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SpringFest & Car Show in Haltom CitySpringFest & Car Show in Haltom City On Saturday, March 28, Haltom City will host its Car Show & SpringFest, a free event with plenty of family-friendly fun. The event will take place at Haltom High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities...

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Spring Gallery Night in Fort WorthSpring Gallery Night in Fort Worth This Saturday, March 28, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association will host Spring Gallery Night, a semi-annual tradition that celebrates the city's various art galleries. From about noon to 9 p.m., you...

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Free Turkey Taco at Del TacoFree Turkey Taco at Del Taco Print a coupon to receive a free Turkey Taco at Del Taco with any purchase. Pair it with a drink and you've got a cheap lunch! The offer is good through April 2. Find your local Del Taco here.

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iMake Festival at Science MuseumiMake Festival at Science Museum This weekend, March 28-29, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host iMake Maker Fest, a celebration of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Regular Museum admission gets you entry into...

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Ren Faire Preview Day at Ridgmar MallRen Faire Preview Day at Ridgmar Mall On Thursday, March 26, Ridgmar Mall will host a Scarborough Renaissance Festival Preview from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Get a sneak peek at the fun ren faire, which kicks off in early April in Waxahachie. It promises...

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SpringFest & Car Show in Haltom City

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On Saturday, March 28, Haltom City will host its Car Show & SpringFest, a free event with plenty of family-friendly fun. The event will take place at Haltom High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities and attractions include:

Bike safety rodeo
Bounce Houses
Over 100 cars, motorcycles and trucks on display
Petting Zoo
“Egg-stravaganza” Easter event
Appearance by the Easter Bunny

Haltom High School is at 5501 Haltom Road.

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Spring Gallery Night in Fort Worth

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This Saturday, March 28, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association will host Spring Gallery Night, a semi-annual tradition that celebrates the city’s various art galleries. From about noon to 9 p.m., you can stroll through many participating galleries (most are free - the only exception is The Modern) and enjoy other activities, too. See a complete schedule of events here. There are many participating venues, but a few highlights include:

Art Galleries at TCU – hosted reception from 6-8 p.m. (this usually means free food and/or wine)

SiNaCa Studios – live glassblowing demonstrations throughout the day

Art in the City (Haltom City) – performance by The Jazz Monsters from 3-5 p.m. Free refreshments, too.

Brand 10 – attend a “closing party” from 5-9 p.m. to commemorate the shuttering of the gallery

Fort Works Art – Music event, along with wine and food trucks, from 7-9 p.m. (205 S. Calhoun St., Fort Worth)

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iMake Festival at Science Museum

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This weekend, March 28-29, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host iMake Maker Fest, a celebration of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Regular Museum admission gets you entry into all the great activities. Here are some of the experiences planned:

Local Makers: Check out the inventive, creative and resourceful Makers in the Inventor Studio.

Spin Art: Create artistic patterns with simple circuits.

Cardboard Constructions: Design and craft your very own cardboard creation.

Bling it!: Design wearable art.

Just for Educators: Stop by our Teacher’s Lounge on Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm.

3D Printers: Hot-glue guns on steroids.

Electronics Dissection: You never know what you will find inside broken electronics.

Kinetic Light Sculptures: Explore light, shadow, and motion using simple materials and light sources.

Chain Reactions: Construct a Rube Goldberg inspired contraption from everyday materials and found objects with other museum guests.

Operation Catapult: Build a catapult at home or at the museum and join us in the Atrium Saturday at 1:30 for a group launch.

Stellar Creations: Come make your own constellations with Noble Planetarium staff

Museum admission is $15 for adults, $11 for kids 2-12 and $13 for seniors 65 and up. Kids under 2 are free.

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is at 1600 Gendy St.

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Ren Faire Preview Day at Ridgmar Mall

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On Thursday, March 26, Ridgmar Mall will host a Scarborough Renaissance Festival Preview from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Get a sneak peek at the fun ren faire, which kicks off in early April in Waxahachie. It promises to be an evening full of fun with Knighting Ceremonies, Court/Country Dances, Impromptu Musical Performances, and Scarborough Performer Meet ‘n Greet/Photo Ops.  There will also be ticket giveaways for the Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2015. This is a free event!

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

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Fireworks Show at Camp Carter

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On Saturday, March 21, YMCA Camp Carter in Fort Worth will host a night of fireworks beginning at 8 p.m. The fireworks will be engineered by local students in a firework technician training course. The gates will open at approximately 6 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $10 per car, and it goes towards Camp Carter’s Annual Campaign to provide camp scholarships to families in need. Concession vendors, including Kona Ice, will be on hand.

Camp Carter is at 6200 Sand Springs Rd. in Fort Worth.

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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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Easter Egg Hunt at Country Critters Farm

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Come to Country Critters Farm in Alvarado this Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. It’s a couple of weeks early, but that just means double the festivities for you! There will be lots of eggs to find, filled with candy, toys and prizes. You may even find an egg that will win you a free party at the farm! Admission is $8 per person and includes a pony ride, petting zoo, mule train ride, wooden maze, playground and bounce house. Kids 2 and under are free!

Country Critters Farm is at 3709 Country Rd. 617 in Alvarado.

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Summer Activity Fair in NRH

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 photo nrhcentresummeractivities_zpsgmx73wmo.jpgOn Saturday, March 21, come to North Richland Hills Centre for a Summer Activities Fair. From 9 a.m. to noon, a variety of companies and vendors will be on hand to showcase kids’ summer activities in the DFW area. There will be representatives from day camps, libraries, and other local attractions. This is a FREE event!

North Richland Hills Centre is at 600 Hawk Ave. in North Richland Hills.

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Rosie the Riveter Program at C.R. Smith Museum

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 photo rosieriveterprogram_zpsm9zman2l.jpgOn Saturday, March 14, the C.R. Smith Museum will host a special event, “Women of the Greatest Generation,” beginning at 11:30 a.m. Rosie the Riveter will be on site for three presentations on women’s roles during World War II. Family-oriented programs will happen at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and a special children’s program will happen at 1 p.m. The event is free with admission to the C.R. Smith Museum, which is cheap – $7 for adults, $4 for seniors 65 and up, $4 for active duty military $4 for students with ID and $4 for children ages 2 to 17. Museum members and kids under 2 get in free.

The C.R. Smith Museum is at 4601 Texas HWY 360 at FAA Rd in Fort Worth. (Near DFW Airport)

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Special Musical Event at Log Cabin Village

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On Saturday, March 14, Log Cabin Village will host “Music in the Air,” a special family event focusing on homemade musical instruments. Come join their band of merrymakers as they create an orchestra from found materials, with instructions on how to make your own at home! They’ll also feature photos and recordings of historic instruments, as well as live music from Buttermilk Junction Old Time String Band.

Cost of the event is regular Village admission, which is $4.50 for kids 4-17 and seniors 60+; adults are $5 and kids 3 and under are free. There is an additional $3 fee if you want to make an instrument to take home.

Log Cabin Village is at 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. in Fort Worth.

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