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Save on Dining - $5 for $25 Restaurant CertificatesSave on Dining - $5 for $25 Restaurant Certificates Through today, Aug. 4, Restaurant.com is offering big discounts on restaurant dining certificates when you use the code SAVE at checkout. With this discount, you can get $10 certificates for $2, $15...

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Free Movie in Sundance SquareFree Movie in Sundance Square This Wednesday, Aug. 5, Sundance Square will host a free movie in the plaza at dusk. The featured movie for this week is Tangled. Please bring chairs or blankets to sit on. No outside food or drink will...

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Tanga Deals: iPhone Cords, Backpacks & MoreTanga Deals: iPhone Cords, Backpacks & More Today, the deal site Tanga has quite a few items on super sale that you might need! What's more, all of them have free shipping. Here's what you can find today: $7.99 for a 3-pack of iPhone cables -...

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Fun & Cheap: Bites & Flights at Lost Oak WineryFun & Cheap: Bites & Flights at Lost Oak Winery Have you ever been to Lost Oak Winery? It's just down the road in Burleson, and great to visit - plenty of space for the kids to play outside, beautiful scenery and, of course, great wine. And on Thursday,...

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Mommy & Me Playtime at West 7thMommy & Me Playtime at West 7th Come to the West 7th shopping district on Tuesday, Aug. 4 for their weekly free Mommy & Me Playtime session. The hourlong playdates for parents and younger kids start at 10 a.m. During August, the...

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Free Movie in Sundance Square

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

This Wednesday, Aug. 5, Sundance Square will host a free movie in the plaza at dusk. The featured movie for this week is Tangled. Please bring chairs or blankets to sit on. No outside food or drink will be allowed at the movie, since the event is designed to encourage support of local merchants. You can find a list of Sundance Square food vendors here.

The movie begins around 8:45 to 9 p.m., while games and other entertainment will begin at 7:30.

Find directions and parking info for Sundance Square here.

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Mommy & Me Playtime at West 7th

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

Come to the West 7th shopping district on Tuesday, Aug. 4 for their weekly free Mommy & Me Playtime session. The hourlong playdates for parents and younger kids start at 10 a.m. During August, the playtime activities will focus on items from the kitchen. Here’s what the website says:

Come learn how to take creative play and turn it into a community wide movement of items found in your kitchen! What can we do with stale bread, pretzels, seeds, nut and seed spreads like sunflower butter (help mom & dad clean out the pantry and reclaim your old food)? What role do birds play in germinating our project into new growth? Come see how creative play can make learning fun for all ages!

The activities take place at the large space at 820 Currie St., across from Sweet Sammies. Bring a pillow or blanket to sit on.

Find directions to West 7th here.

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FWISD’s Back to School Night at the Museum

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

On Saturday, Aug. 8, Fort Worth ISD will host Back to School Night at the Museum. This free event takes place at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History from 5-8 p.m.The first 500 guests in the door will receive a snack pack– sandwich, fruit, and water. Tickets to the Omni screening of “Dolphins” will be on a first come, first served basis after check-in at the event. All museum exhibits will be open to Fort Worth ISD families, and concessions will be available for purchase.

Families who attend will also receive packets with important information about the upcoming 2015-16 school year, which begins Monday, August 24. Many District departments, programs, and services will be represented to answer questions and share information.

You can register for Back to School Night here.

