In addition to regularly scheduled activities – knitting, crocheting, quilting, oil painting, yoga, stretching, exercise classes, cards, and dominoes – Harris County Precinct Three Commissioner Tom Ramsey’s Hockley Community Center is offering the following events and activities.
Altered Book/Junk Journal
Starting on June 7th join us as at a new time as we make vintage-look journals from hardcover books or magazines on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. Joni Breland is our instructor. Call (713) 274-3220 for the supplies list and to register.
Children are invited to make amazing spiders in summertime colors using pipe cleaners, pony beads, pom poms and googly eyes on June 10th from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Call (713) 274-3220 to sign up your child.
Beginner ‘42’ Dominoes
Pat Jameson is teaching those who want to learn ‘42’ Dominoes how to play the game on Mondays from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. This class is also perfect for those who want to refresh their ‘42’ playing skills. Call (713) 274-3220 for details.
Pennies from Heaven is a version of Canasta you can play at our center on Mondays from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join. Call (713) 274-3220 for more information.
Pick/Bring a Game
Come in to play cards, dominoes, or a board game of your choosing on Tuesdays from 10:15 a.m. until 12 p.m. Bring your own game or choose from Sorry, Chinese Checkers, Sequence, Clue, The Game of Life, Spinner, Yahtzee, Rummikub, Battleship, Bunko and more. Call (713) 274-3220.
Join volunteer instructors Cindy Schild and Pamela Shepard on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. to learn how and where to trace your family history. Call (713) 274-3220 for more information.
Handwork Needle and Fiber Art
You can sew, knit, crochet, felt, stitch, tat, embroider or do bead work in the company of others who are passionate about working with needles, fabrics, thread and more on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Everyone works on their own project. Call (713) 274-3220 for more information.
Volunteer instructor Mary Anne McBride is teaching basic crochet stitches on Thursdays from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Please bring yarn of your choosing and crochet hooks in various sizes to class. Call (713) 274-3220 for more details.
Senior Games and Potluck Luncheon
Bridge has been added to the variety of games Seniors come to play at our center on Fridays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Other established games are ‘42’ Dominoes, ‘88’ Dominoes, Mexican Train Dominoes, and Canasta. We also have other games to choose from or you can bring your own favorite game to play.
Living Healthier with Diabetes
On June 24th from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Brittany Badillo from the Texas A&M University Center for Population health and Aging is giving us tips on healthy eating, specifically when eating out. There will also be a chance to win a small prize by participating in a myth or fact game. Everyone is invited to come to the presentation. You do not have to have Diabetes to attend. Call (713) 274-3220 to register.
All materials will be supplied when children are invited to design fun suncatchers on June 28th from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Call (713) 274-3220 to register your child.
Bus Trip to Alvin
Come in to sign up for our Senior Bus Trip to the Karpeles Museum, the Alvin Historical Museum and the Alvin Antique Center on June 29th. Lunch on your own will be at The Teaspoon, and admission to the Historical Museum is $3. Registration required. Call (713) 274-3220 for more information.
Beaded Patriotic Pendant
To get ready for Independence Day, we are making a pendant from safety pins and seed beads on June 30th from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. This craft is for older children with fully developed fine motor skills. Call (713) 274-3220 to register.
Advance registration for special activities is typically requested. An adult must accompany and remain with anyone under the age of 18 visiting the center. The Hockley Community Center is part of the Harris County Precinct Three Hockley Recreation Complex at 28515 Old Washington Road in Hockley. A calendar of events is available at the Harris County Precinct Three website at www.pct3.com. For more information, call (713) 274-3220.
Vacation Bible School
Concrete & Cranes
July 26-29, 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Kindergarten through 6th Grade & Adult Class.
Building on the love of Jesus (Philippians 1:6). HEMPSTEAD CHURCH OF CHRIST located at 23100 FM 359, Hempstead, Texas. 979-826-3207.
Christ’s Community Baptist Church Services With ASL
Christ’s Community Baptist Church announces a new ministry for people who are hearing impaired. Each Sunday am, the services will be interpreted into ASL for all those who are intrested. Sunday school is at 9:30am and combined worship is at 10:45am. We are located at 42875 Austin Branch Rd in Hempstead. If you have any questions please call 832-247-0075.
Youth Sewing Class
The Scrappers Quilt Guild of Pine Island will be holding sewing class for the youth. Must be 9 to 16 years. They will be taught how to safely use a machine and make a pillow case. The class will be held at the Pine Island Community/City Hall on Brumlow Road from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. If you are interested please all Bonnie Levandowski at 979-826-2811 and leave a message.
Game Day Resumes
Please join Trinity Lutheran Church in Hempstead as we restart our Monthly Game Day. It will be on the Second Thursday of each Month and will resume on July 8th. We will provide Fried Chicken, but bring something to share with everyone. If you have any questions you can send an email to Office@TrinityHempstead.org, leave a message at the Church Office at 979-826-3865 or visit our website www.TrinityHempstead.org
Waller County Fair Parade
Start making plans for the Waller County Fair Parade on September 25, 2021 at 10 a. m. Our theme this year is Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of The Waller County Fair. If you are interested in participating you can get the parade entry form off of our website. Go to wallercountyfair.org and click on Quick Links and go to Forms and Rules. You can mail your entries to Sherry Roesner/Waller County Fair, P. O. Box 911, Hempstead, TX 77445 or email to email@example.com or to Buckie Wimberly, P. O. Box 869, Hempstead, TX 77445 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Parade entry deadline is Friday, September 24, 2021 at noon. For more information call 979-826-2825.
Parents, are you home schooling your young ones and need more recources? Scouting has vetted leaders and programs in place that will fill most of those spaces. STEM studies, outdoor activities like camping, summer camps, day camp for the younger ones and week long camps for the older ones, along with woods skills and swimming.
The programs are all ready in place, young men and young ladies are welcome. Text SCOUT ME IN to 832-458-6024 for more information.