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GOVERNOR’S PLACE 29TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
When: July 4, 2013 beginning 9:00 AM Where: GP Clubhouse/Clubhouse Parking/Pool 9 AM: Gathering Speeches and Parade Noon: All American Hot Dog lunch 2 PM: Ends Another year has gone by very quickly. We are celebrating 237 years of our country’s independence. This is our community’s 29th year of festivities. Please join us this Independence Day. The number of committee members has shrunk a little this year, so if you can volunteer, especially on the event date (7/4/2013), please contact Dave Gilkeson at 281-392-3771 to help out. Thank you for volunteering.
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The following qualifications must be met in order to use the pool facilities: 1. You must be a resident member and/or guest of a resident member. 2. Resident must be current on annual maintenance fees in order for tags to be issued: Fees will not be accepted at pool registration. 3. Resident must have swim tag visible at all times to use the pool. 4. Pool rules will be posted at the pool. All swimmers shall obey the lifeguards and comply with the pool rules posted at the pool.
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The Boy Scout Troop 987 is offering this service to your neighborhood as a service fundraiser. For $35, the scouts will place a 3’ x 5’ flag at your residence on the following national holidays (place approximately sunrise and take away approximately sundown): Presidents’ Day 2014, Memorial Day 2013, Flag Day 2013, Independence Day 2013, Labor Day 2013, Patriot Day 2013 and Veteran’s Day 2013. Monies raised through this project will support Scouts of Troop 987 in activities, such as attending summer camp, going on regular camping excursions and participating in other activities. This service fundraiser will also help our scouts build pride in their community while helping to earn their own way for scouting activities. If you have any questions, please contact John Angel at email@example.com or call 713-429-2969. We also offer for a one-time fee of $75 to come and place flag for you and then leave the flag with you and you are responsible for putting
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out and taking down. Governor’s Place HOA rules - Temporary flags such as these cannot be displayed more than three consecutive days. If you decide to help us in our endeavor, please fill out your information in the form and send in your check, made payable to Troop 987, to the address below. Thank you for your support! Flags to you! Boy Scout Troop 987 Mail To: John Angel ASM Troop 987 806 Copper Creek Drive Katy, TX 77450 Please note - this agreement is between the Boy Scouts and the individual homeowner, not G.P.H.O.A.
Dear Governors Place Residents, we have seen an increase in activity that required sheriff attention. Together as a community we must always be alert for both ourselves and our neighbors. Please phone (713-221-6000) the sheriff for anything suspicious; robbery, suspicious looking people, speeding, etc. We have to crackdown on crime in our neighborhood.
MAINTAINING PROPERTY VALUES
One of the important purposes of a homeowner’s association is to enforce the terms of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions that are “attached to” our properties when we buy them. These documents provide for an Architectural Control Committee to
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approve changes or additions to the exteriors of our homes or lots. If you are planning to paint your house or replace your roof, contact Crest Management at 281-579-0761 and ask for an ACC form. Please fill out the form and return it for approval by the ACC Committee. While it may be an inconvenience, it is a means of cooperating with your neighbors, so that we all maintain the “curb appeal” that attracts buyers. This means more dollars when you want to sell your home. Another important part of the DCCR concerns the enforcement of deed restrictions. Governors Place does this by having Crest do two monthly inspections. If you receive a notice for a deed restriction violation, don’t feel insulted but please don’t ignore it. If you don’t understand it or think there is a mistake, call Crest Management at 281-579-0761 or send a written response. Most of the time, violations are corrected after one notice and no further action is required. Let’s all work together to help keep our community a nice place to live.
Please remember not to place your garbage out any sooner than the night before the scheduled pick-up day. After pick-up, all garbage cans should be kept out of public view. They should not be kept in front of garages, in the front yards of any home or on the side of any home. Please make every effort to conceal the trashcans from public view on non-trash days.
