Several events are planned in Cy-Fair this month as the end of the summer season approaches.

Aug. 7: Celebrate the new Learning Experience

The Learning Experience preschool will celebrate its newest location coming to Cypress. The grand opening will include a food truck, snow cones and entertainment for children. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. The Learning Experience, 17997 Shaw Road, Cypress. 281-547-8581. www.thelearningexperience.com


Aug. 7: See Kate Watson perform live

The Montgomery native and former “American Idol” contestant will be stopping by Creekwood Grill for a Saturday evening performance. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free, Creekwood Grill, 12710 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-746-6352. www.creekwoodgrill.com


Aug. 7-8: Shop at Heart to Market

The Boardwalk at Towne Lake will host a Heart to Market pop-up, featuring local makers, small shops and specialty brands. A portion of each sale will be donated to charitable organizations. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.boardwalktl.com/heart-market


Aug. 8: Check out the Bridal Oaks summer open house

Couples interested in planning their wedding are encouraged to see what Bridal Oaks has to offer. Cocktails will be served. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Bridal Oaks, 18224 KZ Road, Cypress. 713-444-7866. www.bridaloaks.com


Aug. 9-12: Create at Color Me Mine

Kids ages 5-14 are invited to attend Color Me Mine’s summer workshop, where they will be painting prehistoric-themed ceramics and creating their own crafts every day. Registration can be completed online. 1-4 p.m. $140. 24140 Hwy. 290, Ste. 300, Cypress. 281-758-4139. www.cypress.colormemine.com


Aug. 13: Enjoy a parents night out

Preschoolers, elementary students and tweens are invited to attend a night of open gym play, games and a movie. 7-11 p.m. $18. Republic Gymnastics & Dance Center, 21227 FM 529, Cypress. 281-345-7555. www.republicgymnastics.com


Aug. 13-14: Attend Houston’s miniFEST

Bridging the Music will bring local music and visual artists to Cy-Fair for a festival-style atmosphere. Ten artists will be performing, and tables will be set up for visual art pieces. 6 p.m.-1 a.m. $20-$25. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones Road, Houston. 303-578-8486. www.bridgingthemusic.com


Aug. 14: Celebrate a local business anniversary

The Cuppo Coffee & Tea is celebrating two years in business with giveaways in addition to flowers and macarons for sale from local vendors. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. The Cuppo Coffee & Tea, 8805 Jones Road, Ste. A110, Jersey Village. 832-869-4799. www.cuppocoffee.com


Aug. 14: See local musician Mark Childres

The local musician will perform covers from popular American artists at Brew:30 Taphouse. 5-8 p.m. Brew:30 Taphouse, 15914 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-516-9315. www.brew30taphouse.com


Aug. 16: Join the Cy-Fair ISD board

Trustee positions 5, 6 and 7 will be on the Nov. 2 ballot to serve four-year terms. Candidates can file at the superintendent’s office during regular office hours by the Aug. 16 deadline. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Mon.-Thu.). Free. Instructional Support Center, 10300 Jones Road, Houston. 281-897-4000. www.cfisd.net


Aug. 16-19: Learn how to dive

Cy-Fair ISD’s head dive coach will lead a high school diving camp at the CFISD natatorium for students interested in joining their high school dive team. All participants must be students of CFISD, have a physical on file and know how to swim. Students must register by Aug. 13 by emailing [email protected] 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 12550 Windfern Road, Houston. www.cfisd.net


Aug. 21: Attend Stetsons and Stilettos

Cy-Fair Helping Hands hosts its inaugural Stetsons and Stilettos gala with dinner and auctions. Proceeds benefit the expansion of the organization’s programs and facilities. 6-10 p.m. $50. Bridal Oaks, 18224 KZ Road, Cypress. 281-858-1222. www.cyfairhelpinghands.org


Aug. 27: Bowl with the Chamber

The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce hosts the Ten Pen Challenge. Admission includes two bowling games, shoe rental and lunch for each bowler. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $400 per team of four. Copperfield Bowl, 15615 Glen Chase Drive, Houston. www.cyfairchamber.com