Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan

Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan Featuring the Wonderful Wizard of Oz Nestled within our Gaylord Texan’s four-and-a-half acres of indoor gardens under glass, the 12th annual SummerFest event will feature fun family entertainment, unique culinary programs, and exciting outdoor … [Continue Reading]

Summerfest 2015

Friday Fireworks in Grapevine

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 … [Continue Reading]

Friday Fireworks

Memorial Day Splashtacular

Join staff at the CAC to celebrate Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. Activities and games are spread throughout the day to encourage participation from patrons of all ages and abilities. Monday, May 25, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Flower Mound CAC, Outdoor … [Continue Reading]


Fourth Friday Films in Grapevine

Beginning on May 22, join Grapevine Grab your blankets, lawn chairs, family and friends and get outside to enjoy a movie together! This five-week series will showcase a different park or pool and show a movie on our brand new 3-D capable screen! Friday, June 26, 8:00 … [Continue Reading]

Fourth Friday Films

Mother’s Day Concert & Picnic

RESCHEDULED from Mother’s Day due to rain… Celebrate Mother’s Day with family and friends on the Museum grounds and beautiful Pearl Perry Gravley Park while listening to the E Flat Porch Band play traditional bluegrass music from the front porch of the historic … [Continue Reading]


Featured Activities

Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center Open House

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To celebrate the re-branding of the Aquatic and Recreation Center as the CORE, the public is invited to an Open House! Enjoy free admission until 1:00 pm. (including the indoor and outdoor pools), a DJ spinning your favorite hits, fitness information in the gym, and a free hot dog lunch served up by the Coppell Police Explorers! Saturday, May 23, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coppell Aquatic and Rec … [Read More...]

Free Splash Day in Lewisville

Splash Day

Lewisville’s pool season begins with Splash Day! Admission is free. The free day marks the opening of the Sun Valley facility for the Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25. Sun Valley also will be open for the May 30-31 weekend. Both Sun Valley and the Old Town Aquatic Park, 535 W. College Street, will begin regular operating hours Friday, June 5, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 1:00 – 6:00 … [Read More...]

Youth Fishing Event in Carrollton

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Carrollton’s Parks and Recreation and the Texas Junior Anglers (TJA) program will host a free youth fishing event for children 16 and under. Registration will take place the morning of the event; there is no pre-registration. The Josey Ranch Park pond will be generously stocked with adult catfish. Prizes and trophies will be awarded to winners in the three age categories. Saturday, May 23 • … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Newsletter

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Events and Activities 2015 May 22-28

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Pools, Waterparks, and Spraygrounds!  Details on facilities in Flower Mound, Lewisville, Coppell, Carrollton, Grapevine, and More!!      PLUS Activities This Week: Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan Family Events at Bass Pro Friday Fireworks Free Splash Day Youth Fishing Event Picnic & Concert Free Roller Skating Memorial Day … [Read More...]

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Sky Ranch and Hawaiian Falls Team Up for Wave Camp

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Sky Ranch Christian Camps and Hawaiian Falls Water Parks Team Up for Wave Camp This Summer Family fun and enrichment experts, Sky Ranch Christian Camps and Hawaiian Falls Water Parks, today announced a totally new concept in Day Camp:  Sky Ranch Wave Camp at Hawaiian Falls. Wave Camp combines the thrill of a water park with the purposeful programming of Sky Ranch Christian Camp, for children … [Read More...]

FREE Fitness Camp for Kids in Lewisville


FREE Fitness Camp for Kids Ages 5-12! The PART program is FREE for all participants and is offered to boys and girls between the ages of 5 – 12 years old. June 8th – 12th, 6:00 – 8:30 PM Railroad Park, 1301 South Railroad Street, Lewisville, TX 75057 PART Organization is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization currently serving the Flower Mound, Lewisville, and Highland … [Read More...]

