Events in and around Houston's Inner Loop this weekend, May 31-June 2, feature a variety of family-friendly activities such as movie nights, tea parties and cooking classes.

For adults in Houston, possible events to attend include a tattoo convention, art exhibit and concert performances.

Movie Night at Helix Park

The Texas Medical Center is hosting a family-friendly movie night with a showing of Casino Royale at Helix Park. Guests can bring a mat or towel to sit on while watching the movie. Concessions such as popcorn, candy and drinks will be available for purchase.
  • May 31, 6-8 p.m.
  • Free
  • Texas Medical Center, 1885 Old Spanish Trail, Houston
Resonant Earth

The Moody Center for the Arts is celebrating the summer exhibition, Resonant Earth, with an opening reception. The exhibition will feature six contemporary artists who are renowned for reimagining connections between the human body and the land.Sixth Annual Houston Tattoo Arts Festival

The Sixth Annual Houston Tattoo Arts Festival at NRG Center will feature some of the world's best local, national and international tattoo artists during three days of artistry and self expression. Artists will be onsite to provide services, and guests can watch seminars, enjoy live entertainment and shop.
  • May 31-June 2
  • $20 for a day pass, $40 for a three-day pass
  • NRG Center, 1 Fannin St., Houston
Butterfly Tea Party

The Houston Arboretum is celebrating plants and pollinators with afternoon tea featuring light bites and a demonstration on how to make your own tea blend using wild and garden botanicals. Guests are encouraged to wear fun tea party outfits, hats or butterfly-themed attire.
  • June 1, 2-4 p.m.
  • $35 for members, $50 for nonmembers
  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston
Families with Pride

Houston City Council member Abbie Kamin in partnership with the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Families with Pride event. This family-friendly event is dedicated to LGBTQIA+ children, families and allies and includes live entertainment, an indoor reading room, children's story time, food trucks, face painting, games, interactive art projects and water installations.Picnic Bingo

Bayou City Hangouts is conducting a Picnic Bingo, where the winnings are groceries of choice. The event is open to all ages. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket, gather friends and family, and enjoy the food.Trail Mix

This monthly event is hosted by M-K-T every first Saturday with live music and magic. AndyRoo, a children's musician, along with father and son magicians Dave and Jake Rangel, will provide entertainment.
  • June 1, 10-11 a.m.
  • Free
  • M-K-T, 600 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston

The Houston Chamber Choir is ending its 2023-24 season with an inaugural performance of "Brubeck! A Celebration," featuring Chris and Dan Brubeck. The program will also features a 19-piece orchestra and is spearheaded by Rice University professor of music composition Arthur Gottschalk.Accordion Kings and Queens

Texas Folklife will present the 35th annual Accordion Kings and Queens at Miller Outdoor Theatre. This annual concert features accordion musicians such as Las Fenix, Sunny Sauceda and Marcus Ardoin, and Da Zydeco Legendz.La Piccola Cucina

The Italian Cultural and Community Center invites families with children ages 3-10 years old to a hands-on cooking class to make an authentic Italian dessert called crostatine alla Nutella. Children will get to wear chef aprons and learn basic Italian cooking vocabulary as they prepare the tartes.
  • June 1, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • $50 for members, $60 general admission
  • Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston