5 things to do this weekend in Spring and Klein, March 24-26

The Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefits Shield Bearer.

The Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefits Shield Bearer.

A range of activities is scheduled for this Saturday, March 25 in Spring and Klein, including several business grand openings, a 5K benefit run and musical performance.

5K fun run

The Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefits Shield Bearer and supports victims of crime, abuse and human trafficking with a timed 5K trail run, 1-mile walk, children’s activities, music, food, T-shirts and prizes. 7-11 a.m. $10 (child), $25 (adult). Northside Christian Church, 20250 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 281-894-7222. www.shieldbearer.org/5k

Homeschool Family Expo

The fourth annual event features an exhibit hall with several dozen homeschool-related community offerings, a student commerce fair, a mini book fair, science demonstrations and barbecue plates. The event is presented by Extraordinary Education Learning Center, Classical Conversations Inc. and Usborne Books & More. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Klein ISD Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920 Road, Klein. 832-443-7291. www.homeschoolfamilyexpo.com

FITFEST & Food Truck Block Party

This event celebrates the sixth Houston area store opening for TFSupplements and includes participation from area fire departments, police, a pet rescue organization, Woodlands Car Club, live music, food trucks and beverages. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. TFSupplements, 20121 I-45, Spring. www.tfsupplements.com

Grand opening for Brazilian Top Team North Houston

The business hosts a grand opening in its newly expanded space featuring Brazilian snacks, raffles, giveaways and an open public mat. The business has doubled its square footage from 1,250 to 2,500 square feet, including 1,000 square feet of Brazilian jiujitsu mat space. The location offers martial arts, kickboxing and competition teams. Noon-2 p.m. Free. 22820 I-45 N., Ste. 5P, Spring. 713-265-7111. www.facebook.com/teammaozinha


Specializing in musical theatre, Collabro consists of performers Michael Auger, Jamie Lambert, Matthew Pagan and Thomas J Redgrave. Following the group's runaway Britain’s Got Talent victory in 2014, Collabro has already released a No. 1 album, headlined a sold-out UK tour, performed throughout Europe and Asia and appeared in front of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Royal Variety Performance. 8 p.m. $35-$65. Cypress Creek FACE, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org
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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