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Houston on the Cheap: July 6-12, 2017

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

 

Seven Free Museums on Thursdays

When Thu, July 6, 10 am – 9 pm

Where Museum District, Houston, TX

Seven museums are free each Thursday, while a number are free every day. Here is the free Thursday schedule:

Houston Museum of Natural Science — 3 pm – 6 pm

Children’s Museum of Houston — 5 pm – 8 pm

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — 10 am – 9 pm

The Health Museum — 2 pm – 7 pm

Houston Museum of African American Culture — 6 pm – 8 pm

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum — 1 pm – 5 pm

Holocaust Museum Houston — 2 pm – 5 pm.

For more information visit www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org/free-admission-times/.

 

Summer Sounds on the Plaza

When Thu, July 6, 7 pm – 8 pm

Where Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St, Houston, TX 77006

Enjoy Boomtown Brass Band, featuring high energy hot jazz of 1920s New Orleans. $10 suggested donation. For more information visit www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/event/boomtown-brass-band-on-the-plaza.

 

Latin Beats: Free Salsa Dance Lessons

When Fri, July 7, 7 pm – 11 pm

Where Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002

Free salsa dance lessons each Friday night all summer with DJ music. Hosted by professional dancers of Texas Salsa Congress. Live music the last Friday each month. For more information visit  www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownAquariumHouston/promos/latin-beats/.

 

Bat Chats

When Fri, July 7, 8 pm – 9 pm

Where 401 S Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007

Arrive 30 minutes before sunset to hear a brief presentation on Waugh Bridge Bat Colony. Watch bats emerge under the Waugh Bridge. Meet on the platform at Waugh Drive and Allen Parkway. Free public parking at Spotts Park. For more information visit www.houstontx.gov/parks/bats.html.

 

Houston Symphony: Symphonic Sights & Sounds

When Sat, July 8, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Where The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Free mezzanine and lawn seats. Doors open at 7 pm. For more information visit www.woodlandscenter.org/events-performing-arts/symphonic-sights-and-sounds.

 

Read with Pawsitive Pups at Levy Park

When Sun, July 9, 1 pm – 2 pm

Where Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098

Kids can practice reading to trained therapy dogs the 2nd Sunday each month at 1 pm: June 11, July 9, August 13.

For more information visit  www.houstonlibrary.org/learn-explore/community-events.

 

Free TUTS’ Summer Musical

When Tue, July 11, 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm

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

July 11-16, Pippin, 8:15 pm. Located at Miller Outdoor Theater. For more information visit http://milleroutdoortheatre.com/events/953/.

 

Almost Famous: Free Outdoor Movie

When Wed, July 12, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Where Market Square Park, 301 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002

Free outdoor movie by Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow. For more information visit http://marketsquarepark.com/calendar.

 

 

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Lauren Preston

Lauren is is currently the Marketing Coordinator for Greensheet Media and is the administrator for all of Greensheet Media's social media pages and external partnerships. She is a native Houstonian who loves travel, social media, blogging, and all things beauty.