Things to do in Houston this week and weekend, with kids! June 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2013

SUMMER BREAK IS HERE!!  To celebrate, we will cover events for every day of the week!

Thursday is the Museum District’s free admission day with 5 museums waiving the admission fee.  On Thursday you can also see the finishing touches being put on GreenStreet Graffiti and catch a concert at Discovery Green in Downtown Houston.

Friday brings the Food Truck Festival which is really quite fun with music and  food.  Saturday is the opening day for Alice in Wonderland at Main Street Theater and the Page to Stage Book Club.  It is also the day for free unlimited train rides for Hermann Park Conservancy members.

Look for the complete list of events for Thursday through Wednesday below. Be sure to also check out this list of free Houston activities for any day of the week!


Lego EntranceAll Week, June 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2013:
Strawberry Picking
– Froberg’s Farm
Animals Assembled – Houston Zoo
Egypt Hall is Open – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Texas Music Festival – University of Houston
Bayou Bend Detective Days – MFAH Bayou Bend


Thursday, June 6, 2013:
First Thursday Sketching
– 4:00-7:00pm – MFAH
GreenStreet Graffiti – 5:00-8:00pm – GreenStreet Downtown
First Thursday – Eat Shop Rock – 5:00-10:00pm – Mid Main
Houston MuralUHD Concerts: Chubby Carrier – 6:30pm – Discovery Green
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston – FREE Thursday 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum – FREE Thursday 2:00-5:00pm
The John C. Freeman Weather Museum – FREE Thursday 12:00-4:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science – FREE Thursdays 3:00-6:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – FREE Thursdays 10:00-9:00pm


Friday, June 7, 2013:
Summer Reading Program
– 1:00-2:00pm – Discovery Green
Food Truck Festival – 5:30pm – HEB Montrose Market
Alice in Wonderland PicSizzling Summer Dance – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre


Saturday, June 8 2013:
Urban Harvest Farmer’s Market
– 8:00-12:00pm – Eastside (1 block north of Richmond)
Monster University Scarers – 10:00am – Lowes
Page to Stage Book Club: Alice in Wonderland – 10:00am – Blue Willow Bookstore
World Oceans Day – 9:00-3:00pm – Houston Zoo
Strawberry Picking – 9:30-2:30pm – Blessington Farms
Discovery GreenFree Unlimited Train Rides for Members – 10:00-6:00pm – Hermann Park Kinder Station
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Hip Hop for Health – 11:00-5:00pm – Discovery Green
Kayak Boat Rides on Kinder Lake – 11:00-5:00pm – Discovery Green
Alice in Wonderland – 2:00 & 5:00pm – Main Street Theater
Jacques Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre


Sunday, June 9, 2013:
Kayak Camp on Kinder Lake
– 11:00-5:00pm – Discovery Green
Urban Harvest Farmer’s Market – 12:00-4:00pm – Eastside (1 block train530north of Richmond)
Urban Harvest’s Children’s: Sundials and Seasons – 12:30-1:00pm & 1:30-2:00pm – Urban Harvest Farmers Market at Eastside
Alice in Wonderland – 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Monster University Scarers – 2:00pm – Lowes
LEGO-Inspired Party with 104.1 KRBE – 1:00-5:00pm – Houston Zoo


Monday, June 10, 2013:
Look for the Top Things to Do in Houston!


Tuesday, June 11, 2013:
Two for Tuesday, Buy One Get One Free Admission – Downtown Aquareium


Wednesday, June 12, 2013:
Free Storytime Tour
– 10:00-11:00am – Rienzi
Disney’s High School Musical Jr. – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
City Hall Farmer’s Market – 11:00-1:30 – City Hall

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