Learn about events this May and June in The Woodlands area, including Memorial Day activities and Wine and Food Week.



Learn sustainable practices

Participants can join local experts to explore the state of The Woodlands’ local environment and potential threats as well as opportunities to help keep those threats at bay. Registration is required to attend. 9 a.m. Free. Online.

281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


See a Curious George exhibit before it ends

The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s Curious George exhibit is open for visitors to explore and take photos through May 14. Guests are able to take pictures at the exhibit for the regular cost of admission. 10 a.m. $7.50. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org


Bike to work in The Woodlands

Refreshments and information about bike commuting will be provided, and veteran bike commuters will be in attendance to answer questions about required gear, and weather and traffic concerns. 6:30-9 a.m. Free. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


Take part in a night climb

Texas TreeVentures is hosting an evening climb with a Glow in the Park event. Lights will illuminate the climbing venue from below to offer a new perspective. 8-10 p.m. $60. Texas TreeVentures, 6464 Creekside Park Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-2048. www.texastreeventures.com

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Kick off summer break

Area school districts will release students for the summer break, with Magnolia ISD holding its last day of school May 24 and Conroe ISD and Tomball ISD ending the school year May 26. Staff will be in school for one additional day before their break begins. www.conroeisd.net, www.magnoliaisd.org, www.tomballisd.net


Learn about animals

Crazy About Critters participants can get hands-on experience during an educational animal encounter with The Learning Zoo. 11 a.m. $7.50. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org


Learn about local water issues

The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. is sponsoring a Going Green lecture on the San Jacinto Regional Planning Group to be held via Zoom. A link will be available on the group’s website. Neil Gaynor, voting member of the San Jacinto Regional Flood Planning group will be the guest speaker. 7 p.m. Free. Virtual. www.thewoodlandsgreen.org


Fundraise for the Journey School

A fundraiser for the Journal School will allow participants to use a vehicle of their choice on the ride-a-thon track. Funds are raised through food purchases. Food trucks and a bounce house will be at the event. The Journey School serves students with differing abilities. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free (food purchases). Sojourn Baptist Church, 27420 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North. 832-559-2309. www.journeyschooltx.org


Kick off pool season in The Woodlands

The regular pool season at all pools in The Woodlands begins May 27 and it will run through Aug. 9. Pool hours will vary by location, and shortened hours will be in effect for Memorial Day and July 4. Season passes are available for purchase. Hours vary. $7-$150. Various locations. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


Attend a free movie night

Free family movie nights are held at Northshore Park for the township’s Sunset Cinema events. Each event will feature an animated classic with an earth-friendly theme for all ages to enjoy. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, chairs and coolers, but glass is prohibited in the park. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


Celebrate Memorial Day

The annual Memorial Day celebration features live music, children’s activities, strolling entertainment and a fireworks display at Town Green Park. 5-9 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


Celebrate Memorial Day at Market Street

Visitors can gather at Market Street’s park for a Memorial Day celebration for area families. The party will include music, dancing and soap bubble demonstrations with the Texas Bubblers. 3-6 p.m. Free. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-4774. www.shopatmarketstreet.com



Attend a cleanup event

The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. holds its quarterly cleanup event at an area park. Volunteers are welcome to meet at the parking lot near the pool and playground. 9 a.m. Free. Shadowbend Park, 4995 Lake Woodlands Drive,

The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandsgreen.org


Take part in Wine and Food Week activities

The annual Wine and Food Week will be returning to The Woodlands, and the event will be celebrating 18 years of food and wine. Along with tastings and panels, Wine and Food Week will honor the memory of Cleverley Stone, who founded Houston Restaurant Weeks in 2003. Various times. $5-$175. Various locations.



Try wines at Rosé Way

Town Green Park Rosé Way, a Sweet Soiree, is a new event planned as part of Wine and Food Week to be held at The Peach Orchard Venue. A variety of rose, sparking and sweet wines as well as fashion, hair stylists, makeup, music and door prizes are available for guests participating in the evening event. Wine and Food Week consists of events throughout the week in various locations in The Woodlands. 6-9 p.m. $65. The Peach Orchard Venue, 1737 Sawdust Road, Spring. www.wineandfoodweek.com


Attend a panel and luncheon

As part of Wine and Food Week, guests can attend the Ladies of the Vine Tasting, Panel and Luncheon at The Club at Carlton Woods. The event includes a multicourse luncheon paired with panelist’s selections. 11:30 a.m. $115. The Club at Carlton Woods, 1 Carlton Woods Drive, The Woodlands. www.wineandfoodweek.com


Attend Wine and Food Week’s grand tasting

The Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting and Chef Showcase presents guests with the opportunity to be in the company of wine enthusiasts and culinary talent with culinary offerings from 35 restaurants and hundreds of wines. 7 p.m. $125. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.wineandfoodweek.com