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Gymnastics Summer Camp – Ongoing Camps All Summer

Through Friday, August 14, 2015 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Katy Kips Gymnastics Club
923 S. Mason Rd.
Katy Kips will host weekly summer camps with tumbling, gymnastics, fitness, and lots of fun activities. Full-day camps are $175 per week. Visit katykips.com.

Summer Workshop

Through August 17, 2015 
Katy Scholars 
22756 Westheimer Pkwy.
Katy Scholars will hold four hour SAT and ACT summer classes, with five sessions held from Monday through Friday and a sixth session before the test. In addition, students receive 10 hours of one-on-one instruction to address their most pressing needs. Get your student ready for the upcoming school year with tutoring and workshops. SAT courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and ACT courses from 1 – 5 p.m. Call 281-693-4350 for details or sign up at www.katyscholars.com.

 

Middle Grade Book Club

Every Thursday through August, 13, 2015 10:00  – 11:00 am
Katy Budget Books  2450 Fry Rd.
Children ages 8 through 12 who love to read can explore the world of literature at Katy Budget Books every Thursday through August 13th. Join them to discuss the named book of the week, enjoy a snack, and do a fun activity. For more information visit www.katybooks.com.

Young Adult Book Club

Every Thursday through August, 13, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Katy Budget Books  2450 Fry Rd.
Ages 13 and up who love to read can explore the world of literature at Katy Budget Books every Thursday through August 13th. Join them to discuss the named book of the week, enjoy a snack and do a fun activity. For more information visit www.katybooks.com.

Havana Nights

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 pm
Planet Ballroom Katy

1315 Grand Pkwy.
Join Planet Ballroom Katy for an evening of dance
, adventure, food and much more. RSVP to Jose.Melendez@planetballroom.com.

Open Gym & Pizza Night

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:30 – 11:00 pm
Katy Kips Gymnastics
923 S. Mason Rd.
Drop the kids off for a fun night of fun and food while parents enjoy a night out . Early payment is $15 per child or $20 per child at the door.

The Katy Texans Community Fundraiser

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
20120 Franz Rd.
Come join the Katy Texans for a fun filled night of games, food, and friends!  There will be prizes, auctions, and a rummage sale.  Everyone is invited.  Meet the coaches, staff, guests, and sponsors.  The garage sale will begin at 7:00 am .  For more information, visit katytexans.com.

Open House

Saturday, August 1, 2015 11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Safari Kids Learning Center  
24936 Katy Ranch Rd.
Help welcome Safari Kids Learning Center into the Katy community! They will be hosting an open house with lots of fun activities for the kids. There mechanical animal rides, ceramic painting, food and more! Enjoy your refreshments and a tour around the 17,000 square ft. safari-themed daycare and entertainment center.

Havana Nights

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 7:00 pm
Planet Ballroom Katy

1315 Grand Pkwy.
Join Planet Ballroom Katy for an evening of dance & adventure. RSVP to Jose.Melendez@planetballroom.com.

Violin Master Class with Maestro Eddy Marcano

August 3 through August 21, 2015
The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch
23922 Cinco Village Center Blvd. #220
This Summer Violin Master Class with Maestro Eddy Marcano is devoted to the improvement of both technique and performing abilities of violinists of all ages. The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch welcomes violin students 8 years old and up who provide their instrument. No playing experience is needed to participate. For more information and registration visit http://bit.ly/1I13l8N.

Chick-fil-A Family Night: Friends Forever

Monday, August 3 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 4 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, August 5 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
FREE! Bring a friend to family night and celebrate friendship by making bracelets together! Complimentary balloon animals and face painting by Sweet Honey the Clown. Visit chick-fil-a.com.

Family Night – Dinner & Art

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Chick-fil-A Katy Mills
25601 Nelson Way
Join Chick-fil-A Katy Mills for a fun-filled night enjoying a relaxing dinner, while your kiddos work on a cute art project that they will be able to take home to rave reviews! Visit cfarestaurant.com/katymills.

Football 101 Clinic for Women

Friday, August 7, 2015 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Katy High School
6331 Highway Blvd.
The Katy Bengal Brigade and Cheerleaders invites ladies of all ages to come dressed in their “game day gear” for a lesson on the basics of football, a tailgate party, a silent auction, and Q & A with Coach Joseph and the Katy Tigers football coaching staff. Cost is $35 per person up to 200 campers. Call 281-237-1849 for more info.

Unplugged Adventure: Summer Snakes

Friday, August 7, 2015 6:30 – 7:45 pm
Katy Prairie Conservancy Offices
3015 Richmond Ave., Houston
Animal lovers of all ages are invited to the air-conditioned comfort of the KPC offices for a lively presentation about our slithery reptilian friends. Learn about 2900 species of snakes and what makes them so fascinating. Admission is $5 and includes a light snack. Pre-register here.

