Can't-miss family and learning events in Houston this week

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If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a gap year fair to bubble soccer, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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USA Gap Year Fair 2019: Houston, TX





Does your student plan on taking a gap year between high school and college? Find out about the various gap year programs all over the world at this fair, where students and parents can meet face-to-face with program representatives.

When: Thursday, Jan. 31, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, 8900 Bellaire Blvd.
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

Words Matter





Learn how to use language in the most effective way at the office, with clients and in your personal life at this three hour interactive workshop. Network with other professionals and get inspired by the seminar leaders.

When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-noon
Where: Life's Little Blessings, 9901 Windmill Lakes Blvd.
Price: $10 (NAEYC MEMBER); $15 (General Admission)

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Won't You Be My Neighbor





Bring the kids to this free screening of the the award-winning documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" The film documents the life of legendary children's television host Fred Rogers.

When: Saturday, Feb. 2, 12:30-3 p.m.
Where: Life's Little Blessings, 9901 Windmill Lakes Blvd.
Price: Free

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Youth Performance Poetry Session




This monthly event sponsored by Writers in the Schools pairs professional writers with aspiring teenage poets. Space is limited, so sign up soon for this month's poetry slam workshop.

When: Friday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to RSVP

38% Off Bubble Soccer





Get 38 percent off bubble soccer for a group of four, six, eight or 10 with this deal. Participants in this unique game wear a protective plastic air bubble on their upper bodies while playing soccer on a turf field.

Where: 2619 Polk St., South Central Houston
Price: From $61.50 (38 percent discount off regular price)

Click here for more details, and to take advantage of this deal
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