The Heartmade Art Market returns to the historic market square.
Photo: courtesy photo
Kung Fu Movie Nights: “The Grandmaster”
Asia Society Texas is hosting an outdoor screening of “The Grandmaster”.
When: 8 p.m. May 13
Where: 1370 Southmore
Details: $5 to $10; asiasociety.org/texas
Houston Empty Bowls
For a minimum donation of $25, attendees can choose from a selection of handcrafted bowls donated by Houston-area ceramists and artisans, then receive a simple take-out soup lunch prepared by the Houston Food Bank’s 535 Catering . Live music, pottery and woodturning demonstrations will be featured at the event.
When: 10am-3pm May 14
Where: Houston Contemporary Craft Center, 4848 Main
heart art market
Treat yourself to works and wares from a curated market showcasing over 60 regional artists. Enjoy drinks, a live DJ and interactive crafts for the kids.
When: 10 a.m. on May 14
Where: Market Square Park, 301 Milam
Details: Free; marketsquarepark.com
Family Day at Bayou Bend “Over the Moon”
Visit Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens for an afternoon of free, family-friendly fun celebrating America’s relationship with the moon and other celestial bodies. The event will include a workshop presented by the Space Center Houston, lawn games, art-making activities, space-themed puppets, magic shows and tours of the first floor of the house, with hosts of the Houston Junior Woman’s Club.
When: 1-5 p.m. May 15
Where: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Memorial 6003
Details: Free; mfah.org
Plastic Power Magic Week
Participants will learn how to recycle plastic and turn it into various creative works.
When: 10am-6pm May 17-21
Where: Houston Children’s Museum, 1500 Binz
Details: $14-$15; cmhouston.org
Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater
Houston Ballet presents two nights of dance at the Miller Outdoor Theater, featuring the company’s lineup of internationally acclaimed dancers. They will perform moments from some of the company’s most recognizable and beloved ballets.
When: 8 p.m. May 13-14
Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive
Details: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com
Thursday evening concerts
Discovery Green’s Thursday Night Concerts series features DJ Mav, rapper Paul Wall and Doc Loc and the Swangers.
When: 7 p.m. on May 19
Where: 1500 McKinney
Details: Free; decouvertevert.com
Galveston Family Beach Challenge
East Beach will be transformed into a gigantic obstacle course, allowing families to compete in life-size versions of classic games. The course features 14 stations for children and adults with eight new stations this year, including beanbag game, limbo, volleyball, connect four and more.
When: 11am-4.30pm May 15
East Beach, 1923 Boddeker
Bay Day Festival
Celebrate all things Galveston Bay at Kemah Boardwalk, with educational exhibits, crafts, stage performances, live animal displays and live music.
When: 11am-4pm May 14
movie under the moon
Sugar Land Town Square hosts an outdoor screening of the hit animated movie “Encanto.”
7:45-9:45 p.m. May 14
15958 City Walk