Jan. 19: Friday Night Laughs at The Westin at The Woodlands
Enjoy Comedy Night at The Westin at The Woodlands with stand-up comedy and drink specials from SideBar. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 available on Eventbrite. The Westin at the Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. Make it a date night with a three-course dinner before the show at CURRENT, upstairs at the hotel, at 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. for $35. Make reservations online via OpenTable or by calling 281-419-4300.
Jan. 19: Funfetti Fridays at Discovery Green
Family and friends can skate along to the sounds of a live DJ, colored lights and other elements that call for a fun Friday night at The ICE at Discovery Green. 7-9 p.m. $14 admission (at the door). $17 online tickets include tax and skate rental. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. 713-400-7336. www.discoverygreen.com.
Jan. 19: 90s Night at Gorilla Hole in the Woodlands
Gorilla Hole is hosting “90s Night” with fun gym games and pizza, soda and candy for children. 7-9:45 p.m. $7 per person. The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.
Jan. 20: Houston Women’s March meets at Buffalo Bayou and marches to City Hall
More than 22,000 women, men and children marched to Houston’s City Hall to promote shared values of equality, diversity and justice in 2017. This year, participants will gather at 9:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bayou Waterworks Building, 105 Sabine St. March begins 10 a.m. followed by a rally at Houston City Hall. Free. 713-752-0314. houstonwomensmarch.org.
Jan. 20: Midtown Park opens with food trucks, fitness classes and family-friendly activities
Midtown Park celebrates its grand opening with a free, all-day event that will include food trucks, live music, family-friendly activities and a preview of future events such as fitness classes. Pets are also welcome at the Reliant Dog Park. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Free. Midtown Park, 2811 Travis St., Houston. 713-526-7577. www.facebook.com/events/526668321025676/.
Jan. 20: Jack and Jill Food Drive
As families continue to rebound after Hurricane Harvey, the need for donations is still significant. Join the Jack and Jill Historic Houston Society and the Souper Bowl of Caring by donating anything from canned good to non-perishable items. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational United. 2115 Blodgett St., Houston. 832-462-0782. www.souperbowl.org.
Jan. 20: Arbor Day in The Woodlands
The Arbor Day celebration in The Woodlands will feature free rides, a rock wall, a petting zoo, refreshments and thousands of free tree seedlings. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands, The Woodlands. 281-719-6100. http://thewoodlands.com/events/arbor-day-in-the-woodlands.aspx.
Jan. 20: Young Writers Workshop at Discovery Green
This free writing workshop for kids is conducted by the Writers in the Schools. Limited to 25 students on a first-come, first-served basis. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. 832-393-1375. www.discoverygreen.com.
Jan. 20: Creekside Park Winter Festival and Chili Cook-Off
The festival will include a sledding hill, arts and crafts, train rides, music and a competitive chili cook-off. 1-4 p.m. Free. Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Park Drive, The Woodlands. https://www.facebook.com/creeksideparkvillage/
Jan. 20: The Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival
This annual show highlights acrobats from San Francisco, showgirls from Montreal, trapeze performers from Austin, and a chorus line of “H-Town Clowns.” 8 p.m. $25. Warehouse Live Houston, 813 Saint Emanuel St., Houston. www.bcbcfestival.com.
Jan. 21: Houston Dynamo JR Academy
This free weekly training program for boys and girls ages 5-10 is designed to help develop each player’s technical skills by training with the Dynamo JR Academy staff. This training program can serve as the first step to the Houston Dynamo Academy. Free. 3-5 p.m. The Square at Memorial City, 303 Memorial City Way, Houston. www.dynamoJRacademy.com.