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Keller Williams Premier Realty office is independently owned and operated.
LOU'S PAINTING, Ltd.
• Interior - Exterior
• Power Washing
• Sheetrock & Texture
• HardiPlank ® Replacement
• Minor Repairs
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Painting beautifies &
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"Doing business from the same location since 1978"
President Ed Shipley 281-347-0233
Vice President CO Holt 281-347-8702
Security, Perimeter Fence Maintenance
Secretary/Treasurer Dave Ellis 281-347-2580
Communications (Webmaster/Newsletter), Elec Repairs, Keys,
Clubhouse & Pool Rental and Maintenance
Director Jim Calvert 281-380-8628
Deed Restrictions , Yard of the Month
Architectural Review Chairman
WILLIAMSBURG SETTLEMENT INFO
WILLIAMSBURG SETTLEMENT MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
Centerpoint Energy 713-207-2222
Gas Problems 713-659-2111
Reliant Energy 713-207-1111
Street Lights - not working 713-207-2222
Street Repairs 281-463-6300
MUD #61 281-347-8686
MUD #62 281-347-8686
Harris Co. Appraisal Dist. 713-683-9200
Waller Co. Appraisal Dist. / KISD Tax 281-391-3188
Director Chris Cox 832-413-2432
Community Events Chairperson
Director Bill Petry 281-347-6465
Director Larry Barrow 903-219-0001
Flags & Signs, Welcoming of New Residents assisted by
Michael and Jo Wood
For all other issues, please contact:
CREST MANAGEMENT Switchboard 281-579-0761
Cindy Bojé 281-945-4668
Swim Team Katy Hall 713-569-4530
Ladies Tennis Leagues Karen Mace 281-347-4058
KISD Administration KISD 281-396-6000
Winborn Elem. 281-237-6650
Morton Ranch Jr. High 281-237-7400
Morton Ranch High School 281-237-7800
Katy High School 281-237-6700
Sheriff Non-Emergency Dispatch 713-221-6000
HCESD-48 Fire Dept. (Information Calls) 281-599-8888
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital 281-644-7000
Poison Control 800-764-7661
Animal Control 281-999-3191
Harris County Health Dept. 713-526-1841
BOARD MEETINGS • 3rd Tuesday of each month.
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: submittals to Dave Ellis (email@example.com) by the 20th of each month
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POSTING OF NOTICES
As we have a lot of new residents many may be unfamiliar with some
of the practices, which contribute to maintaining the ambiance of our
neighborhood. So perhaps a reminder may be in order that the posting
of notices such as those advertising garage sales or lost or found pets
etc. is not permitted on street signs, stop signs or streetlamps. As well as
often leaving the remains of tape and other residue on these signs, these
notices detract from the aesthetics of our subdivision and moreover
they are in violation of Texas law. Any signs found posted illegally may
be removed and you could also receive a citation! If you need to put up
a sign, please make sure that you put it on its own stake or frame and
respect resident property rights. Any resident who observes illegally
posted notices on traffic signs or streetlights is encouraged to remove
If you need to inform other residents of lost or found pets the most
effective method now is a Facebook posting. There are currently more
members subscribed to the Settlement group than there are homes!
That is a lot of eyes covering all parts of the subdivision so a posting on
this Facebook group will have the highest chance of success.
Your cooperation in keeping our subdivision looking great will be
appreciated by all. Thanks!
The pool will be open through August 11 th , reverting to weekends
again (plus Labor Day) through its closing on September 29 th . Hours of
operation for the pool are 11 AM to 8 PM. For your ongoing reference
this information is posted on the Swimming Pool tab of the Recreation
page of our website www.wsmaonline.org. Also, in order to avoid
disappointment, please remember that if the pool is open on a Monday
for a Holiday, it will be closed the next day, Tuesday, for cleaning.
NEXT WSMA BOARD MEETING
The next meeting of the WSMA Board of Directors will be held in the
clubhouse on Hoyt Lane at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. If you
wish to be placed on the agenda, please contact Cindy Bojé of Crest no
later than the Tuesday preceding the meeting date.
Our Yard of the Month for July 2019 has been awarded to Brian and Alicia Noviskie of 22334 Joshua Kendell.
The Noviskies have 2 grown sons who no longer live with them, but they do share their home with their 2 dogs, a Lab named “Bos” and a miniature
Schnauzer named “Bella!” Both Brian and Alicia work full-time, Brian in Landscaping and Alicia as a Project Manager in Healthcare. The Noviskies
have only been living in the Settlement for just under 5 months and on moving in one of their major move-in projects was a total re-do of the existing
landscaping to enhance the beauty of their new home.
