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Take Precautions Against Crime during Holidays

The holidays are busy times and our minds are preoccupied with shopping, baking, planning parties, church activities and so much more. The holidays are also lucrative times for criminals. Here are some tips for our residents:

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• Never leave packages or attractive items in a vehicle. Lock these in the trunk. Many car burglaries are occurring at various malls and shopping areas on the west and northwest side of Houston. • Try to shop with at least one other person. Stay together and be aware of your surroundings while in parking lots and in stores. • Watch your credit card and your driver’s license. When you pay for your purchases, you will often be asked for your driver’s license with your credit card; you will always have to present identification (usually a driver’s license) when you write a check. Yes, the lines are long and you want to hurry through your transaction, but don’t be tempted to engage in conversation or watch anything or anyone but the clerk processing your transaction. Both of these items should be within your sight at all times. Before you sign a credit card receipt, ask for your credit card and driver’s license. The holidays are great times for identity thieves and those who would steal your credit cards. Be very aware of what is happening when you pay for your purchase. Put everything away before leaving the purchase counter. • Never leave your purse in a locked or unlocked vehicle. Never set your purse down while shopping. Never put your purse in a shopping cart. Always have your purse in your hand or over your shoulder. To avoid purse snatching, cross the purse so that the strap is over one shoulder and the bag is hanging on the opposite side of your body. Men should carry wallets, check books and credit cards in the front pockets of their pants or in a shirt or interior suit pocket. • When going to your car with your purchases, check the lot for suspicious people. Carefully check around and glance under your vehicle. If a closed van is parked next to the driver’s door, slide in through the passenger side. Check the back seat and back floor before getting into your vehicle. If you are loading small children, lock your purse in the trunk with your packages (keep the keys in your hand or pocket). After the children are secured, take another look around for suspicious activity before you open the trunk to get your purse. When you get into your vehicle, immediately lock the doors, start the engine and drive away. If you feel insecure going into the parking lot, ask for a security guard to accompany you. • When returning home, immediately pull into your garage. If this is not an option, park the car in the driveway and immediately unload all contents and lock the car. Stay alert during this process. • Do not put attractive packages next to windows that offer an easy view from the street. • When leaving your home for the evening, leave some lights and a radio or television turned on. Leave one outside light on. When you return home, check

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the sides of your house and the area across the street and adjacent to your home from your vehicle before parking. If you are a woman alone, get your house key ready before you exit your car. Lock your car as you are leaving it and immediately go to your door, unlock it, go inside and relock the door. • All homes should be equipped with long dead bolt key locks. Windows should be locked when you are not at home or are not awake. • If you are leaving for the holidays, ask a friend or neighbor to pick up the newspapers and your mail each day or file a stop delivery for these. Complete a vacation watch form at your local sheriff’s department’s storefront. By taking a few precautions, you will insure a safe and happy holiday for you and your family.

Get Into the Christmas Spirit

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace, love and goodwill to all. But with all the stress and commotion of the season, many of us end up feeling more like Mr. Scrooge than Santa Claus. • Shop early. Nothing takes away the Christmas spirit like fighting for parking and struggling through crowds. • Wish people that you meet in stores and other casual environments a happy holiday. Say it with a smile. • Drop spare coins in the Salvation Army collection buckets. • Do something nice for someone. Offer to baby-sit so a friend can do her Christmas shopping, take cookies to your neighbors or rake an elderly neighbor’s yard. • Volunteer your time to a worthy holiday cause. Even if you are busy, you can spare an hour or two to help people less fortunate than yourself. • Organize a drive at work or in your neighborhood. Collect food and personal items and donate them to a local shelter for the homeless or for battered women. • Play Christmas music. • Watch Christmas movies. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a good one for reviving a flagging Christmas spirit, as is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” • Read “A Christmas Carol” and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” • Decorate your house for the holidays. • Don’t spend more money than you have. Anxiety over after-Christmas bills can ruin your holiday.

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In Judaism, the Festival of Lights, the Feast of Consecration or the Feast of the Maccabees; also transliterated Chanukah. According to tradition, it was instituted by Judas Maccabeus and his brothers in 165 B.C. to celebrate the dedication of the new altar in the Temple at Jerusalem. The festival occurs in December near the time of the winter solstice, as does Christmas and lasts eight days. Hanukkah later came to be linked also with a miraculous cruse of oil that burned for eight days, leading to the practice of lighting special Hanukkah candles, one the first evening, two the second and so on. The eight-branched candle stand (menorah) used in that ceremony is a frequent symbol for the holiday.

HAPPY Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday created in 1966. It begins on December 26th and lasts through January 1st. The name Kwanzaa comes from the language of Swahili and means first fruits of the harvest. To prepare for the holiday, families decorate their homes with Kwanzaa symbols. A candle is lit for each day of Kwanzaa. A black candle is lit first, then red and green candles are lit alternately. There are seven principles of Kwanzaa, one for each day. They are Umoja or Unity, Kujichagulia or Self-Determination, Ujima or Collective Work and Responsibility, Ujamma or Cooperative Economics, Nia or Purpose, Kuumba or Creativity and Imani or Faith.

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• Turquoise and Zircon are the birthstones? Characteristic is Wealth? Flowers are Holly, Narcissus and Poinsettia? • Scientists achieved the first controlled atomic chain reaction, in Chicago on December 2, 1942. • First human heart transplant performed by Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon on December 3, 1967. • Phi Beta Kappa, honorary scholastic society, founded at the College of William and Mary on December 5, 1776. • Columbus discovered Hispaniola on December 6, 1492. • Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii in World War II on December 7, 1941. • John Lennon shot and killed in New York City on December 8, 1980. • The Territory of Wyoming authorized women to vote and hold office on December 10, 1869. • George Washington died at Mt. Vernon on December 14, 1799. • Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, reached the South Pole on December 14, 1911. • The first 10 amendments to the Constitution, including the Bill of Rights, ratified on December 15, 1791. • Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773. • Orville Wright made first heavier-than-air flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C. on December 17, 1903. • Amendment 13 to the U.S. Constitution, ending slavery, proclaimed on December 18, 1865. • The United States took over Louisiana on December 20, 1803. • The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts on December 21, 1620. • U.S. Federal Reserve System established on December 23, 1913. • Some important people in history born in December: Martin Van Buren, Walt Disney, Eli Whitney, William Lloyd Garrison, Emily Dickinson, Ludwig van Beethoven, Jane Austen, Margaret Mead, Jean Baptiste Racine, Joseph Stalin, Giacomo Puccini, “Kit” Carson, Isaac Newton, Clara Barton, Louis Pasteur, Woodrow Wilson, Andrew Johnson, Rudyard Kipling and Henri Matisse. • The following were admitted as part of the Union: Illinois, Mississippi, Indiana, Alabama, Iowa and Texas.

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• 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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• 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.

