Houston Family Magazine May 2023 Issue

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make mom feel special TIPS & GIFTS

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A MOM’S PERSPECTIVE why summer camp is great FOR PARENTS

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port arthur your next summer road trip

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May 2023

Miller Outdoor Theatre has delighted generations of audiences for 100 years with the best in performing arts entertainment. And every performance free.

Join the season-long celebration. Enjoy eight months of the best music, dance, theatre and more. Plus, celebratory events throughout the year packed with fun for the whole family. With enough time to roll down the hill.


Let’s celebrate together with a larger-than-life birthday cake with slices for all served during intermission. Make memories with a photo in the 7-foot cake. And sign the giant Miller card, starting at 7 p.m. At 8 p.m. Houston Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Jewels.



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Mothers’ Day Movement - a nonprofit where 100% of your donation goes DIRECTLY to charity.

This year’s charity is Saving Mothers because no woman should die giving life. Saving Mothers is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization

dedicated to eradicating preventable maternal deaths and birth-related complications in low-resource settings.

Who is the Mothers’ Day Movement? They are the mothers’ helping mothers. Mothers’ Day Movement (MDM) was founded by a

small group of women who believe in making a difference for women around the globe. When co-founder Kim Athan learned about the staggering $28 billion spent annually in the United States on Mother’s Day they thought there should be a movement - MOVING the funds to mothers who need it around the globe.

MAKE A DONATION in honor of your mother, your friend, your sister or any special woman in your life. Help make the world a better place. Mom would be proud. http://www. mothersdaymovement.org.

Saturday, May 20, 2023 10a-3p @ Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Empty Bowls is an international effort to fight hunger, implemented in Houston to benefit the Houston Food Bank. Since the inception of the event, Empty Bowls Houston has raised $991,293 for the Houston Food Bank! (This equates to more than 2.97 million meals for the hungry!)




Attendees enjoy perusing the 1,500-plus one-of-a-kind, handcrafted bowls made and donated by Houston area ceramists and craft artists, which are available for a donation to the Houston Food Bank of $25 per bowl (100% goes to Houston Food Bank). Note: for each $1 donated to Houston Food Bank, THREE meals are provided to the hungry, so, each $25 bowl purchased provides 75 meals!

There will be live artist demonstrations outdoors throughout the event, and live music in the garden. All attendees who purchase bowls will enjoy a simple soup lunch. There will also be iced coffee from Katz’s Coffee and sweet treats from Good Pop. www.EmptyBowlsHouston.org


Houston has over 180 miles of bike & hike trails. Make May the month you get out & check some of them out with the family! It’s great for you & our community! Visit www.HoustonBikePlan.org for a map of all the trails available now.

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The Perfect SUMMER Road Trip

Start your day with a morning stroll along the shores of McFaddin Beach or Sea Rim State Park. Then, hike on shaded paths as you watch for colorful birds, ducks and alligators. Experience the life and times of iconic rock ‘n roller, Janis Joplin at the Museum of the Gulf Coast, or soak up the sunshine as you dine on spicy Cajun food and listen to live music on the patio. Summer is a magical season, especially if you’re in Port Arthur. Home to a remarkable confluence of cultures and landscapes, there’s nowhere quite like this upper Texas Gulf Coast destination.

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Looking for a fun-filled summer road trip with your family that's not too far away? Look no further than Port Arthur, Texas! It's only about 1.5 hours away from Houston!

This historic city nestled on the Gulf Coast is the perfect destination for crabbing, fishing, kayaking, camping and boating. With so much to see and do in Port Arthur, you'll never run out of activities to keep everyone entertained. We'll guide you through planning your road trip and highlight some of the top things to do in Port Arthur. So pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

by Kimberly Guerra | photos by Pop of Color Photography, Amy Garrett


Port Arthur, Texas is a city with a rich history. It was founded in the late 1800s as a port for shipping timber and rice from the East Texas forests and fields to other parts of the country.

The discovery of oil in the early 20th century transformed Port Arthur into a booming industrial center. The city became home to major refineries, chemical plants, and shipyards that helped fuel America's growth.

During World War II, Port Arthur played an important role in supporting the war effort. Many local residents went off to fight overseas while those who remained worked tirelessly to produce essential supplies for troops abroad.

Today, Port Arthur continues to thrive as an important hub of industry and commerce. But it has also become known for its beautiful natural surroundings, including nearby beaches and wildlife preserves that attract visitors from around the world.


When planning your road trip to Port Arthur, Texas, it's important to consider a few key factors. First and foremost,

think about the time of year you'll be traveling. Summer is a popular season for tourists in Port Arthur due to its warm climate and outdoor activities. So, be sure to start planning early to make sure you can do everything you want to do!

There are several campsites and RV parks available for those who want to immerse themselves in nature during their trip. Sea Rim State Park, Waterview RV Park and Pleasure Island RV Parks offer the best views!

For those who prefer more traditional accommodations, there are also hotels located throughout the city. The new Marriott Residence Inn is absolutely gorgeous. Perfect for families, this hotel offers extremely well thought out, spacious rooms with plenty of space for a family of 4-5. The kitchen makes it a must for those with little ones and anyone with particular dietary restrictions. Bonus - they have an amazing complimentary breakfast downstairs every morning before you head out

to your adventures! Perfect for busy families on the go.


Port Arthur is a beautiful destination for those who love being outdoors. If you’re looking for an adventure, the city has plenty of activities to keep you busy during your stay.

One of the top things to do in Port Arthur is crabbing. Head down to Sea Rim State Park and try your hand at catching some blue crabs. It’s a fun activity for all ages and perfect for families that enjoy spending time together. Not to mention, they’re delicious to eat!

While you are there, try your hand at kayaking through the marshes on one of the beginner, intermediate or expert water trails. Looking for a real experience, why not plan on spending the night on the FLOATING PRIMITIVE CAMPSITE ! For only $15 a night, you & your family (Max 4 People) can boat or kayak 2 miles out to the campsite

and sleep floating under the stars! Not your cup of tea? You can also rent a cabin, RV Pad or camp on the beach! Whatever your preference, there is something for everyone at this park.

Other activities available at this park include birding (Many migratory birds traveling the Central Flyway stop at this park), fishing (Red Drum, Trout and Flounder thrive here) or just walking along the beach to collect shells. Whatever you look to do, be sure to plan on being there for a while. This park offers over 5 miles of gulf shoreline and 4,000 acres of marshlands.


Looking to venture offshore?

You can also opt to take a guided fishing tour if you're not familiar with the area. Many of the local captains will take you to the best spots and insure that you will not come back empty handed!

Looking for a different kind of water adventure? How about heading into the marshes on an Airboat? These boats allow you to take in the scenery and get as up close as you can to nature like no other! Experience the birds, the beautiful trees and marshes along with a few wild creatures! Keep your eyes peeled for gators, otters and maybe even a few cows!? You'll never know what you might see in the marsh!

Whether it's crabbing, fishing, kayaking, camping or boating - there's something here that everyone can enjoy!


There are some great attractions to explore while you’re in Port Arthur. Be sure to visit the Museum of the Gulf Coast, it’s a must-see museum that celebrates stories and artifacts from the region. This is an interactive space where visitors can learn about the history of Port Arthur, the local culture and its people. You can also see historic items like a replica of a shrimp boat, WWII artifacts, antique cars and much more. The museum also hosts special events like art exhibits and film screenings throughout the year.

Port Arthur is known famously as the home of Janis Joplin. However, did you realize that there are also over 80 music legends, 78 professional athletes and 40 actors, politicians and artists? There’s even an honest to God ‘Oscar’ that was donated by a woman who won for Costume Design back in the 1940s! You will surely be surprised when you discover how many people you know that came from Port Arthur!

The Museum of the Gulf Coast is a wonderful place to spend some time and soak up some local history. It’s a great way to get a better understanding of the area while having an enjoyable time. Be sure to stop in.


If you're looking for delicious food in Port Arthur, Texas, then you're definitely in luck! This city is known for its diverse and flavorful cuisine that will satisfy your taste buds. From seafood to soul food and everything in between, there's something for everyone.

