Holiday Market and 5 more things to know in Cy-Fair this week, Dec. 11-15

Here are 12 ways to get into the holiday spirit around the Greater Houston area this holiday season.

Here are 12 ways to get into the holiday spirit around the Greater Houston area this holiday season.

Here's what you should know in Cy-Fair this week:

Dec. 11: Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees conducts regular meeting
The board will recognize student achievements, hear public comments and discuss reports. 6 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-897-4077.

Dec. 12: Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce holds networking breakfast
The networking breakfast features local vendors selling their products as well as the opportunity to discuss business with local entities over food. 8-9:30 a.m. $25 (members), $35 for non-members. Copperfield Church, 8350 Hwy. 6, Houston. 281-373-1390.

Dec. 12: Jaxton’s Bistro celebrates an early Christmas with wine
Wines, meals and Tesla vehicles from California will be featured. Jazz artist Lloyd Hughes will play Christmas classics during the dinner, and 10 percent of the profits will go to the California Fire Foundation. 6:30 p.m. $79.95. Jaxton’s Bistro, 9955 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 104, Cypress. 832-653-2297.

Dec. 12: Lone Star College hosts STEM literacy program for children
Children ages 5-12 can explore literacy activities and challenges designed to get kids interested in science and engineering. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-290-3200.

Dec. 14: Cy-Fair High School’s choir puts on holiday concert
The high school’s choir will sing holiday songs for the community. 7 p.m. Free. Lakewood United Methodist Church, 11330 Louetta Road, Houston. 713-416-7322.

Dec. 14: Local family to receive restored vehicle
During the Holidays 2017 Drive and Thrive, a family will be given the keys of a fully restored 2013 Chevrolet Impala, courtesy of Elite Auto Experts and Cypress Assistance Ministries. Elite Auto Experts, 17130 FM 529, Houston. 281-856-8484.


Cliff Woodward (center), co-founder of Cypress Creek Emergency Medical Services, hands the keys of CCEMS’ first ambulance to early CCEMS paramedic Richard Beasley (left) in 1975. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
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The sandwich chain offers hot subs, cold subs with fresh-cut deli meat, wraps and salads. (Courtesy Jersey Mike's Subs)
Jersey Mike’s Subs opening soon on Barker Cypress Road

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At a Sept. 11 practice, Houston Girls Hockey Association teams took the ice to prepare for their first games the weekend of Sept. 17. (Courtesy Houston Girls Hockey Association)
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Texas-wide public charter school system Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option for eligible students. (Courtesy Harmony Public Schools)
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The Barn at Frio Grill has food, drinks and live music. (Courtesy The Barn at Frio Grill)
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Construction has begun on Elementary School No. 57. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
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Lambeau's Sports Bar & Grill is now open. (Courtesy Lambeau's Sports Bar & Grill)
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