• Last month to plant early blossoming spring bulbs, speciosum and other varieties of lilies. Mulch. • 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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Cornerstone UMC Preschool Registration Announcement

Cornerstone United Methodist Church Preschool has been serving the Copperfield area since 1985. Cornerstone is a State Licensed facility operating five half days a week. We offer programs for children 18 months through five-year-old preschoolers. All children are welcome regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality. CUMC Preschool will be offering tours every Wednesday at 10:00 AM beginning January 16th and continuing through January 30th. Join the Preschool directors in the sanctuary where they will answer questions and discuss our program (curriculum, activities, special events, schedules, etc.) with interested families in the community. Families that attend one of our tours can register before our open family registration. Come and find out how! Open family registration for those not attending a tour will be held on Thursday, February 7th at 11:00 AM in room 106. We are located in a new location at 18081 West Road behind CVS at Barker Cypress and West Road. For further information, please call 281-859-1612.

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Cy-Christian Girls Basketball Take Second The Lady Warriors Varsity Girls’ Basketball Team at Cypress Christian got off to a great start this season winning the Silver Bracket Championship

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Game at the Pope John XXIII Tournament. Pictured are Allison Sommers, Jordan Hayley, Shannen Longridge, Samantha Longridge, Hannah Gould, Katie Moore, Rebecca Cecil, Makayla Stowell and Abby Martinez. Game schedules and stats can be found at www.CypressChristian.org Cy-Christian Elementary Soccer 150 Strong With 14 teams and over 150 players, CCS has grown to one of the largest groups that participates in the West Houston Christian Sports Association. The philosophy of the league is to promote understanding of the game, as well as sportsmanship and Christian fellowship. Our players, coaches and families have been a great representation of our school and our Savior.

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Cypress Christian Previews Sixth Grade: On Monday, January 14th at 7:00 PM, future sixth graders and their parents are invited to explore sixth grade with the help of the Middle School Principal, Dean of Students and current CCS parents. Classroom tours will be available. The event will begin in the Elementary Building. Kindergarten: On Thursday, January 24th at 7:00 PM, prospective kindergarten parents will be given important information and hear testimonies from teachers, administrators, students and parents. The preview will be held in the Elementary Building and include a tour of kindergarten classrooms. K-12: On Thursday, February 7th, prospective families will be given the opportunity to visit our campus and gather information. The open house will begin in the Multi-Use Facility (Gym) and include a general assembly and private tour of the campus. For more information: www.CypressChristian.org or 281-469-7745.

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Cypress Christian National Honor Society Inductees Congratulations to this year’s honor society inductees. Students are eligible for membership if they have an A average and excel in areas of leadership, character and service. National Honor Society 2012 Inductees: Meredith Achterkirch, Kristin Beach, Jacob Borkovich, Lauren Bruder, Michael Bullock, Travis Chaffin, Seth Doggett, William Echols, Caleb Fowler, Nathaniel Lira, Paul Odeyomi, Sarah Mason, Winn McCoy, Tijani Mohammad, Abigail Rangel, Jonathan Rangel, Quin Roberts, Allison Sommers, Timothy Starbuck, Nathan Stockman, MaKayla Stowell, Sabrina Tovar, Zachary Usry, Travis Vick and Shihao Zhou. NHS Officers 2012-2013: President Lauren Echols, Vice President Shannen Longridge, Secretary Katie Moore, Historian Sarah Kooiman, Treasurer Matt Bancroft and Chaplain Olivia Roberts

CY-FAIR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION HONORS MILITARY HEROES

The Foundation will kick off its fifth “Salute to Our Heroes” event on February 9, 2013 at the Omni Hotel Westside Houston. “Salute to Our Heroes” honors the brave men and women who have served to preserve our freedom and liberty. Proceeds from this event go to an endowment enabling graduating students from CFISD to attend college.  The event will be generously underwritten by Earthcare Management and Kodiak Gas Services, as the Missing Man Underwriters. The Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital will be the Major General Sponsor.

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The inaugural event honors Jersey Village High School graduate 1 Lt. Jeremy E. Ray, who was killed Dec. 20, 2007 while serving his country in Iraq. A CFEF endowment was established in Jeremy’s memory by an anonymous donor. Last year the 1st Lieutenant Jeremy Ray Community Service and Peace Award was presented to Klein Funeral Homes & Memorials.

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Following tradition, the event will have the Missing Man Table & Honors Ceremony. The table will have empty table settings with chairs leaning up against the table as though saved for someone. The table settings have a single red rose displayed in a vase in reminder of the bloodshed for our country and the vase was tied with a red ribbon - a symbol of the continued pledge to shed blood for our country. A slice of lemon on the bread plate is a reminder of the bitterness of the loss of comrades in arms; a bowl of salt to symbolize the tears shed by family members of lost loved ones and glasses turned upside down indicate no one will sit there. Last year’s ceremony was performed by the 75th Army Division Honor Guard and was proceeded by Taps performed by William Veenstra, Cy-Fair High School Senior. For more information on the 2013 event please contact Marie Holmes at marie@thecfef.org or 281-807-3591.

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The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation will host the 3rd annual Cypress Hoops Invitational tournament on December 6th, 7th and 8th. As a partner with the district, our goal is to create a successful high school basketball tournament that engages the entire community. Profits from the tournament will be used for innovative staff development programs and for scholarships for deserving high school seniors. By supporting our tournament, you are investing in the Cy-Fair community and making a significant difference in the lives of our students!

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FOOTBALL PLAYERS NAMED SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD FINALISTS

Two CFISD football players were among 25 finalists for the Touchdown Club of Houston High School Football Scholar-Athlete Award. The award was presented during the 14th Annual High School Football Scholar-Athlete Luncheon. Cypress Ranch High School senior Jeffrey Hensley and Langham Creek High School senior Jared Ross are CFISD’s two finalists for the honor. Nominees are required to be high school seniors, have the best grade-point averages on their respective football teams and have good citizenship, as embodied in extra-curricular activities.

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CFISD STUDENTS SWEEP CUPCAKE BATTLE

CFISD culinary students had an impressive display at the Greater Houston Area Cupcake Battle, sponsored by the Hospitality Educators Association of Texas and held last November at Pasadena Rayburn High School. The students swept first through third places and took home two other superlatives at the event, which featured approximately 140 entries from high school students in greater Houston. Cy-Fair High School senior Kaylen Gonzalez won first place for her “Reese’s Cupcake,” followed by Cy-Fair senior Phillip Morado in second place for his “Triple Chocolate Pistachio Cupcake.” Cypress Ridge High School senior Nancy Lopez placed third for her “Mocha Cupcake.”

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Cypress Woods High School sophomore Shelby Richey won the award in the Best Cake category for “The Turtle Cupcake” and Cypress Springs High School senior Ajee Hayes won the award in the Most Elaborate Technique category for her “Peach Cobbler Cupcake.” “Congratulations to the CFISD culinary students, who took five of the eight awards. It is a remarkable achievement to have their cupcakes chosen from the approximately 140 entries,” said career and technical education coordinator Mark Williams. “These students and their teachers worked diligently and their hard work paid off.”

STUDENT AUTHORS PUBLISHED IN SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY

Five CFISD students were among 43 students in the Houston area to be published in the Texasbased literacy foundation, Read3Zero, third annual short-story anthology entitled I-Write: Short Stories By Kids, For Kids. The student winners will be recognized during a public book signing on Saturday, December 1st at the Houston Public Library Downtown - Central (500 McKinney Street). The following CFISD student authors were honored: Emily Green, Lowery Elementary School; Alexis Moscariello, Swenke Elementary School; Sarah Hart, Adam Elementary School; Megan Taylor, Smith Middle School and Sarah Young, Cy-Fair High School.

