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Frontiers of Flight Museum Hosts Engineers Week Family Day on 2/19

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 12:20 PM
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Frontiers of Flight Museum is hosting “Engineers Week” Family Day tomorrow and it’s a great day for fun, hands-on, mind-expanding Engineering and STEM activities and so much more!

E-Week is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies across the nation dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

Frontiers Of Flight Museum 10AM-2PM
6911 Lemmon Ave. Dallas, TX 75209

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FREE Admission To the Dallas Arboretum For ​Active & Retired Military

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 9:40 AM
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Enjoy $5 admission, live music all weekend – Bruce Wilder performs Sunday 12-4pm, plus beer and wine samples in ATP provided by Pegasus Brewery, cooking classes, $2 hotdogs, $2 cherry pies and more!

On Monday, Rushmore performs on Martin Rutchik Concert Stage from 11am-2pm – bring a picnic and enjoy the afternoon with the family!

​Active and retired military service people get in free with ID all weekend!

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden– 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX 75218

General admission is $5, now through February 24.  Valid at the main ticket booth, and parking is $8 when purchased online.

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Celebrate National Engineering Week at Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 3:20 PM
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Sci-Tech Discover Center, Frisco’s leading family-friendly cultural and educational destination, will kick off National Engineering Week on Presidents Day (Monday, Feb. 19, 2018) by showcasing and exploring inventions created by past presidents. On Presidents Day, the museum will offer hands-on activities aimed at exploring the science and engineering behind presidential inventions, family fun activities, electrifying stage shows, planetarium experiences and special guest speakers.

Throughout of the rest of National Engineering Week (Feb. 20 – 23), the museum will feature drop-in engineering activities and additional guest speakers that are free with paid admission.

General admission at Sci-Tech: $8.50 (ages 3-64) and $7 for seniors ages 65+, military, teachers and groups of more than 10 people.  Click here for more details on hours and admission.

About Sci-Tech Discovery Center

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center provides dynamic educational experiences that inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace discovery and innovation through the active exploration of science, math and technology. Bright ideas! That’s what Sci-Tech Discovery Center hopes to inspire by providing hands-on discovery experiences in the essential areas of science, math and technology to kids of all ages and backgrounds. Sci-Tech Discovery Center seeks to spark a life-long interest and help equip our area’s children with these advanced skills. Sci-Tech believes in advancing education and providing inspiration to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators. Sci-Tech Discovery Center is located at 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034.

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

“World’s Largest” Daytona 500 Watch Party Going on This Weekend @ Texas Motor Speedway

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 8:40 AM
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Texas Motor Speedway is planning on its “World’s Largest” Daytona 500 Watching Party getting even bigger this year!

Last year’s highly successful event attracted in excess of 300 RVs and more than 3,000 campers and tailgaters to the Texas Motor Speedway infield for NASCAR’s opening race weekend at Daytona International Speedway. The race was shown live on the world’s largest TV known as “Big Hoss.”

Given favorable weather, Texas Motor Speedway will look to top those numbers when the infield is opened Feb. 17-18 for fans to camp or tailgate for free and enjoy the racing action from Daytona on the mammoth 12-story tall, high-definition TV located on the backstretch.

There will also be pace car rides, a cornhole tournament and a Saturday night showing of Talladega Nights on Big Hoss.

The South Tunnel opens for campers/tailgaters at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday
Saturday at 1:30 p.m. – Powershares QQQ 300 XFINITY Race
Saturday at 7 p.m. – Talladega Nights
Sunday at 1:30 p.m. – Daytona 500

If you have questions regarding rain-outs, please call 817-215-8500.

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Calloway’s Garden Series Event on 2/17~ Learn to Grow Vegetables

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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Enjoy fresh food straight from your garden with vegetables! Join Calloway’s for their Garden Series as they cover the basics on how to start a vegetable garden as well as how to maintain it. Texas Certified Nursery Professionals will guide you through everything you need to know to successfully grow your own vegetable garden. Growing your own food has never tasted better!

Win a $500 Calloway’s/Cornelius Nursery Gift Card Gift Card!

Enter to win a $500 Calloway’s/Cornelius Nursery Gift Card and receive 10% off your purchase for the day when you attend any of our Garden Series events from January 27 through May 26. Sign-up will be available after the Garden Series and you can enter with every event you attend!

Drawing will take place June 2018 for 1 $500 Calloway’s Gift Card (DFW Only) and 1 $500 Cornelius Gift Card (Houston Only).

*10% off your purchase: Offer must be used on the same day as the Garden Series Event. No rain checks.

Participating locations: Arlington – North, Arlington – South, Dallas, Denton, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Fort Worth – North, Houston – Cornelius, Hurst, Lewisville, Little Elm, Mansfield, McKinney, Mesquite, Plano, Plano – North, Preston Road, Richardson, Southlake

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Chinese New Year Celebration at NorthPark Center Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 11:00 AM
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Join us for a free family-fun Chinese New Year festival which will include lion and dragon dances, kung fu and breakdancing demos, calligraphy demos, face painting, Beijing Opera renditions, music, fortune telling, giveaways, special retailer offers and more in celebration of the Year of the Dog.

11AM – 7PM, NorthCourt on Level One between Nordstrom and Macy’s

Due to rain, performances and activities originally at Klyde Warren Park are being moved to NorthPark Center.

NORTHPARK CENTER SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
11AM: Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Traditional Chinese Folk Music
11:45AM: Lucy Xu: Beijing Opera Drunken Beauty
12:15PM: Lee’s White Leopard Kung Fu School: Lion Dance
1:30PM: Lee’s White Leopard Kung Fu School: Dragon Dance
2PM: Intermission: Live Giveaway of NorthPark Gold and Prizes from NorthPark Retailers
2:15PM: Rising Phoenix Lion Dance Association: Acrobatic Lion Dance
3PM: Ceremonial Welcome
3:20PM: Julia Zhu: Bian Lian
3:30PM: Jasmine Chinese Dance Troupe
4:10PM: North America Chinese Qipao Society: Qipao Fashion Show and Traditional Chinese Dances
4:30PM: HuaYun Chinese Orchestra featuring special performance by Sophia Liu: Traditional and Folk Chinese New Year Music
5:15PM: Lucy Xu: Beijing Opera Farewell My Concubine
5:25PM: Jiu Long Lion Dance Troupe: Lion Dance
5:40PM: Ceremonial Closing
5:55PM: Thomas Gu: Diabolo, Chinese Yo-Yo
6:10PM: Lee’s White Leopard Kung Fu School: Illuminated Lion Dance, Illuminated Dragon Dance, and Kung Fu Show
All Day: Tours of To Infinity: The Art of Master Shen-Long, a special exhibition located on Level One between Burberry and Louis Vuitton.
All Day: Look for red and gold balloons denoting NorthPark retailers with special offers and experie

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Perot Museum Offers Experiments, Dream Big 3D, Extended Hours & More This Presidents’ Day Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 3:40 PM
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Wondering what to do this Presidents’ Day weekend? Head to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science for three days packed with buildable, breakable fun including daily engineering-themed activities and experiments, extended hours, kids crafts and more. Plus, the popular Dream Big 3D film reopens Saturday and Engineers Week kicks off Monday!At select times, enjoy building challenges, experiments, engineering- and space-themed games, trivia and more. Children ages 5 and under can launch rocket cups, build space towers, and enjoy trash-to-treasure art and motor mania activities in the Moody Family Children’s Museum. (Go to perotmuseum.org/holiday for a detailed schedule.) All activities are free to Perot Museum members and included with general admission for non-members.

And don’t miss the inspiring and heartfelt Dream Big 3D film. Narrated by actor Jeff Bridges, Dream Big 3D celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people. Other films includeJourney to Space 3D and Hurricane 3D.

Next up, Engineers Week gets underway Feb. 19-24. Explore the field of engineering firsthand with professional engineers and educators, and enjoy interactive demonstrations and experiments daily from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by Texas Instruments and supported by IBMEngineers Week is free with general admission.

Also check out the Journey to Space exhibition, and learn what it takes to work in the hostile environment of space. Experience the sensation of zero gravity inside two massive rotating simulations of the International Space Station Destiny module – it’s like blasting off to space without leaving Earth!

The Perot Museum will stay open until 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Presidents’ Day. Special member-only hours will be offered SaturdaySunday and Monday mornings.

For more info and to purchase your tickets online, go to perotmuseum.org.

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

IKEA Delivery Fee Lowered To Only $29 Flat Rate With No Minimum Order

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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IKEA just announced they have lowered their delivery costs. Delivery now starts at just $29 and can go up to $59 depending on demand and distance your home or business is from your local store.  Previously, delivery started at $99.

Plus, this a flat fee – so whether you order 1 thing or 100 thinngs, it’s the same price!  For more information click here.

If you’re ordering smaller items online, the delivery fee is now just a flat rate of $9.

