homes for sale katy: First Christian Church in Katy is Holding Living Nativity - 12/08/14 05:16 AM
First Christian Church in Katy is Holding Living Nativity  
First Christian Church in Katy is hosting a Living Nativity portrayal on Saturday December 13, 2014. The presentations are schedule for 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM. First Christian Church is located at 22101 Morton Ranch Road, Katy TX 77449 with phone being 281-492-2693. The Church is physically just west of the intersection of Mason and Morton Ranch Road in Katy
 
Each performance will last approximately 20 minutes and includes a narration of the Christmas Story. The Church is providing refreshments and a child’s craft area throughout the evening … (18 comments)

homes for sale 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)

homes for sale katy: Whole Foods Market Katy Hosts Back to School Bash - 08/09/14 01:53 AM
Whole Foods Market Katy Hosts Back to School Bash  
Whole Foods Market
6601 S. Fry Road
Katy, TX. 77494
281-769-5670
 
(Fry Road exit from Highway 99 and head east and Whole Foods is in first strip mall on right hand side)



Saturday August 9, 2014 Whole Foods in Katy which is located at the address shown above is hosting a Back to School bash on their patio. The bash starts at 11AM and lasts until 2 PM. This is a no cost or free event.
 
There will be freebies, live music and lots of fun. … (13 comments)

homes for sale katy: Happy Mothers Day 2014 from Katy Texas - 05/11/14 03:47 AM
Happy Mothers Day 2014 from Katy Texas
 

 
I want to wish all the Mom’s out there to have a special Happy Mother’s Day. If you have not yet contacted your Mom try something most folks don’t do these days by actually calling her. Do NOT  text or email her. We all should know that is total nonsense.. If she lives close enough to you go visit her, take her to dinner and make sure you tell her how much you love her. Buy a good card and have a handwritten note inside. Those gifts will mean more to … (16 comments)

homes for sale katy: Intermediate Word Class being offered at Katy Library - 03/29/14 12:29 AM
Intermediate Word Class being offered at Katy Library  
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen
Katy TX. 77450
Phone 281-493-8592
The Librarian is Sylvia Powers.


(Picture above is a tile wall located outside of this Library and I really like this saying.  Picture taken by and copyrighted by Bob Gilbert with all rights reserved. )
 
TheMaud Smith Marks Branch Library will  be holding a Microsoft   Intermediate Word class on Saturday March  29, 2014. The class starts at 10 AM and appears to last until noon. Most of of these computer classes are usually held on … (10 comments)

homes for sale katy: 50th Annual Houston RV Show 2014 at Reliant Center - 02/06/14 01:41 AM
50th Annual Houston  RV Show 2014 at Reliant Center  
Reliant Center
8400 Kirby DR.
Houston, TX 77054
832-667-1400


Reliant Center in Houston Texas is hosting the 50th annual RV Show on February 5 through February 9 2014. This is easily the biggest RV event in the entire State of Texas and only RV show in Houston. There will be over 600 Recreational Vehicles (RV) available you to view including Travel Trailers, Tent Campers, Motorhomes, Fifth Wheels and Van Conversions. In addition RV related vendors/suppliers will be there displaying their wares and will be willing to make some deals. The … (13 comments)

homes for sale katy: Shopping Safety for the Holidays in Katy - 12/17/13 01:04 AM
Shopping Safety for the Holidays in Katy  
This holiday season many of us will be running numerous errands involving shopping of one sort or another. It is very easy to get too comfortable and forget to practice safety. As we all know it is a dangerous world all around us and we all need to pay attention to our surrounding and try to make sure all of us and our families stay out of harms way.
 
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Here is a quick list of shopping safety tips:
 
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homes for sale katy: Katy Church Holds Living Nativity - 12/12/13 12:14 AM
Katy Church Holds Living Nativity  
First Christian Church in Katy is hosting a Living Nativity portrayal on Saturday December 14, 2013. The presentations are schedule for 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM. First Christian Church is located at 22101 Morton Ranch Road, Katy TX 77449 with phone being 281-492-2693. The Church is physically just west of the intersection of Mason and Morton Ranch Road.
 
Each performance will last approximately 20 minutes and includes a narration of the Christmas Story. The Church is providing refreshments and a child’s craft area throughout the evening and these activities will be … (5 comments)

homes for sale katy: Free Internet Class at Katy Library December 2013 - 12/08/13 09:14 PM
Free Internet Class at Katy Library December 2013  
The Maud Smith Marks Branch Library will  be holding a  free internet class class on Tuesday  December 10, 2013. The class starts at 10 AM and appears to last until noon. Unfortunately for folks who work during the week, the vast majority of these computer classes are usually held on weekdays. Space as always for all these technology classes is very limited.   This session is open to adults and seniors. Registration is necessary and go to their website via link above.


Maud Smith Marks Branch Library is part of the … (6 comments)

homes for sale katy: The Big Guy Santa Appears at Katy Library - 12/06/13 12:57 AM
The Big Guy Santa Appears at Katy Library

The Katy Branch Library which is  part of the Harris County Library System will host a Holiday Kickoff on Saturday December 7, 2013 starting at 1 PM. The Library is located in what is called old Katy or historic Katy. The address is 5414 Franz Road Katy TX 77393. The phone number is 281-391-3509 and Angel Hill is the Librarian.
 
