The Katy Times events calendar for April 2023.
Jaguar Day at the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy
Learn about the educational opportunities at the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UH System Katy Academic Building, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd. To register, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is bit.ly/3ZgSTF8.
Last day to register to vote
Voters will be making their choices in City of Katy, Katy ISD, City of Brookshire, Royal ISD and City of Pattison elections. To check your voter registration and register to vote, visit the website votetexas.gov.
Bedrock City Mini Con at No Label Brewery
Bedrock City Mini Con, a free mini comic vendor fair, is from 12-5 p.m. No Label Brewery, 5351-A 1st St. The event features 60+ vendors, signings, local artists, cosplay contests, games, food trucks, live music and more. For more information, call the brewery at 281-692-7545.
Baskets & Bunnies
A family-friendly event featuring Easter egg hunting, holiday crafts, inflatables, activities and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The event is from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Katy City Park, 5720 Franz Road. For more information, call the city’s parks department at 281-391-4840.
Easter Egg Hunt at the Foundry Church-Fry Road Campus
Come enjoy a free Easter Egg hunt for the family. The event also features a petting zoo, face painting, bounce houses, family photo booth and silent auction. The event is at the church, 10203 Fry Road. For more information, call the church at 713-937-9388.
Information session on caregivers for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The Arc of Katy and Kingsland Baptist Church Special Needs Ministry have come together to provide an informational session for parents, guardians, and caregivers of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The session is from 6-7 p.m. at Kingsland Baptist Church, 20555 Kingsland Blvd. For more information, call the church at 281-492-0785.
Katy ISD trustee candidate forum
Eight candidates are vying to serve on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees. The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce is presenting a candidate forum for the public to hear the candidates and their plans if elected. The forum is set for 7-8:30 p.m. at Cinco Ranch High School, 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd. The event is free but RSVPs are needed. To RSVP, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is bit.ly/3Twa4RF.
Designer Purse Bingo
This bingo event raises money to benefit Stuff the Sleigh, which works to positively impact the lives of children battling cancer and rare blood disease. The doors at Palacio Maria, 21728 Highland Knolls Dr., open at 6 p.m., with the bingo starting at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is bit.ly/3liupwV.
Katy Sip n Stroll
A biannual fundraiser featuring tasty treats and beverages from several Katy-area restaurants. Proceeds from the event, presented by Keller Williams Premier, benefit the Ballard House, which serves families of those undergoing medical treatments. The event is set for 6-9 p.m. at the Ark by Norris, 21402 Merchants Way. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website sipandstroll.com.
Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off
Keep Katy Beautiful hosts the local Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off, the single largest one-day cleanup event in the state. The focuses on litter prevention, electronic recycling and paper shredding. In addition, the Katy Lions will accept gently used prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses for recycling and donating. The event is from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Katy’s First Baptist Church, 600 Pin Oak Road. For more information, including the list of accepted materials, visit the website cityofkaty.com/trashoff.
Katy Market Day
The monthly Katy Market Day features vendors, a food truck, beer garden, entertainment, and inflatable attractions for children's entertainment. The event is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in historic Downtown Katy. For more information, call Betsy Proctor at 281-391-1993.
Proclaiming the Waller County Sesquicentennial
The Waller County Commissioners Court will issue a proclamation in recognition of the county’s sesquicentennial, or 150th birthday, at their 9 a.m. meeting at the Waller County Courthouse in Hempstead, which is open to the public. The ceremony kicks off a variety of activities and celebrations. For more information, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is bit.ly/3FLJcr5.
Casino Night at Hemi Hideout
The Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Casino Night from 6-10 p.m. at Hemi Hideout, 1172 Wilpitz Road in Brookshire. The event features a live casino, prizes, gourmet delights, a “shaken, not stirred” bar (remembering the fictitious British spy James Bond) and music. Tickets are $75. For more information, call the chamber at 832-600-3221.
Earth Day in Katy
Shredding on the Go, a nationally recognized disability-owned shredding company, is accepting papers for shredding from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 814 East Ave, Site G. For more information, call Greg Hess at 281-744-3341.
Relay for Life
An annual event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. The event begins at 4 p.m. at Katy City Park, 5720 Franz Road. For more information, visit the website relayforlife.org/katytx.
Earth Day at Cross Creek Ranch
Food, giveaways, nature inspired activities and a Movie on the Hill at Cross Creek Ranch, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane in Fulshear. The activities are from 7-9 p.m. and the movie starts at 8 p.m. Bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket to get a good spot for the movie. For more information, call 281-344-9882.
Early voting begins
Early voting begins for the City of Katy, Katy ISD, City of Brookshire, and Royal ISD elections. Election Day is May 6.
Line Dancing with a Purpose
Proceeds from this dance will benefit Katy Area Youth through the Katy Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scholarships & community programming. The dance is from 7-10 p.m. at the Fry Road Municipal Utility District, 70111 Saums Road. Tickets are $30. For more information, visit the website katydeltas.org. To purchase tickets, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is bit.ly/3TJGVCF.
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