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Kids welcome to enjoy music at Mercer Gardens
Children ages 2-3 are invited to participate with their parents in the next Music in the Gardens session at Mercer Botanic Gardens at 10:30 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. on Sept. 2. The event is free, but registration is required.
Children will experience rhythm and music principles in various locations around the garden. The session is based on Kindermusik’s curriculum, and participants are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes and bring a water bottle.
Mercer Botanic Gardens is located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/MercerBotanicGardens or call 713-274-4160 to register.
Boat-in movie shown at Towne Lake center
The Towne Lake Homeowners Association presents its first-ever Boat-in Movie Night from 8-11 p.m. on Sept. 4 on the lawn behind the welcome center near Towne Lake Parkway bridge.
Visitors and residents can watch the 2019 Disney remake “The Lion King” from either the lawn or their boat.
Towne Lake Community Association is located at 10000 Towne Lake Parkway in Cypress. Learn more and RSVP at www.townelakelife.com.
Local duo performs at Butler House
Tay and Mel: Generations will perform from 7-10 p.m. on Sept. 5 at The Butler House restaurant in Spring.
The mother-daughter duo performs Sinatra to Santana with upbeat rhythm guitar and glowing harmonies. The Butler House offers award-winning American cuisine and a large yet selective wine list.
The Butler House is located at 23931 Gosling Road in Spring. Learn more at www.facebook.com/taymelgenerations.
Mini goats brighten up morning yoga
Victoria’s Natural Market presents a yoga session with a herd of cuddly miniature goats led by Goat Yoga Texas from 10-11:15 a.m. on Sept. 6. Tickets are $29, ages 12 and up only.
Participants need to bring a yoga mat or large beach towel for the 45-minute yoga session and 30-minute free time with the goats. Victoria’s Natural Market is a one-of-a-kind farmer’s market in northwest Houston. Masks are optional and dependent on the comfort level of each guest during this outdoor fitness activity.
Victoria’s Natural Market and Farm is located at 20158 Bauer Hockley Road in Tomball. Learn more at www.facebook.com/goatyogatexas.
Free day of yoga at Bridgeland park
Shaka Power Yoga presents a free day of yoga on Josey Lake Park in Bridgeland from 8:30-10 a.m. on Sept. 7. Though admission is free, registration is required because participation will be capped at 99 people to provide adequate social distancing for the outdoor event.
A virtual kids yoga session will be online from 9-9:30 a.m. on Sept. 7, but participants must register online before noon the previous day.
Josey Lake Park is located at 1200 Bridgeland Creek Parkway in Cypress. Learn more and register at www.facebook.com/shakapoweryogatx.
Two Tons of Steel play Main Street
Two Tons of Steel will perform at 8 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Main Street Crossing in Tomball. Tickets start at $34 for a table of two.
From San Antonio, Two Tons of Steel is an alt-country band that sounds more punk rock than honky-tonk. Their latest album is 2017’s “Gone,” a rowdy and quick record that clocks in just over 30 minutes with 10 songs.
Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.mainstreetcrossing.com or call 281-290-0431.
Local group visits parks weekly with kids
The Cypress Homeschool Council offers events for member families including a weekly park day, which this week is on Sept. 8.
The nonprofit organization consists of a group of moms, dads and caretakers who are looking for social activities for their children who do not attend traditional in-person classrooms. Annual membership is $25 and there is a code of conduct parents must abide by.
Learn more about The Cypress Homeschool Council at www.thehomeschoolcouncil.org.
Music instructor offers various virtual classes
Georgia Joice Music & Tech is offering music and choir instructional classes for school-age children and teens who are learning from home this year. Classes start on Sept. 8 at various times for different groups of instruction that meet online.
Georgia Joice is an instructor and musician specializing in voice, piano, guitar and ukulele. To participate in a class, parents pay a COVID-19 reduced rate $50 annual fee along with monthly fees for classes that meet once a week. Available classes include Beginning Theory, Children’s Choir, Teen Choir and Music Appreciation – Rock of Ages.
Learn more at www.georgiajoice.com.
Tomball offers free movie night
The City of Tomball presents a free movie night featuring “Trolls: World Tour” under the stars at 8 p.m. on September 12.
Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket, lawn chairs and snacks to enjoy the second Saturday at the Depot event.
The City of Tomball Downtown Depot is located at 201 S. Elm Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.tomballtx.gov.
Rotary Club sells BBQ for VFW Post
The Tomball Rotary Club is raising money for the Tomball VFW Post 2427 by selling $12 barbecue chicken dinners from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the State Farm office on Main Street.
The Tomball Rotary Club is raising money for the Tomball VFW Post 2427 because the pandemic has halted the nonprofit organization’s ability to sustain itself with events at its large historic hall.
State Farm is located at 620 W. Main Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.facebook.com/TomballVFW.
Nature book club explores birding
Local organizations Intellect U Well and Outdoor Afro Houston are offering the third session of a virtual book club series called Nature by the Book, starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 12.
The first book the group is reading is called “Birding for Everyone: Encouraging People of Color to Become Birdwatchers” by John C. Robinson. The group will meet online to discuss the book and are planning a birding outing they’re calling “Birding While Black” in September at the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve.
Learn more at www.facebook.com/intellectuwell.
Northwest Forest Republican Women meet monthly for lunch
The Northwest Forest Republican Women will meet for a monthly general meeting luncheon and silent auction at 11 a.m. on Sept. 14 at Shirley Acres. Register before Sept. 10 for a lunch rate of $25, after Sept. 10 reservations are $30 — cash or check only.
The group was founded in 1974 and has grown to be one of the largest Republican Women’s clubs in Harris County.
Shirley Acres is located at 217 Woerner Road at Kuykendahl. Learn more at www.northwestforestrepublicanwomen.org or register by calling 713-502-3114.
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