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July 2013

CELEBRATE THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE AT THE CROSS CREEK RANCH FIREWORKS SHOW! Keep the Independence Day celebration going with the Cross Creek Ranch Fireworks show on Friday, July 5th from 7:00pm- 9:30pm. Don’t miss out on the fun and festivities as we continue to celebrate America’s birthday on the hill with a live band, balloon animals and food vendors.. Grab the kids, your coolers and lawn chairs and join in the fun.

Live music featuring the Level One Band of Kingwood will keep the party rocking on the hill with hit tunes from Country, Rock-n-Roll, Motown and Pop from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Fireworks will start at 9:00pm!

Friday, July 5th on the Hill 7:00pm-9:30pm *Live band starts at 7:30pm

Cross Creek Ranch’s Night Out with the Sugar Land Skeeters

Who: Cross Creek Ranch Residents (4 tickets per household) When: Saturday, August 10th at 6:05pm Where: Constellation Field (Hwy 90/Hwy 6 near Sugar Land Municipal Airport) Transportation will be provided


Tickets will be passed out at the Cross Creek Ranch fitness center starting on July 30th at 10am. Tickets are limited and given out on a first come first serve basis. *Max 4 tickets per household, to receive your Skeeters tickets we ask each household donate school supplies to our Cross Creek Ranch Cares- School Supplies Drive. All school supplies will be given to Katy Christian Ministries’ Red Apple School Supply Drive.

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Join Cross Creek Ranch’s Night Out at the ball park on August 10th to watch Sugar Land Skeeters take on the Long Island Ducks. Enjoy an evening with friends and root for the home team!

Important Numbers.... 2 Fitness & Fun.............. 3 Kayak Demo Pics........ 4 Nature Sightings.......... 8

IMPORTANT NUMBERS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD Cross Creek Welcome Center 281-344-9882 Cross Creek Ranch Fitness Center 281-344-0078 Homeowner Intranet Café at Cross Creek Ranch 281-341-1587 Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 281-346-1432

fun In Cross Creek YMCA Summer Camps/Classes Taekwondo Taekwondo Camp- July 29th-August 1st Ages 5-13 years • Time: 1-3 pm • Where: Cross Creek Ranch Community Room Fees: $70/month Facility Members • $100/month Program Members Babysitting Course Saturday, July 20th, 10:30am - 4:30pm • Min: 10 max 20 • $65 YMCA member $90 non-YMCA member • $10 book fee if they want the book • Ages 10-15 For more information or to register, please call Katy Family YMCA 281.392.5055.

SERVICE PROVIDERS Homeowners Association - CIA Services Renea Miksch, HOA Community Manager 713-981-9000 Cross Creek Ranch residents learning about crime prevention techniques along with

Fulshear Police Department Crime Prevention Seminar

Trash -Royal Trash Collection 713-526-1536

other social media safety.. Thank you to the City of Fulshear,

Water -Severn Trent Services 281-398-8211

Fulshear Police Department!

Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, Police Chief Kenny Seymour and the

Cable/Internet - AT&T U-Verse City of Fulshear 281-346-1796 Fulshear Post Office 281-533-9146 Fort Bend County Sheriff 281-341-4665 Fulshear Police Department 281-346-2202 Fire Department 281-346-2800 Animal Control 281-342-1512

SCARECROW FESTIVAL 4th Annual City of Fulshear Scarecrow Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 19th at Cross Creek Adventure Island. Practice your technique for the Great Grape Stomp! Teams of 5 can enter. Plan now for your scarecrow entries! The theme and additional information will be announced in the August newsletter.


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Congratulations to Amanda and Cameron Stone (in neon green

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Matthew competed in the Kids Triathlon this past May. These kids are a

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shirts) and Matthew DeRouen (in white shirt)! Amanda, Cameron and great example on how to have fun while staying active. Do you know a resident with an interesting or inspiring story? Do you have a unique hobby or have you recently received special recognition for a career or community service activity? If so, we want to shine the SPOT LIGHT on you! You or your neighbor could be featured in an upcoming issue of the Cross Creek Ranch newsletter. Send your ideas to today!

HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training Our HIIT Program will take you through a series of cardio, strength, and plyometric workouts to rev up your metabolism and increase your athletic fitness… FAST!! This 4 week program is designed to build a stronger, leaner, more powerful you. In only 30 minutes, you will push your physical limits to the max, making progress with every workout you complete! Sign up today by contacting April at or 281-344-0078

CHECK IN STATION (We use this to track the facility usage) Please remember to bring your ID Card with you every time you visit the Fitness Center. You will need your card to check in at the front desk. If you do not have an ID Card, please notify our staff or contact us at 281-344-0078.

HOLIDAY HOURS The Fitness Center will be closed and no Group Classes will be held on July 4th in honor of Independence Day. We will return to normal hours of operation on July 5th.

PERSONAL TRAINING AND YOGA AND PILATES PRIVATE INSTRUCTION Let the Cross Creek Fitness Team help you reach your goals - especially if you are looking for guidance and motivation along the way!! To learn more about our 1-on-1 and small group training options, please contact April Zieschang at april@ or 281-344-0078.

Hours of Operation



4:00am – 5:00am* 5:00am – 11:00am 11:00am – 4:00pm* 4:00pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday Wednesday

11:00 - 11:20 Lunch Crunch

5:15 - 5:45 Boot Camp

10:00 - 10:45 Water Aerobics


10:00 - 10:45 Cardio Strength

10:00 - 10:45 Sculpt & Tone


10:00 - 10:45 Water Aerobics



6:00 - 6:30 Boot Camp

5:15 - 5:45 Boot Camp

8am Run Club (Self-led)

6:00 - 6:30 Power Half Hour

Monday - Thursday

7:00 - 8:00 Yoga

Friday 4:00am – 5:00am* 5:00am – 11:00am 11:00am – 4:00pm* 4:00pm – 8:00pm Saturday 4:00am – 8:00am* 8:00am – 4:00pm

6:00 - 6:30 Boot Camp

6:45 - 7:45 Zumba

Sunday 4:00am – 1:00pm* 1:00pm – 5:00pm Cross Creek Ranch 6440 Cross Creek Bend Lane Fulshear, TX 77441 P: 281-344-0078 F: 281-344-9995

*Access is limited to Cross Creek Ranch residents that have a valid CCR ID Card and are over the age of 18.

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CROSS CREEK RANCH KAYAK DEMO DAY Residents enjoyed a beautiful Saturday on the lake at the Cross Creek Ranch Kayak demo day with Fishing Tackle Unlimited. Kayak enthusiasts got to test out stand up paddle boards and nearly ten different kayaks.

On Saturday, June 8th from 11-2pm kids and adults got to shred their unwanted papers while enjoying free ice cream.

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CROSS CREEK RANCH SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Get ready for a fun filled summer with the Cross Creek Ranch Outdoor Movie Series. Grab your family and friends and join us for family Night on the hill! Bring your lawn chairs, snacks, coolers and sit back and relax under the stars.

Mark your Calendars! Saturday, July 27th- The Avengers (PG-13) 8:30 pm on The Hill Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow answer the call to action when Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a daring, globe-spanning recruitment effort to assemble The Avengers team to defeat an unexpected enemy threatening global safety and security. Despite pulling together the ultimate dream team, Nick Fury and longtime confidant Agent Coulson must find a way to convince the superheroes to work with, not against each other, when the powerful and dangerous Loki gains access to the Cosmic Cube and its unlimited power.

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EASTERN FOX SQUIRREL A large brown or gray tree squirrel with orange-red underside and brushy tail tipped with darker hairs. Colors may vary in certain areas. Range: Can be found throughout the Eastern two-thirds of Texas. Habitat/Habits: Open hard woodlands, river bottoms and pine forests with interspersed clearings; feeds primarily on nuts, acorns, seeds, fungi and buds of trees; buries nuts singly; nests in cavities in trees or builds twig and leaf nests in branches; lives to 10 years. Mates twice around January and May; 2-4 young per year. Eastern Fox Squirrel

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Cross Creek Ranch July 2013 Newsletter  
Cross Creek Ranch July 2013 Newsletter