Community fun runs, opening day at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown: 6 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, May 2-5

From a barbecue lunch at CityPlace Plaza to a performance hosted by the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment, there is plenty to do in Spring and Klein this weekend. Check out our six picks for May 2-5.


1. Lunch and listen to music at CityPlace Plaza, May 2
CityPlace at Springwoods Village kicks off its Lunch on the Plaza, featuring musician Tony Bastida and Pita King barbecue. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. CityPlace Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. 713-840-2700. www.cityplacespringwoods.com





2. Kick off 2019 season at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown, May 4
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown opens for the 2019 season on Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 4. The newly rebranded property will debut upgrades and new theming throughout the park. Daily operation begins May 24, with the park’s new six-story water slide, Wahoo Wave, set to open this summer. 10:30 a.m. Prices vary. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown, 21300 I-45, Spring. 281-355-3300. www.wetnwildsplashtown.com





3. Enjoy post-run entertainment at CityPlace, May 4
CityPlace hosts post-run entertainment in conjunction with the annual CHI St. Luke’s Springwoods Village 5K. Supporters and spectators are invited to join runners for a family-friendly day showcasing popular Star Wars characters, face painters, food trucks and an interactive DJ with games. Complimentary
street and garage parking will be available along with valet options. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. CHI St. Luke's Health–Springwoods Village Hospital campus, 2255 East Mossy Oaks Road, Spring. 713-840-2700. www.cityplacespringwoods.com





4. Help fight cancer at Relay For Life, May 4
Take part in the Relay For Life of Northwest Harris County. While teams are walking the track, entertainment and activities—such as carnival games and costumed characters—will be on-site. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Noon-2 p.m. Free. Klein Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920, Spring.
713-314-6283. www.relayforlife.org/northwesttx





5. Walk or jog at Klein ISD community fun run, May 4
The Klein ISD Education Foundation hosts its first annual community fun run, featuring a 5K race, food trucks, music, entertainment, vendor booths and kid festivities. Proceeds from the run benefit the Klein Education Foundation, which awards teacher classroom grants for innovative academic and enrichment projects. The event is a USA Track & Field-sanctioned race. 7:30 a.m. $15-$35. Klein Memorial Stadium at Klein High School,
16715 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring. www.runsignup.com/race/tx/spring/kleinisd5k





6. Watch "The Midtown Men" performance, May 5
Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment Star-Lit Series presents "The Midtown Men." 7 p.m. $35-$65. Klein High School Performing Arts Center, 16715 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org


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.


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