4 things Spring and Klein residents need to know the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Early voting continues through Friday, Nov. 4 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. each day. Election Day is Nov. 8.

Early voting continues through Friday, Nov. 4 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. each day. Election Day is Nov. 8.

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. www.pearlmfa.org
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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