Cy-Fair Texas Events 2014

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Movie Time Social Learning Camp

June – August
The Center for Children & Families
17401 Village Green Dr., Houston
The Center for Children & Families, A Cy-Hope counseling center is offering summer counseling camps. Groups are being formed based on age and ability. The Movie Time Social Learning Camp takes what children already love doing, watching movies, and uses them to study social interactions. By hitting the pause button, they will freeze various social situations and work on social skills. This group will help improve friendships, self-esteem, confidence, communication, self-regulation, problem solving and much more! Call 713-466-1360 for availability of times and dates or visit www.cy-hopecounseling.org

Friends & Feelings Camp

June – August
The Center for Children & Families
17401 Village Green Dr., Houston
The Center for Children & Families, A Cy-Hope counseling center is offering summer counseling camps. Groups are being formed based on age and ability. Friends & Feelings Camp will focus on understanding other children’s facial expressions, basic emotions and expressing emotions, initiating and responding to play, verbal interactions with others, engaging in activities with others, turn taking and sharing, gaining and maintain self-control and managing emotions such as anger, sadness and anxiety. Call 713-466-1360 for availability of times and dates or visit www.cy-hopecounseling.org

Social Skills for High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders Camp

June – August
The Center for Children & Families
17401 Village Green Dr., Houston
The Center for Children & Families, A Cy-Hope counseling center is offering summer counseling camps. Groups are being formed based on age and ability. The Social Skills for High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders Camp incorporate activities designer to develop skills in the following areas: conversation, team-building, non-verbal communication, anger management, frustration, tolerance, friendship making, problem solving, emotional development & opportunities for personal creativity. Call 713-466-1360 for availability of times and dates or visit www.cy-hopecounseling.org.

Siblings of Special Needs Camp

June – August
The Center for Children & Families
17401 Village Green Dr., Houston
The Center for Children & Families, A Cy-Hope counseling center is offering summer counseling camps. Groups are being formed based on age and ability. The Siblings of Special Needs Camp will run during the same time as the Social Skills for Autism Camp but is open to anyone that is a sibling of a special needs child. This camp will give your typically functioning child an outlet to express their concerns, fears and joys in an open and therapeutic setting. Games, crafts and fun group activities will be used as an outlet for a special time just for them. Call 713-466-1360 for availability of times and dates or visit www.cy-hopecounseling.org.

The Doctor Is In

Thursdays, through August 7, 2014 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Next Level Urgent Care
Houston Museum of Natural Science - Sugar Land
13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land

Don’t miss the chance to join Next Level Urgent Care for special activities. During this special presentation, learn more about the physiology behind the fun and interactive stations with the help of Next Level Urgent Care. Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and physical therapists will be on hand to help patrons learn more as they explore the exhibit. Visit hmns.org.

Native American Painting Exhibition

July 14, 2014 – August 14, 2014
Lone Star College-CyFair
Center for the Arts – Bosque Gallery
9191 Barker Cypress
The Lone Star College-CyFair’s Art Department features Brett Hall’s acrylic painting exhibition “A New Look” on display. Hall is a commercial-artist-turned-activist painter. In this show, he presents acrylic paintings of historical Native American figures. Meet Hall in person on Wednesday, July 30 (1:30 – 3:30 p.m.) For gallery hours and details, visit LoneStar.edu/bosquegallery or call 281-290-5273.

Student Success Fair

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Lone Star College-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress
This fair (in Student Life located in the Learning Commons) will provide on-the-spot advising, career counseling, financial aid assistance, veterans affairs, and Student Life information. Prospective students can submit college applications in the Mobile Go Unit. Free food, t-shirts, and door prizes will be available to students with a valid student ID. Visit www.lonestar.edu.

Christmas in July

Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Grace Care Cypress
9602 Huffmeister Rd., Houston
Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and benefit the Holiday Project at Grace Care Cypress for their Bazaar and Christmas card creating event. There will be craft vendors, jewelry, Mary Kay, and more. Decorate a Christmas card to be entered to win a door prize. Vendors interested in participating should contact Donna Martin at 281-726-3383 or dmartin@hmshealthcare.com.

Feed My Starving Children

Friday – Saturday, August 1 – 2, 2014
Feed My Starving Children

Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress Rd.
More than 5,000 volunteers from churches, businesses, and schools will join together and pack 1.25 million dry rice/protein “manna pack” meals with the Feed My Starving Children organization. This is an opportunity for volunteers to experience a mini-mission trip right here at home. Each volunteer will pack approximately $50 worth of food. Register in advance for a two-hour packing shift. The Friday night packing shift will be geared towards junior high and high school students. Visit http://houstoncitypack.com/.

Sports Physicals for All School Activities

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Willowbrook
13802 Centerfield Blvd., #300

The specialists at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine will be providing sports physicals. For more information, call the athletic trainer line at 281-737-2120.

Doggie Splash ‘N Dash & Kids’ Triathlon

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Bridgeland
16919 N. Bridgeland Lake Pkwy.

