Between local pageants, free pool days and public safety open houses, here are a few ways to spend your weekend in The Woodlands area this weekend, June 22-24.



  1. Howl2Go at The Westin
    June 22


Howl at the Moon hosts a Howl2Go event at The Westin at The Woodlands with an interactive dueling piano show as well as food and drink specials. 8-10 p.m. $37.43. The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 713-658-9700. www.howl2go.com





2. Public Safety Open House
June 23
At this event children can meet with firefighters and deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 4. Attendees will learn about fire safety, The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch program and National Night Out events.

10 a.m.-noon. Free. Woodlands Fire Department Station No. 8, 11800 Gosling Road, The Woodlands. 281-210-5808. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

2-4 p.m. Free. Woodlands Fire Department Station No. 5, 10100 Branch Crossing Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-5808. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





3. Creekside Park Village Free Pool Day
June 23
Wendtwoods Pool will be free to the public Saturday afternoon. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Wendtwoods Pool, 8950 Creekside Green Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3889. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





4. Cochran’s Crossing Village Association Free Pool Day
June 23
Shadowbend Pool will be free to the public Saturday afternoon; activities include food, games and hands-only CPR training. 1-4 p.m. Free. Shadowbend Pool, 4991 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3889. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





5. Waterway Nights
June 23
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a local variety/dance band, performs this weekend as part of the Waterway Nights free outdoor concert series. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Waterway Square, 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





6. Mr. Wonderful 2018
June 23
We See Abilities, a nonprofit based in The Woodlands, hosts this pageant for special needs boys and men with ages ranging from 18 months to adults. The pageant complements the Ms. Amazing pageant for special needs girls. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Price TBA. Hughes Landing, 1950 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands. 832-928-2922. www.weseeabilities.org





7. Improve Your Landscapes Workshop
June 23
This workshop led by presenters from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and local Texas master naturalists will teach attendees about pollinators, invasive species, native plants and water conservation. Lunch will be provided, and registration is required. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. HARC Building, 8801 Gosling Road, The Woodlands. 281-210-3926. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





8. Geode Cupcakes
June 23
Over The Top Cake Supplies hosts this class, which teaches students how to create crystals from rock candy, color them, apply buttercream to cupcakes, marbleize fondant and create geode toppers. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $25. Over The Top Cake Supplies, 453 Sawdust Road, Ste. 102, Spring. 832-458-0995. www.overthetopcakesupplies.com/thewoodlands





9. Market Street Workout
June 23
Camp Gladiator The Woodlands hosts a free community workout for participants at all levels of fitness, led by a certified personal trainer. Participants are encouraged to bring a fitness mat and water. 8-9 a.m. Free. Camp Gladiator The Woodlands, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-832-8065. www.campgladiator.com





10. Little Miss Firework Pageant
June 24
Little Miss Firecracker Pageant hosts this one-day pageant during which competitors will show off their best patriotic wear in hopes of being crowned. 1-4 p.m. $10. Homewood Suites by Hilton-Houston Woodlands, 29813 I-45 N., The Woodlands. https://texasourlittlemiss.wufoo.com/forms/little-miss-firework-pageant/