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Colonies March 2018

PRE-SCHOOLS EPIPHANY

PRE-SCHOOLS EPIPHANY LUTHERAN SCHOOL 2018 SPRING CARNIVAL SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018, 10 AM to 2 PM 14423 West Rd., Houston, TX 77041, 713-896-1843 Free Admission Come on out and experience fun for the whole family! The children can enjoy games, face painting and food while the adults can shop at our onsite vendors. There will also be a silent auction that’s sure to include something for everyone as well as a live auction that will begin at 1:30 PM for those who are a little bit more competitive. Tickets for the attractions will be available for purchase the day of the carnival. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Interested vendors can contact Heather at ptl@ elcsh.org. Please join us for some great family fun while raising money for the children of Epiphany Lutheran School! FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! 1 ST ANNUAL NORTHWEST PRESCHOOL PREVIEW Come learn more about NW area preschools. Representatives from multiple area preschools will be in attendance. This is a free interactive event, open to everyone! Date: Sunday, April 8, 2018 Location: Cypress Christian School 11123 Cypress N Houston Rd, Houston, TX 77065 Time: 1- 3 PM ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON EDUCATIONAL DAY OUT SERVICES (S.E.E.D.S.) Now registering www.seascs.org Email admissions director, climes@seascs.org St. Elizabeth’s Educational Day-Out Services (S.E.E.D.S), is a developmentally appropriate Catholic Early Childhood Program at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church serving children 18 months to five years of age. We are Nationally Accredited through NAEYC and have been serving this community for over 25 years. Our program provides a well-rounded education in a spirit of exploration and discovery along with specialty classes-Music, Spanish and Science Enrichment Lab. We are now open for registration for 2 day, 3 day and 5 day session options along with before and after school care. If you are interested in enrolling your child in our quality program or just want more information about S.E.E.D.S, please contact our office at 281-855-2503 or visit www.seedsrootedinlove.org. We offer tours at your convenience, please call. BEAR CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SCHOOL 16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston, TX 77084 Registration for 2018-2019 School Year is open. BCUMCS offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum in a Christian environment for children 12 months through kindergarten. Call 281-463-2969 for a tour or check our website bcumcs.org. PRIVATE SCHOOLS COVENANT ACADEMY CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Covenant Academy is a classical Christian K-12, college preparatory school serving Cypress and the surrounding areas. We are a community committed to partnering with families to train and raise up the next generation of leaders equipped to impact our culture. We invite you to visit our school and to experience first-hand the difference a classical education can make! For more information and to RSVP, please visit CovenantAcademyHouston.org or call 281-373-2233. The school address is 11711 Telge Rd near the intersection of 290 and Telge. 16 March 2018 | The Colonies Community Newsletter

Community Events Call For Artists: Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park 2018 Bayou City Art Festival, produced by Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), is inviting artists from around the country to submit applications and have the opportunity to showcase their art at the nation’s premier spring outdoor fine art event Friday-Sunday, March 23-25, 2018. ACA produces Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park in the spring and Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in the fall. Now entering its 47 th year, ACA has provided a venue for over 20,000 artists to showcase their work to thousands of art lovers from all over the world. Patrons have the opportunity to personally meet the artist, view original works and purchase world class art. The festival benefits local non-profits and features music, food, beverages, entertainment, a Children’s Creative Zone and much more for people of all ages to come and enjoy the city and the festival. Twice a year, over 1,000 qualified applicants from 19 different disciples submit their applications to be reviewed by the ACA jurors. For each festival, a new juror panel is invited and consists of artists, collectors and industry professionals. The panel of five to seven jurors are selected based on their specific interests, professional knowledge and background with the festival. Only 300 artists will be selected to exhibit at the 2018 Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park. Cash Prizes are awarded for “Best in Show,” second and third, as selected by on-site judges. Ribbons are awarded for “Best Booth” and all winners receive jury exempt status for two years as well as priority booth placement. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please visit www.artcolonyassociation.org. For updates on social media, follow the official event hashtags #HouArtFest and #BCAF, like the Facebook page or follow on Twitter and Instagram. Fundraisers The fifth annual CFISD Superintendent’s Fun Run and Festival is set for March 24, 2018 from 8-11 AM at the Berry Center (8877 Barker Cypress Road) and the Towne Lake community. Underwritten by Memorial Hermann Cypress, the fun-filled community event will include a 5K run and a family-friendly 1-mile. The fun run will feature booth vendors, food trucks, entertainment and activities for children. Proceeds from the Superintendent’s Fun Run benefit the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF), which awards student scholarships and staff development grants. The fourth annual event held in February 2017 generated more than $63,000 for the foundation. For more information, please contact the Community Engagement office at 281-894-3950. REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND PRICING 5k (t-shirt and timing chip): $20 adults; $15 students 5k (timing chip only, no t-shirt): $15 adults; $10 students 1 mile (wristband): $5 adults and students Sleep in pass: $10 Registration will be done through SchoolCash. If you already have a SchoolCash account, you will be prompted to login upon completion of registration to submit payment. If you do not have a SchoolCash account, you will be prompted to create an account to finalize registration and submit payment. https://cypress-fairbanksisd.schoolcashonline.com/ Fee/Details/7657/135/False/True The Colonies Community Newsletter | March 2018 17