A boat parade, a daddy-daughter dance: 8 things to do in the Bay Area in February

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of February.

FEB. 23
Check out a Mardi Gras boat parade in Kemah

Families can enjoy Yachty Gras, America’s largest Mardi Gras boat parade. Those on boats will throw beads to revelers along Kemah Boardwalk. 7-10 p.m. Free. Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah.
713-882-4040. www.yachtygras.com

TUESDAYS THROUGH SUNDAYS
Visit reopened historic Butler Longhorn Museum

The museum reopened after closing from Hurricane Harvey. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tue.-Wed., Fri.-Sat.), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Thu.). $10 (adults), $9 (children, seniors, veterans), free (children age 5 and younger). 1220 Coryell St., League City. 281-332-1393.
www.butlerlonghornmuseum.com

WEEKENDS THROUGH FEB. 24
Enjoy amusement rides

Kemah Boardwalk guests who buy a regular-priced all-day ride pass on weekends will get a second pass for only $5. 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sun.). $29.99 (two guests). Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah.
877-285-3624. www.kemahboardwalk.com

FEB. 8
Attend a dance with dads

League City will host a father-daughter dance that will include dinner, professional portraits and a balloon drop. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $27.50 (one League City resident), $41.25 (one nonresident). 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City. 281-554-1180. www.leaguecity.com

FEB. 14
Cruise with a sweetheart

Boardwalk FantaSea Yacht Charter will host a Valentine’s Day cruise for couples who will be able to dine and dance. 8-10:30 p.m. $139.99 (one adult), $129.99 (one senior), $125.99 (one veteran). Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah. 281-538-9600. www.boardwalkfantasea.com

FEB. 15
See a theremin concert

German musician Carolina Eyck will perform pieces on a theremin, a musical instrument played with no physical contact. 7:30 p.m. $15 (adults), $8 (students). University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Theater, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. 281-283-2065. www.uhcl.edu/bayou-theater

FEB. 20
Discover library resources

From online magazines to scholarly articles to grant applications, learn about the free databases the Helen Hall Library has available. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Helen Hall Library, 100 W. Walker St., League City. 281-554-1111. www.leaguecity.com/3146/helen-hall-library

FEB. 22
Watch a film about NASA’s original astronauts

Space Center Houston will show “The Right Stuff,” a film adapted from a nonfiction book about NASA’s seven original astronauts and what they sacrificed to help America succeed. 7-10 p.m. $5 (members), $8 (nonmembers). Space Center Houston, 1601 E. NASA Parkway, Houston. 281-244-2100. www.spacecenter.org

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Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for a few years, covering topics such as city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be an editor with Community Impact. In his free time, Magee enjoys playing video games, jamming on the drums and bass, longboarding and petting his cat.
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