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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  March 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2015

It's going to be a great week and weekend in Houston! Spring Breaks are starting this week (and next) and there is a lot to do around town! The … [Read More...]

Jill and Janie at Cirque du Soleil

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): February 26-March 4, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of February 26, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts … [Read More...]

Jill and Britt Channel 13

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, February 26 – March 4, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for February 26 - March 4!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are … [Read More...]

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Mist Tree at Discovery Green

I Can’t Wait to Meet you at FUNomenal Family Festival, Discovery Green, March 7, 11:00-6:00pm

This Saturday is the annual FUNomenal Family Festival at Discovery Green!  Be sure to head Downtown on March 7, from 11:00-6:00pm.  I’ll be there and … [Read More...]

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

Flash Giveaway: 3 Tickets to Houston Symphony: Star Wars and More, March 7, 2015

Star Wars is taking over the Houston Symphony's Jones Hall on Saturday, March 7, and I have tickets to give away! Families are invited to enjoy the … [Read More...]

Heights Library Front

Raising Readers: Heights Neighborhood Library

Address:  1302 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77008 A cool looking building along the Heights Boulevard path, with a big children's section and tons … [Read More...]

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Heights Library Front

Raising Readers: Heights Neighborhood Library

Address:  1302 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77008 A cool looking building along the Heights Boulevard path, with a big children's section and tons of free classes... It's the Heights Neighborhood Library! Not only this public library located in a funky part of town, with lots of restaurants, parks and Victorian architecture, but it has an amazing amount of free children's classes. Find … [Read More...]

Houston Arboretum Playground Rope Bridge

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time!

Address:  4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708 Hours: Trails are open 7:00-7:00pm Daily. Discovery Room, Nature Shop, Library are open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:00pm. The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, located in Memorial Park, has 5 miles of trails, a nature center and playground... that is open for free every day of the year! The Arboretum has something from everyone... some … [Read More...]

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This love story does not slow down… Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna at Sam Houston Race Park

Photo Credit: Cirque du SoleilAddress:  Sam Houston Race Park, Under the Big Top, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064 Dates: Through March 22, 2015 Ohhhhhhh... I have always wanted to see Cirque du Soleil... Athletes climbing poles, with their bodies parallel to the ground... Gymnasts flipping and twisting, from a sitting position... and a show that does not slow down from start … [Read More...]

Dicovery Green Toddler Tuesday

Kids Love Tuesdays at Discovery Green! Toddler Tuesdays, March 24 – May 26, 2015, 10:30am

Toddler Tuesdays is at Discovery Green March 24 through May 26, 2015.  Every Tuesday at 10:30am, parents and kids enjoy a free story time and activities with their favorite characters. If your little kids want to rule the park, this is what you need to know: 1.  Every Tuesday from March 24 to May 26, 2014, be at Discovery Green at 10:30am.  The themes, character visits and activities change … [Read More...]

Beth Applewhite of Kid Fun Houston6

Meet Beth Applewhite of Kid Fun Houston – Houston Mom, Looking for Learning Opportunities All Over Houston

At BigKidSmallCity, we believe the more we know about the people of Houston, the smaller our city feels. And who better to meet than a Houston Mom that has an online resource with fun things to do in Houston, with kids?! Meet Beth Applewhite of Kid Fun Houston! In her own words, she tells us about her family, her online resource and what she loves about Houston! I am a stay at home mom and … [Read More...]

Jill and Janie at Cirque du Soleil

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): February 26-March 4, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of February 26, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for February 26-March 4 Video of Favorite Things to Do February 26-March 4 Lunar New Year Festivals in Houston Rodeo Tips, as seen on ABC13! Rodeo Parade Route, February 28 Spring Break … [Read More...]

Jill and Britt Channel 13

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, February 26 – March 4, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for February 26 - March 4!  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 February 26-March 4 How to ride METRORail with Kids Lunar New Year Festivals in Houston Rodeo Tips, as seen on ABC13! Spring Break 2015: Things to Do in Houston with … [Read More...]

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Jus’ Mac – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Location: 2617 Yale Street Houston Tx 77008 Age Appropriate: all ages Price: $-$$ Hi, I’m Juliette! My husband, my 7-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. If you have read several of our reviews you know that my son has a fondness for macaroni and cheese. He has tried them at many restaurants and so it feels right that we finally went to … [Read More...]

Margaret Channel 13 Rodeo Interview

As seen on ABC13: Insider Tips for Visiting Rodeo Houston!

It's officially Rodeo season in Houston!  ABC13's Patricia Lopez spotted BigKidSmallCity's Insider Rodeo Tips and interviewed 13-year-rodeo-volunteer, Margaret, to learn all her tips for taking kids to the Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show! For all the tips, go HERE.  To see the video, go HERE or look below! … [Read More...]

Phil and Teds Stroller and Gear

My Four Must-Haves for Exploring Houston with Kids: Stoller, Bag, Camera, Notepad

When I head out with the kids, there are 4 things that I am certain to take with me.  Sure, my car and bags might be packed with lots of other items (including loose Cheerios, Goldfish and wrappers), but these are the 4 things that I absolutely-must-bring-or-it-drives-me-crazy! 1.  Super Skinny Double Stroller We still use strollers on most of our outings... and I absolutely hate big bulky … [Read More...]

Coloring Craft at BigKidSmallCity Booth

Where can you find free foam parties, moon walks, rock walls and BigKidSmallCity? FUNomenal Family Festival, March 7, 2015!

The Discovery Green FUNomenal Family Festival will be March 7, from 11:00-6:00pm.  This free event includes Baby Olympics, foam parties, water balls, moonwalks, rock walls, obstacle courses and much much more… Including a BigKidSmallCity booth! I am so excited to host a booth at the festival and have the opportunity to meet you!  Come say “hi” and let your kids make a free craft or grab a … [Read More...]

RodeoJoe

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  February 26, 27, 28, March 1, 2, 3, 4, 2015

What a week and weekend Houston has planned! Rodeo, New Years and Dancing! The Rodeo Parade marches through Downtown on Saturday and the Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show opens on Tuesday!  Get ready for three weeks of concerts, bull rides, mutton bustin, carnival rides, horse shows, livestock shows, kids country, food and shopping!  Be sure to get your insider tips for taking kids to rodeo … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston? Hermann Park Reflecting Pool!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Hermann Park reflecting pool! … [Read More...]

Houston Central Library Childrens Couch

Raising Readers: Houston Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

Address: 500 McKinney Street, Houston, Texas 77002 Sometimes we forget to remember one of the easiest (and free) fun things to do in Houston. Visit the local libraries! Each week we'll visit a new Houston or Harris County Library and tell you about the children's section, the selection and the free classes! We're starting in the middle of the city... at the Houston Central Library, Jesse H. … [Read More...]

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