Ten things to do this weekend around Bryan-College Station

This weekend is full of events that honors veterans, gets families together and celebrates live music. For more events, check out the events calendar.

Hometown Heroes and Big Rigs is on Friday at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library at 9:30 a.m. Meet some local heroes including a police dog and some big vehicles from the city of Bryan. This is a come and go program. For more details, contact Bobbee at 209-5600. For more information or visit bcslibrary.org/events.

• The Downtown Bryan Association presents First Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music, including a biannual concert of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” at the Palace Theater, art and an array of shopping and dining options. This is a free, family friendly event. Visit downtownbryan.com for more information.

• HiFi will be performing at Black Water Draw on Friday at 8 p.m. For a full list of live music events, check out this week's entertainment lineup.

• J.C. Penney Kids Zone on Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon gives kids the opportunity to make a DC Super Hero foam frame for their dad for Father’s Day. For more information, visit http://www.postoakmall.com/store/jcpenney/deal/blt02f96af63d56ca0e.

• The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University first birthday party will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at 600 John Kimbrough Blvd. The free family-friendly event will have face painting, plant necklaces, a bubble station and lawn games. Junior Master Gardener leaders will offer hands-on learning activities and the members of the Brazos County Master Gardener program will be available to answer gardening questions. For more information about the event, visit gardens.tamu.edu/2019-summer-celebration/.

• The Brazos Valley African American Museum Fish Fry will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Support the museum by donating $10 for a plate of fried fish. For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/museum-fish-fry-fundraiser-tickets-61883335723?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3yy97tCK-opFXU2x1hDsA2Lpw8WMxozY9OpDnV87GfiZAisGLutlV01po.

• The College Station Evening Lions Club 5th annual Sporting Clay Shoot is on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rancho de Colores. All proceeds benefit Texas Lions Club Camp and charities. The entry fee is $100 per shooter. Food and drinks will be provided. For more information, email Terry Bohler at terrybohler@yahoo.com.

• The Starlight Music Series presents Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers on Saturday at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. The outdoor concert is free and open to the public. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/500356610501664.

• Museum of the American G.I. presents Day by Day: D-Day to Day + 84 on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can chat with two living history re-enactors portraying American Red Cross and U.S. Army nurses. For a $10 donation to the museum, guests can climb inside of a tank and pull the lanyard of an original pack Howitzer. Interactive activities will be available for children, and special maps will be set up that contextualize the size and scale of the beach invasion. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 5-17. Veterans and senior citizens can purchase tickets for $5, and children under the age of 5 will be admitted for free. For more information, visit americangimuseum.org/exhibits/d-day-day-by-day/.

• The Camp Hearne World War II Historic Site is having a D-Day living history event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to visit the former location of a Nazi prisoner-of-war camp where dozens of WWII-era re-enactors set up camp with authentic military gear, weapons and uniforms.

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