Texas Tech Send-Off Party

Saturday, August 8, 2015 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Rudy’s Country Store and Barbecue
21799 Katy Fwy.
The Greater West Houston chapter for Texas Tech Parents Association will welcome parents and students and share information about Texas Tech University and the association itself.  There will be a guest speaker, games and prize drawings for TTU Students and their parents. Meet them on the back porch and wear your Red Raider gear for a fun time. For more information visit www.texastechparents.org/group/GWH.

Concert by Maestro Eddy Marcano

Saturday, August 8, 2015 7:00 pm
The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch
23922 Cinco Village Center Blvd. #220
The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch is honored to host this exciting event. Maestro Eddy Marcano, a Venezuelan violinist and conductor, is recognized as one of the leading champions of the instrument throughout the continent. For more information visit http://bit.ly/1I13l8N.

Parents’ Survival Night

Saturday, August 8, 2015 7:15 – 11:15 pm
The Little Gym of Katy
23010 Highland Knolls Blvd.
Parents call it a break from the kids. Kids call it a break from their parents. Kids ages 3 to 8 years get some quality “kid time” in a safe, fun, familiar place with trained instructors who lead them through music, games, and fun! Visit tlgkatytx.com.

Family Night – Indoor Campout

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Chick-fil-A Katy Mills
25601 Nelson Way
No bug spray required as friends from Merry Makers treat guests to campfire stories, face painting, and balloon art, all entered around this fun theme. Visit cfarestaurant.com.

E-Reader Question-and-Answer Session

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
Conference Room
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Are you shopping for a mobile reading device, and would like more information on the different options? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have an E-Reader Question-and-Answer session. Library staff will be available at this come-and-go session to answer questions about different types of e-readers, using the library’s online digital library, streaming movies and music, and downloading e-books. The session is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

 

Back to School Bash

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 6 – 8 pm
Connolly Dance Arts & Villagio Town Center
22760 Westheimer Pkwy.
Connolly Dance Arts is hosting a back to school bash! There will be open classes for preschool, ballet, jazz, & hip hop. Enjoy line dancing, contests, food, jump house, prizes and games. This is a free event located at the Villagio Town Center & Connolly Dance Arts. Visit www.connollydancearts.com or call 281-693-1232 for more information.

Chick-fil-A Family Night: “Cow Tale”

Monday, August 10 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 11 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, August 12 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
FREE! Spend the evening celebrating National Book Lover’s Day by creating your very own Chick-fil-A “Cow Tale” starring Mr. Cow!
Complimentary balloon animals and face painting by Sweet Honey the Clown. Visit chick-fil-a.com.

Autism Rescue Angels Dinner & Silent Auction

Thursday, August 13, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Cinco Ranch Golf Club
23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Community members that have a heart for those with autism and their families can gather for a lovely dinner to meet the Autism Rescue Angels board members and find out more about how they can assist families dealing with a difficult diagnosis. Visit autismrescueangels.org.

Katy Tailgate

Friday, August 14, 2015 6:00 – 10:00 pm
1st St., Historic Katy
All Katy residents are invited for an end of summer bash with an old school pep rally flair. There will be live music, food, and refreshments provided by local businesses, a hot wing cook-off contest, vendor booths, a kids’ fun zone, and more. The entry fee is school supplies or a backpack to benefit Operation Backpack with the YMCA. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Katy Market Days

Saturday, August 15, 2015 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Historic Katy
805 Avenue B
View stunning works of art at Katy Contemporary Arts Museum, grab a signature brew at No Label, or find the perfect accent piece at KT Antiques. Visit cityofkaty.com for monthly updates.

Author Signing: Carol Adams – Images of America: Katy

Saturday, August, 15, 2015 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Katy Budget Books
2450 Fry Rd.

Join Katy Budget Books as local historian Carol Adams signs and discusses the creation of her hit book Images of America: Katy. For more information call 281-578-7770 or visit www.katybooks.com.

Texas Golf LinksRun

Saturday, August 15, 2015 7:00 pm
Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club
23230 Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club Dr.
Participate in the 5K, 10K, or 20K race on golf course terrain that is normally restricted, but is ideal for a runner’s joint health and personal safety. Registration fee includes a T-shirt, finisher’s medal, drink ticket, meal ticket, and golf contest ticket. Visit linksrun.com.

Family Movie Night : Annie

Saturday, August 15, 2015 
Central Green Park at LaCenterra
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Katy families can catch the remake of Annie, a beloved musical about an orphan who captures the heart of New York businessman, Mr. Warbucks. The movie begins at dusk. Visit centralgreenpark.com.

