city of katy: Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival 2016 - Rescheduled - 12/12/16 01:38 PM
Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival 2016 - Rescheduled I had originally wrote a post concerning an Old Fashioned Christmas being held in Old or Historic Katy TX back on December 2, 2016. This annual event was suppose to be held on the following day or Saturday December 3, 2016. Due to fairly heavy rain in the whole area the Katy Old Fashioned Christmas was rescheduled to Saturday December 17, 2016. I have copied my prior post and updated it for this change. I did post December 3, 2016 concern about the event being held due to the bad weather. Numerous people look … (14 comments)

city of katy: Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival 2016 - 12/02/16 01:23 PM
Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival 2016  On Saturday December 3 , 2016 an Old Fashioned Christmas Festival is being sponsored by Katy Market Days in partnership with the City of Katy. The Festival will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Avenue B in Old Town or Historic Katy as Avenue B is essentially where a many of the participating merchants stores are located or are located close by in Old Katy Texas.
 Above picture taken by me at this event a few years ago.  
 
The pageant will feature Santa Claus and 50,000 lbs. Of real snow arriving at probably around … (17 comments)

city of katy: Community Campout Presented by City of Katy Friday Nov. 4, 2016 - 10/31/16 05:36 AM
Community Campout Presented by City of Katy Friday Nov. 4, 2016 
The City of Katy or Historic/Old Katy is holding one of its newer local events being a community campout on Friday November 4, 2016 at the VFW Park in Katy. This event is geared for family fun and towards young children. The campout starts at 6 PM on Friday but can start setting up at 5 PM. This event will end on Saturday November 5, 2016 at 10 AM. Children have to be accompanied by an adult.
 
Participants have to bring their own tent, sleeping bags, etc. Previous years found it to … (10 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy TX Hosts - Katy Freedom Celebration - 06/28/16 05:24 AM
City of Katy TX Hosts - Katy Freedom Celebration 
Katy Freedom Celebration will start with an opening ceremony being held at  VFW Post 9182 which begins at 9 AM on Monday July 4, 2016. After the opening ceremony, The City of Katy Fire Station will hold an open house for the public. Guests will get to meet the Firefighters plus Katy the Fire Dog. You can explore the fire truck and life flight helicopter. A dunking booth, petting zoo and bounce houses will be attractions for the children. A vehicle extrication demonstration will be presented. Free drinks and hotdogs will be … (16 comments)

city of katy: City Wide Garage Sale - City of Katy TX - 11/13/15 03:36 AM
City Wide Garage Sale - City of Katy TX
 
The entire City of Katy TX is holding a another of their city wide garage sales on Saturday November 21, 2015. As in the past, the sale will take place rain or shine or whatever. This garage sale as well as others are usually a big success in the City of Katy as well as all over the unincorporated areas. Call 281-391-4717 for more information and obtain registration form from going to this page.  I look at these garage sales as another method to recycle things.  
 
City of Katy residents are encouraged to … (12 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy Community Campout Friday Nov. 6, 2015 - 11/04/15 01:04 AM
City of Katy Community Campout Friday Nov. 6, 2015 
The City of Katy or Historic/old Katy is holding one of its newer local events being a community campout on friday November 6, 2015 at the VFW Park in Katy. This event is geared for family fun and towards young children. The campout starts at 4 PM and will end on Saturday November 7, 2015. Children have to be accompanied by an adult.
 
