The Katy Times events calendar for January 2023.
Events calendar for Jan. 2023
Highway 36A Coalition meeting
The Highway 36A Coalition will hold its January luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36 South, in Rosenberg. State Reps. Cody Vasut and Stan Kitzman will offer their previews of the upcoming 2023 Texas legislative session, including the major pieces of legislation anticipated, the budget outlook, and their thoughts on Texas' mobility needs. Individual tickets are $60-70 and tables of eight can be sponsored for $600-700. For more information, contact the coalition at email@example.com or call 281-732-7118.
LaCenterra Specialty Farmers Market
La Centerra Farmers Market, with over 40+ of the best local vendors in Texas, with highest quality, one-of-a-kind specialty items and farm-fresh produce. Discover new pantry finds and beyond. The event is pet friendly. The market is every second and fourth Sunday of each month. It runs from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at LaCenterra, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Aspiring Writers Workshop
The Cinco Ranch Branch Library invites aspiring authors to participate in a new monthly workshop, the Prose Pros Writing Group. The first session is from 8-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 in the conference classroom of the library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the website fortbend.lib.tx.us.
Handmade chunky blanket workshop
Join volunteer instructor Rebecca Garza as she teaches, step by step, how to hand knit a chunk lap throw. Participants must bring four skeins of chunky yarn. Registration is required and limited to 10 adults. The class will be from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Road in Hockley. For more information, visit the website hcp4.net/hockley.
Learn MS Word and Excel basics
The Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., is presenting introductory computer classes this month on the use of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for those wanting to learn more about using these programs. The computer classes will take place in the computer lab of the library.
Classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. For more information and to register, visit the website fortbend.lib.tx.us.
Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fulshear Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will feature Pete Garcia, U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce president. Garcia’s topic is “Doing Business with Mexico.” The chamber meets at Parkway Fellowship, 27043 FM 1093, in Richmond, with networking at 7:30 a.m. and the program beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, call the chamber at 832-600-3221.
American Red Cross Adult/Pediatric-CPR/First Aid/AED
The Mary Jo Peckham Aquatic & Fitness Center, 5597 Gardenia Lane, hosts this training session from 1-5 p.m. Cost is $35. Check or money order only. Registration deadline is Jan. 12. For more information, visit the website hcp4.net/peckham or call 832-927-8890.
Bellamy Brothers to perform
The Bellamy Brothers band will perform at Mo’s Place, 21940 Kingsland Blvd. Tickets are $20 general admission, $25 reserved and day of show. For more information, call Mo’s Place at 281-392-3499.
KT Antiques Winter Jubilee
The jubilee features sales, with refreshments and caricatures by local cartoonist and author Bob Doll. The event is from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at KT Antiques, 5614 2nd St.
KTX Market Day at No Label Brewing Co.
A family-friendly with local vendors, local music, and local food trucks. The event is from 1-5 p.m. at No Label Brewing Co., 5351-A 1st St.
Jan. 18 and Jan. 21
A closer look at nature: winter finches
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-age children. Each program includes a 30-minute presentation followed by an activity. Two dates are available:
The programs will be at the John Paul Landing Park & Environmental Education Center, 9950 Katy Hockley Road. Registration is required as space is limited. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-274-3131, and be sure to say which day you want to attend.
Jan. 18 and Jan. 30
Miller Center Open House
Katy ISD’s Miller Career & Technology Center, 1734 Katyland Drive, is hosting open houses for students grades 6-11. The center offers career-related courses in a variety subjects, from architecture to health sciences to law enforcement to veterinary medicine. Dates are:
For more information, visit the website katyisd.org/mctc.
State of the City
Mayor Dusty Thiele and City Administrator Byron Hebert give the annual State of the City address at the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce. The event is from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 16435 Katy Fwy. For more information, call the chamber at 281-391-5289.
Inaugural Katy Pie Run
This event benefits the PTSD Foundation of America and Houston’s own Camp Hope as they help combat veterans fight this disorder. The run begins at 22765 Westhiemer Pkwy. For more information, visit the website katypierun.com.
Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Gala
Join the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce as it hosts its annual gala, the theme of which is Mardi Gras. The gala is from 6:30 p.m.-midnight at the Embassy Suites, 16435 Katy Fwy. For more information, call the chamber at 281-391-5289.
Arts and Crafts Show
The Steve Radack Community Center hosts an arts and crafts exhibition which features paintings, wreaths, needlework, quilts and more. Light refreshments will be available. The center is at 18650 Clay Road. Call 832-927-3000 to register. For more information, visit http://hcp4.net/radack.
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