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Westlake Forest February 2018


ELECTRICIAN $20 Off Any Service Call! 1 Not to be combined with any other discount or offer. WIRED Electrical Services Residential & Commercial Award Winner Master #100394 • TECL #22809 24/7 Service 5 Year Warranty* 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! P Mount Flat Screens P Generators P Lighting P Add Circuits P Panel Replacement P Cable/Phone 713-467-1125 281-897-0001 Family Owned & Operated • SENIOR LIVING OPTIONS - Senior citizens and their family members are invited to join us for a new series at the Maud Marks Library. Every 3 rd Friday of the month, experts will be here to discuss various topics pertinent to senior living. On February 16 th at 3 PM, we will be discussing mobility and wellness as we age. Learn all about how to stay healthy and fit no matter how old you might be. Come discover what kind of life is best for you or your loved one. • WRITERS’ WORKSHOP WITH THE HOUSTON WRITERS GUILD - Come on Saturday, February 17 th at 1 PM to a hands-on multi-part workshop to learn tips of the trade from expert writers from The Houston Writers Guild. They will provide instruction to all writers at every level. Beginners and experienced writers are welcome. This series of workshops are hands-on, active sessions where you can write and receive feedback. So bring laptops and/or other writing utensils to get the most of each session. • PEOPLE’S LAW SCHOOL - Do you have legal questions but don’t even know where to start? On Saturday, February 10 th at 10 AM, the library is pleased to host The People’s Law School presented by the Katy Bar Association. Learn all the ins and outs of your legal issue. Ask the questions you need answers to. • TIMELESS TRAVELERS: MUSEUM DAY - Seniors 55+ are invited to join the library’s Timeless Travelers program for a FREE visit to the Museum District, courtesy of the Friends of Maud Marks Library and Precinct Three Transportation. We will start our day at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. There we will be immersed in the culture of Africans and African Americans in Houston and the state of Texas. Then after lunch, we will move on to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Special exhibits include, Knights, Fabrege, Tourmaline Treasures and more! Registration begins February 2 nd . Registration is by telephone or in person ONLY. There will be no online registration. • COLOR ME RELAXED - What is the newest way for adults to relax and have a good time? Coloring! The library now has an adult coloring hour on the 4 th Tuesday of every month. Join us as we color, chat, have a snack and listen to relaxing music. We will provide plenty of pages for coloring and colored pencils, although, you are more than welcome to bring your own. • BOOK DISCUSSION CLUBS - The Library hosts book clubs that meet monthly. The Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1 PM. • JUST DESSERTS MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Meetings held the third Wednesday of the month at 2 PM. You are encouraged to bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether our villains get their just desserts. • COMPUTER CLASSES - The library offers a variety of computer classes each month. You must know how to use a mouse and a keyboard. Seating for this is extremely limited. Registration is required. To see this month’s classes go to the library’s website, click on “Events Calendar” and select “Maud Marks.” CHILDREN • SUNSET STORYTIME - Bring the entire family out to our new bedtime storytime. This new storytime will meet on Tuesday, February 6 th and 20 th at 6:30 PM. We will have stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. Children are welcome to wear their pajamas. • INFANT STORYTIME - This program will meet each Tuesday morning at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM. This is an interactive program for children, ages 0 to 12 months and their caregivers. Each session will last about 20 minutes, featuring nursery rhymes, songs and finger plays. • STORYTIME - Storytime for preschool-aged children is held each Wednesday at 10:15 AM. Stories, fingerplays and songs are featured. This is ideal for children ages 3 to 5, but all children and their caregivers are welcome. • PRESCHOOL EXPLORERS - Is your preschooler ready to explore the world? Children ages 2 ½ to 5 are invited to come on Wednesdays at 11:15 AM as we learn about the world. There will be plenty of stations for science and sensory exploration. • TOTALLY TODDLER STORYTIME - Toddlers, ages 18 to 36 months, are invited to participate in our Totally Toddler Storytime, which will be held on Thursdays, at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM. Tickets are required for Toddler Storytime. Tickets are given to the first 30 toddlers the day of the event. 12 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

• WEDNESDAY WONDERS - Come to the library and let imaginations soar as you explore the world around you with crafts and activities. On Wednesdays at 4:45 PM, the library will host Wednesday Wonders for ages 6-11. These programs normally last about one hour. All necessary materials are provided. This is a ticketed program. Tickets are available ½ hour prior to the program. “Like” us on Facebook: KATY BRANCH LIBRARY 5414 Franz Road, Katy, TX 77493, 281-391-3509 Hours of Operation: Monday & Tuesday 10 AM - 7 PM, Wednesday 1 PM - 8 PM, Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM, Friday 1 PM - 6 PM, Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM, Sunday CLOSED. Join online at or come by in person and we’ll help you sign up! MONTHLY PROGRAMS • Hispanic Book Group/Club Hispano de Libros - First Wednesday of each month, 6 PM. Every month, a group of Spanish speaking adults get together to discuss a chosen book. Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reuna con nosotros para conversar sobre un libro. Lláme para más información. • Superacion Personal - Second Wednesday of every month, 6 PM. The Katy Branch Library hosts motivational discussions in Spanish. • Spanish Computer Class/Clase de la computadora - Every Friday, 4:30 PM. Basic computer classes taught in Spanish. • Adult Computer Classes - The Katy Library offers an array of computer classes in English - please call for more information. • Mango ESL Class - Every Friday, 3:30 PM. Learn English with a group going through Mango Languages, an online computer program. • Gardening Club - Every month on the 2nd Thursday, 11 AM. Join other gardeners in the area to learn new ways to grow. Bring your leftover seeds and exchange them for new seeds to try. WEEKLY PROGRAMS • Genealogy SQUAD - Every Monday, 2 PM. Bring your lunch and join us for an informal genealogy get-together. We’ll have computers, and other genealogists to help each other with our searches. • Knotty & Nice Club - Every Wednesday, 1 PM. The Knotty & Nice Club is the place for you if you want to learn new needlework techniques, teach someone else or just hang out with other crafters. Come & join the club! CHILDREN Mondays, 10:15 AM - Baby Bounce Tuesdays, 10:15 AM and 11 AM - Toddler Time Thursdays, 10:15 AM and 11 AM - Preschool Storytime Dr. Brad McCary, DVM 281-347-0246 1827 N. Mason Rd. Katy, TX 77449 Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri: 7:30AM-6:00PM Wednesday: 7:30AM-12:00 Noon Saturday: 8:00AM-12:00 Noon Sunday: Closed Geyer roofinG “We work as unto the Lord” Specializing in Re-Roofing Ron Geyer 713-462-3898 RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL PECKHAM PARK ACTIVITIES These classes are free with priority to Harris Co. residents. 5597 Gardenia, 281-391-4482 - web PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS & THOSE WHO LIVE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF KATY MARY JO PECKHAM PARK FISHING LAKE: The lake is a stocked. Rules are posted out by the lake. Park hours are 6 AM-10 PM. If you have questions, please call the Parks Office at 281-531-1592. Community Newsletter | February 2018 REMODELING • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Windows / Doors • Floors • Hardi Siding • Rooms Additions • Complete Renovations • Patio Covers Rob Geyer 281-477-3456 13