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LONE OAK IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Crest Management • 17171 Park Row, Suite 310 • Houston, TX 77084
Community Mgr. Elizabeth Pettit 281-945-4617
Community Asst. Mgr. Ashley Howard 281-945-4612
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Mary Swank - Treasurer
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Happy Birthday Joe Lansdell - October 19th
WE NEED TO UPDATE THE BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
We have had no changes to add or delete the birthday list in quite a while, so we have no idea if the names on the list still live in the subdivision.
Because of this, we will be clearing the current list in early summer and starting over. To put your name on the Birthday or Anniversary list just send
in your name (first and last), along with your birthday or anniversary date (Subject on email - Lone Oak Birthday/Anniversary List.) In the month that
your birthday and/or anniversary falls, we will print them. Note: you do not have to wait for the month of your birthday or anniversary to send it in,
the earlier the better! Email to email@example.com.
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Crime Watch Street
Bare Branch Lane 18102-18131 15 Helen Brewer firstname.lastname@example.org 281-225-4594
Bending Branch Lane 8307-8411 7 Open
Bending Branch Lane 8511-8531 6 Open
Gable Oak Lane 17803-17935 18
Gable Oak Lane 18002-18031 15 Open
Morning Oak Lane 8503-8535 16 Open
Oak Orchard Lane 18002-18027 14 Carrie Daligou email@example.com 832-289-2145
Oak Park Bend Lane 17702-17831 18 Mary Warren firstname.lastname@example.org 281-463-8819
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Still Oak Lane 8103-8223 9 Open
Timber Mist Court 17902-18027 26 Open
Timber Crossing Lane 17902-18019 20 Open
Timber Crossing Lane
Timber Moss Court 8302-8335 13 Raul Martinez email@example.com 281-345-4455
Windy Thicket Lane 8403-8535 26 Dennis & Pauline Green firstname.lastname@example.org 281-855-8952
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October 2019 | Lone Oak
Mark Your Calendar!
Lone Oak fall garage sale will be held from 7 AM - 2 PM on the Saturday
of the 2 nd weekend in October with the 3 rd weekend designated at the
Lone Oak Boys & Girls
Come on out and have a fun time at the Lone Oak Community Playground!
We will be playing and making new friends every Friday from 10:00 AM
- 11:00 AM.
Hit The Brakes…
Speeding in Lone Oak has been a hot topic of discussion lately. There have
been numerous reports of speeding and of running stop signs. We have
notified the Sheriff of these reports and have asked that tickets be issued
to offenders. Several surrounding schools and residents have purchased
kid alert safety signs to be placed in front of their homes and or buildings
to remind people to slow down. If you would like to purchase a safety
sign, here are a couple websites that sell the signs, www.kaplantoys.com
• Please make sure to address yard care such as mowing, edging, removal
of weeds and trimming of overgrown shrubs and bushes.
• Architectural Review - prior to starting any project, please review the
Declarations of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Lone Oak.
Please remember that all improvements to the exterior of your home
or other structures in your yard must be approved by the Architectural
Review Committee (ARC) prior to commencement. The ARC forms are
available from Crest.
If you have a concern or need to report a violation, please contact Lexi at
Crest, the phone number is 281-945-4615.
Trash Pick-Up Days
Wednesdays and Saturdays are the Lone Oak scheduled trash pickup
days. Please do not set your garbage out early. We continue to see
many residents put trash out 2-3 days before trash day. Please keep your
garbage out of sight until the night before or the day of the scheduled pick
up. Also, please be courteous and do not block the sidewalks with your
bags and or trash bins and remove them in a timely manner after pick up.
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.
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CFISD College Night, Berry Center, 6-8 PM
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CFISD COLLEGE NIGHT
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD College Night 2019 will be held Tuesday, October
8 th and Wednesday, October 9 th at the Berry Center from 6-8 PM (please
note the later start time this year).
All 9 th -12 th grade students and their parents are invited to attend this
FREE event. Browse and visit with representatives from over 200 colleges,
universities, technical and specialty schools as well as all branches of the
military and the US service academies.
NEARLY 400 VOLUNTEERS PARTICIPATE IN 2019
BUS BUDDIES PROGRAM
A total of 390 community volunteers assisted new CFISD bus riders in
safely reaching their proper drop-off points as part of the 13 th annual
CFISD Bus Buddies program, August 26 th -27 th . Bus Buddies rode CFISD
school buses from 2:45 PM to 5 PM during the first two days of school,
assisting bus drivers with the transition back to school.
“The Bus Buddies program motivates hundreds of volunteers from the
CFISD community, Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and Adopta-School
partnerships to keep our students safe as they adjust to their
school year routine,” Bevin Gordon, director of marketing and business
relations, said. “We are always grateful for this incredible community
collaboration.” In addition to community volunteers, 83 businesses and
organizations participated in the program.
