Children’s Museum Houston

Friends and Families Luncheon

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 – Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

11:00 AM – 01:30 PM


Featuring Dr. William R. Stixrud, nationally bestselling author of The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives.

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Children’s Museum Houston’s annual Friends and Families Luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at River Oaks Country Club. Chaired by Kristy Bradshaw and Rishma Mohamed, this year’s event will feature keynote speaker Dr. William R. Stixrud. Author of the nationally bestselling book, The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives, Dr. Stixrud will present a combination of cutting-edge brain science, the latest discoveries in behavioral therapy and case studies drawn from the thousands of kids and teens he has helped over the years to teach parents how to set their children on the real road to success.‍

Luncheon proceeds will help support the Museum’s early childhood and parenting programs which focus on building parenting skills, providing information on child development and engaging families in the joy of learning together.‍

Table Prices:

$20,000 Major Underwriter
$10,000 Benefactors
$5,000 Patrons
$3,000 Friends‍

Ticket Prices:

$500 Individual Patron
$300 Individual Friends

For more information, to purchase a table or individual seat, or to sponsor the event, please contact Lauren Brezger at (713) 535-7210 or lbrezger@cmhouston.org.

Registration opens at 11:00 am; Lunch served promptly at 11:30 am.


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  
  • General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd Houston, TX 77019

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Café, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with savory salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily – fresh off the grill!

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