31 Things to Do in May 2023
Hello Woodlands’ “31 Things To Do” monthly guide highlights events, activities, and things to do this May in The Woodlands and Montgomery County area PLUS ways to give back and support local. Be sure to check back on Hello Woodlands for updates and events!
May 2023 – Classes and Programs at Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center – Canopy is a cancer survivorship on the campus of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Canopy is open to men and women, no matter where you were treated, and for any kind of cancer. If your life has been impacted, whether you were the patient or the caregiver, you have a safe haven at Canopy. Events are virtual, in person, and hybrid, and include Yoga, Breast Cancer Support Group, The Keyes Ingredients healthy nutrition class, Gentle Barre, Bible Study, and more! Learn More
- 1st Monday of each Month – Cancer Orientation for New Survivors & Caregivers at 12 p.m.
- 1st Wednesday of each Month – Head and Neck Cancer Support Group at 3-4 p.m.
- Every 3rd Tuesday Afternoon – Grief Support at 2 p.m.
- May 11 – Look Good Feel Better Workshop at 1:30 p.m.
May 5, 2023 – Houston Ballet: Jewels – Houston Ballet is pleased to present George Balanchine’s Jewels, three distinct works creating a unified evening of dance, often hailed as the first plotless full-length ballet. With Boni’s Dance Studio performing in the plazas beforehand, free lawn and mezzanine seating and The Pavilion’s family-friendly environment, this is the perfect opportunity to introduce your kids to the dazzling world of Ballet! Learn more at https://bit.ly/HBJewels
May 5, 2023 – Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament – The Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the US Mexico Chamber of Commerce – Houston/The Woodlands/Gulf Coast to join forces on Cinco de Mayo for the Tacos, Tequilas, and Tees golf tournament. Get your team together and sign up today! The tournament is anticipated to sell out. There are only 144 player slots (36 teams). The tournament is from 8am to 2pm at River Plantation Golf Club, 550 Country Club Drive, Conroe, TX 77302. Learn More
May 7, 2023 – Outrun Hunger 5k Run/Walk & 1k Color Dash – The Outrun Hunger 5k Run/Walk & 1k Color Dash benefits the Montgomery County Food Bank. Choose from the timed 5k Trail or the 1k Color Run! The event will be held from noon to 3:00 p.m. at The Lake House at Grand Central Park, 1039 Lake House Dr, Conroe, TX 77304. Your registration fee provides up to 200 meals for those facing hunger. Learn more and register today here.
May 14, 2023 – Mother’s Day Brunch at Margaritaville Lake Resort – Treat mom to a meal in paradise this Mother’s Day at Mother’s Day Brunch at Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe! They’re serving up springtime favorites curated with moms in mind, including: Roasted Tomato and Feta Mini Frittatas, Garlic Crusted Tenderloin with a Red Wine Demi Glaze, a Bloody Mary and Bubbly Bar, and so much more. The brunch will be held in the beautiful Del Lago Ballroom from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Learn more and make a reservation today at https://bit.ly/MargaritavilleMothersDay
May 19, 2023 – Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon – Join us for the Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center! The Go Red for Women experience continues to be the cornerstone of the Go Red for Women movement in local communities. This empowering gathering focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke, shares stories of people impacted by this issue and raises critically needed funds to support research and education initiatives. Learn More
May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day Service – Join Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home and Cemetery as they host their 15th annual Memorial Day event on May 29 at 10 a.m. in honor and celebration of those who have proudly served our country. The day includes a service of remembrance, guest speakers, live music, and complimentary hot dogs, sno cones and refreshments. For more information, please call 936-321-5115. All are welcome! Learn more at www.forestparkthewoodlands.com
June 5 and July 10, 2023 – Sign up for Disney The Little Mermaid Jr. Summer Camp – Sign up for the Disney The Little Mermaid Jr. Summer Camp on June 5 and July 10, 2023 at at Teora Music School. Students will be guided to work on Musical Theatre performance which will include, solo, duet, ensemble singing, acting, dancing and character development, that points them to their highest potential. Students will gain a sense of confidence, which will allow them to shine. The 3-Week camp is designed for individuals with varied levels of singing and movement ability, who want to elevate their existing skills to a high level while cultivating relationships with like minded artist. No audition is required! Learn more and sign up today at https://www.teoramusic.com/summer-musical-theatre-camp/.
THINGS TO DO
Anytime – Volunteer, Make a Donation, or Get Involved in a Local Nonprofit Organization! – Learn more about nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County by reading our “Nonprofit of the Month” interviews here.
Thursday–Sunday – Local Farmers and Artisan Markets – Visit a local market in Montgomery County! Learn more about The Woodlands Farmers Market, Farmers Market on Tamina, Tomball Farmers Market, Main Street Market, and more. Discover local markets here: www.hellowoodlands.com/farmers-artisans-markets-in-the-woodlands-area-2023.
