Westheimer Lakes October 2021

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Official Newsletter for Westheimer Lakes Homeowners Association

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WESTHEIMER LAKES

NEWS/INFO

WESTHEIMER LAKES

BACK 2 SCHOOL PARTY PICS

FUN (AND YUMMY) TO EAT

HALLOWEEN MEALS

FUN THINGS TO DO

FESTIVALS/CRAFT SHOWS

JUST FOR FUN

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Westheimer Lakes Property Owners Association

Principal Management Group/Agent 713-329-7100

SplashPad Texas Onsite Office 832-222-2355

WLN Recreation Center Onsite Office 281-394-5961

CG Recreation Center (Canyon Gate only) 832-222-2970

Priority Protection & Investigations (Office) 832-243-5056

Priority Protection & Investigations (Patrol) 281-210-6248

Board and Advisory Members 2021

BOARD MEMBERS

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James Valdes

Fred DeRivas

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Electricity (Reliant) (713) 207-7777

Gas (Centerpoint) (713) 659-2111

En-touch (Customer Service) (281) 225-1000

Trash (Waste Management) (713) 686-6666

Water (Fort Bend MUD #142) (832) 467-1599

Property Tax Authorities

Fort Bend County Tax (281) 341-3710

Katy ISD (281) 396-6000

Lamar CISD (832) 223-0000

Area Hospitals

Christus St. Catherine Hospital 281-599-5700

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital 281-392-1111

West Houston Med Center 281-558-3444

HAVE YOU LOGGED IN YET? WWW.CANYONGATE.COM /RESIDENTS/WL

Features of the Westheimer Lakes Community Intranet include:

• Receive e-blasts from the Association (i.e. Association news and announcements, community events,

local area happenings and more!)

• Resident Directory

• Classifieds

• Current Events and Activities

• Documents and Forms (i.e. ARC guidelines, deed restrictions, financials, etc.)

• Event Photos and MORE!

Individuals must be registered as a resident (at the SplashPad) before they can have access to the

community intranet.

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US Post Office-Nouth (281) 574-1401

Toll Road EZ Tag (281) 875-3279

Voters Registration (281) 341-8670

Vehicle Registration (281) 341-3709

Drivers License Information (281) 633-5400

Fort Bend Chamber (281) 491-0800

Police & Fire

Emergency 911

Constable Precinct 3 (281) 491-7226

Ft. Bend Co. Sheriff Patrol Sgt. Desk (281) 341-4665

Fulshear Fire Department (281) 346-2800

Emergency Medical Services (281) 342-7233

Poison Control (800) 222-1222

Texas DPS (281) 633-5400

Westheimer Lakes North Schools (KISD)

Shafer Elementary (PreK-5th) (281) 234-1900

Seven Lakes Junior High (6-8) (281) 234-2100

Seven Lakes High School (9-12) (281) 237-2800

Westheimer Lakes Schools (Lamar ISD)

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10918 Overland Trail (Canyon Village)

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT -

TUES., OCTOBER 5 TH , 5:30-7:30 PM:

All residents are invited to participate in National Night

Out. The family-friendly event is designed to promote

safety and crime prevention amongst neighbors. This

is a great opportunity for you to meet fellow neighbors

and make new friends. Come out to connect with our

safety partners and enjoy a night a family fun. Join us at

Westheimer Lakes SplashPad - 26103 Canyon Fields Drive,

Richmond. If you have questions about the event or would

like to become a block captain or section leader for future

community events, please contact Iyesha at wlgate@

westheimerlakespoa.com (Subject: NNO Section Leader)

or 832-222-2970.

FALL FESTIVAL - SAT., OCTOBER 16 TH , 11 AM-1 PM:

Please join us for a load of fall fun with your family at

Westheimer Lakes Splash Pad for our annual Fall Festival.

There will be carnival games, music, moonwalks, food and

tons of fun!

Volunteers and Vendors Wanted! If you are interested in

volunteering to help with games or need community

service hours, please email wlgate@westheimerlakespoa.

com (Subject: Volunteer). If your business or organization

is interested in setting up a booth, please email wlgate@

westheimerlakespoa.com (Subject: Vendor).

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE -

SAT., NOVEMBER 6 TH , 7 AM-12 PM:

It’s almost time to clean out your closets for our Fall

community-wide garage sale. You won’t have to haul your

items far; the garage sale will take place in YOUR OWN

garage. Rain or shine, be ready to open your garage at

7 AM. To help increase traffic to your home, we suggest

placing signs at the end of your street. Please remember

to pick them up at the conclusion of the garage sale hours.

If you would like to participate, please email Iyesha at

wlgate@westheimerlakespoa.com, Subject: Fall Garage

Sale. We will create a map of all participating homes. No

additions will be added after Wednesday, October 29 th .

