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Pearland’s Newest Art Studio to Hold Ribbon Cutting May 26

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AKKLogoKelly Kronfeld, Artist and Founder of Art & Kustom Kreations and Chris Garcia, Artist and Studio Director; Katie Jackson, Resident Artist and Studio Manager; and Alexa Marie, Resident Artist and Studio Assistant are pleased to announce the ribbon cutting of this unique art studio AND gallery in Pearland!

Join us on Thursday, May 26 at 11:15 a.m. for a ribbon cutting with the Pearland Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Tom Reid.

Art & Kustom Kreations is a teaching studio and boutique gallery offering summer art camps and year-round art lessons for all ages, customized to meet the needs of the budding artist.

Our flexible lesson schedules allow for a variety options to fit busy lifestyles.

A variety of workshops and classes geared toward specific media will be added to the schedule including: Drawing, oil painting, watercolor, charcoal and pastels.

Saturday morning make-and-take classes for children are coming soon and mobile painting options are always available. Onsite options are flexible for private painting events, such as “Paint & Sip” for adults and birthday parties for children.

  • Art lessons – Available NOW
  • Summer Camp – last week in May through 2nd week in August
  • Evening and Saturday classes – coming soon
  • Mobile events – contact us for scheduling (minimum of 6)
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Chris Garcia and Kelly Kronfeld

Art & Kustom Kreations is conveniently located at 2837 Miller Ranch Road, #113 in Pearland.

Contact: Kelly Kronfeld – 832.540.3120; Kelly@ArtAndKustomKreations.com

www.artandkustomkreations.com

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Contact Chris Garcia at chris@artandkustomkreations.com

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7-on-7 HS Football Tourney Scheduled for June 6

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pca-logo-webOn Monday June 6, the Positive Coaching Alliance will host the 8th Annual PCA-Houston 7-on-7 High School Football Tournament at Rogers Middle School, located at 3121 Manvel Road in Pearland.

The tournament is comprised of 16 Houston-area schools. Previous schools have included Aldine, Episcopal, Furr, Kashmere, KIPP Houston, KIPP Northeast, Brazoswood, Brazosport, Madison (2010 Champion), Marshall (2009 Champion), Reagan (’12,’13, and ‘14 Champion), St. John’s, Sterling, Westbury, Westside (2011 Champion) and Eisenhower.

Over the past seven years, nearly 2,500 student athletes have participated in the Tournament. The tournament will also feature a Linemen Challenge hosted by Former Texans player Fred Weary.

This 7-on-7 tournament is unique in that public, private and charter schools get a chance to compete with one another.  Besides the great football and top-notch competition, prior to the tournament, we talk to the student athletes about Honoring the Game and respecting their opponents and the officials.

Tournament sponsors include the Jacob Green Foundation, NFL Foundation, Just Her Sports, Frost Bank, Silver Creek Dental, Farmers Insurance, Kohl’s, Chick-Fil-A Pearland, Kona Ice Houston, AMBIT Energy, ID Life, PearlandSports.com and H-E-B Pearland.

Tentative Schedule:

Monday, June 6th (June 8th for rain-out):

  • 9am-12pm: Pool Play
  • 12-1pm Linemen Challenge
  • 2-4pm: Championship Rounds

For more information, contact Executive Director A.J. Johnson at 281-733-9936.

About Positive Coaching Alliance

Since its founding within the Stanford University Athletic Department in 1998, Positive Coaching Alliance has helped develop “Better Athletes, Better People” primarily through live group workshops, online courses and books by PCA Founder Jim Thompson for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, student-athletes and school/organizational leaders.

In partnership with nearly 2,000 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide, PCA has conducted more than 13,000 live group workshops and impacted more than 6 million youth.

PCA workshops and courses strive to transform high school and youth sports into a Development ZoneTM where the goal is to develop Better Athletes, Better People and the following become the prevailing models in youth and high school sports:

  • The Double-Goal Coach®, who strives to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports
  • The Second-Goal Parent®, who concentrates on life lessons, while letting coaches and athletes focus on competing
  • The Triple-Impact Competitor®, who strives to impact sport on three levels by improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.

PCA gains support from a National Advisory Board, including National Spokesperson and 11-time NBA Champion Coach Phil Jackson, and many other top coaches, athletes, organization leaders and academics who share PCA’s mission.

Shake, Rattle & Roll into Pearland this summer

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There’s a whole lot of shakin’ going on in Pearland this summer. Pearland is a perfect pick for a weekend getaway with amazing cuisine, local theater, nearby museums and unique events. Paired with great hotel packages available between May 27 through September 5, Pearland’s Gulf Coast location is ideal for a quick getaway.

“We’re pleased to offer visitors Shake, Rattle & Roll into Pearland weekend hotel packages throughout the summer this year created in partnership with Pearland hotels, the 1940 Air Terminal Museum and the Pearl Theater,” according to Kim Sinistore, executive director of the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau. “In addition to enjoying a variety of activities throughout the summer in Pearland, visitors can also experience a brand new, 2-day event we created called Shake, Rattle & Roll.” Sinistore added.

Visitors don’t want to miss the Shake, Rattle & Roll event set for Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at Independence Park, 3919 Liberty Drive in Pearland.

Celebrating rock and roll music, the two-day FREE event features live music, a food truck court, vintage vendors, a classic car show, and oldies movies. On Saturday, June 11, Elvis tribute artist Vince King kicks off the festivities with a 50’s Elvis tribute performance at 2 p.m. and closes the night with the Spinout Band for a 70’s Las Vegas Elvis Tribute. Performances for Saturday also include TX Blues Brothers Tribute and Show band and Amber & the Old Rascals.

