June 24: Watch a movie in the park

The city of Conroe will have a showing of “Sing 2” in the park at Heritage Place. Concessions will be available, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 8:15 p.m. Free (admission). 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-522-3900. www.cityofconroe.org

June 24: Be a part of a Guinness World Record

The Conroe Aquatic Center and other water safety and training organizations will team up to break the world record for the largest swim lesson while helping build awareness around teaching children to swim and preventing drowning. The event is free, but attendees must register online. 10-10:30 a.m. Free. Conroe Aquatics Center, 1205 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.org

July 2: Attend Stars and Stripes Fest

The city of Conroe’s inaugural Stars and Stripes Celebration will feature kid-friendly events, food trucks, vendors, inflatables and live music to celebrate the Fourth of July. Attendees can also find a spot on Heritage Place’s amphitheater for fireworks beginning at 9:15 p.m. 4 p.m. (activities begin). Free (admission). Heritage Place, 500 Collins St., Conroe. 936-522-3500. www.visitconroe.com

July 2: Attend Freedom Fest

Celebrate the Fourth of July in historic downtown Montgomery with a parade, kids zone and vendors. The parade is free to enter, and there will also be a junior creative arts show featuring baked goods, crafts, art and horticulture. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission). 14420 Liberty St., Montgomery. 936-597-5004. www.facebook.com/freedomfestmontgomery

July 7: Listen to an outdoor concert

The city of Conroe hots an outdoor concert in the park with artist Best of Both Worlds. Outside food and nonalcoholic beverages are permitted; beer and concessions will be available for purchase. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Heritage Place Park, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-522-3900. www.cityofconroe.org

July 8: Watch a movie in the water

The city of Conroe’s Flick-n-Float will allow attendees to watch “Finding Dory” while in the pool or relaxing on the side at the Oscar Johnson Jr. Community Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 7 p.m. (gates open), 8:15 p.m. (movie starts). Free (children age 2 and younger), $5 (admission). 100 Park Place, Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.org

July 8-10, 14-17, 22-24: See ‘Grease’ the musical

The Crighton Theatre will have a production of “Grease.” 8 p.m. (July 8-9, 14-16, 22-23), 2 p.m. (July 10, 17, 23-24). $17-$26 (seats vary). 234 Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.crightontheatre.org

July 16: Shop early for the holidays

Support small businesses and get holiday shopping done early at the Montgomery County Fall into the Holidays Shopping Extravaganza. Vendors will sell an array of items such as boutique clothing, home and holiday decor, handmade jewelry and gourmet food items. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (teachers, military and first responders with ID), $5 (admission). Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. Facebook: Montgomery County Holiday Extravaganza

July 16: Attend a water party

Cool off with water slides, wading pools and toys at the city of Montgomery’s water party. Attendees are encouraged to bring sunscreen, towels, food and toys for the neighborhood-style event. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Montgomery Community Center, 14420 Liberty St., Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.visitmontgomerytexas.com