We will also host a community shredding event 1-3 PM

after the Fall Garage Sale. Trucks will be located at the

Splash Pad.

WESTHEIMER LAKES

OFFICE HOURS

Dear Residents:

For your convenience Westheimer Lakes has 3

offices throughout the community to help assist

you with all your questions. If you have questions

on your yearly Assessments, payment plans, EZ

tag activation for gate entry, bio scanning for

amenity access, deed restrictions and or any

other concerns.

Splashpad office hours

26103 Canyon Field (77406) - 832-222-2355

Noor, Community Services Representative

wsplashpad@westheimerlakespoa.com

Monday-Tuesday: 12-6 PM

Wednesday: 1-7 PM

Thursday-Friday: 12-6 PM

1 st Saturday of the month: 9 AM-1 PM

North Office current office hours

(subject to change)

6201 Westheimer Lakes N. (77494) - 281-394-

5961

Iyesha, Event Coordinator/Community Assistant

wln@westheimerlakespoa.com

Monday-Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday-Friday: 9 AM-1 PM

Canyon Gate Office (subject to change)

25501 Canyon Crossing (77406) 832-222-2970

Maggie, General Manager

wlgate@westheimerlakespoa.com

Monday-Tuesday: 12-3 PM

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday-Friday: 12-3 PM

NORTH & CANYON GATE FITNESS CENTER

Fitness Center Hours: 7 days a week -

5 AM-10 PM

Luis Martinez Quality

Paint & Repair

HOW TO REPORT VANDALISM

Contact our Patrol Service Company, Priority Protection & investigations (PPI), in order to

report any suspicious activity. PPI can be reached at 281-210-6248.

Principal Management Group at 713-329-7100.

***If you need to communicate with us, please send an email to wln@entouch.net or by

calling 281-394-5961 and ask to speak with your Community Manager***

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

6127 Sebastian Hill Drive (Section 2)

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE

“YARD OF THE MONTH” WINNERS!

Special thanks to our sponsor Cornelius Nursery!

Please visit www.canyongate.com/residents/wl and

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September Winners:

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Westheimer Lakes North - 6127 Sebastian Hill Drive (Section 2)

To nominate a yard, please email the address and a picture, if possible, to mevrard@

canyongate.com.

WESTHEIMER LAKES EMAIL LIST

Don’t miss out on up-to-date info. Get on the email list! Community emails are sent

regularly to residents with community news and other important information. Email

addresses remain confidential. If you would like to receive regular updates, please

register at www.canyongate.com/residents/wl.

TOWNSQ

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Register from your laptop or desktop today!

FIREWORKS PROHIBITION

IN THE DEED RESTRICTIONS

The Board asks that residents refrain from celebrating

holidays with the use of fireworks and fireworks display.

This not only poses a nuisance and disturbance to your

neighbors, it also leaves a messy aftermath to be cleaned

up. Thank you for helping to keep Westheimer Lakes

community fireworks free!

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“BACK TO SCHOOL” POOL PARTY 2021

We had tons of fun at our “Back to School” pool party at the SplashPad. Children

and adults were entertained by DJ Jake, two waterslides, airbrush tattoos, snow

cones by Kona Ice and more! Each child also received a goody bag with school

supplies to get them ready for the school year.

fun recipes for

for halloween

ghost pizza bagels

INGREDIENTS

8 slices mozzarella

8 mini bagels

1/2 c. marinara

4 black olives

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut

mozzarella slices into ghost shapes using

a paring knife. • Spread a thin layer of

marinara over pizza bagel and top with

ghost. • Bake until cheese is melty, 10

minutes. • Meanwhile, cut olives into

little pieces for eyes. Dot the ghosts and

serve.

www.delish.com

spooky grilled cheese

INGREDIENTS

butter

8 slices pumpernickel or dark rye bread

4 slices cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS

1. Using a Halloween themed cookie

cutter, take four slices of the bread and

cut out the centers.

2. Heat butter in a griddle or skillet over

medium heat.

3. Cook the cut side pieces of bread and

the whole pieces of bread in the saute

pan for 3 minutes. Flip the whole piece

of bread, cover with a slice of cheese and

top with the un-cooked piece of cut-out

bread cooking an additional 3 minutes or

until the cheese is melted.

4. Serve.

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fun Things to do

AROUND TOWN...

9TH ANNUAL FALL

FESTIVAL & CRAFT SHOW

OCTOBER 2, 2021, 9 AM TILL 3 PM

5373 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77449

Free Admission!!!! Shopping, Children’s Activities, Petting Zoo

and food! Bring the entire family and friends for a fun filled

day! Vendors contact Mary @ saintpaulschurch@charter.net.

