Editor's note: this article has been updated to reflect the correct pricing for the Rivera Tennis Academy event.

Check out what's happening in the Spring and Klein area Feb. 10-13.

Mardi Gras Sip N Shop

Join Dragonfly Dreams Boutique for a family-friendly Mardi Gras celebration and Sip N Shop event in Old Town Spring. A wagon/stroller parade will be hosted with prizes awarded for the best Mardi Gras decorations. The event will also feature a DJ, beads, drinks and snacks for patrons to enjoy while shopping. For more information, email Christina at [email protected].
  • Feb. 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 2 p.m. (parade)
  • Free (admission)
  • Dragonfly Dreams Boutique, 315 Gentry St., Ste. C3, Spring
  • https://bit.ly/3OBCtV8
Tax preparation assistance

Free tax preparation and e-filing services are being offered to the community via IRS-certified volunteers with Lone Star College-University Park. Volunteers speaking English, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish and Arabic will be available. Spots are available by appointment only.
  • Feb. 10-April 13, 1-7 p.m. (Wednesdays) and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Saturdays); closed March 13, 16 and 30; by appointment only
  • Free (admission)
  • LSC-University Park, 20515 Hwy. 249 S., Bldg. 12, Room 607, Houston
  • www.lonestar.edu/universitypark
Valentine’s Day adult tennis mixer

Rivera Tennis Academy in Spring is holding a Valentine's Day tennis mixer and lunch for adults. To register for the event or for more information, contact Rivera Tennis Academy via email at [email protected] or call 281-742-0101 and talk to Coach Ivett.
  • Feb. 10, 9-11:45 a.m. (mixer), noon (lunch)
  • $25 (admission and lunch)
  • Forest Oaks Swim and Tennis Club, 19023 Joanleigh Drive, Spring
  • www.riveratennisacademy.com
Fat Tuesday on The Plaza

Celebrate the last day of Mardi Gras at City Place with the square’s annual Fat Tuesday on the Plaza event, which will feature live jazz music from Hollimon’s New Orleans Style Band. Free king cake will be offered by Common Bond Bistro & Bakery, while supplies last and Louisiana-style eats will be sold at food truck Gumbo X-Press.Mardi Gras potluck

St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church is hosting a potluck dinner and Fat Tuesday parade open to the community. Celebrating Mardi Gras, the event will provide dessert and drinks. Attendees are asked to bring a dish serving 10-15 people based on the first initial of their last name: A-H should bring a vegetable dish, I-N should bring a side dish, and O-Z should bring a meat dish.