Bungee Trampoline things to do this week

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Here in Houston, there’s lot of great things to do this week (March 14-20)!!! It’s Spring Break for a lot of Houston-area kids, so take advantage of the time off for some family-friendly fun!

Our top free and cheap picks include Have a FUNomenal Spring Break at Discovery Green, St. Patrick’s Day at Saint Arnold, Spring Break at George Ranch Historical Park, Fanny: The Right to Rock at MFAH, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Regent Square, and more!

Top Pick – Celebrate Spring Break in Galveston 

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There’s lot of fun activities for the entire family in Galveston! There’s rides and attractions at the Historic Pleasure Pier, Spring Break Adventures at Moody Gardens, Immersive Tours to Experience the rich history of Galveston, Free Sandcastle Building Lessons and more! 

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Best Events & Activities in Houston this Week of March 14

Best Events and Activities this Week – MONDAY

Bungee Trampoline things to do this week

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Kids can have a blast all week long, with non-stop adventures designed just for them. Bungee trampolines, a glow maze, a Pi Day fight, and a 3-D photo booth are just the beginning. Kids can also enjoy daily special performances. The line-up includes some guests from the Spider-Verse, Story-Time with Peter Pan, Break Free Hip Hop School, Storybook Opera, jugglers, magicians, artists, dancing dogs, and much, much more.
When: Monday, March 14th-Saturday, March 19th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $12 (general admission)

Spring Break Art-Making at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Step into a pop-up tent in the Cullen Sculpture Garden and make some art with the whole family. Free materials will be provided for you to try new techniques both right there in the garden and at home.
When: Monday, March 14th-Friday, March 18th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Montrose Boulevard at Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free

Japan Junction Spring Break Daily Fold at Levy Park

Daily Fold

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In partnership with the Japan-America Society of Houston (JASH), Levy Park is inviting kids to learn a new origami (paper-folding) technique every day this week! Each session will include beginner and intermediate levels of difficulty to give everyone a chance to enjoy themselves.
When: Monday, March 14th-Friday, March 18th, at 4 p.m.
Where: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

Spring Break at Bayou Bend

Bayou Bend Spring Break

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This week, families can visit the historic Bayou Bend house museum and enjoy some kid-friendly activities while they’re there. Depending on the day, kids might get to see a petting zoo, learn about wetlands, or see a flower puppet show. No matter when you visit, though, young guests will have a chance to play games from American history like shuttlecock and quoits, make nature rubbings, enjoy arts and crafts, and visit the lovely Bayou Bend gardens.
When: Monday, March 14th-Friday, March 18th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $10 for adults, free for ages 18 and younger

Have a FUNomenal Spring Break at Discovery Green

Look out for plenty of educational, interactive, artistic, and just plain fun free things to do this week at Discovery Green. The lineup for the week includes drum workshops, hip hop dance performances, cultural dances, a Mad Science show, art cars, and more.
When: Monday, March 14th, to Friday March 18th
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

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Fun events in Houston this week – TUESDAY

Spring Break at George Ranch Historical Park

Cooking Demonstration things to do this week

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For Spring Break, take a step back into the Old West with steer and calf roping, cowboy cooking demonstrations, cattle auctions, and plenty of hands-on activities with costumed historians.
When: Tuesday, March 15th-Saturday, March 19th
Where: 10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469
How Much: $15 for ages 13 and up, $10 for kids under 12 (general admission)

RBG’s Birthday Celebration at Holocaust Museum Houston

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Holocaust Museum Houston is inviting everyone for a celebration of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s birthday. The first 500 visitors will even get a free birthday cupcake! Guests will also enjoy free admission to the exhibition Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a screening of the film RBG. There will also be a panel on Holocaust survivors and workshops on how to reconstruct your family history and learn about your genealogy
When: Tuesday, March 15th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free

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Fun events in Houston this Week – WEDNESDAY

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Regent Square

Head to Regent Square for a St. Patrick’s Eve celebration, complete with a pot of gold scavenger hunt (one for kids, one for adults), trivia, a DJ and a bagpiper, and green beer samples for those old enough to drink. Kids will love the bounce house and trackless train rides. There will be food trucks onsite.
When: Wednesday, March 16th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1203 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: Free

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Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

Top events in Houston this week – THURSDAY

Happy St Paddy’s Day – Check out the Best Food Deals and Drink Specials for St. Patrick’s Day 2022 in Houston! 

