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Fadi’s Mediterranean Eatery in the Museum District

Address: 1801 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004 The museum district has a new restaurant! We were driving down Binz, near the Children's Museum, when we spotted the new Fadi's Mediterranean Eatery. My friend nearly launched herself out of the car to get there. It's one of our favorite Houston spots... and now there is one in the museum district! It's smaller than the other spots, but has the … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? I-45 under the Nasa Bypass!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It’s from I-45 under the Nasa Bypass! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 17-23, 2019!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 17-23! Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, January 17-23 All Houston Events for January and February! … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, with kids! January 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019

Plan out your weekend, in Houston, with your kids! Go to the MATCH Family Day.  This free event is an entire city block filled with performances and activities. Performances will include Schoolhouse Rock from Main Street Theater, concerts from Prelude Music, and performances of Alice presented by Open Dance Project. There will also be an appearance by Party Princess Productions, bounce houses, … [Read More...]

Top 11 Things to Do this Week & MLK Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – January 14-21, 2019

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through MONDAY, January 14-21, 2019! You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  All week, skate at the ICE at Discovery Green.  Be at Cheap Skate on Monday and Skate with Wonder Woman on Saturday. 2.  On Wednesday, go to Children’s BINGO at Levy Park. 3.  On Thursday, enjoy free … [Read More...]

Little Kids Rule During the Earlybird Special at Birds Barbershop

Calling all little kids! Throughout the month of January, Birds Barbershop in the Heights is offering $5 off any kidcut (regularly $21 for kids 10 and younger) when visiting Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m to 3 p.m. It also includes a free treat from Steel City Pops! Little kids love coming to Birds to play on its video game arcades before their cut, and grabbing a lollypop on the way … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published January 5-11, 2019!

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, January 5-11, 2019. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, January 10-16 Video of things … [Read More...]

A Great Park & Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course at Tom Bass Regional Park!

Address: 3452 Fellows Rd, Houston, TX 77047 Tom Bass Park is a good park! We've told you about the awesome Ninja Warrior Playground... but that's just a small part of this park. Tom Bass Park has three sections, with several playgrounds, picnic areas, trails, fishing and sports fields. There is also a public golf course and a performance pavilion.  (Erlinda first told us about this … [Read More...]

Eat and Play at Palava Family Entertainment Center & Restaurant!

Address: 3240 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388 When I think of play places, I don't really think about good food... but Palava Family Entertainment Center & Restaurant has really good food! They make pizza in their stone oven and make salads, sandwiches, paninis and baked potatoes to order. And my kids were pretty pleased that you eat in the middle of the play area with the 2-level … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Heights 13th and Yale!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Heights... at 13th and Yale! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 10-16, 2019!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 10-16! Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, January 10-16 All Houston Events for January and February! … [Read More...]

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Give Away: Family 4 Pack of Tickets to the ICE at Discovery Green!

Discovery Green has an outdoor ice rink! The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy uses recycled water from Kinder Lake to create the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. Skates come as small as size 8 and there is a ICE Box for kids under 4 to give skating at try! Regular admission is $15 and includes tax and skate rentals.   AND 1 family will win 4 tickets to the ICE (for Monday … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! January 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 2019

Plan out your weekend, in Houston, with kids! On BigKidSmallCity.com, I provide a long list of things to do each weekend... and soon the name will be changing.  We'll be writing the same weekly posts... but under JillBJarvis.com! For this week, skate on the ICE at Discovery Green... and even Skate with Superwoman! At the Nature Discovery Center, Meet the Creepy Crawlies.  Touch the … [Read More...]

Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – January 7-13, 2019

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, January 7-13, 2019! You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1. All week, go to Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo.  This is the last week! 2.  All week, skate at the ICE at Discovery Green.  On Monday, be a Cheap Skate (and get discounted admission).  On Saturday, Skate … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published December 29, 2018 – January 4, 2019!

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, December 29, 2018 - January 4, 2019. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, January 3-9 … [Read More...]

Go Visit Deputy Darren Goforth Park on Horsepen Creek

Address: 9118 Wheat Cross Dr, Houston, TX 77095 I keep a list of parent recommended parks... and Deputy Darren Goforth Park has been on it for a long time. We just went, and now I know why parents like this big Cypress area park! There are 188 acres with a trail around Horsepen Creek. You can exercise, fish, play or bring your dog. (Or watch the video HERE.)This big park has two entrances … [Read More...]

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