EVENTS: 19 things to do in Cy-Fair in late May and June

Catch a show from a Russian choir

Catch a show from a Russian choir



May 23: Attend a flood control community meeting


The Harris County Flood Control District hosts a community engagement meeting to go over drainage improvement plans in Stone Gate and related communities and ask questions to district officials. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Cypress Fairbanks ISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress. 713-684-4000. www.hcfcd.org







May 26: Stop by the Boardwalk for a boat show


The Boardwalk at Towne Lake hosts a boat show featuring live music, family activities and a variety of boats on display from Bass Pro Shops. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-256-2772. www.boardwalktl.com







May 27: Take note of closures on Memorial Day


Local government offices, post offices, courts and Cy-Fair ISD will be closed on Memorial Day, as well as some banks. Find holiday events, weekend lane closures and additional Memorial Day content at communityimpact.com.





May 30: Celebrate the end of the CFISD school year



Students enrolled in CFISD schools have their last day of classes for the 2018-19 school year. May 31 remains as an inclement weather day to make up time if weather causes schools to close before the end of the year. 281-897-4000. www.cfisd.net





May 31: Catch a show from a Russian choir


An ongoing concert series hosted by St. Mary’s Episcopal Church features ChoRuss, a Russian choir group performing acapella spiritual music from the 19th and 20th centuries. 7-9 p.m. Free. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 15415 N. Eldridge Parkway, Cypress. 281-370-8000. www.stmaryscypress.org







June 1: Check out the annual Deaf Con Houston


Organizers describe the free community event as Comic Con for individuals who are deaf or use American Sign Language. The annual event includes cosplayers, panels, games, crafts and performances by deaf individuals. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/deafconhouston







June 1-2: Stop by a chili cookoff



The 48th annual Houston Pod Chili Cookoff is sanctioned by Chili Appreciation Society International. The two-day event includes entertainment and food, and proceeds go toward the Special Olympics of Texas and Camp Hope. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free ($4 parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 713-562-2798. www.tradersvillage.com





June 4: Learn about a new educational center coming soon to Cy-Fair



Acton Academy Cy-Fair hosts an informational session about the new learning academy for children ages 5-11 opening this fall. 7-8 p.m. Free. Jersey Village Civic Center, 13627 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-882-7699. www.facebook.com/actoncyfair





June 7: Golf to support library projects in Ethiopia



A golf tournament hosted by nonprofit Acts of Wisdom raises money for charitable endeavors in Ethiopia, including the construction of two libraries. Ticket includes green fees, practice balls, a gift bag, drink tickets and lunch buffet. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $120. Longwood Golf Club, 13300 Longwood Trace Drive, Cypress. 281-858-7667. www.actsofwisdom.com





June 8: Catch a free movie at Clark Henry Park



The city of Jersey Village screens “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and flashlights. Popcorn is available. 8:30 p.m. Free. Clark Henry Park, Equador St., Jersey Village. 713-466-2189. www.jerseyvillage.info





June 12: Help the Dream Center recover from a fire


Money raised from the first annual Heat Stroke Open helps the East Texas Dream Center of Conroe recover from a fire that took place in 2018. 7 a.m. (registration). $550 (team of four). Blackhorse Ranch Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 832-253-0157. www.easttexasdreamcenter.org





June 15: Join new DIY studio for grand opening


The owners of AR Workshop host a grand opening celebration that is open to the public. The open house event features tours of the studio, giveaways and mini-DIY activities while supplies last. 5-8 p.m. Free. AR Workshop, 16718 House and Hahl Road, Cypress. 832-327-9554. www.arworkshop.com/cypress







June 15: Scout Flag Day



Copperhead District scouts inform the community about the history of Flag Day and demonstrate the proper disposal of flags with a retirement ceremony. Veterans and law enforcement are honored. 6-8 p.m. Free. Langham Creek ACE Hardware, 18020 FM 529, Cypress. 832-545-6101





June 15: Take dad to a Father’s Day car show



The annual car show and concert at Traders Village features awards determined by public spectators, including best paint, best motor, best wheels and best interior. Guests can also browse vendor booths. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission), $4 (parking), $15 (car registration). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com





June 17: Attend a Jersey Village City Council meeting



The council gathers for its monthly meeting, which could include an update on potential tenants coming to the 43-acre, mixed-use Village Center under development south of Hwy. 290. 7 p.m. Free. Jersey Village City Hall, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100. www.jerseyvillage.info





June 21-23: Attend the annual Houston Fiber Fest


Classes cover relevant concepts including knitting, crocheting, needle felting and other crafting techniques. Vendors offer fiber arts materials such as yarn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sun.). Free (admission). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.houstonfiberfest.com







June 29-30: Cy-Fair Kids & Family Expo



The event features more than 100 vendors, giveaways, games, food trucks and entertainment. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-656-8371. www.cyfairkidsexpo.com





See a play at a local theater


Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston
281-587-6100
www.stageworkshouston.org


“Harvey”
Dates: May 24, 25, 31, June 1, 7, 8 (7:30 p.m.); May 26, June 2, 9 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $17 (students), $22 (seniors and veterans), $25 (adult)


Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston
281-587-8243
www.ph1960.com


“A Catered Affair”
Dates: June 7, 8, 14, 15 (8 p.m.); June 9 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $18 (students, seniors and veterans), $21 (adults)







Cy-Fair ISD graduations


All graduation ceremonies for CFISD high schools take place at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.


May 29
Jersey Village High School, 7 p.m.


May 30
Langham Creek High School, 4 p.m.
Cy-Fair High School, 8 p.m.


May 31
Cypress Creek High School, 8 a.m.
Cypress Falls High School, noon
Cypress Lakes High School, 4 p.m.
Cypress Ranch High School, 8 p.m.


June 1
Cypress Ridge High School, 8 a.m.
Cypress Springs High School, noon
Cypress Woods High School, 4 p.m.




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By Danica Smithwick

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers public education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development, nonprofits and more in the Cy-Fair community.


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