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Art in the Park

Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Katy Contemporary Arts Museum
Willow Fork Drainage District
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Join KCAM and Willow Fork Drainage District at Central Green Park in LaCenterra for a Katy Prairie Conservancy Art in the Park event themed “Prairie on the Green!”

Author Meet and Greet

Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:30 pm
Books-a-Million
5000 Katy Mills Cir., #221
Dana Perino, author of And the Good News is… will be coming to Katy! From her years as press secretary for President George W. Bush (the first Republican woman to hold the position) to her daily debates with colleagues as co-host of Fox News’ hit show The Five, Dana Perino has always had a knack for knowing what to say and how best to say it.

Birthday Bash

Saturday, May 9, 2015 
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Get ready for some fun on the Green! This free event is provided by the Willow Fork Drainage District and features Curt Miller Walk Around Magic, face painting, crafts, a giant slide, bounce house, princesses, art, children’s performance, live music from Cooper Wade, and more. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green.

Books Alive

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Children of all ages are welcome to come enjoy a performance by the Katy Performing Arts Center titled Princess Penelope’s Pet Parrot. Visit fortbend.lib.tx.us/branches/cr.html.

Bridal Sip and See

Sunday, May 31, 2015 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
The Cafe at Brookwood
752 FM 1489
Brookshire
Meet vendors, enjoy complimentary signature drinks and hors d’oeuvres, tour Brookwood’s garden, and get up-to-date on the latest bridal trends for 2015. Call 281-375-2400. Early admission is $20. Admission is $25 the day of the event.

Chalk Paint is 25!

Friday, June 19, 2015 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Multiplicity Studio
19412 FM 1093, #5
You are invited to Chalk Paint Decorative Paints by Annie Sloan’s 25th birthday celebration. There will be cake, wine, and their first-ever Paint Bar. Don’t miss the fun, and mark the date on your calendar!

Clays Classic

Friday, May 1, 2015 8:00 am
Epiphany Knights of Columbus Council #9759 and Friends of Christ Clinic
American Shooting Centers
16500 Westheimer Pkwy., Houston
Benefiting the Christ Clinic, the Clays Classic will feature registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. followed by the shoot at 9 a.m., and lunch immediately following. Four-man team “100 bird shoot” tournament, Lewis Class scoring, golf carts available for rental, shells available or bring your own. For more info, call 281-556-8199 or email Scott Lane at smlane4210@aol.com or Robert Langston at langston1@slb.com. For registration and sponsor forms, visit christclinickaty.org.

Commemoration Event

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
British International School of Houston
2203 N. Westgreen Blvd.
Join the British International School of Houston at their new Katy campus. The reception begins at 10:45 a.m., followed by performances and a tree planting at 11:30 a.m. The school will have an open house throughout the day until 6 p.m. Visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/houston.

Cow Patty Classic 5K

Saturday, May 9, 2015 8:00 am (check in), 9:00 am (race begins)
Tompkins High School
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.
The Tompkins FFA is hosting the Cow Patty Classic 5K to help raise money for their chapter. Students and children are $15 each; adults are $25. Register before April 1 to guarantee a t-shirt. Registration after April 1 will be given shirts on first-come, first-served basis. Email madison.luckburns@gmail.com.

Dinner and Auction

Thursday, May 7, 2015 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Katy High School
6331 Hwy. Blvd.
The Katy High School project grad committee would like to invite you to a dinner and auction in the Katy High School main commons. Dinner will be catered by Antonia’s Italian Cuisine and will be $20 a plate. All proceeds benefit Project Grad. To purchase tickets, contact EraKay Hill at 832-774-4452 or erakay.hill@me.com.

Discussion on Body Image and Eating Disorders

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:00 pm
Seven Lakes Junior High (LGI)
6026 Katy-Gaston Rd.
Parents are invited to join Lauren Scott, MS, RD, LD for a discussion on body image and eating disorders. Dr. Scott is a pediatric clinical dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and works with teens experiencing body image issues. This presentation is planned for parents only. No children.

DIY Crafts: Kimekomi Balls

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
It’s Asian Pacific Heritage Month! At Maud Marks Library, they will be celebrating by learning how to make Japanese kimekomi balls. Join them as they learn to make these beautiful fabric balls to use for decorating. Seating for this is extremely limited.

Family Story Time

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Cinco Ranch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Bring the whole family for stories and other fun activities. Visit fortbend.lib.tx.us/branches/cr.html.

