Rotary Fest in Flower Mound

Neon Night 5k Run – Washer Tournament – Live Music The Flower Mound Rotary along with our Presenting Sponsor, CornerStone Staffing, are proud to host the 3rd annual Neon Night 5K & Festival. Spend the afternoon at beautiful Heritage Park in Flower Mound on Saturday, October … [Continue Reading]

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FidoFest

Fido Fest Join Humane Tomorrow for Fido Fest 2016! Fido Fest is a day of fun with your dog that raises funds to support the programs and services of the Humane Tomorrow. Be sure to scroll down to pre-order your tickets or go directly to our event brite event page! Saturday, … [Continue Reading]

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Dog Days of Denton

Dog Days of Denton Dog Days of Denton:  Get ready to celebrate the 23rd year of Dog Days of Denton – Texas’ original festival for pooches and their people. It’s a celebration of man’s best friend. Saturday, October 1, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM North Texas State Fair Grounds 2217 N … [Continue Reading]

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Pumpkin Patches DFW

Pumpkin Patches DFW Local Pumpkin Patches DFW and North Texas.   Allen Creekwood United Methodist Church 261 Country Club, Allen October 1 – 31, 2016 Alvarado Country Critters Farm 3709 County Road 617, Alvarado, TX 76009 September 24 - November 6, … [Continue Reading]

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Haunted Houses DFW

Haunted Houses in Dallas/ Fort Worth Your guide to haunted houses in North Texas!! We've included every haunted house we know about in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and the metroplex. Who's ready for a scare?!? NOTE:  Some attractions aren't for the faint of heart or … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Events

AquaFest

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AquaFest Flower Mound AquaFest Flower Mound:  AquaKids in Flower Mound will be hosting the 1st Annual FREE AquaFest on 10/1/16 from 2:00PM-5:00PM. We will have open swim, a bounce house, face painting, food trucks, the Kona Ice snocone truck, and giveaways from vendors all around Flower Mound! Saturday, October 1, 2:00 – 5:00 PM AquaKids Flower Mound 3409 Cross Timbers Rd, Flower Mound, … [Read More...]

Fossil Fest in Grapevine

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Fossil Fest Fossil Fest:  Ready to take a trip back in time? Come LEARN about the prehistoric creatures that once roamed in your backyard, DIG for fossils and uncover a new discovery with your imagination and EXPLORE the findings and dinosaur tracks from Grapevine Lake at the 2nd annual Fossil Fest. Bring the whole family and enjoy speaking with dinosaur enthusiasts, touching authentic tracks and … [Read More...]

Fall Mardi Gras Coppell

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Fall Mardi Gras Coppell Fall Mardi Gras Coppell:  Enjoy jambalaya, live music, beer, wine, and more at Coppell’s first ever, Mardi Gras in the Fall in Old Town Coppell! Saturday, October 1, 6:00 – 10:00 PM Coppell Square at Oldtown 768 West Main St, Coppell, TX 75019 Event website Cost: Free Live music brought to you by the N’Awlins Gumbo Kings. Face painted masks, Mardi Gras … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Fire Department Open House

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Flower Mound Fire Department Open House Flower Mound Fire Department Open House:  Come meet your local firefighters, sit in a fire engine, try on bunker gear, and chat with new Fire Chief Eric Greaser at the annual Flower Mound Fire Department Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 4 at the Central Fire Station, (behind the Flower Mound post office). Saturday, October 1, 10:00 AM – … [Read More...]

Sunset Concerts Grapevine

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Sunset Concerts Grapevine Sunset Concerts Grapevine:  Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy a relaxing fall evening of various music styles surrounded by the beautiful Botanical Gardens. This FREE outdoor concert series will be held the first three Saturday evenings during the month of October. The Peel food truck will be on site selling wood-fired pizza or you may bring your  own food (no … [Read More...]