Parking recreational vehicles in the community is a violation of the governing rules and regulations. We understand this is the time of year vacations and family visits are planned, so if you will take a moment to call Crest Management at 281-579-0761 to notify us as to when you will have your recreational vehicle(s) in the driveway, we
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will give you 1 to 2 days grace period. We understand people have to live, that is why we want to open the lines of communication. If we do not hear from you and your vehicle(s) are noticed on our regular inspection, don’t get upset when you receive a citation. Again, we will only allow parking of recreational vehicles for a short period of 1 to 2 days. Although the streets in Governors Place are public, we are receiving numerous complaints regarding parking of personal vehicles and commercial vehicles in the streets. The parking of COMMERCIAL VEHICLES within the community is RESTRICTED in the governing documents and fines will be assessed. Please try to utilize your driveways as much as possible when parking your personal vehicles.
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• Cars may not be parked on the front lawn of your property. • Trailers, boats, RVs, recreational vehicles must be stored out of view of the street. • Remember that our streets are very narrow and utilize your driveway to park cars. • Store trash cans out of street view. • Now is the time to start cleaning out gutters and roof tops to get rid of pine needles and leaves. • We urge parents to advise your children to ride scooters and electric toys on the sidewalks, NOT in the streets. There have been too many near misses reported and we don’t want a child to “learn their lesson” the hard way by being hit by a car.
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KATY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT WWW.KATYISD.ORG KATY ISD ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2013 TOP TEN
More than 3,500 seniors walked across the stage at the Leonard E. Merrell Center during the 2013 graduation ceremonies. Katy ISD congratulates all graduates and wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors! The district is proud to announce this year’s Top Ten students from each of its six comprehensive high schools. Congratulations to: CINCO RANCH HIGH SCHOOL: Valedictorian - Tiffaney Tran Salutatorian - Fariha Rashid No. 3 - Celine Cho Lee No. 4 - Bohao Cheng No. 5 - Jia Ying Chuong No. 6 - Trevor David Nichols No. 7 - Katherine M. Yu No. 8 - Patrick William Edelman No. 9 - Gloria Nisha Fernandes No. 10 (tie) - David Jay Bjerkaas No. 10 (tie) - Daniel S. Williams KATY HIGH SCHOOL: Valedictorian - Lauren Ashtyn Edwards Salutatorian - Madeline Marie Droog No. 3 - Andrea Erin Coffey No. 4 - Margaret Anne Baxter No. 5 - Jacob William Spies No. 6 - Henry Edward Merschat No. 7 - Zaid Tariq Safder No. 8 (tie) - Thu Ahn Nguyen (3 year graduate) No. 8 (tie) - Kathryne Ann Smithson No. 9 - Anamika Reeya Khosla No. 10 - Kate Michelle Litchen MAYDE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL: Valedictorian - Carlos Joel Molina, Jr. Salutatorian - Beatriz Helena Thames No. 3 - Andrew Khang Nguyen No. 4 - Tugaiya Taha Shipchandler No. 5 - Andrew Lane McCaslin No. 6 - Ethan Michael Myers
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Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Registrations can be made online at www.bearcreekchurch.tv/sports (click on specific camp or sport registration) or in our Church Office, Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. On Fridays, the office is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-859-9900.