Participants have to bring their own tent, sleeping bags, etc. Last year it was pretty cold during the night and it is a good idea to be prepared. The weather forecast … (15 comments)

city of katy: 2015 Halloween Event - City of Katy Dog Park Party - 10/06/15 05:06 AM
2015 Halloween Event -  City of Katy Dog Park Party 
 
The City of Katy Texas (Old Katy) will host its annual Howl-A-Ween party for local dogs and dog owners. The Dog and Owner Halloween Party will be held at the Katy Dog Park which is located at 5414 Franz Road, Katy Texas in Old or Historic Katy. The park is almost directly behind the Katy Branch Library and the available parking lot can be used for both facilities. The party is scheduled for Saturday October 31 2015 starting at 9 AM and running until Noon.  The admission fee is a one bag … (16 comments)

city of katy: Annual Katy Triathlon being held at Firethorne - 09/22/15 04:21 AM
Annual Katy Triathlon being held at Firethorne   
The 23rd Annual Katy Triathlon will be hosted once again by the Katy Rotary Club and the City of Katy. The event will be held in and around the Firethorne neighborhood in Katy Texas and  will take place on Sunday September 27, 2015 with the starting time at 7:00 AM.
 
Firethorne is a Master Planned Community located on FM 1463 about 2-3 miles south of I-10 and this event has been held in Firethorne for the last several years. I have written blogs about this Triathlon in the past as it is a huge local … (18 comments)

city of katy: Katy Summer Tailgate plus A Taste of Katy - 08/05/15 04:53 AM
Katy Summer Tailgate plus A Taste of Katy 
The Historic City of Katy is hosting a Katy Summer Tailgate with a Taste of Katy on Friday August 14, 2015 on 1 ST. Street in Old Katy. All Katy residents are invited for an end of summer bash. This event is part of Operation Backpack which is an eleven year old Houston-wide YMCA program. The idea is to collect and distribute backpacks loaded with school supplies to children who are in need of assistance. I think this is a great program and there are many kids even here in Katy let alone in … (16 comments)

city of katy: Summer Fun Camp Classes for Children | City of Katy - 06/25/15 04:40 AM
Summer Fun Camp Classes for Children | City of Katy 
If you have children ages 4-12 and are looking for something for them to do so they will not be bored then consider Summer Fun Camp Classes presented by the Katy Parks and Recreation Department. All classes will be held at the VFW Hall in Old or Historic  Katy. The classes are being held from Monday June 29 to Friday July 3, 2015.
 
Each day there will be classes held from 9AM to 11 AM; 11:30 AM to 1:30PM; and 2 PM to 4 PM. You can choose a convenient time. The … (13 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy holds Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - 11/09/14 01:16 AM
City of Katy holds Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding  
Parking Lot across City Hall
Avenue D at Second Street
Katy TX 77493
281-391-4717


The City of Katy as part of the America Recycles Day and  Keep Katy Beautiful program will hold Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding on Saturday Saturday November 15, 2014. The event will run from 10 AM until 2 PM. The City is asking everyone to clean out or up their closets, garages, clutter, neighborhoods and use this event to eliminate junk or eye sores.
 

Above image courtesy of Dover Cards
 
SHRED-IT will be … (15 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy Dog Park Hosts Howl “O”Ween - 10/20/14 04:20 AM
City of Katy Dog Park Hosts Howl “O”Ween    
The City of Katy Texas (Old Katy) will host its annual Howl “O”Ween party for local dogs and dog owners. The Dog Halloween Party will be held at the Katy Dog Park which is located at 5414 Franz Road, Katy Texas. The park is almost directly behind the Katy Branch Library and the parking lot can be used for both facilities. The party is scheduled for Saturday October 25 2014 starting at 9:00AM and lasting until 11:00 AM .  The admission fee is a one bag or can of dog food. … (18 comments)

city of katy: Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy - 10/07/14 02:48 AM
Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy  
 
The Katy Rice Harvest Festival has been in the past and will continue into the future a huge and extremely important economic annual event for the City of Katy and a major contributor to local merchant’s economic year. The Festival will be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM until midnight and on Sunday October 12, 2014 from noon until 6:00 PM. This marks the 34TH annual Rice Harvest Festival. This event has been named as one of the top 10 festivals in the whole Houston area for … (8 comments)

city of katy: Want to Join Exercise Class in Katy? Pump and Core at Katy Park - 06/05/14 05:38 AM
Want to Join Exercise Class in Katy? Pump and Core at Katy Park

