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family eGuide Volume 11 Issue 35 August 16-22, 2019 Dollar Days Free Nature Classes at The Dallas Arboretum in Flower Mound North Texas Highland Village State Fair…
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family eGuide Volume 11 Issue 35 August 16-22, 2019 Dollar Days Free Nature Classes at The Dallas Arboretum in Flower Mound North Texas Highland Village State Fair Balloon Fest ! ! Repticon Reptile Show in Grapevine Free Outdoor Backyard Games Movies & Concerts in Highland Village ! ! 20+ Pools, Champions Day Waterparks, & at Hawaiian Falls Splash Pads! familyeguide.com NOTE! Back to School Visit our Online Calendar for events in our area! As the kids head back to school, we’re filling our community calendar with lots of fun evens! But we’re always looking for anything we’ve overlooked... If you hear about an event that you don’t see listed, please email us so we can share details with everyone else! For info on the types of events that we include, CLICK HERE. Have fun this week! Support Our Quick Links Advertisers •Pools & Water Parks ! •LISD Quick Links ! •Indoor Play Areas Click on any ad to go to that •50 Free Activities In & Around Flower Mound business’ website! •Boredom Busters: 110 Fun At-Home Activities •Community Calendar Connect with us... www.familyeguide.com •Coupons •Kids Eat Free and other family meal deals Email TW FB ! Email •Child Care/Education RSS P I N PLUS •Indoor Play Areas RSS P I N PLUS •Advertise with Family eGuide Subscribe to •Our Advertisers our Weekly Newsletter scribe Table of Contents Highland Village Balloon Festival ............................................................ 4 North Texas State Fair................................................................................ 6 Special Events: This Weekend .................................................................. 7 Special Events: Friday............................................................................... 8 Grand Opening Event at FBC Lewisville................................................ 10 Special Events: Saturday........................................................................ 12 Special Events: Sunday - Thursday........................................................ 16 Pools, Water Parks, and Splash Pads..................................................... 17 Summer Movie Clubs.............................................................................. 18 The Arts..................................................................................................... 19 Sports / Ongoing Events......................................................................... 20 Libraries & Bookstores............................................................................. 22 Mark Your Calendar............................................................................... 24 Chronological List of Events.................................................................... 28 Highland Village Mark Your Calendar I .p Highland Village Balloon Festival August 16 - 18, 2019 Unity Park, 2200 Briarhill Blvd, Highland Village Cost: Free Admission; $5 Parking Event website The 32nd Annual Highland Village Lions Club Balloon Festival will feature fun for the whole family! Come out to Unity Park and enjoy the Kids Zone, Food, Live Music, a Car Show, Arts/Crafts booths, and of course the iconic Hot Air Balloons. There is no entry fee to the festival. ($5.00 donation is requested for parking). Thursday, August 1, 2019 Balloon PRE-GLOW at the Walmart Super Center in Highland Village. Friday, August 16, 2019 5:00pm .................... Gates Open 5:00pm-10:00pm .... Arts and Crafts, Food Court, Kids Zone, Parking 6:00pm-11:00pm .... Shuttle Service Parking,  5:00pm-7:00pm ...... Vision  Screening 6:30pm .................... Opening Ceremony-Main Stage 6:00pm-10:00pm .... Tethered Balloon Rides 8:00pm-8:15pm ...... Pilot Opening Ceremony 8:00pm-10:00pm .... Bands on the Main Stage 8:15pm-8:45pm ...... Balloon Glow 10:00pm .................. Gates Close Saturday, August 17, 2019 7:00am .................... Gates Open 7:00am-10:00pm .... Arts and Crafts, Kids Zone, 6:30am-9:00 am ......Pancake Breakfast hosted by Boy Scout Troop 262 7:00am-8:00am ...... Balloon Fly In/Fly Out 7:00am-9:00am ...... Tethered Balloon Rides 9:00am-1:00pm ...... Car Show 11:00am-10:00pm .. Food Court 12:00pm-7:00pm .... Vision Screening 12:00pm-7:00pm .... Vision Screening 7:30pm-9:30pm ...... Entertainment on the Main Stage 5:00pm-10:30pm .... Shuttle Service Parking 8:00pm-8:15pm ...... Balloon Opening Ceremony 6:00pm-10:00pm .... Tethered Balloon Rides 8:15pm-8:45pm ...... Balloon Glow 10:00pm .................. Gates Close Balloon Mark YourFestival Calendar II . Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:00am ........................Gates Open 7:00am-10:00am ........ Arts and Crafts, Kids Zone 7:00am-8:00am .......... Balloon Fly In/Fly Out 6:30am-9:00am .......... Pancake Breakfast hosted by Boy Scout Troop 262 7:00am-9:00am .......... Tethered Balloon Rides 10:00am ..................... Gates Close *All Events are subject to weather conditions. Reminders: We suggest that people bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to the event. No coolers! We have a good variety of food and drink vendors on site. Parking Limited Parking available in the areas surrounding Unity Park. See the Festival Map for details. $5 Donation Suggested for Parking. Festival Tips: • Food Vendors, Tether Balloon Ride, Scout Climbing Wall:  CASH ONLY Note: ATM located @ Lions Pavilion. Food Court – Beer and Wine purchased on site only.  • Kids Zone: Wrist Bands Required for Entrance: CASH ONLY • Inflatable Bounce Houses: (Fri. 5 pm to 10 pm, Sat. 7 am to 10 pm, & Sun. 7 am to 10 am). • Boogie – Woogie Choo-Choo: (Fri. 5 pm to DUSK & Sat. 10 am to DUSK). • NOTE:   Wrist Bands sold at the Lions Pavilion • Balloon – Launch and Glow:  (Weather Permitting  (Rain, Heat, Wind) • Balloon – Tethered Balloon Ride: Note: Weather Permitting. Cost $25 Adults, $15 Child 12 & Under. • Parking – Remote: • Marcus High School Athletic Complex (2800 Dixon Lane Flower Mound), 5:30pm-10:00pm Fri. and 4:30pm-10:00pm on Saturday. Shuttle runs every 15 min. No shuttle on Sunday. • Shuttle Festival Site Drop-off & Pick-up located at Briarhill Middle School. • Parking – $5 Donation Per Car Requested. • There is no festival parking available at The District of Highland Village.  Cars will be towed at the owners expense. • Follow all parking signs and instructions.  North Texas State Fair Mark Your Calendar II . North Texas State Fair August 16-24, 2019 North Texas State Fair Grounds North Carroll Blvd, Denton, TX 76201 Cost: See Description (940) 387-2632 or Event website The North Texas Fair & Rodeo is an annual nine-day fair and rodeo offering activities for all ages including: live concerts, horse and livestock shows, contests, cook-offs, food, fun, games and more. All ages. Tickets: • M/T/W – $15.00 Adults • Th/F/Sa/Su – $20.00 Adults • Saturday and Sunday BEFORE 6:00pm – $15.00 Adults (Tickets available to purchase at the Gate Entrance only). • 4-Day Ticket – $60.00 • Season Pass – $120.00 • Senior / Military – $14 Adults (Tickets available to purchase at the Gate only with proper ID & documentation). • Teachers – $5.00 Off at Gate Entrance w/valid School District ID Card. • Children ages 7-12 years old – $5.00 (Any day of the Fair) • Children ages 6 and under – FREE (Any day of the Fair) ** All prices subject to change Gate Admission includes the Fair, Rodeo Events & Concerts! Parking: Parking is available every day of the event for $10.00 Every Saturday, from 1:00pm-1:00am, there will be a FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE at: First Baptist Church (1100 Malone St., Denton, TX) & Denton High School (1007 Fulton St., Denton, TX) The shuttle will be running continuously on both Saturdays and pick up at either location point and drop off at our gates. For more information, visit ntfair.com Weekend Events Special Events: Friday I . August Dollar Days at the Dallas Arboretum August 1-31, 2019, 9am - 5pm Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas Cost: $2 General Admission; $5 Parking $2 Children’s Garden Admission Event Website Receive $2 general garden admission, $5 for parking, and $2 admission into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden for the month of August. Dollar Days food includes $1 sodas, juice, and frozen pops, $2 root beer floats and hot dogs, and $4 brownie sundaes. Repticon Dallas Reptile Show August 17 & 18, 2019 Grapevine Convention Center 1205 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051 Cost: See Description Oak Crest Event website Repticon shows have been running across the country for the past decade. This two-day show features everything that you’ve come to love most about Repticon’s two days of fun and Circus Espana excitement! See live animals from around August 9 – 18, 2019 at Music City Mall the world, purchase pets and pet products 2401 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067 direct from the experts at amazing prices Cost: $8 for children 3-12, you won’t find anywhere else, and learn $25 for adults. $35 for Vip adults more about reptiles and exotic animals at live seminars and demonstrations. 903-422-2141 or Event website One Day Tickets: Circus Espana is Available only at the door. coming to Lewisville Are not sold until 10am on Saturday. for 10 days of family Do not include Saturday early VIP entry. fun! Prepare to be $10 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), Free for 4 & under excited, delighted and on the edge of 2-day and VIP Tickets are also available: your seat. Acrobats, daredevils and clowns from https://repticon.com/tickets. all over the world entertain ages from 0-100. Special Events: Special Events: FridayFriday I . Lewisville Hey Day Friday, August 16, 7:00 PM LDC Lewisville High School 1098 West Main Street, Lewisville, TX Event website Cost: Free Hey! Day celebrates family, education, and community, and is packed with information and fun designed to Special Needs Game Night celebrate the new school year and rally support for students at Lewisville High School Friday, August 16, 5:30 – 7:00 