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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sundance at Woodcreek
1820 Woodcreek Bend Ln.
Join Sundance at Woodcreek for their Holiday Open House. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, wine, and appetizers. For more information, call 281-347-4450.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Katy Heritage Park
5990 George Bush Dr.
Katy ISD Superintendent, Board of Trustees, 2013 Campus Teachers of the Year, principals, family, friends and guests will gather for a special brick unveiling. For the past several years, Katy Heritage Park, Venus Construction and Rover Oaks have come together to honor Katy ISD’s Teachers of the Year by dedicating a brick in each one’s honor that is placed in the walkway at Katy Heritage Park.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 7:00 pm
Taylor High School Performing Arts Center
20700 Kingsland Blvd.
Join the community for a great concert featuring holiday music.
Through December 12, 2013
Premier Personal Training
27110 Cinco Ranch Blvd., #600
T/Th 5:15 - 6 am or W/F 11 - 11:45 am
Join Premier Personal Training for a 6 week ladies boot camp! A pre and post fitness assessment will be done and the workouts will be fun and challenging to get you in the best shape as fast as possible. If you are just starting or a weekend warrior - they will have the right modifications for you! With this boot camp, you will notice a decrease in body fat, improved muscle tone, increase in energy, release of endorphins, a better mood, and feel good! Spaces are limited, visit premierptstudio.com or call 281-394-5562 to sign up today.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 – Friday, December 13, 2013 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
James E. Taylor High School
Project Grad 2014
You are invited to support Project Grad 2014 by touring area holiday homes. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now at Haurelands, The Yogurt Spot, Katy Flower Market, and the front office of Taylor High School. Email Ruthi at email@example.com, or Tanya at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets and information.
Thursday and Friday, December 12 – 13, 2013 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Seven Lakes Spartans
Strolling through beautifully decorated homes, each one a winter wonderland, is sure to spark your Christmas spirit. Tickets are available for $12 in advance or $15 at the homes the night of the Tour. You may purchase tickets from Cobblestone Cottage at 23701 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Mimosa Rose at 6734 Westheimer Lakes North, Texas National Outfitters at 3522 S Mason Road and Seven Lakes High School, 9251 S Fry Road. Proceeds from this event fund teachers’ wish list items, school beautification projects, student programs, and our scholarship fund. For more information contact Paula Rucky at email@example.com or Cindy Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Friday, December 13, 2013
Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of Katy
21734 Provincial Blvd.
‘Tis the season for giving! Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of Katy is collecting toys for the Toys for Tots toy drive. Donate a new unwrapped toy at their donation boxes at the Katy Academy. Also, help them load up toys on December 14, 2013 at 9:30 am.
Through December 13, 2013 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Willowfork Fire Department
24655 Westheimer Pkwy.
Willowfork Fire Department is teaming up with the US Marine Corps to sponsor Toys for Tots. It is the eighth year Willowfork has participated. Donations of unwrapped toys for ages infant through high school can be brought to Station 1. If you have a group that collects a large amount of toys you can arrange for pick up by contacting Beth Robinson at 281-395-0011 extention 121 or at email@example.com.
Friday, December 13, 2013 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
School of Rock Katy
3750 S. Mason Rd., #800
For a limited time, Little Wing is offering free trial classes in Katy. Children ages 2 to 5 and parents are welcome to come join them at School of Rock Katy and see what their music program is all about. The 11am – 12pm class is for 2 to 3 year olds, and the 1 – 2pm class is for 4 to 5 year olds. At Little Wing, your child will participate in engaging activities set to classic songs that have inspired adults and kids throughout history. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today by calling 281-769-7010. For more information about Little Wing, visit http://katy.littlewing.com.
Friday, December 13, 2013 7:30 pm
WoodCreek Junior High Orchestra
Tompkins High School Performing Arts Center
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.
The WoodCreek Chamber Orchestra will give a farewell final performance of their Midwest program before their prestigious performance at the Midwest Convention in Chicago in December. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lakeland Activity Center
16902 N. Bridgeland Lake Pkwy.
The public is invited to attend and participate in the chili cook-off. Chefs can register for the cook-off and event-goers will get to decide the people’s choice award. Visit bridgeland.com/calendar.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 9:00 am
Mason Creek Hike and Bike Trail
Join the community in support of Morton Ranch High School Theater. Check-in and late registration begins at 8:00 am. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 in each category will include a ticket to the musical in January! Register by December 6 to receive a T-shirt. Visit mrhsmavericktheatre.org/ for more info, or contact Pam Wilson at 281-237-7904 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Friends of the Maud Marks Library will hold a book sale. There is a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. No items are over $1. Plus, members of the Friends of the Maud Marks Library are invited to a special book sale preview on Friday, December 13 from 4:30-6 p.m. Not a member of the Friends yet? Not a problem. You can join at the door. For information, call the library at 281-492-8592.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Katy Market Days
Come enjoy shopping fresh produce, arts and crafts, antique jewelry, all while watching carolers sing and enjoying real snow at 11 a.m. Katy Market Days invites you to help your neighbors this Christmas. Bring your canned goods to Katy Christian Ministries food pantry. Proceeds from the event will benefit a local charity. Vendor space is available. Call 281-391-1993 for details.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
25430 Bell Patna Dr.
Give back, and enjoy this great event featuring muscle and classic cars, and more. Please bring at least one full bag of new toys for a boy or girl for entry. Donations can also be made by visiting their location. For more info, email email@example.com.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm
First Christian Church
22101 Morton Ranch Rd.
Each presentation and narration of the Christmas story is approximately 20 minutes. Refreshments and a kids’ craft area will be provided throughout the evening in the fellowship hall. Guests can also register for a door prize.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:00 am
Memorial Lutheran Choir
Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Cir.
Memorial Lutheran choir, bells, and instrumentalists will be performing at Katy Mills Mall to bring Christmas cheer to shoppers and onlookers.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 4:00 pm
Lone Star Symphonic Band
CrossPoint Community Church
700 S. Westgreen
Selections to be performed include Sleigh Ride, A Christmas Festival, Twas the Night Before Christmas, Christmas Variants, Fantasia on a 13th Century Carol, Festival of Light, An Olde English Christmas, And the Mountains Echoed Gloria!, and Auld Lang Syne. The Kilpatrick Elementary Choir will be performing several pieces during the concert as well. Two ensembles, the Lone Star Symphonic Band Woodwind Quintet and Lone Star Symphonic Band Flute Choir, will be performing in the concert as well. Tickets are $5.50 each at www.lssband.org, or $10 at the door.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 10:15 am
Katy Music Teachers Association
Christ Church PCA
10818 Gatson Rd.
The program after the meeting is titled “Teachers Forum: Legato/Staccato – Sharing Ideas & Experience.” Members are invited to go out to lunch after the meeting. For more information please visit the following websites: http://www.katymusicteachers.org/index.cfm or http://katymusicteachers.wordpress.com/.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
In Conference Room 2, the book to be discussed is Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together, written by Ron Hall.
Fridays in January 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1100 South Peek Rd.
The fifth-grade students of Cimarron Elementary will be selling hot chocolate on Fridays in the month of January. All proceeds go directly to their 5th-grade graduation party to be held at Tilt Studios in Katy Mills Mall. The school hopes you can support the 5th graders while enjoying some hot chocolate.
Thursday, January 2, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Katy Prairie Conservancy
“Navigating Nature,” KPC’s winter camp, is for children ages 5 through 8. The camp offers a hands-on, minds-on adventure designed to investigate the hows and whys of migration and movement through games, scientific experiments and stories. It is recommended that children attend all three days; however, single-day registration is available. Parents can start the New Year by giving their children a magical experience learning about the wildlife that resides not too far from their own homes and from downtown Houston. To register for the KPC activities, go to katyprairie.org and click on the “Visit” tab to find “events.”
Thursday, January 2, 2014 2:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2014 2:00 pm
Monday, January 6, 2014 2:00 pm
Maud Smith Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Bring the whole family out to the library family film festival this holiday season. Every day for the week school is out, they will be showing a different mystery film complete with popcorn. Join them as they watch Disney favorites. Call the library at 281-492-8592, or stop by for a complete list.
Friday, January 24, 2014 5:00 pm - Sunday, January 26, 2014 12:00 pm
The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center
2301 N. Millbend Dr.
Memorial Hermann is hosting a special weekend retreat dedicated to reclaiming intimacy for those impacted by breast cancer and ovarian cancer. The event is open to couples and individuals. Some topics include: lotions, potions and enhancers creative communication for couples environmental sexuality: candlelight, aromatherapy, music and touch. Additionally, the cost of the retreat includes a two-night stay at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, course materials and all meals except “dinner on your own” Saturday evening. The cost for the weekend retreat is $150/couple or $85/individual. Space is limited and registration is required. To make a reservation, call Betsy Whorley at 713-897-2309 or email Betsy.Whorley@memorialhermann.org.