Vote, adopt a pet, enjoy music and theater: 6 things to do in Spring, Klein this weekend, Aug. 17-19

Musicians of Home Place of Texas, a nonprofit organization, will sing songs from around the world.

Musicians of Home Place of Texas, a nonprofit organization, will sing songs from around the world.

Participate in early voting in the county bond referendum, take part in a community event or enjoy musical or theater performances. Here are six things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Aug. 17-19.

1. Vote in the county flood bond election, Aug. 17-18
Early voting continues in the $2.5 billion county flood prevention bond election. Early voting takes place in Spring and Klein at Prairie View A&M University-Northwest, 9449 Grant Road, Houston; Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Road, Houston; Champion Forest Baptist Church, 4840 Strack Road, Houston; and Spring First Church, 1851 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

2. See an Old West Melodrama production, Aug. 17-18
The Old West Melodrama production "The Haunting of Bella De Ghosse" features an original comedic play set in 1890 after a hurricane in Louisiana. Plot elements include ghosts, pirates and voodoo, and the audience is invited to participate by throwing popcorn during the play. 7 p.m. (dinner), 8 p.m. (performance). $14-$19. Puffabelly's, 100 Main St., Spring. 713-364-9190.

3. Receive free immunizations in Spring ISD, Aug. 18
Spring ISD and the Care Van Program will offer free student immunizations. The event offers parents and guardians a chance to make sure their children’s required immunizations are complete and up to date, with required immunizations offered at no cost to families. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Spring ISD Learning Center, 17125 Ella Blvd., Houston.

4. Adopt a pet on Clear the Shelters day, Aug. 18
The Kitten House Rescue offers two-for-one kitten adoption fees and $45 older cat adoption fees as part of Telemundo Houston’s fourth annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $95 (kitten), $45 (cat older than 1 year). The Kitten House Rescue, 5050 FM 1960 W., Ste. 103, Houston. 832-286-4285.

5. Listen to songs from around the world, Aug. 18-19
Musicians of Home Place of Texas, a nonprofit organization that provides programs for adults with learning disabilities, will sing songs from around the world at its upcoming choir performance. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Northwest Bible Church, 5503 Fellowship Lane, Spring. 281-257-1004.

6. Remove invasive plant species from county park, Aug. 19
Volunteers are invited to join staff to remove invasive plant species. Participants should bring tools and gloves. The event is recommended for participants older than 10 years of age, and reservations are suggested. 9 a.m.-non. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-274-4299.

By 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 that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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