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Discovery Green

  • Summer event calendar: http://www.discoverygreen.com/ebevents
  • Kayak Boat Rides at Discovery Green: $5. Kayak rides are available Sat/Sunday 11am-5PM though June 26.
  • Stand up Paddle boarding at Discovery Green: $10.

Free Outdoor Movies

  • Discovery Green 1500 McKinney: Jurassic World (June 4), Hum Dil De Chuke Samam (June 17), Mr. Dial has Something to Say (June 24), Tortilla Soup (July 15)
  • CityCenter 800 Town and Country Blvd: Finding Nemo (June 8), Minions (July 13), Inside Out (August 10)
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Mixers & Elixirs

Starting Saturday, June 21st at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Once a month the museum opens up for a Summer Party: Drink and Dance with the Dinosaurs!

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White Linen Nights in the Heights

August 2nd. It’s a giant block party. Streets shut down form 6-9pm and all guests must be dressed in White. Enjoy food trucks, live music, and market street vendors.

Herman Park

Children’s Story Hour: Bring your little ones on any Friday morning to the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden where there is story time and coloring!

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Fat Cat's Creamery

Have a Sundae all to yourself! Forget what you’ve been told- Sharing sometimes is overrated, Especially when it comes to dessert! Try a fully loaded brownie Sunday at Fat Cat’s Creamery in the Heights.

Houston Astros

Take me out to the ball game- an Astros Game! Here is the summer schedule

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Houston Restaurant Weeks

Bulk up for the Winter: Houston Restaurant Weeks begins August 1st

Free Museum Days in Houston Museum District:

  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum – Thursday 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science – Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — Thursday 10 am – 9 pm — Kids 12 & under free every day
  • Children’s Museum of Houston — Thursday 5 pm – 8 pm
  • The Health Museum — Thursday 2 pm – 7 pm
  • Holocaust Museum Houston – Thursday 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Houston Museum of African-American Culture — Thursday 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Czech Center Museum Houston – Last Monday each month, noon -4 pm
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Free Splash Pads for Kids

more than 20 free splash pads in the Houston area! http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/aquatics/waterspraygrounds.html

Kegg’s Candies Factory Tours

See the entire chocolate-making process from raw ingredients to cooking, packaging and gift shop in a 30-minute tour. $8.50/person. http://keggscandies.com/news/factory-tours

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