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1 GALVESTON ISLAND CHILI QUEST AND BEER FEST:

- Chili & Beer Tastings, Live Music, 5K Fun Run, Washer Pitching Tourney, Margarita Contest

- Saturday, 9am – 6pm

- Historic Downtown Galveston

- Tickets Start At $14

- https://www.yagaschiliquest.com/

2 HOUSTON IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL:

- 26th Anniversary Of Fest Featuring Films Of Comedy, Social Commentary, Mystery, Biopic, etc.

- Starts Friday – January 27, Various Times

- MFAH / Rice Cinema / Asia Society Of Texas

- General Admission $10

- https://www.mfah.org/calendar/series/houston-iranian-film-festival

3 CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON:

- 47th Annual Race Embodies Spirit & Diversity Of City

- Registration Sold Out, But Come Out And Cheer Runners

- Sunday, 6:45am

- Downtown Houston

- Free To Attend

- http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/

4 GROSSOLOGY WONDERWEEK:

- Kids Explore Gross Sides Of Nature & Science

- Create Germ Dolls, Cockroach Puppets, Toilet Paper Monsters, etc.

- Today, 10am – 6pm

- Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center

- Tickets $12

- https://www.childrensdiscoveryfb.org/event/grossology-ww-fb

5 CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION:

- Year Of The Pig; Lion Dance, Dragon Parade, Kung Fu Shows, Costume Contests

- Saturday - Sunday, 10am – 6pm

- Lucky Land Houston

- Tickets $10; Kids 6 & Under Free

- www.LuckyLandHouston.com

6 FAMILY FUN DAY:

- School House Rock Performance; Visits By Party Princess Productions

- City Block With Face Painters, Balloon Artists, Stilt Walkers, Bounce House

- Sunday, 1pm – 4pm

- MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston)

- Free To Attend

- www.MatchHouston.org

7 MLK DAY AUDIO INSTALLATION:

- King's Speeches Played Throughout Day

- "The Three Dimensions Of A Complete Life;" "A Knock At Midnight;" "Remaining Awake Through A Great Revolution;" "I Have A Dream"

- Monday, 11am – 5pm

- Rothko Chapel

- Free To Attend

- http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/event/rev-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-day-audio-installation/