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Westlake Forest February 2018


PARENT’S (MOM’S) & CHILDREN’S GROUPS, ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, ETC. • LA LECHE LEAGUE OF KATY AND WEST HOUSTON - Methodist West Houston Hospital, 18500 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77094. Daytime and Evening Meetings available. For further info, please call Susan 281-829-6833, Leann 713-437-2805. La Leche League International’s website is • MOMS CLUB OF KATY - please email • MOMS @ SECOND - WEST CAMPUS - Cost is $40 for entire year. Childcare provided for a minimal cost. For more info, call Faye at 713- 465-3408 x 1007. • BEAR CREEK BAPTIST MOPS - Meets the second and forth Friday of each month at 9:30 AM. The cost is $10 per meeting for childcare and MOPS dues. For more info, contact us at or 281-859-9900. • KATY MOMS IN PRAYER INTERNATIONAL GROUP - For info., call Olivia Jones, 281-300-5000 or visit on the web. • KINDRED - Kingsland Baptist Church. Meets every other Friday from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. For more info, visit http:// or contact Marnie Bello, • TRINITY KATY MOPS - Open to all moms with Preschoolers. Meets 2 Fridays a month from 9:30-11:30 AM for brunch, speakers, crafts & fellowship. Cost is $70/semester for MOPS Intl dues, childcare & crafts. • CALLED TO BE MOM - Epiphany of The Lord Catholic Church - Meets every Wednesday, at 9:30 AM. Childcare available for a minimal fee. For more info, please contact • MOTHERS’ SHARE GROUP - meet Thursdays, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM following the KISD schedule at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, TX 77450 in Room E221 (upstairs). For more info or to confirm childcare, contact St. Peter’s UMC at 281-492- 8031 or • MYC - MOTHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN - meets every Friday from 9-11:30 AM and follow the KISD school calendar. Childcare is provided. Registration is $25 per semester or $50 for the year, which covers books and materials. For information and to register, please visit • iBLOOM - young Moms…come share Monday mornings with us. Visit online at Grace Fellowship UMC, 2655 S Mason in Katy. • REAL MOMS OF KATY PLAYGROUP - This group is down to earth and drama free. Learn more at • WORKING MOMS OF KATY - group to support working moms in the Katy area Charlene Taylor, 281-235- 3043 or • KATY AREA PARENTS OF MULTIPLES (KAPOM) - meets the 2 nd Monday of each month 6:30-9 pm, see our website for location. For more info, please email or visit our website • KATY PARENTS OF GIFTED AND TALENTED SUPPORT GROUP (KPGT) - an advocacy organization dedicated to promoting quality educational services for the gifted students in the school district. Visit our website at for a printable membership form. • KATY ASSOCIATION OF CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS - meets the third Wednesday of each month at the MUD #81 building located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon. Refreshments are served. For more info, call 281-578-6376 or 281-392-0989. • PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS - For more info. about Parents Without Partners International, check out our website at www. or Parent with Partners Greater Houston Chapter #63 at Contact Barbara 281-469-5646. • FAMILY TO FAMILY - an organization dedicated to helping families who have a child with disabilities. For more information, please all Joanie or Carolyn at 713-466-6304 or go to • BREATH OF LIFE CHILDREN’S CENTER CLINIC - We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. For questions, please call 281-398-7353. • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL - offers parenting classes, for info. call 713-222-CARE. • WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER - offers parenting classes. To inquire or register, please call 281-588-8065. • HIKE IT BABY - dedicated to getting families together and out into nature across the Houston area. Check out for more information and search “Hike It Baby Houston” on Facebook. POLITICAL INTEREST GROUPS: • WEST FORT BEND COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN - For more info., contact Susan at 281-633-2277 or • REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB OF KATY - Monthly meetings are the 1 st Thursday of each month at the Golf Club of Cinco Ranch. More info on Facebook or email Kandace Dusek at • KATY AREA DEMOCRATS - meets 3 rd Tuesday of the month at El Rancho Mexican Restaurant, 17754 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77094 at 7 PM. For info, visit or contact katydems@ LIONS CLUBS: • KATY LIONS CLUB - Meets the 1 st and 3 rd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at Salt and Pepper Restaurant, 811 Ave D, Katy. • FULSHEAR-SIMONTON LIONS CLUB - Meets the 2 nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at Yong’s Asian Fusion & Sushi restaurant in Fulshear. Visit or email us at info@ to learn more. ROTARY CLUBS: • THE ROTARY CLUB OF KATY SUNRISE (RCKS) - meets every Tuesday morning, at 7 AM, at Cinco Ranch Golf Club, guests and visitors welcome. For more info visit • THE ROTARY CLUB OF KATY - meets each Thursday, noon to 1 PM, at Hasta La Pasta, 1450 Grand Parkway, Suite E. For more info, call 281- 392-0045 or • WEST HOUSTON ROTARY CLUB - Tuesdays, 12:15 PM, West Houston Omni, North Eldridge at Katy Freeway. 