Things to do for MLK Day in The Woodlands

By: Woodlands Online Staff
| Published 01/14/2023


THE WOODLANDS, TX – It’s a day of remembrance and commemoration of a true historical figure of social justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. As part of the MLK Day tradition, it’s a school and bank holiday. Maybe you yourself have the day off, maybe not. But in any case, whether you have school- or preschool-age children or are flying solo, Woodlands Online has a few events and locations that you can partake of today.

Cho’s TaeKwonDo Academy – MLK Day Camp
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Extended hours 7AM – 6PM) cost for students is $40 and for guests $20 for the whole day.
27326 Robinson Road, Suite 120, Oak Ridge North, TX 77385

Cordovan Art School – Art Class for Kids - Pencil Pastel Watercolor and Beyond: Ages 6- 8
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Enrollment is always open! Jump in at any time! If you want to experience a touch of everything, or if you are just plain indecisive, this is the perfect ART class for you! You'll get to work with a variety of media including watercolors, pencils, pastels, acrylics and more. It is the most popular class at Cordovan Art School for budding artists!
8000 Mac Beth Way, Suite 130, The Woodlands, TX 77382

George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library – Tiny Tots Library Play Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
A Family Place Library weekly event. This come-and-go program at the Mitchell Library encourages play with educational toys and activities that target early literacy. Spend time together, play in a play group atmosphere, make friends and visit with other parents. * Food is not allowed in the program; please save your snacks for afterwards. No Registration Required.
9125 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands, TX 77382

The Ice Rink – Final Day
Glide into the magic of the holiday season at The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center! Enjoy indoor ice skating at a 21,000 square-foot facility, located at the intersection of Six Pines and Lake Robbins, next to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. The Ice Rink offers birthday parties and rink rentals, plus ice skating lessons.

In-Step Dance & Performance Arts – Free Dance Class Pass
Two weeks of free dance classes for children is a great way to get kids moving and having fun. Children of all ages and skill levels can benefit from learning basic dance steps and developing their coordination and rhythm. The classes can be tailored to each child’s individual needs and interests, from ballet to hip hop to jazz. The classes provide a safe and supportive environment for children to learn, express themselves, and build confidence. It is also an opportunity for children to meet new friends and have fun while learning something new. We offer Recital and Non-Recital Classes and two locations to choose from Morning Classes/Saturdays Classes/6 week programs/family discounts.

The Learning Zoo – Martin Luther King Jr Day Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Visit The Learning Zoo on Monday, January 16 from 10-3PM! Bring the whole family out to explore the zoo, meet amazing animals, and maybe get your picture taken with a python or pony! Move at your own pace as you feed tortoises, play with our friendly petting zoo pals, and check out the inhabitants of our Reptile House! Reptile encounters will be scheduled throughout the day as well! Tickets must be purchased for all guests over the age of 12 months. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
15428 Delores Lane, Conroe, TX 77384

Maximum Athletics - The Woodlands – Day Time Open Gym
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Our daytime Open Gym is awesome and you don't want to miss it! Come enjoy our ninja course, warped wall, and high-flying trampolines! This is the perfect opportunity to work on your skills...AND have some fun. $18 Online Registration $20 Phone/In Person Registration. Ages 4 and up.
28519 Sweet Gum Road, Magnolia, TX 77354

Total Football Club Soccer – Boys and Girls Open Tryout
Are you looking for the right soccer club for your player? Look no further. Join the revolution taking over the Woodlands area at The Total Football Club. Our club is highly invested in every player's growth, skill and love of the game. With our focus on the 'Dutch Style' of play you will see your players' growth expanded over just one season. Our hand picked coaches are dedicated to their teams and players beyond just your average club.
Leroy Zuiddam, 346-280-5248

TotalTech Performance Center – TotalTech MLK Day Soccer Camp
We are excited to host our annual MLK Day Camp. This camp will be focusing on passing and receiving the ball! Our focus will be on making every player better at this skill once they walk out our door no matter if they stay for a full day or half. This is perfect for our working parents because we will offer early drop-off and extended aftercare hours.
28137 Robinson Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77385

The Woodlands Township – Ballroom Dancing / Cha-cha/Waltz / Jitterbug & Swing / Country & Western - Ages 16 & Up
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Participants are introduced to widely used dances in both smooth and Latin styles, such as the Rumba, Foxtrot, Waltz and Cha-Cha. The class will also teach leading and following. Partners are required. Fee per person (Per 6-Week Session): $55 Resident; $65 Non-Resident. Classes will be held at Rob Fleming Rec Center. Session: January 16 - February 20. Three Easy Ways to Register for Programs: online at, by phone at 281-210-3950 or 281-516-7348, or in person at 5310 Research Forest Drive or 6464 Creekside Forest Drive.

The Woodlands Township – Indoor Drop-In Table Tennis
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
New in 2023, Indoor Drop-In Table Tennis is now offered at Rob Fleming Rec Center. All skill levels are welcome. Two tables provided. Balls and paddles available. Fee (Per Person): $3 Drop-In or Fitness Membership. Location: Rob Fleming Rec Center.
6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77389

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