4TH ANNUAL SHAVING CREAM PI(E) FIGHT
Celebrate Pi Day with a messy, Pi(e)-induced frenzy!
March 14 is π (Pi) Day and it’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday! Come celebrate the infinite, non-repeating number 3.14… as we shut down our street to duke it out in a messy, Pi(e)-induced frenzy during the Museum's 4th Annual Shaving Cream Pi(e) Fight. Get tossed right into the π (Pi) Day celebration at 1:59 p.m. (1.59 because the numbers follow 3.14159) and get ready for a fun-filled day of all things π (Pi).
•Circle Art: In 1706, mathematician William Jones discovered the ratio of the circumference of any circle to its diameter is always 3.14… Design circle collages.
Event Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tree Top
•Shaving Cream Pi(e) Fight: Have a piece of π! Join us as we shut down the street for an all-out shaving cream Pi(e) showdown.
Event Time: 1:59 p.m. on Ewing Street.
•Portable Pudding Pies: Make a delicious, portable vanilla or chocolate Pi(e).
Event Time: 2:02 p.m. in the Allen Family Courtyard (While supplies last)
•Spotlight Performance – Urgeworks: These dancers’ break dancing moves, creative rhythmic styles and math skills will make for an epic spectacle.
Event Time: 2:30 p.m. in the Alcove.
•Slice of the Pi(e): Pull up a fraction card to figure out what fraction you would need to make a Playdoh pie at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.
•Pi Revealed: Discover the relationship of the diameter of a circle to the measurement of the circumference a circle at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.
•Pi Chain: Stop by the Alexander Art Academy and create an infinite chain of π’s.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
•SPRING BREAK HOURS: OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
Mon. – Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon – 6 p.m.
•General Museum admission: $9 per person and $8 for seniors 65+ and for active duty military personnel. Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.
Free Family Night every Thursday 5 – 8 p.m.
•For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.