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Posted on: May 10, 2018

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Missouri City is saddened to share that Tai Chi instructor and “Show Me City” partner Judy Pasadyn passed away on April 23, 2018. Judy began teaching Tai Chi twice per week at the Recreation & Tennis Center in January 2017. She had a class of dedicated individuals, and, due to the class’s success, Judy added a beginner’s Tai Chi class in October 2017. Judy’s generous spirit will be greatly missed.

As an FYI to the City’s Tai Chi students, there will be no classes until further notice. We will keep our residents updated.

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The Parks & Recreation Department has a full program agenda that is fun for all ages. Visit www.mctxparks.com or see details below:

Fencing Classes

What: A chance to gain instruction in basic fencing through advanced tactical techniques. Participants will learn footwork, blade work and bouting. Classes are $100 per month; ages 8 and older are welcome to attend. Register by calling 281.403.8637.
When: 5 – 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday
Where: Community Center, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Ladies Cardio Tennis

What: A chance to improve your game and fitness at the City’s weekly training sessions. Sessions are $22 for each if there are five or more players and $25 if there are four or fewer players. For more information, call 281.403.8629.
When: 9 – 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday
Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Group Piano Classes

What: Youth group piano classes offered for children in grades second through fifth. Classes are $85 a month. Students will have fun learning piano basics and how to read music. To register, call 281.403.8637.

When

  • 2nd-3rd grade lessons – 4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays
  • 4th-5th grade lessons – 5 p.m. on Thursdays

Where:  Community Center, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Tots & Crafts

What: Bi-weekly free family events that will feature donuts and coffee for parents and free play and crafts for kids. No registration required for this free, family fun event.

When: 9 – 10 a.m. every other Wednesday morning (next one is Wednesday, May 23)

Where:  Community Center, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Breakfast and Bingo

What: Monthly senior bingo games 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. Breakfast will be available from 9 – 9:30 a.m. Bingo rounds will follow after.

When: 9 – 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 17

Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Family Fun Night: Party on the Plaza

What: An evening of fun at the new outdoor Community Center Plaza. This family friendly event will feature inflatable Twister, LEGO fun, food trucks and live music from Islands in the Sun Productions. This event is free; food will be available for purchase. The evening will have an open format; families can come and go at their own leisure. Parent supervision is required throughout the evening.
When: 7 – 9 p.m. on Friday, May 18
Where: Community Center Plaza, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Painting Class

What: A beginners-friendly painting class taught by professional painter Heather Roy. Classes are $75 for the five-week session; all supplies are provided. Interested participants can sign up at the Recreation and Tennis Center.
When: 9 – 11:00 a.m. every Tuesday from May 22 – June 19
Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Senior Foodies: Café East

What: A chance to dine with fellow Missouri City seniors ages 50 and older at a local restaurant. Newcomers are always welcome. Participants will meet at the restaurant the day of the lunch and pay for their own meal. Call 281.403.8637 to RSVP.
When:  11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 24
Where: Café East, 4645 Hwy. 6

Summer Tennis Camp

What: Register for Missouri City Summer Tennis Camps hosted by King Daddy Sports at the Rec. Beginner-Intermediate and USTA Tournament player camps will take place for 10 weeks throughout the summer. Check out the camp flyer for additional information on session times, half/full-day options and cost details. Interested participants can register by contacting Cristina Escamos at 281.403.8629.

When

  • Week 1: June 4-8
  • Week 2: June 11-15
  • Week 3: June 18-22
  • Week 4: June 25-29
  • Week 5: July 2-6 (this week is a four-day camp and is prorated)
  • Week 6: July 9-13
  • Week 7: July 16-20
  • Week 8: July 23-27
  • Week 9: July 30-Aug. 3
  • Week 10: Aug. 6-10

Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Summer Day Camp

What: The sixth annual Summer Day Camp for youth ages 5 – 12 years old, held for the first time at Quail Valley Elementary School. This program offers participants a safe, action-packed summer that is sure to be a memorable one. Each week costs $100 for a regular day and $125 for early risers. For more information on weekly schedules and field trips – and to access a registration packet – visit the City’s website: http://bit.ly/2I7esB6  

When:  Monday – Friday, June 11 – July 27

  • Session 1: June 11 – 15  
  • Session 2: June 18 – 22
  • Session 3: June 25 – 29
  • Session 4: July 2 – 3, 5 – 6  
  • Session 5: July 9 – 13
  • Session 6: July 16 – 20
  • Session 7: July 23 – 27

Where: Quail Valley Elementary School, 3500 Quail Village Dr.

Senior Field Trip: Hemi Hideout and Lone Star Pinball Museum

What: A nostalgic tour out west to the Hemi Hideout and Lone Star Pinball Museum. Participants will explore a collection of muscle cars, neon signs and vintage pinball machines. The trip is $20; spots are limited. RSVP by visiting the Recreation and Tennis Center or calling 281.403.8637.

When: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12

Where: Participants will depart from the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Princess Dance Camp

What: A Princess-themed dance camp for dancers ages 3 – 10 years old. This camp is $110 per session and will feature arts and crafts, dance and conclude with a showcase performance on the final day of camp. Campers should come dressed in your best princess attire! Register for Session A by June 1 at the Recreation and Tennis Center or by calling 281.403.8637.

When: 1 – 5 p.m. during the following times:

  • Session A – June 25 – 29 (register by June 1)
  • Session B – July 23 – 27 (register by July 1)

Where: Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Senior Casino Trip

What: A chance to travel with great company to the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La. This trip is $10 and has limited capacity – to reserve a spot, register at the Recreation and Tennis Center.

When: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.  

Where: Participants will depart from the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

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

Volunteer opportunities are available for many of the 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.

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagramand Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).

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