- Get outdoors
Springwoods Village hosts a Family Nature Weekend at the Springwoods Village Nature Preserve featuring family-friendly activities over two days. Friday’s events will include archery, animal education from the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, a fishing clinic with Fishing Future, exploring the forest after dark with Trails as Parks guides and stargazing with the North Houston Astronomy Club.
On Saturday, the weekend will conclude with a sunrise nature walk, nature arts and crafts, net dipping, archery and a scavenger hunt. 5-9 p.m. (Fri.), 7 a.m.-noon (Sat.). Free. Springwoods Village Nature Preserve, 23153 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring. 281-480-5066. www.springwoodsvillage.com
2. Learn about fire safety
Spring Fire Department hosts its first Family Flick at the Firehouse event Sept. 20, during which families can watch the full-length cartoon “Planes: Fire and Rescue” while enjoying popcorn and learning about fire safety. 7 p.m. Free. Spring Fire Department Station 70, 22306 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring.
On Sept. 21, families can join the Spring Fire Department for snacks including hot dogs, popcorn and cake while learning about fire safety and playing games. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Spring Fire Department Station 77, 2900 Cypresswood Drive, Spring.
3. Go shopping
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
4. Attend a fall fest
Town Flowers, Home Furnishings and Decor celebrates its grand reopening with a fall fest featuring food, games, a bounce house, prizes and giveaways. Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater from “Cars” will be on-site for photos, and Klein ISD Police Pals will be giving away child identification and fingerprinting kits.
The event will also kick off the business’s pajama drive benefiting Arrow Child & Family Ministries, a nonprofit organization that supports foster children. New pajamas with tags will be collected for boys and girls up to age 17 through Oct. 21. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Town Flowers, Home Furnishings and Decor, 3332 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. 281-999-0890. www.towneflowers.net
5. See a play
Playhouse 1960 presents “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.” on Sept. 21-22, as well as “Proof” on Sept. 20-21 with performances running through Sept. 29. 3 p.m. (“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.”), 8 p.m. (“Proof”). $10-$21. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.ph960.com