Dancing, fire station open house and a car show: 5 things to do in The Woodlands area this weekend, Aug. 3-5

Space Cadets Con returns for a fifth year.

Space Cadets Con returns for a fifth year.

If you're trying to make weekend plans, check out our list of events happening in The Woodlands area.


FRIDAY
Become a superhero at the Children’s Museum

The museum hosts Superhero Day that includes photo opportunities, crafts and entertainment. 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





Dance the night away to Latin music and food
Enjoy a night of live Latin music, tacos, margaritas, tequila and dancing as a part of Latin Night at The Westin. 8 p.m. $20. The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.westinthewoodlands.com





SATURDAY
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 is 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





Neighborhood Watch offers public safety open house
The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch opens its fire station to residents as a part of the public safety open house. 1-3 p.m. Free. WFD Station No. 6, 1100 Windsor Lakes Blvd., The Woodlands. 281-210-3889. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





SUNDAY
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 ST., 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-2977. www.marketstreet-thewoodlands.com




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Early morning paving work will take place on Kuykendahl Road the week of Aug. 2. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Early morning paving work will take place on Kuykendahl Road between Lake Woodlands and Bay Branch drives in The Woodlands from Aug. 2-6.

The Tomball ISD board of trustees was named the Region 4 School Board of the Year for the 2020-21 school year by the Texas Association of School Administrators School Board Awards Program. (Courtesy Tomball ISD)
Tomball ISD board named Region 4 School Board of the Year

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Vert will be a sister location of Piney Rose. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Piney Rose announces sister store for Market Street

Vert is anticipated to open this September.

The Round Top Collection Gallery has started offering its fall collection. (Courtesy The Round Top Collection Gallery)
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The store is relocating from its Market Street location to Oak Ridge North, next to Whiskey Cake.

Outside of the Alan B. Sadler Commissioner's Courthouse in Conroe
Montgomery County commissioners vote on proposed tax rate, set date for public hearing on FY 2021-22 budget

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The location is expected to open in the fall. (Courtesy Freebirds World Burrito)
Freebirds coming soon to Riley Fuzzel Road

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Chef Chan's will be replacing Spicy Cuisine. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
Original family reopens Chef Chan's in Indian Springs

Chef Chan's The Original is owned and operated by the family that opened Chef Chan's in 1982 on Kuykendahl Road.

School supplies will be exempt from the 8.25% sales tax Aug. 6-8. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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The Woodlands Township board of directors decided against allowing e-bikes on township pathways July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
E-bikes will not be permitted on The Woodlands Township pathways, board decides

The township order prohibiting motorized vehicles on its pathway system will stand.

Monique Sharp, The Woodlands Township's assistant general manager for finance and administration, presented fisca year 2022 budget updates at a July 28 meeting. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Preliminary 2022 budget in The Woodlands projects higher revenues, lower expenditures

Budget workshops will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day Aug. 16-18 with an expected vote on a proposed tax rate at the Aug. 19 meeting.

The LifeTime Fitness complex is seeing redesigns before development starts back up in November. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
LifeTime Fitness redesign presented to Shenandoah City Council

The redesign will see the removal of a tennis court over the development's parking garage as a cost-cutting measure due to the pandemic.

Main Chick Hot Chicken opened its first brick-and-mortar location July 23 in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Main Chick Hot Chicken)
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