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Smith Middle School SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL SEEKING COMMUNITY MENTORS

Smith Middle School is seeking community mentors to serve as positive role models for our students. Being a community mentor is extremely rewarding and only takes a commitment of 30 minutes to an hour a week to mentor/ meet with one of our 6th, 7th or 8th grade students.

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ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: All M.A.N.E. Event meetings will be held in the Commons from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meeting Dates are as follows: Thursday, December 13, 2012 Thursday, January 10, 2013 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Thursday, March 7, 2013 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Friday, May 7, 2013

Mentors must attend a one-time, district orientation before they begin mentoring at the school. Then, it just takes 30 minutes a week to truly make a difference in the life of a child. Once you have completed the training and background check, an administrator at Smith will work with you to match you with a student who would be the best fit for you. If you enjoy working with children and making a true difference in people’s lives, the mentor program at Smith Middle School is just for you!! We are especially looking for quality male mentors to serve as role models to our male students. District mentor training dates are being held on the following dates this school year: Jan. 31st, Feb. 12th, Feb. 28th and March 28th. Please contact Melissa Laroussini, Mentor Program Coordinator, at 281213-1026 or by email at Melissa.laroussini@cfisd.net for more information. Thank you!

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Club arrived at the store, they did numerous things, some of which were reading children’s books to the kids, helping them pick out books to take home and handing out bookmarks throughout the store. One of the Key Club members, Jonathan Stelly, even dressed up as the HEB “Buddy” mascot to encourage the children to come to the room to get involved in the fun. Cy-Fair ISD sent both a photographer and a videographer to HEB to film the Key Club in action. Stories about this service project were featured in the eConnection weekly employee newsletter and in a story on the District News posted on www.cfisd.net, the district’s website.

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Cypress Ranch Key Club annually supports and participates in literacy projects for young children in the Cy-Fair schools and Cypress community and the club holds several book drives each year. If you have questions or you would like more information about Cypress Ranch Key Club, please contact advisor Jennifer Hydes at jennifer.hydes@cfisd.net or advisor Katie Lauver at katie.lauver@cfisd.net

  

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the same time!” At the game where they handed out yoga mats, members even got to meet Astros owner Jim Crane. Plus, every game that Cy-Ranch has volunteered at, the Astros won. Cy-Ranch Key Club has made many wonderful memories and looks forward to volunteering with the Astros again in the future. They have also volunteered with other Houston sports franchises, like the Houston Rockets and Houston Aeros. For more information about Cy-Ranch Key Club, go to www.ranchkey. com or contact Faculty Advisor Jennifer Hydes at Jennifer.hydes@cfisd.net

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Copper Corners Service Unit held an investiture ceremony for our new leaders at the October service unit meeting and celebrated the birthday of our founder, Juliette Gordon Low (October 31st) with a special cake. We know that our new troops are holding investiture ceremonies for their girls and celebrating with families and friends.

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L.I.F.E. Lessons Continue through December The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free and held Wednesdays at 10 AM in the Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library (Room 131). Programs in December are: “Kissed by an Angel” craft Dec. 5th and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” sing-a-long (Recital Hall ART 102) Dec. 12th. Programs will resume Jan. 9, 2013. Call the library at 281-290-3214 for L.I.F.E. program information.     Register Now for Mini-mester and Spring Semester Classes Catch up or get ahead this holiday season! Take a mini-mester course in December or register early for spring. Registration is underway. Mini-mester classes begin Dec. 17th. Spring semester weekday classes begin Jan. 14, 2013. For information, go online to LoneStar.edu or call 281-290-3200 or 832-782-5000.

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Our fall service project this year was in support of Covenant House’s 22nd Annual Candlelight Vigil and Rally for Homeless Youth. Troops brought their donations of new and gently used clothing, especially coats, jackets and other cold weather gear, to our service unit meeting on November 13th. Thanks to Jerilyn Kortegast for coordinating this project. Our service unit meeting on December 11th will also be a holiday party and “white elephant” exchange. All leaders and interested parents are invited to attend.

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Events in the planning stage for later in the year are Daisy Day, Brownie Day and “Me and My Guy.” We are also working on an event for our older girls. We know lots of our troops attended the B.I.G. event, but so far we only have a picture of troop 16239. This “cover girl” troop picture also included Cadette Erin B. and Senior Juliette Kristina B. They certainly look as if they had a great day! January 11th – 13th is our Leader/Daughter weekend, when our leaders spend some special time with their OWN daughters! We’ll be back in the hill country and looking forward to crafts, campfire sing-alongs and the dutch oven cobbler cook-off, along with the always hilarious talent show. Hiking, horseback riding and a climbing wall may also be on the agenda for some of our group. We’ll hope it is warm enough to play in the river, but whatever the weather, we know we’ll have a great time! Shopping in Wimberley on the way home makes a great weekend even better! There are rumors that some of our leaders and daughters actually like that part best! Girl Scouting in the United States has been developing girls of courage, confidence and character since 1912. Girl Scouting is open to all girls ages 5 (must be in kindergarten) through 18, who are willing to live by the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Girls may join at any age and no previous Scouting experience is required. If you missed our Rally Nights in September, give us a call. It is never too late to join!

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• Spiritual Awareness Retreat Weekend - February 1, 2 & 3, 2013 Camp Casa Mare, Seabrook, TX • Book Review Day - Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM St. Edith Stein Catholic Church, 3311 North Fry Road Katy, TX 77449 Carmel Hall - Rooms: 101,102, & 103 • Religious Recognition Ceremony - Saturday, April 20, 2013 Registration & Line-Up: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM; Ceremony: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM St. Edith Stein Catholic Church, 3311 North Fry Road Katy, TX 77449 For more information please go to website: www.archgh.org/Scouting

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 “Van” VanZant at 281-8518374 or at van.vanzant@gmail.com. We will also have an informational meeting and registration Thursday, August 16th at 7 PM at the Bear Creek Community Center.

Copper Corners Service Unit serves girls in the residence areas for Birkes, Fiest and Lowery Elementary schools, Aragon and Labay Middle schools and the corresponding high schools. Home schooled and private school students are always welcome. Please contact Diane Massie at 281-5569148 or Susan Bartos at 281-855-9005. The website for Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is www.gssjc.org

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West Houston Girls Softball Association invites you to come join the fun! Registration is now OPEN for our Spring 2013 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

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Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club Registration on February 2nd

The Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club will celebrate its 26th Anniversary Season by hosting its annual free information/registration breakfast on Saturday, February 2, 2013, for all boys, girls and their parents who are interested in joining for the 2013 track season. The breakfast starts promptly at 8:30 AM at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center Forum located at 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring, TX, 77379. The free breakfast is the opportunity for youth athletes to register for the club’s 2013 spring/summer track season and to meet the Northwest Flyers coaches, staff and other new and returning athletes. All new parents and athletes interested in joining the Northwest Flyers must attend. The Northwest Flyers Track Club is a youth (ages 6 -18) track club, affiliated with USA Track & Field (USATF), that provides a full program of sanctioned “track” events such as sprints, hurdles, middle distance, distance and relays and sanctioned “field” events such as long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, shot put, discus and javelin. For additional information on the Northwest Flyers Track Club, please visit the team website at www.northwestflyers.org or contact Linette Roach at 281-587-8442 or linette.roach@sbcglobal.net

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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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Cy-Fair Sports Association is having baseball, football, cheerleading, drill team and wrestling sign ups right now. Check out the website for more information www.cy-fairsports.org

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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 Sue Crookson at 281-392-4913 scrookson@houston.rr.com or Yana Dommert at 281-394-2481 yana@ entouch.net

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On October 28th, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the appointment of a new ecclesiastical leader, David R. Lauck, who will serve as the president of the Cypress Texas Stake in Northwest Houston. He succeeds Stirling D. Pack Jr., who successfully completed nine years of service.

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The Church is organized geographically into stakes, which are similar to a Catholic diocese. In his new assignment, President Lauck will preside over 12 congregations in Cypress, Waller, Fairfield, Bridgeland, Tomball and Northwest Houston. Stake presidents typically serve for approximately 9-10 years and come from a variety of backgrounds. President Lauck was raised in the Sugarland/ Missouri City area. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in business. Currently he resides in Northwest Houston and is a business development manager with Shell Oil Company, where he has worked for over 21 years. The Church has no salaried ministry, so President Lauck will continue to work full time while fulfilling his new ecclesiastical responsibilities. He and his wife, Leanne, have been married for 23 years. Houston has been their home for 14 of those years. They have three children - one currently serving a two-year church mission in New York, one attending college and one a student in Cy-Fair I.S.D.

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CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH and WELLNESS CENTER BEAR CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - ATTENTION: CAREGIVERS OF ELDERLY PERSONS

Did you know that on the second Friday of each month Bear Creek United Methodist Church provides a caring, Christian atmosphere for your loved one? The program, scheduled from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. This gathering provides free time for caregivers and includes crafts, chair exercises, word games, entertainment, lunch and more. Caregivers are also welcome to stay and join the fun. For more information or to register, please call the church office at 281-463-2330. Bear Creek United Methodist Church is located at 16000 Rippling Water Drive, near North Hwy. 6 and Kieth Harrow.

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GAME DAY - The first Friday of the month - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BIBLE STUDY - Wednesday - 9:30 am - 11:00 am DAY TRIPS - Monthly - Schedule differs. For more info., www. copperfieldchurch.com or call 281-856-2273. WALKING GROUP (aka Holy Strollers) - 8:30 am - 9:30 am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Come join our group! We are an active, fun-loving bunch. Once you come for a visit and get to know us, you’ll want to be a part of our Senior Adult Group. You do not have to be a member of Copperfield Church to be a part of our Senior Adult Group. 

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Epiphany Bingo has been conducting bingo games on the west side since February 14, 1986. Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. There Is No Smoking Allowed During All Bingo Games. They have a jackpot game of $750. Maximum prize giveaways of $2,500, allowed by law, are given away every Bingo Night! They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar, and large cash prizes. Profits are used for charitable outreach programs, building expansion, and payment towards debt.

We are a group of women from non-denominational backgrounds and various nationalities. We fellowship once a week by reading the Bible and praying for our needs in English and Spanish. Please feel free to join us every Thursday, from noon to 1:30 PM and together we can learn and grow in His word. For more information, contact Paula at 281-703-0670.

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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. Maximum Prizes given away every evening of $2,500. Governed by the state of Texas. They have the most modern computerized BINGO equipment for verifying winnings, along with TV monitors for your viewing pleasure. The snack bar is maintained by the KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS 6950, with a variety of food and snacks with soft drinks. All profits will benefit community outreach and Religious Education programs, to better serve the community. 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 at the light, go to the second stop sign (at the stadium) Eleventh St., turn left and the Church Hall will be on your right one block down. Please call for more details to 281-391-4758. Please come play and win. We can accommodate large groups such as social and family groups.

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“Joy to the world the Lord has come...” this is the good news celebrated during the Christmas season by young and old alike. Cornerstone United Methodist Church will be providing a number of celebration opportunities during the month of December at their West Road Campus, 18081 West Road, Houston TX 77095. • Saturday, December 8th, the Children’s Ministry Team will be sponsoring a special children’s event called “Breakfast with Santa” from 9:30-11:00 AM, that will include pictures with Santa, face painting, delicious donuts, crafts and other family friendly activities. • Saturday, December 8th, the church will present a “live” Nativity Scene from 6 to 8 PM. Not only will there be the normal cast of characters including shepherds, Wisemen and the baby Jesus, but there will be live animals as well: donkeys, sheep and maybe even a camel. • Sunday, December 9th, the church will be celebrating “Be a Cheerful Giver” Stewardship Commitment Sunday. At both the 8:30 and 10:45 AM services, the Chancel Chimes will be performing their Christmas music. At the 9:30 AM worship service, the Journey Praise Band will be leading worship with celebrative music. At all three services, Dr. Dave Meadows will be bringing an inspiring Advent message.

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• Sunday, December 16th, at 10:45 AM, the Children’s choirs will be presenting their Christmas Musical entitled: “A Rockin’ Royal Christmas.” At the 9:30 AM worship service, the Journey Praise Band will be leading worship with celebrative music. At both the 8:30 and 9:30 AM services, Dr. Dave Meadows will be bringing an inspiring Advent message. • Sunday, December 23rd, the Cornerstone Chancel Choir accompanied by an orchestra will be presenting a special Christmas music program entitled “Night of the Father’s Love” at both the 8:30 and the 10:45 AM services. At the 9:30 AM service led by Journey Praise, the message will be a special “Advent-themed Readers Theater.” • Monday, December 24th, Christmas Eve, Cornerstone will offer three worship opportunities: 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM. At 4:00 PM, there will be the Family Christmas Service. In addition to the singing of carols and Communion, children will be invited to the front of the church to hear the Christ Story and receive a special “Christmas” gift from the church. At 6:00 and 11:00 PM, there will be a traditional “Candlelight and Communion” service. It will include the retelling of the “Birth of Christ” through Scripture readings and hymns. All three services will include a “Candle Lighting Ceremony” with everyone lighting candles during the singing of “Silent Night.” • Sunday, December 30th, we will continue our Christmas celebrations and include a “Favorite Christmas Hymn” time at our 8:30 and 10:45 AM services. During this time, worshippers will be given the opportunity to pick and choose their favorite Christmas hymns from The United Methodist Hymnal to be sung. At the 9:30 AM worship service, the Journey Praise Band will be leading worship with celebrative music. In addition, the Rev. Greg Smith will be bringing an inspiring post-Christmas message. Everyone is invited to attend these special holiday fellowship and worship opportunities. In addition, we will have a nursery available for all of our worship celebrations except the 11 PM Christmas Eve service. For more information, please call the church office at 281-859-4141. Cornerstone wishes each of you a “Merry Christmas!” and a “Happy New Year!”

Houston Repertoire Ballet Proudly Presents the Holiday Classic The Nutcracker

The Houston Repertoire Ballet (HRB) is a non-profit 501(c)(3), founded by Victoria Vittum and Gilbert Rome, both nationally acclaimed teachers and choreographers who served as its co-artistic directors.

