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

Aug. 20: Book a barn quilt class

In a class taught via Zoom by the author of two “Barn Quilt” books, Suzi Parron will provide a presentation on the history of barn quilts and help participants make their own. Participants are encouraged to wear clothes they do not mind getting paint on. All skill levels are welcome to attend the class, and all materials will be provided. 1 p.m. $179. Cupcake Quilts, 1469 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 281-528-2929.

Aug. 20: Observe reptiles

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center hosts its annual open house, during which attendees can walk through the nature center to see live reptiles and learn through informative displays. 10 a.m. Free. Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble. 281-446-8588.

Aug. 21: Test Texas History knowledge

Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ hosts a Texas history trivia night. While competing against the other participants, guests can eat the restaurant’s brisket, hot dogs, pulled pork, wings and a variety of other menu items. After trivia, those age 18 or older can rent a lane at the restaurant and throw axes. 5 p.m. Free. Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ, 6633 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. 832-698-4932.

Aug. 26: Protect pets

In partnership with Harris County Pets, the first 50 dogs and cats brought to Spring Fire Department Station No. 74 will be given free vaccinations and microchips. Dogs must be on a leash and cats in an animal carrier. Pet owners are required to have a valid ID, and pets must live in unincorporated Harris County. 9 a.m. Free. Spring Fire Department Station No. 74, 23803 Aldine Westfield Road, Spring. 281-951-7065.

Sept. 1: Swing for charity

At the Blackhorse Golf Club, the Spring-based Kailee Mills Foundation will host its third annual golf tournament. Players will participate in a four-person scramble and receive gift bags, breakfast and lunch. Prizes will be awarded for any hole-in-one, the longest drive and other categories. Sponsorship opportunities are available. The Kailee Mills Foundation’s goal is to reduce deaths from not using seat belts and offer support to families affected by vehicle crashes. 9 a.m. $175. Blackhorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 281-304-1747.

Sept. 9: Workshop with women

The Unknown Tour provides women with 2.5 hours of comedy, worship, music and speaking sessions. The speakers will include Lauren Lucille, Sara Esquivel and Britni Bryan, among others. They will be discussing how to navigate life’s challenges. Ticket prices will increase after Aug 26. 7 p.m. $21 (general admission), $25 (VIP). Gateway Church, 2930 Rayford Road, Spring. 409-423-0907.

Sept. 16: Learn about puppets

The 42nd annual Southwest Regional Pepper Puppet Festival will be taking place for two days at the Barbara Bush Branch Library. Participants who register will spend two days making puppets and learning how to use them. The festival will be full of hand puppets, shadow puppets, ventriloquism and marionettes. On each day of the festival, there will be two free performances by professional puppet theaters. 8:30 a.m. $50 (per child per day), $70 (per adult per day). Barbara Bush Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 832-927-7800.

Library events

Barbara Bush Branch Library

6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring

832-927-7800 •


20 Yin yoga, 10:30 a.m.

23 Ballet Exercise, 11 a.m.

24 Senior game day, 10 a.m.

25 Afternoon book club, 2 p.m.

26 Virtual Friday morning book club, 10:30 a.m.

27 Yin Yoga, 10:30 a.m.


09 Stitch Chicks, 1 p.m.