Start off your day at Kimmy’s Cafe for the most delicious breakfast and gigantic cups of coffee! (Our fave is the churro waffles and the Green Juice! Delish!!)

If you want to experience some of the best Cajun cuisine around, then make sure to check out Larry & Rita's Mexicajun Bar & Grill. They

offer a variety of dishes such as gumbo, crawfish etouffee, jambalaya, and more.

Gator Tacos you say? Check out Tia Juanitas Fish Camp for the best tacos and margaritas in town!

For those who love seafood, stop by The Schooner Restaurant where they serve fresh fish daily along with other popular dishes like crab cakes and shrimp alfredo. And if you want a unique dining experience with an outdoor patio overlooking Sabine Lake while enjoying a cold beer or cocktail then look no further than Neches River Wheelhouse!

But if soul food is what you crave, head down to Jaw's BarB-Que where their slow-cooked meats are served alongside traditional sides including potato salad and cornbread made from scratch.

No matter what your culinary preference might be when visiting Port Arthur there are

certainly plenty of restaurants worth checking out!


Port Arthur, Texas is a hidden gem that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking to explore the city's rich history or enjoy outdoor activities with your family during the summer, Port Arthur has it all.

From crabbing and fishing to kayaking and camping, there are plenty of fun things to do in this coastal town. And when you get hungry after a day of adventure, you'll find an array of delicious dining options serving up fresh seafood caught right off the Gulf Coast.

So if you're planning a road trip and want to experience authentic Southern hospitality while enjoying some fantastic adventures along the way, make sure to add Port Arthur, Texas to your list. You won't be disappointed!

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not the but I still want to have fun ENTERTAINMENT

The day was wide open before us. And by wide open I mean we didn’t have school. We were no longer tethered to packing lunches and getting to the bus stop. No longer slaves to homework calendars and after-school activities. It was a day off. We should celebrate!


We could go to that new science museum. Or maybe we should head to the movies. No, save those for a rainy day. Hmmm…. the beach? The park? Or maybe a picnic at the park followed by ice cream at the beach? There was no shortage of possibilities.

My kids barely noticed me, happy to start their day void of the typical structure. They may have felt relaxed, basking in their newfound freedom. I, on the other hand, was busy figuring out how to make the day magical.

I had pictures in my mind of what the other parents would be doing with their kids. I scolded myself for not thinking ahead to have the kids invite friends over so they could come to enjoy the day of fun I was spinning in my mind. Oh, well. I could still make the day magical for my three.


Looking around I saw all the things that still had to be done. The beds to be made, the dirty dishes piled in the sink, the work email notifications on my phone. School may have ended, but real life didn’t. There was a tug-of-war going on in my head between

the magic I expected myself to create and the real-life things that had to get done.


Somehow I had developed an expectation that life was a great big Instagram feed for the world to see. This feed represented who I am, but also who I want to be, who I think others want me to be, and who I can never be. In all the headlines telling me how to “Create a Magical Summer” and “Make Memories that Last a Lifetime” I began running faster and faster on a hamster wheel of creating a magical childhood for my kids.


Just like I am never going to be five foot eight and size two (no matter how high the heels and how tight the Spanx), I’m never going to entertain my kids 24/7. Even the thought is exhausting.

I want to do fun things with my kids, but not at the expense of living life, real life. They need to see that there is a balance between fun and normal, or better yet, a melding of the two. And while I may be able to lead them that way, I can’t navigate the whole way for them.

If I want them to grow up to be more than consumers of this beautiful world, I need to give them the chance to live in it, contribute to it, and be part of it. We are not spectators, but we are contributors, active participants in creating a life we love. And this means doing things that don’t make the Instagram feed.

I look around and see them. One is plugged in to an audiobook, one is playing a video game and one is heading out on a scooter. They are content for the moment, so I permit myself to be content. I know that the moment won’t last forever, and as I exhale I think about what needs to happen and what we want to happen.

The day is a day. It is magical simply because it exists. There will be laundry to fold today. And they will help. But if we do that right after lunch we can grab an ice cream and head to the park.


It is not my job to entertain my kids. And they shouldn’t be entertained all day. We can, however, find ways to have fun in real life. To have beach days and home days. To have chore times and break times. To do nothing and to do something amazing.

Summer isn’t about endless entertaining. It’s simply about enjoying the moments and living life along the way.


Start Here

Think about her. Truly. There are endless gift ideas out there and that can feel overwhelming. Often, we end up buying something because it seems like what everyone is telling us to do (or it was easy!) Before you make a purchase spend a little time thinking about whom you are giving the gift to and ask yourself these questions:

• What makes her smile?

• What do I see her looking at in stores or on her phone?

• How can I make her feel special?

• Does she have a favorite thing or hobby that she rarely makes time for?

• What is something she wouldn’t do for herself? As you think about these questions, really focus on her. If you’re not sure, as some of the people she is close to like a good friend or her sister. Even older kids and teens can lend

valuable insight. Remember, making her feel seen and understood means focusing on her instead of what you think she needs.

Shop Early If You Can

Mother’s Day is not a surprise. The sooner you start thinking about this and shop, the better. April is a great time to shop because it takes the last-minute stress out of the equation. If you didn’t start early, however, there are still so many great options. And make things easier next year by putting a reminder on your phone now for shopping next April.

Think Beyond the Gift

Mother’s Day is more than a gift. It’s a day. Think about how you want to be intentional about celebrating her. Would she like breakfast in bed or would she prefer to sleep in? Is she hoping for a day with



Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to shower some love on the moms in your life, whether it’s the mom of your children, your mom, or someone special whom you want to recognize. While every gift is special, you can use this as an opportunity to think about specific ways to make mom feel seen and appreciated.

the kids or would some time to herself be appreciated?

You can ask her questions like this, but avoid simply saying “What do you want to do?” Many moms are uncomfortable saying what they truly want. Plus, asking that makes it one more thing for her to figure out. And she definitely doesn’t need that.

A lot of moms will appreciate and benefit from a combination of time to themselves and time with the family. That could look like a family hike and then some time for her to nap and read. Maybe she would enjoy some time going shopping alone and coming home to a nice family dinner. Another great idea is to take her to breakfast with the kids and then drop her off for a massage that you’ve already scheduled for that day. The less she has to figure out and plan the better.

Creative Gift Ideas

To help you get started, here

are some fun, creative ideas for gifts that moms love and why they are great.

FOR THE BOOK LOVER: Once Upon a Book Club offers a creative approach to a book subscription service. Each box contains a book along with 3-5 wrapped gifts for her to open at different points in the book. She will love discovering fun gifts as she reads that will remind her of the story long after she is done reading. You can purchase single boxes or monthly and quarterly subscriptions.

FOR THE PUZZLER: JIGGY offers art in puzzle form. One of Oprah’s favorite things, these specially crafted puzzles are fun to put together and come with glue to preserve the beautiful artwork when completed. Plus, JIGGY offers special holiday and seasonal gift boxes to enhance the puzzle experience with extras like chocolate or luxury bath items.


Make her life extra tasty with a gift or gift card from GoldBelly

A gourmet food market with gifts from around the country, she can have something special delivered right to her door. From making dinner easier with a prepared lobster dinner from Maine or BBQ straight from Texas to a special Ina Garten cake or macarons from Paris, there are tasty treats she will love.


Few things keep a mom going like her morning cup of coffee or tea. Make hers special with a tea subscription from Tea Runners offering her gourmet loose teas in a variety of flavors. If coffee on the run is more her style, Steeped Coffee offers specialty roasts in singleserve brew bags that taste great and help the planet.


Every mom could use a little relaxation in her life, and you can find special gifts that

help her do just that. Luxury candles like those from Noa Lux or Opal Road are special choices she probably wouldn’t splurge on for herself. Plus, both companies are womanowned, a sweet bonus. If she needs a little more help, Pure Enrichment offers lush heated blankets and aromatherapy, to help her let it all go.


If order and organization bring a smile to her face, try leveling up her planner and paper products. Ivory Paper Co and Grado offer beautiful journals, planners, and stationery to make keeping track of things easier and inspiring.

The Key to Success

Remember, Mother’s Day isn’t about being perfect. It is about celebrating the mom in your life and making her feel special. Make it about her, shop early, and plan the day to give her a Mother’s Day she won’t forget!



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Parents are used to always putting their kids first. From the moment they wake up in the morning until the time they go to bed at night, they’re constantly on our minds. What do they need? What can we do for them? Imagine what happens when they go off to summer camp and the house is suddenly quiet. Here’s what happens: slowly but surely you begin to relax in a whole different way. Suddenly, you can hear your own thoughts, and that’ll give you the mental space to reflect on what YOU would like to do - to put yourself first for once.

Use that mental space to do things you’ve been wanting and meaning to do all year. Perhaps there’s a hobby you'd like to pursue. While the kids are at camp, you have the time to take that yoga or painting class, and you get to choose - all by yourself - whether you’d like to do it after work or on the weekend. Get together with some friends you haven’t seen for a while. If they’ve kids at camp, too, chances are that they’re available and eager to spend some time with you. Go on a romantic date or two with your partner. The possibilities are endless.

Being able to focus on yourself, your partner, and other people in your life who mean a lot to you is no small matter. As parents, we’re used to being responsible providers and caregivers. However, there’s so much more to a person: we’re also partners and friends. These are important parts of our

identities that we need to remember to cultivate. Sending your kids to summer camp may bring out your more playful side that you haven’t shown for a while.

Another great thing about sending your kids to summer camp is that it’ll give them an opportunity to develop and reach important developmental milestones without you being there every step of the way. They’ll become

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In Texas, high school football is slightly less important than breathing, but just barely. Where myths and legends are born, and touchdown-scoring heroes are deified statewide on Friday nights in big city stadiums and small farming communities alike, identities are shaped in the fall by what happens on patches of grassy turf flanked by creaky wooden bleachers.

But there is a side to the history of Texas high school football that most people don’t know. For almost 50 years of Texas’ story, high school sports were segregated and as a result, formed individual traditions and rivalries. This is the type of history that The Bryan Museum LIVES to tell! This Texas history museum in Galveston has teamed up with celebrated author, Michael Hurd, to do just that.

Based on his book, Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas, this compelling history has been brought to life in a dynamic exhibit both introducing and honoring the African American men and boys who coached and played organized football at African American high schools in Texas for half a socially dark century.

The exhibit traces the history of a league that produced

nine members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including “Mean”

Joe Greene, Ken Houston, and Dick “Night Train” Lane.

In addition to Hall of Famers, the PVIL also produced players that helped to break the color barrier, such as Ben Kelly, the first Black player in the South to integrate a collegiate football program in 1953 and Eldridge Dickey, the first Black quarterback drafted in the first round of the National Football League Draft in 1968.

Featuring innovative art by Reginald C. Adams, dozens of vintage images and artifacts, videos, interviews, and interactive displays, Thursday Night Lights pulls this bygone era of Texas history from the shadows. The exhibit will be on display at The Bryan Museum from April 20th until July 2nd.

The Bryan Museum is located at 1315 21st Street in Galveston, Texas. Come and experience Texas history as never before! The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm and is open until 7pm on Thursdays.


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Miller Outdoor Theatre helps families share a love of the arts and time spent together. The open-air theater in Hermann Park has, for generations, been a gathering spot on summer nights where Houstonians can enjoy completely free performances by performing arts groups from around the city and around the globe. Now, as Miller celebrates its centennial, it has programming from March through mid-November.


As the sun sinks over Hermann Park nearly every day from March to midNovember, the lights come up at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The theater celebrates its centennial this year, with a host of special programs, bringing new acts and old favorites back onto its stage. For generations of Houstonians, Miller has been a place for families to gather in the summer twilight and share excitement over a wide selection of music, theater and dance performances.

It's also a place where many young people first saw a live show of any kind, cementing in them a love of the arts, a curiosity about other cultures and the memories of sharing it all with family and friends.

“Miller Outdoor Theatre offers probably the most diverse array of arts programming in the city,” said Cissy Segall, Miller Outdoor Theatre’s managing director. “It’s a wonderful thing to be able to bring children at a young age out here to expose them to an artistic presentation that is different from their family’s culture. Miller is welcoming setting, and it gives the chance to learn about arts and culture in a way you might not otherwise.”

Often, those who see shows at Miller as young children go on to be performers themselves. One of those is ballerina Lauren Anderson, who became the first Black principal dancer with the Houston Ballet, where she danced from 1983 to 2006. She sat on the hill in Hermann Park and watched performances at Miller, and she calls it one of the city’s treasured landmarks.

“Miller Outdoor Theatre is so important to Houston because it is the first and only theatrical experience for many, many people,” she said. “With


Miller's varied repertoire, there is representation in all artform and cultures. I felt as though I had arrived when I danced on Miller's stage for the first time. I had!"

And then there is Jorge Casco. Segall shares the story of how, as a teen, he came to Miller to see a daytime performance Fly Dance Company.

“Jorge was in middle school and he’d been doing hip-hop dance on his own,” Segall said. “’They’re doing what I do!’ he said to me.

Now, he’s the executive director of that group, which still performs often at Miller.

"Performing at Miller is a mix of emotions because I see myself in the company on the stage and in the audience," Casco said. "We've worked really hard to be able to play in prestigious theatres all over the world but nothing compares to playing Miller. Every time we hit that Miller stage, it's just beautiful; all those kids, families, and people soaking in all those colors, sounds, and movement. I hope this generation is inspired just like I was."

Even if children don’t become actors or dancers or other performing artists themselves,

Segall knows there’s still value in helping them encounter the arts. In addition to seeing incredible performances from all over the world – for free –kids learn why the arts matter at all.

“The arts show us who we are,” said Segall. “And everyone in Houston can see themselves on our stage. Representation matters for a child, no matter what their background.”

And those who see arts programming as children are very likely to continue seeing (and supporting) the arts when they grow up. Segall loves it when she can walk around the theater grounds before or after a performance, talking to members of the audience, nearly all of whom tell her some version of the same story: Miller is about making memories.

“We had our first date here, we got engaged here, we celebrated a birthday here, my mother would take me and now I’m taking my child,” she said. “That’s such a part of what Miller is about. And those stories all become part of a family’s history, to be treasured and passed down.”

The next special 100th anniversary celebration event is July 14-15, featuring a TUTS Musicals at Miller retrospective. It features an evening of imagination and performance with interactive puppet shows, magicians, a collaborative mural and more, including the opportunity to take a photo in the larger-than-life birthday cake. Celebratory events from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. with the TUTS performance at 8:30 p.m.


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All events listed are FREE unless otherwise noted. Don’t forget to check out our online calendar at https://houstonfamilymagazine.com/events-calendar/ for even more family friendly activities.


Tyke Hikes


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Encourage your child’s curiosity about nature and spend time with them exploring outdoors! Children

18 months to 4 years, with an adult companion, 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 rabbits, snakes, senses, and wind!

9:30am and 10:30am 18 months – 4 years. $7 per child for nonmembers. Limited to 20 children per session. www.houstonarboretum.org

Colors in Bloom (ALL MONTH)

Colors in Bloom has sprung at Color Factory. Leave your winter blues behind and take a stroll through our brand new, blossoming confetti rooms! You’ll be immersed in largerthan-life Houston inspired bluebonnets as you experience our floral wonderland! And of course, we have a few surprises budding too! Various times. Color Factory is made with all audiences in mind. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by someone 16 years old or older.

$36 to $39



First Tuesday at the Houston Zoo

Free daytime admission to the Houston Zoo is provided once a month on the first Tuesday of each month, from opening until closing. Online reservations are required for all non-member guests. Tickets will not be available at the gate.

Various times. All ages www.Houstonzoo.org

Astros at Minute Maid Park

Astros vs. San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park

7:10pm. All Ages. Tickets start at $20. www.mlb.com/astros

Midtown Park –Teach You Tuesday

This month we partnered with Pop Shop America to create a festive pinata.

5:30pm-7:30pm. 21 and older. Free. www.midtownhouston.com


Toddler Tuesday at Discovery Green

Puppy Birthday to you: Paw Patrol. Toddlers and their caretakers enjoy a morning of interactive Storytime, games and activities.

10:30am-12:30pm. Toddlers. Free. www.discoverygreen.com


Dungeons & Dragons

Strategy, role-playing, and twenty-sided dice – join us and pick your vice! Participants will engage in long form RPG gaming, building character, cooperation and leadership skills in the process. Join us for the experience of Dungeons and Dragons!

5pm-6pm. Teens 13-18 years. Free. Registration required. Heights Neighborhood Library Meeting Room.

www.calender.houstonlibrary.org/ event/10399353

Nature Story Time

Visit the discovery rooms and enjoy the outdoor trails and play area. Plan to stay for nature story time which can include live animal encounters and a simple craft. Come enjoy nature stories, examining natural history specimens, and touching and/or observing live animals. We are currently offering Nature Story Time outside at the Pavilion Area behind the Center. 4pm. 3-5year olds. Free. www.naturediscoverycenter.org


Children and parents experience rhythm and music principles in a fun atmosphere at Mercer Botanic Gardens.

10:30am- 11am. Ages 2 to 5. Free. www.pct3.com/MBG


Free Family Nights at Children’s Museum Houston (May 4, 11, 18, and 25)

During this special Free family Night, we welcome the University of Houston’s ‘Cougar’s Initiative to Engage’ as they host a workshop to engage children in improving their listening and

language skills, as well as provide free hearing and pre-literacy screenings for your child. U of H undergrads will provide these free services at the Speech, Language, Hearing mobile unit at the Children’s Museum of Houston throughout the month of May.

5pm - 8pm. Children 4-9 years. Free. www.cmhouston.org

Galveston Duck Tours

Take a fun one-hour tour on our open air covered Land & Water Duck Tour boat. Learn fascinating facts about Galveston from our knowledgeable tour guides.

10am to 4pm Mon - Th; 10am - 6pm Fri - Sun. All Ages. Tickets adults $30; Children $25; 2 and under $10. www.galvestonducktours.com


Cistern Experiential Tour

Learn about the architecture of this unique space and the history of Houston’s water system. Great for first time and repeat visitors alike, the Experiential Tour includes an introduction followed by an opportunity to explore the Cistern at your own pace. Digital and printed fact sheets are provided for all guests.

Friday tours at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm. Tickets start at $8. No children under 9 permitted. www.buffalobayou.org

Pasatono Orquesta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Miller – a Houston tradition!

This unique group has ded icated itself to rescuing, preserving, and reinterpreting the sounds of the Mixtec people of Oaxaca with new arrangements of traditional works. They’ve spent years exploring the states of Guerrero, Puebla, Oaxaca and the transnational community to create the perfect sound.

8pm. All ages. Free. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

League City Music Festival (May 5-6)

The League City Lions Club is proud to announce the 2023 League City Music Festival & BBQ Cookoff! Join us for BBQ and lots of music both Friday and Saturday!

4pm-midnight Fri.; 10am-12am Sat. All Ages. Free before 5pm; $5 after 5pm lcmusicfest.com

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Children’s Museum of Houston

5-8pm • 1500 Binz St. www.cmhouston.org

**FREE Admission for Bank of America cardholders the first FULL weekend of the month.

Health Museum

2-7pm • 1515 Hermann Dr. www.thehealthmuseum.org

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

10am-9pm • 1001 Bissonnet www.mfah.org

**FREE MFAH admission Saturdays & Sundays for all kids 18 & under with a library card

Houston Museum of Natural Science

2-5pm • 5555 Hermann Park Dr. www.hmns.org

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

1-5pm • 3816 Caroline St. www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com

Houston Museum of African American Culture

6-8pm • 4807 Caroline St. www.hmaac.org


Holocaust Museum Houston

2-5pm • 9220 Kirby Dr., ste. 100 www.hmh.org


Menil Collection

11am-7pm • 1533 Sul Ross Street www.menil.org


Cistern History Tours, Houston

1-5:30pm • The Water Works at 105 Sabine Street • Age: 9+ www.buffalobayou.org


Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Tuesday-Friday 10am-7pm, Sat.10am-6pm, Sun. 12-6pm • 5216 Montrose Boulevard www.camh.org

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Galveston Historic Homes Tour (May 6, 7, 13 & 14)

Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes during its annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. Large, small, and everything in between, the 2023 tour will have something for everyone! In addition to the tours, the annual event features numerous special events, allowing guests unique experiences in many of the tour homes and historic sites across the island.

Tour times vary. There are no discounts for children. Tickets $45. www.galvestonhistory.org

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

Come explore Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary and see what the forces of nature have left for us on the beach and in the wrack lines with Conservation Specialist Wyatt Egelhoff. You’ll walk along the beach and out onto the flats discovering the diversity of life along the gulf coast. It’s a perfect opportunity for a family day trip. Ride the Galveston ferry, see dolphins, birds, shellfish and learn about coastal ecosystems. This program is FREE, suitable for all ages and runs on the first Sat. of each month. Please register. Meet at 10am at the vehicular barrier. Take TX-87 to Rettilon Rd. Turn right at the beach and travel 3/4 mile.

Parking stickers are REQUIRED for all vehicles to park on Bolivar beaches. They can be purchased locally for $10. www.houstonaudobon.org

Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day is an experimental learning that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business.

Various times/locations. All ages. Cost varies by stand. www.lemonadeday.org/houston

First Saturday Arts Market

Juried by the artists, visitors will find friendly artists with paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry and many more popular art mediums. A family friendly event with food, drink and local musicians located in Houston Heights.

11am – 6pm. All ages. Free. www.1stSatArtMarket.com

MKT Trail Mix

Our monthly Trail Mix show on the first Saturday morning is free for all ages and features live music, magic, and more! Join us trailside as AndyRoo takes you on an adventure through the AndyRooniverse along with hilarious hijinks from father and son magicians Dave and Jake Rangel. Enjoy unique hands-on pop-ups and giveaways to amp up the fun! Sessions are outdoors, weather permitting.

10am - 11am. All Ages. Free. www.themkt.com/events

Moody Gardens - Palm Beach opening for the season

Start your summer with a splash! The Moody Gardens summer hot spot – and private beach – will open for the season with the opportunity to sink your feet in our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river, wave pool, or two 18-foot tall tower slides or lounge beneath palm trees.

9am to 6pm. All ages. Cost is $26 for adults and $20 for children ages 4-12 and seniors.



Sunday Family Studio

Teaching artist on May 7: Ursula Andreeff. Create and learn in this workshop for families. Join a teaching artist for an afternoon in the Museum galleries and in the studio. Spend time exploring a work of art in the galleries, and then head to the studio to make your own masterpiece. Using high-quality materials and artists’ tools, gain a better understanding of the techniques artists incorporate in creating their art.

1pm-3pm Recommended for families with children ages 5 - 12. $10 per person Capacity is limited. A general admission ticket is required in addition to the Family Studio ticket. General admission is free for MFAH members and ages 12 & younger. www.mfah.org

Houston Botanic Garden

Sunday Concert Series at the Gardens. Family friendly live music in a spacious beautiful setting. Each Sunday the series is included in the cost of a general admission ticket. 4pm. All Ages. Tickets Adult $15; Children $10 www.hbg.org

Discovery Green’s Quinceañera

Discovery Green is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a party for Houston. Since opening in 2008, Discovery Green has transformed downtown Houston into a vibrant, welcoming destination for all. Discovery Green is an art-filled oasis, an outdoor cultural center and more. For Houstonians, it’s everything from A to Z! Expect a sampler platter of all the free events you can find at Discovery Green over the years including live music, fitness classes, art displays, treasure hunts and, of course, plenty of surprises to explore! Supported by The Brown Foundation.

12pm – 5pm. All ages. Free. www.discoverygreen.com


Jazzy Sundays in Buffalo Bayou Park

7, 14, 21, 28)

Three Houston parks are teaming up to celebrate the Houston musicians who keep the tradition of jazz alive and bopping. The concert series is made possible by a grant from the Kinder Foundation. These free, family-friendly concerts will be held every Sunday in May at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park (105 Sabine Street).

5pm-7pm. All ages. Free. www.buffalobayou.org

The Car Culture Shows

Calling all car enthusiasts! Join us at LaCenterra as we welcome back The Car Culture Show, taking place bi-monthly on Sundays in the Alamo Theater parking lot. There will be over 50+ exotic and muscle cars on display, along with a DJ spinning tunes and other exciting amenities. See more details at thecarculture.org.

9am - 11am. All ages. Free. www.lacenterra.com

Outrun Hunger 5k Run/ Walk & 1k Color Dash

Benefitting the Montgomery County Food Bank. Choose from the timed 5k Trail or the 1k Color Run!

12pm -3pm. All ages. $20 to $50 www.mcfoodbank.org/ outrunhunger23


Geronimo Adventure Park

An aerial park where friends, families and teams can unplug from electronics and participate , in exhilarating outdoor activities. Featuring 3 zip line course, rock climbing, axe throwing and obstacles courses. Mon-Wed group reservation only; Th-Fri 12pm6pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

All ages.

All access pass $124.99 or purchase individual activities separately.


Baywatch Dolphin Tours

Galveston Island Tours takes you 3 miles through Galveston Harbor. The narrated tours give you historical facts about our common and Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. The tours depart every 30 min.

9am – 6pm. All Ages. Adults 13 up $20; 12 and under $12.



Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience

Dinos Alive is a dinosaur exhibition at Marque Houston featuring life-size animated replicas in an immersive Jurassic venue. Walk alongside the massive creatures that roamed our world millions of years ago!

Various Times. All Ages. Tickets $24.90


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Between a jagged cliff face a roaring ocean, lives a colony of Australian sea lions. Take an intimate journey inside the colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness and clumsiness must often give way to a life of great sacrifice and bravery in Wortham’s Giant Screen Theatre.

Various dates. 10am and 3pm. All ages. Adults $12, Children $10. www.hmns.org/giant-screen-theatre

Elvis Tribute Rooftop Concert

The King is coming back to Skylawn at the PostWe are excited to announce the Elvis Tribute Show on our Rooftop. Come dance to the King of Rock & Roll greatest classics with amazing skyline views. Vince King is a multiaward winning “Elvis Tribute Artist”

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residing in the Houston, Texas area. Vince has won & placed multiple ETA competitions and is recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises as a preferred Elvis Tribute Artist. Vince was destined to become an Elvis Tribute Artist given his striking Elvis features. His voice, the famous Elvis moves, mannerisms, charisma and magical connection with his fans.

8pm – 10pm. Adults. Tickets start at $20. www.posthtx.com

MAY 11

Family Free Night

Join us at Galveston Children’s Museum on May 11, 2023 for Family Free Night, held every second Thursday of the month. Featuring fun and creative play. 4pm to 7pm. All ages. Free. www.galvestoncm.org

The Blue Willow Bookshop

We are very excited to welcome Claribel Ortega to the shop to celebrate her new book, The Golden Frog Games. We will also celebrate educators and the approaching end of the school year! Readers of all ages are welcome to attend the event. NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event. Although reservations are not required, we appreciate them! 6 pm. All ages. Free but book can be purchased for author signature Free but book can be purchased for author signature www.bluewillowbookshop.com

UHD Thursday Night concerts at Discovery Green

Featuring Cam Franklin and Micah Edwards. Get outside and discover your new favorite band. All concerts are held under the stars and the glittering lights of downtown. 7pm-9pm. All ages. Free. www.discoverygreen.com

MAY 12

Texas Crab FestivalCrystal Beach (May 12-14)

For a family-friendly weekend of “Music, Art and Crabs – Gulf Coast Style” at the 38th annual Texas Crab Festival this Mother’s Day weekend! Enjoy a full weekend of live music, cool coastal art, crafts, clothing and jewelry while you savor a selection of gulf coast seafood and festival favorites. Splash into the fun of the 5K/1K run,

Crab Kid’s Activity Area, Crab Gumbo Cookoff, Crab Legs Contest, Weiner Dog Races, Washers and Cornhole Tournaments, 2-Step Dance Contest, Scavenger Hunt, Live Crab Races, Custom Golf Cart Raffle, Silent Auction and more!

Fri., $10, 6pm-Midnight, Sat., $15, 10am-12am, Sun., Free, 10am-6pm. All ages. (Age 15 and under Free all days) www.Texascrabfestival.org

Everybody’s Favorite BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival

(May 12-14)

Everybody’s Favorite BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival is an inviting diverse event that highlights the aroma of America’s best barbecue vendors while bringing together a multicultural outdoor social setting that is sure to evoke a spirit of love, unity, and memories among all those in attendance. The festival is a 3-Day event honoring musical legends each day.The BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival is a Celebratory Platform Commemorating Local Teachers each day from K-12 who will be awarded a “Metal of Honor” for their amazing Journey of work.

Schedule varies by day. Age varies by event. Cost: $40 to $75 www.everybodysfavoritefestival. com

Color Me Mine: Parent’s Night Out

Kiddos 4-11 years old can join the fun-loving team at Color Me Mine on Friday evenings for a movie, pizza, popcorn, and pottery painting fun, while parents and guardians enjoy a kid-free date night at M-K-T! Pick up no later than 9:00 PM. RSVP is required as seats are limited! 6pm to 9pm. Children 4-11. $45 per child plus tax and gratuity. www.houston.colormemine.com/ parents-night-out

Bat Boat Tour

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge. Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.


June 5, 2023 - August 25, 2023

A summer of fun with immersive learning in STEM & medical science!

$200-$525 per week • $25 discount for members

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49th ANNUAL TOUR | May 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2023

Celebrating Galveston’s archtectural history through tours of privately owned homes. Tickets and info at galvestonhistory.org !

Leaves from Allen Landing. 7:20PM-8:50PM. Please note, kids must be at least 4 years old to board the pontoon boat. Tickets $30 www.buffalobayou.org ........................................................



This competition held at Moody Gardens is an excellent way for backyard chefs, sportsmen and women, and outdoor enthusiasts to show off their culinary skills and enjoy some good old-fashioned fun, fellowship, and food. The event will feature a Friday Night Fundraiser dinner on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, a 5k Fun Run, Live Music, Free Kids activities and more benefiting the Yaga’s Children’s Fund.

Fri. night fundraiser $75 per ticket. Sat. cook off Free. All Ages. www.ycfgalveston.org

MAY 13


Nature Discovery Center Naturalists offer weekend “Meet the Animal” sessions aimed at giving ou a more in-depth introduction to our animals. Come learn about their behavior and ecology as well as the characteristics that make them unique in an interactive program with both live animals and natural history specimens. 2pm. Age Restrictions: This program is intended for families. All children must be registered and must be accompanied by registered adults. Cost: $5/person whether a kid or an adult. Advance registration is required. Meet behind the Center at the Pavilions www.naturediscoverycenter.org

Mother’s Day Market @ Heights Mercantile

Join us for one-of-a-kind gifts for Moms! This is a free event and is kid and pet friendly. 11am – 6pm. All ages. Free. www.heightsmercantile.com

2023 Spring Fine Arts Show

A beloved spring tradition is back at Market Street, and the shopping, dining and entertainment destination is inviting amateur and professional artists to showcase their paintings, photography, jewelry, metal works, sculptures, digital art, mixed media and other works of art at the 2023 Spring Fine Arts Show. Free and open to the public, the Spring Fine Arts Show at Market Street is one of the most popular gatherings for artists in The Woodlands where families can browse for great buys, enjoy live music, and participate in artist demonstrations. 10am – 7pm. All ages. Free. www.shopatmarketstreet.com

George Observatory at Brazos Bend State Park

Get back to exploring the galaxy! Saturday night stargazing is back! Enjoy the wonders of the universe on the upper deck of the Observatory with constellation laser tours, a combination of deck and dome telescopes, or captured live camera feeds. Amateur astronomers will guide you on your journey through the heavens, whether you are looking at night sky constellations, planets in our solar system or deep sky objects out in space. The George Observatory is located within Brazos Bend State Park.

