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Fall crafts to stay busy

There’s something about the change of season that makes it perfect for creating crafts with the kids. Whether you’re getting ready for fall harvest, Halloween or Thanksgiving, there are plenty of imaginative projects inspired by the season. Looking for some inspiration? Here are three family crafts you can produce during the fall season. Toilet paper […]

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Hansel-Gretel-Puppet Show

Houston’s great puppet theater for kids

Chances are good that your childhood is filled with memories of wonderful puppets. Pinocchio, Howdy Doody, Lamb Chop, and of course all of Jim Henson’s magical creations from The Muppets to Labyrinth have made an indelible impact on our culture. One of the great parts about being a parent is seeing your children light up with joy […]

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Holiday Shows in Houston

One of the best parts about living in Houston is the arts scene.  Even families can find world class music and theater to enjoy! During the holidays, kids and parents can enjoy these shows! A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – November 20 – December 28 – Alley Theatre Lyle the Crocodile – November 22 […]

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Los Trompos at Discovery Green

Discovery Green has art you can play on! The lawn near the playground is currently full of spinning tops!  The temporary art exhibit, Los Trompos, will be entertaining families until March 22, 2016! These giant tops are covered in brightly colored cords and are mean for spinning.  Kids and adults can sit and spin! While you […]

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Houston Thanksgiving Day

Houston Thanksgiving Day Activities

If you are looking to spend time in Houston on Thanksgiving day, there are several events to attend before and after Thanksgiving dinner! Turkey Trot – 7:00am – Galleria – 4925 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056 This is the largest Thanksgiving Race in Houston and it takes place in the Galleria area. The event benefits children and […]

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Bayou Bend

Bayou Bend Family Day

On November 15, 1:00-5:00pm, is one of Houston’s best family events.  At Bayou Bend, one of the Museum of Fine Arts house museums, is a free afternoon of activities, music, performances and tours! The gardens at Bayou Bend have trails that twist and turn and lead you to hidden seating areas and bridges.  Walking through these is […]

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Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

Symphony for the Youngest Houstonians!

Introduce your children to music with the Houston Symphony’s family series!  There are 4 concerts during the year that are aimed at entertaining young audiences! The conductor is always dressed in character and keeps the kids entertained during the 50 minute show.  Kids are also invited to dress up for each of the shows! Shows […]

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HMB and BKSC Halloween Party!

HMB and BKSC’s Halloween Costume Party!

Looking for a ghoulish good time with the family? Houston Mothers Blog and Big Kid Small City are hosting a Halloween costume party at Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway on Thursday, October 22nd from 5:30pm to 7:30pm! Everyone’s encouraged to wear their Halloween costume for some indoor trick-or-treating and spooky fun crafts at GF’s newest Grand Parkway […]

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