Water park events, free movie, live music: 5 things to do this weekend in Spring and Klein, July 20-23

Wet'N'Wild Splashtown recognizes emergency responders and youth with special events this week.

Wet'N'Wild Splashtown recognizes emergency responders and youth with special events this week.

A local water park offers specials for emergency and military personnel as well as a Friday night concert, a park hosts a free movie night and several venues offer wine and entertainment specials this weekend.


Wet’N’Wild Splashtown concludes its Hero Week with special rates for military, police, firefighters, EMTs and medical professionals. Special rates are available with a coupon that can be obtained on the park’s Special Events page on its website and with identification. Friday is Christian Youth Day at the park, with the band I Am They performing on the Wave Pool concert stage. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.) $25.99 (discounted admission with ID), $32.99-$45.99 (regular admission). Wet’N’Wild Splashtown, 21300 I-45, Spring. 281-355-3300. www.wetnwildsplashtown.com/entertainment/special-events


The grand opening of 242 Pub and Grill at the former Tailgators location on FM 2920 features drink specials and weekend party giveaways worth $200 each. 11:30 a.m. Drink special prices vary. 6062 FM 2920, Spring. 281-251-0863. www.242pub.com

Harris County Precinct 4 presents a free outdoor screening of the animated movie, “Moana,” along with a snack and an activity. Dusk. Free. Collins Park, 6727 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. www.hcp4.net


Envy Wine Room hosts its Pick Your Palate Food and Wine Experience, including a four-course dinner with two wines paired per dish. The menus and wines will be a surprise, but organizers ask you inform them if you have any food allergies when purchasing your tickets. 7 p.m. $60 (non-members), $55 (wine club members). 281-528-9868. www.whynotenvyme.com

Buy the Glass Wine Bar and Lounge holds its Old School Grooves and Funk Fest with live music from Ground Level Music Band. 8 p.m. $11.54 (per person, including tax), $53.74 (per table, including tax). 19620 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 140, Spring. 832-540-6313. www.buytheglasswinebarandlounge.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.