CHEERLEADING CAMP 2013: Come join our Cheerleading Camp for ages 6-14, July 29th-31st. Our Camp is led by our Upward Cheerleading Coordinator, Jennifer Wilson. Time will be 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Cost of the Camp is $40, with a discount for the second child. UPWARD SOCCER, UPWARD FLAG FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING: Bear Creek Baptist Church is offering Upward Soccer, Flag Football and Cheerleading this Fall. We will be having Upward Soccer for children 4 yrs. By September 1, 2013 through 6th Grade. Our Flag Football and Cheerleading will be for children in K this year through 6th Grade. Register before school starts. Our first evaluation is before school starts. Each child needs to attend an evaluation, not for the whole two hours, but for about 20 min. This year we have an early special price of $70 for those that register before August 18th. We have our first evaluation on Saturday, August 17th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the back fields behind our parking lot. Our next evaluations will be Tuesday and Thursday, September 4th and 6th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. On Saturday, September 8th between the hours of 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM. Cost is $75. Our practices will begin the week of September 23rd. Our first games will be October 5th and go through November 16th. MEN’S OUTWARD FLAG FOOTBALL: Come join men 18 yrs and older for our men’s Outward Flag Football league coming this fall. Practice/Games will be on Saturday afternoons around 2:00 PM. The league will have a tournament at the conclusion of the season. Evaluations for all players will be Tuesday and Thursday, September 10th and 12th from 6:00-7:00 PM and Saturday, September 14th from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. These will take place on the fields behind the church. Cost for the league will be $35 per player covering cost of officials and jersey. First games will be October 12th and season concludes on November 9th with tournament. For more information call 281-859-9900 and ask for Scott Denton or David Rutherford or email us at Scott.email@example.com or David.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Registration is open for fall Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer and T-Ball/Baseball leagues in Katy! i9 Sports is the #1 provider of youth sports leagues, camps and instructional clinics in the country for kids ages 3-14. We focus on fun, skills and sportsmanship with a commitment to safety. For more information, please visit www. i9sports.com or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).
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Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) announces their 2013 Summer Performing Arts Camps. This summer, the HFAC’s Actors Academy is offering 25 different 1 and 3-week performing arts camps for grades 1-12. HFAC camps run June 10 through August 24, 2013 and feature acting, singing and dance instruction, as well as performance opportunities in musicals, dramas and comedies especially designed for kids and teens. The HFAC Actors Academy 3-week Musical Theatre Performance Camps for grades 1-6 and 4-8 are Honk, Jr, The Hobbit, Pinocchio and Once on this Island, Jr. HFAC is offering eleven 1-week camps for grades 1-6 that include “Clowning Around,” “Acting Up Improv,” “Imagination Theatre,” “Disney Magic,” “Lights of Broadway,” “American Idol Boot Camp,” “Triple Threat,” “Fractured Fairy Tales,” “Dancing through the Decades,” “Melodrama Madness” and “Glee.” HFAC has numerous performance opportunities for teens in grades 7-12. The teen 3-week performance camps are Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew and Once on this Island. The 1-week camps for teens are “Stage Combat,” “Acting for Stage and Film,” “Dialects,” “Triple Threat Boot Camp” and “Shakespeare Intensive.” A new addition to the HFAC summer program for teens is the audition show Steel Magnolias. This show rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings beginning July 16th. Performances for
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Get ready to gear up for a fantastic summertime adventure! July 22-26, 2013, Christ Church PCA will hold its annual Vacation Bible School daily from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Upward Bound is an exciting, fun-filled VBS program that will take “Backpackers” on the ultimate VBS expedition. There will be Bible stories, scripture memory, songs, skits, crafts, games and snacks. The week will close with a Summit Celebration on Friday, July 26th at 6:30 PM with a pizza dinner afterwards. Enrollment is for children who will be five years old by September 1, 2013 through those entering the sixth grade in the fall of 2013. The cost is $10 per child or $35 per family (4 or more children in the same family). Ready to hit the trail? For more information or to register your child, please visit www.cckpca.org/vbs or call 281-392-0002.
