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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Planned at The Woodlands Children’s Museum


The Woodlands Children's Museum
4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280
The Woodlands, Texas 77381



Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Planned at The Woodlands Children's Museum

Mexican culture and heritage celebrated on Friday, May 5



THE WOODLANDS, Texas – April 25, 2017 – Spend Cinco de Mayo at The Woodlands Children's Museum. This year’s celebration will be complete with art projects, story time, music, dance and mini tacos.



The fiesta honoring Mexican traditions, heritage and culture is included in the price of admission, which is $6 for adults and children 1 year and older.Activities are designed for ages 7 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.



“We’re inviting everyone to the museum for this fun and educational event,” the museum’s executive director, Angela Colton, said. “This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the culture and traditions of Mexico with children and their families.”



Slated for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at the museum, located at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280, the fiesta will include performances by theChikawa Conroe Aztec Dancers at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The group was created under the direction of two educators, Alejandra Tapia and Francisco Garcia. Dancers of all ages practice Aztec dance twice a week in Conroe. 



At 11 a.m. there will be a reading at the Storybook Theatre of the children’s book “Cinco de Mouse-O!” by Judy Cox. The tale begins when Mouse wants a piece of candy from a piñata and then runs into Cat, who is planning his own holiday party.



At 2 p.m., the Cinco de Mayo celebration will continue with an interactive musical performance by Prelude, a local music class founded by husband and wife team, Ana Treviño-Godfrey and Jonathan Godfrey. Also the founders of Mercury Orchestra, she is an acclaimed opera singer, and he is a renowned violinist.



During the day, the museum will be selling mini bean and cheese soft tacos – donated by La Cochina de Roberto Mexican restaurant in The Woodlands – for $1 each to hungry guests.



To learn more about The Woodlands Children’s Museum, its hours of operation and ways to support the nonprofit, visit or call 281-465-0955. The museum is always looking for sponsors or partners for events. Follow the museum’s Twitter handle @thewoodlandscm.



About The Woodlands Children’s Museum

The Woodlands Children’s Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, empowering and exciting children and their families in lifelong learning and discovery. The Museum also provides multi-ethnic and multicultural experiences encouraging children to celebrate and embrace cultural and global differences and strengthen common bonds. Year-round, hands-on activities – from reading and art to science and magic – are all intended to make a positive difference in the life of a child. The museum also offers free admission to military personnel and their families and is a proud member of the Blue Star Museums program.







Attached photo courtesy of The Woodlands Children’s Museum.





Celebrate Mexican heritage and culture at The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s Cinco de Mayo fiesta on Friday, May 5.