Fashion Show and Luncheon

Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Katy Christian Women’s Connection
The Club at Falcon Point
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
Come see the latest fashions from Cato’s, enjoy lunch and fellowship, and hear an inspiring talk from Sherry Woodruff about the “Melody of Life.” To RSVP, email katycwc@gmail.com or call 281-232-8338. Deadline is June 15. Cost is $18 (payable at the door, cash or checks only).

Fold-Forming Class

Thursday, April 30, 2015 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Multiplicity
1306 Avenue A
Fold-forming is a new way of quickly forming sheet metal into 3-dimensional shapes and creating textured surfaces without soldering. During the workshop you will learn how to form a cuff bracelet, move metal using different types of hammers, and even create a pair of fold-formed earrings. Call 281-647-2442 to sign up!

Gilden Espirit de She 5K and 10K

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Gilden and Esprit de She (In support of Girls on the Run)
Life Time Fitness Cinco Ranch
23211 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Designed exclusively for women, the event will include its signature “happy hour” 5K and 10K run. This year’s event celebrates “Happy in Numbers” having attracted thousands of women in celebration of fitness, fun, sisterhood, and strength. Runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages are welcome. Registration includes perks such as access to the post-race lifestyle market, beauty bar, and more. Participants will also receive a custom MPG performance tank. To RSVP, visit www.espritdeshe.com.

Golf Tournament

Monday, April 27, 2015 
Katy Christian Ministries
Willow Fork Country Club
21055 Westheimer Pkwy.
The golf tournament will be held in support of members of the community who are in crisis and in need of assistance. Admission costs $660 for a four-person team and $150 for individual players. Visit ktcm.org and click on the tournament link. Call 281-391-5261. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Huge Semiannual Book Sale

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – Sunday, May 10, 2015
Katy Budget Books
2450 Fry. Rd.
Join Katy Budget Books for their Huge Semiannual Book Sale. They will have roughly 50,000 specially marked gently used books on sale. Mass-market sized paperbacks will be 50 cents, larger trade sizes will be 75 cents and large hardcovers will be $1. For more information, call 281-578-7770 or visit http://www.katybooks.com/.

Indian Dance Performance

Saturday, May 2, 2015 1:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, Fort Bend County Libraries will host a performance of Indian folk dance by Studio Mudra School of Dance. Enjoy a demonstration of classical, folk, and contemporary dances of India performed with spectacular costumes by the students of Studio Mudra School of Dance, led by artistic director Rashmi Shashi. Get a glimpse of the different types of Indian dance, as well as the culture and traditions behind them. 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 system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

Into the Woods, Jr.

Friday, May 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 2, 2015 2:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 3, 2015 2:00 pm
Showtime Theatre
Cinco Ranch Junior High
23420 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Check out Katy’s latest fun, creative place for children as they present Into the Woods, Jr. Tickets may be purchased at the door before each show time.

Katy BMX

Friday – Sunday, May 1 – 3, 2015
4603 Schlipf Rd.
Katy BMX will be hosting a charity race for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Race for Life) on Friday night. Saturday is the Gold Cup Race. Sunday is the big state race. Saturday and  Sunday, they will also have Pro BMX racers competing at the track. This once-a-year event is exciting to watch or participate in. Visit katybmx.com or search “Katy BMX” on Facebook. Parking is $5 per day. All parking fees go to PRO-AM Purse.

Katy ISD Young Inventors’ Showcase

Saturday, May 9, 2015 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Katy ISD
Robert Shaw Center for STEAM
1730 Katyland Dr.
Students grades first through eighth can work individually or in groups of three to create invention-based projects that will be presented to members of the Katy community. Top winners will be selected to attend the Young Inventors’ Showcase of Houston. Visit www.tinyurl.com/katyshowcase. Contact Mariam Manuel at mariammanuel@katyisd.org or 281-237-7034.

Katy Kid’s Club

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Whole Foods
6601 S. Fry Rd.
This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for fun crafts and healthy snacks. Visit wholefoodsmarket.com/ stores/katy.

Katy Market Days

Saturday, May 16, 2015 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Second St. and Avenue B
Support local farmers as you shop for fresh produce, organic meats, honey, and more. Visit limitededitionartandantiques.com/market-days/.

