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.

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.

Suds & Scenes

Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
SIRE
Alamo Drafthouse
114J Vintage Park Blvd., Houston
SIRE welcomes you to their annual event for beer, wine, dinner, live auction and Hidalgo on the big screen. Casual attire. Cost is $50 per ticket. All donations are tax deductible. Since 1983, SIRE has been providing therapeutic horsemanship to people with special needs. Visit SIRE-htec.org.

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.

Battle of the Bakers

Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Grace Care Center of Cypress
9602 Huffmeister Rd., Houston
Come watch local chefs compete to decorate the best cakes and cupcakes at the Battle of the Bakers. Admission is $10 and includes light refreshments. Vote for your favorite cake or cupcake. Cost is $1 per vote. Live auction to bid on and taken home cakes and cupcakes. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Prospective bakers/decorators can contact Donna Martin at 281-726-3383.

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.

Knitting Class

Monday, September 8th & 15th, 2014 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hockley Community Center
28515 Old Washington Rd., Hockley
Volunteer instructor Elisabeth Konterud is showing those with basic knitting skills how to make Ruffle Scarves. Call 936-931-5030 for more details.

Cypress Creek Regatta

Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bayou Preservation Association
Starting: Mercer Arboretum 22306 Aldine Westfield, Humble
Ending: Jones Park 20634 Kenswick Dr., Humble
Ready, set, paddle! Bayou Preservation Association is hosting its Cypress Creek Regatta. The race will be a fun activity for all ages and skill levels. Enjoy beautiful landscapes, birds, and fish while paddling along the 7.5-mile scenic stretch of Cypress Creek. Whether you are an experienced paddler or a novice simply wanting to test your endurance and enjoy Houston’s longest Texas Parks and Wildlife paddletrail, the Cypress Creek Regatta offers canoers and kayakers the chance to navigate Houston waterways. Celebrate the race with live music, dancing, and food and drink vendors. Want to race? For registration and cost information please visit cypresscreekregatta.org or contact Bayou Preservation Association Cypress Creek Regatta event coordinator, Rico Torres at 713-538-7433 ext. 700, or email regatta@bayoucityadventures.org.

Mobile Mammogram Screenings

Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Massage Heights – Cypress Town Center
25845 N.W. Fwy., #1086B
As part of Massage Heights Houston’s Charity of Choice campaign throughout September and October, area Retreats will host mobile mammograms with The Rose. Women 35 and older who are not experiencing any breast symptoms or problems can be screened by Mobile Mammography. The Rose accepts more than 55 insurance plans. All screening appointments must be made in advance. (more…)

AIM for the CURE Melanoma Walk and Fun Run 5K

Saturday, September 20, 2014 6:00 p.m.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mays Clinic Valet Area
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston
Proceeds benefits melanoma research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. All ages and teams are welcome. Registration and sign-in begins at 6 p.m.; the opening ceremony is at 7:15 p.m.; and the walk/run begins at 8 p.m. Online registration is available at www.AIMatMelanoma.org. Register by Sept. 1 to receive a free t-shirt. There will be education and awareness information, sunscreen application demonstrations, food vendors, and children’s activities. Wear anything that glows, flashes, and blings since this is an evening event. For more info, call 713-745-1804 or email aimforthecure@mdanderson.org.

Senior Trip To Goliad

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 7:00 am
Hockley Community Center
28515 Old Washington Rd., Hockley
Registration is now open for a senior bus trip to several places of historic significance in Goliad, including The Hanging Tree Restaurant for lunch. Age requirement for the trip is 50 and older. Call (936) 931-5030 for more information.

 

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