Voter registration ends and 5 more things Cy-Fair residents should know this week, Feb. 5-9

A student holds up ribbons beside a turkey.

A student holds up ribbons beside a turkey.

Here's what you need to know to start your week in Cy-Fair:


Feb. 5: Voter registration ends for March primary elections


Today is the deadline to register to vote in the March election in Harris County. Click here for more information. www.harrisvotes.com





Feb. 5: Public meeting to discuss Texas Central's high-speed rail project


The Federal Railroad Administration holds a meeting open to the public to answer questions about the project. 6-10 p.m. Free. Woodard Elementary School, 17501 Cypress North Houston Road, Cypress. Submit comments here: www.fra.dot.gov/Page/P0779





Feb. 7: Local history with Cypress Top’s Jay Gavitt


Lone Star College-CyFair hosts a variety of Learning, Inspiration, Friendship and Enrichment programs throughout the month of February. The first event features local history with Jay Gavitt discussing famous families the Whitfields and the Solomans for Black History Month. 10-11 a.m. Free. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress, Cypress. 281-290-3944. www.lonestar.edu





Feb. 8: College Planning workshop helps students figure out the process


Students and parents learn how to navigate financial aid, identify which school is right for them and how to fund college. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. The Offices of Spring Cypress, 11603 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball. 713-554-4882. www.planning4college.eventbrite.com





Feb. 8-10: Cy-Fair ISD Livestock Show and Sale judges cattle and more


The show features a freezer sale, a silent auction, a live auction and scheduled judging of a variety of livestock including goats, cows and pigs. The sale will take place on Saturday, and the judging on the first two days. 6 a.m.- 8 p.m. Free. CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress. www.sites.google.com/cfisd.net/cfisd-lsa/livestock-show-info/2018-livestock-show





Feb. 9: Shield Bearer holds marriage building activities for National Marriage week


The nonprofit hosts workshops for married couples. This week’s session is a marriage edition of their Hope After Harvey workshop series. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Shield Bearer, 12340 Jones Road, Ste. 290, Houston. 281-894-7222. www.shieldbearer.org




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