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Dates: 
01/20/2018

Location:

1921 Avenue F
Rosenberg, TX, 77471
United States

Phone:

281-633-2846
Time: 
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Rosenberg WinterFest

Grab your sweater and gloves and join us for a day of winter fun! Have we got a day planned for you! LOTS of snow, our well-known trains roaring by, and fantastic festival fun!
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Dates: 
03/25/2018

Organization:

Figlia Kitchen

Location:

13826 Woodthorpe
Houston, TX, 77079
United States

Phone:

8324520361
Time: 
4-5:30 pm

Family Pasta Making Party

There’s not a more fun family class than making homemade pasta together! You will be hands-on making fresh pasta dough, while learning also how to roll and cut it just like a pro! You’ll also learn a few knife skills as we make our own fresh marinara sauce, along with learning how to make homemade ricotta cheese! *This class is designed for kids and family members to cook together. Sign up as many family members as you like. $40 per person. For 3+ people, use code “familydiscount” for additional discount.
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Dates: 
01/19/2018
01/20/2018
02/16/2018
Time: 
10:30 and 11:30

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

Our Youngest Artists

Babies and toddlers up to 35 months old, and their caregivers are invited to discover and create! With the art on view as inspiration, guests are encouraged to touch, explore, and make their own works of art using washable, nontoxic materials. The event concludes with a visit to the galleries to see the work of art that inspired the day’s program.
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Dates: 
02/04/2018

Organization:

Figlia Kitchen

Location:

13826 Woodthorpe
Houston, TX, 77079
United States

Phone:

8324520361
Time: 
4-6 pm

Valentine’s Macaron Workshop

The Happy Macaron baker is back and we are celebrating the sweetest holiday of all by whipping up beautiful and tasty Valentine macarons. Rose Caraglia will unveil her secrets for creating the perfect Parisian macarons. You’ll be making Chocolate Nutella Ganache & Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons. Mastering these delicate cookies means perfecting the crisp shell, making light, sweet fillings and carefully assembling for stunning results. You’ll learn both the art and the science behind this French delicacy.
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Dates: 
01/17/2018
01/24/2018
01/31/2018
Time: 
5pm - 6pm

Location:

The Purple Box Theater
1309 W Parkwood Ave,
Friendswood, TX, 77546
United States

Phone:

818 642-4665

Broadway Bound

Kids who love being on stage will thrive at this exciting theater, where they'll partake in programs like Musical Theater and Movie Musicals. They'll learn and perform an original music review featuring amazing songs from kid-friendly broadway musicals and movies.
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Dates: 
01/20/2018
01/27/2018
02/03/2018
Time: 
5.00pm - 6.00pm

Location:

The Purple Box Theater
1309 W Parkwood Ave,
Friendswood, TX, 77546
United States

Phone:

818-642-4665

Descendants 2

Come sing the songs from the second movie, learn some choreography and have fun on our Big Stage under the SpotlightsShowcase held after the last class.
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Dates: 
02/06/2018
03/06/2018
04/03/2018
Time: 
10:45 am

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

MFAH Playdate

Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver are invited to enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Each month focuses on a different work of art. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and participate in fun games and activities, all while being introduced to ideas and themes found in art, such as color, size, and texture.
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Dates: 
02/02/2018
03/09/2018
Time: 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:

Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center
3997 River Drive
Houston, TX, 77017
United States

Phone:

713-932-1639

Owl Prowls in West Houston

Owl Prowls begin with a lively program on owls including a rare opportunity to meet live, rehabilitated owls at the Edith Moore log cabin. Then we go out on the Sanctuary’s wooded trails in search of wild owls. All prowlers must be at least 6 years old. (1 adult chaperone for every 2 children) Dress for walking in the woods – including insect repellant. Pre-registration is required. Fee is $12 adults, $8 children (ages 6-17), payable in advance. To register and for more information go to https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html or call 713-932-1639
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Dates: 
01/21/2018
01/28/2018
02/04/2018

