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Pools, Aquatic Centers, and Water Parks North DFW

Pools & Water Parks 2020 (Cities Listed Alphabetically) 5/27/20: Many pools and water parks remain closed at this time. We've researched and updated each post below with the most current … [Read More...]

Little Elm Beach

Note: On Friday, May 1, 2020 the Little Elm Beach reopened to the public with limited occupancy. Occupancy is limited to the number of parking spots available in the circle and the concrete lot by the … [Read More...]

Farmers Markets North DFW

At the time of publication, Denton and Roanoke’s Farmers Markets are CLOSED due to COVID. It appears that all other markets are OPEN. Please check with individual markets before you head out. And … [Read More...]

Summer Reading Programs

2020 Summer Reading Programs Share your love of reading with your child through various summer reading programs offered in our area (listed below). Book Stores: Barnes & Noble … [Read More...]

Fort Worth Zoo Reopens

Fort Worth Zoo Reopens May 29.Reservations required for all to enter. To help control the flow of people in the Zoo and to distribute guests throughout the day, the Zoo will temporarily enact a … [Read More...]

Dallas Zoo Reopens

The Dallas Zoo will open Friday, May 29. Tickets available soon! For the health and safety of our staff, guests, and animals, we have made significant changes to the ticketing and entry … [Read More...]

Fossil Rim Reopens

Fossil Rim has REOPENED! Fossil Rim was thrilled to announce their reopening May 11. To proceed responsibly, they decided on a multi-phased opening, so please refer back to this page for the latest … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Playgrounds Reopen

Good news parents, Town of Flower Mound playgrounds have been reopened. Please note, Parks employees are working toward removing the closed signage at each park and placing new signage. BE … [Read More...]

Dallas Arboretum Reopens

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Reopens on June 1st with Advance Ticket Reservation Required The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will reopen on Monday, June 1st with timed ticketing to … [Read More...]

Turner Falls

As of May 2020, daily admission is limited to 2,000 guests.  Purchase your tickets online to guarantee your entry! We've visited Turner Falls a number of times over the last two years, and there's … [Read More...]

Nature Scavenger Hunts

Self-Guided Educational ActivitiesFun at home or in your neighborhood! Click on an image for more information.   Looking for more … [Read More...]

Quarantine Cooking

Chef Joe Baker, of Joe the Baker, hosts online baking tutorials using Facebook Live while practicing social distancing due to the spread of coronavirus. Joe’s son, Blais, wears a different costume in … [Read More...]

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Living That Kind Life

We are: Living That Kind Life A little bit of crazy, a whole lot of love – this is us! We are the Bennett Family: Adam (Dad), Jessica (Mom), Olivia (11), Eli (6) & Selah (3). We have set our … [Read More...]


Summer fun is on the way!Be a part of VBS for Tots To-Go!!! Prince of Peace’s Early Childhood Ministry has taken all the excitement of VBS and packed it in a little bag so you can enjoy VBS fun at … [Read More...]

Boss Club Summer Program

Boss Club Foundation Hosts Summer Program for KidsNon-Profit Will Support 825 Children in Entrepreneurial Efforts North Texas students ages 7-18 are invited to register for a FREE three-week summer … [Read More...]

Sci Tech Discovery Center Updates

We have spent the last month pivoting to meet you in a virtual world with free online classes and content so that we can all continue to have Mind-Stretching Fun! Once we reopen our physical space, … [Read More...]

Virtual Cookie Decorating

Be taught how to use Royal icing to decorate your cookies by Flour Shop Bakery Chef and Owner, Cara She will share tips and tricks and its live from the comfort of your home! Pick up your supplies … [Read More...]

Glassblowing Curbside Create Events

Check out the fun events happening at Vetro Glassblowing Studio this month! Mother’s Day! Glassblowing Curbside Creates! Saturday, May 9th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PMShow your love for Mom … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Events & Activities

Coppell Nature Park is OPEN

Coppell Nature Park is 66 acres of natural space that features three types of habitat for local wildlife: Cross Timbers forest, Blackland prairie, and Cottonwood Creek. Coppell Nature … [Read More...]

Lewisville Library Virtual Programs

Lewisville Library is continuing to bring some of their programs right to you with our Virtual Library Programs! Videos will be posted according to the schedule below. Videos will be posted Online and … [Read More...]

Flower Mound Library Online Resources

Even when the Library is closed, there is a lot you can do with a library card! For example: download audiobooks and ebooks, stream movies and TV shows, and get tutoring help. It's all free with a … [Read More...]

Heritage Park Disc Golf Course

Looking for a fun way to get outdoors and enjoy time with your family while getting a little exercise? We've recently taken up disc golf and LOVE it! And it's FREE!! See below for Rules & Tips … [Read More...]

Ft Worth Zoo Offers Facebook LIVE

Follow the Fort Worth Zoo on Facebook where they’re posting fun videos with the animals! Be sure to check out the April 6th video to see a rhino romping and playing like a … [Read More...]

Dallas Contemporary At Home

Dallas Contemporary...always different. always free is and remains our motto and staying home is not putting us on pause. Dallas Contemporary’s #museumfromhome education initiatives include … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Newsletter

Local Events June 2020

Summer is here and we're starting to see some in-person events!! Plus we're sharing info on this year's summer reading programs, summer movie clubs & performances, Free Summer Meals for kids, and … [Read More...]

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Deals & Giveaways

Kids Eat Free Deals

Kids Eat Free Deals and other discounts at local restaurants. Below you'll find lots of "kids eat free deals" and discounted meal deals for families in Flower Mound, Lewisville and Highland … [Read More...]

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Family Friendly Recipes

Taco Soup

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 … [Read More...]

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