9pm or 10pm. All ages. Separate Entrance fee to Park is Adults $7; Children 12 and under free. Tickets for Observatory for purchase at www. hmns.org. $10; Visit Brazos Bend State Park’s website https://tpwd. texas.gov/state-parks/brazos-bend to purchase separate park entrance reservation.

Houston Hill Country Artisan Markets

Treat Mom to a relaxing day at Bernhardt Winery this weekend! Sip, Shop & Support Local! We invite you to experience our open-air Houston Hill Country Artisan Markets this summer. Visitors can feel the ambiance of Texas wine country, just a pleasant country drive northwest of Houston. Houston Hill Country

Artisan Markets are free for Bernhardt Winery customers. NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Table seating is limited and is available first come, first serve only. Visitors are also welcome to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets to find a space on the lawn to listen to live music! Pair your favorite Bernhardt wine with a gourmet cheese and charcuterie board, available to purchase from the winery. Guests can also choose from a variety of menu selections from local food trucks. 12pm-6pm. All ages. Free. www.bernhardtwinery.com

MAY 14

Houston Polo ClubUSPA REGIONAL CLASSIC presented by American National

Special Mother’s Day match! LADIES BEST HAT CONTEST. Enjoy player parade, live music, expert announcing, champagne divot stomp at halftime and special trophy presentation by American National. THE LYMBAR is the onsite concession, serving delicious menu choices and a premium bar menu.

5pm. All ages. Get individual tickets for $15.50-$35, box seats for 2-20 guests $89-$895 www.houstonpoloclub.com

MFAH Family Zone

Visit the MFAH Family Zone for engaging gallery activities with coloring sheets, colored pencils, books, and more. 1:00pm to 4:00pm. All ages. Free. www.mfah.org

Blessington Farms

Bring the kids for a fun day at the farm with animal encounters, gem hunting, fishing, hayrides and more In Simonton!

9am – 4pm. All Ages. Tickets are $24 www.blessingtonfarms.com

Farmer’s Market LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

The Farmer’s Market is BACK! Make plans to come out on the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 11AM – 3PM.There will be local vendors selling a variety of homemade goods and fresh produce in Heritage Square.

11am - 3pm. All ages. Free. www.lacenterra.com

MAY 15

Kids Craft-Tissue Paper Leis

In celebration of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for a special craft program where we get to create tissue paper leis. Geared for kids ages 5-10. Registration is required.

3pm - 4pm. Kids 5-10 years. Free www.calendar.houstonlibrary.org/ event/9848159

MAY 16

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Catch a flick with your family at Cinemark Studios Memorial City Mall for Discount Tuesdays for $5 or less Various Times on Tue. All Ages. $5 www.cinemark.com/discounts

MAY 17

EcoTots at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Our EcoTots program is a fun introduction to animals, plants, and other nature topics. Programs use movement, storytelling, art, animal demonstrations, and games to make nature come alive. This is a great outing for young children and their accompanying adult to explore in nature together.

9:30-11am. 18 months to 3 years with accompanying adult. $10 nonmember; $12 member. Includes one adult and one child. www.abnc.org

Pasadena Strawberry Festival (May 18, 19, 20, 21)

The Pasadena strawberry festival is a four day event held annually on the third weekend in may to celebrate a time when Pasadena, Texas was known as the strawberry capital of the south. This award-winning event offers a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor activities, attractions and entertainment ranging from the “worlds largest strawberry shortcake”, barbecue cookoff and continuous musical entertainment, carnival, shopping, fabulous variety of foods, and specialty acts, the event provides a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Thurs. 3pm - 12am; Fri. 10am -12am; Sat. 10am -12am; Sun. 10am - 6pm. All Ages. Tickets start at $5 for children and $15 for adults. www.strawberryfest.org

Blanket Bingo

Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of fun, music and great prizes! $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Packets will go on sale at 6 PM and Bingo will begin at 7 PM. This event is known to sell out, so be sure to get to the park early to secure your chances. No reservations; first come, first served. 6pm - 9pm. All Ages. Tickets $10 www.buffalobayou.org

M-K-T Sunset Market

M-K-T Sunset Market puts a weeknight, family-friendly spin on the typical farmer’s market. Enjoy charcuterie on M-K-T’s wave deck, enjoy live music and face-painting on the lawn, or grab a made-to-go meal by one of Houston’s favorite chefs. There is something here for all ages. 5pm – 9pm. All Ages. Free. www.themkt.com

MAY 19

Blacklight Paint NightGlowing Jellyfish

Let’s create and have fun! Come dressed to glow - wear neon’s and whites. Your canvas will be outlined for ease of painting. This is not an instructed class. All supplies are included.

7pm-10pm. This is not a suitable event for children. Not suitable for children 16+. $35 www.claycupstudios.com

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LIVE! On the Lawn

Join us on The Lawn at Memorial City in front of Hotel ZaZa, Fri. Nights from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM for Live! On The Lawn featuring Brodie Lane. Enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, and food & drink for purchase from Ciro’s Italian Grill.

6pm - 8pm. All Ages. Free. www.memorialcity.com/events

Skylab 50th


Celebrate the success and legacy of the nation’s original space station at Space Center Houston! This year marks the 50th anniversary of Skylab, launched in 1973 atop a Saturn V rocket. Skylab paved the way for what would be the International Space Station! Guests will be able to enjoy activities commemorating Skylab and its impact, including access to explore the Skylab trainer, hands-on science activities, panel presentations and the unboxing of Skylab artifacts.

10am to 5pm. All ages. $29.95

Adults; $24.95 Child (4-11); $27.95 Seniors (65+) Children ages 3 and younger FREE. www.spacecenter.org

Go Red for Women

Join us for the Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon.

The Go Red for Women experience continues to be the cornerstone of the Go Red for Women movement in local communities. This empowering gathering focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke, shares stories of people impacted by this issue and raises critically needed funds to support research and education initiatives.

10:30am -1pm. Adults. Individual tickets starting at $250; Tables for 10 starts at $2500 www.event.gives/mocogored

MAY 20

Discovery Green Flea –Flea by Night

Treasure hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage, handmade, recycled, and local goods and enjoy live music and food trucks.

6pm-10pm. All ages. Free www.Discoverygreen.com

Family Owl Prowl

Looking for a family adventure? Head out on our nighttime trails to prowl for owls! In this fun, relaxed event, you can enjoy refreshments (light snacks, hot chocolate, coffee, water, and – for the grown-ups – Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer) while you meet live owl ambassadors. You’ll learn all about these wise and wonderful birds,

and then you’ll join our Naturalists for a hike to search for owls and other nocturnal animals.

7pm - 9pm. Ages 5 and up. $35 member / $50 nonmember / $20 child ages 5-12 (per person) www.HoustonArboretum.org/ event-family-owl-prowl-2

Hangar Hang Out

On the first and third Saturday of each month, join Houston Wing Museum to hang out in the hangar and see our collection of WWIIera aircraft, and enjoy our WWII museum with its unique collection of memorabilia and artifacts. Free admission makes it a great family activity!

10am – 3pm. All ages. Free. www.houstonwingmuseum.org

Bike the Woodlands Day

The event held at Northshore Park will feature maintenance demonstrations, bike safety information, children’s activities, a kids’ bike rodeo, food trucks, love music and more. Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event. The first 250 bikers will receive a free Kona Ice snow cone. Coolers. Picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted.

9am – 12pm. All Ages. Free. www.bikethewoodlands.org

Blue Willow Bookshop

We are very excited to welcome Catherine Vance to the shop to celebrate her new book, The Mountains Under Her Feet. NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event. Although reservations are not required, we appreciate them.

4pm. Adults. Free but book can be purchased for author signature. www.bluewillowbookshop.com

MAY 21

Houston Polo Club J. Talasek Homes Cup

Polo in Houston is heating up and these 12 goal teams are here for the fans. Enjoy player parade, live music, expert announcing, champagne divot stomp at halftime and special trophy presentation. THE LYMBAR is the onsite concession, serving delicious menu choices and a premium bar menu.

