Jun 272012
4th of July Events and Fireworks Displays in DFW

4th of July Events and Fireworks Displays in DFW

Where to watch fireworks in DFW in 2012

Looking for a place to watch fireworks this 4th of July? You’ve come to the right place! Here’s a list of 4th of July events in DFW. If you know of one that isn’t on this list, leave a comment below to let me know and I’ll add it! Have a safe and fun Independence Day celebration with your family and friends!


Saturday, June 30, 2012

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Jun 232012

Brave - Disney Pixar

A Review of Disney Pixar’s Brave

My family saw the premier of Disney Pixar’s BRAVE the other night. It’s an animated movie about a Scottish princess, Merida, who is head strong and independent, and who loves archery and riding her horse Angus. Merida is the daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Continue reading »

Jun 232012

Pinkalicious The Musical - Dallas Children's Theater

Dallas Children’s Theater invites kids to design
costumes for season opener!

The Dallas Children’s Theater is giving students in kindergarten through 12th grade the chance to design costumes for bees, butterflies and birds to appear in the first show of its 2012-2013 season, Pinkalicious the Musical (playing September 21–October 21, 2012). The winning entry will be used to design ensemble roles complementing the overall design of the show. Continue reading »

Jun 232012

Dove Park Sprayground Grapevine

Pack a picnic lunch, a few water toys and get the kids in their swim suits for the Grand Opening of the Dove Park Sprayground in Grapevine on Thursday, June 28 at 12pm. The splash play ground will  Grand Opening of the Dove Park Sprayground on Thursday, June 28, at 12pm.  Once the Sprayground opens at noon that day, the Sprayground will continue to be open seven days a week from 8am-8pm through September, and is free of charge for everyone to enjoy.  No pets or glass allowed in and/or around the Sprayground.

In addition to the Sprayground opening on June 28, entry to the Dove Pool will be FREE from 12 to 5pm that day as well.

Have fun and don’t forget your sunblock!

For a guide to area spraygrounds and splash pads, check out this post at NorthTexasKids.com.

Jun 212012

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - Dallas Children's Theater

Celebrate goodness, generosity and love with Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

When a great African king desires a wife, only the most worthy and beautiful maidens in the land are invited to meet him.  Mufaro, a dignified and caring African villager, has two beautiful daughters. When Mufaro leaves for the hunt and the sisters are alone, Manyara is always angry, while Nyasha is positive and kind.  Chenzira, a messenger, brings word that the Great King is inviting all of the “Most Worthy and Beautiful Daughters in the Land to appear before him” so that he might choose his Queen.  Mufaro is very pleased that both of his daughters should be selected and agrees to accompany them at sunrise. That night, Manyara, believing herself better and prettier than her sister, sets out alone so that she can be presented to the king first. What will happen to each girl as she responds to hooting owls, enchanted trees laughing and the other strange beings they encounter along the way?
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Jun 212012

SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine

SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine First Anniversary Celebration

SEA LIFE Aquarium in Grapevine is celebrating their first anniversary on Thursday, July 12 and the first 50 kids (ages 3-12) get in for $1! Festivities on the day include arts and crafts for kids, visits with Sharky the SEA LIFE Aquarium mascot, and at 1 p.m. guests can enjoy cupcakes in the play area located on the 2nd floor (while supplies last).

During July, any one who joins as a new annual pass holder will receive a discounted rate of $45 and any annual pass holder renewals will receive a special $40 price.

Event info:

Thursday, July 12
Doors open at 10 a.m.
Cupcake Party at 1 p.m.

For more info: visit their website www.sealifeus.com/grapevine or call Phone: 469-444-3050. You can also connect with them on Facebook, follow their tweets on Twitter or check out their videos on You Tube.

Jun 202012

Healthy Travel Snacks for Kids - The Moms Journal

You can give your kids healthier snack options even when you travel

When traveling, choices for healthy food and snack options can be limited. With a little planning and creativity, you can give healthier options to your family whether you’re taking a family road trip or flying to your vacation destination. Providing your own snacks can save you money too!

Here are 12 ideas to choose from. If you can think of more to add to this list, leave a comment below! Continue reading »