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The Ultimate List of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston This Summer

May 28 @ 11 am. Free performance featuring professional local musicians. Located at 3801 Eastside.

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Sun salutations ( a series of yoga poses) start at 6:20 am on the grounds of the chapel. It offers a pathway to prayer and meditation. The solstice celebration ends at sunset, 8:25 pm, with Japanese drumming ensemble, Kaminari Taiko. Located at 3900 Yupon.

Wednesdays in June and July, 10 am. Introduce kids to magic of art and literature through fun and interactive activities for ages 3+. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the garden after the event. Rienzi is the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston home, 1406 Kirby; free

Head to this independent bookshop in West Houston this summer for a variety of summer programs plus the regular 10 am Thursday Story Time! Located at 14532 Memorial.

The Dark Knight (May 25, 8:30 pm), Despicable Me 3 (June 23, 8:30 pm), and other movies will play throughout the summer at Discovery Green. Located at 1500 McKinney.

Batman (May 24, 8:30 pm), Pretty in Pink (June 28, 8:30 pm), Stand by Me (July 26, 8:30 pm), Field of Dreams (August 24, 8:30 pm) are some of the free movies that will be playing on the lawn at the park. Located at 301 Milam.

Alice in Wonderland (June 13), The Sandlot (July 11), La La Land(August 8). 8 pm fun & 9 pm movie. Located at 800 Town and Country Blvd.

Enjoy free salsa dance lessons every Friday night June 8 through August 17, 7 pm – 11 pm. Lessons are taught by professional salsa dancers. A live band will perform the last Friday each month. Located at 410 Bagby at Memorial.

1st and 3rd Fridays year round: Arrive 30 minutes before sunset to hear a brief presentation on Waugh Bridge Bat Colony. Watch bats emerge under the Waugh Bridge. Meet on the platform at Waugh Drive and Allen Parkway. Free public parking at Spotts Park, 401 S. Heights Blvd at Memorial.

...9 pm. Noah’s Ark pool only August 28-September 1 (10 am – 2 pm). 10570 Westpark. Playground and basketball pavilion also on site...

...full until August. Reserve a tour spot online or call 713-670-2416. Located at 7300 Clinton Drive...

    The Ultimate List of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston This Summer
    Looking for the best free and cheap summer activities in Houston in 2018? In a city this large, there's no shortage of things to do in Houston this summer. From free outdoor concerts to story times for kids to theater performances and more, there's ample summer fun for the whole family!
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The Best Things to Do in The Heights Houston

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    The Best Things to Do in The Heights Houston - Houston On The Cheap
    The Houston Heights date back to the 1800s. People once used it to escape from big city life, but it now serves as hub for culture, small businesses, and hipsters galore. In 2013, the Heights as named one of the top 10 big-city neighborhoods by CNN, ranking in at number four.
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35 hours ago

How to Make your Garden Grow

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    How to Make your Garden Grow | Houston Family Magazine
    As the weather gets nicer and kids get closer to ending the school year, parents are looking for activities that can get their kids outdoors and active. Try starting a garden with Scotts Miracle Gro app.
    https://www.houstonfamilymagazine.com

35 hours ago

Road Trips Rule!

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    Road Trips Rule! | Houston Family Magazine
    1. BE A LOCAL Try to avoid the tourist traps and the trendy destinations. Pick a place off the beaten path, have a 'loose' schedule and see what happens! 2. DON'T OVER PLAN When you have a family, you tend to be a planner to try to insure that everyone is happy & satisfied at all times.
    https://www.houstonfamilymagazine.com

35 hours ago

Poet Trees are Back at Buffalo Bayou

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    Poet Trees are Back at Buffalo Bayou | Houston Family Magazine
    This year at Eleanor Tinsley Park, Writers in the Schools (WITS) implemented colorful Poet-Trees with a new theme and look to celebrate National Poetry Month. "Dear Houston: Poems of Love from a City of Resilience" by artist Nicola Parente encourages park patrons to write a love letter to Houston and place it on the trees, exemplifying the strength of our city following last year's natural disaster.
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5 Ways to Explore the Great Outdoors of Houston

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    5 Ways to Explore the Great Outdoors of Houston | Houston Family Magazine
    If you only think of traffic and tall buildings when you think of Houston, you're missing out on one of the best aspects of living here. Despite the fact that it's a heavily populated, urban area, this city offers acres and acres of assorted habitats just waiting to be explored.
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Win Tickets to Who Put the “H” in Rhythym? with the Barry Sea Paradox Band

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    Win Tickets to Who Put the "H" in Rhythym? with the Barry Sea Paradox Band | Houston Family Magazine
    Houston Family Magazine is giving away a family four pack of tickets to this fabulous performance. Check out our Facebook Page for contest details. A live music anthology will feature The Barry Sea Paradox Band and will trace the roots and blossoming of an original American art form that ranks among today's premier global influences!
    https://www.houstonfamilymagazine.com

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Houston celebrates Bike to Work Day today, Friday May 18!

3801 Eastside, Houston,

    Houston celebrates Bike to Work Day today, Friday May 18! | Houston Family Magazine
    Bike to Work Day is an internationally recognized awareness celebration today, Friday May 18! The City of Houston will kick things off in Hermann Square at 7:00am to hear opening remarks and safety tips from the City of Houston. A three mile bike round through downtown starts at 7:20am.
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May 14

Houston Zoo Announces Upcoming Birth of Baby Elephant

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    Houston Zoo Announces Upcoming Birth of Baby Elephant
    The Houston Zoo celebrated Mother's Day this year with a major announcement sure to delight animal loves of all ages: Tess, one of the zoo's beloved Asian elephants, is is expected to give birth to a new baby elephant later this summer, bringing an adorable new addition to the Houston Zoo.
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Mother’s Day 2018: Freebies, Deals, Places to Eat, and Things to Do

3801 Eastside

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Moms who dine on Mother’s Day at Fogo de Chao will receive a card towards a complimentary lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch on their next visit. Also, kids 6 and under always eat free, and children 7-12 are half off every day. In Houston, Fogo de Chao is located at 8250 Westheimer.

2811 Travis St.

    Mother's Day 2018: Freebies, Deals, Places to Eat, and Things to Do
    Mother's Day 2018 is fast approaching, so don't forget to spoil the mom in your life Sunday, May 13. Thankfully, there's no shortage of Mother's Day freebies, deals, places to brunch or have dinner, and other things to do. Here are some of our top picks for things to do for Mother's Day and great deals.
    https://www.houstononthecheap.com

May 07

New Trail Connecting Buffalo Bayou Park to White Oak Bayou is Now Open

3801 Eastside

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2811 Travis St.

    New Trail Connecting Buffalo Bayou Park to White Oak Bayou is Now Open
    Like most major cities in the U.S., Houston continues to grow. All of that growth comes with the usual ups and downs, downs which were recently compounded by Hurricane Harvey. Harvey took a huge toll on Houston infrastructure and public spaces, ravaging many of the city's parks, green spaces, and trails.
    https://www.houstononthecheap.com

May 04

May 04

Openings and Closings: Poitin is Coming, Charivari is Going

MidiCi, 2925 Richmond, closed in mid-April

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Poitin, 2313 Edwards, is opening May 14 at Sawyer Yards. The highly anticipated restaurant and bar from Balls...

Charivari, 2521 Bagby, is closing, according to Houston Food Finder. Johann Schuster's continental European restaurant has served...

Tasty Sandwich, 2802 Old Spanish Trail, opened in March. The food truck serves Mediterranean sandwiches and rice dishes with options like chicken or beef shawarma, gyro or falafel. Sides include Arabi pickles, fries and coleslaw. There's a Philly cheesesteak for the less adventurous.

SING, 718 West 18th, will open fall 2018. The Singaporean restaurant is a collaboration from former Houston Press food...

Wanna Bao, 2708 Bagby, began its soft opening this month, according to Eater Houston. First time restaurateurs, Dean and...

Peri Peri Factory, 6375 Westheimer, opened April 23, serving spicy Portuguese flame-grilled chicken. The peri-peri (or peli-peli, pili-pili or piri-piri) is an African bird's-eye chili pepper that is usually mixed with garlic, lemon, oil and vinegar to create a flavorful marinade or sauce.

Aqua S, 9889 Bellaire, opened in March

Blue Onyx Bistro, 4720 Richmond, grand opening April 10

Cafe Ginger, 1574 West Gray, reopened April

Cypress Trail Hideout, 25610 Hempstead, opened April 3

Fuddruckers, 4360 Kingwood, reopened February 20

Golden Chick, 13600 South Post Oak, opened April 23

Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer, opened April 27

Leibman's Eatery, Market and Gifts, 10100 Katy Freeway opened April 16

Les Noo'dle, 1717 Montrose, soft opening April

Postino Wine Cafe, 642 Yale, opened April 11

Rodeo Goat Ice House, 2118 Lamar, opened March 26

    Openings and Closings: Poitin is Coming, Charivari is Going
    Poitin, 2313 Edwards, is opening May 14 at Sawyer Yards. The highly anticipated restaurant and bar from Balls Out Burgers owner Ian Tucker will make its debut in the Washington Avenue arts district with Dominick Lee as executive chef. For an in depth look at Lee's culinary background, check out...
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Openings and Closings: Sweet Paris in April, B. Good in Spring

MidiCi, 2925 Richmond, is closed after less than a year in operation. With a strong opening, it slid...

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Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer, did not reopen April 22, as the Houston Press reported last week. Folks in the...

UB Preserv, 1609 Westheimer, is still in the works, but Chris Shepherd's newest restaurant should open in a...

Cafe Ginger opened at its new location at 1574 W. Gray, having made way for Weingarten Realty's thirty story residential tower, the Driscoll at its...

...in the River Oaks area since 2009. There is also a Ginger Cafe Uptown at 2200 Post Oak...

Golden Chick, 13600 South Post Oak, opened April 23, making this the fourth location in the Houston area and the 185th...

    Openings and Closings: Sweet Paris in April, B. Good in Spring
    Sweet Paris, 23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, opened April 9, at La Centerra in Katy. This is the third location of the creperie in Houston from couple Allison and Ivan Chavez. There is also a location in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. There are three more future locations planned for the surrounding Houston...
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Vegan ‘Sphinx Teahouse’ in Third Ward to Feature Cat Lounge

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    Vegan 'Sphinx Teahouse' in Third Ward to Feature Cat Lounge
    Nothing pairs quite so well with vegan cuisine than a cute, purring cat nuzzling at your leg. At least, that's what restaurateurs Ashleigh Boyd and Lauren Sevilla hope as they plan to open their "Sphynx Teahouse" next year. While the pair doesn't have a definitive location nailed down, they are searching for a space in Houston's historic Third Ward neighborhood.
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