Oct. 23: Early voting underway in Harris County
Voters in Harris County can participate in early voting at any polling location throughout the county. Cy-Fair residents vote for local school board candidates as well as on several state Constitutional amendments. Polls are open through Nov. 3 at the following times.
Oct. 23-27: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 28: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Oct. 29: 1-6 p.m.
Oct. 30-Nov. 3: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Oct. 24: Harris County Commissioners Court meets to discuss flood control and more
Commissioners will discuss engineering and inspection for district-wide projects and consider extending the local State of Disaster Declaration to Jan. 9, 2018. 10 a.m. Commissioners Court, 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston. www.harriscountytx.gov
Oct. 26: Lone Star College-CyFair hosts a discussion on classroom competency
As a part of the Teacher Education Series, this session will discuss cultural competency in classrooms as well as the essentials of teaching diverse classrooms. Lone Star College professors Jennifer Baek and Janine Groth will host the event. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-290-3944. www.lonestar.edu
Oct. 26: FedEx Ground opens new distribution hub
FedEx Corp. celebrates the grand opening of its new 800,000-square-foot ground facility at 8787 W. Grand Parkway N., Cypress. During the next two years, the second phase of the project will expand the distribution center to more than 1.1 million square feet and employ 2,200 people while processing about 500,000 packages daily. FedEx Ground Houston Hub, 8787 W Grand Pkwy N., Cypress. 512-744-3420. www.fedex.com
Oct. 27: The Goddard School hosts a trunk-or-treat.
Children are encouraged to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating out of decorated trunks at this event featuring face painting and trunk and pumpkin decoration contests. 4-9 p.m. Free. The Goddard School, 9739 Wortham Blvd., Houston. 281-819-6750. www.thegoddardschool.com
Oct. 27: Inspiring Hands hosts musical fundraiser
Inspiring Hands, a nonprofit for special needs children, hosts a fundraising event featuring Eagles tribute band Already Gone, a costume contest, dinner, open bar, dancing and auction items. 6-11 p.m. $100 (per person). Sterling Country Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston. 832-953-5354. www.inspiringhands.org/events/CT17