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Food Truck Night and Concert

The  Grammy Award Winning Brave Combo will be in concert and we will have food trucks onsite. Thursday, July 30, 7:00 – 9:30 PM Coppell Town Plaza 255 Parkway Blvd. Coppell, TX 75019 Cost:  Free 972-462-0471 ext. 208 Event website       … [Continue Reading]

Food Truck Night Coppell

Poetry Open Mic Night

Join Lewisville’s Poet Laureate, J. Paul Holcomb, on Thursday, July 30 from 7 – 9 p.m. for an evening of local poetry readings. Thursday, July 30, 7:00 – 9:00 PM MCL Grand Theatre 100 Charles St, Lewisville, TX 75057 Event website Cost:  Free Bring your original works … [Continue Reading]


Beauty and the Beast

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty And The Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the … [Continue Reading]


Sounds of Lewisville

The “Sounds of Lewisville” concert series is a free summertime family entertainment option located in Old Town Lewisville. Performers included some of the top musical acts in North Texas. Concerts are held weekly during the months of June and July. Tuesdays in June & July, … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Activities

ACT Prep Test in Grapevine


ACT Prep Test in Grapevine ACT practice test from Kaplan for High School students. A practice test is a great way to see how you might score on the real thing! August 1, 2015 @ 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Grapevine Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051 Event website or 817 410 3405 Cost:  Free Details and Registration       … [Read More...]

Babysitting & CPR at Flower Mound CAC

Babysitting Class

In this class, students will learn the skills to be responsible babysitters. Everyone will receive a Babysitter’s Training Handbook, learn how to care for children and infants, be a good leader and role model, make good decisions, and solve problems. Child/Infant CPR certification will take place every other class. Please bring a lunch. Pre-registration is required.  Ages: 11-15 years Saturday, … [Read More...]

Family Events at Coppell Community Garden

Coppell Community Garden

Wild Wednesdays are held from 10:30am – 12pm.  They’re geared toward families and youth ages 4-14.  These free “come and go” events feature hands-on learning/ activity stations.  RSVP’s are requested, but not required, by contacting or calling 972-304-3581. Wednesday, July 29, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Coppell Community Garden Event website Cost:  Free 7/8 INCREDIBLE JOURNEY … [Read More...]

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Events and Activities 2015 July 30-Aug 6

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Get the scoop... Pools, Waterparks, & Spraygrounds Summer Movie Clubs Summer Reading Programs Summer Camp Guide PLUS Events This Week: Chuck E Cheese Giveaway Pop-Culture Events Outdoor Movies & Concerts Dog Park Grand Opening Poetry Open Mic Night Food Truck Night in … [Read More...]

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Verizon Wireless provided me with the WeMo Switch featured in this post but all thoughts and opinions are my own. We've all seen the sci-fi movies, with incredible gadgets and futuristic concepts for our society.  But did you know that much of that technology is available right now? Verizon is working with municipalities to create Smart Cities! Verizon offers an array of solutions that can … [Read More...]

Best of Denton County Nominations

BODC Nominate 250 2015

Last year, with YOUR help, we were honored to be awarded Best of Denton County in TWO categories!!  Nominations are now OPEN for 2015!! We know you're busy, but we hope you'll take a moment to nominate us once again! Visit to nominate Family eGuide Please nominate us in one or more of these … [Read More...]

Take a Slice Out of Summer at The Hilton Anatole Hotel

Anatole Summer

Take a Slice Out of Summer at The Hilton Anatole Hotel Memorial Day Weekend kicked off 95 fun-filled days of summer activities, food and kid-friendly programming at the iconic Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. From dive-in movies to poolside grilling and outdoor games, the hotel has taken care of the planning so families can relax and enjoy more time together. It’s not just about the kids … [Read More...]

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Medieval Times Dallas Discounts

Medieval Times Discounts

Experience The Excitement of Medieval Times before summer comes to an end!  A Four-course feast awaits as you watch the pageantry and thrills of an authentic medieval tournament come to life inside the walls of the King’s 11th Century Style Castle.  Six armor-clad Knights of the realm compete in thrilling games on horseback as the pageant unfolds and cheers of the King’s noble guests fill the … [Read More...]

Chuck E Cheese Giveaway

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Chuck E. Cheese is introducing all new menu items for grown-up tastes: Thin & Crispy Pizza– with an all-new crust that’s just the right amount of crispy, just the right amount of crunchy. PLUS new flavors like the Cali Alfredo or BBQ Chicken with crispy onions and a rich smoky BBQ sauce.Chuck E. Cheese’s already has delicious oven-roasted sandwiches like the BBQ Chicken or the Italian on … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Toddler Time at Frog Pond

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Mondays, 7/13 - 8/17 9:30 - 10:00am The Manske Library in Farmers Branch offers FREE storytime at the Activity Pool. 10:00 - 11:30am Toddler Time at the Activity Pool.  Admission fees apply.  PLUS when they re-open at noon, come back and enjoy the activity pool, lazy river, slides, lagoon pool, and yummy concessions! Farmers Branch Aquatics Center 14032 Heartside Pl. Farmers Branch, … [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 … [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. Carmike Hickory Creek 8380 South Stemmons Hickory Creek, TX 75065 (940) 597-5348 Carmike Cinemas is offering fun, kid-friendly movies all summer long.  … [Read More...]

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 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...]

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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...]

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