281-627-0662. TOASTMASTERS: • KATY TOASTMASTERS - meets the first three Thursdays of each month at 7:30 PM at Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, 25525 Katy Mills Parkway, Katy, TX 77494. We are located behind Katy Mills Mall near Pin Oak Road. Visitors are welcome! Visit our website at http:// • PARK 10 TALKERS TOASTMASTERS CLUB - meets every Thursday at 11:45 AM at NACE, 1440 South Creek Dr., Houston, 77084, telephone 281-228-6287. For more info on Toastmasters, go to www. • EASY RISERS TOASTMASTERS - meets every Tuesday morning from 7 - 8 AM in the Fulbright Tower located at 1301 McKinney. For more info, contact Ed Young at BUSINESS/NETWORKING: • W. HOUSTON CHAPTER, INTERN’L ASSOC. OF ADMIN. PROFESSIONALS (WHIAAP) - meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at Embassy Suites Houston - Energy Corridor at 11730 Katy Freeway (N. side of I10 - Kirkwood Exit). (Caroline Champness CPS/CAP caroline. • ABWA WEST HOUSTON NETWORK - meets the second Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM - 1 PM, at the Marriott Energy Corrridor. For more info, or to RSVP, visit our website at • BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL - KATY - meets every Thursday, 7 AM, Willowfork Country Club, 21055 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy, TX 77450. If you are interested in growing your business, please come to a meeting. Call Kitty Tennison, President, 281-221-0016 or Susan Hendrix, Vice-President, 954-729-3870 for more information. • (BNI) BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL - CINCO RANCH - meets each Tuesday morning at 7-8:30 am at Willowfork Country Club at 21055 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, Katy, TX 77450. For info., Len Tierney at 713-824-6960 or go to and search for Cinco Ranch Chapter in Katy, Texas. • PARKWAY BUSINESS PARTNERS CHAPTER OF BNI - meets every Wednesday at Willow Fork Country Club in Katy. Meetings are held from 7:15 AM until 9 AM and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, please call Chris at 832-252-9413. 26 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

• INHOUSTON-KATY PREMIER PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING - meets the 2 nd Tuesday of each month, 4 -7 PM at Texas Borders Bar & Grill, 20940 Katy Fwy, Katy, Texas. For info., call Newell Cheatheam 281-392-3034, or • THE ULTIMATE FITNESS AND WELLNESS NETWORK - Meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 7 PM. Membership is free. For more information, contact Karen Narum 281-871-8920 or • WEST KATY NETWEAVERS - meets at Yong’s (Cravings Grill) 29615 FM 1093, Fulshear, TX 77441 every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, at 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM sharp. The cost of breakfast is $5 and an additional fee is $1. For questions, visit • KATY BAR ASSOCIATION - an Association of Attorneys who live or work in the Katy Area, holds its monthly meeting at 12 PM on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Willow Fork Country Club. Contact Sarah Springer at or 281-646-0644 for more info. • FULSHEAR AREA CHAMBER – meets 2 nd Wednesday of every month at Parkway Fellowship, 27043 FM 1093, Richmond, TX 77406, 7:30 AM. For more info, contact Amy Norvell at 832-600-3321, anorvell@ or NEIGHBORS/WELCOME: • KATY NEIGHBORS’ COFFEES - Meets monthly on the last Tuesday, at 10 AM, at member’s homes. There are no officers of this club and membership is free to all. For more information, please contact 281-578-2078 or 281-395-1730. • WELCOME WAGON CLUB OF KATY - please call Peggy at 979-709-4497 or email MISC COMMUNITY GROUPS: • THE GREEN TRAILS LADIES CLUB - For more info., call Helen Connolly at 832-577-7177. • CINCO RANCH LADIES CLUB – meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 PM for their general meeting at The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch, 23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd. For more information, visit www. • THE GREATER KATY EXCHANGE CLUB - meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. $15, includes dinner and guest speaker. For info., or call Newell Cheatheam at 281-392-3034 or Kyle Simmons 281-497-7180 or RSVP is required. • TEXAS COASTAL CATTLEWOMEN (TCCW) - meets on the third Wednesday of each month, at various locations throughout the Houston area. For more info, contact Dorothy at