Hearthstone January 2019

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January 2019

Important Numbers... 3

Teenage Job Seekers... 11

School News... 12

Honoring MLK, Jr 21

Libaray News. 30

Featured Recipes... 34

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2 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


Hearthstone HOA, Inc.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7; Hearthstone Green,

Sections 1, 2, 3 & 4; Avila Ct. Estates, Hearthstone Meadows.

BOARD MEMBERS

President, Terry Gingell 281-703-8184

Vice President, Scooter Cantrell 281-220-9160

Secretary, Virgil Hydes 281-859-0438

Treasurer, Mike Looney 281-550-7010

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS

Bob Allen 281-477-8688

Tina Bailey 281-859-0581

Bob Comeaux 713-876-3852

NEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY

INFRAMARK

2002 West Grand Parkway North, Suite 100, Katy, TX 77449

Office: 281-870-0585 | Mobile: 281-371-4154

Customer Service: 281-870-0585 | www.inframark.com

Manager: Liz Trapolino

Liz.Trapolino@inframark.com

COMMITTEES

Architectural Control - Bob Allen, Virgil Hydes

Bulletin Board - Tina Bailey

Community Relations - Terry Gingell

Communications - Tina Bailey

Security - Scooter Cantrell

For all your Home Selling or Buying Needs

Contact

Hearthstone’s Newest Team

Linda Johnston

281-782-5023

lirda@sbcglobal.net

Hearthstone Resident Since 1991

Full time Realtor for 10+ years

Steve Johnston

713-826-2197

steve_johnston51@yahoo.com

Experience the Difference

Featured Listing of the Month!

Beautiful 4 bedroom home on

505 rolling acres SOLD in 70 days!

Your Bottom Line Is our Biggest Concern

ALL SECTIONS OF HEARTHSTONE

Garden Club Jennifer Hydes 713-301-1366

Children’s Co-op Kelly Blackstone 713-548-3827

hearthstonemoms@gmail.com

Swim Team Hugh McKinney 713-822-5490

Bulletin Board R. Michael Looney 281-550-7010

Hearthstone Country Club 281-463-2201

Community Watch - Renee Harrington 409-767-4236

harrington.renee@gmail.com

SCHOOLS

Horne Elementary School 281-463-5954

Owens Elementary School 281-463-5915

Labay Middle School 281-463-5800

Truitt Middle School 281-856-1100

Cy-Falls High School 281-856-1000

www.cfisd.net

TRASH/WATER

Water District Spencer Rd PUD 281-469-5740

WCA (Waste Corportion of America) 281-368-8397

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Fire/Ambulance 911

Harris County Constables 281-463-6666

Sheriff 713-221-6000

Poison Control 800-222-1222

Animal Control 281-999-3191

Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation 713-941-8972

Mosquito Control 713-796-6900

Children’s Protective Svs 713-394-4000

DPS Sex Offenders website

http://records.txdps.state.tx.us

Harris Co. Public Health & Envir 713-439-6000

Street Light Repair (give pole #) 713-207-2222

www.centerpointenergy.com/outage

To report gas leaks 713-659-3552

Street Repair 281-463-6300

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Holiday

Winners!!

1 st place house

7503 Cart Gate,

Diane and Stan Wysocki

2 nd place house

15022 Inverrary,

Cindy and Keith Kelley

3 rd place house

7419 Cart Gate,

Brenda and Jerry House

2 nd Place Golf Course View

#8 Wolf Corner. Home of

Tara and Ryan Haire

1 st place Golf Course View

#4 Wolf Corner, Home of

Debra and Freddie Yaggi

4 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


2 nd place door

14419 Sandalfoot,

Margaret and Steve Bluestein

Holiday

Winners!!

1 st place door

7918 Capri Circle,

,Gilda and Randal Thompson

Holiday

Winners!!

Best Street Holiday Theme Cart Gate

from Elmont to Cart Gate Circle

2 nd place mailbox

14507 Sandalfoot,

Kim and Jeff Little

1 st place mailbox 7406 Tunbury,

Christine Apollo and Glen Mauldin

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• Fences/Decks

• Arbors/Patio Covers

• Painting Int/Ext

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Residential and Commercial Fences

• Wood Privacy Fences

• Chain Link Fences

• Fence Repairs

• Insured and Bonded

• Free Estimates

• Tree Trimming (Certified Arborist)

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Home Improvement Projects

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• Home Repairs Int/Ext

• Pressure Washing

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HEARTHSTONE GARDEN CLUB

Our January garden club meeting will be on Tuesday, January 15 th ,

in the main dining room of the country club. The social time begins

at 6:30 PM and the program begins at 7 PM, followed by our business

meeting. We would love all interested residents and friends to join

us. The program at January’s meeting will be “Honey Bees” given

by Harrison Rogers, Vice President of Harris County Beekeepers.

The garden club would like to thank all residents who participated

in our fall fundraisers, our plant sale at the park and our holiday

auction at the country club. Both were great successes and will

allow the garden club to continue our beautification projects and

our scholarship program.

If you have any questions about our club or joining our membership,

please contact president Jennifer Hydes at jhydes@att.net.

A MESSAGE FROM YOUR HARRIS COUNTY CONSTABLE

The Harris County Constable’s Office, Precinct 5 is now offering

a class on Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). RAD is one of the best

women’s self-defense courses available. It’s a program based on

realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive

self-defense course for women that begins with awareness, prevention,

risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the

basics of hands-on defensive training. If you’re interested in more

information and signing up, go to this link:

https://constablepct5.com/index.php/rad

Make sure if you or your family goes on vacation to put in a “Vacation

Watch” with our department. That way you’ll know your house is

being watched by our patrol deputies. You can fill out a vacation

watch form online here:

https://constablepct5.com/index.php/vacation-watch/

https://constablepct5.com/index.php/special-watch/

Or you can call our dispatch at 281-463-6666.

COMMUNITY MANAGER

Liz Trapolino, CMCA, AMS

Community Manager

Inframark

Infrastructure Management

Services

2002 W. Grand Parkway N.,

Suite 100

Katy, TX 77449

(O) 281-870-0585

(D) 281-371-4154

liz.trapolino@inframark.com

I am here to assist you with all

your HOA questions and concerns.

Please feel free to contact

me at any time.

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6 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


HEARTHSTONE STREETLIGHTS

The Hearthstone HOA coordinates maintenance of all the streetlights

throughout the community. This includes the “cobra head” lights like

you see along many streets and highways, as well as the decorative light

poles along Huffmeister and in some of the neighborhoods.

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Cobra head streetlights need to be reported to CenterPoint, using the

pole number, which is the “address” for the light. It is a six digit number

facing the street. You can report streetlights that are not working

or staying on during the day at http://cnp.centerpointenergy.com/

outage (Google streetlight outage) or give us the pole number and we

will do it for you.

Outages or problems with decorative streetlights should be reported to

Inframark at 281-870-0585. Please note the exact intersection or closest

address. The association has a contractor doing a monthly nighttime

inspection for lights that are out, but if you see a problem, please report

it, so we can achieve our goal to keep all the lights on all the time.

TRASH DAYS

Trash days are Tuesdays and Fridays with recycling pickup on Fridays.

If you have questions, call 281-368-8397.

BOARD MEETING

Board Meetings are now bi-monthly, usually on the

3 rd Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Hearthstone Country Club.

LOST & FOUND PETS IN HEARTHSTONE

Folks in Hearthstone are very helpful in getting lost pets reunited with

their owners, but all dog owners should ensure that there is a tag on

each dog with their name, address and phone number. Local pet stores

have machines that make tags like this while you wait. At least that

would help found dogs get back home quicker and with less trauma.

STOP THAT BARKING

Many dogs left alone all day get lonely, bored and restless. Many find relief

in barking. Some respond noisily to any and all activity. But, nothing

is as annoying as incessant barking - even for dog lovers. If your dog is a

yapper or a yowler, please consider some of these bark-abatement ideas

to keep the noise down in your area. Your neighbors will thank you!

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Hearthstone Garden Club

2018

A Special Thank You to the following businesses

and individuals, who made the

Hearthstone Garden Club’s Candy Cane Christmas

41 st Holiday Auction a resounding success!

Amazing Lash Studio

Cake Fine Pastry

Carrabba’s

Carroll Insurance Agency

Casa Ole

Copperfield Nails

Crest Hair & Nails

Dee Dee Hydes

French Quarter

Hair by Segovia

Hearthstone Country Club

Hearthstone Golf Club

Hearthstone Realty

H-E-B Cypress

Jazzercise

JW Mariott Downtown

Kasey Baker

La Toretta Lake Resort

Llano Estacado Wines

Lowe’s

Lush & Co.

