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Dates: 
03/23/2018
Time: 
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Location:

Oak Grove Soccer Complex
1299 Oak Grove Loop North
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817.410.3450

Twilight Community Egg Hunt

The sun has set the moon shines bright, join us for an egg hunt at night!
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Dates: 
03/10/2018

Location:

201 E Jones St corner of Jones and Kealy Street
Texas , TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

972-219-3550
Time: 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Guided Kayak Tour

Drift under willows, float past reeds and cattails and see what wildlife we encounter on either McWhorter Creek or the Beaver Pond at LLELA. Both are havens for wildlife, including turtles, frogs, fish, beavers, and many other species. All skill levels are welcome and all equipment is provided
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Dates: 
03/01/2018

Organization:

Irving Arts Center

Location:

3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX, 75062
United States

Phone:

972-252-7558
Time: 
10 am

JumpstART Stories & Art: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Join us the first Thursday of each month, at 10 am at the Irving Arts Center for stories and art!
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Dates: 
03/16/2018
Time: 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Carrollton Public Library at Josey Ranch Lake
1700 Keller Springs Rd
Carrollton, TX, 75006
United States

Phone:

972-466-4800

STEAM Fair

Join us for our first annual Spring Break STEAM Fair! We will provide hands-on experiments from UTD, the Perot Museum, and our new volunteer partners from Schneider Electrics. For ages 6-12.
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Dates: 
03/16/2018
03/17/2018
03/18/2018

Location:

Isle du Bois Unit 100 PW 4137
Grapevine, TX, 76258-8944
United States

Phone:

940-686-2148 x258
Time: 
6:30p Fri, March 16, 2018 to 11:00a Sun, March 18, 2018

Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Isle du Bois Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
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Dates: 
03/03/2018

Organization:

Town of Little Elm

Location:

100 W. Eldorado Parkway
Little Elm, TX, 75068
United States

Phone:

(972) 731-3284
Time: 
5pm-9pm

Big Easy in Little Elm

Join us and Dallas Athletes Racing for crawfish and other Cajun favorites, live music, a one mile fun run, a nighttime glow 5K and 10K! The event is open to all ages, however, all runners 21 and over that run the 5K will receive two beer tickets with their registration. Runners and teams or "Krewes" are encouraged to dress up. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best Krewe. This is a glow run so wear your glow in the dark gear.
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Dates: 
03/12/2018
03/13/2018
03/14/2018

Organization:

Dallas Zoo

Location:

650 S R L Thornton Fwy
Dallas, TX, 75203
United States

Phone:

(469) 554-7500
Time: 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wild Adventures Spring Break Camps

This spring break put on your lab coat and step into the science laboratory of the Dallas Zoo!
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Dates: 
03/08/2018
04/12/2018
05/10/2018

Location:

355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, TX, 76092
United States

Phone:

817-491-6333
Time: 
10:00 AM

Mommy and Me

Bring out your little ones to learn about the Cross Timbers through fun, age-appropriate crafts and outdoor activities (only $10 per class). Classes are held during the school year (January-May and September-December), generally on the second Thursday of the month.
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Dates: 
03/08/2018
03/22/2018
04/19/2018

Organization:

City of Roanoke

Location:

108 S Oak St
Roanoke, TX, 76262
United States

Phone:

(817) 491-2411
Time: 
7 - 8 pm

Evenings on Oak Street Concert Series

Our 2018 Evenings on Oak Street concert series schedule has been confirmed! Mark your calendars and bring the family out to enjoy performances by some awesome local bands and musicians!
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Dates: 
03/04/2018
04/08/2018
05/20/2018

Organization:

Dallas Zoo

Location:

650 S R L Thornton Fwy
Dallas, TX, 75203
United States

Phone:

(469) 554-7500
Time: 
1 – 3 p.m.

Wild About Art

Calling all creative animal lovers! Your blossoming artist, ages 5-8 years, will explore their creative side using a variety of materials and art techniques while being led in an animal-inspired project by a Dallas Zoo instructor. Participants will also experience a different Zoo tour and enjoy an up-close animal encounter with each session. Sign up for one class or sign up for all to experience a truly WILD time!
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Dates: 
03/02/2018
03/03/2018
Time: 
7:00 pm — 9:30 pm

Location:

Compass Center
4201 Pool Road
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817.410.3450

Mother Son Date Night: Rock of Ages

Are you ready to rock?! Boys, get your all-access passes and take your mom on a date night!
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Dates: 
04/07/2018

Location:

The Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX, 75203
United States

Phone:

817-557-9252
Time: 
7:45 am

2018 Stroll for Epilepsy-Dallas/Fort Worth

The Stroll For Epilepsy is a fun, family-friendly walk, reunion and rally event to help raise funds and awareness for children and adults living with epilepsy.
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Dates: 
03/17/2018
04/21/2018
05/19/2018

Location:

201 E Jones St corner of Jones and Kealy Street
Texas , TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

972-219-3550
Time: 
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday at the Cabin

Step back in time when you visit the historic Minor-Porter log house. Visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open house. You’ll get a feel for pioneer life as you tour the log home, smokehouse, dugout, and homestead grounds. Knowledgeable docents will add to your experience. You may even be able to try your hand at a craft from the 1870s. Open houses are on the third Saturday of each month except July and August.
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Dates: 
03/10/2018
04/14/2018
05/12/2018

Location:

201 E Jones St corner of Jones and Kealy Street
Texas , TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

972-219-3550
Time: 
7:30 AM

Bird Walk

Birders of all skill levels are invited to join an expert to explore birding locations at LLELA. Ages 10 and up. There is no additional fee for the walk, but LLELA entrance is $5/vehicle. Reservations are not required. There is a LLELA bird walk at 7:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of most months. There are usually no walks in July or August. Please check our calendar for upcoming dates. For more information contact kcooper@cityoflewisville.com
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Dates: 
03/17/2018

