Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – July 18-24, 2016

Jelly Fish at Houston Zoo
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 Friday, July 18-24, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1. On Tuesday, visit the Downtown Aquarium for Two for Tuesdays.  Print the coupon and get buy one get one free admission to the aquarium, stringray tank and all the rides.

2.  On Tuesday, Wing It at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

3.  Tuesday through Friday, enjoy the Children’s Hilltop Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

4.On Friday, go Under the Sea at the Houston Zoo.  Learn about marine animals and ocean homes… and enjoy the splashpad which will be open late!

5.  On Friday, visit the t the Cockrell Butterfly Center for the weekly Feeding Frenzy

6.   On Saturday, learn about Texas Snakes at the HPL Summer Series at Discovery Green. 

7.  On Saturday & Sunday, see Shrek The Musical

8.  Any day of the week, find swimming pools, splashpads $1 Moves, and more Summer Resources.  Go HERE.



Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for July 9-15, 2016!

Schreiber Flagship Park Galveston Splashpad
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 July 9-15, 2016!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Kid Friendly Restaurants:

More Resources:

If you want all this emailed to you each week, go HERE!



Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): July 14-20, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of July 14, 2016, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, July 14-20, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for July 14-20!  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! July 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2016

Butterfly at Houston Museum of Natural Science
Keep the summer fun going!

Enjoy Cool Nights at the Houston Zoo with the Teddy Bear Bash.  Bring your favorite stuffed animal, get a check-up and join the teddy bear parade.  Or, if you prefer butterflies, snakes, spiders and centipedes to bears, visit the t the Cockrell Butterfly Center for the weekly Feeding Frenzy.

At Discovery Green, take part in the HPL Express Summer Reading Program and Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic and Lawn Games.

If you have a kid that loves to cook, go to the Downtown Four Seasons, by Discovery Green, for our sponsor’s MasterChef Junior Casting!  MasterChef is on a nationwide search for talented kids between the ages of 8-13!

You can also see Shrek The Musical at the air conditioned MATCH or The Emperor’s New Clothes and My BFF, The Dragon at Miller Outdoor Theatre!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Or, any day of the week, find swimming pools, splashpads $1 Moves, and more Summer Resources, go HERE!

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!  Affiliate links included.  

Master Chef Junior Now CastingThings to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Try Out 20 “Not Your Usual” Things to Do
$1 Move Theater Movies, all over Houston, all summer long.
FREE Houston Area Summer Reading Programs (and earn really good rewards)
AMAZING Printable Summer Bucket List, categorized by day, price, air conditioning, roadtrips, etc.  Christi’s Creations put it together.
SIMPLIFIED Bucket List… For YOUR Kind of Summer Fun
Top 10 Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston
Houston Parks or Splashpads or Pools!
Texas Roadtrips

Thursday, July 14, 2016:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00-6:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Horton Hears a Who – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: The Peanuts Movie – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Summer Art Explorers – 11:00-2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Hip Hop Dance Workshop – 6:30pm – Discovery Green
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, July 15, 2016:
Friday Feeding Frenzy – 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: The Peanuts Movie – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Teddy Bear Bash – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 16, 2016:
[Click HERE…. for Things to Do in Houston, Saturday through Wednesday!]



Top 9 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – July 11-17, 2016

Discovery Green Splashpad1
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 Friday, July 11-17, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1. On Tuesday, visit the Downtown Aquarium for Two for Tuesdays.  Print the coupon and get buy one get one free admission to the aquarium, stringray tank and all the rides.

2.  On Tuesday, Wing It at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

3.  On Wednesday, attend Family Nature Night: Terrific Texas Reptiles at Nature Discovery Center.

4.  On Thursday, participate in the Hip Hop Dance Workshop at Discovery Green.

5.  On Friday, visit the t the Cockrell Butterfly Center for the weekly Feeding Frenzy.

6.  On Friday, enjoy Cool Nights at the Houston Zoo with the Teddy Bear Bash.  Bring your favorite stuffed animal, get a check-up and join the teddy bear parade.  Or, if you prefer butterflies to bears,

7.  On Saturday, if you have a kid that loves to cook, go to the Downtown Four Seasons, by Discovery Green, for our sponsor’s MasterChef Junior Casting!  MasterChef is on a nationwide search for talented kids between the ages of 8-13!

8.  On Saturday and Sunday, see Shrek The Musical at the air conditioned MATCH.

9.  Any day of the week, find swimming pools, splashpads $1 Moves, and more Summer Resources, go HERE!



Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for July 2-8, 2016!

Moody Gardens Palm Beach Lazy River Fountain
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 July 2-8, 2016!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Kid Friendly Restaurants:

More Resources:

If you want all this emailed to you each week, go HERE!



Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): July 7-13, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of July 7, 2016, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, July 7-13, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for July 7-13!  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! July 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2016

Rob Fleming Park Pool The Woodlands Tube
Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston with kids!

Experience the Tanabata 七夕 Japanese Star Festival at the Children’s Museum, see Shrek The Musical at Main Street Theater and enjoy the Free Day of Music at Jones Hall.

Visit the Aquarium for half the price at Two for Tuesdays and learn about Texas Reptiles at Family Nature Night: Terrific Texas Reptiles at the Nature Discovery Center.

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Or, any day of the week, find swimming pools, splashpads $1 Moves, and more Summer Resources, go HERE!

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!  Affiliate links included.  

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Try Out 20 “Not Your Usual” Things to Do

Thursday, July 7, 2016:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00-6:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: The Dark Crystal – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Tanabata 七夕 Japanese Star Festival – 10:00-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Horton Hears a Who – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Summer Art Explorers – 11:00-2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Sugar Land Skeeters vs York Revolution -7:05pm – Constellation Field
Little Women, The Musical – 7:30pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)

Friday, July 8, 2016:
Friday Feeding Frenzy – 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Horton Hears a Who – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Horton Hears a Who – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Dino-mite – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Zoovie Night: Jurassic Park – 8:30pm – Houston Zoo
Sugar Land Skeeters vs York Revolution -7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Athletics – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Stadium
Little Women, The Musical – 8:00pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)

Saturday, July 9, 2016:
[Click HERE for things to do, Saturday through Wednesday!]



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