With school out for the summer, there are plenty of activities to take the whole family to in the Lake Conroe area, from going bowling to listening to live music.
Here are five things to do this weekend, May 31-June 2.
1. Get coffee with a cop
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office invites the community to chat with officers and discuss local matters. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Free (entry). 1199 Fishcreek Thoroughfare, Montgomery. 936-760-5800. www.mctxsheriff.org
2. Play a round of pickleball
Pickle & Pints and Southern Star Brewing Company will host a social mixer, where participants can drink beer and play pickleball, a paddle sport similar to tennis. No experience is necessary. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $8 (entry), $14 (entry and one beer). 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.southernstarbrewing.com
3. Take the kids bowling
Kids get to bowl and mini golf for free at Time to Spare Entertainment. Soft drinks will be $1, and hot dogs will be $2. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Prices vary for adults, free for kids. 13027 Hwy. 105 E., Conroe. 936-445-2695. www.timetosparebowling.com
4. Run a 5k
The Conroe Adventist Academy, a private school, will host its first Health & Wellness 5K Run & Walk. Racers can run alone or in a group. 8:30 a.m.-noon. $25 (online registration), $30 (at-race registration). McDade Park, 3750 FM 2854 Road, Conroe. 936-756-1083. www.conroe5k.com
5. Celebrate summer with live music
Come to First Montgomery Church to celebrate the start of summer with family-friendly fun, including food trucks, crafts and live music. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 20423 Eva St., Montgomery. 936-597-4230. www.firstmontgomery.org