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All Major Family Events in Houston, Texas
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Thursday
Free Family Nights    
The Children's Museum of Houston      -     5:00pm - 8:00pm    

Free Family Thursdays    
The Health Museum     -     2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Free General Admission     
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 9:00pm  

Free Admission    
The Weather Museum     -     12:00pm - 4:00pm    

Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series    
Kemah Boardwalk    -     TBA    

Hands-On History Summer Tours   
George Ranch Historical Park     -     11:00am - 2:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Mid Main Art Festival
August 1, 2013     -     5:00pm - 10:00pm
Midtown Houston


Friday
Lunch With An Astronaut     
Space Center Houston     -      12:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Dive-In Movies: Brave    
Splashtown     -     8:30pm    

Bands on the Sands   
Moody Gardens     -     6:00pm - 10:00pm    

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Harry Maurer Magic Show     
Houston Family Arts Center     -     7:30pm     



Saturday
Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Salsa Beats    
Kemah Boardwalk     -     All Day    

Bands on the Sands   
Moody Gardens     -     6:00pm - 10:00pm    

Texas Pickers 1st Saturday Antique Sale    
Whitehall, Texas    -        8:00am - 6:00pm    

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Dynamo vs Columbus Crew    
BBVA Compass Stadium     -     8:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank     
Various Locations and Times     

Harry Maurer Magic Show     
Houston Family Arts Center     -    4:00pm &  7:30pm     



Sunday
Texas Fest    
Splashtown    -     All Day   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    

Harry Maurer Magic Show     
Houston Family Arts Center     -     4:00pm & 7:30pm     



Monday
Kid Krazy Mondays   
Kemah Boardwalk     -       All Day   

Astros vs Red Sox     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank     
Various Locations and Times     

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    



Tuesday
Tribute Band Tuesdays      
Kemah Boardwalk      -     All Day   

Astros vs Red Sox     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

NGEN Radio's Boomin Concert Series    
Discovery Green Park     -     7:00pm   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

George H. Hermann 170th Birthday Bash
Hermann Park     -     10:00am - 6:00pm



Wednesday
Astros vs Red Sox     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

***Movie In Theatres***  Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters: Rated PG for fantasy action violence, some scary images and mild language.            
To save their world, Percy and his friends must find the fabled and powerfully magic Golden Fleece. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate Evil.

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Jonas Brothers Concert    
The Woodlands Pavilion     -     7:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


Thursday
Free Family Nights    
The Children's Museum of Houston      -     5:00pm - 8:00pm    

Free Family Thursdays    
The Health Museum     -     2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Free General Admission     
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 9:00pm  

Free Admission    
The Weather Museum     -     12:00pm - 4:00pm    

Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series    
Kemah Boardwalk    -     TBA    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Friday
Lunch With An Astronaut     
Space Center Houston     -      12:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Shark Weekend   
Kemah Boardwalk     -      All Day   

Astros vs Rangers: Friday Night Fireworks     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

Bands on the Sands   
Moody Gardens     -     6:00pm - 10:00pm    

***Movie In Theatres***  Planes: Not Yet Rated             
The story centers on Dusty’s dream of competing as a high-flying air race. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing, so he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar.

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Musuem of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Saturday
Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Walk With A Doc    
The Health Museum     -     9:00am    

Shark Weekend   
Kemah Boardwalk     -      All Day   

Astros vs Rangers     
Minutemaid Park     -     6:10pm   

Bands on the Sands   
Moody Gardens     -     6:00pm - 10:00pm    

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


 
Sunday
Sheep Brain Dissection Lab   
The Health Museum     -     1:00pm    

Shark Weekend   
Kemah Boardwalk     -      All Day   

Astros vs Rangers     
Minutemaid Park     -     1:10pm   

Latin Festival    
Splashtown     -     All Day   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Perseids Meteor Shower
The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak, this year on the night of August 11 and the morning of August 12. The first quarter moon will set shortly after midnight leaving dark skies for what should be an excellent show. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight.

