Oct 032011

Just heard about the the West Plano Family-pa-looza, a three hour free event that features bounce houses, obstacle courses, interactive games, video games, carnival games, slides, rock wall, popcorn, cotton candy, face painters, balloon artists, arts & crafts vendors, music, petting zoo, food for purchase and more.

When: Sunday October 30th from 3-6pm

Where: The fields between Gulledge Elementary and Robinson Middle School

Cost: The event is FREE, but it is for the benefit of Minnie’s Food Pantry so they are requesting you bring a donation for this non-profit. Check out their website for more info: http://www.westplanofamilypalooza.com

Mar 182011

Hey Moms and Dads, here’s a preview of family friendly events and activities happening around town this weekend that I hope you’ll find helpful. Check back for updates!

Saturday, 3/19

Garden Walk: Children’s Garden Photography – Texas Discovery Gardens – Dallas

Kids Fishing Event – Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge  – Sherman

Lowe’s Build & Grow Clinics for Kids – Various Locations

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival – The Colony 

Spring Fling Luau – Dr. Pepper Star Center – Frisco & Farmer’s Branch

Stories Under the Stars – Nash Farm – Grapevine

All Weekend

Animation – Sci Tech Discovery Center – Frisco

Bugs – The Heard Museum – McKinney

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China - Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Fairy Tales Castle Exhibit – Dallas Arboretum

Frog Prince – Dallas Children’s Theater

IMAX Theater at Museum of Nature and Science – Dallas: Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure

IMAX Theater at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History – Fort Worth: Tornado Alley, Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure, Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France, Under the Sea, TRON Legacy: An IMAX Experience

Sharkarosa Wild Life Ranch – Pilot Point

Slappy’s The Little Mermaid – Dallas