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Tell Us What Kind of Art You’d Like to See


Since Westchase District launched its art program almost a decade ago, more than a dozen traffic control boxes have been painted in every corner of the neighborhood. Westchase District will soon be bringing more public art to the area, with the commission of four utility boxes on Walnut Bend Lane.

We’d appreciate your input on the designs. Please take a minute to complete our survey. Tell us what you think makes Westchase District unique and special. The input from our community will help to determine what designs will be painted on the boxes. The survey will close at the end of the day Friday, July 12.

If you’d like to submit a sketch, painting or AI-generated sample of your idea, please email it to Renissa Garza Montalvo no later than July 12.


Join us for the 2024 Westchase District Community Fund School Supply Drive!

Help families in need by donating essential school supplies for students in West Houston.

We need items like binders, folders, notebooks, calculators, pencil cases, art supplies, school bags, school books, pencils, and pens.

Drive Dates: July 1-30, with supplies picked up on Wednesday, July 31.

To request a Donation Box: Contact Louis Jullien at 713-780-9434 or ljullien@westchasedistrict.com

If you can’t participate in the supply drive but want to help local students in need, you can make a monetary donation.

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Thursdays @ 3 p.m. *Rain or shine* St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church

10503 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77042 (at Rogerdale, one block west of Beltway 8)


Sustainability Intern Brings Fresh Addition
to Farmers Market


Amanda Dragon has joined the Westchase District staff as the new sustainability intern for the summer. Amanda is a current student at the University of Houston, pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management with a minor in Sustainability.

In her role, Dragon will assist the Westchase District in implementing sustainable practices across the community. One of her primary projects includes developing a Sustainability Toolkit for local businesses such as hotels, restaurants, office buildings, and retail centers. This toolkit aims to guide businesses in adopting more eco-friendly practices.

Amanda will also be a regular presence at the Westchase District Farmers Market. Last week, she crafted lemonade mocktails (pictured above) using fresh ingredients like mint from the community gardens at Woodchase Park and honey from the farmers market. These mocktails were offered free to market customers, adding a refreshing touch while they shopped.

“It’s a wonderful experience to engage with the community and promote sustainability in a hands-on way,” Dragon said. “I look forward to sharing more sustainable practices and delicious recipes with everyone at the market.”

Market visitors are encouraged to stop by on Thursdays to see what new items Amanda might be handing out. They can also learn more about the District, upcoming events and sustainable practices from her.

REMINDER: The Farmers Market will be closed on Thursday, July 4 so that our vendors may enjoy the Independence Day holiday.


Meadowglen Reconstruction Project Receives
$850,000 Federal Allocation


Thanks to U.S. Representative Lizzie Fletcher for securing $850,000 in federal appropriations for Westchase District’s project to rebuild Meadowglen Lane between Rogerdale Road and Woodland Park Drive. This funding will enable Westchase District to advance components of its long-range plan to transform Meadowglen into one of Westchase’s most distinctive and walkable streets.

“We are very appreciative of our partnership with Congresswoman Fletcher and for her continued support of our capital improvements,” said Westchase District President Irma Sanchez. “Meadowglen Lane is a critical connecting piece of the overall transportation network within Westchase District and West Houston.”

This project will be similar to Westchase District’s rebuild of Walnut Bend Lane. Meadowglen will be rebuilt as a complete street to address roadway safety conditions, pedestrian accommodations, connectivity to bicycle facilities, and upgraded public utility systems. The proposed project aims to improve overall safety and function of the roadway, enhance access to public transit, and improve local and subregional resiliency through stormwater management improvements. This grant will provide the funding necessary to improve pedestrian access to transit and upgrade existing transit shelters. 

The federal contribution is in addition to $8.8 million allocated by Precinct 4 County Commissioner Lesley Briones and a $14.6 million grant from the Houston-Galveston Area Council . The project has been designed and will go out for bid as soon as permits have been approved by the City of Houston.


Join us at Woodchase Park for our exciting Summer Movie Nights in June and July!

Event Details:

  • DatesFridays, June 28, July 12, and July 19
  • TimeArrive at 7 p.m. to grab your spot on the lawn; movies start at 8:30 p.m.
  • LocationWoodchase Park, 3951 Woodchase Dr.

Pre-Movie Fun: 

Arrive early to enjoy a variety of pre-movie activities! Beginning at 7 p.m., enjoy food trucks, refreshing lemonade and free popcorn.

Interactive Performances: 

Kick off each movie night with an engaging performance by Young Audiences of Houston at 7:00 p.m. These interactive sessions blend music, storytelling, theater and learning to create a magical experience. Love the performances? Enjoy them every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. until August 11.

Collab-Lab Bus: 

On June 28 and July 12, the Collab-Lab bus from Collaborative for Children will join us starting at 7 p.m. Kids can dive into a variety of STEAM activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) provided by the Collab-Lab team. This innovative mobile classroom brings essential early childhood education directly to our community, free of charge. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with experts, educators, and resources.

Movie Lineup:

  • Friday, June 28: Luca
  • Friday, July 12: Coco – Presented by Harris County Precinct 4
  • Friday, July 19: Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a cozy night under the stars. Parking fills up quickly, so be sure to use additional event parking along Woodchase Dr. or at Sneed Elementary School (9855 Pagewood Ln.).

Unique Program for Adults with Autism Thrives in Westchase District


While all adults face workplace challenges – like resolving conflict, collaborating with coworkers, and communicating effectively – for adults with autism, the career world can be particularly daunting. A Westchase District organization aims to help adults with autism be successful in the workplace through technical training and developing their social skills.

The nonPareil Institute (from the French word meaning “without equal”) opened its doors in Westchase District in 2015. It is one of four locations in the United States dedicated to teaching adults with autism the technical skills and work-readiness training to help them be successful in the workplace and in life.

Director of Operations Tim Hornback says their students (nonPareil calls them “crew members”) must be at least 18 and have completed secondary education. No diploma or GED is required. “This is an open and accepting place,” said Hornback. “Most of our crew members are in their mid-20s. Our oldest is in his 40s.”

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