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Breast Friends

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MD Anderson Katy
19770 Kingsland Blvd.
The breast cancer support group meets at the MD Anderson location in Katy on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to all breast cancer patients or survivors, regardless of where they are receiving or have received treatment. This month, Sarah Prinsloo, Ph.D., will give a presentation on peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is damage affecting the nerves, and may cause impaired sensation or movement. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 713-563-9600, ext. 6-4371.

Camp with the Characters

Monday – Wednesday, August 11 – 13, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pointe of Grace Dance Studio
3760 S. Mason Rd.
Children ages 3 and up will participate in character-inspired crafts, games, dancing, pictures, and more. Snacks will be provided. For details and registration, email

Celebrate Summer Luncheon

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Katy Christian Women’s Connection
The Club at Falcon Point
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
April Carter-Havran will be bringing before and after home décor, and show the group how to bring new life to old furniture. The guest speaker will be Karen Kilby, a certified personal trainer who recently published Becoming a Woman of Purpose, a daily devotional. She tells how God restored her marriage and changed her attitude toward her husband, and shares other dilemmas they have faced with God’s grace. Cost is $18 per person. Only cash or checks made out to KCWC accepted. No credit cards. Reservations are due by Aug. 18 by calling 281-232-8338 or emailing

DIY Crafts: Cake Decorating

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
This month the DIY Crafts club at Maud Marks Library will be having fun with food. They will be learning the fine art of cake decorating. They will provide the supplies to make yummy, beautiful cakes. Call 281-492-8592.

Free Movie Night

Saturday, August 2, 2014 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Bring the family and enjoy movie night with LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. Co-presented by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the night will feature the movie The Avengers (PG-13). Celebrate going back to school and join them in the courtyard.

Green Thumb

Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:00 am
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Master Gardeners of Harris County will be bringing their Green Thumb series once a month to discurss various topics unique to gardening in the Houston area. This month, learn about WaterStar gardens and great Houston area plants. Seating is extremely limited for this class. Visit or call the library at 281-492-8592.

Health Fair

Friday, August 8, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center
16600 Pine Forest Ln., Houston
Health screenings are free to Harris County residents ages 55 and up. Many free health screenings are provided by some of Houston’s best hospitals and will include bone density, skin cancer, balance, ear, glucose, BMI, and more. There will also be representatives to answer questions about Medicare, fitness, social security, and stress management. Guests will also enjoy raffles, food demos, freebies, and fun! Call 713-274-3250.

JET Band March-A-Thon

Saturday, August 16, 2014 8:00 am – 11:00 am, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
James E. Taylor High School Band and Color Guard
Neighborhoods surrounding Taylor High School
The JET Band March-A-Thon brings the pride and spirit of the start of the new school year, as well as raises money for the cost of running the award-winning Taylor Band organization. For more, visit

Katy Shred Day

Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDonald’s of Spring Green
27140 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Bring boxes of outdates paper for shredding! Minimum $10 donation. Event proceeds benefit Impact a Hero. For more information, contact Veronica Mullenix at 281-844-6285 or

Live Music

Friday, August 1, 2014 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Attend a free concert at Central Green. The Rankin Twins will serenade you with their country and pop tunes. For additional concerts, visit

Middle Reader Book Club

Thursdays through August 24, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Katy Budget Books
2450 Fry Rd.
Every Thursday, children ages 8 to 12 will meet to discuss the weekly book selection and do fun activities. Visit

Move It

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:00 am – 11:00
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
LaCenterra teams up with Move Dance and Fitness to offer a summer dance class for kids. The first hour is for ages 3 to 7, and ages 7 and up will meet at 10 a.m. For additional dates, visit

Musical Summertime Play

Thursdays in August 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Rockology Music Academy
551 S. Katy Fort Bend Rd., #500
Join Rockology Music Academy for free musical summertime play every Thursday in August. Children ages 2 months to 7 years old will have fun while they beat the heat.

Open Language Lab

Friday, July 25, 2014
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
The Maud Marks Library is excited to introduce their newest tool to help you! Come practice your English or learn a foreign language in their open language lab. They have two databases to help you. One is specifically for foreign speakers who want to learn English. The other is for anyone who wants to learn any of the 57 languages featured. To register online for any of the programs at the library’s website (, click on “Events Calendar” and select “Maud Marks.”  Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-492-8592 or by visiting the library.


Painting Makes Me Happy

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
1306 Ave. A
Enjoy painting with the guidance of an instructor. Multiplicity will host several Painting Makes Me Happy events throughout the summer. Visit

Parents’ Survival Night

Saturday, July 26, 2014 7:15 pm – 11:15 pm
The Little Gym of Katy
23010A Highland Knolls
Enjoy adult time while your kids ages 3 to 12 participate in music-filled activities. For cost and registration, call 281-347-1400.

Summer Carnival

Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Goddard School Katy II
5220 Ranch Point Dr.
The Goddard School of Katy is having a Summer Carnival. Come join the fun! Bring your young ones, friends, and family. Enjoy lots of fun and free activities such as train rides, slip-n-slide, cotton candy, balloons, face painting, inflatables, lunch, and much more! While you’re there, be sure to take advantage of free registration (Saturday only) for Fall, after school or part time. For more information, call 281-392-1200.

Wine & Cheese Hard Hat Tour

Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday, July 25, 2014 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Legacy at Falcon Point
1520 Katy Gap Rd.
You and your friends are invited to the Legacy at Falcon Point for the Wine & Cheese Hard Hat Tour! Guests will enjoy wine, cheese, and a tour of their assisted living facilities. Contact Diana Saufley to reserve your class at or by calling 281-394-0628.

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