Watch 'Encanto', groove to Motown: 10 things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout May, June

Bring the family out to City Place on May 26 for a movie night under the stars featuring the Disney animated movie “Encanto." (Courtesy City Place)
Bring the family out to City Place on May 26 for a movie night under the stars featuring the Disney animated movie “Encanto." (Courtesy City Place)

Bring the family out to City Place on May 26 for a movie night under the stars featuring the Disney animated movie “Encanto." (Courtesy City Place)

Here are a few events and things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout May and June. This list is not comprehensive.

May 14: Dress the dogs for disco

Little Woodrow’s in Tomball will host a Doggie Disco event, featuring a Doggie Disco costume contest at 5 p.m., multiple food trucks and dog-centric businesses on-site, a live DJ and a charity auction from 2-7 p.m. The patio pub will offer $4 Karbach Brewing Co. beers all day, and $1 from each Tito’s beverage sold will benefit Corridor Rescue, a local animal welfare nonprofit organization. 2-7 p.m. Free. Little Woodrow’s Tomball, 11241 Timber Tech Ave., Tomball. 281-516-9993. www.littlewoodrows.com

May 14: Groove to the sounds of Motown

Dance and sing along to the tunes of Motown at this event hosted by the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment. The cast and musicians of “Forever Motown” will perform classic hits from artists including The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell and Stevie Wonder. 8 p.m. $35-$65. The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org


May 21: Meet local authors

In celebration of its eighth anniversary, Copperfield’s Books will host its annual Indie Author Fair, during which attendees can meet with and get books signed by nearly 40 local authors and artists, enjoy complimentary refreshments and giveaways, and participate in a raffle. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Copperfield’s Books, 8220 Louetta Road, Ste. 106, Spring. 832-761-5559. www.copperfieldsbooks.net

May 21: Raise funds for the Kohrville Community

The Kohrville Community Association will host its annual festival fundraiser, the proceeds from which will support historical preservation efforts. The event will feature food trucks; a car, truck and motorcycle show; a waterslide; face painting; and a raffle, among other activities. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Windwood Presbyterian Church, 10555 Spring Cypress Road, Houston. 281-450-1946 or 281-797-1777. www.kohrvillecommunityassociation.com

May 21: Indulge in crawfish

As the final event in its 50th anniversary celebration, Kinsmen Lutheran Church will host a community crawfish boil, which will feature live music and additional food options. 6:30 p.m. Free (under age 5), $5 (ages 5-11), $20 (age 12 and older). Kinsmen Lutheran Church, 12100 Champion Forest Drive, Houston. 281-444-3126. www.kinsmenlutheran.org

May 22: Support aspiring musicians

The community is invited to attend Allegro Violin School’s Spring Recital, which will feature outdoor performances by piano, voice and string students. 5 p.m. Free. Allegro Violin School, 9834 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 832-398-6133. www.allegroviolinschool.com

May 26: Watch 'Encanto'

Bring the family out to City Place for a movie night under the stars featuring the Disney animated movie “Encanto.” Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. 8:30 p.m. Free. City Place Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. www.cityplacenow.com

June 10: Listen to live music

Husband and wife Herb Alpert, a trumpeter, and Lani Hall, a vocalist, will perform with their band on stage at this event hosted by Cypress Creek FACE. Originally scheduled for Jan. 29, tickets that were purchased for the event prior to its postponement will be valid for the new date. 8 p.m. $35-$65. The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org

Live Theater

Playhouse 1960

6814 Gant Road, Houston

281-587-8243 • www.playhouse1960.com

“Emma A Pop Musical:” 3 p.m. (May 14-15), 8 p.m. (May 14). $10-$12

“Footloose! The Musical:” 8 p.m. (May 27-28 and June 2-4), 3 p.m. (May 29 and June 5). $20-$23
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.