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Dinosaur Event Grapevine Exciting Interactive Exhibit Encourages Hands-On Dinosaur Learning Dinosaur Event Grapevine:  Have some “dino”-mite fun this summer at the interactive “Be The Dinosaur” exhibit at Grapevine’s Grand Gallery June 3 - September 18. This one-of-a-kind, … [Continue Reading]

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North DFW 4th of July Events

North DFW 4th of July Events Below you'll find a list of local 4th of July activities in Flower Mound, Lewisville, and the surrounding cities (Carrollton, Coppell, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Grapevine, Lake Dallas, etc.). NOTE: We're in the process of adding even more … [Continue Reading]

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Summer Camps in DFW

Summer Camps! Looking for Summer Camps?  This year's guide is FULL of fun options 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, … [Continue Reading]

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Pools, Aquatic Centers, and Water Parks North DFW

Pools & Water Parks 2016 (Cities Listed Aphabetically) Pools & Water Parks:  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 … [Continue Reading]

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Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan

Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan: SummerFest May 27, 2016 – September 5, 2016 Gaylord Texan - 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051 Cost: Free Admission & Activities; Parking fees apply Don't miss all of the fun events and activities during … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Events

Drive-In Movie at Texas Motor Speedway

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Drive-In Movie at Texas Motor Speedway Drive-In Movie at Texas Motor Speedway:  Big Hoss TV Ultimate Drive-In Movie Night Saturday, June 25, 8:00 PM Gates open at 6:30pm; Movie begins at 8pm. Bring your lawn chairs and coolers and watch Jurassic World on the world’s largest high-definition screen in the infield at Texas Motor Speedway.     Texas Motor Speedway 3545 … [Read More...]

Dairy Days at Nash Farm

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Dairy Days at Nash Farm Dairy Days at Nash Farm:  Enjoy old-fashioned family fun at the farm! Celebrate National Dairy Month at Nash Farm during this event. Learn where milk comes from, see demonstrations of milking a cow and churn your own butter, as well as other dairy related activities. Wagon rides are available for $1 per person. Saturday, June 25, 10:00 AM – Noon Nash Farm 626 Ball … [Read More...]

Harry Potter Event

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Harry Potter Event Harry Potter Event :  Relive the Magic of Harry Potter Join us for an event that is sure to conjure a magical experience for the most modest Muggles and wisest Wizards! Customers can enter the Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Print Sweepstakes, and activities include a coloring station (send an exclusive Owl Post Postcard), trivia, and the opportunity to participate in the … [Read More...]

Outdoor Concert Carrollton

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Outdoor Concert Carrollton Outdoor Concert Carrollton: Concert on the Square Enjoy a night filled with great tunes in Downtown Carrollton. The Rumble Kings:  This band covers artists from Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Stevie Ray Vaughan to Straycats, Hendrix and anything else that rocks and rolls.     Saturday, June 25, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Historic Downtown Carrollton 1106 S … [Read More...]

Allen 4th of July Celebration

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Allen 4th of July Celebration Allen celebrates 4th of July early! Saturday, June 25, 4:00 – 10:00 PM Celebration Park - 701 Angel Pkwy, Allen, TX 75002 Event website Cost: Free   Some Event Zones include: The Jurassic Zone Presented by the Dinosaur Company The Jurassic Zone is inspired by the work of Allen-based Billing Productions, a world leader in the design and … [Read More...]

Family Picnic

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Family Picnic Carrollton Dennis Lee, a nationally known ventriloquist, will headline the Summer Family Picnic Party. The whole family will enjoy the music and the humorous ventriloquest.   Friday, June 24, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Prince of Peace Carrollton 4000 Midway Road Carrollton, TX 75007 972/447-9887 or Event website Cost:  Free A picnic dinner prepared by the Holy Smokers … [Read More...]

Independence Day Colleyville

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Independence Day Colleyville Independence Day Colleyville: Red, White & Sousa Colleyville’s popular Red, White & Sousa, a musical celebration of America’s Independence Day. The event opens at 6:00 p.m. Food trucks begin serving at 6:30 p.m. and the concert, featuring The Vocal Majority, is from 8:00-10:00 p.m. Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome at the family friendly … [Read More...]

Dallas Arboretum Childrens Garden Activities

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Dallas Arboretum Childrens Garden Activities Special Events Sustainability Day Saturday, June 25th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come meet Farmer Tyler with his Futuristic Farming Fun, Arlo the Airmadillo and his team from Air North Texas, and the Coppell Solar Racing Team for fun activities on ways you can live sustainably. Events include: Farmer Tyler Exploration Center Plaza Hop into the … [Read More...]

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Special Events 2016 June 10-16 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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Aqua-Tots Swimming Lessons Flower Mound

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Aqua-Tots Swimming Lessons Flower Mound Website Swimming Lessons Flower Mound and beyond: Aqua-Tots Swim Schools in the Highland Ranch provides swimming lessons for families throughout Flower Mound, Lewisville, Highland Village, Lantana, Denton and beyond. They are conveniently located right off of the Southeast corner of FM 2499 & FM 407.   The year-round, indoor pool … [Read More...]

Benefits of Pets

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Benefits of Pets The Physical and Emotional Health Benefits of Having a Pet It’s estimated that 65% of American households own a pet, with cats and dogs being the favorites in the four-legged category. The emotional bond that develops between a pet and “its people” can be so strong that most owners consider their pet to be a member of the family. Various studies and research conducted over the … [Read More...]

