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British International School of Houston Collaborates with Juilliard

Katy, TX News (November 25, 2015) – The British International School of Houston today announces that they will become one of the first schools in the world to benefit from an innovative new collaboration between Nord Anglia Education and The Juilliard School in New York. Starting September 2016, students at the school will use an enhanced embedded arts curriculum developed by specialists from Juilliard, along with continued support from, and engagement with, Juilliard alumni and affiliated artists.

The collaboration between Juilliard, the world-renowned performing arts conservatory, and Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium schools organization, is designed to enhance the British International School of Houston’s performing arts offering with its innovative structure, design and approach. The new embedded arts curriculum, which focuses first on music, was developed by curriculum and music experts at both Juilliard and Nord Anglia Education.

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Flaunt Hair Salon Celebrates Stylist Anniversary

Katy, TX News (November 25, 2015) – This November marks the one year anniversary for Erica Galvan at Flaunt Salon. Erica has made a home for herself alongside the Flaunt Salon Stylists and Co-owner Mary Wesley. Erica takes great pride in her work with a passion and vigor to help clients look their best. Erica is experienced in handling all hair services with her completion of classes that focus on techniques, new products, and current hair trends. She especially enjoys what we call “special occasion hair”.

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Katy’s Top Happy Hour Destinations

Katy, Texas – November 25, 2015

Your guide to enjoying Katy’s most tantalizing social-hour specials

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Happy hour is a time to relax and unwind after a hard day or kick back with friends and enjoy a drink or two. But happy hour is not just about the drinks. There are a lot of delectable snacks and appetizers to try, making happy hour even happier. No more pretzels and peanuts – these snacks are sure to spoil your appetite for dinner.

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Katy ISD Releases Attendance Boundary Survey

Katy, TX News (November 25, 2015) – Katy ISD’s mission is to work with families and our community to provide students with unparalleled learning experiences. To that end, the District is sharing information about upcoming Attendance Boundary Modification proposals that are intended to provide long-range solutions to manage student enrollment growth as we see 2,000+ new students and their families move into the district on an annual basis. Successful ABMs are achieved through campus capacity reductions, capacity increases or a combination of both.

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New Physician Joins Memorial Hermann Katy

Katy, TX News (November 25, 2015) – Family medicine physician, Prasuna Sajja, M.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Katy Convenient Care Center. Dr. Sajja received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Madras, India. She completed her residency with the Houston Methodist Family Medicine Residency program. Dr. Sajja sees patients of all ages and her clinical interests include preventive medicine for children, diabetes and weight management for adults and children.

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Restaurant Spirit Week – Katy ISD Food For Families

Katy, Texas – November 24, 2015

Join us for Katy ISD’s Food for Families Restaurant spirit week benefiting Katy ISD food for families November 30th – December 6th.
*Be sure to mention the “Food for Families Spirit Night” or show the flyer when dining at these participating locations to benefit Food for Families.
Papa Murphy’s 

Valid November 30 – December 6
Participating Locations:
1560 S. Mason Road (832) 437-8237
3024 N. Fry Road (281) 579-7600
$2 per pizza back to Katy ISD Food for Families

Smashburger

Monday, November 30th
4-9 PM
Valid at all 3 Katy Area Locations
I-10 & Pin Oak
I-10 & Greenhouse
Grand Parkway & South Fry Rd.
  15% back to Katy ISD Food for Families

PDQ Fresh Tenders Salads and Sandwiches
Tuesday, December 1st
4-8 PM
Valid at PDQ Cinco Ranch
23703 Cinco Ranch Blvd
10% back to Katy ISD Food for Families

McDonalds
Wednesday, December 2nd
5-8 PM
Valid at Seven Meadows Location
7104 South Fry Road
15% back to Katy ISD Food for Families

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Tompkins High School First Signing Day

Katy, TX News (November 20, 2015) – Katy ISD’s newest high school campus, Tompkins High School, recently held their first-ever signing day for student athletes.
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Grand Vision Center receives the Art of Katy Award

Katy, TX News (November 17, 2015) – At KVPAC’s Roaring 20’s Ball at the Mall event, Grand Vision’s Dr. Brett Donaldson and his wife, Fatima were presented with the Art of Katy Award. Grand Vision sponsors the Grand Vision Children’s Theatre at KVPAC as well as the annual KVPAC Arts for All Festival in LaCenterra.

