Monday (7/21) — Free movies continue this week at Alamo Drafthouse with Frankenweenie Monday at 11:10 am (Vintage Park) and 11:30 am (Mason Park). Frankenweenie is free each day through Thursday. Times vary each day. Don’t miss the $1 and $2 movies all summer, too, at Studio Movie Grill, Cinemark, and Regal plus free at Santikos Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Tuesday (7/22) — The 2014 Children’s Hilltop Festival kicks off Tuesday with Mulan: The Warrior Princess, 11 am. Different kids’ performances continue all week at 11 am, thanks to Express Children’s Theatre. Located at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Tuesday (7/22) — Get ready to jam Tuesday night at NGEN radio’s BOOMIN concert downtown at Discovery Green, 7 pm. For two consecutive Tuesdays, folks can enjoy a free concert, dancing, games, and prizes. The concert features Christian hip hop/rock artists Rapture Ruckus and Canon. Pre-party starts at 6:15 pm with the concert at 7 pm. NGEN is the sister station of KSBJ 89.3.
Wednesday (7/23) — It’s the last week of Storytime Tour at Rienzi, part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This free event, 10 am – 10:45 am, introduces children to the magic of literature and art. This event is geared to ages 3 and up. Rienzi is located at 1406 Kirby.
Wednesday (7/23) — Enjoy an evening outdoors watching Dance Theater of Harlem, Wednesday, 8:30 pm, Miller Outdoor Theatre. America’s foremost African-American ballet company uses classical ballet to change lives. Free reserved seats are available performance day at Miller Box office, 10:30 am – 1 pm.
Thursday (7/24) — Build a free terrarium at Hip Craft Workshops sponsored by Pop Shop Houston Tuesday, 1 pm. The free class is at Flores Library, 110 North Milby. RSVP directly with the library. Pop Shop America specializes in indie design, events and local workshops.
Thursday (7/24) — Don’t miss “Open Mic Comedy Night” Thursday, 6 pm – 8:45 pm, at downtown Houston Public Library! The free evening welcomes local comedians, puppeteers, ventriloquists, and impressionists to share their clean comedy. It also features a local version of Whose Line Is It Anyway with audience help. Seating is limited. Comedy Night is held Fourth Thursday each month, 500 McKinney.