CFISD’S CAMP SUMMIT EARNS
DISTRICT OF DISTINCTION AWARD
Camp Summit, a primary literacy program for kindergarten through
second-grade students, was recently named a District of Distinction
award winner by District Administration magazine.
Camp Summit was established in 2014 and prioritizes prevention over
remediation to address an observed decline in reading achievement.
The camp helps any CFISD kindergarten, first- and second- grade student
who lack reading readiness or struggle to keep pace. Students receive 23
full days of instruction and all students get books to take home daily to
practice their reading skills.
“We are honored to be one of the 34 districts from across the country
to receive the 2019 Districts of Distinction award for Camp Summit,”
said LaTisha Bard, coordinator for primary curriculum. “This award
pays tribute to the hard work and dedication of our staff, administrators
and Board of Trustees who have supported Camp Summit for the past
six years. We look forward to continuing our work with our youngest
learners to help them become more proficient and confident readers.”
Based on 2018 enrollment data, 96 percent of students experienced
no “summer slide” in reading levels and 84 percent of students
demonstrated growth of one or more reading levels.
“These districts have developed innovative programs to support
students in their education and well beyond the classroom,” said JD
Solomon, editorial director of District Administration magazine. “We
hope our readers are inspired by the efforts of these honorees to create
successful initiatives in their own districts.”
Districts of Distinction was established by District Administration
magazine to honor school districts that are leading the way with new
ideas that solve challenges. Honorees are selected based on quantifiable
results and the replicability of their initiatives. The July 2019 Districts
of Distinction honorees were selected by the magazine’s editors from
numerous nominations. To view a full list of the 2019 honorees, visit the
District Administration magazine’s website.
NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH
National Bullying Prevention Month is observed in October.
National Bullying Prevention Month was created by PACER
and started as a weekly observation in 2006. In 2010, the
observation change to monthly. Take a stand against
bullying. Spread the word about the negative effects bullying
Unity Day 2019 is Wednesday, October 23 rd ! Wear and
Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors
when it comes to showing that you care about preventing
bullying? Come together in one giant ORANGE message of
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CY SPRINGS DEDICATES ITS STATUE,
SHOWCASING ‘LEGACY’ TO NEW STUDENTS
By Mya Banks, Cypress Springs HS
Proudly standing watch in front Cypress Springs High School, Legacy
was officially dedicated August 19 th as the school’s newest students were
introduced to the campus. The panther statue came to the campus in
November and was named Legacy following a vote by the student body.
The project is complete, with a stand made of marble featuring names
of those who donated to make the statue possible for CFISD’s sixth
comprehensive high school, which opened in 1997. Incoming freshman
students who attended Cypress Springs’ annual “Fish Camp” on August
19 th joined fellow Panthers, parents, campus staff and community
members at the dedication ceremony. Dr. Cheryl Henry, Cypress Springs
principal, spoke at the ceremony, telling its history in becoming a
reality at the campus and thanking those who helped make it possible.
“People associate Legacy with me but there was a student in the class
of 2015 who started talking about his legacy with me,” Henry said. “It’s
something that will always connect students.” Cypress Springs is the
latest CFISD high school to feature a statue at its campus. Others are
Cy-Fair (Bobcat), Cypress Creek (Cougar), Cypress Falls (Eagle), Cypress
Ridge (Ram), Cypress Ranch (Mustang), Cypress Woods (Wildcat), Jersey
Village (Falcon) and Langham Creek (Lobo). Most are outside in front of
the school like Legacy, while statues at Cypress Ridge and Cypress Ranch
are in the front lobbies.
Cypress Springs supporters and donors partnered with statuary
Schlitzberger & Daughters Monument Co. to make the idea into a lifesized
Panther statue. The base features squares where donors can add
their names or inscriptions. “It’s going to stand here forever,” said physics
teacher Frank Gill. “It allows people…to come and add their legacy. I’ve
been here since the school opened and I wanted to leave my name
behind–my mark–and say thanks to the people closest to me. I think it
gives people an opportunity to express themselves in the future also.”
Added senior Robinson Rodriques: “Legacy adds foundation and surface
to the school, allowing students to grow as a family and not just a
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Registration for Fun, Fair, Positive Soccer (FFPS) is open for boys and girls
ages 4 to 18 for the FALL Season. Games start on October 12, 2019. FFPS
is a non-profit youth soccer program dedicated to providing a positive
youth sports experience for all children. Founded in 1986 in Katy, Texas,
FFPS has grown to 22 leagues and 16,000 players throughout the Greater
Houston area. FFPS offers children a fun and fair experience, including
one practice per week, a full uniform and trophy for every player, equal
playing time and play every position, co-ed/balanced teams, positive
coaching and more. No tryouts are required. Online Registration schedule
and fees: $132. Go to www.FFPS.org to sign up. Registration fee includes
a full uniform (jersey, shorts and socks), trophy, trained positive coaches,
nice fields and background checks on all volunteers.
