Sensory Friendly Event.
Sensory Friendly Day is an opportunity for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders to explore the Children’s Museum of Houston in their own way and in their own time! The museum will provide a comfortable, protected and accepting environment, allow parents to make connections with other families and offer new tools and resources. All ages. $5. 4pm-8pm. Children’s Museum of Houston. 1500 Binz, Houston. 713-535-7286 or www.cmhouston.org.
Native Plant Garden Renovation Grand Opening.
Be a part of this special Earth Day celebration which includes an official ribbon-cutting and tours of the enhanced native plant and endangered species garden. All ages. Free. 10am-11:30am. Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens. 22306 Aldine Westfield Rd., Humble. 281-443-8731 or www.hcp4.net/mercer.
Book Discussion with Tom Angleberger.
The best-selling author of the Origami Yoda series will discuss and sign his newest book for kids, ART2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling.Please purchase book from Blue Willow Bookshop in order to go through signing line and meet the author. All ages. Free admission. 5pm. West Houston Community Center. 725 Bateswood Dr., Houston. 281-497-8675 or www.bluewillowbookshop.com.
Tyke Hikes – Sprouts.
Join naturalist Naletta Galbraith for a nature story reading and stroller-friendly hike on the Arboretum trails. Please dress for weather; closed-toe shoes are best for trail hikes. Ages 18 mos. to 3yrs. $2. 9am or 10am. Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. 4501 Woodway Dr., Houston. 713-681-8433 or www.houstonarboretum.org.
Stories, songs and playtime for babies and their caregivers. Ages 6-18 mos. Free. 10:30am. Central Library. 500 McKinney, Houston. 832-393-1313 or www.houstonlibrary.org.
Your child will enjoy stories, songs, crafts and playtime at the library! Ages 18-36 mos. and their caregivers. Free. 11:30am. Central Library. 500 McKinney, Houston. 832-393-1313 or www.houstonlibrary.org.