Bike Tour at Buffalo Bayou

Best Events in Houston this Week | Image Credit: Buffalo Bayou Website

Here in Houston, there are a lot of great events this week (April 25 – May 1)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include What’s Growing On? Bike Tour, Movies at the Miller: Encanto, Garden & Nature Series: Why Insects Matter, Earth Month at Hermann Park, and more!


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Top Things to do in Houston this Week – MONDAY


CityCentre Running Club

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Interested to meet like-minded people who love to do social runs to maintain a healthier body and promote body fitness? Then join the free social run this Monday and meet people who share the same philanthropy. After the 3.5-mile run, a social hour event happens at a local CITYCENTRE restaurant. It will surely be a great way to start your week!
When: Monday, April 25, 2022, 6 p.m.
Location: 800 Town & Country Blvd Houston, TX 77024
How Much: Free


Fun events in Houston this week – TUESDAY

Tai Chi in the Park at Eveylyn’s Park

Fitness Classes at Evelyn's Park

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Want to try Tai Chi but unsure how or where to start? Head over to Evelyn’s Park and try this free Tai Chi class. Learn how to connect and focus the body and mind with slow, low-impact gentle movements and stretches. The perfect way to start your day!
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Located At:4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free


Things to do in Houston this Week – WEDNESDAY

Garden & Nature Series: Why Insects Matter

Family Garden at the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Family Garden at the McGovern Centennial Gardens | Image Credit: Hermann Park Conservancy Facebook Page

The next installment of Hermann Park’s garden class, which will be held in the majestic Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens, will discuss the importance of insects in our lives. Rice University professor Scott Solomon will conduct the class, using hands-on, interactive activities so attendees learn in a fun and creative way.
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Hermann Park Conservancy, 1700, Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free; Registration required due to limited capacity


Things to do in Houston this week – THURSDAY

David Sedaris

If you love satire humor, then spend your night engaging in the mind of one of the most pre-eminent humor writers today — David Sedaris. Enjoy a night of wit and humor as Sedaris cuts through cultural euphemisms while addressing social and human conditions.
When: Thursday, April 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Brown Theater, Wortham Center, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $35


Things to do this week in Houston – FRIDAY

Movies at the Miller: Encanto

Movies at the Miller

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In search of free movie watching outdoors? Well, Movies at the Miller is your go-to! Prepare your outdoor gears — lawn chairs, picnic blankets, food — and enjoy a night of magic and music as this Friday, award-winning Encanto will be showing.
When: Friday, April 29, 2022, 8:15 p.m. – 9:55 p.m.
Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Free


Fun events and activities in Houston this week – SATURDAY

What’s Growing On? Bike Tour

Bike Tour at Buffalo Bayou

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What’s Growing On? is a nature-focused bike tour through Buffalo Bayou Park. Guides from Buffalo Bayou conservation team will discuss the different flora and fauna along the course, and provide insight into the ongoing restoration efforts in this iconic 160-acre park in Houston.
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: The Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $10


Earth Month at Hermann Park

Volunteering for Earth Month at Hermann Park

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It’s the last day of April, and the last day to help Hermann Park volunteers reach the 1,000 hours of volunteer work for Earth! After all, our Earth deserves more than just an hour of love. So, don’t forget to help achieve the goal and add up an hour or two to this noble cause. For the last day, the volunteer work will be at Bayou Parkland. 
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located At: Hermann Park Bayou Parkland, 6401 Almeda Road, Lot P, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Free


Best Events & Activities in Houston this Week – SUNDAY

Piano in the Park

Piano at the Park at Buffalo Bayou

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Have a melodious afternoon under the warm sun while breathing in the fresh air as talented pianists and musicians serenade you with great music at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou. This Sunday, Ben Chavez will be serenading everyone, and will even be taking requests! So go on out and bring your picnic essentials and enjoy an afternoon of soothing music.
When: Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free; With registration

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