Coaches will call players to schedule practice by October 8 th . Practice
times and location will be determined by the coach and team. The
schedule includes eight games, played locally on Saturdays, October
12 th to December 7 th . Our Cy-Fair North league plays at Matzke Elementary
(13102 Jones Rd). Our Cy-Fair South league plays at Windfern School
of Choice 12630 Windfern Rd). Our Cy-Fair West league plays at Horne
Elementary (14950 W Little York). Our Tomball League plays at Rosehill
United Methodist Church (21022 Rosehill Church Rd). Our Magnolia
League pays at Magnolia Elementary (31900 Nichols Sawmill Rd) Our
Spring/Klein League plays at Wells Middle School (4033 Gladeridge Dr).
For more information, maps of all locations or to sign up, visit www.FFPS.
org or call 1-800-828-PLAY (7529).
TRACK HOUSTON YOUTH TRACK CLUB
Track Houston Youth Track Club has one of the largest and successful
youth track and field club training programs in the nation. Our program
has developed national champions in AAU, USATF, New Balance and
Adidas. Our Track and Field athletes have been selected for and competed
on youth international teams - Team USA and Team Trinidad. We have
multiple practice sites in the Greater Houston area including Katy and
Cypress. Visit www.trackhouston.com for Speed Camps in October,
Indoor Track and Field in November and Track and Field in January.
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A new ladies golf group is now forming at Cypress Lakes Golf Club. No
handicaps required. This will be a casual ladies golf outing to improve
your game and make some new friends. Play will be on Thursday
mornings at 9. For information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Cypress Lakes Golf Club at 281-304-8515.
Houston Shooting Stars welcomes ladies, men and youth to join in, play and
learn netball, Tuesday nights at The British School of Houston. We are also
looking for interested players, adults and youth to play in a new Katy Netball
club. No experience necessary. For more information, go to our facebook
page, Houston Shooting Stars Netball Club or www.netballamerica.com or
contact email@example.com for further information.
CY-FAIR SPORTS ASSOCIATION
Cy-Fair Sports Association is having registration for baseball, football,
cheerleading and soccer. Please see our website for more information
WESTSIDE GOLF LEAGUE
Westside Golf League is actively encouraging new members. We invite
you to join us every Tuesday morning at Cinco Ranch Golf Club. Our
purpose is to allow ladies of all levels to meet new friends and have
fun while improving golfing skills. For more information, contact Sue
Crookson at 281-392-4913 firstname.lastname@example.org or Yana Dommert
at 281-394-2481 email@example.com.
GOLF LOVERS DAY IS ALWAYS ON OCTOBER 4TH!
What is this Holiday for? This holiday is for celebrating and enjoying
a day of golf. So let this holiday be the day you play a game of golf or at
least have some fun learning about the game. This day is actually a big
day for a charitable event sponsored by the PGA every year. The 4 th has
been held for charity since 1952.
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Golf Etymology The word Golf was first mentioned in writing in 1457 on a
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of the same name. It is often claimed that the word originated as an acronym for
“gentlemen only, ladies forbidden,” but this is strictly a false etymology.
World Golf Popularity In 2005, Golf Digest calculated that there were
nearly 32,000 golf courses in the world, approximately half of them in
the United States. The countries with most golf courses in relation to
population, starting with the best endowed were: Scotland, New Zealand,
Australia, Ireland, Canada, Wales, United States, Sweden and England
(countries with fewer than 500,000 people were excluded). Apart from
Sweden, all of these countries have English as the majority language,
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the mid-1980s, but by 2005 there were 200 courses in that country.
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How to Carve
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve
got tips on carving the best pumpkin, as well as how to pick a good
pumpkin for carving!
HOW TO PICK A GOOD PUMPKIN FOR CARVING
Look for one that is a little misshapen. Inspect it for soft spots (especially
the end opposite the stem). Reject a pumpkin that has soft spots, they
will cause it to deteriorate quickly. Remember, your pumpkin doesn’t
have to sit on its base, in fact, that’s often its weakest spot.
Let the pumpkin guide the shape of the face: An elongated pumpkin
should have an elongated face. A fat and happy pumpkin should have
a fat and happy face.
HOLLOW OR WHOLE?
There are two reasons for hollowing: (1) If the inside is going to be
exposed (through the mouth, etc.), it looks better if it is hollowed
neatly. (2) If you plan to light the pumpkin from the inside, it must be
hollow. You can hollow it out from a hole in the back instead of the top,
so that the look of the face isn’t affected. If you’re illuminating with a
candle, you need to hollow from the top to allow the heat and smoke
Use a water-based marker to outline the face that you want to carve.
First, draw a line down the center to establish symmetry. Then sketch
the nose, the approximate center of the face. Once you’re satisfied with
the details, trace over the lines using a permanent marker. For carving,
basic kitchen implements, such as a paring knife or a steak knife with
a standard - not serrated - blade that’s not going to bend, work well.
You can also use a standard jigsaw blade. Otherwise, improvise: Use a
melon-ball cutter to make circles, for example.
MAKE A FACE
To achieve a three-dimensional appearance, carve the entire pumpkin.
Exaggerate the features. (If you aren’t sure what teeth really look like or
how the gum line works, smile and look in the mirror.) If the pumpkin is
frowning, carve wrinkles under the mouth. To add character, carve a lot
of “crow’s feet” lines around the eyes. Consider using the stem as the
nose and inserts such as radishes for the eyes or cut eyeballs from the
back of the pumpkin and hold them in place with toothpicks.
CARVE WITH CARE
Use two hands at all times: one to control the blade and the other to
control the pressure with which you cut (and thus the depth). Take care
not to jab the blade into the pumpkin; you don’t want to cut all the
way through the rind - except to determine its depth. The thickness of
the rind will vary, not only from pumpkin to pumpkin, but also within
one pumpkin. To determine your pumpkin’s average depth, cut a
core sample where you want an eye or a nostril to be. Keep that piece
nearby as a reminder of how deep you can safely cut.
ENJOY IT WHILE IT LASTS
Pumpkins, which are actually a fruit, not a vegetable, are 90 percent
water, so after carving they usually last only three days to a week. A
jack-o’-lantern with a surface carving will last longer than one that
is cut all the way through. Putting a candle or other light inside will
shorten its life span, as the heat that results can “cook” the pumpkin
and reduce its longevity to a matter of hours. For a bright, shiny finish,
spray Armor All on the pumpkin and rub it in. Paint will not preserve a
pumpkin. However, if you decide to paint your pumpkin for decoration,
use a water-based latex paint and wait at least an hour after carving
so that the cuts you have made in the pumpkin have a chance to dry.
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SOUTH CREEK COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
October 5, 2019
Located in Copperfield between Longenbaugh and Queenston Rd.
HPCA-BEAR CREEK ANNUAL FALL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8 AM to 1 PM
Hwy 6 and Clay Road area.
MIDDLE GATE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
October 5 th , 7 AM-3 PM
Located in Copperfield between Longenbaugh and West Rd.
WESTCREEK VILLLAGE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 5, 2019, Sunrise to Noon
Queenston between FM529 & Longenbaugh.
WESTGATE FALL GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Located off of Barker Cypress between Longenbaugh and FM529.
NORTHMEAD FALL GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 7 AM-4 PM
Located in Copperfield off of West Road.
COPPER LAKES GARAGE SALE
October 12 th (rainout day October 19 th )
Barker-Cypress, between Longenbaugh and West Road.
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
October 12 th , opens at 7 AM
Located off of Highway 6 North (between Keith Harrow and West Little
York). Rain date the following Saturday if necessary. Great Bargains!
CYPRESS MILL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Spring Cypress near Hwy 290
SYDNEY HARBOUR FALL GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Cypress Rosehill and Huffmeister
SHEFFIELD GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 19 th , 8 AM
Located off of Queenston near FM 529.
ANNUAL ELDRIDGE PARK FALL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 19 th , 7 AM till everything is gone
Come find furniture, household goods, tools, children’s clothing/toys
and those special items you’ve been looking for. We are located at the
intersection of N. Eldridge Parkway and W. Little York (behind the Toshiba
facility). See you there!
ABERDEEN GREEN NEIGHBORHOOD WIDE GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 26 th
Located near Telge and West as well as Tuckerton and Telge.
VLP FALL GARAGE SALE
Saturday, November 2 nd , 8 AM-12 PM
Located off of Eldridge, north of Little York.
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ST PAUL’S FALL FESTIVAL & CRAFT SHOW
October 5, 2019, 9 AM-4 PM
5373 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77449
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LAKEWOOD UMC FALL MARKET
October 12 th , 9 AM-4 PM
11330 Louetta Rd, Houston, TX 77070
Crafts, Food, Pumpkin patch & More! Free Entry.
JUDY DIERKER HOLIDAY MARKET
October 18 th -19 th , 9 AM-4 PM
The Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065
The Judy Dierker Holiday Market is a wonderful shopping experience
with great holiday shopping! There will be over 100 vendors to shop.
Hosted by Cy-Hope & Foundry Church.
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Presented by: Memorial Drive United Methodist Women,
October 21 st : Preview Party* 5:30 PM-8 PM
October 22 nd : Shopping - 9 AM-7 PM
October 23 rd : Shopping - 9 AM-3 PM
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email@example.com. Memorial Drive UMC is located at
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CY-WOODS FFA 10 TH ANNUAL FALL CRAFT SHOW
October 26 th , 9 AM-5 PM & October 27 th , 10 AM-4 PM
CFISD Telge Exhibit Center (Telge & Hwy 290)
100+local vendors to shop with. Great food served at the CyWoods FFA
Booster concession. Fall festival activities for the kids. More info at:
SEAS 27 TH ANNUAL GINGERBREAD VILLAGE HOLIDAY MARKET
Saturday, October 26 Th , 9 Am-4 Pm
St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church, 6646 Addicks Satsuma
SAINT AIDAN’S EPISCOPAL FALL FESTIVAL & HOLIDAY MARKET
Sunday, October 27 th from 10 AM-4 PM.
