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Collection Drive

Monday, October 20, 2014 – Friday, November 7, 2014
Golbow Elementary School
3535 Lakes of Bridgewater Dr.
In preparation for Veteran’s Day, students at Golbow Elementary School are collecting items to support our troops. Each grade level is assigned a category of items to bring. There will be collection boxes in each grade level area marked with yellow signs that say, “Support Our Troops.” Please contact the school office at 281-237-5350 if you have any questions. Pre-K and kindergarten (toiletry products – baby wipes, chapstick, hand lotion, floss, etc. ), first and second graders (food/drink products – canned foods, single serving cereal boxes, drink mixes, etc.), third graders (misc. products – batteries, Ziploc bags, flashlights, sunglasses, etc.), fourth and fifth graders (entertainment items – books, magazines, travel games, journals).

UIL Region 23 Marching Contest

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rhodes Stadium
1733 Katy Fort Bend Rd.
Support your local bands as Taylor High School and Cinco Ranch High School band parents host. Admission is $3. Visit uilforms.com/regions/23/.

Online Safety Presentation

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:00 pm
McMeans Junior High School
Cafeteria
21000 Westheimer Pkwy.
Discover why parents must play a part in helping their children be responsible online. Join James Munton for a fascinating and entertaining presentation about online safety. Parents from Beck, Memorial Parkway, Cinco Ranch, and West Memorial junior highs are also invited to attend. Visit mmjhpta.com.

Celebrate the Solana at Cinco Ranch’s Fifth Anniversary

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Solana at Cinco Ranch
24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd.
Join the Solana at Cinco Ranch for their fifth anniversary. Gentlemen, don your top hats and tails! Ladies, drape your pearls as they party Old Hollywood style. There will be a live band, dancing, delicious refreshments, photos, and a silent auction benefiting the Parkinson’s Foundation. RSVP by calling 281-395-9600 or emailing cmadigan@thesolana.com.

Attack of the Pom Pom Zombies

Thursday – Saturday, October 23 – 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Tompkins High School Performing Arts Center
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.

Tompkins Theatre company presents Attack of the Pom Pom Zombies. It’s the 1960s and school is out for the summer. Local teens are handing out at the surf club next to the evil villain’s nuclear power plant. Tickets on sale at tompkinstheatre.com. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. The box office opens one hour prior to performances. Contact boxoffice@tompkinstheatre.com.

Dracula

Thursday – Friday, October 23 – 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Satruday, October 25, 2014 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Seven Lakes High School
9251 S. Fry Rd.

Celebrate Halloween with the Seven Lakes High School’s award winning Studio VII Theatre Company as they present Dracula by Steven Dietz. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults. Tickets are available for purchase at studiovii7.com, or by calling the box office at 281-237-2836. Also sold at the door prior to performances.

Katy ISD Partners in Education Open House

Fridays in October 8:00 – 9:30 am
October 24, 2014 (Tompkins High School)
October 31, 2014 (Taylor High School)
Hosted by Katy ISD campus partnership liaisons, an open house will be held every Friday morning in October. The regional open houses will provide a once-a year opportunity for the business community to meet campus partnership leaders and discuss this school year’s business partnership activities. For more information, contact Cassandra Hedgpeth, cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org, 281-396-2428. All guests should register for each event online on the Katy ISD Partners in Education website via www.katyisd.org under the “Community” tab, where guests will also find the list of campuses hosting each Friday’s event.


Celebrations Gift Market

Friday – Saturday, October 24 – 25, 2014
Celebrations Gift Market
The Great Southwest Equestrian Center

2501 S. Mason Rd.
Celebrate the upcoming season at Katy’s largest gift market. Shop from over 200 vendor booths. Visit homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com.

 

Mini Pumpkins Pumpkin Party

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Gymboree Play & Music
1520 S. Mason Rd.
You’re invited to Gymboree Play & Music’s pumpkin party! Bring your little ones dressed in costume for their special one hour and fifteen minute party filled with age-appropriate pumpkin-themed activities, refreshments, and a party favor. Mini Pumpkins is for kids ages 6 months to 16 months.

