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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Lake Cities Float and Fly

The Falcons’ Flying Club, A Member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, Presents a Free Public Event Pilots flying radio-controlled airplanes will buzz the waters off Lake Dallas’ Willow Grove Park with an all day event spotlighting the talent of local flyers. Saturday, … [Continue Reading]

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Peter Pan The Musical

The Acting Studio will present four performances of “Peter Pan the Musical” on July 24-26 at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. July 24-26 MCL Grand Theater 100 N. Charles Street, Lewisville 817.488.0009 or www.ActingStudioTX.com $18 for adults, $16 for seniors … [Continue Reading]

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Stars on the Prairie at LLELA

Join us for a fascinating evening as we explore the wonders of the night sky with Clyde Camp, Master Naturalist and amateur astronomer (over 30 years of experience). Friday, July 25, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) East Jones … [Continue Reading]

Stars on the Prairie

Farm House on the Grapevine Prairie

Each month beginning in January 2014, your students in 3rd – 7th grade, have the opportunity to participate in a new program that explores an exciting past. By following the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, they will experience the daily life … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Activities

Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine

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Kids' Night Out on the LAST FRIDAY of every month from 6-9pm! Age: 6 and up.  Includes: ceramic project, all necessary paint & supplies, glazing & firing, movie or games, pizza & drinks. Friday, July 25, 6 - 9 PM Color Me Mine, Flower Mound Cost:  $32, includes pizza dfw.colormemine.com/KidsNightOut... July 25: Hawaiian Luau - This month we will watch Lilo & Stitch, paint … [Read More...]

Friday Night Family Flicks

Dove Pool Grapevine

Float away with movie magic or splash around with friends while enjoying the show on our outdoor big screen. Fun for the whole family. Concessions will be available. Friday, July 25, 8:00 PM Dove Waterpark, 1509 Hood Lane, Grapevine Cost:  Resident $ 5  Non Resident $7 Season pass holders are admitted Free. Complementary swim passes are not valid for admission to pool special events. … [Read More...]

Swim-In Cinema Carrollton

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Everyone is invited to bring their friends, family, and floats to the Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex for a movie at the pool. Open swim will be offered from 7pm until dusk. After sunset, we will show our featured film. Friday, July 25, 7:00 – 10:00 PM Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Center 1334 East Rosemeade Parkway Carrollton, TX 75007 Event website Cost:  Free  $3 – Children 4-6 … [Read More...]

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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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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

Legoland Grapevine

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...]

Trinity Forest Adventure Park and Southern Cross Ranch in Dallas

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Sponsored Post through US Family Guide... Ready for the most exciting entertainment venue in the Metroplex? The Trinity Forest Aerial Adventure Park is a combination of a Canopy Tour, Challenge Course and Zip Line Adventure. Totally Safe. Totally Fun! Reconnect with nature in your own backyard. No worries. No deadlines. No phones. No internet. No North Dallas traffic jams. Just smooth … [Read More...]

Music and Young Children

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The Benefits of Exposing Children to Music at an Early Age By: Michaelanne Cangelosi Franchise Owner, Primrose School of Old Orchard Early exposure to music not only enhances children’s ability to create and enjoy music, but research shows it also fosters brain development. From high-quality music education at schools to continuing the learning at home, engaging in music provides children … [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...]

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...]

Mesquite Rodeo Giveaway on Instagram

Instagram Rodeo Giveaway

Visit Family eGuide's Instagram Page for details on how to enter!! Enter to WIN 4 tickets to Mesquite ProRodeo!  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. Giveaway ends at midnight on Sunday, 7/20/14. Details … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine Flower Mound

Color Me Mine Kids Night Out

Color Me Mine offers Kids' Night Out on the LAST FRIDAY of every month from 6-9pm! It is a great opportunity for kids to hang out with friends, eat pizza, paint ceramics, watch a movie and play B.I.N.G.O.! Age: 6 and up Cost Per Person: $32 Includes: � Ceramic Project � All necessary paint & supplies � Glazing & firing � Movies or Games � Pizza & DrinksAdvance Reservations and … [Read More...]

Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine

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Kids' Night Out on the LAST FRIDAY of every month from 6-9pm! Age: 6 and up.  Includes: ceramic project, all necessary paint & supplies, glazing & firing, movie or games, pizza & drinks. Friday, July 25, 6 - 9 PM Color Me Mine, Flower Mound Cost:  $32, includes pizza dfw.colormemine.com/KidsNightOut... July 25: Hawaiian Luau - This month we will watch Lilo & Stitch, paint … [Read More...]

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...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

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...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Ingredients: 2-3 chicken strips - cooked and chopped 2-4 scrambled eggs 3-4 cups of cooked rice 1-2 cups steamed peas or broccoli tops Sweet & Sour sauce (like La Choy 10 oz bottle) Directions: Pour on sauce to taste (we use a whole bottle with max ingredients above) and mix everything together while it's hot. This meal is easy to change and adapt for family preferences and … [Read More...]

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