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  • Donations Of Art Materials Needed For Community Art Swap At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Donations Of Art Materials Needed For Community Art Swap At Cinco Ranch Branch Library


    Jan 23, 2023

    To encourage creativity and reduce waste through reusing and repurposing, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a Community Art Swap on Saturday, January 28, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy.

    Between January 9 and 23, artists are encouraged to clean out their art supplies and donate any unwanted art materials in good, usable condition. Materials should be brought to the library during business hours no later than January 23.

    Artists who bring their unused arts supplies during this period will receive a ticket for special early access (10:30 am to 2:00 pm) to the Community Art Swap on January 28.

    After 2:00 pm, on January 28, the event is open to everyone, including those who did not contribute supplies during the donation period. Free art supplies can be claimed by anyone after 2:00 pm, while supplies last.

    This is an excellent way for anyone who is thinking about trying art as a hobby to pick up start-up materials without investing a large amount of money.

    The event is free and open to the public. For more information, see Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311).

    Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities


    Jan 23, 2023

    To kick off the new year in January, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, is adding several new programs – including Mother Goose Time for infants -- to its regular schedule of youth activities!

    Stretches & Stories – for families with children of all ages -- will take place on Thursdays, January 5 and 19, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Families will enjoy stories, participating in gentle yoga and dance, and learn calming breathing techniques. Families may bring yoga mats.

    Family Game Night will take place on Monday, January 9, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages are invited to play a variety of strategy and classic board games. Hear tips and tricks to help advance skill levels.

    Family Build Night will take place on Monday, January 23, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy a fun-filled building challenge using LEGOs and other mixed materials during this free-play time.

    Creative Connections – activities for school-aged children in grades 4 through 8 – will take place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. The schedule of activities is as follows:

    • January 12 – Hour of Code. Students will learn about coding and improve their skills by playing coding games. This activity will take place in the Computer Lab.
    • January 26 – Game Day. Students will explore different strategy board games. This activity will take place in the Multi-purpose Room.

    In addition to these new activities, the library will continue to present its regular schedule of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks – throughout the month of January.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to register for Mother Goose Time, see the online calendar of “Classes & Events” on Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities


    Jan 24, 2023

    To kick off the new year in January, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, is adding several new programs – including Mother Goose Time for infants -- to its regular schedule of youth activities!

    Mother Goose Time -- for pre-walking infants from age 1 month to 12 months – will take place on Tuesdays, from 10:15 to 10:45 am. This activity provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities -- including simple sign language, folksongs and lullabies, and finger plays -- that are especially designed to stimulate babies’ social, emotional, and physical development through rhythm and music. Attendance is limited and registration is required.

    Stretches & Stories – for families with children of all ages -- will take place on Thursdays, January 5 and 19, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Families will enjoy stories, participating in gentle yoga and dance, and learn calming breathing techniques. Families may bring yoga mats.

    Family Game Night will take place on Monday, January 9, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages are invited to play a variety of strategy and classic board games. Hear tips and tricks to help advance skill levels.

    Family Build Night will take place on Monday, January 23, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy a fun-filled building challenge using LEGOs and other mixed materials during this free-play time.

    Creative Connections – activities for school-aged children in grades 4 through 8 – will take place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. The schedule of activities is as follows:

    • January 12 – Hour of Code. Students will learn about coding and improve their skills by playing coding games. This activity will take place in the Computer Lab.
    • January 26 – Game Day. Students will explore different strategy board games. This activity will take place in the Multi-purpose Room.

    In addition to these new activities, the library will continue to present its regular schedule of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks – throughout the month of January.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to register for Mother Goose Time, see the online calendar of “Classes & Events” on Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities


    Jan 25, 2023

    To kick off the new year in January, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, is adding several new programs – including Mother Goose Time for infants -- to its regular schedule of youth activities!

    Family Story Time takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 10:15 and 11:30 am, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy. The schedule of Family Story Time activities is as follows:

    January 4 and 5 – Colors

    January 11 and 12 – Monkeys

    January 18 and 19 – Baby Animals

    January 25 and 26 – Dance Party

    Pajama Night Story Time – an evening alternative for families unable to attend during the day – will take place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, from 6:00 to 6:30 pm. The themes will be “Colors” and “Baby Animals.”

    Kinder Korner: Back-to-School Activities” will take place on Wednesday, January 11, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Kinder Korner is a time for kindergartners to enjoy stories, movies, crafts, and other activities. This month, students will learn about freezing weather and snow, and they will make their own fake snow.

    After-School Break: Homemade Lava Lamps” will take place on Wednesday, January 11, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm, in Meeting Room 2. This activity is for students in grades 1 through 5.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to register for Mother Goose Time, see the online calendar of “Classes & Events” on Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

    Katy Business Association Monthly Networking Meeting

    Category: City of Katy Events Katy Business Association Monthly Networking Meeting


    Jan 25, 2023

     Wednesday, January 25, 2023

    Midway BBQ, 6025 Hwy Blvd, Katy, TX

    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Join the Katy Business Association at our very first meeting of 2023 as we install our 2023 Board of Directors, eat a great lunch, and network with the best.

    MORE INFORMATION: Please call (281) 665-2940

     

    Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles

    Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles


    Jan 25, 2023

    Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills.

    The ESL Conversation Circles will take place at multiple locations in the Fort Bend County library system in January. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:

    • Mission Bend Branch Library– 8421 Addicks Clodine Road

    o   Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.