Swim Lessons Flower Mound

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Swim Lessons Flower Mound Looking for Swim Lessons in Flower Mound? Featured Swim Lesson Providers:   Aqua-Tots Flower Mound Aqua-Tots Swim Schools, Flower Mound, TX 6060 Long Prairie Rd., Ste. 100 Flower Mound, TX 75028 214-396-7900           AquaKids Flower Mound AquaKids® Flower Mound 3409 Cross Timbers Road Flower Mound, TX … [Read More...]

Special Event Sea Life Grapevine

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Special Event Sea Life Grapevine Special Event Sea Life Grapevine:  Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine to Show 6-Foot Recycled Can Crab Sculpture at Popular DFW Destinations This Summer! SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium is hitting the road this summer to raise awareness about the importance of recycling with a new project called Sink Your Claws Into Recycling.  In celebration of the aquarium’s new … [Read More...]

Flamingo Flocking

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Flamingo Flocking is BACK! Flamingo Flocking:  Fundraising Event for Humane Tomorrow (Formerly Flower Mound Humane Society) Want to flock a friend? Well the flamingos are back in town! If you'd like only a small flock of 10, we can help! IF you'd like a larger flock of 50, we can help! Flocks cost as little as $25. Complete the flocking order form and send in your payment. If you have … [Read More...]

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Dallas Fort Worth Attraction Discounts Do you like saving money?  But still enjoy visiting fun attractions with your kids? PogoPass can help! For an annual fee, you'll be able to get FREE admission to over a dozen venues in DFW.  And some of your favorites are included:  Fort Worth Zoo, Hawaiian Falls, Going Bonkers, Urban Air, Pump It Up, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Putt Putt Fun … [Read More...]

Taste of Dallas

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Taste of Dallas (GIVEAWAY BELOW) Taste of Dallas:  For the tens of thousands of people set to visit Taste of Dallas this year, there is something for everyone across 13 different areas inside the event. Restaurants from across the region offer up tastes of their best dishes. Artists will show off their inspired works. Street artists will create masterpieces right before your eyes. Kids will … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Summer Concerts in Highland Village

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Free Concerts in Highland Village Dates Below; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Shops at Highland Village 1401 Shoal Creek, Highland Village Event website Cost:  Free The Shops at Highland Village Hosts Summer Concerts the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month and every Saturday May – August.   Friday, May 6 - Local Showcase: TBD Saturday, May 7 - HV Art Festival Brasuka Moving … [Read More...]

Dinosaur Event Grapevine

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Dinosaur Event Grapevine Exciting Interactive Exhibit Encourages Hands-On Dinosaur Learning Dinosaur Event Grapevine:  Have some “dino”-mite fun this summer at the interactive “Be The Dinosaur” exhibit at Grapevine’s Grand Gallery June 3 - September 18. This one-of-a-kind, Life in the Cretaceous interactive exhibit encourages children and guests of all ages to be the dinosaur as you see, do … [Read More...]

Summer Camps in DFW

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Summer Camps! Looking for Summer Camps?  This year's guide is FULL of fun options 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 … [Read More...]

Sounds of Lewisville

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Sounds of Lewisville The popular “Sounds of Lewisville” concert series, a free family favorite since 1991, will present eight shows this year in the heart of historic Old Town Lewisville. Concerts start at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night in June and July in Wayne Ferguson Plaza, across from the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street.  Attendees are encouraged to bring … [Read More...]

Pools, Aquatic Centers, and Water Parks North DFW

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Pools & Water Parks 2016 (Cities Listed Aphabetically) Pools & Water Parks:  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 … [Read More...]

Summer Movie Clubs

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Summer Movie Clubs Summer Movie Clubs:  Enjoy special discounted tickets to great family-friendly movies all summer long!! Beat the heat without breaking the bank with Summer Movie Clubs for Kids all summer long!  Enjoy FREE and discounted movie tickets, as well as some discounted concessions through these special programs at your local theater.  Most movies are rated G or PG. ** 2016 … [Read More...]

Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan

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Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan: SummerFest May 27, 2016 – September 5, 2016 Gaylord Texan - 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051 Cost: Free Admission & Activities; Parking fees apply Don't miss all of the fun events and activities during our annual SummerFest, featuring the 1865 classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, complete with fun entertainment and … [Read More...]

Summer Reading Programs

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Summer Reading Programs 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!!   Book Stores: Barnes & Noble Half Price Books Libraries: Carrollton Coppell Flower Mound Grapevine Lake … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Summer Reading Club

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Flower Mound Summer Reading Club Flower Mound Summer Reading Club: Reading is a great summer activity, but it’s especially important for children to help them avoid “summer slide” of their academic skills. Fortunately, everyone can have fun and win prizes for reading during the summer at the Library!  Four different programs with age-appropriate prizes are offered.  Incentive programs can be … [Read More...]

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping Peach Blackberry Cobbler:  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 … [Read More...]

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie Easy Chicken Pot Pie is one of our family's favorite recipes.  Not only is it delicious, but it's SUPER EASY to make! It's also a great recipe to make with your kids.  They love dumping all the ingredients into a great big bowl and mixing it up.  They also love the taste of the pie when it’s complete.  And don't let them know, but there are a few veggies in there, … [Read More...]

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