The front of their home consists of several new trees, shrubs, fresh flowers and blue plumbago. Along the side are bottle brushes, loropetalums and
dianella plants forming a border with ginger plants throughout to offset some of the different colors. Adding to the bugambilias they brought with
them are several new Japanese yews, Japanese blueberry hedges and several trellises on the side for confederate jasmine, finishing at the street with
two large blue pots with flowering esperanzas.
Brian and Alicia say they were looking for a place that was not just nice or well established, but where they’d feel welcome as new homeowners. The
Settlement has filled all that and more, especially having the neighborhood swimming pool and tennis courts just around the corner.
Congratulations Brian and Alicia Noviskie for being awarded our July 2019 Yard of the Month. Thank you both, the before and after landscaping of
your yard has been an amazing transition of added beauty to our community and is well appreciated.
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DRAFT MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WILLIAMSBURG SETTLEMENT
MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION, INC. JUNE 18, 2019
A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Williamsburg Settlement
Maintenance Association, Inc. was held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 5:30
PM at the Williamsburg Settlement clubhouse, 1602 Hoyt, Katy, Texas
Board Members present were Dave Ellis, Jim Calvert, Ed Shipley, CO Holt,
Bill Petry, Chris Cox and Larry Barrow.
Also, in attendance was Cindy Bojé representing Crest Management,
along with Sheriff Deputy Chad King.
With a quorum being established the meeting was called to order at 5:30
SECRETARY REPORT - APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes of the May 21, 2019 Board Meeting were presented and a
motion was made, seconded and unanimously carried to accept the
minutes without change.
There were three homeowners present. These homeowners did not have
any concerns but stayed to observe the meeting.
SHERIFF PATROL REPORT
CO Holt, our security liaison and Deputy Chad King presented the May
security report. The community continues to enjoy an enviably low crime
rate. A copy of the monthly sheriff report was included in the meeting
WELCOMING COMMITTEE REPORT
Welcoming Committee Chairman, Larry Barrow, reported that there have
not been any new homeowner visits since the last meeting. A copy of the
activity report was included in the meeting packets.
Dave Ellis presented a report of the May 31, 2019 financials. As of this
date, the money in the bank totaled $823,227.66. This figure includes
checking, money market accounts and CD’s, which are the funds
required to cover both operating expenses and the necessary reserve to
fund maintenance and replacement of the Association’s capital assets.
The delinquency total as of May 31, 2019 was $15,868.74.
Decisions taken by email vote since the last meeting:
A. APPROVAL OF BABY POOL REPAIR CONTRACT
A motion was made, seconded and unanimously carried to ratify the
item voted on by the Board outside of a Board meeting. A contract in the
amount of $2,950 was given to Oasis Pool Plastering, which provided
the lowest bid for re-plastering the baby pool. A separate contract in the
amount of $350 was given to ABA Pool Service and Repair to clean the
baby pool tiles.
REPORT ON PERIMETER FENCE COMPLETION
AND STATUS OF COMMUNICATIONS WITH
GRAND PARKWAY APARTMENTS ON COST SHARING
CO Holt reported that he has received a communication from the Grand
Parkway Apartments’ regional manager, Shawn Sterman. CO reported
that Mr. Sterman inquired as to the ownership of the fence between
our two properties. The fence is owned by the Association; however
the Grand Parkway Apartments, under the direction of Shawn Sterman,
did set a precedent in 2017 when it contributed $3,000 towards the
replacement project. As both the Association and the Grand Parkway
Apartments enjoy the benefit of this fence the Board continues to pursue
having it pay 50% of the cost of the balance of the fence replacement
which was completed this year.
Chris Cox stated that the Splash Day and Veterans Parade were a success.
The next community event will be National Night Out to be held on
Tuesday, October 1 st . More details will be available later.
Status of Baby Pool Repairs
Dave Ellis reported that both the re-plastering and cleaning of the tiles
are now complete. It was also mentioned that the hose reel was replaced
in the amount of $150.42.
Approval of 2018 Audit Report
A copy of the 2018 audit report was provided in the Board packets. After
a review, the audit report was approved as submitted.
Approval of B&B Locksmith Invoice
Dave Ellis reported that B&B Locksmith repaired the deadbolt on the
pool pump room door in the amount of $162.38. A motion was made,
seconded and carried to approve the expense.
The Board stated that homeowners are welcome to have lemonade
stands on their own properties but as such activity is “for profit”
lemonade stands are not allowed on Association property.
ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
With no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was
adjourned into executive session at 6 PM.
The Board met with the homeowner of account 2530102025 regarding
open violations and a pending unapproved exterior modification. The
homeowner addressed the Board giving the background to the current
situation. After a subsequent review and discussion, the Board will
relay the action it requires Crest Management to take in conveying it’s
response back to the homeowner.
Jim Calvert abstained from any voting regarding this homeowner hearing
and removed himself from future decisions regarding this account.
