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FREE Harry Potter Event At Target July 21st

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 10:50 AM
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July 21st from 11AM – 2PM, head into a participating Target store where they will be hosting a FREE Harry Potter event!

Your kiddos will be able to participate in toy demos, readings, photo opportunities, giveaways and other activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone!

Head over to Target.com to find a store that participates in these Kids Events!

Studio Movie Grill ~ Special Needs Screening of Hotel Transylvania 3 on 7/21

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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This Saturday, Studio Movie Grill will host a Special Needs Screening of Hotel Transylvania 3 at 11am! Tickets available at the box office only.

Special Needs screenings are free for children with special needs and their siblings. Everyone else pays before noon matinee price. Special Needs screenings run with the lights up and the sound down so the children are free to laugh, play, sing and even dance while they watch. Seating will be first come, first served.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in DFW!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  

Groupon Local Deals~ Extra 20% Off (Lots of Kid Friendly Activities!)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 2:40 PM
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Do something new this weekend with the kiddos! Through tomorrow, head on over to Groupon to score 20% off Family Activities, Restaurants and Festivals when you use promo code TREAT at checkout.

Please note that this promo code has a maximum discount of $50 and you can only apply the discount once per deal (limit 3 local deals per account).

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Super Soaker Saturday Hosted by Twin Points Park This Saturday (Pre-Register Now)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 9:40 AM
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Cool down with Twin Points Park’s Super Soaker Saturday on July 21st!! This is an event you don’t want to miss- mark your calendar for a mega kid-friendly scavenger hunt with super soakers! For more information about Twin Points Park, visit www.twinpointspark.com.

PRE-REGISTER HERE (Event is free with park admission): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSetxGjVchB6ZZAfCwa-WLuxVaaSEOUG8IQDZ5TqM-zQr0yDgQ/viewform

Rules for Kids:
1. Follow the map on your card to each of the ten stations. At each station, you will have to search for an item or object with two to three letters written on it.
2. Once you find the letters for that particular station, write them on your card in the corresponding blanks. 
3. Watch out for the Super Soaker Pirates! The Pirates will have their own water guns and will do their best to distract you from finding the letters at each station.
4. Fill up your water guns at any of the fill-up stations around the park. You don’t want to be caught empty-handed when the Super Soaker Pirates come around!
5. Once you find the letters at all ten stations, bring your card with the letters written on it back to the table on the beach to collect your treasure.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

Discounted Distillery Tour for Two or Four with Rocks Glasses at Trinity River Distillery

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 3:40 PM
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Hurry to grab this super popular and very highly rated deal from Groupon- get a discountes Distillery Tour for Two or Four with Rocks Glasses at Trinity River Distillery!

Choice of:

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Online reservation required.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

Discounted Registration for Global Energy 5K or 10K on September 23rd in Dallas

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 2:00 PM
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Head to Groupon today to score discounted registration for Global Energy 5K or 10K on September 23rd in Dallas! $10 for the 5K or $16 for the 10K!

What You’ll Get


  • Each participant receives:
    • Custom commemorative race medal ​ ​ * ​Tech Runners T-shirt
    • ​Drawstring bag ​ * ​Race Bib ​ * ​Timing chip
  • First place prize: Trip and registration for the winner and one guest for the 2019 Global Energy Race in Madrid, Spain
  • Course length: 5 or 10K
  • Check-in time and location: 1 hour before race start time. Kyle Warren Park
  • Race start time: 7:30

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

Discounted Two or Four Single-Day Waterpark Tickets at Hawaiian Falls

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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This is a great way to beat the heat before summer is over! Head over to Groupon to score discounted Two or Four Single-Day Waterpark Tickets to Hawaiian Falls!

Two Single-Day Tickets Just $44
Four Single-Day Tickets Just $80

Hours of Operation :

Saturday – Thursday: 10:30am – 6pm – Friday: 10:30am – 8pm Five convenient locations in Garland, The Colony, Mansfield, Roanoke and Waco, TX.

Promotional value expires Sep 3, 2018. Amount paid never expires. Valid only for 2018 season. Subject to availability. Subject to weather. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s).

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

Discounted Tickets to Niall Horan: Flicker World Tour 2018 with Maren Morris on 7/20

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 2:40 PM
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Grab your discounted tickets to Niall Horan: Flicker World Tour 2018 with Maren Morris on Friday, July 20th in Dallas!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

Fair Park 2018 Free Summer Movie Series Features Coco This Wednesday

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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Fair Park’s 2018 Free Summer Movie Series features flicks that will be shown on Wednesdays at dusk at the Museum Green lawn area (near the Natural History Building). The start time will be approximately 8:00 p.m. (movies will not start until complete darkness).