Family Campout

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Family Campout Join us for a night beneath the stars at our Fall Family Campout at R.E. Good Soccer Complex! Campgrounds open at 4pm Saturday, October 1; you will want to make sure you get camp set up quickly so you can enjoy the fun and games. Dinner will be provided, as will a bonfire and a screening of The Goonies (PG). Breakfast will be provided in the morning while you break camp. Campsites … [Read More...]

College Planning Night

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College Planning Night College Planning: What you need to know right now There are over 3,000 colleges out there. How do you know which one is right for you? How are you going to pay for it? Erika Dietz, local college planner and founder of Guru Academic Advising, will answer your biggest questions about college and help you figure out what you can do right now to set your student up for … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Newsletter

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Special Events 2016 Sept 23-29

Special Events 2016 Sept 23-29 Special Events 2016: Find special events in the North DFW suburbs of Flower Mound, Lewisville, Highland Village, Carrollton, Coppell, Grapevine, The Colony, and more! Our newsletter primarily includes free and affordable events and activities:) ** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Events This Week: … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Events at Studio B

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Coming Events at Studio B Studio B Performing Arts Center, 2400 FM 407 Highland Village, Tx, 75077 www.studiobtheater.info Throughout the year, Studio B Performing Arts offers a number of workshops, camps, shows, and camps.  Here are just a few of the upcoming events being offered by Studio B. High School Musical Jr.: Workshop & Performances September 13 – October 13 (Fall Children's … [Read More...]

Mosquito Joe

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Mosquito Joe How Hollie & Lee Woodham: Success with Mosquito Joe The husband-wife duo look to their pasts to build a successful franchise future. Mosquito Joe provides a service that makes outside fun again for you, your family and friends!  We specialize in barrier treatments that work to eliminate pesky mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks.  We offer a synthetic and all natural treatment; … [Read More...]

Escape Room Fundraiser

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Escape: The Fundraiser Nothing strikes a cold, sickening dread in the heart of a mother fresh off the invigorating high of having her beloved children back in school again than to hear them come through the door and announce, “You HAVE to do this, Mom.  It’s a fundraiser!” Seriously, nothing. Flashbacks to a minivan full of frozen cookie dough, like you have room for that in your … [Read More...]

Hilton Anatole Dallas Waterpark

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Recently, the Hilton Anatole invited my family and I to spend the weekend at their Dallas property. Below you'll find details about our visit. All opinions are my own. Hilton Anatole Dallas Waterpark For those of you who follow Family eGuide regularly, you'll remember that last year, we shared our Summer at the Anatole experience with you. This summer, the Hilton Anatole added a brand … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Golf Tournament

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Flower Mound Golf Tournament Join the fun - All support is appreciated!  Sign up to participate. Sponsor a hole. Donate a raffle prize. Benefiting the Flower Mound Lady Jaguar Softball Team. Sunday, October 9, 2016 Bridlewood Golf Course 8:00 AM Tee time Join us for a day of golf! $110 per golfer includes cart, green fees, lunch and a free round* at a later date on area … [Read More...]

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State Fair of Texas Discounts

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State Fair of Texas Discounts SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 23, 2016 Hours of Operation: Sunday-Thurdays: 10am-9pm Fridays-Saturdays: 10am-10pm State Fair of Texas Midway & Fair Park Museum hours vary. Regular Ticket and Coupon Prices Price at Gate Online Price On Sale Season Pass 24 days of food, fun and Big … [Read More...]

Toddler Tuesdays at Legoland and Sea Life

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Toddler Tuesdays Return at Legoland and Sea Life Discounted Admission on Toddler Tuesdays at Sea Life Aquarium & Legoland Discovery Center Tuesdays, September 6 – December 13, 2016! Tiny tykes can enjoy big fun at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine with the return of Toddler Tuesdays featuring discounted admission every from September 6th … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Pumpkin Patches DFW

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Pumpkin Patches DFW Local Pumpkin Patches DFW and North Texas.   Allen Creekwood United Methodist Church 261 Country Club, Allen October 1 – 31, 2016 Alvarado Country Critters Farm 3709 County Road 617, Alvarado, TX 76009 September 24 - November 6, 2016 Sunset Hill Tree Farm 3400 County Road 206, Alvarado, TX 76009 Saturdays & Sundays in … [Read More...]