Katy Prairie Bash

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:00 pm
Katy Prairie Conservancy
Home of Clayton and Shel Erikson
The event honors The Garden Club of Houston for its 84-year commitment to public green spaces in Houston. Prairie Bash 2015 – Hardy Perennials will be held on the grounds of the beautiful Memorial-area bayou home of Clayton and Shel Erikson. Party guests will enjoy the music of guitarist Wayne Holt and scrumptious bites from A Fare Extraordinaire. The Garden Club of Houston will be recognized in a brief video presentation citing its philanthropic and conservation efforts. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.katyprairie.org or call 713-523-6135.

 

Katy Richmond Family Expo

Saturday, May 2, 2015 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Westheimer Lakes North Clubhouse
6201 Westheimer Lakes N. Dr.
Join them for the Katy Richmond Family Expo. This public event will be filled with something for every member of the family! An afternoon of shopping, discovering new interests, sampling new products, fun stations, face painting, photo booths, Play Zone, live music, food trucks, petting zoo, and more. Visit them on Facebook for updates!

 

Ladies Night

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Multiplicity
1306 Avenue A
Oh what a night to grab your girlfriends and indulge in an enchanted evening of complimentary crafts and light bites in a beautiful garden cottage setting. Visit multiplicity.co.

Leadercast: The Brave Ones

Friday, May 8, 2015 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Second Baptist Church
19449 Katy Fwy.
Houston
Leadercast exists to positively change the way the world thinks about leadership. This year’s theme “The Brave Ones” challenges leaders to focus on the courage necessary to lead. Experience Leadercast Live and discover what it means to be a leader worth following. For tickets, visit leadercast.com/location/katy.

Legacy at Falcon Point Open House and Meet and Greet

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Legacy At Falcon Point
1520 Katy Gap Rd.
Legacy at Falcon Point will be hosting an Open House Meet and Greet to proudly announce DeDe Young as their new Community Relations Director. Many Katy residents and leaders know DeDe from her 28 years of living and working in the area. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore assisted living and memory care like they’ve never seen before. Hors D’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Families, friends, neighbors, and the community are welcome. RSPV to DeDe Young at 281-394-0628 or DeDe.Young@LegacyAtFalconPoint.com.

Live Music Concert Series

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:00 pm
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Come enjoy this free event offered Friday evenings during the months of April through August featuring music such as rock, pop, jazz, and country. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green.

Mother’s Day Tea & Fashion Show

Thursday, May 7, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Republican Women’s Club of Katy
Willow Fork Country Club
21055 Westheimer Pkwy.
The Republican Women’s Club of Katy presents their Mother’s Day Tea and Fashion Show. Enjoy the event as models show off the latest fashions from J. Barton Clothiers in LaCenterra. Individual ticket costs are $35 when purchased online by April 30 or $40 when purchased the day of the event. Includes open seating; sponsorships are available. Purchase tickets at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-tea-fashion-show-fundraiser-tickets-16180057989.

Move It with LaCenterra

Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:00 am – 10:00 am
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Join LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Move Dance and Fitness Center for a dance jam. They will be hip-hoping their little hearts out to get moving and get fit. Visit lacenterra.com.

Move It with LaCenterra

Saturday, June 6, 2015 9:00 am – 10:00 am
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Join LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Move Dance and Fitness Center for a dance jam. They will be hip-hoping their little hearts out to get moving and get fit. Visit lacenterra.com.

Movie Night

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Sunset
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Enjoy free, family-friendly movies out on the lawn on Saturday evenings from April through August. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/ central-green.

Music to the Eyes

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – Sunday, May 17, 2015
Katy Contemporary Arts Museum
805 Ave. B
Enjoy music and arts as Seven Lakes High School Orchestra presents Music to the Eyes. A special artist reception will be held April 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. and May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit katycam.com.

National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:00 pm
Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
Families and individuals can faithfully attend and pray as one for the nation and its leaders. Immediately following the event will be 50 hours of nonstop worship and prayer at The EpiCenter (2655 S. Mason Rd.). Visit merrellcenter.org.

National Day of Prayer in Katy, TX

Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:00 pm
Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
For the fifth year in a row, families and individuals can attend the National Day of Prayer, and pray for the nation and its leaders. The music group All Sons and Daughters will be leading worship. Immediately following, will be the event “Fire on the Altar”, 50 hours of nonstop worship and prayer at the EpiCenter (2655 S. Mason Rd.). Visit KatyPrays.org.

Nature Fest

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bridgeland
Oak Meadow Park
17730 House Hahl Rd., Cypress
Join them for the ultimate suburban safari – complete with an exotic animal show, a petting zoo, pony and camel rides, nature-themed exhibitors, family-friendly activities, concessions from a large variety of food trucks and much more.

