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Where in Houston? Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the playground at the Houston Arboretum! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, August 25-31, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for August 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 August 25-31 Texans Preseason (vs Arizona Cardinals) – 3:00pm – NRG Stadium (Check Goldstar for discount tickets.) Get ready for fall in Houston!  Here are all the activites for … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Give Away: More Tickets to the Children’s Museum of Houston!

It's back to school time!  Let's get the fall season started right with another give away! To win a family 4 pack of tickets to the Children’s Museum, sign up below!  We will pick winners on Monday, August 29, 2016. Contest Ends: August 29, 2016 at 9:00am. Official Rules:  http://wp.me/P2efXF-9Ye Loading... … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! August 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2016

Make plans for a great week and weekend, in Houston, with kids! On Thursday, enjoy Free Museum Entry all over the Museum District.  On Saturday and Sunday, head back to the Children's Museum to see Curious George Appearance! On Sunday, go to Downtown's Theater District for the annual Theater District Open House.  This popular family friendly, and free, event includes live performances and … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Fall 2016! Houston Events for September 6 – October 31, 2016

Look forward to the best fall ever! So you can plan ahead, here are the events scheduled all fall long… September 6  through October 31, 2016.  As events pop up, we’ll add them to the list… and since this is being posted so early, be sure to click the links and check before you head out to each venue.  For a calendar view, go HERE.  (And we’ll keep on posting the weekly events lists so you … [Read More...]

Top 7 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – August 22-28, 2016

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists are for Thursday through Wednesday and 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, August 22-28, 2016.  And … [Read More...]

Super Saturdays at the Downtown Aquarium – Buy One Get One Free Admission for September 2016

All summer long, the Downtown Aquarium has had Two for Tuesdays with Buy One Get One Free Admission.  Now they will have Super Saturdays in September! Just print out the coupon and get half-price access to everything at the Aquarium… the rides, the aquarium and the sting ray tank!  (In the past, you have been able to use multiple coupons and also pull it up on your phone.) Here's the … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for August 13-19, 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 August 13-19, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, August 18-24 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! August 18-24 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): August 18-24, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of August 18, 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 August 18-24 Texans Preseason (vs New Orleans Saints) at NRG Stadium (Check Goldstar for discount tickets.) Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

The Palm Tree Park… Field Elementary Spark Park!

Address: 703 E 17th St, Houston, TX 77008 "Spark Park!" my kids yelled as we drove through the Heights. When we see a Houston school, we look close for the "Spark Park" sign so we can stop and play on the playground. The Spark Park Program develops school parks into neighborhood parks as a way to increase green space in Houston. Field Elementary Spark Park gates open after school activities … [Read More...]

Kids Rule at Discovery Green! Toddler Tuesdays, September 6-October 25, 2016, 10:30am

Toddler Tuesdays is at Discovery Green September 6 through October 25, 2016.  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 September 6 through October 25, 2016, be at Discovery Green at 10:30am. The themes, character visits and … [Read More...]

Oui Banh Mi: Good Food, Affordable Prices & Family Friendly

Address: 1601 Richmond Avenue,Houston, TX 77006 Montrose is my stomping grounds and my favorite part of Houston. Here we are right in the middle of the city, are close to the museums and have a lot of things to do with kids. That said, Montrose is pretty hip and young and not every venue is great for families. So, when construction started on a new restaurant, where Lucky Burger used to be, … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Lawndale Art Center!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Lawndale Art Center! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, August 18-24, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for August 18-24!  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 August 18-24 Texans Preseason (vs New Orleans Saints) at NRG Stadium (Check Goldstar for discount tickets.) Get Ready for Summer Break 2016: Things to do through September 5, … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! August 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2016

This is a bitter sweet week in Houston... summer break is wrapping up and school begins on Monday! Soon the school kids will be back with friends and the little kids will have the Houston venues to themselves during the day! Celebrate this last weekend with a Snow Day at the Houston Zoo or with the AIA Sandcastle Competition at Galveston's East Beach. At Discovery Green, attend the Young … [Read More...]

Western New York: More Things to Do with Kids!

"Do you know the best part about [Western] New York?  You never have to go inside or go to the store.  You just play, and when you are hungry, you pick something from the garden." This is what my kids told me, and it's true. We just got back from another trip to grandma's in Western New York and ate buckets of blueberries we had picked, apricots from the roadside stand, and vegetables from … [Read More...]

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