Marsha Mendel

Massage Envy

Missy Johnson - Stella & Dot

Monarch Pools

Mr. Fender

Salon Picasso

Steve Renwick - Diamonds in the Rough

Susan Fruit Interiors

Thomas Smith

Tom & Diane Williams

Vickie Lynn’s

Flying M’s Feed Store - Trace Menchaca

Linda MacDonald

PROCEEDS SUPPORT:

Neighborhood Beautification Projects,

Scholarship Programs and Local Charities

8 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


• Training. Always the first recommendation for any behavioral problem!

Help is as close as the Yellow Pages. Training not only helps your dog,

you’ll be surprised how much it helps you, too. You may get some insight

into why your dog barks so much or what it is trying to communicate.

• Citronella collars. A humane alternative to the electric-shock, anti-barking

collar and costs about the same. Available on the web and

in pet stores.

• Confinement. Sometimes simply bringing an outspoken dog indoors

or confining it to a crate can cut down on the disturbance to neighbors.

• For inside dogs, reduce stimulus. Close drapes to help muffle street

noise or leave a radio on to mask it.

• Companionship. Dogs are pack animals; they need companionship -

a cat, bird or another dog. Consider a mid-day visit from a pet-sitting

service or drop your pooch off at a friend’s place or a day-care facility

once or twice a week.

Keep in mind that dogs who bark from loneliness or boredom, may not

do it when you are home. Meanwhile, your neighbors may be getting

serenaded while you are away.

WEBSITE

Please visit the Association’s website. With a more attractive, easy

to use design, the site contains a lot of useful information, including

HOA news, quick reference numbers, free classifieds and a library of

association forms and documents. If you think of anything you would

like added, please let us know.

The only thing that has not changed is the address. It is still at

www.hearthstonehoa.org.

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HEARTHSTONE HOA EMAIL ALERTS

Just register at the site using “Join our Mailing Lists” on the opening

page. You will be automatically added to the email group.

This group will be used to quickly but sparingly, get information out to

members between newsletters. If you would like these messages sent

to more than one email address, just register again with each address

you want included in the group.

The addresses will not be sold, distributed or used for any purpose

other than association business. Your address will not even be shared

among group members. Messages sent to the group will be limited to

those authorized by the HOA Board of Directors.

If you have already joined the email group, you do not need to do so

again.

HEARTHSTONE EXTERIOR MODIFICATIONS

When making any changes to the exterior of your home, please keep

in mind that you must first submit an application and receive written

approval. An application can be obtained by sending a request to customercare@inframark.com.

The call center main number is 281-870-0585. The hours are 7 AM to 6

PM Monday through Thursday and 7 AM to 5 PM on Fridays.

“THE HEARTHSTONE NEWS” IS AVAILABLE ONLINE

The Hearthstone Newsletter can be viewed (in color), online at

krenekprinting.com. Go to www.krenekprinting.com, Click on

newsletters, Select Highway 6, Select Hearthstone and Click to read.

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SAFETY TIPS - AVOID BEING A VICTIM

1. Call the constable’s office anytime you see a suspicious person and

do not let race, age or gender influence you calling (a suspicious person

is anyone you do not recognize on your street).

2. Call the constable’s office when you see a suspicious vehicle (any

vehicle parked in front of your neighbor’s home or driving around your

street that you don’t recognize).

3. Always keep all your doors and windows locked even when you are

at home.

4. Always keep your overhead garage door in the down position.

5. Remember neighbors looking out for neighbors are how the police

catch the bad guys.

6. Make sure to do a vacation watch whenever you go out of town.

7. If someone comes to your door, always go to the door and acknowledge

that you are there and remember to never open the door for

anyone that you do not know. The bad guys in almost all cases do not

want you to be home. Then always call the constable’s office so that

we can check them out. When they leave your house, they are going

to your neighbors.

8. If you have children that stay at home alone, no matter what their age,

they need to go to the door and have a preplanned story for whoever is

there (my dad is working on the computer, he says to come back later).

Then have them call the constable’s office.

9. Never do business with people you don not know and trust. Never

open the door for solicitors. If no one in the neighborhood buys anything

from them, the companies that they work for will quit sending them

into your subdivision.

10. Always lock your vehicles and never leave anything of value in plain

sight (covering up an item with a jacket doesn’t count).

Our dispatch number is 281-463-6666 (please put this number in your

cell phone as 911 constable or A constable so that it is one of the first

contacts).

Officer Roy Guinn

Community Relations and Crime Prevention

Harris County Constables Office Pct. 5

281-463-6666

HEARTHSTONE MOM’S CO-OP

ATTENTION MOMS!

If you’ve ever considered joining a mom’s group, look no further!

Located right here in Hearthstone, our group is designed to celebrate

our kids and of course... ourselves! Each year we host several events

for the moms, kids and families to get to know our neighborhood pals.

Events include a Spring Festival, Summer Splash Bash, Back to School

Party, Fall Festival & Hot Momma Chili Cook-off, Bad Mom’s Christmas

Dinner & Ornament Exchange, Holiday Market and Santa Visits. Dues

are $30 for the year and cover the cost of all planned events for the kids.

Contact Kelly Blackstone at 713-548-3827 or email hearthstonemoms@

gmail.com for more information. Please also check out our website at

https://sites.google.com/view/hearthstone-moms-co-op/home.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Bring a partner and join us every Tuesday and Thursday to play a

friendly game of ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge!

When: 11:30 AM to approximately 3:45 PM. Check in 11:45 AM. Play

starts promptly at 12 PM. Tables set up for brown bag lunch and

game at 11:30 AM

Cost: $3 for standard games.

Where: The Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center,

8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress, Texas 77433

Questions: Jim Warren, jwarren760@ gmail.com 832-851-4745

10 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


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HEARTHSTONE 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.

DISCLAIMER

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.

CODE KEY:

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

TEENAGE JOB SEEKER’S LIST

MAY NOT BE VIEWED ONLINE AVAILABLE IN

PRINTED NEWSLETTERS ONLY

Hearthstone Community Newsletter | January 2019

WOMEN SERVING THE COMMUNITY

PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

CWC is a non-profit service organization that gives back to the Cy-Fair

community. All the funds raised by the club are given to the community by

way of scholarships for graduating high school seniors, grants at Lone Star

College-CyFair and funds to other non-profits in our community as well.

Membership for the Cy-Fair Women’s Club is open to all ladies in

Northwest Houston/Cypress neighborhoods. We always meet the first

Thursday of the month at Juergen’s www.cyfairwomensclub.org

Hall Community Center, 26026

Shop 'til You Drop

Hempstead Road, Cypress, TX 77429 (near Fry and Hwy. 290). Our meetings

begin with social 35o+ time Vendors and refreshments | Free Parking at 6:15 | Free PM, Admission

immediately

followed by a program the at 6:45 berry PM. center | 8877 barker cypress rd.

SEPT. 8TH | 9AM - 5PM

Our monthly meetings are not only educational and enjoyable, but they

can also develop lasting friendships too. In addition, we have a social

event and volunteer opportunities throughout the month as well. Please

check out our website at cyfairwomensclub.org and contact Susan

McLeroy in Membership at susan.mcleroy@garygreene.com if you have

any questions about the club or our meeting location. We look forward

to meeting you there!

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CyFair ISD Education News

WWW.CFISD.NET

IMPORTANT DATES

January 1 st -3 rd - Student/Staff Holiday

January 4 th - Professional Day

January 21 st - Student/Staff Holiday

CFISD BOARD APPROVES

2019-2020 INSTRUCTIONAL CALENDAR

The CFISD Board of Trustees approved the calendar committee’s

recommendations for the 2019-2020 instructional calendar during its

regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, December 10 th .

House Bill 1 (79 th Texas Legislature) mandates that instruction for the

school year may not begin before the fourth Monday in August. For

the 2019-2020 instructional year, the earliest start date is August 26 th

- which will serve as the first day of school.

In the fall semester of 2017, a calendar committee was organized to

develop calendars for both the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years.

The committee was made up of district-wide representation, including

teachers, parents, community members, campus administrators and

support staff. Developing both calendars at the same time allowed

the school Board to vote on next year’s calendar earlier than in past

years. The committee worked to construct the calendars using the

75,600 minutes needed to complete a school year now required by law.

The committee recommended a calendar to the school board that will

conclude the 2019-2020 school year on May 28, 2020.

In its meetings, the committee discussed various components of developing

the instructional calendars before arriving at a consensus.

The 2019-2020 calendar recommendation presented to the Board of

Trustees included:

Students begin school on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019;

Labor Day, September 2, 2019, is a student/staff holiday;

A five-day Thanksgiving holiday (Nov. 25-29, 2019);

A 10-day winter break (Dec. 23, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020);

A five-day spring break March 9-13, 2020;

Good Friday, April 10, 2020, is a student/staff holiday;

The school year will end on May 28, 2020 for students and

February 17 th and May 29, 2020 are designated as inclement

weather makeup days.

To download a copy of the 2019-2020 school calendar, visit the

CFISD website at www.cfisd.net/en/calendar/.

