By Emily Thornton, Lick Creek Nature Center Part-time Program Supervisor
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what constellations are visible, what that extra bright star is, or whether you see a planet, a moon, or a star? Maybe all that intergalactic information gets lost in, well, space.
Or, maybe you’re just looking for something fun and out of the ordinary to do on a Friday night.
Enter the inaugural Lick Creek Star Party on Friday, Feb. 22 from 7-10 p.m. The event takes place at the Lick Creek Nature Center at 13600 Rock Prairie Road. The City of College Station’s Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Texas A&M’s Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Department to bring this unique, star-studded event to area residents. (more…)
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director
The City of College Station expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Myra Bright, 85, who passed away Thursday.
Mrs. Bright and her late husband Art became namesakes of Art & Myra Bright Park in 2015 – a 12-acre neighborhood park previously known as Raintree Park.
The Brights were longtime residents of College Station – the first family to live in the Raintree subdivision – who devoted countless hours of service to numerous community organizations. Mrs. Bright and her generous spirit will be missed. (more…)
By Carter Hall, College Station Firefighter
Home fires kill an average of about seven people every day. But did you know almost half of those are children under the age of five?
Most young kids don’t understand fire dangers and are incapable of knowing how to get out of a burning building. As adults, it’s our responsibility to take precautions such as installing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, reducing fire risks, and practicing a fire escape plan. (more…)