Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published April 21-28, 2017!

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 April 21-28, 2017!

Weekend Events:

And you can always find the “Weekend Events” category HERE.

Things to Do in Houston:

Houston Restaurants:

Houston Resources:

 


Surfside Beach… An Alternative to Galveston Beach Days!

Address: Surfside, Texas 77541

Most of the country is just starting to thaw out… but we’ve had beach weather for months!

We spend a lot of warm days in Galveston… but this spring we tried out Surfside Beach!

Instead of driving down 45 to Galveston, we took 288 directly south to Surfside. It’s an easy drive from downtown Houston, past Sea Center Texas and several Buc-ee’s (a gas station we are obsessed with).

My husband was heading down to one of the many plant/factories along 288, so we tagged along and hit the beach!

Surfside is much much smaller than Galveston, with a population in the hundreds. There are a few restaurants, hotels/houses, Jetty Park and a long beach… but not much more.

The beach seems like the big attraction and you can park for free and walk in, or buy the season pass ($12) and drive on. We were originally going to drive on (like we do at our favorite West Beach), but at the main entrance (at the end of 332) the gate attended suggested a minivan go to another entrance with packed sand.

This was a very good tip for two reasons. First, when we parked and walked on, we saw giant trucks getting stuck in the soft sand. Second, on the car side of the beach, vehicles were avoiding the soft sand and driving on the wet sand… which is where people were playing in the water… which looked terribly dangerous.

Fortunately we had walked on and were on the no-car side of the beach. Here we could play in the sand and splash in the water with no issue at all. Also, there was plenty of space right at the entrance, so we did not have to haul our stuff very far.

The kids played and had a great time while we waited on their dad’s meeting to end.

Some things to note… I did not see restrooms or changing rooms. At the entrance, there was a shower head and also a porta-potty. (Also, over at Jetty Park, by the water, there is a restroom.)

Also, since my kids and I are Buc-ee’s fanatics, let me tell you about those.  Between downtown Houston and Surfside, there are several Buc-ee’s.  I don’t think any are as big as our favorite Texas City stop…. but the one in Surfside is really really small and was really really crowded.  If you are obsessed with Buc-ee’s, stop in Lake Jackson instead.  And if you think it’s crazy to be obsessed with a gas station, just pretend like I didn’t write this paragraph.

Surfside was a fun twist to our beach trips.  It’s especially good if you are also stopping by Sea Center Texas or even driving along the beautiful Bluewater Highway (connecting Surfside and Galveston).

If you are looking for more beaches near Houston, go HERE!

Find more things to do:


Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: April 27-May 3, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 27, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:


Where in Houston? Congregation Emanu El!

WIH Flowers
Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It’s from Congregation Emanu El!


Go Vote NOW! (Yes, we’re voting in MAY and yes, it’s important to HoustonISD families!)

May 6, 2017 is an election day!

Early voting starts today and you can find a polling locations HERE!

On May 6, HISD voters will be asked to decide how the district will pay its Recapture obligation to the state of Texas – by Purchasing Attendance Credits or through Detachment of Commercial Property.

Proposition 1 is IMPORTANT to HoustonISD families:  Authorizing the board of trustees of Houston Independent School District to purchase attendance credits from the State of Texas with local tax revenues.

From HISD:

What does your vote mean?
FOR
A vote FOR means Purchasing Attendance Credits by writing a check to the state for local property taxes.

It also means:
The district will continue to make annual recapture payments for the foreseeable future.
If our total tax collections continue to grow, they will help to offset these payments.
The district will have more capacity in the future to fund schools.

AGAINST
A vote AGAINST Purchasing Attendance Credits means Detachment of the most valuable non-residential, commercial properties from the district’s tax roll. The properties will be reassigned to other school districts for taxing purposes. It also means:

Under current law, those commercial properties will be permanently detached, and the district will permanently lose those tax collections for district operations.
The district will lose debt service tax collections used to pay back bonds, which is debt used to build schools.
The district will have less capacity to fund schools.

