Inspire Film Festival, a chocolate making class: 5 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, Feb. 16-18

There are a variety of events taking place this weekend in The Woodlands. Here are a few to consider adding to your calendar.

1. Feb 15-19: Inspire Film Festival
The 2nd Annual Inspire Film Festival is a five-day cinematic event dedicated to entertaining and inspiring audiences with films and stories that celebrate the human spirit. There are 15 international documentary films, a number of shorts and multiple events planned for this year’s festival. The films are selected based on their ability to enlighten and inspire change as well as entertain audiences. Each screening will be followed by an interactive panel discussion with the filmmaker and subject of the film. $134 (weekend pass), $54.84 (student pass). The Woodlands Waterway, The Woodlands.

2. Feb. 17: Out of the Darkness walk
This community walk in The Woodlands will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Refreshments and breakfast items will be available as well as complimentary water for all walkers. Live painting, sign making and educational exhibits will also be featured. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake
Robbins, The Woodlands.

3. Feb. 17: Touch-A-Truck
Children get the opportunity to see, hear and touch all types of big trucks at this free event, which features a noise-free sensory-friendly hour from 9-10 a.m.The event will also feature a “construction zone” with a giant sandbox and other children’s activities.9 a.m.-noon. Free. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210- 3950.

4. Feb. 17: Chocolate making class
Schakolad Chocolate Factory will host a chocolate making class where participants will make their own chocolate ganache truffle and chocolate basket. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $59 per person. Schakolad Chocolate Factory, 1500 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 130, The Woodlands.

5. Feb. 18: Dream Weddings Bridal Show
This bridal events will feature over 85 wedding vendors who will feature a variety of wedding products and services. A bridal fashion show will also be held at the event. 12-5 p.m. $10 per person (online), $15 per person (at the door). The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands.


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