Things to Do at Home This Week in Houston: March 30 to April 5, 2020

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Make the most of your week with our virtual event picks happening in Houston from Monday, March 30 to Sunday, April 5, 2020.

With public gatherings effectively canceled or postponed, planning your week may be challenging—but fear not, we’ve gathered our picks for virtual events taking place throughout Houston this week.

That said, be sure to check back in the coming days, as this list is a work in progress that we’ll be adding to in real-time as new events emerge. If you know of a virtual event, please email us at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.

So kick back indoors, log on, tune in, and check below to find great things happening online at your fingertips in Houston from Monday, March 30 to Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Fresh Arts presents How Artists Can Survive Times of Crisis, Part 2 on Facebook Live | Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2 | FREE – Fresh Arts continues its series of online conversations and resource sharing related to how artists and arts organizations can utilize existing resources and adapt to survive times of crisis. The event will be held live online on the Fresh Arts’ Facebook page. No in-person attendance. Noon both days.
  • Blood Drive at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, March 31 to Friday, April 3 | FREE – There has been a huge decline in blood donations recently, but it’s needed now more than ever. White Oak Music Hall and The Blood Center are teaming up to provide a safe and responsible way to donate blood. Donations are by appointment only and many precautions are being taken to ensure donors are completely safe. Times vary
  • Blood Drive at The Health Museum | Tuesday, March 31 to Friday, April 3 | FREE – The Health Museum in partnership with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will hold an Emergency Blood Drive to alleviate some of the need created by COVID-19 in the local region at The Health Museum. The blood drive will take place daily by appointment only, and all registrants will receive free passes to The Health Museum. Times vary.
  • The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency hosts Online Programs via Zoom | Wednesday, April 1 | FREE – The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency launches a virtual weekly series of online programs. Each session will last 35 to 40 minutes via Zoom every Wednesday at 2pm and will be posted on The Women’s Fund website and Facebook Page. The presentations will focus on relevant topics during these difficult times in addition to personal physical, mental, financial, emotional, health, and wellness. 2pm.
  • Gabbing with Goch on Facebook Live | Wednesday, April 1 | FREE – Join Lisa Gochman, public relations and social media consultant and agency owner, as she hops on to Facebook life to chat, talk about the hospitality, field questions, and more. Attendees are welcome to sign on with their favorite happy hour drinks, be they sparkling water, wine, bubbles, vodka, or something else. 4pm.
  • Eureka Heights Brewing Company presents Tiger King Trivia on Facebook Live | Wednesday, April 1 | FREE – If you’ve already binged the wild ride that is Netflix’s Tiger King documentary, then Eureka Heights Brewing Company has an event perfect for your Wednesday night. A live trivia night on the Eureka Heights Facebook page will feature Tiger King questions that can be answered in real-time via a Google Forms answer sheet. The winner will be announced at the end of the event. Three lucky winners will walk away with a $20 Eureka Heights gift card. 7pm to 8pm.
  • Honey Art Cafe’s Online Art Classes on Facebook Live | Wednesday, April 1 to Friday, April 3 | FREE – Grab some pencil and paper from around your house and join Honey Art Cafe virtually for an Online Art Class via Facebook Live. The event will be held live online on Honey Art Cafe’s Facebook page. No in-person attendance. Noon each day.
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents Virtual Programming | Wednesday, April 1 and Friday, April 3 | FREE – Get creative with HCCC on Facebook and Instagram Live while enjoying fun art-making activities you can do at home. No in-person attendance. 1pm both days.
  • Virtual Concert: The Mighty Orq on Facebook Live | Thursday, April 2 | FREE – Watch a set from the local rock band, The Mighty Orq, as they host a live stream concert on Facebook Live. The event will be held live online on The Mighty Orq’s Facebook page. No in-person attendance. 6pm to 8pm. 
  • Virtual Selena Fan Gathering on Instagram Live | Friday, April 3 | FREE – The Instagram account, @Anythingforlareina hosts a Virtual Selena Fan Gathering with performances from Selena tribute artists performing and a showing of Selena’s iconic last concert at the Houston Astrodome. This event will be held live online on @Anythingforlareina’s Instagram page. No in-person attendance. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Encore Music Studio presents Adult Virtual Piano Lessons on Facebook Live | Saturday, April 4 | FREE – Learn to play keys when Encore Music Studio offers virtual piano lessons for adults and teens ages 14 and up via Facebook Live. The event will be held live online on Encore Music Studio’s Facebook page. No in-person attendance. 3pm to 3:30pm. 
  • Kam Franklin Live Stream Concert on Facebook Live | Saturday, April 4 | FREE – The Suffers lead singer and musician, Kam Franklin, is performing a live, solo concert featuring covers, songs by The Suffers, and even some requests. The live stream will happen every Saturday, through April. This event will be held online on The Suffers’ Facebook page. No in-person attendance. 8pm.

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