Looking for something to do in April? The events listed below offer a variety of fun times, personal development and community fun. Some may require masks and readers are encouraged to practice …
Looking for something to do in April? The events listed below offer a variety of fun times, personal development and community fun. Some may require masks and readers are encouraged to practice protocols as asked by the event hosts.
April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Stop by The Social Pub and Grill at 1721 Spring Green Blvd., Ste. 700 in Katy from 7-9 p.m. each Thursday for music bingo. Entry is free and prizes are given out to those with the most music knowledge and properly filled out bingo cards. This event is recommended for adults and drink specials are offered. Organizers recommend arriving early because the event fills up quickly.
April 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 & 30
Baby Goat Snuggle Session
Goat Yoga Katy-Brookshire invites the public out to 1324 Peach Ridge Road in Brookshire to practice yoga and snuggle baby goats. These BYOB – or wine – yoga sessions allow folks to find their zen through yoga while spending time with an adorable kid. Each session is one-hour long. There are a minimum of two attendees per session and only one family or group may attend each session. $28 per person. Visit https://bit.ly/3f2YfAs to schedule. 281-748-5754.
Craws for a Cause
Enjoy an adult easter egg hunt and crawfish boil at No Label Brewing at 5351 First Street at Katy’s historic rice dryers. Enjoy locally-brewed beer, crawfish, an adult easter egg hunt, prizes, a raffle and silent auction. Proceeds help Greenawalds Service Rescue division save dogs that are then trained as support animals for veterans. Admission is free but participation in events, food and drink will be sold at the event. This event begins at noon. 281-693-7545. https://bit.ly/3cZexaV
Hitchin Post Ponies at 10119 Hidden Lake Lane in Richmond will be hosting their Easter Extravaganza from 1-5 p.m. The event offers free entry, though donations are accepted to offset the cost of the event and some vendors may charge separately. Food, rides, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, vendors, games and prizes will be available for families to enjoy. Visit https://bit.ly/312UCSy for more information.
April 9 & 10
Shine Ladies Conference 2021
The Pentecostals of Katy hosts this women’s conference at 1941 Westborough Drive in Katy. The event consists of a Friday evening service and training opportunities that evening and Saturday. Featured speakers include Dedie Cooley, Shara McKee, Ginger Labat, Shelly Davis and Annabeth Walden. Registration ends March 31 at midnight. Pre-registration for the weekend is $30 and door admission is $40 for both days. Friday: 1-7 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Eli Young Band at the Wildcatter Saloon
Step out for some live music at the Wildcatter Saloon in Katy at 26913 Katy Freeway for a live performance from the Eli Young Band. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. $30 general admission in advance and $85 VIP seating. 281-392-2337. Visit www.facebook.com/thewildcattersaloon and click the events button for more information.
April 16 & 23
Circo Hermanos Vazquez presents their take on a traditional circus that is appropriate for audience members of all ages. The show, which will be held at Katy Mills, includes dancers, trapeze artists and clowns – among other circus favorites. General admission is free though snacks, drinks and other items may have an associated cost. 7:30-10 p.m. both days. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for both performers and guests. https://bit.ly/3tKE8v0
Katy Sip N Stroll
Love good food and good fun? Step out and participate in Katy Sip N Stroll event at The Ark by Norris – 21402 Merchants Way, Katy – from 5-9 p.m. Proceeds from the food and wine extravaganza benefit The Ballard House, a local nonprofit that helps families facing life-threatening medical situations. General admission $65. VIP admission $95. For other ticketing options and more information visit www.sipandstroll.com.
CPR/AED and First Aid Training
Harris County Emergency Services District 48 will be hosting this class from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday evening. The training will follow the American Heart Association’s “Heartsaver” curriculum for First Aid, CPR and AED training. The class will be held at the HCESD 48 administration building at 21201 A Morton Road in Katy. $35. For more information about the department visit www.hcesd48.org. To register for the training visit https://bit.ly/3lE6fJ6.
West Houston Car Show
Step on the gas and head over to the Second Annual West Houston Car Show to be held at Paetow High School located at 23111 Stockdick School Road in Katy. Gates open at 9 a.m. to let visitors come in and check out dozens of classic cars. Show ends at 2 p.m. The event is family-friendly and features vendors, raffles, music and, of course, awesome rides. Spectators enter free, but competitors must pay an entry fee to enter their vehicles in the show. Visit https://bit.ly/3vQlHGP for more details.
Woofstock – Peace, Love, Dogs
PawzUp DogFest is bringing a dog festival to Katy from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at ILuckyDog Pet Campus located at 21725 Clay Road in Katy. The event includes vendors, food, drinks and a DJ playing music from the hippy era. The event also features a doggie costume contest with prizes donated by the attending vendors. Hand sanitizer will be available and safe COVID-19 practices are strongly encouraged. For more information visit www.facebook.com/events/403417146987987/ or call PawzUp at 713-817-9754.
April 24 & 25
Artisan Indoor Market
Visit Katy Mills inside the mall for this craft show presented by Star Struck Vendor Events. Support local crafters that set up booths inside the mall for this craft show. Admission is free and the event is family-friendly. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. both days. https://bit.ly/3f3M71N
KISD Teacher of the Year Event
Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, in partnership with Katy ISD, will host this virtual event honoring outstanding teachers at each of KISD’s 74 campuses. The stream for this event will begin at 11 a.m. and end at noon. Sponsorships for the event are available at a cost between $100 and $500 and proceeds go toward providing gifts for the awarded educators. Contact Lisa McGarity at 281-644-3650 for more information or visit https://bit.ly/2NC6yYq.
Editor’s note: The links for some of the events above have been shortened using the bitly.com link shortening service to fit in the space allotted and to make them easier for readers to enter into their browsers.
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