Oh, the Places We Will Go

Sunday, May 3, 2015 4:00 pm
Lone Star Symphonic Band
CrossPoint Community Church
700 S. Westgreen Blvd.
The Lone Star Symphonic Band performs Oh, the Place We Will Go. Selections to be performed at this concert include Russian Folk Dances, English Folk Song Suite, Mannin Veen, Thunder and Blazes March, Gearbox (an automotive/mechanical inspired piece), Pastime (a tribute to Baseball), The Pathfinder to Panama March, among other travel-inspired pieces.  The Lone Star Dixieland Band will perform out in the foyer for 30 minutes prior to the concert. Tickets are available on the band’s website www.lssb.org for $5.50 each. Season tickets are also available for $15.50 each.

Parent Reception

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:00 pm
National League of Junior Cotillion – Katy Chapter
The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch
23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the National League of Junior Cotillion – Katy Chapter directors and to view details in a walk-through gallery. Please join them to learn how your child can benefit from social etiquette education.

Princess Penelope’s Pet Parrot

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 4:30 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commerical Center Blvd.
Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a performance by the Noyes Fine Arts Foundation of an original musical-theater production of Princess Penelope’s Pet Parrot. The Noyes Fine Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit community-arts organization committed to bringing semi-professional theater and fine arts education to the Katy area. The program is presented with the generous support of the Friends of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library. Proceeds from the Friends of the Library book sales and annual membership dues help to underwrite the costs of special programming and various cultural events at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library.

 

Relay for Life of Katy

Friday – Saturday, May 1 – 2, 2015 7:00 pm – 7:00 am
Relay for Life of Katy
Katy Park
24927 Morton Rd.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loves ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Contact Cherrelle Duncan at 713-706-5652 or cherrelle.duncan@cancer.org.

Sim-Tex Reach Unlimited Golf Classic

Saturday, April 29, 2015 7:00 am (breakfast), 8:00 am (shotgun start)
BlackHorse Golf Club
12205 Fry. Rd.
Please join them for a round of golf on a championship course and a fun-filled day of activities. All golfers will receive a goody bag, breakfast and lunch. There are also exciting door prizes and contests throughout the day. They wrap up the event with a silent auction, awards, and entertainment. Enjoy a fun day while supporting Phase II construction of the Reach Learning Activity Center. Visit http://reachunlimited.org/events/2015-sim-tex-reach-unlimited-golf-classic/.

Spring Extravaganza

Thursday – Saturday, April 30 – May 2, 2015 
Brookwood Community
1752 FM 1489, Brookshire
Grab your friends and come enjoy a shopping extravaganza featuring a variety of exceptional local vendors. Guests can enjoy lunch in the Café and a wine bar in the garden. Visit brookwoodcommunity.org.

Spring Ladies Night Out

Thursday, May 7, 2015 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KT Antiques
Historic Downtown Katy
Ladies, grab your girlfriends and come out for some fun at KT Antiques’ ladies night out. Visit ktantiques.net.

Taylor High School Band Garage Sale

Saturday, May 9, 2015 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Taylor High School
20700 Kingsland Blvd.
Join them in front of the Taylor High School ninth grade center for a huge garage sale. They will have tons of clothes, books, toys, furniture, and everything else you can imagine! All proceeds will benefit the Taylor High School Band.

Team “Brat” Night

Saturday, May 2, 2015 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Appleberry Frozen Yogurt
2211 N. Fry Rd.
Meet Gracie the cow and bring your family and friends to this family fun event featuring live music by 95.3 Jamz. Twenty percent of the proceeds from the evening benefit the Arthritis Foundation in honor of Lisa “Brat” Martinez and the Houston Arthritis Walk.

Tompkins High School Craft Fair

Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tompkins High School
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.
Support the Tompkins High School band during their annual craft fair. Guests can shop from over 40 booths.

Used Book Sale

Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Friends of Maud Marks Library will hold a used book sale. There is a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. No items over $1. All proceeds benefit the library.

Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration

Friday, May 15, 2015 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Katy ISD Partners in Education and Volunteers in Public Schools
Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
Join Katy ISD in celebrating VIPS, featuring Dr. Douglas Jackson, President and CEO of Project C.U.R.E. This is an adult-only event. RSVP at katyisd.org/dept/pie or at facebook.com/katyisdpie.

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