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MONTHLY HOA MEETINGS Make sure you know what is happening in the Pin Oak Village HOA meetings by attending. Meetings are held at 6:30 PM on the second Wednesday of each month.

COME SEE SANTA CLAUS!

Bring the kids to see Santa at no charge and take your own pictures. He will be at Pin Oak Village Clubhouse, 1301 Misty Bend, on Wednesday, December 18th, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Price of admission is a new or gently used book that Katy Area Retired Educators will donate to Texas Children’s Hospital, Katy. This is a great opportunity for you to take pictures and make a book contribution to the KARE project. Call 281-693-2119 for more information.

CLUBHOUSE RENTALS Martha Baxter is in charge of the clubhouse rentals. Pool rentals are still done through Michelle at Sweetwater Pool Company. There are still lots of good dates available for free clubhouse use. We would like to remind all residents that the clubhouse is for Members Only and must be current on all fees. Residents are limited to two free uses per year. There is a $100 DEPOSIT REQUIRED THAT WILL BE REFUNDED, IF THE CLUBHOUSE IS KEPT CLEAN. The clubhouse is also being reserved for possible holiday party use by the Board, for the benefit of Pin Oak Village residents. These parties will be scheduled soon, so watch for upcoming events at our website, www.pinoakvillagekaty.com. To schedule lifeguards for any pool party, contact Michelle with Sweetwater pools at 281-300-6077. There is an additional form for Pool Rental, as well as cost, that must be

filled out and paid prior to scheduling lifeguards. No pool party can be had without the approval of Sweetwater and at least one additional guard. Feel free to contact Martha at 281-392-8007. Martha’s address is 24606 Mt. Auburn Drive. Martha’s email address is as follows: rbaxter724@aol.com. Due to the many clubs and church groups that have reserved weekly dates being sought for by residents, the preference for use will be given to residents needs over weekly functions. Jeff will do his best to accommodate both weekly reservations and resident’s use.

STREETLIGHTS The MUD taxes the residents pay help pay for the streetlights whether they work or not. If a streetlight is out or not working properly, please call 713-207-2222 and report the problem. Each pole has a number on it and you will need to give this number to the operator as well as the names of the closest streets. Last year we had a couple of lights out and the result was vandalism to several mailboxes. We need all lights working to keep our neighborhood safe. Thanks again to the Board of Directors at Ft. Bend County MUD #37 for saving us the cost of these lights.

TRASH PICKUP UPDATE The correct contact for trash pickup for Pin Oak village is as follows: Waste Corporation of Texas (WCA) 281-368-8397. Thanks again to the Board of Directors at Ft. Bend County MUD #37 for saving us the cost of trash pickup. Our MUD directors are saving us thousands of dollars by paying for the lights and trash each month.

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FORT BEND COUNTY “LEASH LAW” Animal control authorities are permitted to enter your Property to patrol and remove pets. Pets must be registered, licensed and inoculated as required by law. As a dog owner, you are responsible for the control of your dog. If your dog is one that ‘makes objectionable noise,’ you must make every effort to respect your Neighbor’s right to their ‘peace and quiet.’

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Please respect other resident’s right to walk the common area ground without fear of attack from an unleashed dog. Laws are written to ensure that owned animals are confined to their property or kept on a leash to free a community of unrestrained and free-roaming animals. Although most dog bites occur on the property where the dog lives, unrestrained or free-roaming dogs do pose a substantial threat to the public. In addition, unrestrained animals are at increased risk of being bitten by rabies infected wildlife. Enforcement of restraint laws is essential in enhancing the animal control program’s efforts to reduce the risk of rabies in our community. LICENSING OF DOGS AND CATS The primary benefit of licensing animals is identification, should that animal become lost. Licensing also: • Ensures that rabies vaccination are current. • Allows for quick identification in case of a bite incident. • Provides revenue to offset the administration costs of the animal control program. VACCINATION Rabies vaccinations are a prerequisite for licensing dogs and cats because they are an important control measure for the public health threat of rabies. In addition to protecting pets, rabies vaccinations provide a barrier between infected wild animals and humans.

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1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup water 3 cups white sugar 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon vanilla

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.

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In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, vanilla, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.

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Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS

POOLS, HARDSCAPES & LANDSCAPES • NEW POOL CONSTRUCTION •

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 in the newsletter with your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Email to news@krenekprinting.com (preferred) or mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095. 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.

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GARDENING TIPS FOR DECEMBER • If a long flowering period is desired, pansies should be placed in their permanent beds not later than this month. Fertilize monthly with manure, super-phosphate or a liquid high-phosphate product. Keep flowers picked for more bloom. • Take tulips out of cold storage and plant late this month. • Fertilize established trees, spring-blooming shrubs, spurias and sweet peas (after they are a foot tall) with a fertilizer such as 13-13-13; Louisiana iris with cotton seed meal and manure. • Azaleas and camellias may be moved now. Keep moist to lesson cold weather damage. May acidify again.

