Weekend Events Roundup ~ 8/5 – 8/7

For a complete look at Weekend Events, check out Familyeguide!
Valerie has us covered!
Home Depot – Saturday, August 6th, 9:00am – 12:00pm come make your very own pencil box and receive a personal apron and achievement pen.
Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, August 6th, 11:00am – 3:00pm come and create a Space Craft with super colorful scenes from space with amazing scratch through rainbow paper.
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.

Guitar Center – Free Recording Workshops
Every Saturday at all Guitar Center Locations 10:00am – 11:00am
Cost: Free

Even if you don’t know an insert from an input, modern technology makes it easy to produce great-sounding recordings at home. Guitar Center’s free Recording Made Easy workshops will show you how.
Come in and learn how to record your first song using Mac® and GarageBand® at a Guitar Center location near you. You’ll learn everything from basic tracking to creating a finished song. There are four basic workshops. Each week, a different one. Miss one? Want a refresher? No problem. Come on back and catch it again.

Star Party – Noble Planetarium Ft. Worth
Saturday, August 6th, dusk – 1:00am
Parking lot at corner of Montgomery and Harley Streets at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Cost: Free

View the asteroid Vesta with representatives from the museum’s Noble Planetarium and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society. The experts will be on-hand to answer questions and assist in seeing this unique asteroid, along with the moon, Saturn and other special objects through large telescopes in the night sky.
Prime asteroid viewing will be from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., but Vesta will be visible throughout the night.
Thanks! Mom2Mom DFW

Back to School Bash and Concert at Castle Hills
Friday, August 5, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Castle Hills Village Shops Plaza
2560 King Arthur Blvd., Castle Hills, Lewisville
Cost: Free

Enjoy fun relay games and water activities while you listen to the groovy tunes of Cover Down at the Plaza. Be sure to stop by Crepe & Cream for half price crepes, $1 one scoop ice cream, and large popcorn for &2.50. Don’t miss out! Summer Music Series in

Summer Music Series in Coppell
Friday, August 05, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Coppell Town Center Plaza
255 Parkway Blvd, Coppell
Cost: Free

All concerts from 8pm – 10pm
This Week: Colt and the Old 45s (oldies)
8 /12: Me and My Monkey (Beatles cover band)
8/19: Time Machine (mostly 80s)
8/26: The Royal Rhythmaires (horn-driven R&B)

Harvest and Grape Stomp in Grapevine

Saturday, August 06, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Delaney Vineyards 2000 Champagne Blvd., Grapevine, TX
Cost: See description
August 6, 13 & 20, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Free harvest and stomp. $1 per wine taste. Delaney Vineyards is celebrating its 20th Annual Harvest every weekend in August. The event encourages families to come and learn about grape harvesting and how wine is made. Plus the community has the opportunity to get “feet-on” experience stomping grapes and enjoying a day of family fun – for free.

Forever the Sickest Kids LIVE at Grapevine Mills
Wednesday, August 10, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Grapevine Mills Mall – near the food court
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine
Cost: Free

American pop-rock band, Forever the Sickest Kids, will headline the Grapevine Mills leg of Simon dTOUR Live!, a summer mall tour presented by Coca-Cola, which features up and coming musical artists, great prizes and free giveaways! During the afternoon and into the evening, guests will enjoy live music and have the chance to meet members of Forever the Sickest Kids and receive autographs after the show.

The fivesome from Dallas, who have toured with bands such as All Time Low, Good Charlotte, Boys Like
Girls, Third Eye Blind and more, released their latest album in March 2011. This self-titled album, Forever
the Sickest Kids, features 11 songs of the band’s signature pop-rock style, spanning a broad range of tones from upbeat dance numbers to ballads.
For more info, call Guest Services at (972) 724-4900, visit http://www.grapevinemills.com/

Dollar Days at Dallas Arboretum
August 1-31, 2011, 9am – 5pm Daily
Dallas Arboretum 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
(214) 515-6500 or www.dallasarboretum.org/
Cost: $1

Celebrate the final days of s ummer at the Dallas Arboretum where everyone pays $1 admission everyday through the month of August. Guests will want to stop by the Hoffman Family Gift Store where other great $1 items are to be found. The Lula Mae Slaughter Dining Terrace will also feature $1 iced tea and sodas. Fun things to do while in the Garden:
•Walk through the misters of Palmer Fern Dell
• Roll down the Martin Rutchik Concert Lawn behind the Camp House
• Travel back in time in Texas Pioneer Adventure
• Discover the hidden animal sculptures of Lay Ornamental Garden
• Find the fish in the Koi Pond

Kid Toons at Studio Movie Grill
Every Saturday & Sunday 11am
Studio Movie Grill, 1600 S. Stemmons, LV
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.
August: Charlotte’s Web

Free LISD Back 2 School Fair
Saturday, August 6, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Lewisville Learning Center
1601 S. Edmonds Lane, Lewisville

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 (kids & adults)
*Dental information *Health insurance information *Plan for life after high school
*Colleges/University/Trade School Fair *Financial aid information *Free Entertainment *Free Food

Children in grades pre-k thru 12th must pre-register at : 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 www.mainstreetmedicalcare.com/
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 At h lete Appreciat ion 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 info about Main Street Medical Care, go to http://www.mainstreetmedicalcare.com/ or call (972) 221-3500

Used Book Sale at Flower Mound Library
Friday – Sunday, Ausust 5-7
Flower Mound Library
3030 Broadmoor Lane, Flower Mound
(972) 874-6200 or http://www.fmlibrary.net
Cost: Free to attend

Join the Friends of the Flower Mound Library as they host their spring book sale. Books of all types are available: children’s, parenting, novels, educational, and much, much more.
8/5 5p – 7p (Members-only preview)
8/6 11a – 5p
8/7 1p – 5p

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.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Grapevine
August 5-7, 2011
Grapevine Convention Center
1209 South Main Street, Grapevine TX
Cost: $3 Fri; FREE Sat/Sun

Just Between Friends is the nation’s leading children’s and maternity consignment sale event. We have found a way for you to clean out your children’s closets, find designer clothes at bargain basement prices, and have some fun at the same time. Come join us for great savings and lots of fun, shopping in the Grapevine Convention Center for all that your children need to be ready for warm weather. There is no need to shop overpriced malls and department stores. There is no need to run from one garage sale to another. We provide it all under one roof. You will find “gently used” children’s clothing, maternity clothing, toys, books, baby equipment, furniture for kids and so much more! It is definitely a sale you don’t want to miss.
Fri, Aug 5, 8:30am – 6:30pm ($3 Admission)
Sat, Aug 6, 8:30am – 7:30pm
Sun, Aug 7, 12pm – 6pm (1/2 price sale)

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