- 4th Thursday of the Month – Sip, Shop and Stroll – Come to downtown Conroe for the Sip, Shop and Stroll! Retail shops are open late with light bites and drinks, bars and restaurants have live music and food and drink specials, and you’ll find local vendors and food trucks. The market is open from 6-9pm on Main Street in downtown Conroe. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm – The Woodlands Farmers Market – Located in the Grogan’s Mill Shopping Center, The Woodlands Farmer’s Market is home to vendors offering locally grown produce, grass fed beef, Texas handmade artisan cheeses, goat cheese, sustainably cultivated coffee, local honey, breads & pastries, no sugar-added baked goods, prepared tamales, Indian cuisine & Mediterranean food, gluten-free options, and seasonal products. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Farmers Market on Tamina – Visit your local farmer’s market in Magnolia with a family vibe, with around 50 vendors and a signature complimentary cocktail each week. Learn more
- Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Main Street Market – The Main Street Market is a farmers and artisan market, held every Saturday in downtown Conroe rain or shine. Shop and support local vendors, farmers, makers, chefs and artists! Learn More
- Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Tomball Farmers Market – The market is open year round at 205 W. Main Street in Downtown Tomball, TX. Tomball Farmers market provides a fun & unique family and pet friendly shopping experience. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9:00 am-1:00 pm – Montgomery Farmers Market – The Montgomery Farmers Market brings together a select group of naturally-oriented farmers, ranchers, and food manufacturers from all over the North Houston region into a collective of vendors that are intent on one thing – providing the purest and most nutritious foods possible to our local community. The market is located at the KOA Campground in Montgomery. Learn More
- Saturday, May 6, 2023 – Lone Star 1st Saturday – Venture down to Lone Star 1st Saturday – where everything is homemade, handmade, or homegrown. Nestled under the trees of the Old Community Center in Montgomery, this market is held on the first Saturday of every month from 9am to 4 pm. Bring the family (or your well-behaved furry friends) to this crafters market to shop antiques, boutiques, and uniques! Learn More
- Saturday, May 27, 2023 – Wunderlich Farm Market & Museum Day – Step back in time as you shop local merchants at this free event. Explore history and shop local vendors all under 150 year old trees. The market is held at Wunderlich Farm, 18218 Theiss Mail Rte Rd, Spring, TX 77379, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The onsite museum is open until 3 pm. Learn More
- Sundays, May 7 & 28, 2023 – Rayford Sunday Market – The Rayford Sunday Market is held at Imperial Oaks Shopping Center twice a month from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm with food, fun and shopping! Learn More
- Sunday, May 21, 2023 – Conroe Sunday Market – Kroger 336 North hosts the Conroe Sunday Markets from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, with a little bit farmer, a little bit flea, a little bit craft and a little bit of all the things you love, want and need! Learn More
May 2-5, 2023 – Children’s Book Week – Enjoy a week packed full of fun activities to celebrate Children’s Book Week at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Learn More
May 4, 2023 – National Day of Prayer Service – Join The Woodlands Methodist Church to celebrate The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4 in the Robb Chapel at 12 p.m. We will unite our hearts around the theme “Pray Fervently in Righteousness and Avail Much” (James 5:16b). Join us as we pray and lift up our national, state and local leaders before the Lord as a community of faith. Learn More
May 4, 2023 – Conversation with Author Catherine Devore Johnson – The John Cooper School Alumni Association invites alumni, alumni parents, Cooper parents and community members for a wine and cheese reception followed by a conversation with author and alumna Catherine Devore Johnson (’96) about her debut novel, The Panacea Project. Longtime former faculty member, Shannon Wiley, returns to Cooper for a conversation with Catherine about her first novel followed by audience Q & A and a book signing. Learn More
May 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2023 – Spring Concert Series – Live music at Market Street is back as the free Spring Concert Series lineup features artists performing Top 40, jazz, Latin, country, cover favorites and more, every Thursday from April 13 through June 8 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Learn More
May 5, 2023 – Women of Distinction Luncheon – For more than 30 years, nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County have come together annually to honor one of their shining volunteers. It is their dedication, humility and tireless effort to serve others and our community that makes these women stand out as a Woman of Distinction. This Cinco de Mayo-themed luncheon is a special, dynamic way to honor her! Learn More
May 5, 2023 – Starlight Swan Rides – Enjoy a spectacular Friday evening on the upper level of The Woodlands Waterway! Cruise in the comfort of a swan pedal boat while you take in the sights and sounds of nighttime on The Waterway. The Starlight Swan Rides begin after sunset departing from Riva Row Boat House. Pre-registration required. Swan boats fit up to four people; adults must be present. Learn More
