Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  April 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2015

Art Car Parade
This week and weekend is all about Art Cars, Earth Day and Baseball!

Attend the Art Car Sneak Peak at Discovery Green on Thursday and the Art Car Parade on Allen Parkway on Saturday.  Visit Sam Houston Park for the kid zone if you want to add some extra fun to the giant, family friendly parade!

Celebrate Earth Day all day Saturday at Discovery Green.  This free event includes music, a kid zone and food trucks.

Baseball season has officially started and there are a lot of games at Minute Maid Park.  We love Astros basesball… cheering, dancing, baseball… and playground inside the stadium.

On Tuesday, head to Discovery Green for Toddler Tuesday with Monkey Fun!  This free weekly event is at 10:30am and includes a storytime, character visit and activity… and this week there will be real monkeys!  BigKidSmallCity will be at the park and be sure to come introduce yourself!

On Wednesday, head to NRG for Disney on Ice: Frozen.

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  

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Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): April 2-8, 2015

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Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 2-8, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 2-8!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video:

One Correction: Friday is your last chance for Main Street Theater’s Flat Stanley.  No show on Sunday!



Art Car Parade Route, April 11, 2015

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The Art Car Parade rolls on April 11, 2015!  This is a family friendly parade that runs down Allen Parkway!

The annual parade is on Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2:00-4:00pm…. but the events start at 10:00am!

The parade route is down Allen Parkway.  It starts at Taft, goes to Downtown, turns left by the Heritage Society, and back down Allen Parkway the other way.

There is a kid zone in Sam Houston Park with activities and entertainment.  Get all the parade details HERE!



Things to do in Houston today, and this Easter weekend, with kids!  April 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 , 2015

Minute Maid from Discovery Green
This week and weekend is full of egg hunts, theater and baseball!

Take the kids to an Easter ORANGE Hunt at The Orange Show, for All Natural Egg Dyeing at  the Houston Arboretum, to see the Easter Bunny at the Easter Extravaganza and Egg Hunt at Blessington Farms or bring your own eggs to decorate at Mandell Park.

This weekend you can also go to one of my favorite monthly events, Hands-On Houston.  On Saturday, make tiny furniture at the Craft Museum.  No reservations are needed for this free event and all ages are welcome.

You can also find free fun in the Energy Corridor District, with live music, kids activities… and even a “Kidical Mass” family bike ride at EnergyFest.

The Miller Outdoor Theatre season has started and you can catch Legally Blonde The Musical, followed by lots of free shows this Spring and Summer.  At Main Street Theater, watch Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley.

Baseball season starts on Monday, and we love Astros baseball.  Head to Minute Maid Park for opening day and all season long.  Baseball, playground and lots of fun.

On Tuesday, head to Discovery Green for Toddler Tuesday with Lego City: Trucks Around the City!  This free weekly event is at 10:30am and includes a storytime and lots and lots of real trucks to climb through… BigKidSmallCity will be at the park and be sure to come introduce yourself!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  

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Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): March 26-April 1, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of March 26, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, March 26-April 1, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 25- April 1!  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!  March 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, April 1, 2015

Hermann Park Kite Festival
 Spring is here, along with lots of festivals and things to do in Houston!

On Saturday, kids can visit Mandell Park for a Garden Storytime, playtime and toy-swap.  Kids 8-12 can also learn to cook at Phoenicia.

On Sunday, take the family to the Hermann Park Kite Festival for kite making, kite flying, face painting, performances and more!  Try to take METRORail or be prepared to park some distance away… this event is very popular.

All weekend long, visit the Bayou City Art Festival in Memorial Park, the German Heritage Festival at the Tomball Train Depot or Easter Extravaganza and Egg Hunt at Blessington Farms.

On Tuesday, head to Discovery Green for Toddler Tuesday and Egg Hunt!  This will be the busiest of the weekly events, so be sure to arrive early… BigKidSmallCity and the Easter Bunny will be there starting at 9:00am so come see us!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  

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Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): March 19-25, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of March 19, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, March 19-25, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 19-25!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: