Looking for something to do in Spring? Check out this guide for activities in August and September.

Aug. 16: Shop a farmers market

Browse a variety of local vendors for items such as organic foods, grass-fed meats, baked goods and artisan cheeses at this City Place farmers market.Aug. 17: Compete in a trivia night

An array of questions will be asked as attendees compete for a gift card to one of City Place’s restaurants.Aug. 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31: Paint and sip

William’s Art Bar has relaunched its scheduled classes for anyone who wants to learn how to paint. Receive an art lesson for recreating subjects, such as “Peak-a-Boo Chickens,” a beach scene or a portrait of a woman. Attendees can bring snacks and drinks to enjoy while they create, and the studio provides art supplies and some dining supplies. Attendees can register in advance online.Aug. 18: Watch a movie outside

Watch “Finding Nemo” at this outdoor screening hosted by City Place.Aug. 24: Play bingo

Participants can test their luck and vie for a gift card to one of City Place’s restaurants.Aug. 26: Make family-friendly art

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts invites the community to participate in Family Day to celebrate the end of summer. The day will include art activities, a food truck and entertainment for guests.
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Free
  • Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, 6815 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
  • 281-376-632
  • www.pearlmfa.org
Aug. 26-27, Sept. 2-3 and 9-10: Take a magic carpet ride

View the classic Disney movie in a whole new way with “Aladdin Jr.” performed by Playhouse 1960’s Young Actors group. Directed by Amber Stepanik, this performance recounts the tale of Aladdin and his three friends as they meet a genie and try to impress Princess Jasmine.Aug. 31: Stay informed on politics

Featuring U.S. Rep. Wesley Hunt, R-Houston, the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of Congress' event. Hunt’s update on congressional issues and topics will be accompanied by lunch.
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • $50 (chamber members), $70 (nonmembers)
  • Northgate Country Club, 17110 Northgate Forest Drive, Houston
  • 281-440-4160
  • www.houstonnwchamber.org
Aug. 31: Fight flooding

Enjoy a morning meal and learn about government efforts to prevent and fight flooding at the North Houston Association’s annual Flood Control Breakfast. Speakers are Tina Petersen, director of the Harris County Flood Control District, and Jeff Walker, executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board.Sept. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-17: See a somber show

Performed by Playhouse 1960 actors and directed by Sammy Green, “The Shadow Box” showcases the lives of three terminally ill cancer patients as they navigate life’s challenges and beauty. This story contains mature content and subject matter.
  • 3 p.m. (Sept. 17); 8 p.m. (Sept. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16)
  • $22-$25
  • Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-8243
  • www.playhouse1960.com
Sept. 7: Dine in denim

Spring-area nonprofit Northwest Assistance Ministries will be hosting a “Jeans & Jewels” luncheon to celebrate its 40th anniversary, during which attendees are encouraged to don their best Western wear or denim looks. The event will benefit the organization, which provides housing and food resources to needy residents in the Greater Houston area.Sept. 8-10, 14-17 and 21-24: Watch a movie-turned musical

Stageworks Theatre will be performing “9 to 5 The Musical,” directed by Betty Marie Muessig. Based on the popular ’80s movie of the same name, this production follows three women who decide to stand up to their sexist boss.
  • 2 p.m. (Sept. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24); 7:30 p.m. (Sept. 8-9, 14-16 and 21-23)
  • $35-$54
  • Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-6100
  • www.stageworkshouston.org
Sept. 12: Explore culture through music

Take a journey through cultures as pianist Chelsea de Souza explores her Indian heritage and the influences of Western classical music. The Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment concert will include music composed by Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy and Reena Esmail.
  • 2 p.m.
  • $10 (students, children and groups of six or more), $12 (senior citizens), $15 (adults)
  • The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
  • 281-440-4850
  • www.cypresscreekface.org