Still looking for a way to keep the kids active this summer? If your little ones (and maybe you yourself) have been missing football season, we've got good news! Trinity Christian Academy is giving away a free, one-week pass to a Little Trojan Football Camp. Camp starts next Monday, June 21, and there are separate sessions for grade-school tykes (grades 3-5) and older folks (grades 6-8). Campers will learn fundamental football skills from Trojan coaches and participate in competitions every day.
To enter, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
detailing why your child deserves to attend. Be sure to include a phone number and your child's age bracket! Remember, camp starts Monday so get those letters in fast!
Want to get out of the house and into nature? Bring the kids out to Peter Rabbit's Flower Village
at the Arboretum between 9am and 5pm, where you will all explore a themed village featuring the characters Peter Rabbit, Mrs. Tiggy Winkle, Mrs. Tittlemouse and Jemima Puddleduck. Cost is $10 for adults; $7 for children ages 3-12; kids 3 and younger free.
In need of a breath of fresh air? Bring the whole family out to Sundance Square for Stars Under the Stars. Tonight's movie is the widely acclaimed The Blind Side (PG 13), a film that might just have everyone pulling for the tissues. Film starts at dusk; free.
Come on out to Quakertown Park at 8pm for a throw-back to the good ol' campfire days of your youth at Movies in the Park
. Before the 9pm showing of Astro Boy
(rated PG), everyone will enjoy huddling around the campfire to roast marshmallows. Bring blankets and chairs. Free.
Craving some good book discussion? Well girls, round up your daughters, sisters, grandmothers—they'll all fit in at It's a Girl Thing! at 6pm at Denton's South Branch Library. Tonight we'll be discussing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, and you won't want to miss it. Refreshments will be provided to cure your inevitable sweet tooth. Ages 10-14; call ahead to register.
Travel all the way to the Outback without leaving the city! Kids ages 6 and older will get a kick out of learning about kangaroos with Kangaroo Kate—they'll even meet a tiny joey wallaby! Head to Josey Ranch Lake Library at 2pm for the free fun.
Be a 19th century Texan for a day at Wagons West! You'll get to wash clothes with a washboard, grind corn by hand and weave on a loom. Bring all your friends (grades K-6) out to Log Cabin Village at 9am for the old-fashioned fun! $15.
Take me out to the ballgame—especially one that's incredibly family-friendly! Cheer on the Frisco RoughRiders
as they take on the Midland RockHounds tonight at 7pm in Frisco's Dr Pepper Ballpark. Tickets start at $7.
Mini inventors should be sure not to miss Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius
1-am-5pm daily (through Sep 6) at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This impressive exhibit highlight da Vinci's famous machines, inventions, artwork and designs. $14 adult; $10 child/senior; museum member free.
Enjoy stories, music and movement for new parents with babies younger than 18 months during Mother Goose Time
11:15am today at the Flower Mound Public Library. Free.
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