To-Do List: 11 events, things to do in Spring, Klein throughout July, August

Here are a few events happening in the Spring and Klein community throughout July and August.

July 8, 29 and Aug. 8

Attend a local school board meeting, workshop

The Klein ISD board of trustees has a meeting July 8 at 6 p.m. and a workshop July 29 at 6 p.m. Central Office Board Room, 7200 Spring Cypress Road, Klein. 832-249-4000.

The Spring ISD board of trustees has a work session Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. Gordon M. Anderson Leadership Center, 16717 Ella Blvd., Houston. 281-891-6000.

The Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees has a work session Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. CFISD Instructional Support Center Board Room, 10300 Jones Road, Houston. 281-897-4000.

July 17

Go  paddling at Lake Marshall

Attendees can join Harris County Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks staff for boats and bobbers in an evening of canoeing and fishing on Lake Marshall. Canoes, paddles, fishing poles, bait and life jackets are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 4-8 p.m. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-755-6444.

July 19 and August 5
Watch a movie

Harris County Precinct 4 hosts an outdoor screening of “Frozen” at Collins Park on July 19, while “Lilo & Stitch” will be screened at Pundt Park on Aug. 5. 7 p.m. Free. Collins Park, 6727 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. Pundt Park, 4129 Spring Creek Drive, Spring. 713-755-6444.

July 20-21
Go stargazing

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing by stargazing, attending a space-themed silent disco July 20 or visiting a planetarium. Times vary. Free. CityPlace Springwoods Village, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. 713-840-2700.

July 27

Attend a parenting, young adults conference

Parents Helping Parents is a one-day conference for parents, young adults and high school juniors and seniors geared to better equip both parents and students for life and academic success. Sessions include “Am I Ready for Adulthood,” “Emotional Wellness and Mental Health,” “Career and Technical Education” and “Money Management for Students.” The conference includes lunch, door prizes and Upward scholarships. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Road, Houston. 281-444-2733.

July 28

Swim at Texas Fest

Attendees can spend the day enjoying live music on the wave pool concert stage at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown. 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. $34.99-$49.99. 21300 I-45 N., Spring. 281-355-3300.

Aug. 2-17

Attend Old West Melodrama

Old West Melodrama performs a family-friendly melodrama entitled “Nickers in a Twist” on Friday and Saturday evenings Aug. 2-17. Dinner and a pre-show begin at 7 p.m. and children younger than age 5 receive free admission. 8 p.m. $13-$19. Puffabelly’s Depot Restaurant, 100 Main St., Spring. 713-364-9190.

Aug. 3

Shop at a bridal exhibit in Old Town Spring

The first annual White Party in Old Town Spring features a series of events including a cookoff, a bride-to-be trunk show, live entertainment, shopping, contests and giveaways. The party is followed by an after-party hosted by Prohibition Texas and Black House Cigars. Noon-8 p.m. Price TBA. Hochzeit Hall, 427 Gentry St., Spring. 832-992-3896.

Aug. 9-10

Play golf for a cause

A golf tournament benefits Be An Angel, a nonprofit that supports families with ill or impaired children. The two-day tournament includes raffles, gift cards, special guest appearances, prizes and dinner both nights. The tournament is held at Raveneaux Country Club on Aug. 9 and at Bentwater Golf Club on Aug. 10. 1-9 p.m. $300. Raveneaux Country Club, 9415 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-219-3313.

Live theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

July 19-Aug. 4
“Be More Chill.” 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21.

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

July 19-Aug. 11
“Mamma Mia!” 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $17-$28.

Library programs

Barbara Bush Branch Library
6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring

9 Opera To Go, 3 p.m.
11 NASA at My Library, 3 p.m.
16 Star Wars Party, 3 p.m.



The store offers crafts, gifts, home decor items and sports memorabilia. (Courtesy Spring Trading Post)
Spring Trading Post to close following two final markets Dec. 14, 21

The store offers crafts, gifts, home decor items and sports memorabilia.

Snow fell at the Tomball Museum Center in early December 2017 (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.

(Rendering Courtesy AMTEX)
AMTEX to break ground on affordable housing development Green Oaks Apartments on Nov. 14

The three-story, 177-unit apartment complex is slated for completion by May 2021 and will feature a pool, a courtyard and a clubhouse.

(Courtesy Bowlero)
Bowlero to celebrate grand opening of Willowbrook bowling alley Nov. 23

Bowlero will celebrate the grand opening of its Willowbrook location Nov. 23.

(Courtesy Executive Nails & Spa)
Executive Nails & Spa aiming for December opening in The Shops at Chasewood

The spa will offer a variety of services, including pedicures, manicures, waxing, threading, eyelash extensions and facials and will feature a full bar.

The memorial features a circular monolith design with bench seating and features flags representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine, as well as a flag paying tribute to those who have gone missing in action or were prisoners of war. (Rendering courtesy Spring ISD)
Spring ISD Memorial to be unveiled, dedicated in special ceremony Dec. 4

Spring ISD will unveil and dedicate its new Spring ISD Memorial during a special ceremony on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m., the district announced in a Nov. 11 press release.

(Courtesy Champion Forest Baptist Church)
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(Courtesy Northwest Assistance Ministries Meals on Wheels)
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Drivers on the Grand Parkway will pay higher tolls come Jan. 1, 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tolls to increase Jan. 1 on the Grand Parkway

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will see toll rates increase 2% on Jan. 1, 2020.

Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later.

(Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Spring, Klein and Cy-Fair ISDs reflect on 2018-19 accountability ratings

Spring ISD’s overall 2018-19 Texas Education Agency accountability rating improved by eight points from the previous year—outpacing increases from neighboring districts including Klein and Cy-Fair ISDs. But the district’s rating remains more than 10 points below those districts, according to TEA accountability rating results.

As Harris County’s cropland has been cut in half within a 20-year time period, few family-owned farms remain in the Spring and Klein community, such as Atkinson Farms—which has been growing produce in Harris County for 96 years. (Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Family-owned farms survive decades of development in Spring, Klein

Hidden off a dirt road offshoot of the bustling four-lane traffic on Spring Cypress Road and nestled between a storage facility and a three-story apartment complex is Atkinson Farms—a four-generation family farm that has been growing produce in Harris County since 1923.

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