Fulshear Scarecrow Festival at Cross Creek Ranch FREE ADMISSION • October 20th from 11am to 5pm • Scarecrow competition – 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes • Grape stomp • Find a needle in a haystack • Find your pumpkin in our pumpkin patch • Children’s Games • Live music • Festive food and drinks Visit www.CrossCreekTexas.com for more information!
Cross Creek Ranch’s’ Halloween Spooktacular
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Halloween Arts & Crafts Kids 12 years of age and under Costume Contest at 6pm Pumpkin Decoration/Carving Contest at 7pm
Saturday, October 27th • 5:30pm-7:30pm Lakeside of the Hill Don’t want to trick or treat but want to join in the fiendish fun? Then grab your spookiest, scariest decorations and candy, and join your neighbors as we pass out treats from to 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Saturday, October 27th at the hill. Don’t miss out on the trail of treats along the hill - it’s sure to be a scream! Stop by the Fitness Center to sign up or e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring the whole family to trick or treat down a kid friendly Halloween trail at Cross Creek Ranch’s Spooktacular! Grab your goblins and ghouls, and enjoy pumpkin decorations/carving contest, a kid’s costume contest, and an evening of family fun and music with a faBOOlous life-size kid friendly Halloween character.
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IMPORTANT NUMBERS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD Cross Creek Welcome Center 281-344-9882 Cross Creek Ranch Fitness Center 281-344-0078 Homeowner Intranet www.crosscreekranch.net Café at Cross Creek Ranch 281-341-1587 Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 281-346-1432 SERVICE PROVIDERS Homeowners Association - CIA Services Renea Miksch, HOA Community Manager Miksch@ciaservices.com 713-981-9000 Trash -Royal Trash Collection 713-526-1536 Water -Severn Trent Services 281-398-8211 Cable/Internet - AT&T U-Verse www.att.com/u-verse City of Fulshear 281-346-1796 www.fulsheartexas.gov 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 Emergency - 911
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fun In Cross Creek It’s All at the Y in Cross Creek Ranch The YMCA will now be offering some family fun activities in Cross Creek Ranch in the community room. TAE KWON DO Wednesday Nights 5:00-7:30pm, All Ages DANCE Ballet/Tap/Jazz Class on Friday Nights 5:00pm-7:30pm, Ages 3-8. For more information regarding times and cost, contact the YMCA program director at 979-256-9991.
Babysitting Course Attention all babysitters! Cross Creek Ranch has teamed up with the YMCA to offer a babysitting training course in Cross Creek Ranch. Earn extra money by becoming a certified babysitter.
Saturday, December 1st 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Community Room Minimum Attendees: At least10; maximum 20 $65 for YMCA members; $90 for non-YMCA members $10 Book Fee Ages 10-15 To register, visit The Katy Family YMCA or call 281-392-5055
Think Pink! Help Fight Breast Cancer with Yoplait Yogurt Lids Save Lids to Save Lives® and help fight breast cancer. For each pink lid received and each code redeemed online from select Yoplait products by June 30, 2013, General Mills will donate 10 cents to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, up to $2,500,000. Donations triggered from the Save Lids to Save Lives program will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and their network of more than 120 local affiliates to benefit breast cancer outreach programs in local communities. Drop off your Yoplait yogurt lids at the Cross Creek Ranch Fitness Center.
Personal Training Did you know that Cross Creek Fitness offers Personal Training? Our certified personal trainers can help you identify your goals and provide you with a program to attain them. We offer many different personal training packages for people of all ages and backgrounds.
9:00 - 9:30 Boot Camp (April)
Saturday 4:30am – 8:00am* 8:00am – 4:00pm
8:30 - 9:15 Stroller Fit (Lawrence)
4:30am – 5:00am* 5:00am – 11:00am 11:00am – 4:00pm* 4:00pm – 9:30pm Friday 4:30am – 5:00am* 5:00am – 11:00am 11:00am – 4:00pm* 4:00pm – 8:00pm
9:00 - 9:30 Boot Camp (Kristen)
Stop by the Fitness Center to talk to a personal trainer to see how you can reach you fitness goals or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-344-0078. If you have never worked with a Cross Creek Ranch personal trainer, please contact us for a complimentary demo session.
