On June 19, 1865, Texas finally got the message that slavery had been abolished (two years after the rest of the country). Today, African Americans celebrate Juneteenth as an anniversary of emancipation, and kids can join the fun at the Childrens Museum of Houstons Juneteenth Celebration. Activities include performances, ice-cream making and arts projects. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Through June 19. 1500 Binz. For information, call 713-522-1138 or visit www.cmhouston.org. $4 to $5; free Thursdays after 5 p.m.
June 16-18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thu., June 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 2008