It's the holiday season in Katy, Texas and with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner the whole area is coming alive with festivals, shopping, and a look towards the area's educational future.
Nov. 4, Visit the Sugar Plum Market Preview Night at the Stafford Center from 6-9 p.m. The Fort Bend Junior Service League and Methodist Sugarland Hospital is hosting this special sneek peek first look at the 10th annual Sugar Plum Market. This special event is to benefit Fort Bend County Charities. Purchase your tickets and enjoy dining sponsored by Pier 36 Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, PF Changs, Texas Land & Cattle Steakhouse, Escalante's, Zorro's Mexican Diner, Black-Eyed Pea, & The Rouxpour Resturant & Bar. The Friday Luncheon Fashion Show is sold out, but there is still time to purchase Fashion Show Tickets for Friday Night and Saturday Luncheon. Purchase your Preview Night, Fashion Show and General Admission Tickets online.
On Nov. 6, The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Cinco Ranch is hosting a Family Fun Day at their new location at 23000 Highland Knolls Drive from 9 a.m. - noon. This family fun and free event offers something for the whole family with yoga and healthy cooking demonstrations, a Teddy Bear Clinic and more. Attendance is free, but families are asked to bring two two non-perishable food items to be donated to Katy Christian Ministries Food Pantry to help them with their needs providing a valuable service to the Katy community this holiday season. Call 713-442-5455 or e-mail email@example.com to reserve your place.
Mommy, "When I grow up, I want to be a...firefighter!" Mondays with Mommy, parents can bring their children to LaCenterra, on Cinco Ranch Blvd. on Nov. 8th at 10:30 a.m. where LaCenterra's "Mondays with Mommy" November presentation offers children a chance to meet Willowfork Fire Department's finest, get up close and personal with a fire engine and learn valuable fire safety tips. The free series of events and activities for preschoolers, parents and playgroups focuses on popular professions and acquaints kids with familiar faces in the community
Join in the Katy Mills MS Walk at the Katy Mills Mall - AMC Theatres Court on Nov. 13, at 7 a.m. Welcome Santa's arrive to Katy and participate in the participate in the 2nd Annual MS Walk inside the mall. This walk is benefitting the Lone Star Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The walk is free and open to the public. After the walk stick around to visit with the jolly old elf himself, have your picture taken with Santa in the Katy Mills Mall Winter Wonderland and ride the train through the mall. or details on picture pricing, call guest services at 281-644-5000 or visit katymills.com.
Katy goes green in honor of America Recycles Day. Visit the Family Recycle Day on Nov. 13 at the HEB at Pin Oak & I-10, 25675 Nelson Way from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized recycling day and your opportunity to show your children all the good that green can do while having fun too. Bring your plastics, aluminum, cardboard, cooking oil, electronics and glass to recycle. The day also includes green vendors, a rock wall, petting zoo, pony rides, music, face painting, balloons and more.
Parents, before you know it the school year will be ending and your high school seniors will be off to college. That's why this fall is so important because it helps them to prepare for those all important SAT tests that they will need to take to get into their college of choice. Sylvan of Katy is offering a Free Practice SAT Test on Nov. 13, at their center located at 19734 Katy Fwy from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. After the SAT practice test, Sylvan provides a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions for ways to improve your score. To register, call Anthony at 281-492-7084 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sylvan didn't forget about parent's anxiety about the SAT scores, as they are offering a Test Stress: A Parent's Real Guide to College Test Prep workshop on Nov. 13, at 9 a.m. If you have a teenager preparing to take the SAT/ACT/PSAT/NMSQT or starting to think about college then this free, fun, interactive seminar will provide tips on helping your child deal with stress and anxiety of taking the test. This fact-filled seminar delivers advice and pointers from leading college admissions experts to help navigate through the test-taking season and develop a high school action plan to be college ready. To register call Anthony at 281-492-7084 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Join in the Canine Country Club Grand Opening located at 1440 Katy Fort Bend Rd. from 12 - 4 p.m. The community is invited to tour Canine Country Club and meet its dog trainers, behavioral specialist and award-winning master groomer at the grand opening party. Check out the facility and enjoy free food and drinks. There will also be a bounce house for kids, and dogs are welcome.
The fun has just begun in Katy, Texas, be sure to bookmark this page to visit again to find out what exciting opportunities are available to our community during the rest of November!