From Mario Kart to musical auditions, the Conroe and Montgomery areas are filled with events to keep the whole family busy.
Here is a list of five events happening in the Lake Conroe area this weekend, July 12-14.
Hear about Lone Star groundwater
Webb Melder, president of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, and Secretary Stuart Traylor will provide updates and a progress report on the district at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. The district’s board of directors recently voted to appeal the rejection of its management plan. Lunch will be provided. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $15 for chamber members, $20 for guests. Lone Star Community Center, 2500 Lone Star Parkway, Montgomery. 936-597-5004. www.montgomeryareachamber.com
Play some tennis
In honor of the Wimbledon tournament, the Walden Racquet Center on Lake Conroe is hosting its own tournament. Participants are encouraged to wear all white. Lunch, strawberries and cream, and champagne will be provided by the All England Club. A community barbecue begins at noon. Competitors must register by 5 p.m. July 12. 9 a.m.-noon. $20 for members, $30 for guests. Walden Racquet Center on Lake Conroe, 11800 Walden Road, Montgomery. 936-582-1022. www.waldenracquetclub.com
Join a Mario Kart tournament
Try out your racing skills at 2nd & Charles’ Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament. All ages are welcome. Nintendo Switches and Joy-Cons will be provided, but racers may bring their own controllers. Noon-4 p.m. Free. 1306 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-521-2027. www.2ndandcharles.com
Learn about beekeeping
In honor of its one-year anniversary, Winding Creek Apiary and Bee Supply will host famous apiarist Don “The Fat Bee Man” Kuchenmeister for a session on beekeeping. The session has limited seating and will also feature a limited supply of Kuchenmeister’s specialty queens for $35 each. Participants must register beforehand. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60. 11680 Post Oak Road, Willis. 936-537-1952. www.wcapiary.com
Audition for a musical
Stage Right Theatre Co. is hosting auditions for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at the Crighton Theatre. Monologues and songs are provided on Stage Right’s website. All are welcome to audition and are encouraged to memorize the materials beforehand. 7 p.m. Free. Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.stage-right.org