Fabulous Friday West U!

It has been H-O-T this week and if you and the kids were cooped up upside, here are a few things below to add a spark to the weekend.

Art in the Park at Evelyn's Park Conservancy

July 28, 2018, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please join us for Art in the Park Saturday, July 28th. We will be creating flower crowns!
Evelyn’s Park Conservancy4400 Bellaire BlvdBellaire, TX 77401

Starlight Movie Night at Rice Stadium

July 28, 2018 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, July 28 at 8PM | Wall-E

Sit on the field and enjoy a free movie on the videoboard! Free snacks and water will be provided. Food truck fare available for purchase. Parking available in Greenbriar lot for $3.

*No glass, gum or pets allowed. Parking is credit card only.
Rice Village Rice StadiumKirby and University BoulevardHOUSTON, TX 77005

Detective Days at Bayou Bend

July 29, 2018, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A mystery is afoot at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, where children can unleash their inner sleuths to solve seasonal riddles using clues that teach about horticulture, art, design, and American history!

When you arrive, simply mention at the admissions desk that you’d like to participate in Detective Days.
This activity is free for children 18 and younger. Adult admission is $10.
Upon finishing their assignments, detectives return their clipboards to the pickup point to receive a personalized certificate of completion.
Do you have a group of 10 or more young detectives? Please contact us ahead of time so we’ll have plenty of supplies!
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens1001 BissonnetHouston, Texas 77005

Zumba at Levy Park

Check website link for more details.
Levy Park – 3801 Eastside HOUSTON, TX 77098

Yoga at Levy Park

July 29, 2018 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Levy Park3801 EastsideHOUSTON, TX 77098

Make Your Own Plus Plus Robots at Tomfoolery Toys and Books

July 30, 2018 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us for this fun make and take craft! Learn how to make your own Plus Plus Robots. One robot per child. Recommended for ages 5-12.

Space is limited, reserve your seat now.

To insure that we have enough supplies for this exciting craft we are asking for a $5 reservation fee for each seat. Each attendee will receive a $5 gift card to Tomfoolery Toys at the conclusion of the craft. The event must be attended at the time reserved to claim the $5 gift card.

Each session can accommodate 8 children.
Tomfoolery Toys and Books 4844 Beechnut St. Houston, TX 77096

MFAH Playdate

July 31, 2018, 10:30 am – 11:30 pm
Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver are invited to enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Each month focuses on a different work of art. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and participate in fun games and activities, all while being introduced to ideas and themes found in art, such as color, size, and texture.

Free with general admission! MFAH members and ages 12 & younger always receive free general admission.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston5601 Main StreetHouston, Texas 77005

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Welcome to the Neighborhood Vida & Health DaySpa!

Located on the picturesque tree-lined Bissonnet Street (off of South Shepard), Vida & Health DaySpa is a relaxing sanctuary tucked away on the top floor of a two-story building.

With amenities that range from high-tech body services like Alpha Fusion Body Pod and Cryolipolysis to massages and body wraps – there is a service for everyone! Clients who are looking for facial services can choose from treatments including spa facials, corrective facials and luxury facials.

Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad

This is one of the tastiest pasta salads I’ve made. I love that you can eat this at any temperature. Cold for a picnic lunch or warm for a dinner entre.  It couldn’t be easier! I didn’t measure everything out, so I “guesstimated” on how much of each ingredient – make it to your taste.

 

8 Steps to Creating the Perfect Lemonade Stand

Summer is at its hottest and there’s nothing like an ice-cold glass of lemonade in this heat. Generations of kids have earned money by selling lemonade on sweltering summer days and lemonade stands are a perfect summer activity to introduce this topic.

Before you pick the day of your stand, a little preparation is needed.  Finding the right street corner is just as important as offering delicious lemonade to keep neighbors and passerby’s coming back for more. Offering fresh fruit is also a fun twist to delight customers and convince them to tell their friends about your children’s lemonade stand

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