Author: Kendall Ward

Children’s Museum Polar Express Party

Every child loves “The Polar Express,” so instead of just watching it at home this year, how about bringing the whole family down to The Children’s Museum to make the movie a reality? On Friday, November 30, the museum is hosting the party from 6-8 p.m., and don’t forget to wear your favorite pj’s! A light dinner with sandwiches, soup, cookies and hot cocoa will be served throughout the evening to warm you and your children’s bellies. Dinner will be followed with some hands-on crafts for the kids. You’ll be able to make Christmas ornaments and gingerbread houses to...

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“The Calm Before the Crisis” MPACT Speaker Series

If you own a business, you’ve worked hard to grow and expand your brand, so don’t allow a surprise crisis to damage your company’s reputation. Every quarter, The Center for Executive Development (CED) and Mays Business School presents the MPACT Speaker Series for local professionals and entrepreneurs in the Brazos Valley. The next one, on Thursday, November 29 at the Grand Stafford Theater, deals with learning skills that help you better weather the crises that will inevitably come. “The Calm Before the Crisis” is a free, interactive workshop, open to all, that will include defining a crisis, exploring the...

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Local Lattes

Fall is just the best season for coffee! And what’s better on a cold night than a warm, smooth, creamy latte? Nothing! BCS has plenty of options for getting that latte fix! Of course it’s the time of year when we see pumpkin tossed into everything—pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin soup—but we’re not complaining. One of our favorite pumpkin recipes is the pumpkin latte and this year, the classic Pumpkin Spice Latte has been warming our tummies for a whopping 15 years! Happy Anniversary, PSL! Don’t let the cold keep you away from trying the PSL at POV at...

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Giving Thanks BCS Style

We love the fall season! It’s full of friends, family, food and good ‘ole Aggie Football. Living in the BCS area, there is so much to be thankful for. When out of towners visit, they say things like, “There’s something different about this place, good different” and, “Everyone is so gosh darn friendly.” Maybe it’s something in the water? It’s safe to say that BCS is one of the friendliest cities in our great state of Texas. When you’re in a pickle, whether it’s needing a jump or a bit of change to cover the bill, there’s sure to...

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Movie Review: “A Wrinkle in Time”

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to jump into a coloring book? You might remember reading “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle in grade school, but if you’re less familiar with the book, it’s a science fantasy story about a young girl whose father goes missing in time. The novel was published In 1962, and earlier this year, a major motion picture was released by none other than Disney. Director Ava DuVernay has crafted a bright and playful reflection of the classic novel that truly pushes the boundaries of creativity. Though both the book and...

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