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Kid’s Improv Comedy Concert in North Richland Hills

23 Jun

An improv comedy concert is coming to Green Valley Park in North Richland Hills on Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This event is geared to youth ages 6-12.  Parents are welcome too.  KidProv will be performing improvisational comedy live on stage and it might require a lot of audience participation, so be prepared if you are sitting up front!  Improvisation, according to KidProv, is simply to use what you know and make up what you don’t!  Picnics are welcome and there will be $2 snow cones to help you beat the heat.  Lawn seating will be available, so please bring blankets and lawn chairs.  For more information, please call 817-427-6620 or click here.

Upcoming Events at River Legacy Park in Arlington

3 Jun

Animal Exploration
2 pm, Saturday, June 4 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

The Mask in the Moonlight!
11 am, Wednesday, June 8 at River Legacy Living Science Center. Watch a story performance about a raccoon who teams up with a famous cowboy to outwit a gang of ruffians. Stay afterward for a discussion with a Naturalist and additional family activities. Presented in partnership with the Arlington Public Library. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Nature Walk
2 pm, Saturday, June 11 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly guided nature walk. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Saturday Story Time
11 am, Saturday, June 18 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Hear a fun, seasonal story presented by an Arlington librarian and participate in a craft or activity afterward. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

For more information, visit www.riverlegacy.org.

Mayfest at Trinity Park in Fort Worth

6 May

Dates and Times

  • May 5th – May 8th in beautiful Trinity Park
  • Thursday and Friday 3:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

7 Stages of Live Music and Entertainment

  • 3 Stages of Live Music to please every taste
  • 4 Stages of Dance and Performing Arts

Special Shows and Attractions for 2011

  • Great American Duck Races
  • Fun House
  • All American Lumberjack Show
  • Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
  • Stiltwalkers
  • Cowtown Wakeboarding on the Trinity River
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife’s “Life’s Better Outdoors Experience”
  • FLIPPENOUT Extreme Trampoline Show
  • Schedule of Shows and Stages

The Zone

  • Everything with the teenager in mind! Including the Giant Human Maze!

Art & Gift Market Area

  • Over 40 booths of handmade craftsmanship and wonderful gift items
  • Youth Art Contest with cash prizes awarded

Tom Thumb Children’s Area

  • FREE activity booths for children ages 3-12
  • Click Here for Complete List

Festival Food

  • All your old favorites and new ones to savor!
  • Click here for Complete List


At the Gate
$8.00 Adults
$5.00 Children 6-12
Children 5 and under are Free

Visit www.mayfest.org for more information.

Night on the Town in Mansfield

27 Apr

Come to Town Park in Mansfield this Spring for “Night on the Town” movie nights!  Pack a picnic dinner and join the fun.  Along with other activities, movies will be played on a giant outdoor screen.

All movie nights will have games and prizes centered around the theme for that evening, and concessions will be available.  The playground at Town Park is brand-new and has lots of great features.  Sand volleyball and basketball courts are available for the older kids.

Town Park is located at 500 North Main Street in Mansfield. For more information please contact the Mansfield Activities Center at 817-453-5420.

April 30: Dog Show Extravaganza, Pet Parade & Vaccine Clinic at 5:00 p.m.; Dog Show judging at 6:00 p.m.;  Movie at 7:00 p.m. – “Alpha and Omega”
May 7: The Music Place & Arts Conservatory performs at 6:00 p.m.; Movie at 7:00 p.m. – “Cats and Dogs, Revenge of Kitty Galore”
May 14: Car Event at 6:00 p.m.; Movie at 7:00 p.m. – “Cars”
May 21: 1-mile Dragon Fun Run at 6:00 p.m.; Movie at 7:00 p.m. – “How to Train Your Dragon”

River Legacy Park’s Annual Cardboard Regatta

18 Apr

From www.riverlegacy.org:

22nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta, April 30, 2011, 9 am to 4 pm at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard.  Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor.

In addition to hosting the competition, the region’s largest water park will open the popular Tornado ride and Hook’s Lagoon for guests and participants to enjoy.  Want to get a head start?  Check out the following You Tube videos: Part 1 and Part 2.

Build a boat on site in two hours

Don’t have time to build a boat before race day?  Sign up for Build-on-Site.  You’ll construct a Guppy (2-person) boat at Hurricane Harbor in just two hours.

The races of boats built on site will take place in Hurricane Harbor’s Wave Pool after the adult time-trial races.  A trophy is awarded for the fastest finish!

Children’s Area Amenities

» Hook’s Lagoon
» Face Painting
» Bubble Play
» Mini-Boat Regatta for children ages 4 to 12; $5 entry fee
» Race a small pinewood sailboat along a rain gutter by blowing into the sail.

Whale Sail

Win fabulous prizes!  Purchase miniature rubber whales and cheer them on to victory as they race down the Lazy River.  The more whales you sail, the better your chances of winning!

Corporate Challenge

Companies or groups compete in boat races, volleyball and tug-of-war to win great awards!

Entry Fees (All fees include 2 Regatta admission passes per crew member)

Guppy boat (1-2 crew members) $50
Dolphin boat (3-5 crew members) $60
Whale boat (6-10 crew members) $80

Admission Prices

General Admission: $8 (includes admission to regatta and Hook’s Lagoon)

Pre-purchase General Admission tickets by April 29 for only $6.  (These tickets are only available at the Living Science Center. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. At time of ticket purchase, you can also buy unlimited Tornado ride passes for $5).

Art in the Park in Kennedale

5 Apr

On April 8-10 at Kennedale Town Center, join the 2nd annual Art in the Park Festival – a FREE event with music, art, and dance!  Several artists will be on hand selling original artwork.  A 5K Race/Fun Run, a kids’ area, and live entertainment complete the fun.

Festival hours:

Friday, April 8:  4 pm – 10 pm

Saturday, April 9:  10 am – 10 pm

Sunday, April 10:  11 am – 6 pm

For more information, click here.

Arlington Kite Festival – March 12

9 Mar

Come join the fun at Arlington’s annual Kite Festival!  Bring the whole family to River Legacy Park on March 12 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Enjoy kite-building workshops, stunt demonstrations, face painting, bounce houses, and contests.  Bring the whole family!

Admission to the festival is free.  Registration fee to enter the contest is $5.

For more information, click here.

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