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Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! January 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2018

Make your plans for a great weekend in Houston, with kids! Happy Arbor Day!  Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family, including guided tree hikes, woodturning demonstrations, crafts, seed and sapling giveaways, tree sales, and more. Take the kids to the Children’s Texas Art Festival  at the Bayou Bend Collection.  There will be art-making workshops, interactive games and … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – January 15-21, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday,  January 15-21, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  Go any day... but this is the last week for the ICE at Discovery Green.  After Sunday it will be transformed into a roller skating rink! 2.  On Monday, kids get Free Admission to the Lone Star Flight … [Read More...]

West University Spark Park… Open to All After School Hours!

Address: 3756 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005 Right across from our favorite Little Matt’s is the West University Spark Park!  We've written about it before... but it's been remodeled and is even better! The Spark Park Program develops school parks into neighborhood parks as a way to increase green space in Houston. West University Spark Park gates open after school activities end and … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published January 6-12, 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, January 6-12, 2018! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, January 11-7 Video of things … [Read More...]

Houston Marathon & Half Marathon Route Information – January 14, 2018

Photo Credit: Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau  Find the 2018 Houston Marathon route HERE and see where to watch HERE!  If you don’t plan to cheer on the runners… still be ready for the street closures, HERE! … [Read More...]

Pho Saigon Vietnamese Noodle House in Midtown

Address: 2808 Milam St, Suite D, Houston, TX 77006 The Houston Fire Museum and Pho Saigon are forever tied together for us. When we started visiting the museum years ago, we went in search of lunch one time... and have been going to Pho Saigon ever since. In fact, I'm starting to wonder if my kids ask to play at the Fire Museum just so they can have Pho Saigon afterwards. This restaurant … [Read More...]

Fighting America’s #1 Birth Defect: Graeme’s Family Fun Run, February 10, 2018

From Houston Mom, Stephanie: On December 18, 2012 our son, Graeme, was born. We had an emergency delivery after the doctor detected his heart rate in the 70s at my 34 week appointment. He was diagnosed with Double Outlet Right Ventricle, Malposed Great Vessels, VSD, Coarctation of the Aorta, Straddling Mitral Valve, Aortic Valve Hypoplasia, and Complete Heart Block. He was rushed to … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace, on Ashford Point near Dairy Ashford! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 11-17, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 11-17!  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, January 11-17 Lone Star Flight Museum … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, with kids! January 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2018

Make plans for a great weekend in Houston, with kids! Take the kids to the MATCH Family Fun Day , where there will be face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, chalk artist and bounce house.  Plus Main Street Theater will have Snoopy and Junie B. Jones, Prelude Music will have kid-friendly musical concerts and Open Dance Project will have Peter Pan, Captain hook and Tinkerbell flying … [Read More...]

Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – January 8-14, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday,  January 8-14, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  Any day, head to the ICE at Discovery Green before it's gone for the season. 2.  Any night, go to Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo.  This is the last week! 3.  On Monday, be a Cheap Skate at the ICE at … [Read More...]

Challenger Seven Memorial Park in Webster

Address: 2301 W Nasa Blvd, Webster, TX 77598 Challenger Seven Memorial Park is named in honor of the seven NASA astronauts who lost their lives in the explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle. This giant park in Webster has a monument commemorating the heroes. It also includes big picnic pavilions, picnic areas, several play structures, boardwalk, canoe launch and more. We found the big … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published December 30, 2017 – January 5, 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, December 30, 2017 - January 5, 2018! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, January 4-10 … [Read More...]

The All New Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Airport!

Address: 11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034 Wow! I had been to the Lone Star Flight Museum when it was in Galveston... and it was pretty good. The staff invited me out to the new location at Ellington Airport, I was a little hesitant to make the drive. Well, we went anyway... and you need to see the hands on kids activities! There is an interactive STEM kids room with a lot of … [Read More...]

Splashway Campground in Sheridan… Not Just for Summer!

Last summer we went to Splashway Waterpark and Campground... and we had such a good time that we went back to the campgrounds this winter. And this is why: 1. I can take the kids camping without really going camping. 2. Big families and extended families can stay together, for not too much money. Splashway invited us back out over the winter break. We had a heated cabin with a full … [Read More...]

Where to Eat in Downtown Houston, with Kids: MKT BAR at Phoenicia Specialty Foods

Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010 This is the place we like to go when we're at downtown at Discovery Green... MKT BAR at Phoenicia Specialty Foods. But I have to say, it's a little unusual. On the ground floor of the One Park Place high rise, right across from Discovery Green, is Phoenicia. Half of it is a fancy grocery store and half of it is a restaurant called MKT BAR (or Market … [Read More...]

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