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The Houston Repertoire Ballet (HRB), the premier pre-professional ballet company in Northwest Houston, proudly presents the Holiday Classic The Nutcracker performance series on Saturday, December 8th at 2 pm and 7 pm and Sunday, December 9th at 1 pm and 4 pm at Tomball High School Auditorium, 30330 Quinn Road, Tomball, Texas 77375. This year featuring guest artists Bridget Kuhns as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Eric White as the Cavalier, both courtesy of Houston Ballet II, as well as Daniel Woellner as the Snow King, courtesy of Houston Ballet Academy. For ticket information, visit www.hrbdance.org or call 281-940-HRB1 (4721). Ticket prices range from $15 to $18 and $10 for the Sunday 1 pm performance, which is just Act I.

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Chief Guest: Mr. Harish Parvathaneni, Consul General of India, Houston Hamara Desi Christmas Celebration is intended to celebrate Christmas with people of different religions and faiths from India.The celebration is nondenominational. Please come and enjoy the celebration. Of course, Santa Clause will be there to give free gifts!! Let us enjoy the Christmas season with friends, great food, drama, songs, skits and Christmas cheer... Please RSVP through hamaradesichristmas. org - particiaption/sponsorship/questions call 832-275-8810, 713-423-5029 or 832-405-1964.

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St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church Christmas Eve services

St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church welcomes everyone to come celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ, during our Christmas Eve services on Monday, December 24th at 5:30 PM, with a Christmas Pageant and at 9:00 PM with choir music. Both services will include the Holy Eucharist. There will also be a service on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th, at 10:00 AM. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road in Houston (the northeast corner of West and Queenston). Visit us at www.stcuthbert.org

Celebration for Children on Christmas Eve at Living Word Lutheran Church

Living Word Lutheran Church would like to invite children ages 2 years through 3rd grade (and their parents) to a “Celebration for Children” on December 24th at 4 pm. This interactive service will allow children to “live” the story of Christmas. To support the Christ Clinic in Katy, donations of paper towels and toilet paper will be accepted at the 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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Fundraisers

Join us for the 2nd Annual Fashion Show Fashion with Passion

It is a dinner, silent auction and fashion show benefitting The ARK Group, Inc and will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2012 from 6:30 to 10:00 PM at Enchanted Cypress Ballroom, 12603 Louetta Road, Cypress, Texas. Tickets: $50 each or reserved table of 10 for $650. For sponsorship, to volunteer and ticket information, contact Teri Quance at teri@quancedesign.com - Susie Pipkin at swpipkin@msn.com or Cynthia Gill at cynthia_gill@comcast.net Visit our Facebook page - www.facebook.com/pages/Fashion-with-PassionFundraiser. Tickets can be purchased at Quance Design Studio.

Texas Tech Parent Assoc. Greater W. Houston Chapter Bowling FUNDRAISER

Our bowling event in January is a fundraising event for Texas Tech students, through Texas Tech Parent Association - Greater West Houston Chapter.  Our bowling event will be held at Copperfield Bowl on Sunday, January 6th from 3-5 pm. Cost per person is $20 and includes 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental. Open to Texas Tech parents and students. RSVP is required. Visit www.texastechparents.org/group/GWH for more information. 

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS “LAS VEGAS NIGHT”

The Knights of Columbus Council 8096 of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church invite you to attend our 26th Charity Las Vegas Night. The event will be held on February 18, 2012, from 7:00 PM until 10:30 PM, at the church, 6646 Addicks Satsuma, in the Community Life Center. A prize auction will follow with fabulous items to bid on with the play money you win. Included will be a trip to Las Vegas, hotel stays, restaurant dinners, sports memorabilia, wonderful gift baskets, fantastic coupons and fabulous merchandise. We hope you will join us and promise you a fun-filled evening of Black Jack, Craps, Roulette, Poker, Slot Machines and other games. Snacks and drinks are included in the price. Donations appreciated. Bring your friends and neighbors. Tickets are only $15 per person and all proceeds will benefit local Knights of columbus Charities. For more information, please call Franklin Holub 281463-6122, email holub8096@sbcglobal.net. We sure hope to see you there!

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2013 Relay For Life of Cy-Fair Cy Falls High School

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 7:00 pm Come join our planning committee or register your own team to help raise money for cancer in our Cy-Fair community!! The Heart of Relay: During the Relay for Life event, three ceremonies are held: Survivors Lap: To start Relay, those who have survived their battle with cancer join together to walk a lap celebrating their victories over the disease. Luminaria Ceremony: At dark, the track is lined with candle-lit bags bearing the names of those who have been touched by or have lost their lives to cancer. Fight Back Ceremony: Before participants leave Relay, they make a personal commitment to help fight back against cancer in several ways. As interest in Relay for Life grew in the Houston area, the American Cancer Society began forming events in local communities and the first Cy-Fair Relay for Life committee was formed in 2004. This is our 9th year in Cy-Fair and our goal is to reach the $1 Million Dollar Mark. We are very close and only need $150,000 to meet our goal and with YOUR help, we can make this goal a reality!! 100% of our profits go to ACS to use for research and other programs. With more than 1,000 participants in last year’s Relay, we know that we can grow even bigger this year! For more information, contact Erin Kasperek below: erin.kasperek@cancer.org Phone: 713-706-5652 | Mobile: 281-732-8324 www.relayforlife.org/cyfairtx

Blood Drives St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church Blood Drive

On Sunday, December 30th, beginning at 8:30 AM, St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting a Blood Drive with a mobile unit set up in their parking lot. Registration and donor forms will be available in the Parish Hall. To donate, you must be at least 17 years of age, at least 110 lbs. and in good general health. Remember, it takes about 15 minutes and one pint of blood to save three lives.  St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road, Houston (the northeast corner of West and Queenston). Visit us at www.stcuthbert.org

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The Baylor Brass brings a wealth of experience to its performances and educational clinics. Made up of the Baylor University brass faculty, the group concertizes regularly on the Baylor campus, in the public schools throughout Texas and has toured major music schools outside of Texas and to foreign countries. The Baylor Brass members have impressive credentials as chamber music performers, clinicians and as instrumental coaches.
 Tickets: $6 - $12.   WindSync “in Wonderland” - 10 AM, Saturday, December 8, 2012. 
Get into the holiday spirit with WindSync! Complete with music and choreography from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, introductions and demonstrations of the instruments, WindSync’s seasonal assembly program gives children an interactive look into a variety of holiday traditions inspired by storytelling, music and ballet. The program will feature holiday music with plenty of group sing-alongs and energetic holiday fun! WindSync is part of Cypress Creek FACE’s Children’s Series. All Children’s Series concerts are free and no tickets are distributed. Houston Symphony Orchestra - 
8 PM, Monday, December 31, 2012. 
Join the Houston Symphony and conductor Brett Mitchell as they ring in the New Year with class at The Centrum. This year’s concert will celebrate the art of dance via both classical and light classical selections. 
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Applause for Christmas

