Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide! Find more or submit events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

Aug. 4-11: Attend summer camps at iCode

This summer, kids ages 4-18 can attend summer camps in computer science and technology topics beginning with “Minecraft: Modding Adventure.”Aug. 4-Sept. 17: Check out a new health exhibit

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside human bodies, and a new exhibit aims to introduce guests to the complex world inside humans. Guests at the new interactive exhibit “Zoo in You” can learn about microbial companions, where they live and what ways scientists are discovering how important they are to personal health.
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Mon.-Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.)
  • $8 (children and seniors), $10 (general admission)
  • The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston
  • 713-521-1515. www.thehealthmuseum.org
Aug. 4-6: Watch a kid-friendly summer musical

The return of the original summer musical production “Power Up: The Musical!” is taking place all month long. The storyline is about a kid named Ollie who spends time playing a retro-inspired video game, discovering new challenges and achievements along the way.
  • 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Free (members), $17 (nonmembers)
  • Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston
  • 713-522-1138. www.cmhouston.org
Aug. 4-6: Celebrate the dog days of summer

The North American Diving Dog is having its annual SplashPaws End of Summer Splash. Dog owners can register their dogs to take part in water activities and earn a Diving Dog Title.Aug. 4: Watch a Shakespeare play

The tale of "Macbeth" is coming to Hermann Park as part of Houston’s Shakespeare Festival. Discover the story of a Scottish general and his wife who are plunged into a murderous quest by the prophecy of three mysterious witches.Aug. 4: Go on a cruise in the Sam Houston National Forest

The Northside Mustang Car Club is hosting a Sam Houston National Forest cruise. The event will consist of a group picture at the beginning, and then the cruise will begin west out of Conroe and toward Plantersville. Lunch will be at The City Cafe in Huntsville. After lunch, attendees will visit the Prison Museum for a tour before heading back into the National Forest.Aug. 4: Learn about sneaker culture

Calling all sneaker heads for a sneaker-inspired market that will combine collectors and local emerging artists for a night infusing fashion and self-expression.Aug. 4-5: Watch a play

Black Cat Theater and Academy is hosting the play “The 39 Steps,” which is described as a mix of a Hitchcock masterpiece and a spy novel with a dash of Monty Python. The play is recommended for ages 12 and older due to several loud gunshots, flashing lights and mild adult themes.Aug. 4-5: Drop off stuffed animals for a sleepover

Chick-fil-A Magnolia is hosting a stuffed animal sleepover at which children can drop off their plush pets and come back the next morning to learn about what they did. Each child will receive an ID badge that matches their stuffed animal.Aug. 5: Mine for gems

Dig for treasure at Katy Rock Shop’s mining event. Bags of ore are available for purchase, and miners will sieve through the sludge to collect gems.Aug. 5: Watch a movie in Conroe's pool

The Conroe Parks and Recreation Department hosts the Flick-N-Float event, where visitors are invited to float in the pool while watching a showing of “Monsters University.”
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • $5
  • Westside Recreation Center Pool, 10245 Owen Drive, Conroe
  • 936-522-3944. www.visitconroe.com
Aug. 5: Ride rollercoasters

American Coaster Enthusiasts South Central is hosting ACE Day at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, bringing together rollercoaster and ride enthusiasts for a day of shared enjoyment.
  • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • $39.99 (general admission one-day ticket), $35 (ACE membership)
  • Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, 21300 I-45, Spring
  • 281-355-3300. www.sixflags.com
Aug. 5: Get ready for school

The Society of Champions Outreach is organizing a back-to-school and health drive for kids, which will include storytelling, painting, games, food, music and dancing.Aug. 5: Enjoy a movie night

The city of Jersey Village invites families to participate in story time, followed by a viewing of “The Lego Movie.”
  • 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Free
  • Jersey Village Civic Center, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village
  • 713-466-2100. www.jerseyvillagetx.com
Aug. 5: Donate school supplies

At the Bluebonnet Tasting Room’s school supply drive, attendees can donate school supplies and participate in “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?” trivia. People who donate school supplies will receive 50% off their first glass of wine or flight, and teachers will receive a 15% gift shop discount.Aug. 5: White Linen Night

Goode Co. Kitchen & Cantina is hosting their celebration for White Linen Night in the Heights at its Heights location only. The celebration will include live music, limited-time street tacos of either barbacoa or pork carnitas, and pint sized to-go margaritas, palomas and ranch waters. A carafe option will be available for the popular Damn Goode Margarita priced at only $32 with $4 off of refills for guests that bring back the carafe.Aug. 5: Test your 'Harry Potter' knowledge

Attendees will be able to test their "Harry Potter" knowledge during The Weird Sister Boutique and Social Room’s themed trivia night. There will be snacks available, and attendees are invited to bring food. There will be prizes.Aug. 5: Stroll a market

Loblolly Market will return for its monthly market featuring local artisans, food and drinks, and crafters. The first 25 guests will also receive a free swag bag.
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free (admission, parking)
  • Rose Hill Methodist Church, 21022 Rosehill Church Road, Tomball
  • www.loblollymarkets.com
Aug. 6: Get fed on faith

Sing the chef’s praises at this Gospel Brunch event. Gospel artists will play over the speakers while diners enjoy a menu of entrees like shrimp and grits, steak and eggs, omelet platters, and sweet cream brioche French toast.
  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Free
  • 25551 Park Place at the Boardwalk Steakhouse and Grille, Kingsland Blvd., Ste. C102, Katy
  • 832-344-3507. www.parkplacekaty.com
Aug. 6: See Chris Ruediger perform

According to Total PR, Ruediger's music is influenced by Bruce Springsteen and Tim McGraw. Drinks will be available for purchase.Aug. 6: Sip coffee and stroll

Noe's Cafe will host Coffee & Cars, where visitors can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options within City Place, including Noe’s Cafe, as they admire exotic cars and other automobiles.Aug. 6: Laugh out loud

Houston comedian Ken Jones is coming to the Komedy Lounge for his birthday show titled "Laugh the Stress Away." Enjoy a night of comedy with Jones and his friends.