Pearland

Pearland Boy Scout troop receives 100th Eagle Scout Award

Congratulations are in order for Boy Scout Troop 464 on receiving their 100th Eagle Scout Award. The troop is of First United Methodist Church and is based in Pearland. The boys awarded the Eagle Scout each carried out a community service project and dedicated over 100 hours. The troop is known in Pearland for hosting the Pancake Supper Dinner and working with Keep Pearland Beautiful. You can learn more about the troop and their achievements here!

5th Annual Boo-Gie Nights

The fifth annual Boo-Gie Nights is tonight, October 21 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The event, which includes a Haunted Casino, begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 for general admission and can be purchased at the door or online. Additionally, there is a VIP ticket for $75. The event will include a casino, costume contest, snacks and dancing. The event is sponsored by the Community Assistance Providers (CAP) of Greater Pearland. You can find out more about the event and CAP here!

Pearland International Festival

The annual Pearland International Festival will be hosted September 16-17 at the Pearland Town Center. The event, sponsored by the Pearland Foundation for Performing and Visual Arts, has recently expanded to a two-day event to enhance the festival in its fourth year. The event aims to illustrate the multicultural community of Pearland. Adult tickets are $15 for a one-day pass and $25 for both days while children under 12 will be admitted for $5.

Record number of high school students earn ACC degrees

A record 78 area students graduated with associate degrees from Alvin Community College before receiving their high school diplomas. Seniors from Turner College & Career, Manvel and Alvin high schools walked the stage May 14 at ACC’s graduation ceremony after earning 60 hours of college credit through the school’s Dual Credit-Dual Degree program. The program is available at six area high school campuses and will also be offered at Shadow Creek High School, which will open in August in Pearland.

Don't miss Pearland's "Shake, Rattle & Roll" Celebration

You're invited to come celebrate rock 'n roll music at "Shake, Rattle and Roll!" This event, sponsored by The Woman's Hospital of Texas Pearland and the Pearland Medical Center, will feature live music, a car show, numerous vendors, and even a food truck park. Shake, Rattle and Roll will be held at Independence Park from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, and from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. Admission is FREE!

Pearland Veterans of Foreign War to host Chili Cook Off

Pearland Veterans of Foreign War is hosting its first annual Chili Cook Off! The Cook Off will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at 4202 W. Walnut St., Pearland. It will not only feature a chili cook off, but a hoofed wild game cookoff and a salsa competition. Entry is $25 per team, and registration begins at 8 a.m. on May 21. For more information, contact Ron Risdon at 281-831-8192.

Don't miss the 12th annual Pearland Pear Run

The 12th annual Pearland Pear Run will be hosted next Saturday at Pearland Town Center. This annual 10K and 5K fun run benefits the Pearland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association and the Pearland Police Department to help raise funds for equipment and other essentials that are not covered in the city's budget for Pearland PD. The run will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Pearland Town Center. For more information on the Pearland Pear Run, visit here.

Pearland to host annual Concerts in the Park series

The City of Pearland's "Concerts in the Park" series begins Friday, May 6, and continues throughout May and June. The Concerts in the Park series is held at Pearland's Southdown Park and provides a family-friendly environment for all ages. The series will feature a wide range of musical stylings, from blues to rock to zydeco. Kids can also enjoy the splash pad and playground at Southdown Park as well. For more information, visit here.

Let Freedom Sing event to be held in Pearland

This year, Pearland is hosting its annual "Let Freedom Sing" event, where kids, teens and adults will be able to audition to sing at at the city-wide Celebration of Freedom event on July Fourth. Kids ages 8 to 14 will audition to sing God Bless America, while teens and adults ages 15 and up will audition to sing the National Anthem. A panel of judges will then choose two singers to perform in the Fourth of July Celebration. The Let Freedom Sing event will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Southdown Park.