2019-2020

SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR

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JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

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OWENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OWENS SPIRIT NIGHTS

Skip the cooking and plan to join us for one of our Spirit Nights!! Enjoy

a fun, casual dinner with the family and meet other Owens families! A

portion of the proceeds come back to our school! Join us from 4-9 PM

and be sure to tell your server/cashier that you are there to support

Owens! Hope to see you!!

Tuesday, January 8 th - Copperfield Chick-Fil-A

Monday, January 28 th - Texas Roadhouse (290 & Hwy 6)

Thursday January 31 st - Urban Air Adventure Park

Tuesday, February 12 th - Copperfield Chick-Fil-A

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Do you have a Kroger Plus Card? Would you like to help Owens VIPS

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Click on “Kroger Community Rewards,” under “Savings & Rewards”

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Once you do this, Kroger will donate a portion of every purchase to Owens

Elementary and your rewards points still stay ALL YOURS! Win-Win!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

Owens VIPS - Helping Hands Committee is a parent volunteer organization

dedicated to creating a safe, challenging, inspiring and fun

school environment for our children. We are committed to supporting

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Students and volunteers make time

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even summer vacation to make

sure the flags are on display. This

service is an opportunity for homeowners

to show their patriotism

while supporting the Cypress Falls Golden Eagle Marching Band. The

neighborhoods look great with waving flags lining the streets. Money

earned helps enable the band to compete and perform at national,

regional and local events. They are currently selling service for 2019

with the next flag delivery set for Presidents Day. If you would like to

participate in this fundraiser for the band, visit their website at www.

cypressfallsband.org/band-boosters/flags-with-pride/ to order 1 or

2 flags with payment via PayPal to be delivered to your home on the

six patriotic holidays listed. You may also download a mail-in form

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PRESCHOOL

CORNERSTONE UMC PRESCHOOL

REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Cornerstone United Methodist Church Preschool has been serving the

Copperfield area since 1985. Cornerstone is a State Licensed facility

operating five half days a week. We offer programs for children 18

months through five-year-old preschoolers. All children are welcome

regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality.

CUMC Preschool will be offering tours every Wednesday at 10 AM beginning

January 16 th and continuing through January 30 th . Join the

Preschool directors in the gym where they will answer questions and

discuss our program (curriculum, activities, special events, schedules,

etc.) with interested families in the community. Families that attend

one of our tours can register before our open family registration. Come

and find out how!

Open family registration for those not attending a tour will be held on

Wednesday, February 6 th at 11 AM in gym. We are located at 18081

West Road behind CVS at Barker Cypress and West Road. For further

information, please call 281-859-1612.

COPPERFIELD CHURCH WEEKDAY PRESCHOOL

Copperfield Church’s Weekday Preschool program will begin registering

for the 2019-2020 school year in February. Our currently enrolled

families and Copperfield Church members will register on January 24 th .

Registration will open to the general public on Monday, February 4 th .

For those interested in seeing the facility, tours will be given at 10:30

AM on the following dates: January 17 th , 22 nd , 24 th and 29 th .

Children ages 18 months through 4 years of age will learn of God’s love

through Bible stories, prayer, Bible activities, arts, crafts, music and

playtime. The 4 and 4/5 year old classes use the ABEKA curriculum and

other sources. You may call us at 281-853-9658 for more information.

The church is located at 8350 Highway 6 North.

for children who are not quite ready for kindergarten. We recognize

the need to engage children who are five years old, with summer or

fall birthdays, who will be entering Kindergarten or first grade the

following school year, but need a bit more time before entering a

rigorous learning environment. The development of the essential

building blocks allows children to succeed at learning with greater

ease and confidence, by helping them bridge the academic and social

gaps necessary to become positive and productive classroom leaders.

Please come to a Bridge/Kindergarten Open House on Monday,

January 28 th , between 9:30 AM and 1 PM. Our school hours are Monday-Thursday

9 AM to 2 PM and Friday 9 AM to 12 Noon. The program

provides a loving, Christian environment offering the children weekly

chapel, as well as music/movement, library and computer classes. Our

curriculum includes Handwriting Without Tears, Reading A-Z, Math

and Science. The program is open to all children, regardless of race,

nationality or faith. For questions, contact Lynda or Dana at

281-463-1912. or email school@stcuthbert.org.

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Epiphany Lutheran School offers parents peace of mind by partnering

with them to prepare students for high school, college and beyond.

Our graduates are confident, academically strong and grounded in

Christian faith.

Join us Friday, February 1 st from 8-11:30 AM for coffee, conversations

about our program and campus tour. Applications for admission into

our school for the 2019-2020 school year open to the public, Friday,

February 1, 2019. Epiphany Lutheran School is located at

14423 West Road. Contact or more info., 713-896-1843,

www.epiphanylutheranschool.org.

CYPRESS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

BEAR CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SCHOOL

REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020

Public registration for BCUMCS opens Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at

the school campus. Bear Creek United Methodist Church School serves

young children through Kindergarten. Options for a 2, 3, 4 classes are

offered at most age levels. Call for a personal tour today. Our five day

Kindergarten class offers a special year of magic with low student/

teacher ratios, individualized instruction and many special events and

units of study. Kindergarten information meeting is Tuesday January

15 th , call to RSVP.

Bear Creek United Methodist Church School has been in this community

for more than 30 years. We offer a developmentally appropriate

program for children in a Christian environment, our curriculum incorporates

Piagetian principles highlighting Handwriting without Tears,

Math Their Way, as well as exciting hands on Science curriculum. We

currently have a very limited number of openings for students beginning

in January 2019. Please call us to join now and qualify for our

pre-registration in January for currently enrolled students. Please call

the school office at 281-463-2969 or email school@bearcreekumc.org

for more information or to schedule a school tour. Additional information

can be found on our website, www.bcumcs.org.

ST. CUTHBERT SCHOOL

2019-2020 REGISTRATION

St. Cuthbert Episcopal School’s 2019-2020 registration will start on

Tuesday, February 5 th at 8 AM and will continue each day during

school hours until all of our spots are filled. We offer two, three or five

day classes, including a Bridge/Kindergarten class. We take students 18

months to five years old. Our Bridge/Kindergarten program is designed

Operation Christmas Child

Elementary, middle school and high school students donated items,

wrote letters and packed 122 Christmas boxes for the Samaritan’s Purse

“Operation Christmas Child” project. The organization works together

with schools to assemble shoe boxes filled with various gift items

and messages of God’s love. The Christmas boxes will be delivered to

children in countries all around the world.

16 January 2019 | Hearthstone Community Newsletter


Eighth grade serves at the Houston Food Bank

The eighth-grade class went to the Houston Food Bank on Monday,

November 26 th . The group worked in the freezer section packaging meat

for families. In total, the students were able to put together over 1,400

packages! It was a great day working together to help those in need.

High School football honors

Thirteen Warrior football players were honored at the district level. The

TAPPS All-State Team was announced on December 11 th and it should

contain several Warriors as well. Collin Tate and Christian Fleischhauer

made the All-District team on both sides of the football. Christian Fleischhauer,

Joseph Carbone and Wesley Hong were all named to the first

team and should be ranked high enough to make the All-State team.

Upcoming Admissions Event:

On January 17, 2019, 7-8:30 PM future sixth graders and their parents

are invited to explore sixth grade with the help of the Middle School

Principal, Dean of Students and current CCS parents. Classroom tours

will be available. The event will begin in the West Gym.

TEXAS CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI NEWS

Elisa Kendall, a graduate of Texas Christian High School, is now ranked

14 th nationally and 3 rd regionally in NCAA DIII Women’s Tennis. This is so

exciting to hear for her junior year at ETBU. Texas Christian is so proud

of your hard work Elisa!!! We are praying for you!

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served from our school families, 4 th

grade recited a psalm and our Concert

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of our student athletes. Go Patriots!

COVENANT ACADEMY CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Covenant Academy is a classical Christian Pre 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!

• Thursday, February 7, 2019: High School Preview at 7 PM. It’s never

too early to plan for the future. Please join us to learn more about Covenant’s

High School program... the beginning, the end and everything

in between. Topics for the night include: Academics - Great Books,

Great Ideas and Great Conversations, Overview of College Advising at

Covenant, Voices of Experience, DC Trip and Grand Tour. Walk-ins are

welcome, online registrations are preferred.

• Tuesday, February 12, 2019: Be a “Patriot for a Day!” Prospective

students will shadow a Covenant student in their current grade level for

either a half day (Grammar School: Grades 1 to 6) or whole day (Upper

School: Grades 7 to 12).

• Tuesday, February 12, 2019: Kinder Preview from 9 AM-10 PM. Prospective

Kinder students and their parents are invited to spend the morning

in our Kindergarten classroom participating in activities and lessons

designed to give you the opportunity to experience Covenant Academy.

