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Buffalo Grille… Giant Pancakes & Family Friendly

Address: 4080 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005 Buffalo Grille on Bissonnet is one of our favorite places. It’s casual, breakfast is served all day, the tea is highly caffeinated and it has a nice patio for kids. It is my go-to morning meeting stop.  At 8:00 in the morning, the tables are full of friends meeting for coffee, business men and women having breakfast meetings and parents with … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Giant Gnome at Plants for All Seasons!

  Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. This giant gnome is at Plants for All Seasons off 249. I don't know why, but there are several big statues "hidden" around the nursery!    … [Read More...]

BigKidSmallCity.com… Not Just a Laundry List of Everything You Could Do… But What Houston Parents Recommend Doing!

On BigKidSmallCity, we provide weekly events, a Houston area park review, a family friendly restaurant review and lots of things to do with kids. It’s not just a laundry list of things to do… but actual parent reviews and recommendations. Here’s what I mean… A while back, I was at Target, looking for a Bingo game.  I was standing in front of a hundred games and did not see Bingo… but I … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 19-25, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 19-25!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, April 19-25 … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Adventure Kids Playcare Memorial… Guilt Free Childcare when you need it!

At some point, every parent is going to need childcare. For work, for evenings out, for emergencies or just when the usual care falls through... you need a reliable place for on demand child care, like our sponsor, Adventure Kids Playcare in Memorial. At Adventure Kids Playcare, they offer guilt free childcare when you need it... daytime, late nights, Saturdays and most holidays.  Kids 6 … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2018

Make plans for this weekend, with this list sponsored by Adventure Kids Playcare Memorial! Celebrate Earth Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.  This family-friendly event is free and includes hikes, face painting, crafts and more. Go see Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Main Street Theater at MATCH or enjoy the Houston Symphony: Fiesta!  at Jones Hall. Next week, go … [Read More...]

Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 16-22, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, April 16-22, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  On Tuesday, go to Discovery Green for Toddler Tuesday: Zoom Rocket Zoom!  Listen to the story and meet Spider Hero and Spider Gwen! 2.  On Wednesday, join METdance for an interactive performance of Moving … [Read More...]

Good for Toddlers & Big Kids Too… James Driver Park!

Address: 10918 Bentley St, Houston, TX 77093 Look at the play equipment at James Driver Park! This big park is includes a skate park, basketball court, playground and community center.  There is free parking. Fun2Go Misters went recently... and check out the pictures! The lime playground has great ramps, bars all the way to the floor to prevent slipping through. and lots of ropes and … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published April 7-13, 2018!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all! To help you find all the Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, April 7-13, 2018! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, April 12-18 Video of things to … [Read More...]

Things to do in Midtown, Montrose and River Oaks, with kids!

From Houston Mom, Melissa: Sometimes living so close to the heart of the city can be challenging with little ones; bumpy sidewalks for strollers, busy streets, lots of crowds... Still, there are many great places in the Midtown, Montrose, River Oaks area that are wonderful for the whole family and we wouldn't want to live anywhere else! Here is a list of little gems that we wanted to … [Read More...]

Sideways Stories from Wayside School is at Main Street Theater through May 19, 2018

Wayside School is sideways. That’s how the builder built it. Instead of making thirty classrooms side by side, he built them one on top of the other – which explains why all kinds of crazy things happen there. Join them for high adventure at this wonderful, wacky, mixed-up school! Sideways Stories at Wayside School is at Main Street Theater through May 19, 2018 and includes performances that … [Read More...]

Move One Place On… The Alice and Wonderland Sculpture at Evelyn’s Park!

My new favorite thing in Houston is the Alice and Wonderland Sculpture at Evelyn's Park. I know, I know, I've been posting a lot about it lately... but did you know that there are 150 different elements from the book within the sculpture?! For example, you can find a small Humpty Dumpty or the White Queen, on the legs of the table and benches. AND, did you know that the name of the sculpture is … [Read More...]

Give Away: 4 Tickets to Sideways Stories from Wayside School at Main Street Theater

Wayside School is sideways. That's how the builder built it. Instead of making thirty classrooms side by side, he built them one on top of the other – which explains why all kinds of crazy things happen there. Join us for high adventure at this wonderful, wacky, mixed-up school! Sideways Stories at Wayside School is at Main Street Theater through May 19, 2018... and we have tickets to give … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Color Bursting Hermann Park!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Color Bursting Hermann Park! This Astros "H" is between the Centennial Gardens and Houston Museum of Natural Science. … [Read More...]

Hamilton Lottery in Houston: 32 TICKETS FOR EVERY PERFORMANCE $10 EACH!

Hamilton will be at Houston's Hobby Center from April 24 through May 20, 2018... and there will be 32 $10 orchestra tickets for each performance. You can enter the #HAM4HAM LOTTERY two days before each show! This is how it works: Thirty-two (32) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM CT on Sunday, April 22 for tickets … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 12-18, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 12-18!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, April 12-18 … [Read More...]

Look What’s Being Installed at Evelyn’s Park! Mad Hatter Tea Party Sculpture!

Look what's going up at Evelyn's Park today! The Mad Hatter Tea Party is finally being installed... and is bigger than I ever imaged!       … [Read More...]

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