Attend the Fall Texas Wine and Art Festival and 12 other things to do in Spring, Klein throughout September, October

Harris County Precinct 4 hosts its annual Civic Adventure Day on Sept. 28.

Harris County Precinct 4 hosts its annual Civic Adventure Day on Sept. 28.

Between registering to vote and attending the Fall Texas Wine and Art Festival, here are a few things to do in Spring and Klein throughout September and October.


Sept. 12

Attend NAM’s annual Jeans & Jewels Luncheon


Northwest Assistance Ministries hosts its annual Jeans & Jewels Luncheon honoring Donna Asbill. The event will include lunch, shopping, cocktails, local vendors and raffles while benefiting NAM’s Meals on Wheels Program, which serves 24 ZIP codes. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $65.  Shirley Acres, 2017 Woerner Road, Spring. 281-885-4555. www.namonline.org







Sept. 14

Learn about job opportunities


The Spring-Klein Chamber of Commerce hosts its ninth annual Community Expo & Job Fair featuring more than 100 exhibitors. In addition to a job fair, the event will include taekwondo and cheer demonstrations, raffle items, first responder vehicle tours, a car show and food trucks. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Klein Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920, Spring.  281-257-9559. www.springkleinchamber.org







Sept. 18

Learn about METRONext   


The North Houston Association hosts a breakfast featuring Tom Lambert, the CEO of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, who will give a presentation on the METRONext plan. 7:30-9 a.m. $65. Sheraton North Houston George Bush Intercontinental, 15700 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston. 281-875-0660. www.north-houston.com







Sept. 19

Attend a prayer breakfast


Local churches and WINGS Ministries host “A Hope and a Future” Greater Houston Breakfast & Fundraiser featuring keynote speaker State Rep. James White, R-Hillister. 7-10 a.m. $50. Champion Forest Baptist Church, 15555 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston. 281-440-3800. www.wingstofreedom.net







Sept. 20-21

Go shopping at a market


The Spring Klein Funky Junque Market hosts this indoor and outdoor fall shopping market featuring handmade jewelry; women’s and children’s clothing; home, holiday and garden decor; gourmet food items; and food and fashion trucks. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5. Klein Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920, Spring. 281-610-8577. www.facebook.com/funkyjunquemarkets








Sept. 28

Meet civic heroes


Harris County Precinct 4 hosts its annual Civic Adventure Day, during which participants can meet local civic leaders and enjoy archery, canoeing, crafts, fishing, food trucks and geocaching. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Collins Park, 6727 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 713-274-4050. www.hcp4.net








Sept. 30

Learn about colleges


Spring ISD hosts a College Night for community members to learn more about higher education opportunities featuring representatives from colleges, universities and military branches. 6-8 p.m. Free. Westfield High School, 16713 Ella Blvd., Houston. 281-891-7150. www.springisd.org








Oct. 5-6

Sip wine, view art outdoors


Old Town Spring hosts the Fall Texas Wine and Art Festival, during which attendees can taste wines from around the state, view art by Texas artists and shop at more than 150 stores. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $25-$35. Old Town Spring, 403 Main St., Spring. 281-682-1403. www.txwineandart.com







Oct. 6

Learn about special needs


The Butler House hosts the fourth annual Special Needs Outdoor Movie Night & Resource Fair, during which attendees can watch a family-friendly movie and enjoy popcorn, face painting and balloon art. 6-9 p.m. Free. The Butler House, 23931 Gosling Road, Spring. 281-651-2185. www.thebutlerhouse.net







Oct. 7

Register to vote


Residents planning to vote in the Nov. 6 election must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election date. A completed and signed application is required to register to vote. To obtain an application, residents can visit any government office, or download one online. 713-274-8683. www.harrisvotes.com







Precinct 4 Events


Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
20215 Chasewood Drive, Houston
713-274-4299
www.hcp4.net/parks/kmp


September
13 Geocaching, 4 p.m.
14 Reptiles Encountered, 9 a.m.
19 Camping 101, 10 a.m.
24 Fishing for Fun, 8 a.m.


October
4 Family Game Night, 5 p.m.
5 Flower Education, 9 a.m.
8 Birding 101, 9 a.m.







Live theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston
281-587-8243
www.ph1960.com


Sept. 14-15, 21-22
“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.” 3 p.m. $10-$12.


Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-29
“Proof.” 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21.




By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.