5 things to know in Cy-Fair this week, May 1-7

The Cy-Fair Warriors Rugby team practices three days a week at Arnold Middle School.

The Cy-Fair Warriors Rugby team practices three days a week at Arnold Middle School.

National Small Business Week runs through May 6


Check favorite local retail and dining spots for specials throughout the week. For those interested in learning more about starting a small business in Cy-Fair, visit Karen Sharp at the Small Business Development Center.

STAAR testing kicks off again today, May 1


After the first round of testing in March, STAAR exams are back for the first two weeks of May. Check out our guide with everything you need to know about the exams, including a schedule and tips for parents to help their child succeed.

Fairfield Town Center celebrates a grand opening May 6


This Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Fairfield Town Center retail and dining site will celebrate a grand opening at 28644 Hwy. 290, Cypress. The celebration includes bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth and food trucks. The event is free and will feature several giveaways collectively worth $10,000.

Election Day is May 6 in Jersey Village


Candidates C.J. Harper and Bobby Warren wrap up their campaigns this week for Jersey Village City Council Place 3. For more information, check out our Q&As with each candidate. Community Impact Newspaper will be covering election results live on Saturday.

CyFair Warriors Rugby team goes to state championships May 6-7


The team ended the regular season with a record of 9-1. This weekend, the high schoolers will travel to the Austin Huns Rugby Complex at 4107 Nixon Lane, Austin, to compete for the state title Saturday at 11 a.m. Live streaming begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
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By Danica Smithwick

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers public education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development, nonprofits and more in the Cy-Fair community.


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