For more information and to RSVP please visit CovenantAcademyHouston.org

or call 281-373-2233. The school address is 11711 Telge Rd near

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LSC-CyFair offers affordable and flexible options to earn degrees, workforce

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on campus or online. Registration is underway for spring semester

with classes that begin January 14, 2019. Register now at the Barker

Cypress campus located at 9191 Barker Cypress, the LSC-Fairbanks

Center location located at 14955 Northwest Freeway or the LSC-Cypress

Center located at 19710 Clay Road. Registration is also available online

at LoneStar.edu/registration or call 281-290-3200 or 832-782-5000 or

832-920-5000 for information. For Weekend College information, call

832-482-1070 or go to LoneStar.edu/weekend-college.

A.L.L. OPEN HOUSE FOR SENIORS 50 AND BETTER SET JANUARY 11 TH

It’s time for active adults 50 and better to enjoy making new friends as

well as a wide variety of classes, day trips, activities and experiences in

the Academy for Lifelong Learning (A.L.L.) at Lone Star College-CyFair.

The A.L.L. Open House is set for 10 AM to Noon January 11 th on the

campus at 9191 Barker Cypress. The annual membership fee of $20

allows members to attend most classes free (with some requiring only

a nominal event, supply or entrance fee) as well as take advantage of

extra perks at the college and in the area, such as discounts at plays,

concerts, movies and restaurants. For a course schedule, information

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Branch Library (Room 131.) Programs in January are “Make Your Own

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Science of Happiness” January 23 rd and “The Joy of Japanese Flower

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HONORING MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr., an American clergyman and Nobel Prize winner was one of the

principal leaders of the American civil rights movement and a prominent advocate of

nonviolent protest. King’s challenges to segregation and racial discrimination in the 1950s

and 1960s helped convince many white Americans to support the cause of civil rights in

the United States. After his assassination in 1968, King became a symbol of protest in the

struggle for racial justice.

In 1957, King helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), an organization

of black churches and ministers that aimed to challenge racial segregation. As

SCLC’s president, King became the organization’s dominate personality and its primary

intellectual influence. He was responsible for much of the organization’s fundraising, which

he frequently conducted in conjunction with preaching engagements in Northern churches.

SCLC sought to complement the NAACP’s legal efforts to dismantle segregation through the

courts, with King and other SCLC leaders encouraging the use of nonviolent direct action to

protest discrimination. These activities included marches, demonstrations and boycotts.

“I Have a Dream”

King and other black leaders organized the 1963 March on Washington, a massive protest

in Washington, D.C. for jobs and civil rights. On August 28, 1963, King delivered the

keynote address to an audience of more than 200,000 civil rights supporters. His “I Have

a Dream” speech expressed the hopes of the civil rights movement in oratory as moving

as any in American history.

After his death, King came to represent black courage and achievement, high moral

leadership and the ability of Americans to address and overcome racial divisions. Perhaps

the most important memorial is the national holiday in King’s honor, designated by the

Congress of the United States in 1983 and observed on the third Monday in January, a

day that falls on or near King’s birthday of January 15 th .

INSPIRING QUOTES FROM

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr., American Leader,

January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr.’s words

have continued to resonate with

audiences, decades later. As the

country prepares to observe Martin

Luther King Day on Monday,

January 21st, here are some inspiring

MLK quotes to remind us of life’s daily challenges

and accomplishments:

• “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do

that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

• “Love is the only force capable of transforming

an enemy to a friend.”

• “I have decided to stick to love... Hate is too great

a burden to bear.”

• “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant

attitude.”

• “An individual has not started living until he can rise

above the narrow confines of his individualistic

concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”

• “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things

in a great way”

• “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk,

if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you

do you have to keep moving forward.”

• “Those who are not looking for happiness are the most

likely to find it, because those who are searching forget

that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness

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Animal 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.

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.

TOO QUIET AFTER THE HOLIDAYS?

After the busy, activity-filled holidays, does your

home seem too quiet? Do you miss the sound of

little feet padding around? There are pets still

in need of temporary shelter. Would your family

like to help a dog or cat in need? Loving Arms

Pet Placement is a foster-based rescue for dogs

and cats and needs foster families.

While fostering can be challenging, knowing

that you helped an animal when it most

needed shelter and security, then helped it find

its forever home will give you endless joy. Tell

Loving Arms Pet Placement in what capacity

you can help. Can your home accommodate

only small animals or can you foster big dogs?

Can you handle puppies and kittens or only

mature animals? Can you foster short-term or

longer? LAPP has an application on our website

for those interested in fostering.

Loving Arms Pet Placement goes to great

lengths to restore the health of dogs and cats

who come into our rescue. Our vet bills are

high. With the additional mouths to feed, our

fosters’ food bills are more than usual. One

way to donate to Loving Arms - without using

your own money - is to register our rescue

with your Kroger card. To donate “painlessly”

to Loving Arms Pet Placement, go to www.

krogercommunityrewards.com, enter CT571,

click on Loving Arms Pet Placement to attach

our rescue to your Kroger card. Each time you

scan your card, Kroger donates money to LAPP.

We also have a Wish List on our website at www.

lovingarmspetplacement.com.

Visit Loving Arms Pet Placement website at

www.lovingarmspetplacement.com or visit us

at Petco (FM1960 at Eldridge) on

Saturdays from 11 AM until 4 PM.

Loving Arms Pet Placement is a non-profit

501 (c)(3) organization created to address the

problems of stray and abandoned cats and dogs

in Houston and Harris County. Our organization

is comprised of dedicated volunteers who

foster animals in their homes as an alternative

to taking the animal to a shelter.

HARRIS COUNTY 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.

Harris County Animal Control advises, “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, nor to

allow any dog or cat to become a stray.”

Restraint is defined as “the control of a dog or cat

under the following circumstances:

1. When it is controlled by a line or leash not more

than 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 or 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.

To make a complaint or report an animal that is not

properly restrained please contact:

Harris County Precinct #5, Contract #87:

281-463-6666

Harris County Animal Control: 281-999-3191

Harris County Health Department,

Rabies/Animal Control Section

2223 West Loop South,

Houston, Texas 77027-3588

www.countypets.com

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HEALTHY LIVING YOU CAN START NOW!

Healthy living is a long-term commitment, not a flash-in-the-pan fad.

There are steps you can take right now that will make today healthier

than yesterday and pave the way for healthy living tomorrow, too.

Here’s your checklist of practical healthy living tips that are ready to

go. Let’s get started:

Healthy Living Step No. 1:

Take stock through medical appointments, your body health numbers

(height, weight, BMI), assess activity amounts, keep a food diary, check

your mood and energy, consider your social network

Healthy Living Step No. 2:

Put out fires in the form of repairing and treating chronic health

problems like diabetes, hypertension, etc., risky behaviors,

such as smoking and addictions of any kind.

Healthy Living Step No. 3:

Move more by increasing physical activity DAILY

Healthy Living Step No. 4:

Upgrade your diet by - replace “I should” with “I choose” mantras

when making healthy food decisions; stock your pantry with healthy

fare and healthy snacks; slow down and savor your food; aim for five

to nine daily servings of varied fruits and vegetables.

Healthy Living Step No. 5:

Manage stress.

Healthy Living Step No. 6:

Sleep better.

Healthy Living Step No. 7:

Improve your relationships.

Healthy Living Step No. 8:

Challenge your mind by participating in mentally stimulating activities,

especially activities that involve other people, may be good for

the brain.

Courtesy of www.webmd.com/balance/features/healthy-living-8-steps-to-take-today?page=5

COMMON VITAMIN DEFICIENCES

As we embark on the journey each day to eat and live better, take note

of the common vitamin nutrient deficiencies that are easily treated:

1. Calcium: Calcium is important for maintaining strong bones and

controlling muscle and nerve function. Signs of severely low calcium

include fatigue, muscle cramps, abnormal heart rhythms and a poor

appetite. Make sure you’re getting enough with at least three servings

of milk or yogurt a day. Other good sources of calcium are cheese,

calcium-fortified orange juice and dark, leafy greens.

2. Vitamin D: This vitamin is also critical for bone health. Symptoms

of a vitamin D deficiency can be vague - fatigue and muscle aches or

weakness. If it goes on long term, a vitamin D deficiency can lead to

softening of the bones. To get enough vitamin D, have three servings of

fortified milk or yogurt daily eating fatty fish, such as salmon or tuna,

twice a week and spend some time outside in the sunshine every day.

3. Potassium: Potassium helps the kidneys, heart and other organs

work properly. You could become low in potassium in the short term

because of diarrhea or vomiting, excessive sweating or antibiotics or

because of chronic conditions such as eating disorders and kidney disease,

according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Symptoms of

a deficiency include weight loss, muscle weakness, constipation and in

severe cases, an abnormal heart rhythm. For natural potassium sources,

consume bananas, whole grains, milk, vegetables, beans and peas.