Delinquencies - Four accounts remain on the trash suspension list.
Deed Restriction Enforcement - Jim Calvert reviewed the Enforcement
Action Report. The Board discussed two accounts that need to be turned
over to the Association attorney. After a brief discussion, a motion was
made, seconded and carried to send the following two accounts to the
attorney for enforcement action: 2530105025 and 2530110029.
Attorney Action Report - Jim Calvert reviewed the Attorney Action Report
with the Board. There was no action to be taken this month. One violation
had been cured.
The next meeting will be held on July 16, 2019 at the community
With no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was
adjourned at 6:42 PM.
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PET ID TAGS
Folks - as soon as the vet gives your young pets their Rabies shot
remember to get their ID tags. The Rabies tag lists the name, phone
number and address of the vet. So! All you need to do is put the Rabies
tag onto the pet’s collar and leave it there all the time. That way, if the
pet gets loose, anyone finding him or her can look at the tag to see the
vet’s phone number and call to report the lost animal. Better yet, add
another tag to your pet’s collar that lists the dog or cat’s name and your
own phone number or address. You can get these from any pet store.
When a pet has these but goes astray, anyone finding it can call you and
you can go get him or her right away. Your pet will be very glad to see you!
A happy pet is a loving pet.
WILLIAMSBURG SETTLEMENT SECURITY REPORT
May 1 through May 31, 2019
Type of Incident
Number of Incidents
Alarm /local 2
Animal /Humane 3
Burglary/Motor Vehicle 3
Check School / Clubhouse 31
Criminal Mischief 1
Disturbance/Family Assault 1
Information Calls/Alarms 1
Juvenile Misdemeanor Arrests 2
Meet the Citizen 6
Meet the Officer 1
Missing Person 1
Suspicious Persons 5
Unknown Medical Emergency 1
Welfare check 2
STREET LIGHT OUTAGES
To report a burned out streetlight, any resident may call CenterPoint
directly at 713-207-2222. However, for those with Internet access, you
may also make this report on-line. For those interested, you can go to
http://cnp.centerpointenergy.com/outage. Then enter your contact
details so that they can get back to you if more information is required.
On the following page enter the details of the light(s) with the problem.
Just as you would if reporting the outage via the telephone, you will need
to provide the street address where the light is located and the 6-digit
number that is prominently displayed on the front of the pole. Under
normal circumstances the crew will be out to fix the problem within 7
Anyone noticing a streetlight that is out or has some other malfunction is
encouraged to report the problem to CenterPoint via either of these two
methods without delay. Our Association is charged for every streetlight
each month, irrespective of whether or not the light is functioning. So
please help us get value for your hard earned money!
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• stimulates creativity and academic growth
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• arouses the development of knowledge and skills,
as well as create a love of learning
We offer programs for Infants through Schoolers.
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* Cabinet Painting
* Wallpaper Removal
* Sheetrock Repair & Texturing
* Custom Texture Matching
* Crown Molding Installation
* Pressure Washing
* Front Door Refinishing
* Custom Garage Floors
* Hang Ceiling Fans & Lights
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CLUBHOUSE AND POOL RENTAL
The Clubhouse is available for rental for non-profit activities to all
residents in good standing with the Association
• The fees are as follows:
BIG ROOM RENTAL FEE:
Up to 49 people - $50
50-100 people - $75
Plus a refundable security deposit:
No alcohol served - $100
Alcohol served or the attendance of 20 or more under the age of
21 - $200*
SMALL ROOM RENTAL FEE:
Up to 20 people - $30 (Small Room is 17’ X 15’ and rental does not
Plus a refundable security deposit of $50
• *Note that when alcohol is served, two security guards must also be on
duty. The requirement for two is mandated by the Sheriff’s Department.
• The charge for the security guards, which is paid directly to the officers,
is the responsibility of the resident requesting the rental. Also, if there are
more than 20 young people between the ages of 13 and 21 unaccompanied
by their family members the Association requires one responsible adult
for every 10 of these young persons to act as chaperones.
• All deposits refundable upon passing the exit inspection.
The pool is available for private parties during the swim season (only),
subject to the posted pool rules and the following restrictions.
During Pool Hours:
• Only 1 group at a time.
• Parties must be scheduled at least 2 weeks ahead of time using the
Clubhouse Booking Form.
• Parties held during open hours are restricted to 20 or fewer persons
(adults and children) who will be entering the water and do not have
their own pool tags and a total of not more than 60 persons in total
within the pool area.
• Parties that include a total of between 20 and 40 swimmers (i.e.
including those who have their own pool tags) are required to hire one
• Parties that include a total of more than 40 swimmers (i.e. including
those who have their own pool tags) are required to hire two additional
• The charge for the additional guard(s) will be $26 per hour with a
minimum of 2 hours.
