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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Township offers variety of recreational events for spring of 2017

TWFG Muddy Trails Bash

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 2, 2017) – The Woodlands is the place for fun, family-friendly programs, events and experiences throughout spring, with a full lineup of free concerts, festivals and the annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash, all produced by The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department.

“These events have become synonymous with The Woodlands. Over the years, these events have contributed to making The Woodlands a family-friendly community,” noted Township Director of Parks and Recreation Chris Nunes.

Please note, all events and dates are weather permitting and subject to change.

 

Arts in the Park, featuring Teen Talent Show

Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 showcase their singing, dancing, comedy, magic, acting talents and more during the Arts in the Park celebration from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Rob Fleming Park, located at 6055 Creekside Forest Drive. The Teen Talent Show is an addition to the popular Arts in the Park event that features local artists selling their original artwork, a Kids’ Zone and live performances for the whole family to enjoy. Concessions will be available for purchase from food trucks, featuring a variety of cuisines.

Touch-a-Truck

Children of all ages are encouraged to join The Woodlands Township for its annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Rob Fleming Aquatic Center parking lot, 6535 Creekside Forest Drive. Touch-A-Truck is fun and free for the whole family! Get up and close with all kinds of big trucks. The “construction zone” has tons of opportunities to play and includes a giant sandbox!

Spring Series of Waterway Nights at Waterway Square

Waterway Nights at Waterway Square features live, outdoor music as presented by local and regional artists. With the Fountains at Waterway Square as a backdrop, Waterway Nights provides a fun and exciting evening out with family or friends. The spring edition of the Waterway Nights concert series takes place Saturdays, February 11 to March 4, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Creekwood Fishing Derby

Children of all ages are encouraged to join The Woodlands Township for its annual Creekwood Fishing Derby event on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Creekwood Park, located at 3383 South Panther Creek Drive. Bring your own fishing poles and the Township provides the bait, while supplies last! T-shirts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Prizes awarded to the longest, heaviest and smallest fish caught. This is a free event.

Camp Terramont

Families in The Woodlands are invited to enjoy the tenth annual Camp Terramont at Terramont Park, located at 8500 Terramont Drive, on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, 2017. This popular event gives families the opportunity to enjoy a night of camping under the stars, playing games, making s’mores over the campfire and more. Reservations required. Please call The Woodlands Township Recreation Center, or visit the Township website, www.thewoodlandstownship.com, to register. The event price is $125/resident family of four; $30 per each additional person. 

Spring Series of Concert in the Park at Northshore Park

Round out your week with a relaxing evening of live music, Sundays, April 23 to April 30, 2017, and May 7 to May 21, 2017, at one of The Woodlands’ most scenic parks, Northshore Park, located at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. Taking place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each night, Concert in the Park at has been a community tradition since 1984, presenting a variety of local and regional entertainment with family-friendly activities during select concert dates. Visit The Township Calendar at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov for details and band information.

TWFG Muddy Trails Bash

Hit the trails at the 10th Annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Courses wind through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve, featuring chip-timed 5K and 10K trail runs, a 2K-9 Fun Run for you and your dog and the Little Muddy Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run. The event culminates with a festive Post-Race Party at Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, including live zydeco music, the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off, children’s activities, crawfish plates and more. Register for the races and download the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off application online at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/races.

Memorial Day Weekend in The Woodlands

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with live music, children’s activities and more at Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, on Sunday, May 28, 2017, from 4 to 9 p.m.  This community-wide celebration pays tribute to all military service men and women who have lost their lives while serving the United States. A spectacular fireworks show lights up the night sky both days beginning at 8:50 p.m., weather permitting.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for these and other Township events and programs. For more information, please contact The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department at specialevents@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

For all the latest parks and recreation news and events, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov, and subscribe to The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation blog at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/parksandrecreation.

Photo: Runners will explore The Woodlands this spring during the 10th Annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Courses wind through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve, featuring chip-timed 5K and 10K trail runs, a 2K-9 Fun Run for runners and their dogs and the Little Muddy Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run. The event culminates with a festive Post-Race Party at Rob Fleming Park, located at 6055 Creekside Forest Drive.

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