5 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, March 31-April 2

This weekend's forecast calls for a sunny Saturday and a stormy Sunday. Get some Vitamin D with outdoor events on April Fools Day, and take cover from the storms on Sunday at Dosey Doe Big Barn to enjoy some live music.

April 1
Blessings and Bluebonnets

9-11:30 a.m.

Minister Misty Mills will be at Cattail Park to bless pets, and animals and their owners can take photos together in the bluebonnets, courtesy of Amanda Joy Photography. This event is hosted by the Lone Star Animal Welfare League. Cattail Park, 9323 Cochrans Crossing Drive, The Woodlands. www.mcaspets.org/events

April 1
Standup Paddle Board Yoga Class

Noon-2 p.m.

All equipment is included for this two-hour class. Attendees will be able to get familiar with a standup paddle board before paddling from the Riva Row Boat House to a floating yoga studio on Lake Woodlands. There will be one hour of yoga before paddling back to Riva Row. Riva Row Boat House, 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands. www.facebook.com/LakeWoodlandsSUPYoga

April 1
Kayak Polo Club game

3-6 p.m.
$25 (for kayak rental)

Join in on the first game of the Houston Kayak Polo Club season at Northshore Park. Players can bring their own boats that are under 10 feet or rent a kayak from the Riva Row Boat House. After the game—win or lose—participants will head to Goose’s Acre for food and drinks. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. www.facebook.com/HoustonKayakPolo

April 1
TWFG Muddy Trails Bash

3-8 p.m.

The 10th annual Muddy Trails Bash, sponsored by The Woodlands Financial Group, will take place Saturday in Rob Fleming Park. Runners can participare in a 5K or 10K, and a Little Muddy Kid’s one-mile fun run will be open for children ages 3-12. There will also be a 2K-9 Fun Run in which dogs and their owners can participate. Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/454/TWFG-Muddy-Trails-Bash

April 2
Howie Day

6:30-10 p.m.

Howie Day will perform crowd favorites “Collide” and “She Says” as well as other tracks from “Stop the World Now.” He will also play new songs from his recent studio album release “Lanterns.” Katie Rose will open. Dosey Doe Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. www.doseydoe.cm
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.