Joy of Djembe
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 – Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
Experience something truly electrifying as the Joy of Djembe drumming ensemble takes the stage and performs a vibrant African drumming concert that represents' culture and traditions through tribal rhythms. Afterwards, join in on the fun and make your own smooth beats on their amazing instruments.
Event Time: 6 p.m. at Brown Auditorium
- Plum Blossom Trees: Create your unique Plum blossom tree to decorate your home for Lunar New Year at Alexander Art Academy.
- Lunar Viewfinder: Howl at the moon when you create your own moon viewfinder at EcoStation.
- The Earth and Moon's Rotation: Take a journey into outer space as you find out how the moon rotates around the earth and sun EcoStation.
- Dragon Fire Lanterns: Light up your Lunar New Year with a fire lantern at Junktion.
- Chinese Character Banner: Celebrate the year of the Rooster when you create your own lucky Chinese Character Banner at Junktion.
- Dragon Puppets: Kick off Lunar New Year with a bang and create your very own fiery dragon puppet at Junktion.
- Chopsticks Game: Challenge your friends to see how many pom poms you can grab with your chopsticks at Math Cart.
- New Year, New Money!: Using acid and salt come learn how to transform old grimy pennies into shiny ones to gift for Lunar New Year at Power Science Lab.
- Starch Testing: Explore how to test for starch in household foods and learn how starch plays an important role in the human body at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Acid Levels in Juice: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- Strawberry DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
- Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game using MIT scratch code software and block programming at Investors' Workshop.
- Laser Cut Valentines: Share the love and create a valentine with a simple circuit at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
HOURS & ADMISSION
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
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
- Parking fees: 1 hour - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.
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The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.
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