Check out what's happening in the Lake Houston area this weekend, Feb. 16-18. This list is not comprehensive.

Father-Daughter Dance

The Clubs of Kingwood will host this father-daughter dance, featuring a balloon arch, a candy bar, mocktails and dancing. Reservations are required, and the event is free for children age 3 and younger.Casino Night Extravaganza

The Greater East Montgomery County Chamber will host its annual casino night featuring a variety of gaming tables, a cigar lounge, a dance floor, photo booths, food and drinks. Drink tickets, additional casino chips and roulette raffle numbers will be available to purchase at check-in.
  • Feb. 16, 6-10:30 p.m.
  • $125 (admission includes $1,000 in chips and dinner ticket)
  • The Atrium Center, 21575 Hwy. 59, New Caney
Art Market

Generation Park’s Redemption Square hosts an Art Market on the third Saturday of every month. During the event, attendees can meet with local vendors and take home homemade goods.Mardi Gras Festival and Parade

Town Center Park Kingwood will host its annual Mardi Gras Festival and Parade, featuring a large variety of craft and food vendors, and live music performed by Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners. The parade will begin at 2 p.m., and prizes will be awarded for best entry in various categories. The event was postponed from Feb. 10.‘Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical’

Christian Youth Theater Houston will perform the Tony Award-winning “Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical,” featuring original songs by Tim Minchin.
  • Feb. 17, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Feb. 18, 2 p.m.
  • $20-$25
  • Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble
Palentine’s Party Parent’s Night Out

Alpha Omega Gymnastics & Dance will host a Palentine’s Party, while parents enjoy a night out. Geared for children age 3 and older, attendees can look forward to gymnastics, games, arts and crafts, and hands-on science experiments. Extended care is available until 10:30 p.m. for an additional $10.