Organization:

MFAH Rienzi

Location:

1406 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX, 77098
United States

Phone:

713 639 7800
Time: 
1 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic mix of statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your pics on social media!
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Dates: 
01/21/2018

Location:

6003 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX, 77007
United States
Time: 
1-5 pm

Children’s Texas Art Festival

Bayou Bend presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage.
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Dates: 
01/20/2018

Location:

800 Bagby
Houston, TX, 77002
United States

Phone:

713-315-2525
Time: 
1 pm

Wild Kratts Live!

This all-new theatrical stage show is based on the hit animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts, step out live onstage to engage the audience in a classic Wild Kratts story.
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Dates: 
02/03/2018
03/10/2018
04/07/2018

Organization:

MFAH Rienzi

Location:

1406 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX, 77098
United States

Phone:

713 639 7800
Time: 
10 a.m.–Noon

First Saturday Sketch at Rienzi

Enjoy Rienzi’s galleries and gardens while you learn the fundamentals of drawing and composition. Discover new techniques and exercises to strengthen your sketching skills with a different topic every month! All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
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Dates: 
06/04/2018
06/05/2018
06/06/2018

Organization:

The Fay School

Location:

105 N. Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX, 77007
United States

Phone:

713-681-8300 ext. 8915
Time: 
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FAYcation 2018

All new FAYcation Summer Program families will create a family account in our online registration system. Save your username and password, as this will allow you to edit your account, review and/or edit choices made, and view and print invoices. If you have attended FAYcation Summer Program or the Extended Day school-year program, please login with the email address you used to establish your account.
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Dates: 
01/20/2018

Organization:

Discovery Green

Location:

1500 McKinney
Houston, TX, 77010
United States
Time: 
5-6 pm

Skate with Story Book Stars at Discovery Green

Your Story book stars will be on hand to skate with kids. Bring your camera for pictures! Thanks to media partner Big Kids Small City.
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Dates: 
01/30/2018
01/31/2018
02/01/2018

Location:

800 Bagby
Houston, TX, 77002
United States

Phone:

713-315-2525
Time: 
varies

School of Rock

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.
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Dates: 
01/20/2018
02/10/2018
03/02/2018
Time: 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:

Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center
3997 River Drive
Houston, TX, 77017
United States

Phone:

713-640-2407

Owl Prowls in Southeast Houston

Join the Houston Audubon education staff for a fun and educational presentation about our local owls, meet three live rehabilitated owls in the Bayou Barn and take a hike through the woods in search of wild owls. Popular for all ages and especially for owl enthusiasts. Give a HOOT and register because space is limited. Dress for walking in the woods – including insect repellant. Pre-registration is required. Fee is $10 adults, $6 children (ages 3-17), payable in advance. To register and for more information go to https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html or call 713-640-2407
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Dates: 
01/20/2018

Location:

4501 Woodway
Houston, TX, 77024
United States

Phone:

713-681-8433
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Arbor Day 2018

Celebrate the wonder of trees at our annual Arbor Day! Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family, including guided tree hikes, woodturning demonstrations, crafts, seed and sapling giveaways, tree sales, and more.
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Dates: 
01/16/2018
01/23/2018
01/30/2018
Time: 
10.30 am - 11.15am

Location:

Houston Public Library
500 Mckinney
Houston, TX, 77002
United States

Phone:

(832) 393-1313

Toddler Yoga

Toddler Yoga is a fun, active way to interact with your child as they become a lot more mobile. As the parent or caregiver, you will be shown simple yoga poses that you can demonstrate to your child first and then encourage your child to do the pose. Over time, practicing poses on a mat will eventually take place! A fun program that will give your child a sense of accomplishment. For children under 3 years of age. Parent or caregiver must accompany child in class.
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Dates: 
01/21/2018
01/28/2018
02/04/2018
Time: 
1:00 pm

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

Sunday Family Zone

Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Each month’s program focuses on a different work of art, exhibition, or artist each month. Enjoy two storybook circles, at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. each Sunday, which connect the works of art with fun and exciting stories. Recommended for ages 3+
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Dates: 
01/21/2018
02/04/2018
02/18/2018
Time: 
Two sessions: one at 1 p.m. and a second at 2:30 p.m.

