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

July 27: Embrace embroidery

Gypsy Hargrove teaches a class for beginners on how to repurpose a T-shirt into an embroidered backpack. The class will discuss the basics of embroidering on a shirt. While the design kit with fabrics will be provided, attendees are required to read the supply list to show up with the proper materials. 9:30 a.m. $40. Cupcake Quilts, 9574 FM 1960 Bypass W., Humble. 281-446-4999.

July 28: Craft with candy

Kingwood Branch Library staff will teach participants how to turn a terracotta pot into a nautical candy jar. After completion, the jar can be filled or painted to one’s liking. 11 a.m. Free. Kingwood Branch Library, 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood. 832-927-7830.

July 30: Experience summer movie nights

The animated Disney film “Raya and the Last Dragon” will be shown on the lawn in Redemption Square. Families are encouraged to bring their own seating arrangements and arrive early to have dinner at the nearby restaurants. 7 p.m. Free. Redemption Square, 250 Assay St., Houston. 713-860-3000.

Aug. 5: Enjoy a concert and shop

Redemption Square hosts its Friday night market and summer concert series. The live entertainment starts with an hourlong children’s performance followed by local musicians. The market will offer food, beverages and artisan goods. 6 p.m. Free. Redemption Square, 250 Assay St., Houston. 713-860-3000.

Aug. 4: Pick up school supplies

The East Montgomery County Improvement District passes out 2,500 school supply packets for students in pre-K through eighth grade at its annual back-to-school drive. Packets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. 5 p.m. Free. Randall Reed Stadium, 21360 Valley Ranch Parkway, New Caney. 281-354-4419.

Aug. 6: Watch Neil Diamond’s life

A Neil Diamond Tribute tells the story of Diamond’s life through music from the ’60s to the present. Experience Diamond’s struggles and success while listening to hits such as “Sweet Caroline” and “Song Sung Blue.” 7 p.m. $20. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140.

Aug. 18: Watch 'Finding Nemo'

Kings Harbor hosts its last Movie under the Moon event for the summer, featuring “Finding Nemo.” Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to watch the animated film on the green. No outside food or drinks are allowed. 8:30 p.m. Free. Kings Harbor, 4501 Magnolia Cove Drive, Kingwood. 713-629-5200.


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