5pm. All ages. Get individual tickets for $15.50-$35, box seats for 2-20 guests www.houstonpoloclub.

MAY 22

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Butterfly Garden & Sanders Hummingbird Garden

Designed to attract birds and butterflies, these side-by-side gardens are full of plants with bright flowers, including Coral Fountain Plant, Native Turk’s Cap, Hamaelia, Compact Blue Butterfly, Cherry Chief Sage, Winecups, Yellow Cestrum, Yellow and Red Shrimp Plants, Blue Princess Verbena, Pentas, and African Bauhinia.

6am-11pm daily. All Ages. Free. www.discoverygreen.com

MAY 23

Tough Broads Out at Night Book Club at Blue Willow Bookshop

Tough Broads Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This month’s book will be Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys. 7pm. Adults. Free. www.bluewillowbookshop.com

MAY 24

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature. Walk departs at 6:30pm at 105 Sabine Street and covers 3 miles in 1.5 hours.

6:30pm - 8pm. Age depends on fitness level. Free.

MAY 25

Free Family Night at the Children’s Museum

Texas physicians want Texan kids to be active and safe! Wearing a properly fitted bicycle helmet is an easy way to prevent injury. Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Student Association and Texas Medical Association will be at the Museum giving away free helmets to the first 50 children that visit us for Free Family Night on May 25th. Only 3 children per family may receive free helmets. Child must be present to receive helmet, Parents are advised to measure their children’s head prior to arriving at the Museum to ensure

correct helmet size. 5pm-6pm. 3-12 years old. Free. www.cmhouston.org

Children’s Bingo

Bring the kiddos and join our Levy Park team for Children’s Bingo! This 30-minute program is a fun way for children to practice their letters and numbers while earning prizes. Levy Park provides the Bingo cards, markers and prizes.

4:30pm. Children 4 to 12. Free. www.levyparkhouston.org

MAY 26

Friday Night Fever: Beginner’s Salsa Dance Lessons

Join KDENCE Studio as participants are guided through an hour-long, outdoor introduction to basic salsa moves including partner work, followed by a fun 30-minute dance session to shake your groove thang and share what you’ve learned! Sessions are weather permitting and offered free of charge. Registration is encouraged as spaces are limited. 6pm-7:30pm. All ages. Free. www.themkt.com/events

Lagoonfest- EMS Response Appreciation Days (May 26 – May 27)

24 million gallons of crystal blue water and white sand in Texas City. 11am – 7pm. All ages. One free admission with EMS ID. Ticket Adult $20; Child $15 www.lagoonfest.com

Heights Mercantile Farmer’s Market

Join us for fresh produce, meat, cheese, kombucha, flowers, live music and so much more! 9am-1pm. All ages. Free. www.heightsmercantile.com

MAY 27

Bank of America Screen on the Green: VIVO

This family-friendly adventure comedy is an animated musical that features eleven original songs. It follows an adventurous and music-loving capuchin monkey as he makes a perilous journey from Havana to Miami to pursue his calling and ambitions in showbusiness. (PG) 2021, 7pm – 8:45pm. All ages. Free. www.Discoverygreen.com/events


Department of Wonder Sugarland

There are currently two unique ways to enjoy Department of Wonder. The Lamp Maker’s Apprentice experience is an artful adventure filled with stories, puzzles and quests for all ages with ticket prices starting at $29 for children and seniors. Make Believe is an opportunity for imaginative play and story time for tiny adventures up to 5 years old. Tickets for Make Believe are sold as an adult/child combo starting at $25.

Multiple Date/Times. All ages. Tickets start at $25. www.deptofwonder.com

Levy Park – Sing, Move, Play with Houston Grand Opera

Celebrate Opera’s greatest hits through action packed workshops filled with singing, rhythmic movement and creative play. An HGOco Teaching Artist leads children through the music from an entire opera adapted for young audiences. 12pm. Elementary age children. Free. www.levyparkhouston.com

MAY 28

Farmer’s Market LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

The Farmer’s Market is BACK! Make plans to come out on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. There will be local vendors selling a variety of homemade goods and fresh produce in Heritage Square.

11am - 3pm. All ages. Free. www.lacenterra.com

Endless Summer Sunday Lawn Concert

The #1 Beach Boys Tribute in the Surfin’ USA! Perfect harmonies, tremendous musicians, and excellent showmanship make Endless Summer, not just a tribute, but an authentic Beach Boys Experience. Featuring some members who actually performed with The Beach Boys, you can relive the classic surf and hot rod sounds as this six-piece show takes you on a musical journey to the fabulous 60’s! LAWN CHAIR OR PICNIC BLANKET SEATING

6:30pm-8:30pm. Ages 16+ must purchase a General Lawn Seating ticket for admission. One ticket is required per guest. Guests must bring own lawn chairs/blankets. www.barnhardtwinery.com

MAY 29

Momentum Indoor Climbing

Come visit our newest gym in Texas in the heart of Houston. Momentum is proud to have launched its Silver Street facility, a 43,000 square foot beast of a bouldering gym. Featuring nearly endless climbing terrain, awesome hangout spaces, and a massive area for cardio, fitness, and yoga, Momentum Silver Street is a true world class climbing facility. We are also surrounded by an amazing community of artists, craftsmen, and designers.

Monday-Friday 6am-11pm; Saturday/ Sunday 10am to 8pm. Adult Day Pass $22; Child Day Pass $15 www.momentumclimbing.com

MAY 30

Family Storytime

Join us for a socially distanced, indoor story time featuring books and activities for everyone in the family! Encourage your family’s love of reading through this cross generational literacy experience. Registration is required and will open two weeks before the event.

10:30am-11am. Kids 3-10 years. Free. www.calendar.houstonlibrary.org/ event/9997521

MAY 31

Rooftop Cinema Club

Uptown: Top Gun


Situated on the rooftop of BLVD Place, a stylish development in the heart of Uptown, this is the perfect place for cinema at cityscape. Please note, doors open 60 minutes before the screening. Guests are seated on a first-come, first-served basis. We always encourage guests to arrive early and all together to ensure they can select their preferred seats.

7:30pm. PG-13. Tickets start at $19.75


Steely Dan Tribute Band

Rooftop Concert

A true tribute to Steely Dan on Skylawn at the Post with the only band of it’s kind in the Houston area! Bad Sneakers will bring a memorable night full of good vibes and iconic melodies. After many years, countless musicians and rehearsals, Bad Sneakers emerged. They are a 10-piece band with 4 horns reproducing the music, excitement, and sound of Steely Dan. 8pm-10pm. Adult. Tickets $20


Center Stage Center Stage

Tooth and Tail

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company

May 4-13

TOOTH & TAIL is a fantastic swashbuckler that explores the dynamics of female friendship and love. When Princess Plumeria is kidnapped, Vixen LaFey and her dragon Flicker are determined to rescue her – and bring her home for the reward money.

2:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm. All ages. Tickets $10 minimum (donation based with $10 minimum) www.mildredsumbrella.com

Sherlock Holmes And The Case Of The Jersey Lily Alley Theatre

Through May 7, 2023

In a fast-paced ride full of surprises and disguises, Holmes and Watson must do whatever it takes to help their friends…while facing their greatest foe.

8pm. Ages 10+. Tickets $34+

www.alleytheatre.org/plays/ sherlock-holmes-jersey-lily/


Alley Theatre

May 12-June 4, 2023

Bullfighting in Yucatán, Mexico is a world nearly exclusive to men—yet for Elena Ramírez, it is her life’s ambition. With the help of her best friend, a matador’s son, Elena begins secretly training to compete with the greatest. 8pm. Tickets $51+



Main Street Theather Through May 13

Starting April 19, 2023

After his parents’ tragic death by rhinoceros, James is sent to live with his horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. The contents of a magic bag transform an old peach tree into a portal to an amazing adventure.

