At iQuriousKids.com you can browse through thousands of kids activities & After-School programs for kids. But if you are wondering, what to do in Houston over the next week? Here is a list of few things to do in Houston you might want to try out with your Kids & Family: September 16th to September 22nd.
- Our Youngest Artists – The Museum of Fine Arts,Houston
Friday, September 16th, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Babies and toddlers up to 35 months old, and their caregivers, are invited to discover and create! First, they view an artwork in the galleries. Then—using washable, nontoxic materials—babies are encouraged to touch, explore, and make their own works of art inspired by what they have discovered.
- An Evening With Owls – The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Friday & Saturday, September 16 & 17, 2016 | 6:30 PM | The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Whoooo’s looking at you? It’s no owl. It’s an insect! With black spots rimmed by gold and white on their wings that resemble glowing eyes, owl butterflies’ unique camouflage deters potential predators. These big beauties are especially active at dusk. Spend An Evening with Owls at the Cockrell Butterfly Center and meet this fascinating species up close. Watch hundreds whirl and tumble at twilight, then grab a bite nearby and learn more about their behavior.
- Cooking Class for Kids – the Italian Cultural & Community Center
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 | 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM | 1101 Milford St, Houston
Houston, TX 77006.
The Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) will host La Piccola Cucina, a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-12 years old. In this class, children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system, and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine. Cost of the class is $30.
- Worldwide Day of Play – The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM | 4775 W Panther Creek
The Woodlands, TX 77381 United States.
For the last decade, Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play has been an entire day committed to the celebration of physical fitness and active play. As part of the Big Help’s health and wellness messaging, Nickelodeon goes completely dark on WWDoP, taking programming off the air on all of their channels and shutting down their websites globally to reinforce one simple message about physical activity and healthy living: get up, get out and go play.
- Sunday Family Zone – The Museum of Fine Arts,Houston
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Each Sunday offers two storybook circles: one at 1:30 p.m. and the second at 3 p.m.
- Family Yoga – Discover Green
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Practicing yoga helps to tone the body, and tune the mind. Learn to be calm, focus your energies and regain inner peace while improving physical strength. Emphasize awareness and relaxation through yoga classes led by instructors from Nia Moves. Ages 9+
- Houston Aztec Dance & Drum – Miller Outdoor Theater
Monday, September 19th, 2016 | 11:00 AM | 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
Experience the world of Ancient Mexico in this multi-disciplinary performance of traditional Aztec dancing, a form of dance that has been done in private rather than public for nearly 40 years in the United States.
Recommended for grades K-12
- Toddler Tuesdays, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Discover Green
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM | 4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002.
Discover a morning of fun with story time, activities, crafts and special appearance by Cinderella.
This book is a great first introduction to Mouse, the star of the If You Give series and a perennial favorite among children. And with its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is perfect for beginning readers and story time!
- Swing, Jive and Pop! Into Dance – Miller Outdoor Theater
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 | 11:00 AM | 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
METdance’s “Swing, Jive & Pop! Into Dance” incorporates history, fashion, music, and the arts in an interactive blast of excitement. The company dances its way through the eras — Lindy Hops through the 1930s, bops into the 1950s, grooves into the 1970s, and revs things up with the Hip Hop music of today.
- The Princess and the Pea – Miller Outdoor Theater
Wednesday & Thursday, September 21st & 22nd, 2016 | 11:00 AM | 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
A brave princess faces dragons and ogres with no fear, but will a single pea prove her greatest challenge? This operatic treatment of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale features an unsteady prince, an overbearing queen, and a mountain of mattresses.
Music by Mary Carol Warwick. Libretto by Mary Ann Pendino.
- Elephant Open House – Houston Zoo
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 | 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Elephant Barn, 200 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, TX 77030 United States.
Did you know that the elephants at the Houston Zoo eat about 700 pounds of food a day? Learn all about what they eat and more at our Elephant Open House event! Thai, Methai, Shanti, Tess, Tucker, Tupelo, Baylor & Duncan invite you to GET AN EXCLUSIVE INSIDE LOOK at their large home. At this event, you will immerse yourself into the daily lives of our elephant Zookeepers and the magnificent animals they care for.
If you know of any events you think we should add to these lists please let us know so.
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