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• Water plants well before a freeze; dry roots are easily damaged. • Don’t forget to provide food and fresh water for birds. More birds die from lack of water than lack of food.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING SAFETY! We’re going to be out and about and this means our focus and attention are compromised. Be sure to put safety as your #1 wish item on your holiday shopping list. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind: • Do not buy more than you can carry. • Save all receipts. • Wait until asked before taking out your credit card or checkbook. • Tell a security guard or store employee if you see an unattended bag or package. • Carry your purse close to your body or your wallet inside a coat or front trouser pocket. • Have your keys in hand when approaching your vehicle. Check the back seat and around the car before getting in. • Do not leave packages visible in your car windows. Lock them in the trunk or if possible, take them directly home. • If you are shopping with children, make a plan in case you are separated from each other. • Select a central meeting place. • Teach kiddos to know they can ask mall personnel or store security employees if they need help. • Before surfing the Internet, secure your personal computers by updating your security software. • Keep your personal information private and your password secure. Do not respond to requests to “verify” your password or credit card information unless you initiated the contact. • Beware of “bargains” from companies with whom you are unfamiliar. • Use secure websites for purchases. Look for the icon of a locked padlock at the bottom of the screen or “https” in the URL address. • Shop with companies you know and trust. December 2013

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KATY HIGH SCHOOL KATY HIGH SCHOOL BAND NEWS

The Katy Tiger Band is asking for your help. We need to purchase a trailer to carry our equipment. The goal is $20,000. Currently, we need $14,000. Any donation that is made towards our trailer will be recognized on a plague in the band hall. Individual donations of $1,000 or higher and company donations $2,500 and higher will also be listed on the back of the trailer for the 2014 - 2015 school year. This trailer will be a large rolling billboard that supports and promotes ALL of Katy High School. The Katy High School Marching Band performs from August to December. The band competes at least five times in October in addition to marching at the football games. We motivate the team and the fans! The band is also on the road during the spring semester when we compete in Indoor Drumline and Winterguard, in addition to UIL concert and UIL solo and ensemble. We have transported our equipment via parent driven rental trucks and now this year, via a loaner trailer and truck. We are on the road often during the school year. We need a trailer, we need the space, we need your support. Katy High School Band is giving you a glimpse at what they can do. That Roarin’ Band From Tigerland thanks you! Contact us at ThatRoarinBandFromTigerland@gmail.com or 832-779-1KTB (1582).

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CALLING ALL BASKETBALL FANS!!! KATY HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE HOSTING THE ANNUAL KATY ISD/NIKE CLASSIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DECEMBER 5TH THRU DECEMBER 7TH 24 Teams from the Houston Area will be competing Pool play games begin Thursday, Dec. 5th at 2 PM

( schedule beside) Bracket games follow on Fri. and Sat. at LMC, SLHS & KHS

Come enjoy some great basketball, cheer on your High School and support the Katy ISD Basketball Program!

2013 NIKE CLASSIC -- THURSDAY DECEMBER 5TH GAMES TIMES SEVEN LAKES HS 2:00 PM Seven Lakes vs Kempner 3:30 PM Girls 1 5:00 PM Westfield vs. Friendswood 6:30 PM Girls 2 8:00 PM CySprings vs Seven Lakes

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TIMES CINCO RANCH HS TAYLOR HS 2:00 PM Cinco Ranch vs Klein Oak Katy Taylor vs Dobie 3:30 PM Girls 3 Girls 5 & 6 KATY TIGER 5:00 PM Klein Oak vs Manvel Dobie vs Klein Forrest BASKETBALL 6:30 PM Girls 4 Girls 7 & 8 2013 - 2014. 8:00 PM Manvel vs Cinco Ranch Klein Forrest vs Katy Taylor BE A PART OF THE ACTION! TIMES MORTON RANCH HS MAYDE CREEK HS 2:00 PM Morton Ranch vs Waltrip Mayde Creek vs Brazoswood 3:30 PM Girls 9 Girls 11 5:00 PM Waltrip vs Alief Taylor Brazoswood vs Kingwood 6:30 PM Girls 10 Girls 12 8:00 PM Alief Taylor vs Morton Ranch Kingwood vs Mayde Creek TIMES KATY HS LEONARD MERRELL CTR 2:00 PM Katy vs Conroe P. Dawson vs TB Memorial 3:30 PM Girls 13 Girls 15 5:00 PM Conroe vs Westside TB Memorial vs H. Reagan 6:30 PM Girls 14 Girls 16 8:00 PM Westside vs Katy H. Reagan vs P. Dawson Pin Oak Village

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December 12th - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, MRHS: Band Winter Concert, MRHS PAC.

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December 13th - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM and December 14th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, SLJH: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, SLJH Cafeteria. Cost: $5 per person. Contact Morgan Midkiff, 281-234-2228.

December 20th - Early Dismissal December 23rd - 31st - Winter Break

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December 6th - 7:30 - 8:30 PM, SLHS Sensations Show Choir, Willowfork Country Club. The SLHS Sensations Show Choir will perform for the Katy British Expat Community’s Christmas Party.

If you are an honorably discharged War Time Veteran or currently serving on active duty and want to associate yourself with fellow Veterans, please consider joining one of the following groups. (Each organization has its own requirements for membership.)

December 7th - 7:30 - 10:00 AM, MRHS Theatre: Family Fun Run-Walk. Cost: $15 per person. Contact Information: P. Wilson, 281-237-7904.

AMERICAN LEGION: The Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164 of Katy Texas meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, at 7 PM at the Katy Elks Lodge #2628, at 1050 Katy-Ft.

December 9th - 6:30 - 8:30 PM, MMJH Orchestra: Winter Concert, MMJH.

Bend Road, Katy TX. Meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM. The American Legion is the largest war time Veteran’s organization in the nation and invites all eligible Veterans to join. Proud sponsor of the American Legion Boy’s State Program. Greg Clock, Post Commander. Visit us at www.LegionPost164KatyTX.org for more information.

December 10th - 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM and 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM, Williams Elementary: Winter Concert/Wrangler Chorale, JWE Gym. December 12th - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Williams Elementary: Concert Tour/Wrangler Chorale, Brookwood Community. December 12th - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM and December 13th - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, KHS Theatre: Dessert Theatre Performances, KHS Blackbox Theatre. Cost: $10. Gold Card Holders will be charged student ticket prices. December 2013

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VFW: The Floyd E. Breedlove Post 9182 of Katy Texas meets the first Monday of each month at the VFW Hall on George Bush Dr. in “Old Town Katy.” Meetings begin with a covered dish dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by the business meetings of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary at 7:30 PM. David Brasell, Commander. Ladies Auxiliary President, Karon Cramer.

