1. Harris County bond projects begin to take shape
Last week, Harris County Commissioners Court moved forward with the first round of bond projects following the passing of the $2.5 billion bond referendum Aug. 25.
2. Wet'n'Wild SplashTown extends regular operating season until Oct. 28
The water park has extended its regular operating season to be open Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, starting Sept. 8 until Oct. 28. Guests may now also purchase their 2019 season passes. 281-355-3300. 21300 I-45 N., Spring. www.wetnwildsplashtown.com
3. Community fundraiser benefits Zwink Elementary, Sept. 6
Whataburger hosts an “Oh Whata Night” fundraiser at the restaurant at 21310 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. During this time frame, 20 percent of sales will go to Zwink Elementary. Additionally, customers can enjoy a photo booth, face painting and giveaways as well as the chance to meet Whataburger’s mascot, Whataguy. 5-8 p.m. Whataburger, 21310 Kuykendahl Road, Spring.
4. Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's department completes patrol boat training
Following the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the Harris County Precinct 4 constable's office completed its training classes for the operation of its newly purchased patrol boats last week. The constable and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle’s personnel trained together and are now certified, according to a press release from the department.
5. Free family photo sessions for first responders available on Sept. 11
Free photo sessions are available to active military, police and fire personnel on Sept. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. from several Spring area photographers collaborating on the event. For information and locations, visit