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

Aug. 25: Join a new golf group for its first tournament

Title Golf Tour, a new group focused on providing a chance for experienced golfers to play for cash prizes, hosts its first tournament, the Longwood Classic. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $99. Longwood Golf Club, 13300 Longwood Trace Drive, Cypress. 281-616-7899.

Aug. 25: Cast a vote in Harris County flood bond election

Harris County hosts a bond referendum in an effort to secure $2.5 billion for the Harris County Flood Control District to use for buyouts and flood mitigation projects. Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 713-755-5792.

Aug. 27: First day of school for Cy-Fair ISD students

The 2018-19 school year kicks off for students attending school at Cy-Fair ISD. Students in middle and high school are required to wear clear backpacks this year as a part of new security protocols. 281-897-4000.

Aug. 27: Attend opening of InSPIRE Rock’s Cypress venue

The rock climbing gym hosts a grand opening with giveaways, food trucks and drinks. A membership is required to rock climb. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (night party begins at 8 p.m.). Free (admission). 16730 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-288-7625.

Aug. 30: Check out the Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Bayou Land Conservancy hosts a film screening to showcase natural settings around the world and educate the public on environmental topics. 6-9:30 p.m. $20. Star Cinema Grill, 114 Vintage Park Blvd., Houston. 281-576-1634.

Aug. 30: Attend a League of Women Voters orientation session

The Cy-Fair chapter of the League of Women Voters—a nonprofit that encourages voters to be informed and involved—hosts its 2018-19 orientation. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Spring Creek BBQ, 25831 Hwy. 290, Cypress.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Shop at annual back-to-school consignment sale

Penny Pinching Mamas hosts a children consignment sale featuring toys and clothing. 3-7 p.m. (Aug. 30), 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Aug. 31), 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sept. 1). $5 (Aug. 30), free (Aug. 31-Sept. 1). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.

Sept. 2-3: Break a sweat at the Towne Lake Triathlon

The youth event, for participants ages 6-15, takes place Sunday. Adult events take place Monday. 7:20 a.m. (Sept. 2), 7:10 a.m. (Sept. 3). $52-$76 (youths), $95-$151 (adults). Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.

Sept. 3: Note closures in observance of Labor Day

All Cy-Fair ISD schools and county offices are closed in observance of Labor Day. Other closures include post offices, most banks, all Harris County public libraries and county courthouses.,,

Sept. 3-7: Work wraps up at West and Huffmeister roads

A project to connect Huffmeister Road from Hwy. 6 to West Road will be finished in the first week of September, county officials said. West Road, which is temporarily reduced to two lanes during construction, will reopen as a four-lane roadway.

Sept. 8: Get a flu shot at local  nonprofit’s kickoff event

Shots for Holly, a nonprofit that works to provide flu shots, hosts an event to raise awareness about the start of flu season. Walgreens is on site to administer shots. 2-5 p.m. Free (admission). Creekwood Grill, 12710 Telge Road, Cypress. 713-553-4298.

Sept. 8: Shop ‘Til You Drop at event supporting Women’s Club

More than 350 vendors are brought in for the annual shopping event benefiting the Cy-Fair Women’s Club. Items for sale include home decor, jewelry, food and holiday gift ideas. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.

Sept. 17: City of Jersey Village reviews budget, tax rate

Jersey Village City Council reviews the proposed city budget and tax rates for fiscal year 2018-19, which begins
Oct. 1. 7 p.m. Jersey Village City Hall, 17401 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2119.

Visit an area water park before it closes

Typhoon Texas
555 Katy Fort Bend Road, Katy

  • Open daily through Aug. 26

  • Open on weekends from Aug. 27-Sept. 23

  • Open Labor Day, Sept. 3, from 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wet ’n’ Wild SplashTown
21300 I-45 N., Spring

  • Open daily through Aug. 26

  • Open on  weekends from Aug. 27-Sept. 22

  • Open for special hours on Aug. 31 from 4-8 p.m.

  • Open Labor Day, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Enjoy a play at a local theater

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress”
Dates: Sept. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 (7:30 p.m.); Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $17-$25

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

“The World Goes ‘Round”
Dates: Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 (8 p.m.); Sept. 30 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $18 (adults), $15 (students, seniors and veterans)

Stop by Traders Village for a local festival

Traders Village, a 100-acre outdoor market, hosts a variety of events at 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. Events are free to attend, and parking costs $4. 281-895-5500.

26 Texas All-Star Wrestling, 1:30 p.m.

2 Rock & Pop Tribute Concert featuring Thunder Pants, time TBD
8-9 Shrimp Fest, times TBD
16 Fiestas Patrias with Telemundo Houston, time TBD