Early voting begins and five more things to know this week in Cy-Fair, Feb. 19-23

Here are some notable and important events to keep track of this week in Cy-Fair:


Feb. 19: Jersey Village City Council meets for monthly meeting


Council will consider amending a city ordinance prohibiting certain left turns from Equador Street from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Council will also consider approving the final financing plan for a TIRZ related to development at Jersey Village Crossing, will receive a Gateways and Wayfinding master plan and will debate the next steps to take in the process of renovating the Jersey Meadow Golf Course clubhouse. 7 p.m. Free. Jersey Village City Hall, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-446-2102. www.jerseyvillage.info





Feb. 20: Early voting begins for March  primary elections 


Early voting for March primary elections begins Feb. 20 and will end on March 2. Primary elections take place on March 6. To find more information on voting, including registration, candidates and polling locations, click here.





Feb. 20: Meteorologist Jeff Lindner to speak at Chamber Luncheon


This month’s Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce luncheon will focus on a recap of Hurricane Harvey, what was learned from the disaster and what is being done to prevent damage in the future. Jeff Lindner, meteorologist with the Harris County Flood Control District, will be the main speaker. Registration for the event has closed, but Community Impact Newspaper will provide a recap of the discussion online. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservation required. Berry Center. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com





Feb. 21: Lone Star College teaches entrepreneurs how to utilize Instagram


Demetrius Walker, advisor at Lone Star College’s Business Development Center, will host a seminar about utilizing the picture sharing social media platform Instagram for business promotion and building. 8-9:15 a.m. Must RSVP. Lone Star College-CyFair Library, LRNC Room 131, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-290-3214. www.lonestar.edu





Feb. 22: Mesa-Outreach hosts fundraising Gala


Nonprofit Mesa-Outreach is hosting a gala to raise money for their effort to help thousands of citizens with meals and provide cleanup materials and relief for those in need. So far, the organization has mainly worked in parts of Katy as well as the Bear Creek and Copperfield areas.  6 p.m. Free. Wyndham West Energy Corridor Hotel,14703 Park Row Drive, Houston. 713-201-5750. www.facebook.com/mesaoutreach





Feb. 23: Pet Health Fair offers Orchard Park visitors a cheap checkup


Vets from "The Vet Life" on Animal Planet will give pet owners an opportunity to have their pet spayed or neutered, as well as check on vaccinations and general health for a low cost. 10 a.m.-4 a.m. Prices vary. Orchard Park at Willowbrook, 13350 Perry Road, Houston. 832-737-7000. www.orchardwillowbrook.com




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