The Holiday Kickoff will consist of a party with children able to visit and get a picture taken with Santa Claus. Folks will not have fight traffic by going to … (7 comments)

homes for sale katy: Katy Mills Mall Katy Offers Holiday Gift Wrapping - 11/26/13 04:18 AM
Katy Mills Mall Katy Offers Holiday Gift Wrapping  
Several local area Katy Groups are providing Holiday Gift wrapping services at Katy Mills Mall. Their services are being used as various fund raises for the organizations. The Gift Wrapping begins on Saturday December 7, 2013 and runs through Tuesday December 24, 2013.
 
The Gift Wrapping will take place near Mall Neighborhood #1 at the AMC Plaza and neighborhood #4 close to Sun & Ski . There are maps located through the Mall that will direct folks to the locations of the various neighborhoods and all the applicable stores.
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homes for sale 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)

homes for sale katy: Post Secondary Education Financial Aid Seminar in Katy - 11/08/13 02:34 AM
Post Secondary Education Financial Aid Seminar in Katy  
On Saturday November 9, 2013 beginning at 2 PM a post secondary education financial aid class will be held at the Maud Smith Marks Branch Library. The library is located in Katy at 1815 Westgreen Blvd 77450 with phone number being 281-492-8592. Ms. Sylvia Powers is the Branch Librarian.
 
As all of us are painfully aware thge cost of higher education is skyrocketing and is easily out of the financial reach of many families. However, there is financial aid available and it is more plentiful than what most folks believe. This … (5 comments)

homes for sale katy: Prudential Anderson Properties is as of today Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - 10/29/13 06:59 AM
Prudential Anderson Properties is as of today Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices  
My Broker Anderson Properties today changed its affiliation name to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices or BHHS from Prudential Real Estate. The Prudential Real Estate brand had actually been bought sometime ago by Berkshire Hathaway but officially we stayed until today with the Prudential Real Estate franchise name as the plan was for an orderly transition. There are several more Prudential franchises all across the country who are moving to the Berkshire Hathaway family in the future days ahead. There have already been some Prudential affiliations which have been changed to BHHS. … (11 comments)

homes for sale katy: This Realtor does not Work for Free in Katy! - 10/27/13 03:31 AM
This Realtor does not Work for Free in Katy!  
Once again I had a time sucking vampire potential client want me to work for free. I have probably complained about this in the past but I am writing this post for all to see. I will put it on my web site. I guess all of us really are to blame for the public not only requesting us but expecting us as realtors or agents to help them pro-bono.
 
The episode starts by me receiving an email on Friday morning through Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) from a … (10 comments)

homes for sale katy: Halloween Event - Pumpkin Patch Hosted by Seven Lakes Orchestra - 10/15/13 06:13 AM
Halloween Event - Pumpkin Patch Hosted by Seven Lakes Orchestra    
The Seven Lakes High School Orchestra Parents Organization will hold its 8 TH annual Pumpkin Patch Fest on Saturday October 19, 2013 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Seven Lakes High School is located at 9241 South Fry Road in Katy Texas. There are several different activities to choose from including a various games with prizes, hay ride, balloon creations, face painting, moonwalks, dunking booth and much more. The event is loaded with fun things to do.

 
The main feature is a large pumpkin patch where … (9 comments)

homes for sale katy: Halloween Event - Family Halloween Movie at Katy Library - 10/10/13 03:56 AM
 
Halloween Event - Family Halloween Movie at Katy Library  
The Maud Smith Marks Branch Library in Katy is hosting a movie Halloween event on Monday October 14, 2013. The movie starts at 1:30 PM and lasts until 3:30 PM. Maud Smith Marks Branch Library is part of the Harris County Library system.
 
Maud Smith Marks Library is located at 1815 Westgreen Blvd. Katy TX 77450 with phone being 281-492-8592.
 
The library wants to get local residents into the fall season and Halloween spirit by showing a movie featuring mythical creatures called Gelfings race against time to restore … (9 comments)

homes for sale katy: Family Night at Chick-fil-A Katy Honoring Christopher Columbus - 10/09/13 02:38 AM
Family Night at Chick-fil-A Katy Honoring Christopher Columbus  
Chick-fil-A in Katy at two locations will be hosting a special family night to honor Christopher Columbus as Columbus Day is observed on October 14, 2013.
 
The Chick-fil-A Cinco Ranch will host its family night on Tuesday October 15, 2013 from 5 PM until 8 PM. The restaurant is located at 23860 Westheimer parkway, Katy TX 77494 with phone being 281-395-1114.
 
The second Chick-fil-A holding family night is the Mason Road location. Family will be held on Wednesday October 16, 2013 with times of the event the same as Cinco … (5 comments)

homes for sale katy: Jimmy John's Opens Store in Katy - 09/30/13 05:03 AM
Jimmy John's Opens Store in Katy  
Jimmy John’s recently opened a new facility in Katy TX. It is located at 24449 Katy Freeway Katy TX and phone is 281-394-2855. I believe this store is owned by an independent franchisee. Jimmy John’s was established in 1983 in Charleston IL and their company states the reason was add to the students GPA and add to general dating ability. There main fare is fresh sandwiches.


I think the vast majority of us have heard their Freaky Fast commercials until we cannot stand it any more. However, these commercials did make me curious.
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homes for sale katy: Eye Margin Disease is this one of the New Go to Affliction? - 09/24/13 05:02 AM
Eye Margin Disease is this one of the New Go to Affliction?  
I have had eye issues since January 2013 and after many visits with first my eyeglass optometrist and then to a eye MD who is physically located in Katy for several more appointments. I was told by the MD I had what is called eye margin disease. I did my own research and it appears there are over 20 million Americans these days afflicted with this disease. But Guess What? There is NO cure for this disease and all one can do is spend the rest of their … (13 comments)

 
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