Houston is full of free fun every weekend! Check out the latest collection of Free Things to Do in Houston February 9-11.
Celebrate Fancy Nancy — Fans of this children’s book series will love meeting author Robin Preiss Glasser as she shares her final Fancy Nancy picture book, Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens. Doors open at 4:30 pm with the event beginning at 5 pm. Due to interest, this author visit is moved to Meadow Wood Elementary, 14230 Memorial. It’s free to attend and listen. Guests who want to go through the book signing line must purchase a book from Blue Willow Bookshop.
Watch a movie under the moon — Enjoy free movies each Friday in February at The Square at Memorial City. This week’s movie is The LEGO Ninjago Movie beginning at 7 pm. Located at 303 Memorial City Way.
Enjoy an interactive performance — Discovery Green presents PAUSE with Kam Franklin and Lisa E. Harris. This interactive performance of songs and words is part of the winter art installation “Hello Trees! A Walking Serenade“. Kam Franklin is the lead singer of The Suffers, a Houston-based band, and Lisa E. Harris is a Houston-based artist and singer in the jazz and opera worlds. The performance is 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Located at 1500 McKinney.
Listen to Beethoven — In honor of Da Camera’s 30th anniversary, they are performing free Beethoven for All, complete string quartets for free. February 9 features Apollo Chamber Players performing at the Russian Cultural Center, located at 2337 Bissonnet.
Love live music — Catch live music with School of Rock at Central Green Park in Katy beginning at 7 pm. Located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Get movin’ in Midtown — It’s another high energy Saturday in Midtown with Midtown in Motion from 9:30 am – 11:30 am. The first hour is High Intensity Internal Training followed by Yoga Flow beginning at 10:30 am. These classes help build strength, flexibility, and endurance. Located at Bagby Park, 415 Gray.
Experience life as a Texas settler — Homestead Heritage Day returns Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm to Jones Park in Humble. Experience 19th-century Texas settler life with open fire cooking, blacksmithing, folk music, black powder weaponry and more. Located on Redbud Hill Homestead at 20634 Kenswick in Humble.
Learn about local summer camps — It’s not too early to think about summer camps this year for your kids. Houston Family Magazine presents its annual Camp Fair Saturday 10 am – 4 pm. this is a great way to explore a variety of camp options in one location. Located at Memorial City Mall.
Listen to Beethoven — In honor of Da Camera’s 30th anniversary, they are performing Beethoven for All, complete string quartets for free. February 10 features Calliope String Quartet performing at Campbell Learning Center, 1440 Campbell. This is designed as an educational concert experience for the whole family.
Use your words — Each Saturday, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston hosts Drop-In Experiences from 1 pm – 4 pm tied to a current exhibit. This Saturday’s session is called Concrete Poetry inspired by Christopher Knowles’ typewriter drawings. Visitors can create a poem about an everyday object then draw the shape of the object by using the lines in the poem. Free to attend. Located at 5216 Montrose.
Watch Sing — Get outdoors and enjoy time with family and friends at 2nd Saturday at The Depot in Tomball. The free monthly event features activities, games, entertainment and a movie, 4 pm – 9 pm. Catch the free outdoor screening of Sing at dusk. Located at 221 S. Elm in Tomball.
Listen to live music — Enjoy an outdoor performance of Nightbird Saturday, 7 pm, a tribute band to Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks. Located at WFDD’s Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Play more cowbell — Sunday Drum Jam is back this Sunday, 3 pm – 5 pm, at Levy Park. This free event is held the second Sunday each month for everyone (drummers, those who want to learn, or those who want to hang out with drummers). Bring a drum, any type of percussion instrument or something that makes noise. Located at 3801 Eastside.