Solve a murder mystery, learn to camp: 5 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Oct. 11-13

Here are a few events happening in Spring and Klein this weekend, Oct. 11-13.


1. Learn to camp
Oct. 11-13
Harris County Precinct 4 hosts a weekendlong event during which attendees can learn the basics of camping. Activities include learning to set up a tent, cooking over a fire and propane stove, Park After Dark programming and making s’mores. A tent, lantern and cooking supplies are available to borrow upon request, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own bedding and food. Registration is required. 6 p.m. (Oct. 11)-10 a.m. (Oct. 13). Price TBA. Pundt Park, 4129 Spring Creek Drive, Spring. 713-756-6111. www.hcp4.net





2. Solve a murder mystery
Oct. 11-12
Old West Melodrama presents “Dealt a Deadly Hand: Murder at the Pocono Casino Royale,” an audience participation murder mystery. Dinner and a preshow begin at 7 p.m., and performances run through Oct. 19. 8 p.m. $13-$19. Puffabelly’s Old Depot Restaurant, 100 Main St., Spring. 713-364-9190. www.oldwestmelodrama.com





3. Attend a sensory-friendly event
Oct. 12
Spring Fire’s Special Day for Special People is a sensory-friendly event for children and adults with special needs. Gift bags with safety items and fun activities will be handed out to the first 250 participants, courtesy of Southwestern Energy. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Spring Fire Department, 656 E. Louetta Road, Spring. 281-355-1266. www.springfd.org





4. Make a Halloween treat box
Oct. 12
The Barbara Bush Branch Library hosts this craft program during which adults and teens can create their own Halloween treat boxes. Space is limited, and registration is required. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Barbara Bush Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 832-927-7800. www.hcpl.net





5. Celebrate a child’s life
Oct. 13
In honor of October being Miscarriage, Infant, Child Loss Awareness Month, Hope Family Care Ministries hosts its annual Lantern Launch. Families will receive a paper lantern to decorate for their child and enjoy refreshments and snacks, including cookies and hot chocolate. Those who plan to attend are encouraged to RSVP. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Spring High School, 19428 I-45 N., Spring. 713-808-5619. www.hopefamiliycare.net


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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