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Teen Folded Book Art Kits- The Colony Public Library

Make a cute paper hedgehog from recycled books with this craft kit for tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Registration begins Monday, April 19 at 10:00 am. Reserve kits online at tcpl.ticketleap.com. Kits will be available for pickup Tuesday, April 20 - Saturday, April 24.
Dates: 
04/19/2021
10:00 AM
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Location:

6800 Main Street
The Colony, TX, 75056
United States

Phone:

972-625-1900

Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt

Search high and low for clues throughout the resort to solve the scavenger hunt puzzles and receive a souvenir.
Dates: 
04/12/2021
04/13/2021
04/14/2021
all day
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Location:

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817-778-1000

蝦仔 Little Shrimp- Carousel Theatre for Young People

蝦仔 Little Shrimp is a bilingual audio play about intergenerational relationships within Chinese culture. Where do stories live? How are stories passed on from one generation to the next? Do our ancestors live within us? The show’s Cantonese title, 蝦仔 (“little shrimp” in English), is an endearing, diminutive, and gender-neutral term for a small child. Commonly used about 2 generations ago roughly around the turn of the last century, the term connotes a kinship between the child and the adult.
Dates: 
04/12/2021
04/13/2021
04/14/2021
anytime
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

DIY Garden Explorers- Dallas Arboretum

Kits now on sale! Quantity is limited, so don’t delay. The NEWEST addition to our educational family programming is DIY Garden Explorers, a spring learning kit crafted to engage with the garden from home! Your kit includes everything you need to complete five hands-on, family-friendly earth and life science activities at home plus five additional resources to use with items you can find around your house! This is the perfect spring break, birthday party or holiday activity pack for the entire family! They make great homeschool, afterschool or church youth group lessons, too.
Dates: 
04/12/2021
04/13/2021
04/14/2021
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Organization:

Dallas Arboretum

Location:

8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX, 75218
United States

Phone:

214.515.6615

Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Celebrating 69 Years of Ennis Bluebonnet Trails: Ennis was designated by the 1997 State Legislature as the home of the Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail and was designated the Official Bluebonnet City of Texas. From April 1-30, Ennis showcases over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club. These trails are the oldest such trails known in the state, and tens of thousands of visitors make the short trek to Ennis to view this wonderful wildflower show.
Dates: 
04/16/2021
04/17/2021
04/18/2021
10:00am - 9:00pm
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Location:

201 NW Main
Ennis, TX, 75119
United States

Phone:

(972) 878-4748

PSO Family Series 2021

Storytelling through music! This 45-minute performance features brass quintet, percussion, and professional story teller Gwen Caldwell exploring how music sets the mood and brings characters to life. Selections will include Frozen and Star Wars as well as well-known classical works to teach kids about the brass and percussion families of the orchestra. Families with children aged 2-12 are sure to enjoy this engaging program!
Dates: 
04/18/2021
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM OR 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
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Location:

Plano Courtyard Theater
1509 H Ave.
Plano, TX, 75074
United States

Phone:

972-473-7262

The Science of the Guinness Book of World Records

All around the world, people are pushing themselves to achieve new and amazing things. From the world’s smallest stop motion film (hint: it’s measured in nanometers), to the most drum beats in 60 seconds (2,400 beats or 40 beats per second!), to the most consecutive pinky pull-ups (36!), the world is full of fascinating people achieving strange and incredible feats. Now, for the first time ever, we’re looking into the science behind these mesmerizing accomplishments with our new The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition. This is a guided walking tour and will last 1 to 1.5 hours. Please inform the tour guide if any accommodations are required. This tour is not recommended for children under 10 years old.
Dates: 
04/15/2021
04/16/2021
04/17/2021
10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
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Location:

2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX, 75201
United States

Phone:

214.428.5555

Don’t mess with Texas Trash-Off

To mark Earth Day, come join us locally in this global effort to improve our world. Our Don't mess with Texas® Trash-Off and Happy to Help Saturday projects take place on this special day. We will collect trash, clean up the shoreline of Grapevine Lake and other environmentally impactful projects. Acting together will help preserve tomorrow. Wear your Happy to Help shirt, if you have one, if not, come get one!
Dates: 
04/24/2021
9:00 am — 11:00 am
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Organization:

City of Grapevine

Location:

200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817•410•3000

Mother / Son Dance for Mother's Day

Lights...Camera...Action... the Annual Mother and Son Dance is a special night for moms and their sons. Enjoy dancing, games, painting with a twist, and food. This evening will make memories last a lifetime! This is a casual affair with jerseys and jeans. A fun-filled evening for sons to escort their mothers down the red carpet.
Dates: 
05/01/2021
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
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Location:

DeSoto Civic Center
211 E Pleasant Run Rd Ste B
Desoto, TX, 75115
United States

Phone:

972.230.9650

Intro to Fishing (3-16Y)- Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

Ready to cast your bait and reel in the big fish this summer, but not sure how or where to start? Join us for beginning fishing classes at Oliver Nature Park. We supply the equipment and bait! This class is for junior anglers ages 3-16. All anglers over 16 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield Parks. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
04/25/2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Location:

Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Road
Mansfield, TX, 76063
United States

Phone:

817-276-4200

Lewisville Colorpalooza

ColorPalooza is designed to showcase the rich cultural, artistic and eco-friendly spirit of Lewisville. Highlights include Chalk This Way, a sidewalk chalk activity that showcases amateur and professional chalk art; interactive art activities for children; a DIY tie-dye station; art demonstration featuring everything from painting and sculpture to glass blowing and watercolors; Eco-Alley Presented by Champion Windows, a dedicated space to learn about how to be more environmentally friendly; and live music and performances from cultural groups.
Dates: 
04/17/2021
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Location:

Old Town Lewisville
151 W. Church Street
Lewisville, TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

(972) 219-3400

Spring Art Studio

Let your inner artist come alive while creating a spring-themed canvas project to take home.
Dates: 
04/16/2021
04/17/2021
04/18/2021
Fridays 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturdays 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Sundays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Location:

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817-778-1000