Here in Houston, there are a lot of great events this week (May 9 – 15)!!! Our top free and cheap picks include
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Fun Events in Houston this Week – MONDAY, May 9, 2022
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 9, 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, May 10, 2022
Experience the ocean from the rocky coast to the deepest sea and observe some of the most amazing marine creatures in the world, right here in Houston. When you visit the Zoo to see TXU Energy presents Undersea Discovery, you help save animals in the wild. A portion of every Zoo ticket helps support wildlife-saving efforts around the world.
When: Tuesday-Sunday, May 10-15, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: General Admission starts at around $21, with an add on of $9.95 to access this exhibit
Top Events in Houston this Week – WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022
This benefit bingo is finally back! Enjoy a fun game of Bingo for a good cause for only $1 a card. Get as many cards as you want to increase your chances of winning beer, house wine, or any drink of your choice. Of course, little kids can join and get a chance to win free ice cream or popsicles.
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: $1 per card
Fun Events in Houston this week – THURSDAY, May 12, 2022
Learn this popular Brazilian dance style during this exciting class. Samba is a partner dance from Rio de Janeiro but you don’t necessarily need to bring a partner if you want to attend. There will be plenty during class to pair up with. The class is free and open to all skill levels. Instruction is provided by the Brazilian Cultural Institute.
When: Thursday, May 12, 2022, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Midtown Park, 2811 Travis St., Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free
Top events in Houston this Week – FRIDAY, May 13, 2022
It’s the second to the last “Party on the Plaza” at Avenida Houston for 2022, so don’t miss out! This Friday, it’s Reputation (Taylor Swift Tribute) where Taylor Swift’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 13, 2022, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Avenida Houston, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX
How Much: Free
Fun events in Houston this week – SATURDAY, May 14, 2022
Treat yourself with works and wares from a curated market featuring more than 60 regional artists, makers, and creatives. Mimosas all day, live DJ, and interactive crafts for the kiddos on the lawn during this celebration of Texas art!
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Historic Market Square Houston, 301 Milam St., Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free
Is your kid wondering what it would be like to work with animals? This all-day program includes hands-on activities, tours, and live animal encounters as we take teens behind-the-scenes to learn more about animal care, training, conservation, and the zoo/aquarium industry.
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 9 a.m.
Where: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $55
Best Events in Houston this Week – SUNDAY, May 15, 2022
Do you want to see a ranger catch some reptiles and snakes? Then join the Reptile Hike and walk with expert and experienced rangers throughout Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center, which is home to many reptiles. Witness them catch wildlife reptiles while learning plenty of wonderful facts about these often misunderstood creatures. Don’t forget to bring your bug spray and water, and remember to wear closed shoes!
When: Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where:14140 Garrett Rd., Houston, TX 77044
How Much: Free; Registration required
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