It’s time for the red, white and blue! Barbeque, watermelon, music and family fun. Here is the list of area activities to enjoy on the Fourth of July.
KINGWOOD BIG BAND CONCERT
FIRST METHODIST PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Humble First Methodist Church will present a patriotic service featuring the First Methodist Choir and Orchestra Sunday, June 30 for one combined service at 10 a.m. The service will feature a flag ceremony as well as patriotic music.
FLAGS ACROSS KINGWOOD
INDEPENDENCE DAY EXTRAVAGANZA
The Clubs of Kingwood is hosting an event at 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood, Wednesday, July 3 from 5:30-9 p.m. There will be chipping and putting contests, bounce houses, face painting, balloons and other fun activities. Enjoy live music by Brandon Smith and the Godfellas, after which there will be a fireworks show. The cost of admission is $10 for all. If you are interested in the Chef’s BBQ Lakeview Ballroom, the cost is $25 for members, $30 for member-guests, $10 per child aged 5-12, and $15 per nonmember. For more information or to reserve your ticket, call 281-358-2171 or use the ClubLife app.
KINGWOOD FISHING RODEO
The Kingwood fishing rodeo is Thursday, July 4 from 6-7:30 a.m. at the corner of Kingwood Drive and Forest Garden at Foster’s Mill Pond. Children 15 and younger are invited to bring fishing gear and poles. Trophies will be awarded. No registration is required. More information can be found at kingwoodcivicclub.org.
ATASCOCITA JULY 4 PARADE
Join the ACIA community’s 4th of July Parade as a participant or spectator. To participate (children and adults), signup begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Atascocita Library parking lot, 19520 Pinehurst Trail. Parade will begin at 9 a.m. and end at The Overlook, 20114 Pinehurst Dr., where refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded for decorated bikes, wagons, golf carts and pets. Afterward, enjoy the Patio Dance with the Mambo Jazz Kings at The Overlook from 6-10 p.m. Bring picnic blankets, chairs, non-alcoholic beverages and cooler while enjoying the festivities. There will be splash stations for the kids, hot dogs, snow cones, nachos, soft drinks and water. A cash bar at Kingsley’s Lookout will provide adult beverages. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
KINGWOOD BIKE RODEO
The Kingwood bike rodeo will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, July 4, in the parking lot of the Kingwood Bible Church on the corner of Oak Forest and W. Lake Houston Pkwy., across from Creekwood Middle School. Kids are invited to bring their decorated bikes to compete for trophies and then participate in the parade afterward. For more information, visit kingwoodcivicclub.org.
JULY 4TH FESTIVAL
KINGS HARBOR CONCERT AND FIREWORKS
Celebrate Independence Day with the family at Kings Harbor Thursday, July 4. Enjoy a concert by the Dennis David Band beginning at 7 p.m. and a fireworks spectacular off of the pier at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Grab blankets and lawn chairs for this fun event. Park in the garage on the day of the event as surface parking will be unavailable and carpooling and ride sharing, such as Uber, is highly encouraged.
KINGWOOD TREASURE HUNT
STARS AND STRIPES
Boy Scout Troop 56, chartered by Atascocita United Methodist Church, is supporting the Stars and Stripes Across Atascocita program in the Pines, Shores, Pine-
hurst, Oaks and Kings River subdivisions to display a flag in yards on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day and Labor Day each year. Cost is $30 per year for four flags. Scouts will place a flag in the front yard the morning of each holiday and remove it in the evening. The troop’s goal is to display 1,000 flags per holiday. Visit troop56.mytroop.us for information or call the flag hotline at 281-978-5613 and leave a message.
VALLEY RANCH 4TH FEST
Mark your calendar for Thursday, July 4 from 2-10 p.m. for the 2019 Valley Ranch 4th Fest, located at Valley Ranch Town Center in the future amphitheater site. Enjoy a day full of Texas Country concerts, food trucks, drinks and plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to celebrate America’s Independence with a fireworks show! Three-time Grammy-nominated country star Pat Green is headliner for Thursday night’s concert and will take the stage in Valley Ranch Town Center in New Caney on the evening of Independence Day prior to the fireworks show. Concerts by JB and the Moonshine Band, Max Stalling and Jody Booth will take the stage prior to Green’s performance. Located at Valley Ranch Town Center, 11985 N. Grand Parkway E., New Caney, TX 77357. Tickets, $25, now on sale at valley-ranch.com. Kids 12 and free.
JULY 4 CELEBRATION
Bring your lawn chairs and join Crosby Church at the Crosby Campus, 5725 Hwy. 90 for a night of family fun on Thursday, July 4. The celebration starts at 6 p.m. There will be concessions, inflatables, music and fireworks. For more information, call 281-328-1310 or visit crosbychurch.com.
5TH OF JULY
A free fireworks show hosted by Skero’s Furniture will be held Friday, July 5, at The Overlook, 20114 Pinehurst Dr., Atascocita. Grounds will open at 6 p.m. for lawn seating; live country music will be presented from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Daron Skero will deliver welcoming remarks at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at dusk. Free food and water will be provided. No coolers or alcohol will be allowed on the grounds.