Come to the Fair!

Logo for 2010 La Porte Health & Safety Fair Come to the 2010 La Porte Health & Safety Fair on Saturday, September 25, from 9 am - 1 pm at La Porte Junior High, 401 S. Broadway. 
 
The event is free and open to the public. The first 500 children will receive free Safety-Fair t-shirts. Many door prizes will be given away throughout the fair.
 
Also available free that day: health screenings, children’s immunizations, and child ID kits. There will be fire trucks, police vehicles, and ambulances to view, and a 24-foot Rock Wall for climbing. 
 
The Fair is sponsored by the City of La Porte, LEPC, and La Porte ISD.
 
For more information, call 281-470-0011 or see www.lpsafetyfair.org.

MEET OUR READERNATION WINNER

ReaderNation winner

 

Meet Sallie Gann. She was the lucky customer who won the $50.00 gift card to Amazon.com. Sallie said she really enjoyed participating in the program this summer and signed up because one our staff members suggested it. The book she is reading and recommending from this summer is Cutting for Stone: a novel by Abraham Verghese . Congratulations Sallie!!

Fun for Whole Family: Ballunar Liftoff Festival

Picture of Hot Air BalloonsMark your calendars for a fun outdoor family event for the weekend of October 29, 30, & 31. The RE/MAX Ballunar Festival is an annual event that pays tribute to the achievement of human flight. It is held at the NASA/Johnson Space Center, 1201 Nasa Rd. 1. The gates open Friday, October 29 at 6 pm and there will be live music, entertainment, carnival rides, food, arts and crafts. On Saturday the day begins at 7:30 am with balloon navigational competition, skydivers, and air sport activities all day long. Fee to enter is $10 per car. See the RE/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival website for more information or call 281-488-7676. [Source: Bayshore Sun, Aug 25, 2010, Section A, pgs. 7-8.] 
Come to the library for books and other materials about air flight history.

"Tell Us Your Story" Historical Video About La Porte

Picture of City of La Porte logo
The City of La Porte will be presenting the Tell Us Your Story video project about La Porte history at the August Main Street Morning Brew. The showing is free and open to the public. Meet on Wednesday, August 25, from 8:30 – 9:30 am at the Evelyn Kennedy Center, 618 San Jacinto Street in La Porte. For more information, please see the City of La Porte website, or contact Stacey Osborne at 281-470-5017 or osbornes@laportetx.gov.