Calendar for Tuesday August 16 | Local News

The Young Readers Book Sale is held Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St. in Bryan. Books for babies up to 12 will be on sale, including hardbacks, chapter books, graphic novels and science fiction books. Also educational materials for teachers. Hardbacks $1, paperbacks 50 cents. Proceeds benefit the Bryan + College Station Public Library System.

TUESDAYEVENTSCartel of software developers, 6 p.m., Grand Stafford Theater, 106 S. Main St. in downtown Bryan. For web developers to share their experiences.

Brazos Valley Stitchers Members Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1200 Foxfire at College Station. For anyone interested in embroidery; bring something to stitch.

Cornhole Tournament, 7:30 p.m. The Western Steakhouse & Dancehall, 9524 Texas 6 in Navasota. $10 per player.

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Business Networking Lunch, lunch at Ozona Grill & Bar, 520 Harvey Road in College Station. Meet local professionals and make new connections.

Billiard Tournament, 8 p.m. at Wheel’s Tavern, 2004 Texas 21 at Bryan. $10 entry.

South Brazos County Farmers Market, 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Baylor Scott & White Clinic parking lot off Glenhaven Drive in College Station.

Brazos Church Pantry Food Distribution, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 304 W. 26th St. in Bryan.

Quiz “The Office”, 7 p.m., Mo’s Irish Pub, 1025 University Drive, Suite 101 at College Station. Win “The Office” gift cards and prizes.

Aggieland Trivia, 6:30 p.m. at Harvey Washbangers, 1802 Texas Ave. at College Station; also at 7 p.m. at The Angry Elephant, 650 William D. Fitch Parkway in College Station; and 7:30 p.m. at World of Beer Bar & Kitchen, 425 Northpoint Crossing, Suite 700 at College Station.

John Wick, 7 p.m., Luigi’s Patio Ristorante, 3975 Texas 6 at College Station.

SUPPORT GROUPSNAMI Brazos Valley Family Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., 3705 S. College Ave. to Brian. Free support group for the loved ones of a person with mental health problems.

Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. at the Southwood campus of Grace Bible Church, 1901 Harvey Mitchell Parkway in College Station. A 12-step Christian program for freedom from shame, guilt, anger, depression and despair.

COVID-19 TESTKohl parking kiosk, 1509 Texas Ave. at College Station, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. On-site registrations accepted.

Blinn College, 651 Blinn Boulevard in Brenham, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-site registrations accepted.

Rudder Plaza kiosk, 275, boul. Joe Routt on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For Texas A&M students, faculty, and staff. Appointment required.

Mays Plaza Kiosk, 210, boul. Olsen on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For Texas A&M students, faculty, and staff. Appointment required.

EXHIBITIONSCheckered Past: The History of Board Games, until October 29 at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan. The exhibit explores the history of board games, dating back to ancient Egypt, China, Mexico and medieval Europe. Includes the first edition of the Chutes and Ladders board game from 1943 and a replica of The Landlord’s Game, which was the precursor to Monopoly. Also checkers, backgammon and chess. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 for adults, $4 for students, seniors and children. Free for children under 3 years.

Mandela: the official exhibition, through April 23 at the George HW Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station. The exhibition examines the life of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president, and his fight against apartheid. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults.