Seismique, a 40,000-square-foot technologically driven interactive art museum is slated to open in West Houston later this year. And it's not just your run-of-the-mill interactive and immersive art museum - this permanent fixture will explore alien encounters, and will open its doors in Fall 2020.
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February is here, and it's a good thing there's an extra day added on thanks to the leap year - it's full of things to do all around Houston. Get lost in the magic of "Finding Neverland" at the Grand Theatre in Galveston (which really is magical in of itself), and while on the island, take a look at which eateries are participating in Galveston Restaurants Week.
Play with puppies at the Children's Museum, enjoy a free Beethoven concert at the Wortham Theater Center, and take the kids to see their favorite puppets come to life at Sesame Street Live! at NRG. Main Street Theater's "The Diary of Anne Frank" is also running this month through Feb. 16.
And if you're the planning type, you may have started thinking about summer plans, like what in the world you're going to do to keep your kids busy all day. Check out our summer and vacation camp guide for ideas on things they can do out of the house. Read on for the best things to do with the kids this month.
Houston's craft beer scene is top-notch, which we probably don't have to tell you. But what might come as a surprise is that it's also very kid-friendly; some of the area's best brews are housed in stellar spaces with outdoor games and room to play. Here are some spots we love to go as a family because there is room for the kids to run around, they are unpretentious, they don't make my husband and I feel bad if our toddler starts malfunctioning during our visit, and the beer is delicious.
It's easy for kids to get lost in their imaginations at Kanga's Indoor Playcenter. The towering play structure is a dream for little explorers, with multiple levels and slides and secret rooms and areas to discover. Kanga's has two locations in the Houston area, Cypress and The Woodlands. Read on for what to expect inside.
To see more great places to play around Houston, visit our Indoor Fun Guide.
Whether you're a stay at home mom just trying to find something to do during the day or a working mom wanting to spice things up on the weekend - but without spending a bunch of cash - this post is for you. Especially when the weather isn't exactly welcoming, inside activities are the way to go.
These businesses and playscapes around Houston are always free and remember to check our calendar because it is always packed with free things to do every day. For more ideas, check out our Indoor Fun Guide for Houston Families.
Now, read on for 31 free places to play and spend time with the kids around Houston.
It's a new year, so start it off right by getting out at one of these fun events around Houston. Who knows if we will actually get a winter this year, but just in case you need ideas for fun indoor activities, check out Houston's best indoor playgrounds and rock climbing gyms, or a unique experience like free classes for kids - from painting to coding - at your favorite area stores.
And while Christmas is technically over, many holiday festivals are still up and running through the first few weeks of January, so you can still check out the beautiful holiday lights at Zoo Lights, Festival of Lights in Moody Gardens, Sugar Land's Holiday Lights, and Magical Winter Lights for a little while longer. The stunning White Christmas at the Cockrell Butterfly Center, where you are surrounded by hundreds of white tropical butterflies, also closes soon - on Jan. 5! Read on for the best things to do around Houston in January with the kids.
Not everything is closed on Christmas Day, and that's good news for those of us who find ourselves wishing for something to do other than eat more food or play another game of Scrabble Junior.
Here are 10 fun things to do around Houston you can make a part of your holiday traditions. And here is our holiday guide for more Christmas and Hanukkah fun around the Bayou City.
As parents, it's safe to say that we all have the best intentions of organizing the most creative, Pinterest-worthy crafts and activities for our kids during school breaks. Making those activities come to fruition, however, isn't always as easily executed. This winter break, instead of setting lofty goals that never get met, fall back on our holiday guide for events and things to do during the season, and read our other posts for fun things to do on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. Below, you'll find 30 things to do you and the kids will love and that, more importantly, get you out of the house!