The video on HISD’s website explains this well… so watch that HERE!


Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 27-May 3, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 27-May 3!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.

To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video:


Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! April 27, 28, 29, 30, May 1, 2, 3, 2017

Make this week and weekend great!

Head to the Bayou Greenway Day at MacGregor Park on Brays Bayou Greenway. This free outdoor festival includes kayaking, face painting, arts and crafts and guided children’s bike ride.

You can also go to the FUNomenal Family Festival at Discovery Green!  This free event includes music, rides, activities and baby olympics!

Or head to the theater to see Dr. Seuss at the Symphony at Jones Hall, Bunnicula at Main Street Theater and Finding Neverland at The Hobby Center.

Next week, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Maisy Goes to the City at Discovery Green. This storytime and activity starts at 10:30am and is free to attend.  Stop by the BigKidSmallCity booth to grab a ticket… and bring an old book to swap for a new one at the book swap!

For the full list of things to do, look below. And to plan you summer, go HERE for all the events scheduled in Houston!

Also, go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Plan ahead this Summer!
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, April 27, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Finding Neverland – 7:30pm – The Hobby Center

Friday, April 28, 2017:
Farm Funland & Strawberry Picking – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Circo Avenida – 7:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green/George R. Brown
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Finding Neverland – 8:00pm – The Hobby Center

Saturday, April 29, 2017:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]


Top 7 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 24-30, 2017

Plan on a great week in Houston, with kids!

Each week, we publish the list of things to do for the weekend.  So you can look forward to the events, posted prior to the full list going live, here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, April 24-30, 2017!

1.  On Monday, take the little ones to the Tyke Hike at the Houston Arboretum.

2.  On Tuesday, go to Toddler Tuesday: Brown Bear Brown Bear at Discovery Green.  This storytime and activity starts at 10:30am and is free to attend.  Stop by the BigKidSmallCity booth to grab a ticket… and bring an old book to swap for a new one at the book swap!

3.  Starting Tuesday, go to Finding Neverland at the The Hobby Center.

4.  On Saturday, head to the Bayou Greenway Day at MacGregor Park on Brays Bayou Greenway. This free outdoor festival includes kayaking, face painting, arts and crafts and guided children’s bike ride.

5.  On Saturday, go to the FUNomenal Family Festival at Discovery Green!  This free event includes music, rides, activities and baby olympics!

6.  On Saturday, go see Dr. Seuss at the Symphony at Jones Hall.

7.  On Sunday, go see Bunnicula at Main Street Theater.


Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! April 27, 28, 29, 30, May 1, 2, 3, 2017

Make this week and weekend great!

Head to the Bayou Greenway Day at MacGregor Park on Brays Bayou Greenway. This free outdoor festival includes kayaking, face painting, arts and crafts and guided children’s bike ride.

You can also go to the FUNomenal Family Festival at Discovery Green!  This free event includes music, rides, activities and baby olympics!

Or head to the theater to see Dr. Seuss at the Symphony at Jones Hall, Bunnicula at Main Street Theater and Finding Neverland at The Hobby Center.

Next week, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Maisy Goes to the City at Discovery Green. This storytime and activity starts at 10:30am and is free to attend.  Stop by the BigKidSmallCity booth to grab a ticket… and bring an old book to swap for a new one at the book swap!

For the full list of things to do, look below. And to plan you summer, go HERE for all the events scheduled in Houston!

Also, go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Plan ahead this Summer!
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, April 27, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Finding Neverland – 7:30pm – The Hobby Center

Friday, April 28, 2017:
Farm Funland & Strawberry Picking – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Circo Avenida – 7:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green/George R. Brown
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Finding Neverland – 8:00pm – The Hobby Center