May 6, 2023 – Woodforest Bank TRI – The Woodforest Bank TRI offers a beginner-friendly atmosphere, first-rate race management and scenic courses. The annual race is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event and will feature a field of 800 participants ranging from beginners to nationally ranked triathletes. The event culminates with a festive awards party featuring live music, great food, beverages, and more! Learn More
May 6, 2023 – Fiesta de Mexico – Join The Woodlands Children’s Museum in celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 6th from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Enjoy Fiesta de Mexico with Senorita Margarita as she shares Latin culture through dance, storytelling, puppets, and marionette performances at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm. Learn More
May 6, 2023 – Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival – The Rotary Club of The Woodlands’ 6th Annual Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival is a fun day of food and entertainment for the whole family. Indulge in delicious crawfish and participate in a range of family-friendly activities. Every dollar raised will go towards local high school and Lone Star scholarships, and Rotary House. The festival will be at Rob Fleming Park from noon – 4:00 p.m. Learn More
May 6, 2023 – Pollinator and Bug Scavenger Hunt – Search for and learn about common pollinators and bugs using a trail map, scavenger hunt, and educational signage. The Pollinator and Bug Scavenger Hunt starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Rob Fleming Recreation Center Tree House #1. Ages 4+. Learn More
May 6, 2023 – The Sacred Veil – The Woodlands Chorale’s Spring concert, The Sacred Veil, features the music of Mozart, Whitacre, and Gjeilo. The concert will be held at Christ Church United Methodist, 6363 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381, beginning at 7:00 pm. Learn More
May 7, 2023 – Dog Adoption Event – Come meet and greet furry friends looking for their furever home at the Dog Adoption Event on Sunday, May 7 from 12 to 3 p.m. at Scooter’s Coffee, 26551 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands, TX 77375. Learn more about Scooter’s Coffee and view locations at https://bit.ly/HelloScooters.
May 10, 2023 – Basics of a 1031 Exchange – Join Old Republic Title for “Basics of a 1031 Exchange” (Course #: 45721) with Instructor Jason Koberg, Sales & Marketing Associate, Old Republic Exchange on May 10, 2023 from 10-11 a.m. Provider: 461. Price: Optional $10 CE. CE Credit Hours: 1. Register today (select Hughes Landing – Melissa Kaiser) at www.oldrepublictitle.com/growwithus/education/course-detail/?id=823
May 10, 2023 – YMCA Senior Open House & Activity Fair – The fun never retires at the Y! The YMCA Senior Open House & Activity Fair is a free community event for seniors. Learn about local resources and activities available to seniors. Learn More
May 12, 2023 – Legacy Luncheon – The 2023 Legacy Luncheon, benefiting Community Assistance Center, will be held at Margaritaville Lake Conroe Resort, honoring select individuals, businesses and faith partners in Montgomery County who have committed their time, heart, resources, and talents to serve others in a variety of capacities. Mimosas and silent auction begin at 10:30 a.m. and the event ends at 1:00 p.m. Learn More
May 12, 2023 – Lights, Heights & Bites – Lights, Heights & Bites is a 2-hour climb at twilight, finishing the night with a special snack and activity for an amazing night! All children (ages 6–12) require an adult (18+) to climb with them one-on-one. Ticket purchase required for all Adult Supervisor climbers. Tickets are $45 per person regardless of age. Learn More
May 13, 2023 – Earth Day Festival – Celebrate Earth Day with The Woodlands Township! Enjoy live entertainment, games, and meet local organizations that celebrate Earth Day, every day, in our community. Visit interactive displays featuring local wildlife, protecting our waterways, recycling right, going green in your own home, and much more! Those inspired to live Earth Day year-round can connect with local organizations who need volunteers to support great causes. FREE – All ages welcome. The event is held at Northshore Park from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Learn More
May 13, 2023 – Spring Fine Arts Show – Market Street is hosting its annual Spring Fine Arts Show, featuring amateur and professional artists to showcasing their paintings, photography, jewelry, metal works, sculptures, digital art, mixed media and other works of art from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm in Central Park. Free and open to the public, the Spring Fine Arts Show at Market Street offers families the opportunity to browse for great buys, enjoy live music, and participate in artist demonstrations. Learn More
May 14, 2023 – Happy Mother’s Day!
May 14, 2023 – Mother’s Day Concert at Market Street – Enjoy a free concert performed by Fahrenheit Duo in Central Park from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Market Street to celebrate Mother’s Day. Learn More
May 18, 2023 – Opening Reception of “Disrupting Order: Feeling without Constraint” – Join us on Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 5 to 8pm for the Opening Reception of “Disrupting Order: Feeling without Constraint” Show featuring art by Abigail Gomez and Woodlands Art League Members at The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios located at 208 Nursery Rd., The Woodlands, TX 77380. Learn more at woodlandsartandstudios.com.
