Houston, TX 77005
10:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013
Museums | Sights
WHAT: Put your super-paw-ers to the test! The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to em-“bark” on a Summer of Epic Adventure. From July 8 to 14, superhero trainees will raise the “woof” with Super Dogs to the Rescue and get a sneak peek at the Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows. SPECIAL EVENTS:Dancing Dogs: Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows will bust some doggie moves. Event Time: 5:30 & 6:30 p.m. (Thursday, July 11) in the Brown Auditorium. Frisbee Dogs: Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows pooches bite into a canine Frisbee frenzy. Event Time: 3 & 4 p.m. (Saturday, July 13) in the Brown Auditorium. Get Your Gear On - Plastic Fusion Masks: Design a super mask that will make you stand out. Event Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon. – Sat); Noon to 2 p.m. (Sunday) in the Alcove. “Calling All Superheroes” Live Epic Showdown: You are invited to join the Telephone Man in a heroic adventure where he barks at the Boredom Bandit to give up and release the Brain. Event Times: Noon, 1 & 2 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.); 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. (Saturday); 1, 2 & 3 p.m. (Sunday) in the Brown Auditorium Epic Experience – Nano Invisibility and Liquid Body Armor: Explore what nanotechnology en-“tails” and how everyday heroes use it to protect themselves. Event Time: 3 to 5 p.m. in the Concrete Jungle. ON-GOING ACTIVITIES: Puppy-pults: Super Dog needs help getting his puppies to the Super Dog Hall. Stop by Inventors’ Workshop to make a catapult that will fling your puppy models into a goal. Animal Tracks Stamping: Become an animal track expert at Alexander Art Academy. Dex: The Heart of a Hero: Make a superhero dog that stretches just like Dex at Junktion. Ladybug Girl and Bingo: Make dog ears to be just like super sidekick Bingo at Junktion. Bad Guy/Good Guy: Swing by Junktion to create a “two face” hero/villain mask. Canine Estimation Jars: Guess how many dog treats there are at the ExxonMobil Math Cart. WHEN: Super Dogs to the Rescue Celebration, July 8 – 14, 2013***Activities, events and times subject to change. WHERE: Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz, Houston, TX 77004 HOURS/COST: MUSEUM HOURS: Mon. – Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon – 6 p.m. Second Saturday of every month opens at 9 a.m. for members. 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. Free Family Night every Thursday 5 – 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.