Things to do in Houston today, and this 4th of July weekend, with kids!  July 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2014

Flags at George R Brown
Get ready to celebrate!  This post comes a week early so you can plan your 4th of July in Houston!  For things to do June 26 – July 2, go HERE!

Houston is ready for a great 4th of July holiday.  On Friday, celebrate all over town:

After the holiday, there is still a lot to do. On Saturday, there is a Frozen Sing-A-Long at Miller Outdoor Theatre!  It is free and no tickets are needed.  Seats are for the first to arrive.  Everyone else can sit on the hill!

You can also see Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical at Main Street Theater on Saturday and Sunday!

Also, since it’s the first Saturday of the month, it’s time for another Hands-On Houston at the- Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.  Stop in between 11:00am and 3:00pm to make polymer clay jewelry.

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  For Summer 2014 Resources, go HERE!

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

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Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend: June 26, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend of June 26, 2014!  To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  June 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, July 1, 2, 2014

Houston Skyline Reflection
Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston!

On Friday you can explore Brazil at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s World Trekkers.  On Saturday, enjoy Indian classical dance, food and activities for the kids at the Festival of Chariots at Discovery Green.  Also at Discovery Green you can find Storytelling and the Young Writer’s Workshop.

On Saturday or Sunday, go see Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical at Main Street Theater.  This professional production for kids 3 and older is laugh out loud funny.  You can introduce your kids to a book you loved as a kid!

The Buy One Get One Free Admission at the Downtown Aquarium continues on Tuesdays in July.  You will need to print a new coupon from the website HERE!

Finally, be sure to go support local parents this weekend!  Coin & Confetti is having a Trunk Show at Heights Candy Bar!  Learn more about Sarah and Tanita and visit them Saturday!  Also be sure to help the Webb family raise money to cure childhood cancer.  Liamfest will have music, dancing, food and fun for the whole family.

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  For Summer 2014 Resources, go HERE!

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

For things to do for the 4th of July weekend, go HERE!

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Free Things For This Weekend: Apple Camp, Pizza, Movies & More!

Visit ABC13 to see Patricia Lopez‘s Free Stuff Friday!  You can find a free Apple Camp for kids 8-12 years old, free pizza, movies and much more!



Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend: June 19, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend of June 19, 2014!  To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2014

Discovery Green Sky
Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston!

Get into nature with the Phenology Hike or Arboretum at Night  at the Houston Arboretum and the Owl Prowl at the Nature Discovery Center.  The cool thing about the Arboretum at Night is that the ticket gives you an annual membership to the arboretum!  (The other two events are free!)

Practice your writing skills at Discovery Green’s Young Writers Workshop or the Asia Society’s Indian Deities Writing Workshop.  Listen to a story at Brazos Bookstore or watch a the story of Pippi Longstocking come alive at Main Street Theater!

One of my favorite monthly events, Flea by Night, returns to Discovery Green on Saturday.  Stroll through the booths of local vendors, listen to music, grab dinner, people watch and play at the great park.

Finally, West University Wellness is celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a free family event.  There will be food, activities and free chair massages… which is why I really want to go!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  For Summer 2014 Resources, go HERE!

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

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Houston’s Free Stuff for Fathers (and Everyone Else!)

Head to ABC13 to see Patricia Lopez‘s Free Stuff Friday!  For Father’s Day, dads can get free burgers, lasagna and ribs.  For everyone, there are free movies and more.  Go HERE!

George and James at Observation Deck



Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend: June 12, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend of June 12, 2014!  To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip:



Things to do in Houston today, and this  Father’s Day weekend, with kids!  June 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2014

Ima Hogg House at Bayou Bend

What are your plans for this week and Father’s Day weekend?  There’s a lot to do in Houston!

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) is not always the first place I think of for things to do with kids, but it should be.  This summer there are a lot of great activities, and many of them are free!

All of the museum district has free admission on Thursday.  As an added bonus, at MFAH you can participate in Summer Art Explorers.  There is also the free Storytime Tour at the Rienzi house museum on Wednesday and several more family friendly events listed below.

Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical is now open at Main Street Theater and it is terrific.  Be sure to take your kids (3 and up) to one of the shows on Saturday or Sunday.  I bet they will be doubled over with laughter.

Hermann Park Conservancy Members can ride the train all day for free on Saturday.  Memberships are $50/family for the whole year of monthly free rides (plus other benefits).  You can skip the line, pick whatever seat you want, and ride as many times as you want.

Finally, be sure to celebrate Dad all weekend long.  Dads get in free at Bayou Bend on Saturday and Sunday and there are a lot of kid friendly restaurants around town!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!  For Summer 2014 Resources, go HERE!

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

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The Houston Event for Moms: Mommie & Me, August 9, 2014 at NRG/Reliant Stadium!

Expecting moms, new moms and families with children 0-12 years old, do not miss this year’s Mommie & Me event at NRG Center!  On August 9, 2014, from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

At the event you will find fitness zones, daddy zone, kids activities, workshops on new parent prep, baby care and breastfeeding, and much more!

Partners for the event include BabyBjorn, Medela, McDonalds and Urgent Care for Kids and vendor booths are available for $495.  BUT YOU CAN GET IT FOR FREE!

If you are a Mom-treprenuer with a new business (less than 2 years old) that helps family, mothers, children or babies, you can enter to win a free booth and access to thousands of moms!  Go HERE to enter!!

Mommie and Me Flyer