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets for an evening of great, free family fun! (Pets on leashes are welcome. Please clean up after your pet.)

Free parking is available through Gate 5 (Robert B. Cullum Blvd. at Grand Avenue)

In the instance of inclement weather, movies will be shown inside the Women’s Building on the first floor. Enter Fair Park through Gate 3 (Washington Street at Parry Avenue) behind the Women’s Building for free parking.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call 214-670-8400.

July 18: Coco – Rated PG (109 mins.)
July 25: Cars 3 – Rated G (102 mins.)

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

DubSplash at Sandy Lake Amusement Park Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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This sounds so fun! Check out hundreds of Volkswagens at this annual event, billed as Texas’ largest Volkswagen car show- DubSplash!

Volkswagen enthusiasts can show off their own Dubs in the hopes of receiving one of the custom-built trophies. Volkswagens will range from old “rust buckets” to show cars valued at up to $100,000. Classes include both original and custom cars (featuring hippie buses, work trucks and other categories) and air-cooled and water-cooled VWs featured.

Check out the other activities available at Sandy Lake Amusement Park (including rides, golf, Shetland ponies and swimming); regular park admission applies ($2 per person).

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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 Michaels Milky Way Slime Event July 7th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 4:56 PM
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Saturday, July 7th, from 1PM – 3PM, so you can head into your local Michaels store where they will be hosting a FREE Milky Way Slime Event! Kids will be able to make their own Milky Way Slime and then take it home with them.

Even better, ALL supplies will be provided for free, including the premade slime! Head over to Michaels.comfor more details and to see other upcoming classes.

Nasher Sculpture Center~ FREE Target First Saturdays on 7/7

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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nasherHow about a great FREE family event this weekend? Target hosts its First Saturdays event this weekend, July 7th at 2001 Flora Street in Dallas from 10 am-5pm. Families and children are invited to explore the current exhibition through an interactive and fun-filled day featuring tours, art activities, live demos, and more. A special NasherKids passport is a great keepsake from the event, offering incentives for repeat visits and additional take-home art activities.

What: A day of free admission and fun family programming

When: Saturday, 7/7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Family Activities 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Details: Bring out your children’s artistic talents and broaden their understanding and appreciation of the world. This monthly event is designed especially for children in preschool and elementary school. Each session features a lineup of activities that encourage creative thought through a “Big Idea.” July’s big idea is “Construction” and the featured art activity is “Build-it Boxes.”

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!

$30 for Dog Annual Vaccinations & Deworming at Texas Coalition for Animal Protection ($60 Value)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 1:40 PM
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Head over to Living Social and for just $30,  get a Dog Annual Vaccinations and Deworming at Texas Coalition for Animal Protection! ($60 Value)

There are 6 area locations in DFW so you should be able to find one near you!

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Bass Pro Shops FREE Family Summer Camp Events

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 11:00 AM
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Check out all these FREE Family Activities at Bass Pro Grapevine! Running through July 22nd every Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday! Starts @ Noon!

FREE Games & Activities
Games available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops! Shop our Other Outdoor Games. Click Here
Noon–4pm

FREE Crafts
A Different Craft Activity Every Week! While Supplies Last!
Noon–2pm

FREE Workshops
All workshops will be approximately 20 minutes in length.
Noon–3pm

Receive a FREE lanyard and earn a FREE pin for each workshop you complete.
Visit the link provided for a complete schedule and description of workshops.

Bass Pro Grapevine
2501 Bass Pro Dr.
Grapevine, TX 76051

Rockin’ the River @ Panther Island Pavilion This Saturday

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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Rockin’ the River is back and ready to ramp up your summer! Join us for five live bands and a fireworks show every Saturday, July 7 through August 11. From a tube or from the shore, the waterfront stage on the Trinity River is the coolest seat in town. Be sure to come check out this unique Fort Worth music experience at Panther Island Pavilion!

July 7th
1:00pm: Gates Open
2:15 – 3:15pm: Travis Parker
3:45 – 4:45pm: Mason Lively
5:15 – 6:15pm: Charlie and the Regrets
6:45 – 8:15pm: Micky and the Motorcars
8:25 – 9:25pm: Jackie Venson
9:25pm: Fireworks

See what else is going on around town HERE!

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!