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Jan 22, 2023(1 event)

9:00 am: Katy Area Calendar of Events for January


Jan 22, 2023

What: Family Fun! Pick Your Favorite Puppy

When: January 1, 2023

Start: Sunday 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Where: 2020 S Fry Rd, Suite E, Katy Tx

Description: Paint your favorite puppy, 16x20 canvas, $25; framed 16x20 canvas, $38; 16x20 wood plank board, $38. Under 18 welcome. We do not allow drop offs. Painters under the age of 6 must be assisted by an adult.

More information: katy@paintingwithatwist.com

 

What: Katy Cruizers Club Meeting and Dinner

When: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023

Start: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: Midway BBQ, 6025 Hwy Blvd, Katy TX

Description: Katy Cruizers is a values-base antique car club that prides itself in being one of the most active car clubs in the west Houston area. We are an active regional chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America.  Please join us for the first regular meeting of the new year. Be sure to mention the club and Midway extends a discount meal.

More Information: katycruizers.aaca.com

 

What: The Katy Pie Run

When: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023

Start: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where: The Fellowship, 22765 Westheimer, Katy TX

Description: 10K, 5K, 3K runs. Proceeds benefit PTSD Foundation of America and Houston’s own Camp Hope. Pie tastings every 1K on the courses; a huge brunch and pie buffet after your race. Participation medals for each participant.

More Information: Katypierun.com

 

What: Garages and Gearheads

When: Sunday, Jan 22, 2023

Start: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Where: Garages of Texas, 1435 FM 1463, Katy, TX

Description: Garages of Texas offers state-of-the art facilities for your vehicle and your passion. Join us and design your motor vehicle man-cave.

More Information: 866-716-2803, garagesoftexas.com

 

What: Networking Breakfast, Katy Christian Chamber of Commerce

When: Friday, Jan. 21, 2023

Start: 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Description:

Katy Christian Chamber of Commerce is the place where Christian businesses meet. Our Networking Breakfasts are always held on the 3rd Friday of the month. This group is all about commerce and faith.

More Information: 281-560-3898

Jan 23, 2023(3 events)

10:30 am: 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).

12:00 pm: Library Helps Readers With Electronic Reading Devices And E-Books


Jan 23, 2023

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have an E-Reader Question-and-Answer session on Monday, January 23, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear.

The e-Reader Question and Answer session is a walk-in clinic during which patrons can bring their mobile reading devices and have their questions answered about using the device, downloading ebooks, or streaming movies. Learn how easy it is to check out free ebooks, e-audiobooks, music, and movies from the library’s online digital collections, OverDrive and Hoopla.

The session is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734). 

6:00 pm: 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).

Jan 24, 2023(2 events)

10:15 am: 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).

10:30 am: January Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library


Jan 24, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents free children’s programs every month.

Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library. 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.

Each week has a different theme. The schedule for January is as follows:

  • January 3 and 4 – Snow Much Fun!
  • January 10 and 11 – Let’s Get Cozy
  • January 17 and 18 – Things That Pop
  • January 24 and 25 – Opposites
  • January 31 -- Space

After-School Breaks – crafts, movies, stories, and more for school-aged children in grades 1 through 5 – take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 4:30-5:00 pm, in the Meeting Room. Materials for these programs are made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library. The schedule of activities is as follows:

  • January 5– Building Club. Try out a LEGO building challenge, build a sand castle, or create a bot maze!
  • January 19 – Indoor Sidewalk Chalk

These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

Jan 25, 2023(3 events)

10:15 am: 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).

10:30 am: January Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library


Jan 25, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents free children’s programs every month.

Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library. 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.

Each week has a different theme. The schedule for January is as follows:

  • January 3 and 4 – Snow Much Fun!
  • January 10 and 11 – Let’s Get Cozy
  • January 17 and 18 – Things That Pop
  • January 24 and 25 – Opposites
  • January 31 -- Space

After-School Breaks – crafts, movies, stories, and more for school-aged children in grades 1 through 5 – take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 4:30-5:00 pm, in the Meeting Room. Materials for these programs are made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library. The schedule of activities is as follows:

  • January 5– Building Club. Try out a LEGO building challenge, build a sand castle, or create a bot maze!
  • January 19 – Indoor Sidewalk Chalk

These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

11:30 am: 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

 

Jan 26, 2023(2 events)

10:15 am: 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).

4:30 pm: 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).

Jan 27, 2023(1 event)

10:30 am: 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

Jan 28, 2023(2 events)

N/A: 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

 

10:30 am: 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).