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Movie Theater Kids Movies for $1 or Less, All Summer Long 2017!

Movie theater, kids films and air conditioning… for $1 or less, all Summer 2017! See the many options below and tell us what other reasonable movie tickets you’ve seen around Houston.  (And if you are looking for free bowling, free reading programs and more summer resources, go HERE!) 1.  Alamo Drafthouse - Choose your own ticket price - $1-$3-$5 100% of ticket sales are donated to local … [Read More...]

The Very Best Dinner at Russo’s New York Pizzeria

Address: 5727 Westheimer Rd., #B, Houston, TX, 77057 (and more locations) Four out of four (of my) kids agree... dinner at Russo's New York Pizzeria is the best dinner they've had in their entire lives. Entire lives you ask? Well apparently the answer is "yes". Russo's invited us out to try their salads, pastas and pizzas... and each thing they brought out was better than the last.  Really, … [Read More...]

Give Away: Admission to the Houston Zoo + Nature Connects LEGO Bricks + Wildlife Carousel + Giraffe Feeding!

Reliant has once again teamed up with the Houston Zoo to help families have a fun summer, with an unforgettable experience in the heart of Houston!  AND they have provided tickets for our give away! The Houston Zoo has a new exhibit for the summer –Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks! You’ll be able to see 12 of your favorite animals unlike ever before, built with more than 770,000 LEGO … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Houston Zoo/Memorial Hermann METRORail Station

  Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Houston Zoo/Memorial Hermann METRORail Station!    … [Read More...]

Discount Code for the Harlem Globetrotters at NRG or Berry Center, July 8-9, 2017!

The Harlem Globetrotters are playing NRG Arena on July 8 and Berry Center on July 9, 2017... and I have a discount code!! The games are: NRG Arena (Houston) Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 2pm Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 7pm Berry Center (Northwest Houston/Cypress) Sun., July 9, 2017 @ 3pm SAVE $7 with Code: COURT! Find tickets HERE. … [Read More...]

CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus at Jones Hall on June 9-11, 2017 + 50% Off Discount Code!

Sponsored Post CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus is coming to Jones Hall, June 9-11, 2017! Sensational puppetry puts elephants back in the ring and there is a huge cast of the most unique, amazing and dangerous circus acts from all four corners of the world, from strong men to contortionists, acrobats to musicians, high wire and much more! This show is family friendly and is meant for … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, May 25-31, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 25-31!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Weekend Events for May 25-31 Things to do in Houston, with kids, this summer Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues! Free Email Sent Thursday, with … [Read More...]

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Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues!

Summer Break is here... and you know just how HOT Houston is going to get!  If you are looking for COOL things to do in Houston, with kids... but also want FREE things to do... here's the list for you! Look below for FREE Splashpads, Pools, Beaches and Indoor Air Conditioned Venues... and maps for each!  (And as always, tell us what else to add!) For all the Houston events happening in … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this Memorial Day weekend, with kids! May 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2017

School's out this week! Young sailors can go to the Powder Monkey Adventure at the Houston Maritime Museum.  Kids can explore the lives of long ago crew members called powder monkeys. Kids can try knot tying, following ship commands, and creating their own powder monkey craft. Kids can also enjoy Children’s Story Hour at Hermann Park, Stories Under the Sun with Houston Public Library, MET … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Memorial Day Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 22-28, 2017

Each week, we publish the list of things to do for the weekend.  So you can look forward to the events, posted prior to the full list going live, here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, May 22-28, 2017! 1.  On Monday, go on a Tyke Hike at the Houston Arboretum. 2.  On Tuesday, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Corduroy at Discovery Green. This storytime and activity starts … [Read More...]

CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus comes to Houston June 9-11, 2017… And I have a 50% off discount code!

Sponsored Post Oh, friends! A new circus is coming to Houston, June 9-11, 2017! The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists, have teamed up with the award winning puppeteers from War Horse to present CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus. AND this circus has elephants, but not the kind that you think.  Sensational puppetry puts elephants back in the ring! Not only … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published May 13-19, 2017!

There is a lot of information on BigKidSmallCity and sometimes it can be hard to find. To help you locate the new posts from last week, here are the updates from May 13-19, 2017! Little Free Library at River Oaks ParkWeekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, May 18-24 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! May 18-24 Audio: Favorite Things to Do … [Read More...]

You have to see the rock slide at Judson Park!

Address: 4201 Judson Ave, West University Place, TX 77005 Attention little rock climbers... there is only one way up this slide at  Judson Park... and it's not on a ladder! This West University Park does not have a ton of equipment, but it does have a giant bolder slide... making it a super awesome park (according to my kids). The park also has a toddler playground, tennis court and lots … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: May 18-24, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 18, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for May 18-24 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Okay FINE, I love Luby’s Cafeteria

Address: 1414 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77019 (And more!) You know I wasn't born in Texas... and please don't freak out when I say I did not understand Luby's Cafeteria. I have friends that absolutely love this place and suggest we go every chance they get... but I wasn't really sure why. I did not know how to order, what was good or how to get an affordable meal. But then I learned about the … [Read More...]

GAME ON! 2017 Houston Public Library Summer Reading Program

Read and get rewarded! From June 1, 2017 through August 1, 2017, you register, read, record your hours, earn rewards… and it’s all FREE with the Houston Public Library’s Summer Reading Program! And the rewards are great... Astro Tickets, Train Tickets, Meal Passes and more!  Plus, you do NOT have to live inside the Houston city limits to participate in the program! All you need to do … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Department of Earth Science, Rice University

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Department of Earth Science, Rice University! … [Read More...]

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