Pumpkin Tots Pumpkin Party

Friday, October 24, 2014 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Sunday, October 26, 2014 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Gymboree Play & Music 1520 S. Mason Rd.
You’re invited to Gymboree Play & Music’s pumpkin party! Bring your little ones dressed in costume for their special one hour and fifteen minute party filled with age-appropriate pumpkin-themed activities, refreshments, and a party favor. Pumpkin Tots is for kids ages 16 months to 28 months.

McMeans Junior High Monster Mash

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
McMeans Junior High School
21000 Westheimer Pkwy.
Students are encouraged to come in costume (school dress code required). Come see zombies walking the hallways, visit the scare closet, and eat candy, popcorn, pizza, and more! Come support the McMeans PTA fundraiser at the Monster Mash. Armbands are available for $30. Ticket cards are available in $20, $20, and $5 denominations. Pizza is available for cash purchase only. They will have a rock wall, laser tag, haunted hallway, face painting, games, and inflatable fun.  Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d45aaac2eab9-mcmeans or email Dawn Champagne at bdchampagne@sbcglobal.net for more information.

Fall Festival

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Foundations Academy
20817 Westheimer Pkwy.
Foundations Academy will host a Fall Festival. They will have games, prizes, and a Scholastic book fair. Pizza and water will be available for purchase. Come dressed in your costume and ready to have fun!

Movie Nights in the Courtyard

Friday, October 24, 2014
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Watch Hocus Pocus in the courtyard. The show begins at dusk. Visit lacenterra.com.

 

Morton Ranch Parents Night

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Rhodes Stadium
1733 Katy Fort Bend Rd.
Morton Ranch’s Parent Night features football and fun as the Mavericks battle the Tompkins High School Falcons.

Katy Shred Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tradition Bank – Grand Parkway
1515 S. Grand Pkwy.
All proceeds will benefit the Compassion Katy Habitat Project. Suggested $5 donation per bankers box (24X15X10). Call 713-666-2511 or visit compassionkaty.org.

Howl-A-Ween

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am
City of Katy Dog Park 
5414 Franz Rd.
Bring your four-legged friend dressed in a costume. Admission if one bag or can of dog food per pet. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Howl-O-Ween Fest

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bridgeland
Oak Meadow Park
16919 N. Bridgeland
Have a howling good time while enjoying live performances. Don’t miss the doggie fashion show and children’s carnival-themed games. Visit bridgeland.com.

Book Sale

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friends of Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The book sale will feature a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. Come see their rock-bottom prices.

Fall Festival

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discovery Schoolhouse
4900 Falcon Landing Blvd.
This free fall festival is open to all. Families will have fun with a bouncy castle, pony rides, magic show, candy, a
petting zoo, and more. Visit discovery-schoolhouse.com.

Pumpkin Pairs Pumpkin Party

Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Gymboree Play & Music
1520 S. Mason Rd.
You’re invited to Gymboree Play & Music’s pumpkin party! Bring your little ones dressed in costume for their special one hour and fifteen minute party filled with age-appropriate pumpkin-themed activities, refreshments, and a party favor. Pumpkin Pairs is for children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

Sunburst Beauty Pageant

Saturday, October 25, 2014 5:30 pm (registration)
Katy Mills
5000 Katy Mills Cir.
Sunburst USA presents the beautiful baby contest and Miss Sunburst Texas. Judges will choose a winner in each age division. Pick up your entry form at Katy Mills or by contacting them at sunbursttx@aol.com. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The pageant begins at 6:30 p.m.

Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New Hope Presbyterian Church
1350 N. Mason Rd.
Guests will enjoy games, prizes, fun, and family at New Hope Presbyterian Church’s trunk or treat event!

