Simone Biles Invitational, The Houston Auto Show, Top Picks for Family Fun

Singer JoJo Siwa performs at the Toyota Center.

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Houston Auto Show/Houston Boat Show

The Houston Auto Show is a special event featuring some of the newest model year vehicles from top manufacturers. There will be opportunities to test drive multiple vehicles at the show and admire classic vehicles. In addition, this year it combines with the Houston Boat Show.

When: Until January 30

Or: NRG Center, an NRG Park

Details: $15; www.houstonautoshow.com; houstonboatshows.com

Invitation Simone Biles

The 5th Annual Simone Biles Invitational features numerous gymnastics competitions as well as an autograph signing with Olympic and World Championship medalist gymnast Simone Biles.

When: January 28-30

Or: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas

Details: $20 to $200; bilesinvitational.com

WWII Fly Girls

The Lone Star Flight Museum launches Fly Girls of World War II, its new temporary exhibit featuring the inspiring stories of American women known to history as WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots) who answered the call to service during the Second World War. Visitors to the exhibit will hear heroic pilots’ personal insights into triumph and perseverance, view original World War II uniforms and memorabilia, and learn how these brave women changed the face of the United States military.

When: January 29-July 10

Or: Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace

Details: $12 to $18; www.lonestarflight.org

Lunar New Year 2022

Lucky Land, Houston’s attraction/park that recreates historical and cultural sites in China, is holding its Year of the Tiger celebration, featuring two weekends of lion dances, magic, kungfu, dance performances Chinese food, savory dishes and souvenirs.

When: 10am-6pm Jan 29-30 and Feb 5-6

Or: 8625 Airline

Details: $5 to $10; luckyland-houston.com

JJ and Melon from Cocomelon

Children are invited to play, explore and learn with JJ and Melon at the Cocomelon-inspired meet and greet event at the Children’s Museum Houston.

When: 10am-3.30pm Jan 29

Or: 1500 Binz

Details: $10 to $12; cmhouston.org

3D modeling

Join the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for fun, pattern-inspired three-dimensional crafting at Discovery Green. All supplies are provided.

When: 1-3pm January 29

Or: 1500 McKinney

Details: To free; decouvertevert.com

JoJo Siwa

Toyota Center presents dancer, singer and YouTube influencer JoJo Siwa and her Nickelodeon JoJo Siwa DREAM The Tour with special guest The Belles.

When: 7 p.m. January 29

Or: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk

Details: Tickets start at $39.50; toyotacenter.com

Monster jam

Watch 12,000 pound monster trucks soar to dizzying heights in a harrowing display of motorsport mania.

When: 7 p.m. January 29

Or: NRG Stadium, NRG Promenade

Details: $20 to $171; monsterjam.com

Listen to the future

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Houston Chamber Choir welcomes Parker Elementary School Advanced Chorus, North Shore Middle School Choir and Cy-Fair Chorale to participate in their annual invitational Choral Festival.

When: 4:30 p.m. January

Or: South Main Baptist Church, 4100 Main

Details: To free; www.houstonchamberchoir.org

PASADENA

Texas Autograph Show

The autograph, memorabilia and collector convention features sports icons, TV and movie stars including Pete Rose, Allen Iverson, Emmitt Smith, Ric Flair, The Undertaker, Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and many others.

When: 3pm-8pm Jan 28, 9am-6pm Jan 29, 9am-5pm Jan 30

Or: Pasadena Convention Center & Municipal Fairgrounds, 7603 Red Bluff

Details: $10 to $29; fitermansports.com/autograph-guests-2022.html




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