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Things To Do in May

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Hello Woodlands’ “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!

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May 2024

May 2024 – Classes and Events at Ardest Gallery – Ardest Gallery, a local fine arts gallery curated by Gallery Director Julie Verville, represents nearly 40, top Texas 2D and 3D visual artists. In addition to its core artists, the gallery will host ongoing events such as monthly group art shows, Coffee Talk with an Artist, Art to Lunch in partnership with local restaurants, poetry readings, musical performances, and art classes/workshops for all ages and skill levels. Ardest Gallery is located at at 25200 Grogan’s Park Drive. Learn more and view upcoming events and classes at ardestgallery.comUpcoming Classes and Events:

  • May 4 10am-1pm – “May the 4th” Acrylic Workshop with Jeff Lung
  • May 11 5-8pm – Opening Reception of “Dimension,” featuring a variety of 3D works by Texas artists. Juror presentation at 7 p.m.
  • May 18 10am-4pm – Art in The Woods Outdoor Arts Market

May 2024 – Classes and Programs at Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center – May is full with programs and events at Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center! Check out the May calendar for events and learn how to join here. 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.


May 31, 2024 Hispanic Business Symposium – Adelante! – The Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber will host NASA Astronaut and Entrepreneur Dr. José Hernández at the inaugural Hispanic Business Symposium – Adelante! The event serves to unite the Hispanic business community, professionals, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders for a day of insightful discussions and networking opportunities. The event will be held on Friday, May 31 at 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Lone Star College – System Office Community Building, 5000 Research Forest Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381. Learn More

Adelante Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber


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.

Saturdays – Local Farmers and Artisan Markets – Visit a local market! Check out The Woodlands Farmers Market, Farmers Market on Tamina, Tomball Farmers Market, Main Street Market, and more. Discover local farmers markets in our guide here.

Hello Woodlands Guide to Local Farmers Markets Jo Ann Johnson Real Estate

Today – May 31, 2024 – The Woodlands 50th Anniversary Photo Book – Be a part of history! To celebrate The Woodlands 50th Anniversary, a photo book capturing life in The Woodlands in 2024 will be created. Submit your photographic view of The Woodlands for a chance to be selected for this coffee-style book. Photo suggestions include, but are not limited to, nature, parks, trails, wildlife, architecture, building landscape, skyline, art, Lake Woodlands, The Woodlands Waterway, Waterway Square, Hughes Landing, to name a few. Have fun, be creative and submit your top three photos. Submit your photos and learn more here.

April 29-May 5, 2024 – Insperity Invitational – The Insperity Invitational is an annual PGA TOUR Champions event that brings together the world’s best golfers age 50 and older to The Woodlands, Texas. Played at The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course, the event also features the Greats of Golf – Nicklaus, Player, Trevino and friends. Learn More

May 1 – May 31, 2024 – Alodia Basketball Summer Programs – Registration open for Alodia’s Summer programs! Alodia Basketball Summer Camps – Weekly in THREE locations: The Woodlands, Magnolia, and Tomball! Multi-Camp Discounts; Boys and Girls; Grades K-8. Youth League Season – THREE locations: The Woodlands, Magnolia, and Tomball! Sibling Discounts; Boys and Girls (girls option to play down 1 grade); Grades 1-8. WHY go anywhere else? For more program information and to register, visit

May 2024  Scooter’s Coffee Events – Visit our two local Scooter’s Coffee locations (26551 Kuykendahl Rd. and 24527 Gosling Rd.) for special events and promotions! Download the Scooter’s Coffee app to also get $2 off your first order, Free Birthday Drink, Earn Smiles, and Mobile Order Ahead Promos! Download the app here. Learn more about Scooter’s Coffee and view the menu here.

  • Sunday, May 12 – On Mother’s Day, Scooter’s Coffee will give carnations to the first 100 customers!
  • Monday, May 27 – On Memorial Day we remember those in the U.S. Military who served our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom.

May 2024 – Introducing the May Special at Pure Green The Woodlands: Coconut Cherry Cloud – Get ready to experience pure bliss with Pure Green’s latest creation, crafted exclusively for you in collaboration with Harmless Harvest. Indulge in the refreshing blend of coconut water and almond milk, perfectly infused with the sweetness of dark cherries, pineapple, and grass-fed collagen this drink is a tropical paradise in every sip. Don’t miss out on the ultimate treat for your taste buds this May! Try the Coconut Cherry Cloud today and elevate your beverage experience to new heights. Available for a limited time only! 🥥🍒☁️ Stop by the NEW locally owned and run location in the Alden Bridge Shopping Center at 8000 Research Forest Drive Suite 155. Learn More and Order for Pickup here.

May 2024 – Bike The Woodlands Month – The Woodlands Township, with support from Bike The Woodlands Coalition, invites you, your family and friends to get out and explore The Woodlands on your bikes! This year, a variety of activities and events are planned throughout the month, for all ages and skill levels. View the Event Guide for more information and how to register for events here.

UPDATE: ONLINE ONLY – May 2, 2024 – National Day of Prayer Service – Join The Woodlands Methodist Church to celebrate The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2 at 12 p.m. in the Robb Chapel. We will unite our hearts around this year’s theme, “Lift Up the Word — Light Up the World” from 2 Samuel 22:29-3, as we lift our local, state and national leaders before the Lord in prayer. “Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to move today’s National Day of Prayer service to an online only event. We will not gather in person as planned, but I hope you will join us via live stream at noon as we join together in prayer. You can find a link to stream the service here or learn more via the event page on our website.” Learn More

UPDATED: POSTPONED – May 2, 2024 – Seychelles Med & Laser Spa’s 10th Anniversary CelebrationCelebrate Seychelles Med & Laser Spa’s 10th Year Anniversary on Thursday, May 2 from 3 to 7 p.m. for an event to remember. The first 75 attendees will get a swag bag. All guests who attend the event will have access to exclusive specials and have the chance to win up to $10,000 in Raffles, Prizes, and Giveaways. Also enjoy Hors d’oeuvres, Candy Bar, Champagne + Signature Drink, Live DJ, plus meet the staff from Seychelles Med & Laser Spa, Waves Salon + Dr. Joseph M. Perlman. Unfortunately due to inclement weather and flooding and for the safety of our clients and staff members, we are postponing our 10th Anniversary Celebration today, May 2. Thank you so much for your friendship, loyalty and support. Stay tuned for more information and updates! We will share the new date of our rescheduled anniversary celebration soon. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming celebration when it is safe for all to attend. Please be safe! Learn More

May 2, 2024 – Shelter for Shelter – After a hiatus last year, the popular and festive “Shelter for Shelter” fundraising event benefiting YES to YOUTH returns on May 2, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. In its seventh year, “Shelter for Shelter” is presented by the Richmond Realty Group and offers an incredible evening of food, spirits, entertainment, and networking to support a local non-profit that serves at-risk youth in Montgomery County. Attracting community leaders and local businesses, guests will enjoy heavy appetizers, desserts, and adult beverages provided by local restaurants and beverage partners. Learn More

May 3, 2024 – 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. The 34th Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon will be held at the Hyatt Regency Conroe. Learn More

May 4, 2024 – Grand Central Park Artisan Market – Discover locally made foods, flowers, art and crafts at the Grand Central Park Artisan Market! Nestled in the heart of our community, come stroll through a unique selection of handcrafted treasures and artisanal treats. It’s the perfect destination to immerse yourself in our creative community. Enjoy over 50 local vendors, pet adoptions, DJ music and food trucks! Join us on May 4 at 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month (May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, and September 7) at The Lake House, 1039 Lake House Drive, Conroe, TX 77304. Learn more at

May 4, 2024 – Kentucky Derby Fundraiser – The Friends of the Symphony cordially invite you to their Kentucky Derby Fundraiser benefitting the Conroe Symphony Orchestra. Grab your Derby attire and head on down for some racing fun! The event will be held at Hyatt Regency Conroe from 3-7 p.m. and include a live telecast of the Kentucky Derby race, hors d’oeuvres, music, trivia and best dressed prizes, raffle, silent Auction, live Auction, & a signature drink/cash bar. Learn More

May 4, 2024 – The Woodlands Christian Academy’s 2024 Auction and Gala – You are invited to The Woodlands Christian Academy’s 2024 Auction and Gala: Now & Then – Celebrating 30 Years on Saturday, May 4th! As we reflect on the history and legacy of Woodlands Christian and look toward the future, we hope you’ll join TWCA to celebrate with dinner, dancing, reminiscing, and a live auction. The annual auction and gala strengthens our ability to provide a Christ-centered college preparatory education as we partner with parents and community to equip future leaders – spiritually, intellectually, creatively, physically, and socially – to reach their highest potential for the glory of Jesus Christ. Thank you to Gala Chairs Amanda and Bob Gaige; Presenting Sponsor, Marabou Midstream Services and The Dunnavant Family; and Capstone Society Member, Team Reed Enterprises, Inc. Learn More

May 5, 2024 – The Woodlands Cars & Coffee for a Cause – The Woodlands Car Club car enthusiasts gather at Market Street the first Sunday of each month from 6:30-10:00am to provide a fun and creative way to give back to our community. All types of cars/vehicles from classics, hot rods, exotics, and more are welcome. The Woodlands Car Club shares information about needful non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, and gives back through donations to the Market Street “Change for Charities” program. Learn More

