March 31: Celebrate Hometown Heroes
The annual Hometown Heroes celebration is held with the theme "An Evening in Versailles" this year. The event honors individuals and organizations that positively impact the community. Proceeds of the event benefit programs and services of Interfaith of The Woodlands.
- 6-10 p.m. $200 (individual ticket)
- The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands
April 1: Visit a fitness expo
The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce holds a free health, wellness and fitness expo at Market Street. The event is rain or shine and includes many vendors; a YMCA Zumba class; classes from VillaSport Athletic Club and Condition 1 Combat Center; EMS training with Body 20; and mixed martial arts with Ground Dwellers.
- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free
- Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands
The city of Shenandoah is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Shenandoah Park. This event is for Shenandoah residents only and will have refreshments, Easter Bunny photos, face painting, balloon art and an egg hunt. This year, volunteers will assemble eggs a different way: Over 8,000 empty eggs will be scattered at the park for children to find. The children with the most eggs will be rewarded with a gift bag put together by Shenandoah volunteers. There will be 400 gift bags available, and children are encouraged to attend the event early.
- 10 a.m.-noon. Free
- Shenandoah Park, 801 Maplewood Drive
The Woodlands Township invites participants to take traditional egg hunting to the next level with a unique way of egg hunting in the water while kayaking. Interested participants can register on the township website.
- 9-10 a.m. $50 (per two-person tandem kayak)
- Riva Row Boathouse, 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands
The Cleft Smiles 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will take place at Rob Fleming Park in The Woodlands. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide medical care to financially disadvantaged children born with cleft lip and palate. The event is open to children and adults.
- 8:30 a.m. $20-$35 (registration)
- Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands
Daughters and mothers can enjoy a royal morning tea with refreshments, crafts, games and photos at the annual mother-daughter tea event. Preregistration is required.
- 10 a.m.-noon
- Rob Fleming Recreation Center, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands
The Woodlands Christian Academy’s Warrior Color Run includes options to run a 1K or 5K race. Spectators spray runners throughout the course, covering them in a rainbow of colors for the finish line.
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $25-$35 (registration)
- The Woodlands Christian Academy, 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands
April 1: See tribute bands for a local cause
A Tribute to Live Aid Festival, presented by Cadence Bank, will kick off Autism Awareness Month at Sawyer Park Icehouse. Five tribute bands to Queen, Elton John, Duran Duran, David Bowie and U2 will perform in the benefit for nonPareil Houston-Building Better Futures for Adults with Autism.
- 5 p.m. $25
- Sawyer Park Icehouse, 314 Pruitt Road, Spring
April 2: Attend a concert in the park
Hannah Kirby performs rock, blues and soul at the Concert in the Park held by The Woodlands Township. The event also includes a spring-related craft for kids.
- 5:30 p.m. Free
- Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands