Happy Friday! Another week has passed with so many things we want to do, so many activities we want to try and not to mention those we forgot to attend to. Yep, we know how short a week is!

That’s why your weekly Weekend Roundup is here!

Enjoy the awesome local activities and events and catch up on any reading that you missed!

World Breastfeeding Week at Michael's Cookie Jar

August 3, 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michael’s Cookie Jar will be selling Ta-Ta cookies all week. Michael’s Cookie Jar will hos The Mother Baby Bond’s owners, Liz Ozkan And Asena Lohstroh for a Facebook Live Q&A on Tuesday, August 7th from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Facebook Live Q&A 10:30 a.m.
In-store Q&A 11 a.m.
Michael’s Cookie Jar1864 Fountain ViewHouston, TX 77057
Michael’s Cookie Jar 713-771-8603

Little Artists at MFAH

August 3, 2018 10:30 am – 11:30 pm
Children ages 3 to 5, and an adult caretaker, are invited to experience an exciting art adventure at the Museum! Together, learn about the materials and processes artists used to create different works of art throughout the Museum. This program includes a storybook circle, multisensory play, materials exploration, and making an art project in the studio. The morning concludes with an educator-led conversation in the galleries.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston5601 Main StreetHouston, Texas 77005
MFAH Information Line 713.639.7300
Date Night at The Mad Potter

August 3, 2018 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Get creative and bring your loved one to The Mad Potter for a date from 6 p.m. to close!

Our River Oaks studio sells wine, beer, and champagne and our other two studios are BYOB. Price: Couples paint for $12. Pottery not included.
The Mad Potter4882 Beechnut StHouston, TX 77069
713-664-8808

Party at the Pavilion at Bellaire Parks and Recreation

August 3, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come enjoy Houston Brass Band play in the Bellaire Great Lawn
Bellaire Parks and Recreation7008 5th St.Bellaire, TX 77401
Bellaire Parks and Recreation 713-662-8280
Dive-In Movie at West University Place Parks and Recreation

August 3, 2018 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enjoy a family-friendly movie from the grass or pool
West University Place Parks and Recreation4130 Byron St,Houston, Texas 77005
West University Place Parks and Recreation 713-662-7420

Kids 1st Saturday at The Breakfast Klub

August 4, 2018 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kome into our kreative korner just for kids and play with us!
Let your imagination run WILD…You kan kolor, diskover new things and learn a lot!

Remember to join us every first Saturday of the month at the breakfast klub for face painting, games and music. It’s a play date and family fun to remember at the breakfast klub!
The Breakfast Klub3711 Travis StHouston, TX 77002
713-524-9901

Drop-In Experience | Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

August 4, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CAMH’s Drop-In Experience features guided in-gallery discussions and pop-up activities that provide creative opportunities to experience the exhibitions on view in a unique and meaningful way.

Led by our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions), a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences. Drop-In Experiences are available between 1-4PM every Saturday. All ages are welcome; admission is always free.

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston5216 MontroseHouston, tx 77005
CAMH 713.284.8250
The Big Latch On Houston at Motherhood Center

August 4, 2018 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Registration is free! Be sure to register here: http://bit.ly/BigLatchOnHouston

Come support (and be supported by) your local breastfeeding community.

The Global Big Latch On is truly a global event. In 2017, 23 countries held official Big Latch On events, amounting to more than 50,000 participants.

During the Big Latch On, women gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Their friends, family, and community join this celebration to promote and support breastfeeding. Volunteers from within the community host each location, hosting a Global Big Latch On creates a lasting support network for the community.

Friends and family are welcome. We look forward to seeing you!

Motherhood Center is Houston’s Breastfeeding Headquarters. We believe that childbirth is an empowering time in a woman’s life. We are committed to providing new moms with the support they need to be successful in breastfeeding. Our products and services include breastfeeding education classes, lactation consultations, breast pump rentals, breast pump supplies, nursing wear essentials and tips from our Blog with a section dedicated to Breastfeeding.

Motherhood Center3701 W Alabama StHouston, TX 77027
Motherhood Center 713-963-8880
Family Friendly White Linen Night at The The Pure Parenting Shop

August 4, 2018 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join us for a family friendly parking lot party. Sometimes the hustle and bustle of White Linen Night is too much for families with small children, but those of us with small kiddos still want to get out and celebrate with everyone, so we are planning a fun Family Friendly White Linen night. Hope y’all can join us.

We will have the full list of events coming soon but mark your calendars now and plan to join us for dinner and fun on August 4th.

he The Pure Parenting Shop2401 Yale St,Houston, Texas 77008
The The Pure Parenting Shop 832-856-1416
National Sisters Day at Athleta Rice Village

August 5, 2018 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
See website link for details or call the phone number listed below
http://stores.athleta.net/store-7048/

Athleta Rice Village2512 University Blvd HoustonHOUSTON, TX 77005
Athleta 713-942-2190

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HIP Spotlight with Fashion & Fitness Blogger Rochelle Deiso

What do you get when you put beauty, brains, a killer work ethic and a rockin’ body all together? Fashion and Fitness blogger Rochelle Deiso of Pretty Yellow Things. With a recent move and just a few short months here in Houston, this bombshell has managed to settle right in and hit the ground running. Shortly after the move from Florida with her husband she discovered HIP and has incorporated it into her new lifestyle here in the city so new to her!

This Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe Will Bring Out The Kid In You!

It’s ice cream season! With summer right around the corner, we looked into some classic ice cream recipes that you can make at home. Use whatever flavor ice cream you like. These ice cream sandwiches are great because you can make them in bulk and store them in the freezer with parchment paper. Take a look!

Strawberry Smash Muffins

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