Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in February and March



See a play at a local theater


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


“The Drowsy Chaperone”
Dates: Feb. 22, 23 and March 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 (7:30 p.m.); Feb. 24 and March 3, 10, 17 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $17 (students), $24 (seniors and veterans), $28 (adults)


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


“God of Carnage”
Dates: March 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 (8 p.m.); March 17 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $18 (students, seniors and veterans), $21 (adults)







Feb. 21-23


Attend the UIL state wrestling tournament


The top high school wrestlers from across the state compete at the Berry Center. 4 p.m. (Thu.), 6:30 a.m. (Fri.), 6 a.m. (Sat.). $7 (students), $12 (adults). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.uiltexas.org/wrestling







Feb. 22-23


Take part in a women’s worship gathering


Foundry United Methodist Church hosts IF Gathering, an event for women to meet and hear talks on Bible teachings. 6-9 p.m. (Fri.), 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Sat.). $25 (includes lunch and dinner). Foundry UMC, 10203 Fry Road, Cypress. 713-937-9388. www.foundrychurch.org







Feb. 23


Support Northwest Prairie Ducks Unlimited Banquet


The organization fundraises for wetlands conservation with dinner and a live auction. 5-10 p.m. $50 (individual),
$90 (couple). St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 16900 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/nwprairieduckscypresstx







Feb. 23


Stop by the Heritage Towne Lake Car Show


The car show and craft fair features live music, food and vendors. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. The Heritage at Towne Lake, 19201 N. Canyon Lake Springs Drive, Cypress. 281-728-5784. www.heritagetownelake.com







Feb. 23


Celebrate anniversary of Sylvan Learning Center


The event includes free food throughout the day, free SAT/ACT practice tests, games, crafts and door prizes. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Sylvan Learning Center, 12250 Queenston Blvd., Ste. D, Houston. 281-256-0200.
www.facebook.com/sylvancypress







Feb. 25-March 17


WORTH THE TRIP: Head into town for the Livestock Show and Rodeo


The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo features games, rides, food, rodeo events and live music. Times vary. $15 (age 13 and older), $5 (ages 3-12), free (children age 2 and younger). 3 NRG Parkway, Houston. 832-667-1000. www.rodeohouston.com







Feb. 27


Learn about school finance issues at public meeting


The League of Women Voters of Cy-Fair hosts an informational meeting about one of the 86th Texas Legislature’s top priorities: public school finance. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Juergen’s Hall Community Center, 26026 Hempstead Road, Cypress.
www.facebook.com/lwvcyfair






Feb. 28


Last day to submit H-GAC transportation comments


The Houston-Galveston Area Council is accepting comments on transportation projects that could get federal funding, including a Greenhouse and Skinner roads connection under Hwy. 290. Visit www.h-gac.com for more information.





Feb. 28


Catch a free documentary screening in Cypress


Cy-Fair education organizations present “Backpack Full of Cash,” a film narrated by Matt Damon about charter school expansion, and experts provide local context. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/cfisdclc





March 1-2


Visit a quilt show at the Berry Center



The West Houston Quilter’s Guild hosts an annual quilt show featuring vendors, a silent auction and door prizes. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 (adult), free (children 12 and younger). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-894-3900. www.whqg.org/quilt-show





March 2


Go for a run to support Cy-Fair ISD students


The annual Superintendent’s Fun Run raises funds for student scholarships. 8 a.m.-noon. $10-$30. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-894-3900. www.berrycenter.net





March 2


Stop by a distracted driving awareness event


An event focused on distracted driving features a chili cookoff, fire trucks, bounce houses, face painting, an auction and safety demonstrations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Costello Safety Consulting, 8133 Jackrabbit Road, Houston. 832-786-8814. www.costellohse.com/safety-day





March 9


See a live performance of classic movie songs


The Houston Choral Society hosts “Music from the Movies.” 7 p.m. (pre-concert lecture), 7:30 p.m. (concert). $25 (adults), $20 (seniors, veterans and students), $10 (children age 5 and younger). Foundry UMC, 8350 Jones Road, Houston. 832-495-3030. www.houstonchoral.org





March 9-10


Shop at a garage sale to support a local church


The West Houston Church of Christ hosts its annual garage sale at Traders Village to raise money for church activities. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free ($4 parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com







March 11-15


CFISD students have a week off for spring break


All CFISD students and staff have the week off for spring break. See pages 31-33 for details on several spring break camps being hosted by local businesses in the Cy-Fair area.





March 16-17


See classic cars at Traders Village’s Auto Swap Meet


The Traders Village Auto Swap Meet features hundreds of dealers selling over 1 million car parts and accessories as well as classic cars and trucks on display and for sale. 8 a.m. Free ($4 parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com