Sept. 11: Ride around during a Limo Scavenger Hunt
The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center is inviting the general public to ride around on a limo-driven scavenger hunt that is designed for family and friends. The scavenger hunt marks the first event of the semester for Houston Connect 68,a community program offered by the Jewish Community Center that brings social opportunities and bridges the gap between pre and post bar/bat mitzvah and high school programs. Masks will be required; social distancing guidelines will be in place; and a COVID-19 health screening will be required. 6:30 p.m. $42.50 (members). Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston. 713-729-3200.
Sept. 17 Check out the opening of an art exhibit
The Moody Center for the Arts will present a solo exhibition by Paris-based artist Kapwani Kiwanga titled “The Sand Recalls the Moon’s Shadow.” With art that spans installation, photography, video and performance, Kiwanga revisits history, offering new perspectives on the present. The artist will create two site-specific, immersive installations—”Maya-Bantu” and “Dune.” 6-8 p.m. (opening reception). Free. Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main St., Houston.
Sept. 24: Have a brew at the zoo
Visitors can drink craft beer with friends at an event offering live music, activities and after-hours animals. No one under age 21 is permitted to attend the event. 6-10 p.m. $45 (Texas Beer Pass), $35 (event pass). Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-533-6500.
Oct. 2: Walk on the wild side with Nature Discovery Center
The Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center is offering families the opportunity to sneak up on lizards, peer into the trees for looks at birds, discover the latest blooms and their pollinators, and spy on the secret life of animals that hide under logs with its Walk on the Wild Side event with walks between 45 minutes to one hour. 10 a.m. Free (members), $5 (nonmembers). Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle St., Bellaire. 713-667-6550.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrated from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 in the U.S., Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans to culture and history.
Sept. 15: “Our Music, More Than a Language”
8 p.m. Free. Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston, 3315 Sul Ross St., Houston. 713-568-5604.
Sept. 17: Heritage Society bus tours
5 p.m. $39.95. The Heritage Society, 1001 Bagby St., Houston. 713-655-1912. www.heritagesociety.org
Sept. 18: The Willow Fork Drainage District Hispanic Heritage Festival
6-9 p.m. Free. Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. www.centralgreenpark.com