To-do list: 13 events in the Bellaire, West University and Meyerland area to check out in August 2019

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Aug. 6: Hermann’s Birthday at the Hermann Park Conservancy

The Hermann Park Conservancy will celebrate George Hermann’s 176th birthday by inviting families to come to the park dressed as superheroes, play games and enjoy train rides at a discount. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 1700 Hermann Drive, Houston. 713-524-5876. www.hermannpark.org

Aug. 8: Attend a screening of ‘Judgment at Nuremberg’

The Holocaust Museum Houston will host a screening of the 1961 Academy Award-winning film as a part of its Civil Society Film series. The courtroom drama takes place in 1947 and tells the story of four German judges facing a military tribunal for crimes against humanity and their involvement with the Nazi regime. 6:30-10 p.m. $10 (nonmembers), $8 (members and students). 5401 Caroline St., Houston. 713-942-8000. www.hmh.org

Aug. 8: Watch ‘Aquaman’ to help Bellaire’s parks

The Patrons for Bellaire Parks and the Bellaire Parks and Recreation Department are hosting the Dive-In Movie Night at the Bellaire Family Aquatic Center. Food court refreshments and pool noodles will be provided. 7:30 p.m. $15 (in advance), $20 (at the door). 7001 Fifth St., Bellaire. www.bellaireparks.org

Aug 9: Listen to live music

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston hosts indie-pop band the Wild Moccasins along with projections of the works of local mixed-media artist Emily Fens at its Music on the Plaza: Projections event. The evening will also feature food vendors and a cash bar. 6-9 p.m. Free. 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston. 713-639-7300. www.mfah.org

Aug. 15: Attend “All About That Bubbly”

The Houston Zoo is putting on “All About That Bubbly,” where guests can enjoy champagne in the zoo at night. Activities will include ice carving, a photo booth and giant lawn games.
6-10 p.m. $35. 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-533-6500. www.houstonzoo.org

Aug. 17: Spend the night listening to the orchestra

The World Doctors Orchestra will play at Rice University as a part of the Charity Concert Houston 2019 event. The program for the evening includes Aaron Copland’s “An Outdoor Overture,” Sergei Rachmaninov’s “Piano Concerto No. 1” and Johannes Brahms’ “Symphony No. 3.” The World Doctors Orchestra is a nonprofit supporting medical aid projects around the world. 7-9 p.m. $20. 6100 Main St., Houston. www.world-doctors-orchestra.org

Aug. 17: Enjoy live Tibetan music

Southern India’s Drepung Loseling Monastery will provide live dancing and music as a part of its “Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing” show at the Asia Society Texas Center. Tibetan Buddhist robes, costumes, instruments and songs are featured in two performances, a matinee at 2-2:45 p.m. and a full showing from 7-8:30 p.m. Matinee $15 (members), $25 (nonmembers); main show $35 (members), $45 (nonmembers). 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston. 713-496-9901. www.asiasociety.org

Aug. 18: Learn to belly dance

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston will host an introduction to belly dancing workshop. Experienced dancer Sahira will teach the basics of one of the oldest dances in the world while also providing a low-intensity workout. 3-4:30 p.m. $12 (in advance), $16 (at the door). 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston. 713-551-7217. www.erjcchouston.org

Aug. 22: Party with arts patrons

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston will host its annual Patron Circle Lawn Party to promote the museum and the arts. The party will have summer treats, live music and special access to exhibitions. Those who join the Patron Circle during the event will receive a discounted membership, a tote bag and an exhibition catalog. 6-9 p.m. Free. 5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston. 713-284-8250. www.camh.org

Aug. 22: Donate to Bellaire’s
Police and Firefighters

The Bellaire Police and Fire Foundation is holding a fundraising benefit for the city’s public safety officers with a raffle and silent auction. All of the money raised from the event will go toward the BPFF. 5-7 p.m. Free. 5501 Bissonnet St., Bellaire. www.bellairepoliceandfirefoundation.org

Aug. 22: See Sarah Grace from
‘The Voice’ perform

Sarah Grace, a 16-year-old indie and roots singer and a semifinalist from “The Voice,” will perform at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church as a part of its Coffee House Live series. Coffee and snacks will be provided. 7-9 p.m. The event is free, but donations to the church are welcome. 5308 Buffalo Speedway, Houston. 713-667-1703.
www.sahouston.com

Aug. 23-24: Watch a performance
by a Taiwanese circus

The Formosa Circus Arts will perform acrobatics, dance and martial arts complemented by lanterns, flags and glowing orbs at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. The circus gets its name from the Taiwanese island from which it hails. 8-9:30 p.m. Free. 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 832-487-7102. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Aug. 28: Get a behind-the-scenes  butterfly center tour

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is providing a tour of its containment room and rooftop greenhouses—usually closed to the public—where staff care for the museum’s caterpillars, butterflies and other insects. Children over age 5 are welcome. $32 (nonmembers), $20 (members). 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-639-4629. www.hmns.org

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  1. McLain Harvey

    This is a fantastic list! One of our favorite things to do in Summer is go hunting around Houston for photo booths. They are usually in bars and places like the zoo but it’s always a blast to try to find them and take some photo. Check out some of the cool pictures we have taken in photo booths around Houston https://www.pixstertexas.com.

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