Stem Extravaganza with girlstart at citycentre houston

Best Events & Activities in Houston with Kids this Weekend | Image Credit: CITYCENTREHOUSTON Facebook Page

Looking for fun events and activities for kids in Houston this weekend? H-town is a fantastic place to raise a family. In fact, we’re frequently rated as one of the country’s most family-friendly cities.

Apart from a number of excellent schools, there are always a variety of events in which children and their families can participate. However, with so many activities for kids in Houston, how can you know which ones are genuinely worthwhile?

We’ve compiled a list of the top activities and events that will keep the whole family entertained.

Our picks for things to do with kids this weekend in Houston (April 22-24) include Earth Day at the Children’s Museum HoustonStem Extravaganza with Girlstart, Yappy Hour, Dynamic Earth at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, & more!

 


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Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend For Kids – Friday

Planet Rock at the Children’s Museum Houston

Kids at Children's Museum Houston

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Teach your kids that celebrating Earth should not just happen on Earth Day. It should be done every day! You can bring them to the Children’s Museum for some fun activities centered around the planets and lessons on sustainability, recycling, wildlife, and the water cycle.
When: Friday – Saturday, April 22 – 23, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Located At: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15

 

Arts in the Park

Nature is art in itself and what better way to help your children appreciate that than to join Sheldon Lake State Park’s Arts in the Park where children are given free coloring materials so they can recreate the beauty of the park through their own canvass. Just remember that while the event is free, the crafting materials will be on a first come first served basis and will only be available until supplies last.
When: Friday, April 22, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where:14140 Garrett Rd., Houston, TX 77044
How Much: Free

 

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour at Midtown Park Houston

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Bring your kids and your furry pets to Bagby Park and enjoy a pet-friendly happy hour in the dog park. This doggie playdate features Spring Training, treats, giveaways, and dog tips.
When: Friday, April 22, 2022, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bagby Park, 415 Gray St., Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free

 

Party for the Planet – Earth Day Celebration

Party for the Planet activities at Downtown Aquarium Houston

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A party for kids is happening at Downtown Aquarium – Houston to celebrate Earth Day. Don’t let your kids miss out on a unique party filled with crafts, scavenger hunts, meeting endangered animals, exhibits, and so much more! 
When: Friday, April 22, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby, Houston
How Much: General Admission starts at $21.99 for kids and $23.99 for adults


 

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Downtown Aquarium and Landry's

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Best Events and Activities in Houston this Weekend with Kids – Saturday

ROCO in Concert – Tying Up Loose Ends

ROCO in Concert in Houston

ROCO’s 17th season In Concert Series wraps up Saturday, with “Tying Up Loose Ends” at The Church of St. John the Divine and also livestreamed at ROCO.org,  FacebookYouTube, and A440.live.

Conducted by Rei Hotoda in her ROCO debut, the program centers around the world premiere of Plumes for large chamber orchestra by composer-in-residence Derek Bermel, based on J. Henry Fair’s photography collection “Industrial Scars”—capturing the beauty and destruction of industrial and human impacts on our planet—and will also include Viet Cuong’s percussion concerto Re(new)al, Darius Milhaud’s jazz-inspired 1923 work Creation of the World, and a new work by Cynthia Lee Wong, as part of ROCO’s FIFteen Project. 

When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 5 p.m.
Located At: The Church of St. John the Divine – 2450 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: This concert features Pay-What-You-Wish pricing for single tickets—click here to purchase now

 

Earth Day at the Children’s Museum Houston

Kids at Children's Museum Houston

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Celebrate Earth Day at the Children’s Museum Houston with nature-themed, interactive, learning sessions, experiments, and fun activities perfect for your little ones. 
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 10 a.m. and6 p.m.
Where: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15

 

Stem Extravaganza with Girlstart

Stem Extravaganza with girlstart at citycentre houston

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Bring your young ladies to Citycentre this Saturday and show them the fun experience one can have while learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Fun projects and activities await the little ones, from making slime goo to creating devices that mimic the vibrations of bees, to flying kites and making a robot move through basic coding.
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Located At: CITYCENTRE, 800 Town and Country Blvd., Houston, TX 77024
How Much: Free

 

Picnic in the Park at Evelyn’s Park

Evelyn park Conservancy events

Evelyn Park Conservancy events – Image Courtesy – Evelynspark.org

Celebrate the second phase of Earth day plus Evelyn’s Park’s 5th-year anniversary with a festive picnic event at the park’s great lawn. Bring your picnic essentials and enjoy eating and chatting with your friends and other locals and visitors while listening to live music. There are also fitness classes and kids’ activities for everyone to participate in and enjoy. 
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free


 

Things to do in Houston this Weekend with Kids – Sunday

Dynamic Earth at The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Earth Displays at Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Help your kids understand the inner workings of our Planet Earth in a more realistic production that uses visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. Audiences ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.
When: Sunday, April 24, 2022, 11 a.m.
Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas
How Much: $8 for children; $9 for adults

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