Charity Boo Bash

Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mik’s Hidden Hearts Alliance
Mason Creek Community Center
20201 Kingsland Blvd.
The Boo Bash will be a night full of entertainment for adults. Enjoy dinner from Saltgrass Steakhouse, a casino night, live music, and a costume contest. Prizes include a Destin giveaway, media room package, and Texas roadtrip. Tickets are $50 and include dinner, entertainment, and three door prize drawing tickets. Register at mikshiddenhearts.org. Only guests registered by Monday, Oct. 20 will be admitted.

Charity Gala

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Bayou Belles Charity Service Organization, Inc.
Faith West Academy
2225 Porter Rd.

There will be a pre-gala private performance featuring Barbara Padilla from 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. The event benefits the Krause Center and the ALDEAS Infantiles SOS Venezuela. The theme is “A Tribute to Venezuela Masquerade Ball.” Visit http://www.bayoubelles.org/gala.html.

Kooky, Spooky Costume Party

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learning Express Toys of Katy
6501 S. Fry Rd., #500
Join Elsa and Anna for a Kooky evening filled with crazy crafts, spooky snacks, a wacky costume contest, and so much more! There will be a prize for most creative costume and craziest costume. Cost is $30 per child. Space is limited. Call 281-574-3550 to register.

Pumpkin Extravaganza

Monday, October 27, 2014
Bonnie Holland Elementary
23720 Seven Meadows Pkwy.
Students can decorate fake pumpkins in the likeness of their favorite book character to display in the library. One pumpkin per family.

Folk Songs and Fairytales

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
Performing Arts Center
19202 Groeschke Rd., Houston
Mayde Creek High School presents “Folk Songs and Fairytales.” The Mayde Creek choir is under the direction of Ruben Alcala and Clarence Appleby.

Republican Women’s Club of Katy

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Willowfork Country Club
21055 Westheimer Pkwy.
The special event for the Republican Women’s Club of Katy will include an optional lunch ($25, must RSVP to rwckaty1@gmail.com). The meeting’s speaker will be Amy Clark, of the Republican Party of Texas, Vice Chair. She will speak on the topic “Women are more.”

The Importance of Fine Arts in College Readiness and Admissions

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 7:00 pm
Katy ISD
Seven Lakes High School

9251 S. Fry Rd.
Students and parents are invited to attend an informational session featuring the directors of admissions from Rice University, University of Houston, and the University of Texas at Austin. The session will take place as a panel discussion and provide information on student preparation for college readiness, process of university admissions, and successful student transition from high school to college.

Trunk-Or-Treat

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church
6035 S. Fry Rd.
Enjoy a live band, free hot dogs, games, and trunks overflowing with candy! Visit grandlakespc.org.

Halloween in the Park

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween in the Park
VFW Park

6202 George Bush Dr.
This event is free and open to the public. RE/MAX Experience has recently opened on Ave. D in Katy and would like to celebrate their grand opening by hosting a Halloween event in the park for the entire community. The event will include games, a bounce house, a costume contest for the kids, and of course, lots of trick or treating!  The event is sponsored by RE/MAX Experience, Frontier Title in Katy, Meritage Homes at Falls of Green Meadows, and more.  

Spartan Spectacular Shopportunity

Saturday, November 1, 2014 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seven Lakes Junior High
Cafeteria
6026 Katy-Gaston Rd.
Join Seven Lakes Junior High School for this “shopportunity.” It’s a great way to start your holiday shopping.

Fall Festival

Saturday, November 1, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Learning Experience
21418 Kingsland Blvd.
Stop by The Learning Experience and tour their school in Halloween costumes. Enjoy karaoke, a DJ, moonwalk, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting, prizes, meet Bubbles, and much more. There will be enrollment specials and drawing for prizes. There will be plenty of fun for the entire family!

Texas 10 Katy

Sunday, November 2, 2014 6:00 am
Morton Ranch High School
21000 Franz Rd.
The race will include a 10-mile race, five-mile race, and one-mile kid’s fun run. Age group athletes will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, and each race will support volunteer organizations. Visit texas10series.com.