4. Iron: Iron helps your body make red blood cells. When iron levels

get too low, your body can’t effectively carry oxygen. The resulting

anemia can cause fatigue. You might also notice pale skin and dull,

thin, sparse hair. To boost iron levels, eat iron-fortified cereal, beef,

oysters, beans (especially white beans, chickpeas and kidney beans),

lentils and spinach.

5. Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 aids the production of DNA and helps

make neurotransmitters in the brain. With an increasing number of

vegans and people who’ve had weight loss surgery, vitamin B12 deficiency

is becoming more common. Symptoms of severe B12 deficiency

include numbness in the legs, hands or feet; problems with walking

and balance; anemia; fatigue; weakness; a swollen, inflamed tongue;

memory loss; paranoia and hallucinations. You can get vitamin B12

from animal sources: eat more fish, chicken, milk and yogurt. If you’re

vegan, opt for vegan foods fortified with B12, such as non-dairy milk,

meat substitutes and breakfast cereals.

6. Folate: Folate or folic acid, is a particularly important vitamin for

women of childbearing age, which is why prenatal vitamins contain

such a hefty dose. A folate deficiency can cause a decrease in the

total number of cells and large red blood cells as well as neural tube

defects in an unborn child. Symptoms of a folate deficiency include

fatigue, gray hair, mouth ulcers, poor growth and a swollen tongue.

To get folate from food, go for fortified cereals, beans, lentils, leafy

greens and oranges.

7. Magnesium: Magnesium helps support bone health and assists in

energy production. Magnesium deficiency can cause loss of appetite,

nausea and vomiting, fatigue and weakness. In more severe cases,

it can lead to numbness, muscle cramps, seizures, abnormal heart

rhythms, personality changes or low potassium or calcium levels. To

help your levels return to normal, eat more magnesium-rich foods, such

as almonds, cashews, peanuts, spinach, black beans and edamame.

Courtesy of: www.everydayhealth.com/hs/guide-to-essential-nutrients/common-nutrient-deficiencies/

HOW TO GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

By SleepFoundation.org

We asked visitors to our website if getting more sleep is a part of their

New Year’s resolution and we were happy to find that up to 60% of

respondents said, “Yes!” Our most recent monthly poll revealed that

in order to keep up with that New Year’s resolution, up to 28% use a

dark, quiet and comfy sleep environment to get a good night’s sleep,

while18% use a sleep aid and 17% try to stick to regular sleep and wake

up times or depend on a relaxing bedtime routine (7%). Even so, almost

30% of respondents are still not sure what to do to get a good night’s

sleep. In general, most healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep

a night, but some individuals are able to function without sleepiness or

drowsiness after as little as six hours of sleep and there are those who

can’t perform at their peak unless they’ve slept ten hours. Sleep aids, a

sleep-friendly environment, relaxation techniques and sleep schedules

can help us achieve a good night’s sleep. Here are for additional steps

you can take to help improve your sleep quality and duration:

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Happy 2019 to all my

Hearthstone Neighbors!

Reneé Baker

713-562-5944

ReneeBakerHomes@gmail.com

Here's hoping

this year brings

all good things!

Welcome another happy

New Hearthstone

Neighbor enjoying their

Golf Course home at

7643 Ameswood.

Brian & Misty Gunderson

Hearthstone Resident 30 Years

38 Years Real Estate Experience The "Stone" Team

• Do not eat or drink too much close to bedtime

• Use the bed and bedroom for sleep and sex only

• Avoid alcohol and nicotine, especially close to bedtime

• Keep a sleep diary to identify your sleep habits and patterns that you

can share with your doctor if you continue to have sleep issues

THE HISTORY OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

The custom of making New Year’s resolutions has been around for

thousands of years, but it hasn’t always looked the way it does today.

The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make

New Year’s resolutions, some 4,000 years ago. They were also the first to

hold recorded celebrations in honor of the new year, though for them

the year began not in January but in mid-March, when the crops were

planted. During a massive 12-day religious festival known as Akitu,

the Babylonians crowned a new king or reaffirmed their loyalty to the

reigning king. They also made promises to the gods to pay their debts

and return any objects they had borrowed. These promises could be

considered the forerunners of our New Year’s resolutions. If the Babylonians

kept to their word, their (pagan) gods would bestow favor on

them for the coming year. If not, they would fall out of the gods’ favor-a

place no one wanted to be.

A similar practice occurred in ancient Rome, after the reform-minded

emperor Julius Caesar tinkered with the calendar and established

January 1st as the beginning of the new year circa 46 B.C. Named for

Janus, the two-faced god whose spirit inhabited doorways and arches,

January had special significance for the Romans. Believing that Janus

symbolically looked backwards into the previous year and ahead into

the future, the Romans offered sacrifices to the deity and made promises

of good conduct for the coming year.

For early Christians, the first day of the new year became the traditional

occasion for thinking about one’s past mistakes and resolving to do

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and be better in the future. In 1740, the English clergyman John Wesley,

founder of Methodism, created the Covenant Renewal Service, most

commonly held on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Also known as

watch night services, they included readings from Scriptures and hymn

singing and served as a spiritual alternative to the raucous celebrations

normally held to celebrate the coming of the new year. Now popular

within evangelical Protestant churches, especially African-American denominations

and congregations, watch night services held on New Year’s

Eve are often spent praying and making resolutions for the coming year.

Despite the tradition’s religious roots, New Year’s resolutions today

are a mostly secular practice. Instead of making promises to the gods,

most people make resolutions only to themselves and focus purely

on self-improvement (which may explain why such resolutions seem

so hard to follow through on). According to recent research, while as

many as 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s

resolutions, only 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals. But

that dismal record probably won’t stop people from making resolutions

anytime soon-after all, we’ve had about 4,000 years of practice.

Source: www.history.com

POPULAR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

• Drink Less Alcohol

• Eat Right

• Get a Better Education

• Get a Better Job

• Get Fit

• Lose Weight

• Quit Smoking Now

• Reduce Stress On-the-Job

• Reduce Stress Overall

• Save Money

• Take a Trip

• Volunteer to Help Others

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Dated Events In Your Area!

LADIES BUNCO NIGHT TO BENEFIT MOPS

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 6:30-8:30 PM

At Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water Drive,

Houston, TX 77084. Suggested donation: $10. Open to the public with

reservation. Ladies, please join us for a great night playing Bunco! No previous

experience necessary. Hors d’oeuvres provided. All proceeds benefit

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), an organization for mothers with young

children. Childcare additionally available for $10 per child with advance

reservations. Have a fun night out while benefiting a great group! Email

bcumcmops@gmail.com for more information or to RSVP.

ST. CUTHBERT EPISCOPAL CHURCH BLOOD DRIVE

St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday,

February 3rd, beginning at 8:30 AM. A mobile unit will be in the parking lot

until 12:30 PM. To donate, you must be a least 17 years of age, at least 110

lbs. and in good general health. If just 20 people donate, we can save 60

lives! It only takes about 15 minutes, so please stop by. Save a life - donate

blood. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road (at Queenston). For more

information, visit us at www.st.cuthbert.org.

REIGN OVER CANCER WALK

February 16, 2019, 8-11 AM

Join the GEST Foundation at Cane Island, Katy, TX, 2100 Cane Island Parkway,

Katy, TX 77493 to celebrate cancer survivors and remember loved ones

no longer with us. Money raised will fund grants to allow cancer patients

the opportunity to focus on healing. Silent Auctions, Giveaways and more!

Join us for a day of family fun!

Register online here: http://reignovercancerwalk.itsyourrace.com

GEST Foundation, Inc., is a registered 501c3 organization. Your donation is

tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Tax ID 30-0960768. Receipts

for tax purposes will be mailed out at the end of the year. For more info.,

www.GESTfoundation.org.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A 1940S HANGAR DANCE

The Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force would like to invite you

to join them for a 1940s Hangar Dance at 5 PM on Saturday, February 23,

2019 at the West Houston Airport (Hangar B5; 18000 Groschke Rd.). The

group is raising funds for a new museum hangar.

A swing dance lesson will be given from 5:30-6 PM and dinner will be served

shortly thereafter. Dancing starts at 6:30 PM and music will be provided by

Third Coast Swing. Dinner features salad, lasagna and dessert from the

Lasagna House, coffee and tea are free and sodas are available as well. You

may also BYOB (cocktails, beer or wine).

Tickets for the dinner and dance are $40 in advance ($25 for dance only).

Parking is free and parking attendants will help direct you upon arrival.

For more information, please visit please visit

www.houstonwing.org.

THE MAGIC OF QUILTS QUILT SHOW

presented by West Houston Quilters Guild, March 1-2, 2019

Richard E Berry Educational Support Center,

8877 Barker Cypress, Cypress, TX 77433

Friday: 10 AM-4 PM, Saturday, 9 AM-4 PM

Admission: $10; Children under 5 are free. Ticket price includes entrance

for both days of the show, door prize chances, gifts and more. Discount

rates are available for buses of 10 people or more, if paid in advance. If you

have any questions regarding the 2019 WHQG Quilt Show, please email

themagicofquilts@gmail.com.

