Learn about Klein ISD board of trustee candidates
Ahead of the Nov. 5 election, Community Impact Newspaper will host a candidate forum Oct. 3, during which the public can learn more about each of the candidates running for positions on the Klein ISD board of trustees.
While incumbent Cathy M. Arellano is running unopposed for Position 6, five candidates are running for Position 7, previously held by Rick Mann.
Candidates running for Position 7 include Mary J. Crosby, Rob Ellis, Maria Hartmann, Rebekah Schlichting and James Wang. The event will be moderated by Kim Giannetti, general manager of Community Impact Newspaper’s Spring and Klein edition. 6-8 p.m. Free. Klein ISD Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920, Klein. 832-249-4000. www.kisd.us/botelection
Enjoy the outdoors
Harris County Precinct 4 will host an Art of the Preserve event Thursday afternoon, followed by a Family Game Night on Friday and a Flower Education class on Saturday. Reservations for all events can be made in advance online. Thu. 2 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Drive, Houston. 713-274-4299. www.hcp4.net/parks/kmp
Tour Spring Fire Department’s newest station
Spring Fire Department invites the public to celebrate the grand opening of Station No. 74 on Oct. 5. The celebration will include fire station tours; food; family-friendly activities; and special guests U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, and NewsRadio 740 KTRH’s Jimmy Barrett, SFD Communications Director Tracee Evans said. Cake and drinks will be provided courtesy of H-E-B, and ice cream will be provided by Blue Bell. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Spring Fire Station No. 74, 24030 Old Aldine Westfield Road, Spring. 281-355-1266. www.springfd.org
Sip wine, view art in Old Town Spring
Old Town Spring hosts the Fall Texas Wine and Art Festival, during which attendees can taste wines from around the state, view art by Texas artists and shop at more than 150 local shops. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $25-$35. Old Town Spring, 403 Main St., Spring. 281-682-1403. www.txwineandart.com
Watch a movie, learn about special needs
The Butler House hosts the fourth annual Special Needs Outdoor Movie Night & Resource Fair, during which attendees can watch a family-friendly movie and enjoy popcorn, face painting and balloon art. Local special needs resource organizations will also be on-site to give families information. 6-9 p.m. Free. The Butler House, 23931 Gosling Rd., Spring. 281-651-2185. www.thebutlerhouse.net
Register to vote
Residents planning to vote in the Nov. 6 election must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election date. A completed and signed application is required to register to vote. To obtain an application, residents can visit any Harris County Tax Office or other government office or download one online. 713-274-8683. www.harrisvotes.com