Houston on the Cheap January 5-11, 2017
Strapped for cash or just like a deal? Find fun things to do in the Houston for not a lot of dough!
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Free Outdoor Movie
WhenThu, January 5, 7 pm – 10 pm
WhereDiscovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
DescriptionCatch a free outdoor movie at Discovery Green, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, as part of Bank of America Screen on the Green. The movie kicks off at 7 pm, 1500 McKinney. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs! For more information please click here.
Giant Game Night
WhenFri, January 6, 6 pm – 9 pm
WhereThe Square at Memorial City, Memorial City Mall, Houston, TX 77024
DescriptionGet ready for free fun at Giant Game Night, Fridays in January, 6 pm – 9 pm, at The Square at Memorial City. Partake in some competitiveness playing Jenga, chess, checkers, Cornhole and more. Located on The Square at Memorial City Mall, facing Gessner behind Maggiano’s and Cheesecake Factory. For more information please click here.
Bank of America: Free Museums for Members
WhenSaturday, Jan 7, 2017
WhereMuseum District, Houston, TX
DescriptionBank of America provides free admission the first weekend of each month for “Museums on Us” program. The Houston locations include Children’s Museum of Houston and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This is for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders only, not their children. For more information please click here.
WWII Museum, Planes & Hangar
WhenSat, January 7, 10 am – 3 pm
WhereWest Houston Airport, 18000 Groeschke Rd, Houston, TX 77084
DescriptionDon’t miss your chance to tour the WWII Museum and visit the Hangar of the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. It’s a great chance to get up close to the Wing’s five flyable WWII military aircraft: climb into a cockpit of a WWII trainer or go inside a WWII Paratroop aircraft. This is a free event the 1st and 3rd Saturday at the West Houston Airport from 10 am – 3 pm. Located 2 miles north of I-10 east off Barker Cypress on Groschke Rd. For more information please click here.
Young Writers Workshop
WhenSat, January 7, 10:30am – 11:30am
WhereHPL Express Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St R2, Houston, TX 77010
DescriptionWriters in the Schools and HPL Express share a free Young Writers Workshop each Saturday, 10:30 am, at Discovery Green. This is geared to students in 2nd – 8th grades. No registration necessary. Limited to first 25 kids. Located at 1500 McKinney. For more information please click here.
First Saturday Arts Market
WhenSat, January 7, 11 am – 5 pm
Where540 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008
DescriptionThe First Saturday Arts Market returns Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm. This monthly outdoor market in the Heights features original art, music, and fun. Located at 540 W. 19th. For more information please click here.
Hands-On Houston: Free Family Craft
WhenSat, January 7, 11 am – 3 pm
Where4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
DescriptionCreate simple crowns from HCCC’s Craft Garden at the next Hands-On Houston event, Saturday, 11 am – 3 pm at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. The activity will take around 25 minutes. This always-free arts organization offers exhibits and education resources at 4848 Main Street. For more information please click here.