200 beautiful quilts will be on display. Lots of vendors will be there as well as

a “Guild Market” with a great selection of hand-made items. Also there will

be a raffle of special items and a silent auction. The drawing for the fabulous

donation quilt will be held on Saturday afternoon. Door prizes galore! Onsite

food service will be available. For more information: www.whqg.org.

SPRING BRANCH AFRICAN VIOLET CLUB

Annual Plant Sale, March 2nd, 10 AM-4 PM

Violets of all types such as standards, miniatures, semi-miniatures

and trailers will be available. Other Gesneriads such as Episcias and

Streps and supplies such as potting soil, pots and fertilizers will

also be featured. Club members will be available to answer general

questions on growing African Violets. Free parking available at

Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center, 2020 Hermann Park Drive,

Houston, TX 77004. Admission is free. Workshop will be held at 1 PM.

For further information, contact Cynthia Severson, 281-682-1073,

cseverson57@comcast.net.

SAVE THE DATE

8TH ANNUAL HOUSTON KOSHER CHILI COOK-OFF

Sunday, March 3, 2019, Noon-4 PM

Join the Houston community for a fun-filled day of festivities and a kosher

chili competition during the 8th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cook-off.

The event will be held at Congregation Beth Yeshurun, 4525 Beechnut St.,

Houston 77096. The Kosher Chili Cook-off is the largest kosher food event

in Houston and celebrates the fellowship of the Jewish community with a

day of food, live entertainment, contests and family friendly activities while

raising funds for nonprofit organizations in the Houston Jewish community.

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The cook-off attracts more than 3,500 attendees annually for live music,

a moonwalk, climbing walls, balloon artists, a jalapeno eating contest

and a silent auction as guests taste some of Houston’s best kosher chili.

Cooking teams are encouraged to register for the judged competition

so groups or organizations can promote themselves, build teamwork,

have fun and reward contributors, Board members and staff. Winners

of the kosher chili tasting contest will win coveted trophies and prizes

presented by celebrity and media judges during the award ceremony

at 3:30 PM. Cost: Adults: $10, Children (4-12): $6.

For more information on becoming a sponsor, volunteer, vendor, cooking

team or to download an entry form, please visit www.houstonkosherchilicookoff.com

or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Proceeds from the event

will benefit the local Jewish community nonprofits.

JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA ASSOCIATES TO HOST

“A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS” GALA

The “Awesome, Amazing, Associates” of the Jack and Jill of America,

Inc., North Houston Suburban Chapter will host a glamorous “A Night

at the Oscars” charity gala on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The event will

be take place from 8 PM to 12 AM at the Northgate Country Club, 17110

Northgate Forest Drive, Houston, Texas 77068. Tickets are $75 each and

the suggested attire is “red carpet formal.”

“A Night at the Oscars” will benefit the Jack and Jill of America Foundation,

which supports education, literacy, scientific and charitable

projects that benefit children. The evening will feature dinner, dancing

to live music and a raffle. For information, tables and ticket requests

contact Dr. Kyrel Broxton or Shirley Carter at jjnhsassociates@gmail.

com. Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a non-profit family organization

which is dedicated to nurturing future leaders by supporting children

through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving

and civic duty. More information about the Jack and Jill of America

Foundation can be found at www.jackandjillfoundation.org.

SHIELD BEARER RUNNING FOR HEARTS

5K FAMILY FUN RUN AND WALK

The Shield Bearer Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk

will take place on March 30, 2019, from 7 AM to 11 AM, at Windwood

Church at 10555 Spring Cypress Road in Houston, Texas. This family

friendly event will feature a 5K timed, trail style run, a 1-mile family

walk, games for the kids, t-shirts, food, prizes and lots of fun for all

ages. Race registration is $25 for adults (ages 14 and up) and $10 for

children (ages 13 and under) before March 15, 2019. Registration, sponsorship,

vendor, fundraising and volunteer information is available at

shieldbearer.org/5K.

Proceeds for the event will fund services and programs at Shield Bearer,

a Houston based 501c3 nonprofit counseling and community resource

center that provides services on a sliding scale. Shield Bearer has six

locations in Houston and serves individuals, couples and families

including those recovering from the trauma of human trafficking,

domestic violence, crime, abuse, war and natural disasters. Additional

information about services and programs can be found online at

shieldbearer.org or by calling 281-894-7222.

Join the GEST Foundation to celebrate

cancer survivors and remember loved

ones no longer with us. Money raised will

fund grants to allow cancer patients the

opportunity to focus on healing.

WHEN:

Saturday February 16th, 2019

8am - 11am

WHERE:

Cane Island, Katy, TX

2100 Cane Island Parkway, Katy, TX 77493

REGISTER ONLINE HERE:

http://reignovercancerwalk.itsyourrace.com

www.GESTfoundation.org

Silent Auctions, Giveaways and more!

Join us for a day of family fun!

GEST Foundation, Inc., is a registered 501c3 organization. Your donation is tax deductible

to the fullest extent of the law. Tax ID 30-0960768. Receipts for tax purposes

will be mailed out at the end of the year.

ALL AGES EVENT

CANCER

SURVIVORS & CARE-

GIVERS:

FREE!

(Limited number available.

Register online)

5K RUNNERS:

(14 & Over)

$33.30 Registration

(13 & Under)

$28.25 Registration

WALKERS:

(14 & Over)

$28.25 Registration

(13 & Under)

$23.25 Registration

SPONSORSHIP

OPPORTUNITIES

AVAILABLE!

For more info contact:

Michelle.Perzan@GESTfoundation.com

MISSION STATEMENT:

To make a difference in the

lives of cancer diagnosed

individuals during their

journey to recovery;; by

providing emotional, spiritual

and financial support during

their storm.

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Houston Area Events and Road Trips

JANUARY & FEBRUARY -2019

ZOO LIGHTS - Daily through January 13, 2019, 6-10 PM, Houston

Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, TX 77030. The Houston Zoo

is transformed into a winter wonderland! TXU Energy Presents Zoo

Lights celebrates its seventh year as one of Houston’s most well-loved

holiday traditions. Sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the beautiful

Houston Zoo grounds and take in the sights and sounds of the season

- including more than two million lights! Fifteen miles of earth-friendly

LED lighting illuminate our ancient oak trees and decorate the paths

to light your way.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA - Daily January 10, 2019-February 3,

2019, Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West,

Houston, TX 77064. Admission starting at $45. Cirque du Soleil is coming

to Houston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning

production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. For the very first time

in Texas, audiences are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big

Top at Sam Houston Race Park to escape to an imaginary Mexico - a

sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality.

CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ AT THE CISTERN: Spatial Chromointerference -

Weekly through January 13, 2019. Cistern At Buffalo Bayou Park, 105

Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007. Times: Wednesday through Friday

- 3:30-6 PM; Saturday and Sunday - 11 AM-6 PM. Admission: $10 per

person; $8 for Seniors, Youth and Students. The Cistern’s distinctive

architecture as well as its sheer size and raw interior, punctuated by

a series of rhythmical columns, will make for an intriguing and interactive

experience. Visitors to Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern: Spatial

Chromointerference will be encouraged to wear white or light colored

clothing and will actively participate in viewing as the color changes

creating a sensation of movement.

13TH ANNUAL MLK YOUTH PARADE MIDTOWN HOUSTON - January

19, 2019, Midtown Houston, 1200 Holman Street, San Jacinto Street

& Elgin Street, Houston, TX 77004. Admission is free. The MLK Youth

Parade will kick-off the 2019 MLK Holiday Weekend. The Parade will

begin at 12 Noon. Learn more at www.mlkgrandeparade.org or call

713-953-1633.

CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON - January 20, 2019 - 7 AM -

2 PM. Downtown Houston. Exciting finishes, upset victories,

American records, Olympic Trials qualifying times and personal

bests have highlighted the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco

Houston Half Marathon for 46 years. Join us for the 47th running of

the event and what is sure to be an exciting weekend full of tradition

and camaraderie in 2019. www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com

18TH ANNUAL MLK BATTLE OF THE BANDs Competition-Houston -

January 20, 2019, 3-7 PM, W.W. Thorne Stadium, 1715 Aldine Bender

Rd-Houston, TX 77032. Admission: $12-$15. The MLK Battle of the

Bands Competition Houston is one of the largest high school marching

band competitions in the U.S. and features 16 nationally acclaimed

high school show bands from across the nation competing in friendly

competition. For more information visit www.mlkgrandeparade.org

or call 713-953-1633.

