Weekend Events Roundup ~ 7/29 – 7/31

For a complete look at Weekend Events, check out Familyeguide!
Valerie has us covered!
AC Moore – Buy a t-shirt and Fabri-Mark it free this Saturday, July 30th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, July 30th, 11:00am – 3:00pm come and create an Under the Sea Collage using collage materials featuring kelp, sea stars, sparkling fish and more.
Michaels: Passport to Fun Crafts Saturday, July 30th, 11:00am – 2:00pm.  Brazil: Mask & Snake Event. Learn about the land of he Amazon. Create a festive mask & snake.
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.

Sam’s Club Healthy Living Event – Plano
Saturday, July 30, 2011 – 12pm to 4pm
1200 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
Cost: Free

Sam’s Club of Plano will host a pampering health and wellness event featuring personal trainers, nutritionists and free samples. Members can learn more about nutrition and fitness training from certified local practitioners. Personal trainers offer counsel on creating a home workout plan while members indulge in complimentary product samples, including water, healthy snacks, vitamins and refreshing wellness lotions and bodywash.Sam’s Club benefits members with year-round health and wellness offerings, including free monthly health screenings and prescription check-ups.  Plano’s Health and Wellness experience offers one more way for members to engage preventative health care measures and feel good every day. For more information on Healthy Living, including times and locations of forthcoming free health screenings at participating Sam’s Club locations, visit SamsClub.com/healthyliving

Bureau of Engraving & Printing Employee Craft Demonstrations
Friday, July 29th 8:30am – 4:00pm
9000 Blue Mound Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76131
Visit website
Cost: Free

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s (BEP) Western Currency Facility produces over half of the nation’s paper currency in Fort Worth, Texas. A BEP employee will be at each of five “living” exhibits being showcased: a turn-of-the-century spider press, a mutilated currency desk, an engraver’s bench, and a photoengraver and platemaker staffed tables. Visitors will be able to directly interact with the experts about their respective crafts.

Rio DVD Release Event at Grapevine Mills
Saturday, July 30, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Grapevine Mills Mall – Near Entry 2
3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine
(972) 724-4900 or
Cost: Free

Kids are invited to the FREE Celebrate Friendship with Rio even t , of fer i ng k ids an afternoon of fun interactive activities, games, video stations and more, in anticipation of Rio: The Movie’s national DVD release on Tuesday, August 2. Kids will have the opportunity to color and create a mask of their favorite Rio character. They’ll also make their own friendship bracelets and write friendship letters, as festive Samba music plays. Plus, a viewing station will play the Rio: The Movie trailer for families to watch and experience the Rio characters.

Float and Fly in Lake Dallas
Saturday, July 30, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Willow Grove Park on Lake Lewisville
800 E Hundley Dr., Lake Dallas, TX 75065
Cost: Free

The Falcons’ Flying Club, a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, presents a free public event. Pilots flying radio-controlled airplanes will buzz the waters off Lake Dallas’ Willow Grove Park with an all day event spotlighting the talent of local flyers. 9 AM to Mid-afternoon For additional information: Mr. Gerald Sanders, The Falcons’ Flying Club, (972) 247-7611

Lionel Train Collectors Club of America at DFW Hyatt
Saturday, July 30, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Hyatt Regency DFW
2334 North Intl Pkwy, DFW Airport,
Cost: Free

The LCCA train show is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2011. Admission is FREE! Bring the entire family and your friends and introduce them to the magic of Lionel trains. Bring the kidswell have fun activities for them. Well also have Lionels impressive operating train layout on display throughout the week. Bring your airport toll road ticket to the front desk of the Hyatt Regency Hotel to get validated. This will allow you free access to the hotel. If you are not a member of LCCA today, come on down to the Hyatt Regency Hotel and join. Come meet with fellow members and learn about the benefits of belonging to the Lionel Collectors Club of America, the best toy train club on the planet!
Visit http://www.lionelcollectors.org/convention for more info.

R.E.A.D. to a Furry Friend
Sunday, July 31, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) p r o g r a m i m p r o v e s children’s reading and communication skills by employing a power ful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler as a team, going to schools, libraries, and many other settings as reading companions for children.
For info about participating, call 817-410-3405 or email children@grapevinetexas.gov.


Showtime Saturdays – Magician Mike Squires
Saturday, July 30th 11:30am
Galleria Dallas – 13350 Dallas Parkway
Located on Level 3 near Nordstroms

Join in the family-fun entertainment adjacent to Galleria’s award-winning Play Place. Our friends Dick Monday and Tiffany Riley of Slappy’s Puppet Playhouse present programming for children – or those who just want to have fun! This week you will enjoy the Magic of Magician Mike Squires.

School Clothes Swap Meet in Carrollton

Saturday, August 06, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Carrollton Public Library at Hebron & Josey
4220 N. Josey Ln., Carrollton, Texas
Cost: Free

Clean out your kid’s school clothes and bring them in to swap them for bigger clothes. Please contact cathysphr@verizon.net for details about volunteering.

Free LISD Back 2 School Fair
Saturday, August 06, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Lewisville Learning Center
1601 S. Edmonds Lane, Lewisville, TX 75067

The LISD Back 2 School Fair is a coalition of churches, social services , school and civic agencies collaborating with “for profit community” to give those less fortunate an opportunity to start the school year off right! It’s a way to welcome students and families to a new school year, share information about the school system programs, provide access to community resources and have fun at the same time.

What you can expect at the fair:
*Free backpacks & school supplies
*School resource information
*Community resource information
*Free ID/Fingerprint Cards
*Free haircuts for school age children
*Free medical screenings (children & adults)
*Dental information
*Health insurance information
*Plan for life after high school
*Col leges /Univer s i ty/ Trade

School Fair
*Financial aid information
*Free Entertainment
*Free Food

Children grades pre-k thru 12th m u s t p r e – r e g i s t e r @ http://www.lisdback2school.org or call 972-998-9798.

Free School Physicals in Lewisville
Saturday, August 06, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Main Street Medical Care
571 West Main Street, Suite 120, Lewisville, TX
972-221-3500 or
Cost: Free

A local medical office is offering free school physicals to the public on Saturday August 6th at their Lewisville office from 8 am to 3 pm. This ‘Student Athlete Appreciation Day’ was developed as a means to promote health screening and awareness for children and teens in the Lewisville and Carrollton communities in these tough economic times. The school physical examination includes testing for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a congenital heart condition, plus screening for scoliosis, eating disorders, lymphoma and host of other common, serious conditions.

Dr. Zahaluk will be conducting free school physicals at his Main Street Medical Care Family Practice and Urgent Care office in Lewisville, across from the Medical Center of Lewisville. These sports physicals are open to students of any age regardless of their school district.

For more information about Main Street Medical Care, go to http://www.MainStreetMedicalCare.com or call (972) 221-3500 or send written correspondence to 571 West Main Street, Suite 120, Lewisville, TX 75057.

Art Spark at Kimball Art Museum
Saturday, July 30th  1:00pm – 4:00pm
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Info: 817-332-8451, http://www.kimbellart.org

Cost: FREE!

Get artistic with the family! Activities will include art-making activities, children’s films and live performances by Texas Winds. Admission to “Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment, 1910–1912” is free during the festival. : Advance reservations are not required. Admission to the permanent collection is always free.

Thank You!  Mom2Mom DFW

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s