OAK PARK TRAILS NEWS
May 31 2023
Katy ISD First Responder Mock Full Scale Exercise - June 7th
Local first responders will be at Tompkins High School on June 7th simulating an emergency incident. More details here.
May 31 2023
Katy ISD Summer Meals for Kids
Katy ISD is offering free breakfast and/or lunch at local Katy ISD schools and sites for children 18 years and younger. Check out the details here.
May 25 2023
School's Out... Tips for Keeping Kids Safe This Summer
Kids are out of school for summer! Be sure to go over safety rules for staying home alone, online safety and safety in the community.
May 25 2023
Protect Your Dog's Paws From Getting Burned
Many owners like taking their dogs on walks to enjoy the warm summer weather with them, but many of them forget about one important detail: hot pavement can and will burn a dog’s paws. Here are some tips to keeping your dog's paws from getting burned.
May 17 2023
2023 Katy ISD Graduations
Katy ISD graduations are coming up next week! Click here to see a full schedule.
May 17 2023
Lawn Maintenance Reminders
Although keeping a lawn maintained during the summer can be exhausting, it's important for the health and beauty of your lawn. Here are some tips to help!
May 10 2023
Exley Elementary 2023 Senior Clap Out - May 18th
Please join us in celebration honoring YOU, our Exley Seniors, and your families!
Oak Park Trails / May 09 2023
Oak Park Trails 2023 Pool Season
It's getting warmer which means it's Pool Time! Click here for pool updates and the 2023 pool schedule!
May 06 2023
Cinco Ranch Ladies Club
Cinco Ranch Ladies Club is open to ladies in the Katy and surrounding areas. Join now!
May 01 2023
Oak Park Trails/Highland Trails HOA Board Meetings
Monthly Board of Directors business meetings for the Highland Knolls/Oak Park Trails Homeowners Association are typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
April 27 2023
Summer Camps & VBS in Katy/Fulshear Area
It's almost summer! Time to make plans for summer camps and VBSs! Click here to see what fun activities your child could be doing this summer!
April 19 2023
Katy ISD Breakfast of Champions - April 28th
Calling all Katy ISD Volunteers! We want to celebrate YOU!
April 18 2023
Registration Open for Willow Fork Gators Swim Team
If you are looking for a great swim team with outstanding coaches, look no further! Join the Willow Fork Swim Team!
April 13 2023
Have You Been Testing Your Alarm System?
Make checking your home alarms to be sure they are working properly a priority. Click here for more.
April 11 2023
Exley Elementary Morning with Moms - April 14th
Calling all Exley moms and students! Join us for a "donutacular" morning!
April 04 2023
Does Your Front Door Need To Be Refinished?
Has your front door seen better days? If you are ready to take on a new project, refinishing your front door could be next on your list! Click here for step by step instructions for those Do-It-Yourselfers!
March 30 2023
The Importance of House Numbers During an Emergency
Will first responders be able to find your home during an emergency?
March 27 2023
Katy ISD Academic Decathlon Teams Among Top Contenders in State Meet
Taylor HS students among 73 KISD Academic Decathlon who qualified for the state tournament.
March 22 2023
Spring Cleaning 2023
To make your Spring Cleaning easier, we found a checklist that covers everything in the whole house!
March 18 2023
Boy Scout Troop 230 Flag Program
Troop 230 is very proud to provide an annual American flag subscription service to local neighborhoods. Show your patriotism by having an American flag placed at your residence on each specified flag display holiday.
March 16 2023
Make Sure Your Irrigation System Is Ready for Spring and Summer
Keeping your yard irrigated during warmer months is so important to the beauty and health of your lawn and flower beds. Be sure to maintain a healthy irrigation system!
March 15 2023
Parking on Neighborhood Streets
Parking on neighborhood streets is a concern for many residents. It can cause issues for emergency vehicles trying to get through, along with school buses, garbage trucks, utility vehicles, and more. Please be courteous and only park in the street when absolutely necessary.
March 08 2023
Cleaning Pollen From Outdoor Surfaces
Pollen is literally everywhere! Here are some tips to making your life a little easier while pollen is trying to make it harder.
March 02 2023
Spring Break Vacation Watch, Safety and Camps
Get the scoop on registering your home for vacation watch with local law enforcement, plus spring break camps and more offered in your area!
February 25 2023
STEM-A-THON Spring Break Camp for 4th-8th Graders
STEM Clubs of Taylor HS invites students between 4th and 8th grade to experience 8 unique STEM activities during spring break.
February 21 2023
When Should You Replace Your Roof?
Though a good roof will last for decades, chances are you’ll be tasked with planning a roof installation during your time as a homeowner. Picking the right time to install a roof is vital to having a successful and efficient construction process.
February 16 2023
Taylor HS Athletes Sign with Colleges and Universities During National Signing Day
Congratulations to the Taylor High School athletes that signed letters of intent on National Signing Day!
February 07 2023
Home Maintenance Tasks For Your February To Do List
Tired of winter and eager for spring? Tackle those forgotten chores while waiting for spring to officially begin!
February 06 2023
Crape Myrtle Pruning
Stop committing "Crepe Murder". Click here to learn how to prune your crepe myrtle properly.
February 02 2023
Fort Bend Master Gardeners - This Month in the Garden
Late winter is here and so are a host of opportunities to improve your garden. Here are some tasks that might keep your gardener engine purring this busy gardening month.
