iQuriousKids Calendar – January 6th to January 12th (Things to do in Houston)


A very Happy New Year to all. Here are a few ‘Things to do in Houston’ you can try in the coming 7 days.

Week Long Events

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy – Discovery Green
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 to Sunday, February 5th, 2017 | Discovery Green Conservancy,  1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.
Have you visited The ICE at Discovery Green yet?! Visit Discovery Green for the discounts, visiting hours, holidays & other special events.

Zoo Lights – Houston Zoo
Friday, November 18th, 2016 to Sunday, January 15th, 2017 | The Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
The Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland! TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights celebrates its fifth year as one of Houston’s most well-loved holiday traditions. Stroll through the beautiful Houston Zoo and take in the sights and sounds of the season. Enjoy festive carols, sip hot chocolate, and take in the more than 2 million lights! Fifteen miles of eco-friendly LED lighting illuminate our ancient oak trees and decorate the paths to light your way.

FC Barcelona Soccer Camp
Houston: June 19, 2017 – June 30, 2017 | Dallas: June 19, 2017 to June 30, 2017

This is an awesome opportunity for all the Soccer loving young ones. Learn the Barca values, learn to play the Barca way! The official FCBarcelona summer soccer camps in Houston, Texas. Official FCBarcelona coaches will travel to Houston to run the official FCBarcelona soccer camp Houston.
FCBarcelona Residential Camps Registration are open now. Get a 10% EARLY BIRD discount until January, 31st.

Daily Events

Cirque Goes To The Movies – Jones Hall
Friday, January 6th, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Jones Hall
Originally conceived by Michael Krajewski in 2006, Cirque de la Symphonie has captivated audiences throughout the world with their amazing aerial acrobatics and athleticism. These gravity-defying Cirque performers are back—but this time, they’re choreographing their brilliant acts to film scores performed by the Houston Symphony. Enjoy genres like classic Hollywood masterpieces (Gone with the Wind), to western adventures (The Magnificent Seven), Spielberg staples (E.T.) and more.

Christmas Bird Count – The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Saturday, January 7th, 2017 | 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM | 4501 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77024 United States.
Age 13 & up. Bring your own snacks, camera, notebook, weather-appropriate clothing, and binoculars if you have them and get ready to count birds with fellow bird watchers at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.

Story Time – Brazos Bookstore
Saturday, January 7th, 2017 | 10:30 AM | 2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States.
The activity is perfect for kids ages 2 to 9 years. Get your kids to Brazos Bookstore for a storybook reading, snacks, and crafts.

Hands On Houston: Crowns from the Garden – The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Saturday, January 7th, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM | 4848 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
Celebrate Houston’s evergreen winter by joining HCCC’s current resident artist Rebecca Braziel to create simple but beautiful crowns using plant materials from their Craft Garden.

Skate with the Storybook Stars at the ICE – Discovery Green
Saturday, January 7th, 2017 | 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM | 1500 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010 United States.
Bring your camera as the man in the jolly red suit is on hand to skate with the kids at The ICE in Discovery Green Park.

Cheap Skate Night – Discovery Green
Monday, January 9th, 2017 | 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM |  1500 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010 United States.
Glide around The ICE for just $8.00 per person plus tax. Includes skate rental.

Social Tuesdays – Discovery Green
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 |  4:00 PM to 10:00 PM |  1500 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010 United States.
An event sponsored by Ice Rink Events. Take pictures in the “Selfie Zone” and share with us using #DGICE or #DiscoveryGreen for a chance to win free skating passes!

Thursday Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00-9:00pm

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