Yom Ha’atzmaut 2012
Come and participate in a fun and free cultural experience by celebrating Israel’s 64th Independence Day with the Houston Jewish community by attending a celebration from 5pm-7pm, TODAY, April 26 at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center located at 5601 S. Braeswood.
There will be entertainment for all ages including:
- Camel rides
- Games & crafts
- Food & carnival snacks
(free 1/2 pita falafel as long as supplies last, drinks available for purchase)
- Face painting
- Rock climbing
- Israeli folk dancing
- Israeli animation short at 7:00 p.m. – “Ben Gurion Hosting” (for adults)
For more information contact Nomi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-729-3200 ext. 3288.
Go to South of I-10 and Katy Ft. Bend Road next to Katy Mills Mall from March 30 – April 1, 2012 for a great time! The theme of the festival is “Lagniappe” which means a little something extra.
There will be live entertainment, boiled crawfish, gumbo, jambalaya, étouffée, fried alligator, carnival rides, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors and commercial exhibitors!
The sponsor of this event is the Acadiana Group, a non-profit that donates 100% of its profits to local charities. To purchase tickets go to www.katycrawfishfestival.com!
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October 8, 2011: 10AM to Midnight
October 9, 2011: Noon to 6PM
Historic Downtown Katy
Avenues A to D, between 1st and 4th Streets
Free parking and shuttle.
$7/day Admission for Adults and Children over 10; Free Admission for Senior Citizens Over 65 and Military, Law Enforcement, and Fire Deparment Personnel with ID.
This event has been celebrated since 1978. Founded by the Tri-County Optimists to honor local rice farmers and called “Sellabration,” in October 1981, it was transformed into the Katy Rice Harvest Festival. There will be food, arts and crafts, entertainment, as well as the Miss Rice Harvest Festival pageant, a parade, a photography contest, and a rice cooking contest. Come and enjoy the fun!
iOle! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Fiesta!
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library is having a Festival with crafts, dancing, and food. There is no registration required, and all ages are welcome. The party will be held on Saturday, September 17th, from 1PM-4PM.
1815 Westgreen Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450
Rosenberg’s Hispanic Heritage Day will also take place on Saturday, September 17th, from 10 AM-6PM. The downtown Rosenberg event will feature Mariachi bands, dance performances, and cultural exhibits throughout the day. The Fort Bend Hispanic Heritage Forum will have a booth and is helping the City coordinate activities and entertainment throughout the event. There will be plenty of activities for the kids, and the Art League of Fort Bend and Gulf Coast Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists will be on hand with exhibits and displays.
800 3rd Street
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Morton Ranch High School Performing Arts Center is holding their Seventh Annual Latin Fest on Friday, September 23rd from 7PM-10PM. This Latin Cultural/Talent show presents the dancing, singing and culture of every Latin country along with Special Guests, Tati Soleil, Grupo Azendado, and 104.9 FM Tú Música! Tickets go on sale September 19 at the school during lunch for $5, and are also available at the door for $7. All proceeds go towards the MRHS Latinos Unidos Scholarship Fund. Any student who participates in the show then becomes eligible for a scholarship. If you would like to make a donation towards the scholarship fund or have any questions, please contact Romulo Crespo at RomuloECrespo@Katyisd.org
21000 Franz Rd.
Katy, TX 77449
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