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July 2020

Books Alive Presents Chicken Big on Facebook Live

Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Houston, TX United States
Free

Books Alive presents an adaption of the kid's classic, Chicken Little, in the fully-staged original 45-minute musical, Chicken Big. On a teeny little farm, in an itty-bitty coop, a very small hen laid a big, giant egg. And out of this egg came one big, humongous... something. No matter how they try, the clueless chickens can't make sense of the gigantic new member of their family until he saves the day. With wacky, laugh-out-loud humor and silliness to spare, this…

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Brazos Bookstore presents Virtual Story Time: Nola’s Scribbles Saves the Day on Facebook Live

Saturday, July 18, 2020 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Join Brazos Bookstore for a fun story time hosted by author Cristina Lalli as she reads her new children's book, Nola's Scribbles Saves the Day. This event will be held online on Brazos Bookstore's Facebook Page. Admission Free. Order the book for $17.99 for pick-up here. Click here for more information.

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Houston Afrofuturism Book Club: Are Prisons Obsolete? on Zoom

Sunday, July 19, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Houston, United States
Free

Join the Houston Afrofuturism Book Club, a club based in Houston where you can explore speculative fiction in various mediums, for a virtual discussion on a book of their choosing. This week's book is Are Prisons Obsolete? by author and activist Dr. Angela Y. Davis. This event will be held online via Zoom. You'll receive login instructions an hour before the event once you RSVP. Admission Free. Click here to register or for more information.

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Brazos Bookstore presents Virtual Conversation with Liara Tamani and Brandy Colbert on Instagram Live

Monday, July 20, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free

Houston author Liara Tamani will be in conversation with Stonewall Award-winning author Brandy Colbert to talk about their latest books and black romance. This event will be held on Brazos Bookstore's Instagram Page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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Midtown Park presents Virtual: Children’s Storytime on Facebook Live

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 11:30 am
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One event on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:30 am

Free

Midtown Park presents the virtual Children's Storytime literary series with a sing-a-long performance from AndyRoo & the AndyRooniverse in July and actors from The Ensemble Theatre Houston performing their favorite childhood books in August. This event will be held online on Midtown Park's Facebook Page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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MFAH presents Virtual Art Camp

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Houston, TX United States

The Museum Fine Arts Houston teams up with the Harris County Public Library to introduce children (ages 8 to 12) and their parents, grandparents, and caregivers to great art and children’s literature. This summer, Art Camp will be held virtually with take-home materials for art-making, activities to develop visual literacy skills, and a short video lesson from an MFAH Teaching Artist and HCPL Librarians. You can pick up materials at Fairbanks Branch Library. Each day of art camp, registered participants…

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MFAH presents Virtual Art Camp

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Houston, TX United States

The Museum Fine Arts Houston teams up with the Harris County Public Library to introduce children (ages 8 to 12) and their parents, grandparents, and caregivers to great art and children’s literature. This summer, Art Camp will be held virtually with take-home materials for art-making, activities to develop visual literacy skills, and a short video lesson from an MFAH Teaching Artist and HCPL Librarians. You can pick up materials at Fairbanks Branch Library. Each day of art camp, registered participants…

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Brazos Bookstore presents Virtual: YA Panel on Queer Story Telling on Zoom

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Free

Join Brazos Bookstore for a virtual author panel featuring Kate Pentecost, Florence Gonsalves, L.C. Rosen, and Jay Coles. They will be discussing the importance of queer and LGBTQ+ storytelling and representation across genres. This event will be held online via Zoom. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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MFAH presents Virtual Art Camp

Friday, July 24, 2020 | 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Houston, TX United States

The Museum Fine Arts Houston teams up with the Harris County Public Library to introduce children (ages 8 to 12) and their parents, grandparents, and caregivers to great art and children’s literature. This summer, Art Camp will be held virtually with take-home materials for art-making, activities to develop visual literacy skills, and a short video lesson from an MFAH Teaching Artist and HCPL Librarians. You can pick up materials at Fairbanks Branch Library. Each day of art camp, registered participants…

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Discovery Green presents Superheroes & Friends Story Time Online

Friday, July 24, 2020 | 10:30 am
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One event on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:30 am

Free

See which superheroes or friends pop up in the park to read a book at these family-friendly virtual storytime readings. This event will be held online on Discovery Green's website. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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Brazos Bookstore presents Virtual Brazos July Middle Grade Book Club on Zoom

Saturday, July 25, 2020 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Take part in a fun virtual discussion about the book, COO, by Kaela Noel with the author herself and Brazos Bookstore. This event will be held online via Zoom. Order a copy of the book here. Admission Free. You must register to receive the Zoom link prior to the event. Click here for more information.

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August 2020

Midtown Houston presents Virtual Brunch and Books on Facebook Live

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Free

Join Midtown every first Tuesday of the month at their Virtual Brunch and Books literary series. August’s book of the month is Kitchen Garden Revival, a modern guide to creating a stylish small-scale, low-maintenance edible garden by Nicole Johnsey Burke. This event will be held online on Midtown Houston's Facebook page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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Midtown Park presents Virtual: Children’s Storytime on Facebook Live

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | 11:30 am
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One event on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:30 am

Free

Midtown Park presents the virtual Children's Storytime literary series with a sing-a-long performance from AndyRoo & the AndyRooniverse in July and actors from The Ensemble Theatre Houston performing their favorite childhood books in August. This event will be held online on Midtown Park's Facebook Page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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