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Top 10 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: June 17 to 23, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 10 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23, 2019. 

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  • Chinese for Everyone Summer Camp at Northland Christian School | Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21 – Set the kids up for success at a week-long camp where they will learn Chinese and experience China in Houston. The group combines aspects from both American and Chinese education with teachers who grew up in here in Houston and in Harbin, China. Kindergartners through fifth graders are welcome. $200. 9am to 4pm daily.
  • Candytopia at Marq’E Entertainment Center | Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23 – Experience your own, real-life Candyland with a golden ticket to Candytopia. Jump into a marshmallow pit, sample candy, and gaze in wonder at this temporary candy museum and interactive exhibit. Tickets are $30 for adults; $23 for children ages 4 to 12; free for children ages 3 and under. 10am to 8:30pm daily.
  • Circo Hermanos Vazquez in North Houston | Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23 – Have a high flyin’ time at Circo Hermanos Vazquez where the thrills are nonstop. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers, and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on solid ground, this touring show gathers tons of talent under the big top for a big dose of family fun. Tickets range from $15 to $60, but limited comped (you only pay the ticketing fee) to $45 tickets are available for most shows. Showtimes vary.
  • Summer Movie Express at Regal Cinemas | Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 – Take advantage of $1 tickets to movies with the kids this summer. Available at all Regal Cinemas locations. Cool off indoors and check out Lego Batman Movie and House with a Clock in Its Walls this week. Ages 3 and up. Tickets are $1. 10am both days.
  • Juneteenth at George Ranch Historical Park | Wednesday, June 19 – Learn about the African American families, both pre- and post-slavery, who helped shape the Ranch by observing a re-enactment of this important speech and hear the reactions of the men and women who lived through this difficult time. A BBQ lunch will take place afterward. General admission for the park ranges from $10 to $15. Cost for the meal is $15 for ages 13 and older; $12 for children ages 5 to 12; $4 for children 4 and under. 10am.
  • Galveston’s Juneteenth Parade & Picnic in Galveston | Wednesday, June 19 | FREE – Celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston with a parade starting on Ball to 41st Street and ending in Wright Cuney Park. Throw down a blanket and enjoy a picnic with friends and family afterward. Noon.
  • Sleuths and Secrets Mystery Night at HMNS | Thursday, June 20 – Crack the case with clues, evidence, and history as you unlock a series of riddles and mysterious objects in the Cabinet of Curiosities of Ferrante Imperato of 16th century Naples. Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts this unique experience for detectives ages 15 and up. Tickets are $40 for non-members; $30 for members. 6:30pm.
  • Rainbow on the Green at Discovery Green | Friday, June 21 | FREE – Celebrate Pride at the family-friendly annual city-wide LGBT celebration at Discovery Green. Electrifying entertainment by Chad Michaels and OneUp, along with some of Houston’s best drag performers, will make it a memorable night for all. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Sandcastle Building Demonstrations and Lessons on Stewart Beach | Saturday, June 22 | FREE – Set your eyes on a professional sandcastle builder and learn a thing about the art of sand. The instructor will build a sandcastle in the morning from 8am to 11am. Lessons follow at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. The demonstration and lessons are free, but your own buckets and shovels are recommended. If you drive to Stewart Beach, there is a $10 parking fee per vehicle until noon; $12 from noon on. 8am to 3pm.
  • Summer Party on Main | Saturday, June 22 | No Cover – Get in the groove of Summer at a free family-friendly party in La Porte. Guests can enjoy live Tejano music, food trucks, local craft and artisan vendors, and a car show. For the kiddos, there will be crafts, slides, rides, and plenty of fun activities. All ages are encouraged to sign up for the Watermelon Eating Contest. 4pm to 9pm.

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Top 11 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: June 10 to 16, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 11 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, June 10 to Sunday, June 16, 2019. 

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  • Chinese for Everyone Summer Camp at Northland Christian School | Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14 – Set the kids up for success at a week-long camp where they will learn Chinese and experience China in Houston. The group combines aspects from both American and Chinese education with teachers who grew up in here in Houston and in Harbin, China. Kindergartners through fifth graders are welcome. $200. 9am to 4pm.
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at MATCH | Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16 – Join the entire Peanuts gang in a series of vignettes that highlight the highs and lows of Charles Schulz’s iconic characters. See the kid’s faces light up when they see this delightful show on select days and times throughout the Summer. Tickets start at $18. Showtimes vary.
  • Drop-In Art Wednesdays at Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art | Wednesday, June 12 | FREE – Calling all Superhero fans to My Hero! at Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art for Drop-In Art Wednesdays. This free art-making program allows your little heroes to create their own masterpieces. Check out the art exhibit while you’re there for a fun look into all things Superhero. 3pm to 4pm.
  • Anime Matsuri 2019 at George R. Brown Convention Center | Thursday, June 13 to Saturday, June 15 – Bring your cosplay A-game while joining tens of thousands of artists, enthusiasts, music-lovers, fashionistas, gamers, collectors, and animators for Anime Matsuri 2019 at George R. Brown Convention Center. Check out lectures, shows, concerts, workshops and more during this multi-day event. Tickets start at $80 online; $85 at the door, plus fees. Times vary. 
  • Thursday Concerts: Ray Wylie Hubbard at Discovery Green | Thursday, June 13 | FREE – Discovery Green presents a weekly series of family-friendly concerts that showcase the best music of the Gulf Coast. This week features the Ray Wylie Hubbard, known as the “songwriter’s songwriter” and an elder statesman of the Texas music scene. 7pm to 9:30pm.
  • Father’s Day Events Around Houston | Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16 Show love and appreciation for your dad this Father’s Day by treating him to a show, a baseball game, spending time at one of his favorite places and more ways to show Dad you care. Times, prices and locations vary.
  • Parent’s Day Out at Republic Gymnastics | Friday, June 14 – Drop the kiddos off for a fun-filled morning, afternoon or full day, of jumping, bouncing, and playing at Republic Gymnastics. There won’t be a dull moment in this exciting and safe environment for kids while you take a little “Me” time. Tickets start at $18 when you pre-register. 9am to 1pm; noon to 4pm; full day 9am to 4pm.
  • Concerts in the Park at Southdown Park in Pearland | Friday, June 14 | FREE – Make it a rockin’ night with the family in Pearland when Phineus Reb takes the stage for a country music concert. Food vendors will be on hand selling a delicious variety of foods, plus the splash pad and playground will be available for the kids. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets as you sit down to enjoy your evening. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Dad’s Day 5K at Sam Houston Park | Saturday, June 15 – Lace up your shoes and hit the ground for a great cause all while celebrating Dad. The annual Dad’s Day 5K helps benefit prostate cancer awareness and research with a timed 5K, a 3K family run/walk, and kids 1K event. Registration prices start at $30. 7:45am.
  • Dads, Dinos, and Donuts at The Woodlands Children’s Museum | Saturday, June 15 – Spend the morning with Dad while you enjoy breakfast donuts. Then move on to meeting a life-size dinosaur, creating a dinosaur hat, and Father’s Day art project for this exclusive event. Tickets are $5 plus general admission for nonmembers; $5 for members; free for members who are fathers. Registration is required. 8am to 9:30am.
  • Juneteenth Celebrations Around Houston | Saturday, June 15 – Commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a variety of Juneteenth celebrations around Houston, including parades, family-friendly festivals, concerts and more. Prices, times, and locations vary.

Find More Things to Do in Houston All Year Long

You can find more fun in our interactive event calendar and 365 Weekend Guides.

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