Soar to the Dedication of Davidson Elementary

Sunday, November 2, 2014 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Keiko Davidson Elementary School
26906 Pine Mill Ranch Dr.
Your invited to the Keiko Davidson Elementary School dedication. A reception will be held in the library from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. followed by a program in the gymnasium from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Republican Women’s Club of Katy

Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Golf Club
23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The general meeting for the Republican Women’s Club of Katy will include an optional lunch ($20, must RSVP to rwckaty1@gmail.com). The meeting’s speaker will be Debbie Fancher on the topic of “The leftist regimes, a comparison of Venezuela and the U.S.”

Holiday Decorating

Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Star Furniture – West Houston
6666 Barker Springs Rd., Houston
This free presentation will making your holiday season extra special as you bring charm to your home inside and out. Star Furniture’s interior designers, along with guest designer Pattie Perrier, ASID will help you on your journey as you transform your living space for the new season. The course will cover: entire room concepts with popular seasonal colors and décor, effortless entertaining tips for gatherings of all sizes, understated and glamorous examples of seasonal décor, and decorating schemes for stairs, mantels, table tops, and more. Register online at https://www.starfurniture.com/decorating-presentation.

Conversation Circles

Friday, November 7, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, November 21, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commerical Center Blvd.
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. Conversation Circles is a free and open-to-the-public program. Call Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311.

Wolfe Elementary’s Fall Festival

Friday, November 7, 2014 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wolfe Elementary School
502 Addicks-Howell Rd., Houston
Wolfe Elementary’s PTO invites Katy families to their annual Fall Festival. This event is open to the public. It will be an evening of fun, rides, games, and food. For more information, email Sondra at sondranorwood@katyisd.org.

Financial Aid Seminar

Friday, November 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Paying for college is a real concern in today’s economy. However, there is more financial aid available out there for students than you might expect. Find out how to lower your out-of-pocket college expenses. Come to the Maud Marks Library to learn how to find funds for post-secondary education.

As Times Goes By

Friday, November 7, 2014 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 2:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Seven Lakes High School
 9251 S Fry Rd.
The Seven Lakes High School Sensations Show Choir presents As Time Goes By. For show information and ticket sales, visit sevenlakeschoir.com or call 281-237-2857.

Water Walk and Fitness Challenge

Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Lovely Girls Club
Living Water International
Nottingham Country Park
Come to the water walk/fitness challenge for a bake sale, face painting, and H2O challenge. All proceeds will benefit a water well in Haiti through Living Water International. Lovely Girls Club is a mentoring girls club for those in kindergarten through fifth grade who are mentored by sixth graders through adults.

Heartwarming Christmas Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
22111 Morton Ranch Rd.
Over 68 artisans along with their famous tea room, sandwich shoppe, and silent auction baskets. All proceeds benefit local missions. Call 281-579-1200 ext. 329.

Holiday Market Craft Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9 am – 4 pm
Morton Ranch High School
21000 Franz Rd.

Proceeds will benefit Morton Ranch High School’s project prom. If you are interested in being a vendor, email dmparker64@comcast.net.

Wild Wings

Saturday, November 8, 2014 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Katy Contemporary Arts Museum
805 Ave. B
This hands-on children’s class explores the local bird community by using art, literature, and crafts. Email info@katycam.com or call 832-857-1340. The event is free.

Basic Self-Defense

Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Veteran law-enforcement officer Lt. Wayne Hastedt from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will demonstrate basic self-defense techniques that anyone can use to protect themselves. Learn how to develop a sense of awareness in different circumstances and how to avoid trouble. The program is free and open to the public. Call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311.

Responsible Pet Parenting

Saturday, November 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Are you a responsible pet parent? There’s a lot more to owning an animal than just keeping them fed and playing with them. They’ll be learning about the importance of being responsible. The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services will be there to talk about vaccinations, license, leashes, and more.

