Constable hosts event for injured officer and 5 more things to know this week in Cy-Fair, Dec. 4-8

Two Cy-Fair ISD teams will square off in the regional finals after winning their games this past weekend.

Two Cy-Fair ISD teams will square off in the regional finals after winning their games this past weekend.

Here are some important events to keep note of this week in Cy-Fair.

Two Cy-Fair ISD football teams advance to regional finals
A football team from Cy-Fair ISD is guaranteed to make it to the state semifinals this year. Both Cy-Fair and Langham Creek high schools won their regional semi-final playoff games that took place this weekend and will square off against each other in the regional finals. The game takes place Dec. 9 at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. The winner will claim the Region III title and will advance to the state semifinals.

Dec. 6: Harris County Constable Precinct 4 hosts barbecue for Deputy Justin Gay
The barbecue fundraiser will raise money for Deputy Justin Gay, who was injured in the line of duty in November while attempting to detain a suspect. Groups can order large quantities in bulk. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $10 per meal. The Enchanted Cypress Ballroom, 12603 Louetta Road, Cypress. [email protected].

Dec. 6: Cy-Fair Houston Chamber hosts golf tournament
The event funds the Adam J. Skinner Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. 9 a.m. (registration), 11 a.m. ( start). $1,250 (team of four). BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390.

Dec. 7: Jersey Village gathers public input on gateway signage designs
The meeting will focus on improving gateway, entrance and wayfinding signage of Jersey Village with the help of Clark Condon landscape architecture firm. The meeting will allow citizens to interact with Clark Condon and provide feedback. 7-9 p.m. Free. Jersey Village Civic Center, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100.

Dec. 7: Christmas lights go up at Dewberry Farm
The Brookshire farm is transformed with more than 1 million Christmas lights set to music. 4-11 p.m. (select dates). $24.95 (adults), $19.95 (seniors, military and first responders), free (children up to age 3). Dewberry Farm, 7705 FM 362, Brookshire. 281-934-3276.

Dec. 7-9: Basketball tournament supports scholarships
The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational hosts 24 teams, including the 10 CFISD boys’ varsity teams. Proceeds support scholarships through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Times and locations vary. 281-370-0144.

Dec. 8: Reach Unlimited holds Holiday Extravaganza
The public is invited to join Reach Unlimited clients as they perform holiday songs. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free. Learning Activity Center, 11832 Mueller Cemetery Road, Cypress. 281-213-8132.


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The new clinic opened in the Fairfield area in late August. (Courtesy Houston Methodist)
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