January 2020 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy


By Stephanie Thorpe

It’s the new year, and there’s lots of exciting and new things happening in Katy. Take a look at this month’s Kickin’ in Katy and enjoy the many things our community has to offer. Happy New Year Katy!


January 1st

Happy New Year!


January 7th

Chamber Luncheon:  Drainage Update with Wendy Duncan

PetroSkills Conference Center
25403 Katy Mills Parkway
11:30 am – 1 pm
Assistant Vice President of Willow Fork Drainage District Wendy Duncan will discuss solutions to provide greater protection from future flooding events, along with an update from Barker Flood Prevention, an advocacy group purposed to obtain immediate and substantial flood control solutions for the Barker Reservoir. Visit www.katychamber.com.


January 18th

Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

Gallery Furniture
7227 West Grand Parkway South
9:30 am – 12 pm
Teams of four and puzzlers age 10 and up have two hours to put together a 500-piece puzzle! Jigsaw Puzzles accurately represent the diversity of individuals within the autism spectrum disorder. Proceeds help local children with autism gain access to valuable resources, therapies and support. Visit fulshearkaty.com.


January 20th

Martin Luther King Jr. Day


January 23rd

Chamber Luncheon:  State of the City Embassy Suites by  Hilton Houston West – Katy

16435 Katy Freeway
11:30 am – 1 pm
Hear from the City of Katy as they present 2019 accomplishments and their plans for 2020. Visit www.katychamber.com.


January 25th and 26th

Spring Katy Home and Garden Show

Merrell Center and Robinson Pavilion
6301 South Stadium Lane
With gift markets, guest speakers and painting workshops, the Spring Katy Home and Garden Show is the perfect place to shop for remolding your home. Guest speakers include Dana Tyson, host of Sunny 99.1’s morning show, and her son, Realtor and home builder, Bobby Tyson. Visit Katyhomeandgardenshow.com.


Every Saturday in January

The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway

1225 Grand Parkway
8 am – 12 pm
The LaCenterra Farmers Market has moved to a new location at The Church of the Holy Apostles with a new name: The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway. Shop food from local vendors and farmers and support the community. Visit farmersmarketongrandparkway.com.