Special Lego Event


Calling All Lego Brick Fanatics! Take Part in Building a Giant Lego Mosaic This Summer!! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth is celebrating the opening of the new Pirate Beach water playground feature by hitting the road and inviting members of the public to help create a giant, pirate-themed LEGO® brick mosaic. Armed with 82,944 bricks, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center team will … [Read More...]

DMA Offers Summer Tech Camps


This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Digital Media Academy Offers Summer Tech Camps Photography... Robotics... Game Development... Filmmaking... Music & Audio Production... 3D Animation... Sports & Technology... and much more!!! What kid wouldn't love to learn some fun technical skills?!? Skills that could lead to a promising career - or a fun hobby! Plus, now … [Read More...]

PediaQ Offers Pediatric Urgent Care In Your Home

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  The following is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. It never fails... Kids are going to get sick at the most inopportune times! There's nothing worse than seeing your child suffer.  And often, they get sick after-hours or over the weekend, when your doctor's office is closed.  Then you're faced with the tough decision on whether to pack up a sick child (and any other children you … [Read More...]

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Hot Deals & Giveaways

Kids Eat Free Deals


Family Restaurant Deals Below you'll find lots of "kids eat free" and 2-for-1 meal deals for families in Flower Mound, Lewisville and Highland Village. You'll also find information on discounts available and where to find coupons to your favorite restaurants. NOTE: Deals change on a regular basis... please contact the restaurant before visiting with your family. To Download an easy-to-print … [Read More...]

Six Flags Texas Coupon

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Everyone Pays Kids Price with this Exclusive Six Flags Digital Coupon! Come and Experience the 4D Interactive Dark Ride Experience –JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis! Opening this summer! CLICK HERE for details! CLICK HERE for details! Present voucher with bar code at Main Gate Ticket booths. Everyone Pays Kid's Price Offer expires 8/30/2015. Only valid at the Six Flags Over Texas, … [Read More...]

Trinity Forest Adventure Park Dallas


Last year, our family visited Trinity Forest Adventure Park in Dallas. Below you'll find details about our experience. Now AdPages is offering an exciting Buy One Get One Free Deal!! I'm not exactly a dare-devil... Although I love the outdoors and being active, I admit I'm afraid of heights:)  That being said, our experience at Trinity Forest Adventure Park (aka Trinity Treetops), was … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Pools, Aquatic Centers, and Water Parks North DFW

Pools and Water Parks

2015 (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 Park Carrollton Carrollton … [Read More...]

Summer Reading Programs


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 Books - 2015 Info NOT available as of … [Read More...]

Summer Movie Clubs

Summer Movie Clubhouse

Enjoy special discounted tickets to great family-friendly movies all summer long!! 2015 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 75067800-326-3264Lewisville, Cinemark Movies 810 Films for $5 - If purchase in advance at the box office or online at  $1 per … [Read More...]

Summer Camps in DFW

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2015 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...]

Farmers Branch Pool and Aquatics Center

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Farmers Branch Aquatics Center 14032 Heartside Pl Farmers Branch, TX 75234 972-919-8720 Weather Hotline 972-919-8721 HOURS Daily Passes Memberships/Season Passes Plan Your Visit The Frog Pond The Frog Pond is a brand new state of the art outdoor water park.  The Frog pond season follows the CFB-ISD school calendar. It is open to the public Memorial Day … [Read More...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

Healthy Family Friendly Recipes

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See the comments section below for a great list of healthy, family-friendly recipes submitted by our readers!! Got a healthy recipe that your family loves?  Leave details in the comments! Readers who submit recipes before 8:00pm on Friday, November 16, 2012 will be entered into a giveaway for a Nutritional Consultation with Complete Health & Wellness in Lewisville! One recipe per … [Read More...]

Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping This yummy dessert is a family favorite! Delicious warm peaches and blackberries, with a sweet crunchy pecan topping!  Easy enough to make on a weeknight... special enough for a holiday spread! Pecan Topping 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup melted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups flour 2 1/2 cup chopped pecans Filling 6 cups … [Read More...]

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...]

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