Best of Denton County Voting

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Cardboard Regatta in Carrollton

The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard. Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, at Rosemeade Rainforest … [Continue Reading]

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Teen Lock-In at Coppell Library

Lock yourself in the library!  Do you want to compete in a popsicle stick bomb race? Sabotage your opponents with “Minute to Win It” games?  Want to video chat with Cinder author, Marissa Meyer? Eat snacks?  Then Join us for this year’s lock-in! Friday, August 1, 7:00 PM … [Continue Reading]

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First Fridays at the Farm

Each month, beginning in February 2014, the program has a different theme that highlights the heritage skills that you could use to enrich your life today. There is an activity fee of $3 per person for three years of age and older. Fridays, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Nash Farm, 626 … [Continue Reading]

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Smoky Mountain Getaway Giveaway

Are you in need of a vacation somewhere beautiful? Family eGuide and Bare Feet on the Dashboard are partnering with Hidden Mountain Resort, the Titanic Museum of Pigeon Forge, and Dollywood to give one lucky reader a luxury getaway to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. This family … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Activities

Marvel Day

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Join us on Saturday, August 2, for special Marvel events at our local Barnes and Noble locations!! Saturday, August 2, 11:00 AM Saturday, August 2,  7:00 PM Barnes and Noble Highland Village 4100 Deer Creek #100, Highland Village Cost:  Free Event website 972-966-0099 Join us on Saturday, August 2 at 11:00 am for a special Marvel Storytime and then again at 7:00 pm for Marvel crafts … [Read More...]

Childcare & Babysitting in The Colony

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Childcare & Babysitting in The Colony Saturday, August 2, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM The Colony Recreation Center 6800 Main St, The Colony, TX 75056 Cost:  $58/$60 Website Ages: 11-15 years The Childcare & Babysitting program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings. The program provides fundamental information in the … [Read More...]

Cardboard Regatta in Carrollton

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The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard. Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, at Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex (1330 E. Rosemeade Rainforest). Scouts, clubs, organizations and families are encouraged to … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Newsletter

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Events and Activities 2014 July 25-31

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Activities This Week: PBR Event at Bass Pro Swim-In Cinema Carrollton Friday Family Flicks Float & Fly Event Used Book Sale in Coppell On Stage: Little Women, Peter Pan, Annie, and Catch Me If You Can Special Needs Screening of Planes Fire & Rescue Drive-In Movie at Texas Motor Speedway Special Kids Night Out Events at Best … [Read More...]

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Heatstroke Prevention Tips from Ford

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Did you know? Last year alone, 44 children in the United States lost their lives after being left in unattended motor vehicles. More than half (52%) of kids who died from vehicular heatstroke were “forgotten” by their caregiver A child’s temp can heat up to 5 times faster than an adult’s on a hot day Studies show that when the temperature outside is 90 degrees the temperature inside a … [Read More...]

Best of Denton County Voting

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PLEASE VOTE! With your help, Family eGuide has been nominated, and is in the TOP 3 in THREE separate categories for Best of Denton County 2014: Best Publication - VOTE NOW Best Online Publication - VOTE NOW Best Publication - Neighborhood - VOTE NOW Now we really need your help... Please click the links above to VOTE.We'd appreciate votes in ALL 3 Categories, if you have time:)  We … [Read More...]

Evolving Universe Exhibit Comes to Grapevine

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“The Evolving Universe,” a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition July 25 – September 30 in Grapevine Reach for the stars at “The Evolving Universe,” a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, on display at Grapevine’s Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St., July 25 – September 30, 2014. Featuring interactive activities, photographs and images, the exhibition offers guests the chance to explore the universe beyond … [Read More...]

Pirate Beach at Legoland Grapevine

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It’s a Pirate’s Life for Thee at Legoland Discovery Center’s Newest Attraction, Pirate Beach New Interactive Water Playground Opening Just In Time For The Hottest Days Of Summer Debuting August 2014, Pirate Beach will make a big splash at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth, just in time for the Texas summer heat. Geared towards children ages three to 10, the new water playground … [Read More...]

Market Street Flower Mound

Market Street Flower Mound Playground

Market Street... More than just another grocery store! Recently, Market Street provided me with a gift card to stop in their store and see what they had to offer... Boy, was I amazed!!  Market Street is SO much more than your average grocery store! This month, I'll be giving you an overview of some of the best features of the Flower Mound store. Then, over the course of the next few months, … [Read More...]

