Looking for something to do in the Spring and Klein area in the next few months? Check out this month's guide!

May 17: Make a birdhouse

Harris County Precinct 3 will host sessions during which participants age 7 and older will learn how to make a birdhouse out of a 6-foot-long, 6-inch-wide wooden fence picket. Attendees will need to supply their own picket, but all other tools and hardware will be provided. Registration is required.
  • 5-6:30 p.m. (first session), 7-8:30 p.m. (second session)
  • Free
  • Dennis Johnston Park, 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring
  • 713-274-4201
  • www.pct3.com
May 19: Watch a movie under the stars

City Place will host an outdoor screening of a family-friendly film. A specific film had not been announced as of press time.May 20: Support the Kohrville Community Association

During the annual Kohrville Community Outdoor Festival, attendees can peruse a variety of local vendors and food trucks while helping raise funds for the construction of the Kohrville Community Center. The event will also include a car, truck and motorcycle show; a raffle; and children’s activities, including water slides, face painting and games.May 20: Listen to the music of Billy Joel, Elton John

Performer and musician Michael Cavanaugh—made famous for his piano/lead vocals in the Broadway musical “Movin’ Out” will perform the music of Billy Joel and Elton John as part of the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment’s Star-Lit Series.May 27: Attend a water lantern festival

City Place will kick off Memorial Day weekend with a water lantern festival, during which guests will have the opportunity to design and send off their LED candle-lit lanterns into City Place’s main pond, where they will float among hundreds of others to create a dazzling display. The event will also feature food trucks and live music.
  • 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Free (to watch), $26.98-$55.99 (to participate)
  • City Place Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring
  • www.cityplacenow.com
May 31: Play soccer

Soccer Shots will host a free fun day at City Place, during which children ages 2-8 can attend trial classes focused on building skills and developing character. Registration is required.
  • 4:30-5 p.m. (ages 2-3), 5-5:30 p.m. (ages 3-5), 5:40-6:25 p.m. (ages 6-8)
  • Free.
  • City Place Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring
  • www.cityplacenow.com
June 3: View summer art exhibits

To unveil its summer exhibitions, the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts will host a free family day during which attendees can enjoy art activities, a new LEGO brick creation, art cars and the chance to meet artist Beth Brubaker.
  • 10 a.m. (museum members), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (public)
  • Free
  • Pearl Fincher MFA, 6815 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
  • 281-376-6322
  • www.pearlmfa.org
June 6: Support swimmers

Community members are encouraged to sponsor and cheer on members of the Gleannloch Farms Summer Swim Team at its annual swim-a-thon, the proceeds from which will benefit the Gleannloch Gators scholarship fund.
  • 8:30 a.m.-noon
  • Free (to attend), donations are encouraged
  • Gleannloch Farms Sports Complex, 19828 Gleannbury Pointe, Drive
  • www.glf.swimtopia.com
June 7: Watch ‘The Goonies’

The Barbara Bush Branch Library will host a teen movie night, during which attendees will watch the classic 1985 film “The Goonies,” while enjoying pizza and snacks.
  • 5-7:45 p.m.
  • Free
  • Barbara Bush Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
  • 832-927-7800
  • www.hcpl.net
June 8: Learn about the state of criminal justice

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg will speak on the state of criminal justice at this luncheon as part of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce’s keynote speaker series.
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • $50 (per member), $70 (per nonmember)
  • Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston
  • 281-440-4160
  • www.houstonnwchamber.org

Playhouse 1960

6814 Gant Road, Houston


May 19-June 4: “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”
  • 8 p.m. (May 19-20, 26-27 and June 2-3), 3 p.m. (May 21, 28 and June 4)
  • $22-$25
Stageworks Theatre

10760 Grant Road, Houston



May 19-21: “Guys and Dolls”
  • 7:30 p.m. (May 19-20), 3 p.m. (May 21)
  • $25
June 9-24: “Misery”
  • 7:30 p.m. (June 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24) 3 p.m. (June 11, 18 and 25)
  • $27.50-$37

Vintage Park Fountains

110 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. 270, Houston




Dan Golvach, 7-10 p.m. Free

19 Nick Swift, 7-10 p.m. Free

20 Joseph Rauma, 7-10 p.m. Free

25 Jawad Abdul-Jabbar, 7-10 p.m. Free

26 Gary Michael Dahl, 7-10 p.m. Free

27 AJ Santana, 7-10 p.m. Free