Family camping, art galleries and lunch cruises: 6 things to do in the Lake Conroe area this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Hanging out on Lake Conroe is just one several things to do this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

Hanging out on Lake Conroe is just one several things to do this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

With the stress of school now in full swing, make the most of your Labor Day weekend by attending one of the many events in the Conroe and Montgomery areas.

Here is a list of six things to do in the Lake Conroe area this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 2:

Take the family camping
Aug 30.-Sept. 1

The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council invites families to camp out for the long weekend at Camp Robinwood. Activities will include canoeing, swimming, archery, hiking and crafts. Families must register for activities when they arrive at the camp. $40 (registration). Camp Robinwood, 9877 Calvary Road, Willis. 936-856-2091. www.gssjc.org

Watch “The Karate Kid”
Aug. 31

Take the family out to see a classic movie at the Montgomery Community Building, where the city of Montgomery will be hosting a screening of “The Karate Kid.” The night is sponsored by Quality of Life Chiropractic. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Montgomery Community Center, FM 149 & College St., Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov

Get fit
Aug. 31

Camp Gladiator Conroe will host a free fitness class in the parking lot of Cryer Intermediate School. Participants must bring their own water and yoga mat. 8 a.m. Free. 2375 Montgomery Park Blvd., Conroe. 512-494-6966. www.campgladiator.com

Go to an art gallery
Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Attend the first gallery of Lone Star Montgomery’s fall semester. The sculptural gallery is titled “Soft Space” and features work done by Zoe Gross. The gallery will be on display until Sept. 13. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Performing Arts Center, 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe. 936-273-7236. www.lonestar.edu/montgomery

Play golf with the family
Sept. 1

Woodforest Golf Club is hosting a family golf tournament. The tournament will have nine holes, and is limited to the first 40 families to sign up. Prizes and appetizers will be served after the tournament. 2-9 p.m. $60 (public), $40 (club members). Woodforest Golf Club, 1199 Fish Creek Thoroughfare, Montgomery. 936-588-8800. www.woodforestgolf.com

Become a foster parent
Sept. 2

Buckner Foster Care and Adoption will host an informational meeting at its family center in Conroe. Learn about becoming a foster parent or about the adoption process. 6-7 p.m. Free. 407 Avenue F, Conroe. 855-264-8783. www.buckner.org

Go on a lunch cruise
Sept. 2

Southern Empress is offering a two-hour lunch cruise. The cruise will feature a three-course meal, live music and a dance floor. Noon-2 p.m. Tickets vary. Southern Empress, 7037 Kingston Cove Lane, Willis. 936-588-3000. www.siteline.vendini.com/site/southernempress.com
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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