Go indoor rock climbing, attend a teacher appreciation event: 5 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, July 12-13

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown hosts Texas Fest this weekend.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown hosts Texas Fest this weekend.

Check out five local events this weekend, July 12-13.


1. Slide down Hurricane Harbor Splashtown's new Wahoo Wave, July 12
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown debuts its new waterslide, Wahoo Wave, at 10:30 a.m. July 12. The slide is six stories tall and includes a 30-foot drop. $41.99 and up for day pass. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, 21300 I-45 N., Spring. 281-355-3300. www.sixflags.com/splashtown





2. Take a free woodworking class, July 12
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware store hosts a “Logs to Lumber” woodworking demonstration by woodworking expert George Vondriska. The demonstration will cover the following topics: band saw setup, drift compensation, blade selection, shop‐made jig for handling the log, moisture content and air drying the lumber. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 21352 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 346-331-4081. www.rockler.com





3. Challenge yourself with adaptive indoor rock climbing, July 12
InSPIRE Rock Indoor Climbing hosts an adaptive indoor rock climbing clinic for persons with limb loss, differences and physical challenges. Only participants with physical challenges need to register for the event. Friends and family do not need an online ticket. 6-8 p.m. Free for persons with physical challenges, $16.95 for others. InSPIRE Rock Indoor Climbing & Team Building Center, 403 E. Louetta Road, Spring. 281-288-7625. www.inspirerock.com





4. Get sweaty at a free boot camp, July 13
Athletic Beings Training hosts a free outdoor boot camp. Participants should bring water, a fitness mat and a towel. 8-9 a.m. Free. Wendtwoods Park and Pool, 8950 Creekside Green Drive, Spring. www.athleticbeings.com





5. Attend a teacher's appreciation event at Wal-Mart, July 13
To celebrate teachers, Wal-Mart hosts a teachers-only event with cake, ice cream, cold drinks and photo booths. The first 300 teachers at the store will receive a goodie bag with treats. Teachers should bring their teacher ID or email address. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Wal-Mart, 1025 Sawdust Road, Spring. 281-298-4306. www.walmart.com


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.