Attend a wellness event or wildflower festival: 4 things to do in The Woodlands area Nov. 6

A free family wellness festival is scheduled Nov. 6, offering COVID-19 vaccines. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
A free family wellness festival is scheduled Nov. 6, offering COVID-19 vaccines. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A free family wellness festival is scheduled Nov. 6, offering COVID-19 vaccines. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Several events are taking place in The Woodlands area Nov. 6

Attend a wellness festival

The Lone Star Family Health Center and Tamina-based nonprofit Children's Books on Wheels are collaborating to bring a free family wellness festival to 19500 Main St., Conroe. Lone Star Family Health Center is giving out first doses of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine, and a panel of health experts will be featured for attendees to ask health-related questions. Participants are encouraged to preregister for the vaccine here. Other vendors at the event will be providing health screenings, and community resources include the Montgomery County Hospital District and the Montgomery County Public Health District, which is providing flu shots; RN Express Lab Services, which is providing free COVID-19 antigen tests and antibody tests; and Sam Houston State University, which is is providing free blood pressure screenings. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 19500 Main St., Conroe. www.lonestarfamily.org

Drink coffee and look at cars for a cause

Visitors can join The Woodlands Car Club at Market Street for its monthly Cars and Coffee for a Cause event. 7-10 a.m. Proceeds from parking meters are donated to charities. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-4774. www.shopatmarketstreet.com


Stop by the Wildflower Festival

The 33rd annual Wildflower Festival will feature bluebonnet planting, face painting, food trucks, and a plant and craft sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Walk to support a cause

The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention holds a walk to raise money for research and education. 9 a.m. (registration), 10 a.m. (walk). Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-704-5097. www.supporting.afsp.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.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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