Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden In partnership with Harris County Public Library, Mercer presents a unique Storytime in the natural setting of Mercer for parents and children to enjoy together. Storytime garden locations may vary each week. Call 713-274-4160 to find out the location or to check for cancellations due to weather or holidays.
Postponed - Free Czech Language Classes If you want to have fun and learn how to better speak the Czech language then you should come to the Czech Center Museum Houston, located at 4920 San Jacinto St. in Houston, on Monday nights. Our class welcomes beginners and advanced Czech speakers. Classes are on-going and can be joined at anytime. The only prerequisite for the classes is an interest in the Czech language and culture. Classes are free for members and the materials are provided by the organization. If you have questions about the Czech language classes send an email to email@example.com Free Czech language classes
Tai Chi Join us at Levy Park with the Four Dragon’s Institute for Tai Chi and Meditation every Thursday at 9 am. Practice Tai Chi to connect and focus the body and mind with slow, low-impact gentle movements and stretches. Open to all ages and levels, this class is great for those who want to de-stress, find their inner peace, and increase overall health. Yoga mats are provided for your convenience.
BOA's Screen on the Green: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Enjoy family-friendly movies with a view of the downtown Houston skyline. Arrive early for contests and activities. PLEASE NOTE: Blankets, pets (on leashes), and picnics are welcome and encouraged. Lawn chairs are allowed on the north side of the hill. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase at The Lake House; glass containers or outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park. DETAILS & LOCATION
Free Classical Concert ft. Dina Nesterenko and Misha Berestnev Violinist Dina Nesterenko, who was born in Omsk, Russia in 1980. In 1998 Dina entered the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She studied there with Victor Danchenko, who was a pupil of David Oistrakh. In addition, she participated in Curtis Symphony Orchestra master classes and performances with conductors Simon Rattle, Roger Norrington, Charles Dutoit, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yury Temirkanov, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Christoph Eschenbach. Pianist Mikhail Berestnev, who was born in the city of Slavyansk-na-Kubani of Krasnodar region in a family of musicians. He started playing piano at the age of five taking lessons at
First Friday Cart Tours of the Spring Creek Greenway Trail Did you know Precinct 4 has a 17-mile paved trail that runs from U.S. 59 to I-45? Enjoy a brief guided tour of a small portion of the Spring Creek Greenway Trail. DETAILS & LOCATION
Junior Canoe Training at Kickerillo Mischer Preserve Beginner paddlers can learn the basics of handling a canoe, paddle strokes, and other know-before-you-go information. For the Junior Canoe Training canoes, paddles, and personal flotation devices are provided. Registration required. Ages 10 – 17. DETAILS & LOCATION
Lunar New Year at The Woodlands Children's Museum The Woodlands Children’s Museum will celebrate the Lunar New Year with artful experiences that are sure to start the day off right. Experience the excitement of Lunar New Year creating lanterns, dancing dragons and discovering the Lunar New Year symbol for the year in which you were born. LOCATION & DETAILS
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum Family Day On the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the Ocean Star celebrates Family Day. Each Family Day focuses on a different theme that relates to the oil and gas industry. The information is presented at a student’s level using activities or experiments. We encourage parents to bring their children aboard and experience family-learning and quality time at a reduced cost. Children 18 years of age and younger are admitted free with a paying chaperone. Please note: This special discount is designed for individual ticket sales and not meant to be combined with guided group
Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Family Day The Pearl offers free monthly Family Days with hands-on art projects, artist demonstrations, performances, and more. Projects are designed for ages 5 and up, and can be enjoyed by both children and adults! The featured art projects are inspired by current exhibitions, seasonal holidays, or other concurrent events. Family Days are typically held the 2nd Saturday of the month from 11:00am-3:00pm, but may vary depending on other events happening at the museum. Please check the website below to verify the dates before attending. Participants are welcome to drop in at any time between the posted Family Day hours. No registration
Second Saturday Settlers at Jesse H. Jones Park Join park staff and volunteers each second Saturday for a glimpse into pioneer life. Each month, Second Saturday Settlers, highlight a different aspect of life in a time gone by. Location & Information
Sleeping for Days: Hibernation & Brumation at Lake Houston Wilderness Park When the cold comes in, animals move a little slower and metabolisms start to slow as well. Details on this subject can be a bit confusing, come find out how this natural phenomenon works. Free with park admission. All programs require adult supervision for youth under 17. Reservation required. Location & Information
Pioneer Campfire at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center Spend an evening around the pioneer campfire as renowned storyteller Dan Gordon leads an interactive journey through Adventures in Storyland. Reservations required beginning Thurs., Jan. 2. DETAILS & LOCATION
Skating with the Stars at Discovery Green Glide beneath the glittering lights of downtown Houston and embrace the holiday cheer on The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy! Saturday, November 16, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2019 The ice rink may be closed or delayed at times due to weather conditions. Call 713.434.RINK (7465) for updates, closures and other delays. Ticket sales support Discovery Green Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that depends on the generosity of park visitors and other friends to maintain the park and to fund the more than 600+ free events held here every year. firstname.lastname@example.org TICKET INFO: iceatdiscoverygreen.eventbrite.com/ Location & Information