19 events and dates to note in Cy-Fair, March 22-April 26

Sample wine, bites at the annual Wine Fair Cy-Fair

Sample wine, bites at the annual Wine Fair Cy-Fair

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in March and April

March 22

Support a local nonprofit at a golf tournament

Admission includes green fees, lunch and dinner. Funds support the Foundation for Autism Care, Education and Services. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $150. Houston National Golf Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston. www.facesautism.org

March 23

Attend casino night with Cy-Fair’s Rotary Club

Admission includes dinner from Carl’s BBQ, casino games and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit service projects through The Rotary Club of Cypress-Fairbanks. 7-11 p.m. $50. Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 11507 Huffmeister Road, Houston. www.rotarycypressfairbanks.org

March 29

See Francesca Battistelli in concert at TheMET Church

Christian musician Francesca Battistelli makes a stop on The Own It Tour, featuring performances from Stars Go Dim and Ellie Limebear. 7 p.m. $25-$75. TheMET Church, 13000 Jones Road, Houston. 281-890-1900.

March 30

Sample wine, bites at the annual Wine Fair Cy-Fair

The event features 35 wine-tasting stations, live music, beer and food. Local nonprofit Reach Unlimited receives $5 from each ticket. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $40. Cypress Village Station, 25282 Hwy. 290, Cypress. www.winecyfair.com

March 30

Support nonprofit Shield Bearer at annual 5K

The Running for Hearts 5K features a trail run, a one-mile walk and food. 7-11 a.m. $25 (adults), $10 (children younger than 14). Windwood Presbyterian Church, 10555 Spring Cypress Road, Houston. 281-894-7222. www.shieldbearer.org/5k

March 30-31

Shop a high school band’s spring craft show

Proceeds from food, raffle prizes and shopping vendors benefit Cy-Fair High School’s band and color guard. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.). Free. CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress. www.cyfairband.org

March 31

Bring the family to the Butterfly Family Festival

A live butterfly release, a barbecue lunch, an egg hunt and a train is planned for the Butterfly Family Festival, which funds scholarships for Chrysalis Christian Preschool students. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Messiah Lutheran Church, 11522 Telge Road, Cypress. www.messiahlc.org

April 4

Take part in annual charity golf tournament

The Bridge the Gap Syngap Education and Research Foundation hosts its third annual golf tournament. 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. $200 (individual), $650 (team of four). BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. www.bridgesyngap.org

April 4

Register to vote in May 4 elections by the deadline

April 4 is the deadline for Harris County residents to register to vote in May elections. Visit any Harris County Tax Office location to submit completed forms or download and print an application online. 713-274-8683.

April 4-6

Shop the Just Between Friends consignment sale

Shoppers can buy and sell gently used baby equipment, children’s clothing, maternity clothing and toys. 10 a.m.-
8 p.m. Free (admission). Louetta Automotive Sports Complex, 17120 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-224-6467. www.facebook.com/jbfcypress

April 5

Drink local beer, create custom art at workshop

Board & Brush is partnering with 11 Below Brewing for “Friday Night Flights,” an event featuring a DIY wooden decor project and a flight of four beers. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $65. Board & Brush, 13215 Grant Road, Ste. 700, Cypress. 281-995-3108. www.boardandbrush.com/cypress

April 6

Learn about finances at the Houston Money Week

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s local chapter hosts workshops on debt management, credit repair, retirement planning and budgeting. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Richard & Meg Weekley Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress. http://moneyweekincypress.eventbrite.com

April 7

Get informed about Cy-Fair’s preschool options

The NW Preschool Preview features information on local preschools, a book fair, a photo booth, a dance party and balloon animals. 2-4 p.m. Free. Cypress Christian School, 11123 Cypress N. Houston Road, Cypress. 281-469-7745.

April 10

Participate in Cy-Hope’s annual Clay Shoot

Registration includes 100 clays, ammo and lunch for a team of four. Proceeds benefit programming at Cy-Hope. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $800 (team of four). Westside Sporting Grounds, 10120 Pattison Road, Katy. 713-466-4673. www.cy-hope.org

April 13

Celebrate Easter at Bayou City Fellowship

The Easter Eggstravaganza features train rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, crafts and games. Toddlers through elementary-age children are encouraged to bring an Easter basket for an egg hunt. 4-6 p.m. Free. Bayou City Fellowship, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. www.bayoucityfellowship.com

April 15

Attend a Jersey Village City Council meeting

After approving design plans for a new convention center at the Jersey Meadow Golf Course in February, the council could look to send the project out for construction bids. 7 p.m. Free. Jersey Village City Hall, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100. www.jerseyvillage.info

April 26

Play golf for the Charlotte Hope Foundation

Registration includes 18 holes, a golf cart, balls, lunch, a raffle, dinner and awards. Proceeds will purchase CuddleCots for local hospitals. Noon. $100 (individual), $360 (team of four). Longwood Golf Club, 13300 Longwood Trace Drive, Cypress.www.charlottehopefoundation.org

See a play at a local theater

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

“Beehive: The 60s Musical”
Dates: April 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 (7:30 p.m.); April 7, 14, 28 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $17 (students), $25 (seniors and veterans), $28 (adults)

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

“Comic Potential”
Dates: April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
(8 p.m.); April 28 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $18 (students, seniors and veterans), $21 (adults)

By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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