Come out to Sundance Square on Saturday, April 19 for a free yoga class. This event will happen every other Saturday through July 26. This is co-sponsored by Sundance Square and the Amon G. Carter, Jr. YMCA in Fort Worth. The class runs from 9 to 10 a.m.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Thursday, June 13, is the second of four installments of Stars Under the Stars, the free outdoor movie program at Sundance Square. Movies begin at dusk, around 8:30 or 9 p.m., in the Gateway parking lot on Houston between 4th and 5th streets. You can bring chairs and blankets to make it more comfortable, or rent chairs for $2 apiece. No outside food or drink will be allowed in, but you can purchase them from Oliver’s Fine Foods until 9:30 p.m.
The movie for June 13 is Big Miracle.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Celebrate the Earth in Fort Worth! Kick off Earth Month in Sundance Square this Saturday, April 6, with an Earth Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities at this free event include:
- 11 a.m.–Noon: Music by YOUR DJ
- Noon–12:15 p.m.: Presentation of Colors by Boy Scout Troop 326. National Anthem by SouthWest Sound Chorus. Welcome by City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price.
- 12:15–1 p.m.: Live music & entertainment by Vocal Trash
- 1–1:15 p.m.: Prize drawings, announcements, entertainment
- 1:15–2 p.m.: Music & entertainment by Vocal Trash continues
Visit more than 40 exhibits and demonstrations to learn about water and energy conservation, air and water quality, waste reduction and recycling, nature and environmental issues, alternative transportation options, pet adoption, emergency management, healthy living initiatives, and much more. Activities for all ages.
Don’t forget the After Party—View the environmental documentary film Tapped at the Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St., at 2:30 p.m. No charge for admission. The film examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, head to Sundance Square in Fort Worth for a USS Fort Worth Commissioning Watch Party, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gateway parking lot (corner of Houston and 4th). This free event celebrates the commissioning of the USS Fort Worth, the first littoral combat ship to be named after Fort Worth. Come watch on a big screen as the ship is commissioned in Galveston. Family fun will be provided by Clowning Around Entertainment throughout the morning. Attendees may purchase food and beverages at Oliver’s Fine Foods, directly across the street at the corner of 4th & Throckmorton. Chairs will be available for rent or you may bring your own.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Every day from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21, Sundance Square will host a live holiday musical performance at its Christmas tree, located on Main Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. These acts are mostly school choirs, but some churches are also involved. This is a free event! The schedule for the next few days is as follows:
Wednesday, November 30
Eastern Hills High School Choir
Thursday, December 1
North Hi Mount Elementary School Choir
Friday, December 2
Aledo High School Choir
Saturday, December 3
Fossil Ridge High School Rhapsody Show Choir
Sunday, December 4
Nolan Catholic High School Chamber & Concert Choirs
Monday, December 5
William James Middle School Choir
Tuesday, December 6
Colleyville Middle Jazz Choir
Texas Tradition Chorus
For a complete list of acts, visit the Sundance Square webpage.
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Frozen-yogurt shop Yumilicious is making its debut in Sundance Square this Friday, Nov. 18. Come by for their grand opening celebration. There will be free frozen yogurt from 5-9 p.m. You can also meet the TCU cheerleaders and enter a giveaway for an iPad 2!
If you come by on Saturday, Nov. 19, be sure to get there early - the first 100 people through the door that day get a free Yumilicious t-shirt. The first 100 who walk through the door wearing TCU gear on Saturday will also get free Yumilicious gift cards. (They open at 11 a.m. on Saturday.)
Yumilicious is at 124 E. 4th St. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Be sure to come out to Sundance Square this Saturday, Nov. 5 starting at 9 p.m. – the Freixenet Tastings & Tapas Truck will be parked there to give away free samples of their sparkling wine and free Spanish-style tapas. You can learn about Freixenet’s “black bottle bubbly,” too, and win prizes! They’ll be there until 1 a.m. According to the information I received, they will be parked on East 3rd Street between Commerce and Main (not too far from 8.0 Restaurant).
Not an evening person? You can also visit the Tapas Truck from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 5.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Thursday, June 2, you can come to Sundance Square in Fort Worth to see a free screening of the 1981 classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. It will be shown on a giant screen in the Chisholm Trail parking lot, at the corner of 4th and Main streets. Everyone is encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for seating. Folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee. Kids of all ages will want to arrive early (8 p.m.) and have their own action-packed adventure – climbing a rock wall!
A Sundance Square “snack bar”area will be open featuring your favorite cold beverages, popcorn, and sweets. “To-go” food items from Sundance Square restaurants may be brought onto the lot, but outside food, drinks and coolers are prohibited. No pets are allowed.
Don’t miss these other upcoming free movies:
June 9 Julie & Julia
June 16 Despicable Me
June 23 The Bucket List
June 30 Seabiscuit
From tomorrow (May 18) through May 20, you can take part in the excitement of the Crowne Plaza Invitational golf tournament, even if you don’t have tickets. Come to Sundance Square on those dates for the Michelob Ultra 19th Hole, a free celebration that lasts from 2-10 p.m. each day. On Thursday and Friday, you can view live tournament coverage on a big screen. Attendees can also challenge their putting skills at the $25,000 Nike Method Long Putt Challenge and Nike Long Drive Challenge.
There will be lots of live entertainment, too, starting at 8:30 p.m. each night. Wednesday night’s concert features the band, Crossroads. 6 Market Boulevard takes the stage Thursday, the 19th., and Jamie Richards follows Friday evening, May 20. 95.9 FM The Ranch will also be on site Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. , and Thursday & Friday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Sunday, Feb. 6, Pro Football Hall of Famers Darrell Green of the Washington Redskins and Tony Dorsett of the Dallas Cowboys will host the first ever Super Sunday Morning Hope Walk in Fort Worth to raise funds for Cook Children’s Hospital, Fort Worth Independent School District and the Hope Walk Foundation. The event, which starts at 9 a.m., kicks off in Sundance Square. It’s a walk/run – you decide how fast you want to go! In addition to getting some exercise, you’ll also get a free t-shirt.
Registration for The Hope Walk is $35, but you can get $10 off your registration when you visit the registration website and enter the code Hope10 at checkout. This offer is good through Jan. 26.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.