10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm. 3:30pm. 1st grade or older. Tickets $18+


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The Best of Everything

Main Street Theatre

Starting May 14

The Best of Everything is new adaptation of Rona Jaffe’s 1958 bestseller about ambitious secretaries in the big city. These girls want thrilling careers and grand adventures—and husbands and children too, in due time. Today we call that “having it all.” These gals call it “the best of everything.” And wisely enough, they are not sure it’s possible.

3:00pm, 7:30pm. Adults. Tickets $10+ www.mainstreettheatre.com

Fiddler on the Roof

The 1894 Grand Opera Galveston

May 6-7, 2023

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.

2:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:00pm. All ages. Tickets $34+ www.thegrand.com

Legends Of The Chinese New Year

Produced By Dance Of Asian America And Express Children’s Theatre

Miller Outdoor Theatre

May 6

Comprised of two acts: “The Legend Of The Lunar Festival” and “The Legend Of The Lantern Festival” this performance dramatizes the mythical origins of the Chinese New Year.

8:15pm. All ages. Free. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Forever Motown

Miller Outdoor Theatre

MAY 25-27

Nine all-star performers make this Motown performance one you won’t want to miss! Featuring Theo Peoples, the original lead singer of The Four Tops, Glenn Leonard, former lead singer of The Temptations, and Traci Robinson, former lead singer of The Marvelettes come together to create a Motown super group!

8:15. All ages. Free. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com


Houston Grand Opera

Through May 5, 2023

The story is set in Rome in the early 1800s, where the singer Floria Tosca and the painter Cavaradossi are in love, but jealousy, envy and hatred cloud their relationship.

2pm or 7:30pm. Ages 14+. Tickets start at $26

www.houstongrandopera.org/ events-tickets/2022-23-season/ tosca/

The Play That Goes Wrong

A.D Players at the George Theater

Through May 14, 2023

Accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call with hilarious consequences!

2:30pm, 7:30pm. 8:00pm. Age 13+. Tickets start at $40. www.adplayers.org

Denise Fennell’s The Bride, Or: Does this dress make me look married?

Stages Houston

Through May 14, 2023

With less than two hours until her wedding, a bride of a certain age begins to question the meaning of love, life, and the ritual of marriage.

2pm, 7:30pm. Tickets start at $30 www.stageshouston.com/event/ denise-fennells-the-bride-or-doesthis-dress-make-me-look-married/

Louder Than Words, A Cabaret For The Soul

The Garden Theatre

May 12

Louder Than Words is a one-night-only cabaret featuring the vocal talent of Houston locals David Allen III, Ronna Mansfield, and Sekou Nance. The three performers will take the audience on a journey of personal stories tied to topics such as love, friendship, loss, and mental health. Audiences can expect to hear music by artists such as Alanis Morisette, Sia, and Ben Rector, and songs from musicals such as Waitress, Dreamgirls, and Tick, Tick… Boom!.

8:00pm. Ages 13+. Tickets $26.50 https://matchouston.org/

Fairy Tales for Kids!

Houston Symphony

May 6, 20203

From a dazzling Firebird and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty to musical selections from Disney movies, let your child’s imagination run wild with this enchanting concert inspired by classic fairy tales, folk stories, and modern stories. Young princesses and princes are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy-tale-inspired attire!

10:00am & 11:30. Tickets $34 www.houstonsymphony.org

Mother’s Day SerenadePresented by Houston Latin American Philharmonic Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

May 12, 2023

The Houston Latin American Philharmonic presents its annual Mother’s Day Serenade. The guest artist for this special concert is the international star Chucho Avellanet.” The program includes Mil Violines, Así, Historia de Amor, Toda una Vida, Esta Noche está para Boleros, Jamás te olvidaré, and much more.

8:00pm. All ages. Tickets start at $50 www.hobbycenter.org


Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

May 16-28, 2023

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a magnificent and sensational musical that has captured the hearts of millions of theatre fans around the world.

2:00pm, 7:30, 8:00. Parental discretion advised. Tickets start at $40. www.hobbycenter.org


May 5-6, 2023

Crighton Theatre Conroe

Performed by the students of Bravo Company, this is an unabashedly silly adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass. With hip-hopping music, it is an upbeat, coming-of-age story that audiences of all ages will adore!

7:00pm. All ages. Tickets Student tickets $8; Adults $12 www.crightontheatre.org

Brother Toad

Ensemble Theater

May 12-June 4, 2023

Eighteen-year-old Black high school student Marques has narrowly survived being shot by a white man while sitting in a car with a friend, who was killed. As the play begins, Marques recuperates at home, listening to a sports-talk radio program hosted by his uncle, Randall, who announces an upcoming local march for safety from gun violence. The family’s reluctance to attend seems to stem from other, unclear concerns, but it’s that fear, in its many forms, that is a thread throughout this work.

3:00pm, 7:30, 8:00pm, Ages 13+, Tickets start at $34 www.ensemblehouston.com

MAY 2023

now exhibiting now exhibiting



Tues.-Wed. 10am-5pm., Thurs. 10am-9pm., Fri.-Sat. 10am-7pm., Sun. 12:15-7pm. $19 adult; $16 senior 65+, $12 children 13-18 and students (19+) (children 12 and under free). FREE every Thursday 10am-9pm


None Whatsoever: Zen Paintings from the GitterYelen Collection

Often playful, sometimes comical, and always profound, Zen paintings represent one of the world’s most fascinating religious and artistic traditions.

Through May 14, 2023

Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish

The MFAH continues its series of grand-scale, immersive presentations with Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish. This special experience brings together two works from the Museum’s collections: Pixel Forest, an installation of thousands of hanging LED lights; and Worry Will Vanish, a video projection that takes viewers on a dreamlike journey through the natural landscape, the human body, and the heavens.

Through September 4, 2023



Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm., Thurs. 9am-7pm., Sun. 12-5pm Admission: $10 adult, $8 senior 65+, free for children under 2 FREE on Thursdays 2-7pm



Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm., Sat. 10am-5pm., Sun. 12-5pm

Admission: $22 adult, Seniors (age 65 and above) $16, $16 for active-duty military and AARP members. Free for children, students and college-level students with valid ID

FREE admission on Sundays


The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust

Curated by Texas Tech University in collaboration with the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, the exhibit provides a context for World War II, a history of the Holocaust and the Liberation in an interactive, engaged environment.

Permanent Exhibition



Wednesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday and major holidays.

Admission $5 for seniors (65+ with ID) and students (with ID), and $8 for nonmembers.


Lain Singh Bangdel: Moon Over Kathmandu



Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

Closed Sundays and Mondays; Holiday Closures: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

General Admission: $10 per person; $5.00-Students, Seniors 62+, and Military w/ID; 5 and under Free


(M.I.A.) 2022

To pay homage to bravery, heroism and artistry in the military, our annual Military Inspired Art “MIA” exhibition creates an atmosphere where veterans and active-duty men and women can showcase their talents off the battlefield along with other modern and contemporary artists who the military may have influenced. In its 4th year, the exhibition is available online and in person.

Ongoing Exhibit


Did you know there was a female Buffalo Soldier? Join us as we tell the story of Cathay Williams and the remarkable women who have since served in the U.S. military.

Ongoing Exhibit




Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am7:00 pm

Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm



the science and art of genetic modification

Primordial Shift is an installation dealing with the implications of genetic modification of corn.

Through May 23, 2023

Your Body Your Air

Breathe in. Breathe out. Air pollutants are substances in the air that can have a negative effect on our health. Your Body, Your Air explores four common types of air pollutants and their sources in the Houston area, as well as the effect these pollutants have on our bodies and our communities.


‘Lain Singh Bangdel: Moon Over Kathmandu’ brings to life many of the notable contributions of Nepal’s preeminent modern artist, Lain Singh Bangdel, originally debuting at Yeh Art Gallery, St. John’s University.

Through May 28, 2023

Closed Monday, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Free Hours: Always free!

EXHIBITS: Where Do We Go From Here?

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s (CAMH) Teen Council presents their 13th biennial exhibition featuring work from Houston-area teen artists. Where Do We Go From Here? This exhibition’s title was posed as a question to over 100 teen artists from across Houston.

Through July 2, 2023

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