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If you're home this week, AroundTownKids has compiled a list of 50+ FAMILY SPRING BREAK EVENTS happening in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Our list includes Family Friendly Events in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Allen, Garland, Grapevine, Irving etc. Get out and enjoy some nice weather or catch a show!
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Tuesday, March 11th at 7 pm watch the movie Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn.
Thursday, March 13th at 6:30-8pm enjoy Anime. Enjoy a night watching anime with a higher rating, eating Japanese snacks and exploring Japanese culture.
Friday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. The enchanting Celtic musical ensemble The Selkie Girls performs 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Allen Public Library. Celebrating the musical traditions of Ireland and Scotland, this talented band features Alli Johnson (vocals, guitar), Jaycie DeVane (flute), Kimia Penton (vocals, violin), Dave Ervin (vocals, guitars), Joel Black (vocals, upright and electric bass) and Martin McCall (bodhran, percussion).
Saturday, March 15th at 2-3:30 Lego Family Fun.
Tuesday, March 11th showing Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn at 7:30
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Spring Break at Six Flags
The weather’s starting to heat up and so are the good times as Six Flags Over Texas launches the 2014 Spring Break celebration, March 8-16 and 20-23. So no matter when your school gives you some time off for good behavior, grab your friends and head to Six Flags for a first rate education in fun.
Extended Public Show Hours During Spring Break. We have extended our public show hours for spring break. Shows will be in addition to our regular public shows. Click the link for details.Monday: 2pm - One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360
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Families can do Guided Nature Walk on Harris Creek Trail, nature videos, tram tours and nature craft activities. Call Refuge, 903 786 2826, for tram reservations as seating is limited. Outdoor activities held, weather permitting.
We are celebrating with $2 admission for everyone for Frank Buck's Birthday!
Avoid the crowds and feed our exotics early. Be in line by 9:00am and receive a free bag of feed with a value of $8.00. Greet our “wild” residents during breakfast. See how playful they are early in the morning, enjoy avoiding the Spring Break crowds. So be on time, no exceptions and one bag of feed per car. Relax and enjoy our “wilds”.
Everyone loves a good story. Join us for "Wit, Wisdom and Whimsey" at the 29th Annual Texas Storytelling Festival. You will hear stories that will bring laughter, wonder, and a deeper understanding of ourselves.
Join us for a trail walk on the newly opened Bunker's Pond Trail.
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Event Activities: Greenville Ave. merchants and other area organizations create and provide over 100 floats for the parade. Elaborate, colorful, creative and clever all with St. Patrick's Day color and theme. Bring the whole family! The Post Parade is on Greenville and University at Energy Square across the street from Desperados.
We’re celebrating spring break by closing down Flora and Harwood Streets and throwing a block party! Join us from 6:00 pm until midnight as we collaborate with the Dallas Museum of Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Nasher Sculpture Center to host this free family event. Grab dinner or dessert from gourmet food trucks lining the streets as you enjoy all three museums and participate in special activities, live concerts, guided tours, films, and more!
Now in its 30th year, the annual Dallas Blooms festival offers one of the most spectacular floral displays in the world featuring over 500,000 blooming spring bulbs.
Looking for something fun and educational for you kids over spring break? Join us at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center as we become scientist for an hour and fun, fast ecological surveys. We will look at and discover bugs, birds, and plants found at Dogwood Canyon!
We expect a steady stream of science enthusiasts for spring break so get your tickets now! We're staying open late (til 7pm) all week!
Enjoy a fun-filled week of art-making activities, family tours, story
times, and gallery activities for families.
Click the link to see the schedule.
Get out of the house and into the gardens with your family during spring break. Enjoy discovery themed family friendly activities. Click the link to view daily activities.
We invite you – our neighbors—to recycle and reuse and come participate in the fun and to help us create urban folk art. Bring old or new items to add to the installations at the Village and help us establish our collective identity in downtown Dallas today! This year’s Spring Fling is about the process of working together! Examples of art projects during the week: a giant loom, a 3D sculpture, mural and sidewalk paintings with local artists assisting.
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The city’s largest and most family friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Free activities for kids including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, games and contests with Radio Disney, live music, gunfights, and our own special Western/Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade follows the 4pm cattle drive and is a green culmination of local businesses, horseback riding clubs, radio stations and more traveling down Exchange Avenue.
Safari Shuttle to the Fort Worth Zoo-The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide and the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey
ITC To ZOO - 9:30am, 1st trip
ZOO To ITC - 10:00am, 1st trip
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ZOO To ITC - 6:00pm, last trip
Bring the whole family for art exploration and art-making featuring the four seasons! Join us on this week to discover works of art related to the seasons. Refreshments are provided. No reservations are required.
Every Wednesday year round is half price so join us at the zoo!
Choose from: Forces of Nature, Rocky Mountain Express, Flying Monsters, or Mummies Secret of the Pharaohs. It will feel like you are there!
HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG - The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug.
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology, opening March 8, 2014, uses the Indiana Jones™ film series as both a starting point and a backdrop for an exciting and entertaining introduction to the real science of field archaeology. Showcasing items from four different collections, Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology is far more than a static display of movie props. Museum-goers learn how archaeology has changed from the mid-20th century, when Indy’s adventures took place, until the present day.
It’s time for spring at the Village! Cap off your spring break by playing with old-time toys and games, plowing the field...and more!
PRING BREAK ART EXTRAVAGANZA: Celebrate vacation time at the Kimbell! DROP IN for family time and free activities inspired by masterpieces on view. CREATE original artworks with clay, watercolors, and more. CONNECT with new friends and old favorites during family tours.