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MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART: Tri-County Chapter 723 of the MOPH meets the third Thursday of each month at the Katy Fire Station on Ave. D in Old Town Katy. Ed O’Neal, Commander.

Special Holiday Events

Additional information is available through the Veterans Memorial Museum at: 281-391-VETS (8387).

EPIPHANY OF THE LORD CATHOLIC CHURCH 19 TH ANNUAL FROSTYFEST CRAFT FAIR The 19th Annual Frostyfest Craft Fair will be held on December 7, 2013, at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, 1530 Norwalk Drive, in Katy, Texas 77450, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There will be over eighty top Texan vendors selling HANDCRAFTED merchandise. Santa Claus is coming to Frostyfest for pictures, presented by Boy Scouts of Katy. Refreshments will be sold by the Knights of Columbus all day starting with breakfast tacos. Ladies Club will be having a bake sale and quilt raffle. There will also be a Silent Auction run by the Craft Club. For more information contact Brenda Cason at 371-781-0094 or www.epithanycatholic.org.

COUGAR STARS PRESENTS TENTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE OF HOMES By Christi Rickel The Cinco Ranch High School Cougar Stars Dance Team is proud to host their 10th Annual Holiday Parade of Homes on Thursday, Dec. 5th and Friday, Dec. 6th, from 6:00 PM 10:00 PM. Tour five local Katy-area homes. Tickets are $12 and are available at Beau Kisses, Curtain Call, Hauerland’s, Ya Ya Club or from your favorite Cougar Star. Tour beautifully decorated Katy-area homes full of holiday decorations, while enjoying the sounds of the award-winning Cinco Ranch High School Bravo Show Choir and Cinco Ranch

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THE NINTH ANNUAL SEVEN LAKES FINE ARTS HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA! Thursday, December 5th The Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction features: Band, Choir, Orchestras, Sapphires, Theatre and benefits our Fine Arts Musical and our Masterworks Concert. Dinner and auction are from 5:30 - 7:15 PM in the SLHS Commons with a full concert following at 7:30 PM in the SLHS PAC. Concert and Silent Auction are open to the public.

THE HOUSTON LUTHERAN CHORALE CHRISTMAS CONCERTS The Houston Lutheran Chorale will be performing two Christmas Concerts this year. The performances will be held on December 7th, at 7:00 PM, at Memorial Lutheran Church, Katy, Texas, 281-391-0171 and another performance will be held on December 8th, at 3:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 713-869-8486. The public is invited and tickets can be ordered by telephoning either church or they can be ordered on line at www.hlc-tx.org. There will be an offering taken at each performance for the tickets. December 2013

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WHAT IS CHRISTMAS WITHOUT HANDEL’S MESSIAH?

To many people, Christmas is just not Christmas without singing or hearing Handel’s Messiah. Come join the churches of Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Community Church The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints St. Peter’s United Methodist Church as they present the ‘Messiah Sing-a-long’ with full orchestra featuring solos and choruses from the Christmas Portion, Part 1. We will also sing the “Amen” and “Hallelujah! Chorus.” The event will be held in the Sanctuary of the Church at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy on Saturday, December 7th, at 7:30 PM. We invite everyone in the community to join us, either as a singer or a listener. Scores will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; however, given the limitations of available scores, you are encouraged to bring your own music.   If you have any questions, please email us at  dgalasso@stpkaty.org or musicasst@stpkaty.org or call 281-492-8031.

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“BETHLEHEM’S CHILD” Living Word Lutheran Church invites the Katy community to its presentation of “Bethlehem’s Child” on Sunday, December 8th at 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM in the church sanc-

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tuary. Let us inspire and prepare you for the celebration of the birth of our Lord with both familiar Christmas carols and newly-composed pieces. The cantata will feature the Living Word Choir, Choristers and a chamber orchestra. Following each service, there will be an instrument petting zoo for children to get a close-up look at the musical instruments.   Living Word is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd., Katy 77450 at the corner of Westheimer Parkway. For more information, please see the church’s website www.livingwordkaty.org or call 281-392-2300, x 213.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL’S HOLIDAY HOME TOUR

Discover the magic of the holidays!! Welcome to Taylor High School’s Holiday Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 12 and Friday Dec 13, 2013. Make it an event and enjoy five festively adorned homes. A Holiday Market Place is also one of your stops, with local vendors to help you fill all your holiday gift needs and wants! Tickets can be purchased at Hauerlands, Katy Floral Market and Taylor High School. Proceeds are in support of THS Project Grad 2014.

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at the Brazos River Bottom Forest Sponsored by The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park Where: Stephen F. Austin State Park Park Road 38 San Felipe, TX 77473 When: Saturday, December 14, 2013 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM What: Santa and his elves will be stopping at Stephen F. Austin State Park for breakfast on their way to the North Pole. Please join us for a pancakes and sausage, fruit, juice and coffee breakfast provided by The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park. Pin Oak Village

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Kids can bring their wish list to share with Santa and then enjoy a Holiday Nature Walk thru our beautiful nature trail. You may bring your camera if you wish. Santa would love for you to take a photo. Stay for the whole day and explore everything the park has to offer including exciting Ranger programs, hiking and biking, fishing, geocaching, picnicking and just plain ‘ol relaxing in the great outdoors. How Much: Kids 9 and under, $4 Adults & kids 10 and older, $5 Under 3, Free Pricing includes park entry fee Bring Non-perishable food items and unwrapped toy donations for delivery to The Sealy Christian Food Bank. Financial proceeds help fund special projects in the park and support the mission of The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park.

4 TH ANNUAL “A MERRY CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK” Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Family Life Assembly of God 1012 South Mason Road Katy, TX 77450 Delicious homemade Christmas cookies for that special loved one, last minute gift or holiday gathering. Choose from an assortment of goodies that will bring a smile to any holiday celebration. Come early for the best selection. All sold by the pound. For more information contact us at flagwomen@familylifeassembly.org or call 281-392-0637.

Holiday Church Services CrossPoint Community Church FAMILY CHRISTMAS FUN ALL MONTH LONG SUNDAY MORNINGS: We’re celebrating Christmas all month long at CrossPoint Community Church! Every Sunday morning in December will have a different guest artist: December 1st - The Phegmatics, December 8th - The Harbor Light Choir, December 15th - December’s End and December 22nd - Kemper Crabb & Mysterium. Services are 9:30 & 11 AM.

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Living Word Lutheran Church would like to invite the community to join them on Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Christ. An early Christmas Eve Worship service will be held at 2 PM. At 4 PM, children ages 2 years through 3rd grade (and their parents) are invited to an interactive Celebration for Children. This interactive service will allow children to “live” the story of Christmas. A Festival Candlelight Worship service featuring traditional music, the choir, bell choir and a brass ensemble will be held at 7 and 10 PM. Prelude music will begin 30 minutes before the start of the Candlelight Worship service. Living Word Lutheran Church is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd. in Katy. For more information, visit www.livingwordkaty.org or call 281-392-2300. 

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KISD PARTNERS IN EDUCATION FOOD FOR FAMILIES CAMPAIGN Through December 11th Help us bring a little joy during the season to Katy ISD students and their families. • Campus principals identify students for the program. • Partners in Education collects community donations to purchase each family a $50 grocery gift card. • Gift cards for the families, with a note of support from their Katy ISD community, are delivered to each student by campus staff. • Cost is $50 per family. Any contribution amount is accepted.

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It Runs in the Family An English farce by Ray Cooney Misunderstandings, mistaken identities and a liberal amount of misleading facts drive this fast action play. Performances will be in the Mayde Creek High School Black Box Theatre Thursday, December 5th, Friday the 6th and Saturday the 7th, at 7:00 PM. There will also be a matinee performance at 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 7th. Tickets

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The HFAC 2013-2014 season includes the following productions: • Winter Wonderettes, a Christmas extravaganza featuring your favorite holiday pop songs (Nov. 29 - Dec. 22, 2013) • A Raisin in the Sun, a life-affirming drama (Jan. 10 - Feb. 2, 2014) • Peter Pan, the beloved classic and family musical (Feb. 21 - Mar. 9, 2014) • Godspell, a divinely inspired musical (Apr. 4 - 27, 2014) • The Beaux’ Stratagem, delightful period farce (May 23 - Jun. 15, 2014) • Les Miserables, dramatic tale of redemption (July 11 - Aug. 3, 2014) All performances are on the HFAC Garza Mainstage, recently named “Houston’s Best Gem of a Theatre” by the Houston Press, except for Peter Pan, which will be performed at the Berry Center.   Season subscriptions are now on sale. Season subscriptions start as low as $100. For the best seating and lowest prices, become a season subscriber. Patrons can purchase their subscriptions online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374.  

THE LONE STAR SYMPHONIC BAND The group recently recorded a Christmas themed CD, which will be available for purchase at all concerts this season. The Band is based in west Houston, with rehearsals and concerts held at CrossPoint Community Church off of Westgreen Blvd. and I-10 (The Katy Freeway). Five concerts are slated for the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s 21st Season, with tickets for all concerts available on the Band’s website, www.lssband.org, for $5.50 each and will be available the day of the concert at the door for $10 each. All concerts begin at 4:00 PM and feature the Lone Star Dixieland Band for 30 minutes prior to the main performance in the foyer.

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All selections performed will feature life’s many colors. December 15, 2013 will be the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s Christmas and Hanukkah themed concert, titled “Celebrate the Season.” On March 2, 2014, the Band will perform “Lone Star,” a concert as big as Texas! The Lone Star Symphonic Band will perform on May 4, 2014, a spring-filled concert titled “Spring into Fun!”  The annual patriotic concert, titled “We Hold These Truths,” will be held on June 29, 2014.   The Lone Star Symphonic Band is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to bringing performances of artistic merit to the Houston metropolitan area. Founded in 1993 as the West Houston Concert Band, the band is comprised of musicians from all walks of life and instills the value that music is a life-long event, continuing well beyond high school and college. The Band is under the direction of Mr. Bob Bryant.  

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 1920’s, as well as a Spiritual Medley that will start your toes tapping.

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NATURE PROGRAMS FOR PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN Enjoy the outdoors with your child, age 2 1/2 to 5, at Audubon nature programs (called the “Titmouse Club”) offered every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, 10 to 11 AM, from mid-September until mid-May at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Boulevard. The programs feature fun nature talks, stories, hands-on activities and walks in the woods. Upcoming programs include: 3rd & 4th: Hide & Seek Camouflage 10th & 11th: Christmas in the Woods 17th & 18th: No program - winter break 24th & 25th: No program - winter break 31st: No program - winter break

The cost is $5 per child per session or a 5-session card can be purchased for $20. The child must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Please park in the Memorial Drive Methodist Church west parking lot at 12955 Memorial Drive, enter the nature sanctuary through the marked gate and proceed down the path to the log cabin. For more information, please visit the website, www.houstonaudubon. org and click on “Titmouse Club” under the Audubon Docent Programs heading or contact docent@houstonaudubon. org or 713-464-4900.