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FOXFINDER by Dawn King. US Amateur Premier - August 15-31, 2013. Finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn award. William Bloor, a ‘foxfinder,’ arrives at Sam and Judith Covey’s farm to investigate a suspected contamination. He is driven by his education and beliefs to unearth and destroy an animal that threatens man’s civilization and to remain free from its influence himself. As his investigations proceed, the events that follow change the course of all their lives - forever. Dawn King’s play won the 2011 Papatango New Writing Competition (in partnership with London’s Finborough Theatre). A darkly comic exploration of belief, desire and responsibility, set in a world both strange and familiar, from a striking new voice in British theatre. CARNIVAL ROUND THE CENTRAL FIGURE by Diana Amsterdam. Regional Premier - November 7-23, 2013. A wild ride through theatrical terrain that sears the senses and impacts the audience
at a visceral place, which also manages to be hilariously funny and heartbreakingly real in the five core scenes of a young woman’s visit to the death bed of her friend. Her moment of acknowledgment and comfort comes hard in the face of denial, moralizing, insane positive thinking, desperate chit chat and the existential fears we all harbor about the end moments of life - the great mystery. MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION IV - December 6-14, 2013. Short plays from 200 writers who submitted from all over the US and were chosen by a panel. Co-produced by Wordsmyth Theatre. ROME by John Harvey - World Premier - March 6-22, 2014. This original script is being written by local playwright, John Harvey, workshopped by designers, musicians and actors, video documented over a year and presented as a collaborative effort as our final play in the season. Located at Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. All performances begin at 8 PM. Price - $18 regular/ $10 students and seniors. Pay as you can on Mondays and $25 for opening night with a party immediately after the show. More info/reservations: www.mildredsumbrella.com - info@ mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409.
HOUSTON FAMILY ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON MEMORIES AND TRADITIONS
The Houston Family Arts Center is in its 8th season, an exciting lineup of plays and musicals all of which reflect the theme of “memories and traditions.” The season includes a timeless American classic, a stunning Tennessee Williams drama, three Tony Award-winning Best Musicals, the “revival” version of a musical with characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz and two hilarious comedies. Patrons can purchase their tickets online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374. Houston Family Arts Center 2012-2013 Main Stage Season Fiddler on the Roof (July 12-28, 2013 at the Berry Center)
DECIBELLES (A BARBERSHOP CHORUS)
Do you like to sing? Are you looking for a place to display your talents or just to have fun with music? You should be a Decibelle! We are a (ladies only) daytime chorus rehearsing every Friday morning from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Treemont Retirement Center, 2501 Westerland, near Westheimer and Gessner. Some of us read music, but it is not required. We are provided a CD to help in learning new songs. Our director, Martha Upton and assistant director, Cay Eckland will help you find out if you are a Tenor, Lead, Baritone or Bass. We have been performing in the Houston area for over 35 years. We prepare two types of shows each year; a Christmas show with old favorites, but always a new fun tune including props, narratives and choreography. Our regular show this year includes songs from the 1920s, as well as a Spiritual Medley that will start your toes tapping. Come visit any Friday. We would love to see you and if you decide to join us, we would be delighted. For more information, please call Pat at 281-497-4904 or visit our website, www.Decibelles.org.
MUSIC SINGING GROUP “ONE-A-CHORD”
One A-Chord is an interdenominational men’s and women’s singing group with a music ministry to the elderly in Katy and West Houston. We enjoy entertaining with a combination of music including Sacred (Gospel/Spirituals/Traditional) and Secular - with this year’s Choral medley “Made in the USA” which gives tribute to music that was created, performed, enjoyed and fostered by Americans. It includes Dixieland Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Country Western, Broadway (with our special emphasis on ‘Sound of Music”) and Patriotic music. All proudly “Made in the USA!!” Our group welcomes singers, dancers, instrumentalists and “Ham’s” and creates an hour of musical entertainment for the audience. (We love audience participation!) Our normal rehearsal/performing day is Monday morning. We will be starting rehearsals for our new singing season on Monday, August 5th at 9:30 AM at St. Peter’s UMC in Asbury Hall, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, We will have seven rehearsals before starting our new performing season. For additional information, please contact Gail Shipley (music director) 281-347-0233, Bill Ramp (Scheduling) 281347-2520, Chris Crockett (Administration) 281-788-7702 or Jackie Mills (Chaplain/Historian) 281-347-1568. For our current schedule and repertoire you can check out our website at www.oneachord.org.
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Epiphany of the Lord Church at 1530 Norwalk Drive in Katy is hosting a Job Fair for Professionals on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The event is free and there will be 50 companies represented for jobs from Receptionist to Vice President in the areas of finance, healthcare, IT and engineering to name a few. This event is geared toward degreed, career-minded, professional job candidates. Candidates with no/some college but substantial related work experience would also be well suited for this event. Bring plenty of resumes.
