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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
May 25-27 Texas Weekend of Remembrance Veterans Park & Athletic Complex
June 2 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
June 9 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
June 14 Juneteenth Freedom Walk              Lincoln Recreation Center
June 15 Father's Day Fish Fry Lincoln Recreation Center
June 15 Summer Dance Southwood Community Center
June 28 Summer Dance Southwood Community Center
June 19 Praises at the Pavilion Lincoln Recreation Center
July 5 Ice Cream Social with CS Fire Department  Southwood Community Center
July 19 Summer Dance Lincoln Recreation Center
July 26-29 Games of Texas Venues across Bryan/College Station
Aug. 9 Watermelon Social with CS Police Department Southwood Community Center
Aug. 21 Senior Citizen Day Lincoln Recreation Center
Aug. 29 Casino Day The Brazos Center
Aug. 30 Summer Dance Southwood Community Center


EVENT DETAILS

TEXAS WEEKEND OF REMEMBRANCE  MAY 25-27
Texas Weekend of Remembrance is May 25-27 at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex in College Station, Texas. We invite military members, veterans, their families, and everyone who would like to remember those who sacrificed their lives in service to our country. Events include but are not limited to:
 
PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS | PARACHUTE JUMP | ROLL CALL | MILITARY SPEAKER | RIFLE SALUTE | TAPS | LIVE MUSIC | SOFTBALL & FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT | MILITARY VEHICLES | MILITARY BOOTHS | KIDS ACTIVITIES | 5K RUN/WALK | 1-MILE KIDS FUN RUN | BREAKFAST WITH A MILITARY CHAPLAIN
 
Admission is free! Concessions will be available for purchase. No outside food, drinks or pets are allowed. You may bring plastic water bottles. For a complete schedule of events and more information, visit cstx.gov/TWR or email parks@cstx.gov.

STARLIGHT MUSIC SERIES JUNE 2 & 9
Get ready to load up your coolers, blankets and lawn chairs for free entertainment during the City of College Station's Starlight Music Series at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater.

June 2: Hotel California
June 9: Cupid & the Dance Party Express, with guest Mi'chel Rose & Zydeco Players

Admission is free! Gates open at 6 p.m. and the concerts begin at 7. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Glass containers, kegs, and pets are not allowed. Concessions will be available for purchase. Free parking is available at Post Oak Mall, and handicap parking will be located off of Colgate Drive. For more information, visit cstx.gov/starlight or call 979.764.3486.

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM WALK  JUNE 14
Celebrate Juneteenth, 2.2 mile legacy walk to George Bush Library and Museum, observing the uniquely Texas Holiday, which commemorates an official jubilee and ending of slavery in Texas, June 19, 1865. Storytelling will immediately following the walk.

All Ages • Free • Thu. • 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  • Lincoln Recreation Center

FATHER’S DAY FISH FRY  JUNE 15
We will honor our fathers with a fish fry! Register by calling 979.764.3779.

Ages 50+ • Free • Fri. • June 15 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

PRAISES AT THE PAVILION  JUNE 19
Join us at the Lincoln Recreation Center's W.A. Tarrow Pavilion for an evening of celebration through songs and dance. Area spiritual groups, churches, soloists and praise teams will give musical interpretations signifying Juneteenth, a day of Jubilee and freedom.

All Ages • Free • Tue. • 6:30-8:30 p.m. • W.A. Tarrow Pavilion

SUMMER DANCES  JUNE 28, JULY 19 & AUG. 30 
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ, door prizes and light refreshments.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

ICE CREAM SOCIAL WITH CS FIRE DEPARTMENT  JULY 5
Cool off with a free ice cream sundae and learn important safety tips from the College Station Fire Department.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu.  • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

GAMES OF TEXAS  JULY 26-29
The City of College Station — In collaboration with the City of Bryan and Texas A&M — will host the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Games of Texas July 26-29 at venues across our community. The event is patterned after the Olympic Games and U.S. Olympic Sports Festivals and provides Texans of all ages and skill levels a wholesome avenue for positive, personal development through sports and physical activity.

Athletes of all ages can compete in 14 events, including archery, pickleball, judo, lifeguarding, boxing, golf, skateboarding, soccer, bowling, swimming, tennis, sand volleyball, skeet shooting, and track and field. We invite you to become a part of this world-class festival by competing or volunteering.

Competitors: For more information or to register, go to taaf.com/gamesoftexas. Some eligibility restrictions apply, and registration deadlines vary per sport.

Volunteers: Ages 15-and-older are welcome and receive free refreshments and a Games of Texas shirt. For more information about volunteering, visit taaf.com/volunteers. Registration ends July 12.

WATERMELON SOCIAL WITH CS POLICE DEPARTMENT  AUG. 9
The College Station Police Department’s Community Enhancement Unit will share safety tips and awareness of the latest scams targeting the senior adult population.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SENIOR CITIZENS DAY  AUG. 21
National Senior Citizens Day recognizes contributions senior citizens make in communities. Join us as we celebrate our local citizens’ contributions while enjoying light refreshments.

Ages 50+ • Free • Tue. • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

CASINO DAY  AUG. 29
You are invited to enjoy games and lunch with friends. Registration required, call 979.575.2264 or email outreach696@comfortkeepers.com. Free admission!

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Aug. 29 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Brazos Center • 3232 Briarcrest Dr. in Bryan


MORE INFORMATION: 979.764.3486 
For more information, call 979.764.3486, email parks@cstx.gov or visit the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.

Last updated: 5/23/2018 12:29:13 PM