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$2 Photo Gift from York Photo$2 Photo Gift from York Photo Right now, York Photo is offering a great deal for new customers: Pay just $2 for a 5x7 photo easel panel. This is a unique way to display a favorite photo - the front is covered with a glossy, scratch-resistant...

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Tween Art Workshop for Spring Break Heads up: On March 13, the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth will host a Spring Break Art Workshop for kids ages 10-13. The workshop lasts from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Students will examine artists, such...

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Bonus Discount on Groupon Food DealsBonus Discount on Groupon Food Deals Today only - Feb. 26 - Groupon is offering an extra 12 percent off its food and drink deals. This discount is only available until 6 p.m. central today. Use the code TASTE12 to redeem - you can use the...

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Free Sandwich at Corner Bakery CafeFree Sandwich at Corner Bakery Cafe Visit the Corner Bakery Cafe RSVP page today and reserve a time to come in and get a free Spicy Asian Pork Sandwich. A limited number of slots are available at each location, so pick yours today to get...

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Guided Winter Hike at FW Nature CenterGuided Winter Hike at FW Nature Center This Sunday, Feb. 22, the Fort Worth Nature Center will host "A Walk in the Woods" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join staff members for a leisurely hike as they point out the sights and sounds of nature in winter....

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Tween Art Workshop for Spring Break

Category : entertainment, family, Featured

Heads up: On March 13, the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth will host a Spring Break Art Workshop for kids ages 10-13. The workshop lasts from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Students will examine artists, such as George Catlin, who went West in the 1800s to capture the great American West in paint. Students will learn about color theory and how color influences mood and story in artwork. Each student will create their own painting on canvas after a guided tour and sketching in the gallery.

The workshop is $10 per child and pre-registration is required – so fill out the form now if you’re interested.

The Sid Richardson Museum is at 309 Main St. in Fort Worth.

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Guided Winter Hike at FW Nature Center

Category : entertainment, family, Featured

 photo fwnaturecenterbirds_zpsuvgpkxgf.pngThis Sunday, Feb. 22, the Fort Worth Nature Center will host “A Walk in the Woods” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join staff members for a leisurely hike as they point out the sights and sounds of nature in winter. This is a free activity with your paid Fort Worth Nature Center admission. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for kids 3-12 and $3 for seniors. If you have a military ID, you can receive a $1 discount.

The Fort Worth Nature Center is at 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd. in Fort Worth.

Photo courtesy FW Nature Center

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Free Art Event at the Kimbell

Category : entertainment, Featured, free

Today, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m., is Studio Five 90, a special event that happens on selected Fridays at the Kimbell Art Museum. Teens and adults can participate in these open-format sessions, which mingle art-making and varied gallery activities to encourage fresh ways of looking at and responding to featured artworks and themes. This week’s theme is “Cubist Sculpture.” This is a free event! Advance registration is not required, but you can sign up an hour before the event at the museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion. Space is limited to 25 participants.

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

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Half Off Summer Camp Admission

Category : entertainment, family, Featured

 photo robots4u_zps8hkljoia.pngSpring break is almost here, and before you know it, summer will be too. Keep the kids entertained this summer with a summer camp – today on LivingSocial, you can pick up a 1-week admission to ROBOTS-4-U Summer Camp for just $149. Admission is normally $299 per child. Dates are available in June, July and August, and the camps meet at places throughout DFW. Pick from a morning or afternoon session. At the camps, kids ages 7 to 17 get to build and play with their own robots — all materials are included — and they’ll be grouped in with other kids of like skill levels.

If you buy this deal, make sure to register your voucher online and secure your dates as soon as possible. A $35 registration fee will also be due before camp starts. See all the details here.

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Special Deals at Starbucks on Friday

Category : entertainment, Featured, Valentine's Day

 photo starbucksdate_zpsz0drl74g.pngFriday, Feb. 13 from 2 p.m. to close is the World’s Largest Starbucks Date – a special Valentine’s-inspired event for people who love coffee. Stop by your local Starbucks with a friend or sweetheart during this time and get into the V-day mood. There will be special Valentine’s props so you can take pictures documenting your date, and special music playlists chosen by Starbucks employees will be playing. And – yes – there will be coffee. Enjoy a “special pairings menu” for $5 each.  Pick from:

  • a French press for two of Caffe Verona with 1 brownie
  • a tall Flat White and a chocolate croissant
  • Grande Mocha (raspberry or white chocolate) with a heart-shaped sugar cookie

Find your nearest Starbucks here.

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Valentine Kids’ Club Event at Ridgmar

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

 photo valentinescupcakes_zpsvu3c784v.jpgBring your little ones to Ridgmar Mall on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. for their latest Kids Club event. The mall will host a special Valentine’s party along with CC’s Cupcake Heaven! Sounds like treats will be available for you to sample. This is a free event! It takes place in the Macy’s Court.

