6 things to do in Cy-Fair this weekend, March 17-19

Christ the Redeemer hosts fish fry dinners every Friday during Lent.

Christ the Redeemer hosts fish fry dinners every Friday during Lent.

March 17: Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church’s Knights of Columbus host a fish fry every Friday during Lent. Dine-in and take-out options are available. Meals include a choice of baked fish, fried fish or shrimp and are served with three sides, a drink and dessert. 4:30-7:30 p.m. $5 (children), $8 (adults). Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 11507 Huffmeister Road, Houston. 281-469-5533. www.ctrcc.com

March 17-April 9: “The Producers

Presented by Stageworks Theatre, the Broadway musical comedy by Mel Brooks has received a record 12 Tony Awards. The movie version of this show is rated PG-13 for strong language, sexual innuendo and adult themes. 7:30 p.m. (Fridays and Saturdays), 3 p.m. (Sundays). $17 (students), $24 (seniors), $28 (adults). The Garza Mainstage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org/the-producers

March 17-18: St. Patrick’s Day at Mo’s Irish Pub

The local pub will have food and drink specials and Irish dancers throughout the weekend. Curtis Skelton, Funk Monkeyz and Sol Flair perform Friday, and ThunderPants will perform Saturday. 3 p.m. (first performance Friday). Free (admission). Mo’s Irish Pub, 14102 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 281-213-2989. www.mosirishpub.com/cypress

March 18: St. Patty’s Pub Crawl

Participants will stop at Henry Hudson’s Pub, Brewskis, Mac’s Sportsbar, The Shack Burger Resort, Bedrock Tavern, The Thirsty Texan, Shamrocks Pub and Fletchers. Tickets include transportation, a backpack, cup, wristband, koozie and flashing pin for drink specials. 2-9 p.m. $12-30. Henry Hudson’s Pub, 13300 FM 1960, Houston. www.htxpubcrawls.com

March 20: Subsea Tieback Foundation Golf Tournament

The 11th annual event will raise funds for the Subsea Tieback Foundation, an organization working to inform, educate and introduce careers in the oil and gas industry. 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $225 (individual player), $900 (four-man team). Blackhorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress.

March 20: TroubleShooters Immunization Program

Harris Health System sets out to increase the percentage of fully immunized children by hosting events in non-traditional venues. Parents should bring shot records. Nurses follow up as needed. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 713-873-8687. www.berrycenter.net
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.


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