Haunted Houses DFW

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Haunted Houses in Dallas/ Fort Worth Your guide to haunted houses in North Texas!! We've included every haunted house we know about in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and the metroplex. Who's ready for a scare?!? NOTE:  Some attractions aren't for the faint of heart or younger children (ie They're perfect for those who want a really good SCARE!).  Please visit each attraction's site to … [Read More...]

Mornings with Mommy

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Mornings with Mommy provides educational play-dates for young children (Infant through PreK) and their caregivers. This program is a unique blend of story-time, playdate, and learning center that combine to meet the developmental needs of young children. Mornings with Mommy sessions start on the Circle Time rug with songs, stories, and some flannel board activities that center on a theme … [Read More...]

Teen Volunteer Opportunities at Lewisville Library

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Teen Volunteer Opportunities at Lewisville Library Interested in earning volunteer hours for school or for extra-curricular activities? Join our Teen Volunteer Program! Teen volunteers must attend a teen volunteer orientation. Registration for the orientation is required to attend. To register or for more information about volunteer opportunities for teens, visit or call the Youth Services desk … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Library Weekly Storytimes and Monthly Programs

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Flower Mound Library Weekly Storytimes and Monthly Programs FAMILY PROGRAMS: All Ages Programs & Events Back to School Showcase Don’t miss this great opportunity to get ready for the school year! On Saturday, September 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., businesses and organizations in the Flower Mound area offering sports & theatre, academic programs or other activities & … [Read More...]

LISD High School Football

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LISD High School Football 2016 Take your family to a high school football game! It’s a fun, affordable outing, and little kids think the high school players are awesome! Times vary each week, and there are occasionally Thursday evening games. Please see each school's schedule for details on times and locations.   Attending a Game: Advance tickets are available online at … [Read More...]

Boredom Busters: 110 Fun At-Home Activities for Families & Kids

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Over 100 fun (and mostly free) activities that you and your kids can enjoy at home. This handy list can easily be printed and placed on the refrigerator - a great way to have instant “ideas” when boredom strikes! Challenge YOUR kids to do one activity every day all summer long. It’s a great way to learn a few new games and activities, while filling those “I’m bored!” moments. Obstacle … [Read More...]

50 Free Activities In & Around Flower Mound

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50 Free Activities In & Around Flower Mound If you’re looking for some free activities for your kids that won’t break the bank, we invite you to check out this great list of activities In & Around Flower Mound: Visit a local farmers’ market. Visit the Library.  Enjoy special summer reading club performances. Tour a local police or fire station.  Show your appreciation by … [Read More...]

Lewisville Library Weekly Story Times and Monthly Programs

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Lewisville Library Weekly Story Times and Monthly Programs Learn about monthly programs and weekly storytime at Lewisville Library!  Lewisville Public Library 1197 West Main Street Lewisville, TX  75067 972.219.3570 click for map   Weekly Early Literacy Classes Join us as we reinforce pre-reding skills through age-appropriate early literacy classes that include … [Read More...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

Taco Soup

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Easy Taco Soup This Taco Soup is a staple in our home.  It's a great recipe to make with your kids - simply open cans and packages, mix and heat!! And if you choose the canned chicken option for meat, it's a dish you can throw together last-minute, when you have unexpected guests (because all of the ingredients can be stored in your pantry)!  The best part? It's healthy and kids love … [Read More...]

Baked Green Beans with Parmesan

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This post is sponsored by Market Street.  All opinions are my own. #MarketStreetTX Baked Green Beans with Parmesan A great alternative to traditional Green Bean Casserole for a special occasion or weeknight dinner.  Very easy to make and full of flavor!  The leftovers make a great snack, too! Ingredients 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Teaspoon Garlic … [Read More...]

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