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Hot Deals & Giveaways

Smoky Mountain Getaway Giveaway

Smoky Mountain Giveaway

Are you in need of a vacation somewhere beautiful? Family eGuide and Bare Feet on the Dashboard are partnering with Hidden Mountain Resort, the Titanic Museum of Pigeon Forge, and Dollywood to give one lucky reader a luxury getaway to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. This family vacation giveaway is valued at over $790 with no strings attached and it is free and easy to enter. Read on for more … [Read More...]

Hawaiin Falls Discount Tickets

Hawaiian Falls

Best Gymnastics is NOW selling Hawaiian Falls tickets at a discounted price of $20 per ticket plus tax. The tickets are good until September 1st, and the proceeds support the Best Gymnastics staff. Tickets are available for purchase at the Best Gymnastics front desk. Feel free to call us at 972-874-8800, email us at info@bestgymnastics.net, or stop by the gym for more information! … [Read More...]

Summer Giveaways 2014

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It's Summertime!! NEW giveaways... All Summer Long!!   This Week ... 4 Tickets to Mesquite Rodeo on INSTAGRAM (ends 7/20/14) Each ticket is good for one adult $28 reserved seat (upgradeable). Good on any Friday or Saturday through August 23, 2014.  Good only if seats available.  Additional adjacent seats may be purchased when this voucher is exchanged. 4 Tickets to Mesquite Rodeo on … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Pools, Aquatic Centers, and Water Parks North DFW

Pools and Water Parks

2014 (Cities Listed Aphabetically) Family eGuide is hyper-local to the Flower Mound/ Lewisville area.  The list below includes all pools, water parks, aquatic centers, and splash pads in these two cities, as well as those that physically border them.  We've also included a few of the Metroplex's largest water parks as well.   Arlington Hurricane Harbor Water … [Read More...]

Summer Reading Programs

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Reading is fun!  Share your love of reading with your child through various summer reading programs offered in our area (listed below). Don't forget to check our Online Calendar for great special events held all summer long!! Subscribe to our newsletter, to get weekly updates!! Book Stores: Barnes & Noble Half Price … [Read More...]

Summer Camps in DFW

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2014 Summer Camp Guide! This year's Summer Camp Guide is FULL of fun activities for kids of all ages!  You'll find a variety of offerings from local rec centers, youth groups, churches, and businesses, as well as camps offered at our local LISD high schools.  Sports, science, cooking, robotics... Day camps, vacation bible school, sleep-away camps, etc - There's something for everyone!! Share … [Read More...]

Summer Movie Clubs

Summer Movie Clubhouse

Enjoy special discounted tickets (some free) to great family-friendly movies all summer long!! 2014 Info: AMC Unfortunately, due to cost and lack of support, the Summer Movie Camp program ended in 2010. Cinemark Cinemark Movies 8420 Oakbend Dr., Lewisville TX 75067800-326-3264 Code 1447#Concession Coupon10 Films for $5 - If purchase in advance at the box office or online at … [Read More...]

Friday Fireworks in Grapevine

Friday Fireworks

A 12-minute fireworks display taking place over Lake Grapevine every Friday night at 9:30 p.m. Best viewing locations are your favorite lake parks or on top of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan Resort. Fridays, 9:30 PM - 9:45 PM May 23 - August 30, 2014 Grapevine Lake Website Cost:  Free; Parking at Gaylord Extra One of the great free locations is Oak Grove Park! Gaylord Texan: … [Read More...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

Bacon Cheese Pull Aparts

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Ingredients: 1 egg 2 T milk 1 (16.3oz) can Pillsbury Grands Flaky Layers Refrigerated Original Biscuits 1 (2.1oz) pkg. precooked bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 3 oz (3/4C) shredded Cheddar cheese 1/4 C finely chopped green onions Directions: Heat oven to 350...spray 11x7 or 12x8 (2 qt) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat egg and milk with wire whisk until … [Read More...]

Country Style BBQ Pork Ribs

Country Ribs

Starter Ingredients 3-5 lbs. country style pork ribs, with or w/o bones 1 c    lemon juice 1 lg     onion, chopped Sauce Ingredients 4 c    water 3 c    ketchup 1 c    vinegar 8 T    brown sugar 8 T    Worcestershire sauce 2 T    paprika 4 t    mustard 1 t    salt 1 t    chili powder ½ t    cayenne or red pepper Put half the chopped onion in a large deep oven pan (a disposable … [Read More...]

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