ST. IGNATIUS OF

LOYOLA CATHOLIC CHURCH

FALL FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 2 ND , 12 PM - 7 PM

OCTOBER 3 RD , 12 PM - 6 PM

7810 Cypresswood Dr, Spring, TX 77379

Live Auctions, Silent Auctions, raffle, craft fair, live entertainment, bingo, attic

treasures, food, drinks, games and fun! Questions email festival@silcc.org.

OCT. 2

OCT. 2-3

OCT. 3-31

OCT. 8

KATY WINE FEST

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021

The Katy Wine Fest is a must for any wine lover! Highlighting

a wide selection of wines from Texas and beyond, guests will

sample rare finds and unique vintages not found in your local

grocery store. We’re certain you’ll find a few new favorites!

Along with a fantastic selection of wine, the Katy Wine Fest

will feature local restaurants serving delicious light bites. For those more into hops

and barley, craft beer will be available for sampling. Live musical entertainment, a

wine pull, silent auction and Big Board auction featuring fantastic items will round

out the evening. Proceeds of the event will directly benefit the Brookwood Center

for Learning. The Katy Wine Fest is perfect for a special date night or Girls Night

Out. Mark your calendars, grab your tickets and join the Cinco Ranch Rotary for the

Katy Wine Fest! We look forward to seeing you there!

OCT. 8-10

PLYMOUTH UNITED CHURCH

PUMPKIN PATCH

OCTOBER 3 RD -31 ST ,

5927 Louetta Rd, Spring • plymouthunited.org

Pumpkins, Pet adoptions, local vendors, garage sales!

KATY RICE FESTIVAL

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 TH , 6 PM - 10 PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 TH , 10 AM - 10 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 TH , 12 PM - 6 PM

Kick the weekend off Friday evening with live music, food

trucks and beer! Bring the family and enjoy a full day of

great craft vendors, live music, food trucks & much more!

There will be fun for the whole family, including a kids/teen zone, craft beer and

expanded food area. Free Shuttle Service to and from the Merrell Center all day!

https://www.katyricefestival.com/

OCT. 9-10

OCT. 9-10

OCT. 9-

NOV. 28

BAYOU CITY ART

FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 9-10, 2021, 10 AM - 6 PM

Located along Allen Parkway

and Sam Houston Park

Tickets: www.artcolonyassociation.org

CHAPPELL HILL

SCARECROW FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 9-10

5070 Main St, Chappell Hill, TX 77426

TEXAS

RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

WEEKENDS & THANKSGIVING FRIDAY

OCTOBER 9 TH -NOVEMBER 28 TH ,

9 AM - 8 PM

Since 1974, there has been a magical

kingdom about an hour north of the Houston area, where

guests can step through the gates and enter an enchanted

world filled with kings and queens, knights and nobles, fairies

and elves, pirates and peasants and other fanciful delights.

www.texrenfest.com

OCT. 16

PICK-A-DILLY

CRAFT FAIR

St. Peter’s UMC •

20775 Kingsland Blvd, Katy

OCTOBER 16, 2021, 9 AM - 4 PM

St. Peter’s 30 th annual craft fair will be just in time for

Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas! Proceeds from

Pick-a-dilly Craft Fair and Silent Auction will benefit St.

Peter’s United Methodist Church Missions.

OCT. 17

TREAT STREET

OCTOBER 17 TH FROM 5-8 PM

Join Cinco Ranch Church of Christ for our

annual Treat Street on October 17 th from 5-8

PM. This free event is for our families to enjoy a

safe evening where our community gets to wear costumes, get

candy, enjoy a hot dog dinner and play in the bounce houses.

If you would like more information on this event, please visit

www.cincochurch.com/crkids. We can’t wait to see you there!

OKTOBERFEST HOUSTON

OCTOBER 22 ND , 5 PM - 10 PM

OCTOBER 23 RD , 12 PM - 10 PM

Join us for the 9th annual Oktoberfest Houston,

showcasing German and Texas culture in one

fantastic day! First 250 tickets sold are 50% off! The

Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007.

OCT. 22-23

GINGERBREAD VILLAGE

HOLIDAY MARKET

OCT. 23

LADIES AUXILIARY OF

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON

OCTOBER 23, 2021

It’s Holiday Shopping Time! The Ladies Auxiliary

from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is holding their annual Gingerbread

Village Holiday Market on October 23, 2021! It is held at 6646

Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, TX 77086. The event opens at 9

AM and continues until 4 PM. Admission is free! Arts, crafts, unique

products and many, many more items will be featured. Get a head

start on your holiday shopping all in one place! A wonderful lunch

menu will be offered including barbecue pork sandwiches, baked

potatoes, etc. Come join the fun!

OCT. 30

OCT. 30

OCT. 30

NOV. 6

HOWL-O-WEEN

KATY DOG PARK

OCTOBER 30, 2021, 9 AM - 11 AM

Costume Contest, games, door prizes &

vendors Event entry is a donation of pet food

for our local shelter

EPIPHANY LUTHERAN

BOO BASH

OCTOBER 30, 2021, 3 PM - 5 PM

14423 West Rd, Houston, TX 77041

Drive-thru trunk or treat!

REGINA CAELI

FALL FESTIVAL

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021,

12-8 PM

8121 Breen Rd, Houston, TX 77040

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fun crafts to do

for halloween

www.goodhousekeeping.com

1. Start with the right pumpkin.

Choose one that's fresh, with a sturdy stem, no bruises, and a

flat bottom so it won't roll while you carve.

2. Cut from the bottom, not the top. Michael

Natiello, pumpkin carving pro and creative director for The Great

Jack-o'-Lantern Blaze, says cutting your "lid" from the bottom of

the pumpkin helps prevent the sides from caving in later.

Hanging Bat Craft

Here’s a simple hanging bat craft for kids using empty toilet paper rolls. These

adorable cardboard tube bats are a great way for kids to help decorate for

fall or Halloween. They also make a great activity to go with the children’s

book, Stellaluna! (Free bat wing template is provided on website www.

buggyandbuddy.com.)

Materials for Bat Craft

Cardboard tube (We used an empty toilet paper roll.)

Tempera paint (black or brown) and paintbrush

Construction paper (black or brown)

Black pipe cleaners

Scissors

Single hole punch (This is my favorite! It can punch through multiple

sheets without making your hand sore!)

Glue

Googly eyes

Marker (We used black and silver Sharpies.)

Bat wing template (optional)

3. If you do carve from the top, cut out the lid

on an angle. This way it won't drop inside the pumpkin

when you put it back on top, like it would with a straight upand-down

cut. A boning knife should work well for this.

4. Scoop out all the pulp (and then some). You

can buy a special "claw" for pumpkin gutting, but an ice cream

scoop will do just fine. Thin the inner wall of the "face" area to

1¼-inch thick, so it will be easier to pierce the shell.

5. Sketch out your design on paper first. If you

draw your jack-o'-lantern face to size, Natiello says you can

use it as a pattern: Just tape it to the front of your pumpkin

and use a fork or pencil to poke holes along the lines you want

to carve. (Or save yourself from creative blocks by getting a

pumpkin carving kit, complete with a marker, scraper, cutting

tools, and pre-made patterns.)

6. Hold the pumpkin in your lap. It's easier to create

features when the face is gazing up at you. Natiello suggests

using a serrated kitchen knife or an X-Acto knife for carving,

but to make intricate designs, you could try using a small saw.

Just don't cut on a slant — clean up-and-down slices look best.

7. Start by making simple rough cuts. If you get

the big pieces of pumpkin out of the way first, you can go back

and clean up the edges of your design later.

8. Use your scraps creatively. Make a tongue, pipe,

or hair accessories out of a discarded piece of pumpkin shell,

for example.

9. Keep your pumpkin fresh. Natiello recommends

spreading petroleum jelly on the cut edges to seal in moisture.

If your pumpkin still shrivels a few days later, you can revive it

with a facedown soak in cold water for up to eight hours.

10. Create a chimney. First, leave the lid on for a few

minutes while the candle burns. Then make a small hole where

the lid has blackened. Or, save yourself the stress and go with

battery-operated votives instead.

11. Sprinkle cinnamon inside the lid. That way,

when you light the candle, your jack-o'-lantern will smell like

a pumpkin pie. Yum.

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How to carve a pumpkin

How to Make the Bat Craft

1. Paint your cardboard tube either black or brown (depending on the color

bat you’d like to make). This is our favorite tempera paint to use. I love the

colors and it doesn’t have a strong paint odor like other tempera paints.

2. While the cardboard tube is drying, draw some bat wings onto

construction paper and cut them out. (If you don’t want to draw them

yourself, you can use our bat wing template.)

3. Glue the wings onto the back of the cardboard tube.

4. Cut out some little triangles from your construction paper to make

ears. Glue these onto the bat, along with some googly eyes. Use a marker

to draw a mouth.

5. Punch two holes in the bottom of your cardboard tube. This is where

the legs will go.

6. Cut a black pipe cleaner in half. Twist one end of each pipe cleaner

through each punched hole.

7. To make the feet, snip off the last inch of each leg. Wrap the one-inch

piece of pipe cleaner around the bottom of each leg. Fold the middle part

of the foot to make a hook for hanging.

8. Hang your bat up for fall or Halloween!

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