Chick-fil-A Family Night: Lemonade Night

Monday, August 17 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 18 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, August 19 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
FREE! Spend a refreshing family night having fun with games and crafts to celebrate National Lemonade Day! Complimentary balloon animals and face painting by Sweet Honey the Clown. Visit chick-fil-a.com.

Back to School Water Bash

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chick-fil-A Katy Mills
25601 Nelson Way
Cool down and wind up for the beginning of the new school year with an inflatable waterslide and sweet treats. Visit cfarestaurant.com/katymills.

Author Signing: Sandra Brown – Friction

Wednesday, August, 19, 2015 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Katy Budget Books
2450 Fry Rd.
Join Katy Budget Books over lunch as Sandra Brown, the author of more than sixty New York Times bestsellers, discusses and signs her newest thriller, Friction, a gripping story of family ties and forbidden attraction. In order to get books signed, you must purchase Friction from Katy Budget Books.For more information call 281-578-7770 or visit www.katybooks.com.

Open House

Monday, August 20, 2015 9:30 am – 12: 00 pm
Gymboree Play & Music
1520 S. Mason Rd.
Celebrate Gymboree’s first anniversary with parachute time, bubble games, music, snacks, and tons more. This event is open to the public. Visit gymboreeclasses.com.

One Year Bash

Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Gymboree Play and Music
1520 S. Mason Rd.
Gymboree with a free open house. The event is open to the public for children ages infant to 6 years old. There will be a raffle every 30 minutes and tons of fun prize giveaways. Visit gymboreeclasses.com.

Cinco Ranch Night Readers Discuss, The Poe Shadow

Thursday, August 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
Conference Classroom

2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Fort Bend County Libraries invites booklovers to attend the next meeting of the Cinco Ranch Night Readers book club. The book to be discussed is The Poe Shadow, a novel written by Matthew Pearl. The Cinco Ranch Night Readers meet on the third Thursday of every month. Copies of the book are available at the checkout desk. Anyone interested in joining this literary-review club is invited to attend.  For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

 

Type 1 Diabetes Seminar

Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:00 am – 12 pm
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus
18200 Katy Fwy.
Families who have been touched by the effects of Type 1 diabetes can attend an informational seminar with helpful tips and advice from experts on how to treat, manage, and live with the disease. The event is free to the public and is appropriate for all ages. Visit westcampus.texaschildrens.org.

Family Movie Night : The Princess and the Frog

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Central Green Park at LaCenterra
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Little ones will hippity-hop with excitement over the Disney tale about a modern-day debutante in New Orleans who falls for
an unlikely green suitor. Movies start at dusk. Visit centralgreenpark.com.

Chick-fil-A Family Night: Back to School Celebration

Monday, August 24 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 25 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, August 26 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
FREE! Chick-fil-A sponsors the Katy ISD Core Essential character values program that teaches kids how to treat others right, make smart decisions & maximize your potential. Come and wind down after a day back at school as we learn how to be Wise like a Crow. Visit chick-fil-a.com.

 

Back to School Celebration

Monday – Wednesday, August 24 – 26, 2015 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Chick-fil-A locations
Hang out at the Cinco Ranch, Katy Green, Mason Road locations for some back to school fun! Chick-fil-A sponsors the Katy ISD Core Essential character values program that teaches kids how to treat others right, make smart decisions, and maximize their potential. Visit cfakaty.com.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library 
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
All proceeds from the sale of children’s, hard back, and paperback books will benefit the library and it’s programs. Visit hcpl.net.

Family Movie Night: The Avengers (PG 13)

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Central Green Park at LaCenterra
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Bring your little superheroes and fight along side Captain America, the Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor in this big screen mega-hit. Rated PG 13. Movies start at dusk. Visit centralgreenpark.com.

Run for Wellness

Sunday, August 30, 2015 7:00 am
George Bush Park
16756 Westheimer Pkwy., Houston
Running enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to take part in this free 5K to promote health, fitness, and push you toward your goals. Visit thehwp.org to register.

Ladies’ Night

Friday, September 9, 2015 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Multiplicity
1306 Avenue A
Girls, grab your mom, sister, or best friend and head to historic Katy for a night of complimentary drinks, snacks, and a fun, girly craft at the cottage workshop. Visit multiplicity.co.

Saturday Night Service

Starting September 12, 2015 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Kingsland Baptist Church
20555 Kingsland Blvd.
Join Kingsland Baptist Church for their new Saturday night services. During the worship hour they will provide Bible study for children ages birth to 4 years old. Kindergarten and up will attend worship with their families. Bible fellowship for all ages will begin after the worship service and conclude at 7:30 pm. For more information visit www.kingsland.org.

 

Album Release Party

Saturday, September 12, 2015 7:00 pm
Central Green Park at LaCenterra 
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Support local musician and Seven Lakes High School student Sydney Bryant at the release of her first album, Fourteen, and hear live performances. Visit centralgreenpark.com.

