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.

Sept. 1-17: 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
Sept. 1: School board candidate forum

Cypress Families for Public Schools, a local nonpartisan public education advocacy group, is hosting a school board candidate forum ahead of the upcoming Nov. 7 election.Sept. 1: Museum of Illusions grand opening

Step into a world of mind-bending wonders as the Museum of Illusions opens its doors. Join the museum in celebrating the grand opening at this one-of-a-kind immersive destination for all ages. The space has 60 interactive exhibits that combine entertainment and education into an “edutainment” amalgamation.Sept. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-17: See a somber show

Performed by Playhouse 1960 actors and directed by Sammy Green, “The Shadow Box” showcases the lives of three terminally ill cancer patients as they navigate life’s challenges and beauty. This story contains mature content and subject matter.
  • 3 p.m. (Sept. 17); 8 p.m. (Sept. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16)
  • $22-$25
  • Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com
Sept. 2, 3, 9 and 10: 'Aladdin Jr.'

Playhouse 1960 will present a production of “Aladdin Jr.” directed by Amber Stepanik. The classic Disney story is about a magic lamp and a genie.Sept. 2-3: Visit a wellness expo

Wellness Expo will host an event where attendees can visit with over 60 body, mind and spirit vendors. Attendees will get to shop for breakthrough nutritional products, energized jewelry and stones, and experience bodywork.
  • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • $7 (admission); free (age 12 and under, over age 65)
  • Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe
  • 972-925-9393. www.wellnessexpo.net/attend/conroe
Sept. 3: Loch Bar brunch

Get your groove on while getting your grub on. Starting Sep. 3, Loch Bar kicks off live music at brunch every Sunday. The classic seafood tavern features a brunch menu chock-full of shareable appetizers and savory entrees, such as mahi mahi ceviche, Chesapeake crab dip, Chicken-N-Waffles, avocado toast and crab cake Benedicts. Sip and savor the moment further with Loch Bar’s handcrafted mimosas and Bloody Marys.