Bobcat Teddy's Ice House St Patrick's Day

Best Food Deals and Drink Specials for St Patrick’s Day in Houston – Image Credit: Bobcat Teddy’s Ice House Facebook Page

Check out our curated and verified list of food deals and drink specials including local favorites such as Bobcat Teddy Ice’s House as well as nationally popular restaurants! 

Virtual Lecture: Ylinka Barotto at MFAH

Tune in for a Core Program lecture with independent curator Ylinka Barotto, who curated exhibitions such as Kapwani Kiwanga: The Sand Recalls The Moon’s Shadow and States of Mind: Art and American Democracy for the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University.
When: Thursday, March 17th, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Virtually here
How Much: Free

“Shortlisted” with authors Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson at the Holocaust Museum Houston

Learn about the history of women who have been considered, then overlooked, for a position on the Supreme Court as far back as the 1930s in this discussion with authors Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson, authors of the book Shortlisted.
When: Thursday, March 17th, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Virtually here
How Much: Free

St. Patrick’s Day at Saint Arnold

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music from the Tomfooligans, corned beef, special brews, and a commemorative mug.
When: Thursday, March 17th, at 7 p.m.
Where: 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020
How Much: Free

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Things to do this week in Houston – FRIDAY

Fanny: The Right to Rock at MFAH

Fanny the Right to Rock

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Check out a screening of Fanny: The Right to Rock (2021), a documentary about a rock group from the early 1970s made up of all Filipina-Americans that received critical acclaim but never made it big because of social barriers of the time.
When: Friday, March 18th-Saturday, March 19th, from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Where: 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: $9

Screen on the Green: Luca

Take a blanket and some food out to Discovery Green to enjoy dinner and a movie in the open air. This week, watch Luca, the animated movie about a young boy who visits the Italian riviera and has an unforgettable summer as he learns more about who he is in a new place.
When: Friday, March 18th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Andrés Fest: Carnival of the Animals + Symphony Soloists at Jones Hall

In celebration music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada in his final year, enjoy Andrés Fest, which kicks off this week with Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals and Scott McAllister’s hard-rock-inspired Black Dog, among others. The Saturday performance has a livestream option.
When: Friday, March 18th-Sunday, March 20th, 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
Where: 615 Louisiana St; Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Tickets start at $26; livestream on Saturday is $20

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Fun events and activities in Houston this week – SATURDAY

Nature Walking Tour at Buffalo Bayou

 Nature Walk

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Learn all about the native insects that keep the ecosystem around the bayou thriving on a walk with Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: 3422 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: $5

Outdoor Tour at Rienzi

Enjoy an outdoor tour of Rienzi’s gardens with docents available every step of the way to give you information about the statues, plants, and decorations.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon
Where: 1406 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (13-18), free for 12 and under

The Boho Market at Sugar Land Town Square

Boho Market things to do this week

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Check out an open-air market full of goods from local artisans and vendors. Candles, home goods, jewelry, accessories, and more will be on sale while enjoying some fresh air. The market is pet-friendly.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
How Much: Free entry

Project Dance Houston at Discovery Green

Watch an all-day, open-air dance performance as tap, jazz, ballet, and hip hop, and modern dancers all gather to put an show about the universal language of dance.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Saturday Sketching in the Galleries at MFAH

Families are invited to join a teaching artist in the galleries at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston for a morning of sketching and taking inspiration from the artworks on display. Materials will be provided.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $20 for adults, $15 for youth (13-18), free for 12 and under (program ticket and general admission)

Flea by Night at Discovery Green

Flea by Night

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Discovery Green is holding its monthly open-air night market, Flea by Night. The market will include handmade, recycled, and repurposed goods from local artisans. If you’re looking for a way to discover new small businesses in the Houston area, this is a good place to start.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

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Best Events & Activities in Houston this Week – SUNDAY

Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”

 Family Day Bayou Bend Women

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Enjoy free admission to Bayou Bend and an exhibit centered around the history of women in America. A costumed interpreter will act as Texas art pioneer Elisabet Ney, there will be a bilingual picture book reading about a Dominican-American girl, a dance performance about the role of the matriarch in Indigenous American life, focus on the suffrage movement, and arts and crafts.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
How Much:Free

Family Zone on the Go at MFAH

On select Sundays, families can enjoy an extra bit of fun at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston when the Family Art Cart rolls on by. In it, there are kid-friendly activities to help inspire children to explore their creativity. Materials will be provided, and staff in the area will answer questions about the artwork. Look out for Storybook Circles at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., which will give kids a chance to see connections between art and stories.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $19 for adults, $12 for youth 13-18, and free for kids 12 and under (general admission)

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