March 24: Support children with disabilities
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Houston nonprofit Revive to Survive will host a charity dinner dance dubbed “A Mistycal Night.” Semiformal attire is requested, and proceeds from the event will provide aid to children with disabilities.
- 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
- $100 (per ticket), $1,500 (per table)
- Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble
- 281-236-8985. www.revivetosurvive.org
Attendees can peruse nearly 1,200 varieties of plants at Mercer Botanic Gardens’ annual March Mart plant sale. This in-person event will be limited to Friends of Mercer Botanic Gardens members on March 24 from 8-10 a.m. before opening to the public.
- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (March 24), 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (March 25)
- Mercer Botanic Gardens, 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble
- 713-274-4166. www.friendsofmercer.com
At BridgeFest 2023, participants can compete in a 1-mile kid’s race, 1-mile adaptive race, 5K run/walk or 5K run/walk for seniors. The proceeds from this annual event will benefit the YMCA’s annual campaign and programs.
- 8-10 a.m.
- Lake Houston Family YMCA, 2420 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston
- 281-360-2500. www.ymcahouston.org/lake-houston-family-ymca
The Parkinson’s Friends and Family 5K Fox Trot will include a 3.1-mile walk through the greenbelt in Kingwood Lakes. In line with the event’s “Be a Hero” theme, children are encouraged to dress as their favorite hero. Prizes will be awarded to those who raise the most funds, and Starbucks and snacks will be available on-site.
- 9 a.m.-noon.
- $35 (per individual); $50 (per family of five or less, $10 per additional family member)
- Kingwood Methodist Church, 1799 Woodland Hill Drive, Houston
During the East Montgomery County Improvement District’s annual Eggcellent Event & Spring Mini-Market, attendees can peruse local vendors while children hunt for Easter eggs. There will be four Easter egg hunts starting with children with disabilities and those age 2 and younger at 10 a.m., followed by ages 3-4 at 10:30 a.m., ages 5-7 at 11 a.m. and ages 8-12 at 11:30 a.m.
- 9 a.m.-noon.
- Ford Stadium, 22784 Hwy. 59, Porter
- 281-354-4419. www.emctx.com
Attendees of the annual Good Oil Days Oil Boom Festival can celebrate the city of Humble’s history while enjoying live music and perusing a variety of food trucks and local vendors along Main Street. The event will also feature a beer garden, raffle opportunities, a plant sale and children’s activities.
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Main Street, Humble
- 281-446-4140. www.goodoildays.com
Peruse more than 80 local artisans at Vibe Artisan Markets’—formerly Texas Artisan Markets—annual spring market. The dog- and child-friendly event will feature live music, spring photo opportunities, food trucks and craft beer.
- Noon-5 p.m.
- Megaton Brewery, 808 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood
- 346-600-5166. www.vibeartisanmarkets.com
Join members of Kingwood’s Holocaust Remembrance Association in the annual March of Remembrance Texas, which will begin at Kingwood Middle School and conclude at the site of the nonprofit’s future Holocaust Garden of Hope in King’s Harbor Waterfront Village.
- 2-5 p.m.
- Kingwood Middle School, 2407 Pine Terrace Drive, Kingwood
- 888-546-8111. www.holocaustremembranceassociation.org