Here are a few events and things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout April and May. This list is not comprehensive.

April 20: Support young fashion artists

The seventh annual Creativity Rock Carnival hosted by Creativity Shell will showcase young models wearing clothes designed by students of the program. Funds raised will help support the Creativity Shell Youth Mental Health Campaign and help both student designers and models enhance their confidence. 6-9 p.m. $35-$65. Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 832-943-9767.

April 22: Show up for a showdown

The Boots and Bling Gala—the proceeds from which will benefit Humble ISD classrooms—will have dance instructors to help guide participants on how to boot scoot. In addition, ax throwing and mechanical bull riding are among the other activities that will be available. 6:30 p.m. $125. Stampede Houston, 11925 Hwy. 59, Houston. 281-641-8140.

April 23: Veterans get informed

The Veterans Transition Success Coalition Rally Point will host sessions to better help veterans transition back into civilian life and learn about local resources and benefits. There will also be fun for the whole family with food trucks, various tournaments and live music. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 713-870-7688.

April 23: Catch a ballet performance

Vittica Ballet Company will showcase the cultivation of its style of contemporary ballet with the “Vitacca Ballet World Premiere.” 7 p.m. $20. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140.

April 29: Honor thy mother

The Ninth Annual Mothers are Jewels Luncheon will feature two keynote speakers and allow participants to purchase gifts ahead of Mother’s Day. Proceeds from the event will benefit FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $75. Kingwood Country Club, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. 713-703-7891.

April 29-30: Purchase plants ahead of Mother’s Day

The two-day Virtual Mother’s Day Sale on Mercer Botanical Garden’s website will be open exclusively for members of Friends of Mercer on April 29 and then open to the public April 30. Delivery for online orders will not be available, and pickup will be available at 3602 Hirschfield Road, Spring. 4-8 p.m (April 29), 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (April 30). Friends of Mercer membership costs $35-$500. 713-274-4166.

May 1: Let the kids run wild

At the Kids Color Run/Festival hosted by Holy Comforter Lutheran Church and school, children in grades K-6 are welcome to race a designed course and be pelted with colored powder. Food will be provided, and activities such as bounce houses and train rides will also be on-site. 12:15-2:15 p.m. Free. Holy Comforter Lutheran Church and School, 1901 Woodland Hills Drive, Kingwood. 281-358-6500.

May 5: Play golf for good

Enjoy a day of golf at Lake Houston Rotary's Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament, the proceeds from which will benefit a variety of community organizations ranging from Family Time Crisis & Counseling Center and Humble Area Assistance Ministries to Boots for Troops and the Lake Houston Family YMCA. Breakfast, lunch and golf carts will be included and trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place. Additional activities will include hole-in-one and putting contests, a raffle and virtual auction. 7 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (shotgun start). $125 (single player), $500 (team of four). Tour 18 Golf Course, 3102 FM 1960 E., Humble. 832-754-0702.

May 7: Bust a move

The third annual Generation Park Block Party at Redemption Square will feature activities such as live music, street vendors and carnival games for children. The event will help support the Lake Houston Area Rotary’s scholarship and grant efforts for Lake Houston-area students. 4-10 p.m. Free. Redemption Square, 250 Assay St., Houston. 713-860-3000.