The weekend’s first event, the Doggie Splash ‘N Dash, will pair up Fido and friend in a competition against other canine-loving teams for a 200-meter swim and one-mile run. In the Kids’ Triathlon that follows, children as young as six can choose to participate in a 100-meter pool swim, two-mile bike ride and three-quarters of a mile run. Depending on age and ability level, participants can also choose to modify the course. To register or to volunteer to help throughout the weekend, visit www.bridgeland.com/races-triathlons.

 

Cypress Triathlon in Bridgeland

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Bridgeland
16919 N. Bridgeland Lake Pkwy.

The weekend-long events include a Doggie Slash ‘N Dash and Kids’ Triathlon on Saturday. On Sunday, the full triathlon will include a 550-meter swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run though Bridgeland as participants compete to win a part of the race’s $1,500 purse, which will be divided among the top finishers. To register or to volunteer to help throughout the weekend, visit www.bridgeland.com/races-triathlons.

Little Beakers

Monday, August 4, 2014 1:30 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Would you like to get your 3 to 6 year-old off to a good start with math and science? Try the Little Beakers story time desgined by the Vermont Center for the Book in conjunction with the National Science Foundation. The children will be introduced to topics such as: same and different, patterns, measuring, sound, sequences, collecting and sorting, and shadows. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Fizz! Pop! Creations

Monday, August 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
This is a craft that combines art and science. Make an X-Ray at the library and the rest of your insides, too. Come and learn what is inside the skin you are in. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Bang! Boom!

Monday, August 4, 2014 4:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
A series of different, zany science challenges. Ages 11+. Pick up a ticket at the desk starting 30 minutes before the program begins. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Dirty Tricks, Mudslinging, and October Surprises

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lone Star College-CyFair
Library, Room 131
9191 Barker Cypress
The Learning, Inspiration Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free. Professor Alex Smith presents part two of his presidential election series with stories that will amaze and astound. Call 281-290-3214.

Tax Free Weekend

Friday - Sunday, August 8 - 10, 2014
As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes. Given the few exemptions, families can take advantage of the Sales Tax Holiday and purchase back-to-school-items for their children with a possible savings of $8 for every $100 that they spend.

Diabetes Academy Workshop

Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Come and learn how to best handle diabetes and how to prevent it from happening. Presented by Novo Nordisk.

Breastfeeding Expo for Expectant Parents

Saturday, August 9, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Women’s & Children’s Pavilion
18220 St. Hwy. 249, Houston
Attend the breastfeeding expo for expectant parents presented by Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. There will be certified lactation consultants presenting topics such as the benefits and basics of breastfeeding, going back to work, and a breastfeeding Q&A. There will be refreshments and door prizes. To register, call 281-737-2006.

Zumba Exercise

Saturday, August 9, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Come and enjoy Zumba exercise at this free program. All programs are open to the public. For more information, call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Cy-Fair ISD Diamond Jubilee

Saturday, August 9, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress Rd.
The Cy-Fair ISD Diamond Jubilee will be emceed by KPRC Local 2 anchor Rachel McNeill. The night will unveil the 75 honorees who have impacted Cy-Fair ISD in its 75 years of existence. Visit cfisd.net/75.

Lunch Box Botox

Monday, August 11, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Dermatological Association of Texas - Cypress
20320 Northwest Fwy., #700
Join Dermatological Association of Texas - Cypress board certified dermatologist and an Allergan Cosmetics representative for a fun, instructional lunch as specialized staff educates attendees on BOTOX, cosmetic and Juvéderm®XC. During the event enjoy lunch, complimentary private consultations with staff, and great discounts on Botox. New to Botox patients with receive 20 complimentary Botox units and any additional units for only $12 per unit. Current Botox patients can refer a friend and receive $11 Botox units at your next visit. RSVP by emailing lrichard@dermtexas.com or call 713-554-4688.

Back-to-School Shot Blitz

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Northwest Assistance Ministries
15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston
The event provides back-to-school immunizations for uninsured children in kindergarten through twelfth grade through a partnership between The Children’s Clinic at NAM and the Cypress Woodlands Junior Forum. The cost to participate is $10 per child (cash only), no matter how many shots are needed. Parents must bring their child’s immunization records. Only uninsured patients will be accepted during Shot Blitz. All others, including those with Medicaid, CHIP, or private health insurance, should contact their primary care physician. Contact The Children’s Clinic at 281-885-4630.

 

Howdy Party

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 7:00 pm
Northwest Harris County Aggie Mom’s Club
Houston Distributing Center
7100 High Life Dr.
Join them for the Howdy Party located near Willowbrook Mall at the intersection of High Life Dr. and Cutten Rd. This fun-filled Aggie evening is a great way to meet our Aggie Moms, find out about upcoming events and Aggieland trips, buy care packages for your student, and win door prizes! They’ll provide light refreshments while you shop their Boutique for a one-of-a-kind Aggie treasure. Visit www.nwhcaggiemoms.org.