January 13 2023
Taylor HS Basketball Team Gets Special Guests at Game
A relationship born from community service brought a group of special guests to a recent Taylor HS basketball game.
January 08 2023
January Gardening Calendar by Harris County Master Gardeners
Hear from a local gardening expert on what, how and when to plant this month.
January 05 2023
Removing Holiday Lights and Decorations
With the holiday season behind us, it's time to put our beautiful decorations away for safe keeping.
January 04 2023
January Home Maintenance Checklist
Check out these helpful tips to help you organize, plan and keep your home safe this month.
December 27 2022
Enjoying a Safe New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is a time for celebrating the upcoming year. Start your New Year safely with these tips from the American Safety Council.
December 27 2022
Harris County Fire Marshal Fireworks Safety for 2023
Keep safety and courtesy in mind as you celebrate with fireworks this New Year's Eve! Click here for Rules and Safety regarding fireworks from the Harris County Fire Marshal.
December 22 2022
Merry Christmas from My Neighborhood News
Your My Neighborhood News team wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
December 07 2022
Advertise With Us!
Learn more about how you can advertise your business on your neighborhood webpage. Affordable solutions, targeted audience!
November 30 2022
Missed Giving Tuesday? It's not too late!
Tuesday, November 29th was Giving Tuesday. Find out how you can still make a difference through the gift of giving today!
November 16 2022
Things To Do While The Kids Are Out of School for Break
Thanksgiving Break is a great time for fun, crafts and spending time with family! Click here to get ideas on what you can do to make the most of it!
November 09 2022
How to Show Gratitude to Your Neighbors
Click here to find suggestions to help you become the kind of neighbor everyone wants to have.
October 16 2022
Pumpkin Carving and Seed Recipes
Carving a pumpkin can be great family fun! Here are some tips to make it easier to carve and some yummy recipes for your leftover pumpkin seeds.
September 20 2022
Katy ISD SpeakUP Reporting System
Did you know that Katy ISD has a user-friendly, anonymous tip reporting system to share info about safety threats? Learn more.
September 19 2022
Support Your Neighbors & Local Businesses
Many of your neighbors live and work in your community. Be sure to show them support! - Have a business and want to promote it? Click here to learn ways you can advertise right here on this site!
Oak Park Trails / April 05 2022
May HOA Board Meeting
Our monthly HOA Board meeting is coming up on May 2nd. Mark your calendars - we'd love to see you there!
Oak Park Trails / April 05 2022
Lifeguards Needed for Summer
A-Beautiful Pools is hiring lifeguards for the summer. Training provided with pay starting at $9.50 per hour. Apply today!
April 01 2022
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April 01 2022
Latest Site Enhancements
Your My Neighborhood News team has been hard at work rolling out enhanced features across the site. Click to learn more!
April 01 2022
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Oak Park Trails / February 15 2022
Oak Park Trails Annual Meeting
Join our Annual Meeting on February 21st via teleconference.
Oak Park Trails / February 01 2022
February News from Your HOA
Get all the details about your new neighborhood splash pad currently under construction!
Oak Park Trails / January 06 2022
Trash Collection Info
Whether you're new to the neighborhood or need a refresher on your trash service, see all the details here.
January 05 2022
Babylonian Chess Club
Love to play chess? We play Every Saturday at 1:30 PM at the Katy Library - all of Katy is welcome!
Oak Park Trails / January 03 2022
Home Improvement Projects Submittals
New year, new home improvement projects! Before picking up your paint can, brush up on your neighborhood's home improvement submissions process.
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May 08 2023
Bayou City Art Festival Now Accepting Applications for Collegiate Art Collective for Houston Area College Art Students
Houston area college visual art students are encouraged to apply to represent their school, and showcase and sell their art at Houston's signature art festival this fall.
February 20 2023
National Charity League, Inc. the Lady Bird Chapter, Recognizes its Senior Class for Achievement
National Charity League, Inc., Lady Bird Chapter, proudly honored 13 members of the Class of 2023 during Senior Recognition on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at the Bayou Place in Houston, TX.
January 23 2023
Houston Zoo Announces Opening Date of Galápagos Islands Exhibit, Exceeds Centennial Campaign Fundraising Goal
The first major exhibit of its kind in the world, the Galápagos Islands exhibit will showcase California sea lions, Galápagos tortoises and a colony of Humboldt penguins.
March 28 2022
The Women’s Fund Accepting Nominations for 4th Annual John P. McGovern Foundation “Champion in Women’s Health and Wellness” Award
The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency is seeking nominations for the 4th Annual John P. McGovern Foundation, “Champion in Women’s Health and Wellness” Award.
February 17 2022
Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting Event at The ARK by Norris
The Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting Tour returns to Katy on Friday, February 18 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at The Ark at Norris. Fans who know their tequila understand that tequila and other agave spirits can be enjoyed in many ways. From Texans’ beloved margaritas to fine sipping aged tequila served neat with a quality cigar.
September 15 2021
On October 21st-22nd, Westland Baptist Church will be presenting the Legacy Grandparenting Summit. Grandparents around the country will join together for two days tailored to help them grandparent with purpose. Grandparents will hear from world-renowned leaders and fellow grandparents.
August 10 2021
Women's Flat Track Roller Derby
Southwest Houston’s own brand new women’s flat track roller derby team is now forming. This isn’t the old school roller derby you’ve seen in the past. We train derby athletes to compete according to the rules and guidelines set forth by WFTDA, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.