Get ready for a weekend of free fun! Here is a snapshot of 14 Free Things to Do in Houston this weekend, July 22-24:
Watch a movie under the moon — Catch a free screening of Pitch Perfect 2, Friday, 9 pm, at GreenStreet, 1201 Fannin.
Attend an opening reception — Don’t miss opening reception of The Big Show at Lawndale Art Center, an annual event that showcases artist talent within 100 miles of Houston. The reception is 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm with awards at 7 pm. The Big Show will be on display through August 27. Located at 4912 Main Street.
Learn to salsa dance — Enjoy free salsa dance lessons at Latin Beats every Friday night at the Downtown Aquarium. From 7 pm – 11 pm you can learn salsa dancing from professional dance instructors. The Aquarium is located at 410 Bagby at Memorial.
Dance under the stars — It’s another edition of Dancing Under the Stars Friday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm, at Sugar Land Town Square. Free classes are offered by Fred Astaire Dance.
Relax outdoors — Attend a free session of Hatha Yoga each Saturday, 9 am – 10 am, at Discovery Green. This practice helps folks create a strong healthy body. Located at 1500 McKinney.
Free yoga in the park — The summer series, Savasana into Summer, returns Saturdays at Hermann Park, thanks to Namitzi Yoga. The free weekly yoga class outdoors is open to all skill levels through September 24. Meditation is 8:15 am – 8:25 am with yoga from 8:30 am – 9:30 am. Kids can enjoy kids’ yoga in June. This is located near the Reflection Pond at Hermann Park.
Stand together — Operation Unify is leading Love is Love Celebration to promote unity, Saturday, 10 am – 11:30 am. Its purpose is to create unity and understanding in the aftermath of tragedies in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas. The morning features poetry readings, artistic expressions, speakers and more. Located at The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St., Suite 106.
Learn about kid’s wellness — The Children’s Wellness Bash by No Identity returns Saturday, noon – 4 pm, at Sugar Land Town Square. The event features seven interactive stations, live music, a Sample market, and more. This is geared to kids ages 5 and up.
See fireworks over the Gulf — If you’re in Galveston this weekend, head to East Beach pavilion for a free concert from 3 pm – 6 pm. After a day at the beach, stick around for the 10 pm fireworks show over the Gulf of Mexico. This takes place at 37th St. and Seawall Blvd.
Learn about Texas snakes — Kids will love learning about Texas snakes in this free program from HPL Express. Attendees will even be able to touch snakes! The fun begins at 1 pm at HPL Express, a building onsite at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney.
Play at summer camp — Last weekend! Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops continues Saturday with free activities for kids Saturdays and Sundays plus family workshops and more. Family Summer Camp lasts from noon to 5 pm through July 24. Engage in activities such as casting challenge, BB shooting range, weekly crafts, free workshops, and free photo download. Bass Pro Shops has two Houston-area locations in Katy (5000 Katy Mills) and Pearland (1000 Basspro Dr.).
Enjoy family fun — Houston Family Magazine Summer Fun Fest returns to The Woodlands Mall, noon – 4 pm. It features live performances, rock wall, inflatables, fun activities, face painting and more! Located at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive.
Take photos — Enjoy free admission to Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi to take garden photos and enjoy the beauty from 1 pm – 5 pm. No tripods or professional photography. Located at 1406 Kirby.
Play at summer camp — Last weekend! Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops continues Saturday with free activities for kids Saturdays and Sundays plus family workshops and more. Family Summer Camp lasts from noon to 5 pm through July 24. Engage in activities such as casting challenge, BB shooting range, weekly crafts, free workshops, and free photo download. Bass Pro Shops has two Houston-area locations in Katy (5000 Katy Mills Circle) and Pearland (1000 Basspro Drive).