To-do list: Events and things to do in Spring, Klein Dec. 10-Jan. 13

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

Dec. 10

See Klein ISD board of trustees members sworn in

Newly elected Klein ISD board of trustees officials are sworn in at the regularly scheduled board meeting in December. Julie Benes defeated incumbent Steve Szymczak for Position 4 in the Nov. 6 election, and Chris Todd won Position 3. Ronnie Anderson ran unopposed for
Position 5 and retained his seat. 7 p.m. Free. Klein ISD board room, 7200 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 832-249-4000.

Dec. 12

Enhance professional skills at chamber seminar

LiftFund Houston’s Young Professionals Network and the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce present the fourth in a series of seminars. Participants learn about government markets, marketing strategies and loan applications. 3-5 p.m. $15. Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, 3920 FM 1960, Ste. 120, Houston.

Dec. 17, 18

Attend a performance by Spring ISD students

Spring ISD performing and visual arts students showcase their talents to the public in this event. On the first night, theater and choir students will perform. The second night includes performances by the band and dance students. 6-9 p.m. Free. Spring Baptist Church, 1027 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 281-891-6126.

Dec. 19

Take the kids to a lakeside library for story, craft

Participants can join a staff naturalist for a nature-themed activity at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve at the facility’s outdoor classroom near Marshall Lake. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-274-4299.

Dec. 31

Rock and roll at concert inspired by the 1950s

Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment presents “One Night in Memphis,” a concert that takes the audience back to when Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash gathered for a session in Memphis. 8 p.m. $45-$75. Cypress Ridge High School, 7900 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-440-4850.

Jan. 19

Sample wine to benefit Harvey-damaged church

Attendees taste six wines with food samples. Proceeds benefit St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church. Attendees should register by Jan. 6. 6:30 p.m. $50.
St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, 7810 Cypresswood Drive, Spring.

Live theater

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

Dec. 14-16 “A Christmas Carol.” 7:30 p.m. (Fri., Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $17-$32. Performances at Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

Dec. 14-22 “Disney’s Newsies: The Musical.” 8 p.m. (Fri., Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21.

Holiday events

Champion Forest Baptist Church holds its Christmas Spectacular show. 7 p.m. (Wed.-Sun.), 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $6-$15. Champion Forest Baptist Church, 15555 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston. 844-885-1995.

15 Texas Master Chorale presents a Christmas concert. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary. John Wesley UMC, 5830 Bermuda Dunes Drive, Houston. 281-440-4850.

By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.