13131 Fry Road, Cypress, TX 77433
The ACE Committee of Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church invites you to
join us for a day of shopping, fellowship, food and fun. Market Booths,
Children’s Area, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Food Trucks
featuring Truck on the Bayou, The Toasted and BCCO Fancy Snowballs,
Community Service area including Shots for Holly Flu Shots, a Fire Truck
(11:30 AM-1:30 PM) and Precinct 5 Constable, Silent Auction benefiting the
Youth of Saint Aidan’s, Live Music throughout the day, Cake Walk, Trunk N
Treat and Blessing of Animals. Lots of vendors with a variety of goods for
sale. Interested in being a vendor? For additional information and register
online, visit our website http://aidanschurch.org/fallfest. If you prefer to
mail in your registration, you can obtain a Booth Reservation form by
contacting us at 281-373-3203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9 AM-5 PM
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 10 AM-4 PM
Sponsored by: Wallis American Legion Post 200
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For more information, call 281-743-3678
5 TH ANNUAL MISTLETOE MARKET
The St Faustina Women of Mercy cordially invite you to the 5 th annual
Mistletoe Market, to be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9 AM to 4 PM. It
will be held at the Westlake Prep Lutheran Academy at 23300 Bellaire Blvd.,
Richmond TX. (Please do not call the school about booths or questions.)
Get a head start on your Christmas Shopping. You will find home decor,
jewelry, gifts, clothing and much more. There will be door prizes, a silent
auction and of course a visit from Santa.. The vendor deadline is October
15 th . Contact Lisa at MistletoeMarketWOM@gmail.com for details.
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SEABORNE NATURE FEST
November 2 nd , 10 AM-4 PM
Come enjoy the Coastal Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist’s
fun and FREE Seabourne Nature Fest. This is a great day of fun
experiences which include face-painting and crafts for the children,
nature tours, butterflies, wildlife, native plant sale, hayrides, expert
speakers & exhibitors, food and much more! It is held from 10 AM to 4 PM
at Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg, 3831 TX-36 S., Rosenberg,
The Texas Master Naturalists are sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. For additional
information, call 832-225-6936 or email email@example.com. See
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ST. CUTHBERT 14 TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
Saturday, November 2 nd , 3-5 PM
17020 West Road, Houston, 77095
The International Festival honors all of the different countries,
heritages and backgrounds represented in our very unique and diverse
congregation. The Festival includes food, entertainment, activities for
children and so much more to learn about our world. Admission is $1
per person or $5 per family with proceeds going to Rise Against Hunger.
On Sunday, after the 9 AM service, all are welcome to participate in an
outreach project, a meal-packaging event in conjunction with Rise
Visit stcuthbert.org for more information. Come experience the
international world of St. Cuthbert and never leave your zip code!
BRIDGELAND FUN RUN/WALK FOR HEROES
This Bridgeland Fun Run/Walk for Heroes will be held October 19, 2018,
at 8 AM at the Lakeland Village Festival Park in Bridgeland in Cypress, TX.
Please register for the event at bit.ly/heroesfunrun2019.eventbrite.com.
The event will include an 8 AM 5K walk/run and a 9 AM children’s 1K
run thru the Bridgeland’s beautiful parks & lakes along with booth &
food vendors, a bouncy house, a rock climbing wall, entertainment
and activities for the children. The children’s walk is open to strollers
and wagons. Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 male and female 5K
runners. Medals will be awarded to all children under 10. 1 st , 2 nd & 3 rd
place prizes will be awarded to the winners of the Children’s Super Hero
Make Sure You Honor your Military Hero by giving us the name of the
veteran or active service member you would like to honor and we will
create signs along the race course to honor their service.
The Race is sponsored by The Bridgeland Community Supports Veterans,
Inc., which is raising funds to support veterans, educate our children and
build a Veterans Memorial in Bridgeland.
9 TH ANNUAL FAIRFIELD TRIATHLON
Sunday October 27, 2019, 7 AM start
The triathlon features both a triathlon and a duathlon for participants.
Triathletes will swim 300 meters in North Bradford Lake. Then ride a ten
mile bike course followed by a three mile run along the trails of Fairfield.
Duathletes will start with a one mile run around both Bradford Lakes,
then a ten mile bike followed by the same three mile run course as the
All participants will receive dry fit shirts, finisher medals, age group
awards, post-race party with refreshments and a finish line photo.
Individuals will compete for awards in five-year age groups.
The race site is located in Cypress, Texas in the Fairfield Community.
Headquarters is the Fairfield Athletic Center on Mason Road with the race
site just up the street at the lake.