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Congregation Or Ami West Houston Comedy Club Night Join fun-loving, laughing neighbors at a Synagogue turned Comedy Club on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Congregation Or Ami, 4334 Wilcrest, Houston 77082. Nationally renowned comedian, Tom Ryan, will headline a real comedy club performance. Tom has appeared on “Late Night with David Letterman,” several times, has written for “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher” and has opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano, Jeff Foxworthy, Tim Allen and Dennis Miller. He regularly headlines corporate events for large companies like Coca Cola, Continental Airlines, Compaq and Morgan Stanley. Ryan believes the best comedy comes from the most unlikely sources. So, be prepared to witness original, audience-relevant, time-relevant, side-splitting humor. For only $36/person admission, enjoy great comedy, in an authentic comedy club environment, along with snacks, wine, beer and other (soft) beverages. For tickets and additional information, call 713-334-4300 or email: houstonorami@ gmail.com or visit their website www.oramihouston.org.

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Trinity Baptist Church Senior Adults get together on Monday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 PM for a time of fellowship, prayer and games... Come join the fun! Trinity Baptist Church is located at 10000 Spring Green Blvd. (corner of Spring Green and Fry). For more information, visit www.trinity-katy.org or call the church office at 281-5796724.

Kingsland Baptist Church Weekly Events for Adult 55+ Game Day - Meet with us every Wednesday in the Crawford Fellowship Hall from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM as we fellowship around the table playing Chicken Foot, Scrabble, Cards, etc. Senior Aerobics offered at Kingsland Baptist Church Please join our Adult 55+ exercise class at 11:00 - 11:45 AM each Thursday morning in the gym at Kingsland Baptist Church. Peggy Skaggs is our trained and certified instructor and the class is open to all levels. For more information, contact Mike Kelley at 281-492-0785. December 2013

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Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. THERE IS NO SMOKING ALLOWED DURING ALL BINGO GAMES. They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar and large cash prizes. Profits benefit charitable outreach programs. Epiphany Catholic Church, Church Community Center, 1530 Norwalk Dr. (between Fry and Mason Roads, south of I-10 behind Nottingham Subdivision) off Highland Knolls. Early bird games begin at 7:30 PM and regular games at 8:00 PM. For more info, call the bingo hall number at 281-578-3905.

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church BINGO

At St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in downtown Katy, “BINGO” is being played in our Parish Hall every Friday evening except Holidays. Doors open at 7:00 PM, games start at 7:15 PM with four Early Bird games. Regular games start at 7:30 PM. All profits will benefit community outreach and Religious Education programs. The Church is located in downtown Katy at 5356 Eleventh St. You can get to the church if traveling west on Hwy. 90 to Katyland Rd. Turn right

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WEST HOUSTON GIRLS SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION REGISTRATION West Houston Girls Softball Association invites you to come join the fun! Registration is now OPEN for our Spring 2014 season. Make some new friends and enjoy the outdoors in a fun and exciting way. No experience necessary! Girls, ages 5-17, are eligible to play! Every girl makes a team and every girl plays. Registration can be completed online, in-person or by mail (visit our website for forms and dates): www.eteamz.com/whgsa. If you have questions, please feel free to email Kim Jowers at westhoustongsa@yahoo.com.

KATY YMCA Katy YMCA winter Program Registration is in progress. Contact the Y for details at 281-392-5055 or check out our website: ymcahouston.org. SWIM LESSONS: The Y has been teaching swim lessons for over 100 years! All ages and ability levels welcome. Morning, evening, group and private sessions available year round. YMCA CHILD CARE 2013-2014: Need a fun, safe place for your child to go after school hours? Child Care provided at most Katy ISD elementary schools until 6:30 PM. Some schools offer both before and after school care. Please call for specific school offerings and prices. WINTER YMCA YOUTH AND TEEN SPORTS LEAGUES: Register now for fall youth NFL Flag Football Basketball. Teen Volleyball and Basketball registration also in progress. Registration deadline is December 1st ($10 late fee added after November 24th).

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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 Ros at education@netballamerica. com or call 832-790 3772.

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VOLLEYBALL Please contact Dean at volleyballkaty@ yahoo.com if you are interested in playing volleyball. You must be at least 18 years old and be able to play at intermediate level. We play at different locations in and around Katy area.

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KATY RUGBY CLUB Fun for all the family. All ages welcome boys & girls. Training every Sunday 2-4 PM, at Beck Junior High school Football Field. For more information, visit www.katyrugbyclub.com

KATY VALKYRIES HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE The Katy Valkyries is a varsity team competing in the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League and accepts players from all KISD high schools. Lacrosse experience is not necessary to join the team - we will teach you the skills and game strategy. Please see our new website at: www.katyvalkyries.org for additional information.

SCOUTS HOMESCHOOL PACK 164 Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/ Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is entering 1st through 5th grade, please contact Jack M. Jones at 281-558-5722.

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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 the Pro Shop at Cinco Ranch, 281-395-4653.

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Sugar Land Garden Club meets at the Sugar Land Community Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land 77478. For more information visit www.sugarlandgardenclub.org. Sugar Land Garden Club was established in 1932 and is one of the largest garden clubs in Texas. Membership is open to all.

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Join the Fort Bend Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Contact Natalie Aggarwal (Natalie-aggarwal@hotmail.com) or Gwen Goldsberry (jbbumdar@hotmail.com for more information. The Fort Bend Chapter website is www.texasdar.org/chapters/FortBend.