Goldstar~ Free Tickets to Tons of Events (Pay Small Handling Charge)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 3:20 PM
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Free tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular two-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to tons of fun events throughout the country.

For just 48 hours, Goldstar will be offering literally hundreds of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy and more. You pay a tiny service fee (the amount varies depending on the event, but it’s usually just a couple bucks), the Comp Train’s a great way to discover new events in your area and treat your plus one, your family or even just yourself to something totally great — and totally unexpected.

Our Comp Train promotion is leaving the station bright and early Wednesday morning, and we need you to reach out to your audience to share our hottest promotion of the month!

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine Texas – Stay and Water Passes As Low As $119 Per Night

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, February 12th, 2018 at 6:30 PM
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Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine Texas Discount

Right now you can book your stay at Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine – Grapevine, TX for as low as $119 per night!

Go HERE to view the deals.

What You Get

Stay for six in a Family Suite, Wolf Den Suite, or KidKamp Suite, seven in a KidCabin Suite, or eight in a Loft Suite
Daily water park wristbands for each guest up to maximum occupants per room type
May have the maximum number of guests in room option purchased for no additional fee

Travel Dates

Book to stay between February 11 and April 20.
Prices vary by day; the price listed is the lowest possible and may not be available all days.
Click on a date on the booking calendar to see the individual prices by day.

Inclusions

Daily water park passes for each registered guest, up to the maximum room occupancy, are included in all options.

View more Great Wolf Lodge Deals across the country HERE.

Discounted Tickets to Dallas Mavericks Game + On-Court Shot (February 26–March 22)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, February 12th, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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Grab your Dallas Mavericks Game tickets and On-Court Shot for as low as $15!! (February 26–March 22)

  • One G-Pass to see Dallas Mavericks game, plus a post-game shot on the court, starting from $15
  • Seating: lower-level corners, upper-level sides, or upper-level corners
  • Meet immediately after the game at sections 101/124 on the plaza level for post-game shot.

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Discounted Tickets To Kenny Chesney: Trip Around the Sun Tour in May

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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Head over to Groupon to score discounted tickets to see Kenny Chesney: Trip Around the Sun Tour at AT&T Stadium on Saturday, May 19th! Prices start as low as $20!

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Uncork Your Compatibility at PINSTACK This Valentine’s Day

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 3:40 PM
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Looking for something new to do for Valentine’s Day this year? This February, PINSTACK is giving couples the chance to put their relationship to the test with a unique wine flight special designed exclusively for the month of love! Aptly titled “Love at First Flight,” first dates, longstanding couples and friends will choose from one of four wine flights, select their favorite varietal, and then unveil their fate or destiny!

Flights include Three Shades of RedWhite Wine NightsRed Amour and Sweet Serendipity, each of which comes with three varietals. The couple chooses one type of flight and, after tasting through each offering, will provide their PINSTACK server with their favorite. The results which best match the relationship, based upon the chosen wine, will be provided to the guests along with a special dessert to share.

The “Love at First Flight” special is available throughout February at all PINSTACK locations for only $20! 

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Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Hillside Village Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Free Events This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hillside Village with a weekend of free, family-friendly events at the shopping center!Valentine’s weekend festivities will include:

  • A Jazzy Valentines: Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy jazzy duos as they croon favorite jazz standards and romantic ballads. Performances will be from Debbie & Eddie Crocetti Duo on Saturday, Feb. 10th near Menchie’s, and Rob Holbert & Joyce Spencer Duo on Sunday, Feb. 11 near James Avery.

  •  Complimentary Carriage Rides: Feb. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Feb. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Imagine a romantic ride through Hillside Village as you snuggle with your sweetie and admire the beautiful landscape from a horse-drawn carriage. Rides are free and though donations are not required, they are accepted and will benefit the American Heart Association. Rides are first-come, first-served basis and depart from the Decor Market/Honey Baked Ham parking lot.

For more information on upcoming events, visit shophillsidevillage.com. Hillside Village is located one mile west of US Highway 67 and Pleasant Run Road in Cedar Hill.

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Poison Nothin’ But A Good Time Tour 2018 with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil Tickets $18.75 (Retail $40)

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 9:10 AM
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Poison Nothin’ But A Good Time Tour Ticket Discount

Get tickets to the Poison Nothin’ But A Good Time Tour 2018 with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil on Saturday, June 2, at 7 p.m. for as low as $18.75 (Retail $40) when you use the coupon code: VDAY25 at checkout.

Seating is for general admission lawn at The Pavilion at The Toyota Music Factory.

Get your HERE before they sell out.

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