cattlegamma@aol. com or Sue at 281-238-8382 or cell 281-381-1987. • KATY ROCKS - Mix, mingle, socialize and network with singles ages 35+ Group has a variety of events each month. For more details, visit • BP PARTNERS - Local organization for the spouses and partners of BP employees. Monthly activities. For membership info., visit www. • KATY AREA RETIRED EDUCATORS - meets at 11:30 AM, on the 2 nd Wednesday of each month, September through May, at the Merrell Center in Katy. For information contact Luanne Zacek at 281-391- 8464 or • WESTSIDE OVER 50 CLUB - meets 1 st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM for dinner and socializing. For reservations and info., please contact Frank Watson at 281-492-6202 or Kirk Hanson, 281-346-0459. CRAFT, HOBBY, JUST FOR FUN GROUPS • NOTTINGHAM COUNTRY GARDEN CLUB OF KATY - We welcome all people interested in gardening and the environment, from the West Houston and Katy area. You do not have to live in Nottingham Country to belong to our organization! For more information about the club, please call 281-578-1036 or 281-693-0016. • HARRIS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER - Upcoming events (all events are free and at 3033 Bear Creek Dr. unless specified elsewhere): Call for information on events. We generally meet on the first Tuesday of the month. • KATY VOCAL EXPRESS - The newest prospective Sweet Adelines Chorus has arrived in Katy area. Ladies are invited to attend chorus rehearsal any Thursday evening, 7-9 PM at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 2211 Morton Ranch Road, Katy 77493. For more info, email • GRACE NOTES - Singers and instrumentalists are invited to join a women’s performing group which shares music in the community at retirement homes. We sing once a month for the congregation of St. Peter’s during Sunday worship services. Tuesday’s mornings are our outing days to perform to the community. For more info, contact Gail at 281-782-1598. • AMERICAN SEWING GUILD IN KATY - meets 3 rd Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 PM at Quilt & Sew, 829 Mason Rd., Katy. For more info, go to • THE PRIDE OF TEXAS DECORATIVE ARTISTS - meets 2 nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. We meet at Bear Creek Community Center off Patterson Rd. in Bear Creek Park. For more info, call Gloria Ware 2 81-492-0246. • WEST HOUSTON QUILT GUILD, 3 rd Wednesdays, 7 PM Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084, For more info., check our website at • KATY QUILTERS, Time and place will be scheduled in the Katy Area. Call the Katy Quilters, Shari Medford at 281-635-3000. • THE BLUEBONNET STENCILERS OF TEXAS - meets 1 st Monday of the month from 6:30 - 9 PM at the Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter (One block east of Sam Houston Toll Road west). For more info concerning meetings, email • KATY AREA KNITTING GUILD - Last Monday of the month, 6:30 PM, Spring Creek Barbeque on Westgreen & I-10. • THE HOUSTON POND SOCIETY - Meets first Saturday of each month at a member’s home. For more info, please visit our website www. • WEST HOUSTON CHAPTER OF THE ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA - meets 2 nd Saturday of each month. Visit us on the Web at www. for more info on upcoming events. For more information, call Chuck or Carol 281-550-8679. • FAIRBEE SQUARE AND LINE DANCE CLUB - dances each Thursday night, 7:30 - 9:30 PM at Memorial Drive Lutheran Church, 12211 Memorial Drive @ Gessner. Info may be obtained by calling Jerry & Nanette Tucker 281-498-3057 or • PRAIRIE PROMENADERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - meets first four Friday nights at Westland Baptist Church, 1407 W. Grand Pkwy S. Lessons are from 7-8 PM. The Club dance follows from 8-10 PM. For questions, call Carl Holsworth at 281-386-8504, Tom & Cheryl Berra at 281-492-8798 or Donna Bowen 214-280-0003. • HOUSTON SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COUNCIL, INC. - For info., call 281-392-0713 or visit the Houston area square dance web site: • THE KATY 4-F BASS CLUB (FRIENDS FISHING FOR FUN) - is a small, low cost fishing club, based in Katy, Texas. For information on our club such as joining, tournament results and area lakes we fish, visit • THE TEXAS TRIUMPH REGISTER (TTR) - an organization of Triumph owners and enthusiasts. For more info, contact Mike Hado at 281-807-4780, or • THE KATY BEAD GROUP - meets Wednesdays at 12 noon on the second floor of the Cinco Ranch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard, Katy, Texas 77494. For info, call Jean at 281-693-4398 or Carol 281-492-6053 or email her at • THE KATY POKEMON TCG LEAGUE - We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6 -8 at Double Dave’s Pizza at 1660 S. Mason Rd. Call Camille at 832-721-5481, email or check out (look under Pokemon Organized Play) or for additional info. Community Newsletter | February 2018 27