May 5, 2024 – “Pictures at an Exhibition” Concert – It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words—or in the case of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” tens of thousands of musical notes! The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra will perform Mussorgsky’s most-beloved composition in time for its 150th anniversary, along with George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero.” The concert will take place at 6 p.m. on May 5 at Christ Church Methodist, 6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX. Learn More

May 10-12, 2024 – The John Cooper School’s Life! Dance Performance – The John Cooper School Middle and Upper School dance students showcase their talents at the end-of-year “Life!” production that is held each May. Performances will be held from May 10-12 at the Glenn Performing Arts Center on the Cooper campus. Purchase Tickets

May 10-12, 2024 – Big As Texas Festival – Big As Texas festival is an independently-produced Country and Americana music festival making its debut in Conroe. The three-day outdoor celebration at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds features a world-class music lineup, plus dozens of Texas vendors and artisans alongside custom exhibitions, immersive art installations, live-fire grilling, carnival games, and more, for attendees of all ages. Learn More


May 11, 2024 – The Woodlands Triathlon – The Woodlands Triathlon, a beginner-friendly sprint distance triathlon, is comprised of a 500-meter open water swim in Lake Woodlands, a 12.8-mile bike course winding through The Woodlands, and a 5K run along The Woodlands Waterway. Learn More

May 11, 2024 – Spring Fine Arts Show – A beloved spring tradition returns to Market Street, as the shopping, dining and entertainment destination hosts the Spring Fine Arts Show on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Amateur and professional artists will showcase their paintings, photography, jewelry, metal works, sculptures, digital art, mixed media, and other works of art. Learn More

May 11, 2024 – “Letters To Mom” Concert – The Woodlands Diversion presents the “Letters to Mom” Concert on Saturday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Lone Star College – Montgomery Music Hall (Building H). This special concert is a heartfelt tribute to motherhood, celebrating the incredible bond between mothers and their children. The music selected will go with the themes of motherhood such as love, joy, sadness, uncertainty, and more. Purchase Tickets

May 12, 2024 – Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12, 2024 – Mother’s Day Concert in the Park – 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 16, 2024 – “Vibrant Visions: The Abstract World of John Austin Stone” Art Show Opening Reception – Join The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios on Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 5 to 8 p.m. for the Opening Reception of “Vibrant Visions: The Abstract World of John Austin Stone” Art Show featuring art by Jay Stone at The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios located at 208 Nursery Rd. The Woodlands, TX 77380. The art show will be on display until July 12, 2024. Learn More

May 18, 2024 – YMCA Kids Triathlon – The Woodlands Family YMCA’s 3rd Annual Summer Triathlon Series for Kids and Teens, presented by Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, returns! The YMCA Kids Triathlon is for Ages 7 – 15 in the Swim/Bike/Run format at the Holcomb Family YMCA in The Falls of Imperial Oaks in Spring. Triathlons are an exciting sport for children because it involves three activities that every child enjoys – swimming, cycling and running. Learn More

May 18, 2024 – Bands, Badges & Bikes – The highlight of May’s bike events will be “Bands, Badges & Bikes” on Saturday, May 18 at 5:30-7:30pm at Northshore Park. The event will feature exhibitors including local bike shops, bicycle clubs and other supporters of Bike Month. Produced alongside The Woodlands Township’s Neighborhood Services Department, the event will honor first responders with a free evening of live music. The event will also feature maintenance demonstrations, bike safety information, children’s activities, a kids’ bike rodeo, food trucks and more. Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event! The first 200 bikers will receive a free Kona Ice snow cone. Learn More

May 21, 2024 – Wills & Whiskey – Join Weygandt Law for Wills & Whiskey on Tuesday, May 21 at 6 to 8 p.m.! This entertaining, educational & interactive estate planning seminar is designed to help you plan for the inevitable. You will learn how you can have peace of mind knowing you are keeping your family in tune. There is no cost to attend, but advanced registration is required. Feel free to share this link with your friends–the more the merrier! The seminar is located at Weygandt Law, 25511 Budde Road, Suite 1301, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Register Today

May 26, 2024 – Memorial Day in The Woodlands – Celebrate the official start to summer at the annual Memorial Day in The Woodlands festival! The Sunday 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. The evening concludes with a dazzling fireworks display choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack. Concessions will be available for purchase. A care package drop-off booth will be available onsite to accept donations of recommended items to be shipped to the troops. The event will be held at 5:00-9:00pm in Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77380. Learn More



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, Cricket, here.

Pet of the Month Cricket Operation Pets Alive

Please note that the Hello Woodlands’ “31 Things To Do” monthly guide has been be updated and changed to the title of “Things To Do” for May 2024 and future guides.

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