To-Do List: 17 activities, events taking place in The Woodlands area in July, August

The annual YMCA Kids Triathlon takes place July 21.

The annual YMCA Kids Triathlon takes place July 21.

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of July and August


July 11

Shenandoah City Council begins budget discussions


The city council hosts workshops to develop the city budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. There will be two more budget discussions on July 25 and Aug. 8. 7 p.m. Free. Shenandoah Municipal Complex, 29955 I-45 N., Shenandoah. 281-298-5522. www.shenandoahtx.us






July 13

Children’s museum celebrates 8th birthday


The celebration features live entertainment, crafts and cake. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6. The Woodlands Children Museum, 4775 West Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955.
www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org






July 14

Stand-up paddle board yoga classes return


Practice yoga skills out on the water with this unique combination class. Attendees must be 14 or older to attend. 9 a.m. $40 per person. Riva Row Boat House, 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands. 281-210-3965. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





July 14

Bear Branch Pool hosts Dive-In Movie Night


The Woodlands Township hosts an in-pool movie night event featuring the movie “Leap.” Admission is free for children age 3 and younger and for season pool pass holders. 8:15 p.m. $5. Bear Branch Pool, 5200 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





July 19

Blood drive hosted in The Woodlands


As a lead-up to the National Night Out in October, The Woodlands Neighborhood Watch hosts a blood drive for all blood types. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. The Woodlands Township, 8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3883.
www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





July 20

Stand-up comedians perform at Waterway


The Westin at The Woodlands hosts this stand-up comedy night with L.A. Hardy, who performs with opener Tim Banfield. 7 p.m. $15. The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 281-419-4300.
www.westinthewoodlands.com






July 21

Kids take part in triathlon


Children aged 6 to 12 compete in the annual YMCA Kids Triathlon, which includes biking, running and swimming. 7:30 a.m. $40. The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing, 8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands. 281-681-6730. www.ymcahouston.org





July 21

94.5 The Buzz hosts annual Bud Light Roast


The annual music festival returns with artists Blue October, AWOLNATION, Theory Of A Deadman, Robert DeLong and Hold On Hollywood. 3:30 p.m. $15-$65. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org





July 21

The Woodlands Show Chorus performs


The award-winning local chorus hosts its annual The Woodlands Show Chorus on Parade. The event includes a spaghetti dinner, bake sale and silent auction. 4-7:30 p.m. $20-30. Christ Church UMC, 6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 888-246-2313. www.thewoodlandsshowchorus.org





July 23

Sing-along hosted at the library


The Montgomery County Memorial Library hosts a sing-along version of “Singin’ in the Rain” on the big screen with free popcorn. 1:30-3:30 p.m. South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 936-442-7727. www.countylibrary.org





July 27

Studio offers open dance classes


As a part of it “Final Friday” country dance party, Country Dance X is hosting group social dance lessons paired with an open bar. 8:30 p.m. Free (admission). Country Dance X, 25323 I-45, The Woodlands. 281-541-2121. www.countrydancehouston.com





July 29

Neighborhood Watch offers public safety open house


The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch opens fire station to residents as a part of the public safety open house. 3-4 p.m. Free. WFD Station No. 3, 1522 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands. 281-210-3883. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Aug. 4

Space Cadets Con returns for fifth year


Hosted by Space Cadets Collection Collection, this event includes a variety of contests in gaming, cosplay and trivia. The featured guest will be Boom Studios. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Space Cadets Collection Collection, 27326 Robinson Road, Ste. 117, Oak Ridge North.
281-475-0359. www.cadetscon.com





Aug. 5

The Woodlands Car Club hosts charity event


The Woodlands Car Club hosts Cars and Coffee for a Cause, with all proceeds benefiting Change for Charity. 7-11 a.m. Free. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-2977. www.marketstreet-thewoodlands.com





Aug. 7

Bob Dailey hosts fall gardening class


Montgomery County Memorial Library hosts the event with gardening expert Bob Dailey to give gardening tips for fall vegetable gardens. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 936-442-7727. www.countylibrary.org





Aug. 10-11

Convention offers scrapbook classes


Creating Keepsakes hosts this event, which features vendors, classes and scrapbooking. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Aug. 10), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Aug. 11). $5-$13. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 801-816-8300. www.ckscrapbookevents.com





Aug.13-17

The Woodlands Township hosts budget workshops


The Woodlands Township begin its board budget workshops for the 2018-19 fiscal year. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free. The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands. 281-210-3800.  www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov