6 things to do in Cy-Fair this weekend and upcoming week, March 3-5

Sam Houston Race Park hosts camel and ostrich races Friday.

Sam Houston Race Park hosts camel and ostrich races Friday.

March 3: Camel and Ostrich races


Sam Houston Race Park hosts camel and ostrich races with 50 cent beer and $1.50 wine specials. 5:30 p.m. (gates open), 7 p.m. (racing begins). $7 (general admission). Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W., Houston. 281-807-8700. www.shrp.com/events 

March 3-4: West Houston Quilter’s Guild 2017 Quilt Show


More than 200 quilts made by members of the guild will be on display. Hourly door prizes, a silent auction, dozens of vendors and the Best of Show winning quilt will also be on site. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Friday and Saturday). $10 (adults), Free (children 6 and under). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 713-816-9373. www.whqg.org/quilt-show

March 4: Project Prom garage sale


Langham Creek High School’s Project Prom organization aims to raise funds for the after-prom alternative to private parties. All proceeds benefit students, and the sale operates under an “everything must go” directive. 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free (admission). Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 16710 FM 529, Houston. http://lchsprojectprom.com

March 4: Project Prom crawfish boil


The event includes live music, bounce houses, face painting, burgers and snow cones. Proceeds go to Cy-Fair Project Prom. Adults can bring their own alcohol. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25 (three pounds of crawfish). The Cup Coffee and Cone, 13132 Kathy Lane, Cypress. www.cyfairprojectprom.com

March 7: First Responders Appreciation Day


Nonprofit Reach Unlimited teams up with local business Louetta Automotive to show appreciation to first responders with a cookout event and games. The event is open to the public and is free to attend. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Louetta Automotive, 14031 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-536-0009

March 7: Wellness of the Water with Pure Barre


The wellness event is a free workout led by Pure Barre instructors. Participants should bring a towel and bottle of water. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. The Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 713-690-0000. http://boardwalktl.com
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.