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• HOLY COVENANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WEEKLY SUPPORT GROUPS - Grief and Divorce care support groups. For more info., www.holycov.org or call the church 281-579-1200. • CROSSPOINT COMMUNITY CHURCH - Celebrate Recovery meets every Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. This is a free ongoing meeting, open to the public. For more info., go to www.crosspt.org/classes or call 281-398-6464. • KATY/WEST HOUSTON FIBROMYALGIA & CHRONIC PAIN MEETUP GROUP – monthly meetings provide info. and support for sufferers/families regarding any of these or related disorders. Sign up for more info at meetup.com (search fibromyalgia and Katy TX to find us), email vtway@ comcast.net or call 281-705-4395, Vickie Tway - Facilitator, for other info. and meeting schedule. • HOPEKEEPERS - national web site is restministries.org for more information or come to one of the local support groups. Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church (2655 S. Mason Rd) on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 10:30 AM. Epiphany of the Lord Church (1530 Norwalk Dr) on Mondays at 6:30 PM. • LIFEWAY INTERNATIONAL - an early enthusiastic substance abuse recovery program for adolescents, young adults and adults and their families, meets every Wednesday at 7:30 PM at Grace Fellowship UMC, 2655 S. Mason Rd, Katy. For more information call 713-270-6753. • BREAST CANCER SUPPORT MEETING - meets 3rd Tuesday of each month at Kathy Methodist Hospital, 18500 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77094 at 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM. 832-522-1000

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Willowfork Country Club at 21055 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, Katy, TX 77450. For info., Len Tierney at 713-824-6960 or go to www.bnihouston.com and search for Cinco Ranch Chapter in Katy, Texas. • PARKWAY BUSINESS PARTNERS CHAPTER OF BNI meets every Wednesday at Willow Fork Country Club in Katy. Meetings are held from 7:15 AM until 9:00 AM and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, please call Chris at 832-252-9413. • INHOUSTON-KATY PREMIER PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING - meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 4:00-8:00 PM at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. For info., call Gail Stolzenburg 281-493-1955, gail@freedomnow.net or Newell Cheatheam 713-385-3622, newell@newellcheatheam.com or http://tinyurl.com/yjomekg. • THE ULTIMATE FITNESS AND WELLNESS NETWORK Meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Membership is free. For more information, contact Karen Narum 281-871-8920 or fitnessjourney@live.com. • WEST KATY NETWEAVERS - meets at Essence Cafe at Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center in Fulshear every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, at 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM sharp. The cost of attendance is $10, which includes breakfast and coffee. For questions, tajanamesic@greengrovegroup. com or visit www.meetup.com/West-Katy-Netweavers/ • KATY BAR ASSOCIATION - an Association of Attorneys who live or work in the Katy Area, holds its monthly meeting at 12:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Willow Fork Country Club. Contact Sarah Springer at sarah@ sarahspringerlaw.com or 281-646-0644 for more info.

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NEIGHBORS/WELCOME: • KATY NEIGHBORS’ COFFEES - Meets monthly on the last Tuesday, at 10 AM, at members homes. There are no officers of this club and membership is free to all. For more information please contact 281-5788-2078 or 281-395-1730. • WELCOME WAGON CLUB OF KATY - please call Sharon at 281-392-1658, or email welcomewagonclubkaty@yahoo.com. MISC COMMUNITY GROUPS: • THE GREEN TRAILS LADIES CLUB - For more info., call Helen Connolly at 832-577-7177. • THE GREATER KATY EXCHANGE CLUB - meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. $15, includes dinner and guest speaker. For info., www.KatyExchangeClub. com or call Newell Cheatheam at 281-392-3034 or Kyle Simmons 281-497-7180 or www.KatyExchangeClub.com. RSVP is required. • TEXAS COASTAL CATTLEWOMEN (TCCW) - meets on the third Wednesday of each month, at various locations throughout the Houston area. For more info., contact Dorothy at cattlegamma@aol.com or Sue at 281-238-8382 or cell 281-381-1987. • KATY ROCKS - Mix, mingle, socialize and network with singles ages 35+ Group has a variety of events each month. For more details, visit www.meetup.com/Katy-Rocks. • BP PARTNERS - Local organization for the spouses and partners of BP employees. Monthly activities. For membership info., contact Darshi Shah at darshis@gmail.com or www.bppartnershouston.com. • KATY AREA RETIRED EDUCATORS - meets at 11:30 AM, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, September through May, at the Merrell Center in Katy. For information contact Luanne Zacek at 281-391-8464 or lzacek@hotmail.com. Pin Oak Village

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• WESTSIDE OVER 50 CLUB - meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM for dinner and socializing. For reservations and info., please contact Frank Watson at 281-492-6202 or Kirk Hanson, 281-346-0459.

