Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for August 6-12, 2016!

Clear Lake Park Pavilion
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 6-12, 2016!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Kid Friendly Restaurants:

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



Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): August 11-17, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of August 11, 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, August 11-17, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for August 11-17!  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! August 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2016

Cherie Flores Garden Pavillion at Hermann Park Centennail Gardens from Parking Lot
Before we know it, school will be starting… but there are still a lot of family friendly things to do in Houston before that happens!

On Friday, watch the Feeding Frenzy at Cockrell Butterfly Center.  On Saturday, park members can enjoy Free Unlimited Train Rides at Hermann Park and everyone can attend the Young Writers Workshop at Discovery Green.

All week, enjoy The Lego Americana Roadshow at Baybrook Mall and the UniverSoul Circus (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets).

Next week, head to Kid Krazy Mondays at Kemah Board Walk and Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission) at Downtown Aquarium.  You can also join BigKidSmallCity at Gallery Furniture for free crafts and lunch.  Go HERE for details and to reserve a spot!

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, 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 ParkSplashpad or Pool!
Try Out 20 “Not Your Usual” Things to Do
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston
$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.
Texas Roadtrips

Thursday, August 11, 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 Lego Movie – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
The Lego® Americana Roadshow – 10:00-9:00pm – Baybrook Mall
UniverSoul Circus – 10:30 & 7:00pm – Butler Stadium (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets.)
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Moves: Home – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Hip Hop Dance Workshop – 6:30pm – Discovery Green

Friday, August 12, 2016:
Friday Feeding Frenzy – 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park
The Lego® Americana Roadshow – 10:00-9:00pm – Baybrook Mall
UniverSoul Circus – 10:30 & 7:00pm – Butler Stadium (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets.)
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Moves: Home – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Pottery Fridays – 1:00-3:00pm – Bayou Bend

Saturday, August 13, 2016:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]



Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – August 8-14, 2016

Houston Zoo Snake
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 8-14, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1. All week, enjoy The Lego Americana Roadshow at Baybrook Mall.

2.  All week, take the family to the UniverSoul Circus (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets).

3.  On Monday, enjoy some discounts with Kid Krazy Mondays at Kemah Board Walk.

4.  On Tuesday, visit the Downtown Aquarium for half the price.  Print out your coupon for Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission).

5.  On Wednesday, go to Family Nature Night and discover snakes at the Nature Discovery Center!  There will be live animals, crafts, family friendly nature walks and talks, discovery room visits & themed snacks!

6.  On Saturday, park members can enjoy Free Unlimited Train Rides at Hermann Park.

7.  On Saturday, attend the Young Writers Workshop at Discovery Green.

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 30-August 5, 2016!

Childrens Museum Secret Mission Mess Circuit Board
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 30-August 5, 2016!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Kid Friendly Restaurants:

Houston Resources:

Family Travel from Houston:

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



Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): August 4-10, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of August 4, 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, August 4-10, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for August 4-10!  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! August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2016

Hermann Park Train at Kinder Station
August is here and full of family friendly events.

Participate in Zoolympics at the Houston Zoo and enjoy the Zoovie Night: Kung Fu Panda 3!

Celebrate George Hermann’s 173rd Birthday at Hermann Park Kinder Train Station.  Activities include arts and crafts, coloring, and complimentary face painting.  Also, kids 12 and under can ride the Hermann Park Railroad for $1.73.

Take the family to Hands On Houston: Luminous Silk Painting at the Craft Museum.  Learn how to use a Gutta resist to create a pattern on silk.  All ages are welcome to participate in this free activity.

Meet George Springer, the Astros All-Star, at our sponsor’s Regions Bank Grand Opening in Kingwood!

Enjoy some discounts with Kid Krazy Mondays at Kemah Board Walk, Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission) at Downtown Aquarium, the UniverSoul Circus (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets) and Kids Camp, $1 Movies: The Lego Movie at Alamo Drafthouse.

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, 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 ParkSplashpad or Pool!
Try Out 20 “Not Your Usual” Things to Do
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston
$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.
Texas Roadtrips

Thursday, August 4, 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: Shaun the Sheep – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
The Lego® Americana Roadshow – 10:00-9:00pm – Baybrook Mall
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Kung Fu Panda 2 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Hip Hop Dance Workshop – 6:30pm – Discovery Green
UniverSoul Circus – 7:00pm – Butler Stadium (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets.)
Astros vs Bluejays – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Stadium
Much Ado About Nothing – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, August 5, 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: The Lego Movie – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
The Lego® Americana Roadshow – 10:00-9:00pm – Baybrook Mall
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
UniverSoul Circus – 10:30 & 7:00pm – Butler Stadium (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets.)
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Kung Fu Panda 2 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Pottery Fridays – 1:00-3:00pm – Bayou Bend
Zoolympics – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Zoovie Night: Kung Fu Panda 3 – 8:30pm – Houston Zoo
Sugar Land Skeeters vs Somerset Patriots -7:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs Rangers – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Stadium
Henry V – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, August 6, 2016:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]



Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – August 1-7, 2016

Hermann Park Train
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, August 1-7, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1.  On Monday, enjoy some discounts with Kid Krazy Mondays at Kemah Board Walk.

2.  On Tuesday, visit the Downtown Aquarium for half the price.  Print out your coupon for Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission).

3.&4.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, Wing It  and listen to Small Talk at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

5. On Thursday (and for the next 10 days), take the family to the UniverSoul Circus (Full Price $17.00 – $28.00, Check affiliate Goldstar for $12.00 – $21.00 tickets)

6.  On Friday, watch the Friday Feeding Frenzy at the Cockrell Butterfly Center!

7.  On Friday, Participate in Zoolympics at the Houston Zoo and enjoy the Zoovie Night: Kung Fu Panda 3!

8.  On Saturday, celebrate George Hermann’s 173rd Birthday at Hermann Park Kinder Train Station.  Activities include arts and crafts, coloring, and complimentary face painting.  Also, kids 12 and under can ride the Hermann Park Railroad for $1.73.

9.  On Saturday, take the family to Hands On Houston: Luminous Silk Painting at the Craft Museum.  Learn how to use a Gutta resist to create a pattern on silk.  All ages are welcome to participate in this free activity.

10.  On Saturday, meet George Springer, the Astros All-Star, at our sponsor’s Regions Bank Grand Opening in Kingwood!

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



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