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Family fun: Things to do with the kiddos this week

December 27, 2017 GMT

Meowvie Night

A cat-themed movie night at El Gato Coffeehouse.

When: 6-8 p.m. Friday

Where: 508 Pecore, Suite A

Information: $15-$18; facebook.com/events/532106973806234

Circo Avenida

Acrobats and contortionists perform along the Avenida downtown.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney


Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

This live show brings all the best Disney characters to life on stage, from long-term staples like Mickey, Minnie and Goofy, to more modern favorites like Tinker Bell, Rapunzel, Aladdin, Buzz Lightyear and many more.

When: 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, noon and 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park

Tickets: $15-$35; disneylive.com/mickey-and-minnies-doorway-to-magic

Salsa á Latte!

Kaffeine Coffee at Museum Park and Strictly Street Salsa will host a family-friendly afternoon of salsa dancing class and lattes.

When: 2-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: 5225 Almeda

Information: facebook.com/events/1703530146375770

Skate with Story Book Stars

Story book stars will be on hand at Discovery Green to skate with kids.

When: 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: 500 McKinney

Tickets: $14; discoverygreen.com

Lifetime Commitment Day 5k

A 5k run at CityCentre, promoting health, happiness and a more active life.

When: 10 a.m. Monday

Where: 800 Town and Country

Tickets: $35; citycentrehouston.com

Brasil’s Garage Sale

The Bodega showroom next door to Cafe Brasil will be filled with one-of-a-kind finds for sale, including art, furniture, books, vintage clothing and jewelry.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: 2608 Dunlavy

Information: facebook.com/events/774242936111490

Kidtastic on The Square

Children’s activities and entertainment, featuring Andyroo and the AndyRooniverse.

When: 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday

Where: Memorial City Mall, 303 Memorial City Way

Information: memorialcity.com


Ice Land

The rainforest holiday exhibit gives visitors a chilly tour through a water’s edge scene filled with anacondas, scarlet ibis, a Chinese alligator, birds, fish and lizards.

When: 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Thursday-Wednesday

Where: Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd.

Tickets: $26.95-$21.95; moodygardens.com


Magician Scott Hollingsworth

Local magician will delight families with magical learning experiences at The Woodlands Children’s Museum.

When: 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: 4775 W. Panther Creek

Tickets: $6; woodlandschildrensmuseum.org