CRAFT, HOBBY, JUST FOR FUN GROUPS • NOTTINGHAM COUNTRY GARDEN CLUB OF KATY - We welcome all people interested in gardening and the environment, from the West Houston and Katy area. You do not have to live in Nottingham Country to belong to our organization! For more information about the club, please call 281-578-1036 or 281-693-0016. • AMERICAN SEWING GUILD IN KATY - meets 3rd Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 PM at Quilt & Sew, 829 Mason Rd., Katy. For more info., go to www.asghouston.org. • THE PRIDE OF TEXAS DECORATIVE ARTISTS - meets 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. We meet at Bear Creek Community Center off Patterson Rd. in Bear Creek Park. For more info., call Gloria Ware 281-492-0246. • WEST HOUSTON QUILT GUILD, 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 PM Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084, For more info., check our website at www.whqg.org. • KATY QUILTERS, Time and place will be scheduled in the Katy Area. Call the Katy Quilters, Shari Medford at 281-635-3000. • THE BLUEBONNET STENCILERS OF TEXAS - meets 1st Monday of the month from 6:30 - 9 PM at the Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter (One block east of Sam Houston Toll Road West). For more info. concerning meetings, email blmrducks@sbcglobal.net. • KATY AREA KNITTING GUILD – Last Monday of the month, 6:30 PM, Spring Creek Barbeque on Westgreen & I-10. • THE HOUSTON POND SOCIETY – Meets first Saturday of each month at a member’s home. For more info., please visit our website www.houstonpondsociety.org. • WEST HOUSTON CHAPTER OF THE ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA - meets 2nd Saturday of each month. Visit us on the Web at www.whrwa.com for more info. on upcoming events. For more info. Chuck or Carol 281-550-8679. • FAIRBEE SQUARE AND LINE DANCE CLUB - dances each Thursday night, 7:30 – 9:30 at Memorial Drive Lutheran Church, 12211 Memorial Drive @ Gessner. Info. may be obtained by calling Jerry & Nanette Tucker 281-498-3057 or nanette777@hotmail.com. • PRAIRIE PROMENADERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - meets first four Friday nights at Westland Baptist Church, 1407 W. Grand Pkwy S. Lessons are from 7-8 PM. The Club dance follows from 8-10 PM. For questions, call 281-647-0559 or 281-550-3701. • HOUSTON SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COUNCIL, INC. For info., call 281-392-0713 or visit the Houston area square dance web site: www.squarethru.com. • THE KATY 4-F BASS CLUB (FRIENDS FISHING FOR FUN) - is a small, low cost fishing club, based in Katy, Texas. For information on our club such as joining, tournament results and area lakes we fish, visit www.katy4fbassclub.com. • THE TEXAS TRIUMPH REGISTER (TTR) - an organization of Triumph owners and enthusiasts. For more info., contact Mike Hado at 281-807-4780, mdhado@att.net or www.TexasTriumphRegister.org.

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HERITAGE GROUPS • WEST HOUSTON ITALIAN CLUB - meets 3rd Friday of every month, 7:00 PM, at Cy-Fair VFD Admin building, 9630 Telge Road. For more info., call Hank Berti, 281-858-1944. • IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION - meets 4th Tuesday of every month. The meeting will start at 7:30 PM at the Harris County MUD #81 building located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon, in Katy. This is just west of Mason Road, one mile south of I-10 at Mason Road (exit #745). Call 281-395-3038 for more info.. • BRITISH AND EXPAT FAMILIES OF KATY - Social group open to all Brits and expats living in Katy and surrounding areas. For more info., www.meetup.com/british-and-expatmoms-of-katy or contact Vanessa Heintz 281-579-2832 (vanessa.heintz@rocketmail.com). • BRITISH GROUP - a small group of Brits who meet in the Copperfield/Cypress/Katy area. If you are interested in joining us for coffee/lunch etc., please phone Lezley Ewen at 281-861-9219 or email bearcreekbrits@gmail.com. • NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN - Career Branch of NCJW has monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. For info., call Leda 713-572-9924 or mkarchmer@sbcglobal.net. • BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIZATION - Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles.org. • CIVIL WAR REENACTING - Enlist with Company C, “The Palmer Guards,” of the First Texas - call 281-579-3417 or visit www.texas-brigade.org. Select 1st Texas and then Co C.”

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• THE SAM HOUSTON CHAPTER OF THE SONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS - meets 3rd Saturday of each month (except April). Lunch meetings are held at The Briar Club located at 2603 Timmons Lane beginning at 12 Noon. Visit us on the Web at http://samhoustonchapter.tripod.com or call John C. Thrash 713-647-0570 or 713-352-0993. • JAMES BATES SOCIETY OF THE CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - meets once a month from September to May on Sunday afternoons usually from 2:00 to 4:00 at different locations. Please contact the Senior Society President, Kathy Pritchett at kathyspritchett@gmail. com or by phone at 713-876-6057. For more info., go to www.nscar.org.

MILITARY • AMERICAN LEGION VETERANS - meets at 7:30 PM, at the Elks Lodge on Katy Fort Bend Rd., on the fourth Wednesday of each month. All past and current members of our armed forces are invited to attend. • FLOYD E. BREEDLOVE POST 9182 OF THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS - meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the VFW Hall on George Bush Dr. near Ave. D. All U.S. veterans of foreign combat are welcome to visit or come join with us. For more details phone 281-391VETS(8387) or come see us! • MARINE CORPS LEAGUE: Tijerina Detachment meets the second Monday of each month at 7 PM at Katy Elks Lodge 1050 Katy-Fort Bend Road in “Old Town Katy.” Jim Gulley, Detachment Commandant, 832-741-6961. Or visit us online at www.usmcmarine1.org. • CIVIL AIR PATROL THUNDERBIRD SQUADRON - Cadet program is open to boys and girls, age 12 and adults. Meetings are Tuesday evenings at 6:45 PM at 18000 Groeschke Road off Barker Cypress at the West Houston Airport. For further info., email ajmorrow1311@att.net.

UNIVERSITY ALUMINI CLUBS, PARENT EVENTS • DELTA GAMMA ALUMNAE GROUP OF KATY/WEST HOUSTON - For more info., contact Terri Barrow at 281492-2847 or tlbarrow402@comcast.net. • KATY COOGS ALUMNI NETWORK - University of Houston Alumni Club that serves U of H alumni in Katy and its surrounding areas. If you are interested in joining this club, please contact: Rom Crespo, romcrespo@sbcglobal.net. • KATY/WEST HOUSTON AGGIE MOM’S CLUB - meet monthly on the first Thursday of each month (except January, July and August) at 7:00 PM, at Living Word Lutheran Church at 3700 South Mason Road, Katy. For more info., visit www.aggiemoms.org or www.katywesthoustonaggiemoms.com. • XI MU ETA - We are Beta Sigma Phi, an international Sorority. Please call Geri Riley at 281-395-6468 or geri.riley@juno. com for more info. regarding our chapter and meeting dates. • LAUREATE THETA PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets twice a month in member’s homes. For more info., please contact Pinky Stromek at 281-395-6766 or Alice White at 281-599-8347. • BETA SIGMA PHI SORORITY SOUTHWEST HOUSTON COUNCIL - an international women’s friendship network, that also provides educational programs to its members and opportunities for service to others. For info., please contact Jill Coble at 281-392-7181, jcoble3930@gmail.com.

