The McKenna Children's Museum will host Kinderbash from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at 801 W. San Antonio St. in New Braunfels.

The event will feature special back-to-school activities aimed toward getting kindergartners prepared and excited to enter their first year of school. In addition, pizza and ice cream will be provided, according to a news release.

"Kinderbash is a thrilling occasion that aims to make all the children who are starting kindergarten feel special about embarking on their new adventure," said Isabel Martinez, the museum's operations manager. "Seeing the big smiles on their little faces brings us joy as they receive their 'I'm going to Kindergarten' shirt. This is one of my favorite events."

The specifics

Admission for kindergartners is free for this event, $10 admission for adults with museum membership, and $15 for adults who are nonmembers. Preregistration is required. To register, visit or call 830-606-9525.

For more information and a calendar of events of museum activities, visit