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Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501J Cinco Ranch Blvd., #100
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a vital part of fundraising and raising awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Learn more or start a team at www.alz.org/walk.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Friends of Maud Marks Library will host a book sale featuring a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction books, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. All books are at rock-bottom prices. Visit hcpl.net or call 281-492-8592.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Faith West gymnasium
2225 Porter Rd.
Tickets are $20, and all funds will be donated to Flor Farina to help with costs she has incurred as she battles cancer. Enjoy Zumba with Nor and friends, and PIYO with Alli and Kim Live band. It’s an afternoon of faith, fitness, and fellowship.
Monday, September 8, 2014 10:00 am
Texas Children’s Hospital - West Campus
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Mondays with Mommy takes children on a monthly fun, educational journey while utilizing music and movement. The series is a free community program open to children up to age 5 and their caregivers. This event’s theme is “A Trip to the Zoo.” For details visit lacenterra.com.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Katy ISD KEYS
The Merrell Center
6301 S Stadium Ln.
Make a commitment to a child on the brink of success for up to one hour per week during the school day. Please submit an application to become a KEYS mentor. To learn more about becoming a mentor, attend the KEYS Kick Off. For more, visit www.katyisd.org/dept/pie/Pages/KEYSMentoring.aspx.
Friday, September 12, 2014 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Omni Houston Hotel Westside
13210 Katy Fwy., Houston
This year’s guest speaker will be George V. Masi, President and CEO of Harris Health Systems. Masi served as Executive VP & COO for Harris Health firm 2007-2014, served as administrator for Ben Taub Hospital, Harris Health’s Level I Trauma Center and flagship teaching facility. Masi also served 27 years as a career officer with the Army Medical Department, rising to the rank of colonel. He holds graduate degrees from the University of Buffalo, Long Island University and the National Defense University. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Adriana Rubin, Event Coordinator at 281-574-1455 or email at Adriana@christclinickaty.org.
Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Academy Sports + Outdoors
1800 N. Mason Rd.
Academy Sports + Outdoors is hiring temporary customer service associates. Candidates should dress business professional and bring resumes. The ideal candidates will have strong computer skills, high level of commitment to exceptional customer services, minimum six months customer service experience, high school diploma or GED, able to work various hours throughout the week (days, evenings, and weekends). All applicants apply online at www.academy.com/careers.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Katy ISD Education Foundation
No Label Brewery
5351 First St.
The Katy ISD Education Foundation will host its annual Fireflies & Foodtrucks event. The event will benefit the foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program, which awarded more than $209,000 to Katy ISD teachers last year. Admission for the event is $40 per person, paid in advance, and covers all food and beverage costs. Find more information at www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org.
Friday, September 19, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Katy Mom EXPO
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
The Katy Mom EXPO delivers everything a mom needs to know for her family. Topics include health and wellness, education, child development, sports and fitness, parties and entertainment, and home/family services. This community event is $5 per person (ages 12 and up) and children are free. Early bird mom activities start at 9 a.m. on both days. To view the schedule, visit katymomexpo.com.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:00 a.m.
Villagio Town Center
Westheimer Pwky. and Peek Rd.
An anticipated 400 runners and walkers of all ages will run the streets around the Villagio dressed as their favorite superhero to raise money for Keep Kids Connected, a local nonprofit organization. The event includes a competitive 5K and a non-competitive 1 mile event. Participants can register online at www.KeepKidsConnected.org through Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m. Race Day registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 20 in the Villagio Courtyard. All entrants receive a t-shirt and runner goodie packet. Participants who register for the 5K before September 1 will receive a dri-fit tech shirt. Walkers and those registering after September 1 will receive a cotton t-shirt. Awards will be given in the competitive 5K to the Overall Male and Female runners, Overall Masters Male and Female winners and the top three finishers in the following age divisions: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Villagio Town Center
22764 Westheimer Pkwy.
Guests can add more luxury to their experience through the Firethorne VIP Zone with premium wine and food selection, comfortable seating, and great views of the band. Enjoy 50 feet of treats from Kroger. General admission is $35 (only 1,500 tickets available) and $65 for Firethorne VIP Zone. More tickets and details at sipandstroll.com.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 6:00 p.m.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mays Clinic Valet Area
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston
Proceeds benefits melanoma research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. All ages and teams are welcome. Registration and sign-in begins at 6 p.m.; the opening ceremony is at 7:15 p.m.; and the walk/run begins at 8 p.m. Online registration is available at www.AIMatMelanoma.org. Register by Sept. 1 to receive a free t-shirt. There will be education and awareness information, sunscreen application demonstrations, food vendors, and children’s activities. Wear anything that glows, flashes, and blings since this is an evening event. For more info, call 713-745-1804 or email email@example.com.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 5:30 pm
The Bible Seminary
Omni Hotel Westside
13210 Katy Fwy., Houston
Celebrate The Bible Seminary’s fall banquet titled, “Lighting the Way.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m., and programming ends at 8:15 p.m. Visit www.thebibleseminary.org.
Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:45 am
Kingsland Baptist Church
20555 Kingsland Blvd.
Kingsland is committed to supporting local initiatives that reach out to women in prostitution and also supports aftercare homes in South Asia that care for young girls rescued from brothels. Your participation in Just Run will help support this just cause. Start times are 7:45 a.m. for the 5K and 10K and 7:50 a.m. for the family walk. Early arrival necessary for timing chip pickup on race day. Post-race party and awards at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $35 for 5K, $35 for 10K, and $10 for family walk. Visit http://kingsland.org/justrun.