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Saturday April 28, 2012 an open car show was held in the Firethorne Community Center parking lot which lasted until about 3 PM. This was third Annual holding of this event. I was told from attendees it was a lot of fun to see last year and decided to go to take pictures and make a donation. The Firestone Community Center is located at 28100 North Firethorne Rd. Katy, TX. The proceeds from this car show will be used by the Project Graduation event from Katy High School. I have (12 comments)
Saturday April 28, 2012 an open car show will be held in the Firethorne Community Center parking lot from 10 AM until 3 PM. This is the third Annual holding of this event and I was told it was a lot of fun to see last year. The Community Center is located at 28100 North Firethorne Rd. Katy, TX. The proceeds from this car show will be used by the Project Graduation event from Katy High School. Project Graduation 2012 will be held on June 3, 2011 at Katy High School after the (11 comments)
Thursday April 26, 2012 child car seat safety inspection will be conducted by the Fort Bend Sherriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s department estimates that 90 % of child car seats are being used improperly.
The inspection is being held at the Target department store located at 23710 Westheimer Parkway Katy TX.
This safety inspection will start at 9:30 AM and last until noon. Reservations are requested by all who want to obtain this very important examination.
Participants are asked to bring their child, child’s car seat plus manual and (7 comments)
Back on October 7, 2011, I posted a blog about a brand new Senior Center being built in Katy TX and now about 7 months later the new senior center is having a its grand opening ceremony. If you want to see my original blog please click here.
On Monday April 23, 2012 the City of Katy is proud to announce its brand senior center will be hosting its ribbon cutting ceremony.
The event begins at 4:30 PM and of course is being held at the (9 comments)
Pictures from visiting West Houston Airport near Katy TX Open House
West Houston Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) held an open house on Saturday April 21, 2012. The spring open house will also be held on Sunday April 22, 2012. Get there early so you will not miss anything!
The doors will be open each day from 10AM until 5 PM.
Since it was absolutely gorgeous day from a weather perspective I decided to attend for a change one of the events I had written a blog about. My prior blog about the open house (8 comments)
ActiveRain MeetUp was held on Wednesday April 18, 2012 in Houston
Eddie V’s which is located at the Beltway 8 and Interstate I-10 (close to West Park Tollway) was the place where we held the ActiveRain (AR) MeetUp in Houston. Just like the last MeetUp we held in Houston back in December 2011 there was only Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert and myself in attendance from AR. One of our friends who had read my blog announcing the MeetUp decided to surprise us and he came to join us. He was afraid we would feel badly if others did not show up. (8 comments)
Sir, Sir Can you please Help Me! I need help with this (She holds up a gas can).
A month or so ago I stopped at a local Katy TX gas station on my way home to fill my car with gas. It was a very pleasant evening and I was just standing there enjoying the nice weather and enjoying the break my mind was getting from work. All of a sudden a sports car coming flying up and stops at the pump on the other side of where I am. A lady hurriedly rolls down her window and (9 comments)
Katy ISD which is the school district in Katy TX is seeking donations of smartphone. They are turning the used smartphone into Mobile Learning Devices (MLDs). These MLDs will supplement other devices the School District currently owns and this will increase the technology capability in several classrooms.
The School district uses a variety of Web 2.0 tools that heighten classroom learning and improves student participation due to the use of technology.
Katy ISD has a public Wi-Fi system which was initiated this past year which allows anyone with a (7 comments)
West Houston Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is holding an open house. The spring open house will be held on Saturday April 21 and Sunday April 22, 2012.
The doors will be open each day from 10AM until 5 PM.
View, take pictures and appreciate aircraft from World War II, Korea and today both on the ground and in the air. Bombers, Fighters and Transport planes plus many more will be on site. Some aircraft rides will be available for a fee.