The show features trick roping, trick shooting, trick riding, cowboy songs and an entertaining look at history. Wholesome entertainment for the entire family full of animals, spectacular performers with ropes, bullwhips, pistols and even a singing cowboy! Showtimes are 2:30pm and 4:30pm.
We're having lots of activities for the week of spring break and the week-ends too! Join us for: Mon: Easy Butterfly Garden; Tues: Bison Feeding Hayride; Wed: Canoe Fest; Thurs: National Guard; Fri: Early Birds. During the weekends before and after Spring Break, we also have several scheduled programs, including Painting on Location, Canoe Tour, National Guard & Evergreen. Click the link for details & pricing.
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Come and skate at our Public skate times.
The Heritage Center's buildings and structures will be open for public touring. This is being made possible with the generous help of volunteers from the Heritage Association of Frisco.
Wednesdays, Kids eat free. Each child gets in free per paying adult.
Tuesdays are HALF PRICE GAME DAY - make your money go further!
All You Can Play Activities -
Bowling, Billiards, Laser Tag, Glow Golf & Rock Climbing (where applicable). $15.95/Person @ 9am - 4pm; $17.95/person @ 5pm - close
It might be the kids spring break, moms, but who says you can't eat free?
A variety of life safety courses will be offered daily at 9 AM, 10 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM during Spring Break. Register online STARTING FEB. 1st. Daycares use 1PM time slot only.
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! UNLIMITED BOWLING, LAZER TAG, AND SHOE RENTAL FOR $9.95 PER PERSON ALL ACCESS PASS! UNLIMITED BOWLING, LAZER TAG, AND BILLIARDS FOR ONLY $13.95 PER PERSON. VALID 10AM-5PM OR 5PM-CLOSE
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine invites you to come out and explore the depths of the oceans. Teeming with life, the sea is filled with amazing creatures. Enjoy this unique experience.
Lots of things to do with 4D cinema, Dallas MINILAND and LEGO rides!
Jump into over 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof at our Dallas kids attraction.
Join the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for a week of fun aboard the train during Spring Break. The train will run each day Monday through Friday in addition to normally scheduled weekend runs March 10-14. There will be on board games and activities on the 1 p.m. trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards and on the 2:45 p.m. Trinity River Run during this special five day run.
Spend the evening with us. Presented by the Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers, guests will hear stories from around the world. Bring a chair and blanket and refreshments if you like. The storytellers will speak from the yard of the Nash Farmhouse.
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Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook!
Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up. The score includes new arrangements of classic Disney songs, such as “Following the Leader,” “You Can Fly,” “The Second Star to the Right” and “Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me.”
It is Paris, May of 1794, the bloody peak of the French Revolution, and the beautiful French actress, Marguerite St. Just, marries an Englishman, Sir Percival Blakeney. Chauvelin, her former sweetheart and a high-ranking revolutionary official, is furious. Before she leaves for England he blackmails her into giving him secret information that sends many to their death via guillotine.
When Percy learns his bride was responsible for these deaths and is a possible spy, he puts up an emotional wall against her. He then gathers his close friends together to become The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel and work through disguise and diversion to save the lives of as many innocents as they can.
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is a powerful and passionate story of love and heroism against a background of revolution.
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March 8, 7:30 a.m. Bird Walk. No registration is necessary. Contact 972-219-3930 or email@example.com for details.
Completely restored and furnished with all the trappings of everyday frontier life, the log house gives visitors to LLELA a window on everyday life in Denton County in 1870. Interested visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open hours and tour at their own pace. Knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to guide visitors through the structures and answer questions in this informal tour.
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These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will be ample opportunities for participants to questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in the walk.
Join us for our Public Ice Skating. Monday-Friday, March 12th-16th 10-11:30 am. and Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 2-5:30pm.and Saturday, March 17th 12-4:00pm.
Bring the whole family to see a live owl presentation. Then, stay for a guided night hike on our sanctuary trails.
If you've ever been on a hike and the sun set before you finished, you know that experiencing a trail at night can be a completely different experience from hiking during the day. Landmarks change, as can your sense of direction. Even if you've hiked a trail several times, it can feel completely unfamiliar.
Love animals? Heard staff will allow you to meet some of the Heard animal ambassadors in person. Included in regular admission. Also, enjoy $2 off child (ages 3-12) general admission - Monday, March 10- Friday, March 14 only.
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Meet Officer Friendly, a Plano Police Officer, who will share lessons on 9-1-1 and stranger danger.
Are you planning on staying at home for Spring Break? From 10:00am-2:00pm visitors can enjoy a self guided tour of the property while enjoying many hands-on activities and a daily demonstration.
Tuesday's theme is Leather-working featuring demonstrations from 10:30am-12:30pm.
Aladdin- March 11th at 3-4:30pm Bring a snack, pillow, blanket
Digging up your Roots-March 14th at 3-4pm make a family tree, play games, and explore the past.
For more spring break events at Haggard & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.
Mar 13 @ 2–3:30pm Library Legos – Get creative with lots of Legos!
Mar 14 @ 2pm- Happy Pig Day- make masks, Elephant and Piggie Stories, and dance.
For more spring break events at Harrington & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.
March 10th at 2 pm watch Turbo. Feel free to bring a snack from home.
For more spring break events at Parr & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.
March 11th at 2-3:30pm Garden Party - Decorate a flower pot and plant a seed.
For more spring break events at Schimelpfenig & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.
Join us for Open Skate.