• If at any time the number of swimmers in the water or the number of
persons within the pool area (including regular pool users who are not
members of the party) exceeds the limits that can be safely managed by
the lifeguards on duty then the guards have the authority to ask some
swimmers to leave the water or in extreme cases to close the pool.
• Two responsible adults must be in the pool area at all times acting as
chaperons to ensure the good behavior of all members of the party.
• Party to be over and the area cleaned up by pool closing at 8 PM.
• Parties must be scheduled at least 2 weeks ahead of time.
• Rental Fees: 1-49 people - $50; 50 plus - $75.
• Private pool parties may only be scheduled on days on which the pool
is open. The parties may start at 8 PM and must end, the area cleaned up
and the facility vacated by the scheduled end of the party, either 10 or 11
PM, as selected on the booking form. The lifeguards will clear the pool 15
minutes prior to end time.
• One responsible adult for every 10 persons under the age of 21 must
be in the pool area at all times acting as chaperones to ensure the good
behavior of all members of the party.
• Lifeguards will be booked by the Association from the pool management
company. There will be a minimum of 2 lifeguards plus an additional
guard for every 25 persons in excess of 50 who will be entering the pool.
The per-lifeguard hourly fee is $26.
• The cost for the lifeguards will be added to the rental fee and will
be payable by the renter to the Association at the time the booking is
• A $150 refundable deposit is required.
For clubhouse and pool availability, refer to the Clubhouse Bookings
page of the Association website www.wsmaonline.org and then to make
a reservation, please complete the pool entries on the on-line Clubhouse
If you need further information, call Dave Ellis at 281-347-2580.
VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH LEASH LAW
Animals that are not properly restrained pose a threat to all our residents.
While you may know your pet is friendly, an animal running at someone
who is walking by is very scary for that person. Many children are afraid
of animals and become frightened, which could result in the child getting
hurt trying to avoid the animal.
Veterinary Public Health (formerly called Harris County Animal Control)
advises that, “All dogs and cats must be kept under restraint while in the
unincorporated areas of Harris County, Texas. The custodian of a dog or
cat is not authorized to have, harbor or keep any unlicensed dog or cat or
to allow any dog or cat to become a stray.”
Restraint is defined as the control of a dog or cat under the following
1. When it is controlled by a line or leash not more then six (6) feet in
length, if the line or leash is held by a human being who is capable of
controlling or governing the dog or cat in question.
2. When it is within a fully enclosed vehicle.
3. When it is on the premise of the custodian and the animal does not
have access to sidewalk to street.
While it may be nice to have your animal out in the yard while you work or
play, it is against the law, unless the animal is properly restrained.
Let’s all help keep our community a safe and comfortable place for all
our residents by being responsible pet owners. This will not only protect
anyone who may be walking or bicycling in the area, but also the pet
owner who could be held legally responsible or possibly sued for failing
to properly restrain their pet.
KATY AREA PLAYGROUP
A Katy area playgroup for stay at home moms and their infant-preschool
aged children in the Williamsburg area meets every Monday at different
locations. If you interested in participating or finding out more about the
playgroup, please contact the playgroup coordinator, Laura Bannerman,
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share this information with
neighbors and friends!
THE THOMAS A. GLAZIER
SENIOR EDUCATION CENTER
Commissioner Steve Radack, Harris County Precinct Three
The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine
Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay
Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged
55+. Zumba, Yoga, Spanish, Dance, Legal, Watercolor, Wills and Probate,
Computer/IPhone and Wellness classes are offered among hundreds of
other classes/workshops. For more info, go online to www.pct3.com/
About/Calendars/Glazier-Senior-Center-Calendar for a schedule of all
our programs or call us at 713-274-3250.
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TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS
If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the
teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form on our website (www.
krenekprinting.com, click submissions and choose Jobseekers) with
your name, birthdate (mo. & yr.), phone number, year you will graduate
and the name of your newsletter/subdivision. Check the list of jobs you
want on your form. Please make sure your email is correct, we send
emails in the summer to make sure all the info is still good and that you
want to stay on the list. If we do not hear back from you after 3 tries, we
will remove you from the list until we do. Must have parent(s) permission.
Neither the subdivision, nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed
on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references
if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers
from the subdivision who wish to find part time jobs. Responsibility for
any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and
the teens and their parents.
B - BABYSITTING, CPR - CPR CERT., FAC - FIRST AID CERT., RCC - RED
CROSS CERT., SS - SAFE SITTER, SL - SWIM LESSONS, PP - PET/PLANT
SITTER, P - PET CARE ONLY, H - HOUSE CARE, L - LAWN CARE, C- CAR CARE/
DETAILING, T - TUTORING
No Teenage Job Seekers Available at this time. Parents have your teen
send in their information to be added.
NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
National Immunization Month is in August. It’s also the beginning of
back-to-school preparations and a good time to make sure your children
are properly vaccinated before they head back to school. There is no one
preventive health measure more important than immunization. As the
World Health Organization notes, the international medical community
has endorsed the use of vaccines and immunization to prevent and
control a number of infectious diseases, as well as chronic diseases
caused by “infectious agents.” Vaccinating your child can avoid suffering
and death associated with afflictions like diarrhea, measles, pneumonia,
polio and whooping cough. The American Academy of Pediatrics says
vaccines are 99% effective. Every vaccine goes through a series of tests
before being approved to ensure safety. Vaccines are necessary to
prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Some diseases that many had
thought eradicated have reappeared, as polio did in Venezuela in 2018.
Vaccines are studied intensively by the FDA, the CDC and many other
organizations that vigilantly in keep watch over existing vaccines for
Herd immunity is when a certain percent of immunized people in a
community reaches a level where everyone (including those who are
too young or too sick to be immunized) get some degree of protection.
It’s important that as many people as possible get immunized. It’s very
risky to the health of other children to rely on herd immunity to protect
your non-immunized child. By forgetting or opting to skip booster
vaccinations, you are undercutting the effectiveness of herd immunity
for both your own family and the community at large.
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ST PAUL’S FALL FESTIVAL & CRAFT SHOW
OCTOBER 5, 2019, 9 AM-4 PM
5373 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77449
Free Admission!!! Shopping, Children’s Activities, Petting Zoo and food!
Bring the entire family and friends for a fun filled day! Vendors contact
Mary at email@example.com.
Katy Shred Day
September 21 st , 9 AM-12 Noon
McDonald’s of Spring Green, 27140 Cinco Ranch Blvd. Katy, TX 77494
Bring bags or boxes of outdated business or personal files, paper and
magazines for shredding.
*A minimum of $5-$10 donation per container.*
All proceeds benefit Impact A Hero! Impact A Hero provides immediate
and ongoing support for our Heroes: wounded and disabled, post 9/11
combat veterans and their families. For more information or to join the
mailing list, visit www.ImpactAHero.org.
Spread the word! Tell a friend! Questions: call/text 281-844-6285 or visit
THE ARC OF KATY’S SUMMER DAY PROGRAM! THE
TIME TO ENROLL IS NOW!
The Arc of Katy is currently taking applications for three Summer
Program sessions for teens and adults with intellectual and development
disabilities who are at least 16 years of age and meet the program’s
The Day Program will be held Monday through Friday, weekly, from 8
AM-3 PM at The Arc of Katy, 5819 Tenth Street, Suite C, Katy, Texas 77493.
Three Sessions are being held this Summer:
Session 3… July 29-August 16, 2019
Each session will include a variety of fun activities including excursions,
crafts, life skills, games and much more. Summer Program cost is $35
per day and participant must be a current member of The Arc of Katy to
participate. Participants will bring a snack and lunch most days and will
receive an Arc of Katy t-shirt. For more information and forms, call 832-
754-9802 or please visit www.thearcofkaty.org.
SUMMER CAMPS AT THE LAB
Every week day thru August 30, 2019
Idea Lab Kids-Spring Branch Campus, 8404 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX
IDEA Lab Kids provides STEAM (STEM + Arts) camps ranging from Cooking
School, Robotics, Drones, 3D Printing, Art Studio, Coding Programming,
Movie Production, Engineering and Science. Campers learn through
inquisitive hands-on activities utilizing Science, Math, Critical thinking
Skills and a great deal of IMAGINATION! Camp Options: Full Day, Half
Day plus optional extended hours for before and after camp care. Camp
age groups: Preschool - Lower Elementary - Upper Elementary - Middle
School. Contact 713-463-5062 for more info.
Westland Baptist Church is will be having its 3 rd annual Craft Show
October 5, 2019, 10 AM-4 PM. If you are interested in becoming a vendor,
contact Martha Wells at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Gingerbread Village Holiday Market
The Ladies Auxiliary from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is holding their annual
Gingerbread Village Holiday Market on October 26, 2019. Vendor
applications are still being accepted. If you have arts, crafts, products,
etc. that you would like to showcase, please contact gingerbreadvillage@
yahoo.com and for more information!!
THE LANDING THEATRE COMPANY
Stages Repertory Theatre,
3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 101, Houston, Texas 77019
A.D PLAYERS AT THE GEORGE THEATER
5420 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
STUART LITTLE - THE MUSICAL: August 9 th -11 th
Box Office: 713-526-2721
Hours: 10 AM-6 PM, Monday-Friday
MILDRED’S UMBRELLA THEATER CO.
Chelsea Market Theater, 4617 Montrose Blvd. #100, Houston, TX 77006
Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 PM
Cost: All Shows Pay What You Can (Suggested: $25)
MORE INFO/RESERVATIONS: www.mildredsumbrella.com, info@
mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409.
