Dec 262016
 

Lone Star Circus Celebrates 10th Anniversary with All-New Holiday Show La Fête


A circus is certainly one of the greatest celebrations ever and Dallas’ very own Lone Star Circus is inviting you to join them for an all-new show that will both celebrate their tenth birthday AND ring in the New Year in style.  That’s right – it’s a party (La Fête); it’s an amazing show filled with circus acts from around the world that are making their first appearance ever here in Dallas! Continue reading »

Oct 262016
 

Monster Coding Jam - Tech Week Dallas - The Moms Journal

Guinness World Records Attempt on Halloween with 600+ DISD 9th Graders

Capital One is kicking off Techweek Dallas with a Guinness World Records attempt for the largest programming lesson. During the “Monster Coding Jam Session,” more than 600 ninth-grade DISD students from various NAF academies will learn the basics of app creation from 250 Capital One volunteers and get the chance to develop their very own “monster mash” gaming app. This monstrous event will give students hands-on experience in software development and problem solving, and introduce them to opportunities in the technology field. Continue reading »

Feb 022016
 

Monster Jam - Monster Trucks

Discovery Channel’s Gas Monkey Garage is Debuting at Monster Jam on Saturday, February 13th!

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day checking out Monster truck action at Monster Jam® on Saturday, February 13th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.  Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family. Ticket prices vary. Visit www.MonsterJam.com or www.Ticketmaster.com for details.   Tickets may also be purchased by calling 800-745-3000 or visiting the stadium’s box office.  All seats are reserved. Continue reading »

Jul 152015
 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey - Legends

Believe in the unbelievable! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is bringing Legends to DFW!

Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey unveils the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages. Experience epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious visions that have only existed in your imagination until now: the Unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly the Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions at Legends! Continue reading »

May 202015
 

Free Family Fun Day at Sherrill Park in Richardson May 31st

Free Family Fun, Free Food and Drinks at Sherrill Park in Richardson on Sunday, May 31st

Drop in anytime between 12 – 4pm, play for 30 minutes or enjoy the whole afternoon playing our games and meeting guests; ages 3 and up.

Fun activities include:

  • Putt Putt Course
  • Water Balloon Chipping Station
  • Design Your Own Magic Ball
  • SNAG (Starting New At Golf)
  • KWIK Golf
  • Golfzilla!
  • Earn Wee Golf Prizes Continue reading »

Mar 072015
 

Obesity Rates in Metro Areas for 2015

2015 Obesity Rates in Metro Areas

In order to call attention to the communities where weight-related problems are most prevalent, WalletHub examined 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 12 key metrics. Among them are the percentage of adults and high school students who are obese and the percentage of people who are physically inactive. Continue reading »

Feb 242015
 

Teen Brain: The Musical - The Moms Journal - Dallas Children's Theater

Review of Teen Brain: The Musical, Presented by Dallas Children’s Theater

by Mina Frannea

Teen Brain: The Musical, written by award winning playwright Linda Daugherty, follows a group of high school students who portray the everyday struggles that adolescents go through with school, family, friends and relationships as well as their emotional responses to a variety of situations like peer pressure and alcohol and drugs.

Teen Brain the Musical - Dallas Children's Theater - ZiggyThe show creatively incorporates the latest in neuroscience to educate the audience about how the teenage brain develops. This is done in a fun way as part of an interactive class report that Ziggy (Jacob Segoviano) puts together. Segoviano does a great monologue explaining his research, complete with a brain hat and an Albert Einstein like accent – wonderfully done! An interesting fact we learn is that the frontal lobes of a teen brain are not fully developed which is why teens are known to act on impulse. Their brains process things so fast that consequences of choices may not be factored in. Reasoning and decision making based on forethought apparently don’t come into play until about the mid 20′s. Continue reading »