Mark your calendars as the historic City of Katy TX is holding a city wide garage sale on Saturday April 21, 2012. This event will take place rain or shine. Katy is promoting this event as part of the celebration of the Great American Cleanup. Residents are encouraged to have community yard sales and garage sales as a means of Keeping Katy Beautiful. This initiative fits with the Katy City Council group which has the same name as “Keep Katy Beautiful”. The City of Katy is providing all the advertising (9 comments)
A short and easy drive from Katy TX to San Antonio TX - 04/15/12 10:30 AM
A short and easy drive from Katy TX to San Antonio TX Easter Sunday we drove from Katy TX to San Antonio TX as my wife is originally from San Antonio TX. The plan was to have Easter brunch in downtown, walk along the San Antonio Riverwalk, and visit my mother-in-law's grave site at Fort Sam Houston. Unfortunately my mother-in-law died of cancer after a long and courageous battle with this terrible disease in our home back in late 2009. Periodically my wife takes her dad to visit his wife's grave. Mt father-in-law lives with us even though he still owns (7 comments)
How do I connect my blog with a local business? - 04/14/12 11:49 AM
The below blog written by Bryan Robertson is loaded with terrific ideas and ones all of us should seriously think about doing. Now if your blogs are not really written for local residents of where you live this does not make sense. If you write a lot of localism's and if you follow Bryan's advice all results should be on the upside with no apparent downside. Please send commenst to Bryan as I have disabled the comments section. Via Bryan Robertson, Real estate broker Los Altos & Silicon Valley Luxury Homes (Sereno Group): Reviews of products and services is one of the (0 comments)
Katy ISD High School Choir to Perform at Katy TX Church
Katy ISD is an independent district in the State of Texas and it is composed of 6 High Schools.
Those High Schools are Katy High School, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes, Mayde Creek, Morton Ranch and Katy Taylor. All of these schools have exceptional arts programs and high school choirs. Katy High is the oldest school in terms of age of the group.
The award winning Katy High School Choir will perform the 5 TH annual Dessert Cabaret on Monday April 16 and Tuesday April 17, 2012. (5 comments)
Huge Spring sale at Outlet Stores of Katy Mills in Katy TX
If you love to shop try Huge Spring Sale at Katy Mills in Katy, TX with discounts available from several major retailers.
Starts Friday April 13, 2012 and goes through Sunday April 15, 2012.
Marketing Director at Katy Mills Mall says “Katy Mills continues to be South Texas leading destination to find the latest fashions and popular brands” at low prices. If you need to refresh your clothes closet Katy Mills this weekend may be your best alternative.
The list of participating outlet stores (8 comments)
Home & Garden Show in Houston TX This is the 27 TH Annual Home and Garden Show
♥ Starts Friday April 13 and goes thru Sunday April 15, 2012 This show will help those with a Houston Home or Katy Home.
Home and Garden Show is for all who want knowledge of what is new on the market and available to owners for their homes, gardens, home remodeling projects, home décor requirements, outdoor living needs and home landscaping requirements.
One of our friends who has in the past attended this show told me (8 comments)
Tonight on Fox’s American Idol show I proud to say Mindi Abair will be performing with one of the contestants. The show starts at 8:00 PM EDT and 7:00 PM CDT. I normally am not a fan of this show but we will either watch or record or both this evening. Mindi is my cousin and if I cannot write a blog plugging my own family who can I plug? If you get an opportunity please tune in. Mindi is easy to spot as she is blonde and plays a Saxophone. (5 comments)
Excellent Medical Care for your loving Pet Available in Katy Texas
Pet Medical Center of Katy has been providing the local community with superior medical services for residents pets since 2005.
Dr. Cruz and her staff dedicate themselves to treating all of their pet patients with loving care and providing superior service.
Pet Medical Center provides high quality, individualized veterinary medical and surgical care in a very comfortable setting. Services include: Preventative Medicine/Vaccinations Wellness Screening In-house and outside laboratory capabilities Dentistry Surgery, with intravenous catheterization and intra-operative fluid support State of the art anesthetic monitoring, (12 comments)
I was at the local Spec's liqour store this past Saturday ( before Easter)and I happened upon a guy and his friend talking with one friend sitting inside the Ferrari he owns. Before I got out of the car my car, I remembered what Roy Kelley of ActiveRain tells everyone to have their camera always ready. I took my camera with me and asked the owner if he minded if I took a picture of his wonderful car. He responded with how about I take a picture of you in my (10 comments)
LET ALL OF US SAY SOME TYPE OF PRAYER FOR THE LESS FORTUNATE FOLKS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND LET US ALSO PRAY FOR WORLD PEACE. PEACE BE WITH ALL OF YOU AND LOVE/ENJOY YOUR FAMILY.
