TO-DO LIST: 14 events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia in June

The city of Tomball hosts Second Saturday at The Depot.

The city of Tomball hosts Second Saturday at The Depot.

Check out what is going on in June in Tomball and Magnolia.


June 6
Drink beer, see zoo animals in Magnolia

Head to Deacon Baldy’s to see the Zoo Mobile, the Houston Zoo’s mobile animal vehicle, and try Saint Arnold Brewing Company’s new beer called Comeback Wit to celebrate the opening of the zoo’s “Texas Wetlands” exhibit. 6-9 p.m. Free
(admission). Deacon Baldy’s, 5447 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-650-2558. www.deaconbaldys.com





June 8
Support Alzheimer’s research in magnolia

The Longest Day Barbecue Cook Off and Country Market event includes vendors, a silent auction, a children’s zone, wine and beer tastings, live music, and other activities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. 10 a.m. Free (admission). Unity Park, 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia. 713-540-1695.
www.facebook.com/thelongestdaycookoff






June 8
Watch a movie

The city of Tomball hosts its monthly Second Saturday at The Depot event, featuring an outdoor showing of “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” The event also includes games and activities before the movie. Picnic baskets and lawn chairs are welcome. 6 p.m. (activities), 8 p.m. (movie). Free. 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. www.facebook.com/tomballtexanforfun





June 10 through Aug. 10
Pick up summer snacks

Magnolia ISD students enrolled in the reduced or free breakfast and lunch program are invited to pick up a grocery sack filled with breakfast and lunch items each week June 10-Aug. 10 from the Society of Samaritans. SOS also welcomes financial donations or nonperishable food items through Aug. 10. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.). Free. 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-254-8452. www.societyofsamaritanstx.org





June 10 and 11
Attend a Tomball ISD board of trustees meeting

Review the district’s budget for the upcoming 2019-20 school year and other agenda items at the last board of trustees meeting of the 2018-19 school year. A board workshop is held June 10 with a regular meeting June 11. 5:30 p.m. Free. John P. Neubauer Administration Building, 310 S. Cherry St., Tomball. 281-357-3100. www.tomballisd.net





June 10 through 27
Attend Discovery College

Discovery College summer camp offers courses in science, technology, engineering, arts and math for children ages 6-12 throughout the month of June. 8 a.m.-noon (morning session), 1-5 p.m. (afternoon session). Costs vary. Lone Star College-Tomball, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 281-357-3676. www.lonestar.edu/discovery-college.htm





June 13
Travel back to Shakespeare’s era

The LSC-Tomball theater department performs “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. 2 p.m. Free. LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 281-401-1889. www.lonestar.edu/tomball-pac.htm





June 13
Learn about turtles

Children ages 7-12 can learn about turtles and tortoises from Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center employees. Online registration is required and begins June 6. Space is limited. 3-4 p.m. Free. Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library, Children’s Activity Room, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 832-559-4235. www.hcpl.net





June 14
Play video games

The Malcolm Purvis Library brings the Game Truck to Magnolia, featuring a wide variety of video games for all ages. Attendees can enjoy video games in a climate-controlled game theater. Space is limited. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Malcolm Purvis Library, 510 Melton St., Magnolia. 936-442-7704. www.countylibrary.org





June 18
Golf for a cause

Salem Lutheran School hosts its annual Saints Open, a four-man scramble and golf tournament fundraiser for the school’s athletic department. 6:30 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (start). $150-$600. High Meadow Ranch Golf Club, 37300 Golf Club Trail, Magnolia. 281-351-8223. www.salemlutheran.com





June 19
Donate blood

The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce’s Health & Wellness Alliance sponsors a community blood drive with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Appointments can be made online, but walk-ins are welcome. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Pioneer Bank, 1150 W. Main St., Tomball. www.commitforlife.org/donor/schedules/geo






June 20
Enjoy a movie

Harris County Precinct 4 hosts a showing of “101 Dalmatians” with popcorn, drinks and a craft. 7 p.m. (activities), movie begins at dusk. Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net/p4movies





June 22
Become a babysitter

Children ages 11-13 can learn techniques on how to deal with young children, the art of distraction and the business of babysitting at this event. The class also includes a safe sitter pack and a session on how to perform CPR. Preregistration is required. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $50. HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, 605 Holderrieth Blvd., Tomball. 281-401-7777. www.hcahoustonhealthcare.com/tomball






June 22
Smooch a pooch

Enjoy a DJ, hot dog dinner, prize wheel and smooch the pooch photo booth at Abandoned Animal Rescue’s fundraiser. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mattress Firm, 28531 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 281-789-4142. www.aartexas.org


By Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the reporter for north Houston's Tomball/Magnolia edition in September 2018, moving to Alpharetta in January 2020 after a promotion to be the editor of the Alpharetta/Milton edition, which is Community Impact's first market in Georgia.


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