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Houston on the Cheap : August 10-16, 2017

Strapped for cash or just like a deal? Find fun things to do in the Houston for not a lot of dough!

 

 

The Fish Gallery Reading Program

When Thu, August 10, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Where 2909 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057

The Fish Gallery offers a Summer Reading Program each Thursday, 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm, with story time, fish feeding, touch tanks, crafts, and games. August 17 is a Summer Reading Party. Located at 2909 Fountain View Dr.

 

Food Truck Fridays

When Fri, August 11, 5 pm – 8 pm

Where Harvest Corner Drive, Harvest Corner Dr, Richmond, TX 77406

Ditch the stove and play at Harvest Green during Food Truck Fridays in August.   The mobile treateries will be parked in front of the community’s Farmhouse, 3400 Harvest Corner Drive, from 5-8 p.m. each Friday throughout the month. Bring a blanket for picnicking and prepare to enjoy a neighborhood night out filled with fun including a DJ, giant Jenga and other lawn games, children’s activities and more. The event is free and open to the public.   For more information, visit www.harvestgreentexas.com.

 

Tai Chi

When Sat, August 12, 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Where 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77494

Engage in Tai Chi Saturday mornings in Katy at 8:30 am. This slow and gentle exercise — perfect for all levels– is a Chinese exercise system that uses slow body movements to achieve a state of relaxation. Located at Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. http://willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green

 

Moana: Free Outdoor Movie

When Sat, August 12, 8 pm – 10 pm

Where 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77494

Catch a free outdoor movie: Moana (Central Green Park) http://willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green/

 

Bridgeland Farmers Market w/ The Snake Man

When Sun, August 13, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Where16902 Bridgeland Landing Dr, Cypress, TX 77433

Learn to identify snakes with Clint “The Snake Man” as Bridgeland®, northwest Houston area’s premier master planned community, celebrates summer with a wide variety of meats and vegetables fresh from the farm during its monthly Farmers Market on August 13. Headlining the event will be Clint “The Snake Man” Pustejovsky, who will teach market shoppers about the importance of snake identification and safety. The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department and Harris County Emergency Services District No. 9 will present their services and volunteering opportunities for Fire Station No. 13, opening in Bridgeland in 2018. The rain-or-shine Farmers Market runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. The market is held the second Sunday of the month in the parking lot adjacent to Bridgeland’s Lakeland Activity Center, located at 16902 Bridgeland Landing in Cypress.

Singin’ in the Rain: Free Outdoor Movie

When Tue, August 15, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Where Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Singin’ in the Rain http://milleroutdoortheatre.com/events/984/

 

Free Info Session: How to Start a Community/School Garden

When Wed, August 16, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Where 2311 Canal St, Houston, TX 77003

Are you looking to start a community or school garden and don’t know where to begin? Come to Urban Harvest’s free hour long information session to learn more about what it takes to start a community garden.  Dates: Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11:30am-12:30 pm Location: Urban Harvest, 2311 Canal Street Houston, 77003, Suite 222 To register for a session, email dawn@urbanharvest.org.

 

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