Katy News

Katy Firefighters Raise Money for Special Olympics Texas

Zach Berry, a 17-year-old Special Olympics athlete, poses with Katy firefighter Justin Gray Friday night at Loc Cucos Mexican Restaurant - George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Katy firefighters are known for their firefighting and emergency medical technician skills. They’re also becoming known for their volunteer skills in charitable fundraising. Friday night at Los Cucos Mexican Restaurant, 5831 Highway Blvd., firefighters volunteered as waitstaff in the third annual “Tip a Firefighter” event. For the 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. lunch shift, and for the dinner shift 5–8 p.m. dinner shift, Katy firefighters, accompanied by Special Olympics athletes, stopped by […]

Library Commemorating Its 25th Anniversary Saturday

Courtesy Maud Smith Marks Library

By George Slaughter The Maud Smith Marks Library celebrates its 25th anniversary at 1 p.m. Saturday with a cake cutting and other events, including a book character contest, a book spin contest, and a book race contest. The celebration will also include square dancers, games, crafts, a magician, a visit from Mother Goose, and contests and snacks. Remembering Maud Smith Marks Maud Smith Marks, the library’s namesake, lived in the early 20th century. She and […]

Typhoon Texas Continues Summer-Long Live Music Series

KATY, TX (July 19, 2018) – The summer-long live music series at Typhoon Texas continues weekends in August thru Labor Day Weekend as the west Houston waterpark hosts rising local stars on its Tidal Wave Bay performance stage. Country and pop music acts perform Saturdays and Sundays next to the Typhoon Texas wave pool where families can cool off while listening to the live music sounds. The upcoming schedule features the Junior Gordon Band of […]

Adult Soccer League looking for players and teams to play in Sugar Land

Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for is looking for 18+ year old soccer players wanting to play close to home. Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for new players and teams. We play at Lost Creek Park and Community Park. Men play Sunday morning and evening (depending on division) and women play Friday Nights. Register on our website www.fbasa.com. Fall 2018 Season opens soon!  

The Union Kitchen, Jax Grill Expanding To Katy In 2019

GR8 Plate Hospitality Announces Plans For New Locations HOUSTON (July 18, 2018) – Paul Miller and Gr8 Plate Hospitality are bringing their popular Inner Loop concepts to Katy. Miller, a longtime Katy resident, has signed a lease to open his sixth The Union Kitchen and third Jax Grill at NewQuest Properties’ Stableside at Falcon Landing, a 34.4-acre development at Gaston Road and Falcon Landing Boulevard in the Cinco Ranch area. The Union Kitchen will occupy […]

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek

Houston, TX – July 17, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of July 30 to August 4.  All are welcome to attend. Upcoming Events Computer Help by Appointment Monday, July 30   3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,   AND Monday, July 30   3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Reserve a 30 minute session to troubleshoot an issue with your computer, tablet or […]

Fall Katy Home And Garden Show September 8-9, 2018 Popular Home Show Presents Fall Inspiration And Vintage Market  Unveils Texas-Size Ingenuity In Tiny Home Village

WHAT:                 Fall in love with the latest trends in home design at the Fall Katy Home and Garden Show, where Texas-size ingenuity will be on full display including the unveiling of a Tiny Home Village, Vintage Market, Kitchen & Bath Idea Center and much more. This community favorite is back with two buildings over-flowing with inspiration, including over 200 industry experts specializing in home décor; kitchens & baths; flooring; paint; home remodeling and more. Master […]

Katy ISD Teachers Win Money to Decorate Classrooms  

KATY [July 17, 2018] – Three Katy Independent School District teachers will be kicking off the 2018-19 school year in style after winning $500 in the 2nd Annual Classroom Decorating Contest sponsored by the Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union (BVSCU).  Kelly McGuire of Bethke Elementary, Lauren Guzman of Stockdick Junior High and Tracy Kotlar of Davidson Elementary each received the cash prize to help them decorate their classrooms just in time for back to school. “Bookcases, updated […]

Fort Ben Parents of Multiples to host Fall Buy/Sell or Garage Sale

Fort Bend Parents of Multiples , fbpom.org, a non-profit group support group; every Fall  hosts  a buy/sell or garage sale where our members gather with all their gently used goodies for sale.  We will also host a couple of small business vendors so shoppers can get a jump-start on gift giving.     Date:               September 8, 2018   Where:            Parkway United Methodist Church, 5801 New Territory Blvd. Sugar Land, TX 77479 (New Territory and HWY 99)   Time:               […]

The Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter would like to better serve your community, but we need your help! 

Dear  Community Friends Please come and share your thoughts and experiences at one of our upcoming Community Forums in your area. We hope to see you there!  Even you cannot attend please share with your networks. Richmond/Rosenberg — Wednesday, July 18  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at the Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels (1330 Band Rd., Rosenberg, TX 77471) Lufkin — Tuesday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Angelina College, […]