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The University of Houston System (UHS) and Houston Community College Northwest (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand higher education opportunities in the Katy/West Houston area. Through a partnership that includes using existing facilities at UHS at Cinco Ranch and HCC-Katy, the MOU will result in an increase of academic programs offered by UHS and HCC-Northwest in West Houston. Visit northwest.hccs.edu
AYUSA SEEKS U.S. FAMILIES IN KATY AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES TO HOST HIGH SCHOOL INT’L EXCHANGE STUDENTS - 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Ayusa, a non-profit organization that promotes global learning and leadership through cultural exchange and leadership programs for high school students from around the world, is looking for American families in the Houston and surrounding areas interested in sharing their America with international high school students for the 20132014 school year. Applications for interested host families are currently being accepted. Ayusa foreign exchange students come from more than 60 countries, are fully insured, bring their own spending money and are proficient in English. Whether from Japan or Brazil, India or Sweden, Ukraine or Mexico, France or Lebanon, foreign exchange students are a window into another culture and a great way to travel the world without leaving your home. “Host families are the heart and soul of Ayusa’s foreign exchange program,” said Heather Wells, Senior Regional Director for Ayusa and the local contact for Houston and all surrounding communities. “Families have been hosting Ayusa exchange students for the last 30+ years and the experience has been transformative for the students, who blossom in the local community through support from the families and schools.”
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EXCHANGE STUDENTS - FROM AMERICAN COUNCILS
The U.S. Department of State sponsors exchange programs that bring high school students from over 50 countries from all over the world in the United State for an academic year to live with an American host family, attend high school and learn about American society. American Councils is always looking for interested and excited host families to host one of their students. For more information, visit http:// inbound.americancouncils.org or email inbound@americancouncils. org.
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1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy, TX 77450, 281-492-8592 LIBRARY HOURS - Mon. 1 PM - 9 PM, Tues. 10 AM - 9 PM, Wed. 10 AM - 6 PM, Thurs. 10 AM - 6 PM, Fri. 1 PM - 6 PM, Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM, Sun. closed. To register online for any of the programs at the library’s website (www.hcpl.net), click on “Events Calendar” and select “Maud Marks.” Participants may also register by calling or by visiting the library. We will be closed July 4th for Independence Day. ADULTS • BOOK DISCUSSION CLUBS - The Library hosts book clubs that meet monthly. The Evening Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 PM. The Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1 PM. • JUST DESSERTS MYSTERY BOOK CLUB – Meetings held the third Wednesday of the month at 2 PM. You are encouraged to bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether our villains get their just desserts. • SUMMER READING PROGRAM - Have Book… Will Travel! The 2013 Summer Reading Club is for both readers and listeners and will run from Monday, June 3rd through Saturday, August 10th. All programs are free, however, seating is extremely limited. There are activities and clubs for all age groups: KIDS Time is 1:30 PM and 3:00 PM. The shows for July are as follows: Monday, July 1st: Science Quest
Monday, July 8th: Julian Franklin Monday, July 15th: Puppet Pizzazz Monday, July 22nd: Jungle Jim Monday, July 29th: Texas Snakes For the kids (up through age 11), read 10 books or 500 minutes and get your free book (while supplies last)! Log these titles online for the countywide program. Pick up a passport at the library itself and read from various genres to receive entries in our branch-only puppet drawing. You can enter in each genre up to five times. TEENS Thursday, July 11th at 3 PM: Decoupage For the teens (12-18), read 5 books or 600 minutes and get a free water bottle! Log these titles online for the countywide program. Pick up a passport at the library itself and read the various genres to receive entries in our branch-only prize drawings. You will get one entry into our drawing for every genre read. The prizes include reading packs and movie gift cards. ADULTS For the adults (18 and up), read 5 books or 600 minutes and get an entry for the countywide drawing for an e-reader. Pick up a passport at the library itself and read the various genres to receive entries in our branch-only