The event accepts both individual entries and relays. Relays consist
of three athletes with each doing one segment of the race. There is
a minimum age of twelve years of age to compete in the event. The
event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and will follow their rules and
For additional event information or to register online, please visit the
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ANNUAL BOO BASH HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION
Looking for a safe alternative to Trick or Treating for your kids this Halloween?
Epiphany Lutheran Church & School invites you to attend our Annual Boo
Bash Halloween Celebration from 5-7 PM on October 31 st . Our Church &
School will be transformed into a safe and fun place for parents and kids.
Your family will have a blast traveling through a variety of decorated stations
where they can play games and receive candy! We will also be serving Cotton
Candy and Popcorn and have a Photo Booth set up for family photos. And
don’t forget to stop by our Glow Party Dance Room with a live DJ! This is a
free event and we welcome all children preschool through 5 th grade to wear
your favorite costume (Nothing too scary) to join in on the fun! Epiphany
Lutheran Church & School is conveniently located at 14423 West Road. For
more information, visit our website www.elcsh.org or call us at 713-896-1773.
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COMMUNITY SEED/PLANT EXCHANGE!
OCTOBER 5, 2019, 12-2 PM
11522 Telge Road, ½ mile north of Highway 290
This comes in time for the new growing season and allows fellow
gardeners to discover new varieties and share knowledge and resources.
Below are the guidelines for the exchange.
1. All seeds should be in an envelope or plastic bag marked with the
plant variety and date of harvest or sell by date. All plants should be in
containers and labeled. Bulb’s should be in bags and labeled.
2. No GMO or hybrids are allowed. Do not bring sickly plants or plants with bugs
3. If bringing bulk seeds have it clearly labeled. Only 20 to 30 seeds per
person, labels and plastic seed bags will be provided.
4. You can either exchange or if you have excess plants or seeds you can
5. Please only take the amount of seeds or plants that you bring.
6. People who did not bring seeds or plants are limited to 2 items either
plant or seeds.
If you are interested in participating in the seed/plant exchange, please sign
up at http://www.messiahlc.org/current-events. For more information,
281-890-3013 or www.messiahlc.org. All people are welcome at Messiah.
SPRING BRANCH AFRICAN VIOLET CLUB ANNUAL PLANT SALE
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10 AM-4 PM
The Spring Branch African Violet Club will hold their Annual Plant Sale on
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center,
2020 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004. 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. Admission is free and the public
is invited to attend. Free parking available at Judson Robinson Jr. Community
Center. The Spring Branch African Violet Club meets the second Saturday of
each month, January through November, at 10 AM at the Copperfield Church,
8350 Highway 6 North, Houston, Texas 77095. Please email kjwross@yahoo.
com prior to attending to confirm meeting date and time.
WINGS OVER HOUSTON SET FOR OCTOBER 19 TH -20 TH
One of the most popular events for kiddos is at Ellington Airport: CAF Wings
Over Houston. One of the top air shows in the United States, this event is
dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft, along with the thrills
of modern aviation. The event has supported a variety of local and national
charities during its 35-year history. General admission tickets at the gate are
$45, but can be purchased online for $32.50. There is also an insider-only price
of $30; for more details, visit wingsoverhouston.com. The insider-only ticket
provides admission for one adult and six children (under age 14). The airshow
gate opens at 8 AM and the last entry is at 3 PM. Flight times are approximately
10:30 AM to 4:15 PM. For complete details, please visit wingsoverhouston.com.
2019 CELEBRATION OF HOPE DINNER AND AWARDS BANQUET
Shield Bearer invites you to be part of the 2019 Celebration of Hope Dinner and
Awards Banquet! This signature fundraising event will be held on Tuesday,
October 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM at 2700 Cypress Creek Parkway. Celebration of
Hope Award winners in Business, Organization, Church, Ministry and Volunteer
categories will be announced, best-selling author Bob Goshen will speak
and dinner will be served. Proceeds will help fund professional counseling
services and prevention programs for local families including those that have
experienced the trauma of domestic violence, human trafficking, crime, war,
natural disasters and more. To attend, sponsor or volunteer, visit shieldbearer.
org/hope or contact 281-894-7222. For more information about Shield Bearer
services, programs and additional events, visit shieldbearer.org.
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2019 Komen Houston Race for the Cure® - October 5, 2019, 6-10 AM.
The race will be held on Allen Parkway, with pre- and post-race activities
taking place at Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002.
Admission: $25 early rate, $40 regular rate. The majority of the funds
raised will help fund breast health screening, treatment and education
in the Greater Houston area. Go to www.komen-houston.org to create a
team and start fundraising for our community or to volunteer.
11th Annual Korean Festival Houston - October 5-6, 2019, 10 AM-7 PM,
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX 77056. Free admission.
Partnered with dozens of global and local sponsors, the Korean Festival serves
over 40,000 visitors and brings a truly exhilarating and spectacular experience
to the heart of Houston. Mark your calendars and get ready for another great
KFest on Discovery Green! You can expect a great weekend of amazing food,
interactive games and special guest performances on our main stage!
5th Annual Southern Smoke Festival - October 6, 2019, 4-8 PM,
Underbelly, Hay Merchant and Blacksmith, 1018 and 1100 Westheimer
Rd., Houston, TX. Admission: $200 general admission $350 VIP (includes
early entrance and VIP lounges). The proceeds of the 2019 Southern
Smoke Festival will once again raise funds for both the Southern Smoke
Emergency Relief Fund and the National MS Society.
7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - October 12, 2019, 8 AM, Pearland Town
Center, 11200 Broadway St., Pearland, TX 77584. Admission: $15 for kids,
$27-$40 for adults. Race to raise awareness, funds and hope for the local
brain cancer community!
2019 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown - October 12-13, 2019, 10 AM-6
PM, Downtown Aquarium, 901 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77072. Admission:
Adult Ticket Online: $12, Adult Ticket at the Gate: $15 cash; $16 credit
card, Children 6-12: $5; children under five are free. Features live music
throughout the festival along with entertainment, beverage stations,
food trucks and much more for patrons to enjoy. In the Children’s Creative
Zone, the festival’s nonprofit partners will host hands-on art activities for
all ages and include a cool interactive place to hang out.
Fandemic Tour 2019 - October 18-20, 2019, NRG Park, 1 NRG Park, Houston,
TX 77054. Admission starts at $40. Fandemic Tour is a three-day entertainment
extravaganza celebrating all things pop culture! The Fandemic Tour gathers pop
culture celebrities, artists, illustrators, professional and amateur cosplayers,
vendors and exhibitors with programming and panel discussions. Complete
event details and packages available at www.fandemictour.com/houston.
8th Annual East End Street Fest - October 19, 2019, 2-9:30 PM, Navigation
Esplanade, 2800 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, TX 77003. Free admission.
Join us for a day-to-evening street party with two stages packed with live
music and cultural performances, our Cultural Food Kitchen featuring an array
of cultural cuisines, an action-packed Kid’s Zone, Artisan Vendors selling art,
attire, delicacies, jewelry and more, PLUS games and activities for all ages!
Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience - October 19-20, 2019, 10 AM-5 PM,
NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054. Admission: $15.32 to $36.95.
Over a million Lego® Bricks are on display and ready for play. Filled with
hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate and
entertain. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/404613-0?pid=5045.
Water Lantern Festival Houston - October 19, 2019, 4-10 PM, Magnolia Garden
Park, 12044 Beach St., Houston, TX 77044. Admission: $0 for Kids (0-7), $12 for
Youth (8-14), $25-$40 for Adults. Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern
event that is all about connections. Magical nights include food, games,
activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned
with letters of love, hope and dreams reflected upon the water. As the sun
begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with
the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together.
Energy Day Houston 2019 - October 19, 2019, 11 AM-4 PM, Sam Houston
Park, 1100 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002. Free admission. Energy
Day, Houston’s largest annual free family festival, showcases science,
technology, engineering and mathematics through entertaining, handson
experiments and demonstrations. Energy Day has nearly 70 interactive
exhibits to help teachers, students and their families discover new things
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about energy, conservation, efficiency and many other real-world STEM
applications and career opportunities. Hosted by the Consumer Energy
Education Foundation, Energy Day is open to curious minds of all ages!
Freight Train Food Truck Festival - October 19, 2019, 11 AM-5 PM, The Historic
1907 Railroad Depot, 201 South Elm Street, Tomball, TX 77375. Free admission
and parking. More than 20 rolling gourmet kitchens will converge on Tomball’s
historic railroad depot for an afternoon of great food and music at the annual
Freight Train Food Truck Festival. Scheduled to perform are Galveston’s ultimate
party band, The Mambo Jazz Kings and Folk Family Revival. Visit the Pour Patio,
shop the vendors and play in the kids zone. Free admission and parking.
9th Annual Houston Halloween Festival - Saturday, October 19, 2019,
5-10 PM, in the Houston Heights. Houston’s Most Unique Charity (www.
houstonzombiewalk.org/#welcome). The festival will feature entertainment
and activities for the entire family including live music, beer gardens, artist &
business vendors, food trucks, a costume contest and a large Kids Zone. The
kid’s zone will include magician & juggling performances, carnival games, spin
art, Halloween arts and crafts, kids cartoon characters, face painting, trick
or treating, a kids costume contest and much more! All proceeds from this
amazing event support our 2020 ‘Too Ghoul for School” Education Fund.
Boo Dash 5K and Kids 1K Fun Run - October 23, 2019, 8-10 AM, Challenger
Columbia Stadium, 1955 W Nasa Blvd., Webster, TX 77598. Admission: $15
for Kids, $30 12+. Halloween themed event with medals for all finishers.
Kids 1K, Trick or Treating, Costume Contest and Haunted Tunnel.
