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Free stuff: H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 22, 2016

H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

A showcase of floats, high-flying balloons, marching bands, artistic entries and live entertainment.

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Where: Parade begins at Smith and Lamar

Information: houstontx.gov/thanksgivingparade

Uptown Holiday Lighting

Event features music by local groups, food, Christmas tree lighting, special appearance by Santa and a fireworks display.

When: 4 p.m. Thursday

Where: Post Oak Blvd. and Uptown Park Blvd.

Information: uptown-houston.com

Houston Skating Starz

Houston’s top figure skaters dazzle on the ice rink at Discovery Green.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney

Information: discoverygreen.com

Critical Mass Friday

A casual group bike ride starting from downtown.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Market Square Park, 301 Milam

Information: criticalmasshouston.com