Upcoming Events in the Houston Area

Course hosted by Fort Bend County Libraries. 7-8 p.m., City of Missouri Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway. Information: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land

Tuesday

Taste of Tomball:

Organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Tombal region. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tomball VFW, 14408 Alice Road. The event showcases area restaurants while raising funds for scholarships to benefit area high school students. Cost: $20. Information: www.tomballchamber.org or call 281-351-7222.

State of Texas Medical Center:

Organized by the Greater Houston Partnership. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar St. Speaker: William McKeon, President and CEO of Texas Medical Center. Cost: $135 to $180. Registration: houston.org/events.

Presentation LatinTech 2022:

Hosted by Ion. 6-8pm, 4201 Main St. Presented in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month by the Consulate General of Israel in the Southwest with Ion, Latinx Startup Alliance and Texas Business Association. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/celebrating-hispanic-heritage-month-at-the-ion-1061769.

MS Word 2019 Intermediate:

Course hosted by Fort Bend County Libraries. 10:30 a.m., University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land. Town. Information: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

Wednesday

Start and run your own business:

Webinar hosted by SCORE. 10am-12pm. Information: www.houston.score.org.

Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce:

The Woodlands/North Houston Chapter monthly luncheon. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Landry’s Seafood, 1212 Lake Robins Drive, The Woodlands. Cost: $35. Information: www.ghwcc.org.

Thursday

Houston Transportation Club:

September party. 5:30 p.m., Saint Arnold Brewing Co., 2000 Lyons Ave. Registration: tcoh.wildapricot.org.

UpSkill Works Forum: Thoughts on Education and the Workforce of the Future:

Virtual program. 10:30-11:30 am Speaker: HD Chambers, superintendent of Alief ISD. Information: houston.org/events.

SharpHeels Career Peak:

8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sam Houston Hotel, 1117 Prairie St. Tickets: $295 to $395. Registration: sharpheels.com/events/career-summit-houston-2022/.

Introducing Twitter:

Course hosted by Fort Bend County Libraries. 11 a.m., First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land. Information: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us.

Friday

Houston 2022 Facts:

The Greater Houston Partnership will release the 2022 Houston Facts publication providing answers to frequently asked questions about the Houston area. 11am-1pm, Partnership Tower, 701 Avenida de las Americas. Speaker: Patrick Jankowski, Partnership Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Research. Information: houston.org/events.

Simple steps to start your business:

Webinar hosted by SCORE. 10am-12pm. Information: www.houston.score.org.

Jennifer C. Burleigh