To-do list: 11 things to do in The Woodlands area in August and September, from Labor Day to community cleanups

Labor Day events are planned at Waterway Square.  (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)
Labor Day events are planned at Waterway Square. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

Labor Day events are planned at Waterway Square. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

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A ceremony to remember the fallen will be held at Central Fire Station Sept. 11. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)
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Attendees can watch a movie at the mall at one of several planned events. (Courtesy The Woodlands Mall)
Events planned in The Woodlands area this August and September include Sept. 11 remembrances, Labor Day celebrations and volunteer opportunities.

August 19 through 22

Support Local Arts


Class Act Productions presents “The Sound of Music” musical at the Class Act Theater on Budde Road. The nonprofit theatre has a 25-year history of providing arts and arts education to students and families in The Woodlands. Various performance times. $25 (per ticket). Class Act Theatre, 25275 Budde Road, Ste. 25, The Woodlands. 281-941-8500. www.classactproductions.orgwww.classactproductions.orgwww.classactproductions.org

21


Attend the annual chairman’s ball

The Woodland Area Chamber of Commerce’s 43th annual Chairman’s Ball will have the theme “A Night in Napa” this year. The ball will Honor the accomplishments of current board chair, Linda Nelson of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, and former chair, Jeff Garrett of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. 6:30 p.m.-midnight. $200 (per ticket). The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-736-4057. www.woodlandschamber.org

26 and Sept. 09

Watch a movie at the mall


The Woodlands Mall hosts an outdoor movie event on its lawn near Shake Shack. The Aug. 26 showing will play “Toy Story.” The Sept. 9 showing will play “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” 7:30-9 p.m. Free. The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-3363. www.thewoodlandsmall.com

31

Learn about overdose awareness


StoneBridge Church will host an event for International Overdose Awareness Day. The 20th anniversary of the event is held to remember those lost to overdoses and to help reduce the stigma around overdoses. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Free. StoneBridge Church, 1 Stonebridge Church Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-9292. www.gostonebridge.com

September

04

Clean up the community


The townshipwide litter cleanup day, GreenUp, encourages residents to keep The Woodlands looking clean and green. Free. Various villages of The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

05

Celebrate Labor Day


Waterway Square will host a Labor Day event featuring live music, pie-eating contests, fireworks, crafts, complimentary face painting and balloon art. The event will end with a live fireworks show at •8:55 p.m•. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic blankets or lawn chairs. Coolers are welcome, but no glass is permitted. To participate in the kids or adults pie-eating contest, contestants are required to register ahead of time. The event will have beverages available to purchase. 5-9 p.m. Free. Waterway Square, 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

11

Thank first responders


The Woodlands Township will hold a communitywide celebration for its first responders day at Town Green Park. Attendees will have the opportunity to thank local first responders during the event. 3-6 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

11

Remember the fallen


The Woodlands Township will honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, including fallen first responders, 20 years after the attacks. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Free. Central Fire Station, 9951 Grogan’s Mill Road, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

11

Experience New Orleans cuisine and music


The Glade Arts Foundation is hosting a “Night of Jazz and NOLA Cuisine” including a three-course, New Orleans-inspired dinner. 8 p.m. $75-$95. The Glade Cultural Center and Arts Foundation, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781. www.gladeartsfoundation.org

16 through 18

Shop at a resale pop-up


Just Between Friends will host a pop-up children’s resale shop with clothing, shoes and accessories. Customers can register for a free ticket online or pay an admission fee at the door. Times vary. Free-$2. Competitive Edge Sports, 2733 Rayford Road, Spring. www.thewoodlands.jbfsale.com

18

Run for a good cause


The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas includes a 10-mile race, 3.1 Armadillo Run 5K and One 4 Texas Kids’ Fun Run through The Woodlands. Registration is required. 7 a.m. Costs vary. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov
By Ally Bolender

Reporter, The Woodlands

Ally joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Ally covers education, local government, transportation, business, and real estate development in The Woodlands. Prior to CI, Ally served as news content manager of KTSW FM-89.9 in San Marcos, Texas.



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