It’s time for the annual FM 1960 St. Patrick’s parade plus 5 other things do to this weekend in Spring and Klein, March 9-11


Sunday is the 40th annual FM 1960 St. Patrick’s Day parade, and portions of the street will be closed during the day to make room for the event. Other activities happening this weekend in Spring and Klein include live theater, a performance by The Celtic Tenors and a mattress fundraiser at Spring High School.

March 9-10
Playhouse 1960 presents spring musical,

Playhouse 1960 presents the musical “Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her.” 8 p.m. $15-$18. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston.

March 10
Spring High School band fundraiser features mattress sales

Spring High School Band Booster and Guard hosts its second annual mattress fundraiser with over 25 different styles. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Attendees save $50 off mattress sets over $299. Spring High School, 19428 I-45 N., Spring. 512-658-1105.

March 10-11
See ‘Madagascar’ musical for kids

Playhouse 1960 presents “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” on its youth stage. 3 p.m. $8-$10. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston.

March 10
Ireland-based music group performs

Cypress Creek FACE hosts The Celtic Tenors, a group of three musicians from Ireland, at Cypress Ridge High School. The group performs renditions of Celtic songs and popular contemporary songs. 8 p.m. $35-$65. 7900 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-440-4850.

March 11
Get ready for parade with Shamrock the Block event

Northwoods Presbyterian Church provides activities for children and families during the St. Patrick’s Parade on FM 1960, with live music, free hot dogs, drawings, games, treats, bounce houses and a rock wall. A craft fair offers handmade soaps, candles, jewelry, hair bows, cakes, jams as well as children’s books. 1-5 p.m. Free.
Northwoods Presbyterian Church, 3320 FM 1960 W., Houston. 281-444-8861.

March 11
St. Patrick’s Parade on FM 1960 marks 40th year

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale serves as grand marshal in the 3-mile parade, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. FM 1960 is closed from Champion Forest Road to Kuykendahl Road from 1-5 p.m. during the event. 2-5 p.m. Free. 5625 FM 1960 W., Houston (starting point). 281-378-0800.

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Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of the paper in March 2017.
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