Copper Grove October 2021

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Harris County Animal Control 281-999-3191

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Humane Wildlife Removal 281-354-8690

Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation 713-468-8972

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HOA Management Contact Information

Crest Management Company uses a team concept to ensure that the needs

of each property owner is met on an individual basis. The team members

dedicated to the Copper Grove Owners Association, Inc. are as follows:

Community Manager:

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Telephone 281-945-4655

Assistant Community Manager:

Marissa – Marissa@Crest-Management.com

Telephone 281-945-4623

Community Accountant:

Dianne – Dianne@Crest-Management.com

Telephone 281-945-4619

Dianne should be contacted for payment and accounting matters.

The offices of Crest Management are open from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday

through Friday. If you must leave a message, return phone calls will be

made within 24 business hours.

Copper Grove HOA Board Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of the

month at 7 PM. Dial in! All residents are encouraged to attend.

Dial-in number: 425-436-6373

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PLEASE LIMIT STREET PARKING ON TRASH DAYS

To help avoid trash not being picked up, please do not park your vehicles

in the street on Trash days (Wednesday and Saturday). When multiple

vehicles are parked in the street, the truck is unable to get through. Thank

you in advance for your assistance with this matter.

WATER USAGE

The website eyeonwater.com lets you track your water usage. You will

need to sign up with the district ID, a dash and then your account number

as the account number on the signup screen. These numbers are on your

water bills.

COPPER GROVE IS ON FACEBOOK

AND HAS A WEBSITE

Copper Grove homeowners, please like and let your neighbors know

about the new Copper Grove Neighborhood Facebook page where

updates and important information regarding the Copper Grove

neighborhood and other community news will be shared.

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Carrie Dalton

Mike Palermo

Teresa Cooper

Michelle Devereaux

Carla Wall

MOST COMMON DEED VIOLATIONS

The Volume of letters sent regarding Violations continues to be an

increasing expense for the Copper Grove Home Owners Association. All

expenses incurred including postage to mail out fines, weigh seriously on

the assessments paid by each homeowner. We request your compliance

to help keep cost to a minimum and to keep our community as attractive

as possible.

TOP 5 VIOLATIONS

1. Leaving trash cans out in public view.

2. Not maintaining your yard.

3. Not maintaining your fencing.

4. Not maintaining your paint on your house/or mold on the siding.

PET OWNERS

Please be mindful to keep all dogs on a leash when walking them, to

keep the community safe. Also please be respectful of your neighbors

and clean up after your dog.

HARRIS COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES

IF YOU HAVE A DOG OR CAT PROBLEM:

Harris County Public Health: 281-999-3191

City of Houston Animal Control: 713-837-0311

Houston S.P.C.A.: 713-869-7722

DOGGIE DON’TS

Most of our dog owners are responsible, using a leash and picking up

after your pets. We thank you!

HOWEVER - We have received reports of dog owners allowing their dogs

to defecate and urinate in yards. This is especially a problem in hightraffic

areas near park entrances. Be aware that it is not just your dog.

Once a yard has been “used,” other dogs want to do so as well. A resident

should not have to pick up after even one dog, much less ten. In addition,

runners and walkers in our parks don’t enjoy dodging excrement. Please

carry a bag and pick up after your pet. Remember also, that even the

sweetest dog may seem intimidating to some people. Respect their

rights and comply with leash laws.

HOMEOWNERS

Please DO NOT TAPE FLIERS of any kind to our metal fencing. It removes

the paint when the tape is pulled off. Thus they we need to be painted

before they start to rust.

RECYCLING INFORMATION FOR

COPPER GROVE AREA

Great Website for information on recycling: www.recycleinfo.org

Greenstar Recycling: Glass and lots of other things. Located at 1200

Brittmoore Rd, Houston, TX 77043. www.greenstarrecycling.com

Best Buy Recycling:

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• Three items per household per day.

• Nearly everything electronic, including tube TVs and monitors up to 32

inch, flat-panel TVs and monitors up to 60 inch, peripherals, DVD players,

home and car audio, cell phones, MP3 players and cables.

• Desktop or laptop computers.

• Small electrics, fans and vacuums.

Batteries Plus: Recycling spent batteries and light bulbs.

www.batteriesplus.com/t-batteries-plus-recycles.aspx

Wal-Mart & AutoZone: Normally accepts used oil, automotive batteries

and antifreeze

Sommermeyer Recycling Facility on Sommermeyer St.: Since we

aren’t Houston residents, we can’t use the dump facilities, but they will

take recycling: paper, glass, metal and plastic.