Woodsland Park and Community Center
City of Katy
443 Danover Rd.
Katy TX. 77493
 
281-391-4840
 

 
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If you want or need to join an exercise group situated in the City of Katy then take a look at the “Pump and Core” class being held at the Woodsland Community Center located at the above address.The class meets every Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 6:15 PM and lasts until … (11 comments)

city of katy: My First Real Estate Experience in Katy - Perfectly Smooth Deal - 04/22/14 06:29 AM
My First Real Estate Experience in Katy - Perfectly Smooth Deal  

 
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My first Real Estate deal was almost unbelieveable how smooth it was and all parties were very happy. I was told by folks who knew about this deal to beware as the majority of transactions have issues and some are serious issues. Do not believe this situation is the norm or will happen again was another comment I heard.
 
Let’s go back in  time several years when I was a … (11 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy Garage Sale - 03/19/14 03:23 AM
City of Katy Garage Sale
 
I have thought for a long time this is a great idea and one others should adopt as it will help to eliminate unwanted and unsightly junk from the City of Katy or anywhere else. The entire City of Katy Texas is holding a garage sale on Saturday April 5, 2014.
 
Keep Katy Beautiful ( KKB) group will supply yard signs to residents who want to participate. Tell KKB your address and they will provide the advertising for residents who want to participate. Home owners can sell their items in their yards or … (4 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy Holds Trash-Off and Electronic Recycling - 03/07/14 04:01 AM
City of Katy Holds Trash-Off and Electronic Recycling  
Antioch Baptist Church
655 Danover
Katy TX 77493


The City of Katy as part of the Don’t Mess with Texas Campaign and Keep Katy Beautiful program will hold Trash-Off and Electronic Recycling on Saturday April 5, 2014. The event will run from 9 AM until Noon. The City is asking everyone to clean out or up their closets, garage, clutter, neighborhood and use this event to eliminate junk or eye sores.
 
Republic Services will provide dumpsters for heavy trash at the Antioch Baptist Church which is located at the … (6 comments)

city of katy: Katy Senior Center Hosts Art and Painting Class - 02/09/14 03:11 AM
Katy Senior Center Hosts Art and Painting Class  
Katy Senior Center
5370 E. Fifth St
Katy TX 77493
281-391-4837


The City of Katy Senior Center is holding an Art and Painting class on Tuesday February 11, 2014. This class is a weekly one and I believe you can join at any point in time.  The class starts at 10 AM. My guess is this class will last end to noon time. On the same day, a Canasta event will be held from noon until 4 PM at the Senior Center.


The Senior Center gives active seniors the … (10 comments)

city of katy: City of Katy Holds City Wide Garage Sale - 11/15/13 06:09 AM
City of Katy Holds City Wide Garage Sale
 
The entire City of Katy TX is holding a another of their city wide garage sale on Saturday November 16, 2013. As in the past, the sale will take place rain or shine or whatever. The last City wide Garage sale that I am aware of was held in November 2012. This garage sale as well as others are usually a big success in the City of Katys well as  all over the unincorporated areas. The locations of the sale are available by clicking here and opening a PDF file. call 281-391-4717 … (11 comments)

city of katy: Halloween Event 2013 - Party being held at City of Katy Dog Park - 10/20/13 05:24 AM
Halloween Event 2013 -  Party being held at City of Katy Dog Park  
 
The City of Katy Texas (Old Katy) will host its annual Howl-A-Ween party for local dogs and dog owners. The Dog Halloween Party will be held at the Katy Dog Park which is located at 5414 Franz Road, Katy Texas. The park is almost directly behind the Katy Branch Library and the parking lot can be used for both facilities. The party is scheduled for Wednesday October 30 2013 starting at 6:00 P.M.  The admission fee is a one bag of dog food. All of the … (10 comments)

 
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