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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! September 29, 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2016

It's Fall!  Go HERE to plan your Houston Fall 2016 Festivals, Farm & Pumpkin Patch visits! This weekend, head to Hands On Houston at the Craft Museum to make Indigo-dyed Bandannas.  All ages are welcome to make their own... just stop by! You can also welcome the autumn harvest and full moon at the Family Day: Mid-Autumn Festival at the Asia Society.  The free event includes Taiwanese … [Read More...]

Top 7 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – September 26 – October 2, 2016

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists can always be found HERE.  (Scroll through to find the dates you are looking for!) So you can look forward to the events Houston has going on this week (posted prior to the full list going live), here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, September 26-October 2, 2016.  And for the full list of … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family 4 Tickets to Farm Fun at Blessington Farms!

Blessington Farms is NOW open for the Fall season... and will be open EVERY Saturday and Sunday through October 30! AND BigKidSmallCity MORE has tickets to giveaway!  If you want to win 4 tickets to the farm, good for any day during the 2016 fall season, sign up below! Activities include hay rides, giant slides, barrel train rides, pedal cars and animal encounters with camels, Baby Doll … [Read More...]

NOW FULL – FREE Mommy & Me Storybook Theater Class – Main Street Theater – Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:00am

Do you have a toddler that has outgrown "baby" activities but is not quite ready for "big kid" classes?  Are you looking for new age appropriate ways to play and grow in Houston? Main Street Theater offers a Mommy & Me Storybook Theater Class for kids that are 1-3 years old at their Rice Village location. AND THIS WEEK ONLY... the class is FREE! All you need to is reserve a spot! Ages 1 - … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Post! Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Published on BigKidSmallCity for September 17-23, 2016!

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 September 17-23, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, September 22-28 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! September 22-28 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & … [Read More...]

Reserve Your Spot for a School Day Party at Gallery Furniture! September 29, 2016 (Grand Parkway) & October 5, 2016 (North Freeway)

The big kids are back in school... so bring the little ones to Gallery Furniture for crafts, lunch and fun!  We have TWO free events coming up... you just need to reserve a spot! One party will be on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7227 West Grand Parkway South, Richmond, TX 77407 and the other will be Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6006 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77076! Both are … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend (and Week): September 22-28, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of September 22, 2016, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for September 22-28 Win 4 tickets to Blessington Farms! Fall Festivals, Farms & Pumpkin Patches – Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, during Fall 2016! Free Email Sent Thursday, … [Read More...]

On the Water & in the Trees… Northshore Park in The Woodlands

Address: 2505 Lake Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380 This beautiful park in The Woodlands is on the water, full of equipment, trails and picnic tables and is home to a lot of community events.  It's Northshore Park! This wooded park is connected by walking trail to Hughes Landing, the restaurants and the Embassy Suites.  You can walk or bike here, or park in the free lot. The park has … [Read More...]

Cottonwood… Family and Pet Friendly with Live Music, Patio, Park and Good Food!

Location: 3422 N. Shepherd Dr, Houston 77018 Age: All ages Price: $-$$ Hi, this is Juliette with a new review... and Cottonwood on North Shepherd is our new find! We tested this place for you in the summer heat but I’m hoping the weather cools down fast so you can enjoy their wonderful patio comfortably. Cottonwood is a bar, restaurant and hosts live bands. Children are welcome (and dogs … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Making a Mark Exhibit at Hobby Airport!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Making a Mark Exhibit at Hobby Airport. Next time you walk through, stop to look at the art created by patients at Texas Children's Hospital. Grab a postcard and write them a note to tell them what you think. Your encouragement means a lot! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, September 22-28, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for September 22-28!  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 September 22-28 Win Tickets to Blessington Farms Get ready for fall in Houston!  Here are all the activities for September 6 through October 31, 2016! Free Email Sent … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! September 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2016

Look ahead to another great week and weekend, in Houston, with kids! The fall farm fun begins with the Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festivities at Blessington Farms.  Activities include hay rides, giant slides, barrel train rides, pedal cars and animal encounters with camels, Baby Doll sheep, goats and many more. Feed the new Quaker Parrots, explore the Rope Maze and enjoy the Fossil Dig.  All … [Read More...]

Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – September 19-25, 2016

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists can always be found HERE.  (Scroll through to find the dates you are looking for!) So you can look forward to the events Houston has going on this week (posted prior to the full list going live), here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, September 19-25, 2016.  And for the full list of … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family 4 Tickets to Farm Fun at Blessington Farms!

It's time for Fall Farm Fun in Houston! Blessington Farms will open for the Fall season on September 24, 2016... and be open EVERY Saturday and Sunday through October 30! Activities include hay rides, giant slides, barrel train rides, pedal cars and animal encounters with camels, Baby Doll sheep, goats and many more. Feed the new Quaker Parrots, explore the Rope Maze and enjoy the Fossil … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Post! Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posted on BigKidSmallCity for September 10-16, 2016!

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 September 10-16, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, September 15-21 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! September 15-21 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & … [Read More...]

Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Address:  22306 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble, TX 77338 My mom is a Master Gardener.  Not just a good gardener... but a certified, ask her anything, Master Gardener.  She's an expert at gardening in Nebraska and Connecticut (where I grew up)... but when she came to Houston, she claimed to know nothing about the new climate. So, nearly ten years ago she started to volunteer at the Mercer … [Read More...]

Race as a Family at the 2016 Child Advocates Superhero 1K and 5K Run!

A year ago, a crazy thing happened, my husband decided he wanted to start racing in triathlons. He trained a ton and now has a fine collection of medals hanging in our bedroom from all of his efforts. The kids love to look at each one and talk about the race and I am happy he has become such a good role model for them in keeping active and trying hard things, even if they seem nuts (and some of … [Read More...]

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