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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.

 

Summer Fun Camp

Through Friday, July 3, 2015
George W. Bush Hall
6202 George Bush Dr.
The City of Katy’s Parks and Recreation Department invites kids ages 4 through 12 to hang out and enjoy popular themes like Lego Mania, Survival Tactics, Fashion Designer, and Camp Barbie. A special project-based lesson will be available for ages 6 though 12 called, Look at Me, I’m An Author. Registration is $99 per child for the week. Click on the flyer here to view camp start times and remember to tell them you found it on KatyMagazine.com when you complete the registration form.

Preschool Playhouse

Monday, July 6 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, July 7 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Join them for a special Summer Preschool Playhouse as they get ready for Cow Appreciation Day. Create a cow mask, ears and tail to help you dress your way to free chicken. Then on July 14, wear your full costume to any Chick-fil-A location and receive a completely FREE meal. Visit www.cowappreciationday.com for more details.

 

Ice Cream Social

Friday, July 3, 2015 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tradition Bank
All Katy Locations
Stop  and enjoy a sweet, frozen treat to celebrate Independence Day and the men and women who have fought for freedom. They have three locations in Katy – Pin Oak, Fry Road, and Grand Parkway. Visit traditionbank.com.

Open Gym & Pizza Night

Friday, July 3, 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.

Independence Day in Cinco Ranch

Saturday, July 4, 2015 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Lake House
25202 Springwood Lake Dr.

Bring the whole family (pets included) out and make sure you’re decked out in red, white, and blue! There will be a parade, contests for most patriotic bike, group, stroller/wagon, and dog, along with water activities, food, and even something for Fido! Visit mycincoranch.com for more information.

 

Katy Freedom Festival

Saturday, July 4, 2015 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
VFW Park
6202 George Bush Dr.
A variety of attractions like visits from U.S. Army and Marine service members, fire house tour, water hose playtime, free hot dogs, family pictures in front of the Katy Heritage homes, barbecue lunch, and kid-friendly activities. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Katy Freedom Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Cir.
Pack up your lawn chairs and a few good snacks and bring the family to see a stunning fireworks display in celebration of the nation’s independence. Visit cityofkaty.com.

4th of July Jamboree

Saturday, July 4, 2015 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Smith Ranch
25440 Beckendorff Rd.
Join Smith Ranch for an exciting 4th of July. They will have music, paddle boats, petting zoo, waterslides, moonwalks and more. The evening will end with an awesome firework show. Admission is $10 per person. Children 2 years and under are free. For more information visit www.smithranchkaty.com.

 

Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2015 4:30 – 9:45 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The tradition starts with a Kids Patriotic Bike Parade located at Central Green Park. A live musical performance will kick off the night in the courtyard, and there will be a Kids Zone located in Central Green and food for purchase. The night will conclude with a spectacular and patriotic fireworks display. Presented by: Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus.

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Fulshear Freedom Fest

Saturday, July 4, 2015 5:30 – 9:30 pm
Downtown Fulshear
The City of Fulshear, Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce, and Houston Methodist West Hospital will proudly host the event which will include lots of food, games, live music, a parade, fireworks, and even a Wild West shoot-out reenactment. The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9 pm and will be best viewed from the event area along FM 359. Live music will be provided by Highwaymen Live and will include tribute songs from Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and more. Visit fulshearareachamber.com for more info.

Family Night – Cow Appreciation

Monday, July 6, 2015 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Chick-fil-A Mason Rd.
Get your herd ready for Cow Appreciation Day by building your own cow costume during family night. Bring a white t-shirt and we’ll help you paint the spots, create a cow mask and a sign board! Then on July 14, wear your full costume to any Chick-fil-A location and receive a completely FREE meal. Visit www.cowappreciationday.com for more details.

Charity Tennis Pro Am

Friday, July 10, 2015 6:00 pm
The Club at Falcon Point
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
Registration for the charity tournament begins at 6 pm with doubles matches starting at 6:30 pm. There will be an after-play social  with complimentary food and beverages. To participate, call 281-392-7888.

Katy Summer Nights

Friday, July 10, 2015 7:00 pm
Heritage Plaza
5701 3rd St.
Families can enjoy a brand new series of events in the heart of Katy! Head out and watch Robin Williams in Hook! and grub on free popcorn, refreshments, and hang out with other little pirates and their families. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Farmers Market

Sunday, July 12, 2015 12:30 – 3:30 pm
16902 Bridgeland Landing, Cypress 
Bring your eco-friendly shopping bags and purchase fresh produce grown by local providers. Visit farmersmarketatbridgeland.org.

