Monday, Jan. 26 is Australia Day. Celebrate by going to Outback Steakhouse. You can print a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert, to be used on Jan. 26 only. The coupon isn’t valid for takeout or with other discounts.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Saturday, Jan. 24, Barnes & Noble stores in DFW will hold a special story time focused around the book I Love You Night and Day by Smriti Prasadam-Halls. The story time will take place at 11 a.m. This beautiful book explores that there are no bounds to love, and when you love someone, you want the whole world to know! After the book is read, there will be a few activities related to the story. Participating stores include Hulen Center in Fort Worth, Shops at North East Mall in Hurst, the Parks at Arlington store, and Southlake Town Square. A costumed character, Cookie Mouse, will also be on hand at Southlake.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Kimbell Art Museum will once again host its Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio event from 1 to 1:45 p.m. This week’s theme is “Connect-the-Dot Portraits.” Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project.
The event is free, but space is limited to 20 kids. To sign up, go to the museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before start time. See all upcoming Kimbell Kids events here.
The Kimbell Art Museum is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Excited for the Fort Worth Stock Show? Indulge your enthusiasm at Fort Worth’s West 7th district tonight, Jan. 23 from 6-8 p.m. for their Rodeo Night event. From 6-8 p.m. you can shop local merchants, eat at the area restaurants and enjoy free music by the Casey Thompson Band. You can also watch trick roping and even get line-dancing lessons. If you’re going to the Stock Show, bring your badge or rodeo ticket to get special offers at many West 7th establishments.
Images courtesy West 7th
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The rink is inside the Parks at Arlington Mall, 3815 S. Cooper St.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Head to one of the area Barnes & Noble stores this Saturday, Jan. 17 for a special kids’ story time featuring the book Hug Machine. This feel-good story will entertain everyone! Activities related to the book will also take place. The story time takes place at 11 a.m. at the Hulen Center location, the North East Mall location, the Parks at Arlington location and the Southlake location.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Monday, Jan. 19, celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Spaghetti Warehouse – you can print a coupon for a free kids’ meal with purchase of an adult entree. There are nine different kids’ meals to choose from!
Spaghetti Warehouse is at 1255 W. I-20 in Arlington.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Who needs New Year’s resolutions? Come to your local Marble Slab Creamery on Saturday, Jan. 17 and tell the cashier “I’m ditching my New Year’s Resolution” – you’ll receive one free regular or large ice cream with purchase of another.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Saturday, Jan. 17 is the All Western Parade, an annual tradition that kicks off the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. The parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown Fort Worth. An all-western parade means plenty of horses and wagons – but no motorized vehicles are allowed! See the route map here. You can also purchase reserved seating for the parade – a reserved seating ticket will also get you into the Stock Show grounds any day during its 23-day run. To reserve seats, call the FWSSR office at (817) 877-2420.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Fort Worth MLK Celebration - at noon on Friday, Jan. 16 in Council Chambers at City Hall (1000 Throckmorton). The public is invited. The theme is “Bringing His Dream to Life.” Keynote speaker is attorney L. Clifford Davis, who specializes in probate and real estate law. Master of ceremonies will be human rights advocate Estrus Tucker. The event will include live entertainment, music, vendors and more.
MLK Multicultural Festival - Saturday, Jan. 17 at TCC Southeast Campus in Arlington (2100 Southeast Parkway). Free admission. Music, food and dance performances.
MLK Rally – in Sundance Square immediately following parade. Features step groups, dancers, high school bands and other area performers. Free.
Arlington MLK Day of Service – Monday, Jan. 19 at 9 a.m. Meet at UT Arlington Maverick Activity Center (5oo Nedderman Dr.) for assignments.
MLK Youth Musical Extravaganza - Monday, Jan. 19 at Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington (1323 W. Pioneer Pkwy) at 6:30 p.m. Free. Features 500-voice elementary choir, soloists and more.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.