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City of Houston Freedom over Texas 2011. (photo by  Donna Carson)

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More than 30,000 square feet of free educational and entertainment programming await children at Southwest Freedom Over Texas‘ Walmart All American Kids Zone. The mayor’s official 4th of July celebration will again light the sky over Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou this Independence Day.

The Walmart All American Kids Zone offers plenty of activities and fun for the kids — caricatures, face painting, and henna tattoo artists, free rides, games and plenty of dance entertainment!

[2011 Freedom Over Texas with Chris Young and Rodney Atkins]

Red Door Productions is back by popular demand. This diverse dance group and children’s performance company provides the venue and resources for students to promote the arts.

HaviKoro is a Houston based group of internationally acclaimed and award winning dancers. The performers specialize in hip hop/house crew and will demonstrate several forms of dance such as break dancing, popping and funk. HaviKoro has performed in Helsinki, Moscow, Paris, Frankfurt, Hannover, Tokyo, Seoul, New Zealand, London, Zurich, Baku, and all major U.S. cities.

Harry Maurer is a Houston based comic magician returning from a show in Las Vegas just to appear in the Walmart All American Kids Zone. Nominated for a prestigious “Atlantic City Entertainer of the Year Award” Maurer has a quick wit and a charming personality who knows how to get people to laugh while being amazed.

The Brazilian Arts Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing cultural education and building community through the preservation and sharing of Brazilian culture.

DANMAR Academy of Performing Arts is a non-profit organization founded to promote, preserve and create an appreciation of world cultures in the city of Katy, Texas.

SoReal Dance Studio features a conglomerate of dances and training ranging from hip hop, contemporary, jazz, choreography, ballet, salsa and fitness.

Reliant is offering non-Reliant customers 2 half-price tickets for the event. All you have to do to take advantage of this special offer, visit www.FreedomOverTexas.org by midnight July 3rd to get your tickets.

Date: Wed, July 4th – 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou
Prices: $8 per person/free children 5 and younger.
Click here for parking and street closure information.

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Be sure to listen to the live simulcast on 100.3 KILT during the fireworks show!

For more information from CBS Local about this year’s Southwest Freedom Over Texas, click here.

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