Top 10 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: May 27 to June 2, 2019

Photo courtesy of Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Make the most of your week with our top 10 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, May 27 to Sunday, June 2, 2019. 

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  • Memorial Day 10k and 5k at St. Thomas High School | Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 – Hit the ground running for a Memorial Day energy burner at St. Thomas High School. Kids can join the fun with their own 1K race and all are welcome to enjoy food, drinks, and music at a post-race party. Registration for the 10K costs $45; 5K registration costs $35; kids K registration costs $15. 7am to 9am.
  • Memorial Day Remembrance at George Ranch Historical Park | Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 | FREE – Make it a day to remember as the kids learn more about Memorial Day at George Ranch Historical Park. George Ranch Historical Park hosts a Memorial Day Remembrance as a Decoration Day for the whole family to enjoy. Other activities will include cleaning the graves of the family members who served in military conflicts, exploring Memorial Day traditions that advanced from WWI, and a lunch. There is no cover to attend the event, but the cost of the meal ranges between $4 to $15. 9am.
  • Paint Boss at Frolic’s Caste at Memorial City Mall | Tuesday, May 28 – Grab an easel and create a masterpiece. Join Memorial City Mall for a morning full of fun and creativity. It is a fun opportunity to come and enjoy two hours of painting, crafting, and fun. Tickets are $10 for painting; $15 for crafts. 10am to noon.
  • How to Train Your Dragon in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, May 30 – Take it to the skies with Hiccup and Toothless and the Houston Symphony. Listen to soaring scores from Dreamworks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon movie’s music in concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $20. 8pm.
  • The Three Musketeers at Alley Theatre | Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2 – Bring the family to Alley Theater for a new take on the timeless tale of The Three Musketeers. Everyone will enjoy the swashbuckling romp of romance, danger, and comedy adapted from Alexandre Dumas’ novel and written by playwright Ken Ludwig. Tickets start at $26. Showtimes vary.
  • Home Movie Screening at Levy Park | Friday, May 31 | FREE – Relax on the lawn at Levy Park during a free screening of the DreamWorks Animation film, Home. Join Tip as she embarks on an adventure with an alien named Oh from the Boov and tries to find to her mom after the human race has been relocated. This movie is rated PG. 8pm to 10pm.
  • May Movies in the Park at Heritage Place: Ferdinand Movie Screening | Friday,  May 31 | FREE – Get comfortable in the park at Heritage Place in Conroe. Catch the flick, Ferdinand, about a lovable young bull who escapes his training camp in Spain. He forms a special bond with a little girl and is soon forced back to his camp where he must break free before a fight with a matador. This movie is rated PG. The film will start at approximately 8:15pm.
  • Hire Houston Youth On-The-Spot Hiring Event at BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown | Saturday, June 1 | FREE – Help the youth, ages 16 to 24, start summer on the right foot by applying for a job with Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Hire Houston Youth Initiative. Each hiring event is free and open to the public. Applicants do not need to pre-register or be pre-screened, but are encouraged to bring their resume, Texas ID, and Social Security Card for on-the-spot hiring opportunities. 10am to 2pm.
  • HealthFest at Discovery Green | Saturday, June 1 | No Cover – Live your best, healthiest life with tips, workouts, recipes, and information showcased at HealthFest Houston in Discovery Green. The family-friendly event promotes healthy living with interactive exhibits, vendors, live entertainment and more. 10am to 6pm.
  • Run Houston! Clear Lake at University of Houston Clear Lake | Sunday, June 2 – Burn some rubber on your tennis shoes in this family-friendly race in the home of NASA on Clear Lake. With 10K, 5K, and a Kids 1K, this event sends runners around a tour of Houston hot spots throughout the year. Registration is $50 for adults; $30 for the Kids 1K. 7am.

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