Back-To-School Bash and Children's Fashion Show

August 10, 2019
5085 Westheimer Road, Suite. 4850 | Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 224-9115
Times: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Admission: FREE and open to the community. Donations* accepted at https://www.mdanderson.org/Galleria
Area of Town: Galleria/Uptown
Free Admission: Yes

Celebrate another school year with MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital and The Galleria at their eighth annual back-to-school bash. At noon, the Too Cool to Smoke Puppet Show, performed by MD Anderson's puppeteers, educates and encourages children not to smoke as an important cancer prevention message. The 15-minute puppet show, appropriate for children K-4th grade, addresses the dangers of tobacco use, as well as e-cigarettes and vaping. Children in attendance will receive Promise cards which serves as a commitment to not smoke and to make healthy lifestyle choices. Adults will receive information cards on the dangers of tobacco products, and the industry lures meant to attract children and teens.At 1 p.m., children, including pediatric cancer patientsfrom the hospital's on-site K-12 accredited school, their siblings and MD Anderson caregivers will highlight this season's most popular back-to-school trends. The show will feature looks from The Galleria's hottest retailers. Come cheer on young cancer survivors as they strut the runway!There is limited seating at the fashion show, however, reserved seating is available at $10 per person and $25 a family and includes swag bags full of Galleria retailer goodies. *All donations directly benefit MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

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