Sunday calendar for Katy Rancher

Sunday calendar for Katy Rancher

The Darwin Macon Band will perform at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch as part of the Fourth of July program. Activities will begin at 5 p.m. at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. and will include live music by Velvet Punch, an interactive kids zone and food and drink for purchase. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:15 p.m.

The Darwin Macon Band will perform at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch as part of the Fourth of July program. Activities will begin at 5 p.m. at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. and will include live music by Velvet Punch, an interactive kids zone and food and drink for purchase. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:15 p.m.

Courtesy LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch / LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

Nonprofit open house

Kingsland Community Center nonprofits invite the community to a June 30 open house beginning at 12:30 p.m. The center is located in the Omar and Cheryl Garcia Building, 802 Dominion, across from Kingsland Baptist Church, which owns the property. The center is home to the Crisis Center of Katy Christian Ministries, Christ Clinic, Hope Impacts, Compassion Katy, Clothed by Faith and the 25 Group. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. During the two-hour open house, people can tour the nonprofits and talk with representatives of the groups. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Blood drive

CrossPoint Church, 700 Westgreen Blvd., will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, June 30. Email for information.

Star-Spangled Spectacular

Second Baptist Church-West Campus, 19449 Katy Freeway, will host a Star Spangled Spectacular on Sunday, June 30, starting at 7 p.m. Purchase dinner from a food truck, enjoy music, play carnival games and bring a lawn chair to view fireworks.

July 2

Computer security

Maud Marks Branch Library, 1815 Westgreen Blvd., will host a program about computer security at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Learn how to protect you, your family, your computer and your information when surfing the web or using email. This class is designed for beginning computer users. Pre-registration is required. Call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.

BookCulture: Mexico

Katy Budget Books, 2450 Fry Road in Katy, will present BookCulture: Mexico from 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 2. All ages are welcome; there are five different reading level choices. Discuss culture, history and language while eating food popular in the featured country. Visit for details.

July 3

Chamber ribbon cutting

The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome Zazen Medical Group and Wellness, 25230 Kingsland Blvd., Suite 102, from 4-5 p.m. July 3. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m. Call 281-869-3009 for information.

July 4

Fourth of July auction/luncheon

Katy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 is planning for its annual Fourth of July silent and live auctions and luncheon at the Post, 6202 George Bush Drive in Katy. The live auction preview will begin at 10 a.m. and the auction will start at 12:15 p.m. The silent auction will start at 10 a.m. The opening program will be at 11:15 a.m. Lunch will begin at 11:45 a.m. Lunch tickets are $10. For advanced tickets, call Betty at 281-391-8387. Visit for lists of auction items.

City of Katy Fourth of July

The City of Katy will host a Freedom Celebration on the Fourth of July. The morning program will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Katy Heritage Park and Fire Station #1 to enjoy activities including bounce houses, public safety demos, dunking booth, petting zoo, trackless train, snow cones and more. An evening program of fireworks and music will begin at 9 p.m. near Typhoon Texas and Katy Mills Mall.

Fourth of July at LaCenterra

Texas Children’s Hospital-West Campus will present the July Fourth Celebration at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch from 5-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4. KRBE is the radio partner for the event that will include live music, an interactive kids zone and food and drink for purchase. A 20-minute firework show will begin at 9:15 p.m. LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Fourth of July at Typhoon Texas

Typhoon Texas, 555 Katy Fort Bend Road, will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, sky divers, live music and military salutes between 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Live music from the Tidal Wave Bay performance stage will feature the Stephen Chadwick Band at 1 p.m. followed by the Clint Daniels Band at 3 p.m. and Bri Bagwell at 5:30 p.m. DJ Greg will take to the stage at 7 p.m. The nationally acclaimed RE/MAX Skydiving team is scheduled to perform its aerial Presentation of Colors at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks show from Katy’s Freedom Celebration will begin at 9 p.m. All times are subject to change. Visit for tickets. Free onsite parking is available.

Fulshear Freedom Fest

The Fulshear Freedom Fest will be in downtown Fulshear from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4. Parking will be available at Fulshear High School, 9302 Charger Way, Fulshear. The event will include a children’s area, vendor booths and fireworks. For more information, contact the Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce. Email or call 832-600-3221.

Cody Ray Henry

No Label Brewing Co. will feature Cody Ray Henry on July 4.The acoustic performance will start at noon and continue until 4 p.m. The brewery is located at 5351 1st St. in Katy.

Libraries close

Harris County Branch Libraries will close at 5 p.m. July 3 and remain closed for July 4 for Independence Day. All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Regular library hours will resume on Friday, July 5.

July 5

Adult Coloring Party

Katy Budget Books, 2450 Fry Road, will host an Adult Coloring Park from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 5. Visit for details.

Blood Drive

Chick-fil-A Katy Mills, 26506 Nelson Way, will host a blood drive with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center from 8-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 5. Visit to schedule an appointment.

July 6

Celebrating American Music/Art

Central Green Park will host Art in the Park on July 6 from 7-9 p.m. at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. The evening will celebrate American Music and American Art. The program is presented by CAM Fort Bend Museum and the Willow Fork Drainage District.

July 7

Cornhole and Corndogs

Play cornhole and eat corndogs at a social event hosted by CrossPoint Church on Sunday, July 7, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 700 Westgreen Blvd. Email for information.

July 8

Crocodile Encounter

Learn about crocodiles and other reptiles in a free program on July 8 at the Maud Marks Library. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wristbands for this and other events are free and available the day of the event. All children must be able to sit through a program without a parent. For more information contact the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592.

July 9

Book signing

Books-A-Million, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, will feature Tomi Lahren for a book signing at 7 p.m. July 9. Her new book is “Never Play Dead.” Visit to get tickets. The ticket includes a pre-order of the new book. Upon presenting your ticket, you will be added to the queue line for the author book signing, photo opportunity and meet-and-greet with Lahren. Call 281-644-2665 for more information.


AARP-Katy Chapter #2655 will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 9 at Midway Barbeque, 6025 Hwy Blvd, Katy. Come early to buy your meal and bring it to the back room to eat before the meeting and entertainment. All senior adults are welcome. For more information, call 713-775-2379.

Greater Katy Area Women’s Club

The Greater Katy Area Women’s Club, formerly Welcome Wagon Club of Katy, will have a membership drive at 10:30 a.m. July 9. The nonprofit women’s social organization meets monthly at a coffee and luncheon in the Katy area. It gathers for fun, friendship, community information and to support area charities. Contact for more information.