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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! July 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2016

Butterfly at Houston Museum of Natural Science
Keep the summer fun going!

Enjoy Cool Nights at the Houston Zoo with the Teddy Bear Bash.  Bring your favorite stuffed animal, get a check-up and join the teddy bear parade.  Or, if you prefer butterflies, snakes, spiders and centipedes to bears, visit the t the Cockrell Butterfly Center for the weekly Feeding Frenzy.

At Discovery Green, take part in the HPL Express Summer Reading Program and Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic and Lawn Games.

If you have a kid that loves to cook, go to the Downtown Four Seasons, by Discovery Green, for our sponsor’s MasterChef Junior Casting!  MasterChef is on a nationwide search for talented kids between the ages of 8-13!

You can also see Shrek The Musical at the air conditioned MATCH or The Emperor’s New Clothes and My BFF, The Dragon at Miller Outdoor Theatre!

Look below for the full list of things to do.  Or, any day of the week, find swimming pools, splashpads $1 Moves, and more Summer Resources, go HERE!

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Looking for grown-up things to do? Check out 365 Things to Do in Houston!  Affiliate links included.  

Master Chef Junior Now CastingThings to Do Any Day:
Explore Houston like an Insider
Try Out 20 “Not Your Usual” Things to Do
$1 Move Theater Movies, all over Houston, all summer long.
FREE Houston Area Summer Reading Programs (and earn really good rewards)
AMAZING Printable Summer Bucket List, categorized by day, price, air conditioning, roadtrips, etc.  Christi’s Creations put it together.
SIMPLIFIED Bucket List… For YOUR Kind of Summer Fun
Top 10 Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston
Houston Parks or Splashpads or Pools!
Texas Roadtrips

Thursday, July 14, 2016:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00-6:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Horton Hears a Who – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: The Peanuts Movie – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Summer Art Explorers – 11:00-2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Hip Hop Dance Workshop – 6:30pm – Discovery Green
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, July 15, 2016:
Friday Feeding Frenzy – 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: The Peanuts Movie – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Teddy Bear Bash – 5:00-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 16, 2016:
Master Chef Junior Casting – 9:00-5:00pm – Four Seasons Houston (Pre-Register Online)
HALS Free Train Rides – 9:00-1:00pm – Zube Park
Shrek The Musical – 10:00, & 1:00pm – Main Street Theater
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Star Wars Intergalactica – 10:00-5:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Storytime – 10:30am – Brazos Bookstore
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 11:30am, 3:30pm & 7:30pm – NRG Stadium
HPL Express Summer Reading Program: Gymboree – 1:00pm – Discovery Green
Flea by Night – 6:00-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Houston Dash vs Portland Thorns FC – 7:30pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, July 17, 2016:
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic and Lawn Games – 11:00am – Discovery Green
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 3:30pm & 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)
Shrek The Musical – 4:00pm – Main Street Theater
Million Dollar Quartet – 8:15pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, July 18, 2016:
Explore Houston like an Insider!
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Chicken Run – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill

Tuesday, July 19, 2016:
Two for Tuesdays (BOGO Free Admission) – Downtown Aquarium
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Wing It – 10:30am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Arts
Build Your Own Hula Hoop Event for Kids – 10:00-12:00pm – Vinson Library (RSVP for a free spot)
Children’s Hilltop Festival: The Emperor’s New Clothes – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Chicken Run – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Find more $1 Movies
Family Storybook Circle – 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts
Behind the Scenes Tour – 6:00pm – Cockrell Butterfly Center

Wednesday, July 20, 2016:
Kids Camp, $1 Movies: Babe – 10:00am – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park & Mason Park
Small Talk – 11:00am – Cockrell Butterfly Center
Children’s Hilltop Festival: My BFF, The Dragon – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Children’s Summer Series, $1 Movies: Chicken Run – 11:00am – Studio Movie Grill
Find more $1 Movies
Nature Storytime – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME – 7:30pm – NRG Stadium (For Coupon, go HERE.)

Looking for more to do in your part of town?  Check out…
365 Things to Do in Houston for grown-up things to do.
Raised on the Rails for adventures near the METRORail line.
Fun2Go Misters for things to do near Humble.
Kid Fun for more to do around town.
Mac Kid SW Houston for things to do in SW Houston, Missouri City, Sugar Land.
Katy Mom’s Blog for things to do in Katy.

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