Screams and Nightmares: Halloween Ball - October 25-26, 2019, 10 PM-2
AM, National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston,
TX 77090. Admission $30-$250. Here is your chance to experience a REAL
Halloween party. Come join us for the Halloween Ball. Walkthrough our
haunted house to get to the dance floor... and we have everything you need
including 2 bars, live DJ and great vibes. Attire: Costume or cocktail attire.
Haunted Grounds - October 25-31, 2019, 8-11 PM, Lake Madison Park,
712 Industrial Park Lane, Madisonville, TX 77864. Good old fashioned
haunted forest. Explore the Lake Madison Park walking trail at dark,
getting back to nature was never so much fun. That is, until the ghosts
and monsters jump out to show themselves.
Walk MS: October 26, 2019 - Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Avenue, Kemah, TX
77565, 8:30 AM or Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands,
TX 77380, 9 AM. Admission: $0, fundraising encouraged. Walk MS brings
together passionate people who connect in communities nationwide and
raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.
Each walk has a 1 and 3 mile route and all routes are fully accessible. There
will be a kid zone with fun activities for children and the route is stroller and
wagon friendly. Form a team and come walk with us to help end MS.
Tomball Bluegrass Festival - October 26, 2019, 11 AM-6 PM, Tomball’s
Historic 1907 Railroad Depot, 201 South Elm Street, Tomball, TX 77375.
Free admission and parking. The sounds of mandolins, banjos and down
home mountain tunes will fill the air around the historic downtown railroad
Depot. There are food and merchandise vendors, kids zone and more.
BOOFEST - October 27, 2019, 4-9 PM, Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N.
Main St. Kingwood Dr., Kingwood, TX 77339. Free admission. Come out
and participate in Koutour Event’s Market right in the heart of Kingwood.
Attractions, free candy at every booth, 2 bobbing for apples tubs, mini
pumpkin patch, Bouncy house, shopping, music and Costume contest.
Make sure you come dressed in your Halloween costumes!!!
Halloween at the Ranch - October 31, 2019, 7 PM, George Ranch Historical
Park, 10215 FM 762, Richmond, TX, 77469. Visit the George Ranch Historical
Park for an after-hours walking lantern tour! Adults and children 12+ are invited
to come hear unique Texas ghost stories - including some tales from right here
at the Ranch! Please note that this tour will incorporate over a mile of walking.
Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights and good walking shoes.
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Caramel Pecan Delight
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1 (16 ounce) package pecan cookies, crushed
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (12 ounce) jar caramel ice cream topping, divided
1 1/2 cups cold milk
1 (5.1 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
3/4 cup chopped pecans
Festive Foods for Halloween
Here are some simple ways to spice up everyday foods:
1. Put a licorice straw into the breakfast orange juice and pack an orangedyed
hard-boiled egg in the lunch box.
2. Make American cheese the sandwich of the day and cut a pumpkin
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3. Poke cloves into an orange to make a smiling pumpkin face - or just
draw one on with a marking pen.
In a bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press into a greased 13-in.
x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes. Cool on
a wire rack.
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup caramel topping
until smooth. In a bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes; fold
into cream cheese mixture. Spread over the cooled crust. Sprinkle with
pecans. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours. Cut into squares;
drizzle with remaining caramel topping.
Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes
YOU COULD BAKE THESE ON
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE DAY OCTOBER 18TH!
4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with
paper liners. In the top of a double boiler, combine chocolate and butter.
Heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture is melted and smooth. Remove
from heat and allow to cool to lukewarm.
Sift flour and sugar together into a large bowl. With mixer on low speed,
beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in chocolate mixture, vanilla and pecans.
Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Do not overbake. Tops should
be shiny but give slightly when touched. Add your favorite frosting!
Gardening Tips For October
• Dig and store caladiums before the foliage dies. Allow the bulbs to dry
in the shade, shake off the dried soil and dust with sulphur to control
fungus. Store by hanging in open mesh bags or old panty hose.
• Flowers planted for spring can begin when the temperatures are going
to stay cooler. Shrubs and trees can be planted now. Woody plants
concentrate on root growth through the winter and the more headstart
they can get before summer, the better.
• October 15th is about the time for dividing and planting daylilies.
• Watch out for brown patch in St. Augustine grass. These circular brown
patches are caused by a fungus that is activated by moist cool weather.
Control with Daconil.
• If you need to do any pruning, do it early in the month. The re-growth
stimulated by pruning needs to harden off before that odd-ball frost of
Halloween. Prune fruit trees when leaves begin to fall. Remove all dead,
weak and over-crowded growth. Tip back main branches to control size
and shape. Spray w/dormant oil when temperature is between 30-60
• Cut back tops of perennials after they have bloomed. Divide roots and
transplant anytime from now until March, the earlier the better.
• Get the ant baits down. This will greatly reduce your spring populations.
• Clover left over from last year may be growing. It’s best to hit it with
the post-emerge herbicides in October and November. At least two
applications are usually needed, even if done this early.
• For color throughout the winter, begin planting pansies.
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