August 2019 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy


By Tammy Kirk

Summertime begins to wind down in August, yet there is still time to get out and have some fun! Whether you are enjoying a little extra fun in the sun or are 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 3rd
Bike Day at Willow Fork Park
Willow Fork Park
8 – 10 am
Bike over or bring your bike to Willow Fork Park for an informative recreational bike program and an easy paced ride. You will have the opportunity to learn about all the great recreational biking resources and how to bike safely. Visit Facebook@WillowForkParkWFDD.


August 8th
Katy Summer Nights
VFW Park
6202 George Bush Drive
8 pm
Enjoy a movie in the park complete with neighbors and yummy popcorn! Bring your bug spray, blankets, chair, food and drinks and enjoy a family-friendly event in the park. Visit cityofkaty.com.


August 10th
Cinema Under the Stars – The Incredibles
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
7 – 10 pm
Bring your friends and family to enjoy the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Road Show in the courtyard in front of Las Alamedas.  There will be food, fun, giveaways and a showing of The Incredibles.  Don’t forget to bring your blankets and lawn chairs.  Visit lacenterra.com.


August 14th
Katy ISD Back to School!


August 16th
Live Music – On the Side
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd
7 pm
On the Side is a band who plays primarily 80s music, jazz combo and country. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy a night of music with family and friends. Visit centralgreenpark.com.


August 17th
Taylor High School March-A-Thon
Taylor High School
20700 Kingsland Blvd
7 am – 5 pm
Support the Taylor HS Band for the Annual JET Band March-A-Thon. The March-A-Thon begins at the THS parking garage and will then march to Randalls. An Alumni concert will be held and lunch is provided. Visit jetband.org.


August 19th
Story Time on the Green
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd
10 am
Maria Ashworth is an award-winning children’s author. Her story time fosters and develops toddler’s personal, social, motor and literacy skills through music, finger play, art and storytelling. Visit centralgreenpark.com.


August 24th
Tai Chi
Central Green Park
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd
8:30 am
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese Martial Art that centers a person’s body, mind and spirit. Trina Maxwell’s class promotes overall health and well-being. Visit centralgreenpark.com.


August 31st
Community Food Fair
Powerhouse Church
1818 Katyland Drive
9:30 – 11:30 am
This food fair provides free produce to anyone in need. You do not have to be a Katy Christian Ministry member to take advantage of this offering! Visit ktcm.org.


August 31st
2nd Annual Fast Cars and Freedom Car Show
YMCA at Katy Main Street
1350 Main Street
10 am – 2 pm
Chick-fil-A Katy Mills and Mark A. Chapman Katy Main Street YMCA are proud to present their 2nd Annual Fast Cars and Freedom Car Show.  All proceeds benefit the non-profit Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Katy Main St.  Visit the Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Katy Main Street Facebook page.


Every Saturday in August
Farmers Market on Grand Parkway
1225 Grand Parkway
8 am – 12 pm
The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway gives local vendors and farmers a place to come together and celebrate good, hard and honest work. Enjoy local sustainably grown produce, meats, artisan crafts, plants and more! Visit farmersmarketongrandparkway.com.