Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published May 6-12, 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 May 6-12, 2017!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Houston Restaurants:

 


Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: May 11-17, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 11, 2017, 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, May 11-17, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 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 Mother’s Day weekend, with kids! May 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day!  Celebrate all week with these Houston events.

Reserve your spot for Mother’s Day at Hermann Park or get fit as a family at the free FIT4MOM Event.

Or celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the free AsiaFest at the Asia Society.  There will be performances, creative activities, local vendors, and visual art displays.

You can also head to the newly renovated Levy Park for Storytime, MET Dance for Kids and Hustletown Hoopers!  These free events happen every week!

Next week, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: I Just Forgot ( A Little Critter Book) 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, May 11, 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.
Stories Under the Sun with Houston Public Library – 10:00am – Levy Park
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Friday, May 12, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Circo Avenida – 7:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green/George R. Brown
Skeeters vs Barnstormers – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Dynamo vs Whitecaps – TBD – BBVA Compass Stadium

Saturday, May 13, 2017:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday]


Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Mother’s Day Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 8-14, 2017

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, May 8-14, 2017!

1.  On Monday, go to the Tyke Hike at the Houston Arboretum!

2.  On Tuesday, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Guess How Much I Love You 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.  On Tuesday, join the Hustletown Hoopers for hula hooping at Levy Park!

4.  On Thursday, listen to Stories Under the Sun with Houston Public Library at Levy Park!

5.  On Saturday, get fit as a family at the free FIT4MOM Event.  There will be a free Stroller Strides class followed by a celebration!

6.  On Saturday, celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the free AsiaFest at the Asia Society.  There will be performances, creative activities, local vendors, and visual art displays!

7.  On Saturday, take the kids to the MET Dance Class at Levy Park!

8.  On Sunday, reserve your spot for Mother’s Day at Hermann Park.  (Be quick… this will sell out!)


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published April 29-May 5, 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 29-May 5, 2017!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do in Houston:

Houston Restaurants:

Houston Resources:

 


Kid Friendly Cinco de Mayo 2017 Celebrations in Houston!

Cinco de Mayo is here… but is there anywhere to celebrate with the kids?  Well, several Houston restaurants have family friendly dinners planned for Friday (and one on Saturday)!

1. Molina’s Cantina: Houston’s oldest Tex-Mex restaurant (since 1941!) is going big on Friday, May 5, by offering patrons at all three locations a few fiesta specials all day long, plus live music at each location, 6pm-10pm.

  • $5 Molina’s Famous Margaritas: 100% agave tequila, Triple Sec, fresh lime juice, rocks or frozen
  • $3 12-oz draft beer, $3.25 domestic bottles, $3.75 imported bottles
  • FREE chips and queso at the bar
  • Live music

2.  Fusion Taco (Heights location): The globally inspired, gourmet taco slinging operation will offer its incredible happy hour deals all day.

  • $3 tacos
  • $3 Corona + Modelo pints
  • $5 Dulce Vida Ritas
  • $6 Coronarita
  • $8 beer and a shot of tequila
  • $15 buckets of Modelo + Corona
  • For kiddos, Fusion Taco will have a face painter to deck the niños out like luchadores, as well as piñatas from 6:30pm-8:30pm. And don’t forget to check out the new kid’s menu items!
  • Pet-friendly patio

3.  Ooh La La Dessert Boutique: For the kids or those who don’t want the real thing, this sweet bakery is offering margarita flavored treats!

  • Margaritaville Cupcakes – Vanilla cake with key lime zest folded in, topped with key lime zest buttercream and rimmed in sugar
  • Jumbo $3.75
  • Jumbo dozen $39.95

4.  Killen’s Barbecue: Keep the celebration going the day after Cinco de Mayo with a FREE margarita + FREE taco!

  • Saturday, May 6th, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Cayman Jack has teamed up with Houston’s go-to barbecue joint, Killen’s Barbecue, to continue Cinco de Mayo celebrations by handing out complimentary pairings of Cayman Jack margaritas and lime brisket tacos.
  • Don’t let the historically long lines at Killen’s Barbecue deter you from celebrating – Cayman Jack will be sampled to those waiting in line, so everyone can enjoy.
  • The complimentary pairing will be given on a first come first serve basis and drinks will only be available to those aged 21+ while supplies last.

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: May 4-10, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 4, 2017, 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, May 4-10, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 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! May 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2017

Make your plans for a great week and weekend!

Take the family to Hands On Houston: Painted Tiles at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and glaze your own ceramic tile.

Get outside with Geocaching 101 at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, see the new Park Transformation at Nature Discovery Center or go see Sing from the lawn at Discovery Green.

Next week, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Guess How Much I Love You 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, May 4, 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 Rangers – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Friday, May 5, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Circo Avenida – 7:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green/George R. Brown
Skeeters vs Bees – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
HEB Movie Night: Sing – 7:30pm – Discovery Green

Saturday, May 6, 2017:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]


A "Houston Parents Magazine" Blog ---- For the Best Summer Break Ever, Click HERE
Hello. Add your message here.