    • Cinco Ranch Branch Library– 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy

    o   Fridays, January 6, 13, and 20, 2:00-3:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room.

    The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the ESL/Adult Literacy Department at George Memorial Library (281-341-2652), the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900).

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities


    Jan 26, 2023

    To kick off the new year in January, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, is adding several new programs – including Mother Goose Time for infants -- to its regular schedule of youth activities!

    Family Story Time takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 10:15 and 11:30 am, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy. The schedule of Family Story Time activities is as follows:

    January 4 and 5 – Colors

    January 11 and 12 – Monkeys

    January 18 and 19 – Baby Animals

    January 25 and 26 – Dance Party

    Pajama Night Story Time – an evening alternative for families unable to attend during the day – will take place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, from 6:00 to 6:30 pm. The themes will be “Colors” and “Baby Animals.”

    Kinder Korner: Back-to-School Activities” will take place on Wednesday, January 11, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Kinder Korner is a time for kindergartners to enjoy stories, movies, crafts, and other activities. This month, students will learn about freezing weather and snow, and they will make their own fake snow.

    After-School Break: Homemade Lava Lamps” will take place on Wednesday, January 11, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm, in Meeting Room 2. This activity is for students in grades 1 through 5.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to register for Mother Goose Time, see the online calendar of “Classes & Events” on Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

    Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Cinco Ranch Branch Library Adds New Programs For Infants & Families To Weekly Youth Activities


    Jan 26, 2023

    To kick off the new year in January, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, is adding several new programs – including Mother Goose Time for infants -- to its regular schedule of youth activities!

    Stretches & Stories – for families with children of all ages -- will take place on Thursdays, January 5 and 19, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Families will enjoy stories, participating in gentle yoga and dance, and learn calming breathing techniques. Families may bring yoga mats.

    Family Game Night will take place on Monday, January 9, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages are invited to play a variety of strategy and classic board games. Hear tips and tricks to help advance skill levels.

    Family Build Night will take place on Monday, January 23, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy a fun-filled building challenge using LEGOs and other mixed materials during this free-play time.

    Creative Connections – activities for school-aged children in grades 4 through 8 – will take place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. The schedule of activities is as follows:

    • January 12 – Hour of Code. Students will learn about coding and improve their skills by playing coding games. This activity will take place in the Computer Lab.
    • January 26 – Game Day. Students will explore different strategy board games. This activity will take place in the Multi-purpose Room.

    In addition to these new activities, the library will continue to present its regular schedule of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks – throughout the month of January.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to register for Mother Goose Time, see the online calendar of “Classes & Events” on Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

  • Bulbs for the Houston/Katy Area Lunch & Learn

    Category: City of Katy Events Bulbs for the Houston/Katy Area Lunch & Learn


    Jan 27, 2023

    Bulbs for the Houston/Katy Area Lunch & Learn

    Friday, January 27, 2023

    The Café at Brookwood, 1502 FM 1489, Brookshire, TX

    10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    What bulbs grow well in the Houston/Katy areas? Get you hands dirty learning about beautiful bulbs and then enjoy a delicious lunch at the Brookwood Café. Tickets are $30 (plus tax). Participants will receive a special, take-home gift!

    MORE INFORMATION: Please Call (713) 523-2483

  • Katy Area Chinese New Year

    Category: City of Katy Events Katy Area Chinese New Year

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    Jan 28, 2023

    Chinese New Year

    Saturday January 28 - Sunday January 29, 2023

    Katy, TX

    All day, both days

    Katy’s Asian-American community celebrates Chinese New year with multiple festivals and parties.

    MORE INFORMATION: Please call Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, (281) 391-5289

     

    Donations Of Art Materials Needed For Community Art Swap At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

    Category: Cinco Ranch Library Donations Of Art Materials Needed For Community Art Swap At Cinco Ranch Branch Library


    Jan 28, 2023

    To encourage creativity and reduce waste through reusing and repurposing, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a Community Art Swap on Saturday, January 28, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy.

    Between January 5 and 23, artists are encouraged to clean out their art supplies and donate any unwanted art materials in good, usable condition. Materials should be brought to the library during business hours no later than January 23.

    Artists who bring their unused arts supplies during this period will receive a ticket for special early access (10:30 am to 2:00 pm) to the Community Art Swap on January 28.

    After 2:00 pm, on January 28, the event is open to everyone, including those who did not contribute supplies during the donation period. Free art supplies can be claimed by anyone after 2:00 pm, while supplies last.

    This is an excellent way for anyone who is thinking about trying art as a hobby to pick up start-up materials without investing in a large amount of money.

    The event is free and open to the public. For more information, see Fort Bend County Libraries’ website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us).

    Mission Bend Branch Library Hosts Salsa Dance Class

    Mission Bend Branch Library Hosts Salsa Dance Class


    Jan 28, 2023

    Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will have an introductory “Salsa Dancing for Beginners”class on Saturday, January 28, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County.

    Local dance instructors Loy and Bernardine Farmer will provide a basic introduction to the Salsa, an energetic partner-style of dance based on simple, repetitive movements. The instructors will demonstrate everything from basic steps and turns to cross-body leads.

    Participants are requested to come as a dancing pair; solo participants cannot be paired with a partner. Because space is limited to 15 couples, registration is required. Participants should include their partner’s name when registering.

    The series is free and open to the public. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Mission Bend Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library (832-471-5900) or by visiting the library.