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/.
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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