Are unused LEGOs overtaking your house? Missing pieces making that 10,000 piece kit useless? Sterling Municipal Library can help. The library is hosting a LEGO drive between now and January 3, as the library’s youth services division prepares to host a monthly LEGO Night program for pre-teens age eight to twelve. Donated blocks can be brought to the reference desk at Sterling Municipal Library, located at 1 Mary Elizabeth Wilbanks Ave. (near the corner of Texas Ave. and Decker).
The Baytown Nature Center (BNC) will offer a class in wildlife photography this Saturday (December 7), from 10 am – 12 noon, as part of their monthly Nurture Nature program. Admission to the event is included with general admission to the Center ($3 for adults and children 13 and older). The BNC is located at 6213 Bayway Drive.
Those with forgotten library fines take heed. There is no need to shun the library or forgo your favorite book, because redemption is as easy as a can of beans. Throughout the month of December, library users will be able to swap food for fines at Sterling Municipal Library.
The Baytown Parks and Recreation Department invites art enthusiasts to the City’s 47th Annual Art Reception and Art Show, to be held December 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Baytown Community Center (2407 Market St.).
City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28-29, in observance of Thanksgiving. All offices will re-open for business at their regular time on Monday, December 2.
All emergency services will operate as usual. Street and utility crews will be on stand-by in the event of an emergency.
Lords, ladies, knights and damsels will roam Sterling Municipal Library grounds as its annual Fall Family Festival becomes a Renaissance Faire from 10 am - 2 pm on Saturday, November 9. The library, located at 1 Mary Elizabeth Wilbanks Avenue, will host a variety of Renaissance-themed entertainment and fun-filled activities will be available for all ages.
Sunday, November 3, is the day we “fall back” an hour to end Daylight Saving Time. As you change your clocks, the Baytown Fire Department reminds all residents to make another change that could save their lives — changing the batteries in their smoke alarms.