20 issues to do in Houston this week of August 16

There’s plenty to do in Houston this week (August 16 – August 22).

Our best free and cheap tips include: India Performing Arts Samskriti presents: Incredible India – Bhoomi, Fled at night in Discovery Green, Screening of the 24th in Memorial Park, and more!

Things to do in Houston this week

Houston CityPASS tickets

Check out 5 of Houston’s most popular attractions including the Houston Zoo, Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, Museum of Fine Arts and others for almost half the regular price Houston CityPASS.

Czech language courses at the Czech Museum Houston

If you’re learning a new skill or want to polish up an old one, check out the weekly Czech courses at the Czech Museum. The courses are open to beginners and advanced learners who speak Czech. All materials are provided. The courses are available to all museum members and the membership fee is $ 25 per year.

When: Mondays, August 9th – December 13th, from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.Where: 4920 San Jacinto Street, Houston 77004

How much: $ 25 per year

Around the world with Studio Swine at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Enjoy a free, virtual exhibition of the multimedia work of the art collective Studio Swine. You will take an online tour of art installations combining poetry, sculpture and digital media in the Amazon, Shanghai and Brazil. Artists Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami will also discuss their latest project, Ephemeral Tech, which focuses on pushing the boundaries between the digital and the natural world.
When: Monday, August 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Virtually here
How much: Free

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Things to Do in Houston This Week – WEDNESDAY

Virtual art workshop “Weaving History” at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Things to do this week

Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is hosting a two-day virtual workshop on the art of weaving and its importance in American history. You will have the opportunity to learn how to make your own piece of weaving art with the help of this event. The workshop looks at pieces by Olga de Amaral and Ernesto Neto so you can get inspiration. Registration is required to participate and you will receive a material list when registering so that you can follow the workshop.
When: Wednesday August 18 and Thursday August 19 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Virtually here
How much: Free

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Things to Do in Houston This Week – FRIDAY

Lyrics on the lawn Ft. The Leslie Lugo band in Sugar Land Town Square

Head to Sugar Land Town Square for a free musical performance by the Leslie Lugo Band, led by Grammy-recognized artist Leslie Lugo. The program covers a variety of genres including pop, funk, rock, blues, and Latin American music such as merengue, salsa, and bachata.
When: Friday, August 20, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
How much: Free

Screening of The Sandlot at City Place

Enjoy a family picnic-style movie in City Place Plaza. This month you can enjoy the coming-of-age story The Sandlot (1993). Bring a blanket and grab some food at one of the restaurants in the area.

When: Friday, August 20, at 8 p.m.
Where: Town square, 1250 Lake Plaza Dr., feather, TX 77389
How much: Free (must RSVP)

India Performing Arts Samskriti presents: Incredible India – Bhoomi at Miller Outdoor Theater

courtesy Miller Outdoor Theater

This week, enjoy a complex multimedia performance by India Performing Arts Samskriti at the Miller Outdoor Theater. The program combines paintings, intricate sets, original music and breathtaking choreographies to explore the concept of climate change through Indian philosophy. See how the performers use the concepts of the elements to demonstrate how people built their relationship with the world around them. To see the show at the Miller Outdoor Theater, you can get up to four indoor seating tickets online, but they go fast. If you’re okay with picnic-style sitting on the hill, you don’t have to worry about tickets, or you can even watch the show virtually on the Miller Outdoor Theater website. Make our list of the best things to do in Houston this week!
When: Friday, August 20, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How much: Free

Camp Logan: A Case for Pardon at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum celebrates the 104th anniversary of the Houstion Mutiny and Riots at Camp Logan, a WWI military camp located where Memorial Park now stands. The events include a virtual opening reception on Friday, student debates and a mock trial on Saturday, the screening of the film The 24th (see below) on Sunday and a subsequent Q&A on Monday.
When: Friday, August 20 – Monday, August 23 (times vary)
Where: 3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
How much: Free

Things to Do in Houston This Week – SATURDAY

Brave Little Company in Levy Park

Young Audiences of Houston brings Brave Little Company to Levy Park. This small theater group aims to bring theater to children of all ages. This group specializes in interactive performances with found props that captivate children and get them excited about theater plays.
When: Saturday 21st August, at 1 o’clock
Where: Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How much: Free

Fled at night in Discovery Green

Things to do this weekend

courtesy Discovery Green

Discovery Green hosts its monthly open-air night market, Flea by Night. The market will feature handcrafted, recycled, and reused goods from local artisans. If you’re looking for a way to discover new small businesses in the Houston area, this is a great place to start. This is one of our top things to do in Houston this week!

When: Saturday, August 21, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How much: Free

Greek reading theater: Euripides’ Medea

Harris County presents Euripedes ‘Medea, a tale of betrayal and vengeance, performed by the Greek Readers’ Theater. Actors will perform the script aloud, but it’s up to you to imagine the setting and costumes in this minimalist portrayal of Greek tragedy based on the myth of Jason and Medea.
When: Saturday 21st August, at 7 clock
Where: Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How much: Free

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