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

Photo courtesy Ridgmar Mall

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Downton Abbey Event at The British Emporium Tonight

Category : entertainment, Featured, food, free

 photo downtonabbey_zpsqlkze2rd.pngLast minute heads up – if you’re a Downton Abbey fan, swing by The British Emporium tonight (Feb. 5) at 7 p.m. for their Downton Abbey event. There’ll be a discussion of Highclere Castle & historical aspects of this favorite costume drama with special guest historian & Egyptologist Rollin Phipps. Complimentary tea & refreshments will be served while you meet & mingle.

The British Emporium is at 140 N. Main St. in Grapevine.

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Valentine’s Event at Giddens Gallery

Category : drinks, entertainment, Featured, free

 photo giddensgalleryvalentine_zpsrwttolom.pngCome to the Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine this Saturday, Feb. 7 for their special “Love of Art” event. The event takes place from 6-9 p.m. Bring your Valentine and enjoy complimentary wine and chocolate while you browse the art they have on display from more than 20 local artists. Door prize drawings will also take place.

The Giddens Gallery of Fine Art is at 624 S. Main St. in Grapevine.

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Kids: Be a SEA LIFE Young Environmentalist

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

 photo sealifeenvironmentalist_zpsqn2zifkg.pngRight now, the SEA LIFE Aquarium in Grapevine is taking applications for its Young Environmentalist program. This program is designed for kids ages 6 to 10 years old. These kids are selected to help with conservation messages throughout the year and participate in fun activities at the aquarium. From lake clean-ups to spreading the word about World Oceans Day, the Young Environmentalists are not only passionate about sea creatures, but they believe they can make a positive impact on our environment.

If your child is selected as a Young Environmentalist, they will do these things:

  • Visit SEA LIFE throughout the year (usually on weekends) and participate in exclusive activities for the Young Environmentalists. They will learn about an important conservation topics and help brainstorm ways to spread the message to their friends and families.
  • The Young Environmentalist will receive a free SEA LIFE Annual Pass, PLUS one for a member of their family.
  • Receive a Young Environmentalist t-shirt to wear to activities and events.
  • Receive a SEA LIFE goody bag
  • Most importantly, the Young Environmentalist program is FUN! They will explore the aquarium and its creatures in a whole new way with guidance from a SEA LIFE Expert.

If your child is interested in applying to become a Young Environmentalist, visit this site. Applications are due by Feb. 9 at 9 p.m. Selections will be announced on Feb. 12.

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Save on V-Day Flowers, Jewelry, Dining & More

Category : Arlington, dining, entertainment, Featured, food, gifts, shopping, Valentine's Day

 photo cherylsvalentinesday_zpsep5ta9nm.pngDone your Valentine’s shopping yet? Do some planning now so you’re not one of those people at the store on Feb. 13! Here’s a few money-saving offers for Valentine’s gifts:

Flowers:
Proflowers
– pick up this deal and pay just $15 for a $30 flower purchase.
FTD – pay just $20 for $40 in flowers, or $15 for $30.

Sweets and Food:
The Popcorn Factorysend a Popcorn Card for just $5 with free shipping. (these are good for any occasion!)
Shari’s Berries – pay $15 for $30 in gourmet dipped strawberries.
Corso’s Cookies – pay $19 for $40 in cookie bouquets, or $29 for $65 worth of cookie bouquets.
The Event Studio by Kenaly Circles – this is a local deal! Pay $24 for 1 dozen sugar cookies ($40 value) at this Arlington spot.
Cheryl’s – pay just $15 for $30 in cookies.
Cookies in Bloom – another local deal! Pay $15 for $30 in cookies at this Lewisville bakery.
David’s Cookies – pay $25 for $50 in cookies. (Side note: I’ve ordered from David’s before. They are awesome!)

Jewelry:
Necklace – pay $13.99 for an “I Love You to the Moon and Back” necklace from MonogramHub. Free shipping.
Pendant – pay $49.99 for a 1/2 ct diamond pendant in sterling silver. $300 value. Free shipping.
Sapphire ring – pay $199.99 for a 7.3-ct sapphire 3-stone ring in white gold. $389 value.
Monogram jewelry – pay $29 for a personalized name necklace from MonogramHub. Free shipping.
Mystery jewelry gift – pay $9.99 for a 3-piece mystery Swarovski Elements jewelry set. Fun!

Spa Gifts:
Couples’ Massage: Pay $98 for a 1-hour romantic couples’ massage from The Massage Works in Euless.
Zen Massage: Pay $75 for a Mokara Zen Massage from Mokara Spa at the Omni in Fort Worth.
Facial: Pay $35 for a 30-minute “Go & Glow” facial with dermaplaning from Captivating Skin in Fort Worth.
Hair Package: Pay $99 for cut, color and style at Dragonfly Salon in Southlake.

Other Gifts:
1-800-BASKETS: Use this link to get 10 percent off + free shipping on V-Day items.
Walmart: Save money on a wide variety of Valentine’s Day gifts, delivered to your home.

Dining:
Swirl Bakery – pay $10 for $20 at breakfast, lunch or dinner at this Flower Mound spot.
Edelweiss – pay $30 for $50 in German food. (Not valid on Valentine’s Day, but a great deal for the day before or after)
Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse – pay $65 for dinner for two. Not valid on Feb. 15.
Back Forty Smokehouse – pay $12 for $20 in barbecue at this NRH joint.

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