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Katy ISD Meets to Discuss Enrollment Plan

Katy, TX News (November 16, 2015) – As Katy ISD prepares to open two elementary schools and one junior high next year, the Board of Trustees will begin considering attendance boundary modifications to help balance enrollment numbers.

District administrators will review the ABM process, present preliminary ABM proposals, and discuss options for landlocked schools exceeding 125% capacity.

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Katy ISD Holds Moment of Silence for Paris Attacks

Katy, TX Blog (November 16, 2015) – From Katy ISD Leadership – “As you may already know, on Friday the world was shocked to learn of the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Today, as a mark of respect for those victims, our flags were flown at half-staff and will remain as such until sunset on Thursday. Furthermore, many Katy ISD schools and facilities participated in a moment of silence today at 12:00 noon to honor the memory of the victims.

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Power Pups

Katy, Texas – November 13, 2015

These four-legged friends are hard at work bringing joy and unconditional love wherever they go

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Cane Island’s ambassador, Hub, is named in recognition of the city of Katy being the hub of three counties: Waller, Harris, and Fort Bend

 

Not only do animals provide unwavering affection, they’ve also been able to lend some of their talents to aide Katy in the line of duty. Meet five professional pups who maintain positions in the community across different industries.
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Katy ISD Junior High Celebrates International Day

Katy, TX News (November 11, 2015) – Katy ISD’s Beck Junior High, located in Cinco Ranch, recently celebrated its annual “International Day” festival for sixth students. The event was chaired this year by PTA volunteer Usha Machiraju and supported by more than 30 parent volunteers.

Machiraju, who also helped to represent India at the event, commented that “This annual event allows Beck students to enjoy the culture, history and food from many countries in one setting hosted by student parents who proudly and playfully engage the students in a “trip around the world”. This year, more than sixteen different countries were represented.”

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Rancher’s Ball Attendees Win New BMW

Katy, TX News (November 9, 2015) – Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers was pleased to present the keys to the winners of the brand new BMW X1 at the BMW Dealership of West Houston. The luxury vehicle was raffled at the Inaugural Fort Bend Ranchers’ Ball on October 24 for $100.00 per ticket with only 600 tickets available for purchase. Steven Gee and his wife, Suzanne, are now the proud owners of this beautiful SUV.

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Monthly Events

 

First Weekend of Each Month (except Aug.)
Katy Heritage Society
5990 George Bush Dr.
Tour historic homes and learn about life in Old Katy.

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First Monday of the Month
Mondays with Mommy
Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, Heritage Square
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
10 a.m.
The series is a free music and movement community program open to children up to age 5. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers are welcome to attend. For details visit lacenterra.com.

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First Monday of the Month

Evening Book Club
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen
7 p.m.
No dues are required and new members are welcome. For the current book, call 281-492-8592.

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First Monday of the Month
Katy VFW Post 9182 Meetings
VFW Hall
6202 George Bush Dr.
7:30 p.m.
Katy VFW members gather for their monthly meeting, with dinner served beforehand. To learn more, contact Commander Dave Brasell at 281-391-8387.

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Second to Last Monday of the Month
Katy Baby Class
DEFINE Body & Mind
27131 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
11 – 11:30 a.m.

This is an excellent time for mom and baby to bond once a month while mom re-DEFINES her post-baby body by focusing on arms, legs, glutes, and abs. Don’t forget your carrier! Sign up at katy@definebody.com.


First Tuesday of the Month
Montessori Moms of Katy
Montessori Kids Universe
2004 S. Mason Rd
9:00  – 10:00 a.m.

Join Montessori Kids Universe at their Montessori Moms of Katy Meetup. There will be coffee, acoustic music, a free workshop, and a great open forum discussion. This is event takes place every first Tuesday of the month! Kid Friendly! RSVP with Ms. Lorena at 713-344-1640.


First Tuesday of the Month
Katy/West Houston Aggie Moms Club
Redeemer Community Church
24201 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Mothers of Texas A&M Aggie students can meet up for conversation, shopping, and more. Visit katywesthoumoms.aggienetwork.com.

