May 21, 2013
This Week's Family-Friendly NE Houston Happenings!
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Welcome to all of the new subscribers that at the Pasadena Children's Festival! It was so great meeting all of you this weekend and thank you so much for becoming my newest subscribers. It was also great to meet all of the currant subscribers. I get so excited when I run into someone that says they are already subscribed. It gives me an opportunity to get some of your feedback, which is great!
Only a couple more weeks of school and I just can't believe how big the kids are getting. Tonigh my daughter has her Pre-K graduation ceremony. As silly as it sounds, I do believe that I will be crying as she takes the stage and walks across. For those moms that have school aged children, did you tear up a bit as your kids graduated from Pre-K? Am I just being silly?
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Opens on May 25th!
New animals are coming to the Houston Zoo this summer. Like the ones you’re used to seeing at the Zoo, these animals are colorful and a lot of fun to observe, but they are distinctly and uniquely different. They don’t need food and keepers don’t have to clean up after them. Why? Because each and every one of these new animals is made entirely from LEGO® bricks.
Constructed by LEGO® Certified Master Builders, each animal in the special limited-time exhibit Animals Assembled presented by Fiesta is life-sized ...
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Where: Atascocita LibraryWhen: n/aWho: EveryoneHow: Just drop by and support a great cause.Cost: no costFor more info: Beth Kipple
Where: The Health Museum 1515 Hermann Dr. Houston, Texas 77004When: Exhibit open during normal museum hoursWho: Families of all agesHow: Purchase a general admission ticket and an exhibit ticket to enjoy the Race exhibit.Cost: General Admission to Museum $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for children. Additional $2.00 admission per person for the Race exhibit.For more info: Check out their website for more information by clicking here.
Where: Atascocita Branch Library at 19520 Pinehurst Trails Drive, Humble TX 77346.When: 10:00 AM (Repeats at 1:30PM)Who: Recommended for children 2 through 3 years of age.How: Just come by! *Please note room capacity, as determined by the fire marshall, as well as our desire for a high quality program, may necessitate limits.Cost: Free!For more info: For more information feel free to contact Ms. Susan at 281-812-2162
Where: Atascocita Branch Library at 19520 Pinehurst Trails Drive, Humble TX 77346When: 11:00 AM - 11:55 AMWho: Infants with a participating adultHow: Just come by! *Please note room capacity, as determined by the fire marshall, as well as our desire for a high quality program, may necessitate limits.Cost: FreeFor more info: Questions? Contact Christine Turner via phone 281.812.2162, or email [email protected]
Where: Children's Museum of Houston at 1500 Binz St, Houston TX 77004When: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Weekly on Thursday, 5 - 8pm)Who: Families with children of all agesHow: Just arrive anytime between 5pm and 8pmCost: FreeFor more info: Parking in the garage is $3 on Free Family Night
Where: Armand Nature Bayou Center is located at 8500 Bay Area Blvd, Pasadena Texas 77507. Classes are held in the John P. McGovern Children's Discovery Area.When: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PMWho: Children 2 through 4 years of age and accompanying adults. There are more nature classes appropriate for older kids as well.How: Classes can fill quickly! Call to make a reservation: 281.474.2551 ext 10Cost: $6 for members and $8 for non-members. This fee includes child and adult.For more info: This month's class theme is: FROGS & TOADS.
Where: Painting with a Twist - Kingwood location. 6850-A FM 1960 Rd East, Humble, TX 77346When: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: For all ages, though Painting with a Twist recommends ages 6 and up. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.How: Sign up online via this link here!Cost: $35 per canvas.For more info: Remember to dress for a mess! Acrylic paints do not wash out of clothing once it dries. Also make sure to ask for a punch card before you leave.
Where: Humble Civic Center at 8233 Will Clayton Parkway Humble TX 77338When: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: You may purchase tickets in advance or at the door.Cost: Pre-sale tickets are $15; tickets at the door are $20. Children under the age of 12 are free.For more info: Contact Jose Aguiluz to purchase tickets: 832.661.3361, or check here for more info.
Why not dine and save at the same time!
This article is a work in progress but also a labor of love. Dining out with children can really get expensive. This is a way that families can still dine out together and have it not affect their pocketbook as much. I am just getting started so please post in comments places around town that you have seen and we will get them added to the list too!
- Smashburger (Atascocita Location - Family Night! - Purchase a classic meal and get a kids meal to go along with it - anytime after ...
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