It's time for family fun with Cy-Fest and Fire Fest Saturday Oct. 10

Published on: October 02, 2009

Join Lone Star College-CyFair for free food, festivities and family fun to celebrate the fifth annual Cy-Fest community event set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 on the Barker Cypress campus at West Road.

“Cy-Fest is a labor of love that brings our staff, faculty, students and community members together,” said Michelle Tran, college relations director. “The energy and enthusiasm of all involved in this event is a reflection of our community as a whole - the commitment we all have to making Cy-Fair a wonderful place to live, work and raise our families.”

There will be refreshments and among the activities are mechanical surfboard, pony carrousel, duck races, moonwalks, mid-way games, face painting, hayride, train ride, petting zoo, children’s and teen’s crafts, a math activity shop, laser tag and more. All food and activities are while supplies last.

“Radio Disney will be returning to Cy-Fest to help celebrate its 5-year anniversary and we have added even more activities for you to enjoy such as the Volcano rock wall, Amazon Extreme – moonwalk obstacle course and a toddler zone,” said Tran.

In addition, community members can receive information on area non-profit organizations, visit the Bosque gallery’s art exhibition and learn about the college’s continuing education courses, the Academy for Lifelong Learners, study abroad as well as many workforce and academic certificate programs. 

The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department will also hold Fire Fest (at Station 11 located on West Road adjacent to LSC-CyFair) with demonstrations of vehicle extrication rescues, vehicle fire extinguishment, canine search and rescue; Life Flight Helicopter, ladder trucks, photos with firefighters and fire prevention characters, interactive activities, a ride on an antique fire truck and more.

The 2009 Cy-Fest event sponsors are Authentic Promotions, Cy-Fair Magazine, Cy-Fair Urgent Care Center, Joel W. Muller with State Farm Insurance, Kids Directory, Lakeview Lofts, Leader Newspaper, Living Magazine, Lone Star College-CyFair Friends of the Library, LSC- Student Activities, LSC- Society of the Arts, Prairie View A&M University, Signtex Imaging, Texas Emergency Care Center, Texas Roadhouse, The Lakes at Cypresswood, The Sun Papers, Towne Lake - A Caldwell Community and University of Houston – Downtown.

For information, contact Michelle Tran at 281-290-3944 or go to LoneStar.edu/cyfest.