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Third Tuesday of the Month
Breast Cancer Support Group 
Methodist West Houston Hospital
Mesquite Conference Room 
18500 Katy Fwy. 
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Join Methodist West Houston Hospital each month for an evening with others who have personal experience with breast cancer. Patients, survivors, family, friends and caregivers are welcome and dinner is served at each meeting.  For details or to RSVP, contact 713-790-3333.

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Third Tuesday of the Month
Memorial Hermann Stroke Support Group
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, West Tower – Tiger A Conference Room 
23900 Katy Fwy.
6 – 7 p.m.
The stroke support group, sponsored by Memorial Hermann Katy and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy, meets on the third Tuesday of every month.  This month Joyce Leverenz from TIRR Memorial Hermann Challenge Program will be discussing community integration services following brain injury and stroke.  The Challenge Program is an outpatient day treatment program that addresses the physical abilities, memory strategies, interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills needed for long-term success.  Please register your attendance by calling 713-222-CARE (2273).

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Fourth Tuesday of the Month
Katy Aglow Meeting
Church on the Rock
433 S. Barker Cypress
Aglow International is a global, trans-denominational Christian organization. More than 200,000 Aglow members meet together each month through local fellowships. At the monthly gatherings, there is time to meet and visit with friends, enjoy corporate worship and prayer, and hear from a guest speaker. Many of the ladies share lunch afterwards. To learn more visit katyaglow.com or aglow.org.

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Last Tuesday of the Month
Katy Woodworker’s Guild
Katy Junior High School
5350 Franz Rd.
7 – 9 p.m.
Learn about new and popular woodworking techniques and tips, with each meeting featuring a unique presentation. To learn more, call 281-717-4215. The group meets on the last Tuesday of each month.

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Tuesdays & Thursdays
Katy Elks Lodge
1050 Katy-Fort Bend
7:15 p.m.

Join in for a round or two of BINGO!

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Tuesdays, Saturdays, & Sundays
Food Addicts in Recovery
West Houston Community Center
725 Bateswood
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Sundays at 3 p.m.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, and bulimia. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins are required. Everyone is welcome, including those who think they may have a food problem or are concerned about someone who may. For more information, visit www.foodaddicts.org.

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First Wednesday of Every Month
Cinco Ranch Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
3206 S. Fry Rd.
7 p.m.
The Cinco Ranch Alzheimer’s Special Care Center is offering monthly meetings for Alzheimer’s and Dementia caregivers.  The support group allows you to share concerns and connect with other caregivers like you. Call 281-599-3334 for more information.

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First Wednesday of the Month
Hispanic Book Group/Club Hispano de Libros
Katy Library
5414 Franz Rd.
6 p.m.
Every month, a group of Spanish speaking adults get together to discuss a chosen book. Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reuna con nosotros para converser sobre un libro. Llame para mas informacion , 281-391-3509.

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First and Third Wednesday of the Month
After-School Break
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
4:30 p.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months

Beginning in September, school-aged children entering first through fifth grade can enjoy crafts, movies, stories, and more fun activities. To learn more, call 281-395-1311.

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Second Wednesday of the Month
Ladies Night (21 and up)
Multiplicity
1306 Ave. A
Each month on the second Wednesday, Multiplicity sponsors an enchanted evening including a surprise craft option, light bites, and libations! All of which are provided compliments of Multiplicity to their customers and the community. Call 832-437-2442 for more information.

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Second Wednesday of the Month
Information Sessions
University of Houston Victoria – Katy Campus
2002 W. Grand Pkwy. S. 

Future UHV transfer and graduate students are invited to visit the new UHV Katy Campus and speak with advisors from the School of Business Administration; School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development; and School of Arts & Sciences to discuss programs and enroll for the upcoming semester. Visit uhv.edu/katy.


Second and Fourth Wednesday of the Month
Kinder Korner
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
4:30 p.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Beginning in September, kindergartners can enjoy stories, movies, crafts, and other fun activities. To learn more, call 281-395-1311.

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Second and Fourth Wednesday
Christ’s Kids
Christ Church PCA
10818 Gaston Rd.
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Christ’s Kids is an opportunity for kids to learn more about Jesus Christ, the gospel, and the great truths of the Bible. Kindergartners through fifth grade are welcome.  This program is free of cost and registration is not required.  The kids can look forward to Bible lessons with an emphasis on learning more about the Christian faith through use of the First Catechism, games, music, prayer, and snacks, and a loving and fun environment to fellowship with friends and make new friends! Visit www.cckpca.org or call 281-392-0002.

