CFISD College Night and five more things to know this week in Cy-Fair, Jan. 29-Feb. 2

Here are a few events and happenings to know about this week in Cy-Fair:

The deadline to register vote is Feb. 5

Voting for the March elections begins on Feb. 20 and the deadline to vote is Feb. 5. Voters should get registered this week. For more information, click here.

Jan. 30: Eat Whataburger and support education

Whataburger is donating 20 percent of its sales to Andre Elementary School during Oh Whata Night. The event will include a photo booth, face painting, prizes and the Whataburger mascot, Whataguy. 5-8 p.m. Whataburger, 8930 Fry Road, Cypress. 210-476-6547.

Feb. 1: CFISD College Special Interest Night gets students thinking about the next step

The night will include a mini college fair and several sessions about college education, including athletics, disabilities services, historically black colleges and pre-professional programs. 5-8 p.m. Free. Cy-Fair ISD instructional center, 10300 Jones Road, Houston. 281-897-4000.

Feb. 1-4: Support the John Fox Chamber Herd at Backyard Grill

If customers mention the Chamber Herd during their meal, 15 percent of the bill will go toward the program, which supports CFISD FFA programs by buying animals and donating them back to the community. Donations can also be sent to the chamber offices after being filled out here. The Backyard Grill, 9453 Jones Road, Houston. 281-897-9200.

Feb. 2-3: The Junior League of Houston hosts 70th Annual Charity Ball

The event will happen for two nights, offering cocktails and dinner provided by The Tea Room. A silent auction, live auction, dancing and more will occur throughout both nights. 7 p.m. $1,000-$20,000. 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston. 713-872-6670.

Feb. 2: The Cypress Showstoppers put on a show

The Cypress Showstoppers dance group will perform solo and in groups featuring classic and new dance routines. 7 p.m. $10 general admission, $15 preferred seating. Cy-Fair High School Auditorium, 22602 Hwy. 290, Cypress. 713-416-7322.  


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The sandwich chain offers hot subs, cold subs with fresh-cut deli meat, wraps and salads. (Courtesy Jersey Mike's Subs)
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Texas-wide public charter school system Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option for eligible students. (Courtesy Harmony Public Schools)
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