Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! April 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2018

Have another great Spring weekend in Houston, with kids!

Go to the Spring Fling Festival at the Nature Discovery Center for interactive nature stations, live animal encounters and crafts and activities.

Take the family to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for Hands-On Houston.  Check out the neon artworks in the gallery, sketch a template using a continuous line drawing and then create your own wire sculpture.  This event is always free and open to all ages.

Or head down to Tall Ships Galveston.  Ships are racing across the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Island is the first port.  At the event you can enjoy tours of ships, sail away excursions, music, food and family fun.

For the full list of things to do, look below.

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, April 5, 2018:
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.
Rockets vs Trailblazers – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
HITS: Shrek the Musical – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, April 6, 2018:
Tall Ships Galveston – 10:00am-6:00pm – Texas Seaport Museum
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Hermann Park
Astros vs Padres – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
HITS: Shrek the Musical – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, April 7, 2018:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday]


Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 2-8, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, April 2-8, 2018.

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.  Monday is Sensory Friendly Day at  the Children’s Museum of Houston.

2.  On Tuesday, Toddler Tuesday returns to Discovery Green.  Listen to a story and meet the Paw Patrol characters.

3.  On Wednesday, take the toddlers to Mommy Mingle at the Children’s Museum of Houston Tot Spot.

4.  On Wednesday, take the kids to Nature Storytime at the Nature Discovery Center.

5.  On Thursday, go to the museum district for Free Museum Entry.

6.  On Friday, go to Children’s Story Hour at the Centennial Garden at Hermann Park.  After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.

7.  Friday, Saturday and Sunday, head down to Tall Ships Galveston.  Ships are racing across the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Island is the first port.  At the event you can enjoy tours of ships, sail away excursions, music, food and family fun.

8. On Saturday, go to the Spring Fling Festival at the Nature Discovery Center for interactive nature stations, live animal encounters and crafts and activities.

9.  On Saturday, take the family to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for Hands-On Houston.  Check out the neon artworks in the gallery, sketch a template using a continuous line drawing and then create your own wire sculpture.  This event is always free and open to all ages.

10.  On Saturday and Sunday, go to Fun on the Farm at Blessington Farms.

 


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published March 24-30, 2018!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all!

To help you find all the Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, March 24-30, 2018!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do Around Houston:

Family Friendly Restaurant:


Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, March 29-April 4, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 29-April 4!  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 Easter weekend, with kids! March 29, 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 4, 2018

Happy Easter!

Celebrate with the Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Blessington Farms, Free Children Easter Egg Painting and Hunt at the Czech Center Museum or Wonderland: An Egg-cellent Easter Celebration at Playhouse on the Prairie.  Or head to the The Ivy and James at Evelyn’s Park for brunch with the bunny.

This weekend you can also watch Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle at Main Street Theater at MATCH or sing along with the Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along at Discovery Green.

For the full list of things to do, look below.

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, March 29, 2018:
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.
HITS: Shrek the Musical – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, March 30, 2018:
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Hermann Park
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle – 11:00am – Main Street Theater at MATCH
Rockets vs Suns – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
Family Movie Night: Into the Woods – 7:30pm – Levy Park
HITS: Shrek the Musical – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, March 31, 2018:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]


Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Easter Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – March 26-April 1, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, March 26-April 1, 2018.

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.  On Wednesday, take the little kids to Nature Storytime at the Nature Discovery Center.

2.  On Thursday, go to the museum district for Free Museum Entry.

3.  On Friday, go to Children’s Story Hour at the Centennial Garden at Hermann Park.  After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.

4.  On Friday, go to Family Movie Night: Into the Woods at Levy Park.  Bring a chair or blanket to watch it from the lawn.

5.  On Friday and Saturday, go see HITS: Shrek the Musical at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

6.  On Friday and Saturday, take the kids to Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Main Street Theater at MATCH.

7.  On Saturday, enjoy the  Free Children Easter Egg Painting and Hunt at the Czech Center Museum.

8.  On Saturday, sing along with the Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along at Discovery Green.

9.  On Saturday and Sunday, head to the farm for the Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Blessington Farms.

10. On Easter Sunday, go to Wonderland: An Egg-cellent Easter Celebration at Playhouse on the Prairie.

11. On Easter Sunday, head to the The Ivy and James at Evelyn’s Park for brunch with the bunny.

 


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published March 17-23, 2018!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all!

To help you find all the Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, March 17-23, 2018!

Weekend Events:

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

Things to Do Around Houston:

Family Friendly Restaurant:

Give Away:


Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, March 22-28, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 22-28!  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 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2018

Plan on another great weekend, in Houston, with kids!

Take the family to the Heights Kids’ Day of Music at Love Park in the Heights.  There are two stages with live music, an instrument “petting zoo” and a “singing station” with opera singers!  This free event is a popular one!

Go to Bubbles Under the Big Top at The Learning Experience in West University.  The grand opening includes free carnival-themed activities like face painting, train rides, magic shows, and moon wall.

Get to know your bayou at Bayou Greenway Day.  This free outdoor festival, presented by Noble Energy, has games, egg hunt, fun run, bike rides, music, giveaways and more. The first 3,000 guests receive a FREE Astros cap!

Or get to the Kite Festival at Hermann Park, to the Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Blessington Farms or to the Outdoor Roller Rink at Discovery Green.

For the full list of things to do, look below.

Things to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, March 22, 2018:
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.
Outdoor Roller Rink – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Pistons – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Friday, March 23, 2018:
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Hermann Park
Outdoor Roller Rink – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Doomsday Wrestling Live – 7:00pm – Market Square Park

Saturday, March 24, 2018:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]


Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – March 19-25, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, March 19-25, 2018.

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.  Monday through Sunday, go to the Outdoor Roller Rink.  This is the last week!

2.  On Wednesday, take the little kids to Nature Storytime at the Nature Discovery Center.

3.  On Thursday, go to the museum district for Free Museum Entry.

4.  On Friday, go to Children’s Story Hour at the Centennial Garden at Hermann Park.  After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.

5.  On Saturday, take the kids to Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Main Street Theater at MATCH.

6.  On Saturday, take the family to the Heights Kids’ Day of Music at Love Park in the Heights.  There are two stages with live music, an instrument “petting zoo” and a “singing station” with opera singers!  This free event is a popular one!

7.  On Saturday, go to Bubbles Under the Big Top at The Learning Experience in West University.  The grand opening includes free carnival-themed activities like face painting, train rides, magic shows, and moon wall.

8.  On Saturday, get to know your bayou at Bayou Greenway Day.  This free outdoor festival, presented by Noble Energy, has games, egg hunt, fun run, bike rides, music, giveaways and more. The first 3,000 guests receive a FREE Astros cap!

9.  On Saturday and Sunday, head to the farm for the Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Blessington Farms.

10.  On Sunday, get to the Kite Festival at Hermann Park.  This event is fun… and busy!  Arrive early, take METRORail or consider walking in from a couple blocks away!