Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of August.

Aug. 1-Sept. 3
Local restaurants participate in Houston Restaurant Weeks
There are two restaurants in the Lake Houston area that are participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks, which is an annual monthlong fundraiser in which local restaurants feature special menus and donate a portion of each meal sold to the Houston Food Bank.
Chez Nous French Restaurant
217 S. Avenue G, Humble
The Union Kitchen
23918 Hwy. 59, Kingwood

Aug. 10
Watch a movie under the moon at Kings Harbor
Residents can watch the movie “Coco” on a 32-foot-wide screen at Kings Harbor. This is the third and final edition of a summer series hosted by Kings Harbor. 8:30 p.m. Free. Kings Harbor, 1660 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood.

Aug. 11
Learn about the daily activities of early settlers
Visitors can sample homemade ice cream, play old-fashioned games and watch some of the daily activities of early Texas settlers. 1-3 p.m. Free. Jesse H. Jones Park, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble. 281-446-8588.

Aug. 16-18
Buy supplies at a
back-to-school market

Consignment retailer Just Between Friends hosts a back-to-school sale featuring childrens’ clothes and accessories at discounted prices. Free. Times vary. The Gym, 2325 Atascocita Road, Humble. 281-224-6467.

Aug. 25
Vote in the $2.5B Harris County bond election

Residents have the opportunity to cast their ballots in an election that could fund flood mitigation projects in Harris County. If approved, most homeowners would experience an increase in property taxes. 713-684-4107.