Applause is launching its 2012/2013 raffle. This year, we will be raffling five $200 Applause vouchers, which can be used toward tickets, production fees, tuitions and merchandise. Tickets are only $20 or three for $50. Contact the theatre to learn how to get your raffle ticket. The drawing will be held during our Applause For Christmas celebration in December.   Mark your calendars. On December 15th, we’ll be hosting Applause for Christmas. This one-night-only event will feature musical performances by talented young actors from Applause Theatre’s past and present productions, Christmas caroling, a silent auction, refreshments and a whole lot more. Save the date! It will be a magical evening for the entire family that will put even the grouchiest Grinch in the holiday spirit! Theatrical School and Company Box Office: 281-440-4111
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Houston Family Arts Center Announces 2012-2013 Season Memories and Traditions 

Season subscriptions are available for $92-$144 and offer incredible savings, exclusive benefits and personalized customer service. Subscribers save as much as 30% off single-ticket prices. HFAC subscriber perks include the opportunity to pick the best seats before they go on sale to the general public, an opening night reception, and recognition in every Playbill. Patrons can purchase their subscriptions online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374.   Houston Family Arts Center 2012-2013 Main Stage Season You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2013 on the Garza Main Stage) Annie (March 1-17, 2013 at the Berry Center) Leaving Iowa (April 5-21, 2013 on the Garza Main Stage)

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Kimberly Akimbo, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Ron Jones, STUDIO 101 (1824 Spring Street, Houston 77007). Kimberly Akimbo is a play written in 2000 by Pulitzer prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Its title character is a lonely teenage girl suffering from a disease a lot like progeria, that causes her to age 4 and a half times as fast as normal. Thus, Kimberly is trapped inside the frail physical body of an elderly woman. She meets another misfit (a teenage boy) and the two form an attachment to one another that borders on attraction. The situation is not helped by Kimberly’s rapidly deteriorating health. Soon Kimberly’s family gets mixed up in some crazy money schemes and the family gets emotionally destroyed.   Through December 15, 2012, (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday). All performances begin at 8 pm. Price- $18 regular/ $10 students and seniors. MORE INFO/RESERVATIONS: www.mildredsumbrella.com - info@mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409

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Misc. Events

 

The NEW Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center Commissioner Steve Radack, Harris County Precinct Three

The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged 55+. Must register in person with photo ID in order to participate in the program and attend all future classes. You may register Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions, please call us at 713-274-3250.   If you are currently registered at Glazier - call us and ask about our new classes. You may register over the phone for any new classes. Volunteer Opportunities available, please call to speak to us about teaching your own class! DECEMber Schedule - Must preregister in person for classes (or by phone if already registered and participating at center 713-274-3250).   New Classes at Glazier - iPhone, iPad/tablet, Smartphone, Texas History Series and more. • December 6th, Doctor Louise Hayes Brain Repair and Memory Series; “Stop Stress Damage!” 1:00 - 3:00 PM. • December 7th, iPhone Class - Bring your iPhone but you do not need an iPhone to take the class. 1:00-3:00 PM. • December 7th, Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate? Great will class covers non-titled property NOT spelled out in a traditional will; 2:00 - 3:00 PM. • December 10th, Better Business Bureau presents “Guard Yourself Against Holiday Scams on-line” from 10:00 -11:00 AM.

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• December 10th, Join an expert Card maker to hand-make Christmas cards; from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. • December 11th, Digital Camera; 1:00 - 3:30 PM. • December 11th, Excel Spreadsheet; 9:00 - 11:00 AM. • December 12th, Harris County Attorney presents “Living Wills and Advanced Directives” from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. • December 13th, Harris County Attorney presents “Wills and Probate” from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. • December 14th, Classic Cinema presents the romantic comedy “The Shop Around the Corner,” with Jimmy Stewart at 11:30 am. “You’ve Got Mail,” with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, was a remake of this film! Bring snacks/lunch for intermission. • December 19th, Digital Camera; from 1:00 - 3:30 PM. • December 21st, Classic Cinema presents the 1951’s “a Christmas Carol” with Alastair Sim as Scrooge, 11:30 AM. Bring snacks/lunch for intermission. • December 28th, Super Snacks with Susan - appetizers for New Year’s Eve and tasting of food and a cider toast will be at Noon! 10:00 - Noon. • January 3rd, Memory Books; using your Christmas and Holiday photos; 10-11:30 AM. • January 4th, Classic Cinema presents 1940’s “The Philadelphia Story” with Cary Grant. Bring snacks/lunch for intermission. 11:30 AM.  NATURE PROGRAM FOR PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN

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Enjoy the outdoors with your child (age 2 1/2 to 5) at Audubon nature programs (called the “Titmouse Club”) offered Tuesday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00 AM, at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester. The programs feature fun nature talks, stories, activities and walks in the woods. Upcoming programs include: December 4th: Animal Homes December 11th: Christmas in the Woods

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• Inspirational Book Club - Monday, December 3rd at 2:00 PM. Enjoy reading and discussing the many wonderful works of Christian Fiction that are on the market today. Learn about the authors, the stories and discuss the ideas presented in the books. • Reader’s Perspective Book Club - Monday, December 10th at 2:00 pm. A book club where members read books and share the books that they have read with other book-lovers! • Quilting Bee - Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. Be at the Bee! The Library Quilting Bee that is… Bring your projects, machines, looms, material stash, etc. and quilt ‘til you wilt! • Stress Free Computer Class - Wednesdays at 12:00 pm. These computer classes are designed for adults with a specific topic every week. The classes are an excellent opportunity to learn more about computers in a relaxed environment filled with smiles and laughter. All classes are free and open to the public.

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• Storybook Quilt Story Time for children ages 3-10 - Monday, December 3rd at 5:00 pm. The Children’s Librarian will read a quilt-themed book with a quilt especially made to complement the book then do a quilt craft with the help of the Tri-County Quilt Guild. • Mrs. Kringle’s Storytime for children ages 3-10 - Monday, December 17th at 4:30 pm. With all the favorite sing-along holiday songs and great storytelling flair, the fabulous Mrs. Kringle shares the excitement about her new book club at the North Pole! That’s right; Mrs. Kringle is a proud member of the North Pole Bibliomaniacs & Jelly Cookie Fans or PB&J’s, as they like to call themselves! She talks about the adventures she’s had reading and spending time at the North Pole Public Library. Mrs. Kringle wraps up her visit with T’was the Night Before Christmas, accompanied by original artwork. Come 30 minutes early to get a free ticket at the desk. Limit 80 people. • Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-6 - Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project. • Baby Book Time for children ages 0-18 months - Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Children’s Librarian will read a simple story, lead everyone through the performance of nursery rhymes and songs and encourage interaction between caregivers and babies through the use of educational toys. • Infant Gymboree - non-walkers only - Wednesday, December 5th at 2:00 pm. Encourage development through play and learning with this program designed to support your child’s growth at their own individual pace. From sensory stimulation to problem-solving games and storytelling, this class uses play-based activities to stretch the body and mind. • Para los Ninos/For the Children Story Time - Wednesday, December 5th at 4:30 pm. For the Children is a fun-filled, family-friendly parent workshop. The workshop encourages families to use library resources and teaches simple inexpensive activities that parents and children can do together to help children learn. Receive a free pass to the Children’s Museum when you attend. • Toddler Story Time for children ages 18-36 months - Thursdays at 10:30 am. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project for this younger set.