Community Campout

Saturday – Sunday, November 8 – 9, 2014 2:00 pm
City of Katy Parks and Recreation Dept.
Katy VFW Park
6202 George Bush Dr.
The City of Katy invites you to their Community Campout. Fun includes activities, an outdoor movie, story teller, tree planting, camp fires, and s’mores. Hotdogs will be served for dinner and pancakes for breakfast will be provided. Help plant trees in the park and receive a free tree from Apache Corporation and Keep Katy Beautiful TreeShare Program. Bring your own tent and sleeping bags. No electricity and no camper trailers. Public restrooms are available. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Must register at the City of Katy Parks and Recreation Department at 5718 Second St.

Army Field Band Concert

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:00 pm
United States Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus of Washington, DC
Katy High School
Performing Arts Center
6331 Highway Blvd.
The Army Field Band’s concert in Katy, TX, is sponsored by The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch, The Conservatory of Music at North Katy, and Katy ISD. These two ensembles combine to present joint concerts on their national tours. To obtain free tickets, visit The Conservatory of Music at North Katy.

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Katy ISD Homecoming Dances

Katy ISD Homecoming Dance Schedule – Fall 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014 8 pm
Mayde Creek High School

*All dances are held at each school’s campus commons. Please confirm date and time of event with individual campuses.

 

Mustache Dache Houston

Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:00 am
Movember Foundation
Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Cir.
The Mustache Dache is the nation’s premier mustache-themed running series. Men, women, and children are all invited to embrace their inner Mario or Luigi and participate in this slightly irreverent 5K. The race supports the Movember Foundation, the global men’s health charity that combats prostate and other cancers. All participants receive a t-shirt and a mustache finisher’s medal, plus access to the Mustache Bash post-race party with photo booth, costume contest, and more. Register online  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mustache-dache-houston-registration-12177159211.

DIY Crafts

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
They will be having fun at the Maud Marks Library preparing for Thanksgiving! Join them as they make beautiful dahlia wreaths to decorate their homes.

Just Ride for a Just Cause

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:30 am
Simonton Community Church
9703 FM 1489, Simonton
Just Ride for a Just Cause is a MS150 recommended bike ride on the west side of the Greater Houston Metropolitan area. Starting at Simonton Community Church, the ride has something for everyone – a short family scenic ride for the less experiences - to a longer, more challenging ride for the serious rider with three routes in between. These well-planned routes range from 11 to 73 miles providing the rider with opportunities to ride and his or her comfort or challenge level. The first 400 registrants will receive a pair of customer bike socks with the Just Ride for a Just Cause logo. Proceeds benefit Redeemed Ministries and Restore Her. Visit www.passionforhumanity.net/justride.

Mayde Creek Martinettes Fall Craft Show

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
19202 Groschke Road, Houston
The event will feature over 50 booths with crafts, holiday items, jewelry, food, raffle, and free children’s activities. For vendor information, please contact Brenda Clark at brendaclark.pptc@gmail.com.  

Budget for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
In today’s hard economic times, it is hard to stay on top of everything financially. Learn everything you need to know to get the gifts you need with the money you have.

Watch D.O.G.S. Kickoff

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Morton Ranch Junior High
2498 N. Mason Rd.
Students and fathers and father figures of Morton Ranch Junior High School will be having a dads’ and kids’ pizza night to mark the beginning of the new father involvement program called Watch D.O.G.S. For more information about the pizza night, call the assistant principal Doreen Martinez at 281-237-7457.

Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Friday – Sunday, November 21 – 23, 2014
Katy Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium
Visit Katy’s largest gift market as you prepare for the Christmas season. Visit homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com.

Spartan Splash Color Run

Saturday, November 22, 2014 8:00 am
Seven Lakes Junior High PTA and Cinco Ranch Communities
The Lake House at Cinco Ranch
25202 Springwood Lake Dr.
The Spartan Splash color run is a family-friendly 5K/3K. Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place winters (adult male, adult female, and student category). Cost is $25 for SLJH families and $35 for the general public. Students are encouraged to raise donations to cover their registration fees. Children ages 5 and under are free, but will not receive a race shirt/packet. Parking will be across the street at Trinity Baptist Church.

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 22, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Get into the holiday mood while you enjoy music, kids’ activities, a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus, and the lighting of LaCenterra’s 30-foot tree.
Visit lacenterra.com.

Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

Thursday, November 27, 2014 6:45 am
22807 Westheimer Pkwy.

All are invited to sign up for the 5K and 10K races, as well as the kids’ one-mile fun run and family-oriented one-mile walk/run. Following the races, there will be door prizes and more. Times vary. Visit ymcaturkeydash.org.

Republican Women’s Club of Katy

Thursday, Decemeber 4, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Willowfork Country Club
21055 Westheimer Pkwy.
The general meeting for the Republican Women’s Club of Katy will include an optional lunch ($25, must RSVP to rwckaty1@gmail.com). The meeting’s speaker is to be determined.

Gingerbread Jog

Saturday, December 6, 2014 6:45 am
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The Gingerbread Jog 5K and 1 mile fun walk benefitting the Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston (PHC) will be held at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. All proceeds go to the PHC – whose primary mission is to minister to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of women and their families as they experience pregnancy. Online registration is available at www.thedriven.net. Race-day registration will begin at 6:45 a.m. with the 5K starting at 8:00 a.m. and the 1 mile fun walk starting at 8:10 a.m. For more information on the event, please contact the PHC at 281-578-0078.

 

Holiday on the Plaza

Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00 am
Harvest Plaza
5701 Third St.
This year, the City of Katy will partner with Katy Market Days and combine Holiday on the Plaza with the Katy Old Fashioned Christmas. Enjoy booths set up for holiday activities, take photos with Santa Claus, and watch the Christmas tree lighting. The lighting begins at 7 p.m. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Ladies’ Night

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Multiplicity
1306 Ave. A
Ladies are invited to create something new with their friends. Each month, Multiplicity offers a time for ladies to get together for some creative fun. Visit multiplicity.co.

A Christmas Carol

Wednesday – Friday, December 10 – 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
Taylor High School
20700 Kingsland Blvd.
This richly textured adaptation brings the full spirit of the book to life on stage, combining the eeriness of the ghost story and the thrill of the fairy tale with the grubby realism of Victorian London. The Taylor PlayMakers will be sharing the stage with future Taylor Thespians from both Memorial Parkway and McMeans junior highs in this production. Visit www.TaylorPlaymakers.com for pricing and advance ticket information. Tickets will also be available at the door. Contact tickets@TaylorPlaymakers.com with any questions or for more information.

Journey to Bethlehem

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, December 14, 2014 
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Current – A Christian Church
26600 Westheimer Pkwy.
A winding trail of experienced guides will lead you through a series of live-action scenes tracing the journey of Mary and Joseph as they were expecting the birth of Jesus Christ. This event is free, but there will be an express pass option available for purchase. Visit currentchristian.org.

The Nutcracker Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crosspoint Church
700 Westgreen Blvd.
Connolly Dance Arts’ students will be putting on their holiday performance of The Nutcracker. Tables will be sold, and the event will include finger foods and tea during the show. Visit connollydancearts.com.

Used Book Sale

Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Friends of Maud Marks Library will hold their book sale featuring a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. No items are over $1.

Living Nativity

Saturday, December 13, 2014 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
First Christian Church
22101 Morton Ranch Rd.
Join First Christian Church of Katy for their annual living nativity. There will be three live respresentations of the nativity scene lasting approximately 30 minutes each. Refreshments will be provided in the fellowship hall throughout the evening. For more details, call the church office at 281-492-2693 or visit fcckaty.com.

Messiah Sing-A-Long

Sunday, December 14, 2014 7:00 pm
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church
20775 Kingsland Blvd.
The Chancel Choir of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy invites you to their Messiah Sing-A-Long. Please come to sing, or just to listen to this beautiful music. There will be soloists and a full orchestra. There is no admission charge. Copies of the music will be available for loan or for sale. For more information, call David Galasso at 281-492-8031.

Katy Women’s Aglow

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Katy Aglow
Krause Children’s Center
5638 Medical Center Dr.
Come together for fellowship, worship, and to hear inspirational speakers. Make new friends at Katy Aglow. Visit katyaglow.com.

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