Saturday, April 29, 2017:
Farm Funland & Strawberry Picking – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Dr. Seuss at the Symphony – 10:00am & 11:30am – Jones Hall
Nature Fest – 10:00am-5:00pm -Bridgeland
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Garbage Island – 10:30am – Rec Room
Bayou Greenway Day – 11:00am-4:00pm –  MacGregor Park on Brays Bayou Greenway
STEM Saturdays – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
FUNomenal Family Festival – 1:00pm-6:00pm – Discovery Green
Finding Neverland -2:00pm &8:00pm – The Hobby Center
Family Day: The Age of Ocean Liners – 2:00pm-5:00pm – Houston Maritime Museum
Astros vs Athletics – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Sunday, April 30, 2017:
Farm Funland & Strawberry Picking – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Bunnicula – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Astros vs Athletics – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Finding Neverland – 7:30pm – The Hobby Center

Monday, May 1, 2017:
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Toddler Tuesday: Maisy Goes to the City – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, May 3, 2017:
Mommy Mingle – 10:00am-12:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Looking for more to do in your part of town?  Check out…
365 Things to Do in Houston for grown-up things to do.
Fun2Go Misters for things to do near Humble.
Mac Kid SW Houston for things to do in SW Houston, Missouri City, Sugar Land.
Gish Picks… Curated Culture for Kids and Adults


Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Summer! Houston Events for May 30 – September 4, 2017

Look forward to the best Houston summer break ever!

So you can plan your summer, here are all the family events scheduled for May 30 – September 4, 2017.  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 won’t miss a thing this summer!)

If you want this list emailed to you each week, sign up for the free newsletter HERE.  Or get updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Quick Links:
$1 Move Theater Movies, all over Houston, all summer long.
FREE Houston Area Summer Reading Programs (and earn really good rewards)
Buy One Get One Free Admission (on Tuesdays) to the Downtown Aquarium.
Kids Bowl Free All Summer.
AMAZING Printable Summer Bucket List, categorized by day, price, air conditioning, roadtrips, etc.  Christi’s Creations put it together.
Top 10 Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston
Houston Parks or Splashpads or Pools!
Texas Roadtrips

 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Wednesday, May 31, 2017:
Dynamo vs Real Salt Lake – 7:30pm – BBVA Compass Stadium

Thursday, June 1, 2017:
Swing, Jive and Pop! Into Dance – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, June 2, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Sizzling Summer Dance – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Compagnie XY – Discovery Green

Saturday, June 3, 2017:
AIA Sandcastle Competition – 8:00am – East Beach
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Hands On Houston – 11:00am-3:00pm – Houston Center fot Contemporary Craft
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Screen on the Green: Secret Life of Pets – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
Compagnie XY – Discovery Green

Sunday, June 4, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Monday, June 5, 2017:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts

Wednesday, June 7, 2017:
Mommy Mingle – 10:00am-12:00pm – Children’s Museum
Once On This Island – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Accordion Kings & Queens – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, June 8, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Art Workshop at Rienzi “Stag & Swan: The Story of Heraldry at Rienzi” – 10:00am-12:00pm – Rienzi
Once On This Island – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, June 9, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Once On This Island – 11:00am & 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Angels – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Saturday, June 10, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturdays – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Astros vs Angels – 3:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Once On This Island – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, June 11, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Angels – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 6:05pm – Constellation Field

Monday, June 12, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Tuesday, June 13, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, June 14, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 11:05am – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, June 15, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, June 16, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Red Sox – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Heart By Heart – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 17, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Father’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Bayou Bend
Astros vs Red Sox – 7:15pm – Minute Maid Park
H-Town Get Down – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, June 18, 2017:
Father’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Bayou Bend
Father’s Day Tours at Rienzi – 1:00pm-5:00pm – Rienzi
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Red Sox – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Monday, June 19, 2017:
A Gulf Coast Juneteenth – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Tuesday, June 20, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts

Wednesday, June 21, 2017:
Thursday, June 22, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, June 23, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Dynamo vs Dallas – 8:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 24, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Skeeters vs Ducks – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, June 25, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Ducks – 6:05pm – Constellation Field

