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Free Breakfast Taco at Taco CabanaFree Breakfast Taco at Taco Cabana Celebrating Cinco de Mayo is great, but the headaches that come the next day aren't! You can make things better, though, by stopping by your local Taco Cabana on Friday, May 6 for their Seis de Mayo celebration....

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Free: Extra 30% Off J.Crew or J.Crew FactoryFree: Extra 30% Off J.Crew or J.Crew Factory Ready to shop? Gilt City is currently offering its users an extra 30% off their purchase at J.Crew or J.Crew Factory Stores. If you spend $135 or more, you can take an extra 35% off. This is a free coupon!...

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$25 Restaurant Certificates for $6$25 Restaurant Certificates for $6 Today only, you can visit Restaurant.com and get $25 dining certificates for just $6 with promo code MORE. This promo is only valid on Wednesday, May 4. Lots of DFW-area restaurants participate in...

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Deals on Gifts for Teachers, Moms, and MoreDeals on Gifts for Teachers, Moms, and More There are lots of great shopping deals right now on items that would make perfect gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week, Mother's Day, and more. Check 'em out here: Up to 50% off personalized teacher...

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Teachers Get a BOGO at ChipotleTeachers Get a BOGO at Chipotle On Tuesday, May 3, educators can take advantage of a special offer at Chipotle: One free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos with purchase of another. This offer is good from 3 p.m. to close. No need...

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First Saturday Event at BRIT

Category : family, Featured, free

Saturday, April 2 is the next First Saturday event at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Come to BRIT from 9 a.m. to noon exhibits, plant ID, Bella’s Story Time (10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.), free public ambassador-led tours beginning at 10:30 a.m., and self-guided tours of BRIT’s LEED Platinum building. While you’re there, make time to explore the center’s pocket prairie, geology wall, braided gardens, and wetland area. This is a free event!

This is also the last weekend for Butterflies in the Garden at the nearby Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Butterflies in the Garden takes place inside a 70-degree Rainforest Conservatory filled with more than 700 species of plants and LOTS of butterflies! Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for kids 3-12 and $8 for seniors.

Image courtesy BRIT

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Open Streets + Earth Party on FW’s Southside

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On Sunday, April 3, come to Fort Worth’s Southside for Open Streets, a car-free street fair filled with activities for everyone. The fair will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Magnolia Avenue between Eighth Avenue and Hemphill Street. Some parts of the route will be full of activities and vendors, while some will be more relaxed, allowing the gentle enjoyment of a neighborhood not dominated by cars. There is no charge to attend!

Enjoy food vendors, live music, water stations, a children’s area, fitness classes and more. Dogs are welcome. Choose to spend your time in the Roll Zone — an entire lane dedicated to rolling fun on bikes, boards, skates and scooters — or the Stroll Zone — more than 100 community partners providing free, family-friendly activities. Parking is available at 1201 Alston Ave.

While you’re enjoying Open Streets, make sure to head over to Magnolia Green Park for the Fort Worth Earth Party, a family event that celebrates everything green and sustainable in Fort Worth. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. The Earth Party includes educational booths, children’s activities, a tree giveaway and prizes, including four Fort Worth staycation packages. This is also a free event.

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“Sensory Saturdays” at Carter Museum

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The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has a unique program, “Sensory Saturdays,” and the next one will be held on Saturday, April 9 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This program is especially designed for families with kids ages 5-12 who are on the autism spectrum. Families will have time to explore artworks in the galleries and get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience. Siblings welcome, too. This is a free event!

Reservations are required for this activity, and registration opens today, April 1. To save your spot, email visitors@cartermuseum.org or call 817-989-5030.

The Carter Museum is at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.

Image courtesy Carter Museum

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Ready, Set, Bloom! At the Kimbell

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On Saturday, April 2 from 1-4 p.m., the Kimbell Art Museum will host “Ready, Set, Bloom!”, a free family festival with lots of fun activities. The event features creative art-making activities, gallery story times, family films, and a special musical performance of “Leopoldo the Frog” by the Hall Ensemble.