MAMA MIA: July 19-August 11, 2019
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sunday matinees at 3 PM
Stageworks Theatre is located at 10760 Grant Road, Houston, Texas
77070. Website: www.stageworkshouston.org.
Hey Lollies Square Dance Club
The Hey Lollies Square Dance Club invites everyone to its “Free
Introduction to Square Dance - Fun Night” September 5 th at 7:30 PM
at Memorial Drive Christian Church (11750 Memorial Drive). Visit www.
Friendship in Motion - Introducing Modern Square Dance: Come
experience fun and fellowship as you learn some basics of modern
square dancing with the Hey Lollies Square Dance Club.
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• No prior dancing experience is needed.
• Dress cool and casual.
• Make new friends while having a great time and exercising.
Email email@example.com or visit www.heylollies.org for details. Get
off the couch and away from the computer to discover the best secret in
FREE SENIOR HEALTH FAIR EVENT
- PUBLIC WELCOME
Heritage Grand, an active 55+ community in Cinco Ranch south of Katy, is
hosting a free Senior Health Fair on Monday, September 16, 2019 from
1-4 PM. The event will take place at the Heritage Grand Clubhouse located
at 25125 N. Heritage Grand Circle in Katy, 77494. Featured exhibitors will
include a variety of physicians and specialists, home health and home
care providers and many other senior-related services or organizations.
For more information about the free Heritage Grand Senior Health Fair,
please contact Marita Foreman at hghealthfair.com.
Katy Chamber B2B Expo Hits the
Mark for Business
‘Unique opportunity,’ ‘educational,’ ‘great networking event,’ ‘fun,’ ‘wellorganized,’
‘a success,’ ‘informative’… not a bad list of descriptions for
any event! And, yet, those were some of the comments from participants
about the first Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Business to Business
(B2B) Expo, an event that featured 43 exhibitors and 200 attendees.
Thanks to its success, the Katy Chamber’s B2B Expo probably will land on
the radar for many businesses looking to grow, network and learn about
Katy area businesses. The B2B Expo was held May 16 th at the Wyndham
Houston West - Energy Corridor and organized by Chamber Board of
Directors Margaret Laney and Cristy Fontanilla. The expo included an array
of companies, products and services such as lending facilities, hospitals,
jewelers, the Katy YMCAs, internet companies, graphic designers, storage
facilities, marketers, restaurants, higher education, non-profits and many
more. Attendees could visit business exhibits to network, make connections
and learn how the products/services can assist their own businesses.
The event also featured an information-packed luncheon that provided
valuable intelligence on access to capital issues (provided by the US Small
Business Association) and procurement/purchasing tips from a panel featuring
some the area’s largest employers: Katy ISD, BP, Houston Community College
and Houston Methodist West Hospital. All told, the four-hour B2B Expo/
luncheon seemed to provide the right balance of networking and information.
For Information about the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce and its B2B
Expo, contact Matthew Ferraro, President/CEO, at 281-391-5289.
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Will Call table beginning at 4 PM on the day of the event in the Box Office
lobby. Doors open at 6 PM. Each bout has two 30 minute periods with
breaks in between. All home bouts are double headers. Get there early to
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Kids ages 5 and under attend for free!
All About That Bubbly - August 15, 2019, 6-10 PM, Houston Zoo, 6200
Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030. Admission: $35. Did someone
say bubbly party? Come and enjoy your favorite champagne or prosecco
while relaxing at the Houston Zoo’s beautiful Reflection Pool! Activities
include a live ice carving show, photo booth fun and opportunities to see
animals up close!
I’ll Be Single Before I Settle - August 17, 2019, 6:30-8:30 PM, Match-
Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St., Houston, TX
77373. Admission: $25. I’ll Be Single Before I Settle is a stageplay about
four college friends who rekindle an old college bet to see who can find
true love first. Unexpectedly, a traumatic event occurs forcing the friends
to walk in their truth. This play brings awareness to domestic violence.
33 rd Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition - August 24, 2019, 10 AM-5 PM,
East Beach, 1923 Boddeker Drive, Galveston, TX 77550. Free admission,
$15 Parking. The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fund-raising event for
AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation as well as one of the top five revenue
generating events for the City of Galveston. This year over 60 teams have
their eyes and shovels set on winning the prestigious Golden Bucket
Award. Firms begin months in advance generating ideas, developing
designs and assigning duties. On the day of the event the teams,
stretched along the beachfront, meticulously sculpt their piles of sand
and work non-stop for five hours. The judging of the sculptures is rated
on originality of concept, artistic execution, technical difficulty, carving
technique and utilization of the site.
