Mother's Day Brunch at Downtown Aquarium Houston

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Here in Houston, there are a lot of great events this week (May 1 – 8)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include Mother’s Day Brunch, Mother’s Day Serenade, Cinco de Mayo Kickoff, Teach You Tuesday, and more!


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Top Things to do in Houston this Week – MONDAY

Zumba at Evelyn’s Park

Fitness at Evelyn's Park

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Dance the stress away with this free Zumba session at Evelyn’s Park. You will not only sweat it out but will also get the chance to meet new people who are interested in the same things that you are — keeping a healthy mind through a healthy body. The exercise intensity is suitable for all levels, so don’t hesitate to try it out even if it’s going to be your first time.
When: Monday, May 5, 2022, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Great Lawn, Evelyn’s Park, 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free


Fun events in Houston this week – TUESDAY

Teach You Tuesday at Midtown Houston

Teach you Tuesday at Midtown Houston

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Are you looking for classes that inspire, motivate, and teach you? Head to Bagby Park on Tuesday and learn about the basics of painting. For this particular session, the goal will be to paint a bright floral masterpiece.
When: Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Located At: Bagby Park, 415 Gray St., Houston, TX 77002 
How Much: Free


Things to do in Houston this Week – WEDNESDAY

HIIT class with FitMix Communities

Gain strength and endurance in a fun and challenging way with this free HIIT class at the Discovery Green Conservancy. Get ready to run, jump and dance your way to a healthier body.
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free; Registration required on-site


Things to do in Houston this week – THURSDAY

Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Market Square Park

cinco de mayo event at market square

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Kick-off your Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Market Square Park. Join in on the fun with the largest dog piñata, plenty of other games, prizes, music, and a Cinco de Mayo mini-market featuring local vendors.
When: Thursday, May 5, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Market Square Houston, 301 Milam St., Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free


Things to do this week in Houston – FRIDAY

Party on the Plaza

Party on the Plaza At Avenida Houston

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“Party on the Plaza” at Avenida Houston continues to give Houstonians a great time! This Friday, it’s She Wolf (Shakira Tribute) where Shakira’s music will be played for everyone! Plenty of new things will be happening, so make sure not to miss the comeback of this favorite event. Enjoy live music, drinks, and installations for your IG feed.
When: Friday, May 6, 2022, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Avenida Houston, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX
How Much: Free


Fun events and activities in Houston this week – SATURDAY

Romeo and Juliet

Another classic stage play is here in Houston for all our musical play lovers to enjoy. Enjoy this rendition of Shakespeare’s timeless Romeo and Juliet by Gounod. From the musical scoring to the intricate dances and beautiful costumes, this stage play and story will truly warm your weekend.
When: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue, Houston
How Much: $20



Best Events & Activities in Houston this Week – SUNDAY

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch at Downtown Aquarium Houston

Image Credit: Downtown Aquarium – Houston Facebook Page

What better way to make Mother’s day special than to treat mom to a hefty, delicious, and fun brunch at Downtown Aquarium. With over 40 dishes to choose from, your mom would be so grateful for the treat! You can also continue your bonding moments as you explore the aquarium.
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby, Houston
How Much: Adults: $49 | Seniors: $39 | Kids: $20 | Kids under 2: Free


Mother’s Day Serenade

Jose Luis Rodriguez El Puma

Image Credit: Jose Luis Rodriguez El Puma Facebook Page

If your mom is a fan of classic music, then treat her to The Houston Latin American Philharmonic’s annual Mother’s Day Serenade. Let your mom be serenaded by international star José Luis Rodriguez, Known artistically as “El Puma.” Other talented artists will also be playing plenty of timeless music.
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue, Houston
How Much: Starts at $29

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