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Free Coffee at RaceTracFree Coffee at RaceTrac During the month of May, you can bring this coupon in to any RaceTrac and receive a free small cup of coffee. There is a limit of one coupon per customer. Make sure to bring it in by May 31! Find your...

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Up to 20% Off a Great Wolf Lodge StayUp to 20% Off a Great Wolf Lodge Stay If you've been planning on some Great Wolf Lodge action this summer, here's your chance to do it at a discount! Right now, Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine is offering up to 20 percent off select rooms when...

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Kids Bowl Free - Sign Up NowKids Bowl Free - Sign Up Now It's almost summer, which means it's time again to participate in the Kids Bowl Free program! Simply visit their website and select a bowling center near you, then register your children. They'll receive...

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35% Off Old Navy Online35% Off Old Navy Online Time to stock up! Today only, May 13, you can get 35 percent off your entire Old Navy online order when you use the code HUMPDAY. This is a one-day special, so you'll want to start picking out your items...

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Welcome Home Troops Block Party at West 7thWelcome Home Troops Block Party at West 7th This Saturday, May 16, the West 7th district is hosting a Welcome Home Troops Block Party from 6-10 p.m. on Crockett Street. All branches and all levels of service (active, retired, veteran and reserve)...

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Kimbell Kids Event This Saturday

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 photo kimbellkids2_zps2d204b35.jpgThis Saturday, March 21 is Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio, a free program at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. The program runs from 1 to 1:45 p.m. It introduces kids 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 “Sculpture Explorers.”

The program is free of charge, but space is limited to 20 kids and their accompanying adults. You can sign up in the museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program starts.

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

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Free Event: Cowtown Goes Green

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Come to the Fort Worth Stockyards on Saturday, March 14 for Cowtown Goes Green, their annual family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The festivities will happen from noon to 5 p.m. Planned events include free activities for kids, including armadillo races, a petting zoo, face painting, games and contests with 92.1 Hank FM, live music and gunfights. Following the 4 p.m. cattle drive, a special Western-Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade will happen on Exchange Avenue. Local businesses, horseback riding clubs and other groups will participate. This is a free event!

Find directions to the Stockyards here.

 

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Dr. Seuss-Themed Kids Club at Ridgmar Mall

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On Thursday, March 12, Ridgmar Mall will host its monthly Kids Club event from 11 a.m. to noon in Macy’s Center Court. This month’s theme is Dr. Seuss! The day will be filled with Dr. Seuss’ classic tales, and Seussville games, crafts, activities, and more. This is a free event!

Ridgmar Mall is at 1888 Green Oaks Rd. in Fort Worth.

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Recap: Free & Cheap Around FW This Weekend

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 photo kimbellkids2_zps2d204b35.jpgHere’s a recap of the free and cheap things to do in and around Fort Worth this weekend. Stay tuned, I’ve got a list of Spring Break events coming too!

Ongoing
B1G1 Admissions to SEA LIFE Aquarium
Spring Break activity and food discounts

Friday, March 6
Thriller Film at The Modern

Saturday, March 7
First Saturday at BRIT
North Texas Teen Book Festival
Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio
Townes Van Zandt Tribute Screening
Coffee Chat with Mayor Price
Spring Break Kickoff Event in Dallas
Empty Modern Instameet at The Modern
Funky Finds Spring Fling
Family Pet Event at Bass Pro Shops

Sunday, March 8
Funky Finds Spring Fling
HomeTOWNES Celebration at Arts Fifth Avenue
Family Pet Event at Bass Pro Shops

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Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio This Weekend

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 photo kimbellkids2_zps2d204b35.jpgThis Saturday, Dec. 20 is the latest installment of the Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio, a fun, free event for kids ages 12 and under. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. The workshop happens from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Space is limited to 20 students. To sign up, come to the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion beginning one hour before the program.

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

Photo courtesy Kimbell Art Museum

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Walk of Gratitude in Downtown FW

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 photo walkofgratitude_zpsf55321a1.pngThis Saturday, Dec. 13, military charity Snowball Express will hold a Walk of Gratitude in downtown Fort Worth around 9:30 a.m. This event is a way for local residents to show their appreciation for the families of military personnel who have died during their service. Feel free to bring flags, patriotic signs and any other items you feel might help create a festive atmosphere! The parade will run down Main St. between 9th and 4th streets. See a map here. Organizers are asking attendees to arrive around 9 a.m.

Snowball Express flies in children of fallen soldiers (and their surviving caretakers) to Dallas every year for a fun weekend. Airfare is paid for. If you are a surviving spouse with surviving children, you can apply to attend around September. See an FAQ here.

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Birds’ Christmas Tree at Botanic Garden

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 photo botanicgardenbirdstree.jpgCome to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to noon for Birds’ Christmas Tree, an annual holiday tradition. Guests are invited to make biodegradable bird “tweets” ahead of time and bring them to hang on a Christmas tree for the garden’s birds. You can find a list of treat recipes here. The event will take place in the Grove area. Park in the area behind the Montgomery Street Antique Mall along the I-30 access road, which is close to the Grove.

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Recap: What to do in FW This Weekend

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Ready for the weekend? Here’s a roundup of the fun events we’ve posted about this week:

Friday, Nov. 21
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Starlight Symphony at West 7th

Saturday, Nov. 22
Tree Lighting at Sundance Square
Holiday Fun at Barnes & Noble
Historic St. Nick Photos at Log Cabin Village
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Southlake Home for the Holidays

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Sundance Square

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 photo sundancesquarelighting_zps29f2b66f.jpgKick off the holidays this Saturday, Nov. 22 in Sundance Square with their annual Christmas Tree Lighting.  This is a free event! The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with strolling entertainment and live music in the square, followed by the lighting at 6 p.m. Santa will be on hand for photos from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Get more info on Santa photos here.

You can find directions and parking info for Sundance Square here.

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Artisan First Saturday at BRIT

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 photo britartisanmarket_zps08a1a942.pngOn Saturday, Nov. 1, the Botanical Research Institute of Texas will host its monthly First Saturday program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The theme for this month’s event is “Festive by Nature.” BRIT will host a number of talented local and international artisans selling a variety of hand-crafted items including jewelry, wood housewares, hand embroidered textiles from Honduras and Mexico, photographic art, ceramics, hand dyed accessories, all natural bath products and lovely hand-made children’s items.  In addition, they will have a number of local, artisanal food producers with festive, gift-worthy food items on hand. This is a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping! See a full list of vendors here.

There will also be plenty of other family-friendly activities at First Saturday, including Bella’s Story Time for preschoolers, plant preservation experts on hand to answer questions, and “Plant Walks and Talks” staffed by BRIT botanical experts. Visitors may also explore BRIT’s pocket prairie, geology wall, braided gardens, and wetland area.

BRIT is at 1700 University Dr. in Fort Worth.

 

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