Adopt a dog, meet local civic heroes: 6 things to do in Spring, Klein this weekend, Sept. 27-30

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.

Whether you want to adopt a dog, attend a health or college fair, or meet local civic heroes, there are plenty of things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Sept. 27-30.

1. See a play
Sept. 27-29
Playhouse 1960 presents the final performances of “Proof” on Sept. 27-29. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243.

2. Meet civic heroes
Sept. 28
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.

3. Adopt a dog
Sept. 28
Coldwell Banker United, Realtors – Champions is participating in the Homes for Dogs Project, a nationwide, five-year campaign launched by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC that has already helped to facilitate more than 20,000 adoptions to date. The local office will host its own Homes for Dogs National Adoption Weekend event featuring food trucks, a hot dog stand, Kona Ice, a bounce house, a Smooch-a-Pooch attraction and children’s crafts. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Abandoned Animal Rescue, and dogs will also be on-site for adoption. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors – Champions, 18425 Champion Forest Drive, Ste. 230, Spring. 281-378-1800.

4. Get healthy
Sept. 28
Texas Sinus & Snoring hosts the first annual Healthy Living, Healthy Life, a free health fair showcasing local health professionals. Attendees can receive a variety of complementary services, including sinus CT scans, LASIK screenings, blood pressure screenings, sleep evaluation screenings, musculoskeletal screenings, glucose screenings, medication counseling, and testing for cat and dog allergies. The event will also feature free balloon animals, animal encounters and food trucks. Attendees can register in advance online. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Texas Sinus and Snoring, 2940 FM 2920, Spring. 346-413-9313.

5. Celebrate fall
Sept. 28
The Old Town Spring Heights Community Associations hosts a fall festival featuring games for all ages, fellowship, food served from 1-3 p.m., and snacks and drinks served throughout the afternoon. 1-5 p.m. Free. Truvine Missionary Baptist Church, 27307 Oak St., Spring. 281-350-5107.

6. Learn about colleges
Sept. 30
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.

By Hannah Zedaker

Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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