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First Thursday of the Month
Monthly Lunch
BridgePoint Bible Church
13277 Katy Fwy., Houston
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join BridgePoint Bible Church for lunch on the first Thursday of every month. Cost is $10. For every lunch purchased, a meal is donated to Star of Hope to feed Houston’s homeless. For more information call 832-448-1330.

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Third Thursday of Every Month
Mended Hearts Support Group
Methodist West Houston Hospital
Mesquite Conference Room
18500 Katy Fwy.
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Mended Hearts has been offering the gift of hope and encouragement to heart patients, families and caregivers, bringing all of us together to form a network of caring individuals. For details about Mended Hearts at Methodist West Houston, contact our Volunteer Services at 832-522-3062.

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First Saturday of the Month
Move It! Free Dance for Kids
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 CInco Ranch Blvd.
9 – 10 a.m.

Kids ages 4 to 6 can meet in the courtyard for some movin’ and groovin’ fun. Presented by Move & Dance Fitness. Visit lacenterra.com.


First Saturday of the Month
Family Story Time
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
10:15 a.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Stories and other activities for the whole family. The program is limited to 150 participants. We are unable to accommodate daycares and school groups. To learn more, call 281-395-1311.

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Second Sunday of Every Month
Farmers Market at Bridgeland
Bridgeland’s Lakeland Activity Center
16902 Bridgeland Landing
Cypress
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Shop for a variety of farm-fresh produce, including vegetables, herbs, nuts, honey, preserves, sauces, baked goods, plants, eggs, and meat from pasture-fed animals. Vendors will also be on site selling a variety of refreshments. The farmers market takes place every Sunday starting Aug. 12 and running through Dec. 9. For a list of upcoming activities, visit www.bridgelandlife.com. Learn more about the Farmers Market at Bridgeland by becoming a fan of its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thefarmersmarketatbridgeland.

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Second Sunday of the Month 
HOPE Dog & Cat Adoptions
Rover Oaks Katy
24250 Kingsland Blvd.
1 – 5 p.m.
Come find your fur-ever friend. Homeless and Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE) help facilitate dog and cat adoptions. To learn more, call Rover Oaks at 281-693-7687.

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Third Saturday of Each Month
Historic Downtown Katy
5717 Second St.

Enjoy walking around Historic Downtown Katy while shopping and mingling with vendors at the Katy Market Days. Call 281-391-1993.

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Third Saturday of Each Month (Mar. – Nov.)
Zube Park
17802 Roberts Rd.
Kids will love getting a free mini train ride at Zube Park.

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Last Saturday of Each Month
TaD’s Extreme Cars and Coffee
1425 FM 1463

Classic cars, big trucks, and exotics. There will be breakfast sandwiches, Bloody Mary’s, mimosa’s and coffee. Visit their Facebook page.

 

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Election Day Voting Locations for Katy

Katy, TX News (November 3, 2015) Today is Election Day for the General and Special Elections. Voting locations are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Use the resources below to find all Fort Bend County, Harris County, and Waller County voting locations.

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Weekly Events

Mondays
The Art of Teaching Class
Houston Community College – Katy
1550 Foxlake Dr.
4 – 6:45 p.m.
Now is your chance to get a hands-on look into what it takes to be a teacher. The University of Houston – Victoria School of Education and Human Development is offering “The Art of Teaching” at HCC – Katy during the fall semester. Students can take this class before being admitted into the University of Houston – Victoria School of Education and Human Development to see if teaching is the right major for them. Contact Natalie O’Dea at odean@uhv.edu or call 832-842-2853.
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Mondays
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

The Church of the Holy Apostles
1225 W. Grand Pkwy S.
7:00 p.m.

Find encouragment in a twelve-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, or bulimia. Call 281-392-8914 for more information or visit www.foodaddicts.org.
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Tuesdays
Cinco Ranch Rotary
Cinco Ranch Golf Club
23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
7:00 a.m.

Network with other professionals in the Cinco Ranch area every Tuesday. Please mention you found it on KatyMagazine.com.