Location:

Bicentennial Park
5093 Murfreesboro Road
La Vergne, TN, 37086
United States

Phone:

(817) 748-8019
Time: 
See website for details

Superhero 5K and Fun Run

The Southlake Superhero 5K and Fun Run is held every year in spring at Bicentennial Park at the culmination of the LiveFit Wellness Challenge. The event is a great way for Wellness Challenge participants to show off the benefits of their hard work and dedication, but you don't have to be a Challenge participant to sign up! Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero.
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Dates: 
02/23/2018
02/24/2018
02/25/2018

Organization:

Theatre Arlington

Location:

305 W Main St
Arlington, TX, 76010
United States

Phone:

(817) 275-7661
Time: 
Friday - 7:30 pm, Saturday - 2 pm & 7:30pm, Sunday – 2pm

DreamWorks Shrek Jr. The Musical

I It's a "big, bright, beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Once upon a time, in a far-away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek. One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits who have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he's handed a task – if he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad, but a fairytale wouldn't be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.
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Dates: 
03/17/2018

Location:

703 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX, 76006
United States

Phone:

817.860.6752
Time: 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday Story Time

Children of all ages are invited to listen to fun, seasonal stories presented by a librarian from Arlington Public Libraries. Stay after for related craft or activity. FREE. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752. Story Times are usually held the third Saturdays of every month.
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Dates: 
03/10/2018
05/12/2018

Location:

703 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX, 76006
United States

Phone:

817.860.6752
Time: 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Nature Walk

Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly guided Nature Walk. FREE. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752. Nature Walks are usually held the second Saturdays of every month.
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Dates: 
02/23/2018
02/24/2018
02/26/2018

Location:

444 E Pipeline Rd
Hurst, TX, 76053
United States

Phone:

(817) 284-1200
Time: 
Varies on dates, please see website

The Wizard of Oz

Like so many girls her age, Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination in the beloved tale that celebrates the joy and healing power of home.
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Dates: 
02/23/2018
02/24/2018
03/02/2018

Location:

444 E Pipeline Rd
Hurst, TX, 76053
United States

Phone:

(817) 284-1200
Time: 
Varies on dates, please see website

PInkalicious

This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. Pinkalicious the Musical is about learning the power of self-control and the importance of moderation.
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Dates: 
02/27/2018

Location:

3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

(877) 819-7677
Time: 
All day

Toddler Tuesdays at SEA LIFE

Tuesdays January 9th through February 27th enjoy great savings with our great value Toddler Tuesday ticket! Bring up to two toddlers (aged 4 and under) per adult and enjoy entry for all three of you for $15. Additional children are $5 each.
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Dates: 
03/03/2018
04/07/2018
05/05/2018

Location:

703 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX, 76006
United States

Phone:

817.860.6752
Time: 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Animal Exploration

Discover the habits and adaptations of a native animal during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist. FREE. Space is limited. Please RSVP to 817.860.6752. Animal Explorations are usually held the first Saturday of every month.
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Dates: 
03/03/2018
04/07/2018
05/05/2018

Location:

201 E Jones St corner of Jones and Kealy Street
Texas , TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

972-219-3550
Time: 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Nature Walk

Animal tracks, deer trails, singing birds, trees with personality – we never know what we’ll find on our monthly nature walk! This family-friendly hike will last about two hours. All ages are welcome. Free with entry to LLELA.* Registration is not required.
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Dates: 
03/13/2018
03/14/2018
03/15/2018

Location:

355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, TX, 76092
United States

Phone:

817-491-6333
Time: 
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Spring Break Natural Discovery Camp 2018

We never know what we are going to find out in the Cross Timbers forest. This year’s Spring Break Camp at Bob Jones Nature Center will focus on investigations of three animals commonly found in our ecosystem: Wild Turkey, Nine-Banded Armadillo, and Texas Spiny Lizard. We will use these creatures to learn about the animal groups they belong to, all while making nature art, playing fun outdoor games, exploring the pond, and experiencing a live animal presentation from a special guest.
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Dates: 
03/03/2018

Organization:

City of Roanoke

Location:

108 S Oak St
Roanoke, TX, 76262
United States

Phone:

(817) 491-2411
Time: 
9 AM - Noon

Roanoke Fishing in the Park

Join us for our annual fishing in the park on Saturday, March 3rd from 9 AM - Noon at the Roanoke Community Park! The entire family is welcome! No pre-registration required, register at the event. Free hot dogs and water will be served.
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Dates: 
04/20/2018
04/21/2018
05/11/2018

Organization:

Dallas Zoo

Location:

650 S R L Thornton Fwy
Dallas, TX, 75203
United States

Phone:

(469) 554-7500
Time: 
7 p.m. - 10 a.m.

Family Campout (Overnight)

Experience a Dallas Zoo adventure designed just for families! Join us as we show you the fascinating world of animals through guided Zoo tours, behind-the-scenes activities, s’mores around the campfire, continental breakfast and up-close animal encounters.
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Dates: 
02/24/2018
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

Denton Civic Center
321 E McKinney St
Denton, TX, 76201
United States

Denton Mini Maker Faire

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!
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Dates: 
03/03/2018

Organization:

City of Grand Prairie

Location:

317 College St
Grand Prairie, TX, 75050
United States

Phone:

(972) 237-4120
Time: 
6 AM - 10 PM

Lynn Creek Park 2018 Season Opens

Lynn Creek Park opens for the season on Saturday, March 3!
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