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FOR SALE Beautiful & Rare Vintage Beatrix Potter Porecelain Figurines by Beswick Pottery of Longton Staffordshire, England: ‘Timmy Tiptoes” $100, “Squirrel Nutkin” $80, “Goody Tiptoes” $125. Beatrix Potter Music Boxes by Schmid & Co, Toronto, Canada : Chippy Hackee Music Box playing “Feed the Birds” $140. Signed Squirrel Nutkin Music Box playing “:Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” $90. Pics. 281-861-5566 ANTIQUE COLLECTORS WILL FIND THESE IRRESTIBLE. Stunning 1800’s antique Samovar from Russia. $1200. Eye-catching antique brass lace lamps (2). These were candle holders from India that have been electrified. They are 23” tall and the diameter at the base is 8”. $1000. Appraised at Kuehnert’s. There is not another pair of these lamps in the world. Call for pictures. Many other antiques from the Middle East. 832-723-3384

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HELP WANTED - CARE Caregiver(s). All shifts. Assist residents with their daily activities and personal care. Excellent communication and nurturing heart required. Resumes to anewkirk@tuscanylivingvillas.com or 281-395-3496, Ref: CGALLKT Caregiver/Certified Nursing Assistant: Our Care Senior Solutions is interviewing for full or part time Caregivers/CNA’s positions. Schedules will depend on client’s needs. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years experience in caring for seniors. All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening and background checks. Resumes should be faxed to 832-850-7122 or apply online at www.ourcareseniorsolutions.com.

HELP WANTED Before/After School Counselors - Responsible adults needed to supervise children in local Katy ISD elementary child care sites either before school, after school or both. High School Diploma or GED required. Must love working with children and embody the 5 core values of the YMCA – Faith, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility and Respect.  Part-Time.  Shifts available  Monday—Friday:  6:30-8:30 am and/or 2:30-6:30 pm.  Submit applications to Sherry Hubbard; sherryh@ymcahouston.org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235.   Member Services Representatives - Responsible adults needed to work the front desk at the Katy YMCA to register members for programs, answer questions, greet, etc.  Early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts available.  Must love working with the public and be strong at multi-tasking.  Part-Time.  Submit applications to Michelle Steffes; michelle.steffes@ymcahouston. org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 214.  Montessori school needs a  Toddler Teacher. Must speak English and love children . Montessori training available for the right candidate. Email resume to School8007@aol.com or call 281989-2978 between 3-5 PM   Expanding Montessori School is looking for a primary (3-6 years)  teacher. Email resume to School8007@aol.com or call 281-989-2978 between 3-5 PM.

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Classified Ads Now hiring security officers, part time/full time. No experience necessary. Retirees welcome. All shifts available. Accepting applications Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 11 AM. Located at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, Texas 77079. Phone: 281-759-1010. Katy Memorial Power Washing is seeking a power washing and roof cleaning technician. Requirements: must be a self-starter, flexible, team player, willing and able to work multiple jobs with minimum supervision; must be able to work on max height 2 story roofs; have a good driving record; must have 12’ trailer, towing experience and be proficient at backing trailer; no prior experience power washing or roof cleaning necessary, we train; live in the Katy, Texas area. Submit your resume via email to support@k-mpw.com. Lifetime Learners Child Development Center and Pre-School is now hiring for our Katy location; teachers and child care providers.Contact Mrs. Dana, 281-394-5437. Salon Picasso looking for experienced stylist and full time salon coordinator. Call 281-861-9911.

Pediatric Dentist of Katy, PA Benjamin T. Po Jr., DDS 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd. Suite 210 • Katy, TX 77494

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Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. 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 assistdds@hotmail.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 info@ discovery-schoolhouse.com. 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.

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PETS FOR SALE Shih tzu puppies for sale. Cute, friendly, shots, registered and ready for a new lovely home. 713-927-6239.

TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES Vacation home for rent in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, beach, pool, tennis, golf, Mayan ruins. For more info Google VRBO 136406 or call, 281-463-4717.

www.LizCarter.com • sandie@lizcarter.com Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www.frioman.com for more information.

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Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427.  Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $465 - 7 days $595. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409.

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HELPFUL NUMBERS HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION CREST MANAGEMENT COMPANY HEATHER ESTEBAN Community Association Manager heather.esteban@crest-management.com Phone: 281-579-0761 Fax: 281-579-7062 POLICE/FIRE Emergency 911 Fort Bend County Sheriff non-emergency 281-342-6116 281-341-4665 Katy Police Department 281-391-4848 Katy Volunteer Fire Dept. Alarms only 281-391-2300 SCHOOLS www.katyisd.org KISD Administration 281-396-6000 KISD Transportation 281-396-7560 Katy Elementary 281-237-6550 Woodcreek Jr. High 281-234-0800 Katy High School 281-237-6700 LIBRARIES FT. BEND CO. Cinco Ranch 281-395-1311 COMMUNITY YMCA 281-392-5055 VFW 281-391-4872 Fort Bend Co. Court House 281-342-3411 William B. Travis Building 281-342-3411 Jane Long Annex 281-342-3411 Katy Chamber of Commerce 281-391-5289

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