reader’s gift basket drawings. Read five different genres and get an entry for our “grand prize.” The prize includes a Katy Budget Book gift card, Alamo Drafthouse tickets and a Kindle. Also, join us for our family summer reading programs. See below for our many adult only programs. All programs are free and everyone is welcome although the adult only computer classes do require registration! • FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL - Bring the whole family out to our family film festival this summer. Every Friday at 1:15 PM we will be showing a different mystery film complete with popcorn. This month we will have some an alien set to earth as a baby when his planet is destroyed. Then on July 26th, a criminal mastermind adopts 3 orphan girls. Talk to a librarian to get a complete schedule. • DIY CRAFTS - The library is pleased to announce a new program series. On the second Wednesday of every month we will be hosting a fun adult craft time. This month, July 10th at 2 PM we will be learning how to knit. Come by and learn to beautiful scarves and other knitted wonders. Bring your own size 10 needles and we will provide the yarn. • FREE INTERNET CLASSES - The library provides free classes in Internet Basics each month. You can learn how to navigate your way around the World Wide Web and use successful search techniques. You must know how to use a mouse and a keyboard. This month’s class will be offered on July 13th at 10 AM. • E-BOOK CLASS - How are you going to enjoy reading your books this summer? Visit the library on Tuesday, July 16th at 7 PM to learn all about the HCPL e-book collection. Try out the latest gadgets in reading and gaming technology before you buy them including the Kindle2, SonyReader, Ipod Touch, Ipod, MP3 and more! • PHOTO WEBSITES & APPS - Ready to display all those vacation photos? On Tuesday, July 30th at 7-8:30 PM, come to the library for a lesson on various photo websites & apps. Learn how to organize your photos using Flickr. Learn to edit your photos with Piknik. Create a photo album page using Pic Collage. Learn all this and more. • MICROSOFT WORD CLASS - Are you interested in getting more out of your Microsoft Word program? On Tuesday, July 9th at 7:008:30 PM, the library will be hosting a basic class on Microsoft Word. Can’t make it then? Don’t worry, the class will repeat on Thursday, July 18th at 2:00-3:30 PM. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. Seating is extremely limited for these classes. Classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay. • USED BOOK SALE - The Friends of the Maud Marks Library will hold their book sale on Saturday, August 3rd at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. There is a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. No items are over $1. Also, join us on Friday, August 2nd from 4:30 to 6:00 PM for our MemberOnly book sale preview. Not a member yet? Not a problem, you can join at the door!
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CHILDREN • STORYTIME - Storytime for preschool-aged children is held each Wednesday at 11:15 AM. Stories, fingerplays and songs are featured. This is ideal for children ages 3 to 5, but all children and their caregivers are welcome. • PAT-A-CAKE CLUB INFANT STORYTIME - This program will meet each Thursday morning at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM. This is an interactive program for children, ages 0 to 18 months and their caregivers. Each session will last about 20 minutes, featuring nursery rhymes, songs and finger plays. • TOTALLY TODDLER STORYTIME - Toddlers, ages 18 to 36 months, are invited to participate in our Totally Toddler Storytime, which will be held on Tuesdays, at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM and Wednesdays, at 10:15 AM. Tickets are required for Toddler Storytime. Tickets are given to the first 30 toddlers the day of the event.
Interested in volunteering at the library? We have periodic orientation sessions to introduce you to our library and what kinds of work you could do. Applications are available at the Information Desks (must be signed by guardian if volunteer is under 18). Volunteers under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian. • IRS SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP - Saturday, July 13th, 1:00 PM. Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? This Free workshop is designed to assist you with your federal tax obligations. Gregory E. Vernon CPA, MBA, is scheduled to be the featured guest speaker. IRS provided small business materials for this event. For reservations and directions to the workshop, call 713-302-6249. • THE BEAR CREEK MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Thursday, July 18th, 11:00 AM. The Library is hosting a mystery book club! All sleuths and amateur Sherlocks heed this call! Come to this lively group and share your passion for mysteries!
