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Posted on: September 13, 2017

On the Parks Agenda

From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, Missouri City will host its inaugural Oktoberfest celebration in the Community Center in the City Hall complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. This first-ever celebration will include authentic fare, entertainment and games to provide fun for the entire family.

Admission is free; food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees will also be able to purchase a $10 commemorative glass; the price includes one free beverage ticket.

In addition to Oktoberfest, the Parks & Recreation Department has a full recreation agenda that is fun for all ages:

Painting Class

  • What: A five-week painting class open to beginners. Classes are $75 per session and taught by professional painter Heather Roy. All supplies are provided. Interested participants can sign up at the Recreation and Tennis Center.
  • When: 9 – 11 a.m. every Tuesday, Sept. 12 – Oct. 10
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Senior Casino Trip: Delta Downs

  • What: A fun-filled day at Delta Downs casino, which will include socializing, dining and game play. All participants are responsible for providing their own money for meals and games. This trip has limited capacity—to reserve a spot, stop by the Recreation and Tennis Center to pay the $10 transportation fee.
  • When: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12; check-in is at 7 a.m.
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Children’s Fall Dance Classes

  • What: Fall Ballet and Hip Hop classes held every Wednesday taught by former NFL Cheerleader Captain Latasha Gray. Parents can register their children by calling the Recreation & Tennis Center at 281.403.8637. Tuition is due by the fifth of every month. A holiday showcase will be held the last week of classes.
  • When:
    • Toddler Ballet Class, ages 3-4 ($50 first child, $35 per additional child)
      3 – 3:45 p.m. every Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Dec. 6
      Attire – black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes - tutus are optional
    • All-Star Ballet and Hip-Hop Class, ages 5-8 ($75 first child, $60 per additional child)
      4 – 5:45 p.m. every Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Dec. 6
      Attire – athletic wear and tennis shoes (Hip Hop); black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes - tutus are optional (Ballet)
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Ladies Doubles Social Tournament

  • What: A chance to join friends and fellow tennis players for a morning of tennis and fun. Snacks, prizes and a players’ lunch are included in the $20 price (there is a $5 discount for Recreation & Tennis Center members). 26 teams max.
  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Breakfast & Bingo

  • What: Monthly senior bingo for area residents who are 50 and older. Attendees will visit with peers, enjoy breakfast and play friendly rounds of bingo for great prizes. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.
  • When: 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Water Smarter Workshop

  • What: A free class offered by Missouri City Green on water conservation. Specialists from Fort Bend Master Gardeners will show attendees how to conserve water by tweaking irrigation systems, collecting and using rainwater and selecting plants with a low water requirement. Interested participants can RSVP on Missouri City Green’s website to earn a ticket in the prize drawings.
  • When: 9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Lacrosse Coaches Clinics

  • What: A chance for those interested in coaching lacrosse to learn the basics. Level 1 and Level 2 certification training will be available. Visit the City's Lacrosse page for more information.
  • When:
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 (Level 1)
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24 (Level 2)
  • Where: Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway

Senior Foodies: Panda Garden

  • What: A chance to dine with fellow Missouri City seniors at a local restaurant. Newcomers are always welcome. Interested participants can call the Recreation and Tennis Center at 281.403.8637 to RSVP.
  • When: 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28
  • Where: Panda Garden, 3563 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land

Shrimp Boil Tennis Tournament

  • What: A chance for doubles teams to enjoy a Saturday full of tennis fun. A complimentary player’s shrimp boil lunch will be served; cost is $35 per player. To register, drop off or mail payments and entry forms to the Recreation & Tennis Center. The registration deadline is Thursday, September 21.
  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Community Night Out

  • What: The Second Annual Community Night Out event, which for the first time will be split into two days of fun. Saturday will feature performances by national performing Jazz, Zydeco, and Country artists, followed by a laser show.

    The free celebrations will start on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. That evening, residents and visitors are invited to sway their way through live performances by Jazz Legend Kim Waters, and other national artists: Kyle Turner (Jazz), Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws (Zydeco), Coffey Anderson (Country) and a number of Mariachi groups.

    Then, on Sunday, from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., we will showcase our First Annual Cultural Festival and Health Fair. Guests will be able to immerse themselves in a global array of food, music and art at this inaugural event. Entertainment will also feature four-time Grammy Award winner Wayne Toups (Zydeco), the Conrad Johnson Orchestra and Karen Briggs (Jazz).

    Cultural societies and groups interested in participating in the Sunday portion of the event can contact Julia Montgomery by calling 281.403.8651. Informational booth space and performance slots are still available.

  • When:
    4 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7
    2:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8
  • Where: City Hall campus, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Lacrosse Fall Ball

  • What: A chance for lacrosse fans to work on their game in the off-season. Through structured practice and game simulation, Fall Ball will help players elevate their game to the next level. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate. Register online.
  • When: 1:30 – 3 p.m. every Sunday from Oct. 15 – Nov. 12
  • Where: Ridgeview Park, 3902 Ridgeview Dr.

Jr. Tennis Intro Lesson

  • What: Free introductory tennis lessons for kids ages 6-16. To register, stop by the Recreation & Tennis Center or call 281.403.8637.
  • When & Where:
    9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.
    9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at McLain Park, 12039 McLain Blvd.

Tricks and Treats in the Park

  • What: Festive fun at the City’s annual Tricks & Treats in the Park. Start off the evening with the Monster Mile Fun Run then stroll along the Tricks & Treats Trail. Enjoy the many festivities including a petting zoo, games and candy. For more information, check out the event flyer.
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 28
    3:30 p.m. – Monster Mile Fun Run
    4 – 6 p.m. – Tricks & Treats Trail
  • Where: Buffalo Run Park, 1122 Buffalo Run Blvd.

Rise & Shine Morning Fit Camp

  • What: A chance to get in shape and feel great through body weight exercises taught by instructor Cindy Hardin. All fitness levels are welcome to join. This class is free for members of the Recreation and Tennis Center; $5 day passes are available to non-members. Child care is available during the class. Visit the City’s website to see an updated list of Kid Zone hours.
  • When: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Interested in becoming a vendor at one of the City’s Parks and Recreation events? Fill out the vendor interest form to receive information on events that have vendor opportunities.

Volunteer opportunities are available for many of the Parks & Recreation events listed above. Residents who would like to join the Municipal Volunteer Program may contact Media Relations Specialist III Cory Stottlemyer at 281.403.8532 or fill out a volunteer application on the City Website.

For updates, please watch the City website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).

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