11 things to do in The Woodlands area in November, December

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of November and December


Nov. 11
Attend township event to honor military veterans
The event features a presentation of colors, musical performances, a care package dropoff booth and a keynote speaker. 4:30 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800.
www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Nov. 11-12
22nd Annual Children’s Festival to feature Jack Hanna
This 22nd annual event features the theme “Let’s Get Wild” and includes Jack Hanna and The Berenstain Bears. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Nov. 11), noon-5 p.m. (Nov. 12). $8-$10. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010.
www.woodlandscenter.org





Nov. 14
Go to a police workshop on vehicle security
The Shenandoah Police Department sponsors a resident workshop on avoiding break-ins and theft. 7-9 p.m. Free. Shenandoah Municipal Complex, 29955 I-45 N., Shenandoah. 281-298-5522. www.shenandoahtx.us





Nov. 17
Township holds special meeting to canvass election results
The Woodlands Township hosts a special board of directors meeting to canvass election results. Noon. The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8
Classics Movie Series to present 1980s-'90s films
Bring chairs and blankets to screenings of “Back to the Future” on Nov. 17, “Hook” on Dec. 1 and “The Santa Clause” on Dec. 8.  6:30-8 p.m. Free. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Nov. 19
Wilderness Survival class teaches outdoor skills
Participants in this class learn survival skills, such as water collection, snare construction and how to build a fire.
1-5 p.m. $55-$65. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Nov. 20-22
Township to host dropoff Thanksgiving camp
Children can enjoy games, snacks and movies during Thanksgiving break.
7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Nov. 20-21), 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (Nov. 22). $50 per day. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Nov. 29
Fundraiser at Dosey Doe features karaoke, cocktails
Proceeds from this second annual event benefits Texas Children’s Hospital of The Woodlands Oncology Department. 7 p.m. $80. Dosey Doe Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. 281-367-3774.
www.doseydoe.com





Dec. 7
Senior residents enjoy Dance Club event
Seniors enjoy dancing to live music at this monthly event presented by Interfaith of The Woodlands. 6-9 p.m. Free. South County Community Center, 2235 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-367-1230. www.woodlandsinterfaith.org





Dec. 9-10
Town Green Park hosts walk for human rights
Participants walk to support human rights at this seventh annual event, featuring food, music, educational speakers and entertainment. 10:30 a.m. (Dec. 9), 1 p.m. (Dec. 10). Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.humanrightswalk.org





Nov. 23
Run Thru The Woods on Thanksgiving morning
This 28th annual Thanksgiving morning tradition features 1-mile, 3-mile and 5-mile run options for participants of all ages. Hosted by the YMCA of Greater Houston, top finishers receive cash and awards, and everyone who crosses the finish line receives a medal. 7:45 a.m. $25-$55. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands.
281-681-6730. www.runthruthewoods.org


By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.