Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!

April 7-June 3: Explore AAPI stories at the library

The Houston Public Library is showcasing an exhibit that documents the history, lives and contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Greater Houston. The “Our Vibrant AAPI Community” exhibit offers a panoramic view of Asian immigrants and their descendants.
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tuesday-Saturday)
  • Free
  • Julia Ideson Building Gallery, 550 McKinney St., Houston
  • 832-393-1313. www.houstonlibrary.org
April 7-14: View a lantern festival

This spring, City Place will be home to Houston's Magical Winter Lights, the largest lantern festival of its kind featuring vibrant elements of flora and fauna. The display will be located near City Place's waterfront and will be illuminated nightly at dusk.April 7-8: Meet the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny arrives at Katy Mills and will be available for photos until Sunday, April 8. Katy Mills is hopping into spring with special bunny events including Caring Bunny, Tea Time with the Easter Bunny and Pet Photos.
  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday), noon-6 p.m. (Sunday)
  • Prices vary
  • Katy Mills Mall, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Katy
  • 281-644-5000. www.simon.com/mall/katy-mills
April 7-8: The Woodlands Children's Museum holds holiday events

The Woodlands Children's Museum invites children to celebrate Easter with a series of events with craft activities, such as a bunny mask creation, an egg painting activity and a basket-decorating activity. Usborne Books & More will have a booth April 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that includes the STEM and STEAM product line SmartLab Toys.
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • $5 (per child in addition to general admission)
  • The Woodlands Children's Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands
  • 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org
April 8-9: The Woodlands Resort hosts Easter events

The Woodlands Resort is celebrating Easter weekend with a weekend of events, including pool side games, chalk art, trivia, movie nights, turtle feeding and karaoke. A full schedule can be found online for both days. On Easter Sunday, guests can enjoy an Easter egg hunt, crafts, brunch and a family photo opportunity. Easter brunch at the resort will include an assortment of brunch classics such as crab cake eggs Benedict, an omelet station and oysters. Those interested can make a reservation on the website.
  • April 9: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Easter bag craft); 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Easter egg hunt); 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Easter brunch)
  • $80 (per adult), $35 (per child)
  • 2301 N. Millbend Drive, The Woodlands
  • 281-364-6250. www.woodlandsresort.com
April 7: Dye eggs for Easter

Children can dye and decorate eggs with materials provided at an event at Rob Fleming Park. The event includes an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Children should bring their own baskets.April 8: Run in a timed course

A chip-timed 5K course winds throughout The Woodlands Waterway in the Run and Done 3.1. The event is sanctioned by USA Track & Field. The race is for all skill levels and is recommended for ages 10 and older. Preregistration is required.April 8: Visit 7 Acre Wood

7 Acre Wood is hosting an easter egg hunt and vendor market April 8. Kids can hunt Easter eggs, visit the petting zoo, play mini golf and try out the zip line. Ticketed activities include photos with the Easter Bunny, pony and train rides, carnival games, concession stands, and face painting. The event is open to all ages.April 8: Celebrate on Market Street

Market Street is celebrating the season with face painting, a special visit from a balloon artist, cotton candy, an Easter-themed photo opportunity and giveaways in its Central Park green space. The Easter photo-op will be available from April 7-9.
  • Noon- 2 p.m (events for children and families)
  • Free
  • Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands
  • 281-419-4774. www.shopatmarketstreet.com
April 8: Take photos with the Easter Bunny

Professional Easter Bunny photos will be taken by the Arrowhead Photo Studio in downtown Montgomery. All images are included for download.April 8: Have an 'eggstravagant' Easter celebration

Participants are welcome to take part in the annual Easter celebration, which will include games with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt and crafts. Coffee, doughnuts and fruit will also be provided at the event, and participants need to bring their own baskets to carry goodies home.April 8: Listen to gospel

Conroe restaurant 202 Main is hosting its third annual gospel brunch. Guests can listen to music played by Payton Riley along with Josh and Jackie EdQuist while enjoying craft cocktails and soul food. Brunch includes a buffet with hot chicken and pancakes, chicken fried steak, scrambled eggs, breakfast pizza, fried green tomatoes and grilled chicken.April 8: Take photos with the Easter Bunny

Tomball Methodist Church is hosting an Easter Shell-ebration event this weekend, and pictures can be taken with the Easter Bunny. Infants through sixth graders and children with disabilities will also have the opportunity to participate in an egg hunt. There will also be games, face painting, bounce houses and food at the event.
  • 9:30 a.m.-noon (activities); times vary by age for egg hunts
  • Free
  • Tomball Methodist Church, 1603 Baker Drive, Tomball
  • 281-351-1249. www.tomballmethodist.org/events
April 8: Visit an art show

The Ardest Gallery will host an exhibition titled “Upcycled,” showcasing works of art that incorporate upcycled, recycled or found materials in celebration of Earth Day. Attendees can expect to see art from additional local artists on top of the 20 artists whose work the gallery regularly houses.April 8: Hunt for Easter eggs

A local real estate office hosts an egg hunt, photo opportunities with live chicks, face painting, vendors and food trucks.April 8: Hunt for eggs

Refuge Church will host a community outreach event with an egg hunt for infants through grade 6. The family-friendly event also includes vendors, food, games, selfies with the Easter Bunny and a silent auction. Live music begins at noon.April 8: Enjoy a spring festival

First Baptist Church Tomball is hosting its annual SpringFest, which will feature an Easter story walk to collect eggs, inflatables, food and face painting, among other activities. Attendees are encouraged to bring kites and lawn chairs.April 8: Participate in an Easter egg hunt for adults

Adults will be able to enjoy their own egg hunt at Little Woodrow’s this weekend. Attendees, who must be age 21 or older, will be able to hunt for eggs, earn cash prizes, enjoy specials and listen to live music. A brunch food truck will also be on-site.April 9: Eat brunch

The Bentwater Yacht & Country Club is holding an Easter brunch. Meals include a cold station and a hot station with various items, pasta primavera, fruit and bread stations, a dessert table and a kids buffet. The main entries include slow-roasted beef tenderloin; glazed ham with brown sugar; and the breakfast station with omelets, pancakes and waffles.
  • 10 a.m.
  • Free (under age 6), $52 (over age 10), $18 (ages 6-10)
  • 800 Bentwater Drive, Montgomery
  • www.bentwater.com
April 9: Attend Easter service

Wake Church is hosting an Easter day service and event. The day will start with a special worship service followed by an Easter egg hunt. A bounce house, interactive games and a photo booth will also be available.April 9: Join a kids event

Northside Baptist Church is holding an Easter Sunday event with special kids event. Kids can join a Bible study and Easter Sunday service before getting a hands-on presentation of the resurrection. After the service, kids can participate in an egg scramble.April 9: Listen to live music

American folk and rock band Firefall will play two shows at Main Street Crossing this weekend.
  • 2:30 p.m. (doors open, matinee), 4 p.m. (matinee show starts), 6:30 p.m. (doors open, evening), 8 p.m. (evening show starts)
  • Tickets start at $85
  • 111 W. Main St., Tomball
  • 281-290-0431. www.mainstreetcrossing.com