Duck Derby in Lewisville

Derby Duck Race starting at 11:30 a.m. Awards will be given for best decorated duck and fastest duck Free same day entry into Sun Valley Aquatic Center Saturday, July 12, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Sun Valley Pool - 801 South Valley Parkway, Lewisville, TX 75067 Event website See … [Continue Reading]

Ducky Derby

The Hobbit

The Actors Conservatory Theatre will present “The Hobbit” Friday, July 11 – Sunday, July 20.  Show times are at 7 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and a 2 p.m. on Sundays.  The show is a musical created by Joe Ann Brooks and based on the classic books by J.R.R. … [Continue Reading]


Free Chick-fil-A on Cow Appreciation Day

Friday, July 11, 2014  All Chick-fil-A locations For one day only, black and white spots, cow bells and furry ears will be appropriate attire at Chick-fil-A restaurants across the nation. In celebration of Cow Appreciation Day, Chick-fil-A will … [Continue Reading]

Cow Appreciation Day

Movie & A Splash at Flower Mound CAC

Bring your family, friends, and floats to the CAC to enjoy Movie & A Splash! Movies begin at 7:30 p.m. Evening activities are free with paid admission to the CAC. Children 10 and older are welcome without an adult present. Scheduled movies may change without notice. For more … [Continue Reading]

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Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan

Check out all the ways to have summer fun at Gaylord Texan Resort! Weekends through August 31, 2014 Gaylord Texan, Grapevine,TX 76051 Strolling Entertainers Times & Location: Thursday – Sunday (times vary) in atrium Price: … [Continue Reading]


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Special Event at Sacred Ground

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FREE Open House!  Free 30-minute Hip Hop class, face painting, raffle to win free dancewear, a short show by our Performance Group dancers and more. Saturday, July 12 10:00 AM – Noon Sacred Ground Dance 3301 Long Prairie Rd Flower Mound, TX Event website Cost:  Free … [Read More...]

Movie Night at Yogi Kids

Movie Night Yogi Kids

Join Yogi Kids for a special Movie Night, featuring The Lego Movie!! Sat., July 12, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Yogi Kids 3051 Churchill Drive #250 Flower Mound, TX 75022 Event website Cost:  $10; Siblings $8 $10 per child/ $8 siblings Includes popcorn and drink. Please register now to reserve your spot! or 214-325-2547 … [Read More...]

Teddy Bear Picnic

Teddy Bear Picnic

Bring your family, a picnic meal, a blanket and your favorite teddy bear to Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park to have a picnic on our Grand Stand ball field.   The Lewisville Police Department will have technicians on site to conduct car seat checks on your vehicle.   Picnic goers will also meet Sugi Mac and Jazzy, two colorful macaws. Thursday, July 10, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Railroad Park, 1301 S … [Read More...]

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Events and Activities 2014 July 4-10

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Activities This Week: 4th of July: Parades, Concerts, 5K, Festivals, Fireworks, & more!! Octonauts at Sea Life Aquarium Teddy Bear Picnic GIVEAWAYS on Facebook Summer Fun at Gaylord Texan Passport to Imagination Crafts at Michaels Aladdin Jr & The Addams Family - On Stage Summer Movie Clubs Summer Reading Programs & … [Read More...]

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The Brain Club

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The Brain Club offers exciting educational classes for adults and children, in two different locations: Coppell (Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center) and Colleyville (Colleyville Senior Center). Our courses differ from others mainly because the courses are interesting, challenging and engaging. We work hard to ensure content is appropriate for the students’ age and match teaching methods with … [Read More...]

Special Events at Best Gymnastics

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Current Events at Best Gymnastics Things can get a little hectic with the summer here and school out! Here is a quick reminder of all of the exciting things Best Gymnastics has coming up! It’s time to nominate for Best of Denton County! You named us the Best for the past two years! Can we claim the title a third year in row? We would be so honored if you would nominate Best Gymnastics for … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events at Studio B

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This summer STUDIO B TAKES A BITE OUT OF THE BIG APPLE! Join us for a variety of camps, workshops, and community productions for ages 4 all the way to early college! 2 NEW camps have been added: Fairy Tale Camp for ages 3-7 and Advanced Stage Makeup for ages 10-14. There is truly something for everyone! Check out our website,, for all the dates and details on classes, … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Safe Neighborhood Program Includes FREE Treats for Kids

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Flower Mound Police Department to Kick-Off  Summer with Safe Neighborhoods Initiative   Summer break is just around the corner, a time when children will be out of school playing in neighborhoods and parks, and riding their bikes. With the increased activity, the Flower Mound Police kicked-off the Safe Neighborhoods Summer Initiative on June 3. Focusing on both pedestrian and bicycle safety … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Jr. Police Academy


Flower Mound Jr. Police Academy Students entering the eighth-grade in the fall are invited to participate in the exciting FMPD Junior Police Academy this summer. While attending, participants will hear a variety of presentations on drug enforcement, criminal investigation, the K-9 unit, traffic stops, and will receive a special behind-the-scenes … [Read More...]

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Ringling Bros Giveaway on Instagram

Ringling Giveaway on Instagram

Visit Family eGuide's Instagram Page for details on how to enter!!   Each ticket is good for one reserved seat. Subject to availability. Additional adjacent seats may be purchased at full price when this voucher is exchanged. Good on any Monday through Friday performance, except Friday evening. Valid at American Airlines Center or Fort Worth Convention Center during hte 2014 season. (Ringling … [Read More...]

Summer Giveaways 2014

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It's Summertime!! NEW giveaways... All Summer Long!!   This Week ... 4 Tickets to Ringling Bros. DFW (ends 7/10/14) Enter to win 4 tickets to Ringling Bros DFW through this exclusive Instagram Giveaway!! Visit @familyeguide on Instagram for entry instructions. Giveaway ends at midnight on Thursday 7/10/14. Each ticket is good for one reserved seat. Subject to availability.  … [Read More...]

Legoland DFW Giveaway on Instagram

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Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to @Legoland Discovery Center DFW through this exclusive Instagram Giveaway!  THREE Ways to enter: (1) Follow @Family eGuide on Instagram and comment on the Instagram Post that you’re following.  (2) Like the Instagram Post.  (3) Tag three of your friends in the comments below the Instagram Post.  One entry for each action.  Giveaway ends at midnight on Sunday, 7/6/14.  … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

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


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...]

Summer Movie Clubs

Summer Movie Clubhouse

Enjoy special discounted tickets (some free) to great family-friendly movies all summer long!! 2014 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 75067800-326-3264 Code 1447#Concession Coupon10 Films for $5 - If purchase in advance at the box office or online at … [Read More...]

Friday Fireworks in Grapevine

Friday Fireworks

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 Lake Website Cost:  Free; Parking at Gaylord Extra One of the great free locations is Oak Grove Park! Gaylord Texan: … [Read More...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Crescent Rolls


Ingredients: 1 tube of crescent rolls Peanut butter Semi sweet chocolate chips Ingredients: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the unrolled crescent rolls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Spread a layer of peanut butter on each triangle; top with chocolate chips. Roll from the bottom of the triangle to the point. Place in the oven and bake for 10-11 minutes or until … [Read More...]

Best PB&J Sandwich


Ingredients: Sliced strawberries Chopped peanuts Creamy peanut butter Strawberry all fruit jelly Bread Directions: Spread the jelly and then top it with sliced strawberries. Spread the peanut butter and then top it with chopped peanuts. Put the slices together and serve! This could also be done with blueberries, sliced grapes, or other fruit. Thanks to reader, Amber … [Read More...]

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