August 12-September 2
Eat out to support Houston Food Bank
The annual Houston Restaurant Weeks returns, during which patrons can dine at any of the 250 participating restaurants in the Greater Houston area, and a portion of proceeds from each meal will benefit the Houston Food Bank. Participating restaurants will serve brunch, lunch and dinner options ranging from $20-$45. www.houstonrestaurantweeks.com
August 14, 19 and 26
Go back to school
Spring ISD students return to class Aug. 14. 281-891-6000. www.springisd.org
Klein ISD students return to class Aug. 19. 832-249-4000. www.kleinisd.net
Cy-Fair ISD students return to class Aug. 26. 281-897-4000. www.cfisd.net
MOD Pizza in Springwoods Village hosts a Spring Fire Spirit Day, when a portion of customers’ bills will go to the Spring Firefighter Assistance Fund. 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Price varies. MOD Pizza, 2168 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. 281-355-1266. www.springfd.org
Learn about tunnels
The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce hosts a community luncheon on tunnels as a flooding solution. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $35-$50. Northgate Country Club, 17110 Northgate Forest Drive, Houston. 281-440-4160. www.houstonnwchamber.org
Wine, dine and sing
Customers can enjoy food, drinks and classic karaoke at Buy the Glass Wine Bar & Lounge. A prepaid ticket includes reserved seating; a choice of wine, beer, signature cocktail or sangria; and karaoke. $5. 8-11 p.m. Buy the Glass Wine Bar & Lounge, 19620 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 832-608-4446. www.buytheglasswinebarandlounge.com
Support anti-human trafficking efforts
Attend a performing and visual arts event that raises awareness for human trafficking and raises funds for Hands of Justice, a Christian-based anti-trafficking organization. Attendees must be at least 13 years old. 7-9:30 p.m. $15-$20. WoodsEdge Community Church, 25333 Gosling Road, Spring. 281-364-0415. www.handsofjustice.org
Enjoy wine tasting
Old Town Spring Tasting Room hosts a guided wine tasting with a visual presentation. The theme for Aug. 17 is “International Flight,” and reservations are recommended. 6-7:30 p.m. $20. Old Town Spring Tasting Room, 206 Main St., Spring. 281-350-8801. www.oldtownspringtastingroom.com
File for elections
Ahead of the November election, Aug. 19 is the last day to order a general election or election on a measure, as well as the last day to file for place on the general election ballot for local political subdivisions only. This year, Election Day falls on Nov. 5, and local school district boards will hold elections.
Hear an update on flood bond projects
The North Houston Association presents its annual flood control and bond project update breakfast featuring speaker Russ Poppe, the executive director of the Harris County Flood Control District. 7:30-9:30 a.m. $65. Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston. 281-875-0660. www.north-houston.com
Watch Nature films
Bayou Land Conservancy hosts the Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour at the Star Cinema Grill in Vintage Park. The festival is a collection of films from the annual event held in Nevada City, California. The tour features 11 films focused on the environment. 6-9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Star Cinema Grill, 114 Vintage Park Blvd., Houston. 281-576-1634. www.bayoulandconservancy.org
Play golf, take a painting class
The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Bogies and Brushes event, which includes a silent auction, painting classes by Pinot’s Palette, a golf tournament and dinner. Noon-7 p.m. $70-$5,000. Northgate Country Club, 17110 Northgate Forest Drive, Houston. 281-440-4160. www.houstonnwchamber.org
6814 Grant Road, Houston
Sept 7-22 “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.” 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $10-$12.
10760 Grant Road, Houston
Aug. 30-Sept. 22 “Steel Magnolias.” 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $19-$26.50.
Old West Melodrama Puffabelly’s
100 Main St., Spring
Aug. 16-17 “Nickers in a Twist.” 7 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.) $13-$19.