Health & Wellness Week 2014









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Have an inner body experience!
Bring your family to Health & Wellness Week during March 17 - 22 and check out ways to get your body moving, healthy and fit!
Week-long activities include: experiments, organ dissections, mini fitness classes, science shows and much more! 

Membership Sale! 
Become a member by March 31 and get $15 off ALL membership levels! Members will enjoy all activities during Health & Wellness Week for FREE! Click here to join or renew.

Amazing Body Store Book Sale 
Spring into reading! Get 10% off ALL books in the Amazing Body Store throughout Health & Wellness Week! Members save an additional 10%!

Monday, March 17:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Ambulance Tour - Go inside a real ambulance with Best Care EMS
10:30 a.m.: Sheep Eye Dissection*
12:30 p.m.: Sheep Heart Dissection*
3:30 p.m.: Sheep Brain Dissection*

 

Tuesday, March 18:
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Water Safety - SafeKids of Greater Houston gets you ready for summer
10:30 a.m.: Sheep Eye Dissection*
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Imagination Playground - Go anywhere your imagination takes you
12:30 p.m.: Sheep Heart Dissection*
3 & 3:30 p.m.: Grocery Girl Presentation - Learn how to fill your cart...smart! 

 

Wednesday, March 19:
9 a.m - 5 p.m.: Houston Dynamo - Giant inflatable activities and giveaways
10:30 a.m. : Sheep Eye Dissection*
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Houston Rockets - Prizes, posters and hands-on fun
12:30 p.m.: Sheep Heart Dissection*
3:30 p.m.: Sheep Brain Dissection
1 - 3 p.m.: Kid Yoga - get fit with YogaOne  

 

Thursday, March 20:
10:30 a.m.: Sheep Eye Dissection*
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Texas Children's Hospital - Learn about healthy vs. unhealthy drinks
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: City of Houston Immunization - Information Booth
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Pup Squad Animal Rescue - Healthy pet info
12:30 p.m.: Sheep Heart Dissection*
2 - 5 p.m.: FREE FAMILY THURSDAY - Free general admission
2 - 5 p.m.: KIND Bars - Free healthy and tasty snacks
2 - 5 p.m.: Houston Texans TORO's Kids Club - Giant inflatable games and giveaways
6 - 8 p.m.: UT Brain Night - Learn about the body's most important organ - the brain! See a real human brain and join in brain-y activities for the whole family. UT Brain Night is hosted by the UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center.

 

Friday, March 21:
10 a.m.: CPR Training - American Heart Association has easy tips to remember the correct pattern for CPR
10:30 a.m.: Sheep Eye Dissection*
11 - 1 p.m.: Museum Members Activity - University of Houston College of Pharmacy shows you how germs are different, ways to protect yourself from germs and why shots aren't scary.
12:30 p.m.: Sheep Heart Dissection* 
2 - 5 p.m.: "Too Cool to Smoke" Puppeteer Program - MD Anderson teaches you about the misconceptions of tobacco use and the importance of living a smoke-free lifestyle.

 

Saturday, March 20:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Kick Butts Day - A day of fun while learning about the health effects of tobacco.

 

*Daily Dissection Demonstrations: 

  • Sheep Eye Dissection - Did you know the average person blinks 11,000 times a day? Explore more during this dissection.
  • Sheep Heart Dissection - Did you know that the diameter of blood vessels can be as small as a human hair and as large as a garden hose? Explore the amazing world of the heart during this dissection.    
  • Sheep Brain Dissection - Get ready for a mind-boggling experience. Learn what the different areas of your brain do during this dissection.

***Dates and times of all events and activities are subject to change***

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