October 24, 2017
Here's The Five featured events in the Brazos Valley this week:
Bryan High School's Viking Theatre has partnered with Houston's Food Bank to host a Trunk or Treat on October 28th from 5:00 - 8:30 pm. The community is invited out to have a safe and fun night, while doing some good. First off, it's free! While Bryan High is not collecting money, instead the cost of admission is 5 items to donate to Hurricane Relief. Spots are waiting to be filled, and we want your organization to take one. If you would like to participate, click here to claim your spot.
7D Ranch Texas invites you to celebrate fall with a by attending their pumpkin patch! Weather permitting, the pumpkin patch will be open on Saturdays from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm and Sundays from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm the weekends of October 28-29, November 4-5, and November 11-12. At the pumpkin patch, guests can hear live music and participate in pumpkin painting, roping dummies, bouncy ball horse races, and much more! Additional activities available include haunted hay rides, horseback riding and paddle boating. For more information, please visit www.7DRanchTexas.com.
November 11 is Veteran's Day and Texas A&M will proudly participate by celebrating Military Appreciation Day during the Texas A&M vs. New Mexico game at Kyle Field. The 12th Man Foundation would like to encourage businesses, season ticket holders, and fans across the state and nation to consider supporting our military by purchasing tickets that can be given free of charge to men and women in the military. Three different ticket packages are available for purchase that will directly support this initiative or you can purchase individual tickets for $35 each. To purchase tickets or learn more, please visit www.12thman.com/military, email [email protected], or call (979) 260-7958. Thank you for your support of the United States armed forces.
The Brazos Valley Coalition for the Homeless will be hosting a FREE Trafficking Training on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Brazos Valley Council of Governments. Learn more about the Impacts of Human Trafficking physically and psychologically, Myths and Facts of Trafficking, Social Media and Technology Influences, Case Studies, and Sample Protocols for Law Enforcement and Medical Professionals working with Trafficking survivors. Local, State and National resources will be on-hand to discuss their programs and services. This training will be presented in two segments with the morning sessions focusing on community influences, while the afternoon will focus on law enforcement and medical professional's role in helping survivors of all ages. Registration and check-in will begin at 8:00 am for the morning sessions, and 12:30 pm for the afternoon sessions. Each session is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. To register, click here or contact Sara Mendez at the Brazos County Health Department at (979) 361-5730 or email [email protected].
For Veterans Week 2017, the Bryan Rotary Club will setup our 6th annual Field of Valor-a patriotic display of 1,000 American flags. (VOLUNTEER) The primary purposes of the FOV are to raise funds to serve the community, to honor those who serve selflessly, and to educate through scholarships and Teacher mini-grants. The display is posted for a week at Veterans Park on 3101 Harvey Road in College Station, and it is accessible and visible to the thousands who gather at the park for daily recreational activities & leagues and for Veterans Day activities hosted there. If you are interested in one of the many opportunities or in-kind donations contact John at (979) 777-4636 or [email protected].