Tuesdays
Preschool Playhouse at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
23860 Westheimer Pkwy.
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Every week young children can enjoy story time, crafts, and delicious nuggets and fries. For more information, visit chick-fil-a.com. Please mention you found this on www.katymagazine.com.


Tuesdays
Family Night at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
23860 Westheimer Pkwy.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Each week, come enjoy a new themed-activity and family-friendly fun while you munch on some delicious food at the Cinco Ranch location! For themes, activities, and events, visit chick-fil-a.com.
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Tuesdays
Mother Goose Time
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
10:15 a.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Children ages 1 to 12 months and their caregivers can enjoy fun activities and songs relating to books. For a schedule of programs, call the library at 281-395-1311.
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Tuesdays
Civil Air Patrol
West Houston Airport
18000 Groeschke Rd.
6:45 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Kids 12 and up and adults are invited to help serve the community through Civil Air Patrol. The group meets in the first aircraft hangar on the east side of the field at West Houston Airport. To learn more, call Second Lt. Audrey Morrow at at 713-515-4136.
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Tuesdays
Totally Toddler Storytime
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
10:15 & 11:15 a.m.
Toddlers ages 18 to 36 months are invited to participate in Totally Toddler Storytime which is held on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. There are also classes held on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. Tickets are required for Toddler Storytime and are given to the first 30 toddlers the day of the event. Call 281-492-8592.
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Tuesdays
Stroke Support Group
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
4th Floor Conference Room, East Tower
23900 Katy Fwy. 
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

These meetings occur on the third Tuesday of every month and will provide support, encouragement, valuable health information, and presentations from noted specialists and physicians. To register, call 713-222-CARE (2273).


Tuesdays
Pajama Night Story Time
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
7 p.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Families can enjoy kid-friendly stories and activities. For a complete schedule, call the library at 281-395-1311.
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Tuesdays & Thursdays
Baby Boot Camp
LaCenterra Courtyard
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Baby Boot Camp takes place weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays in LaCenterra’s Courtyard and is an innovative stroller-friendly fitness program designed to help moms enhance or regain pre-pregnancy fitness levels in a supportive community of local women. Nationally certified instructors specializing in perinatal fitness will be on-site to ensure the safety of event attendees. Your first class at LaCenterra is free.


Wednesdays
Parent & Me Dance Class
Connolly Dance Arts
22760 Westheimer Pkwy. 
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. 

Moms and dads, bring your little dancers ages 18 months through two years for some extra special dancing and one-on-one time starting this fall. Registration is open now at connollydancearts.com.


Wednesdays
Preschool Playhouse at Chick-fil-a Mason Rd.
369 S. Mason Rd.
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Every week young children can enjoy story time, crafts, and delicious nuggets and fries. For more information, visit chick-fil-a.com. Please mention you found this on www.katymagazine.com.


Wednesdays
Called to Be Mom
Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church
1530 Norwalk Dr.
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Called to Be Mom is a group that offers support to mothers with children of all ages. All are welcome and you may attend as a new member at any time. Meetings include prayer, scripture study, book study, guest speaker presentations, and a discussion of issues relevant to raising Catholic children. The group also offers many outside activities and social events.Childcare is provided in the church nursery for $3 per child. (Young babies are welcome stay with their mothers in the meetings.) For more information, contact email ctbm.epiphany@gmail.com or call the church at 281-578-0707.
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Wednesdays
Parent & Me Dance Class
Connolly Dance Arts
22760 Westheimer Pkwy. 
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Moms and dads, bring your little dancers ages two through two and a half for some extra special dancing and one-on-one time starting this fall. Registration is open now at  connollydancearts.com.


Wednesdays
Story Time
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
11:15 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, and songs are featured. This is ideal for children ages 3 to 5, but all children and caregivers are welcome. Call 281-492-8592.
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Wednesdays
Story Time
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
11:30 a.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Children ages 3 to 6 years old can enjoy stories, movies, and age-appropriate craft activities. For a complete schedule, call the library at 281-395-1311.
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Wednesdays
Family Night at Chick-fil-A Mason Rd.
369 S. Mason Rd.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Each week, come enjoy a new themed-activity and family-friendly fun while you munch on some delicious food at the Mason Rd. location! For themes, activities, and events, visit chick-fil-a.com.
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Wednesdays
Wellness Wednesday
Adjust Katy Chiropractic
21820 Kingsland Blvd., #101
6 – 7 p.m.
Meet up with other current and expecting moms. Trade healthy recipes, tips/tricks of motherhood, use of essential oils for prevention of certain common ailments and how chiropractic care can benefit all. Please call 281-574-8826 to RSVP for the weekly class. More info on our clinic can be found at www.adjustkaty.com.
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Wednesdays 
Celebrate Recovery
CrossPoint Community Church
700 S. Westgreen Blvd.
6:15 – 8:15 p.m.

