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Things to do in Houston This Weekend!

Friday 6/9/17

Latin Beats at Downtown Aquarium

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Free Salsa Lessons

Houston Aquarium 

410 Bagby Street 

Let’s move them hips, grab them heels, and enjoy free dance lessons taught by the Texas Salsa Congress’ professional dancers during Latin Beats with a live band at the Downtown Aquarium. No cover charge.

Houston Ballet: La Bayadère at the Wortham Theater Center

7:30 pm and Saturday @ 7:30 pm

Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

500 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 7700

Houston Ballet presents this blend of classical ballet and Bollywood. Tickets range between $25 to $195, not including ticket fees.

Saturday 6/10/17

 Galveston Pride Beach Bash

9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Galveston, TX 

Party up at the LGBT event, Pride, on the beach with DJ's, a drag show, food, vendors and more in Galveston. Event is free to attend.

 Actor and comedian Kevin Hart will be at Katy Mills Mall for the launch of his new book, I Can't Make This Up, Saturday, June 10th beginning at 2PM.  REMEMBER!!!!! Only customers with Eventbrite tickets will receive a wristband on the event date. 


5000 Katy Mills Circle 


Katy, TX 77494 

Purchase your wristband and book HERE

Hire Houston Youth On-the-Spot Hiring Job Fair Series

10:00 am to 3:00 pm

George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida De Las Americas 

Need a JOB? Hire Houston Youth, has partnered with the McDonald’s Owners/Operators Association of Greater Houston (MOAGH), and will host a series of on-the-spot hiring events through Saturday, June 10, in an effort to employ thousands of Houston area youth, aged 16 to 24, this summer. Each hiring event is free and is open to the public. Get them resumes ready!

Wonder Woman Whirl at Children’s Museum

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Children’s Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St. 

Wonder Woman stops by the Children's Museum to take pictures with the kiddos. Bring the kids dressed up like the Wonder Woman character and receive $2 off general admission. Tickets are $12

Miss Juneteenth Pageant at Trinity UMC

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Trinity UMC

2600 Holman 

Support the young ladies and gentlemen, between the ages 3-19, learn poise and courtesy while showing their talents for awards and recognition at the Juneteenth Pageant at Trinity UMC. Tickets are $8. 

Sunday 6/11/17

Moana screening at Sugar Land Town Square

8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sugar Land Town Square

15958 City Walk 

Family time! Bring the family and lawn chairs to watch the Disney movie Moana under the stars at Sugar Land Town Square. Event is free to attend.

Picnic in the Park at Minute Maid Park

5:00 pm

Minute Maid Park

501 Crawford St 

Make sure you stick around after the Astros game for a barbecue picnic buffet, lots of kids activities, plus an autograph session, and photos with the one and only Orbit. Tickets start at $50.

Lemonade Day at CityCentre

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm


800 Town & Country Blvd Are you thirsty? Well help raise funds for children’s cancer research by stopping by the CityCentre Plaza to purchase a cup of lemonade.

Third Annual George Springer Bowling Benefit

7:30 pm

Lucky Strike Bowling

1201 San Jacinto St 

Astros’ outfielder George Springer and other athletes show off their bowling skills for this charity event that raises money to send children from families in need to Camp SAY, a summer camp benefiting children who stutter.

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