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Barbeque Benefit and Raffle

Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Waters Church
2710 N. Mason Rd.
Rebecca Martin was diagnosed with small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma in November 2012. This rare, aggressive cancer is diagnosed in about 100 women every year. She faces additional radiation treatment and chemotherapy. Family and friends have organized the benefit. BBQ plates are $10 each, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 (over $6,000 in prizes), bounce houses, a live DJ, face painting, caricatures, and much more! All proceeds with help the Martin family defray medical costs and daily living expenses while continuing to battle this cancer. For more information about Team Ree please join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamree13 or email TeamRee2014@gmail.com

British Regency Holiday Traditions

Saturday, October 18, 2014 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Hear about holiday traditions from the British Regency era of the early 1800s when Fort Bend County Libraries, in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society of North America – Greater Houston Region, as they present this program. Local author Grace Scheufler will share her extensive research of the majestic Regency era in which Jane Austen lived and wrote. Hear how the British people of that era celebrated the holidays, including how they dressed, the types of food they served, and how they decorated their homes. English tea and light finger-foods that are reflective of the time period will be served. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

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.

 

Coffee House

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Tompkins High School
Ninth Grade Commons
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.
Enjoy an evening of music, dessert, and coffee while listening to the Tompkins Choir. Cost is $5.

Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Rain date: Saturday, Octber 25, 2014)
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Cinco Ranch High School’s community garage sale will benefit local students and the PTSA. For registration info visit http://crhsptsa.org/garage_sale.html or email crhsgaragesale@gmail.com.

Fall Festival

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 am – 12 noon
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.

Fall Festival

Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
The Club at Falcon Point
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
Shop and have lunch at the same place. Cost is $18 per person. Reservations required. Visit katycwc.org.

Farmers Market at Bridgeland

Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Farmers Market at Bridgeland
16902 Bridgeland Landing
Bridgeland’s farmers market is held every second Sunday of the month. Visit farmersmarketatbridgeland.org.

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.

Free SAT Practice Test

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 am – 2:15 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Representatives from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will conduct a free practice SAT test at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library in the multi-purpose room of the library. Students will take a full-length practice SAT test to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The test is three hours and 45 minutes long, and consists of three sections – Critical Reading, Writing, and Math. Students may bring a non-graphing calculator and two #2 pencils. The session is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Registration opens on September 18. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-395-1311, or by visiting the library.

Healthy Food, Healthy Families

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maud Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Learn about getting your family healthy through the food you consume. Visit hcpl.net.

Heart of Katy Craft Show

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Katy High School Bengal Brigade and Cheerleaders
6331 Highway Blvd.
Food Court
Over 100 vendors will be selling their arts, crafts, clothing, and more. Free admission.

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.

Holiday on the Plaza

Saturday, December 6, 2014 10 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.

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 22, 2014 3 – 6 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.

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.

Howl-A-Ween

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9 – 11 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 am – 4 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.

Katy Rice Harvest Festival

Saturday – Sunday, October 11 – 12, 2014
Katy Rice Harvest Festival
Historic Downtown Katy
Enjoy two days of fun-filled live entertainment, over 300 craft and food booths, a carnival, and more. Visit riceharvestfestival.org.

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.

Katy Triathlon at Firethorne

Sunday, September 28, 2014 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Firethorne
28100 N. Firethorne Rd.
The Katy Triathlon includes a 500-meter lake swim, 13-mile bike race, and three-mile run. Proceeds go to Katy Rotary. Visit katytriathlon.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.

Lego Club

Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Firethorne Clubhouse
28128 S. Firethorne Rd.
Firethorne residents are invited to bring children of all ages to build new, exciting pieces. Legos are provided at this free event. Visit firethornecai.com.

MD Anderson Pink Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, October 11, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The Pink Lighting event will light up Heritage Square and recognize local breast cancer survivors. Visit lacenterra.com.

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.

 

Neighborhood KidZ Club Art Exhibition & Open House Reception

Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tradition Bank
1515 S. Grand Pkwy.
Tradition Bank proudly supports artistic young minds in the Katy area and invites you to their special art unveiling and presentation to Stanley Elementary School.

Real Craftwives of Katy Expo

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Firethorne Community Clubhouse
28128 S. Firethorne Rd.
Find children’s clothing, home décor, baked goods, and more. Visit facebook.com/therealcraftwivesofkaty.

Texas 10 Katy

Sunday, November 2, 2014 6 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.

The Nutcracker Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014 2 – 4 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.

Willowfork Fire Department Open House

Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Willowfork Fire Department
Station #1 24655 Westheimer Pkwy.
Station #2 26950 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
In conjunction with National Fire Safety Week, the Willowfork Fire Department will hold its annual open house. The public is invited to both Station #1 and Station #3 for activities! Take a station tour, see firefighting equipment, meet your local firefighters and EMTs, and learn! Call 281-395-0011 or visit willowforkfire.com.

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