PM (LHS) and its feeder schools. Center for Neuroperformance & Counseling 3861 Long Prairie Rd, Flower Mound, TX Past, present and future LHS Farmers are bound together by pride and tradition. We Event website invite you to join us at Max Goldsmith Cost: Free Stadium for the eighth annual Hey! Day! Enjoy FREE Meet up games, food, local vendors, band music, a for individuals pep rally (8:30 p.m.) and mix &mingle with with Asperger’s LHS student-athletes, coaches, and school or high- and Lewisville ISD leaders. functioning Bring a gently used book for Farmers READ! autism. Come for games, pizza, soda and fun! Starts at 5:30 and ends at 7pm. (Parent meet up occurs at the same time at Schlotzky’s next door – the back of the restaurant is reserved for parents.) SL 3rd Friday each month, 5:30 – 7:00pm Please email or rsvp to the event on Facebook. New attendees: Please call to make sure this event is right for your family. The meet up is for Level 1 ASD folks or Asperger’s.  The age is middle and high school but we’re also going to start one for 18+ and elementary this Fall. SpecialSpecial Events: Friday Events: Friday I . Concerts Lakeside DFW Open Gym at Best Gymnastics Fridays Fridays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm 7:30 – 9:30 PM Best Gymnastics Lakeside DFW 601 Cross Timbers Flower Mound Flower Mound Cost: Free $10/child Get details HERE. Get details HERE. Friday Fireworks Parents Night Out Design Time Fridays at 9:30pm Thru Sept 20 Friday, August 16 Grapevine Lake 6:30 – 9:30 PM Fireworks with Design Time choreographed Castle Hills music! 15 minutes. Cost: $25.00 Get details HERE Get details HERE. Jasons First Baptist Church Lewisville Mark Your Calendar II . First Baptist Church Lewisville Set to Debut New Space for the Next Generation. On August 18, 2019, First Baptist Church Lewisville opens the doors to their new space for preschool, children, and students. The brand new, secure, 20,000 sq. ft. building, designed specifically for children and preschoolers, features multiple large group meeting spaces, 25 classrooms, indoor playground, and two outdoor playgrounds. Additionally, the 10,000 sq. ft. area for 6th through 12th grade students has been renovated with a new worship venue, large group relational area, additional classrooms, and an outdoor relational space. New Children’s Space Mark Your Calendar II . Located at 1251 Valley Ridge Blvd. in Lewisville, TX, First Baptist Church Lewisville is excited to partner with surrounding businesses, schools, neighborhoods, & families offering programs for all generations, a building for the community, and a place where all are welcome.  First Baptist Church Lewisville extends a warm invitation to the community to come and participate in the grand opening celebration on August 18, 2019, with services taking place at 9:30am & 11am that Sunday morning, followed by a free lunch, games, scavenger hunt, inflatables, and a building tour starting at noon. First Baptist Church Lewisville 1251 Valley Ridge Blvd., Lewisville, TX fbclewisville.org/grandopening 972.436.5502 Special Events: Saturday Special Events: Saturday II . Champions Day http://bit.ly/2AWQsiC at Hawaiian Falls Saturday, August 17, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM All Hawaiian Falls Locations Event website (972) 999-1625 Cost: See Description Champions (those with special needs) are admitted free from 8:30–10am. Immediate family members/caregivers will be $10 each (up to Wise Health Anniversary 4 people per champion). Celebration Champions and their families will have Saturday, August 17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM exclusive use of the park from 8:30–10am Wise Health Emergency Center - 7214 and are welcome to stay all day. Crawford Road, Argyle, Texas 76226 The park opens to the public at 10:30am. Event website Ticket price is valid through noon on Cost: Free Champion’s Days. Bring the family Roanoke (290 Byron Nelson Blvd.) and help us The Colony (4400 Paige Rd.) celebrate our 1- year Community Garland (4550 N. Garland Ave.) Anniversary. Mansfield (490 Heritage Pkwy. S) Waco (900 Lake Shore Dr.) The event is FREE to attend and we’ll have a bounce house and fun games, snow cones For Champions Day, the music is turned and food trucks on-site. Don’t miss it! down and extra staff will be on-site. Rowdy’s Back-to-School Pep Rally Saturday, August 17, 11:00 AM Grapevine Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX Event website Cost: Free Rowdy, mascot for the Dallas Cowboys, is returning to the library to get everyone excited about the new school year. A meet-and-greet time with Rowdy for photo ops and autographs will follow the show. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event. Special Events: Saturday Special Events: Saturday Free Nature Classes II Visit Family eGuide’s . Various Flower Mound Locations Find more dates & details HERE “Child Care & Flower Mound Wild programs are FREE Education” Page! but registration is required. Diving Into Aquatic Life: Beneath the Where children and their caregivers Surface Saturday, August 17, 1:00 – 2:00pm Children learn about the variety of bugs, Prince enjoy high-quality learning programs... TOGETHER! mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and Play-based learning even some birds that are eating and living beneath the surface of the water. Discussions will include rivers, ponds, Mornings for infants through preschoolers creeks, lakes, and oceans. Creative discovery of Ages: 6-15 years and parents Location: Heritage Park Reptile and Amphibian Watch: Slither, P o w core learning concepts for preschoolers er Hop, Jump, or Craw You • Parental involvement  Saturday, August 31, 1:00 – 2:30pm Prin ce can do BOTH! • Fun learning themes Children learn similarities and differences • Incorporates music, between reptiles and amphibians, with an stories, and creative opportunity to observe harmless reptiles and amphibians close-up. Program includes craft time (children will make a paper snake, art projects, and play games) involving reptiles Prin ce activities with learning • Accommodates the needs of young families Prin ce and amphibians. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Ages: 6-15 years and parents 3601 S. Garden Ridge Blvd., Flower Mound Location: Heritage Park Register at www.princeofpeaceNOW.com Homestead Open House Saturday, August 17, 12:00 – 3:00 PM Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 Jones St, Lewisville $5 per vehicle, cash or check Event website Walk through LLELA’s restored 1870’s log house and smokehouse, a replica dugout, and unrestored barn.  Friendly and knowledgeable staff and/or volunteers will be available to answer questions. Special Events: Special Events: SaturdaySaturday II . 4th Annual Homeschoolers Tell Them Where You Heard Back to School Bash About Them... Saturday, August 17, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM When you call or Bicentennial Park visit one of our 468 W Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX advertisers, let Event website them know, Cost: Free This year we will “I saw your ad in Family eGuide!” have activities for all ages with giveaways, field game prizes, free school Support Our supplies, relays, crafts, splash pad, playground, sand-yard, and more. Advertisers! Pack a picnic and come celebrate with us as For a list of our we encourage our children to get excited advertisers CLICK HERE about this coming school year!! Space is unlimited but registration is required. Register Today for FREE at https:// hb2sb19.eventbrite.com. Special Needs Movie Screening Saturday, August 17, at 11:00 AM Note: Everyone is invited, but only those Studio Movie Grill attendees that can show that they have a preregistered ticket will receive a wristband Event website when they arrive at check-in. So, anyone For families raising wanting to participate in the activities, must children with register on Eventbrite before the event day. special needs, Studio Movie Grill and their Official Sponsors are pleased to sponsor a private How did you receive screening of a family friendly movie every this newsletter? month as part of the SMG Special Needs Screening Series! If you didn’t receive this directly from us, sign up to Special needs kids and their siblings are free.  All receive weekly updates, other tickets are $6.  Tickets at box office only. delivered directly to your email 8/17: DORA & THE LOST CITY OF GOLD address every Wednesday. We’ll never 8/24: ANGRY BIRDS 2 share or sell your email address! Available at all Studio Movie Grill locations, Click here to sign up. except the Epicenter. Denco liveDenpage.apple.com Make Your 911 Call More SUCCESSFUL! • Know your location! • Remain calm! • Stay on the line! • Answer all questions completely! Special Events: Mark Sun Your Calendar.VII - Thursday Back to School Bash Primrose & Open House Sunday, August 18, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Adventure Kids Playcare FM 690 Parker Square Rd, Flower Mound Event website Join us for a FUN, FREE back to school bash! Come learn about our Adventure Kids University Preschool Program, after school program, meet out teachers, and have some fun!! Face painting, snow cones, crafts, bounce house, and more!! Lots of giveaways…..example: AKU flex passes, after school pick up punch cards, etc….. Back To School: LISD Info We are excited for a new school year to begin at all of the Lewisville ISD campuses. To help ease the transition and prepare you and your students for the 2019-2020 school year we have comprised a page of helpful information, valuable resources, and links to specific campus websites. The first day of school is August 13, 2019. CLICK HERE for details. Pools, Water Parks, &Mark SprayGrounds Your Calendar II . Arlington Hurricane Harbor Water Park Carrollton Oak Hills Splash Park Pools Carrollton Rosemeade Rainforest Carrollton W.J. Thomas Splash Park Coppell Aquatic Center Water Works Waterpark Flower Mound CAC Pools Flower Mound Heritage Park Sprayground Grapevine Dove Park Sprayground Grapevine Dove Park Pool/Waterpark Grapevine Parr Park Sprayground Grapevine Pirate Beach at Legoland Grapevine Pleasant Glade Pool Grapevine The REC Sprayground Grapevi
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