Family summer events and dates to know: 10 things to do in July and August in The Woodlands area

Children can dress up as a superhero at The Woodlands Children's Museum on July 17. (Courtesy The Woodlands Children's Museum)
Children can dress up as a superhero at The Woodlands Children's Museum on July 17. (Courtesy The Woodlands Children's Museum)

Children can dress up as a superhero at The Woodlands Children's Museum on July 17. (Courtesy The Woodlands Children's Museum)

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Shoppers can support local farmers and businesses at Shenandoah’s monthly farmers market held at Metropark Square. (Courtesy Metropark Square)
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Visitors can join The Woodlands Car Club at Market Street for its monthly event Aug. 1. (Courtesy The Woodlands Car Club)
July

17

Learn about pet waste issues


Area residents can take part in The Woodlands Watershed Project and learn about the negative effects of pet waste on local waterways in an event presented by The Woodlands Environmental Services. 8 a.m. Free. Meadowlake Park, 9501 N. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

17


Dress up as a superhero


Children can wear a superhero costume and take pictures with area heroes. 10 a.m. $5-$10. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

19 through Aug. 06

Take part in summer workshops


The final three weeks of The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s summer workshops including opportunities from learning about knights and dragons to cooking. Each day is meant for children ages 4 to 8, and workshops run from Mondays through Fridays. Times vary. $56-$141. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

August

01

Cars and coffee for a cause


Visitors can join The Woodlands Car Club at Market Street for its monthly event. Proceeds from parking meters are donated to charities. 7 a.m. Free. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-4774. www.shopatmarketstreet.com

04

See a free family movie night


Participants can see a free movie with their families at the Creekside Park Village Green. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs as they watch “Tom and Jerry.” A DJ will be on-site for entertainment prior to the movie. 6:30 p.m. Free. Creekside Park Village Green, 26400 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 281-719-6100. www.facebook.com/creeksideparkvillagegreen

11 through 30

Area academic years begin

Area schools begin their 2021-22 academic years in August. Both Conroe ISD and Magnolia ISDs will begin their school years Aug. 11, and Tomball ISD will begin Aug. 17. Lone Star College students will begin their fall semester Aug. 30. www.conroeisd.net. www.magnoliaisd.org. www.tomballisd.net.

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12

Governmental budget workshops begin


Area municipalities and governing bodies will begin their workshops for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22 budget. Among the discussions will be proposed tax rates. Meetings will be open to the public. Dates and times vary. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov. www.shenandoahtx.us. www.oakridgenorth.com

14

Learn about invasive species


The Woodlands Environmental Services is hosting an online workshop to teach attendees about local invasive species to the area. Registration is required. 8 a.m. Free. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

14

Visit a farmers market


Shoppers can support local farmers and businesses at Shenandoah’s monthly farmers market held at Metropark Square. 9 a.m. Free (admission). Metropark Square, 8888 Metropark Drive, Shenandoah. www.metroparksquare.com

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. 6:30 p.m.-midnight. $200. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-736-4057. www.woodlandschamber.org
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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