Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, June 16-22, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for June 16-22!  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 Father’s Day weekend, with kids! June 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2016

Floating in the Music Pool at The Woodlands Resort
Happy Father’s Day!

Enjoy some family time at A Bollywood Night at Discovery Green or Summer Symphony Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre.  Or enjoy (affiliate) Little Women, The Musical at AD Players and Shrek The Musical at Main Street Theater.

If baseball is more dad’s style, watch the Sugar Land Skeeters vs Southern Marilyn Blue Crabs at Constellation Field or Astros vs Reds at Minute Maid Stadium.

Early next week, head to Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission) at the Downtown Aquarium, Family Storybook Circle at the Museum of Fine Arts or the Free Hula Hoop Building Craft Workshop for Kids at Meyer Library.

Or, just find a free pool, splashpad or park around Houston!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Affiliate links included.  For events all summer, find these events through September 5!

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

If you are looking for kid friendly restaurants, go HERE for our favorites.  Also, through July 29, kids eat free on weekdays at IKEA.  (2 kids per 1 adult purchase!)

Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  

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

Thursday, June 16, 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: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: How to Train Your Dragon 2 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Summer Art Explorers – 11:00-2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Thursday Night Concerts: Havana NRG & Mango Punch – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
Little Women, The Musical – 7:30pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)

Friday, June 17, 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: Curious George – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: How to Train Your Dragon 2 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Cool Nights – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Zoovie Night: Alvin & the Chipmonks, Road Chip – 8:30pm – Houston Zoo
Astros vs Reds – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Stadium
A Bollywood Night – 8:00pm – Discovery Green
Little Women, The Musical – 8:00pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)
Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 18, 2016:
[Click Here… For Things to Do Saturday through Wednesday!]



Top 9 Things to Do this Week & Father’s Day Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – June 13-19, 2016

Mist Tree at Discovery Green at Afternoon
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, June 13-19, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1.  All week, Find $1 Movies at theaters all over town.

2.  All week, find a free pool, splashpad or park around Houston!

3.  On Tuesday, print your coupon for BOGO Free Admission for the Downtown Aquarium.

4.  On Tuesday, take the kids to the Family Storybook Circle at the Museum of Fine Arts.

5.  On Thursday-Sunday, watch (affiliate) Little Women, The Musical at AD Players Theater.

6.  On Friday, stay up late for A Bollywood Night at Discovery Green.

7.  On Friday and Saturday, enjoy Summer Symphony Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

8.  On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, watch the Astros vs Reds at Minute Maid Stadium.

9.  On Saturday, watch Shrek The Musical at Main Street Theater.

 



Things to Do in Houston, with kids, for Father’s Day Weekend! June 17, 18 & 19, 2016

Lake Houston Wilderness Park Tree Swing CJ
Celebrate dad this weekend! If you are looking for family friendly activities for Father’s Day… no matter how small your kids are… look below.  If you have more ideas, let us know.

(And for the full list of weekly events, go HERE!)

Shows & Movies:
Summer Symphony Nights – Friday, June 17, Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
A Bollywood Night – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 8:00pm – Discovery Green
Shrek The Musical – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 10:00, 1:00 & 4:00pm – Main Street Theater
Little Women, The Musical – Friday, June 17, Saturday, June 18, Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 2:30 & 8:00pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstarfor $20)
Free Father’s Day Concert: Houston Symphony Chorus in Concert – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 4:00pm – St. Luke’s Methodist
Juneteenth Celebration – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Zoovie Night: Alvin & the Chipmonks, Road Chip – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 8:30pm – Houston Zoo
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Curious George – Friday, June 17, Saturday, June 18, Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: How to Train Your Dragon 2 – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Find more $1 movies

Sports:
Astros vs Reds – Friday, June 17, Saturday, June 18, Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Stadium
Houston Dynamo vs DC United – Saturday, June 18, 2016 -7:45pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston Dash vs FC Kansas City – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 7:30pm – BBVA Compass Stadium

More Things to Do:
Friday Feeding Frenzy – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Story Hour – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 10:00am – Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park
Cool Nights – Friday, June 17, 2016 – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
HALS Public Run Day Train Rides – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 9:00-1:00pm – Zube Park
Young Writers Workshop – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Storytime – 10:30am – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – Brazos Bookstore
Learn a Language – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 11:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturday – Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Father’s Day Breakfast & Train Ride – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 10:00am – Hermann Park
Sunday Family Zone + Studio – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts

Restaurants:
Father’s Day Breakfast & Train Ride – Sunday, June 19, 2016 – 10:00am – Hermann Park
Top 10 Places to Eat in Houston, with Kids 
Gluten-Free and Family-Friendly
Houston’s Best Hole-in-the-Walls
Houston’s Best Burgers
Houston’s Best Mexican Restaurants
Kids Eat Free

Roadtrips:
Parent Recommended  Roadtrips from Houston
Best Camping Spots Near Houston



Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for June 4-10, 2016!

TC Jester Park Pool 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 June 4-10, 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): June 9-15, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of June 9, 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, June 9-15, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for June 9-15!  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! June 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2016

Houston Zoo Splashpad Mist
Plan on another great week and weekend in Houston, with kids!

Watch James and the Giant Peach, Jr at Miller Outdoor Theatre, be an Summer Art Explorer at the Museum of Fine Arts and stay up late for the Park After Dark Owl Prowl at Nature Discovery Center.

At Hermann Park and the Houston Zoo, enjoy the Cool NightsDog Days of SummerWorld Oceans Day, and, for park members, Free Unlimited Train Rides.  At Discovery Green, attend the Young Writers WorkshopLearn a Language and STEM Workshop!

Wrap it all up with Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission) at the Downtown Aquarium!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Affiliate links included.

You can also get these things to do in Houston, with kids, delivered to your inbox each week and find daily reminders on Facebook.  To plan your summer, go HERE for the resources you need!

If you are looking for kid friendly restaurants, go HERE for our favorites.  Also, through July 29, kids eat free on weekdays at IKEA.  (2 kids per 1 adult purchase!)

Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  

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

Thursday, June 9, 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.
James and the Giant Peach, Jr – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Madagascar 3 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Summer Art Explorers – 11:00-2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Thursday Night Concerts: The Quebe Sisters Texas Fiddle Phenoms – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
Sugar Land Skeeters vs Southern Marilyn Blue Crabs -7:05pm – Constellation Field
Houston Symphony’s Free Community Concert Series – 7:30pm – North Shore Senior High School
Little Women, The Musical – 7:30pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)
James and the Giant Peach – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, June 10, 2016:
Dog Days of Summer – 9:00-2:00pm – Houston Zoo
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: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Summer Break Party – 11:00-1:00pm – Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway (Reserve your FREE spot.)
James and the Giant Peach, Jr – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Madagascar 3 – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Cool Nights: Snow at the Zoo – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Sugar Land Skeeters vs York Revolution -7:05pm – Constellation Field
Houston Symphony’s Free Community Concert Series – 7:30pm – Dobie High School
Little Women, The Musical – 8:00pm – A.D. Players Theater (Full Price is $40, Check Goldstar for $20)
Park After Dark Owl Prowl – 8:00pm – Nature Discovery Green
James and the Giant Peach – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 11, 2016:
[Click HERE… for Things to do Saturday through Wednesday]



Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – June 6-12, 2016

Splashpad at Discovery Green 3
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, June 6-12, 2016.  And for the full list of Summer Break activities in Houston, go HERE!

1. All week, find $1 Movie Theater Movies… all over Houston.

2.  On Tuesday (and every Tuesday this summer), get BOGO Free Admission to the Downtown Aquarium’s Two for Tuesdays.  (Be sure to print the coupon.)  And all summer long, find movie theater movies for just $1.  Get the details HERE!

3.  On Tuesday, enjoy Family Storybook Circle at Museum of Fine Arts.

4.  On Wednesday, go to the Family Nature Night: Taking Flight with Houston Birds at the Nature Discovery Center.

5.  On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, watch James and the Giant Peach, Jr at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

6.  On Thursday, enjoy free Museum admission and be an Summer Art Explorer at the Museum of Fine Arts.

7.  On Friday, stay up late for the Park After Dark Owl Prowl at Nature Discovery Center.

8.-10.  On Saturday, participate in the Young Writers Workshop  Language Workshop and STEM Workshop at Discovery Green!

11.  On Saturday and Sunday, go to the Dog Days of Summer at the Houston Zoo.



Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for May 28-June 3, 2016!

Wet N Wild Splashtown Treehouse Island Ropes
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 28-June 3, 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!



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