Relax and enjoy your day. Take time to see the beauty all around you and find as many positive things in your life as you can and let all know how grateful you are to living your wonderful life. (8 comments)
Mavericks Get Past Elsik to advance to playoffs - 04/07/12 12:53 PM
The Morton Ranch Mavericks get very little notice and or publicity and I think their achievement in the extremely competitive State of Texas Soccer playoffs needs to spread and Congratulations needs to be provided to the players, coaches and associated parents. I have disabled comments and please stop by Yolanda's wonderful blog. If you are unfamiliar with her work then you are missing something. She has wonderful pictures posted on many of her blogs of sites from all over the world. Via Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch (David Weekley Homes):
Morton Ranch won (0 comments)
Albuquerque Firefighters Win $10,000 In Mega Lotto & Pay It Forward - 04/07/12 12:48 PM
I know this wonderful Blog has been re-blogged several times but what a tremendous story about these firefighters helping out their buddy. I have disabled all comments and if you are unfamiliar with John McCormack and his blogs you are missing some excellent articles and wonderful pictures. Please go to John's blog and leave comments about this story which should make all of feel good inside. Firefighter in my opinion, are unsung heroes all across this great country. Via John McCormack- AlbuquerqueHomes.com (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): Albuquerque Firefighters Win $10,000 In Mega Lotto & Pay It Forward
Do you want or need to give a Homeless Animal a Second Chance? Try CAP in Katy Texas!
Check out: North Shore Animal League’s Tour of Life which is billed as the largest mobile pet adoption weekend event.
DATES: Saturday April 7, 2012 from 11:00 AM until 6: 00 PM and Sunday April 8, 2012 from 1: 00 PM until 6: 00 PM. The program is being held at the Citizens for Animal Protection or CAP. CAP is located at 17555 Katy Freeway Houston Texas 77094 (Barker Cypress and Interstate I-10 close to Katy) and their phone is (14 comments)
The City of Katy Texas has a dog park which has been in existence since 2007. This park is located at 5414 Franz Road Katy Texas and is physically located just behind the Katy Branch Library. It accommodates all dogs and is open 7 days a week from dawn until dusk. This facility is good sized being 14 acres in total and is very popular drawing point for local residents. The Park is operated by the City of Katy Parks and Recreation department. Additional information about the park can be found by clicking this (10 comments)
The event is being hosted by Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC). ADDRESS: 2501 S. Mason, Suite 290 Katy Texas 77450. (Hint: their building is off of Mason and take a right if heading north on Mason where the Great South West Equestrian Center sign is displayed) Phone is 281-829-2787
WHEN: Friday April 6, 2011 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM sunflowers This occasion is a girl’s night out with bring your own wine option and features a night of art techniques and style being taught by a guest artist (6 comments)
The 32 ND annual Katy Police Officers Association Fish Fry and Auction will be held on Tuesday April 10, 2012 at the LD Robinson Pavilion 6301 South Stadium Drive which is near Katy High School in Historic Katy Texas. The food will be served from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM. The auction will start at 7:00PM. The cost is $10 per adult and $5.00 per child ages 6-11 and is FREE for children under 6 years of age. The menu includes catfish, hush puppies, green beans, potatoes and of course ice tea. (10 comments)
Discussion of Career Development or starting a New Career is available in Katy Texas
WHEN: Tuesday April 3, 2012
WHERE: Maud Smith Marks Branch Library which is a branch of the Harris county Library system. The program begins at 6:00 PM.
1815 Westgreen Road, Katy Texas is the Branch Library address.
TOPIC: Career Development and Recareering
This talk will be given by Sam Dibrell of Young Souls Coaching LLC who will discuss how to further your current career or start a brand new career. Many folks need help in this area but do not know (6 comments)
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