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25TH ANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE MIDTOWN HOUSTON - January

21, 2019, Midtown Houston, 1200 Holman Street, San Jacinto Street

& Elgin Street, Houston, TX 77004. Admission is free. The MLK Grande

Parade is one of the largest single day event in the U.S. that is held in

honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The parade will begin at 10 AM. For

more information, visit www.mlkgrandeparade.org or call 713-953-1633

THE ORIGINAL MLK DAY PARADE - January 21, 2019, 10 AM, Minute

Maid Park Tours, 501 Crawford, Houston, TX 77002. Admission is free.

For Houstonians and visitors of the Bayou City alike, we are a thriving

destination for cultural arts, entertainment and education that enhances

the community while paying homage to our rich history. Join us as

we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the federal

holiday weekend with a commemorative parade and community activities

throughout the weekend. Please note that our parade begins

Downtown at Minute Maid Park.

ICE SKATING AT DISCOVERY GREEN - Open daily through

January 27, 2019. For details, hours and pricing visit

www.discoverygreen.com/ice

COMEDY NIGHT AT HPL - Monthly on the 3rd 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.

Event is free and open to the public. Food and non alcoholic beverages

are allowed in the sitting area during this event only. You can bring your

own food and order from many of the surrounding food places. All ages.

Gust - Daily through March 21, 2019, Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney

Street, Houston, TX 77010. Admission is free. GUST: Celebrating a Decade

of Discovery is an interactive art installation created by Cocolab, a Mexico

City-based studio for the Discovery Green Conservancy. GUST is a public

art project that uses an array of 1600 handmade pinwheel to visualize

the invisible patterns of the wind and to activate Brown Promenade with

vivid color and subtle motion.

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the month, 9 AM-12 Noon, Gateway Classic Cars Of Houston, 1910 Cypress

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Library News

KATHERINE TYRA (BEAR CREEK) PUBLIC LIBRARY

16719 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084, 281-550-0885

Our hours are: Monday - 1 PM - 8 PM,

Tuesday/Thursday - 10 AM - 6 PM, Wednesday -10 AM - 8 PM,

Friday - 1 PM - 6 PM, Saturday - 10 AM - 5 PM.

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Tuesday, January 1 st : New Year’s Day.

Monday, January 21 st : Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

• POKÉMON CLUB AT CLAY’S RESTAURANT - 1 st Thursday of the

month, 5 PM. All school age children are invited to come and bring

their Pokémon Cards or Nintendo DS for this event. We ask that

parents remain at Clay’s for the duration of the program. We hope

to see you there! Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Road,

Houston, TX 77084.

• GAME NIGHT AT CLAY’S RESTAURANT - 1 st Thursday of the

month, 6 PM, 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084. Bring the whole

family to play games with us at Clay’s Restaurant! We will have

several board games to play or bring your own!

• BEAR CREEK HEALTH & WELLNESS CLUB - Tuesday, January 8 th ,

1 PM. Come build with us a community of people committed to a

healthier and happier life. We will be seeking this through group

discussion and sharing information, ideas and personal experiences.

This club is open to everyone & newcomers are always welcome.

• PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB - Friday, January 11 th , 4:30 PM. Improve

your photography skills, participate in our fun monthly challenges,

share your art with others and get inspired! Open to all levels of

expertise!

• TEEN ADVISORY GROUP - Wednesday, January 16 th , 6 PM, library

meeting room. The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) will meet the third

Thursday of this month due to New Years Day. All persons in 6 th -12 th

grade are welcome to join. You must fill out a Teen Volunteer Interest

Form prior to attending. Members of TAG will work together to plan

and execute teen programming and other special tasks. They will

receive volunteer hours and gain valuable leadership experience

through this program.

• FIRE SAFETY FOR SENIORS WITH HARRIS COUNTY FIRE MAR-

SHAL (HCFMO) - Wednesday, January 23 rd , 6:30-7:30 PM. Program

covers safety measures seniors can take to prevent fires, falls and

accidents. A 10-minute video illustrating household hazards and

how to reduce them is shown. Presenter highlights several key issues

on the video followed by a question & answer session designed

to address the needs and concerns related to older citizens. Cinder

helps emphasize and demonstrates some of these issues. Safety

handouts and materials are distributed.

• TEEN TIME: COCOA MIX MAKING - Monday, January 28 th , 4:30-

5:30 PM. Make your own customized hot cocoa mix in a jar! You

can follow one of our recipes or be creative. The possibilities are

endless... All materials will be provided at no charge. For teens in

6 th -12 th grades.

• TEEN ANIME CLUB - Wednesday, January 30 th , 6 PM. Join us as

we watch anime, eat Pocky and other fun snacks, make crafts and

more. The film this week is rated PG-13 and additional details can

be provided by contacting the library. For teens in 6 th -12 th grades.

• MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Call the library for date and book title,

11 AM. Join us for our monthly mystery book discussion at the library.

Or, check out an ebook or e-audiobook through the library’s

Overdrive collection.

• CONVERSATIONAL ESL - Thursdays, 2 PM. Join our free Conversational

ESL class each week. Attendees will need to fill out an

application. Everyone is welcome. Please join us!

• SAVVY STITCHERS - Thursdays, 3:30 PM. The Savvy Stitchers is a

place to share ideas for different crafts such as knitting and crochet!

Don’t miss out on the weekly fun! Make sure to bring your needles

and yarn. All ages welcome.

• SOCIAL CRAFTERS - Saturdays at 10 AM. Join our new social

crafting group! Are you working on a craft or fabric arts project now?

Bring a project to the library and share your ideas with others. Or,

just come to learn more about crafts you may want to try. All are

welcome!

• LILY’S LIBRARY TALES - Every Saturday at 2 PM. Come to the

library for a family friendly storytime with Lily, a certified therapy

dog! This library program is in partnership with Tender Loving K-9s.

All ages welcome.

CHILDREN

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. Early literacy

program with stories, songs, finger plays and the occasional craft

geared towards preschoolers aged 3-6 yrs old. In order to ensure

the safety of our youngest patrons, this is a ticketed program. Free

tickets are available on the morning of the program. First come,

first served.

• SUNSHINE BABYTIME - Wednesdays, at 10:30 AM. Sunshine

Babytime is an early literacy program for the children ages birth to

18 months. Please join us as we share literacy tips, stories, songs,

fingerplays, bubbles and books. In order to ensure the safety of our

youngest patrons this is a ticketed program. Free ticket available

on the morning of the program in the library.

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• TODDLER TIME - Thursdays, at 10:30 AM. Toddler Time is an

early literacy program for children ages 18 months to 3 years of

age. Please join us as we share literacy tips, stories, songs and

fingerplays. In order to ensure the safety of our youngest patrons

this is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available on the morning

of the program in the library.

• BILINGUAL PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Friday, January 25 th ,

1:30-2 PM. Songs, books and activities in Spanish and English for

children ages 3-6 years of age. In order to ensure the safety of our

youngest patrons, this is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available

30 minutes before the program starts. First come, first serve.

• MOONLIGHT BABY TIME - Monday, January 28 th , 6:30 PM. Moonlight

Baby Time is an early literacy program for children ages birth

to 18 months. Please join us as we share literacy tips, stories, songs,

fingerplays, bubbles and books. In order to ensure the safety of our

youngest patrons, this is a ticketed program. Free tickets available

30 minutes before the start of the program.

All programs are free and open to the public. For more information

call 281-550-0885 or log on to www.hcpl.net.

LONE STAR COLLEGE - CY-FAIR LIBRARY

9191 Barker-Cypress Road,

Cypress, TX 77433

281-290-3210

HOURS: Monday through Thursday, 7 AM-10 PM,

Friday-Saturday, 8 AM-6 PM and Sunday, 1 PM-6 PM.

• FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY - The LSC-CyFair Friends Bookstore

accepts gently used books year-round, offering them to the public

for a set donation amount. The store is open six days a week and

staffed by volunteers. Proceeds support library programs. Help

support our community library.

• CYFAIR LIBRARY BRANCH BLOG PAGE at http://hcpl.net/location/

cy-fair-college-library, for news and events about the library and

college and in the community.

• FACEBOOK at LSC-CyFair Branch Library.

• WEEKLY EVENTS & PROGRAMS EMAIL REMINDER, the Library

eUpdate: subscribe at LoneStar.edu/library/16099.

Note: All programs are subject to change. Please contact the library

or visit the website for up-to-date information.

ADULT EVENTS & PROGRAMS

BOOK CLUBS: BACK IN TIME: HISTORICAL FICTION BOOK CLUB

- 1 PM, LRNC 131

BOOK CLUBS: BOOKS WITHOUT BORDERS – 1 PM, LRNC 131

or 7 PM, LRNC 215

BOOK CLUBS: I LOVE A MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - 12 PM, LRNC 131

Common Thread: Knitting, Crocheting and Needlework Group

Tuesdays: 9-10:30 AM, LRNC 116.

COMPUTER WORKSHOPS, LRNC 105

Call for info.

eBOOK/eREADER WORKSHOPS

eBooks Appointments now available. Make an appointment at

LoneStar.edu/library/15938.