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

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Free Family Fun at TCC PROUD Celebration

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Panther Island Pavilion will host TCC PROUD: Celebrating 50 Years, a fun family-friendly festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tarrant County College. Festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include:

Doing-Up the Decades: must-see performances from each of TCC’s five campuses
The Education Try-Way: exhibits and experiences showcasing TCC’s cutting-edge programs
You Were Here: a time-capsule awaiting your photo contribution
Vida Van Sampling Team: Dr Pepper’s very own brand ambassadors, hosting Pepper Pong and four flavors to savor
The Texas Rangers’ Captain: bringing promotional goodies and photo opps galore
The Fort Worth Vaqueros: presenting soccer skills, demos and lessons, plus free game tickets
Toro: TCC’s lovable mascot who’s bullish on future
Kids’ Zone: balloon artist, face painting and treats, OH MY!
Hot dogs, chips and desserts
KISS-FM will be on-site

Parking can be found at Peach St. and Henderson. Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth

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Free Yoga in Sundance Square

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, fitness, free

You don’t need to go to a studio to take hot yoga! Come to Sundance Square this Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. for a free yoga class. The sun will be fully up by then so it should be nice and hot! The class takes place in the Plaza. It’s presented in conjunction with the Downtown YMCA. All levels are welcome; bring a yoga mat, water and towel.

The next class will be Aug. 29.

Find directions and parking info for Sundance Square here.

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Free Mexidips & Chips at Taco Bueno

Category : Featured, food, free

Stop by your local Taco Bueno on Friday, July 31 – you can receive a free order of Mexidips & Chips with any purchase. No coupon is needed- simply ask for the discount. Mexidips & Chips are a trio of beans, guacamole and queso with chips.

Find your local Taco Bueno here.

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Free Event: Research Day at BRIT

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

Come to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas on Saturday, Aug. 1 for their Research Day event. Activities will be going on from 8:30 a.m. until noon. During the event, you can learn more about BRIT’s valuable collections through an interactive exhibit. There will be several hands-on activities that will allow visitors to participate in the process of science, and you will have the opportunity to meet some of the BRIT scientists. This is a free event!

Here’s the schedule:

8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Farmers’ Market (see details at bottom)
Plant ID Station
Children’s Activities
Research Exhibit: BRIT Collections & The Process of Science

10:30 a.m.
Bella’s Story Time: A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
BRIT’s Free Tour

Farmers Market details:

Community Partner:      The Unbound Book Cart

Musician:           Darrin Kobetich

Food Trucks:       Steel City Pops

Funky Town Food Truck

Juice Caboose

Sponsor:             Lone Star Ag Credit

Vendors:            The August market will feature fresh local produce from Frankie’s Fresh Foods, Our Special House, Ruby Farms and M bar M Farm. They’ll also be joined by a great selection of local vendors who sell everything from delicious handmade pies and cookies to hot and spicy pickles.

Photo courtesy BRIT

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Free Tea at McAlister’s on Thursday

Category : drinks, family, Featured, free

Come to your local McAlister’s Deli on Thursday, July 23 for Free Tea Day – enjoy a 32-ounce cup of their famous tea, absolutely free. Choose from sweet or unsweet. Snap some photos of Free Tea Day and upload them to social media with the hashtag #FreeTeaDay2015 for a chance to win prizes!

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Free 8×10 at Walgreens

Category : family, Featured, free, gifts

This week, Walgreens Photo is holding a midweek flash sale – you can get a free 8×10 photo print when you upload your photo online and use the code HOTDEAL61 at checkout. This code is good through July 25.

Other Walgreens photo deals available this week include:

25 percent off photo gifts with code GIVEGIFTS25 at checkout (through July 29)
25 percent off photo books + free shipping with code PRINTBOOKS (through July 29)
30 percent off a 5×7 easel panel + free shipping with code EASELPANEL (through Aug. 29)
30 percent off every photo item with code COMPLETE30 (through today, July 22)
35 percent off photo orders of $35+ with code PHOTO35 (through July 29)

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Family Funday at Irving Arts Center

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

Come to the Irving Arts Center this Sunday, July 19 from 2-4 p.m. for their Family Funday event. The theme for this event is “Summer Fun.” Families are invited to browse the galleries and children participate in hands-on art projects that are themed to current exhibitions. All are supplies provided. This is a FREE event!

The Irving Arts Center is at 3333 N. Macarthur Blvd. in Irving.

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