May 312012
LEGOLAND Discovery Center - LEGO City Forest Ranger Pursuit Ride

LEGOLAND Discovery Center - LEGO City Forest Ranger Pursuit Ride

LEGO City: Forest Ranger Pursuit is a 5,000 square-foot indoor-outdoor driving experience


Legoland Discovery Center is opening their 5,000 square foot, indoor-outdoor driving experience, LEGO City: Forest Ranger Pursuit, on Friday, June 1.

Children will be able to take part in their own driving adventure as they are let loose upon forest pathways in their own off-road LEGO vehicles to chase robbers who have escaped with gold bars from the City.  There are nine different scenes in which kids free-drive around a purpose built LEGO course.  Don’t worry if you don’t have a drivers license, you can pick up your very own Legoland License after your adventure.

Age and height restrictions apply. This exciting new attraction is located in a newly constructed space near the LEGOLAND Discovery Café.

There is no additional fee to participate in the driving experience. Entry is included in the overall price of admission.

Admission is $19 for adults (ages 13+), $15 for children 3 to 12 and free for kids 2 and under. Discounts may apply when you buy tickets online.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center recommends guests book in advance to guarantee entry. Located in Grapevine Mills Mall, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, Texas.

For more information call 469-444-3050, visit their website, or follow them on Facebook at

May 252012

Lone Star Circus School - Circus Summer Camp

Kids can learn the art of aerial silks, trapeze, balancing, juggling and more


I was really excited to hear that Lone Star Circus School is offering a circus camp from June 11-15, 2012. Where else can a kid literally run away to enjoy being a circus star?

Here’s the scoop:

Lone Star Circus School summer camp is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children at any level of physical development and skill to the excitement of circus arts including aerial silks, aerial ring, trapeze, juggling, contortion, rolla bolla, trampoline, clowning and balancing.

Where: The Palaestra, 5334 N. Beltwood Pkwy in Farmers Branch

When: 9am-noon June 11-15, 2012

Cost: $45 per day or $205 per child for the entire week

More info: visit the Lone Star Circus website:, connect with them on Facebook or follow their tweets on Twitter.

To learn more about Lone Star Circus, check out my interview with founder and creative director, Fanny Kerwich, published at



May 252012
Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly - Dallas Children's Theater

Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly - Dallas Children's Theater


Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly brings to life a cast of lively and colorful characters and combines engaging story lines with interesting facts designed to educate the audience about each of the characters. You’ll love the humor, the high energy dances and the fun tunes. Best of all, your kids learn why it’s important to be eco-conscious.

Read my full review at


May 252012

Pixar Summer Movie Weekend

Pixar Summer Movie Weekend May 25-28, featuring “Toy Story 3,” “Ratatouille,” “Up” and “WALL•E”

With the summer movie season heating up, four popular Disney•Pixar movies are returning exclusively to AMC Theatres for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. From May 25 through May 28, “Toy Story 3,” “Ratatouille,” “Up” and “WALL•E” will be featured at AMC locations around the country. Each film will be accompanied by a classic Pixar short film and an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming movie, “Brave.”

Priced at $6 per movie (pricing may vary), each movie will play once every day on a rotating schedule. Participating locations, showtime information and advance tickets are available now at


May 232012
Dallas Museum of Art - BooksmART Festival

Dallas Museum of Art - BooksmART Festival

This FREE, one-day event offers families and children of all ages a chance to celebrate literature and the arts on Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will feature authors, artists, illustrators, workshops, music, gallery tours, story time, games and other activities at the Dallas Museum of Art. Website: