Editor's note: A Spring Craft Fair event hosted by TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries set to take on March 13 has been cancelled and removed from this listing.
With the spring season on the way, Tomball- and Magnolia-area organizations are hosting spring break events and markets in addition to other events.
March 13-14: Clean up trash
Precinct 2 hosts a heavy-trash cleanup day for residents. Free shredding services will be available, while disposal of household chemical waste is $10 per gallon. Find a list of accepted items online. Proof of residency is required. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sun.). 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-259-6492. www.commprecinct2.org
March 14-21: Enjoy spring break
Participants ages 12 and older can participate in the virtual Spring Break Bioblitz. Participants can log their scientific observations while exploring at the Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve just south of Tomball. Details and worksheets will be emailed the week prior to the event. Online registration is recommended. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Free to participate. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-755-6444. www.hcp4.net
March 15-19: Attend a spring break day camp
Texas Star Gymnastics will hold a day program for children ages 3-12 during spring break. Participants can spend time on trampolines, tumble tracks and in the loose-foam pit. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $30-$40 per day. Texas Star Gymnastics, 1230 Ulrich Road, Tomball. 281-255-9997. www.texasstargymnastics.net
March 23: Participate in a virtual fundraiser
Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries hosts its fourth annual TEAM Up The Power of Community fundraiser. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the event will take place as a virtual email fundraiser. H-E-B President Scott McClelland will be featured as a keynote speaker for the event. The fundraiser has a goal of raising $150,000 for the nonprofit. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations accepted. 281-351-6700. www.teamtomball.com
March 27: Enjoy a spring market in Magnolia
The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce will host its Spring Fest Market Magnolia Strong 2021 at the Magnolia Event Center. In addition to craft and artisan vendors, the market will also feature an e-waste recycling and pickup event, a “Smooch the Pooch” booth by Abandoned Animal Rescue, and photo opportunities with the Easter bunny and a bunny patch. An egg hunt event will also be held. Noon-4 p.m. $1 entry. 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-356-1488. www.greatermagnoliaparkwaycc.org
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March 27-28: Attend a home, outdoor living show
The show features home and garden exhibitors, color and design consultations from home improvement experts, a plant sale, food demonstrations, DIY workshops and food trucks. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $5 (adult admission), free (age 12 and younger). 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 832-274-3944. www.cyfairhomeandgarden.com