Chili cookoff, wine fair among events in Cy-Fair
The following events are taking place in Cy-Fair this week:
'39 Steps': This play adaptation of John Buchan's novel and Alfred Hitchcock's film shows in a 3 p.m. matinee at the Houston Family Arts Center's Garza Mainstage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. The play features an Englishman who attempts to shut down the evil designs of a spy ring. 281-685-6374 or www.houstonfac.com.
Fairbanks Earth Day: Lone Star College-Fairbanks students will celebrate Earth Day with the annual student poster contest, a garden art contest and community garden plant giveaway. The all-day event will be held in Fairbanks Center lobby at LSC-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 832-782-5063 or email@example.com.
Books Without Borders: This book club will discuss Anne Fadiman's “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,” a National Book Critics Circle Award nonfiction winner, 1 p.m. at the Cy-Fair College Branch Library, 9191 Barker-Cypress Road, Cypress.
Messina Hof Wine Dinner: Executive Chef James Nakayama and his staff will serve a Texas regional menu with the Texas wines of Messina Hof Winery 6:30 p.m. at Northwest Forest Conference Center, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. Seating is limited and requires reservations. $60 per person. 281-256-3548, 281-256-4249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Exploration Workshop: The University of Houston-Clear Lake will be holding a career exploration workshop 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at UHCL Student Services and Classroom Building, Room 3103 and 3109, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. $200 per person for general admission, with discounts to UHCL students, alumni and community friends. 281-283-2529.
Book Fair: The book fair continues 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for its last day at Cypress Christian, 11123 Cypress North Houston Road, Houston, in the elementary library. Books for all ages are available. 281-469-8829.
Film and Speaker Series: Watch a 2011 film adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus” 7 p.m. in the student services classroom building, lecture hall at the University of Houston –Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. $3.75 per person, free if with UH-Clear Lake ID. 281-283-2560 or email@example.com.
Towne LakeAPalooza: The whole family is invited to an afternoon of fun noon-5 p.m. at Towne Lake Welcome Center, 18915 San Saba Creek Circle, Cypress. Enjoy water ski shows, water exhibitions, unique food vendors, paddle board and kayak lessons, games and much more. 281-256-2772 or www.townelaketexas.com.
Acid Reflux Seminar: Learn how the new TIF Incisionless Surgery may help cure chronic heartburn or acid reflux from general surgeon Bradley Waggoner 7-8 p.m. at North Cypress Conference Center, North Cypress Medical Center, 21214 Northwest Freeway, Cypress. Free and open to the public. 832-912-3734 or visit www.NCMC-hospital.com.
The Priests: Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan and David Delargy are known as The Priests, a classical music group who will perform 8 p.m. at The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850 or www.cypresscreekface.org.
Movie Night: Watch a film, projected and in full surround sound, 4-6 p.m. at the Northwest Branch Library, 11355 Regency Green Drive, Cypress. Rated PG-13 or less. Call 281-890-2665 for title and rating information.
An Evening With...: Join David Jeremiah in an evening of worship with recording artist Charles Billingsley, pianist Ian Oakley and the Turning Point worship team. For tickets and event information, visit www.davidjeremiah.com or call 877-998-0222.
Women's Expo: Individuals can browse more than 70 local businesses at the third annual Cy-Fair Women's Expo 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sterling Country Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston. Free. www.cyfen.org.
'Phantom of the Opera': This is opening night of the original Broadway adaptation by Andrew Lloyd Weber presented by the Lone Star College-CyFair theater department 7:30 p.m. at LSC-CyFair Center for the Arts, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. $15 general and $10 for seniors. Running time 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Living Well in Cy-Fair: The Living Well in Cy-Fair Expo promotes the health and welfare of the community though a variety of free health screenings, information and other resources 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, at 13031 Wortham Center Drive, Houston. Attendees can register for screenings at www.healthsouthcypress.com or call 832-392-3862.
Houston Pod Chili Cookoff: This two-day event, which attracts chili cooks from across the country, begins 10 a.m. at Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Road, Houston. Admission is free, and parking is $3. Portions of the proceeds benefit the Purple Songs Can Fly and CASI scholarship program. For more information, call 281-890-5500.
Wine Fair Cy-Fair: Attendees can sip from more than 100 selections of wine and craft beer, chow down on food from local restaurants, and enjoy live music 5-8:30 p.m. at the Cypress Village Station at Highway 290 and Skinner Road, Cypress. $25 general admission or $45 for VIP in the premium wine lounge. www.winecyfair.com.
Music Memory Contest: Elementary schools from CFISD will bring teams of seven students from grades four and five to compete 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. Selections include Vivaldi, Beethoven and Rossini. 281-897-4000.