Monday, Oct. 31 is Halloween. The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office encourages parents to accompany children who are trick or treating and to check the state’s sex offenders database to avoid areas where offenders are known to live.

Early voting continues this week with extended hours. Early voting hours from Oct. 31-Nov. 4 are 7 a.m. to 7 a.m. Find your nearest early voting polling place here.

The Spring ISD board of education will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3. at 16717 Ella Blvd., Houston. Copies of the agenda will be available on the Spring ISD website before the meeting date.

The 7th annual Afternoon Tea event benefiting the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is held from 2:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3. at Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston. The event honors Jim Cain who has recently retired as the Klein ISD superintendent. The guest speaker is Nana Booker of the Booker Lowe Gallery and master of ceremonies is Judge Lincoln Goodwin. Booker speaks on the topic "Singing Colours: The Artwork of the World's Oldest Culture," focusing on Australian Aboriginal artwork, the topic of the current exhibit in the museum's main gallery. $50 (individual). 281-547-8038.