WeekHack: What you need to know for the week ahead in Houston

By Briana Zamora-Nipper - Community Associate Producer
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HOUSTON - Take a look at some of the most significant Houston-area events, meetings and stories happening in the week ahead.


2019 World Series: Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals

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After eliminating the New York Yankees with a 6-4 victory Saturday night in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros clinched their spot in the 2019 World Series. The ‘Stros will face off against the Washington Nationals for World Series title beginning with Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 22  at Minute Maid Park.

Click here for the 2019 World Series schedule.

Houston Rockets vs. Milwaukee Bucks

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Eric Gordon #10 of the Houston Rockets plays the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center on November 13, 2018, in Denver, Colorado.

Red nation, gear up for a showdown with the Milwaukee Bucks. The teams will go head-to-head Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Toyota Center.

Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders

Houston Texans fans, break out your jerseys and get ready for a showdown with the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, Oct. 27 at NRG Stadium or on a screen near you.

Government and politics

Early voting starts Monday

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TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 22: Voting booths are setup at the Yuengling center on the campus of University of South Florida as workers prepare to open the doors to early voters on October 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. Florida voters head to the polls…

Early voting for the Nov. 5 general election begins Monday, Oct. 21 and runs through Friday, Nov. 1. During early voting, voters can cast a ballot at any location in their county of registration.

Click here to find early voting locations and hours in Harris County.

HISD hosts district wide meetings to discuss board goals


The Houston Independent School District will host a series of district wide community meetings to discuss the district’s board goals. The district encourages community members to attend the meetings to provide ideas, feedback, and share their thoughts on a variety of topics.

Click here to find the meeting schedule.

Houston’s crime lab opens


Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and several City Council members and state legislators will celebrate the grand opening of Houston’s new crime lab Tuesday, Oct. 22. The new facility downtown will replace the old lab stationed at the Houston Police Department Headquarters. 

Festivals and family fun

Art at Discovery Green

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From kayak rentals to fitness classes, the Discovery Green 2019 programming scheduled is packed to the brim with events, most of which are free.

Art enthusiasts, head downtown this weekend for the fourth annual Art at Discovery Green. Shop for paintings, sculptures, jewelry and crafts to your heart’s content. The festival will feature more than 75 artists from across the country.

Houston Color Factory opens Saturday

Houston Color Factory

Color Factory debuted in San Francisco in 2017, expanded to New York, and will now open up shop in Houston on Saturday, Oct. 26. Add a splash of color to your day with a visit to this Insta-famous art gallery. Each room in the interactive exhibit features a different color found around town. 

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