Make the most of your week with our virtual event picks happening in Houston from Monday, April 20 to Sunday, April 26, 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, April 20 to Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Luck Reunion & Willie Nelson present Come & Toke It on Twitch & Facebook | Monday, April 20 | FREE – Willie hosts a variety show-style live-streaming event celebrating cannabis. The program will feature artists, chefs, comedians, educators, and more for 4 hours and 20 minutes of cannabis-centric entertainment, from the safe comfort of quarantine. 4:20pm.
- Midtown Houston presents Virtual Children’s Storytime with Andy Roo on Facebook Live | Tuesday, April 21 | FREE – Midtown Houston’s monthly third Tuesday morning Brunch and Books literary series goes virtual on Facebook Live for April. In April, Joy Sewing will be reading her book, Ava and the Prince: The Adventures of Two Rescue Pups. Plus there will be a special appearance and performance by AndyRoo & the AndyRooniverse. 11:30am to noon.
- Goodnight Charlie presents Patrick B Ray Live Stream Concert on Instagram Live | Tuesday, April 21 | FREE – Watch a live streaming concert from the country singer-songwriter, Patrick B Ray on Instagram Live. This event will be held online on Goodnight Charlie’s Instagram page. 7pm..
- FotoFest presents Creative Conversations/Digital: Aida Silvestri on Zoom and YouTube Live | Wednesday, April 22 | FREE – FotoFest hosts a virtual conversation with FotoFest Biennial 2020 artist Aida Silvestri introduced by Associate Curator Max Fields. This event will be held online on Zoom and FotoFest’s YouTube account. This event is free, but you must register in advance to watch on Zoom. Noon to 1pm.
- The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency hosts Online Programs via Zoom | Wednesday, April 22 | 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.
- DJ Regal Eagle’s Virtual Happy Hour on Twitch | Wednesday, April 22 | FREE – DJ Regal Eagle presents a weekly Wednesday happy hour from different locations throughout the month on Twitch. He’ll be spinning a wide variety of music while showcasing each business each week. This week Regal will be spinning at EaDo Bike Co. 4pm to 7pm.
- Levy Park presents Tai Chi On-Demand on Facebook & YouTube | Thursday, April 23 | FREE – Practice Tai Chi to connect and focus the body and mind with slow, low-impact gentle movements and stretches. Open to all ages and levels, this class is great for those who want to de-stress, find their inner peace, and increase overall health. 10am.
- Common Field Convening 2020 Virtual Event on Zoom | Thursday, April 23 to Saturday, April 25 | FREE – Common Field—the national network of experimental, independent, visual arts organizations and organizers—has reimagined its Convening event, originally planned to happen in Houston, as a free, online event The Common Field Convening is a critical platform for artists organizations and organizers from across the U.S, to share resources, ideas and methods for artist-led, artist-run, and artist-centered spaces, projects and practices. 1pm to 5pm each day.
- Galveston Historical Foundation’s Virtual Happy Hour with Saint Arnold Brewing Company on Facebook Live | Friday, April 24 | FREE – Galveston Historical Foundation hosts Saint Arnold Brewing Company’s founder Brock Wagner for its virtual April happy hour, hosted on Facebook Live. He will talk a little about the history of brewing, how they landed on the name Elissa for Saint Arnold’s beloved IPA, and more. 2pm to 3pm.
- Goodnight Charlie presents Max Flinn Live Stream Concert on Instagram Live | Friday, April 24 | FREE – Enjoy a live stream set by the Houston native singer-songwriter, Max Flinn, on Instagram Live. This event will be held online on Goodnight Charlie’s Instagram page. 7pm.
- Classic Numbers Friday Live Stream on Twitch | Friday, April 24 | FREE – Dance from the comfort of your home to ’80s, goth, industrial, new wave and more, as Numbers Nightclub and resident DJ Wes Wallace hosts their long-running Classic Numbers Friday dance night on Twitch. Though free, an optional cover charge can be paid on Venmo with the Numbers300 username. No in-person attendance. 9:30pm.
- MFAH presents Yoga Classes on Facebook Live | Sunday, April 26 | FREE – Join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Black Swan Yoga for a live yoga class on Facebook Live. Each week will feature a new instructor. This event will be held online on MFAH’s Facebook Page. 11am to 11:45am.
- Goodnight Charlie presents Ellen Story Live Stream Concert on Instagram Live | Sunday, April 26 | FREE – Catch a live-streamed set from the vocalist and fiddler, Ellen Story on Instagram Live. This event will be held online on Goodnight Charlie’s Instagram page. 7pm to 8pm.
COVID-19 Resources & More Things to Do in Houston
- Things to Do at Home: Cook with Recipes from Local & Celebrity Chefs | Daily – Elevate your plate while cooking at home with recipes from Houston chefs as well as celebrity chefs while practicing social distancing.
- More Things To Do at Home | Daily | Many FREE – Tap into our lists of things you can do at home, on topics ranging from concert and music streaming, home workouts, sports documentaries and classic game streaming, fun and educational things to do with kids, cocktail mixology at home, local and international museum and gallery tours, and more. You can also kick back to more than five hours of songs about Houston on our free Spotify playlist, order and pickup books from local bookshops, decorate your home with Houston Neighborhoods wall prints, and de-stress your family with helpful tips for parents and kids.
- Curbside, Pickup & Delivery from Houston Eateries, Restaurants, Breweries & More | Daily – Find take out and delivery options from your favorite local restaurants, and help them support their staff in uncertain times.
- Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources– Find more information about best practices, how you can help, and other details about response to COVID-19.
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