Bus Service for La Porte

Clipart of black and white drawing of bus-Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.The bus schedule for the La Porte route of Harris County Transit can be picked up at La Porte Community Library. The bus stops at various locations in La Porte.

There is also a confidential survey available at the library that will be used to help Harris County Transit improve the service to area residents.

For more information about the bus service, call 713-578-2216 or email transit@hctx.net.

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Teen Movie: Celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Clipart of Japanese pagoda from Vital Imagery Ltd.Come watch a classic Japanese animated fantasy film about a young girl that gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits. She must call upon the courage she never knew she had in order to free herself and rescue her parents. Popcorn and refreshments. For teens, tweens, and all ages. Wednesday, May 21, 4 pm – 6:30 pm. 

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2014 " Circle of Death" Bean Bag Toss

The 2014 "Circle of Death" Bean Bag Toss is set for Wednesday, May 21 beginning at 3:15 pm. Join the fun and see who will be left alive at the end.

 

 

 

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Sidewalk Saturdays in La Porte

Clipart: Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd. of Sidewalk ArtistTake a stroll in La Porte on Saturdays along Main Street and you will find artwork and craft work displayed along your pathway. Every Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm are Sidewalk Saturdays. The event is free and family friendly. If you want to display your own art/crafts, there is no charge to set up a table/display and you do not have to register. For more information see the City of La Porte Community Calendar or contact Kelley Price at 713-824-2504.

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A Month in Honor of Barbecue

Photo of book display for National Barbecue MonthDo you love to grill outdoors? Or eat the food that has been grilled outdoors? Then this is your month!

May is National Barbecue Month according to Chase's Calendar of Events: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks, and Months.  The month is sponsored by the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association.

We are featuring books on barbecuing in our nonfiction adult book display. Some titles are:

Mastering the Grill: The Owner’s Manual for Outdoor Cooking by Andrew Schloss and David Joachim; King of the Q’s Blue Plate BBQ: The Ultimate Guide to Grilling, Smoking, Dipping, and Licking by Ted Reader; Steven Raichlen’s Planet Barbecue!: An Electrifying Journey Around the World’s Barbecue Trail by Steven Raichlen; Celebrating Barbecue: The Ultimate Guide to America’s Four Regional Styles of ‘Cue by Dotty Griffith; Follow the Smoke: 14,783 Miles of Great Texas Barbecue; Places, People, Secrets, and Recipes! by John DeMers.

Check out books to hone your grilling skills, plan outdoor get-togethers, or discover the many good places in Texas to eat barbecue.

See ya around the grill!