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New Women’s Cowboy Boots (Sizes 5.5, 6 & 6.5) Justin Ropers, $50 each, Colors-white or tan; Lucchese Black Cherry Smooth Ostrich, $150; Dan Post Black Cherry Kangaroo Skin, $100; Larry Mahans High-Tops, blue-green with colored designer stitching on sides and instep, $150. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889.   Total Gym XL Deluxe, paid $1,400, sell $550; Ab Circle Pro, new-in-box $100; telescope 675-power, new-in-box, $100; new (unopened) 16GB iPod Nano (red) with volume control, $95. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889.   Furs; Black Ranch mink jacket, oyster colored Beaver Jacket, fawn colored ribbed mink and suede jacket, paid $1,500-$3,000 each, sell for $750 each. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889.   Women’s one-piece ski-suits, sizes 8, 10, 12, 14. Also other ski apparel. Great prices. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889.   Sewing machine cabinet with two side drawers (walnut), like new, $150. new futon with deluxe mattress (frame still in box), paid $450, sell $225. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889.   5-drawer professional legal metal file cabinet, $100. In Copperfield. Call 713557-0889. Ladies 12-speed Murray Biotech bicycle, excellent condition, never used, $95. In Copperfield. Call 713-557-0889. 4 plots - Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 4 spaces together, valued at $32,400. All 4, $25,000 or 2, $12,000; single, $6,500. Call 713-542-3685. Traditional chestnut dining room. Table extends to 96 in., 8 chairs and tabletop protector pads, china cabinet is 66 in. long, 4 yrs old. $2,100 cash; Thomas Kincaid “Sunrise” Canvas #101, 20”x24”, burl framed 29”x33”, $375. 713-851-7374. Apex weight bench with lots of accessories, including 600 lbs. of rubbercoated Olympic weights for sale. Hardly used, need the space, $400 OBO. Call Duke, 281-304-0778 after 3:30 PM. 57x81 Toshiba TV with two side cabinets, $500. Call 713-298-9537.

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Ashley leather, double reclining loveseat, like new, $850 OBO; Yamaha portable grand keyboard w/bench seat & stand, barely used, $380 OBO; Dell v313 all-in-one wireless printer, $50; Lexmark 6150 all-in-one printer, $40; 7.5 prelit Christmas tree, $25; Mission style computer desk w/hutch, $35; Ironman inversion table, brand new, $100 OBO. Call 281-861-8023 or email je61@swbell.net. Baseball memorabilia for sale. Autographed baseballs, Ted Williams jersey, Nolan Ryan pictures and Joe DiMaggio lithograph. All memorabilia include authenticity papers. Please call Mike at 281-858-5051 for additional information. New fireplace insert, gas logs, 41”x36”, black w/glass doors, 13’ double insulted chimney, $250; Propane Weber grill, 18”x26” surface, wheels, needs electric lighter button, was $350, asking $175. 3HP air compressor, $50. Antique cast iron bench-top table saw w/motor, mounted on table, $75. 281463-6034, 281-384-9491, can email pictures, cakjbates@comcast.net. Fisher Price Talking Dollhouse, excellent condition includes dolls, $150; Lego carrier w/ Legos, $25. Mahogany Armoire cabinet includes 27” TV, $175; Lowery Organ, $400 or trade for piano; Black fishtank stand, can hold Bowflex 38 gallon tank, $50; Eheim Canister filter setup, $250 new, sell for $75. Large selection of children’s books $.50-$2. 281-463-6034, 281-3849491, can email pictures, cakjbates@comcast.net. Sell by owner: Le Cache Wine Cabinet, model 5200 Provincial Cherry. Capacity of 620 bottles. Sell for $2,700. Contact 713-705-0184. Two matching sofas, good condition, sell as set or separate, $150 each or OBO. 281-861-8600.

Call

(281) 773-9475

NOW IS THE TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! CALL ME FOR INFORMATION!

Happy Holidays! I can help you whether you want to list your home or buy a new home ... anywhere!

Marlene Johnson Realtor

(former VP of the Cypress Office)

mkjohnson@cbunited.com

Marcy Home Gym complete with self spotting bench, curling bar, lat-pull pully system & over 200 lbs. of weights. Also a chest-explosion machine & accessories for the pully system. Excellent condition. $325 or $350 delivered assembled. 281-881-6405.

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QUALITY PLUMBING

Town and Country Family Physicians

Operated by Master Plumbers MLP19029

• Quality Work at Reasonable Rates • All Phases of Plumbing • Faucets/Toilets • Garbage Disposals • Water Heaters • Drain & Sewer Cleaning • Sewer Line Video Camera • Gas Tests and Repairs • Pipe Repairs • 7 Days a week • 24 Hour Service • 27 Years Experience

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Board Certified in Family Medicine

Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. jordon98@hotmail.com.

AUTOMOTIVE

1999 Mercedes E430 sedan, opal black, very good condition, runs great, 169k miles, $5,800 or best reasonable offer. Call 713-301-4469. 2009 Saturn Vue XE - 4 Door, white, FWD, 2.4 Liter, 2 Wheel Drive, 45K miles, clean car fax, one owner, excellent condition, $14,950. Call 281-4631175. Yamaha FJR 1300, 2005, 21,000 miles. Includes GPS, Radar Detector, Helmet and jacket, etc. Needs new battery, some plastic damage, $2,500. 713-983-6088. Hooker super comp headers for 94 – 95 Camaro 350 LT-1, $400 OBO. Call 281-861-8023 or email je61@swbell.net. 2008 Honda Gold Wing, black, excellent condition. For pictures and inquiries, email anwilbanks99@gmail.com 1985, 18 ½ foot Sea Ray. 165 Mercruiser, $3,000. Comes with accessories. 832-655-4746. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color, black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat. 1998 BMW 750IL: Moonroof, V8, all possible options, 138K miles, unusually good condition, $4,200. 281-682-7868. 2002 Volvo S60 4-door sedan: black, moonroof, leather, all possible options, fantastic condition, $4,200. 281-682-7868. 2004 Volvo S60 SUV: moonroof, leather, all possible options, fantastic condition, $6,200. 281-682-7868.

WANTED

Wanted: Rolex watches for collector. 281-414-3597.

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Laurel Tucker, MD

We provide a full spectrum of healthcare services, including: • complete physicals • immunizations • management of acute & chronic illnesses • childrenʼs health • sports & camp examinations • and a whole lot more. • We take care of adults, children, infants, adolescents and geriatric patients.

HELP WANTED - CARE

Live in caregiver for elderly, ambulatory female. Must be mature female, nonsmoker with valid drivers license, transportation and good driving record. Duties include companionship, personal care, light cleaning and cooking. Must be able to live in Monday through Saturday. Please have references. 281-550-7577.

