Top 14 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: September 23 to 29, 2019

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Family Movie Night | Photo courtesy of Levy Park
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Make the most of your week with our top 14 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, September 23 to Sunday, September 29, 2019. 

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Top 14 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Kids Eat Free at Buff Burger| Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24 | FREE – Make it a burger with a side of free at Buff Burger. Buy an adult burger or salad at any three Buff Burger locations on a Monday or Tuesday, and get your kid’s meal for free. Buff Burger has locations in Memorial City, Montrose, and Westchase. The offer is for dine-in only. 11am to 10pm both days.
  • 2019 Freedom Division Championship Playoffs at Constellation Field | Tuesday, September 24 and Wednesday, September 25 – Cheer on the Sugar Land Skeeters as they make their second appearance in the Post Season. They host the first two games of their 2019 playoffs against a still to-be-determined opponent at Constellation Field. Enjoy ball park food, a visit with Swatson and more. Tickets range from $9 to $45. 6:35pm both evenings.
  • No Bully Here Celebration Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, September 26 | FREE – Show your support for the anti-bullying program, No Bully Here, during a free musical performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Featuring both well-known names and student artists, the celebration promotes the idea of art as a healthy and engaging expressive outlet. 11am.
  • Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour at Toyota Center | Thursday, September 26 – Release your inner teen and dance along with your kids at Toyota Center with Jonas Brothers. For the first time in a decade, the band of brothers will take the stage to rock out to their old and new favorites. Don’t miss the Grammy-nominated pop-rock icons and their opening act, Jordan McGraw. Tickets start at $64.95. Doors open at 6:30pm.
  • Inside Out Movie Screening at Levy Park | Friday, September 27 | FREE – Embrace your emotional side at a free, family-friendly screening of the DreamWorks animated film, Inside Out, at Levy Park. Joy and Sadness are on a mission to keep their girl Riley’s happy memories alive after a difficult move across the country. Rated PG. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Badges and Bases 5k and 10k at Minute Maid Park | Saturday, September 28 – Race through Downtown in support of The Astros Foundation and Houston Police Foundation at the annual Badge & Bases 5K and 10K. After the race, runners can head to the home plate in Minute Maid Park for a home-run photo op and celebrate at the post-race party. Registration for the 10K race costs $40; $30 for the 5K; $15 for the Kids Fun Run. 6:15am.
  • Viet Cultural Festival at NRG Center | Saturday, September 28 – Immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture and enjoy traditional games, cultural activities, live performances, Vietnamese food, a pho eating contest and more at the family-friendly Viet Cultural Festival at NRG Center. Tickets for general admission start at $7 per person; ages 3 and under get in free. 9:30am to 6:30pm.
  • 4th Annual Houston Weird Homes Tour | Saturday, September 28 – Take a journey through Houston on a self-paced, self-driven tour of 7 of the most unique homes in our city. Visitors will see and explore some truly awesome and imaginative designs and meet the fascinating minds that created them. Tickets are $45 in advance; $55 the day of the event; free for ages 13 and under. 10am to 5pm.
  • Take Me Outdoors at Discovery Green | Saturday, September 28 | FREE – Learn about the great outdoors when the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department offers a free, family-friendly event with hands-on activities, booths, and information about local wildlife at Discovery Green. Be sure to catch the live hawk demonstrations with master falconer John Karger happening at 11am and 1pm. 10am to 3pm.
  • The Woodlands 2nd Annual Pride Festival at Town Green Park | Saturday, September 28 | FREE – Show support for the LGBTQ community as The Woodlands host their 2nd Annual Pride Festival with special guest speakers, DJs, food trucks, a kids zone, special performances, vendors and more. 11am to 5pm.
  • ¡MUSICA! Festival and Mercado at Houston Public Library | Saturday, September 28 | FREE – Bring out the whole family for a day-long fest featuring exhibit tours and discussions, live entertainment, an outdoor market of books, food, crafts and more on the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza. Special guests include Houston poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz, a musical puppet show with Author Raquel M. Ortiz, music performances from Los Skarnales, and a movie screening of La Bamba. 2pm to 10pm.
  • Starry Night Festival at Southwestern National Bank Plaza | Saturday, September 28 | No Cover – Celebrate diversity with authentic street food, bingo, art, and international live entertainment at the family-friendly Starry Night Festival. Visitors can look forward to a traditional Asian night market at Southwestern National Bank Plaza in the heart of Asiatown. Though the event is free to attend, food and drinks are on you. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Main Street Theater for Youth Presents A Year with Frog & Toad at MATCH | Sunday, September 29 – Witness a tale of sweet friendship with this whimsical musical as it follows two best friends through four fun-filled seasons. The show is based on the books by Arnold Lobel, and can be seen at MATCH in Midtown. They plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, eat cookies, and learn life lessons along the way. Recommended for pre-kindergarten and up. Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not permitted in the theater. Tickets start at $16. There are two showings at 12:30pm and 3:30pm.
  • Ben Taub Memorial Cup at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, September 29 – Watch the players compete as the Houston Polo Club hosts their Ban Taub Memorial Cup final match. Enjoy live music, a best-dressed gents contest, a mallet swing contest at halftime, plus a champagne divot stomp, and pony hop. 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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