Houston Symphony: Raiders Of The Lost Ark - August 28, 2019, 8
PM, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The
Woodlands, TX 77380. Admission: RESERVED SEATS: $20. The film that
gave the world one of its greatest movie heroes, Indiana Jones, is back
and better than ever before! Relive the magic on the silver screen with the
original great adventure… Raiders of the Lost Ark… with John Williams’
epic score performed live to picture by a full symphony orchestra!
Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50
Years after Apollo 11 - Daily through September 2, 2019, Museum Of
Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005. In celebration of
the 50 th anniversary of the Apollo II moon landing on July 20, 1969, the
MFAH presents Shooting the Moon, an installation of approximately 40
moon-related photographs drawn from the Museum’s collection. Works
on view range from NASA images of the mission itself to fine art classics.
This 45-minute tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to
discuss the art together.
Candytopia Houston - Daily through September 29, 2019, 7620 Katy
Freeway, Building 3B, Suite 360, Houston, TX 77024. Admission: Kids (4-
12): $20, Adults: $28. What if an eccentric chocolatier and a daredevil
pop star had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving and
had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small
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14 carefully curated and crafted rooms and environments. If you ever
dreamed of nibbling your way through Candyland or scoring a Golden
Ticket, you’ve come to the right place. Treat yourself to Candytopia and
let your tastebuds and your imagination soar! Candytopia is a limited
engagement, reserve your tickets today! Info: www.candytopia.com.
The FOMO Factory - Daily through December 31, 2019, 10 AM-9 PM, The
Houston Galleria, 5085 Westheimer Road, Suite 4710, Houston, TX 77056.
Admission: $28 for adults, $23 for children, children under the age of 3
are free. This buzzed-about pop up will become The Galleria’s first foray
into immersive entertainment with 17 rainbow-colored rooms of fun. The
pop-up will be located in the Galleria, suite 4710 on the mall’s third floor.
Tickets are on sale at www.thefomofactory.com.
Fascination Street Flea-Art & Vintage Market - 2 nd Sunday each month
through September, 12-6 PM. Avantgarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston,
TX 77006. Free Admission. Includes some of the best local artists, artisan
makers, vintage vendors, plus food and drink that Houston has to offer!
Boot Camp in the Plaza - Fridays, 9-10 AM. Sugar Land Town Square, 2711
Plaza Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479. Free Admission. Stay fit with our free
weekly Boot Camp class with Cida Fitness.
Chimney Rock Market - 1 st Sunday of the month, 12-4 PM, Chimney
Rock Plaza, 3300 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX 77056. Admission is free.
Please join us for our Art and Farmers Market! Our vendors will be selling
mouth-watering eats and artisan gifts the whole family can enjoy. As
always, four-legged friends are welcome. There will be plenty of treats for
them too! When you’re done shopping, stop in Sean Anthony Salons to
browse the beautiful art gallery brought to you by Creative Energy. Stay
for the Art Reception from 2-4 PM and meet the Artists! Refreshments will
be served. Also, enter for your chance to win a cut and color or brazillian
Living History Saturday - 3 rd Saturday of the month, 10 AM-4 PM.
Washington On The Brazos State Historic Site, 23400 Park Road 12,
Washington, TX 77880. Admission: Regular admission fees apply. Travel
back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. Staff and volunteers
dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old
Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of
life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. Activities will vary and
some are weather dependent. Contact Adam at 936-878-2214 ext. 228.
Comedy Night at HPL - Monthly on the 3 rd Thursday, 6-8 PM. Houston
Public Library, 500 Mckinney Avenue, Houston, TX 77002. Admission
is free. The Houston Public Library offers “Open Mic” comedy night
where local and non local comedians, comediennes, ventriloquists and
impressionists of ALL ages present family comedy to the audience. Improv
Performers from Station Theater closes out the night with games that
involve the audience. Everyone who participates in at least one open mic
throughout the year become eligible to participate in the Annual Comedy
competition which is held in December. Prizes in the amounts of $100
and $75 gift cards are given to the 4 winners. Two adult and two youth.
Caffeine and Chrome - Recurring monthly on the last Saturday of the
month, 9 AM-12 Noon, Gateway Classic Cars Of Houston, 1910 Cypress
Station Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77090. Admission is free to
spectators. Presented by Grundy Insurance! So far we have had some
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August 14th: First Day of Fall Semester
REGISTRATION DATES & TIMES
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NOTE: Parents/authorized adults must first electronically register their
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hand-held device after Monday, July 15, 2019. Parents/authorized adults
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times specified below to complete the registration process. Parents who
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the time they drive. Once they’ve earned their Commercial Driver’s License
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TEXAS HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION
What better way for Katy Independent School District to end the 2018-
19 school year! Out of its 65 campuses, Katy ISD is proud to announce
that 24 of its schools were named a Texas Honor Roll School by the
Educational Results Partnership (ERP).