Monday, June 26, 2017:
Hear the Artists of Tomorrow! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Tuesday, June 27, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Hear the Artists of Tomorrow! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, June 28, 2017:
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, June 29, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Astros vs Athletics – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Friday, June 30, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Astros vs Yankees – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 1, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Astros vs Yankees – 6:15pm – Minute Maid Park
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, July 2, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Yankees – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Monday, July 3, 2017:
Village People – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Tuesday, July 4, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium (Check it’s valid on the holiday!)
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights: A Star-Spangled Salute – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, July 5, 2017:
Dynamo vs Impact – TBD – BBVA Compass Stadium

Thursday, July 6, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, July 7, 2017:
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts

Saturday, July 8, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Harlem Globetrotters – 2:00pm – NRG
Screen on the Green: Trolls – 8:30pm – Discovery Green

Sunday, July 9, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Harlem Globetrotters – 3:00pm – Barry Center

Monday, July 10, 2017:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, July 12, 2017:
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, July 13, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, July 14, 2017:
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Twins – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 15, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Twins – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, July 16, 2017:
The Wizard of Oz – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Twins – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Pippin – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, July 17, 2017:
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Mariners – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Tuesday, July 18, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Express Theatre’s Hilltop Festival for Children: FREEDOM TRAIN – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Mariners – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, July 19, 2017:
Express Theatre’s Hilltop Festival for Children: Sinbad the Sailor – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 11:05am – Constellation Field
Astros vs Mariners – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, July 20, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Express Theatre’s Hilltop Festival for Children: Let’s Make a Play Today – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, July 21, 2017:
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Express Theatre’s Hilltop Festival for Children: The Adventures of Santa Claus – Christmas in July! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 22, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater

Sunday, July 23, 2017:
The Wizard of Oz – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts

Monday, July 24, 2017:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts

Wednesday, July 26, 2017:
Thursday, July 27, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.

Friday, July 28, 2017:
Skeeters vs Patriots – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 29, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
The Wizard of Oz – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Skeeters vs Patriots – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Dynamo vs Timbers – 8:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, July 30, 2017:
The Wizard of Oz – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Patriots – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rayes – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, July 31, 2017:
Skeeters vs Patriots – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Tuesday, August 1, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Patriots – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rayes – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, August 2, 2017:
Skeeters vs Patriots – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rayes – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, August 3, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Astros vs Rayes – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, August 4, 2017:
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs BlueJays – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, August 5, 2017:
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Astros vs BlueJays – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, August 6, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs BlueJays – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Shakespeare Festival – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, August 7, 2017:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Movies at Miller – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, August 9, 2017:
Movies at Miller – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, August 10, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.

Friday, August 11, 2017:
Saturday, August 12, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Dynamo vs Earthquakes – 8:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Screen on the Green: Finding Dory – 8:30pm – Discovery Green

Sunday, August 13, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts

Monday, August 14, 2017:
Tuesday, August 15, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Skeeters vs Revolution – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Wednesday, August 16, 2017:
Skeeters vs Revolution – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs D-Backs – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, August 17, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Astros vs D-Backs – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Revolution – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Friday, August 18, 2017:
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Revolution – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Saturday, August 19, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Skeeters vs Revolution – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Athletics – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Sunday, August 20, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Astros vs Athletics – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Revolution – 6:05pm – Constellation Field

Monday, August 21, 2017:
Tuesday, August 22, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Astros vs Nationals – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, August 23, 2017:
Astros vs Nationals – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, August 24, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Astros vs Nationals – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Friday, August 25, 2017:
Saturday, August 26, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Dynamo vs Kansas City – 8:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium

Sunday, August 27, 2017:
Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts

Monday, August 28, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bees – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Tuesday, August 29, 2017:
Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Skeeters vs Bees – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, August 30, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bees – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, August 31, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Skeeters vs Bees – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Friday, September 1, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Mets – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Saturday, September 2, 2017:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Mets – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Sunday, September 3, 2017:
Astros vs Mets – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 6:05pm – Constellation Field

Monday, September 4, 2017:
Skeeters vs Bluecrabs – 2:05pm – Constellation Field


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