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Children’s Museum of Houston celebrates America’s birthday with KIDPENDENCE DAY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

KIDPENDENCE DAY

Children’s Museum of Houston celebrates America’s birthday with indoor parade and elephant toothpaste patriotic geysers burst

Friday, July 4 at 1:30 p.m.

 

WHAT:         Heroes are made in America!  The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to celebrate Kidpendence Day, July 4, at the Summer of Epic Adventure – The Sequel.  Superhero trainees will celebrate star spangled superheroes who have contributed to making America the land of the free and the home of the brave.  Boom! We’re seeing stars and stripes!

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Boy Scout Color Guard and National Anthem:  Kick off the festivity with the Scouts presenting the flag and the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the National Anthem.

Event Time:  1:30 p.m. in the Alcove

  • Flag Waving Parade lead by High Steppers Brass Band:  Follow this exciting brass band as they march through Kidtropolis, USA out to the Concrete Jungle.

Event Time:  Parade leaves at 1:40 p.m. from the Alcove

  • Elephant Toothpaste Patriotic Geysers Burst:  Watch an exciting eruption of patriotic red, white and blue.                                                                Event Time:  1:45 p.m in the Concrete Jungle
  • Welcome to the League” Live Epic Showdown:  Join the Kid and Code Monkey in an exhilarating quest for superpowers.                                    Event Times:  Noon, 1 & 2 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium
  • Get Your Gear On – Capes and Masks:  Use plastic fusion to create awesome superhero accessories.                                                     Event Time:  Noon to 1 p.m.  in How Does It Work?
  • Epic Experience – Light Painting:  Use your faster than speed of light reflexes to paint with light.

Event Time:  4 to 5 p.m. in Brown Auditorium

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

 

  • Scratch Art Fireworks:  Light up the night sky using this art technique at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Red, Light and Blue:  Make a patriotic symbol light up at the Inventors’ Workshop.
  • Star-Spangled Bracelets:  Design a patriotic patterned bracelet at ExxonMobil Math Cart.

 

WHEN:                 Kidpendence Day Celebration, July 4, 2014

***Activities, events and times subject to change.

               

WHERE:               Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz, Houston, TX 77004

    

¿  MUSEUM HOURS:  Mon. – Sat.:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun:  Noon – 6 p.m.

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        HOURS/COST:

General Museum admission: $9 per person and $8 for seniors 65+ and for active duty military personnel.  Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.

¿  For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.

 

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