iQuriousKids Calendar – March 31st to April 6th (Things to do in Houston)

iQK_Events_30MarchHouston is always eventful! Here are a few things to do we picked for you in the upcoming 7 days.

UntitledF.I.F.A. – Quillian Center (Free Entry)
Friday, March 31st, 2017 | 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM | Quillian Gym, 10570 Westpark Dr. Houston, Texas 77042, United States.
Faith In Full Action (F.I.F.A.) is a free event for children and teens on Friday nights, to come hang out, play sports and eat some some pizza and hear a message relevant to athletes.

The McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival – City Hall
Saturday, April 1st & Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 | 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM | Area surrounding City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston, Texas 77002
Eat, play, and share memories with your family in the McDonald’s Dream Discovery Zone at the McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival the largest children’s festival in America!
Two days of games, circus acts, rides, food, beverages, and entertainment for all ages centered in downtown Houston. Created 28 years ago by Child Advocates as an avenue to create awareness and funding to help the neglected and abused children of Houston.

Kids Animation Workshop – Whole Foods Kirby
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM | Whole Foods Kirby, 2955 Kirby Dr. Houston, TX 77098 United States.
A FREE, pop-up kids animation workshop in the café area of Whole Foods Market, Kirby on Saturday, April 1st (no fooling), from 9-11 AM. Participants will use stop-motion animation to bring fruits and vegetables to life in their own delicious short videos. Bring your young artists for hands-on film-making fun!

Art in the Park – Elizabeth Baldwin Park
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM | Elizabeth Baldwin Park, 1701 Elgin St. Houston, TX 77004 United States.
The annual Midtown Art in the Park – a fine art festival featuring local and regional artists with works for sale. The festival brings the cultural arts and entertainment community together. Browse works from 45 of the finest artists in town, talk to them about their inspiration and technique, and purchase original art. Enjoy music and snack on delicious treats, all at a free family event!
To pre-book your reservation please click here.

STEM Saturdays – Discovery Green
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM | 1500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77010 United States.
STEM Saturdays presented by Occidental Petroleum. Girlstart leads a fun, hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education program for kids. Space is limited to 60 kids on a first come first serve basis.

For more STEM programs click here.

Naturally Wild Families: Botanical Dyeing – The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM | 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708 United States.
Use items found outdoors or in the produce department to naturally dye eggs, make your own recycled paper for greeting cards, and make botanical prints at the Houston Arboretum.

Hands-On Houston: Un-Be-Weavable – Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM | 4848 Main St. Houston, TX 77002 United States.
This month, join HCCC resident artist Lisa Hardaway to create hand-woven bookmarks. Learn how to use a small hand-made loom and yarn to create your own woven piece.  HANDS-ON HOUSTON is a free drop-in event held the first Saturday of every month. Each month, a teaching artist demonstrates a craft related to the current exhibitions. Families and children of all ages are welcome to come any time between 11 AM and 3 PM and participate in a 15-20 minute activity. Materials are provided.

Toddler Tuesdays – Discovery Green
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM | 1500 McKinney St Houston, TX 77010 United States.
Toddler Tuesday will celebrate Diversity In Action through interactive cultural storytimes and activities hosted by the Houston Public Library. Kids can visit Jamaica, England and Mexico without leaving Discovery Green, as we read, sing, and play our way around the world on Tuesday
At 10:30am, parents and kids enjoy a free story time and activities with their favorite characters.

Tyke Hikes – Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Monday, April 3rd, 2017 | 9:30 AM & 10:30 AM | 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708  United States.
Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors.
Children 18 months to 3 years, with their adult companions, can join a naturalist for a story reading, a simple nature activity or craft, and a stroller-friendly hike on the beautiful Arboretum trails. Enjoy an interesting new nature experience each week with themes such as owls, squirrels, trees, and worms.

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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