 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 281-337-7469 or email


Woofstock March 24. The annual Woofstock Festival will be held Saturday, Mach 24 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Boondoggle’s Pub and Chelsea Wine Bar, 4106 NASA Parkway. Hosted by Bay Area Pet Adoptions, the event is free and will offer a silent auction, dog pools, vendors, music, photo booth, and a parade of adoptable.

Music Fest March 3. Mayor Kevin Holland will deliver the State of the City Address at the Friendswood Chamber Luncheon at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, in the Green Event Center, 2000 W. Parkwood, FM 528. For reservations, which are $25 for members and $30 for guests, call 281-482- 3329 or email

Music Fest March 3. Ron Carter invites the community to help celebrate Texas’ independence at the 3rd Annual Ron Carter Texas Music Fest, presented by Friends of Downtown Friendswood Association, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday March 3 at the corner of FM 518 and FM 2351 at high noon with musical guests Roger Creager, Zane Williams, Bri Bagwell, Two Tons of Steel, and Saints Eleven. Admission is $10.


Tall Ships coming April 5. The Tall Ships Challenge comes to Galveston April 5-9 offering tours of participating Tall Ships, special events, sail away excursions, music, food and fun in a family friendly format. Galveston is the first port in the 2018 Gulf Coast Race Series, which will feature ships racing across the Gulf of Mexico. For details, visit

Cops & Crawfish March 10. The Kemah Police Department invites the community to the 16th  Annual Cops & Crawfish fundraiser on Saturday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kemah Community Center, 800 Harris Ave. Lots of family fun lined up with a silent auction, bake sale and door prizes. Crawfish plates for $12, BBQ Plates for $5, and Hot Dogs for $1. For more information, visit kemahcpaaa/

State of City March 9. League City Mayor Pat Hallisey and City Manager John Baumgardner will deliver the State of the City Address at the League City Regional Chamber Luncheon at 11:15 a.m. Friday, March 9 in Civic Center Ballroom. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for non members.

Spring Break. Clear Creek ISD will observe Spring Break March 12-16.

BAGS meets March 29. As a follow-up to Frank Billingsley’s presentation on his DNA journey, Bay Area Genealogical Society will present a more in-depth look at DNA research when it meets at Red River BBQ, 1911 E. Main St. Thursday night, March 29. To eat, arrive at 6 p.m., order your food at the front counter and go to the party room, where the program begins at 7 p.m.

Brews ‘N More March 29. South Shore Harbour Resort will host Brews ‘N More II from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in its Marina Plaza Ballroom showcasing local and emerging Texas Craft Brewers and with proceeds benefiting the League City Rotary Club’s Outreach Projects. For tickets, which are $40, call 281-334-1000, ext. 2022.

Comedy on Tap. Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor is now playing at the Clear Creek Community Theatre through Sunday, March 11 with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and matinees at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors
and students. For reservations, call 281-335-5228.
Comedy at the Little Theatre. The comedy Bell, Book and Candle is coming to the Pasadena Little Theatre, 4318 Allen-Genoa Road, March 9-25 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. For reservations, call 713-941- 1758 or reserve on
line at

Blessing of Fleet March 25. Keeping with six decades of tradition, Lakewood Yacht Club is preparing to formally celebrate the 2017 Blessing of the Fleet Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. An award-winning marching band will entertain and live cannon fire will accompany the nautical

Picnic at Museum March 27. Bay Area Museum Guild will host its annual Picnic at the Museum at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27.

Free tax help. AAPR tax-aide representatives will be at the Webster Recreation Center, 311 Pennsylvania Ave., to offer free tax aid, answer questions and help residents with their 2017 income taxes now through Tuesday, April 17. Hours of Operation are Mondays, 9-5; Tuesdays,
10-2; Wednesdays, noon to 7 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 – 1.

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