May 28: Grand Opening Event

Friday, May 27, 2016


Drumline, performances and confetti cannons to spotlight ribbon cutting ceremony!
First 500 children to receive commemorative t-shirts!

Saturday, May 28 at 9:45 a.m.

Baird to sponsor free admission on opening day

The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center—A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston will host its grand opening at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Baird, a global financial services firm with offices in Houston, will serve as grand opening sponsor and offer free admission to the public for the day.

  • Special guests include Nancy Olson, wife of U.S. representative Pete Olson, who will serve as emcee.
  • Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert, seven mayors in Fort Bend County, along with city council members and elected officials will attend.
  • The event will culminate with Kids’ Committee members presenting the key to the City of Kidtropolis, the Discovery Center’s main attraction.

Special events and performances, complete with confetti cannons, are scheduled for the grand opening and include:

  • Drumline
  • Cookie Joe’s fusion of classical, jazz and hip-hop dance moves
  • Ismaili Dance Ensemble’s traditional Indian dances
  • Mascots in attendance will include Sugarland Skeeters’s Swatson, Ronald McDonald, PBS Kids’ Digit from Cyberchase and H-E-B’s H-E-Buddy
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