Barker Flood Prevention will host our fourth community engagement meeting featuring a legislative update by Dr. John Zerwas, Texas Representative District 28 and chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. The 2019 Texas Legislative Session accomplished some important steps toward flood management for our state. Although our focus will be flood related issues, attendees will be able to ask Dr. Zerwas about other legislation passed during this session. The event will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:30PM – 8:30PM at River Bend Baptist Church. Visit www.barkerfloodprevention.org
Join us Saturday, September 21 for the No Label’s Weekend Party! There will be Pocket To Me Food Truck. Live Music with Mike Gallo 2 PM. Pickle & Pints 430 PM. Beer, fun, food, kids and dogs on leash welcome.
KATY CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES GALA
Join us for a memorable evening of fundraising and celebration at the beautiful, Palacio Maria, at S. Mason & Highland Knolls Rd, Katy. This year’s event will feature a dinner, Silent Auctions, a Live Auction with Auctioneer, Glenn Beckendorff, & special words from former clients, as well as an opportunity to honor our Anniversary Hero, Mayor Bill Hastings, who has long been dedicated to and supported KCM and our mission to serve. Black and white themed attire. More info, tickets, and sponsorship here: https://ktcm.org/
KATY ALZHEIMER’S WALK
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch will host the annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® – the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. In addition to the Walk, participants will enjoy an opening ceremony with the National Anthem, music, an entertaining warm-up and a special tribute to those who have experienced or are experiencing Alzheimer’s. Join us to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies, support programs, services, and how you can join the fight to #endalz today.
The Inner Mind Psychotherapy Services is hosting a FREE “Fall Into Confidence” Event for middle and high school girls. This event is dedicated to promoting mental wellness of adolescent girls through encouragement and empowerment. The Event will be held at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library on September 28, 2019 at 1 PM. Visit https://www.theinnermind.org/ for more info or just show up.
Taste of LaCenterra
Enjoy small bites from our newest restaurants as well as established favorites, a great selection of wine, beer and cocktails for purchase, live music and a variety of items to bid on in the silent auction all set in the elegant atmosphere of the courtyard. 100% of ticket sales and silent auction proceeds benefit Katy-based charity Hope Impacts. There will be great food, fabulous live music, photo booth, sketch artist, 4 drink stations, and silent auction baskets. Buy tickets early and save! Adult tickets are $25.00 in advance and children are $10.00 in advance. MORE INFO HERE.
PET BLESSING EVENT
Bring your furry, scaled and feathered friends (properly restrained, of course) to be blessed in a brief service at Living Word Lutheran Church when they host their annual Pet Blessing on Sunday, October 6 at 4 pm on the church lawn. All pets may also participate in the pet parade, as well as the look-alike and costume contests! For more information about Living Word, visit the church website www.livingwordkaty.org or call the church office at 281.392.2300.
In conjunction with National Fire Safety Week, the Willowfork Fire Department will hold Open
Houses at all 3 of its fire stations are located as follows:
Station #1: 24655 Westheimer Parkway
Station #2: 26950 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Station #3: 2700 Spring Green Blvd.
The public is invited to tour the stations, and meet their local firefighters. There will also be activities for the younger visitors, including a Junior Firefighter Obstacle Course and fun fire safety giveaways. There will also be a blood drive. Visit www.willowforkfire.com.
FALL FESTIVAL AT ST. PETER’S ECDC
St. Peter’s ECDC Fall Family Festival will take place on October 12 from 3-6pm at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church (on Kingsland across from Taylor High School). We will have games, pony rides, a petting zoo, Curly and Daisy balloon artists, face painting, inflatables, cake walk, music, food and so much more. Cash and credit cards will be accepted for all of our amazing attractions. Our wildly popular festival baskets will be full of fabulous donated items. Tickets are only $1 for a chance to win! All of the monies raised go directly back to ECDC and enriching our children’s lives! Fall is definitely in the air, so invite your friends and family and let’s celebrate together!
Katy Rice Festival
Mark your calendars for the 2019 Katy Rice Festival on October 11-13 in Downtown Historic Katy! Friday’s event will be “Octoberfest” with live music, carnival, food trucks and beer garden from 6-11 PM (free); Saturday will kick-off with the parade at 9 AM (free) and the festival will be from 10 AM-10 PM; Sunday gates will be open from 12-6 PM. Come enjoy quality arts & craft vendors, fun carnival, great live music, excellent food and drinks – fun for the whole family! Tickets to the festival on Saturday and Sunday are only $5 per adults and children 12 and under are free. For more information, visit www.katyricefestival.com
BRITISH CAR SHOW & BEER GARDEN
Katy Market Day will be hosting a FREE British Car Show. The show will include all British cars! While you are in historic Katy, shop 60+ vendor booths, our great boutiques, antique and gift shops, and visiting food trucks and local restaurants! No Label Brewery will also have their famous BEER GARDEN – open ALL DAY for everyone to enjoy! Contact 281-391-1993 MORE INFO HERE.
FALL CARNIVAL AT CREECH
Creech Elementary is holding their annual Fall Carnival on October 25th, from 5:30PM to 8:30PM. There will be Food, rides, games, petting zoo and a lot of fun for all! The community is welcome. Creech is located at 5905 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450
Trunk or Treat at Living Word
Living Word Lutheran Church is hosting a Trunk or Treat for children from preschool to 5th grade on Sunday, October 27. Living Word ministries and community groups will be in the parking lot to distribute candy and treats between 5 & 7:30 PM. The community is invited to bring their children in costume to the Living Word Lutheran Church parking lot to “trick-or-treat” from the car trunks, play carnival games on the church lawn and enjoy light snacks and refreshments. Remember to bring your candy bags!
Breakfast for a Blessing
Christ Clinic’s 8th annual “Breakfast for a Blessing” is Christ Clinic’s annual fall fundraiser to support the medically uninsured through Katy and West Houston. The event will be held at Crosspoint Community Church. Your table sponsorship allows us to continue our mission of offering high quality healthcare services to the uninsured and under-insured. REGISTER HERE.
TRUNK OR TREAT AT TAYS JUNIOR HIGH
Grab the kids and come out for a safe, family-friendly Trunk or Treat hosted by Living Stones Church on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the back parking lot of Tays Junior High, 26721 Hawk’s Prairie Blvd. The event is free and open to the community. Along withbounce houses, children can play games and win candy in creatively- transformed car trunks that rival many Halloween-themed front porches. Families can pose in the photo booth and enjoy free popcorn and lemonade, too. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win a family dinner at a Katy restaurant. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Visit LivingStones.org.
Chili Cook-Off at No Label Brewery
Off Duty Services is a proud national partner with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund which maintains the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. In honor of these men and women, we are hosting a Chili Cook Off with all proceeds and donations will be going directly towards the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The event is taking place on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 12:00pm-4:00pm at No Label Brewery in Katy, TX. We are expecting over 500 attendees and a huge sampling from our chili cook off teams! Kids under 12 are free with an adult admission. View Details here www.odsfundraiser.com
Katy Prairie Conservancy Putting Down Roots
Help us “Put Down Roots” during the Katy Prairie Conservancy’s largest restoration effort yet! Volunteers will work together to transplant native prairie plants in order to help restore prairie habitat. Snacks and water will be provided, but feel free to bring your own food if you have dietary restrictions. Please bring a reusable water bottle – KPC is going plastic-free! Audience: Held on the Indianagrass preserve. All ages. Cost: Free. katyprairie.org/events