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

Sunday Family Studio

Families can enjoy time in the art studio creating their own masterpieces together! Inspired by a different work of art each Sunday, participants in this studio workshop use high quality materials and tools, giving families the opportunity to better understand the techniques artists use to make art.
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Dates: 
01/18/2018
Time: 
7pm

Location:

Discovery Green Conservancy
1500 McKinney
Houston, TX, 77010
United States

Screen on the Green

Skate and watch or just enjoy the movie on the hill! We have an increcible lineup of holiday film classics to keep spirits high. What fun it is to skate and watch your favorite films at night!
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Dates: 
02/02/2018
02/03/2018
03/02/2018
Time: 
10:30 am

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

Little Artists

Children ages 3 to 5, and an adult caretaker are invited to experience an exciting art adventure at the Museum! Together, learn about the materials and processes artists used to create different works of art throughout the Museum. This program includes a storybook circle, multisensory play, materials exploration, and making an art project in the studio. The morning concludes with an educator-led conversation in the galleries.
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Dates: 
01/19/2018
01/26/2018
02/02/2018
Time: 
10am - 11am

Location:

Hermann Park Conservancy
1700 Hermann Drive
Houston , TX, 77004
United States

Phone:

713-524-5876

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.
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Dates: 
01/16/2018
01/17/2018
01/18/2018
Time: 
6am - 11pm

Location:

Discovery Green Conservancy
1500 McKinney
Houston, TX, 77010
United States

Hello, Trees! A Walking Serenade

Created by the Montreal art collective Daily tous les jours specifically for Discovery Green’s live oak allée, Hello, Trees! transforms your voice messages into light and music, inspired by the inaudible connections and processes that exist in nature.
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Dates: 
01/20/2018
Time: 
11am - 11pm

Location:

Discovery Green Conservancy
1500 McKinney
Houston, TX, 77010
United States

The ICE

The ICE, presented by Green Mountain Energy Company. This 7,716 square-foot ice skating surface is the largest in the Southwest. We keep it at a frosty 22º F just for you! We’re recycling water from Kinder Lake to freeze the ice, all equipment runs on renewable energy and even the ice rink border is made from recycled plastic material.
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The event has already taken a place at this date: 
01/07/2018
Time: 
Jan 5&6 8PM Jan 7 2.30PM

Location:

Jones Hall
615 Louisiana
Houston, TX, 77002
United States

Phone:

(713) 337-8553

Disney Fantasia

The Houston Symphony proudly presents selections from Disney Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, shown on the big screen, with live score. A crowning achievement in the history of animation, the film is an imaginative celebration of great orchestral music, with Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Stravinsky’s The Firebird and, of course, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Join the Houston Symphony on a fantastical journey as we explore the magic of Disney.
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Dates: 
01/27/2018

Location:

2204 Dorrington
Houston, TX, 77030
United States

Phone:

(713) 666-1910
Time: 
2- 5 pm

FAMILY DAY: ALL ABOUT WATER

Discover the wonders of maritime exploration and life on the water HMM’s Family Days! During select Saturdays each month, join us for crafting, board games, and activities designed to put you in the role of maritime history’s most famous figures. Admission to the museum is free all day on Family Days!
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Dates: 
02/06/2018
03/06/2018
04/03/2018
Time: 
11:30 am

Location:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Phone:

713-639-7300

Family Storybook Circle

Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun, entertaining stories! Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work of art related to the story. At the end, all families can borrow sketching materials or looking activities they can use together as they explore the museum on their own!
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