Your guide for events, meetings and more taking place in the Lake Houston area in March and April.
Attend a plant sale
Mercer Botanic Gardens hosts a plant sale, where it will offer a large selection of plants as well as experts from local organizations to provide gardening ideas and information. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 16
22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble. 713-274-4160. www.hcp4.net
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Attend Houston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade
The Houston St. Patrick’s Parade Commission hosts the 60th annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade. A final parade route was not announced before press time. Free. Noon. Downtown Houston.
Celebrate the beginning of the spring season
The East Montgomery County Improvement District hosts its annual Spring Extravaganza, which will feature rides, games, crafts and candy. 5-8 p.m. Free. East Montgomery County Improvement District, 21575 Hwy. 59, Ste. 200, New Caney. 281-354-4419. www.emctx.com
Watch a violin performance in Humble
Violinist Rob Landes performs at the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, where he will play a variety of different arrangements of popular music. 7 p.m. $15. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble.
Register to vote
Residents who plan to vote in the May 4 election must register to vote by April 4. There are three city of Humble positions up for election, including the mayor’s seat and two council positions. There are three Humble ISD board of trustee positions up for election. Information on how to register can be found at www.votetexas.gov.
Attend an annual festival
The city of Humble hosts its annual festival Good Oil Days, which celebrates the city’s history in the oil industry. Residents who attend the festival can peruse booths set up by local businesses. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Main Street, Humble. 281-446-4140. www.goodoildays.com