ESL: TALK TIME - LoneStar.edu/library/15209

Mondays, 1-2 PM, LRNC 215

Tuesdays, 2:45-3:45 PM, LRC 215

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB

Mondays, 1-3 PM, LRNC 131

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM, LRNC 118

ADULT LIBRARY PROGRAMS

See the full schedule of Adult Programs and Activities at LoneStar.

edu/library/cyfair-adults-LoneStar.edu/library/cyfair-adults-services

or call 281-290-3214/3218.

Note: All programs are subject to change. Please contact the library

or visit the website for up-to-date information.

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FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES, 5 PM:

Thursdays, for children of all ages. Limited to 40 children.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT:

Thursdays at 6:30 PM. For children of all ages. Limited to 40 children.

See the full schedule of Children’s Programs and Activities at LoneStar.

edu/library/cyfair-children-services. All programs are free and open

to the public.

OMPUTER WORKSHOPS, LRNC 105

Call for info.

eBOOK/eREADER WORKSHOPS

eBooks Appointments now available. Make an appointment

at LoneStar.edu/library/15938.

ESL: TALK TIME - LoneStar.edu/library/15209

Mondays, 1-2 PM, LRNC 215

Tuesdays, 2:45-3:45 PM, LRC 215

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB

Mondays, 1-3 PM, LRNC 131

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM, LRNC 118

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TEEN EVENTS & PROGRAMS

BOOK CLUB: (Registration required)

CSCREEN - PLAY:

Tweens & Teens only (ages 10 - 18) 5-6 PM: Games, 6 PM:

Movie - Teen Room.

See the full schedule of Teen’s Programs and Activities at

LoneStar.edu/library/cyfair-children-services.

CHILDREN EVENTS & PROGRAMS

• Mondays: BABY TIME (6-24 months) - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM.

• Tuesdays: Toddler Time (2-3 1/2 years) - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM.

• Wednesdays: Preschool Time (3-6 years) - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM,

11:30 AM.

• Thursdays: Spanish Time/Tiempo de cuentos (2-6 years) - 11 AM

BABY PAJAMA TIME:

1 st Tuesday, 6 PM (up to 24 months)

FAMILY STORYTIME:

2 nd Tuesday, 6:30 PM (all ages)

MILDRED’S UMBRELLA THEATER CO.

Chelsea Market Theater, 4617 Montrose Blvd. #100,

Houston, TX 77006

CONSENTING BODIES: January 12-13, 2018 at

100 Jackson St. #130C, Houston, TX 77002

BULLY - January 12th, 3 PM

THE MORNING AFTER - January 12th, 7:30 PM

KRAV MAGA PLAY - January 13th, 3 PM

Cost: All Shows Pay What You Can

MORE INFO/RESERVATIONS: www.mildredsumbrella.com,

info@mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409.

CYPRESS CREEK FACE

Box Office: 281-440-4850, 6450 Louetta Rd, Suite 200,

Spring, Texas 77379

www.CypressCreekFACE.org

THE PROMENADE SERIES

Parashkevov & Kislenko - Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 3 PM

HOUSTON CHORAL SOCIETY

MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES - Saturday, March 9, 2019 (7:30 PM)

at Foundry United Methodist Church

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the HCS

website at www.houstonchoral.org or call 832-478-6986.

STAGEWORKS THEATRE

10760 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

Sylvia: January 11-February 3, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Sunday matinees at 3 PM

Website: www.stageworkshouston.org.

A.D PLAYERS AT THE GEORGE THEATER

5420 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Tuesdays With Morrie-January 25th-February 10th

(Previews January 23rd-24th)

Showtimes are Thursday-Saturday 7:30 PM and Sunday 2 PM.

Box Office: 713-526-2721

Hours: 10 AM-6 PM, Monday-Friday

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Locomotive 4141 carrying

President George H. W. Bush

to College Station.

Photos by local resident,

Vernon R. Jones, DDS

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PARMESAN BLACK PEPPER BISCUITS

Super flaky, mile-high biscuits! The Parmesan and black pepper make

these SO GOOD! Serve warm for the best biscuits ever!

Ingredients:

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup freshly grated Parmesan

4 teaspoons baking powder

2 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 cup unsalted butter, frozen

1 3/4 cups buttermilk

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment

paper or a silicone baking mat.

2. In a large bowl, combine flour, Parmesan, baking powder,

pepper, salt and baking soda.

3. Grate butter using the large holes of a box grater.

Stir into the flour mixture.

4. Add buttermilk and stir using a rubber spatula until a soft dough forms.

5.Working on a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 3-4 times until it

comes together. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into a 1 1/4-inch

thick rectangle. Using a sharp knife, cut 2-inch square biscuits, or use

a 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter. Place biscuits onto the prepared

baking sheet; place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

6.Remove biscuits from freezer. Place into oven and bake for

15-18 minutes, or until golden brown.

7. Serve warm.

This delicious recipe brought to you by Damn Delicious

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CREAMY TOMATO SOUP WITH GRILLED CHEESE "CROUTONS".

-Everyone’s favorite tomato soup with the most perfect mini grilled

cheese bites! So comforting, so cozy.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced

3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 bay leaf 2 (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes

1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon brown sugar

3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves, for garnish

For the grilled cheese croutons

1 tablespoon olive oil

4 slices white or wheat bread

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions:

1. Heat olive oil in a grill pan over medium-high heat. Spread 1/2

tablespoon butter over 1 side of each bread slice. Turn the slices over

and top 2 slices with cheddar and pleace remaining 2 slices of bread on

top, buttered sides up. Add sandwich to pan and grill until the bread is

golden and the cheese is melted, about 2-3 minutes per side. Let cool for

1 minute and cut into 1-inch cubes.

2. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add

onion, garlic, red pepper flakes and bay leaf and cook, stirring frequently,

until onion is translucent, about 3-5 minutes.

3. Stir in tomatoes and mash, using a potato masher, until broken down

into smaller pieces. Stir in heavy cream and brown sugar.

4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about

8-10 minutes. Remove bay leaf.

5. Puree with an immersion blender. Stir in vegetable broth until heated

through, about 2 minutes; season with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Serve immediately with “croutons”, garnished with parsley.

damndelicious.net/2012/11/25/creamy-tomato-soup-with-grilled-cheese-croutons/

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GARDENING TIPS FOR JANUARY

• Birds: Provide food and fresh water. More birds die from lack of water

than from lack of food.

• Cacti: Semi-dormant now. Reduce watering.

• Camellias: Plants may be moved. Pick up and discard fallen blooms.

• Cultivation: Changes in design may now be made, new beds dug and old ones

rebuilt. Correct defects in drainage. Incorporate gypsum into heavy soils:

repeat in three weeks. Dig granite dust, rock phosphate and quantities of organic

matter into soil. Allow time for settling before planting.

• Fertilize: Daylilies, spuria, Louisiana and bearded irises with complete fertilizer.

Give strawberries 1 teaspoon ammonium sulfate, keeping six inches away from plant.

Fertilize pansies with manure tea or blood meal. Water in.

• Fruits: Plant fruit trees. Mulch figs with grass or straw to prevent freeze damage to crown.

• House Plants: Water, when surface soil is crumbly dry. Wash dust off leaves to

open pores. Mist often. Inspect for diseases and insects. Reduce water for poinsettias.

• Lawns: Remove thatch aerate, and feed with low nitrogen mixture.

• Pests: For petal blight prevention, spray azaleas and camellias as flowers open.

Spray for scale with dormant oil solution if temperature will be above 35˚ and below

85˚ for next 48 hours. Always read and heed manufacturer’s directions before spraying.

• Propagation: Ivy cuttings root easily this month and next. Root cuttings of shrubs

in mixture of loam and coarse sand; keep damp and semi-shaded until rooted.

• Prune: Fruit trees in advance of new growth. Prune to groom and shape. Do not remove

too much. Remove dead wood from trees and shrubs before spring buds swell, but do

not prune spring bloomers. Prune crape myrtles. Prune nandina and others of similar

growth habit by cutting unwanted canes out at base of plant.

• Roses: Annual pruning about the middle of February, just before the spring buds break.

To prevent later appearance of disease in the old beds, keep garden clean of debris

and weeds. Complete preparation of new beds for roses.

• Transplanting: January is one of the best months to transplant woody plants, both

evergreen and deciduous, especially trees. Energy will be expended on roots instead of

foliage. Learn ultimate size and cultural needs of tree or plant before buying. Consider

dwarf varieties to avoid crowding later. Group plants of similar cultural needs.

Do not work wet soil. Assure good drainage. Keep plants moist.

• Vegetables: Prepare beds, preferably raised for drainage, with about 50%

humus, including rotted manure.

• Winter Protection: Expect freeze any time; plan for protection of tender plants. Water.

Remove coverings, particularly plastic, when temperature rises. Protect low

plants with dry leaves, pine needles or soil mulch, but remove when weather warms.

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