Family Fun ~ Weekend Events Roundup!

For a complete look at Weekend Events, check out Familyeguide!
Valerie has us covered!

AC Moore – Saturday 1-3pm, FREE Make & Take Duck Tape Wands! They are also having Free Make & Take kids crafts on Wednesdays from 3-5pm all Summer long.
Babies R Us – Saturday Noon-3pm, Ready…Set…Baby: Learn about products for Mom-to-be’s Baby Registry, along with tips and ideas for planning a baby shower. Plus, enjoy great coupon savings and more!
Bass Pro Shop – Saturday & Sunday 2-5pm, Stamping Fun Animal Tracks & more.
Dave & Buster’s FREE $10 Game Play through 7/10!
Disney Store – Saturday Session 1 – 10:30 am, Session 2 – 12:00 pm, Session 3 – 1:30 pm, Winnie the Pooh Storytime!
*Event limited per session based on store capacity. No lineups prior to 30 minutes before event begins.
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores – Saturday 11am-1pm, Free Demo: Screen Printing with Yudu. Saturday 3-5pm, Free Demo: Fabric-Crafting with Wrights & Prym.
Lakeshore Learning – Saturday 11am-3pm, Mosaic Mirror: Kids create & decorate a flashy framed mirror.
Lowes Build and Grow – Saturday 10am-Noon, Kids build a Tow Truck that comes with stickers and a working tow hook! Be sure to sign up for this event here.
Michaels – Saturday 11am-2pm, Passport to Fun FREE Make-It Take-It Event India: Make a creative henna hand and craft elephant. See more events coming up next week here.
Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.
Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Eat FREE at Chick-fil-A

Friday, July 08, 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
All Chick-fil-A locations

On Friday, July 8th, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will celebrate Cow Appreciation Day by offering a FREE meal to any guest who visits the restaurant fully dressed as a cow!
Guests dressed “head-to-hoof” in cow attire will be rewarded with a FREE Chick-fil-A Meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner). For those “too chicken” to wear full cow costumes, Chick-fil-A will award a complimentary entree to customers partially dressed in cow attire, such as a cow-spotted scarf, purse, hat or other accessory.

Friday Night Fireworks Over Lake Grapevine
9:30 PM – 9:45 PM
Cost: FREE

Head out to Lake Grapevine Friday night to view a spectacular Fireworks Display.

Summer Nights in Grapevine
Fridays in July, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Historic Downtown Grapevine
Main Street Gazebo (325 S. Main St.)
Cost: Free

July 8 – Great Taste of Main Street Delight in delicacies f rom Main Street restaurants and bakeries, bounce houses and drawings for prizes.  At the Gazebo in Hitstoric Downtown Grapevine.

Friday Night Drags at Texas Motor Speedway

Fridays Through August 12, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, Texas 76177
Cost: Spectators $7

Looking for a great way to spend a Friday night with friends and family?  Head out to Texas Motor Speedway for Friday Night Drags. Pit lane on the 1.5-mile oval will be converted into a 1/8-mile drag strip for this weekly summer event. Music, games and prizes invade the Midway (located in the infield) for everyone to enjoy before racing gets underway. Parking is free in front of Gate 6 for the grandstands. Coolers are allowed. Tickets are just $7 but you can print this pass for 4 FREE Tickets!!

Dive-In Movie at NRH2O

Friday, July 08, at Dusk
NRH2O Family Waterpark
Cost: Free w/Paid Adm

Float in the wave pool or relax on lounge chairs while watching your favorite movie under the starts! Movies
begin at dusk. This weeks showing is Shrek Forever After.  Print your coupon for 1/2 Off General Admission after 5:00pm here.

Taste of Dallas

Friday-Sunday, July 8-10, 2011
Fair Park
1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Dallas
Cost: Adults $8; Kids 12 under are Free

Tas te of Dallas i s readying its biggest event ever to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The best chefs, restaurants, artists, sports teams, kids’ activities and bands in North Texas are gearing up for the biggest Taste yet in Dallas’ own Fair Park July 8-10. Kids’ Taste Town Kids’ Taste Town inside the Taste of Dallas was designed for kids and the kid inside all of us. Bounce houses, giant slides, and lots of interactive games bring this area to life amidst a sea of smiling faces. Meet & Greets with your favorite characters, balloon artists, magicians, jugglers and others provide entertainment throughout all three days. Rain or shine!

Kid Toons at Studio Movie Grill

Every Saturday & Sunday 11am
All Studio Movie Grill Locations
Cost: $2

Music videos and cartoon shorts precede an animated film, the centerpiece of the event. With its super-low ticket price, Kid Toons is a great way for the whole family to spend a weekend morning together without breaking the bank. Showing in July: BABAR AND THE ADVENTURES OF BADOU ™ SWING INTO SUMMER


Dallas Moonlight Movie Series
Main Street Garden
Sat. July 9th

Downtown Central Business District – 1902 Main St.
Full City Block – including Main, Commerce & Elm Streets Dallas, TX
Phone: (214) 744-1270
Cost: Free

Come out with your friends, family, lawn chairs, picnics and pets to enjoy a FREE showing of the Dark Knight at 8:30pm.

Basically Beethoven Festival
Sunday July 10th – 3:00PM
Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park Grand Hall, 3601 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd (Gate 6), Dallas TX 75210

Cost: Free

Introduce your children to the wonders of classical music. At 2:30 p.m., Sam Hong will perform on the piano. In May, at the age of 16, Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Texas Christian University. At 3 p.m., the feature presentation will include Gary Levinson, senior associate concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Daredjan Baya Kakouberi who will perform an all-Beethoven program featuring sonatas from Levinson/Kakouberi’s soon-to-be-released CD of the complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin by Beethoven.

The concert series continues with different themes each Sunday through July 31. Parking is free and no reservations are required.

Lone Star Park Fan Appreciation Day
Sat. July 9th

Lone Star Park presents Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, July 9th. Enter to win great prizes from Lone Star Park and their partners including cash prizes, gift cards, iPods® and more!* Just deposit your entry form on Saturday, July 9 by the 2 p.m. deadline for your opportunity to win. Enjoy live music on the Courtyard of Champions Stage by the JD Monson Band from 1 to 5 p.m. Plus, the Family Fun Park will be open from noon to 4 p.m. with pony rides, a petting zoo and bounce houses.

Thank You, Mom2Mom Dfw & Keeping Cents!


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