Family fun: Things to do with the kiddos this week
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
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
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
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
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