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Spring Mom's Event Picks
May Event Picks
LEGO Kids Fest
Covering over three acres of space, this giant LEGO expo brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in an activity and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. Among the many LEGO attractions, families will find:
LEGO Model Gallery: dozens of life-sized models made entirely from LEGO
LEGO Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who get paid
Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the
Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and
LEGO Games Arena: roll the dice to play LEGO board
Construction Zones: creative free build, play and display
LEGO DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through
LEGO Retail and KidsFest Marketplace: purchase LEGO and official KidsFest tour
Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO bricks for creative play and
Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color to foster group
Brickscapes: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO and DUPLO sets
Memorial Day Weekend Chili
201 South Elm Street, Tomball, TX 77375
May 25, 2013
The Memorial Day Weekend Chili Challenge is a CASI (Chili Appreciation Society International) sanctioned cook-off benefiting local veterans. Pro cookers and local businesses compete in a variety of categories for the title of "Best Chili in Tomball".Live music throughout the day, food, vendors, kids' play area and more.
Memorial Day in The Woodlands
May 25-26, 2013
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with free concerts, fireworks presented by Wells Fargo, food, fun, strolling entertainers and more as The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts “Memorial Day in The Woodlands,” May 25 – 26, 2013, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Waterway Square.
On Saturday, May 25, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the Country & Variety sounds of Leannasaurus Rex from 6 p.m. – 7:20 pm followed by the classic rock sounds of The Rock-a-Fellas from 7:40 p.m. – 9 p.m. Immediately following the concert, enjoy a fantastic fireworks display presented by Wells Fargo, weather permitting.
The fun continues on Sunday with the country/alternative band Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel taking the stage from 6 p.m. – 7:20 pm. Nobody’s Fool, with Kelley Peters, will close out the night playing a variety of sounds from 7:40 p.m. - 9 p.m. Once again, the night sky will light up with a dazzling fireworks display as the music ends.
Memorial Day in The Woodlands is free and open to the public thanks to Wells Fargo, The Woodlands Development Company, The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, Kyle Sherburne – State Farm Insurance, Munday Chevrolet, Wright’s Printing, Kroger, Bud Light and Xfinity.
Paid covered parking is available at the 24 Waterway Parking Garage (located at corner of Fountain Plaza & Lake Robbins Drive), the Waterway Square Parking Garage (between Fountain Plaza and Woodloch Court) and the surface parking lot along the corner of Waterway Avenue and Timberloch Place. “Memorial Day” attendees will also find limited, free curbside parking along Lake Robbins Drive, Waterway Avenue, Waterway Square Place, and Timberloch Place.
Oiltown USA Jamboree
201 South Elm Street, Tomball, TX 77375
May 27, 2013
A celebration of the 1933 Humble Oil Company gusher in Tomball. Food, live period music, oil patch exhibits, county fair style games, contests, and more around the historic railroad depot.
Houston Ballet: Journey with the
Wortham Theater, Houston, TX
May 30 – June 9
From the banks of the Vltava River to the grandeur of a Russian palace to the rain-drenched sidewalks of Central Park, the spring repertory program is a fantastic voyage led by the grand masters of choreography. Ji?í Kylián's Sinfonietta is an exuberant tribute to the Czech choreographer's homeland. Ballet Imperial is George Balanchine's homage to St. Petersburg, to the choreographer Marius Petipa, who he referred to as "the father of classic ballet," and to Russia's greatest composer, Peter Tchaikovsky. The Concert is famed American choreographer Jerome Robbins's laugh-out-loud funny reflection on the active imaginations of New York City concert goers.
Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX
June 1 – August 11 (recurring daily)
Moody Gardens will be transformed into a prehistoric stomping ground with more than 20 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus Rex, a baby T-rex and its nest, a Triceratops and a Stegosaurus, just to name a few. The exhibit Dinos Alive! takes guests on a Jurassic adventure as they become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. The team will wander through curving paths lined with tropical foliage, discover full-grown and baby dinosaurs and gather clues to assist in the search mission.
Waterway Square, The Woodlands, Tx
Saturdays In June, 2013
Live music, festivals, holiday fireworks and more make The Woodlands one of the more popular weekend getaways in Texas. Those visiting The Woodlands for weekend family getaways or simply for fun things to do in Houston can choose from a variety of activities. Come to a concert under the stars at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, board a cruiser along The Woodlands Waterway®, enjoy live music, visit our festivals or kayak on the Waterway. When it comes things to do around Houston, The Woodlands certainly is at the top of the list.
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Blue Man Group
Jones Hall, Houston, TX
June 6 – June 9
The wildly popular Blue Man Group, the sensational blue-painted trio known for its unique brand of comedy and music,
is set to electrify Houston's Jones Hall for the Performing Arts.
The Blue Man Group goes beyond simple descriptions and adjectives. In fact, the group's interactive performances have been hailed as explosive, intense, powerful, and outrageously fun, among others. And why not? Every Blue Man Group show is known for its stunning explosion of music, colors, technology, raw imagination, and wit. The contagious energy that pulsates and runs through every Blue Man Group performance is sure to engage and thrill its Houston audience like no other show can.
Kids Sewing Camp
Just Sew, 6607 Dover Way, Spring, TX 77389
Week 1 Session begins June 10th to 13th from 1pm to 4pm.
We will go over sewing machine basics and make a simple bag, a pillow case and pajama pants within our four day camp!
Kids must be 10 or going into 4th grade to age 17. Only 6 students allowed per week.
Cost is $155.
Disney’s High School Musical
Miller Outdoor Theater, Houston, TX
June 14 – June 15
TUTS Humphreys School returns to Miller with another Disney Jr. favorite.
It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes find their cliques, recount their vacations, and look forward to the new year. Basketball team captain and resident jock Troy discovers that the girl he met on his ski trip, Gabriella, has just enrolled at East High. They cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical.
This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.
Houston Ballet: Peter Pan
Wortham Theater, Houston, TX
June 13 – June 23
Join Wendy, Peter and the Darling boys as they embark on a magical adventure to Neverland. It's a magnificent world where people fly, where fairies are real, where crocodiles tick like clocks, and where boys never grow up. With swashbuckling swordfights, giant puppets, vibrant masks and colorful sets by Thomas Boyd, Trey McIntyre's Peter Pan is an invigorating journey from beginning to end. It's a voyage navigated by a choreographer who appreciates the fantasies of youth yet understands the complexities of aging. Peter Pan may not have grown up, but his story has.
Women’s Health & Fitness
Reliant Park, Houston, TX
June 22, 2013
The goal of the Women’s Health & fitness Expo is to encourage and inspire women of all ages and backgrounds to take an active role in their health and well being.
The Expo witll offer attendees an opportunity to interact with organization and businesses that provide services for three specific health domains which include mental, social and physical aspects. Women that attend the Women’s Health & Fitness Expo are in search of knowledge, products, experiences and motivation that can help them achieve various wellness goals.