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WeekHack: Early Voting for a Mar 3rd Primary Elections begins, ‘Mardi Gras! Galveston’ continues and some-more Houston happenings


Take a demeanour during some of a many poignant Houston-area events and stories function in a week ahead. This week, we also sprinkled in a integrate inhabitant stories we suspicion we should know about.

What to know

Early voting for state’s Mar 3rd Primary Elections starts Tuesday

(Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Early Voting for a Mar 3rd Primary Elections runs from Tuesday, Feb 18 to Friday, Feb 28. In Harris County, a sum of 52 polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. any day, solely Sunday, Feb 23 when they will open from 1 to 6 p.m. Registered electorate can opinion during any polling location. Individual representation ballots and voting locations during

Town gymnasium assembly for residents impacted by a Spring Branch Explosion set for Monday

Some families replaced by Spring Branch blast devise to sue

Tex Christopher, Billy Bray, and Eric Dick will horde an informational city gymnasium assembly for residents impacted by a Spring Branch Explosion. The assembly will be hold from 5-8 p.m. on Monday during during Chavez Mexican Café, located during 2557 Gessner, Houston, TX 77041

HISD to flog off open voter registration expostulate on Tuesday

The Houston Independent School District will flog off a districtwide voter registration expostulate Tuesday, Feb. 18 as partial of a district’s efforts to learn students about their county duties and a voting process. Pursuant to state law, all HISD high propagandize principals are designated emissary voter registrars and are compulsory to register authorised students by distributing voter registration forms during slightest twice during a propagandize year.

Voter registration cards are accessible on all HISD high propagandize campuses to inspire authorised students to register.

Ninth Democratic presidential primary discuss slated for Wednesday

Democratic presidential possibilities former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., shake hands on theatre Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, before a start of a Democratic presidential primary discuss hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV during Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The ninth Democratic primary discuss of a 2020 presidential choosing cycle is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Las Vegas. The discuss will take place amid early-state voting contests, only after a Iowa caucuses and a New Hampshire primary and days before a Nevada caucuses on Saturday, Feb. 22.

Nevada caucuses are Saturday

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2018 record photo, electorate conduct to a polls during a Enterprise Library in Las Vegas. Nevadas Democratic Party has announced new paper-based balloting for a early opinion starting Saturday as it scrambles to reconfigure skeleton and equivocate tech problems and stating delays that mired Iowas first-in-the-nation caucuses. The jubilee dumped a strange devise to have people expel early congress votes with an app downloaded on iPads. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz) (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

With a caucuses on Saturday, Feb. 22, Nevada is slated as a third state to expel votes on a Democratic presidential field. Because Nevada faces many of a organizational hurdles Iowa struggled with while also charity early voting, an total complication, there is flourishing regard that a Nevada caucuses could knowledge some of a disharmony that ensnared a Iowa vote.

More than 2,000 route riders will strike a trails forward of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Ahead of a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, some-more than 2,000 route riders will saddle adult and strike a trails this weekend. They’ll trek opposite Texas, roving a total 1,300 miles on horseback and car to kickoff rodeo deteriorate in Houston.

Houston Roughnecks will play first-ever divided game

The Houston Roughnecks kick a Los Angeles Wildcats, 37-17, Saturday in their initial XFL League game. (KPRC)

The Houston Roughnecks will play their first-ever divided diversion opposite a Tampa Bay Vipers during Raymong James track on Saturday, Feb. 22. The Houston Roughnecks are one of 8 teams in a XFL, a football joining owned by WWE owner and Chairman Vince McMahon. The league, that McMahon has pronounced will “reimagine” a game, began personification in Feb 2020.

Things to do

National Museum of Funeral History will vaunt new George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit on President’s Day 2020

Former President George H.W. Bush (George Bush Library and Museum)

The National Museum of Funeral History will vaunt a newest exhibit, a George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit, Honoring a 41st President of a United States, on President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 17.

Celebrate Presidents Day with a revisit to Houston’s ‘Mount Rush Hour’

Houston’s ‘Mount Rush Hour’ (Jill B. Jarvis)

Each year, a republic celebrates Presidents Day on a third Monday in February. If you’re acid for a singular approach to celebrate, we advise creation a trek down to Houston’s “Mount Rush Hour,” aka American Statesmanship Park. What’s some-more presidential than large 18-foot-busts of Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington?

These are a “Mardi Gras! Galveston” parades function this weekend

Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019 (Courtesy of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019)

The 109th annual jubilee holding place on Galveston’s Historic Strand District and on Seawall Boulevard is headed into weekend two. That means 3 some-more days packaged with festivities and parades including a train parade, a glow lorry march and a kids parade. Click here to peruse a full list of events.