Check out what's happening in the Lake Houston area this Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23-26.

Pictures with Santa

Visit Deerbrook Mall’s lower level near Barnes & Noble any day through Dec. 24 to take photos with Santa Claus. Pet photo opportunities with Santa will also be offered from 4-7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through Dec. 5. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To book a session in advance, click here for nonpet photos, and click here for pet photos.
  • Daily through Dec. 24, hours vary (photos with Santa); Mondays and Tuesdays through Dec. 5, 4-7 p.m. (pet photos with Santa)
  • $19.99-$49.99 (price varies by photo package)
  • Deerbrook Mall, 20131 Hwy. 59 N., Humble
L3 Turkey Day 5K

The L3 Foundation—which works to support children and their families who are fighting childhood cancer—will host its ninth annual L3 Turkey Day 5K. The event will also include a 1K race option for children. To register for the event, click here.Creativity Shares Thanksgiving Dinner

Creativity Shell will host a Thanksgiving dinner for families in need through its new Creativity Shares program. Space is limited to 60 participants, so attendees are encouraged to RSVP in advance by clicking here. To sign up as a volunteer to help prepare and serve food, email [email protected].Holiday Movie Nights: 'Frozen II'

As part of Redemption Square’s Holiday Movie Nights series—which takes place every Saturday from Nov. 18-Dec. 23—attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs and snacks to this outdoor screening of “Frozen II.” To RSVP in advance, click here.