Monday - Thursday
According to the International Health and Fitness Association, seventy-five percent of people who exercise are not getting the results they want, but of the 25 percent who are succeeding, 90 percent of them are working with a personal trainer. Success Morning Evening goes far beyond reaching your 9:00 - 9:30 6:00 - 6:30 6:00 - 6:30 Boot Camp Boot Camp physical goals; a personal trainer Sculpt & Core (April) (April) (April) can also help you to modify your 6:00 - 6:45 7:00 - 8:00 8:30 - 9:15 Total habits to support a healthy and Yin Yoga Stroller Fit Strength (Jolie) (Lawrence) happy lifestyle. (Kristen)
Hours of Operation
8am Ruan Club (Self-led)
Sunday 4:30am – 1:00pm* 1:00pm – 5:00pm 6:00 - 6:30 Boot Camp (April)
6:45 - 7:45 Zumba (Beatriz)
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.
Last Revised 08/07/2012
Splish Splash… CCR Residents Celebrate Labor Day at the Adventure Island Water Park! Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy their Labor Day at Cross Creek Ranch! Residents were treated to a deejay, snow cones and lucky winners of the games won Sugarland Skeeters tickets!
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Cross Creek Ranch National Night Out Turn on your porch light,
CCR Volunteers Needed to Help Keep Fulshear Beautiful!
step outside and get to know your neighbors and celebrate
On Nov. 3, the City of Fulshear is having their annaul
National Night Out on
Beauti-Fulshear. The Beauti-Fulshear projects support and
Tuesday, October 2nd from
assist in local area clean up and beautification of the Fulshear
6:30-8:00pm. Enjoy a small
community. Let’s help keep our city beautiful, to volunteer
NNO get together in your section with family while meeting
with the Cross Creek Ranch Clean-Up Team, please email
your neighbors and getting a visit from the City of Fulshear
Robin at email@example.com. All ages are
City’s Police Dept.
Celebrate Your Princess Support the Cause Breast Cancer Awareness Event
THANK YOU! To everyone who attended our Health Personation “Are Your Cells Protected?“ and the fitness center’s Foam Roller Clinic !
It’s time to think pink in Cross Creek Ranch! On Saturday, October 27th, Cross Creek Ranch is hosting the fourth annual Celebrate Your Princess - Support the Cause, Breast Cancer Awareness Event. Sponsored by Johnson Development and CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital, the celebration begins with a 1 mile walk through Cross Creek Ranch followed by a Pink Pamper Party for event participants, pet pampering by Waggin Tails Pet Ranch and a Pink Market featuring art, jewelry, clothing and more. Children’s events will be featured in the Kids Zone with pumpkin decorating, bounce houses, rock walls and face painting. Volunteers, sponsors and most importantly, Cross Creek Ranch resident cancer survivors are needed to participate in this event. Vendor booths are available for the Pink Market, and businesses are invited to participate in the Pink Pamper Party. If you would like to get involved in this community-wide event, please contact Dana Mersiovsky at 291.599.6696 or dana. firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s get our pink on and support breast cancer awareness! Register for the Princess Walk TODAY at www.crosscreektexas.com!
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2nd Annual Oktob er fest Triathlon in Cross Creek Ranch
Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Start time: 7am The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Triathlon will start with a beautiful 400 meter swim, 15 mile bike through the beautiful countryside of Fulshear, Texas followed by a 3 mile run through the beautiful Cross Creek Ranch. Enjoy food by My Fit Foods, beer by No Label Brewing Co., music, and much more. For more information contact email@example.com or www.itrievents.net.
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Calendar of Events • October 2nd - National Night Out in Cross Creek Ranch, 6:30pm - 8:00pm • October 7th - Oktoberfest Triathlon in Cross Creek Ranch, 7am • October 7th-21st - Chocolate Fantasy Model Home Tour. Visit www.crosscreektexas.com for details. • October 20th - Scarecrow Festival in Cross Creek Ranch, 11am - 5pm • October 27th - Celebrate Your Princess Walk, 7am • October 27th - Spooktacular at The Hill, 5:30pm - 7:30pm • November 3rd - Keep Fulshear Beautiful
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PENNISETUM ALOPECUROIDES ‘CASSIAN’S CHOICE’ Grow in full sun or part shade in warmer climates. Fountain grass is extremely adaptable growing in most types of soils that are moist and well-drained. Fountain grass is one of the most suitable grasses for the home landscape offering three seasons of interest. It is versatile and dependable in the landscape with a graceful fountain-like form. The flower heads of fountain grass are attractive in fresh and dried flower arrangements. ‘Cassian’s Choice’ is a dwarf variety of fountain grass that exhibits excellent fall color. Cassian’s Choice
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Place it in the front of the flower border for maximum appreciation.