National Ice Cream: Children's Museum of Houston beats the sizzlin’ Houston heat with lip-smacking ice cream making and more!

Sunday, July 19 at 1 p.m.

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 7/6/2015, 12:06 p.m.
Most superheroes can withstand the Houston heat. But not everyone can resist a mouthwatering ice cream. The Children’s Museum of ...
DON’T MISS . Ice Cream Making: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan established National Ice Cream Day as the third Sunday in July. Make your very own irresistible ice cream! · Get Your Gear On – Capes and Masks: Use plastic fusion to create superhero accessories. · “Forces Unite” Live Epic Showdown: Find out if Dr. Boredom can be stopped in the quest for world domination in this action-packed production. · Icy Watercolors: Replicate your own fortress of solitude in the Alexander Art Academy. · Ice Crown: Get the royal treatment with an icy crown at Junktion. · Chill Out, Chill!: See snow created right before your own eyes at Science Station. · Incredible Ice-Melting Blocks: Melt ice off different materials at Science Station. > · Super Cool Ice Balloon: Explore the amazing properties of ice using a balloon at Science Station. >

WHAT: Most superheroes can withstand the Houston heat. But not everyone can resist a mouthwatering ice cream. The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to shake, rattle, and roll your way to a tasty, frozen treat at the Summer of Epic Adventure – Forces Unite. Beware the brain freeze and make your own ice cream in celebration of National Ice Cream Day on July 19. Brr!

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Ice Cream Making: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan established National Ice Cream Day as the third Sunday in July. Make your very own irresistible ice cream!

Event Time: 1 to 3 p.m. in the Allen Family Courtyard (While supplies last)

Get Your Gear On – Capes and Masks: Use plastic fusion to create superhero accessories.

Event Time: Noon to 3 p.m. in Heroes’ Hideout.

“Forces Unite” Live Epic Showdown: Find out if Dr. Boredom can be stopped in the quest for world domination in this action-packed production.

Event Times: 1, 2 and 3 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

• Icy Watercolors: Replicate your own fortress of solitude in the Alexander Art Academy.

• Ice Crown: Get the royal treatment with an icy crown at Junktion.

• Chill Out, Chill!: See snow created right before your own eyes at Science Station.

• Incredible Ice-Melting Blocks: Melt ice off different materials at Science Station.

• Super Cool Ice Balloon: Explore the amazing properties of ice using a balloon at Science Station.

WHEN:

National Ice Cream Day, July 19, 2015

*Activities, events and times subject to change.

WHERE:

Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004

HOURS/COST:

• MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS: Mon. – Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon – 6 p.m.

• General Museum admission: $10 per person and $9 for seniors 65+ and for active duty military personnel. Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.

• For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.