Boredom Busters: 110 Fun At-Home Activities for Families & Kids

110 At Home Activities 250

Over 100 fun (and mostly free) activities that you and your kids can enjoy at home.  This handy list can easily be printed and placed on the refrigerator - a great way to have instant “ideas” when boredom strikes!   Challenge YOUR kids to do one activity every day all summer long.  It’s a great way to learn a few new games and activities, while filling those “I’m bored!” moments. Obstacle Course Scavenger Hunt Water Balloons Collect Bugs Study a spider web 3-legged races Wash the dog Wash the car Paint … [Read more...]

Open Gym at Best Gymnastics

Best Open Gym Friday Nights

Fridays, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM    $5.00 Best Open Gym is offered every Friday afternoon from 1:30pm - 2:30pm for both Best Members and non-members and is for ages 3 and older. During Open Gym, children can jump on the trampolines, play in the foam pit, and much more to wear off some of that energy! It is only $5 per a child and is a drop off event. If you would like to stay and watch your child, we have an open seating for parents, a cafe area with live television, and free Wi-Fi. Registration is not required for Open Gym. At Best … [Read more...]

Grapevine CAC Preschool Playtime

Preschool Playtime at Grapevine CAC

  ***Due to Construction at the Grapevine CAC, this event has been cancelled indefinitely.***   Fridays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Looking for a place for your next playdate? Every Friday morning the Community Activities Center gym will be open for kids and their parents to play. The gym will be filled with all kinds of things to keep kids busy while having fun: bounce house, parachute, balls, toys, bikes, gymnastic mats and more! The perfect spot for the next rainy day or your next playgroup! Fee: $1/child over 12 … [Read more...]

Flower Mound Library Weekly Storytimes and Monthly Programs

Flower Mound Library

Weekly Programs Weekly programs meet year-round, except during the month of August, and the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Mother Goose Time Mondays and Tuesdays at 11:15 am – 20 minutes Stories, music and movement for new parents with babies under 18 months. (No siblings please.) Registration is required; call 972.874.6167 after 9:00 am on program day. Toddler Time Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am and 11:00am – 30 minutes. Stories, music, and rhyme for ages 18-36 months and a caregiver. Reservations required … [Read more...]

The Ark at First Baptist Church Coppell

Ark Coppell

FREE Indoor Play area at The Ark First Baptist Coppell 590 S Denton Tap, Coppell, TX Cost:  Free The Ark is a great indoor play area for kids of all ages. Normal Ark Hours (during school year) Monday:    9:00am to 5:00pm
Tues - Thurs:    2:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday:        9:00am to 12:00pmSummer Hours (May 28-Aug 29) Mon - Thurs:    9:00am to 5:00pm Friday:        9:00am to 12:00pm(Ark hours are subject to change. Visit link above for updates.) Besides the play structures, there are lots of … [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 Libraries: Carrollton Coppell Flower Mound Grapevine Lake Cities Lewisville Roanoke Southlake The Colony Other: Chuck E Cheese  Pizza Hut Book … [Read more...]

Summer Movie Clubs

Summer Movie Clubhouse

Enjoy special discounted tickets (some free) to great family-friendly movies all summer long!! 2013 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  $1 per show if purchased at the box office.  Same price for adults and children. All shows start at 10:00am; All films rated G or PG. June … [Read more...]

Coppell Library Summer Reading Club

Coppell Library Summer Reading Club 2011

2013 Summer Reading Club at Coppell Library Coppell Summer Reading Club Dig into Reading! No more paper logs!  Track your reading online. Readers of all ages can sign-up for the Summer Reading Program and keep track of reading and prizes by visiting the Library catalog.    Summer Reading ends on Monday, August 5th. Fun & Games at Coppell Library Select Mondays, 3:00pm June 17th Board Games & Card GamesJune 24th LEGO … [Read more...]

Flower Mound Summer Reading Club

Dig into Reading

Dig Into Reading!                         Ages 4 through Grade 8 June 6 through August 4 Pick up a reading log beginning June 6 and keep track of your reading time. Receive rewards for every seven days that you read. Movie Madness High school students and Adults June 3 through August 2 Pick up a Movie Madness reading log at the Information Desk and read books to match the categories. Win a prize for each completed section on the log, and a chance to enter the drawing for grand prizes at the end of the summer. Special Summer … [Read more...]

Lewisville Summer Reading Club


Summer Reading Club is for EVERYONE! Register, pick up your reading log, and start reading to earn great prizes. Special Activities: Busy Bakers ages 3-6 Fridays, 11:30 a.m. June 7 - LPL Players present "Tasty Tales" June 14 - Zooniversity presents "How Animas Move" June 21 - Sandy Shrout presents "The Gingerbread Man" June 28 - Willy Welch presents songs and stories July 5 - "Dance Party USA" July 12 - Critterman presents "Extra Furry Animals" July 19 - Movie Day July 26 - … [Read more...]