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Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 10-16, 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, November 10-16, 2018. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, November 15-21 Video of … [Read More...]

Run at Moritz Pech Park!

Address: 1493 1/2 Moritz Dr, Houston, TX 77055 Another park brought to us by Fun2Go Misters... This week's park is Moritz Pech Park! This park has a little trail (.22 miles), picnic tables, free parking spots and a playground. There are a couple small playstructures and a couple swings. This park is good for little kids and for families looking for a monkey bars and a place to … [Read More...]

Give Away: A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas Family Four Pack!

Houston’s seasonal favorite returns! A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre is a family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season. You can see the show … [Read More...]

Houston Zoo Lights 2018: Beat the Crowds & Save Money at Houston’s Popular Holiday Event!

November 17, 2018 through January 13, 2019, the Houston Zoo closes at 4:00pm… only to reopen with millions of lights at 5:00pm.  Every evening, except December 19, 24 & 25, families can walk through the zoo until 10:00pm/11:00pm! The earlier start time is new this year... along with a new route. The Wetlands, in the middle of the zoo, is still under construction so the lights weave a new … [Read More...]

The Winter Season & ICE Opens with Frostival at Discovery Green!

Discovery Green kicks off the Winter 2018–2019 Season with Frostival on Friday, November 16, 2018, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. This fun-filled evening marks the opening of The ICE and the debut of the temporary art installation GUST: Celebrating a Decade of Discovery by Mexico City-based design studio Cocolab. The annual park-wide celebration features ice carving by Reverend Butter and DLG Ice … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Washington Ave. near Hemphill St!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Washington Ave. near Hemphill St! … [Read More...]

Now is the Time! Sign Up for Thanksgiving Break Camp at Main Street Theater!

Next week, schools will be out... and if you need something fun and constructive for the kids, sign up for Main Street Theater camps.  Sign up fo one, two or three days! In these turbo camps, you will create a play in a day! Starting at 9:00am with their best brainstorming, students will create an original play (plus all their props and costumes) to share with their classmates before … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, November 15-21, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for November 15-21!  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, November 15-21 Plan Ahead: Holiday Events, Lights and Shows! … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! November 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2018

Get ready for the holidays in Houston!  This weekend the lights and shows begin! See the lanterns and Magical Winter Lights at Gulf Greyhound Park and Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo. Get on the ICE at Discovery Green.  The ice rink opens with Frostival on Friday night.  Enjoy live music, interactive ice sculptures and music! Go see A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley … [Read More...]

Sign Up Now for a Free Preschool Class at H-Town Elite Gymnastics!

Do you have a toddler or preschooler that has outgrown “baby” activities? Are you looking for new age appropriate ways to play and grow in Houston? H-Town Elite Gymnastics offers classes for preschoolers, ages 2-5 at their brand new Houston Heights gym.  AND RIGHT NOW... the class is FREE.  All you need to do is reserve a spot! Preschool programs are available to boys and girls ages 2 plus … [Read More...]

Discount Tickets to Houston Holiday Shows for 2018!

It is time for the holiday shows and activities around Houston… but with lots of kids, the ticket prices add up quickly! Below are the discounted shows and activities we’ve found so far… and will keep updating it as we find more. Just know that some of these deals and dates sell out quick! Affiliate links included.   Magical Winter Lights - La Marque Participants can take part … [Read More...]

Top 9 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – November 12-18, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, November 12-18, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  All week, make the trip to see Santa’s Wonderland in College Station. 2.  On Thursday, enjoy the Free Museum Day in the museum district.  (This includes Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of … [Read More...]

Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of Natural Science 2018!

Trains Over Texas is now open at Houston Museum of Natural Science! You can “Travel Across Texas” by model railroad. It passes through Galveston, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio and more. And right now, there are lots of Christmas trees and holiday decorations. The best part is under the table, where kids can crawl and watch Thomas the Tank Engineer chug around the secret … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 3-9, 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, November 3-9, 2018. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, November 8-14 Video of things … [Read More...]

Give Away: Magical Winter Lights Tickets and Carnival Wristband!

I have a big holiday give away for you! Magical Winter Lights is at the Gulf Greyhound Park and is a giant lantern festival with lights, carnival and entertainment.  It is open November 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019… and I have tickets to give away! Not only will the winner get 4 general admission tickets to the Magical Winter Lights (good any one day), but they will also get 4 Unlimited … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family Four-Pack of Thanksgiving week tickets to Mr. Popper’s Penguins at Main Street Theater

Main Street Theater is giving away a Family Four-Pack of tickets to Mr. Popper’s Penguins good for any weekday performance of Thanksgiving week! That’s 11/19, 11/20, 11/21, or 11/23 at either 11am or 2pm. You don’t want to miss this delightful family musical about Mr. Popper, his talented penguins, and their traveling vaudeville act! It’s a holiday treat for the whole family! Recommended for … [Read More...]

Texas Outdoor Family at Brazos Bend State Park… with Toyota!

On Friday morning, I actually said to my husband, "I will meet you at the campground after work.". Those are words I would not have said 10 years ago. Not 5 years ago. Not even 3 years ago.  But my kids begged to go camping... so, off we went to figure out how to survive in the wilderness. This is still intimidating because I’m a mom, with very little camping experience, taking four little … [Read More...]

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