There are a variety of fun things to do in Houston this weekend. Here are a few to consider adding to your calendar.
Salsa in the Park
Houston Salsa Dancers, Inc. is hosting its annual free community event this Saturday. The evening will include a presentation of dance lessons from the nonprofit organization and include lessons in salsa, bachata and the cha cha. 6-10 p.m. Free. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. www.houstonsalsadancers.org
Cupid’s Crawl Pub Run
Hosted by the Kung Fu Running Club, the Cupid’s Crawl Pub Run will take participants from Kung Fu Saloon to Taps House of Beer, then to Underdogs and Porch Swing Pub, and then end at Fuego’s. An after party will be held at Kung Fu Saloon. One beer at every bar is included in the registration and proceeds from the run will benefit Friends for Life. noon-5 p.m. $45 (online). Kung Fu Saloon, 5317 Washington Ave., Houston. www.thedriven.net/event.race_reg/eid/6881012349
Couples Kayak Tour on Buffalo Bayou
Bayou City Adventures will host Valentine’s Day weekend couples kayak tours that will follow the Houston skyline. The tour is roughly three and a half hours and stretches approximately 7.65 miles. Adult beverages are allowed on the tour, however, no glass is allowed. Couples will learn about nature and the history of the bayou on the tour. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $120 (per couple). Bayou City Adventures, 1520 Silver St., Houston. 713-538-7433. www.BayouCityAdventures.com
Monster Jam will star 12-foot, 10,000-pound machines racing and competing obstacles on a designed track. 7 p.m. (Saturday), 3:30 p.m. (Sunday). $15-$100. NRG Park, 1 NRG Park, Houston. www.monsterjam.com