Events at Discovery Green

Posted on May 13 2016 - 11:02pm by Beth

Discovery Green:

Discovery Green is located in downtown Houston, and it's a 12 acre public park.  You can find a large green space, park, splash pad, lake, a stage, a dog park and lots more at Discovery Green.  There are also restaurants located there including The Lake Houston and The Grove.  Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney St, and it's right across the street from the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Hotel. They offer a ton of free events to families, and many of them take place on Saturdays.  Aside from special events that are always taking place, I encourage you to check the website's calendar for free regular events as well. Discovery green free events

Some of their regular family friendly events are:

*Young Writer's Workshop - It's a free writing class for children.  It takes place every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  During this course, the kids learn writing skills taught by Writers In The Schools.  The class are limited to 25 students, and they are available on a first come first serve basis. *Learn A Language Class - Children can learn Spanish and French is these weekly classes for free.  They welcome toddlers through 9 year olds.  The classes take place on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. *STEM Saturday Classes -  Children can learn hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math through these free classes.  They are offered on Saturdays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  They can accommodate up to 60 children, and the spaces are available on a first come first serve basis. *Toddler Tuesdays - These free events take place every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.  to 11:30 a.m.  Each week, there is a different topic.  They offer story time, activities, crafts, etc.  

Other fun classes offered include:

*Yoga on Mondays at 11:00 a.m. *Heartfulness Meditation on Mondays at 12:00 p.m. *Circus Arts on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. *Core Focused Yoga on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. *Zumba on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. *Strength and Mobility Camp on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. *Parkour on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. (Turn working out into play) *Thursday Concerts at 7:00 p.m. *Hatha Yoga on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. *Recycling Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.  

Additional Events:

*Kayak Rides on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-5pm.  This event takes places every weekend from March 18 to June 26.  The rides are $5 per person. *Stand Up Paddleboarding is available daily from 11am to 5pm beginning May 28.  The cost is $10 per person. *Thursday Night Concerts from 7pm-9:30pm *Screen on the Green at sundown on Friday nights.  


Click HERE to visit their calendar filled with weekly events and special events.  

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