Do You Like Them with a Mouse?
We bet you like green eggs and ham, we bet you really do. We bet you like them on a train, a plane or even in a zoo. We're sure you like green eggs and ham -- so sure are we indeed -- we bet you like green eggs and ham even when you read. We know you read Green Eggs and Ham, but now it's to your kids. You want to share that happy tale, just like your parents did. So next time you read it, be sure to let them know: There's a symphony about said delicacy by Robert Kapilow.
His work has been called a masterpiece, among other things. It's a light piece about Seuss's tale that onward rings and rings. So take your kids to hear it, take them one and all. All you need's a ticket, and we bet you'll have a ball. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-224-4240 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. $8.50 to $12.75. --Keith Plocek
Spring Break Break
When the cyclone known as spring break has your head spinning and you can't wait to get back to the working world, take your kids to the Children's Museum, where all kinds of activities are lined up for "Spring Break Blast," including puppet-making, storytelling and brain teasers. Really, you deserve the break. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 8, through Friday, March 19. 1500 Binz. For information, call 713-522-1138 or visit www.cmhouston.org. $5. -- Keith Plocek
Cook's Night Off
The weekend's winding down, and just the idea of boiling hot dogs for your kids makes you want to take to your bed. Take 'em out to "Kids Night" at Home on the Range Restaurant instead. There's a free game room for them and burgers, brews and live Texas blues for you. Peace shall ever reign. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. 6224 Richmond. For information, call 713-977-4663 or visit www.hotrhouston.com. Free. -- Lisa Simon
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