EVENTS: Vacation Bible School, golf tournaments and more planned in Cy-Fair this month

Cy-Fair ISD graduations take place at the Berry Center each year.

Cy-Fair ISD graduations take place at the Berry Center each year.

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of May and June.

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May 24: Attend a Red Nose Day baseball fundraiser

The event features a home run derby, and admission includes a hot dog, chips and a drink. Proceeds support Red Nose Day, a cause working to end child poverty. 3-7 p.m. $10. Fairfield Athletic Center, 16055 Mason Road, Cypress.

Cy-Fair ISD Graduations

Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress

May 30
Windfern High School, 4-6 p.m.
Cypress Woods High School, 8-10 p.m.

May 31
Jersey Village High School, 4-6 p.m.
Langham Creek High School, 8-10 p.m.

June 1
Cy-Fair High School, noon-2 p.m.
Cypress Creek High School, 4-6 p.m.
Cypress Falls High School, 8-10 p.m.

June 2
Cypress Lakes High School, 8-10 a.m.
Cypress Ranch High School, noon-2 p.m.
Cypress Ridge High School, 4-6 p.m.

Cypress Springs High School, 8-10 p.m.

May 28: Note closures on Memorial Day weekend

Local government offices and CFISD will be closed on Memorial Day. Find holiday events, weekend lane closures and additional Memorial Day content at

May 30, June 13 and 27: Stop by for a pint night at Murdoch’s Backyard Pub

Guests meet brewers from Eureka Heights, Town in City and Brazos Valley Brewing at various events and get a free pint glass with the purchase of a draft beer. 6 p.m. Free (admission). 18541 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 281-516-9753.

June 3: Celebrate Mexican culture at the Festival de Mariachi

Attendees can listen to live mariachi music while browsing booths at Traders Village, the largest open-air market in Houston. Noon-4 p.m. Free (parking is $4). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500.

June 4-7: Try out to play for the Dynamos Soccer Club

Children born between 2000 and 2005 can try out. Participants should bring water, shin guards, cleats and a ball. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Dyess Soccer Fields, 16822 Kitzman Road, Cypress. 713-304-5060.

June 6: Train to survive an active shooting

The CFISD Police Department hosts a course for members of the community who wish to learn tactics essential to safety in public places such as restaurants, churches and theaters. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 832-237-2373.

June 5-7: Visit the RRR Leadership Conference in CFISD

The district hosts the Rigor, Relevance, Relationships Leadership Conference for educators in the region. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tue.-Wed.), 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (Thu.). $499. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-897-4000.

June 9: Learn Bollywood-inspired moves at dance class

The Omkara Dance Academy hosts a night of dance featuring songs from famous Bollywood films and other songs from Indian culture. Free. Houston Yoga Ayurvedic Wellness Center, 13602 Kluge Road, Cypress. 619-621-1848.

June 11: Play golf for local charities

The Backyard Grill hosts its tournament benefiting Cy-Hope and the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Admission includes range balls, goody bags, lunch and dinner. 10:30 a.m. $150 (individual golfer). Jersey Meadow Golf Course, 8502 Rio Grande St., Jersey Village. 281-897-9200.

June 18: Jersey Village City Council hosts public hearing

The regular meeting includes a joint public hearing with city council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to rezone a lot on Jones Road. 7 p.m. Free. Jersey Village Civic Center, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100.

Attend a local Vacation Bible School event

Churches host weeklong events featuring singing, games, crafts and snacks.

Foundry Church
June 11-15: 8350 Jones Road, Houston
June 18-22: 10203 Fry Road, Cypress 9 a.m.-noon. $20 (per child, per week).

The MET Church
June 11-15: 13000 Jones Road, Houston
June 18-22: 9690 Fry Road, Cypress 9 a.m.-noon. Free.

St. John Lutheran Church
June 18-22: 15235 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress
8:30 a.m.-noon. $25.

June 16: Compete in a fishing tournament in Galveston

The Saltwater Rodeo raises funds for the Cypress Buyers Association to support Future Farmers of America groups. 6 a.m.-4 p.m. $40 (before May 25), $50 (after May 25), $10 (age 14 and younger). Galveston Bay area.

See a live play at a local theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

“The Fantasticks”
Dates: May 25-26 (8 p.m.), May 27 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $15-$18

“Victor Victoria”
Dates: June 15-16 (8 p.m.)
Cost: $15-$18

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

“A Few Good Men”
Dates: June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 (7:30 p.m.), June 10, 17, 24, July 1 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $19-$25

Celebrate new business rIbbon cuttings

The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cuttings to welcome new businesses throughout May and June. 281-373-1390.

21 Sub-Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt, 28920 Hwy. 290, Ste. H-11, Cypress
24 Fish & Chicks, 7955 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 200, Cypress
31 TAG Waterproofing & Masonry Restoration, 17407 South Drive, Cypress

11 Regions Bank, 15702 Kingfield Drive, Houston
14 J.A. Greene Construction Services LLC, 11960 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 100, Cypress

By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.