CrossPoint Community Church invites the public to be part of their ongoing Celebrate Recovery program.  It’s a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. The program is designed to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through a recovery process.  For more information visit crosspt.org/events or call (281) 398-6464.


Wednesdays
BridgePoint Bible Church
13277 Katy Fwy.
832-448-1330
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-Centered recovery ministry, provides a safe, confidential environment to break free from the hurts, habits and hang-ups that hinder us from experiencing the True Joy found in Christ. Everyone is welcome! The Lord is already using CR to help many people right here in the Houston-Katy area and throughout the world. Visit BridgePointBible.org.


Wednesdays
KidzConnection
Faith West Academy
2225 Porter Rd.
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy an evening of worship, games, live characters, object lessons, and tons of fun. KidzConnection takes place during the school year. Pizza is provided for $3. Contact Allen Strickland at astrickland@faithwest.org for more information or visit www.fwakidzconnection.blogspot.com.
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Wednesdays
SECOND Beginnings
Second Baptist Church – West Campus
19449 Katy Fwy.
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

This meeting encourages attendees to seek ways to positively respond to any issue that pulls them down.


Wednesdays
The Spanish Public Speaking Club
Across from Katy Mills Mall; behind CiCi’s Pizza
25525 Katy Mills Parkway
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The goal of this club is to develop communication and leadership skills for people with Spanish as a second language. Plan on arriving at 6:15 p.m. in order to know the agenda in advance. Membership is free. If you want more information, please contact Alvaro Diaz, 281-770-6930 or at alvardiaz@gmail.com.
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Wednesdays
School-Age Programs
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
2 p.m. and 3 p.m. (Summer Only)
Schedule varies during the summer months
This program is for students going into 1st-5th grades and able to stay in a program without their caregiver. Seating is limited, students must receive a hand-stamp up to 1 hour before the program. They are unable to accommodate day cares and school groups. For a complete schedule, call the library at 281-395-1311.
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Wednesdays
Preschool Storytime
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Preschool-aged children can learn to read through stories, songs, and other fun activities. Parents and caregivers are also welcome to attend with their children.
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Wednesdays
Totally Toddler Storytime
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
10:15 – 10:40 a.m.
Toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers are invited to participate in activities like songs, games, finger plays, and story time.
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Wednesdays & Thursdays
Toddler Time
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Wed. at 10:15 a.m., Thurs. at 10: 15 and 11:30 a.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Children ages 1 to 3 years old and their caregivers can enjoy a morning of fun activities, stories, and songs. For a list of scheduled programs, call the library at 281-395-1311.
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Wednesdays
Knotty and Nice Club
Katy Library
5414 Franz Rd.
1 p.m.
The Knotty and Nice Club is the place for you if you want to learn new needlework techniques, teach someone else, or just hang out with other crafters. Call 281-391-3509 or visit www.hcpl.net.
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Thursdays
Business Network International Meeting
Willow Fork Country Club
21055 Westheimer Pkwy.
6:45 a.m.
Are you a business owner and do you want to grow your business? Then please join Business Network International Katy for a breakfast meeting. This is the oldest and most established chapter in Katy. Email susanhhendrix@gmail.com.
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Thursdays
B.Y.O.B. Beads
Multiplicity
1306 Ave. A
Hangout and bead at Multiplicity’s Back Room Beads every Thursday with some of Multiplicity’s very own staff and customers. This drop-in block is designed to create a space where people can bring their very own beading projects to work in a creative social environment. Call 832-437-2442 for more information.
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Thursdays
Pat-a-Cake Club Infant Storytime
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
10:15 & 11:15 a.m.
This is an interactive program for children ages 0 to 12 months and their caregivers. Each session will last about 20 minutes, featuring nursery rhymes, songs, and finger plays.
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Thursdays
Mothers’ Share Group
St. Peter’s UMC
Room E221
20775 Kingsland Blvd.
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Mothers’ Share Group serves as a valuable outreach for stay-at home parents. The group offers a supportive network of moms, interesting and informative speakers relevant to parenting and family life, creative crafts, service projects, and the opportunity to make wonderful friends with others in the Katy area. Join them for fun, food and friendship! The group holds regular meetings from September to May. Contact Melissa Gargani at 281-578-7178 or msgargani@sbcglobal.net.
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Thursdays
Tween Café
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
2:00 p.m.
Schedule varies during the summer months
Beginning in September, students in sixth grade and up can enjoy the library’s tween café. To learn more, call 281-395-1311.
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Thursdays
Karaoke Night
Mi Pueblito Restaurant
402 W. Grand Pkwy. S.
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sing a song or two in between courses of authentic Colombian food. Visit mipueblitohouston.com.
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Thursdays
Live Music
Las Alamedas Restaurant and Bar
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
10:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Every Thursday, dance to a variety of the hottest music around from pop to salsa, ballads to top 40 hits after enjoying a delicious dinner. The kitchen will be open until 10 p.m. on Thursday nights. Call 281-347-3030 for reservations.


