Jun 292011
 

The Museum of Nature and Science is offering their special Electric Theater and Fire & Ice stage shows this 4th of July weekend. These special presentations are FREE to members and included with the cost of general admission for non-members. Both shows run 7/2 – 7/4; times are listed below.

From the MNS website:

Electric Theater – 1pm

Explore the world of electricity and magnetism through this exciting (and “shockingly” cool) demonstration. Volunteers will join our presenter on stage to demonstrate the workings of Van der Graaf generators, electromagnets, step-down transformers, Tesla coils and more!

Fire & Ice – 3pm

This explosively entertaining program teaches about the states of matter in a unique way. Volunteers help the presenter explore how temperature affects matter. Both physical and chemical changes are demonstrated using fire and liquid nitrogen.

Visit this page on the MNS website for more information and video excerpts of each show.

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Jun 282011
 

There are plenty of Fourth of July Weekend Events in DFW to choose from. Check out some of the fun events happening around town for Independence Day. Chances are, you won’t have to drive far to catch some fireworks!

 

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Fort Worth
Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic (Fort Worth Botanic Garden)
Stockyards 4th of July Celebration

Frisco
Frisco Freedom Fest

Garland
Star Spangled Spectacular “Picnic in the Park”

The Colony
Liberty by the Lake Festival

 

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Addison
Kaboom Town

Arlington
Light Up Arlington

Farmer’s Branch
Celebrate Red, White and Blue

Forth Worth
Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic (Fort Worth Botanic Garden)

Grand Prairie
Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration

Rowlett
Fireworks on Main

 

Monday, July 4, 2011

Arlington
4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Bedford
4th Fest Big Top Celebration

Burleson
Independence Day Celebration

Dallas
Fair Park Fourth

Denton
Kiwani’s Fireworks Show

Flower Mound
Independence Fest

Fort Worth
Fort Worth’s Fourth
Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic (Fort Worth Botanic Garden)

Grand Prairie
Fireworks at Joe Pool Lake (LynnCreek Lake)
Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration

Grapevine
Annual Fireworks Extravaganza

Lake Dallas
Lakes Cities 4th of July

Lewisville
Red, White & Lewisville Fireworks

Little Elm
July Jubilee

McKinney
Red, White and Boom!

Richardson
Family Fourth Celebration