The Kimbell is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.

Image courtesy Kimbell Art Museum 

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Tree Lighting in Sundance Square

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 photo sundancesquarelighting_zps29f2b66f.jpgThis Sunday, Nov. 22, Sundance Square in Fort Worth will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 7:30 p.m. This is a free event! Come see the square’s 59-foot live tree, decked out in lights and decorations. Participants can also participate in a holiday sing-a-long and enjoy hot chocolate before seeing the arrival of Santa Claus.

The event will happen on the plaza. See parking info for Sundance Square here.

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Kimball Kids Drop-In Studio This Saturday

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This Saturday, Nov. 21, will be another session of Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio, a fun, free activity for kids 12 and under, at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. The program introduces kids and their adult companions to various works of art. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio art project. The event starts at 1 p.m.; however, space is limited to 20 kids and their adult companions. Sign up at the entrance to the Renzo Piano Pavilion 1 hour before the program starts.

The theme for this week is “Salty Seascapes.”

The Kimbell is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.

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Free Fall Fun: Calloway’s Family Day

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The weather has cooled off a bit, which makes it the perfect weekend for the upcoming Family Day at Calloway’s Nursery. Come to any of their DFW-area locations on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy lots of family-friendly activities, including pumpkin decorating, seasonal crafts, science demos, family photos and more! This is a free event. Find a detailed schedule of Mad Science demonstrations here.

In Fort Worth, you can find Calloway’s at 2651 S. Hulen St. See all locations here. 

Photo courtesy Calloway’s

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Kids’ Event at Kimbell Art Museum This Weekend

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This Saturday, Sept. 5, the Kimbell Art Museum will once again host Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio from 1 to 1:45 p.m. This free program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together.  Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. This week’s theme is “Ancient Animal Mosaics.”

While the event is free, space is limited. You may sign up for the event in the museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before it begins.

The Kimbell is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.

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Free & Fun: Open House at Young Chefs Academy

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Come to the Young Chefs Academy of Fort Worth this Saturday, Aug. 29 for their Food Network Open House event. The event, which is free, will take place from 3-5 p.m. Planned activities include fun and healthy snacks, interactive cooking activities, chef demonstrations, sponsor samples, and more. No RSVP is required.

Young Chefs Academy is at 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.

Photo courtesy Food Network 

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Free Kids’ Movies at the Modern

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On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Wednesday, Aug. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 13, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will present Best of the Fest: Kid Flix Mix, a showing of selected films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival. This is your chance to see some limited-release films that you may never otherwise get the chance to watch! This is a FREE event, but seating is limited to the first 250 guests.

The schedule of events is as follows:

August 11:
10:30 a.m. – Kid Flix Mix, 30 minutes long, for ages 3-7
1 p.m. – Best of the Fest: Party Mix, 70 minutes long, for ages 8-12

August 12:
10:30 a.m. – Kid Flix Mix Part 2, 30 minutes long,  for ages 3-7
1 p.m. – ¡VIVA NYICFF! – 72 minutes long, for ages 8-12. Chosen from over five years of New York International Children’s Film Festival short film programs, ¡VIVA NYICFF! presents a diverse selection of award winners and audience favorites. All films in this program are from or feature stories about Spain and Latin America.

August 13:
1 p.m. – A Cat in Paris (Une Vie de Chat) – 70 minutes long, rated PG. The Academy Award-nominated A Cat in Paris from directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol is a beautifully hand-drawn caper set in the shadow-drenched alleyways of Paris. Rife with film references (from Reservoir Dogs to Goodfellas to The Night of the Hunter), A Cat in Paris is a warm and richly humorous love letter to classic noir and American gangster films, with a jazz soundtrack featuring Billie Holiday.

When you’re done watching the films, you can tour the Modern’s galleries for free.

The Modern is at 3200 Darnell St. in Fort Worth.

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