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Monday
Kid Krazy Mondays   
Kemah Boardwalk     -       All Day   

Astros vs Rangers: Coca-Cola Value Days     
Minutemaid Park     -     1:10pm   

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    



Tuesday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    



Wednesday
Journey Through China: Children's Performance    
Miller Outdoor Theatre     -     11:00am   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank     
Various Locations and Times     

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    


Thursday
Free Family Nights    
The Children's Museum of Houston      -     5:00pm - 8:00pm   

Free Family Thursdays    
The Health Museum     -     2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Free General Admission     
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 9:00pm  

Free Admission    
The Weather Museum     -     12:00pm - 4:00pm    

Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series    
Kemah Boardwalk    -     TBA    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Journey Through China: Children's Performance    
Miller Outdoor Theatre     -     11:00am   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Friday
Lunch With An Astronaut     
Space Center Houston     -      12:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Saturday
Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

NFL Preseason Game: Texans vs Miami Dolphins    
Reliant Stadium     -     7:00pm - 10:00pm    

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Roller Derby    
Bayou City Music Center    -     7:00pm    

Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders    
BBVA Compass Stadium     -     8:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


Sunday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    



Monday
Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    


Tuesday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    



Wednesday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    


Thursday
Free Family Nights    
The Children's Museum of Houston      -     5:00pm - 8:00pm    

Free Family Thursdays    
The Health Museum     -     2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Free General Admission     
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 9:00pm  

Free Admission    
The Weather Museum     -     12:00pm - 4:00pm    

Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series    
Kemah Boardwalk    -     TBA    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Friday
Lunch With An Astronaut     
Space Center Houston     -      12:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Astros vs Blue Jays: Friday Night Fireworks     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Saturday
Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Astros vs Blue Jays: Orange Replica Jersey Giveaway     
Minutemaid Park     -     6:10pm   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Sunday
NFL PreSeason: Texans vs Saints    
Reliant Stadium     -     3:00pm    

Astros vs Blue Jays     
Minutemaid Park     -     1:10pm   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank     
Various Locations and Times     



Monday
Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    


Tuesday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Musuem of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Dynamo vs Arabe Unido    
BBVA Compass Stadium     -     7:00pm    

Neptune at Opposition
The blue giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. This is the best time to view and photograph Neptune. Due to its extreme distance from Earth, it will only appear as a tiny blue dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


Wednesday
Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm  

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     

Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium & Butterfly Center    
The Houston Museum  of Natural Science     -     Times Vary    

Meet The Keeper Talks    
Houston Zoo      -     Times Vary    


Thursday
Free Family Nights    
The Children's Museum of Houston      -     5:00pm - 8:00pm    

Free Family Thursdays    
The Health Museum     -     2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Free General Admission     
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 9:00pm  

Free Admission    
The Weather Museum     -     12:00pm - 4:00pm    

Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series    
Kemah Boardwalk    -     TBA    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Astros vs Mariners: Coca-Cola Value Days     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     



Friday
Lunch With An Astronaut     
Space Center Houston     -      12:00pm    

Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Astros vs Mariners     
Minutemaid Park     -     7:10pm   

***Movies In Theatres***  One Direction
This Is a 3D behind-the-scenes film showcasing London-based global music sensation One Direction.

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Little Art Adventures    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:30am - 11:30am  

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


Saturday
Train Rides, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Swimming, Indian Village, Fishing, Mini Golf, Animal Barn, Stockyard Maze AND MORE Ranch Activities!!  
Oil Ranch    -     10:00am - 3:00pm

Astros vs Mariners: Batting Practice Replica Jersey     
Minutemaid Park     -     6:10pm   

Girl & Boy Scout Day   
Splashtown     -     All Day   

Labor Day Backyard BBQ    
George Ranch Historical Park     -     12:30pm - 2:00pm    

Bayou Bend Detective Days    
Museum of Fine Arts Houston     -     10:00am - 4:00pm    

Houston Restaurant Weeks Benefitting the Houston Food Bank    
Various Locations and Times     


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