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Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: April 20-26, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 20, 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 April 20-26 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Free Family Bayou Greenway Day… Saturday, April 29, 2017!

Join Houston Parks Board for its third annual Bayou Greenway Day, a free outdoor festival on the bayou for the whole family. Experience the beauty of Brays Bayou Greenway while enjoying free activities in MacGregor Park. During the festival, families can enjoy their bayou by walking, biking, running, strolling, playing and even paddling along Brays Bayou Greenway. Event programming provided … [Read More...]

Sustainable Living Your Way Event at IKEA Houston, April 22, 2017

This Saturday, join our sponsor, IKEA, for the Sustainable Living Your Way Event!  On April 22, 2017 at 9:30am-6:00pm, learn how to live more sustainably without a lot of effort or money. Bring your gently used furniture. IKEA will donate it to Goodwill Industries and give you a $20 off $150 purchase coupon. Then step inside IKEA for a day filled with: • Benefits of Biking Seminar: Learn … [Read More...]

M&M Grill… The hole in the wall with great burgers (but we forgot to order the burger).

Address: 6921 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77021 So, it's a no-frills grill that makes Arabian-influenced American & Mexican fare with Halal meat? I had no idea what to expect from M & M Grill... but a reader recommended it as a hole-in-the-wall with great burgers.  And since I love hole-in-the-wall restaurants and recommendations... we went to M & M Grille this week! Located on … [Read More...]

From Discovery Green: TODAY’S TODDLER TUESDAY (APRIL 18, 2017) IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER

From Discovery Green: TODAY’S TODDLER TUESDAY (APRIL 18, 2017) IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER. If it gets rescheduled, I will let you know when I know!  For now, here is schedule for the rest of the season: April 25: Brown Bear Brown Bear: The gentle rhyming and gorgeous, tissue-paper collage illustrations in this classic picture book make it a dog-eared favorite on many children's … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Shepherd Dr., South of Washington Ave.

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Shepherd Dr., south of Washington Ave. … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 20-26, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 20-26!  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 April 20-26 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! April 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2017

Make plans for a great week and weekend in Houston, with kids! Celebrate Earth Day at the Houston Arboretum for outdoor activities and nature crafts.  Or celebrate at the Earth Day Bash at the Children’s Museum of Houston or at Earth Day on the Avenida. You can also enjoy art workshops, gallery games, performances as explore women's history at the Bayou Bend & Rienzi Family Day! Or go … [Read More...]

Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 17-23, 2017

Plan on a great week in Houston, with kids! 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, April 17-23, 2017! 1. On Monday, take the tykes to the Tyke Hike at the Houston Arboretum. 2.  On Tuesday, head to Toddler Tuesday for The Goose … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published April 8-14, 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 April 8-14, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, April 13-19 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! April 13-19 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! … [Read More...]

Go see the newly renovated Nature Discovery Center

Address: 7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, TX 77401 There was a time that I would visit the Nature Discovery Center every single morning after school drop off. We would walk down the Newcastle trail, visit the bunnies and stop by the playground. Then my routine changed and I suddenly stopped going.  AND apparently I missed some major renovations... because now the Nature Discovery Center a whole new … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: April 13-19, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 13, 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 April 13-19 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Giant Oak Trees, Wrap Around Porch & Good Food at Hobbit Cafe

Address: 2243 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098 Hobbit Cafe is a place I've driven by daily for years and a place that I never ever thought I would visit. The sign is posted on Richmond, but the actual restaurant is tucked back closer to Portsmouth... so I never knew just how quaint the little bungalow was with wrap around porches and big oak trees.  Plus, I didn't think hobbits were for … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family Four Packs to Bunnicula at Main Street Theater

It's like Dracula... but with a bunny. And instead of blood, it's carrot juice! Bunnicula is at Main Street Theater and it's meant for Houston families! The show runs through May 20 on weekends and school holidays (including this Friday)! AND we have tickets to give away! To win one of two family four packs to the April 14, 2017, 10:30am show, register below! Update: Congratulations to … [Read More...]

From Discovery Green: TODAY’S TODDLER TUESDAY IS POSTPONED TO THURSDAY APRIL 13 DUE TO THE WEATHER

TODAY'S TODDLER TUESDAY IS POSTPONED TO THURSDAY APRIL 13 DUE TO THE WEATHER Unlike the crazy egg hunt from past years (which is done in seconds and leaves some kids in tears), this year will feature an Easter parade, pictures with the Easter bunny, eggs for all kids AND pictures with the amazing ABBA Color Photography! AND it’s all FREE! Pictures with the Easter Bunny from 9:00am to … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Old KBR Building!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the abandoned KBR building, near 3100 Clinton Drive! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 13-19, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 13-19!  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 April 13-19 Where to find bluebonnets in Houston! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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