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WEEKLY PROGRAMS • SATURDAY @ THE MOVIES - Saturday, July 6th, 20th and 27th at 2:00 PM. Enjoy an action packed film with big sound and big screen; a deal that can’t be beat!! Check with the library staff regarding title and ratings information. • CRAFT & GO - Every Saturday at 1:30 PM. Stop by the Service Desk to pick up your special craft kit. These kits are designed to be taken home and completed to make something unique. Supplies are limited. • BEAR CREEK KNITTING CLUB - Every Thursday, 4:00 PM. The Bear Creek Knitters Club is a place to share ideas, to learn new knitting techniques or to teach someone else a new knitting skill. Don’t miss out on the weekly fun!! Make sure to bring your needles and yarn. All ages welcome!
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5414 Franz Road, Katy, TX 77493, 281-391-3509 Hours of Operation: Monday & Tuesday 10 AM - 7 PM, Wednesday 1 PM - 8 PM, Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM, Friday 1 PM - 6 PM, Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM, Sunday CLOSED. Join online at www.hcpl.net or come by in person and we’ll help you sign up! WEEKLY PROGRAMS • GENEALOGY LUNCHBOX - Every Monday, 12:00 PM. Bring your lunch and join us for an informal genealogy get-together. We’ll have computers, Ancestry.com and other genealogists to help each other with our searches. • KNOTTY & NICE CLUB - Every Wednesday, 1:00 PM. The Knotty & Nice Club is the place for you if you want to learn new needlework techniques, teach someone else or just hang out with other crafters. Come & join the club! • TEEN SUMMER PROGRAMS THROUGH AUGUST 5TH - Every Monday 2:30 PM. Teens, come for summer fun - call for specific program information. MONTHLY PROGRAMS • HISPANIC BOOK GROUP/CLUB HISPANO DE LIBROS - First Wednesday of each month, 6:00 PM. Every month, a group of Spanish speaking adults get together to discuss a chosen book. Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reuna con nosotros para conversar sobre un libro. Lláme para más información. • BOOK & BITE CLUB - Last Thursday of each month, 12:30 PM. Join us at lunchtime as we enjoy great conversation and food! Call for the month’s book selection.
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CHILDREN • Tuesdays, 10:30 AM - Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5 years. • Tuesdays, 11:15 AM - Infant Story Time for children ages 0-18 months. • Tuesdays, 3:00 PM - Summer Special Program, Free tickets are required. Tickets will be available 1 hour prior to the start of the program. • Wednesdays, 10:30 & 11:00 AM - Toddler Story Time for children ages 18 months-3 years. • Wednesdays, 5:00 PM - Kid’s Korner Story time for school-aged children. • Thursdays, 3:00 PM - Tweeners for middle school aged children. • 1st Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Infant Explorers: All materials are furnished. Recommended for children ages 0-36 months. • 2nd Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Free play for all. All ages. • 3rd Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Preschool Picassos Art Camp: All materials are furnished. Recommended for children ages 3-5 years. • 4th Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Build it! Recommended for children ages 3+ years. • Thursdays, 3:00 PM - PG & Up for middle school aged children. • Fridays, 3:00 PM - Friday Movie. Join us for a PG-rated family movie! Call the branch for title information.
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Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com. Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. Looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person to be the front desk for a new dental office in Katy area. Candidate should be knowledgeable about dental insurance and have great communication skills. It is a paperless office so computer skills is a must. Experience is necessary, minimum 2 years. Need to know how to schedule, run daily/monthly/yearly reports, submit insurance claims electronically and manually, work on accounts receivable, manage patient charts, discuss and present treatment plans, verify insurance, pretreatment estimates and so on, handle patient upsets, deal with software support, etc. Please forward resume to email@example.com. Discovery Schoolhouse now hiring teachers and support staff. Must have experience working in a licensed child care facility, be flexible and dependable and have a passion for early childhood education. Call 281-401-9828 or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286.
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