Join the Montgomery Animal Shelter at volunteer orientation at 10 a.m. This opportunity repeats every Saturday until Sept. 15. Free. Montgomery County Animal Shelter, 8535 Hwy. 242, Conroe. 936-442-7738. Learn more here.
2. Go to open mic night
All musicians are welcome to come jam at Backwoods Saloon's open mic night every other Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Free. 230 Lexington Ct., Conroe. Learn more here.
3. Watch 'Disney's Newsies' live
Aug. 17, 18 and 19
Christian Youth Theater is performing 'Disney's Newsies: A Broadway Musical.' Showings are scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m., varying on the day. $16-$22. The Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 281-580-4298. www.cythouston.org.