May 19, 2023 – Band and Badges Concert – The Township’s Band and Badges Concert: Salute to First Responders will be held at Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77389 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Learn More
May 20, 2023 – World Vision 6k Race – The Woodlands Christian Academy is proud to host the World Vision 6k race, open to the entire community. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to come together as a community and make a difference in the world. Whether you walk or run, your registration will make a real impact – each registration provides lasting clean water to a child! Let’s rally together, as a community, and show our support for this worthy cause. We’re excited to be a part of this global movement and can’t wait to see you at the starting line! Click to join our team!
May 20, 2023 – Bike The Woodlands Day – Bike The Woodlands Day will feature exhibitors including local bike shops, bicycle clubs and other supporters of Bike Month at Northshore Park from 9:00 am - noon. The event will feature maintenance demonstrations, bike safety information, children’s activities, a kids’ bike rodeo, food trucks, live music and more. Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event! The first 250 bikers will receive a free Kona Ice snow cone. Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Glass is prohibited. Learn More
May 20, 2023 – Fired Up Tours: Cochran’s Crossing – Experience the lights and sirens of public safety equipment. Explore a fire truck, police patrol vehicle and learn more about National Night Out! The Cochran’s Crossing tour will be held at The Woodlands Fire Department Station 2, 9303 Gosling Road, The Woodlands, TX 77381 from 10:00 am to noon. Learn More
May 20 2023 – Bike-a-palooza – Kickstands up, helmet on, get your bike ride on at Bike-a-palooza at Burroughs Park! Celebrate May Bike Month by bringing your family to join in a wide variety of events, including a youth bike rodeo, guided bike rides along paved and natural surface trails, a mountain bike skills course, safety talks, mechanics demos, outreach booths, and more! Bring your bike, helmet, refillable water bottle, and close-toed shoes to join in the fun. Meet at the pavilion near the restrooms in the park. The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Learn More
May 20, 2023 – Hearing for All Event – Join All Ears! Listening & Language Center to celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month! Enjoy a fun, free, and educational day including hearing & speech screenings, activities for kids, vendor booths, an expert panel, and more. The event will take place at All Ears! Listening and Language Center, 4891 W Panther Creek Dr, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Learn More
May 20, 2023 – Family Luau – Glow sticks light up the pool at the Township’s annual Family Luau! Play games and enjoy a family swim. The Family Luau is held at Cranebrook Pool from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ages 3+. Learn More
May 28, 2023 – Memorial Day in The Woodlands – Celebrate the official start to summer at the annual Memorial Day in The Woodlands festival! The event pays tribute to all military service men and women who lost their lives while serving the United States. The festival features live music, children’s activities, strolling entertainment and more at Town Green Park from 5 to 9 p.m. The evening concludes with a dazzling fireworks display choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack. Concessions will be available for purchase. Learn More: Memorial Day in The Woodlands
May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day Observed
May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day Observance & Dedication of THE LINE Memorial Wall – The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission invites you to its annual Memorial Day Observance & Dedication of THE LINE Memorial Wall at the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial, 1776 Freedom Blvd., Conroe, TX 77301, at 9:00 a.m. The featured speaker will be Congressman Morgan Luttrell of Texas’ 8th Congressional District. Learn More
May 30 – July 31, 2023 – RISE (Recharge In Summer Enrichment) – The Woodlands Christian Academy’s RISE (Recharge In Summer Enrichment) is back for another summer of exciting opportunities for your student! The TWCA staff has created academic, athletic, interest based, and fine arts opportunities during the summer break. TWCA’s specialized offerings are the perfect opportunity for students to recharge, spiritually, intellectually, creatively, physically and socially, with their friends and teachers! Learn more and register now at https://bit.ly/2023RISE
PET OF THE MONTH
Hello Woodlands, in partnership with Operation Pets Alive, highlights a “Pet of the Month” that features a local dog or cat available for foster and/or adoption in Montgomery County, Texas. Operation Pets Alive is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization striving to elevate Montgomery County to a No-Kill community through innovative programs that raise community awareness, reduce the number of dogs and cats that enter our shelters, and increase the number of dogs and cats that leave our shelters alive.
Meet our Pet of the Month, Tony, here
Hello Woodlands’ ongoing series “Nonprofit of the Month,” featuring Randy Lovelace of Paragon Independent Insurance Agencies, spotlights several of these nonprofits. Learn more about the nonprofits’ missions and meet the people behind them here.
The Hello Woodlands Small Business of the Month is brought to you by Miguel Lopez of Conganas LLC and highlights a local small business that serves the Montgomery County community. Read our interviews with local small businesses here.
Hello Woodlands’ NEW Weekend Guides keep you up-to-date on local things to do each weekend. View the latest guide here.
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