The Entertainment Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by freelance writer Brandon Moeller. Send entertainment suggestions to Brandon at [email protected].
The Cy-Fair Express Network is hosting a networking luncheon at 11:00 am on March 23 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott on the Northwest Freeway. Advance tickets are $30 or $35 at the door.
This month’s luncheon will feature speaker Shaundra Dineen, CEO of Fearless. Dineen is a trainer and coach who inspires women to become the best version of themselves. Her speech will focus on letting go of the fear of public speaking.
Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston. Learn more at www.cyfen.org.
Fundraising for the local non-profit Society of Samaritans is a Designer Handbag Bingo event from 5-9:30pm on March 23 at the Magnolia Rose Event Center.
The event features door prizes, dinner, a silent auction, and more. Proceeds benefit the Society of Samaritans’ SOS KIDSfest 2023 and the SOS Summer Snack Shack Food program.
The Magnolia Rose Event Center is located at 1263 Bowler Road in Waller. Learn more at www.societyofsamaritanstx.org.
The Woodlands Show Chorus will perform and compete in the Great Gulf Coast Region’s 10 Sweet Adelines International Competition at 3:15 pm on March 25 at the Hilton Houston North in Greenspoint. Tickets cost $25.
Several local group quartets will also perform and compete. The competition will attract choirs from Houston, Sugar Land, other Texas cities, Louisiana and Alabama.
Hilton Houston North is located at 12400 Greenspoint Drive in Houston. Learn more at www.region10sai.org.
Home and Outdoors:
The 16th Annual Cy-Fair Home & Outdoor Living Show returns to the Berry Center from 9am to 6pm March 25 and 10am to 5pm March 26. Advance tickets online are $8 or $10 at the door. Children up to 12 years are free.
Highlights of the show include a talk and Q&A session from KTRH 740 AM’s new Gardenline host Skip Richter, a plant sale by the Master Gardeners of Harris County of Harris Texas, a home decor workshop, and chance to win one last pantry makeover.
The Berry Center is located at 8877 Barker Cypress Road in Cypress. Learn more at www.texwoodshows.com.
Local first responders, including spring firefighters, will participate in Spring Into Safety from 10am to 1pm on March 25 at Old Town Spring.
The first 500 kids will be able to receive a safety backpack full of activities. Police car, ambulance, helicopter and fire truck tours will also be offered.
Old Town Spring is located at 26302 Preston Ave in Spring. Find out more at www.springfd.org.
The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce presents the Spring Fest 2023 Artisans and Craftsmen’s Market from noon to 4pm at the Magnolia Event Center. Admission is $1 or a canned donation of corn, peas or sweet potatoes benefiting the Society of Samaritans.
The event features more than 75 local artisans and craftsmen, face painting and other children’s activities, and photos with the Easter Bunny. The event is primarily indoors and will proceed rain or shine.
Magnolia Event Center is located at 11659 FM 1488 in Magnolia. Find out more at www.greatermagnoliaparkwaycc.org.
The Lone Star College-University Park Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will perform a concert entitled “Home on the Range” at 4:00 pm on March 25 at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is free, but reservations are required by March 23rd.
Students will perform surrounded by the “America’s Western Landscape” exhibit that tells the stories of western expansion.
Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is located at 6815 Cypresswood Drive in the spring. Find out more and reserve your place at www.pearlmfa.org.
Celtic dancers and musicians StepCrew will perform at 8:00 pm on March 25 at The Centrum in Spring. Tickets start at $35.
The group combines three dance forms: Ottawa Valley stepdance, Irish stepdance and Tap. They are supported by three world-class violinists and a five-piece ensemble. The McTeggart Irish Dancers will join StepCrew on stage for a few songs. The performance is presented by the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment.
The Centrum is located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive in the spring. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.cypresscreekface.org.
Art, Wine and Wags:
Abandoned Animal Rescue’s annual Art, Wine and Wags fundraiser is from 4-7pm on March 26 at Balmorhea Weddings and Events in Magnolia. Tickets cost $50.
The event features a raffle, appetizers, music, and shots of bourbon and cork. Proceeds benefit the local animal rescue group and shelter.
Balmorhea Weddings and Events is located at 33400 Wright Road in Magnolia. Learn more at www.aartexas.org.
The Houston Junior Forum presents The City Market from 10:30am to 5:30pm on March 31 at the Bayou City Event Center in Southwest Downtown Houston. Advance tickets are $20 or $25 at the door.
The dynamic shopping experience will benefit the group’s projects and showcase a variety of merchants offering an assortment of items and services.
The Bayou City Event Center is located at 9401 Knight Road in Houston. Learn more at www.thecitymkt.org.
Boil the prawns:
The Tomball High School Athletic Booster Club Annual Crawfish Boil is 4-8 PM April 1 at Juergens Park in Tomball. Advance tickets online cost $12 per dish.
The event raises money for athletic programs and scholarships and will include live and silent auctions, a live band, a corn hole tournament and more.
Juergens Park is located at 1331 Ulrich Road in Tomball. Learn more at www.thsabc.membershiptoolkit.com.
The Spring Fire Department presents the Easter Egg Hunt at Fire Stations 71, 74 and 75 from 10am to 12pm April 1.
Kids go to Kindergarten Egg Chasers first, followed by school-age kids at 11am. According to the department’s Facebook page, the event is BYOB (bring your own trash).
Fire Station 71 is located at 6464 East Louetta Road. Fire Station 74 is located at 23803 Aldine Westfield. Fire Station 75 is located at 3975 FM 2920. Learn more at www.facebook.com/springfdtx.