Places to go: Quilts, soap making and more this weekend

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Also, activities at River Legacy Science Center in Arlington, at the Fort Worth Nature Center and at many local garden stores.

New & notable: ‘Skink — No Surrender’

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Carl Hiaasen’s iconic ecoconscious hermit helps a teenager find his kidnapped cousin.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Of note: Florence Gordon’s dysfunctional family, the search for a magic book and the mysterious death of Gen. Patton.

Judy Garland’s story is told — her way

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A North Texas author allows the actress-singer to have the last word on her career through archival material.

Social Eyes: Fort Worth Junior League brings early shopping Oct. 9-11

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

How are you doing on your holiday shopping? (“What do you mean?” you ask. “It’s only September!”) Regardless, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the Fort Worth Junior League as members make final preparations for this year’s Christmas in Cowtown set for Oct. 9-11 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in the Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall, in the heart of Fort Worth’s popular Cultural District.

Readers enjoy Texan Deborah Crombie’s trips across the pond

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

The mystery writer’s 15th book in a series was chosen for Keller’s One Book, One City this year.

New home cocoons Fort Worth couple in nature

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

A streamlined approach to the golden years take shape with a house nestled amid the trees on family property.

The itinerary: A deal for a bucket-list destination, Tahiti

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Also, it’s time to gamble on Vegas’ music scene, watch bridge jumpers in West Virginia or take a presidential retreat to Warm Springs, Ga.

Mr. Modem: No long-term storage solution will last forever

Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

And finding help with a program is one click away.

Eyes on Arlington: Good reads at the Friends of the Arlington Public Library Book Sale

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The event runs today through Sunday.