Bogies and Brushes, Wild and Scenic Film Festival: 14 things to do in Spring, Klein throughout August, September

Old Town Spring Tasting Room will host a wine-tasting event Aug. 17.

Old Town Spring Tasting Room will host a wine-tasting event Aug. 17.

Here are a few events and things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout August and September.

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.

August 14, 19 and 26

Go back to school

Spring ISD students return to class Aug. 14. 281-891-6000. 

Klein ISD students return to class Aug. 19. 832-249-4000.

Cy-Fair ISD students return to class Aug. 26. 281-897-4000.

August 14
Support firefighters

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.

August 15

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.

August 16

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.

August 16

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.

August 17
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.

August 19

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.

August 28

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.

August 30

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.

September 9

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.

Live theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Grant Road, Houston

Sept 7-22  “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.” 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $10-$12.

Stageworks Theatre
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.

By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.