5 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Jan. 20-22

High schools in Spring and Klein ISDs will present music theater productions this weekend, and a private school is offering a curriculum showcase to the public.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Quick Quack Car Wash is offering free car washes through Jan. 27 at its new location at 6242 FM 2920, Spring as part of its grand opening this week. The car wash is open daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 888-772-2792. www.dontdrivedirty.com

Two Spring ISD high schools have theatrical productions this weekend. Spring High School presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical comedy that centers around six teenage competitors in a spelling competition. 7 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.) $5 (student), $10 (adult). 19428 I-45 N., Spring. 281-891-7000. www.lionplayerstheatrecompany.comWestfield High School in Spring ISD presents “A Journey Through Time: A Celebration of Black History Through Words, Song and Dance” at 7 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.). $12. 16713 Ella Blvd., Houston. 281-891-7130. www.springisd.org/westfield2

Friday, Jan. 20

Abercrombie Academy will hold a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) curriculum showcase. The event is open to the public and will feature hands-on demonstrations of curriculum developed by Rice University. 9-11 a.m. 17102 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring. 281-374-1730. www.abercrombieacademy.com

Saturday, Jan. 21

Klein Forest High School students will perform “In the Heights,” a musical following the stories of characters who live in the Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. 7 p.m. $12. 11400 Misty Valley Drive, Houston. 832-484-4500 www.kleinforestdrama.org

Acadia Bar and Grill presents an acoustic performance featuring Jon Pittman, Ryan Nave, Jessie Avila and Austin Bash. Doors open at 8 p.m. $5 (age 21 and up), $8 (under age 21). 281-893-2860. www.acadiabarandgrill.com
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.