Things to do

Local Fire Station Visit Address:  Find your local fire station HERE. Hours: Anytime, as long as the firefighters are available. Cost:  Free.  (Or the cost

Address: 5701 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007 (Note: They plan to move to a bigger location, so check before you go!) Cost:  Free to visit

Houston Public Library Hours The Houston Public Library will have new hours starting August 8, 2011.  Sixteen locations will reinstate Saturday hours.  Check out the

Address: 2403 Milam Street, Houston, Texas 77006 Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00 Cost: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Children (over 2) $3, Memberships available

  Map Hours: 6am to 11pm. The Japanese Garden is open from 9am to 6pm (spring/summer hours). Cost: Free (for the park) Appropriate Age:  All

Hermann Park Railroad Map, Railroad Website Hours: 10am – 5:30pm M-F and 10am – 6pm Sat-Sun Cost:$3 per person, adults and children 1 year and

Hermann Park Pedal Boats Map, Pedal Boat Website Hours: 11am – 5pm seven days a week Cost: $9 for each 30-min boat ride, 4 seats

McCheek’s Academy Address:  619 West 9th St, Houston, TX 77007 Classes:  Check WEBSITE. Cost:  Varies Appropriate Age:  Ages 3 and up.  (But I have had

Houston Zoo – Herman Park Houston Zoo Website Hours: Daylight Savings Time – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Last admission at 6 p.m. Central Standard