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Looking for something fun to do? Here's a list of fun and free events happening in Houston this weekend. (KTRK)

Here's what's free for the week of 1/12 - 1/18:

Friday, Jan. 12
22nd Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Christ, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Provisonal Rick Walker Movie Night
Kingwood
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday Fright Night Movie Series: Despicable Me 3
The Square at Memorial City
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Live Music in the Plaza: Sister Gypsies
The Plaza at City Centre
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Walking Along the Trails
Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park
8:10 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Children's Story Hour
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Square Fit: Baby Boot Camp

The Square at Memorial City
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan.13

BCO A Walk in the Woods
Meet at Memorial Park by the rugby/soccer field parking lot
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

BCO Farmer's Market Bike Ride
Meet at Onion Creek, Houston
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. PEACE P.I.E.
St. Matthews United Methodist Church
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Live Music: Sonic Seduction
Central Green at La Centerra, Cinco Ranch
7:00 p.m.

Street Eats Saturdays at Harvest Green
Harvest Green, Richmond
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

12th Annual MLK Youth Parade
San Jacinto Street at Elgin Street, Midtown
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Astros FanFest
Minute Maid Park
The FanFest is free to attend but you must have an admission vounce to enter.

Hatha Yoga
Discovery Green
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tree ID Walk
Nature Discovery Center (meet on the Nature Center front porch)
10:00 a.m.

Farmers Market at Imperial Sugar Land
198 Kempner Street, Sugar Land
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Woodland's Farmer's Market
Grogan's Mill Village Center
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pearland Farmer's Market
Pearland Town Center
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Live Music in the Plaza: Sea Breeze Sax
The Plaza at City Centre
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Abrakadoodle Arts
The Square at Memorial City
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Circus Arts
The Square at Memorial City
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Gateway Fit Burn Boot Camp
Gateway Promenade at Memorial City Mall
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 .a.m.

The Square Live!The Square at Memorial City
Live music, dancing and fun for the whole family.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Children's Story Hour
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Young Writers Workshop
Discovery Green
Children learn how to express themselves in writing at this free, weekly workshop.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Singing Women of Texas Concert
FBC Grangerland, Conroe
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Houston Skating Starz
Discovery Green Ice Rink
6:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Match Family Fun Day
3400 Main Street, Houston
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Houston Dynamo JR Academy
The Square at Memorial City
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday Night Live: Wayne Watson featuring Adam and Laura Watson
City Centre Plaza
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Soccer Tots
The Square at Memorial City
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Family Zone
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Free with general admission to the museum and children ages 12 and under are always free.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sundays in Nature
Armand Bayou Nature Center
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 15

Free Admission For Children to the Lone Star Flight Museum
Ellington Field
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday Morning Gardening
Nature Discovery Center
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

24th Annual MLK Grande Parade Midtown Houston
San Jacinto Street at Elgin Street, Midtown
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

City Centre Running Club
Meet in front of Grimaldi's Pizzeria
5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Children's Story Time in the Garden
Mercer Botanic Gardens
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Toddler Story Time
Helen Hall Library
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Story Time with Miss Sam
Barnes & Noble, The Woodlands Mall
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Whataburger Oh Whata Night
6300 Gulf Freeway, La Marque
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

HTXO New Moon Hike
City of Houston Lot H
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Free at the Zoo
Houston Zoo
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tai Chi
La Centerra Central Green, Cinco Ranch
9:00 a.m.

Infant Lapsit Storytime
Deer Park Public Library
Contact the library for hours.

Family Storybook Circle
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Free admission for children up to age 12.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

MFAH Playdate
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Children up to 35 months old and their caregivers enjoy a morning of activities. Free admission for children up to age 12.
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Toddler Playtime
HPL Express Discovery Green
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Kids Kaboodle
Deer Park Public Library
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Toddlerific Storytime
Moore Memorial Public Library, Texas City
Recommended for ages 1 to 3.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Square Fit: Boot Camp
The Square at Memorial City
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

MFAH Playdate: Heroes + Art
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Children up to 35 months old and their caregivers enjoy a morning of activities. Free admission for children up to age 12.
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Family Storybook Circle
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Free admission for children up to age 12.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan 17

Project Save A Mouth Community Healthcare Night
Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Hiking 101: Tips for all-temperature hikes and easy essentials
Whole Earth Provision Co., Houston
6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Gator Tales
Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center, Baytown
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Kidtastic on The Square: Gymboree
The Square at Memorial City
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Nature Story Time
Nature Discovery Center
4:00 p.m.

Preschool Storytime
Moore Memorial Public Library, Texas City
Recommended for ages 3 to 5.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 18

Bank of America Screen on the Green: Miracle
Discovery Green
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Bible Storytime
Topstone Bibles and Books
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

The Art of Sophia Vari
2201 Westheimer Road, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Burn Boot Camp at The Square
The Square at Memorial City
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Rock the Row Concert Series: The Blue Grooves
Hughes Landing, The Woodlands
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Giant Game Night
The Square at Memorial City
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday Movie Matinee
Deer Park Public Library
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A Tale and a Treat
Barnes & Noble, The Woodlands Mall
11:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime
Deer Park Public Library
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime
Deer Park Public Library
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Pajama Story Time
Helen Hall Library, League City
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Stories Under the Sun with the Houston Public Library
Levy Park
10:00 a.m.

Free Entrance to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Health Museum
1515 Hermann Dr., Houston
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Children's Museum of Houston
1500 Binz, Houston
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
3816 Caroline St., Houston
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Holocaust Museum Houston
5401 Caroline St., Houston
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to the Houston Museum of African American Culture
4807 Caroline St., Houston
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Free Entrance to The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet, Houston
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For more events happening around town, visit the ABC13 Community Calendar

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