Fridays
Family Film Festival
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
1:15 p.m.
Bring the whole family out to our family film festival this summer. We will be showing a different mystery film complete with popcorn. We will start off with a movie series about a tech genius in a metal suit determined to avenge the world. Talk to a librarian to get a complete schedule, call 281-492-8592.
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Fridays
Katy Prairie Conservancy
31950 Hebert Rd., Waller
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Explore the Indiangrass Preserve and learn about all the animals that call the Conservancy home. Call 713-523-6135.
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Fridays
Dudes that Dance
Connolly Dance Arts
22760 Westheimer Pkwy. 

Connolly Dance Arts will host a BOYS ONLY dance class every Friday. Level 1 classes are for ages 5 – 10 and classes are from 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Level 2 classes are for ages 11 – 18 from 7:30 to 8:15. Register online at connollydancearts.com. Please mention you found this on KatyMagazine.com.


Fridays
Katy Parents of Alcoholic’s Meeting
Fellowship at Cinco Ranch
Room S-103
22765 Westheimer Pkwy.
7 – 8 p.m.
Parents who are dealing with children abusing alcohol or drugs are invited to attend these meetings. Al-anon has been helping friends and families dealing with drugs and alcohol. Visit www.houstonalanon.org.
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Saturdays
Spanish Learning Castle
5024 E. 5th St.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Spanish Learning Castle offers group classes for school-aged students (5 years to 10 years old) every Saturday. Call 832-437-6479 for more information.
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Saturdays
Katy Farmers Market
Church of the Holy Apostles
1225 W. Grand Pkwy. S.
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. during the spring and summer
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. during the fall and winter
Shop for locally grown produce and homemade products from a variety of vendors. Items include: seasonal produce, free-range eggs, grass-fed beef, fresh herbs, organic fertilizer, jams and jellies, olive oil, natural pet foods, vegan baked goods, international flavors, gourmet-to-go and more. The market is held rain or shine.
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Every Saturday
Bike Barn Katy
629 S. Mason Rd.
8 a.m.
Enjoy free bikes rides at Bike Barn Katy. Call 281-492-7433.
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Mr. Riehle’s Opus

Katy, Texas – November 2, 2015

Taylor High School choir director, Kevin Riehle, has shaped the minds and captured the hearts of students by showing them how to fall in love with music and life

Choir director, Kevin Riehle, has been in charge of Taylor High School’s choir program for the past eight years

Choir director, Kevin Riehle, has been in charge of Taylor
High School’s choir program for the past eight years

In 2008, Kevin Riehle began working at Taylor High School as the long-term sub. “I jumped in at the end of February and fell in love with the students, school, and the staff.” He came in at a time when the choir program was struggling, and turned it into something to be proud of. In the past eight years at Taylor he has made a huge impact on his students. They are his legacy, and they too hope to make the same impact on others that he has made on them.

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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns ‘A’ in Patient Safety

Katy, TX News (November 2, 2015) – An announcement released nationally today by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, shows that all nine of the acute-care hospitals within the Memorial Hermann Health System earned an A in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety.

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