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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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Special Musical Event at Log Cabin Village

Category : entertainment, family, Featured

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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Free Event: Cowtown Goes Green

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

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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B1G1 To-Go Dinners at Romano’s

Category : dining, family, Featured, food, free

Print a coupon to receive a free Express Dinner Entree from Romano’s Macaroni Grill with the purchase of another. This offer is good through March 12. Romano’s $9 Express Dinners are always ready in 9 minutes or they’re free! Perfect to take home on a busy evening. See all the Express Dinner choices here.

Find your local Romano’s here.

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Category : Featured, free



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American Girl Sale at Zulily

Category : family, Featured, gifts, shopping

(Note: This post contains affiliate links.) Attention girl moms (and grandmas)! Zulily is having a great American Girl sale for the next few days. You can save up to 30 percent on dolls, accessories and clothes from the famous line. For example, you can get this soccer doll outfit for $27.99 (regularly $35), and a beautiful doll and outfit for those girls who are just starting their collection, or who want to add to it.

American Girl items always go fast at Zulily, so check out the sale now and grab your items! The event is going on until March 11.

Other sales available today at Zulily include:

Up to 50 percent off designer swimwear from Kenneth Cole and Reaction

Deals on spring-perfect pastel handbags

Up to 50 percent off personalized Mother’s Day gifts

Deals on unique, colorful kids’ t-shirts from The Mountain Kids

 

 

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Dr. Seuss-Themed Kids Club at Ridgmar Mall

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

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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Kids Eat Free at Salata

Category : family, Featured, food, free

Who doesn’t love free? Starting tomorrow, March 9, Salata will kick off its new Kids’ Meal menu items by offering one free kids meal with each purchase of an adult-sized salad or salad wrap. This offer is good through March 15. In order to take advantage of this offer, the child must be present and 10 years of age or younger. Salata’s new Kids Meal is served “bento box” style, and kids have their choice of four toppings, one protein and one dipping sauce. All Kids Meals are served with bread and a juice box.

In Fort Worth, you can find Salata at 520 Commerce St., in Sundance Square. See all locations here.

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Recap: Free & Cheap Around FW This Weekend

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

 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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Discounted Spring Break Fun in DFW

Category : Arlington, dining, entertainment, family, Featured, sports

I know many of you are already planning your spring break activities for next week! Here are a few discounts that may help you save a little while you’re having fun:

Things to Do

$5 for a movie ticket at Studio Movie Grill – up to a $10.50 value; catch the latest movies while feasting on burgers, pizza and more; locations in Arlington, Dallas and beyond
$6 for family admission to the Fort Worth Aviation Museum – this is a $10 value. Your entire family can get admission to this museum, which showcases the rich aviation history of North Texas.
$8 for two open jump passes to Pump It Up – this deal is available for the Fort Worth location near Ridgmar Mall. Get two passes to one of their open jump times, or pay a little more to get a punch card for 5 or 10 sessions.
$10 for batting cage fun at Cover All Bases – this deal gets you 40 tokens at this batting cage facility in Arlington; pay $20 for 80 tokens
$10 for ice-skating package – you’ll get admission for two to ICE at the Parks in Arlington plus skate rental; deals available for larger groups.
$12 for mini golf for two at Lunar Mini Golf – this glow in the dark mini golf arena on S. Hulen is fun! You’ll get a game for two plus two glow-in-the-dark necklaces.
$17 for two hours of bowling for 2 at AMF Lanes – valid at their Arlington and Euless locations. Get two hours of bowling plus shoe rental; pay a bit more for groups of 4 or 6.
$17 for a fun park package for two at Mountasia – located in North Richland Hills; get 18 holes of mini golf, a go-kart race, and $5 in arcade tokens. Packages also available for groups of 4 or 6.

Meals & Treats

$7 for $15 at Bennigans – get burgers, sandwiches and more in Fort Worth at a discount for lunch; a $15 for $25 dinner deal is also available
$6 for $10 at Bahama Bucks – get shaved ice, smoothies and more; 2 locations in Fort Worth
$5 for $10 in frozen yogurt at Cool Zone – save half on self serve fro-yo inside Flight Deck Trampoline Park in Fort Worth
$10 for $20 at Buca di Beppo – Family-style Italian fare is half price with this deal; location in Southlake, Frisco, Mesquite or Dallas
$15 for $25 at Palio’s Pizza Cafe - this pizzeria in Grapevine makes their pizzas fresh; not good for lunch specials or delivery

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Family Saturday Event at BRIT

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

Come to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas this Saturday, March 7 for their First Saturday event. At this monthly event, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon, families are invited to explore the BRIT grounds, take tours and participate in activities. For younger kids, Bella’s Story Time will happen at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Admission is free!

BRIT is at 1700 University Dr. in Fort Worth.

Photo courtesy BRIT

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