Houston on the Cheap January 12-18, 2017
Strapped for cash or just like a deal? Find fun things to do in the Houston for not a lot of dough!
The Breakfast Club: Free Outdoor movie
WhenThu, January 12, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
Free outdoor movie at Discovery Green. For more information please click here.
EXPO on Health and Fitness
When Fri, January 13 -14, 11 am – 6 pm
Where George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Free, two-day EXPO downtown January 13-14 is actually packet pick up for marathon/half-marathon folks. The public can attend the free information sessions and browse more than 125 health and running-related booths. Check out the online schedule for running-related and health sessions. For more information please click here.
Second Saturday Settler Series
When Sat, January 14, 1 pm – 3 pm
Where Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Dr, Humble, TX 77338
Families can learn how to build a fire like the settlers — from flint to fire. For more information please click here.
MLK Youth Parade
When Sun, January 15, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Where Midtown, Houston, TX
11th annual MLK Youth Parade kicks off in Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St. & Elgin with floats, marching bands, and more. For more information please click here.
Family Fun Day
When Sun, January 15, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where MATCH – Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
Don’t miss an afternoon of free family fun at MATCH. All four of its theaters, the rehearsal halls, and the breezeway will be filled with performances and activities. Performances will include special appearances by Main Street Theater, Prelude Music, and Magician Robby Bennett. There will also be a bounce house, face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, chalk artists and more. For more information please click here.
MLK Jr Parades
When Mon, January 16, 10 am – 12 pm
Where Houston, TX
The MLK Grande Parade is Monday, 10 am beginning in Midtown (San Jacinto & Elgin). This parade expects 300,000 spectators with 15 floats and 30 marching bands. http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/grande_parade.html The Black Heritage Society’s 39th annual “Original” MLK Parade is Monday, 10 am, downtown Houston at Minute Maid Park, 501
Nature Story Time @ Nature Discovery Center
WhenWed, January 18, 4 pm – 5p
Where Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle St, Bellaire, TX 77401
Free story time for preschoolers with a variety of fun: live animals, puppets, short nature walks, crafts or songs and nature stories. For more information please click here.
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