Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Fall Fun Abounds

Every October, I find there's so much going on, that it's hard to choose. Here are some of our favorite autumn outings.

First, Art Mix Learning will be hosting its 3rd Annual Halloween Party on Friday, October 24th, from 4-6pm. This is a free event for the whole family, so dress in costume and enjoy the fun!

(Beginning October 18th, Art Mix Pop-In Studios will be open on Saturdays from 10 am -5 pm. YES!)

The St. John Vianney Parish Bazaar is an annual treat for us & will be held this Sunday, 12 from 11 am - 7 pm. You do not need to be a member of this west Houston church to have a blast. There are loads of kids' activities and rides. Delicious food and drinks are available from BBQ to Italian & Mexican food. It's a wonderful way to spend a Sunday.

Oct. 18 from 11 am - 5 pm, head to the St. Rose of Lima Fall Festival. Enjoy pizza, BBQ sandwiches & carnival fare. A silent auction with sports memorabilia, trips and more will peak adults’ interests. Festival games and lots of other fun fall activities for the young & young at heart promise a day full of fun.A Trick-or-Treat Pass for the games is available for $15 in advance or $20 at the event. Please call the school office at 713-691-0104to buy the Trick-or-Treat pass in advance. Halloween costumes are encouraged. All community members welcome. Come see me at the Preschool Treasure Dig. I'd love to visit with you.

The ArBOOretum 2008 will also be held on Saturday, October 18 from noon - 5 pm. Join the critters for an exceptional event with live owls, petting zoo, pony rides and trick or treating along a forest trail. New this year are live snakes with "Clint the Snake Man" and a hayride. Admission for Nonmembers, age 3 and up, is $15 per person. Activities including: Live snakes (11 a.m. - 1:30 pm), Live owls (2 - 5 pm), Trick or treat trail, Hay rides, Face painting, Pumpkin decorating, Petting zoo, Pony rides, Kid's Zip line, Cake Walk and Costume Parade at 2 pm and 4 pm. Refreshments available for purchase.Follow signs to satellite parking; shuttles available. No dogs allowed day of event.

It’s Fall Carnival time at Condit Elementary School! The annual carnival will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2008 from 1– 4 pm at 7000 S. Third Street in Bellaire. Take a spooky walk through the Fun House or race around in the Silly String Shoot-out. Other fun games will include a pie eating contest, karaoke, and wall climbing. Also, don’t forget to get your face painted, grab confetti eggs, take a cake walk, and go fishing. There’s a variety of activities for every age, plus delicious food sponsored by Escalante’s Mexican Restaurant. Come join the fun and support Condit! There is no entrance fee, you can buy tickets for the different activities at the carnival, everyone is welcome!

Until the next nap time...