Dance Clinic

Wednesday – Friday, August 13 -15, 2014 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Cy Woods Crimson Cadettes Drill Team
Cy Wood High School
13550 Woods Spillane Blvd.
Join the Cy Woods Crimson Cadettes Drill Team for their annual dance clinic. This fundraiser allows them to participate in activities throughout the upcoming school year. Please register by July 31. Pre-registration price of $60 includes dance technique, choreographed routines for each age group, a t-shirt, drinks and snacks each day, and a photograph for each participant. For more information, contact meh11@sbcglobal.net or visit crimsoncadettes.com.

Laughter Yoga

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lone Star College-CyFair
Library, Room 131
9191 Barker Cypress
The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free. Learn from laughter yoga instructor, Lainie Diamond, how laughter is a healthful pastime and cultivate your joy through breathing practices and fun stress busters. Visit houstonlaughteryoga.com or call 281-290-3214.

Teen Art

Thursday, August 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Teen art is a program for ages 11+. Create unique, unusual art. No skills are required. Each session will be different and creative. Pick up a ticket at the front desk starting 30 minutes before the program begins. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Cy-Fair ISD Back-to-School Expo

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cy-Fair ISD
Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress Rd.
The Expo will provide many helpful resources to incoming students, parents, and prospective employees to allow for a smooth transition into the district. New students can register for the 2014-2015 school year at the Expo. A birth certificate, immunization records, and proof of residency are required. Online registration will be offered in English and Spanish. Immunizations will be administered by the Harris Health System for children who have Medicaid, CHIP, a Gold Card, or no medical insurance. Parents are asked to provide shot records. Athletic physicals will be provided by Memorial Hermann for $25 each. One thousand free first-aid kids will be given away to attendees. Highlights also include Cy-Fair Swim Club FLEET water safety info, H-E-B giveaway, and World Changers Fellowship Church of Houston’s distribution of 500 backpacks with supplies.

Discovery Dome

Saturday, August 16, 2014 11:00 am
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Whether it’s soaring through the galaxy or driving monster trucks on the moon, the Discovery Dome takes audiences on a journey not possible anywhere else. Each full-dome film presentation lasts 30 minutes. Pick up a ticket at the front desk. Tickets are issued beginning 30 minutes in advance. Program is for children ages 5 and up. Show times are at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. Limit 30 people per show. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

LEGO Club

Saturday, August 16, 2014 11:00 am
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Come and build with Northwest Branch Library. Join LEGO club and take on a new building challenge each meeting, share ideas, meet new friends, and have fun. LEGO bricks will be provided; please do not bring your own. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net. For kids ages 7 and up.

Play it Forward – Rally to Serve

Saturday, August 16, 2014 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cy-Hope and Good Tidings Foundation
Willowbrook Sports Complex
12539 Perry Rd., Houston
Join them for some friendly volleyball fun! Moms & Dads vs. Kids, and family and friends will enjoy this event benefiting Cy-Hope and the Good Tidings Foundation. Come serve, dig, bump, and spike for healthy kids! Admission, barbeque sandwich, and chips only $5 per person. Cost to play volleyball is $15 per person. Register via email: rallytoserve@gmail.com. Contact Jaime Patterson 713-385-9157 or visit facebook.com/playitforwardrallytoserve.

Discover Costa Rica

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lone Star College-CyFair
Library, Room 131
9191 Barker Cypress
The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free. Do you know the way to San Jose? Kinesiology professor Ronnie Nespeca certainly does. Explore this beautiful country as he details this summer’s study abroad adventure trip. Call 281-290-3214.

Open House Celebration

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00pm
Dermatological Association of Texas – Cypress
20320 Northwest Fwy., #700
Join Dermatological Association of Texas – Cypress as they celebrate their new, expanded look and welcome their teams newest board certified dermatologist Samantha Robare-Stout, M.D. during their open house and ribbon cutting event. Guests will enjoy light bites and champagne while touring the facility and watching demonstrations of various cosmetic treatments. Enjoy 15% off all regularly priced cosmetic treatments and products (must be redeemed at event and cannot be combined with any specials and/or package pricing). RSVP by emailing
lrichard@dermtexas.com.

Barmolly’s Snakes

Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
This show will cover all aspects of snake behavior, identification, habitat, medical uses, and more! As the audience gets to know these unusual creatures, they also are presented with an appreciation of the importance of conservation. Interesting myths and legends are also included throughout the presentation. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

Cypress Ranch Town Pep Rally

Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cy Ranch High School
10700 Fry Rd.
Cy Ranch High School is excited to invite the community to participate in a celebration of their future endeavors for their Mustang athletic teams. They will introduce new traditions to boost school spirit and welcome all to attend. Students who participated in their summer cheer clinic will also perform.

Essential Oils

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lone Star College-CyFair
Library, Room 131
9191 Barker Cypress
The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free. Linda Kovac and Randy Pachett of doTERRA infuse the group with well being and vibrancy through the use of essential oils. Lavender, anyone? Visit doterra.com/us or call 281-290-3214.

Zumba Exercise

Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Northwest Branch Library
11355 Regency Green Dr.
Come and enjoy Zumba exercise at this free program. All programs are open to the public. For more information, call 713-749-9000 or visit hcpl.net.

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