The To-do List: 16 events to attend in October, November

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of October and November. Find more or submit Woodlands events at communityimpact.com/wdl-calendar.

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Nonprofit hosts benefit concert

Oct. 12
Into Abba’s Arms, a nonprofit organization that helps orphaned children in Kenya, hosts a concert featuring Mike Weaver of Big Daddy Weave. 7-10 p.m. $26.50 (general admission), $76.50 (reserved seating). WoodsEdge Community Church, 25333 Gosling Road, Spring. 281-364-0415.
www.intoabbasarms.org

Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas returns

Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas returns

Oct. 13
The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race features a 10-mile course, a 5K course and a kids fun run. 7-11:30 a.m. $35-$70. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Light the Night event raises cancer awareness

Oct. 14
This event works to bring awareness to those affected by cancer and features music, food, a kids zone and fireworks. Participants complete a 1-mile walk lit with lanterns. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 877-586-9255. www.lightthenight.org/texas-gulf-coast

Archery class offered for children

Oct. 15
The Woodlands Township hosts this event where children ages 8 through 12 learn skills such as range safety and proper shooting form, and play archery games. 4-5 p.m. $90 (resident), $100 (nonresident). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-516-7348. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Baby Time event boosts social interaction

Oct. 15
The Woodlands Township hosts this event to encourage play time with educational toys as well as baby and parent socialization. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950.
www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Schakolad Chocolate Factory hosts class

Schakolad Chocolate Factory hosts class

Oct. 20
Participants make their own chocolate ganache truffles and chocolate basket. 10 a.m.-noon. $79 per person. Schakolad Chocolate Factory, 1500 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 130, The Woodlands. 281-292-9900. www.schakolad.com

Hope Under the Stars gala raises money to find a cure

Oct. 20
This 10th annual gala raises funds for research to find a cure for juvenile Batten disease. 5 p.m.-midnight. $150 (single admission), $200 (single admission and After Dark Party entry). The Woodlands Resort, 2301 N. Millbend Drive, The Woodlands. 713-385-3981. www.beyondbatten.org

Hope for Heroes gala recognizes first responders

Oct. 27
This gala is hosted by Emergency Chaplain Group and features keynote speaker Andrew King Needum. 6-11 p.m. $150 per seat. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel &Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.emergencychaplain.org/gala

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day returns

Oct. 27
The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch hosts a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day drop-off location at The Woodlands Township front parking lot. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Enjoy food, fun at Taste of the Village in Indian Springs

Oct. 27
This event is hosted by the Indian Springs Village Association and features local food vendors and local businesses, live music and a raffle. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Indian Springs Shopping Center, 6777 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 713-822-7596.  www.indianspringsvillage.com

Gorilla Hole offers games, activities for children

Nov. 2
Children in fifth- and sixth-grades can play gym games and activities during this Gorilla Hole event. 7-9:45 p.m. $7 per person. The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

The Woodlands Township hosts composting class

Nov. 3
The Woodlands Township hosts a composting class for residents to learn how to transform yard waste. 10-11 a.m. Free. The Woodlands Parks, Recreational and Environmental Services, 8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

MINI of The Woodlands to host Canopy Quest

Nov. 4
Teams of four will drive Mini Coopers in pursuit of clues to complete challenges, followed by a finale festival. Proceeds will benefit Canopy, a cancer survivorship center. 2-7 p.m. $100 per team. MINI of The Woodlands, 16675 I-45 S., Conroe. www.memorialhermann.org

County residents can vote early or on Election Day

Nov. 6
Positions on The Woodlands Township board of directors, county judges and commissioners are up for election this year. Registered voters in Harris and Montgomery counties can cast their ballot at any vote center within their respective counties during early voting from Oct.22-Nov. 2. www.mctx.org/election. www.harrisvotes.com

Herpetologist leads lecture on snakes

Nov. 8
This Walk in the Woods nature series event features a presentation by Nathan Wells, a Texas herpetologist. Registration is required to attend. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Superhero run supports CASA of Montgomery County

Superhero run supports CASA of Montgomery County

Nov. 10
This event features a 5K run and a 1-mile run through W.G. Jones State Forest. Participants can enjoy the Hero Headquarters at the event, which will feature sponsor tents, food and beverages and engaging activities for children. All proceeds benefit CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County. 7-10:30 a.m. $40 (general admission). $25 (1-mile race), $35 (5K race). The Woodlands Christian Academy, 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands. 936-441-5437. www.casaspeaks4kids.com/newsandevents/superherorun

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