Top 9 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: September 16 to 22, 2019

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Fiestas Patrias | Photo courtesy of Children's Museum of Houston

Make the most of your week with our top 9 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, September 16 to Sunday, September 22, 2019. 

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Top 9 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Fiestas Patrias at Children’s Museum of Houston | Monday, September 16 – Commemorate Fiestas Patrias and join the Children’s Museum of Houston for a theatrical reenactment of “El Grito de Dolores” and ballet folklórico. Tickets for this event are included with general museum admission for $12. 2pm to 3pm.
  • Homeschool Family Workshops at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston| Tuesday, September 17 – Homeschool families are invited for special workshops designed for all ages at MFAH and this week the theme is “Storytelling through Fashion and Imagery”. Each workshop includes an interactive gallery tour with hands-on activities and group discussions, followed by an opportunity to create a related art project. Available only to homeschool families with children ages 6 and older. The Museum asks that there be one adult per three children. Tickets are $10 per participant for non-members for Workshops in MFAH galleries and non-ticketed exhibitions; $15 for workshops in ticketed exhibitions; siblings ages 3 and under get in free. 10am to 12:30pm.
  • Movies on the Lawn: Wonder Park Movie Screening at First Colony Mall | Thursday, September 19 | FREE – Get comfy with the family and enjoy a FREE movie screening of Wonder Park at First Colony Mall. The movie tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. The film is rated PG. 7pm to 9:30pm.
  • Polish Harvest Festival at the Polish Roman Catholic Church Our Lady of Czestochowa | Friday, September 20 to Sunday, September 22 – Celebrate Polish culture at the family-friendly 3-day Polish Harvest Festival at the Polish Roman Catholic Church Our Lady of Czestochowa. In celebration of the end of the harvest season, the annual Polish Harvest Festival offers a memorable weekend steeped in Poland’s rich culture with delicious delicacies, gleeful folk music and dance, unique market finds and more. Tickets are $5 for adults; free for kids under 12 and senior citizens above 65. Times vary.
  • Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Constellation Field | Friday, September 20 to Sunday, September 22 – Get loud for the Sugar Land Skeeters as they battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, from Waldorf, Maryland, at Constellation Field. Tickets range from $8 to $45. Times vary.
  • Dancing Under the Stars at Sugar Land Town Square | Friday, September 20 – Break out your dancing shoes and come out to Plaza for a night of Dancing Under the Stars with Fred Astaire Dance Studio instructors. Plan on spinning, twirling, and dipping your way through a fun dance-filled evening. Tickets are $35. 7:30pm to 9:00pm.
  • Merrymaking at the Old Prairie Home Garden at George Ranch Historical Park | Saturday, September 21 – Follow Mrs. Polly Ryon at George Ranch Historical Park as she hosts a garden party where everyone is invited. This is a 19th-Century social gathering where everyone will blasting back to the past to see how it was done back then. Tickets are $15; $12 ages 65 and up; $10 ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and under. 10am to 5pm.
  • TacoWorld on Navigation Esplanade | Saturday, September 21 | No Cover – Head to the East End for this free, all-day taco fiesta, featuring dozens of top local taco chefs and restaurants, a variety of food and beverages, all available a la carte, and live music, too. Noon to 10pm.
  • Louis XIII Classic at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, September 22 – Feel the thundering hooves of the thoroughbreds as the players compete at the Louis XIII Classic at Houston Polo Club. Enjoy live flamenco guitar music, a champagne divot stomp at halftime, and meet the pros after the game. Tickets start at $30 for adults; $15 for children on the Red Oak Lawn; Grandstand seats for 2 to 20 people range from $79 to $695. 5pm.

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