Search no more for the best for kid-friendly things to do in and around Houston this week from Monday, August 22 to Sunday, August 28, 2022.
This week, hear kid-friendly versions of their favorite songs, cozy up and watch a family movie outdoors, catch a new musical at MATCH, introduce the kids to creative writing, and more.
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Top 10 Things To Do for Kids & Families in Houston This Week
- Shadow Puppet Theatre: Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? at the Woodlands Children’s Museum | Thursday, August 25 – The classic picture book by Bill Martin, Jr. gets a shadow puppet storytelling with animated shadows and engaging story elements. $7.50 for ages 1 and up. 11am.
- Kidz Bop Live in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, August 25 – The music group just for kids brings family-friendly covers of popular hits to the stage in the Woodlands, plus the fan-favorite Daddy Dance Off gives fathers a chance to show off their best moves on stage to a mashup of Y2K hits. $29.50 and up. 7pm.
- Gideon & The Blundersnorp: An Adventure Musical at MATCH | Friday, August 26 | Opening Weekend – This kid-friendly adventure musical combines witty characters, pulse-pounding excitement and a rousing cinematic medieval folk score. This production ends on Saturday, September 10, 2022. $25; $5 for ages 3 to 12. Showtimes vary.
- Strings of Fire Flamenco Concert at Sugar Land Town Square | Friday, August 26 | FREE – The Sugar Land community spot hosts a free concert bursting with energy through Spanish dancing and a trio of musicians that feature guitarists and percussionists. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
- The Mitchells vs. The Machines Movie Screening at Levy Park | Friday, August 26 | FREE – Sprawl out on the lawn at Levy Park for a kid-friendly outdoor screening of the 2021 animated action film, The Mitchells vs. the Machines. 8pm.
- Comic Conroe at Lone Star Convention Center | Friday, August 26 to Sunday, August 28 – Seek out some of your favorite characters from the worlds of comics and pop culture at Conroe’s epic convention that features a cosplay costume contest, autograph sessions with voice actors like Adassa (better known as Dolores Madrigal from Encanto), and shop from local vendors. $15 and up; $40 for a weekend pass. Times vary.
- The Kids are All Write at Smither Park | Saturday, August 27 – Kids ages 7 to 12 can have fun writing and sharing their own stories and poems at Smither Park with the former director of Writers in the Schools, Robin Reagler. $5 per person. 10am to noon.
- Free Ice Cream & Story Time at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center | Saturday, August 27 – Beat the heat in Fort Bend with free ice cream (while supplies last), a story time session, and craft activity. $15 for ages 1 and up. 11am.
- HMNS presents Science on Stage: Motion Commotion at Levy Park | Sunday, August 28 | FREE – The Houston Museum of Natural Science brings a live demonstration to Levy Park, offering the young and young-at-heart a chance to witness Newton’s laws in motion. 2pm to 4pm.
- Spirited Away Movie Screening at Alamo Drafthouse | Sunday, August 28 – Catch a screening of the 2001 animated film from Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away, at Alamo Drafthouse in Katy. $11. 5:15pm.
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