Katy Keepers Academy

Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17, 2015 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
6202 George Bush Dr.
The City of Katy and Keep Katy Beautiful have created a camp for kindergarten through fifth-grade children interested in preserving the environment. Kids will learn about a variety of subjects through hands-on activities, service projects, and field
trips. Junior high and high school students may volunteer as counselors. For cost, visit cityofkaty.com.

Family Night – Icedream Sundaes

Monday, July 13 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 14 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, July 15 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
Cool off on a hot summer day and make your own Icedream® sundae treat! Plus, use cotton balls to create a fun ice cream craft! Complimentary balloon animals and face painting by Sweet Honey the Clown.

Cow Appreciation Day

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Chick-fil-A locations in Katy
Holy cow! Customers who visit any Chick-fil-A restaurant during business hours dressed “head to hoof” in cow attire will be rewarded with a FREE Chick-fil-A Meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner). Visit www.cowappreciationday.com for costume ideas.

E-Reader Question-and-Answer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:00 – 11:00 am
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Owners of Kindles or Nooks who still need a little bit of help on learning how to operate them can meet in the conference room for a come and go session on how to use different types of e-readers and helpful tips on using digital library resources, streaming media and music, and downloading e-books. Call 281-633-4734.

Google Docs for Teens

Thursday, July 16, 2015 10:00 am
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Middle school and high school students can learn how to set up a Google account and how to create and store documents online using the Google Docs application. If you already have a Google account, bring the related information with you.

Free Upholstery Class

Saturday, July 18, 2015 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Hancock Fabrics
323 S. Mason Rd.
Stop by and learn how to transform your furniture with one piece of fabric. The free demonstration will be taught by Jackie Brunetti.

Range Ride

Saturday, July 18, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Warren Ranch
15025 Hockley, TX

The Katy Prairie Conservancy presents Unplugged Adventure: Range Ride, where you can cruise historic ranch roads on your bicycle searching for wildlife, big Texas icons like oil wells and cattle and new adventures. Advance registration is required on katyprairie.org, and participants must bring their own bikes. The event costs $5 per person. Guests might also bring their own water bottles, a snack and insect repellent. Visit katyprairie.org/warren-ranch for directions.

 

Katy Flatland Century Bike Ride

Sunday, July 19, 2015 6:45 am
Tompkins High School
400 Falcon Landing Dr. 
The Northwest Cycling Club will feature rides that are 28, 42, 56, 62, and 100-mile bike routes. Registration includes light breakfast, post-ride lunch, and T-shirt. Register at kfc.bike.

Fur-Ever Friends Camp

Monday, July 20, through Thursday, July 24, 2015 8:30 am – 12 pm
17555 Katy Fwy., Houston
Third- and fourth-graders can learn about proper pet care while celebrating the special bond between animals and their owners. Visit cap4pets.org.

Family Night – Minion Mayhem

Monday, July 20 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 21 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, July 22 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
Meet and take pictures with your favorite one-eyed minion as we celebrate the release of his new movie. Plus, enter to win giveaways and create your own mini character to take home.

Survival Basics for Teens – MS Power Point

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10: 00 am
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Middle school through high school students can learn how to use this presentation software program in the computer lab.

 

Doggie Splash ‘N Dash

Saturday, July 25, 2015 7:00 am
16902 Bridgeland Landing, Cypress
The Doggie Splash ‘N Dash will allow two-legged athletes and their pets to compete together in a 200-meter
swim and a one-mile run. Visit cypresstriathlon.com.

Corner Store Country Run 5K

Saturday, July 25, 2015 8:30 am
Great Southwest Equestrian Center
2501 S. Mason Rd.
Come on out to a farm-themed 5K with a little something for everyone from serious runners to leisurely strollers, from lone rangers to family herds. Folks are encouraged to dress in their finest country duds and stick around afterwards for what some call “best post-race ever.” A country fair with free sponsor swag, live music, food, carnival games, face painting and lots more. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and local children’s charities. Visit cornerstorerun.com for more information.

Athletic Performance Workshop

Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31 ,2015 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Athletic Performance Lab
481 Katy Fort Bend Rd.
Campers ages 5 and up will find a variety of sports program modules that use innovative training methods to help campers achieve their highest level of performance. Modules include linear speed, lateral speed, strength, and self-defense. A celebration will be held when camps are completed. Call 281-394-9494 before May 31 and receive 20% off your summer sports camp pre-registration.

Family Night – Watercolor Painting

Monday, July 27 at Chick-fil-A Katy Green 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 28 at Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch
Wednesday, July 29 at Chick-fil-A Mason Road
Join them as they create their own masterpieces and paint with watercolors for family night!

Survival Basics for Teens – MS Publisher

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:00 am
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Middle school through high school students can learn the basics of using this desktop-publishing software program to create cards, invitations, forms, banners, signs, and much more by using templates and clip art.

Open House

Monday, August 10, 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.

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.

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