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Parkway Lakes February 2018


• 3D PRINTING CLASSES Introduction to Thingiverse: Monday, February 12th, 7 PM or Tuesday, February 13th, 10 AM. Learn how to use this website to search for and download design files to print 3D objects. Introduction to Tinkercad: Monday, February 19th, 7 PM or Tuesday, February 20th, 10 AM. Learn how to use this online program to create objects for 3D printing. YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS teens grades 9-12 • Anti-Valentine’s Day Party - Tuesday, February 13th, 4-6 PM, Room 2A. Teens in grades 9-12 who are sick of seeing all the lovey-dovey mushy stuff can “un-celebrate” Valentine’s Day with crafts, food and fun at this Anti-Valentine’s Day Party! Materials for this event are made possible by the Friends of the George Memorial Library. • Young Adult Book Club – Saturday, February 14th, 5 PM, Room 2B. Teen readers will have the opportunity to meet with others who share the same love for great books and have a lively discussion on the reasons a book or its characters were liked or disliked. This month, readers will talk about Zenn Diagram, written by Wendy Brant. • Young Adult Advisory Council - Wednesday, February 21st, 5 PM, Room 2B. Teens in grades 9-12 who are interested in an exciting new leadership opportunity and volunteer-service hours are invited to attend this meeting of the Teen Advisory Council. Members will have a chance to share ideas about library programs, to help out at events, to give suggestions for teen services, books and movies and to meet new people. CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS • Toddler Time: Thursdays at 10 AM, offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. • Pajama Night Story Time: Thursdays at 6:30 PM, gives families an evening option for some activities presented during the daytime. • Family Story Time: Saturdays at 10 AM. Families with children of all ages are invited to come and enjoy stories, movies and crafts together. • After-School Breaks: 3rd Thursday, 4 PM, in the Meeting Room. Crafts, movies, stories and more for school-aged children in grades kindergarten through 3. The program on February 15th will be “Wax-Paper Lanterns.” Create lanterns using crayon shavings, wax paper and craft sticks. • The Creative Connection: 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6 PM in the Middle Grades department. Activities specially designed for kids in grades 4 through 8. February 14th: From Sketch to Finish: Batman February 28th: From Sketch to Finish: Sailor Moon • Middle School Program: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6 PM in the Teen area. Activities for youth in grades 6 through 8. February 5th: Valentine Cards February 19th: How to Make a Bouncy Ball SPECIAL FAMILY EVENTS • Cowboy Stories with Larry Callies - Tuesday, February 13th, 6 PM, Meeting Room. Larry Callies, from the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg, will share cowboy tales and songs. He will also show off his skills with a lasso! This event is for families with children of all ages. For more information about any of our events, call the library’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734. • Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 10 AM, 3 to 6 years of age, presents stories, movies and age-appropriate craft activities. 26 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

Air Conditioning Contractors of America PET INFORMATION ATTENTION! PET POOPS / YOU SCOOP Please be respectful of community grounds and neighbors’ yards. If your pet poops during your walk, be prepared to scoop and trash. Come with a scooper and a recycled grocery bag or anything else. It may not be the most fabulous way to walk your pet, but it does show your respect for every homeowner and our beautiful community. PLEASE NOTE - PETS ON LEASHES It is the law in Fort Bend County that all pets must be vaccinated for rabies, registered and restrained. All animals, when outside of an owner’s means of restraint (i.e., in a fenced back yard), must be on a leash. For the safety of all residents, please use all precautions with your pets and keep them on leashes when walking pets in the community EVEN IF YOU FEEL YOUR PET IS HARMLESS. If you see ANY animal roaming freely in the neighborhood, immediately call Animal Control at 281-342-1512. Even if you recognize the animal, be very careful approaching it, as you do not know how it will react; if you can safely retrieve the animal, then call the owner. Otherwise, Animal Control is your best and safest option. FORT BEND COUNTY “LEASH LAW” Animal control authorities are permitted to enter your Property to patrol and remove pets. Pets must be registered, licensed and inoculated as required by law. As a dog owner, you are responsible for the control of your dog. If your dog is one that ‘makes objectionable noise,’ you must make every effort to respect your Neighbor’s right to their ‘peace and quiet.’ When your dog is not in your yard, it is imperative that you keep your dog on a leash at all times. While your dog is friendly to you and your family, imagine the consequences if it were to harm someone while it was ‘roaming free.’ Please respect other resident’s right to walk the common area ground without fear of attack from an unleashed dog. Laws are written to ensure that owned animals are confined to their property or kept on a leash to free a community of unrestrained and free-roaming animals. Although most dog bites occur on the property where the dog lives, unrestrained or free-roaming dogs do pose a substantial threat to the public. In addition, unrestrained animals are at increased risk of being bitten by rabies infected wildlife. Enforcement of restraint laws is essential in enhancing the animal control program’s efforts to reduce the risk of rabies in our community. LICENSING OF DOGS AND CATS The primary benefit of licensing animals is identification, should that animal become lost. Licensing also: • Ensures that rabies vaccination are current. • Allows for quick identification in case of a bite incident. • Provides revenue to offset the administration costs of the animal control program. VACCINATION Rabies vaccinations are a prerequisite for licensing dogs and cats because they are an important control measure for the public health threat of rabies. In addition to protecting pets, rabies vaccinations provide a barrier between infected wild animals and humans. Community Newsletter | February 2018 Be Safe! Service Heater Protect Home 281-394-0028 Free estimate or 2 nd opinion $25 off any repair License TACLB 24777E and Insured Expires 2/28/18 FREE Wi-fi thermostat w/ equipment purchase • Annual Maintenance Programs • All repairs guaranteed • Serving area since 1994 0% Interest financing available Expires 2/28/18 WAC Expires 2/28/18 27