Plan Your Weekend: June 11 to 14, 2020

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Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 7:38pm

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, June 11 to Sunday, June 14, 2020. 

Build an amazing summer bucket list, dive into new music releases, hear from women playwrights from around the world, enjoy a drive-in movie from the safety of your vehicle and more.

In addition to these great events, check back in the coming days, as more are sure to get added. If you know of a virtual event, please email us at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

  • Levy Park presents Tai Chi On-Demand on Facebook & YouTube | FREE – This class, which can be viewed on either Levy Park’s Facebook or YouTube page, is great for helping folks focus their bodies and minds with slow, low-impact movements and stretches. 10am to 10:30am.
  • Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital presents Covid-19 and Kids Online Session | FREE – Join the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth for a discussion with Pediatric Rheumatologist, Dr. Ankur Kamdar, about the Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). Get your questions ready for a live Q&A session on Facebook Live. 1pm to 2pm.
  • Harris County Public Library presents Screening of Houston Astros: Orbit’s Reading Rally | FREE – Have the kiddos watch a live stream of Orbit’s virtual library to learn the importance of reading presented by the Harris County Public Library. The show will also include a reading of the popular children’s book, “Orbit’s First Day of School.” This event will be held online on the Harris County Public Library’s Facebook Live. 2pm to 2:30pm.
  • Fresh Arts presents Facebook Conversation Series with Theresa Escobedo & Jamie Robertson | FREE – Fresh Arts host a virtual conversation with artists Theresa Escobedo and Jamie Robertson to discuss how they are staying creative and earning income during COVID-19. This event will be held online on Facebook Live. 4pm to 5pm.
  • The Women’s Earth presents Conquering The New Normal: Let’s Be Crystal Clear The Women’s Earth host their online Conquering The New Normal series with an intro to crystals and gemstones workshop. Learn which crystals are best for you and you begin to unfold the connection between the seven energy centers, aka Chakras, and the energy vibration of crystals. The Woman’s Earth is a collective of business-minded women curating sacred and safe spaces to empower, educate, and promote self-love and healing for women of color. Tickets are $15. 5pm to 6pm.
  • Do Something Trivia’s Charitable Virtual Trivia Night on Zoom Get a team of up to 6 people for a Virtual Trivia Night benefitting Riverside Terrace Alliance for Beautification. Located in Houston’s 3rd ward, the Riverside Terrace Alliance for Beautification is committed to honoring the dignity of every human being who has called the neighborhood home. Minimum suggested donation $25. 6:30pm to 9pm.
  • Asia Society Texas Center presents Webcast: The Impact of Covid-19 on Food Security | FREE – Asia Society Texas Center hosts a discussion on how to address the growing crisis of food insecurity during the pandemic, including how food supply chains have had to adapt and the role of both global and local partnerships. This program is online-only and will be simulcast to their YouTube and Facebook Live. 7:30pm.
  • Labyrinth Movie Screening at The Drive-In at The Orange Show Enjoy a movie under stars from the comfort of your own vehicle when The Orange Show hosts a drive-in theatre. For Thursday, they will be showing the 1986 Jim Henson classic, Labyrinth, starring a young Jennifer Connelly going on an adventure to save her little brother from the Goblin King Jareth played by David Bowie. $30 per vehicle. 8pm.

Friday, June 12, 2020

  • Free Pet Food Distribution at BARC | FREE – BARC offers free pet food and other supplies (as available) to the public to assist people who are out of work and struggling to make ends meet in light of the pandemic. This is a drive-thru service and community members will be asked to remain inside their vehicles. Pet food and litter will be distributed in gallon-bags or small sample-sized bags in limited quantities in order to help ensure we have enough to help others in need. Resources are offered free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. 7:30am.
  • Levy Park presents Family Storytime & Craft on Facebook & YouTube | FREE – Swing by every Friday and on select Mondays for a virtual storytime and craft activity inspired by the book. This week’s story is Kat Keeps the Beat. 10am to 10:30am.
  • Korean Fried Chicken Pop-up at The Phoenix on Westheimer | No Cover – The Phoenix hosts a fundraiser dinner for Zoey’s Angels. The bar will host a happy hour with Korean Style Crispy Fried Chicken. There will be two options, Super Garlicky and Gochujang (Korean Hot). It’s being held in conjunction with the Zoey’s Angels Funwalk, which is virtual this year. There’s no cover and the chicken is pay-what-you-want. All funds go directly to Zoey’s Angels. 4pm to 8pm.
  • Midtown Park’s Virtual Beats & Eats on Facebook Live | FREE – Midtown Park continues hosting its monthly musical party online, featuring local music talent and good vibes to invite into your home. DJ May and DJ Big Reeks will be spinning the show, with a special live performance by Lenora. Order pickup or delivery from your favorite local eatery for a virtual concert dining experience at home. Folks can pick up dinner at the Breakfast Klub, or other local Midtown restaurants to join in the shared fun. Orders can be placed in advance before joining the virtual experience. 6:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents Living Room Series with Aralee Dorough and Colin Gatwood The Houston Symphony hosts their weekly Living Room Series to help support the Symphony and provides a private link to view live stream recitals by Houston Symphony musicians and, in some cases, musician members of their household. Aralee Dorough, principal flute, and Colin Gatwood, oboe, are joined by Corin Gatwood on bass. Performances conclude with Q&A from audience members. Tickets are $10. 8pm.
  • The Princess Bride Movie Screening at The Drive-In at The Orange Show Enjoy a movie under stars from the comfort of your own vehicle when The Orange Show hosts a drive-in theatre. In The Princess Diaries, a young boy’s grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate (Cary Elwes) who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies, and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love (Robin Wright). Tickets are $30 per vehicle. 8pm.
  • Classic Numbers Friday Live Stream on Twitch | FREE – Numbers popular virtual dance night continues and they’ll be spinning all your favorite ’80s, goth, industrial, new wave and more. 9:30pm to 1am.

Things to Do on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, 2020.

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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.