17 events planned in Cy-Fair this Halloween weekend, Oct. 27-29

Zombie Stomp

Zombie Stomp

Several fall festivals and spooky events are planned this weekend to celebrate Halloween early:

Several organizations in the Cy-Fair area host free trunk or treat events leading up to Halloween. Children are encouraged to dress up in costumes and go trick-or treating out of decorated trunks.

Oct. 27
The Goddard School, 9739 Wortham Blvd., Houston. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Oct. 28
St. John Lutheran Church, 15235 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cypress Crossings Christian Church, 15751 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress. 3-5 p.m.

Oct. 29
Bayou City Fellowship, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. 5-7 p.m.

Houston Northwest Church, 19911 Hwy. 249, Houston. 3-6 p.m.

St. Aidan Episcopal Church, 13131 Fry Road, Cypress. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 27: Ladye Lindsey launches new book
Local author Lady Lindsey will launch her book "Suffering In Silence" this Friday with a book signing, food and t-shirts. The book covers bringing real life and biblical applications together. 7:30 p.m. Free. Northwest Forest Conference Center, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. evite.me/ZZfvaurRCT

Oct. 27: Inspiring Hands hosts musical fundraiser
Inspiring Hands, a nonprofit for special needs children, hosts a fundraising event with live music, a costume contest, dinner and auction. 6-11 p.m. $100 (per person). Sterling Country Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston. 832-953-5354. www.inspiringhands.org/events/ct17

Oct. 28: North Cypress Medical Center hosts Project Pink
Proceeds from the luncheon, Macy’s fashion show and silent auction support Houston’s Susan G. Komen affiliate.11 a.m.-2 p.m. $65 (individual), $600 (table of 10). North Cypress Medical Center, 21214 Hwy. 290, Cypress. 832-912-3846. www.ncmc-projectpink.com

Oct. 29: We Stride hosts MADE Society benefit showcase
Local nonprofit We Stride hosts a music, art, dance and entrepreneurship event to showcase and support young creatives. 4 p.m. (art exhibition and business expo), 6 p.m. (music, dance and fashion show). $18. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.berrycenter.net

Oct. 28-29: Cypress Woods High School hosts FFA craft show
Cy Woods hosts the annual FFA craft show events to support programming. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Oct. 28), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Oct. 29). Free (admission). CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress.

Oct. 28: Filipino Fall Festival brings cultural dances and food to Cy-Fair
The annual festival returns to Cy-Fair with traditional Filipino festival games, cultural and contemporary dance performances and Filipino street food from local vendors and families. Attendees can also participate in karaoke and a costume contest. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Houston Trinity United Methodist Church, 3850 Barker Cypress Road, Houston. 281-578-0428. www.trinityeastumc.org

Oct. 28: Wee Wuns Fall Festival focuses on children
The 28th annual festival features fun for children including a petting zoo, slide and train ride. A silent auction, obstacle course and bake shop is also planned. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Cypress United Methodist Church, 13403 Cypress North Houston Road, Cypress. 281-469-6014. www.cypressunited.org

Oct. 28: Zombie Stomp is a marathon with a scary twist
The event takes place every year in the Cypress Creek Lakes community and features a 5K race and 1K fun run for families and children to benefit Cy-Hope. Attendees are encouraged to dress up as zombies. A post-race party includes food, a pumpkin patch, face painting and bounce house. 9 a.m. $35 (5K), $20 (kids 1K fun run). Cypress Creek Lakes Recreation Center, 10800 Cypress Creek Bend Lane, Cypress. www.cypresscreeklakes.com

October 28: Relay for Life honors canine caregivers
The American Cancer Society is honoring canine caregivers while fundraising for cancer research and awareness. Activities include a pet and owner costume contest and a best dog trick contest. 10 a.m-12 p.m. Free. 713-706-5686. relayforlife.org/barkcyfairtx

October 28: The first annual Pridgeon Processional brings the noise.
The Pridgeon Processional hosted by the Jersey Village High School band  will feature 15 CFISD bands and 12 more bands from the Houston area. The contest will pit each school against each other. 12-8:15 p.m. $10, free for children 5 and under. Pridgeon Stadium, 11355 Falcon Road, Cypress. 281-517-5779. www.cfisd.net

October 28: Baby goat yoga with a Halloween twist
Goat Yoga Texas is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular where yogis can dress up in costumes while performing yoga with baby goats. Each class is followed by a 30 minute time to snuggle with the goats. 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. $31.59. Goat Yoga Texas, 13615 Kluge Rd #400, Cypress. 281-732-7833. www.goatyogatx.com

October 28: Cy Ridge Theatre presents "The Miracle Worker"
The last night of the theater program's performance of "The Miracle Worker" closes the three-day run. The play is about Helen Keller and her biographical journey to education and understanding. with her teacher Annie Sullivan. 7-8:30 p.m. $5. Cypress Ridge High School Auditorium, 7900 N Eldridge Pkwy, Houston. 281-807-8056. www.cypressridgetheatre.wixsite.com


Oct. 29: Traders Village hosts spooky Boo Bash
Attendees enjoy Halloween-themed games, food and crafts. Children age 12 and younger can participate in activities such as face painting and trick-or-treating at the outdoor market. The event features live music and activities. Traders Village also hosts a maze, magic show and a DJ alongside the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department. Harris County 911 passes out trick or treat bags to children. 1-4 p.m. Free (admission), $4 (parking). 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com

Oct. 29: Foundry Church hosts annual fall festival 
The festival features carnival games, inflatables and science experiments, among other activities. 4-7 p.m. Free. Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Road, Houston. 713-937-9388. www.foundrychurch.org/fallfest



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Solis Mammography now open in the Shops at Chasewood Park

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The Texas Department of Transportation has several lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend, including at the Hwy. 6 bridge over Hempstead Road. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Greater Houston region expected to see slower job growth in 2020

The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020.

Goodwill Houston closes location at Louetta Road and Hwy. 249

Several other locations remain open in the Cy-Fair area.

Harris County Commissioners Court
Harris County unanimously approves plan for Healthy Food Financing Initiative program

The countywide competitive grant program will provide funding to support healthy food retail, nutrition education and urban agriculture in underserved communities.

Smashburger Vintage Park and Willowbrook locations now closed

In addition to beef, chicken and black bean burgers, the restaurant also offered milkshakes, fries and side salads.

Two State Farm agents have relocated to Fry Road. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Two Cy-Fair State Farm insurance agents relocate offices

Two State Farm agents have relocated to Fry Road.

Pearle Vision will open at the Cypress Springs Plaza next spring. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
Pearle Vision signs lease at Cypress Springs Plaza on Fry Road

The company joins Sherwin Williams at the four-tenant development.

New federal funding available for small businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey

Small-business owners can apply for up to $250,000 dollars in federal disaster relief.

Golf Carts of Cypress now open on House & Hahl Road

A new custom golf cart shop is un and running in Cypress.

Johnathan Lindsley (left) and Ben Allred, owners of Atomic Hobby Shop, are also dedicated members of the local gaming community.
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