Events calendar for February 2023

By George Slaughter, News Editor
Posted 1/26/23

The Katy Times events calendar for February 2023

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Events calendar for February 2023


Feb. 1-March 8
A Taste of African Heritage

Join Prairie View A&M University nutrition education associate Janelle Levy-Verry for a six-session class for people of all ages with an interest in learning how to add more flavor and good nutrition to meals, anyone interested in learning more about African heritage and culinary history. Food demonstrations and tastings will be part of each week’s class. Classes are from 1-2:30 p.m. on successive Wednesdays, Feb. 1-March 8, at the Harris County Pct. 4 Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Road in Hockley. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call 713-274-3220.

Feb. 2
Katy Lions Community Night

Hear from teenage incentive programs founder Mattie Mason as she talks about her program’s efforts to serve teens with discipline problems, drug problems, low self-esteem, poor grades and pregnant or parenting or social problems, to keep them in school. Also, learn about several organizations that Lions Club members are leading, including the Katy Lions basketball team. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church of Katy, 22101 Morton Ranch Rd. For more information, visit the website

Feb. 2

The Studio VII Theatre Company at Seven Lakes presents the new Broadway edition of Cinderella. The show is from 7-9 p.m. at Seven Lakes High School, 9251 S. Fry Road. For tickets and more information, visit the website

Cats & Coffee

Enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing with the free-roaming, adoptable cats at Citizens for Animal Protection. The event is from 9:30-11 a.m. at Citizens for Animal Protection, 17555 Katy Fwy. For more information, visit the website

Feb. 4
Katy Rock Shop Mining Event

Be part of a sluice mining and hunt through bags of rough ore from different regions of the world. The event is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Katy Rock Shop, 535 Pin Oak Road. For more information, call 832-437-4733.

Feb 4
Four Chaplains Honor and Remembrance Ceremony

In association with the Four Memorial Chaplains Foundation, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 of Katy will hold an honor and remembrance ceremony for four U.S. chaplains, of different faiths, who died together during World War II. The ceremony is from 2-4 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 2855 Greenhouse Road. For more information, call the post at 281-615-5670.

Feb. 4-5
Katy historic homes tours

The Katy Heritage Society opens historic homes for free guided tours from 12-4 p.m. at Katy Heritage Park, 5990 George Bush Dr. For more information, call the society at 281-377-5710.

Feb. 4-5
Heart of Katy Craft Market

This free, semi-annual event has over 100 vendors and a concession stand. All proceeds go to the Katy Bengal Brigade and Cheerleaders. The market is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 4 and 12-5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Katy High School, 6331 Highway Blvd.

Feb. 6
Brookshire Lodge 1066 meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Masons-only meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge, 819 Purdy St. in Brookshire. For more information, email

Feb. 7
TMEA Honor Send-Off Concert

Katy-area friends are invited to come cheer on the 2023 TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Honor String Orchestra as it presents its full program to our Katy community. For more information, call Michael Porter at Tompkins High School at 291-234-1000.

Feb. 8
Galentine’s Girls Night Out

A girls’ night out, featuring snacks, sips and sales. Botox and facials provided by Harmony Health Spa & Wellness. The girls night out begins at 6 p.m. at Southern Divas Boutique, 23114 Cinco Ranch Blvd. For more information, call the boutique at 832-437-5228.

Feb. 8 & Feb. 11
A Closer Look at Nature: Nature Journaling

All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. Each class includes a 30-minute presentation followed by an activity. The program is from 2-3 p.m. on Feb. 8, or from 10-11 a.m. on Feb. 11 at John Paul Landing Park, 9950 Katy Hockley Road. Registration is required and space is limited. Email or call 713-274-3131 to sign up, and be sure to say which day you want to attend.

Feb. 10
Community Date Night

Katy Church of Christ hosts a community date night, with free childcare for kids through age 12 so spouses can go on their date without the added expense of a babysitter. Date night includes activities, Bible lessons, and food for the kiddos. The event is from 5:30-8 p.m. at Katy Church of Christ, 5458 E. 5th St. Registration is required. To register, visit the website

Feb. 11
Katy Half Marathon, 5K and Kids 1K

The Katy Half Marathon is the second race in the 2022-23 Bayou City Half Marathon Series. The race runs from 7-11 a.m. and begins at Typhoon Texas, 666 Pin Oak RoadADDRESS. For more information and to register, visit the website at

Feb. 11
Texas Chili Cookoff

A family-friendly Katy tradition celebrates its fifth year. Celebrity judges will judge the chili dishes in several categories: visual, aroma, taste, texture and favorite. Community judges will judge the best decorated tent. Proceeds benefit the Katy ISD FFA. The cookoff is from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the American Furniture Warehouse parking lot, 555 Katy Fort Bend Road. Tickets are $5 at the gate. For more information, call the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce at 281-391-5289.

Feb. 11
KTX Market Day

A family-friendly event with local vendors, local music and local food trucks. The event is from 1-5 p.m. at No Label Brewing Co., 5351 1st St. For more information, call No Label Brewing Co. at 281-693-7545.

Feb. 11
Hearts Love Katy Casino Night

An evening of gambling for prizes, featuring craps, roulette and black poker. The event begins at 6 p.m. at No Label Brewing Co., 5351 1st St. For more information, call No Label Brewing Co. at 281-693-7545.

Feb. 11
Boots & Badges Gala

This annual event raises scholarship money for students from families of Fort Bend County first responders. It features casino games, live auction and a silent auction. The gala is at 6 p.m. in the Infinity ballroom at Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond. For more information, visit the website

Feb. 12
Dog adoption event

The dog adoption event, by Berg Foster Life – Animal Rescue, is from 12-3 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus East, 21011 Highland Knolls Dr. For more information, call 281-324-0681. To apply for a dog, complete the application at To see available animals, see the website

Feb. 12
Super Bowl watch party

The Hangar Unity Center of Brookshire hosts its 6th annual Super Bowl watch party. In addition to the game itself, this family-friendly event features, food, drinks and games. The free event begins at 5 p.m. For more information, call 832-441-5805.

Feb. 14-18
Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show

The livestock show will be at the Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center, 5825 Katy Hockley Cutoff Road. To see a daily schedule, visit the website at

Feb. 15
Fulshear Katy Area Chamber of Commerce

Chris Harris, who serves on the Coastal Prairie Conservancy advisory board in addition to his roles as Katy City Council member-at-large and mayor pro tem, will speak about the conservancy and its activities. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m., with the meeting beginning at 8 a.m., at the Parkway Fellowship, 27043 FM 1093 in Richmond.

Feb. 16-18
Katy Rodeo

The Katy Rodeo coincides with the livestock show, though they are separate entities. The rodeo begins at 7 p.m. each night at the Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center, 5825 Katy Hockley Cutoff Road. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 4-11. For tickets, visit the website

Feb. 18
Katy Rodeo Parade

The traditional parade begins at 9:30 a.m. in Downtown Katy.

Feb 18
DIY glass etching and wood trivet workshop

Learn how to add etch glass and make wood trivets. The workshop is from 6-9 p.m. at Board & Brush, 23930 Westheimer Pkwy.

Feb. 21
Jenks Elementary

Join the Jenks PTA and counselors for a parent-only speaking engagement featuring Deborah Berry, author of The Tech Trap. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the school, 27602 Westridge Creek Lane. For more information, call the school at 281-234-4100.

Feb. 25
Graeme’s Run

The 8th annual Graeme’s Run begins at 9 a.m. at No Label Brewery, 5351 1st St. You must register by Feb. 10 to ensure you receive a run shirt. For more information, call 281-693-7545. To register, visit the website