Blood drive, free exercise classes and more: 5 things to do in Cy-Fair this weekend, Jan. 5-7

The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers.

The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers.

This is what's going on in Cy-Fair this weekend:

Jan. 5-6: Cy-Fair ISD hosts Wrestling Invitational

Wrestlers from across Texas compete across 16 mats. 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. (Friday), 9 a.m. (Saturday). $5 (adults), $3 (students). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-894-3900.

Jan. 6: Pure Barre Cypress hosts an Open House

Future, existing and past clients are invited to attend a free class at Pure Barre Cypress. Barre class exercises combine pilates, yoga and dance. RSVP with the studio to reserve a spot in a class. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Pure Barre Cypress, 9925 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 142, Cypress. 281-246-4105.

Jan. 6: Tami Walker campaign kick-off at Wicked Boxer Brewing

Democratic candidate Tami Walker kicks off her campaign for U.S. House of Representatives, District 10, with a birthday celebration at Wicked Boxer Brewing. 6-9 p.m. Free. Wicked Boxer Brewing, 6326 Mueschke Road, Ste. E-10, Cypress. 512-297-1195.

Jan. 6: Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department holds blood drive for Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Donors receive a free hoodie and have the opportunity to meet firemen, explore the station and learn about what it is like to be a firefighter. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 18210 FM 529, Cypress. 281-550-6663.

Jan. 6: Fastpitch Masters hold local softball camp

College coaches teach skills to students ages 7-18, such as hitting, infield, outfield, speed and agility. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $98-$148. Sandlot Sports, 19909 Juergen Road, Cypress. 281-373-4487.


DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.

Texas-wide public charter school system Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option for eligible students. (Courtesy Harmony Public Schools)
Harmony Public Schools will offer virtual learning for K-12 students in Houston, Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress

Schools under the Harmony Public Schools umbrella may offer up to 10% of its student body a full virtual learning option.

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning to install medians along 5.8 miles of FM 1092 from Hwy. 59 to Hwy. 6 in Missouri City. (Courtesy Fotolia)
As FM 1092 median project goes out to bid, some Missouri City Council Members still object

Construction on the project to install medians on FM 1092—also known as Murphy Road—is expected to begin in the winter and last for seven months, according to officials with TxDOT.

Construction has begun on Elementary School No. 57. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
5 Cy-Fair developments to follow this fall

Construction is underway on these five local projects.

Q&A: Get to know Bobby Warren, Jersey Village’s newest mayor

Bobby Warren was elected mayor of Jersey Village in May. Check out our Q&A to see what he's been up to and what his priorities are moving forward.

Lambeau's Sports Bar & Grill is now open. (Courtesy Lambeau's Sports Bar & Grill)
Lambeau’s Sports Bar & Grill holds soft opening on Louetta Road

During the soft opening, the eatery will offer full bar service and a limited version of its food menu.

At the Sept. 14 Harris County Commissioners Court meeting, County Administrator David Berry, top left, presents proposed tax rates to commissioners Jack Cagle and Tom Ramsey, Judge Lina Hidalgo, and commissioners Adrian Garcia and Rodney Ellis. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County commissioners propose lower tax rates with split vote

While the proposed tax rate is lower than the current rate, tax payers may actually end up paying more since the values of homes statewide increased this year, according to County Administrator David Berry.

Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough tours the COVID-19 antibody infusion center that opened Aug. 16.
(Courtesy Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough on Facebook)
Federal policy change reduces COVID-19 antibody treatment drugs coming to Montgomery County infusion center

A change in how the federal government distributes the monoclonal antibody treatment means a change for regional antibody centers administering treatments.

Water Tree Cypress One opened in July. (Courtesy Water Tree Cypress One)
Water Tree Cypress One now open in Cy-Fair

The business provides pure alkaline water through filtration systems, solutions, refills and portable options.

Prim Beauty Supply opened Aug. 28. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Prim Beauty Supply now open in Cy-Fair

The Black-owned business offers products for all hair and skin types.

About 62% of Harris County residents ages 12 and older have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Harris County commissioners terminate $11 million Elevate Strategies vaccine outreach contract

“There’s absolutely nothing done here that was in any way deviating from the most adequate protocols, and what is sad … [is] that the COVID response is being politicized." -Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

Shelters around Houston opened to help those affected by Hurricane Nicholas on Sept. 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Shelters open to aid those affected by Hurricane Nicholas

Shelters have been opened by the American Red Cross to help those in need following the storm.