Donate to teachers, play with colors, see exotic cars: 7 things to do this weekend in Conroe and Montgomery, Aug. 10-12

This weekend in Conroe and Montgomery, enjoy events like the end of summer color festival.

This weekend in Conroe and Montgomery, enjoy events like the end of summer color festival.

Donate time and supplies to teachers, go to a classic car show, do some self-care at a free meditation circle or celebrate the end of summer with a color festival in the Conroe and Montgomery area. Here are seven things to do this weekend, Aug. 10-12.

1. Donate time, supplies to teachers
Aug. 10
Sponsors and businesses are donating schoolteacher items and time to Montgomery ISD at the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce-sponsored MISD Get Back to Work Day. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Lone Star Community Center, 2500 Lone Star Parkway, Montgomery. Learn more about the event here.

2. See this classic car show
Aug. 11
GearBox Report is hosting a classic car show, a coffee and pastry mingle, and a poker run.
8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Walden Yacht Club, 13101 Melville Drive, Montgomery. Learn more here.

3. Meditate for free
Aug. 11
Try out a free meditation class at Body & Brain yoga studio. Reserve your spot ahead of time. 10:30-11:40 a.m. Body & Brain Conroe, 3600 FM 1488, Ste. 175, Conroe. 936-235-4924. www.bodynbrain.com/conroe

4. Celebrate the end of summer with color
Aug. 11
Woodforest Development by Johnson Development is hosting an End of Summer Color Festival with paint-filled water balloons, colored powder, games, a DJ, giveaways and painting activities. Free. Jackson Park, 2675 Woodforest Parkway N., Montgomery. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn more here.

5. Listen to live oldies
Aug. 11
The one-day Tribute to Conroe Music Festival features a lineup of oldies cover bands that play selections from the 1960s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. There will be food trucks, a kids zone and artisan vendors. $2.50-$70.60. 1-11 p.m. Heritage Park, 500 Collins St., Conroe. Get tickets here.

6. Celebrate community theater
Aug. 11
The Greater Conroe Arts Alliance is hosting the seventh annual Montie Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony. 8-10 p.m. $10. The Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 713-502-7596. www.greaterconroeartsalliance.com

7. Keep pets safe from snakes
Aug. 12
Learn to train pets and dogs to avoid snakes at this Snake Avoidance Clinic. Live rattlesnakes, copperheads and water moccasins—with fangs removed and mouths taped shut—will be used for the training. Call ahead to register: 281-793-2413. Drake Sporting Dogs, 22981 Henson Road, Montgomery. Learn more here.
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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