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The Children’s Museum Houston is hosting a weeklong celebration leading up to Independence Day. (Courtesy Houston Museum District) FEATURED EVENT Week of Independence at the Children’s Museum Houston The Children’s Museum Houston is throwing Kidpendence Week, ve days of games, crafts and activities leading up to Independence Day. The price of admission is $15 for children and adults, $14 for seniors and free for children under 1. JUNE 28JULY 02 Made in the Shade, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Coee Filter Fireworks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Lady Liberty Crown, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Super Hero Soldier Mask, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. JULY 02 Captain America Meet and Greet, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1500 Binz St., Houston 713-522-1138 www.cmhouston.org
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Join the opening reception for Baseera Khan’s “Weight on History,” a multistyle artistic showcase exploring a variety of social issues through architecture, fashion, music and pop culture. The Texas-born artist’s work will be on display at the Moody Center until Aug. 27. 6-8 p.m. Free. Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main St., Houston. 713-348-2787. https://moody.rice.edu (Courtesy Moody Center)
At Emancipation Park, the city of Houston is celebrating the 150th annual Juneteenth. The event will feature musical performances and vendors selling food, drinks, clothes and accessories. Kids can enjoy the playground, face painting and rides. 4-10 p.m. Free. Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation Ave., Houston. 713-528-1872. www.epconservancy.org (Courtesy Emancipation Park Conservancy)
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Houston Concert Band directed by Chuck Throckmorton. 2-3 p.m. Free. 6104 Auden St., West University Place. 713-622-5895. www.westutx.gov 19 GO TO A CAR SHOW AT NRG One of the country’s largest car shows is coming to Houston. DJ Envy’s Drive Your Dreams Car Show will feature exotic and old-school cars along with monster trucks, amusement rides and a variety of vehicles. Noon-5 p.m. $19.99- $1,000. NRG Park, 1 Fannin St., Houston. 832-667-1400. www.nrgpark.com 24 BECOME A PIRATE The Bellaire Family Aquatic Center invites you to join in Pirate Adventure Day. The event includes a scavenger hunt with prizes for participants. Noon-6 p.m. Free (age 2 and under), $7 (age 60 and older), $8 (ages 3-59). Bellaire Family Aquatic Center, 7001 Fifth St., Bellaire. 713-662-8222. www.bellairetx.gov 24 LISTEN TO MUSIC IN THE PARK The Houston Latin American Chamber Orchestra will perform
“Romance,” a concert spotlighting the romantic music and dance of Latin America. Glenn Garrido will conduct 16 musicians performing Bachata, Bolero, Cha-Cha-Cha, Danzón, Ranchera and Tango. 10 a.m. Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 832-487-7102. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com 25 CELEBRATE WITH PRIDE The 44th annual Houston Pride LGBT+ Celebration is coming to the city’s center. The festival and parade, as part of LGBT Pride Month, will have a variety of musical acts, DJs and vendors. Noon- 10 p.m. $4-$225. City Hall, 901 Bagby St., Houston. www.pridehouston365.org 30 EXPERIENCE MEXICAN CULINARY CULTURE Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, a Mexican eatery that has served Houston for decades, is holding a foodie showcase event. Attendees will be served a curated selection of Mexican cuisine made with seasonal ingredients. 6-8:30 p.m. $85. Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby Drive, Houston. 832-831-9940. www.picos.net
ENJOY THE THEATER Houston’s Main Street Theater will perform “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” based on the 1968 lm. The musical is a high-ying, energetic show for the whole family. 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. $20-$30. Main Street Theater, 3400 Main St., Houston. 713-524-6706. The Nature Discovery Center hosts Family Nature Night, featuring a nature walk through the park and arts and crafts. Attendees can learn about “creepy crawlies” with the center’s head www.mainstreettheater.com 15 SPEND THE NIGHT naturalist. 6:30-8 p.m. $12. Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle St., Bellaire. 713-667-6550. www.naturediscoverycenter.org 19 ENJOY TUNES West University Place hosts a community concert in the heart of the city. Live music will be provided by the
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