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

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Aberdeen Green Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Come shop for great bargains in Aberdeen Green at West Road and Telge.

Southcreek Village Fall Garage Sale

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 nd , 7 AM-2 PM

Located in Copperfield between Longenbaugh and Queenston Rd.

Middlegate Fall Garage Sale

October 9 th - October 16 th as a rain date.

Located in Copperfield between Longenbaugh and West Rd.

Northmead Fall Garage Sale

Saturday, October 9, 2021, 7 AM to 3 PM

Rain date is October 16 th . Located in Copperfield off of West Road.

Lone Oak community garage sale

Saturday, October 9 th - Located at Barker Cypress and Longenbaugh.

Southdown Village Fall Garage Sale

Saturday October 9 th , 8 AM-2 PM

Located in Copperfield off of Longenbaugh near Hwy. 6

Westcreek Fall Garage Sale

Saturday October 9 th , 8 AM-2 PM - Barker Cypress and Longenbaugh area

Copper lakes Garage sale

October 9 th - Barker-Cypress, between Longenbaugh and West Road

Copper Village Fall Garage Sale

Saturday, October 9 th , 7AM to Noon - West Road - between Hwy 6 & Queenston

Berkshire Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 16 th - Rain Date following Saturday, October 23 rd . Located off

of North Highway 6 between West Little York and Kieth Harrow Blvd. LOT’S OF

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Eldridge Park Fall Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 16 th , 7 AM until everything is gone. We are located at the

intersection of N. Eldridge Parkway and W. Little York (behind the Toshiba facility).

Jamestown Neighborhood Garage Sale

October 16, 2021 West Little York between Eldridge and Hwy 6

Hearthstone Fall Garage Sale

Saturday, October 16 th , 7AM-2 PM - Residents who participate set-up in their

garages or driveways. Located north of FM 529, east of Highway 6.

Copperfield Place Village Fall Garage Sale

October 23 rd - Located near Hwy 6 between Cherry Park and Glen Chase Dr.

Stonegate II Communities fall Garage Sale

Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7 AM-12 Noon

A map will be handed out at the Canyon Lakes West gatehouse on the day of the

garage sale. Located off Queenston between Barker Cypress and West Road

Sydney Harbour Fall Garage Sale

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 RD , 7AM-3 PM - Cypress Rosehill and Huffmeister.

Villages at Lakepointe Fall Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 23, 2021, 8AM to Noon

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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.

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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.

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!

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/

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OCT. 2

OCT. 2-3

OCT. 3-31

OCT. 8

OCT. 8-10

PLYMOUTH UNITED CHURCH

PUMPKIN PATCH

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5927 Louetta Rd, Spring • plymouthunited.org

Pumpkins, Pet adoptions, local vendors, garage sales!

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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

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CHAPPELL HILL

SCARECROW FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 9-10

5070 Main St, Chappell Hill, TX 77426

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WEEKENDS & THANKSGIVING FRIDAY

OCTOBER 9 TH -NOVEMBER 28 TH ,

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guests can step through the gates and enter an enchanted

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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!

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OKTOBERFEST HOUSTON

OCTOBER 22 ND , 5 PM - 10 PM

OCT. 22-23

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.

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

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

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OCTOBER 30, 2021, 3 PM - 5 PM

14423 West Rd, Houston, TX 77041

Drive-thru trunk or treat!

OKTOBERFEST

OCTOBER 30, 2021, 11 AM-9 PM

Family Fun Event at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic

OCT. 30 Church - International Food, Vietnamese, Pupusas,

Tacos, BBQ, Hotdogs, Desserts, Hamburgers, Funnel

cakes, Beer and Wine Garden, Music, Dance, Hayride,

Pumpkin Patch, Arts and Crafts, Hay Maze, Camel

Ride, Pony Ride Petting Zoo, Exotic Animal shows, Ice Skating

Performance by Paul and Gillian Schatz, Face painting, Games, Prizes,

Model Railway Train Exhibition, Bingo, Auction, Free Candy, and so

much more. Wear your favorite Saint Costume! Free Shuttle, Free

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fun crafts to do

for halloween

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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.

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.

How to carve a pumpkin

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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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)

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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

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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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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.

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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

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