The 2018-19 Texas Honor Roll includes:
Elementary: Alexander, Creech, Griffin, Holland, Kilpatrick, Randolph,
Shafer, Stanley, Williams, Wilson and Wolman.
Junior High: Beck, Beckendorff, Katy, McMeans, Memorial Parkway,
Seven Lakes, Tays and WoodCreek.
High School: Cinco Ranch, Mayde Creek, Seven Lakes, Taylor and
After an extensive analysis of student data, ERP found that these Katy ISD
schools were clear leaders in getting students to grade level and beyond.
The 2018-19 Texas Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle
and high schools that consistently demonstrate high levels of student
academic achievement, improvement in student outcomes over time and
a closing of the achievement gaps. For high schools, the Texas Honor Roll
recognition includes measures of college readiness. This year, the program
recognized 855 higher performing schools across the state. These schools
become an accepted example to other school districts seeking to learn
and replicate the best practices employed at these campuses. Katy ISD
schools will be provided with a banner to display at their campus.
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BROWNIE GS TROOP OPENINGS FOR 2ND GRADE GIRLS-KATY WIDE
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a lifetime of leadership, adventure and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate or join, call 1-800-392-4340 or visit www.gssjc.org.
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For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy
Scouts of America will be open to young women, giving girls from ages 11-17
the same experience that boys have traditionally enjoyed. Scouts BSA Troop
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on Mondays 7:30-8:30 PM. We are looking to grow our troop and would love
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L-R: Scoutmaster Paul Stirrup, Reverend John Davis, Charter
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Russell Leach of Katy has earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest
advancement award, the Eagle Scout Award and was recognized in
a ceremony on May 5, 2019. A member of Memorial Lutheran Church
Troop 73, Russell is one of only 6 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the
Eagle rank. Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully
complete a community, church or synagogue-related service project to
earn his Eagle; Russell chose to build orchestra cases for the International
Leadership School of Katy. During Russell’s journey, he also achieved a
Gold Palm by completing an additional 10 merit badges in addition to
the 21 required to Eagle. Troop 73 is proud of Russell’s accomplishments.
SCOUT TROOP 73 CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
Scout Troop 73 celebrated their 25 th anniversary on June 3 rd with their
Chartered Organization, Memorial Lutheran Church in Katy, TX. Scoutmaster
Paul Stirrup presented handmade appreciation gifts to Reverend John
Davis and the Troop’s Charter Representative, Glenn Hansen. Troop 73
was founded in 1994 with 9 Scouts. Currently, Troop 73 has over 65 Scouts
working on character development and learning how to leave a positive
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National Frozen Custard Day August 8th!
2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened dark cocoa powder
1 ounce high-quality dark chocolate (85%), finely chopped
5 egg yolks
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for dusting
Whisk cream, milk, sugar and cocoa powder in a saucepan over
medium heat until the mixture is thoroughly combined and the sugar
has dissolved. Bring almost to a simmer and stir in dark chocolate
until melted. Whisk egg yolks into the cream mixture and cook until
batter is slightly thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a container,
cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 6 hours.
Stir cinnamon into chilled custard batter and freeze in an ice cream
machine following manufacturer’s instructions. Sprinkle frozen
custard with more cinnamon to serve.
You could make this on National Creamsicle Day August 14th!
2 cups ginger ale, chilled
2 cups orange soda, chilled
1/2 cup milk
4 scoops orange sherbet
4 scoops vanilla ice cream
Stir ginger ale, orange soda and milk together in a pitcher.
Divide orange sherbet and vanilla ice cream equally between 4
glasses. Pour ginger ale mixture over ice cream into each glass.
• Time now to make plans for fall landscaping projects.
• Clean up flowerbeds of fallen foliage, yellowed leaves
and dead wood. Light green leaves may signify lack of
iron (chlorosis). Correct with iron cheleates.
• Cut off old dead foliage on irises. Scratch in a little
bone meal around the roots.
• Prune roses to reshape and groom plants for fall
• Wait until November to plant petunias and pansies.
• Chinch bug damage is obvious now. You will have
areas of thin and/or dead turf where they weren’t
brought under control. There is a new generation going
now. This batch causes the most damage. Use Dursban
to stop the damage.
• Until the weather gets back to the 80’s, St. Augustine
grass grows slowly. If you fill in with sod, don’t expect a
fast turnaround. The sod may look like it’s not growing
while it puts down roots. You will need to water the
new sod often and deeply to get it started but this also
creates a disease environment. Water early so the sun
can dry the turf.
• Now is a good time to work new beds. Till them up,
add organic material, mix it in, then let them cure for
a month or so. Add in any amendments like micronutrients.
Keep the beds moist so the microorganisms
have a favorable environment.
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