HELP WANTED

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church is looking to add to their team of loving child care providers. We have an immediate need on Sunday evenings with possible additional hours on Sunday and Wednesday mornings. If possible, proof of current CPR training should be submitted with resume; however, we can provide training and certification. Submit resumes to Carol Kutzer at info@cornerstonekaty.org or call 281-579-1080. Images Hair Studio is now accepting applications for a receptionist position. Looking for someone who is mature and professional. Customer service experience is a plus. 281-745-7801. Advertising company - looking for sales/home welcomers in 77494 or 77095. Work part time on your own schedule. Visit new homeowners in your area and go over a packet of information. Add businesses to the packet and earn unlimited $. Call 281-855-6589 for more information. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281392-5353. Earn $50 to $75 dollars an hour promoting and selling women’s designer fashion jewelry. Work part-time and earn full-time pay with flexible hours. Earn trips, car allowance, free jewelry, plus money. Training provided, must have car and computer. Paid weekly. No experience is needed, but previous direct sales are rewarded. Must be 18 years or older. Contact Amber, amberfolk@att.net or 713-505-4250. If no answer, please leave a voice mail message with reference to job and phone number. Enjoy Golf and the outdoors? Hole in One Challenge, a national par 3 company, is seeking sales representatives to promote a par 3 contest on local golf courses. A portion of all sales will help support programs offered to young people through The First Tee. Work a 5 hour shift - approximately

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Patio Home, Great Investment Rental. 2/2/1 - $99,000

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Slate Floors/Custom Trim 4/2.5/2 - $169,900

Big Bkyard, Lg Covered Patio! 4/2.5/2 - $174,900

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Big/1 story/Big Cul-de-sac Lot! 3 or 4/3/3 - $317,500

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• RESULTS! Selling out homes 25% Faster and 11.3% More!! • SERVICE! Personalized Marketing Plan for your home. • EXPERIENCE! Over 65 Years of Combined Experience. • ENERGY! Super Charged Team of Home Selling Specialists. • PERFORMANCE! Raymor Team is Outselling the Average Agent. • REWARDS! RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Houston’s Top 25 Real Estate Teams - Houston Business Journal, 5 Star Service - Texas Monthly

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Complete Auto Repair Facility State Inspection & Emission Testing Certified Emission Repair Facility Front End Alignments

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y r 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weekends with occasional weekdays). $10 per hour plus commission after reaching minimum sales goal. Daily pay. Positions are available immediately. Must be able to pass drug test. Please contact Larry Wilkerson 281-758-4282. Visit www.holeinonechallenge.com Manta Ray Enterprises, Inc. (MRE, Inc.) is always in search of highly motivated Real Estate Agents who’s core values that are aligned with that of the Broker’s. You are not expected to have the exact know-how when you start. But open minded and willing to learn from a TREC-MCE Instructor with over 28 years experience on leasing and working with property management with single family homes & condos. MRE, Inc. will guide you on the proper forms to use. Broker will provide a one-on-one support to any Real Estate Agent willing and wanting to learn more. MRE, Inc. will assist you to better serve your clients/customers/investors with sales, leases and property management. MRE, Inc. has been recognized and involved with Katy ISD, Community Education for more than 23 years at Taylor High School in Katy. MRE, Inc. offers incentive packages along with additional Real Estate knowledge. For more information and to get started on your new career today; please contact the Broker, “Tisha” Matticks, at mre@ mantarayenterprises.com . 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. 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. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. 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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Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500. Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911.

POOLS, HARDSCAPES & LANDSCAPES • NEW POOL CONSTRUCTION • • POOL REMODELS & REPAIRS • • POOL CLEANING SERVICE • Weekly pool maintenance

• PATIO COVERS & ARBORS • • DECKS •

Flagstone, pavers, spray deck & stamped concrete

Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to randy@westhoustonelectric.com.

• LANDSCAPE DESIGN & INSTALLATION • Custom landscapes, water features and stonework

• IRRIGATION (Lic. 8260) •

Sprinkler system / drainage installation and repair

PETS

Free to loving home: Mature Chihuahua needs a mature human, she is 10 yrs. old with a lot of spunk yet. Please, no other dogs or young children. Serious inquiries only. 281-859-7069.

• LAWN CARE •

Basic lawn maintenance & full-service packages

• LIGHTSCAPES •

Quality lighting & installation

LOST & FOUND

Lost on 9/28/12 - Set of car keys, with car remote. Please call 832-971-6610. FOUND: 8GB SanDisk, looks like a disk that you would use in a camera and has files with pictures of a proposal, engagement photos and wedding photos.The wedding photos look like the wedding was up north. Call 713545-8245.

HOLIDAY

TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES

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 $355 - 7 days $500. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409.

CUSTOM HOLIDAY DECORATION DESIGN & INSTALLATION Contract Prices to Put-up and Take-down Each Year

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.

NOVENA

Due to the amount of space involved and the response of those wishing to publish a Novena to St. Jude, a Novena to St. Jude will be published along with a list of initials of those wishing to publish one. We are sorry, but we cannot make exceptions. $5 Charge for each Novena per area. Please specify which area you would your Novena to appear in. - Krenek Printing.

NOVENA TO ST. JUDE

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude helper of the hopeless, pray for us. Say Novena 9 times a day for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude – JCH

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Important Numbers MANAGEMENT Association Management, Inc. 713-932-9449 Planned Community Management, Inc. 281-870-0585 Customercare@pcmi-us.com SECURITY Harris County Sherriff’s Department Non-Emergency SCHOOLS Rennell Elementary School Smith Middle School Cy-Ranch High School www.cfisd.net Lone Star College - Cy-Fair

How to Contact Krenek Printing Free to non-profit organizations.

TRASH/WATER Waste Management Severn Trent Services, Inc. Harris County MUD #172 & #501

NEWS ARTICLES DEADLINE: 10th of preceding month.

NEWS@KRENEKPRINTING.COM

Classified Ads DEADLINE: 10th of preceding month.

Get the word out! Visit the web site to post your ad.

mail, fax or email: CLASSIFIED@KRENEKPRINTING.COM Affordable advertising across Katy & Hwy 6.

ADVERTISING

DEADLINE:12th of preceding month.

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Get prices online or call us 8:30a - 5p. 7102 Glen Chase Ct. Houston, TX 77095

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IMPORTANT NUMBERS Fire/Ambulance Poison Control Animal Control Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Mosquito Control Children’s Protective Svs Harris Co. Public Health & Envir U. S. Post Office

713-221-6000

281-213-1550 281-213-1010 281-373-2300 281-290-3200

713-686-6666 281-579-4500

911 800-222-1222 281-999-3191 713-941-8972 713-796-6900 713-394-4000 713-439-6000 800-275-8777

AT&T Comcast Cable En-Touch Systems Reliant Energy (Repair) Centerpoint Energy Street Light Repair www.centerpointenergy.com/outage To report gas leaks Street Repair METRO

www.att.com 713-341-1000 281-225-1000 713-207-7777 713-659-2111 713-207-2222

Cy-Fair Sports Association Langham Creek YMCA Northwest Library Boy Scouts of America Girl Scouts of America

281-970-8080 281-859-6143 281-890-2665 713-756-3383 800-392-4340

713-659-3552 281-463-6300 713-635-4000

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Private Preschool and After-School Program Commercial • Residential • Small Business • Computer Repair & Diagnostics • Virus and Spyware Removal • Laptop Screen Replacement • Wired and Wireless Networking • Custom Designed and Built PC’s • Same Day In-Home Support

• Web Design • Remote Support • Data Recovery • Mobile PC Repair • Mobile device support

Texas PC Geeks has been serving the Cypress area for over 17 years. No job too small or big...we do it all! We also provide service at your location at no additional charge. No more packing up the computer or messing with the wires!

Let us come to you!

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713-204-3901 or visit

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