Houston Vintage Market will offer a curated collection of vendors on Saturday featuring vintage clothing and accessories for sale. On Sunday, June 12, the 4 Barrel Ramblers open the day’s activities with a performance at 2 p.m. Performances for Sunday also include Johnny and the Spinsations and internationally known Two Tons of Steel based out of San Antonio.

Visitors on both days will enjoy the Food Truck Court with offerings by some of the region’s most popular food trucks – D’Lish Curbside Bistro, Nom Mi Street and Skratch and Angie’s Cakes.

Catch a vignette performance either day by Pearland’s Pearl Theater from their production of “All Shook Up,” which runs June 17 through July 10. Don’t miss an amazing collection of 1950s and 1960s era style cars during the classic car show sponsored by the Pearland VFW Post 7109.

For a complete schedule of activities for this FREE, Shake, Rattle & Roll event, go to http://visitpearland.com/shake-rattle-roll-event-schedule/. To learn more about booking a hotel stay with participating hotels including Candlewood Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Sleep Inn & Suites, and Springhill Suites in Pearland, go to http://visitpearland.com/shakerattleroll.

Pearland Connect – April 2016

Pearland Connect is the communications vehicle that the City of Pearland is using to keep you informed. We do our best to provide you with the information you want and need and we want to hear from you. We welcome your input via email.

Come take a walk on the City’s new Nature Trail

trailThe John Hargrove Environmental Complex trail located at 5800 Magnolia Road is now open. The grant-funded project includes a 1.7-mile recreational nature trail, sidewalk connections, trailhead signage and nine additional parking spaces at the Stella Roberts Recycling Center.

Project construction began in December 2015 with trail subgrade preparation and drainage designed to ensure the trail is stable and sustainable for many years.

For more information, log on to pearlandtx.gov.

Old Town Site “Quiet Zone” in effect

Old Town Site may be quieter than you remember as Quiet Zones are now in effect. The Quiet Zone, established by the Federal Railroad Administration, states that locomotive horns are not required within highway-rail grade crossings equipped with Supplemental Safety Measures or Alternative Safety Measures or crossings that have a Quiet Zone Risk Index at or below the Nationwide Significant Risk Threshold. Read more on Quiet Zones on the City’s website.

Safe Exchange Zone initiative aims to keep residents safe 

xchangeThe City of Pearland is now offering a secure location for Pearland residents to help ensure and enhance their safety and to minimize the opportunity for an encounter to go wrong for internet-based purchases from websites such as Craigslist and eBay.

This initiative attempts to address safety and awareness concerns. Visit the Police Department webpage to read more.

Delores Fenwick Nature Center design moves forward

fenwickDesign will soon be underway for the Delores Fenwick Nature Center, an educational facility coming to the John Hargrove Environmental Center. 

The complex, located at 5800 Magnolia, houses the Stella Roberts Recycling Center, John Hargrove Environmental Center and the newly completed nature trail system. Read more on the the facility.

Do your part to help reduce pollutants

The City’s Stormwater Management Plan deals with ways to improve its surface water quality through the use of various Best Management Practices. 

Residents can help to reduce chemical, biological and physical pollutants from the ground and storm sewer system by employing the practices used by the City.

Learn how you can help at pearlandtx.gov/stormwater.

New Edition of Pearland in Motion Now Available

ShowImagePearland in Motion is produced three times a year and is an excellent resource for all members of our community who want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and information important to Pearland residents. The newsletter is your complete guide to City of Pearland programs, services and recreational activities. Advertise your business in the next issue.

Copies of Pearland in Motion can be found at the following locations:
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau (11200 Broadway, Suite 1390)
  • City Hall (3519 Liberty Drive)
  • Pearland Chamber of Commerce (6117 Broadway)
  • Pearland Community Center (3523 Liberty Drive)
  • Pearland Economic Development Corporation (1200 Pearland Parkway – Suite 200)
  • Pearland Library (3522 Liberty Drive)
  • Public Safety Building (2555 Cullen Pkwy.)
  • Recreation Center and Natatorium (4141 Bailey Road)
  • Keep Pearland Beautiful (3523 Liberty Drive)
  • Melvin Knapp Activity Center (2424 South Park Avenue)
  • Westside Event Center (2150 Country Place Parkway)
  • Westside Library (2803 Business Center Drive, Suite 101)
Current Edition:

Pearland in Motion – Summer 2016

Concerts in the Park Kicks Off May 6

Pearland Concerts in the Park rock Southdown Park every Friday night from 7 to 9 p.m. during the months of May and June. Visitors enjoy live music with a variety of genres featured each week.

The free family event is held at Southdown Park, 2150 Countryplace Parkway, conveniently located off Texas Highway 288. Food vendors will be on-site selling delicious menu items for kids of all ages. Young kids will find plenty to do with the Splash pad and playground.

Visitors can bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets then sit back, relax and enjoy the live concerts. Featured acts include:

  • May 6 – Hamilton Loomis | Blues
  • May 13 – The Fab 5 – Beatles | 1960s
  • May 20 – Amber & the Old Rascals | Oldies & Motown
  • May 27 – Kelly McGuire | Tropical
  • June 3 – City Nights Band | Variety
  • June 10 – Mango Punch | Latin
  • June 17 – Big Joe Walker | Country
  • June 24 – Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws | Zydeco

For more information visit – www.pearlandparks.com or call 281-412-8900.