Saturday, April 08, 2006

Kids Bike Race & SPCA's Mutt Strutt

Looking for fun in Houston this weekend? Here are two great activities for kids.

The Heights Holy Mackerel Bike Race is Saturday, April 8 and is presented by the Baptist Temple in the Heights and the Woodlands Cycling Club. Kids age 3-10 can participate in the Kids’ Races ranging in distance from 30 to 135 yards. Youngsters age 10-18 can ride in the Juniors category race, which is sanctioned by USA Cycling and is part of the Lance Armstrong Junior Olympic Road Series. Adults 18+ years can race for cash and prizes in the Pro-Am series. Don’t forget your helmet!

Recommended age: All ages
Admission: $10 at check-in on race day
Location: Baptist Temple at 230 West 20th street near Yale in the Heights

The SPCA’s Mutt Strutt is Saturday, April 8, with the walk starting at 10:30 am and post-walk activities continuing until 3 pm. The walk raises money for the SPCA’s animals is a great parade for the kids. There are also several FUN contests for your animals such as best costume, most vocal, best physically challenged and more.

Recommended age: All ages (Dogs must be at least 6 months old.)
Admission: $35 through race day
Location: Fish Plaza in front of the Wortham Theater in downtown Houston 713-869-SPCA (7722)

Until the next nap time...