JoeJoe Bear Golf Tournament

Monday, September 14, 2015 10:00 am
The Club at Falcon Point Dr.
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
Play a round of golf and help provide brand new teddy bears to children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with a 12 p.m. start. Lunch and dinner will be provided, and there will be a raffle and auction. Visit joejoebear.org.

Superhero Night

Wednesday, September 15, 2015 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chick-fil-A Katy Mills
25601 Nelson Way
Bring your daring do-gooder dressed like their favorite superhero for a fun night of arts, crafts, and a yummy meal. Visit
cfarestaurant.com/katymills.

Breakfast for a Blessing

Friday, September 18, 2015 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Omni Houston Hotel
13210 Katy Fwy., Houston
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture will be the guest speaker at the breakfast event benefiting Christ Clinic in Katy. Visit christclinickaty.org.

Just Run for a Just Cause

Saturday, September 19, 2015 6:15 am – 1:00 pm
Kingsland Baptist Church
2055 Kingsland Blvd.
Take a stand against human trafficking when you participate in a one-mile walk, 5K, or 10K run. Visit kingsland.org/justrun.

Just Run for a Just Cause

Saturday, September 19, 2015 7:45 am
Kingsland Baptist Church
20555 Kingsland Blvd.
Join Kingsland Baptist and take a stand against human trafficking when you participate in a one-mile walk, 5K, or 10K run. For more information visit www.kingsland.org/justrun.

Car Show

Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Current Christian Church
26600 Westheimer Pkwy.
Bring any car that you think is worth showing off. Admission is free. Trophies will be awarded in categories like Factory Original, Best Engine, Modified/Resto Mod, Kid’s pick, and there will be door prizes, music, food and drinks, and more. Register vehicles at currentchristian.org/carshow.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:30 am
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s! All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer’s further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, email walk@alztex.org

Current Christian Church’s 8th Annual Car Show

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Current Christian Church
26600 Westheimer Pkwy.
Join Current Christian Church for their 8th Annual Car Show.  Bring any car that you want to show off!  All makes and models welcome.  Trophies will be awarded. Enjoy food, drinks, door prizes, and music.  Public admission is free.  If you would like to register your car to be a part of the show, the fee is $20 for pre-registration and $25 at the show.  Register your vehicle online at currentchristian.org/carshow.  For more information, call 281-395-4722 or email carshow@currentchristian.org.

Katy Sip N Stroll

Saturday, September 19, 2015 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Villagio Town Center
22756 Westheimer Pkwy.
Sip a new favorite wine and stroll through the booths set up in the cobblestone courtyard. Proceeds benefit the Ballard House. Visit sipandstroll.com.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, September 19, 2015 7:30 am
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Slip on your sneakers and walk in honor of someone you love who has been touched by Alzheimer’s. The ceremonies will begin at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Visit act.alz.org to register.

Customer Appreciation Day

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Schakolad Chocolate Factory
2020 S. Fry Rd.
The entire Katy community is invited to a one-day event to celebrate their success as a premier European-style, handmade chocolate store. Call 832-321-3580 for more details.

Open Gym & Pizza Night

Friday, September 25, 2015 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Katy Kips Gymnastics
923 S. Mason Rd.
Parents, grab some free time while your kids grab a slice of pizza and play fun games! Cost is $15 per child for early registration or $20 per child at the door. Visit katykips.com.

Katy Triathlon at Firethorne

Sunday, September 27, 2015 7:00 am
Firethorne
28100 N. Firethorne Rd.
The best all-around athletes in Katy will start competing in the early morning hours to benefit the Rotary Club of Katy, which provides grants to graduating seniors in Katy ISD and other community projects. Presented by the City of Katy. Visit katytriathlon.com to register.

Sporting Clays Tournament

Saturday, October 2, 2015 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
American Shooting Centers
16500 Westheimer Pkwy., Houston
Support wounded and disabled veterans of the Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Vietnam wars through participation in a sporting clays tournament, dinner, silent and live auctions, awards ceremony, live music, and more. Register at estore.oathinc.org.

Katy Rice Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 am – Midnight
Sunday, October 11, 2015 Noon – 6:00 pm
Historic Downtown Katy
Celebrate Katy’s rich heritage as a rice harvesting community with hundreds of vendor booths, live music, carnival rides, a parade, and more. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, and from 12 to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Visit riceharvestfestival.org.

Farmers Market

Sunday, October 11, 2015 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bridgeland 
16902 Bridgeland Landing
The market’s mission is to support and promote local food providers, while also offering educational events. Market will include an essential oils class by MB Vintage and live music by Grifters and Shills.Visit farmersmarketatbridgeland.org.

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