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What’s Happening in 2018

March 20, 2018Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup  

March 23, 2018 – WaterWise – Huggins Elementary from 8 am to 9 am. Jennifer Welch from Fort Bend Subsidence will demonstrate water conservation to 4th graders. Each student will receive the kit to take home and use. These kits have the usual aids regarding less water out of a faucet, finding leaks, etc. Sponsored by MUD 81.

March 28, 2018Simply Recycling – KWLB in conjunction with the Weston Lakes POA has contracted with Simply Recycling to begin home recycling pickups starting Wednesday, March 28th. This is a FREE service! Qualified recycling materials include: clothing, shoes, small appliances, bedding, toys, towels, kitchenware, etc. You will receive a Simply Recycling flyer in the mail and then they will drop off ORANGE recycling material bags to your front door. On any Wednesday, place your bag out at your curbside and they will pick it up. Bonus…Simply Recycling will give money back to our community for Keep Weston Lakes Beautiful projects!

March 30, 2018 – Easter Festival – KWLB will have a booth again this year in the courtyard from 10:30 am to 1 pm! Coloring contest for the kids with prizes and egg decorating. We will also have Boots & Bling tickets and “A Taste of Goodness” cookbooks for sale.

April 7, 2018Don’t Mess with Texas Trash Off – KWLB and the Babes on Bikes cycling club will pick up litter along FM 1093 and Bowser Road from 9 am to 12 pm. Registration is required to participate and safety vest, bags, “pickers,” water and snacks will be provided. All volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a registered participating adult. To volunteer, email keepwestonlakesbeautiful@gmail.com.

April 20, 2018 – Don’t Mess with Texas Art Contest deadline – Enter the Don’t mess with Texas® K-12 Art Contest and your artwork could be featured in the 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Calendar! For more information go to http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education/art-contest/

April 21, 2018Boots & Bling Gala FUNdraiser – Dinner & Dancing, Live & Silent Auction, 6:30 pm to 11 pm in the Weston Lakes Ballroom. Tickets $75 per person and includes 2 drink tickets. Limited capacity. Reservations required.

May 5, 2018 – KWLB Shred event – 10 am to 12 pm in Riverwood Park.

June 2, 2018WaterWise Cleanup event – “Kid Fish” at Oxbow Island.  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Fishing poles and bait provided by Texas Game Wardens. T-shirts to all kids, provided by KWLB. Lunch and beverages provided by West Side Stories magazine.

June 11-14, 2018 – Keep Texas Beautiful Conference in Georgetown. KWLB representatives will be there!

June 23-24, 2018 – Litter Index Survey Contact Carol Fairbanks for instructions. Call 805-558-0533 or email carolfairbanks26@gmail.com.

July 4, 2018 – KWLB will be in the WLCC annual July 4th parade.

July 28, 2018 – Don’t Mess with Texas Trash OffKWLB and the Babes on Bikes cycling club will pick up litter along FM 1093 and Bowser Road from 8 am to 12 pm. Registration is required to participate and safety vest, bags, “pickers,” water and snacks will be provided. All volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a registered participating adult. To volunteer, email keepwestonlakesbeautiful@gmail.com or Kathy Smith via Nextdoor.com.

August 13, 2018 – Green Bag Grant Applications Open – Closes September 14, 2018.

August 16, 2018 – KWLB Board Meeting @ 9:00 am in the WLCC Wine Room.

August 17, 2018 – FREE Country Music House Concert with The Young Fables! KWLB will be helping out with our new, fabulous recycle trash cans. Doors open at 6:30 pm, Concert starts at 7:00 pm. Location: Buddy & Belinda Williams home, 3426 Wellspring Lake Drive. Snacks & Wine provided. RSVP to Amanda.hurst@n2pub.com.

August date to be determined – Randon Bottom Cemetery Eagle Scout Project.

September 8, 2018 – KWLB National Planting Day

September 15, 2018 – KWLB Tree Tribute Program from 11 am to 2 pm at Waterside Grill Courtyard. Please join us for complimentary appetizers, beer, wine & soda.

September 20, 2018 – KWLB Board Meeting @ 9:00 am.

October 6, 2018 – Don’t Mess With Texas Adopt-A-Highway – Go to www.dontmesswithtexas.org for more information.

October 20, 2018 – KWLB Fall Sweep – Learn how you can get involved in our Fall cleanup campaign: ktb.org/fall-sweep

November 2, 2018 – Texas Arbor Day – Contact Janet Bartek (281) 413-4042, rbartek1922@att.net or Carole Sandoval (713) 248-1680, bcsand777@yahoo.com.

November 3, 2018 – KWLB Shred/Recycle/Paint Event – 10 am to 2 pm in Riverwood Park. More details to follow later.

March 30, 2019 – KWLB 3rd Annual Boots & Bling – Weston Lakes Country Club – 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.