August 2018 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy


Summertime starts winding down in August, yet there is still plenty of time to get out and have some fun!  Whether you are enjoying a little extra fun in the sun or about to get the kids ready to head back to school, take a little time to relax and soak up all that is Kickin’ In Katy this month!

August 4th
Back to School Bash
Cane Island
12 – 2 pm

Celebrate the start to a new school year!  Enjoy a book fair, kids crafts, delicious Chick-fil-A, ice cream and sno cones from The Cool Bus, on site backpack monogramming, a photo booth to take back to school pictures and more! Visit caneisland.com/lifestyle/events.


August 10th
Katy Summer Tailgate 2018:
Totally 80’s Back to School Bash
No Label Brewing Co.
5351 1st Street
6 – 10 pm

Enjoy some of the best live music of the 80s while exploring a wide range of food and drink options at No Label for the 2018 Katy Summer Tailgate! All proceeds benefit YMCA Operation Backpack and other outreach programs. Admission is $20, children 12 and under are free. There will be food trucks, sno cones, live performances and more. Visit katysummertailgate.org.


August 10th
Live Music by Kingsland Worship
Central Green Park
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
7:35 – 9pm

Enjoy a night of great music and worship songs for the whole family. Picnic and lawn chairs are welcome. This event is free. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green.


August 11th
Tai Chi
Central Green Park
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
8:30 am

Start your day with Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese Martial Art that centers the person’s body, mind and spirit. Trina’s class promotes overall health and well-being. For more information, contact Trina Maxwell at TaiChiToYou@gmail.com.


August 12th
Musical Instrument Drive
Saint Faustina Church
28102 FM 1093, Fulshear
9 am, 11 am and 4:30 pm

John Paulson, a senior at Seven Lakes High School, initiated a musical instrument donation drive for his Eagle Scout project. Paulson is holding this drive to benefit Refugio High School in Refugio, Texas, as that community was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, and the high school lost many instruments. Along with Refugio High School, many schools in the Houston area will receive instruments thanks to Music Doing Good, an organization that offers instruments and scholarships to Houston-area students who need them. For details, email tunesfortexans@gmail.com.


August 24th
Dive in Movie and Bite Night
Cane Island
6 – 9 pm

Bring the whole family and enjoy the movie Coco at the family pool with food trucks arriving at 6 pm for dinner. The movie will begin at 7 pm. Visit caneisland.com/lifestyle/events


August 24th
Live Music by Nervous Rex
Central Green Park
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
7:45 pm

Enjoy live music by Nervous Rex, one of Houston’s most energetic, musically diverse bands, covering a wide range of music from rock and pop to 80s and dance, reggae, country and much more. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/ central-green.


August 27th
Story Time on The Green
Central Green Park
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
10 am

Maria Ashworth is an award-winning children’s author with a degree in elementary education. Her story time fosters and develops toddler’s personal, social, motor and literacy skills through music, finger play, art and storytelling. The session is geared for children from one month to eight years of age. This is a free event. Visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green.