June 1-Aug. 6: Join a summer reading program
Different activities and readings will be available for various age groups at Lone Star College-CyFair’s library, including a crocodile encounter, Audubon avian adventure, mad science, storytimes and other activities. Times vary. Free. http://cflibguides.lonestar.edu
July 1-9: Experience ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ live
Stageworks Theatre is performing “The Rocky Horror Show” directed by Michael Montgomery. Audience members can purchase prop kits for an additional $15. 7:30 p.m. (Fri-Sat.), 10:30 p.m. (Sat.). $35. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org
July 4: Celebrate Independence Day
The city of Jersey Village is holding July 4th Fest in celebration of Independence Day. A parade will start at the Jersey Village Civic Center and travel down Jersey Drive to wrap up at Clark Henry Park. After the parade, there will be live music, food vendors, games and the Jersey Village Farmer’s Market. A fireworks show will conclude festivities at 9:30 p.m. 5:30-9:45 p.m. Free (admission). Clark Henry Park, 7804 Equador St., Jersey Village. 713-466-2100. www.jerseyvillagetx.com
The Boardwalk at Towne Lake in Cypress is celebrating the national holiday with a boat parade on the lake. In addition to watching the parade, attendees can enjoy the live band, roaming patriotic characters, balloon artists, face paintings, giveaways and other family-friendly activities. There will not be a fireworks show at this event. 2-5 p.m. Free (admission). Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-256-2772. www.boardwalktl.com
Epiphany Lutheran Church and School
Epiphany Lutheran Church and School is holding its second annual July Fourth celebration this year. The community is invited to partake in the festivities, which will include live music, cornhole tournaments, children’s carnival games and food. Rounding out the evening will be a fireworks show at dusk. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission). Epiphany Lutheran Church and School, 14423 West Road, Houston. 713-896-1773. www.elcsh.org
July 7: Support a charity with Dynamic Chiropractic
Dynamic Chiropractic is hosting a patient appreciation day with proceeds going to The Landing anti-trafficking organization in Houston. Door prizes, new patient exams, adjustments and therapeutic exercise will be available. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $99 (existing patients), $250 (new patients). Dynamic Chiropractic, 10235 W. Little York Road, Ste. 100, Houston. 713-780-8343. www.facebook.com/dynamicchiropractichouston
July 11-28: Get ready for volleyball tryouts
The Huskies, a Cypress club volleyball team, is hosting summer training camps. Participants in the first session will practice hitting and serving, then will be able to apply their skills in tryout training sessions. 4-6:30 p.m. (Mon.-Thu.). $135 per session. Cypress Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11735 Grant Road, Cypress. 346-732-9853. www.cypresshuskiesvb.com
July 11-Aug. 9: Learn about coding
iCode Cypress is offering summer camp sessions through August for children interested in design, coding and game development. Campers will have the opportunity to engage with technology, promoting problem solving and creativity. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $400. 25282 Hwy. 290 Ste. 260, Cypress. 832-653-9010. www.icodeschool.com/cypress
July 14: Listen to some songs for the ages
Cy-Hope is hosting the second part of its Summer Music Series. The evening will feature music from throughout the decades. 7 p.m. $25. Cypress Alamo, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. 713-466-4673. www.cy-hope.org
July 15: Play it forward with Shield Bearer
Shield Bearer Counseling Center is hosting a fundraiser night with casino games, an open bar and appetizers. Alongside the games, there will also be a silent auction, a wine pull and dancing. 7-11 p.m. $125. Sandlewood Manor, 22402 Holly Creek Trail, Tomball. 281-894-7222. www.shieldbearer.org
July 15-31: Visit Playhouse 1960
Actors at Playhouse 1960 are performing “Something Rotten” under the direction of Sammy Green. The play tells the fictional story of the first musical writers. 8 p.m. (July 15-30), 3 p.m. (July 31). $20-$23. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com
July 16: Dance the night away
Local fraternal benefit society SPJST Lodge 196 is hosting a public dance for community members. The family-friendly event will feature the Lonely Road Band. 7-11 p.m. $10. SPJST Lodge 196, 17810 Huffmeister Road, Cypress. 281-373-9482
July 22-Aug. 7: Watch the world’s longest-running play
Stageworks Theatre is performing Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” under the direction of Debra Schultz. The murder mystery features twists, turns and a bizarre cast sure to keep audiences engaged. 7:30 p.m. $21-$29.50. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org
July 25: Make a teacup planter
Harris County Precinct 4 is hosting a series of fun family events throughout July. In this crafting event, visitors will get to paint their own teacup planters, fill them with soil and sew seeds to grow at home. Adults must accompany all children under 18. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress. 713-274-3161. www.hcp4.net
July 29: Attend a conference
Local author Karissa Hubbard is sharing her knowledge and passion in a special conference discussing finding one’s purpose, staying persistent and engaging in philanthropy. The conference will also feature guest speakers, a panel discussion, games, prizes and a community service activity. 6-8 p.m. $20 (includes meal and shirt). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 832-642-6122. www.facebook.com/authorkarissahubbard
Backyard Grill, 9453 Jones Road, Cypress. 281-897-9200. www.thebackyardgrill.com
July 1: Nate Gordon, 7 p.m.
July 8: Kendale Walker, 7 p.m.
July 11: Kendale Walker, 7 p.m.
July 15: Nate Gordon, 7 p.m.
July 22: Randy Hulsey, 7 p.m.
July 29: Matt Sebastian, 7 p.m.
Brew:30 Taphouse, 15914 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-516-9315. www.brew30taphouse.com
July 2: Righteous Cause Trio, 6:30 p.m.
July 8: Danville Train, 6:30 p.m.
July 15: Loaded Dan, 6:30 p.m.
July 16: Mark Childres, 6:30 p.m.
July 22: Matt Sebastian, 6:30 p.m.
Misfit Outpost, 16602 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress.281-256-1575. www.misfitoutpost.com
July 1: Cody Taylor, 6 p.m.
July 2: JB Barnett, 6 p.m.
July 8: The Surrealtors, 6 p.m.
July 9: Nate Nelson, 6 p.m.
July 16: Common Ground Band, 6 p.m.
July 23: Tyler Hodgson, 6 p.m.
July 28: Open Mic Night, 6 p.m.
July 29: Bryan Scott, 6 p.m.
July 30: Payton Howie, 6 p.m.
The Hidden Cellar, 16581 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-304-2940. www.hiddencellarcypress.com
July 1: Pete Scafidi, 7 p.m.
July 2: Duane Vincent, 7 p.m.
July 8: Erica Nicole, 7 p.m.
July 9: Nik Rincon, 7 p.m.
July 14: Stacey Steele, 7 p.m.
July 15: Mike Amabile, 7 p.m.
July 16: Mike Casey & Heath Behmer, 7 p.m.
July 21: Anthony Pitt, 7 p.m.
July 22: Pete Scafidi, 7 p.m.
July 16: Juba Normand, 7 p.m.
July 21: Mathew Hunt, 7 p.m.