There a variety of events to attend in the month of September in the Katy area, including a decades party and golfing for a cause. Read down below for more events happening next month.

Sept. 1: Celebrate going back to school

Join Harris County Precinct 4 staff for a Back-to-School Bash at the Maud Smith Marks Branch Library. Crafts, games, snacks and other activities for children will be provided. 4:30 p.m. Free. Maud Smith Marks Branch Library, 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy. 832-927-7860.

Sept. 3: Party in the past

Guests can dress for their favorite decade and celebrate the past at Retro Rewind, hosted by Katy Parks and Recreation. Food trucks will be available, and a live throwback band will perform at the event. 6-10 p.m. Free (admission). Historic Downtown Katy, 5718 Second St., Katy. 281-391-4840.

Sept. 3: Eat with a veteran

Join Katy’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 for an all-you-can-eat breakfast benefiting veterans. Katy Elks Lodge, 1050 Katy Fort Bend Road, Katy. 7-10 a.m. $9 (adults), $4 (kids). 281-615-5670.

Sept 9: Watch "Remember the Titans"

The Katy Parks and Recreation department will host an outdoor showing of the 2000 film “Remember The Titans” as part of its Katy Summer Nights Movies in the Park series. Family-oriented activities will be available starting at 7 p.m. The film will begin after sunset at around 7:40 p.m. 7-9:30 p.m. Free. Veterans of Foreign Wars Park, 6202 George Bush Drive, Katy. 281-391-4840.

Sept. 12: Golf for a cause

Guests can join Joe Joe Bear for the annual Golf Classic to support the purchase of new teddy bears for children with life-threatening illnesses in the Greater Houston area. Joe Joe Bear is a Texas-based children’s nonprofit organization that aims to provide comfort for children who are facing life-threatening illnesses by giving them teddy bears for emotional support. Noon. $650 (per team). The Club at Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy. 281-398-4522.

Sept. 16-17: Start holiday shopping

Get started on holiday shopping and decorating by browsing handcrafted items from local vendors at the Autumn Acres Gift Market hosted by the Home for the Holidays Gift Market. Proceeds go to local charities. Tickets are valid all weekend, and food trucks will be on site. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 (admission). Gerald D. Young Center & L.D. Robinson Pavilion, 5825 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road, Katy. 281-788-4297.

Sept. 17: Bring a dog

Enjoy a day of dog-friendly fun at Paws Fest 2022, presented by Circle B Vet Hospital. Activities include dock jumping for dogs, live music, a dog-friendly drinking area, local canine vendors and a dog costume parade. 11 a.m.-4p.m. Free (admission). Alamo Drafthouse parking lot, 2707 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy. 281-395-5533.