5 things to know in Cy-Fair this week, July 17-23

Legislators are back at the Capitol this week for the special session.

Legislators are back at the Capitol this week for the special session.

Jersey Village City Council holds public hearings, regular meeting July 17

Setting a date for the public hearing of the Crime Control and Prevention’s budget, the budget for the fiscal year and comments and questions from citizens are on the agenda for the latest meeting. Free. 6-7 p.m. 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100. www.ci.jersey-village.tx.us

Chamber of Commerce Luncheon covers education legislation July 18

Curtis Culwell, a consultant at Moak, Casey & Associates, speaks about education concerns for the upcoming special legislative special session. Registration required. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30-$35. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com 

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session to start July 18

State lawmakers will meet for a 30-day special session to address bills which failed to pass during the regular 85th session. Sunset legislation, the “bathroom bill,” abortion, school finance, property taxes and mail-in ballot fraud are all set to be discussed. www.capitol.state.tx.us

Local food drive benefits Target Hunger July 20

Sundance Memory Care hosts a fundraiser with pizza and homemade Italian soda from Giannina’s Pizza and Catering. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free (guests can give donations). Sundance Memory Care, 9051 Greenhouse Road, Cypress. www.cyfairchamber.com

Meet the Community Impact Newspaper team at Hot off the Press July 21

Join the Community Impact Newspaper Cy-Fair team for the first Hot off the Press event. Meet the newspaper staff and share story ideas. 4-6 p.m. Free. Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.  281-469-6181. www.facebook.com/events/2017377241840085